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  • 24 states asking for better online protections for children

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two dozen state attorneys general are asking a federal agency to implement better online protections for children. The bipartisan coalition submitted a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Monday asking the agency to strengthen the rules surrounding the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13. The […]
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT HOUSE DEMOCRATS ARE POISED TO DO Unveil two articles of impeachment against President Trump — for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. 2. IG REPORT ON RUSSIA PROBE MIXED The Justice Department’s internal watchdog rules […]
  • Not Truist yet: Braves park keeping SunTrust name for now

    ATLANTA (AP) — SunTrust and BB&T have combined into a megabank with a new name, Truist, but the completion of their merger won’t immediately change the name of the Atlanta Braves home field. Officials of both companies said in a statement on Monday that Truist is now the nation’s sixth-largest bank serving about 10 million […]
  • Cambodia dismayed over US sanctions for corruption, logging

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The Cambodian government expressed “strong dismay” Tuesday over a U.S. Treasury decision to sanction two businessmen suspected of corruption and illegal logging. A Foreign Ministry statement said the sanctions were based on groundless accusations. “The Executive Order is an ambush against the ongoing efforts to restore trust and confidence between […]
  • Federal watchdog: FBI was justified in probing Trump-Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias, the Justice Department’s internal watchdog declared, undercutting President Donald Trump’s repeated claims that he has been the target of a “witch hunt.” The long-awaited report, issued Monday, rejected […]
  • The heart of Pensacola: City has strong ties with naval base

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — There’s a message board in Gary Yetter’s brewery, located near Naval Air Station Pensacola. The idea is, a customer buys a beer for a friend who isn’t there, puts their name on it and when the friend comes in, they have a free beer waiting for them. Right now, there are […]
  • A free pass for Trump? GOP presses edge in key battlegrounds

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A full year before Election Day 2020, Republicans quietly executed a “dry run” of President Donald Trump’s massive reelection machine. They activated tens of thousands of volunteers and tested phone bank capabilities and get-out-the-vote operations in every state in the nation. Before and after the sprawling exercise, GOP officials coordinated thousands of […]
  • Democrats poised to unveil 2 impeachment articles vs. Trump

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — with an announcement expected early Tuesday. Democratic leaders say Trump put U.S. elections and national security at risk when he asked Ukraine to investigate his rivals, including Joe Biden. […]
  • iGym levels playing field for disabled, able-bodied children

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — One Kreps brother uses a wheelchair and the other doesn’t, yet they are able to play sports together on a level playing field thanks to an augmented reality system developed at the University of Michigan. The technology, called iGYM, allows people with mobility disabilities and their non-disabled peers to exercise […]
  • Missouri, Planned Parenthood head to court over funding

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Government funding for Missouri Planned Parenthood clinics is at stake in a lawsuit set to be argued before the state Supreme Court on Tuesday. State attorneys are asking Supreme Court judges to back the Republican-led Legislature’s decision to block funding from Planned Parenthood. The Attorney General’s Office appealed to the […]