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PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It's still not clear what prompted President Donald Trump to accuse former President Barack Obama of having ordered the phones at Trump Tower wiretapped during the election campaign. Trump calls it "McCarthyism!" in a Saturday morning tweet. Obama spokesman Kevin Lewis says that the allegations are "simply false."

NEW YORK (AP) — Berkeley, California, police say 10 people were arrested after President Donald Trump supporters and counter-protesters clashed during a downtown Berkeley rally that left seven people injured. The Washington State Patrol says four demonstrators were arrested in Olympia, but didn't reveal whether they were part of pro- or anti-Trump demonstrations. Hundreds of Trump supporters rallied around the country Saturday.

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is investigating what could be another in a rash of vandalism at Jewish cemeteries. An NYPD spokesman says the department's hate crimes division has been notified of headstones found toppled over at the predominantly Jewish Washington Cemetery in Brooklyn. There have also been 122 bomb threats called in to Jewish organizations in three dozen states since early January.

NEW YORK (AP) — It's no bail for a New York man facing terrorism charges. Federal authorities say Elvis Redzepagic was prepared to strap on a bomb and sacrifice himself for jihad and persistently tried to join the Islamic State or another extremist group in Syria. He's charged with attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. His lawyer says he needs counseling, not imprisonment.

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (lee kuh-TYAHNG') is making an environmental promise to his country at the opening of the annual National People's Congress. Li is pledging to make the country's smoggy skies blue again and "work faster" to address pollution caused by the burning of coal for heat and electricity. His words highlight how public discontent has made reducing smog, the most visible of China's environment problems, a priority.

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