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Three days after attempted assassination, Trump shooter remains an elusive enigma

Jul. 17, 2024 11:21 AM EDT

BETHEL PARK, Pa. (AP) — After three days, an enigmatic portrait emerged of the 20-year-old man who came close to killing former President Donald Trump with a high-velocity bullet: He was an intelligent loner with few friends, an apparently thin social media footprint and no hints of strong...

2024 Election Latest: Republicans shift their gaze to national security as RNC enters third day

Jul. 17, 2024 11:19 AM EDT

The third day of the Republican National Convention kicks off Wednesday with Republicans — led by the newly nominated Donald Trump and his running mate, U.S. Sen. JD Vance of Ohio — shifting their focus to issues of national security and foreign policy. Republicans are expected...

'Of all the places': Deep red Butler, Pennsylvania, grapples with Trump assassination attempt

Jul. 17, 2024 10:40 AM EDT

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — On the streets of Butler, Pennsylvania, in the wake of Saturday's assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump, the same four words have been spoken again and again: “Of all the places.” Butler, home to some 13,000 people, and the county whose grand...

The stepped-up security around Trump is apparent, with agents walling him off from RNC crowds

Jul. 17, 2024 00:29 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — On the floor of the Republican National Convention Tuesday evening, vice presidential candidate JD Vance greeted and shook hands with excited delegates as he walked toward his seat. It was a marked contrast from former President Donald Trump, who entered the hall a...

In a media world that loves sharp lines, discussions of the Trump shooting follow a predictable path

Jul. 17, 2024 00:05 AM EDT

There aren't a lot of facts. There are, however, an avalanche of conclusions. So it goes in many corners of the news media and among its frequent commentators in the aftermath of the assassination attempt on Donald Trump. Authorities haven’t established why a...

What is known and not known about the attempt on Trump's life and its aftermath

Jul. 17, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

So far, details about the man who authorities say tried to kill former President Donald Trump amount to little more than a stick-figure drawing: a politically enigmatic loner who worked in a nursing home. Still absent are the motivations behind the assassination attempt at...

2024 Election Latest: RNC enters second day with focus shifting to immigration

Jul. 16, 2024 22:48 PM EDT

The Republican National Convention's second day is in full swing — now with Donald Trump officially as its presidential nominee and U.S. Sen. JD Vance of Ohio as his running mate. Trump energized the crowd Monday night by entering the arena with a bandage on his right ear after...

The man killed at a Trump rally died shielding his family. Neighbors share stories of 2 others hurt

Jul. 16, 2024 18:29 PM EDT

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — The bystander killed when a sniper opened fire at a rally for former President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania was a beloved family man and girl dad who served his community with “quiet resilience,” his loved ones said Monday. Corey D. Comperatore, 50, of...

JD Vance charted a Trump-centric, populist path in Senate as he fought GOP establishment

Jul. 16, 2024 17:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Ohio Sen. JD Vance traveled to the Munich Security Conference earlier this year, he wasn’t there to reassure Europe and other global allies that America would aid Ukraine in its war against Russia, as all of the other senators were. Instead, Vance was...

Fulton Financial: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 16, 2024 17:25 PM EDT

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Fulton Financial Corp. (FULT) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $95 million. The bank, based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, said it had earnings of 52 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, were 47 cents per...