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FRANKFORT, Ky | The Latest: Teen in video says he sought to calm tension

FRANKFORT, Ky.  —January 20, 2019—  The Latest on videos showing Kentucky students in a confronation at a Native American at a rally in Washington (all times local): 8:45 p.m. A teen at the center of a video confrontation with a Native American organizer of a march in Washington, D.C., says he did nothing to provoke anyone … Continue reading FRANKFORT, Ky | The Latest: Teen in video says he sought to calm tension

BEIJING | China 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low

BEIJING —January 20, 2019—  China‘s 2018 economic growth fell to a three-decade low as activity cooled amid a tariff war with Washington. The world’s second-largest economy expanded by 6.6 percent over a year earlier, down from 2017’s 6.9 percent, official data showed Monday. Growth in the three months ending in December cooled to 6.4 percent from … Continue reading BEIJING | China 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low

BEIJING | China’s 2018 economic growth edges down amid trade war

BEIJING —January 20, 2019—   China‘s 2018 economic growth decelerated to 6.6 percent after activity in the final quarter of the year declined amid a tariff battle with Washington. Data announced Monday showed economic growth cooled to a post-global crisis quarterly low of 6.4 percent in the three months ending in December from the previous quarter’s … Continue reading BEIJING | China’s 2018 economic growth edges down amid trade war

WASHINGTON  | Trump plans ‘major announcement’ on border, longest shutdown

WASHINGTON  — January 18, 2019— President Donald Trump said he’ll be making a “major announcement” on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fifth week. Democrats are now proposing hundreds of millions of dollars for new immigration judges and improvements to ports of … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Trump plans ‘major announcement’ on border, longest shutdown

WASHINGTON | Islanders beat Caps in Trotz’s return, move into first place

WASHINGTON —January 18, 2019—  Josh Bailey and Cal Clutterbuck scored third-period goals, Thomas Greiss made 19 saves for the shutout and the New York Islanders moved into first place in the Metropolitan Division by beating the Capitals 2-0 Friday night in Barry Trotz’s return to Washington. Trotz’s Islanders have won four in a row and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Islanders beat Caps in Trotz’s return, move into first place

WASHINGTON | Trump plans big announcement on Saturday on shutdown, border

WASHINGTON— January 18, 2019— President Donald Trump said he’ll be making a “major announcement” on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fifth week. The White House declined to provide details late Friday about what the president would be announcing. But Trump was … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump plans big announcement on Saturday on shutdown, border

WASHINGTON | Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to hold 2nd summit

WASHINGTON—January 18, 2019— President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear weapons, the White House announced Friday. News of a second meeting with the reclusive North Korean leader came after Trump’s 90-minute meeting in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to hold 2nd summit