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In this Aug. 9, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Trump is showcasing the growing effort to capitalize on western Pennsylvania’s natural gas deposits by turning gas into plastics. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
White House insists fundamentals of US economy 'very strong'With eyes on 2020, the White House insists the fundamentals of the US economy are 'very strong'
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Housing Secretary Julian Castro, right, with his son Cristian, and daughter Carina, visit with Ivan, a puppy up for adoption, during a stop at the Animal Defense League of Texas shelter, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Julián Castro qualifies for September presidential debatesDemocratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has qualified for the next presidential debates, taking place in September in Houston
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden meets with supporters before speaking at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding at the Surf Ballroom, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Clear Lake, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)
With rivals heading to California, Biden eyes New HampshireAs Democratic presidential candidates gather in California for a national party meeting, front-runner Joe Biden will be campaigning in New Hampshire
The Associated Press1 hour ago
French police officers check vehicles, in Saint Pee sur Nivelle, southwestern France, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019.  ahead of the G7 summit which will take place in Biarritz on Aug. 24-26, 2019.  (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
Police, protesters fill French beach resorts for G-7 summitFrench police are setting up checkpoints and combing Atlantic beaches to secure the area for world leaders coming for the G-7 summit
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is guided during a visit to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, south-west England, Monday Aug. 19, 2019.   Johnson is under increasing pressure Monday to recall Parliament after leaked government documents warned of widespread problems if the U.K. leaves the European Union without a Brexit withdrawal agreement. (Peter Nicholls/Pool via AP)
The Latest: Merkel says Irish border is key Brexit issueGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel says the main stumbling block with Britain's departure from the European Union can be removed if a "practical solution" is found for the Irish border issue
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Paul Ryan moving to Maryland, not selling Wisconsin homeFormer House Speaker Paul Ryan is moving his family from his hometown of Janesville to a house in a Washington, D.C., suburb less than a year after he retired from Congress saying he wanted to spend more time with his children
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Profile of Mike Pompeo Isn't Exactly FlatteringThe New Yorker is out with a lengthy profile of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and it's not very far along when this quote pops up from an unnamed former White House official: Pompeo is "among the most sycophantic and obsequious people around Trump." Which sounds pretty harsh, until you...
Newser2 hours ago
Shawn Terry, a Democratic candidate for the state legislature in Texas, meets with supporters during a campaign event in Dallas on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Terry has already raised $235,000 as Democratic donors pour money into legislative races nationwide in hopes of flipping statehouse chambers in 2020. (AP Photo/Paul J. Weber)
Democrats spending millions to try to take back statehousesDemocrats are mounting a comeback in statehouses across the country, pouring millions of dollars into state level races that their party has often ignored
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this June 11, 2019, file photo, New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a news conference, in New York.  New York state, New York City, Connecticut and Vermont have filed a new legal challenge to new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers.  James, a Democrat, says the change is a “clear violation” of American values and 100 years of case law.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
New York, 2 other states sue over Trump immigration ruleNew York, New York City, Vermont and Connecticut have filed a new legal challenge to new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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