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Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to '16 campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who shot a congressman and four other people Wednesday had apparently volunteered for Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign, the Vermont senator said Wednesday before assailing violence as "unacceptable in our society.

Jun. 14, 2017 7:21 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 5 The Boston Herald on deadly chemical attack in Syria: So where do you suppose President Trump's "red line" is in Syria? What is believed to be the worst chemical weapons attack since 2013 has claimed at least 58 lives, including those of 11 children, according to a British-based human rights group.

Apr. 5, 2017 5:27 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 7 The New York Times on Republicans' newly unveiled health bill: Republican House leaders have spent months dodging questions about how they would replace the Affordable Care Act with a better law, and went so far as to hide the draft of their plan from other lawmakers.

Mar. 8, 2017 3:19 PM EST
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 31 The Washington Post on Trump's firing of acting Attorney General Sally Yates: AMERICA'S HISTORY of orderly freedom reflects the strength of our Constitution and laws.

Feb. 1, 2017 5:20 PM EST
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 25 The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina on the confirmation of former South Carolina Gov.

Jan. 25, 2017 3:18 PM EST
Business Highlights

___ Trump says he's leaving businesses to avoid conflicts NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump declared Wednesday he will leave his business empire behind to focus on his presidency.

Nov. 30, 2016 5:38 PM EST
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ Nov. 30 The Knoxville News Sentinel on devastating fires in Gatlinburg: When dawn broke over Gatlinburg on Tuesday, hearts broke as well throughout the region and across the country.

Nov. 30, 2016 4:41 PM EST
Business Highlights

___ For-profit colleges expect fortunes to improve under Trump BOSTON (AP) — After nearing collapse under the Obama administration, the for-profit college industry is celebrating Donald Trump's election as a chance for a rebound.

Nov. 29, 2016 5:05 PM EST
Full transcript of the AP's interview with Iraq's PM

BAGHDAD (AP) — Following is a full transcript of The Associated Press interview with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad: Q - The Mosul campaign is more than six weeks in and just a fraction of the city has been retaken.

Nov. 29, 2016 4:45 AM EST
Business Highlights

NEW YORK (AP) — ___ Cyber Monday transforms as shoppers are more connected NEW YORK (AP) — The Monday after Thanksgiving is still a time when millions of Americans shop, but a one-day Cyber Monday frenzy appears to be going the way of the dial-up modem.

Nov. 28, 2016 5:10 PM EST
Business Highlights

___ Shoppers hunt for deals, hit the shops for entertainment NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers were on the hunt for deals and were at the stores for entertainment Friday as malls opened for what is still one of the busiest days of the year, even as the start of the holiday season edges ever earlier.

Nov. 25, 2016 2:50 PM EST
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ Nov. 23 The Chicago Tribune on the Presidential Medal of Freedom: Think of a president of the United States as the world's most powerful fanboy — or, someday, fangirl.

Nov. 23, 2016 4:23 PM EST
Business Highlights

___ Tired of travel fees? Here's a charge you may be unaware of NEW YORK — Ever feel like the taxi ride from the airport costs more than the trip there? It's not your imagination.

Nov. 22, 2016 5:41 PM EST
Business Highlights

___ Volkswagen to shed 30,000 jobs, cutting costs after scandal FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen announced plans Friday to cut 30,000 jobs in a wide-ranging restructuring of its namesake brand as it tries to recover from a scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests.

Nov. 18, 2016 6:40 PM EST
Business Highlights

___ Yellen says she isn't going anywhere when Trump takes office WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appears unruffled by incoming President Donald Trump's victory last week.

Nov. 17, 2016 7:42 PM EST
Global stocks as focus slowly turns away from Trump

LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Tuesday as investors slowly turned their focus away from what President-elect Donald Trump will do in office to more fundamental drivers, such as whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month.

Nov. 15, 2016 7:45 AM EST
Correction: Trump-American Muslims story

In a story Nov. 13 about U.S. Muslims' reaction to Donald Trump's election, The Associated Press reported erroneously the campus on which a hijab-wearing student told authorities she had been briefly choked by an assailant shortly after the election of Donald Trump.

Nov. 14, 2016 6:53 PM EST
Business Highlights

___ For ECB and Fed, Trump complicates decisions on rate policy FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Donald Trump's surprise election victory has helped solidify expectations for an interest rate increase next month by the U.

Nov. 14, 2016 6:10 PM EST
Business Highlights

___ Trump's path to boosting infrastructure is full of potholes WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has vowed to rebuild the nation's roads, bridges, airports and railways, but the path to delivering on that promise is full of potholes.

Nov. 11, 2016 5:45 PM EST
The Latest: Arrests in Portland anti-Trump protests

The Latest on anti-Donald Trump protests around the country (all times PST):11:30 p.m.Police in Portland Oregon have detained several people as an anti-Trump protest-turned violent with demonstrators breaking windows of businesses and starting a dumpster fire downtown.

Nov. 11, 2016 1:55 AM EST
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ Nov. 9 The Washington Post on Internet censorship in China: CHINA'S INTERNET is a universe of contradictions.

Nov. 10, 2016 8:06 PM EST
Business Highlights

___ Taxes? Trade? How Trump could affect key areas of economy Donald Trump won the presidency by pledging to restore a vanished and golden economic era, when growth roared, factory jobs flourished and America sat unchallenged atop the global economy.

Nov. 10, 2016 5:43 PM EST
Aaron Sorkin tells family 'hate given hope' by Trump win

President-elect Donald Trump's victory has prompted Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin to pen an open letter to his daughter and his ex-wife in which he slams the Republican and vows "the battle isn't over.

Nov. 10, 2016 1:48 PM EST
10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1.

Nov. 10, 2016 5:35 AM EST
Thousands protest Trump win around US

CHICAGO (AP) — The raw divisions exposed by the presidential race were on full display across America on Wednesday, as protesters flooded city streets to condemn Donald Trump's election in demonstrations that police said were mostly peaceful.

Nov. 10, 2016 12:24 AM EST
Business Highlights

___ For global economy, Trump victory intensifies uncertainties Donald Trump's promise to put America first helped propel him to the U.

Nov. 9, 2016 5:37 PM EST
Leaders, people across the world react to Trump's victory

World leaders, presidents and prime ministers, officials, politicians, people from all walks of life and even the Taliban in Afghanistan are reacting to Donald Trump's astounding victory as America's 45th president.

Nov. 9, 2016 7:54 AM EST
10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1.

Nov. 9, 2016 5:57 AM EST

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