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WASHINGTON | US, China holding security talks amid trade tensions

WASHINGTON — Even as the United States and China butt heads over trade, their top diplomats and defense chiefs will be meeting in Washington Friday, looking to tamp down tensions on other issues that have put a chill on relations between the two world powers. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US, China holding security talks amid trade tensions

AP FACT CHECK: 3 Iowa stores closed under Fred Hubbell

Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds campaign launched an ad critical of Democratic opponent Fred Hubbell’s management of a once-popular Iowa department store chain called Younkers. Hubbell is a wealthy businessman who hails from one of the state’s best-known families. He’s hoping to unseat Reynolds, who is seeking a four-year term after succeeding former Gov. Terry Branstad … Continue reading AP FACT CHECK: 3 Iowa stores closed under Fred Hubbell