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August 05, 2019 - 5:23 am
President Trump on Monday morning is expected to address the nation on the recent mass shootings that claimed a total of 29 lives over the weekend. He's scheduled to begin his speech at 9:00 a.m., and it will be aired live on WCCO radio. Gov. Walz ordered flags across the state to fly at half staff...
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Cory Booker, Kamala Harris and Joe Biden (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 01, 2019 - 8:29 am
By SARA BURNETT, BRIAN SLODYSKO and HUNTER WOODALL Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — From the beginning, Joe Biden knew he would take heat at Wednesday's presidential debate . He was right — but he was not alone. The evening marked some of the toughest attacks California Sen. Kamala Harris has faced...
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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 01, 2019 - 8:25 am
By CALVIN WOODWARD and HOPE YEN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the Democratic presidential contenders dug in their heels with unsupported rhetoric about immigration, the economy and more Wednesday night as they scrambled to stay in contention for the winnowed-down debates to come...
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Fed Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
July 31, 2019 - 1:29 pm
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve cut its key interest rate Wednesday for the first time in a decade to try to counter threats ranging from uncertainties caused by President Donald Trump's trade wars to chronically low inflation and a dim global outlook...
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July 31, 2019 - 10:39 am
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will create a pathway allowing Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time, reversing years of opposition from federal health authorities...
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July 31, 2019 - 7:35 am
By SARA BURNETT and BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press RELATED: AP Fact Check for Democratic Debate. DETROIT (AP) — Should Democrats be going big or getting real? That's the question that dominated the Democratic presidential primary debate as progressive favorites Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders...
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July 31, 2019 - 7:34 am
By CALVIN WOODWARD and HOPE YEN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential contenders struck off notes on the science of global warming and the state of the economy in their Detroit debate Tuesday night. RELATED: Should the 2020 Democrats go big or get real? As much as scientists...
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