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Associated Press
September 26, 2019 - 7:19 am
(AP) -- U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has declared fishing disasters for seven states on three coasts. "Fishing is the cornerstone of countless coastal economies and has been a way of life for generations of Americans," he said in a brief news release Wednesday. "This determination...
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September 26, 2019 - 7:00 am
We can all appreciate a plate of delicious, fluffy pancakes, especially on National Pancake Day, which is on Sept. 26. But this simple breakfast delight has a complicated history. The first clues that people ate flour mixed with water was around 30,000 years ago. National Geographic says remnants...
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Mary Clare Jalonick
September 26, 2019 - 6:27 am
Listen as Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire testifies about the Trump whistleblower complaint. (AP) — Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire is set to speak publicly for the first time about a secret whistleblower complaint involving President Donald Trump as...
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A White House-released rough transcript of President Donald Trump's July 25, 2019 telephone conversation with Ukraine's newly elected president Volodymyr Zelenskiy, released Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Wayne Partlow)
Associated Press
September 25, 2019 - 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than once, President Donald Trump brought up how much the U.S. has done for Ukraine. Time and again, he asked Ukraine's president for help. There was no explicit quid pro quo in Trump's half-hour phone call with Volodymyr Zelenskiy last July. But it wouldn't have been a...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
September 25, 2019 - 5:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine's leader to "look into" his Democratic rival Joe Biden as well as his own enduring grievances from the 2016 election, according to a rough transcript of a summer phone call that is now at the center of Democrats' presidential impeachment...
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President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
September 25, 2019 - 11:26 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump has announced the "first stage of a phenomenal new trade agreement" with Japan. It's not immediately clear from Trump's comments on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly what that "first stage" includes. But Washington and Japan — which is the world...
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Tarrah Gibbons
September 25, 2019 - 10:03 am
A new climate report claimed that oceans are rising faster, and ice is melting more. The report is by the United Nations-backed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and is warning “severe damage” to both the oceans and icy regions. It consists of a 42-page summary that explains how Earth’s...
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AP News
September 25, 2019 - 9:10 am
(AP/KYW) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment inquiry (all times local): Your browser does not support the iframe HTML tag. Try viewing this in a modern browser like Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer 9 or later. 10:05 a.m. The intelligence community's...
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Thomas Perumean
September 25, 2019 - 6:51 am
Senator John Kennedy has effectively said there's nothing to see here when it comes to the Democrats in the House opening in impeachment inquiry. "Some of our Democratic friends," Kennedy says. "They are just plain unhappy that the American people chose Donald Trump to the President of the United...
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SIPA USA
Thomas Perumean
September 25, 2019 - 5:27 am
"This is embarassing that Speaker Pelosi continues this witch hunt." Congressman Steve Scalise replied after news of the impeachment inquiry was made. "They were hangin' everything on the Mueller report showing something and its clear there was no collusion. And they should've given it up then, but...
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