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AP source: Billionaire David Koch, major donor to conservative causes and educational groups, dies at 79AP source: Billionaire David Koch, major donor to conservative causes and educational groups, dies at 79
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Paul Whelan, a former U.S. marine, who was arrested for alleged spying in Moscow at the end of 2018, stands in a cage while waiting for a hearing in a court room in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Moscow court extends arrest for American charged with spyingA Moscow court has ruled to keep an American man suspected of spying in prison for two more months
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Letter Sent by Texas Governor Day Before El Paso Is PublishedTexas Gov. Greg Abbott and other high-profile Republicans in the state have "faced increasing scrutiny over their anti-immigrant language" in the aftermath of the El Paso mass shooting, observes the Guardian . Some of that scrutiny is now turning to an "urgent" fundraising letter from Abbott that was dated Aug. 2—...
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The Latest: Stocks edge higher ahead of Powell speechGlobal stock markets are up ahead of a closely watched speech by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman
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FILE - This May 30, 1997, file photo, shows the varied terrain of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument near Boulder, Utah.  The U.S. government’s final management plan for lands in and around the Utah national monument that President Donald Trump downsized doesn’t include many new protections for the cliffs, canyons, waterfalls and arches found there, but it does include a few more safeguards than were in a proposal issued last year. The Bureau of Land Management’s plan for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southwestern Utah codifies that the lands cut out of the monument will be open to mineral extraction such as oil, gas and coal as expected, according to a plan summary the agency provided to The Associated Press.  (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac, File)
APNewsBreak: US government issues final Utah monument planThe U.S. government's final management plan for lands in and around a Utah national monument that President Donald Trump downsized is light on new protections for the cliffs, canyons, waterfalls and arches found there
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Aug. 10, 2019 photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at the Presidential Gun Sense Forum in Des Moines, Iowa. Democratic voters appear to be re-assessing their approach to health care, and pragmatic ideas are getting a closer look. “Medicare for All” remains hugely popular, but in a recent poll, majorities of Democratic liberals and moderates said they would prefer to build on “Obamacare” to expand coverage.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Democrats take a look at a practical health care approachDemocratic voters look at pragmatic approaches on health care amid weakening support for 'Medicare for All'
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In this Aug. 20, 2019 drone photo released by the Corpo de Bombeiros de Mato Grosso, brush fires burn in Guaranta do Norte municipality, Mato Grosso state, Brazil. Brazil's National Institute for Space Research, a federal agency monitoring deforestation and wildfires, said the country has seen a record number of wildfires this year. (Corpo de Bombeiros de Mato Grosso via AP)
Global worry over Amazon fires escalates; Bolsonaro defiantAmid global concern about raging Amazon fires, Brazil on Thursday said it was the target of a smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb widespread deforestation
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As global economic picture dims, solutions seem out of reachWorld weary: Global economy hit by manufacturing slump and trade wars as economic leaders meet
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2019, file photo, NYU student researchers sit on top of a rock overlooking the Helheim glacier in Greenland. As warmer temperatures cause the ice to retreat the Arctic region is taking on new geopolitical and economic importance, and not just the United States hopes to stake a claim, with Russia, China and others all wanting in. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
Climate change turns Arctic into strategic, economic hotspotGreenland and the rest of the Arctic region are taking on new geopolitical and economic importance as warmer temperatures cause the ice to retreat
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Pick Six Plus: A journey through the Top 25 in 17 gamesPick Six Plus: A journey through the Top 25 in 17 games
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FILE - In this July 24, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke, speaks during a candidates forum at the 110th NAACP National Convention in Detroit.  As the U.S. economy flashes recession warning signs, Democratic presidential candidates are leveling pre-emptive blame on President Donald Trump. They argue that his aggressive and unpredictable tariff policies are to blame for gloomy economic forecasts.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Democrats see opening on economy, resist cheering recessionAs the U.S. economy flashes recession warning signs, Democratic presidential candidates are leveling preemptive blame on President Donald Trump
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Trump 2020 stickers are shown on a woman's chair during a training session for Women for Trump, An Evening to Empower, in Troy, Mich., Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. President Donald Trump's campaign is rallying and training a corps of female defenders, mindful that Trump's shaky standing with women could sink his hopes of reelection next year. Female surrogates and supporters fanned out across important battlegrounds Thursday in a high-profile push to make the president's case on the economy and to train campaign volunteers. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Making a case to women: Trump female defenders go on offenseMindful of his lingering gap with female voters, President Trump's reelection campaign has female surrogates fanning out across the country Thursday in an effort to identify supporters who can help change minds
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