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House lawmakers heap blistering criticism on Wells Fargo CEO
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo's CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices and when any concerns were disclosed....

Trump goes after Clinton _ Bill Clinton _ in rancorous race
BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) -- Donald Trump abruptly resurrected Bill Clinton's impeachment on Thursday, adding the former president's infidelities to the already-rancorous 2016 campaign. Trump warned voters in battleground New Hampshire that a Hillary Clinton victory would bring her husband's sex scandal back to the White House....

Clinton struggling to win over the young voters she needs
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- John Morales was interning for Bernie Sanders' campaign when the longshot Democratic candidate's hopes started to fade in the spring. That's when Libertarian Gary Johnson caught his interest....

Obama flies to Israel for Shimon Peres memorial service
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Both were Nobel Prize laureates who labored for peace in the Middle East but failed to achieve it. Now, their joint efforts are at an end as President Barack Obama prepares to pay a final tribute to Shimon Peres in Jerusalem....

Obama signs short-term bill to fund government past election
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has signed a short-term funding bill to keep the government from shutting down at the end of the week....

Gridlock in Congress may presage more of the same to come
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A bitterly divided Congress adjourned Thursday for the election, having accomplished little more than the bare minimum, with lawmakers looking ahead to a lame-duck session and a weighty to-do list already piling up for next year....

NJ train crash raises many familiar safety issues
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The investigation into a New Jersey commuter train that hurtled into a station building Thursday raises many familiar issues from other crashes, including whether the tragedy could have been prevented or mitigated if a key safety technology had been in place....

Report says Obama administration failed to follow health law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for high costs from seriously ill patients, Congress' investigative arm said Thursday....

Watchdog report criticizes DEA's use of confidential sources
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Drug Enforcement Administration does a poor job overseeing the millions of dollars in payments it distributes to confidential sources, relies on tipsters who operate with minimal oversight or direction and has continued paying informants who were no longer supposed to be used, according to a government watchdog audit issued Thursday....

Clinton vows to retaliate against foreign hackers
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton is vowing anew to respond to foreign hacking the same as any other attack against the United States. When she openly blamed Russia for recent U.S. cyber break-ins, Donald Trump wondered whether to blame overseas governments or overweight hackers working from home....

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