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August 29, 2018 - 2:45 pm
By FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Far-right protesters in Chemnitz, one giving the stiff-armed Nazi salute, hoisted a large banner showing bloodied women's faces on Monday, above the words "we're colorful until the blood flows." The message to the boisterous crowd was clear: this is...
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August 10, 2018 - 12:01 pm
By The Associated Press NFL players demonstrated during the national anthem at several preseason games Thursday night, protests that again drew a rebuke from President Donald Trump. Writing on Twitter from his New Jersey golf resort, Trump said Friday players "make a fortune doing what they love,"...
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July 24, 2018 - 2:30 pm
By COLLIN BINKLEY , Associated Press Some colleges are being pressured to cut ties with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement amid public outcries over the separation of migrant families along the nation's southern border. Northeastern University, Johns Hopkins University and Vermont's system of...
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July 11, 2018 - 1:49 pm
By GREGORY KATZ , Associated Press LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump will get the red carpet treatment on his brief visit to Britain beginning Thursday: Military bands at a gala dinner, lunch with the prime minister at her country residence, then tea with the queen at Windsor Castle before...
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dreamstime
July 08, 2018 - 9:02 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A group of protesters confronted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about the Trump administration's immigration policy as he left dinner in Kentucky, in the second such incident in under a month. News outlets report the group outside Louisville's Bristol Bar & Grille...
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June 29, 2018 - 2:06 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline in Virginia has been halted to address some soil erosion problems. Officials said Friday that the suspension is expected to be temporary for the natural gas pipeline's installation. Construction will resume with approval from...
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June 28, 2018 - 12:47 pm
BRUSH MOUNTAIN, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Tech professor has climbed atop a piece of construction equipment involved in work on the Mountain Valley Pipeline and locked herself to it. The Roanoke Times reports Emily Satterwhite took up her position on an excavator early Thursday on Brush Mountain in...
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June 27, 2018 - 1:49 pm
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — The co-owner of the Virginia restaurant that refused to serve White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has resigned from a local business group. Stephanie Wilkinson, co-owner of the Red Hen, reportedly resigned Tuesday as executive director of Main Street Lexington...
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June 22, 2018 - 2:41 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has issued a stay that halts some Mountain Valley Pipeline construction in West Virginia. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted the stay Thursday in a case brought by conservation groups that challenged a water-crossings permit. The Roanoke Times...
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Associated Press
June 18, 2018 - 8:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans and their allies as Democrats turn up the pressure. Former first lady Laura Bush called the policy "cruel" and "immoral" while GOP Sen. Susan Collins expressed concern about it...
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