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  • Trump threatens to send military to end protests

    President Donald Trump is visiting the 200-year-old church near the White House that was set on fire as demonstrators clashed with police over the weekend.
  • Hong Kong leader criticizes “double standards” over protests

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader on Tuesday criticized the “double standards” of foreign governments over national security, pointing to the current unrest in the United States as an example of how attitudes differed between issues at home and abroad. “We have recently seen these kind of double standards most clearly, with the riots […]
  • Will temperature checks of employees make workplaces safe?

    Will temperature checks of employees make workplaces safe? No, not completely. They can help reduce the risk of COVID-19 infections but shouldn’t be the only safety measure employers take. Some employers are following White House guidelines to screen workers for a fever with daily temperature checks to help prevent the spread of infections. But screening […]
  • Will temperature checks of employees make workplaces safe?

    Will temperature checks of employees make workplaces safe? No, not completely. They can help reduce the risk of COVID-19 infections but shouldn’t be the only safety measure employers take. Some employers are following White House guidelines to screen workers for a fever with daily temperature checks to help prevent the spread of infections. But screening […]
  • Democratic contest for Baltimore mayor tops primary race

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland residents are going to the polls and returning mail-in ballots for the state’s primary, and the highest-profile race Tuesday is the Democratic contest to be the nominee for Baltimore’s mayor. The winner of that race in Maryland’s largest city will likely become mayor. Democrats outnumber Republicans 10-1 in Baltimore, making November’s […]
  • Amid protests, Trump talks of war — and reelection

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Embracing the language of confrontation and war, President Donald Trump declared himself the “president of law and order” and signaled he would stake his reelection on convincing voters his forceful approach, including deploying U.S. troops to U.S. cities, was warranted in a time of national tumult and racial unrest. Trump made his […]
  • Amid protests, Trump talks of war — and reelection

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Embracing the language of confrontation and war, President Donald Trump declared himself the “president of law and order” and signaled he would stake his reelection on convincing voters his forceful approach, including deploying U.S. troops to U.S. cities, was warranted in a time of national tumult and racial unrest. Trump made his […]
  • Presidents have leeway to use military for domestic purposes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s warning that he would deploy the United States military to any state that refuses to take aggressive action against rioting rests on a longstanding presidential power that gives wide latitude to the White House, legal experts said Monday. But a decision to do so would be met with likely […]
  • Presidents have leeway to use military for domestic purposes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s warning that he would deploy the United States military to any state that refuses to take aggressive action against rioting rests on a longstanding presidential power that gives wide latitude to the White House, legal experts said Monday. But a decision to do so would be met with likely […]
  • Barr: Law enforcement must ‘dominate’ streets amid protests

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials vowed to “maximize federal law enforcement presence” in the nation’s capital after days of violent demonstrations led to fires across Washington and left scores of businesses with broken windows and dozens of police officers injured. In a call with governors Monday, President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr also […]