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Ex-Trump adviser plans book on future of polarized America

Aug 5 2020 — AP — WASHINGTON — Fiona Hill, a key witness in President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry, is going to be sharing her views about the future of a polarized America. The New York-based Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books & Media announced on Wednesday that it has acquired a book by Hill, former deputy assistant to the president and senior […]

Bulgaria: PM Borissov offers to step down to save government

Aug 5 2020 — AP — SOFIA, Bulgaria — Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on Wednesday offered to step down if that would keep his troubled coalition government in place. Borissov told a caucus of his centre-right GERB party that he would discuss the option with the leaders of the two nationalist parties that are his junior partners in the governing […]

Suspect tells German court he fired fatal shot at politician

Aug 5 2020 — AP — BERLIN — A far-right German extremist on trial for the murder of a regional politician whose death shocked Germany last year has acknowledged in court that he filed the fatal shot. Stephan Ernst made the admission in a statement by his lawyer to the Frankfurt state court on Wednesday, news agency dpa reported. Ernst went […]

The Latest: Culp advances to face Inslee in November

Aug 5 2020 — AP — OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Latest on Washington state's primary election (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Republican police chief Loren Culp edged out other Republicans to advance to the November ballot along with Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee. Culp is police chief of the town of Republic and author of the book “American Cop: Upholding the Constitution […]

Trump’s national security adviser recovers from COVID-19

Aug 4 2020 — AP — WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's national security adviser, who tested positive for the coronavirus, returned to work Tuesday after recovering from a mild case of COVID-19, the White House said. Robert O'Brien has resumed his meetings with the president, said National Security Council spokesman John Ullyot. “He has been cleared by doctors after two negative […]

US Army names head of V Corps HQ to be based in Poland

Aug 4 2020 — AP — WARSAW, Poland — U.S. and Polish defence officials attended a ceremony Tuesday to name the commander of U.S. Army V Corps overseas headquarters, which will be located in Poland to further enhance America's military presence in the region. U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. James McConville named Maj. Gen. John Kolasheski as the commanding general […]

UK lawmakers urge sanctions over Hong Kong police violence

Aug 4 2020 — AP — LONDON — British lawmakers urged the U.K. government Tuesday to sanction Hong Kong's leader for allowing “excessive police violence” against humanitarian workers who tried to help people injured during pro-democracy protests. A report by members of the bipartisan All Party Parliamentary Group on Hong Kong said first aid workers, doctors and nurses, have been subjected […]

Deal gives Atlanta company control of Anchorage TV news

Aug 3 2020 — AP — ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska telecommunications company has completed a deal to sell its Anchorage TV station to a Georgia company that already owns an Anchorage channel and will now control the state’s two leading broadcast news stations. GCI Inc. and Atlanta-based Gray Television Inc. announced the agreement for Gray to buy most assets of […]

AK-Winners

Aug 3 2020 — AP — 08-03-20 11:52,, By The Associated Press Here is a TEST list of winners of races in Alaska. U.S. Senate Al Gross, NP U.S. Senate Dan Sullivan (i), GOP U.S. House - District 1 Alyse Galvin, Dem U.S. House - District 1 Don Young (i), GOP State Senate - District B John Coghill (i), GOP State […]

AK-StHou-10-nominated

Aug 3 2020 — AP — 08-03-20 11:28,, TEST BULLETIN (AP) — The following is a TEST. David Eastman, GOP, nominated State House, District 10, Alaska. AP Elections 08-03-2020 11:28 The Associated Press

AK-StHou-30-nominated

Aug 3 2020 — AP — 08-03-20 11:28,, TEST BULLETIN (AP) — The following is a TEST. Gary Knopp, GOP, nominated State House, District 30, Alaska. AP Elections 08-03-2020 11:28 The Associated Press

AK-Senate-nominated

Aug 3 2020 — AP — 08-03-20 11:28,, TEST BULLETIN (AP) — The following is a TEST. Al Gross, NP, nominated U.S. Senate, Alaska. AP Elections 08-03-2020 11:28 The Associated Press

AK-StSen-N-nominated

Aug 3 2020 — AP — 08-03-20 11:28,, TEST BULLETIN (AP) — The following is a TEST. Cathy Giessel, GOP, nominated State Senate, District N, Alaska. AP Elections 08-03-2020 11:28 The Associated Press

AK-House-1-nominated

Aug 3 2020 — AP — 08-03-20 11:28,, TEST BULLETIN (AP) — The following is a TEST. Alyse Galvin, Dem, nominated U.S. House, District 1, Alaska. AP Elections 08-03-2020 11:28 The Associated Press

AK-StHou-15-nominated

Aug 3 2020 — AP — 08-03-20 11:28,, TEST BULLETIN (AP) — The following is a TEST. Gabrielle LeDoux, GOP, nominated State House, District 15, Alaska. AP Elections 08-03-2020 11:28 The Associated Press