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Michael Andrew celebrates after winning the men's 50-meter freestyle final at the U.S. national championships swimming meet Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Irvine, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
July 30, 2018 - 12:51 am
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Michael Andrew is swimming in deeper waters now, having qualified for his first major international senior meet with a breakout performance at the U.S. national championships. Andrew earned his fourth victory, upsetting current world champion Caeleb Dressel and 2016 Olympic...
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Kansas City Royals' Brett Phillips holds his bat during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Sunday, July 29, 2018, in New York. While Phillips made his way from Colorado to New York to join the Royals after he was traded from Milwaukee, his bats were not so fast. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 29, 2018 - 6:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Brett Phillips' bats never got to Yankee Stadium. His glove arrived, and that's what mattered more in his Kansas City Royals debut. Phillips jumped and robbed Austin Romine of a possible three-run homer in the fourth inning of the Royals' 6-3 loss to New York Yankees on Sunday. And...
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July 29, 2018 - 2:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani (joo-lee-AH'-nee) says the president may be open to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller even if it involves some questions about alleged obstruction of justice in the federal investigation into Russia interference in the 2016...
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Kathleen Baker celebrates after her world record in the women's 100-meter backstroke final at the U.S. national championships swimming meet Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Irvine, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
July 28, 2018 - 11:52 pm
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Kathleen Baker had settled for a first-place tie in the 200-meter backstroke. In the 100 back, she wanted the attention for herself. Setting a world record guaranteed it. The 21-year-old Olympian won in 58.00 seconds at the U.S. national championships on Saturday night,...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh smiles during a meeting with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh says he recognizes that gun, drug and gang violence "has plagued all of us." Still, he believes the Constitution limits how far government can go to restrict gun use to prevent violent crime (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 28, 2018 - 11:46 pm
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he recognizes that gun, drug and gang violence "has plagued all of us." Still, he believes the Constitution limits how far government can go to restrict gun use to prevent crime. As a federal appeals court judge, Kavanaugh made it...
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Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez of Sahara Force India F1 Team arrives prior to the first free practice session for the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit, in Mogyorod, north-east of Budapest, Hungary, Friday, July 27, 2018. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
July 28, 2018 - 3:00 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Sergio Perez revealed he took legal action against Force India to save the future of the Formula One team by forcing it into administration. The Silverstone-based team went into administration following a court hearing late Friday in London. Action was brought against the...
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President Donald Trump pauses as he delivers remarks about the economy on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 27, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 28, 2018 - 12:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rarely has an RSVP been so complicated. President Donald Trump is open to visiting Moscow — if he gets a formal invitation from Vladimir Putin, the White House said. Russian President Putin said he's game for a trip to Washington — but his answer came only after Trump retracted...
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President Donald Trump pauses as he delivers remarks about the economy on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 27, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 27, 2018 - 6:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rarely has an RSVP been so complicated. President Donald Trump is open to visiting Moscow — if he gets a formal invitation from Vladimir Putin, the White House said Friday. Russian President Putin said he's game for a trip to Washington — but his answer came only after Trump...
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July 27, 2018 - 5:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's office says it plans to call 35 witnesses in the upcoming trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. Prosecutors with the special counsel filed the witness list Friday in the case of Paul Manafort. The 35 names include former...
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This combination photo shows President Donald Trump and attorney Michael Cohen. The audio recording of Trump and his then-lawyer, Cohen, captures the two men discussing hush money payments to a former Playboy model alleging an affair.(AP Photo)
July 27, 2018 - 10:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A secret recording of Donald Trump discussing payments to a Playboy model has brought renewed attention to the question of whether and how he might have tried to block politically damaging stories ahead of the 2016 presidential election. But it's not clear that the tape, on its...
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