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The Latest: Orlando Sentinel says it won't endorse Trump

Jun. 18, 2019 1:11 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on planned protests of President Trump's reelection announcement in Florida (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The hometown paper of the Florida city where Donald Trump is making his reelection announcement says it won't endorse the president. The Orlando Sentinel said in an...

Alabama's Roy Moore to announce US Senate plans Thursday

Jun. 18, 2019 1:11 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Conservative firebrand Roy Moore of Alabama will announce this week if he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Moore's wife, Kayla Moore, confirmed that he will make an announcement on the Senate race Thursday. Moore ran for U.S. Senate in 2017, but lost the special election amid...

The Latest: Jury selected in Navy SEAL's murder trial

Jun. 18, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 10:05 a.m. A jury has been selected to decide the fate of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing a teenage Islamic State prisoner in Iraq. Five Marines and two...

Stocks rise after Trump says he'll meet with Xi next week

Jun. 18, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose sharply on Wall Street Tuesday as traders cheered news that the leaders of the U.S. and China will meet face-to-face next week to discuss their long-running trade dispute. President Donald Trump said he will hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at an international summit...

Attorney Michael Avenatti faces November trial in New York

Jun. 18, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — California attorney Michael Avenatti faces a November trial date on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike. The Nov. 12 trial date was set Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe at a pretrial hearing in Manhattan. Avenatti participated by telephone, answering only...

Trump says he'll talk trade with Xi next week in Japan

Jun. 18, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he'll hold trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week while he's at a summit of nations in Japan. And U.S. and Chinese negotiators will resume talks before the leaders meet. In an escalating trade dispute with Beijing, Trump has already imposed 25%...

Trump says US will begin deporting millions

Jun. 18, 2019 12:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to deport millions of people living in the United States illegally, heralding a plan that could help energize his supporters just ahead of formally announcing his reelection bid . The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement next week will "begin the...

European Central Bank hints at stimulus _ drawing Trump ire

Jun. 18, 2019 12:40 PM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank could unleash more stimulus if the economy doesn't pick up soon, its president warned Tuesday, sparking a sharp drop in the euro and drawing an angry tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump. Mario Draghi told a conference in Sintra, Portugal, that the ECB...

The Latest: White House steps up Iran outreach to Congress

Jun. 18, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments as the U.S. and Iran edge toward a flashpoint amid escalation in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The White House is stepping up its outreach to Congress as tensions escalate in the Middle East. Lawmakers will receive a series of classified...

3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

Jun. 18, 2019 12:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is likely — if not certain — to leave interest rates alone when its latest policy meeting ends Wednesday. But expectations are high that the Fed and its chairman, Jerome Powell, will signal that a rate cut may come soon for the first time in more than a...