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  • Biden and Warren Get together, Take Aim at Trump
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    2020-08-12 22:28:59 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden accused Elizabeth Warren last year of holding an “angry, unyielding viewpoint.” She embraced that label and slammed Biden as “naive” for thinking he could work with Republicans as president. She warned Democrats against picking a “Washington insider” and pointedly refused to endorse Biden until weeks after e...
  • GOP: Lobbing Attacks at Liz Cheney over Breaking with Trump
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    2020-07-21 20:10:07 UTC

    Members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus tore into Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) during a heated GOP conference meeting on Tuesday, lobbing attacks at her for breaking with President Donald Trump, supporting Dr. Anthony Fauci and backing a primary opponent to one of their colleagues. Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, a Freedom Caucus co-f...
  • Speaker Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Will Be 'Fumigated Out' of Office
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    2020-08-12 22:29:38 UTC

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. Democrat said on Monday that Donald Trump might not like the outcome of the Nov. 3 presidential election but reminded the Republican president that he will have to vacate the White House if he loses. “There is a process. It has nothing to do with if the certain occupant of the White House doesn’t ...
  • ASSASSINATION: U.S. Federal Judge's Son Killed, Husband Shot
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    2020-07-20 16:57:20 UTC

    A gunman posing as a delivery person shot and killed the 20-year-old son of a federal judge and wounded her husband at their New Jersey home before fleeing, according to judiciary officials. The shooting occurred Sunday evening at the North Brunswick home of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas, and killed her son, Daniel, Chief Distric...
  • Civil Rights Icon and U.S. Rep. John Lewis, Dies at 80
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    2020-07-18 17:02:14 UTC

    Civil rights icon and U.S. Rep. John Lewis, who has been receiving hospice care, passed away at the age of 80 at his home in Atlanta on Friday. Lewis, a Democrat, played a key role in the civil rights movement and marched with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1965 in Selma, Alabama. He was the youngest and last survivor of the Bi...
  • Trump Administration Rescinds Rule on International Students
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    2020-07-14 20:14:16 UTC

    BOSTON (AP) — The Trump administration has rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer schools or leave the country if their colleges hold classes entirely online this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced the decision as a court hearing was gett...
  • Mueller: Roger Stone Remains a Felon Despite Trump’s Decision
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    2020-07-13 17:15:05 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion piece Saturday that the probe was of “paramount importance” and asserting that a Trump ally, Roger Stone, “remains a convicted felon, and right...
  • Tricksy Catholic Church Lobbyists Got $1.4 Billion in Small-Business Aid
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    2020-07-12 04:30:24 UTC

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought bankruptcy protection because of clergy sexual abuse cover-ups. The church’s ha...
  • U.S. Supreme Court Upheld NY Attorney’s Demand for Trump’s Tax Returns
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    2020-07-09 15:21:32 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the Manhattan district attorney’s demand for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, but kept a hold on Trump’s financial records that Congress has been seeking for more than a year. The outcome in the two cases is at least a short-term victory for Trump, who has strenuously sough...
  • 17 People Fatally Shot: Chicago’s Deadliest Weekend Since 2015
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    2020-07-07 00:18:22 UTC

    CHICAGO (AP) — One of Chicago’s bloodiest holiday weekends in memory ended with 17 people fatally shot, including a 7-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy, and 70 more wounded, despite a concerted effort to quell the violence with an additional 1,200 police officers on the streets. The violence was far worse than last year, when the ...
  • U.S. Couple Arrested After Pointing Gun at Black Family
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    2020-07-03 00:14:07 UTC

    DETROIT, Michigan (AP) — A white couple was arrested after at least one handgun was pulled on a Black woman and her daughters during a videotaped confrontation in a restaurant parking lot in Michigan, authorities said Thursday. Jillian Wuestenberg, 32, and Eric Wuestenberg, 42, were charged Thursday with felonious assault, Oakland C...
  • GOP: Trump May Drop Out of U.S. Presidential Race
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    2020-06-29 01:11:48 UTC

    GOP operatives are for the first time raising the possibility that Donald Trump could drop out of the race if his poll numbers don’t rebound, Fox News reports. One “major player” described Trump’s current psyche as “fragile.” Trump’s poll numbers in recent weeks have trended downward amid criticism over his administration’s handl...
  • Banana Republic: Trump Fires Prosecutor Investigating His own Inner Circle
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    2020-06-23 22:21:11 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr on Saturday told the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan that President Donald Trump had removed him from the job, deepening tensions between the country’s chief law enforcement officer and a high-profile U.S. attorney who had been overseeing investigations of Trump’s allies. U.S. Atto...
  • Trump Had Asked China for Help To Win Reelection
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    2020-06-17 20:42:36 UTC

