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Trump says he discussed corruption with Ukraine’s president

Trump says he discussed corruption with Ukraine’s president

Darlene Superville, Associated Press

1:14 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he spoke to Ukraine's new president about his summer election and the fact that "we don't want our people, like Vice President Biden and his son" contributing to corruption already happening in the Eastern European nation. Trump appeared...

Money woes may force Ronald Reagan’s boyhood home to close

Money woes may force Ronald Reagan’s boyhood home to close

Associated Press

September 21, 2019

DIXON, Ill. (AP) — Ronald Reagan's boyhood home may have to close its doors due to financial woes. The Ronald Reagan's Boyhood Home and Visitor's Center seeks donations to stay afloat, according to a WREX-TV report. "Probably a year or two at the very, very most," Patrick Gorman, the center's executive...

Young protesters around globe demand climate change action

Young protesters around globe demand climate change action

Jennifer Peltz and Frank Jordans, Associated Press

September 20, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of climate change protests swept across the globe Friday, with hundreds of thousands of young people sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit: The warming world can't wait for action. Marches, rallies and demonstrations were held from Canberra to Kabul and Cape...

Sanders still wants a revolution, but now he’s got company

Sanders still wants a revolution, but now he’s got company

Will Weissert, Associated Press

September 19, 2019

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bernie Sanders is still leading a revolution. But his ideas no longer feel quite so revolutionary. The Vermont senator acknowledges that many of his top proposals, which were dismissed as radical four years ago, have been adopted by much of the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential...

GOP stands by Kavanaugh, rips NY Times

GOP stands by Kavanaugh, rips NY Times

Associated Press

September 17, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate committee that hosted Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings is ripping The New York Times for publishing "unsubstantiated" allegations. Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley on Monday said the paper's publication of a new, uninvestigated...

Brexit chaos continues for Boris Johnson

Brexit chaos continues for Boris Johnson

Stuart Dantoin and Brian Pearlman, Contributing Writer and Nation & World Editor

September 16, 2019

More than three years after the 2016 Brexit referendum, the U.K. is embroiled in more political chaos than ever. The decision to leave the European Union was made after a nationwide referendum held under the government of then-Prime Minister David Cameron. The non-binding referendum saw the “Leave”...

Bolton Out: Diverged with Trump in substance, not style

Bolton Out: Diverged with Trump in substance, not style

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

September 16, 2019

When John Bolton’s departure from the Trump administration was announced Tuesday, it came as an abrupt end to the tenure of the president’s third national security adviser in as many years. Hours before Bolton was scheduled to appear at a White House press conference with Secretary of State Mike Po...

Government will propose banning flavors used in e-cigarettes

Government will propose banning flavors used in e-cigarettes

Matthew Peroni, Associated Press

September 11, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping . The Food and Drug Administration will develop guidelines to remove from the market all e-cigarette flavors except t...

18 years later, America vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11

18 years later, America vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11

Karen Matthews and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press

September 11, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — People who were too young on 9/11 to even remember their lost loved ones, and others for whom the grief is still raw, paid tribute with wreath-layings and the solemn roll call of the dead Wednesday as America marked the 18th anniversary of the worst terror attack on U.S. soil. "Eighteen...

Tens of thousands in Hong Kong boycott first day of school

Tens of thousands in Hong Kong boycott first day of school

Nadia Lam and Vincent Yu, Associated Press

September 2, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Clad in gas masks along with their formal white school uniforms, tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong boycotted the first day of classes Monday as part of a citywide strike following a violent weekend of demonstrations. High school students added gas masks, goggles and hard...

Dorian triggers massive flooding in Bahamas; at least 5 dead

Dorian triggers massive flooding in Bahamas; at least 5 dead

Michael Weissenstein and Danica Coto, Associated Press

September 2, 2019

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on Monday, pummeling the islands with so much wind and water that authorities urged people to find floatation devices and grab hammers to break out of their attics if necessary. At least five deaths were blamed on...

Nancy who? GOP targets House Dem ‘squad’ in campaign attacks

Nancy who? GOP targets House Dem ‘squad’ in campaign attacks

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press

August 30, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Move over, Nancy Pelosi. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the "squad" of freshmen women of color are emerging as new stars of Republican attacks against Democrats running for Congress. The tone is being set from the top as President Donald Trump bashes the four squad members with...

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