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White House chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year’s end

By ASSOCIATED PRESS | Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job by year’s end amid an expected West Wing reshuffling reflecting a focus on the 2020 re-election campaign and the challenge of governing with Democrats reclaiming control of the […]

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George Herbert Walker Bush 1988

Remembering George H. W. Bush

By Elaine Owen, Editor George Herbert Walker Bush was born June 12, 1924 in Milton, Mass. Although his parents were wealthy, he was raised modestly in a family that stressed public service. As a teenager, Bush attended Phillips Academy Andover, an exclusive prep school in Mass. He excelled both academically and in sports. His senior […]

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November is Military Family and Veterans Appreciation Month

November is Military Family and Veterans Appreciation Month

By Elaine Owen, Editor Military Family Appreciation Month is a time set aside to recognize the military family. Military families know what it means to serve. Every day, they get up and support their service member, standing by during long trainings and deployments. They know the risks, but accept this life of service anyway. They […]

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FINANCIAL NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

FINANCIAL NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

The US stock market has been rising since March 9, 2009. There have been ups and downs, of course, and there have been flirtations with a correction, or decline of 20 percent or more. But even with all the turbulence since the start of October, we are still in a bull market — one that […]

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Robert Mueller ready to wrap up.

Trump answered Mueller’s Questions—So we’re done here, his Lawyers say

According to the president’s counsel, Trump has submitted written responses. By Betsy Woodruff, The Daily Beast President Donald Trump has given written answers to questions from special counsel Robert Mueller, according to his lawyers. And now, his top outside lawyer is calling for the Mueller probe to close down. “The President today answered written questions […]

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The White House announced that it was suspending Jim Acosta’s press pass on Nov. 7, accusing the CNN journalist of “placing his hands on a young woman.” (Reuters)

White House suspends Jim Acosta’s press pass

FACT: Video shows when Acosta is speaking with microphone in hand, young woman in red dress (Press Corps) gets up from seat, walks in front of Acosta and reaches for his microphone. Acosta uses left hand to shield microphone and backs away from her. (See screen shot below) By Kyle Swenson, Washington Post – Reprinted […]

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Macron denounces nationalism as a ‘betrayal of patriotism’ in rebuke to Trump at WWI remembrance

Macron: ‘Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism.’ AP NEWS BY David Nakamura, Seung Min Kim and James McAuley PARIS — In the shadow of a grand war memorial here, French President Emmanuel Macron marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I by delivering a forceful rebuke against rising nationalism, calling it […]

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Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference to announce a criminal law enforcement action involving China, at the Department of Justice in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Justice Department and FBI leaders announced criminal charges and an operation to thwart Chinese economic espionage. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

US charges China-controlled company in trade secrets theft

AP NEWS The United States has charged a government-controlled company in China with stealing trade secrets from an American semiconductor company, the Justice Department said Thursday as it outlined an initiative focused on what officials said was the growing threat of Chinese economic espionage. The prosecution comes amid heightened trade tensions between China and the […]

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President Trump

Trump says new proposal will lower some US drug prices

AP NEWS REPORT WASHINGTON — Less than two weeks before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump on Thursday (Oct. 25) announced a plan to lower prices for some prescription drugs, saying it would stop unfair practices that force Americans to pay much more than people in other countries for the same medications. “We are taking […]

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Border Wall

Section of Trump’s border wall unveiled in California as caravan advances north through Mexico

AP NEWS Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said “everything is on the table” with regard to border security during the unveiling of a border wall project in California on Friday. Nielsen’s remarks came as the Trump administration considers ways to slow immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border and as a caravan of migrants–mostly made up of […]

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