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Biden hosts Iraqi leader after Iran's attack on Israel throws Mideast into greater uncertainty

Apr. 15, 2024 16:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday hosted Iraq’s leader at the White House as his administration worked to prevent an escalation in Mideast hostilities following Iran’s weekend aerial assault on Israel. Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani was visiting for...

House Speaker Mike Johnson leaves uncertain his plan to advance aid for Israel and Ukraine

Apr. 15, 2024 16:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Mike Johnson left uncertain his plan for advancing aid for Israel and Ukraine on Monday, keeping the future of the funding in doubt as lawmakers returned to Washington for a crucial week of foreign policy work. Iran's missile and drone strike against...

Biden hosts Czech leader at White House to promote Ukraine aid amid holdup in Congress

Apr. 15, 2024 16:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden urged the U.S. House to immediately take up Senate-passed supplemental funding for Ukraine and Israel on Monday as he hosted Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala in the Oval Office. The visit came as Biden aimed to highlight the efforts other...

Former Trump staffer who said to 'fan the flame' after 2020 loss hired to lead Wisconsin GOP

Apr. 15, 2024 14:57 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The director of Donald Trump's 2020 presidential campaign in Wisconsin, who pushed allegations of widespread fraud that were ultimately debunked, has been hired to run the Republican Party of Wisconsin heading into the November election. Andrew Iverson will...

The Philippine president says he won't give US access to more local military bases

Apr. 15, 2024 10:14 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president said Monday his administration has no plan to give the United States access to more Philippine military bases and stressed that the American military's presence in several camps and sites so far was sparked by China’s aggressive actions in the...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Apr. 15, 2024 07:12 AM EDT

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. April 13, 2024. Editorial: State meal site funding positive, but millions less than rejected federal program It’s good to see the state of Iowa making money available to support summer meal sites for kids, but the move renews questions...

Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas

Apr. 15, 2024 07:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has reached an agreement to provide up to $6.4 billion in direct funding for Samsung Electronics to develop a computer chip manufacturing and research cluster in Texas. The funding announced Monday by the Commerce Department is part of a...

The Latest | Israel says 99% of drones and missiles launched by Iran were intercepted

Apr. 15, 2024 00:11 AM EDT

Israel on Sunday praised the success of its defenses in the face of an attack by Iran involving hundreds of drones, ballistic missiles and cruise missiles while tensions ran high over a possible Israeli counter-strike. An Israeli military spokesman said the launches numbered more...

Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern

Apr. 15, 2024 00:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern: The presidential candidates have conflicting ideas about how much to reveal about their own finances and the best ways to boost the economy through tax policy. Biden, the sitting...

US works to prevent an escalation across the Mideast as Biden pushes Israel to show restraint

Apr. 14, 2024 20:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Sunday highlighted its role in helping Israel thwart Iran's aerial attack as President Joe Biden convened leaders of the Group of Seven countries in an effort to prevent a wider regional escalation and coordinate a global rebuke of Tehran. The...