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a series of bombshell allegations, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, John Bolton, said on Wednesday that Trump sought Chinese President Xi Jinping’s help to win re-election during a closed-door June 2019 meeting. Bolton, who Trump fired in September after 17 months in the White...
  • Trump Just Suffered a Historic Defeat on LGBTQ Workers Rights
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    2020-06-15 19:34:05 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination in employment, a resounding victory for LGBT rights from a conservative court. The court decided by a 6-3 vote that a key provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 known as Title VII that...
  • FACT CHECK: Trump Continues with Excessive Lying and Misleading Statements
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    2020-06-13 19:17:54 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — “Ugh,” said a Republican senator. “How crude,” said a Democratic governor. President Donald Trump set off plenty of reactions like that when he peddled a baseless conspiracy theory about an activist who landed hard on the ground, and then in intensive care, in what prosecutors call an assault by police. Trump’s ...
  • Black Lives Matter: More Protesters Pour Into Streets
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    2020-06-07 04:12:49 UTC

    RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) — Washington prepared for what was expected to be the city’s largest demonstration yet against police brutality. Military vehicles and officers in fatigues closed off much of downtown Washington to traffic ahead of the planned march, which was expected to attract up to 200,000 people outraged by George Floyd’s dea...
  • More Protesters Hit US Streets to Rally Against Racism
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    2020-06-03 18:41:24 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday turned up the pressure on governors to quell the violence set off by the death of George Floyd, demanding New York call up the National Guard to stop the “lowlifes and losers.” As more demonstrations began taking shape around the country, and cities including Washington prepared fo...
  • 'I Can't Breathe': US Protesters Stage Fiery Clash With Police
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    2020-05-31 02:13:33 UTC

    <p>In cities across the United States, protesters angered over the killing of George Floyd faced off against heavily-armed officers, with some smashing police cars, ransacking businesses and setting fires that smoldered through the night.</p><p>Fears of another cycle of violence were palpable on Saturday as cities from Atlanta to Minne...
  • Widower: Trump Is Among Conspiracy Theorists on Twitter
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    2020-05-26 18:13:50 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The husband of a woman who died accidentally in an office of then-GOP Rep. Joe Scarborough two decades ago is demanding that Twitter remove President Donald Trump’s tweets suggesting Scarborough, now a fierce Trump critic, murdered her. “My request is simple: Please delete these tweets,” Timothy J. Klausutis wrote ...
  • Mexico Coronavirus Outbreak Might Have Originated in U.S.
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    2020-05-26 18:07:33 UTC

    TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Adrián Alonso Gama lived life on both sides of the border, until he got the coronavirus. On weekends the 37-year-old truck driver would stay at his parents’ home in Tijuana. Thanks to his U.S. green card, he lived in his own place in San Diego during the week, delivering beer and auto parts around the America...
  • Tara Reade Has a History of Difficulty Telling Truth
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    2020-05-23 00:54:21 UTC

    SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — One thing is clear in the complicated, sometimes contradictory and often chaotic story of Tara Reade: Her life has not been easy. Her earliest childhood memory was of being abused by her father, she told her former husband, a man she would later leave after saying he abused her, too. She was also a ...
  • Surviving COVID-19 May Result in Immunity from Reinfection
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    2020-05-20 20:35:31 UTC

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Two studies in monkeys published on Wednesday offer some of the first scientific evidence that surviving COVID-19 may result in immunity from reinfection, a positive sign that vaccines under development may succeed, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday. Although scientists have assumed that antibodies produced in r...
  • Obama Harshly Criticizes Trump Administration's Response to COVID-19
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    2020-05-17 01:15:41 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama on Saturday criticized U.S. leaders overseeing the nation’s response to the coronavirus, telling college graduates in an online commencement address that the pandemic shows many officials “aren’t even pretending to be in charge.” Obama spoke on “Show Me Your Walk, HBCU Edition,” a two-...
  • Turmoil in US: Trump Fires Watchdog Investigating Pompeo
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    2020-05-16 17:15:45 UTC

    <p>WASHINGTON &mdash; US President Donald Trump fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, saying he had lost confidence in the watchdog&#39;s ability to serve.</p><p>Trump did not give a reason for his loss of confidence&nbsp;but said in a letter late Friday that his removal would be effective in 30 days.</p><p>Linick, who...