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WASHINGTON (AP) - Young Republicans hold significantly more liberal views of immigrants and immigration than their older counterparts, reflecting a difference consistent with white Americans regardless of which political party they identify with, according to the latest American Values Atlas, a survey conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute survey.
An eight-hour ceasefire in a Philippine city allowing residents to celebrate the end of Ramadan came to an abrupt end Sunday afternoon as the government continued its offensive against Islamist militants occupying parts of war-torn Marawi. Assaults backed by air and artillery bombardment had stopped at the start of Islamic prayers at 6am but gunfire broke out as soon as the truce ended around 2pm, AFP reporters in Marawi said. Regional military commander Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez said the truce also allowed five Muslim religious leaders to enter ground zero and negotiate with the militants to release civilian hostages, especially children, women and the elderly.
South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Tuesday that North Korea bears a "heavy responsibility" for the death of US student Otto Warmbier and described its regime as irrational. The 22-year-old, who was released in a coma last week after nearly 18 months in detention in North Korea, died on Monday -- prompting President Donald Trump to slam the "brutal regime" in Pyongyang. Warmbier was medically evacuated to the United States on Tuesday last week, suffering from severe brain damage.
An eighth pass at data from NASA's Kepler Mission revealed more potentially habitable exoplanets.
Democrats want to strike a blow against Donald Trump's presidency with an upset victory in Tuesday's special election in Georgia, where the congressional race in a traditionally Republican district cost a record $60 million. Republicans are facing a sobering reminder of their president's poor approval ratings, as 30-year-old centrist Democrat Jon Ossoff, a filmmaker and onetime political assistant, holds a slim lead in polling ahead of the closely watched runoff. With Democrats potentially striking the first blow against Trump in 2017, the race has drawn substantial attention on the national stage -- and vast contributions from across the country to both candidates.
PARIS (AP) - When the stealthy, cutting-edge F-35 tore through Paris skies on its first-ever acrobatic display on Monday, the fighter jet also sent a message: NATO allies, the United States is still on your side - despite the mixed signals sent by U.S. President Donald Trump.
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Jihadists attacked a hotel resort Sunday in Mali's capital, taking hostages at a spot popular with foreigners on the weekends. More than 30 people managed to escape though at least two people were killed, authorities said.
These tiny objects made with 3D printers can dramatically expand when exposed to heat. Scientists have created a pair of compact, unfurling structures that could pave the way for innovations in biomedical devices or space exploration, where payloads can cost tens of thousands of dollars per pound. SEE ALSO: Start printing your breakfast with this pancake bot A team at the Georgia Institute of Technology crafted these objects using "tensegrity" - a structural system of floating rods in compression and cables in continuous tension. Researchers crafted the rods and cables, called "struts," from shape memory polymers that unfold when heated. "Tensegrity structures are...
Portuguese firefighters kept up the battle Sunday after one of the worst wildfire disasters in recent history killed more than 60 people. It is one of the worst fires ever recorded in Australia. In 2007, 77 people die at the end of August in unprecedented forest fires that ravaged 250,000 hectares (2,500 square kilometres) in the southern Peloponnese and the island of Evia, northeast of Athens.
The search for the U.S. Navy sailors who went missing after the USS Fitzgerald collided with a container ship off the Japanese coast was called off after several bodies were found Sunday in the ship's flooded compartments. (June 18)
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Ties between Saudi Arabia and Turkey have begun to fray due to sharply different policies toward Qatar.
Cut taxes to boost growth: Long before Donald Trump became president, Kansas conducted a real-world experiment with this formula in the hopes of reviving its economy. In 2012, staunchly conservative Governor Sam Brownback rolled out what he promised would be "a shot of adrenaline into the heart of the Kansas economy," which depends heavily on agriculture and aerospace. Similar in many ways to the Trump administration's fiscal plans, the shock therapy cut local income taxes for the very wealthy and eliminated certain taxes on small business revenue, particularly for the self-employed.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has acknowledged for the first time that he is under federal investigation as part of the expanding probe into Russia's election meddling. He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in the streets of London on Friday, demanding justice for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, which, two days earlier, killed at least 30 people in the 24-story London apartment building. With 76 people, including the dead, still missing and 24 more in the hospital, the final death toll is expected to rise.
Scalise appeared to be shot in the hip, according to a witness. The shooter, identified as James T. Hodgkinson, is dead, President Trump said Wednesday.
American troops are engaging in a widening war with Iranian proxies in Syria.
Two real-estate agents reveal how to find the getaway of your dreams
Legal experts agreed that James Comey's account of his nine conversations with Donald Trump earlier this year presented strong evidence of obstruction of justice and an attempt to bury an investigation into the Trump campaign's contacts with Moscow.
The government contractor who leaked top-secret NSA intelligence detailing Russia's alleged interference, was arrested on Saturday and her mugshot was leaked Wednesday to social media.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas legislators have repudiated the tax-cutting experiment that brought Gov. Sam Brownback national attention, with even fellow Republicans voting to override his veto of a plan reversing many of the income tax reductions he championed in recent years as a way to fix the cash-strapped state's budget.
There were over 100 people aboard the aircraft.
Pentagon Drops Chinese Military Report; Canada Walks Away From Trumpism
Constand's testimony Tuesday could lead to the 79-year-old Cosby facing a decade in prison if convicted of aggravated indecent assault against her, which he denies.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump and GOP leaders insisted Tuesday the Senate will vote soon on legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare." But even as senators headed toward the make-or-break vote before the Fourth of July, deep uncertainty remained about whether the emerging legislation would command enough support to pass.
British authorities have now identified all three of the assailants in last weekend's London attacks who killed seven people and injured dozens more before being shot dead by police. AFP has compiled what is known about the three men, amid an ongoing investigation into the third deadly jihadist assault in Britain claimed by the Islamic State group in less than three months. London police said Zaghba, 22, was an Italian national of Moroccan descent who had been living in the east of the capital.
The 2016 presidential election is now many months in the past, but the details of what external factors played a role in the eventual outcome show no sign of ceasing. A new report from The Intercept reveals that a Russian military intelligence effort was launched just days before the day of the election, and that it targeted the voting process on multiple levels, including a supplier of electronic voting software and even voting officials in many locations. According to the report, which cites anonymously leaked NSA documents which were "independently authenticated" and remain top secret, provides a look into the internal investigation surrounding attacks on our voting process...
Two bounty hunters and an accused drug dealer were killed in the terrifying exchange of gunfire.
Since day one as a contender for the Oval Office, current US President Donald Trump has pushed a dominant narrative: he's a businessman. This week, with his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris agreement, the president has given the world strong reason to reject that narrative.