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The Latest: Britain calls HK shooting 'disproportionate'

Oct. 1, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule in China (all times local): 10 p.m. Britain's foreign secretary says the shooting of a teenage pro-democracy protester by a Hong Kong police officer during mass demonstrations was "disproportionate" and could stoke tensions in the...

Trump attacks globalism and urges action on Iran at UN

Sep. 24, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump stood before world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday and rejected "globalism" and liberal immigration policies while exhorting the world to act against Iran's "bloodlust." His speech and subsequent meetings had to compete with news from Washington...

Trump vows to win most-Hispanic state in 2020 at rally

Sep. 16, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to bolster his re-election chances Monday with a political rally in the border state of New Mexico, appealing directly to Hispanic voters with a message of economic prosperity, while doubling down on his hard-line border enforcement stance. Trump...

Ex-Sen. Heller: 2020 a choice between 'crazy and socialism'

Sep. 13, 2019 8:00 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former U.S. Sens. Dean Heller and Harry Reid are decrying the partisan divide in Washington and lack of civility in politics. The Las Vegas Review Journal reports that the two Nevadans also spoke Thursday about the 2020 presidential election while appearing in a panel discussion at the...

Kaysville mayor announce Congressional run to replace Bishop

Aug. 26, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah mayor is announcing a bid to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop. Kaysville Mayor Katie Witt said Monday she wants to represent northern Utah in Congress to "preserve freedom, expand opportunity, and re-ignite American patriotism." She says she wants to counter an interest in...

Some young Americans warm to socialism, even Miami Cubans

Aug. 25, 2019 1:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Andy Vila's mother remembers her son as a bright, rebellious child who enjoyed Harry Potter books and dressing up as the U.S. president. But when he began to embrace the same ideology his family had fled in socialist Cuba, she pleaded in vain for him to stop his political activism. His...

State lawmaker announces bid to unseat Democrat Ben McAdams

Aug. 21, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah state lawmaker is the latest Republican to announce a challenge to Democratic Congressman Ben McAdams, who won a razor-thin race last year. Utah Senate Majority Whip Dan Hemmert on Wednesday said he wants to represent conservative, free-market values against a growing interest...