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1 Sudan cuts ties: The United States said this week that Sudan will cut all military and trade ties to North Korea, a move that would be a significant victory in the Trump administration’s efforts to [Read entire story]

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1 Pipeline leak: A federal pipeline safety agency has sent technical experts to the site of an estimated 210,000-gallon oil spill from the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota. A Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety [Read entire story]

Wife defends Alabama GOP candidate accused of sex assaults

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The wife of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore said Friday her husband won’t quit the race in the face of allegations that he sexually assaulted young women years ago. Standing on [Read entire story]

Zimbabwe military says progress in talks for Mugabe’s exit

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s military said Friday it was making “significant progress” in talks with President Robert Mugabe for his departure while it pursues and arrests some allies of the leader and his [Read entire story]

5 killed as Kenya police clash with Odinga supporters

NAIROBI, Kenya— At least five people were killed Friday in confrontations between Kenyan police and supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga as tensions over the disputed presidential election continued. [Read entire story]

Franken extends apology to victim of his misconduct

WASHINGTON — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken personally apologized to the woman who has accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour, saying he remembers their encounter differently but is [Read entire story]

Senior Chinese envoy in North Korea amid chill in ties

PYONGYANG, North Korea — The highest-level Chinese envoy to North Korea in two years arrived in the country’s capital on Friday to try to improve relations that have soured over Beijing’s tightening of sanctions [Read entire story]

UC regents admonish Napolitano, order her to apologize in audit tampering

The University of California regents took disciplinary action against President Janet Napolitano on Thursday, publicly admonishing her for authorizing actions that led to her staff’s interference with a state [Read entire story]

SF park commission strips Justin Herman’s name from Embarcadero plaza

San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Commission voted 4-2 Thursday to strip Justin Herman’s name from the plaza on the Embarcadero that’s borne the name of the controversial and once-powerful bureaucrat for more [Read entire story]

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1 Elephant trophies: The Trump administration is lifting a federal ban on the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a written notice on Thursday saying [Read entire story]

House passes sweeping GOP tax plan

WASHINGTON — Eager to deliver major legislation to President Trump, House Republicans on Thursday passed a sweeping tax overhaul bill that numerous analyses show would disproportionately hurt individuals in California [Read entire story]

Steyer rolls out another folksy TV ad calling for Trump’s impeachment

San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer is bumping up his $20 million effort to get President Trump impeached with a new nationwide ad blasting the president and the Republican-led Congress for their proposed tax plan. [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Around the World

1 Greece floods: Greece’s fire service says rescue teams recovered the body of a man who was reported missing after flash floods inundated the outskirts of Athens, bringing the death toll from the flooding to 16. The [Read entire story]

President believes Alabama voters alone should decide Senate race, Sanders says

WASHINGTON — President Trump considers the allegations of sexual assault and misconduct against Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore “extremely troubling” but doesn’t plan to rescind his endorsement of [Read entire story]

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Jesmyn Ward, Masha Gessen among National Book Award winners

Jesmyn Ward has won the National Book Award for fiction for her novel “Sing, Unburied, Sing.” Told from multiple perspectives in a fierce, unadorned style, the book centers on a family’s road trip [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Across the Nation

1 Impeachment articles: Five Democrats have introduced articles of impeachment against President Trump, a long-shot effort that stands little chance in the Republican-led House. The five articles accused the president of [Read entire story]

Trump keeps silent as Alabama election storm grows louder

WASHINGTON — President Trump dodged questions about the turmoil in the Alabama Senate race on Wednesday, declining to join national Republicans who’ve called for Roy Moore to abandon the race amid allegations of [Read entire story]