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12:14 AM / Tuesday November 12, 2019

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Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change action

September 26, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, center, speaks to guests next to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, center left, during the Youth Climate Summit at United Nations headquarters, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.  (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)  By Seth Borenstein ASSOCIATED PRESS UNITED NATIONS — Fresh off the climate strike that took hundreds of thousands of…

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Text of the memo of Trump’s conversation with Ukraine President

September 25, 2019

The White House released a memo of President Donald Trump’s July 25 telephone conversation with Ukraine’s newly elected president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy. The White House says a “memorandum of a telephone conversation” is not a verbatim transcript; it records the notes and recollections of Situation Room duty officers and National Security Council staff “assigned to listen…

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Juul to end product advertising and replace CEO

September 25, 2019

By MATTHEW PERRONE and MICHELLE CHAPMAN Juul Labs will no longer promote its e-cigarettes in print, digital and TV advertisements and is replacing its CEO amid an escalating backlash against vaping nationwide. The nation’s largest e-cigarette maker also pledged Wednesday not to lobby against a sweeping ban on vaping flavors proposed by the Trump administration…

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Dems take up impeachment drive, say Trump betrayed his oath

September 25, 2019

By LISA MASCARO, MARY CLARE JALONICK and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, yielding to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an election year clash between Congress and the commander in chief. The probe focuses partly…

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Bahamas facing long road to recovery but cleaving to hope amidst devastation

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Homes in the Bahamas turned to wreckage by Hurricane Dorian.  (PHOTO: Courtesy/CNN) By Barrington M. Salmon TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM Chris Laville remembers looking out of the window of his apartment, thinking it might not turn out too bad. “It was early in the morning. It had rained and there was a light breeze,” Laville recalled…

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Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

September 20, 2019

By David Bauder associated press NEW YORK  — Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. She was 75. ABC broke into network programming to announce her death and pay…

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New Mexico Black professor traces family roots to Aaron Burr

September 13, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Aug. 29, 2019 photo, University of New Mexico professor Sherri Burr, a black descendent of Aaron Burr the third vice president of the United States, stands before a sculpture at the exhibit “400 Hundred Years of Freedom, Restrictions and Survival,” hosted by the African American Performing Arts Center in Albuquerque, N.M….

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New push for racial equality in the marijuana trade

September 13, 2019

By William J. Kole ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON— Black entrepreneurs who say people of color are being shut out of the lucrative marijuana trade are joining forces to close the gap. Real Action for Cannabis Equity, or RACE, launched Thursday in Boston, and its founders said the coalition will work to create more opportunities in the…

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18 years later, America vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11

September 13, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: A family member of one of the victims of the crash of United Flight 93 walks along a section of Phase 1 of the permanent National Memorial following its dedication, near the crash site of Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. The names of the 40 victims of the crash…

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18 years later, America vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11

September 11, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans commemorated 9/11 with solemn ceremonies and vows Wednesday to “never forget” 18 years after the deadliest terror attacks on American soil. A crowd of victims’ relatives assembled at ground zero, where the observance began Wednesday with a moment of silence and tolling bells at 8:46 a.m. — the moment when…

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