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For trans activists, recent setbacks temper long-term hopes

Nov. 19, 2019 11:56 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid their annual vigils for transgender homicide victims, trans rights activists in the U.S. are trying to maintain long-term optimism even as many hard-won protections are under threat. Just a few weeks ago, President Donald Trump’s administration argued before the Supreme Court...

She can’t vote, but 2020 Democrats want her support anyway

Nov. 19, 2019 11:47 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the most sought-after presidential endorsements in a key early voting state is from a woman who cannot vote. As Democrats jockey for support in Nevada, a meeting with Astrid Silva, a 31-year-old immigrant rights activist who has become a public face of the “Dreamers,”...

Trump call ‘improper,’ ‘unusual,’ White House aides testify

Nov. 19, 2019 11:46 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — One top national security aide who listened to President Donald Trump’s July call with Ukraine’s president called it “improper.” Another said it was “unusual.” The two testified Tuesday at House impeachment hearings as the inquiry reached deeper...

Ohio city finalizes settlement with porn actress over arrest

Nov. 19, 2019 11:33 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s capital city has formally approved a $450,000 settlement for porn actress Stormy Daniels over her 2018 strip club arrest. Daniels’ federal defamation lawsuit against several Columbus officers alleged officers conspired to retaliate against her over her claims that...

The Latest: Army providing security for Vindman during probe

Nov. 19, 2019 11:31 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the public impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine (all times local): 11:25 a.m. A U.S. official says the Army and local law enforcement are providing security for the Army officer who is testifying Tuesday during the House impeachment...

Amnesty says at least 106 killed in Iran protests

Nov. 19, 2019 11:28 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Amnesty International, citing “credible reports,” said Tuesday it believes at least 106 people have been killed during protests in Iran over a rise in government-set gasoline prices. Iran’s government, which has not made nationwide numbers available...

Takeaways from Day 3 of House impeachment hearings so far

Nov. 19, 2019 11:21 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A career Army officer. A career foreign service official. Both had a consistent message during Day 3 of the House impeachment inquiry, and each was troubled by the phone call between President Donald Trump and the president of Ukraine. Here are some takeaways from the hearing so far:...

AP FACT CHECK: Nunes asserts a Biden crime that wasn’t

Nov. 19, 2019 11:08 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans at impeachment hearings Tuesday tried to defend President Donald Trump by pushing a widely discredited claim that former Vice President Joe Biden pressed Ukraine’s government to shut down a corruption investigation of Burisma, the energy company paying...

NATO chief heads to Paris as France comes under fire

Nov. 19, 2019 9:55 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday that he will travel to Paris next week for talks with President Emmanuel Macron after the French leader lamented the “brain death” of the world’s biggest military alliance. Macron's very public criticism of NATO...

About that call: What to watch at Trump impeachment hearings

Nov. 19, 2019 9:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — They heard the July 25 phone call for themselves. And now, Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and adviser Jennifer Williams are telling Americans and the world about its content and their concerns as the lead witnesses in perhaps the most consequential week of the impeachment hearings...