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  • Trump says Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, President Donald Trump announced Thursday. Trump, calling Sanders forward at an unrelated event in […]
  • Dems assail Trump on being open to foreign election help

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power’s help in his 2020 campaign ricocheted through Washington on Thursday, with Democrats condemning it as a call for further election interference and Republicans struggling to defend his comments. Trump seemed to dismiss the threat posed by Russia’s interference […]
  • Somber memorials on anniversary of Florida nightclub rampage

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Three years after a gunman massacred 49 people and wounded many others at a gay nightclub in Florida, the anniversary was observed Wednesday with somber memorial gatherings and proclamations, including one that had to be issued twice. In a proclamation, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered state flags to be lowered to […]
  • 9 shot dead in 2 gunbattles in Mexico’s Sonora state

    Mexican authorities say nine people were killed and a child wounded in two gunbattles in the northern border state of Sonora.
  • US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government has formally submitted an extradition request to the United Kingdom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange , a Justice Department official said Tuesday. Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses him of soliciting and publishing classified information and of conspiring with former Army private Chelsea Manning to crack a […]
  • Customs says hack exposed traveler, license plate images

    Customs and Border Protection said Monday that photos of travelers and license plates collected at a single U.S. border point have been exposed in a malicious cyberattack in what a leading congressman called a “major privacy breach.” The federal agency did not name the subcontractor whose computer network was hacked, but the announcement followed news […]
  • Helicopter crashes into roof of NYC skyscraper; pilot killed

    The New York City Fire Department says the pilot of a helicopter that crashed on a Manhattan skyscraper rooftop has died.
  • Court rejects challenge to regulation of gun silencers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers Monday, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia. The justices did not comment in turning away appeals from two Kansas men who were convicted of violating federal law regulating silencers. […]
  • Central American migrants say deal doesn’t dash asylum hopes

    TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively to curtail migration from Central America. But Edwin Sabillon Orellana of Honduras said he and his family will stick with their effort to seek […]
  • Trump still hangs tariff threat over Mexico despite deal

    STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues, while some of his Democratic challengers for the White House said the last-minute deal to avert trade penalties was overblown. In a series of tweets, Trump defended […]

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