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Manafort set to be arraigned on mortgage fraud charges

Jun. 27, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's imprisoned former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is set to be arraigned in New York City Thursday on state mortgage fraud charges seen as a ploy to keep him locked up if he is pardoned for federal crimes uncovered during the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016...

Democrats rail against economy-for-the-rich in first debate

Jun. 27, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Ten Democrats railed against a national economy and Republican administration they argued exist only for the rich as presidential candidates debated onstage for the first time in the young 2020 season, embracing inequality as a defining theme in their fight to deny President Donald Trump a...

Border aid bill faces standoff in Congress over protections

Jun. 27, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is at a standoff over a $4.6 billion aid package for the southern border as House Democrats say a Senate-passed measure doesn't go far enough to care for thousands of migrant families and children. Speaker Nancy Pelosi is considering a fresh vote Thursday. Democrats want to add...

Takeaways from the Democratic presidential debate

Jun. 27, 2019 12:39 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Democrats hoping that Wednesday night's first presidential debate of the 2020 campaign would be clarifying probably came away disappointed. WHERE'S JOE? Several candidates, especially Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, had strong moments, but there were few instances that either clearly...

Trump heads to Asia for talks on trade, Iran, North Korea

Jun. 27, 2019 12:39 AM EDT

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Heading into what is likely his most consequential overseas trip of the year, President Donald Trump will be forced to grapple with a flurry of international crises, tense negotiations and a growing global to-do list. Trump goes first to Osaka, Japan, for the annual Group of 20 summit,...

China's president, other leaders in Osaka for G-20 meetings

Jun. 27, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping and other world leaders are gathering in Osaka for a summit of the Group of 20 major economies that is likely to be overshadowed by both trade and geopolitical tensions. President Donald Trump was due to arrive later Thursday, and to meet with Xi on Saturday...

Photo of Salvadoran refugees shows power of still images

Jun. 27, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — From Bosnia to West Africa, she has witnessed tragedy. But the photo of two drowned Salvadoran refugees this week still left Corinne Dufka in shock. "It's horrific," Dufka, an associate director at Human Rights Watch, says of the picture, which shows a father and his 23-month old daughter...

Technical snafu interrupts NBC's first presidential debate

Jun. 27, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News' coverage of the first Democratic debate of the 2020 campaign season Wednesday was marred by a technical glitch that led President Donald Trump to tweet that the network "should be ashamed." The snafu, in the middle of the debate, left viewers and candidates confused by crosstalk...

Latest sex accusation against Trump lands with a thud

Jun. 27, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

Nearly a week after the latest sexual misconduct accusation against President Donald Trump, the story has largely landed with a thud. Some see the muted response to author E. Jean Carroll's allegation of Trump assaulting her in a department store dressing room more than two decades ago as yet another example of...

US had open beds as migrant kids languished at Texas station

Jun. 27, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — As more than 200 children languished in troubling conditions in a remote Border Patrol station, the government's system of child detention facilities had at least 500 beds available, according to records provided to The Associated Press. The records show that the U.S. Department of Health...