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Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon

Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election.
Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria.
Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 71

Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 71

NEW YORK — Actor John Heard, whose many roles included the father in the "Home Alone" series and a corrupt detective in "The Sopranos," has died. He was 71.
Venezuelans protest Maduro's plan to rewrite constitution

Venezuelans protest Maduro's plan to rewrite constitution

CARACAS, Venezuela — A few thousand protesters attempted to reach Venezuela's Supreme Court Saturday before clashing with national guardsmen and largely dispersing by late afternoon — a disappointing turnout for opponents of President Nicolas Maduro

Alum David Letterman donates hundreds of items to Ball State

MUNCIE, Ind. — Ball State University alum and comedian David Letterman has donated more than 1,000 memorabilia items -- including 15 Emmy Awards he won as talk show host -- to the eastern Indiana school. The (Muncie) Star Press reports (http://tspne.

Tehran seeks release of detained Iranian citizens in US

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has demanded that the United States release all detained Iranian citizens, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.
Israeli troops placed on high alert after deadly stabbings

Israeli troops placed on high alert after deadly stabbings

JERUSALEM — Israel's military fortified its troops in the West Bank and placed forces on high alert Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family and some of the worst Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years eru
The Latest: Anti-govt protesters march in Polish cities

The Latest: Anti-govt protesters march in Polish cities

WARSAW, Poland — The Latest on Poland's move to give politicians influence over Supreme Court (all times local): 8:45 p.m.
German runaway girl who converted to Islam is found in Iraq

German runaway girl who converted to Islam is found in Iraq

BERLIN — A German girl who ran away from home after converting to Islam has been found as Iraqi forces liberated the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State extremists, German and Iraqi officials said Saturday.

Rescuers need help after they get stuck helping kayakers

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Even rescuers get stuck, too, sometimes. That happened in the marshes of Hilton Head Island when a rescue airboat tried to help two kayakers who had gotten stuck during low tide.