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Trump Impeachment Inquiry Heads For Live TV

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Back in 1973, tens of millions of Americans tuned in to what Variety called "the hottest daytime soap opera" — the Senate Watergate hearings that eventually led t...

NY Regulator Says Goldman Sachs Apple Card Discriminates Against Women

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York regulator is investigating Goldman Sachs for possible sex discrimination in the way it sets credit limits. The bank denies wrongdoing. The investigati...

AP Investigation: Aging US Dams Pose Risk To Thousands

SLOATSBURG, NY (AP) - On a cold morning last March, Kenny Angel got a frantic knock on his door. Two workers from a utility company in northern Nebraska had come with a stark warni...

AP Sources: Former Trump Adviser John Bolton Has A Book Deal

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NEW YORK (AP) — Former national security adviser John Bolton has a book deal, The Associated Press has learned. The hawkish Bolton departed in September because of numerous fore...

Ivanka Trump Rejects Notion Family Profits From Presidency

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RABAT, MOROCCO (AP) - Ivanka Trump brushed off criticism that her family has profited off the presidency and said Friday a big difference between her family and Democrat Joe Biden'...

Lakewood Homeowners Association To Pay $86,000 in Legal Fees To Orthodox Jewish Plaintiffs

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LAKEWOOD (VosIzNeias) — The Enclave, an upscale age-restricted community in Lakewood, New Jersey, has been ordered to pay some $86,000 in attorney fees incurred by Orthodox Jewish ...

Trump Campaign Launching Black Outreach Effort For 2020

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ATLANTA (AP) — During the 2016 campaign, candidate Donald Trump stood in front of largely white crowds and asked black voters to consider, "What the hell do you have to lose?" F...

Steve Bannon Testifies For Prosecution In Roger Stone Trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon appeared as a reluctant witness Friday in the federal criminal trial of political operative Roger Stone. Bannon said he had been given a subpoena ...

Hot, Crowded And Secret Room Now Part Of Impeachment Lore

WASHINGTON (AP) It's "excruciating." It smells like a "locker room." And what happens there is supposed to stay there. When history is written about President Donald Trump's pr...

Mike Pompeo Vows To Fight Anti-semitism During Visit To German Synagogue Targeted By Gunman

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HALLE, GERMANY (JTA) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with members of the Jewish community at the German synagogue targeted in a fatal shooting by a far-right gunman.. “Our ...

US Rejects Jordan’s Opposition To Deport Wanted Terrorist

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WASHINGTON (JNS) — The United States has rejected a claim by Jordan over its refusal to deport wanted Palestinian-Jordanian Hamas terrorist Ahlam Tamimi, as a Jordanian court ruled...

Hopes Rise That Lifting Tariffs Could Allow US-China Accord

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BEIJING (AP) — The prospects for a preliminary breakthrough in the U.S.-China trade war improved Thursday after the two sides agreed to reduce some punitive tariffs on each other's...

‘A Campaign Of Slander’: Takeaways From Impeachment Witness

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior State Department official offered some of the most pointed testimony to date in the ongoing impeachment inquiry, alleging that President Donald Trump's p...

Pence Files Trump’s Paperwork For The New Hampshire Primary

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday added President Donald Trump's name to the Republican primary ballot in New Hampshire, the state where he achieved his fi...

Michael Bloomberg Opens Door To 2020 Presidential Campaign

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, signaling his dissatisfaction wi...

Chicago’s Top Cop Retiring After Turbulent 3-Plus Years

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced Thursday that he's retiring after more than three years as the city's top cop, a post he took over during one o...

Report: Trump Refused Netanyahu Request To Fund PA Security Forces

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JERUSALEM (JNS) U.S. President Donald Trump turned down a request several months ago by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to allow the transfer of $12 million dollars to th...

23-Year-Old Somali Immigrant Wins Office In Lewiston, Maine

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PORTLAND, Maine (VosiZNeias) — Lewiston, which is the second-largest city in the state of Maine, has elected a Somali American to its city council following a campaign marred by ra...

Prosecutors Charge Man With Hate Crime In Acid Attack

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 61-year-old white Milwaukee man accused of throwing acid on a Hispanic man's face will be charged with a hate crime, increasing the possible sentence he may rece...

Judge Strikes Down New Trump Rule On Religious Objections

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new Trump administration rule that could open the way for more health care workers to refuse to participate in abortions ...