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TOP STORIES

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TRUMP-RUSSIA PROBE — The House intelligence committee's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election spins further into charges and counter-charges among angry U.S. lawmakers and President Donald Trump as the panel votes to release a second classified memo about whether the FBI and Justice Department conspired against him. By Mary Clare Jalonick and Chad Day. SENT: 980 words, photos, video.

PENCE — Vice President Mike Pence isn't ruling out a meeting with North Korean officials as he prepares to attend the Winter Olympics in South Korea. By Zeke Miller. UPCOMING: 700 words by 5 a.m., photos, videos; Pence visits Japan before Olympics.

YEMEN-SAUDI AID — At a wind-swept camp in the Yemeni mountains, Yemenis line up for aid sent by Saudi Arabia. The kingdom says it has spent nearly a billion dollars in aid to Yemen and plans to spend another $1.5 billion. At the same time, the Saudi-led coalition air campaign and blockade in the fight against rebels have been a major cause of the country's humanitarian disaster. By Jon Gambrell. SENT: 900 words, photos.

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BUSINESS

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FINANCIAL MARKETS — Asian markets are rattled by the miseries on Wall Street, with Japan's Nikkei 225 index briefly dipping more than 7 percent, but investors seem to be taking the gyrations in stride. By Business Writer Elaine Kurtenbach. SENT: 840 words, photos.

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NATIONAL

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HAWAII-MISTAKEN MISSILE ALERT — Jeffrey Wong says despite what you may have seen on the internet, he was not the person who set off an alert that mistakenly warned of a ballistic missile headed to Hawaii. SENT: 560 words, photos.

SHOULD WASHINGTON MANAGE THE WEST? — From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Bureau of Land Management oversees 388,000 square miles of public lands, mostly in the West, and some politicians say BLM's headquarters should be in the West as well. SENT: 920 words, photos.

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WASHINGTON & POLITICS

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NUCLEAR WEAPONS — There's a place for arms control in the Trump administration's new nuclear weapons strategy — a very small place. By National Security Writer Robert Burns. SENT: 710 words, photo. UPCOMING: 850 words after 9:30 a.m. hearing.

TRUMP-BIPARTISANSHIP — Trump is accusing Democrats of being "un-American" and maybe even "treasonous" for failing to cheer him in State of the Union speech. SENT: 800 words, photos.

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SPORTS

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RUSSIAN DOPING-CAS — Six-time Olympic gold medalist Viktor Ahn and three former NHL players are among 32 Russian athletes who file appeals seeking spots at the Pyeongchang Olympics. By Sports Writer James Ellingworth. SENT: 390 words, photos.

NASSAR-COLLEGE CATHARSIS — During USA Gymnastics moment of reckoning in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal, college gymnastics meets have provided a cathartic counterpoint and perhaps a map of the way forward for the sport. By Sports Writer Will Graves. SENT: 1,100 words, photo.

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

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OSCARS-NOMINEES LUNCHEON-WATCH — The Oscar nominees luncheon brings together A-listers and rising stars — artists from every aspect of filmmaking — for an afternoon of celebration and mutual fandom. By Entertainment Writers Mike Cidoni Lennox, Sandy Cohen and Lindsey Bahr. SENT: 920 words, photos.