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Trump touts Second Amendment protection at Newport News, Virginia, rally

President Trump leaned hard into Second Amendment rhetoric during a rally in Virginia late Friday, arguing Joseph R. Biden will wage the most aggressive war on gun rights in U.S. history. “Your firearms will be confiscated,” Mr. Trump [...]

William Perry Pendley, Bureau of Land Management acting director, removed by federal judge

BILLINGS, Mont. — A federal judge ruled Friday that the Trump administration’s leading steward of public lands has been serving unlawfully and has blocked him from continuing in the position. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris said [...]

Embezzlement, sham marriage charges get city treasurer fired

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The treasurer of Philadelphia was fired Friday after federal prosecutors charged him with embezzling money from customers at a bank where he previously worked and entering into a sham marriage to win U.S. citizenship. Mayor [...]

The other issues: Pandemic focus at UN pushes out key topics

At the United Nations this week, Kenya’s president lamented the loss of animal species and called for measures to combat climate change. Slovenia’s president spoke of eliminating land mines, legacies of bygone wars that still maim [...]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes history as first woman, Jewish person to lie in state at U.S. Capitol

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was carried into the United States Capitol Friday morning, where she will make history as the first woman and Jewish person to lie in state. When the memorial service begins, Justice Ginsburg [...]

TikTok says it didn’t take part in Australia security probes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – TikTok executives told a Senate committee on Friday that they lobbied Australian lawmakers but did not engage with investigators before the government concluded that the video-sharing app did not pose [...]

The Latest: Louisville police arrest at least 24 in protest

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The Latest on a grand jury’s decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor’s death: (all times EDT) 1:45 a.m. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – At least 24 people have [...]

Richard Blum, Dianne Feinstein’s husband, named in admissions scandal

SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s husband, University of California Regent Richard Blum, was named Thursday by the state auditor’s office as one of the regents involved in admissions scandal where UC wrongly admitted dozens [...]

Trump fights for military vote despite early missteps

The Trump campaign is counting on an aggressive ground game to help win over active-duty troops and veterans during the home stretch of the White House race, but with little room for error, Republican insiders fear a series of missteps [...]

Hunter Biden’s network of wealthy, corrupt foreigners stretched from Moscow to Beijing

The Senate Republican report this week on Hunter Biden shows he amassed a network of shady foreign clients who pumped millions of dollars into his bank accounts — all while his dad, Joseph R. Biden, served as vice president. The report [...]