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LAS VEGAS | Democrats look to Latinos to provide midterm support

LAS VEGAS  — Democrats need heavy Latino support to win several Senate races and take back control of the House. But Latinos have a spotty track record in midterm elections and there’s no guarantee Democrats will get their support, even though some Latinos are infuriated by President Trump and eager to vote in the midterms. … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Democrats look to Latinos to provide midterm support

PHILADELPHIA | Feds: Child exploitation focus of Pennsylvania church probe

PHILADELPHIA — Two years ago, a federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh considered filing a racketeering lawsuit against a Roman Catholic diocese over its handling of child sex-abuse complaints, but left office before he could make the bold move. A colleague in Philadelphia is now taking new aim at the church, sending grand jury subpoenas to dioceses … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Feds: Child exploitation focus of Pennsylvania church probe

NEW YORK | Literary group sues Trump, alleges free speech stifling

NEW YORK — In the three years that Donald Trump rocketed from candidate to president, the PEN American Center has criticized him as a bully, an autocrat, a user of hate speech and an enemy of free expression. It has published studies, organized petitions and established a Press Freedom Incentive Fund. Now the literary and … Continue reading NEW YORK | Literary group sues Trump, alleges free speech stifling

U.S. Political News: Hudson’s Bipartisan Bills to Combat Opioid Crisis Head to Trump’s Desk

Hudson’s Bipartisan Bills to Combat Opioid Crisis Head to Trump’s Desk Hudson’s bill has been praised as one of “the most important opioid bills” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement after Congress passed his bipartisan bills, the Securing Opioids and Unused Narcotics with Deliberate (SOUND) Disposal and Packaging … Continue reading U.S. Political News: Hudson’s Bipartisan Bills to Combat Opioid Crisis Head to Trump’s Desk

SEOUL, South Korea | Pompeo cites progress made with Kim Jong Un on N. Korea trip

SEOUL, South Korea— U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made unspecified progress Sunday toward an agreement for the North to give up its nuclear weapons. But there was no immediate indication whether Pompeo had managed to arrange a much-anticipated second summit between Kim and President … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Pompeo cites progress made with Kim Jong Un on N. Korea trip

LONDON | Statue conflict: ‘Matilda’ in face-off with President Trump

LONDON — A statue of President Donald Trump has been unveiled in an English village next to a statue of a fictional figure from one of Roald Dahl’s best-loved books. The two statues show Trump in a face-to-face confrontation with the character Matilda, whose story was published 30 years ago. The Roald Dahl Story Company … Continue reading LONDON | Statue conflict: ‘Matilda’ in face-off with President Trump

WHEELING, W. Va. | Trump on Kim: Tough talk … ‘and then we fell in love’

WHEELING, W. Va. — President Donald Trump told a cheering crowd at a campaign rally that there was once tough talk “back and forth” between him and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “and then we fell in love.” Trump said at the Saturday night rally in West Virginia: “He wrote me beautiful letters and … Continue reading WHEELING, W. Va. | Trump on Kim: Tough talk … ‘and then we fell in love’