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Trump Calls Newspaper Report on Russia Power Grid 'Treason'

Trump Calls Newspaper Report on Russia Power Grid 'Treason'

Jun 17
President Donald Trump has lashed out at The New York Times, saying it engaged in a "virtual act of treason" for a story that said the U.S. was ramping up its cyber-intrusions into Russia's power grid.

GOP Mutters, Gently, As Trump Sidesteps Senate for Top Aides

GOP Mutters, Gently, As Trump Sidesteps Senate for Top Aides

By Alan Fram | Jun 17
President Donald Trump's latest anointment of an acting head of a major federal agency has prompted muttering, but no more than that, from Republican senators whose job description includes confirming top administration aides.

AP Fact Check: Trump Fudges Facts on Economy, 2020 Voting

AP Fact Check: Trump Fudges Facts on Economy, 2020 Voting

By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Jun 17
An eye toward his 2020 campaign, President Donald Trump is turning to a familiar playbook of exaggerated boasts about economic performance and overdrawn complaints about a race tilted against him.

License Revoked at Health Care Facility When Maggots Found Under Patient Bandage

License Revoked at Health Care Facility When Maggots Found Under Patient Bandage

Jun 17
The state of Arizona is revoking the license of a care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and gave birth last year after another patient was found to have maggots.

Migrants Complain of Poor Conditions At U.S. Holding Centers

Migrants Complain of Poor Conditions At U.S. Holding Centers

By Cedar Attanasio | Jun 16
The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers.

Mnuchin Says 2020 Deadline for Tubman $20 Bill Not Possible

Mnuchin Says 2020 Deadline for Tubman $20 Bill Not Possible

By Martn Crutsinger | Jun 16
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday called "completely erroneous" a published report that an initial 2020 deadline for completing the design of a $20 bill featuring Harriett Tubman could have been met.

Russians Keep Heat on Police After Reporter's Case Closed

Russians Keep Heat on Police After Reporter's Case Closed

Jun 16
About 1,500 people in Moscow have demonstrated against police abuse of power in the wake of a prominent Russian journalist's arrest on drug-dealing charges that the government admitted days later had no basis.

Growers Hope Standards Bring Order to Hemp Industry 'Mess'

Growers Hope Standards Bring Order to Hemp Industry 'Mess'

By Gillian Flaccus | Jun 16
A unit of wheat is called a bushel, and a standard weight of potatoes is called a century. But hemp as a fully legal U.S. agricultural commodity is so new that a unit of hemp seed doesn't yet have a universal name or an agreed-upon quantity.

Agency Recommends Current 80K Attendance Cap At Burning Man

Agency Recommends Current 80K Attendance Cap At Burning Man

Jun 16
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles (160 kilometers) north of Reno.

Virginia AG Calls for State to Legalize Marijuana

Virginia AG Calls for State to Legalize Marijuana

Jun 16
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. The Democratic attorney general said criminal prosecutions are costly to the state and local governments and disproportionately affect African Americans.

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