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Dennis Rodman denies slapping guest at Florida party

Dennis Rodman denies slapping guest at Florida party

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Dennis Rodman is pleading not guilty to a misdemeanour charge of slapping a man who was celebrating the former NBA star's birthday at a Florida bar last May.
Trump taps Perry deputy to replace him at Energy Department

Trump taps Perry deputy to replace him at Energy Department

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate Energy Secretary Rick Perry's deputy to lead the agency when Perry leaves later this year.
Climate has Fonda picking up where she left off in the 1970s

Climate has Fonda picking up where she left off in the 1970s

WASHINGTON — Stepping briskly into a U.S.
Faced with protests, Lebanon PM blames own gov't for crisis

Faced with protests, Lebanon PM blames own gov't for crisis

BEIRUT — Lebanon's prime minister gave his partners in government a 72-hour ultimatum to come up with "convincing" solutions for a rapidly worsening economic crisis, as nationwide protests against the country's entire ruling political class escalated
Jury reaches decision on sentence for 'Boy Next Door Killer'

Jury reaches decision on sentence for 'Boy Next Door Killer'

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles jury has decided whether a man prosecutors have dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" will get a sentence of death or life in prison for the killings of two women and the attempted murder of a third.
False alarm: Retail tag prompts suspicious package response

False alarm: Retail tag prompts suspicious package response

ATLANTA — A discarded security tag has caused a scare in downtown Atlanta. An employee reported a beeping sound coming from a trash bin outside a state government building in the heart of downtown Friday.
FAA confronts Boeing over internal messages revealing flaws

FAA confronts Boeing over internal messages revealing flaws

DALLAS — A Boeing pilot told a co-worker that he unknowingly misled safety regulators about a flight-control system on the now-grounded 737 MAX, according to the transcript of instant messages that the company belatedly turned over to federal officia
38 people cited for violations in Clinton email probe

38 people cited for violations in Clinton email probe

WASHINGTON — The State Department has completed its internal investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of private email and found violations by 38 people, some of whom may face disciplinary action.
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd is dead at 62

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd is dead at 62

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd, who led two Silicon Valley giants, has died at 62. Oracle confirmed his death Friday, but gave no cause. Hurd was on medical leave, which Oracle announced in September .
IMF, World Bank leaders appeal for an end to trade wars

IMF, World Bank leaders appeal for an end to trade wars

WASHINGTON — The leaders of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank appealed to their 189 member countries on Friday to resolve widening disagreements on trade and other issues, warning that the divisions threaten to worsen the impact of a