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China blasts new US tariff threat as 'blackmail'China's government has denounced Trump's threat of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods as blackmail and warned it would respond with "strong countermeasures"
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
FILE - In a Friday, May 25, 2018 file photo, Missouri Attorney General and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley takes questions from the media after touring the POET Biorefining ethanol plant, in Macon, Mo. A Democratic political action committee is targeting Hawley over allegations of corruption by a past top donor, although Hawley’s authority to take action against the donor is limited. A Senate Majority PAC ad claims Hawley is “refusing to investigate” as attorney general.  (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Democratic ad slams Hawley over allegations against donorA Democratic political action committee is targeting Republican Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley over allegations of play to play that involve a past top donor
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Paramilitary policemen and policemen stand guard at the main entrance gate of the VIP gate of Beijing Capital International Airport as they prepare for the arrival of the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in Beijing, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day visit to Beijing starting Tuesday following his groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore last week. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Kim Jong Un visiting China, expected to discuss his nukesNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un is making a two-day visit to Beijing and is expected to discuss with Chinese leaders his next steps after his summit with President Donald Trump
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)
The Latest: Trump defiant amid criticism over separationsTrump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
120 Nassar victims urge Michigan State board to fire EnglerA letter signed by 120 victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar demands that Michigan State University's governing board remove interim school president John Engler
The Associated Press5 minutes ago
Washington Nationals' Juan Soto (22) celebrates his two-run home run with Anthony Rendon (6) during the sixth inning of the continuation of a suspended baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington. This game is a continuation of a suspended game from May 15. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
LEADING OFF: Verlander backs rolling Astros, mending DodgersLEADING OFF: Verlander backs rolling Astros, Dodgers on the mend, Soto timelessly good for Nats, Baez hopes to be back with Cubs
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Houston Astros' Alex Bregman, center, celebrates with teammates after hitting a game-winning double to score two runs against the Tampa Bay Rays during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, June 18, 2018, in Houston. The Astros won 5-4. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Bregman's game-ending 2B lifts Astros to 12th straight winAlex Bregman hit a game-ending two-run double with one out in the ninth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 to match a franchise record with their 12th straight win
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)
Trump defiant despite rising outrage over border separationsTrump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an Economic Club of Detroit luncheon at Ford Field in Detroit, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against ChinaA new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Trump administration to propose 'association health plans'Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
In this June 15, 2018, photo, Spenser Rapone stands beside a monument honoring soldiers of the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division at Thompson Park in Watertown, N.Y. As of Monday, June 18, Rapone, who was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the 10th Mountain Division after his graduation from West Point in May 2016, is out of the Army with an "other than honorable" discharge for "conduct unbecoming of an officer," including his social media activities promoting communism and disparaging top U.S. officials. (AP Photo/Mary Esch)
Army splits with West Point tweeter of 'communism will win'A West Point cadet who tweeted pictures of himself at graduation with the message 'communism will win' is out of the Army with an other-than-honorable discharge
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
People protest the policy of separating families at the border outside the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans where Attorney General Jeff Sessions was addressing the National Sheriffs' Association on Monday, June 18, 2018. (Michael DeMocker/The Times-Picayune via AP)
Origins of family separation issue stretch back many yearsHow did US come to separate thousands of migrant children from their parents?
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
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