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WARSAW, Poland | Polish leaders to walk with nationalists on Independence Day

WARSAW, Poland— The Polish government and the organizers of a yearly march of nationalists say they have agreed to hold a joint march on Poland’s Independence Day on Sunday. The announcement made late Friday means President Andrzej Duda and other state officials will march in the capital with organizations whose yearly march last year included … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Polish leaders to walk with nationalists on Independence Day

PROVIDENCE, R.I. | No voters showed up to this polling place on Election Day

PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Rhode Island elections officials say one polling place in Providence did not see a single voter during the midterm elections earlier this week. Miguel Nunez, deputy director at the state elections board, told The Providence Journal that Precinct 2807 has just 11 registered voters. None of them showed up Tuesday. The precinct is … Continue reading PROVIDENCE, R.I. | No voters showed up to this polling place on Election Day

WASHINGTON | Trump: Pledge for more career opportunities helped 6 million

WASHINGTON — Four months after signing an executive order creating the National Council for the American Worker, President Donald Trump is set to announce that over 160 companies and organizations are pledging to provide new career opportunities for more than 6 million Americans. The White House says Trump will announce Wednesday that since the unveiling … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump: Pledge for more career opportunities helped 6 million

WASHINGTON | Push to toughen foreign lobbying law stalls amid opposition

WASHINGTON— A push to give the Justice Department more enforcement authority over the lucrative and at times shadowy world of foreign lobbying is stalled amid opposition from pro-business groups, nonprofits and privacy advocates. Organizations that range from the influential U.S. Chamber of Commerce to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers have raised objections to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Push to toughen foreign lobbying law stalls amid opposition

LONDON | The Latest: US charges 7 Russian intel officers with hacking

LONDON— The Latest on a new wave of global cyberattacks blamed on Russia (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The U.S. Justice Department has charged seven Russian military intelligence officers with hacking anti-doping agencies and other organizations. An indictment announced in Washington on Thursday says Russia’s military intelligence agency, known as the GRU, targeted the hacking … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: US charges 7 Russian intel officers with hacking

PARIS | French police seize weapons, detain 3 in anti-terror raids

PARIS — French police detained three people and seized weapons during raids of a dozen homes and the headquarters of a Muslim association based outside the port city of Dunkirk during an anti-terrorism operation early Tuesday, officials said. Authorities froze the funds of the Centre Zahra France, along with those of three other organizations and … Continue reading PARIS | French police seize weapons, detain 3 in anti-terror raids

SALT LAKE CITY | Mormons to stay outdoors after split with Boy Scouts

SALT LAKE CITY— The Mormon church‘s new youth program, which will roll out in 2020 when it cuts all ties with Boy Scouts of America, will still include outdoor and adventure activities even as the initiative becomes more gospel-focused, the faith confirmed Friday. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provided a few more … Continue reading SALT LAKE CITY | Mormons to stay outdoors after split with Boy Scouts