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Memo Shows Trump Fixated on Mueller Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) - The memo summarizing President Donald Trump's call with the Ukraine leader shows the president's lingering fixation on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. Trump flippantly refers to the ex-FBI director as a “man named Robert Mueller''…

Juul to End Product Advertising and Replace CEO

NEW YORK (AP) - Juul Labs will no longer promote its e-cigarettes in print, digital and TV advertisements and is replacing its CEO amid an escalating backlash against vaping nationwide. The nation’s largest e-cigarette maker also pledged Wednesday not to…

Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton. Trump tweeted Tuesday that he told Bolton Monday night that his services were no longer needed at the White House. I informed John Bolton last night that…

Foxconn Executive Steps Away From Wisconsin Project

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Foxconn Technology Group says Louis Woo has stepped down as the executive who has represented the Taiwanese company in Wisconsin. Foxconn tells the Journal Times that Woo has "relinquished his project responsibilities to focus on addressing some…

America is Running out of White Claw Hard Seltzer

NEW YORK - White Claw is a victim of its own success: The hard seltzer brand confirmed a nationwide shortage in the United States, sparked by the drink's rising popularity. "We are working around the clock to increase supply given…

Minnesota First Responders Head for North Carolina

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Three dozen first responders and 15 ambulances from Minnesota are headed to North Carolina to help with Hurricane Dorian. Gov. Tim Walz authorized the emergency response when North Carolina asked for assistance through the Emergency…

Walmart to Stop Selling Handgun Ammunition

NEW YORK (AP) - Walmart says it will discontinue the sale of handgun ammunition and also publicly request that customers refrain from openly carrying firearms in stores even where state laws allow it. The announcement comes after a mass shooting…

CDC: Nearly 200 in 22 States Sick After Vaping

CHICAGO (AP) - Health officials say the number of severe breathing illnesses reported in people who vape has grown to nearly 200 in 22 states. Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the new figures Friday and…

Omar, Tlaib Host News Conference on Travel Restrictions

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan are hosting a news conference on travel restrictions to Israel and Palestine, after they were denied entry into Israel last week. At the…

Medical Examiner Rules Epstein Death a Suicide by Hanging

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's medical examiner has ruled Jeffrey Epstein's death a suicide. The medical examiner's office said in a statement Friday that an autopsy and other evidence confirms the 66-year-old financier hanged himself in his cell…

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