Trump: “I’m smart and stable”

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump felt compelled Saturday to let the world know he’s playing with all his marbles and is among the sharpest cookies around. In a series of tweets, Trump defended his mental fitness and boasted about his brains, saying he is “like, really smart” and “a very stable genius.” It was the […]

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Police: Snow thwarts shoplifter

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a North Dakota man who wheeled a shopping cart with stolen merchandise out of a Hobby Lobby craft store was stopped by snow. Police say 22-year-old Dustin Johnson filled up a cart with about $4,000 in products at a Hobby Lobby store in Minot on Wednesday. After the cart […]

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Trump says he’d be open to talking with North Korean leader

THURMONT, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s open to talking with the North Korean leader he’s called “Rocket Man” and is hoping some good can come from upcoming talks between the Koreas. Trump tells reporters at Camp David that he “always believes in talking.” North and South Korea have agreed to discuss cooperation […]

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Davis, Sarandon reunite at Globes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Thelma & Louise” are reuniting at the Golden Globe Awards. Producers say Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon will take the stage together at Sunday’s ceremony. The actresses played the title roles in the 1991 film. Other celebrity presenters announced Friday include Jessica Chastain, Garrett Hedlund, Ron Howard and Sarah Paulson. They’ll […]

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Ben Vereen apologizes for ‘inappropriate conduct’ in 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-winner Ben Vereen is apologizing to female actresses for “inappropriate conduct” while he directed a production of the musical “Hair” in Florida three years ago. The apology on Twitter comes a day after the New York Daily News reported several actresses at The Venice Theatre alleged sexual misconduct by Vereen, […]

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Barack Obama to be David Letterman’s first Netflix guest

NEW YORK (AP) — David Letterman has lined up former president Barack Obama to be his first guest when he returns to a TV talk show later this month. Obama will join Letterman on Jan. 12 for the launch of the new “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman” on Netflix. Other guests […]

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‘Jeopardy’ host Trebek has surgery for blood clots on brain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Longtime “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek had surgery for blood clots on the brain, but assured fans he’d be back reading clues to contestants soon. Trebek appeared in a video on the “Jeopardy” Facebook page Thursday to announce that he’d had the surgery during the show’s holiday break. Wearing a “Jeopardy” baseball […]

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Who’s affected by computer chip security flaw

Technology companies are scrambling to fix serious security flaws affecting computer processors built by Intel and other chipmakers and found in many of the world’s personal computers and smartphones. The two hardware bugs discovered can be exploited to allow the memory content of a computer to be leaked. Such a leak could potentially expose stored […]

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Trump moves to vastly expand offshore drilling off US coasts

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Thursday moved to vastly expand offshore drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic oceans with a plan that would open up federal waters off the California coast for the first time in more than three decades. The new five-year drilling plan also could open new areas of oil and […]

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US to end policy that let legal pot flourish

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Obama-era policy that had paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, two people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press. Sessions will instead let federal prosecutors where pot is legal decide how aggressively to enforce federal marijuana […]

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