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FILE - Icons for the smartphone apps TikTok and WeChat are seen on a smartphone screen in Beijing, in a Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
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September 18, 2020 - 10:34 am
The U.S. will ban the downloads of the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat.
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President Donald Trump poses for a photo during a signing ceremony for H.R. 1957 – "The Great American Outdoors Act," in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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August 04, 2020 - 12:14 pm
President Trump signed into law legislation that will devote nearly $3 billion annually to conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks and other public lands.
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Church parishioners sit apart at a prayer vigil for racial justice at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Seattle.
(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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July 20, 2020 - 7:55 am
Thousands to walk off job to protest racial inequality
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FILE - In this July 21, 2016, file photo, confetti and balloons fall during celebrations after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's acceptance speech on the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
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June 10, 2020 - 1:35 pm
GOP head eyeing Jacksonville as Trump convention speech host
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Nurses gesture from inside the hospital as others hold a demonstration outside Jacobi Medical Center to protest a new policy by the hospital requiring a doctor's note for paid sick leave. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
AP News
April 17, 2020 - 3:56 pm
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo expressed frustration over lack of testing in his state. Read more to see how President Trump responded.
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FILE - In this March 31, 2020 file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the USTA Indoor Training Center where a 350-bed temporary hospital will be built in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
AP News
April 03, 2020 - 10:36 am
New York City is struggling with the number of coronavirus cases. Read how the mayor is trying to ease the strain on hospitals.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, March 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
(AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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March 13, 2020 - 3:58 pm
By ANDREW TAYLOR, ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and LISA MASCARO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he is declaring the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency, as Washington struggles with providing Americans with relief and officials race to slow the...
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August 02, 2019 - 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his pick for national intelligence director has decided to withdraw from the running, citing unfair media coverage. In a tweet Friday, Trump said Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe of Texas had decided to stay in Congress. Questions about Ratcliffe's...
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August 01, 2019 - 6:23 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has declined to prosecute former FBI Director and Richmond Federal Prosecutor James Comey over his handling of a series of memos he wrote that documented personal interactions with President Donald Trump, a person familiar...
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May 20, 2019 - 12:10 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — Marguerite Cottrell remembers the summer day 75 years ago when a Western Union telegram was delivered to her family farm as her mother was hanging clothes on the line to dry. Her mother read it, sat down and wept. Cottrell's older brother, John...
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