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UNDATED (AP) — A spokesman for former President Barack Obama is denying President Donald Trump's tweeted claim that Obama had the telephones tapped at Trump Tower last fall. Obama spokesman Kevin Lewis says "neither President Obama nor any White House official ever ordered surveillance on any U.S. citizen." The senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff of California, says Trump is making "the most outlandish and destructive claims without providing a scintilla of evidence to support them."

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is spending the weekend at Mar-a-Lago, his waterfront estate in Palm Beach, Florida. After spending several hours at his West Palm Beach golf club, he is scheduled to have dinner with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and other White House advisers.

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Sen. Lindsey Graham has told a rowdy town hall in South Carolina that health care is going to change in the United States. Just don't ask him for details. The South Carolina Republican says he doesn't know what the GOP plan is. Graham told roughly 1,000 people at Clemson University that he is vehemently against a single-payer, government-run health care program — saying it costs too much and doesn't provide choices.

WARWICK, Mass. (AP) — Officials say a mother and four children were killed when flames swept through their home in the small Massachusetts town of Warwick. Two other members of the family escaped the early morning fire. Officials say early indications are that the fire may have started in a wood stove in the kitchen. The town of less than 800 residents has no fire hydrants. Firefighters had to draw water about a half mile from the scene.

NEW YORK (AP) — Former pop star and record company executive Tommy Page has died.'s Denise Warner said Page was found dead yesterday in New York of an apparent suicide. He was 46. Page topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart with "I'll Be Your Everything" in 1990, a song he wrote with Jordan Knight and Danny Wood of New Kids on the Block. Page was a senior vice president at Cumulus Media Inc. when he died.

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