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UFC fighter Jon Jones adds $25K to reward for missing woman
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UFC fighter Jon Jones adds $25K to reward for missing woman

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A reward has risen to $80,000 for information about the missing stepdaughter of an Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight. News outlets report UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones announced Thursday on Instagram that he would donate $25,000 in the case of 19-year-old Aniah Haley Blanchard. The money is in addition to two...

New Alabama Democratic chair elected; infighting continues
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New Alabama Democratic chair elected; infighting continues

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama state representative was elected chair of the Alabama Democratic Party on Saturday after months of in-house bickering about the party’s leadership. But the election may not settle the ongoing battle between two factions of the party over governance and leadership, as the previously elected chair said she would not...

US added a solid 128,000 jobs in October despite GM strike
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US added a solid 128,000 jobs in October despite GM strike

By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a solid 128,000 jobs in October, a figure that was held down by a now-settled strike against General Motors that caused several thousand workers to be temporarily counted as unemployed. The Labor Department also said Friday that the unemployment rate ticked up from...

Sharply divided House approves Democrats’ impeachment rules
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Sharply divided House approves Democrats’ impeachment rules

By a 232-196 vote, the House of Representatives on Thursday approved the procedures it will follow as weeks of closed-door interviews with witnesses evolve into public committee hearings and — almost certainly — votes on whether the House should impeach President Donald Trump.

Alabama Democratic Party dispute goes to court
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Alabama Democratic Party dispute goes to court

Insurgents seeking new leadership for Alabama Democrats argued with the party's old-line officers in court Thursday over a lawsuit to block a potential revamping of the party in a deeply Republican state.

Border wall, impeachment battle imperil budget progress
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Border wall, impeachment battle imperil budget progress

The Senate passed a long-overdue, $209 billion bundle of bipartisan spending bills Thursday, but a bitter fight over funding demanded by President Donald Trump for border fencing imperils broader Capitol Hill efforts to advance $1.4 trillion worth of annual Cabinet agency budgets.

Alabama Democratic Party dispute heads to court
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Alabama Democratic Party dispute heads to court

Alabama Democratic Party Chair Nancy Worley and others filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to stop a faction of the party's governing committee from meeting this weekend to elect new leaders.