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Record Number of LGBT People Run for US Office

Record Number of LGBT People Run for US Office

A record number of openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are standing in elections for public office in the United States, a nonprofit group that supports them said Tuesday.The Victory
NYC Ponders Precedent With 1-Year Cap on New Ride-Hail Car Services

NYC Ponders Precedent With 1-Year Cap on New Ride-Hail Car Services

New York City's iconic but imperiled yellow cab industry may be getting help from lawmakers who want to pump the brakes on fast-expanding ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft.In what would be a
Chinese Businessman Pleads Guilty of Importing Opioids

Chinese Businessman Pleads Guilty of Importing Opioids

A Chinese businessman pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court Tuesday of importing and distributing opioids.Bin Wang operated several companies from a warehouse outside Boston.Federal agents began their
DHS: 700K-plus Overstayed US Visas Last Year

DHS: 700K-plus Overstayed US Visas Last Year

More than 700,000 foreigners who were supposed to leave the United States during a recent 12-month period overstayed their visas, the Homeland Security Department said Tuesday.President Donald Trump
Manafort Lawyer: 'So Many Lies' Gates Can't Keep Up

Manafort Lawyer: 'So Many Lies' Gates Can't Keep Up

In a blistering back-and forth, Paul Manafort’s lawyer suggested Tuesday that the star witness in the former Trump campaign chairman’s financial fraud trial has told “so many lies”Defense lawyer Kevin
UK Defense Chief: Post-Brexit Britain to Remain Strong

UK Defense Chief: Post-Brexit Britain to Remain Strong

Britain will always be a "tier one" military power, British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson told the Atlantic Council think tank Tuesday in Washington, contradicting recent comments by British Prime
US Concerned for Chinese Professor, Arrested During Live VOA Interview

US Concerned for Chinese Professor, Arrested During Live VOA Interview

The Trump administration says it is concerned about the whereabouts of retired Chinese university professor Sun Wenguang, who has not been heard from since he was detained during a live VOA interview
Caution Urged on Possible Second US-North Korea Summit

Caution Urged on Possible Second US-North Korea Summit

It would be "unwise" for U.S. President Donald Trump to hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, unless Pyongyang fully listed its existing nuclear weapons and facilities and agreed
Report: Trump Ex-Lawyer Being Investigated for Tax Fraud

Report: Trump Ex-Lawyer Being Investigated for Tax Fraud

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, who is under federal investigation in New York, is being investigated for possible tax fraud, The Wall Street Journal reported
Despite Crackdown, Immigrants Flowing Over Arizona Border

Despite Crackdown, Immigrants Flowing Over Arizona Border

The 3-year-old boy with a bowl haircut and striped shirt silently clung to his father in the back of a U.S. Border Patrol truck.Their shoes still muddy from crossing the border, the father and son had
Conflicting Reports About Talks on US Pastor Detained in Turkey

Conflicting Reports About Talks on US Pastor Detained in Turkey

Reports out of Turkey say a diplomatic delegation has already left and is set to visit Washington this week for discussions about the ongoing detention of U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson. The U.S. State
Kansas Teen Candidates Concede Elections, Inspire Their Generation

Kansas Teen Candidates Concede Elections, Inspire Their Generation

On Tuesday afternoon, Kansas gubernatorial candidate Tyler Ruzich accompanied his running mate Dominic Scavuzzo to the polling station to cast his ballot.But Ruzich didn’t vote because, at 17 years of
Kansas Teen Candidates Concede Election

Kansas Teen Candidates Concede Election

Three teenagers running for governor in Kansas conceded their defeat in primary elections Tuesday. Esha Sarai reports from Overland Park that although they are young, the gubernatorial candidates

Uncovering America’s Love For The Muscle Car

For one week out of the year, Reno’s population more than doubles. Home to nearly 250,000 people, the Northern Nevada city, which has dubbed itself ‘The Biggest Little City In The World,’ is home to
Patience for North Korea Nuclear Progress is Being Tested

Patience for North Korea Nuclear Progress is Being Tested

Increasing economic and political pressure could revive tensions with North Korea in the coming months, unless significant denuclearization progress is made.“This calm that we are seeing right now is
Rashida Tlaib Set to Become 1st Muslim Woman in US Congress

Rashida Tlaib Set to Become 1st Muslim Woman in US Congress

Ahlam Jbara lives in Chicago, Illinois — six hours away from Detroit, Michigan — which means she can’t vote in the state’s primary election. But the race for Michigan’s 13th Congressional District was
Muslim Woman Could Make History in US Congress

Muslim Woman Could Make History in US Congress

Former state lawmaker Democrat Rashida Tlaib defeated five challengers in Michigan’s 13th Congressional District August 7 primary election, and is set to become the first Muslim woman to serve in the
Trump Says he Wants China to Treat US 'Fairly' on Trade

Trump Says he Wants China to Treat US 'Fairly' on Trade

U.S. President Donald Trump predicted Tuesday the United States and China will have a "fantastic trading relationship" but one that will be different from the way it has been under previous
Manafort Lawyer Attacks Star Witness' Affair, 'Many Lies'

Manafort Lawyer Attacks Star Witness' Affair, 'Many Lies'

The questioning of Paul Manafort’s protege was confrontational and personal: Manafort’s lawyer hammered Rick Gates about his own crimes, an extramarital affair and a guilty plea with prosecutors that
US Braces for Possible Cyberattacks After Iran Sanctions

US Braces for Possible Cyberattacks After Iran Sanctions

The U.S. is bracing for cyberattacks Iran could launch in retaliation for the re-imposition of sanctions this week by President Donald Trump, cybersecurity and intelligence experts say.Concern over