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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 20, 2019 8:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Pat Toomey, R-Pa. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Pompeo; former Secretary...

The DIY foreign policy president: Bolton ouster confirms it

Sep. 11, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has said he doesn't mind if the U.S. is on its own in the world. Now, it seems he doesn't mind running American foreign policy on his own as well. With the ouster of John Bolton as his national security adviser, the president has again pushed away an experienced hand in...

Trump says he's considering 5 candidates to replace Bolton

Sep. 11, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's looking at five individuals to become his fourth national security adviser to replace John Bolton, the hawkish diplomat who clashed with the president on global challenges, especially Iran and North Korea. "John wasn't in line with what we were...

The top 10 books on Apple Books-US

Sep. 11, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

Apple Book charts for week ending September 8, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher) 1. Vendetta in Death by J. D. Robb - 9781250207180 - (St. Martin's Publishing Group) 2. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - 9780735219113 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 3. Call Sign Chaos by Bing West &...

Trump ousts hawkish Bolton, dissenter on foreign policy

Sep. 10, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly forced out John Bolton, his hawkish national security adviser with whom he had strong disagreements on Iran, Afghanistan and a cascade of other global challenges. The sudden shake-up marked the latest departure of a prominent voice of dissent...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Sep. 10, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending September 6: Fiction: 1. The Sisters by Dervla McTiernan, narrated by Aoife McMahon (Audible Studios) 2. Treasure Island: An Audible Original Drama by Robert Louis Stevenson & Marty Ross - adaptation, narrated by Philip Glenister, Daniel Mays, Catherine Tate & Owen...

The Latest: Trump says peace talks with Taliban are dead

Sep. 10, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. negotiations to end the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 10 p.m. A potential deal to end America's longest war has unraveled, and President Donald Trump says that as far as he's concerned, Afghanistan peace talks with the Taliban are dead. A secret meeting had been...

Today in History

Sep. 8, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 8, the 251st day of 2019. There are 114 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 8, 1892, an early version of "The Pledge of Allegiance," written by Francis Bellamy, appeared in "The Youth's Companion." It went: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 7, 2019 7:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Pompeo; Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" —...

Amazon.com apologizes for shipping Atwood novel early

Sep. 5, 2019 12:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com is apologizing for a "technical error" which led to some copies of Margaret Atwood's "The Testaments," the year's most anticipated novel, being "inadvertently" sent early. The online giant issued a statement Thursday saying that a "small number" of customers received Atwood's...