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The Latest: Trump says Democrats trying to destroy Kavanaugh

Sep. 24, 2018 10:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 11 p.m. President Donald Trump says Democrats are "working hard to destroy" Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Trump says on Twitter that Kavanaugh is "a wonderful man, and a man who has the potential to be one of...

Jealous and Hogan battle in only debate of governor's race

Sep. 24, 2018 3:31 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Democrat Ben Jealous used every chance he could get to challenge Republican Gov. Larry Hogan as a politician with no plans for the future on Monday in the only debate of Maryland's governor's race, while Hogan said the state is better off after his first term. Jealous and Hogan...

Maldives' president concedes loss to opposition candidate

Sep. 24, 2018 9:21 AM EDT

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Maldives strongman President Yameen Abdul Gayoom conceded that he lost Sunday's election to his challenger, longtime lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, in a speech broadcast live on television Monday. Speaking in the Maldives' native language, Dhivehi, Yameen congratulated Solih and...

Colorado-based firm aims to create 600 jobs in west Georgia

Sep. 23, 2018 11:57 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A Colorado-based company says it plans to create 600 jobs in Georgia over the next five years. Global Callcenter Solutions will occupy temporary space in downtown Columbus before moving to a 46,000-square-foot (4,271-sqare-meter) structure that used to be a Winn-Dixie supermarket, the...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 22, 2018 4:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" —Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Sens. Patty Murray, D-Wash.; David Perdue, R-Ga. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Reps. Trey...

Iranian state television says gunmen open fire on military parade in Ahvaz, causing casualties

Sep. 22, 2018 2:06 AM EDT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television says gunmen open fire on military parade in Ahvaz, causing casualties.

Solar entrepreneur to bring jobs, training to Minneapolis

Sep. 22, 2018 1:07 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jamez Staples has big dreams of bringing clean energy — and its economic benefits — to his underserved and racially diverse Minneapolis neighborhood. The 39-year-old solar entrepreneur recently bought and is working to reopen a shuttered state workforce center as a clean...

Slow build: Rams, Chargers still trying to grow fans in LA

Sep. 21, 2018 10:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Chargers and Rams will meet on the field on Sunday, but both teams are trying to achieve a common goal off it — trying to reignite Los Angeles' passion for the NFL. The progress so far mirrors the tour of the LA Stadium at the Hollywood Park site in Inglewood — a slow...

AT&T fires back in bid to preserve its deal with Time Warner

Sep. 20, 2018 6:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fighting to defend its $81 billion takeover of Time Warner from a government challenge, AT&T is arguing the Trump Justice Department has failed to show that the merger will raise prices for pay-TV programming and for the consumers who watch it. The AT&T-Time Warner marriage was...

Dispute over Nebraska governor debates flares up once again

Sep. 20, 2018 5:53 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Bob Krist says he is making one final push for another debate with Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts, a request the governor's re-election campaign calls a publicity stunt. Krist asked Ricketts in a press release Thursday to call him directly,...