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Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

Science Says Plastics Pollution

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cities and nations are looking at banning plastic straws and stirrers in hopes of addressing the world’s plastic pollution problem. The problem is so large, though, that scientists say that’s not nearly enough. Australian scientists Denise Hardesty and Chris Wilcox estimate, using...


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Army lowers 2017 recruiting goal; more soldiers staying on

Army Recruiting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 active duty soldiers this year and has officially lowered that goal. But Army leaders said the service has been able to encourage more experienced service members to stay on the job to satisfy a growing demand for troops....


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Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments

FBI Inspector General

WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew McCabe, the former FBI deputy director, is “very upset and disappointed” by comments made by his former boss James Comey that contradict his account of a disclosure to the news media, McCabe’s lawyer said Friday. “Andy has at all times attempted to, and believes he’s been...


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AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans largely fear the country’s relationship with Russia and China will get worse in the coming year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un on nuclear weapons, nearly half say the same about North Korea. That’s according to a new poll from The Associated...


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In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

Congress Comey Memos

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser, asked about the possibility of jailing journalists and described a boast from Vladimir Putin about Russian...


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The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos released

Trump Comey Book

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey’s memos (all times local): 12:10 a.m. President Donald Trump is claiming vindication after the release of memos from former FBI Director James Comey about their interactions together. Trump says the memos “‘show clearly that there was...


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Comey memo: Trump said Vladimir Putin told him, 'We have some of the most beautiful

WASHINGTON (AP) — Comey memo: Trump said Vladimir Putin told him, ‘We have some of the most beautiful hookers in the world‘


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Memo: Trump told Comey he had "serious reservations about former National Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — Memo: Trump told Comey he had “serious reservations about former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s judgment.


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AP obtains memos drafted by former FBI Director James Comey on interactions with

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP obtains memos drafted by former FBI Director James Comey on interactions with President Donald Trump.


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Orem lawmaker questions Libertas Institute claims about medical cannabis

Medical Marijuana Utah-2

A Republican lawmaker from Orem is fighting back against a pending state ballot initiative that would install a much broader medical cannabis law than the two bills he successfully spearheaded through the recent 2018 legislative session.


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