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Mexico's finance secretary resigns after Trump visit

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of President Enrique Pena Nieto's closest advisers and confidants, Finance Secretary Luis Videgaray, resigned Wednesday in a move seen as linked to the unpopular decision to invite Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to visit Mexico.

Sep. 7, 2016 10:07 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ Sept. 6 The China Daily on China at the G20 Summit: The ceremonies, handshakes, meetings and speeches, banquets and performances of this year's G20 Summit have now come to an end.

Sep. 7, 2016 5:50 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ Aug. 30 The Telegraph of London on the European Union: Of all the distortions and misunderstandings propagated by the politicians who sought to keep Britain inside the European Union, perhaps the worst was the idea that EU membership represented a commitment to economic openness and free markets while leaving would be an act of economic regression, a rejection of free markets in favor of closed economies and the policies of the past.

Aug. 31, 2016 8:33 PM EDT
Black voters critique, question Trump's overtures

Donald Trump says he wants support from more black voters, asking them "what do you have to lose?" by breaking tradition and voting for a Republican presidential candidate.

Aug. 24, 2016 12:28 PM EDT
Trump on immigration, deportation, the US-Mexico wall

A cornerstone of Donald Trump's presidential campaign is a promise to deport the estimate 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally while also building a wall along the U.

Aug. 22, 2016 12:56 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ Aug. 17 The China Daily on progress being made in the South China Sea conflict: After all the recent hoopla over the disputes in the South China Sea, an obvious priority for the region has been de-escalating tensions and finding ways to prevent or manage potential crises.

Aug. 17, 2016 6:39 PM EDT
Trump calls for 'extreme vetting' of immigration applicants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Donald Trump called Monday for "extreme" ideological vetting of immigrants seeking admission to the United States, vowing to significantly overhaul the country's screening process and block those who sympathize with extremist groups or don't embrace American values.

Aug. 15, 2016 5:33 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ Aug. 10 The Baltimore Sun on an investigation into the Baltimore Police Department: When Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Kevin Davis stood before the cameras this morning to discuss the Department of Justice's exhaustive documentation of the Baltimore Police Department's blatantly unconstitutional and racially discriminatory practices, their message was, in a nutshell, "Don't worry, Baltimore, we're on it.

Aug. 10, 2016 3:48 PM EDT
Dan Rather: 'History is watching' those who support Trump

Dan Rather is slamming Donald Trump's comment Tuesday suggesting that "Second Amendment people" may be able to find a way to stop Democrat Hillary Clinton from rolling back gun rights if she's elected.

Aug. 10, 2016 7:22 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ Aug. 3 The Telegraph, United Kingdom, on the UK Independence Party: Contrary to appearances, the process of selecting a new leader for the UK Independence Party is not a joke.

Aug. 3, 2016 3:51 PM EDT
Correction: Russia-Media-US story

MOSCOW (AP) — In a story July 27 about the portrayal of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in Russian media, The Associated Press reported erroneously that RT TV is part of the Rossiya Segodnya state media complex.

Aug. 2, 2016 5:00 PM EDT
10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Aug. 1, 2016 9:46 PM EDT
Donald Trump rescued from stalled elevator in Colorado city

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Springs Fire Department says that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had to be rescued from an elevator that was stuck between the first and second floors of a resort.

Jul. 30, 2016 10:53 PM EDT
Correction: DEM 2016-Convention-Celebrities story

In a story July 28 about celebrities at the Democratic National Convention, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Shonda Rhimes was the creator of "How to Get Away with Murder.

Jul. 29, 2016 5:52 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ July 27 The Philadelphia Inquirer on the Democratic National Convention: Paul Simon's "Bridge Over Troubled Water" was an obvious choice for a convention striving to be one - and much more apropos than his "America," the adopted theme of the Bernie Sanders insurgency.

Jul. 27, 2016 4:40 PM EDT
Fergie, Black Eyed Peas headline separate DNC concerts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas haven't played together in five years, but they will be playing separate concerts in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday.

Jul. 27, 2016 12:05 PM EDT
102-year-old delegate casts Arizona ballots for Clinton

Jerry Emmett was born before women gained the right to vote in America, so it's fitting she announced that the Arizona delegation was casting 51 of its 85 votes for Hillary Clinton for president.

Jul. 26, 2016 10:08 PM EDT
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Jul. 25, 2016 9:46 PM EDT
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Jul. 25, 2016 6:02 AM EDT
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nearly 50,000 people are making their ways into Philadelphia this weekend for the 2016 Democratic National Convention that begins Monday.

Jul. 23, 2016 3:20 PM EDT
O'Jays decry use of "Love Train" during RNC

R&B group The O'Jays are decrying the use of their song "Love Train" during the Republican National Convention, including a version remixed as "Trump Train," without the consent of the band.

Jul. 21, 2016 6:24 PM EDT
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Jul. 21, 2016 5:58 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ July 20 The Telegraph, United Kingdom on Prime Minister Theresa May: In any job, first impressions are important.

Jul. 20, 2016 5:39 PM EDT
Quotations in the News

"This is a movement, but we have to go all the way." — Donald Trump, after Republicans nominated him as their presidential standard-bearer at the party's national convention in Cleveland.

Jul. 20, 2016 3:00 AM EDT
Melania Trump opts for Serbian designer for her big moment

Her husband's campaign slogan is "Make America Great Again." But when it came to her big moment in the spotlight, Melania Trump chose a dress not by an American designer, but by a Serbian-born designer based in London.

Jul. 19, 2016 4:54 PM EDT
#FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes dominate social media after speech

Accusations that Melania Trump lifted parts of her speech Monday to the Republican National Convention from one Michelle Obama gave eight years ago have become a trending topic on social media under #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes.

Jul. 19, 2016 12:02 PM EDT
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Jul. 19, 2016 7:33 AM EDT
Attack on crowded French promenade not deterring gatherings

The deliberate targeting of pedestrians along a promenade in France last week by a French-Tunisian national, which killed 84 people and wounded dozens, has drawn renewed attention to the dangers of gathering in crowds in an age of terrorism and mass shootings.

Jul. 18, 2016 1:53 PM EDT
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Jul. 18, 2016 8:32 AM EDT

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