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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt's campaign is defending his handling of a vote on the state pardons board after a newspaper reported that an audio recording suggests he used his state staff for political purposes.

GENEVA (AP) — An independent expert for the U.N.'s top human rights body says he pleaded with Venezuela's government to release more than 20 people in custody and is optimistic other U.N. experts will be let in.

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is accusing some of its members including Jordan, Uganda and Chad of undermining the tribunal's "reputation and credibility" by refusing to arrest Sudan's president who is accused of genocide in Darfur.

GENEVA (AP) — An independent expert for the U.N.'s top human rights body says he pleaded with Venezuela's government to release more than 20 people in custody and is optimistic other U.N. experts will be let in.

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is accusing some of its members including Jordan, Uganda and Chad of undermining the tribunal's "reputation and credibility" by refusing to arrest Sudan's president who is accused of genocide in Darfur.

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FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2015, file photo, officers and protesters face off along West Florissant Avenue, in Ferguson, Mo. A federal judge will get an update Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, on progress the city of Ferguson is making in addressing concerns about mistreatment of black residents by the …

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FILE - This Aug. 14, 2017 file photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Charles Manson. Manson died of cardiac arrest accompanied by respiratory failure, triggered by colon cancer that had spread to other areas of his body. The deadly cult leader's …

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FILE - This undated file photo provided by MY Entertainment producer, Robin Keats shows Jason Freeman, who claims to be the grandson of Charles Manson and is seeking control of Manson's estate. Manson died of cardiac arrest accompanied by respiratory failure, triggered by colon cancer that h…

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El primer ministro de Irak Haider al-Abadi saluda al ser recibido por el presidente francés Emmanuel Macron, antes de un almuerzo en el Palacio del Eliseo en París el martes, 12 de diciembre del 2017. (AP Foto/Francois Mori)

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In this undated photo provided by Bruce Brown Films, filmmaker Bruce Brown holds a camera while making one of his many surfing movies. Brown, whose 1966 surfing documentary "The Endless Summer" molded the image of the surfer as a seeker and transformed the sport, died of natural causes at hi…

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In this January, 1963 photo provided by Bruce Brown Films, filmmaker Bruce Brown tries to control a surfboard with a mounted camera mounted while making one of his many surfing movies. Brown, whose 1966 surfing documentary "The Endless Summer" molded the image of the surfer as a seeker and t…

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders listens to a reporter's question as other raise their hands to ask a question, during the daily press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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In a news conference Tuesday, lawmakers stood and announced their call for an investigation into President Donald Trump's alleged sexual misconducts. To date, 17 women have accused Trump of forced kissing, unwanted touching and groping. (Dec. 12)

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U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore talks to the media as he prepares to vote, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Gallant, Ala. Alabama voters are deciding between Moore, former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court and Democrat Doug Jones. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

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U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks to the media after he rode in on a horse to vote, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Gallant, Ala. Alabama voters are deciding between Moore, former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court and Democrat Doug Jones. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

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Republican candidate Roy Moore rode his horse to the polls as he's done in past elections to cast his ballot in the U.S. Senate race. Moore was accompanied by his wife Kayla Moore as he expressed confidence in a win Tuesday night. (Dec. 12)

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Democratic Alabama Senate candidate Doug Jones says he feels “very confident” on Election Day as he runs against Republican Roy Moore. Supporters greeted Jones as he arrived to vote at a church in Mountain Brook on Tuesday. (Dec. 12)

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President Donald Trump listens to a question as he leaves a signing ceremony for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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If the House Republican tax bill became law, victims of hurricanes in Texas and Florida who've yet to account for all their losses could deduct them on their 2018 taxes. Not so for victims of the California wildfires.

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In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 photo, Homewood Mayor Rich Hofeld pets his dogs, from left, Annie, Sadie and Jenna at home, after the mayor was treated in the hospital for hypothermia caused when he rescued Annie on Sunday from an icy pond on their daily walk. Hofeld says a jogger called 911 a…

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Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Joon H. Kim speaks to reporters during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Commuters returning to New York City's subway system on Tuesday were met with heightened security a day after a would-be suicide bomber's r…

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Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Joon H. Kim speaks to reporters during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Commuters returning to New York City's subway system on Tuesday were met with heightened security a day after a would-be suicide bomber's r…

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt's campaign is defending his handling of a vote on the state pardons board after a newspaper reported that an audio recording suggests he used his state staff for political purposes.

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This Dec. 11, 2017 image released by ABC shows host Jimmy Kimmel with his son Billy on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show after a week off for the boy's heart surgery. Kimmel kept up his ardent advocacy Monday night, urging Congress to restore…

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This Dec. 11, 2017 image released by ABC shows host Jimmy Kimmel with his son Billy on the set of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show after a week off for the boy's heart surgery. Kimmel kept up his ardent advocacy Monday night, urging Congress…

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In this photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, Tondalao R. Hall is pictured in a photo dated July 7, 2009. An Oklahoma judge has dismissed a lawsuit to re-examine the case of Hall, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for failing to report that her boyfriend abused her …

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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 1981 file photo, Judith Clark is taken into police custody in Nanuet, N.Y. Lawyers for Clark, the getaway driver in a 1981 Brinks robbery that left three people dead, have filed a lawsuit Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in state Supreme Court in Manhattan challenging the Paro…

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California and the Trump administration will square off at a key federal court hearing in Oakland to help a judge decide whether to block new rules allowing more employers to opt out of birth control coverage for women.

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FILE- In this Aug. 15, 2017, file photo, Board of Supervisors President London Breed, center, gestures during a news conference as San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, left, and police chief William Scott listen at City Hall in San Francisco. Breed became acting mayor in the wake of Lee's sudden deat…

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San Francisco Board of Supervisors President and acting mayor London Breed, right, walks from the mayor's office to a meeting at City Hall in San Francisco, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in San Francisco that brought with it sky-high hous…

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Republican senate nominee Roy Moore rides a horse to a polling station to cast his ballot in Alabama's special Senate election, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Gallant, Ala. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

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Republican senate nominee Roy Moore rides a horse to a polling station to cast his ballot in Alabama's special Senate election, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Gallant, Ala. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)