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Turkey marks fourth anniversary of failed coup attempt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 3:55am

Turkey is marking the fourth anniversary of the July 15 failed coup attempt against the government, with ceremonies and events remembering its victims.

In defeat, Sessions still says Trump right for the nation

Bill Barrow and Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 12:18am

Jeff Sessions took the stage Tuesday night near the Alabama gulf coast with the same certitude he’d displayed on another, bigger stage across town almost five years ago. Donald Trump’s vision, the former attorney general declared anew, is right for America.

Trump signs bill, order rebuking China, and slams Biden

Zeke Miller, Deb Riechmann and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 3:46pm

President Donald Trump signed legislation and an executive order on Tuesday that he said will hold China accountable for its oppressive actions against the people of Hong Kong, then quickly shifted his policy speech into a political one, hurling broadsides against Democratic rival Joe Biden.

Justice Ginsburg treated in hospital for possible infection

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 3:37pm

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was being treated for a possible infection and was expected to stay in the hospital for a few days following a medical procedure, the Supreme Court said in a statement Tuesday.

Trump bristles at question about police killing Blacks

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 3:30pm

President Donald Trump bristled at a reporter's question about police killing African Americans and defended the right to display the Confederate flag as he continued to play into racial divisions in a pair of interviews Tuesday.

Trump administration rescinds rule barring foreign students from taking all classes online this fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 1:49pm

The Trump administration rescinds rule barring foreign students from taking all classes online this fall.

Florida virus deaths surge, vaccine research moves forward

Terry Spencer and Adam Geller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 1:33pm

Florida surpassed its daily record for coronavirus deaths Tuesday amid rising global worries of a resurgence, even as researchers announced that the first vaccine tested in the U.S. had worked to boost patients’ immune systems.

White House-backed campaign pushes alternate career paths

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 11:55am

Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump on Tuesday unveiled a White House-backed national ad campaign highlighting alternative ways to start a career, an initiative targeting students, mid-career workers and the millions who are now unemployed because of the coronavirus.

Italy returns stolen Banksy to France on Bastille Day

Andrea Rosa, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 10:23am

Italy on Tuesday returned to France a stolen artwork by British artist Banksy that was painted as a tribute to the victims of the 2015 Paris attacks at the Bataclan music hall.

Russia seeks prison terms for 3 youth group members

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 10:09am

Russian authorities on Tuesday demanded prison terms for three members of a youth group charged with creating an extremist organization, in a case that elicited public outrage and has been seen as politically motivated.

Germany eyes local travel bans to prevent 2nd virus wave

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 8:34am

The government official overseeing Germany's pandemic response expressed confidence Tuesday that his country can avoid a second big wave of coronavirus cases if people respect rules such as social distancing and wearing masks, but also floated the idea of local quarantines to curb fresh outbreaks.

Wisconsin Democrats raised record-high $10M over 3 months

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 7:57am

The Wisconsin Democratic Party said Tuesday that it raised more money from April to June than in any other three-month period in state party's history, bolstering its bank account in this hotly contested presidential battleground state.

First federal execution in 17 years; another set Wednesday

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 12:26am

The federal government on Tuesday carried out its first execution in almost two decades, killing by lethal injection a man convicted of murdering an Arkansas family in a 1990s plot to build a whites-only nation in the Pacific Northwest.

Trump team eyes school funds boost in next virus aid bill

Lisa Mascaro and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 10:10pm

President Donald Trump's push to reopen schools is being complicated by a split within his ranks over how to do it, with some advisers advocating for a massive federal expenditure to make campuses safe as Congress compiles the next COVID-19 relief bill.

Queen's Australia rep was assured of power before '75 crisis

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 10:02pm

Queen Elizabeth II’s office assured her representative in Australia he had the power to bring down the Australian government a week before he took the extraordinary move in 1975 and created a political crisis, according to letters released Tuesday.

Trump signs bill, executive order to hold China accountable for 'oppressive actions' against people of Hong Kong

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 3:34pm

Trump signs bill, executive order to hold China accountable for 'oppressive actions' against people of Hong Kong.

German police chief quits in scandal over far-right threats

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 9:21am

A German state's police chief stepped down Tuesday over a scandal involving a left-wing lawmaker who received threatening emails after someone accessed her personal details on a police computer.

US carries out first federal execution in 17 years, putting to death a man who killed an Arkansas family in 1996

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 6:19am

US carries out first federal execution in 17 years, putting to death a man who killed an Arkansas family in 1996.

Supreme Court clears the way for executions of federal prisoners

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 12:19am

Supreme Court clears the way for executions of federal prisoners.