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Nation/World

Authorities: Prosecuting Ohio massacre case could last years

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — Prosecuting an Ohio family of four arrested in the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family could take years to conclude, a county prosecutor said as the first break in the more than 2-year-old case was announced.

Rare conservation win: Mountain gorilla population ticks up

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are more gorillas in the mist — a rare conservation success story, scientists say.

Panel warns against government purchase of Chinese tech

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the United States vulnerable to security breaches that could put critical infrastructure at risk.

Lawyers seek 'Apprentice' tapes in Trump immigration suit

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers suing President Donald Trump over his decision to end special protections shielding certain immigrants from deportation are seeking unaired footage from his reality TV show "The Apprentice" to try to bolster their case alleging the move was racially motivated, the attorneys said Wednesday.

McConnell, Schumer re-elected as Senate party leaders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators chose Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for another term leading Republicans and Chuck Schumer for Democrats in closed-door party elections Wednesday lacking the high drama underway on the House side in the midterm election fallout.

Overheating machines complicate Florida's recount battle

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's election recount drama is intensifying as lawyers return to court and tallying machines break down ahead of a Thursday deadline to complete reviews of the senate and governor races.

Justice legal opinion backs appointment of acting attorney general

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday released an internal legal opinion supporting the legality of Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general.

CNN sues, demanding return of Acosta to White House

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN sued the Trump administration Tuesday, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta's credentials to cover the White House be returned because it violates the constitutional right of freedom of the press.

Incoming House members prep for do's and don'ts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't hire someone you can't fire, like the son of a campaign donor or the child of the mayor. No matter what you may have said during the campaign about changing Congress, hire enough Hill veterans to make the office run smoothly. And make sure the person answering the phone sounds like folks from back home.

Florida recount chugs along as irregularities surface

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's election recount chugged along Tuesday as more irregularities are uncovered and a judge asked the warring sides to "ramp down the rhetoric," saying it erodes public confidence in the elections for Senate and governor.

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