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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at McGregor Industries in Dunmore, Pa., Thursday, July 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Biden pledges New Deal-like economic agenda to counter Trump

Jul. 9, 2020 9:08 PM EDT

DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden turned his campaign against President Donald Trump toward the economy Thursday, introducing a New Deal-like economic agenda while drawing a sharp contrast with a billionaire incumbent he said has abandoned working-class Americans amid cascading crises. The former...

Slovenia minister resigns over procurement equipment probe

Jun. 30, 2020 1:15 PM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia’s interior minister on Tuesday stepped down in protest of an investigation against the economy minister in the procurement of medical equipment during the coronavirus outbreak. Ales Hojs said that the probe was politically motivated and directed against the...

FILE - In this May 5, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on supporting Native Americans in Phoenix. Trump is scheduled to visit Yuma, Ariz., on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, to mark the completion of the 200th mile of the border wall system between the United States and Mexico. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci,File)

Trump to celebrate border wall milestone in Arizona

Jun. 22, 2020 10:09 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to mark 200 miles (322 kilometers) of wall along the southwest border in Arizona on Tuesday, in an area where crews have built dozens of miles of new fencing amid a coronavirus breakout and protests from opponents who say construction is destroying important...

European Commissioner Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager talks during a video press conference at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. (Kenzo Tribouillard, Pool Photo via AP)

EU seeks to rein in competition from foreign rivals

Jun. 17, 2020 10:03 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union unveiled plans Wednesday to fight unfair competition from foreign companies backed by powerful non-EU trade rivals amid China's growing influence in the bloc's single market. With its project, the EU's executive arm intends to tackle what it calls the “distortive...