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August 21, 2019 - 8:08 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she is "disappointed and surprised" by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to cancel his visit to Denmark after she called Trump's idea of buying the semi-autonomous Arctic territory of Greenland from Denmark "an absurd...
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August 21, 2019 - 8:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious lines, President Donald Trump said American Jews who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty." Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the Republican president...
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August 21, 2019 - 8:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is insisting that the U.S. already has "very, very strong background checks" for gun purchases. It's the latest sign that he is backing away from throwing his political support behind changes to the system that are opposed by the powerful gun lobby. Speaking...
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August 20, 2019 - 2:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says any Jewish people who vote Democratic show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty." Trump commented Tuesday amid his ongoing feud with Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan. Trump has taken several...
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August 20, 2019 - 7:57 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state, New York City, Connecticut and Vermont sued the federal government Tuesday over new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers. The states and city join a...
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Rebekah Sager
August 19, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant workers in Beaver County, Pennsylvania were given a choice Tuesday, August 13. They could either join into a giant hall to listen to President Donald Trump's speech or take the day off without pay. “Your attendance is not mandatory,” as stated from a memo that...
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August 19, 2019 - 7:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A number of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump's economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021. Thirty-four percent of economists surveyed by the National Association for Business...
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August 16, 2019 - 10:55 am
President Trump says he wants to reopen mental institutions as a way to address mass shootings, an idea he pushed twice Thursday and has floated before. The president's insistence that mental illness is the cause of mass shootings has disconcerted mental health professionals who insist that most...
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August 16, 2019 - 8:13 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire, a state that he hopes to capture in 2020, that their financial security depends on his reelection. "Whether...
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August 14, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Washington — Second Amendment advocates are sounding the alarm over a potential expansion of state "red flag" laws, one of the gun reform measures President Trump has endorsed in the wake of the deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. Mr. Trump is urging Congress to back efforts to encourage...
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