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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Europe Provocations and the Facts

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Europe Provocations and the Facts

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Jul 16
President Donald Trump shook things up every turn in his trip to Europe, making statements on NATO, Britain, Germany and more that were meant to provoke, and they did. Accuracy was not always a hallmark.

Detaining Immigrant Kids Is Now A Billion-Dollar Industry

Detaining Immigrant Kids Is Now A Billion-Dollar Industry

By Martha Mendoza and Larry Fenn | Jul 15
Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually - a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds.

Oregon's Medical Marijuana Program Admits to Problems

Oregon's Medical Marijuana Program Admits to Problems

By Andrew Selsky | Jul 15
The agency overseeing Oregon's legal medical marijuana industry conceded in a report Thursday it has not provided effective oversight of growers and others in the industry.

California Meets Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal Years Early

California Meets Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal Years Early

Jul 15
California greenhouse gas emissions fell below 1990 levels, meeting an early target years ahead of schedule and putting the state well on its way toward reaching long-term goals to fight climate change, officials said Wednesday.

AP FACT CHECK: Claim Against Sen. Baldwin Exaggerated

AP FACT CHECK: Claim Against Sen. Baldwin Exaggerated

By Amanda Seitz | Jul 14
Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir has repeatedly attacked incumbent U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, saying the Democrat failed to protect communities against sex offenders.

Lawsuit Resolution Could Thwart Charlottesville Violence

Lawsuit Resolution Could Thwart Charlottesville Violence

By Denise Lavoie | Jul 14
An organizer of a white nationalist rally that erupted in violence last summer agreed Thursday to "actively discourage" coordinated, armed activity in Charlottesville, the latest agreement reached with extremist groups to help prevent future violence.

Erdogan Renews Promise for Strong Turkish Economy by 2023

Erdogan Renews Promise for Strong Turkish Economy by 2023

Jul 14
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has opened his Cabinet's first meeting since taking office in a new term with sweeping powers, renewing a promise to make Turkey one of the world's top economies.

 NYC Considers Drug Injection Sites

NYC Considers Drug Injection Sites

Jul 13
Some major cities including New York are moving toward allowing official safe havens for people to take heroin and other narcotics. They see it as a way to save lives in the midst of the deadliest drug overdose epidemic in U.S. history.

Algeria Stops Forcing Migrants into Sahara after Outrage

Algeria Stops Forcing Migrants into Sahara after Outrage

By Lori Hinnant | Jul 13
Algeria's deadly expulsions of migrants into the Sahara Desert have nearly ground to a halt after widespread condemnation and the abrupt firing of two top security officials.

Push by Liberal Democrats' to Abolish ICE Delights GOP

Push by Liberal Democrats' to Abolish ICE Delights GOP

By Alan Fram | Jul 13
Liberal Democrats have unveiled doomed legislation aimed at abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement, their eyes focused on galvanizing voters for the midterm elections.

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