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Nik Wallenda says he 'freaked' when pole slipped

Jun. 24, 2019 9:55 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nik Wallenda says he "freaked" out when his balancing pole slipped during a high-wire walk with his sister above New York's Times Square. Nik and Lijana Wallenda spoke Monday on ABC's "Good Morning America," just hours after their harrowing feat. Nik Wallenda said the scare occurred as his...

AP FACT CHECK: Obama is a silent partner in Trump's boasts

Jun. 24, 2019 12:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a silent partner behind several of the accomplishments he likes to boast about: Barack Obama. Despite assailing his Democratic predecessor for waging a "cruel and heartless war on American energy," for example, Trump can brag about U.S. energy supremacy thanks...

Trump: 'Surprise' question about Pence led him to hesitate

Jun. 23, 2019 10:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hesitated to back a possible 2024 presidential run by Vice President Mike Pence because he was caught off-guard by the question. Given a chance at a do-over, however, Trump still did not endorse his loyal lieutenant. "You can't put me in that position,"...

Trump puts Saudi arms sales above Khashoggi inquiry

Jun. 23, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump brushed aside the grisly killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, saying his death has already been investigated and a Saudi pledge to spend billions of dollars on U.S. military equipment "means something to me." He spoke just days after an independent...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jun. 22, 2019 1:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.; Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas; Adm. Mike Mullen, former chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Taped interview with President Donald Trump. ___ CBS' "Face the...

5 networks launch protest of South Carolina Dems' MSNBC deal

Jun. 21, 2019 3:00 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Five major networks are protesting the South Carolina Democratic Party's decision to grant MSNBC exclusive live rights to show this weekend's party convention. Officials from C-SPAN, CBS News, ABC News, CNN and the Fox News Channel want the party to reverse its decision, which places...

Trump moving beyond his media base for interviews

Jun. 20, 2019 11:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With his reelection campaign officially launched, President Donald Trump is interacting with media organizations that reach beyond his base. He has booked an appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday and has done an interview with Telemundo — two of the three networks that will...

The Latest: Iran doesn't seek war but will act if necessary

Jun. 20, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 1:25 a.m. Iran says it "does not seek war" but reserves its right under the U.N. Charter "to take all appropriate necessary measures against any hostile...

MSNBC deal with S. Carolina Dems rankles other media outlets

Jun. 19, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's Democratic leader says he granted MSNBC exclusive live rights to this weekend's party convention because the network agreed to show speeches from 21 presidential contenders and offered a strong chance to reach black voters. The coverage arrangement for the event, a...

5 New York City anchorwomen allege age discrimination

Jun. 19, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Five anchorwomen at a New York City news channel sued their company Wednesday, saying they were marginalized and cast aside to make room for younger women and men. The Manhattan federal court lawsuit blamed Charter Communications and its 2016 takeover of the local news channel NY1, known as...