In our news wrap Wednesday, the House opened debate on a Democratic bill to lower prescription drug costs through government negotiations. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed for bipartisan support, but Sen. Mitch McConnell said he won’t bring the bill up…
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump suggested he’d rather delay a trade agreement with China until after the 2020 election. New tariffs on Chinese imports could take effect December 15th, but Trump said he wasn't in a rush. Also,…
In our news wrap Monday, China has indefinitely suspended U.S. military ships and aircraft from visiting Hong Kong, after President Trump signed legislation supporting anti-government protests in the Chinese territory. Also, demonstrations continued in Iraq, despite the prime minister’s resignation.
By Samya Kullab, Murtada Faraj, Associated Press
The path to replacing Adel Abdul-Mahdi was clouded with legal questions that one lawmaker described as a “black hole in the constitution,” which does not clearly spell out the next step.
In our news wrap Wednesday, a major storm dumped heavy snow across the Midwest, disrupting travel on the day before Thanksgiving. As much as a foot fell in some places, delaying flights at Chicago O’Hare, while a separate system slammed…
At least 33 people were wounded when police fired live ammunition to repel them from entering the building, a police official said.
In our news wrap Tuesday, violence gripped Iraq as three bombings across Baghdad killed at least five people and wounded more than a dozen. Meanwhile, clashes between protesters and security forces left three demonstrators dead. Also, in the West Bank,…
Thirteen anti-government protesters were killed Sunday by Iraqi security forces in one of the “worst” days of clashes in the country’s south, as protests swept through the oil-rich area, officials said. Demonstrators outraged by rampant government corruption and poor services…
In our news wrap Friday, an internal Justice Department report concludes political bias did not affect the FBI’s probe of links between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia. It also found an FBI lawyer may have altered a document about…
In our news wrap Thursday, security forces in Iraq killed at least eight more people in anti-government protests in Baghdad. Medical workers said the victims were hit by live fire or tear gas canisters aimed at the head. Also, China…
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