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Protests slam Trump's emergency declaration for border wall

Feb. 18, 2019 4:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Protesters converged in cities around the country Monday to decry President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to fund his planned U.S.-Mexico border wall. Organized by the liberal group MoveOn and others, the demonstrations took the occasion of Presidents Day to assail...

Group at MIT wants a celebration for a new college canceled

Feb. 18, 2019 3:54 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Some students and professors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are asking the university to cancel celebrations for a new computing center. The Boston Globe reported Monday that 18 students, alumni and faculty published an opinion piece in The Tech , an MIT student publication. The...

Trump lashes out at key officials involved in Russia probe

Feb. 18, 2019 3:34 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at key officials involved in the Russia probe, namely former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and the current deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein. In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" that aired Sunday, McCabe described Rosenstein as...

Border wall a complex issue for 2020 prospect Beto O'Rourke

Feb. 18, 2019 3:23 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — When President Donald Trump visited Beto O'Rourke's hometown to argue that walling off the southern border would make the U.S. safer, the former Democratic congressman and possible 2020 presidential hopeful was ready. As the president filled an El Paso arena with supporters, O'Rourke...

LePage says he wasn't aware of high rate paid on Trump hotel

Feb. 18, 2019 3:05 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Former Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he was not aware of his administration spending more than $1,100 a night during a stay at a Trump hotel. LePage on Monday responded to a Portland Press Herald report that he and his staff spent at least $22,000 in public money for more...

EU warns of reduced imports if Trump puts tariffs on cars

Feb. 18, 2019 2:22 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union warned U.S. President Donald Trump Monday that the bloc will step back from a commitment to buy more American soybeans and liquid gas if European cars are hit with punitive tariffs. The U.S. Commerce Department is expected issue its guidance on whether auto imports...

No plan for Smollett to do follow-up police interview Monday

Feb. 18, 2019 2:01 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett say there are no plans for him to meet with Chicago detectives Monday for a follow-up interview about his reported assault. Anne Kavanagh is a spokeswoman for Smollett's lawyers. She says in an emailed statement that his lawyers "will keep an...

Trump to say Venezuela's move to democracy is 'irreversible'

Feb. 18, 2019 12:26 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump will seek on Monday to rally support in the largest Venezuelan community in the U.S. for opposition leader Juan Guaido, saying Venezuela's "current path toward democracy is irreversible." White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said that Trump will...

Trump the pundit handicaps 2020 Democratic contenders

Feb. 18, 2019 12:07 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kamala Harris had the best campaign roll-out. Amy Klobuchar's snowy debut showed grit. Elizabeth Warren's opening campaign video was a bit odd. Take it from an unlikely armchair pundit sizing up the 2020 Democratic field: President Donald Trump. In tweets, public remarks and...

Man with banner scales crane before Trump speech in Florida

Feb. 18, 2019 11:55 AM EST

SWEETWATER, Fla. (AP) — A man with a banner and an American flag climbed a construction crane near a Florida campus where President Donald Trump was scheduled to speak Monday. The Miami Herald reports the man spent about two hours atop the crane at the northern edge of the Florida International University...