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Democrat Doug Jones of Alabama scored an upset win over Republican candidate Roy Moore, capturing a Senate seat in a special election that drove a wedge within the GOP and gave Democrats another burst of momentum.

The man accused of detonating a homemade pipe bomb in a New York City transit hub faces federal terrorism charges.

Trump reiterated his call to end what he and allies term "chain migration," which the president blamed for this week's New York attack.

A top FBI agent and an FBI lawyer who were involved in both the Clinton email and Russian meddling investigations traded texts disparaging then-candidate Trump.

The president criticized Sen. Gillibrand (D., N.Y.), who has called for his resignation over allegations of sexual misconduct, dismissing the accusations as "fabricated."

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The U.S., the EU and Japan agreed to increase pressure on countries like China that subsidize domestic companies.

U.S. law-enforcement officials are probing allegations of corruption in the awarding of the 2016 Olympic Games to Brazil.

A report on North Korea concluded its international financing web is more sophisticated than previously believed but remains vulnerable to sanctions.

Died: Edwin Lee, 65, San Francisco mayor and first Asian-American in the job.

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December 13, 2017 02:47 ET (07:47 GMT)