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Jordan’s Young Crown Prince Makes Global Debut In UN Speech

(AP) – Jordan’s crown prince has made his debut on the world’s biggest stage, addressing the U.N. General Assembly – the clearest sign yet that he is on a fast track to a prominent public role at home and abroad. The 23-year-old Crown Prince Hussein accelerated roll-out underscores the continuity of the Hashemite dynasty – […]

Solar Boom Or Bust? Companies Seek Tariffs On Solar Imports

(AP) – Cheap solar panels imported from China and other countries have led to a boom in the U.S. solar industry, where rooftop and other installations have surged 10-fold since 2011. But two U.S. solar manufacturers say the flood of imports has led one to bankruptcy and forced the other to lay off most of […]

For Rohingya Muslim Child Refugees, Too Many Losses To Count

(AP) – Children make up about 60 percent of more than 420,000 people who have poured in to Bangladesh over the last four weeks – Rohingya Muslims fleeing terrible persecution in Myanmar. They have seen family members killed and homes set on fire. They have known fear and terror. And they have endured dangerous journeys […]

Mexico Shocked By News: Girl Trapped In Rubble Didn’t Exist

(AP) – Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She reportedly wiggled her fingers, told rescuers her name and said there others were trapped near her. Rescue workers called for tubes, pipes and […]

Maria’s Eye Near Turks And Caicos Islands

(AP) – The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the eye of Hurricane Maria is near the Turks and Caicos islands while rains and dangerous high waves are starting to subside along the northern coast of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. As of 5 a.m. EDT, the storm was centered about 35 miles (55 kilometers) east-northeast […]

Trump Piles On New Economic Sanctions Against North Korea

(AP) – President Donald Trump has added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea. The president on Thursday authorized stiffer new sanctions in response to the Koreans’ nuclear weapons advances. Within hours, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un Kim branded Trump as “deranged” and warned that he will “pay dearly” for his […]

Kim Fires Off Insults At Trump And Hints At Weapons Test

(AP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump, calling him a “mentally deranged U.S. dotard” and hinting at a frightening new weapon test. The fact that it’s the first time for a North Korean leader to issue such a direct statement has raised the international […]

Was Montana’s Wild House Race A Trump Test? Not So Much

(AP) – Republican Greg Gianforte’s win in Montana’s special election hinged on flaws in both the two major party candidates. Gianforte’s weaknesses were most apparent Wednesday night when he was charged with misdemeanor assault for throwing a reporter to the ground. He apologized Thursday after polls closed. The majority of voters had already cast ballots […]