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  • Associated Press

    Trump to visit North Carolina on Wednesday

    WASHINGTON (September 18, 2018) — President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina on Wednesday to survey the impact of Hurricane Florence.

  • Associated Press

    Showdown hearing not set yet: Dems, GOP arguing on witnesses

    WASHINGTON (September 18, 2018) — Wrestling for advantage, Democratic and Republican senators argued Tuesday over who could, should or would testify at next Monday's hearing with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of a sexual assault when they were in high school. Doubts were even raised whether she would appear.

  • Associated Press

    Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week

    WASHINGTON (September 18, 2018) — Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a nationally televised Senate hearing on a woman’s claims that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were high schoolers.

  • Associated Press

    US puts 30,000 cap on 2019 refugee program

    WASHINGTON (September 18, 2018) — The U.S. will reduce the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, insisting that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world's danger zones.

  • Associated Press

    US slashes number of refugees to 30,000 for next year

    WASHINGTON (September 17, 2018) — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world’s danger zones.

  • Associated Press

    DeVos tells students differing viewpoints key to free speech

    PHILADELPHIA (September 17, 2018) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says free speech on college campuses is being threatened and told students in Philadelphia that listening to people with differing views is an important part of education.

  • Associated Press

    Kavanaugh denies allegation anew, visits White House

    WASHINGTON (September 17, 2018) — Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of a decades-old sexual assault both indicated Monday that they would be willing to testify to a Senate panel as the confirmation of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee shifted from seemingly painless to problematic.

  • Associated Press

    Kavanaugh accuser willing to talk to Congress

    WASHINGTON (September 17, 2018) — A lawyer for a woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were in high school is willing to tell her story publicly to the Senate panel considering his nomination. She says the woman considers Kavanaugh's actions "attempted rape."

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