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Montana, North Dakota push against Washington state rail law

Montana, North Dakota push against Washington state rail law

BILLINGS, Mont.
EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm for 'predatory pricing'

EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm for 'predatory pricing'

BRUSSELS — In yet another European Union move against a U.S. tech company, the bloc's antitrust chief on Thursday fined chipmaker Qualcomm $271 million, accusing it of "predatory pricing" to drive a competitor out of the market.
Trump blasts 4 congresswomen; crowd roars, 'Send her back!'

Trump blasts 4 congresswomen; crowd roars, 'Send her back!'

GREENVILLE, N.C.
Mnuchin: Negotiators agree on core elements of budget deal

Mnuchin: Negotiators agree on core elements of budget deal

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) says budget and debt negotiators have reached an agreement on the core elements of a deal to increase the government's borrowing cap and set a $1.
Prosecutors drop groping case against Kevin Spacey

Prosecutors drop groping case against Kevin Spacey

BOSTON — Prosecutors dropped a case Wednesday accusing Kevin Spacey of groping a young man at a resort island bar in 2016 after the accuser refused to testify about a missing cellphone the defence says contains information supporting the actor's clai

15 killed as van carrying migrants crashes in eastern Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey — A van carrying migrants rolled into a roadside ditch in eastern Turkey on Thursday, killing 15 people, a Turkish official said.

Pope Francis names British-born Matteo Bruni as spokesman

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis named a new Vatican spokesman Thursday, tapping Matteo Bruni, the British-born official who has handled media logistics for papal trips, in the latest shakeup of the Vatican's communications operations.
South Korea's central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row

South Korea's central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea's central bank on Thursday cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to shore up growth threatened by a trade dispute with Japan.
Lin-Manuel Miranda joins rally against Puerto Rico governor

Lin-Manuel Miranda joins rally against Puerto Rico governor

NEW YORK — "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has joined protests in New York demanding the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor. Miranda led about 200 people, many from Puerto Rico, at a rally in Manhattan's Union Square on Wednesday.
Trump vs. Dems: 'Racist,' 'socialist' lines drawn for 2020

Trump vs. Dems: 'Racist,' 'socialist' lines drawn for 2020

WASHINGTON — With tweets and a vote, President Donald Trump and House Democrats established the sharp and emotionally raw contours of the 2020 election campaigns. In the process, they have created a fraught political frame: "racists" vs. "socialists.