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argentine-leader-tests-positive-for-covid19 Argentine leader tests positive for covid-19
icon Posted: 04 April 2021 [07:16 PM]

and PATRICIA LUNA Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentine President Alberto Fernández says he had an initial positive test for…

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More people choosing to die at home
icon Posted: 07 February 2021 [07:49 PM]

MISSION, Kan. (AP) - Mortuary owner Brian Simmons has been making more trips to homes to pick up bodies to be cremated and embalmed since the pandemic hit. With COVID-19 devastating communities in Missouri, his two-person crews regularly arrive at…

Second snowstorm in a week blankets Northeast
icon Posted: 07 February 2021 [07:46 PM]

NEW YORK (AP) - A major snowstorm pushed through the Northeastern United States on Sunday, less than a week after a storm dumped more than 2 feet on parts of the region. By early afternoon, 5 to 7 inches had…

Sunday 01/31/2021
Military stages coup in Myanmar, civilian leader Suu Kyi detained
icon Posted: 31 January 2021 [08:47 PM]

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - A military coup was taking place in Myanmar early Monday and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi was detained under house arrest, reports said, as communications were cut to the capital. Phone and internet access to Naypyitaw…

Trump names two lawyers to impeachment defense team
icon Posted: 31 January 2021 [08:45 PM]

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump announced Sunday that a former county prosecutor and a criminal defense lawyer with a background in civil rights work will lead his impeachment defense team, one day after it was revealed that the former president had…

Sunday 01/24/2021
White House begins talks with lawmakers on covid-19 relief
icon Posted: 24 January 2021 [09:13 PM]

WASHINGTON - Top aides to President Joe Biden on Sunday began talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package as Biden faces increasing headwinds in his effort to win bipartisan backing…

Lawmakers threatened ahead of Trump impeachment trial
icon Posted: 24 January 2021 [09:08 PM]

WASHINGTON - Federal law enforcement officials are examining a number of threats aimed at members of Congress as the second trial of former President Donald Trump nears, including ominous chatter about killing legislators or attacking them outside of the U.S.…

Sunday 01/17/2021
Heavily fortified statehouses around United States see small protests
icon Posted: 17 January 2021 [09:05 PM]

Small groups of right-wing protesters - some of them carrying rifles - gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at…

Sunday 01/10/2021
Capitol police were overrun, 'left naked' against rioters
icon Posted: 10 January 2021 [08:04 PM]

WASHINGTON - Despite ample warnings about pro-Trump demonstrations in Washington, U.S. Capitol Police did not bolster staffing on Wednesday and made no preparations for the possibility that the planned protests could escalate into massive violent riots, according to several people…

Pelosi says House will impeach Trump unless VP forces ouster
icon Posted: 10 January 2021 [08:02 PM]

WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald Trump unless the vice president and Cabinet invoke constitutional authority to force him out, calling Trump a threat to democracy after the…

Sunday 01/03/2021
Pelosi narrowly reelected speaker, faces difficult two years
icon Posted: 03 January 2021 [09:37 PM]

WASHINGTON - Nancy Pelosi was narrowly reelected Sunday as speaker, giving her the reins of Democrats’ slender House majority as she and President-elect Joe Biden set a challenging course of producing legislation to tackle the pandemic, revive the economy and…

Trump, on tape, presses Ga. official to 'find' him votes
icon Posted: 03 January 2021 [09:31 PM]

ATLANTA - President Donald Trump pressured Georgia's Republican secretary of state to “find” enough votes to overturn Joe Biden's win in the state's presidential election, repeatedly citing disproven claims of fraud and raising the prospect of “criminal offense" if officials…

Monday 12/28/2020
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More EU nations ban travel from UK, fearing virus variant
icon Posted: 20 December 2020 [08:31 PM]

BERLIN - A growing list of European Union nations barred travel from the U.K. on Sunday and others were considering similar action, in a bid to block a new strain of coronavirus sweeping across southern England from spreading to the…

Congress seals agreement on $900 billion covid relief bill
icon Posted: 20 December 2020 [08:23 PM]

WASHINGTON - Top Capitol Hill negotiators sealed a deal Sunday on an almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package, finally delivering long-overdue help to businesses and individuals and providing money to deliver vaccines to a nation eager for them. The…

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US government agencies hacked; Russia a possible culprit
icon Posted: 13 December 2020 [08:52 PM]

WASHINGTON - Hackers broke into the networks of federal agencies including the Treasury and Commerce departments in attacks revealed just days after U.S. officials warned that cyber actors linked to the Russian government were exploiting vulnerabilities to target sensitive data.…

Friday 12/11/2020
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Trump's election fight puts embattled Texas AG in spotlight
icon Posted: 09 December 2020 [08:45 PM]

AUSTIN, Texas - A lawsuit that President Donald Trump is now calling “the big one” in his effort to overturn the outcome of the presidential election is helmed by an embattled Texas ally who is likewise trying to reverse his…

UK-EU to resume Brexit trade talks but say large gaps remain
icon Posted: 09 December 2020 [08:40 PM]

BRUSSELS - In the end, not even dinner of scallops and steamed turbot could bring the leaders of the European Union and Britain any closer together than months of talks by negotiators seeking to cobble together a trade deal in…

Sunday 12/06/2020
Biden picks California AG Becerra to lead HHS, pandemic response
icon Posted: 06 December 2020 [08:39 PM]

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden has picked California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to be his health secretary, putting a defender of the Affordable Care Act in a leading role to oversee his administration's coronavirus response. If confirmed by the…

Rudy Giuliani tests positive for covid-19
icon Posted: 06 December 2020 [08:34 PM]

ASSOCAITED PRESS WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Sunday his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani has tested positive for the coronavirus, making him the latest in Trump's inner circle to contract the disease that is now surging across the U.S. Giuliani…

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Morgues and hospitals beginning to overflow
icon Posted: 02 December 2020 [08:29 PM]

By The Associated Press Nearly 37,000 Americans died of covid-19 in November, the most in any month since the dark early days of the pandemic, engulfing families in grief, filling newspaper obituary pages and testing the capacity of morgues,…

Biden, top Democrats get behind bipartisan virus relief bill
icon Posted: 02 December 2020 [08:26 PM]

WASHINGTON (AP) - President-elect Joe Biden swung behind a bipartisan COVID-19 relief effort Wednesday and his top Capitol Hill allies cut their demands for a $2 trillion-plus measure by more than half in hopes of breaking a monthslong logjam and…