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China’s Xi Arrives in North Korea for Talks with Kim Jong Un

China’s Xi Arrives in North Korea for Talks with Kim Jong Un

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he is expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un about the stalled negotiations with Washington over North Korea’s nuclear weapons. A photo posted by Chinese state broadcaster CCTV on its mobile app showed a large…

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Trump Rehashes Gripes, Rips ‘Radical’ Dems in 2020 Launch

Trump Rehashes Gripes, Rips ‘Radical’ Dems in 2020 Launch

ORLANDO, FL (AP) — Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a second term. Addressing a crowd of…

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Egypt’s Ousted President Morsi Buried After Courtroom Death

Egypt’s Ousted President Morsi Buried After Courtroom Death

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, was buried under heavy security early on Tuesday, a day after his dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom, a member of his defense team said. Morsi’s family attended funeral prayers in the mosque of Cairo’s Tora prison, followed by the burial…

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Battleground Florida: Both Parties Prepare for 2020 Fight

Battleground Florida: Both Parties Prepare for 2020 Fight

ORLANDO, FL (AP) — President Donald Trump’s early strength in Florida on the night of the 2016 election was the first sign that he was about to score an upset victory. In an otherwise bleak 2018 for the GOP, the state was again a bright spot for Republicans who won the governor’s mansion and flipped…

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Former Student Says She Feels Betrayed By College After Rape

Former Student Says She Feels Betrayed By College After Rape

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would often hide away in her room on the campus of Marshall University,…

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