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September 25, 2017 RSS feed / News

Black lawmakers ponder Trump agenda at meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the campaign trail last year, then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sought the support of black voters by asking them, “What the hell do you have to lose?” An answer came during the Congressional Black Caucus’ annual More...

Opposition from GOP senators grows, jeopardizes new health care proposal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican opposition to the GOP health care bill swelled to near-fatal numbers Sunday as Sen. Susan Collins all but closed the door on supporting the last-ditch effort to scrap the Obama health care law and Sen. More...

5 things to know about Germany’s surging nationalist party AfD

BERLIN (AP) — Alternative for Germany was founded four years ago at the height of the eurozone crisis, when opposition to a German bailout of other countries using the common currency was strong. More...

Immigrants touched by Mexico quake, try to help from afar

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Luis Ramirez finally reached his mother after the powerful Mexico earthquake, he learned her home was so badly damaged that it had to be demolished.  More...

Meghan Markle appears at Prince Harry’s Invictus Games for wounded vets

TORONTO (AP) — Prince Harry’s girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle, sat in the stands for Saturday’s opening ceremony of his Invictus Games for wounded veterans in her first appearance at a public event with him.  More...

Macron’s party suffers hit in French Senate election

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s upstart centrist party suffered its first electoral blow Sunday, as traditional conservatives dominated Senate elections amid mounting disenchantment with Macron’s leadership.  More...

Iraq’s Kurds set to vote on independence amid fears of unrest

KALAK, Iraq (AP) — “For the sake of the sacrifices and blood of the martyrs, let’s all say yes for Kurdistan independence,” reads a large billboard in the center of Kalak, a small town in Iraq’s northern Kurdish region. More...

Bannon to conservatives: Fear ‘corrupt’ Republican establishment

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former White House strategist Steve Bannon told conservatives Sunday at a rally that they needn’t worry about Democrats but instead should focus on the “corrupt and incompetent Republican establishment.”  More...

Trump signs law restricting travel for eight countries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Citizens of eight countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. More...

Witnesses: Many Rohingya still trying to flee Myanmar

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The massive exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar to escape brutal persecution appears to have slowed down, but several recent refugees say at least tens of thousands more are huddled near beaches or in forests wai More...

Some forcibly arrested in St. Louis weren’t protesting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An undercover St. More...

Right-wing activist holds short, small California rally

BERKELEY, Calif. More...

Merkel wins 4th term but nationalists surge in German vote

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc won a lackluster victory in Germany’s national election Sunday while the anti-migrant, nationalist Alternative for Germany party managed a triumphant entry into parliament.& More...

Anthony Weiner faces sentencing in latest chapter of sexting drama

NEW YORK (AP) — It seemed as if Anthony Weiner had hit rock bottom when he resigned from Congress in 2011. More...

Dolce & Gabbana court youth with offbeat looks in Milan

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are breathing fresh air into Milan Fashion Week, quite literally. More...

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