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WASHINGTON (AP) — The heads of Congress' intelligence committees say they'll look into President Donald Trump's weekend allegations that the Obama administration tapped phones at Trump Tower during the election. Trump requested an investigation. There's no indication that any wiretaps were carried out.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official says things are on track for a revised travel ban to be issued today affecting people from certain Muslim-majority countries, long with a halt to the nation's refugee program. The administration has repeatedly pushed back the signing as it has worked to better coordinate with the agencies that it will need to implement the ban.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster and his South Korean counterpart have condemned North Korea's launch of four banned ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) on average, with three of them landing in waters that Japan claims as its exclusive economic zone. Japanese leaders see the launches into nearby waters as a growing threat. The test-launches appeared to be in reaction to U.S.-South Korean military drills.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department is investigating reports that some Marines shared naked photographs of female Marines, veterans and other women on a secret Facebook page. Some of the photos may have been taken without their knowledge. Along with identified female military members were some unidentifiable women in various stages of undress, and the posts included obscene comments. The photos have been taken down.

NEW YORK (AP) — A survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds divisions over what constitutes the American identity. About 65 percent of Democrats said a mix of global cultures is important compared with 35 percent of Republicans. Fifty-seven percent of Republicans list Christianity as a key, compared to 29 percent of Democrats. But both sides overwhelmingly agree America is losing its identity.

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