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Tuesday’s primaries include presidential races and the prosecutor in Trump’s Georgia election case

Tuesday’s primaries include presidential races and the prosecutor in Trump’s Georgia election case

The presidential primaries that Joe Biden and Donald Trump have already clinched will move closer to their end Tuesday. Voters in two states, Kentucky and Oregon, will get their chance to weigh in, symbolic decisions that provide a few more delegates to the national conventions and a gut check on where the Democratic and Republican bases stand toward their standard-bearers…Read more

Nikki Haley faces a murky path forward and a key decision on whether or not to endorse Trump

Nikki Haley faces a murky path forward and a key decision on whether or not to endorse Trump

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley is perhaps the highest-profile Republican in the nation who has refused to fall in line and endorse Donald Trump’s presidential bid. It’s unclear how long that might last. Some allies believe she may be forced to endorse him before the November election to avoid permanently alienating the Republican Party base. Some even suspect…Read more

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Mourners begin days of funerals for Iran’s president and others killed in helicopter crash

Mourners begin days of funerals for Iran’s president and others killed in helicopter crash

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mourners in black began gathering Tuesday for days of funerals and processions for Iran’s late president, foreign minister and others killed in a helicopter crash, a government-led series of ceremonies aimed at both honoring the dead and projecting strength in an unsettled Middle East…Continue Reading

Tuesday’s primaries include presidential races and the prosecutor in Trump’s Georgia election case

Tuesday’s primaries include presidential races and the prosecutor in Trump’s Georgia election case

The presidential primaries that Joe Biden and Donald Trump have already clinched will move closer to their end Tuesday. Voters in two states, Kentucky and Oregon, will get their chance to weigh in, symbolic decisions that provide a few more delegates to the national conventions and a gut check on where the Democratic and Republican bases stand toward their standard-bearers…Continue Reading

Nikki Haley faces a murky path forward and a key decision on whether or not to endorse Trump

Nikki Haley faces a murky path forward and a key decision on whether or not to endorse Trump

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley is perhaps the highest-profile Republican in the nation who has refused to fall in line and endorse Donald Trump’s presidential bid. It’s unclear how long that might last. Some allies believe she may be forced to endorse him before the November election to avoid permanently alienating the Republican Party base. Some even suspect…Continue Reading

Michael Cohen says he stole from Trump’s company as defense presses key hush money trial witness

Michael Cohen says he stole from Trump’s company as defense presses key hush money trial witness

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Donald Trump attorney Michael Cohen admitted Monday to jurors in the Republican’s hush money trial that he stole tens of thousands of dollars from Trump’s company as defense lawyers seized on the star witness’ misdeeds to attack his credibility…Continue Reading

Top Democrat calls for Biden to replace FDIC chairman to fix agency’s ‘toxic culture’

Top Democrat calls for Biden to replace FDIC chairman to fix agency’s ‘toxic culture’

NEW YORK (AP) — The most powerful Democrat in Congress on banking and financial issues called for President Joe Biden to replace the chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on Monday, saying the agency is broken and there must be “fundamental changes at the FDIC.”…Continue Reading

‘Make sure it doesn’t get released;’ Star witness Michael Cohen implicates Trump in hush money case

‘Make sure it doesn’t get released;’ Star witness Michael Cohen implicates Trump in hush money case

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s fixer-turned-foe, Michael Cohen, directly implicated the former president in a hush money scheme Monday, telling jurors that his celebrity client approved hefty payouts to stifle stories about sex that he feared could be harmful to his 2016 White House campaign…Continue Reading

Are US interest rates high enough to beat inflation? The Fed will take its time to find out

Are US interest rates high enough to beat inflation? The Fed will take its time to find out

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sharp interest rate hikes of the past two years will likely take longer than previously expected to bring down inflation, several Federal Reserve officials have said in recent comments, suggesting there may be few, if any, rate cuts this year…Continue Reading

Pro-Palestinian protests dwindle on campuses as some US college graduations marked by defiant acts

Pro-Palestinian protests dwindle on campuses as some US college graduations marked by defiant acts

A tiny contingent of Duke University graduates opposed pro-Israel comedian Jerry Seinfeld speaking at their commencement in North Carolina Sunday, with about 30 of the 7,000 students leaving their seats and chanting “free Palestine” amid a mix of boos and cheers…Continue Reading

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