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Accusations of serial assault spark new #MeToo wave in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) – Their accounts are similar. The girls and women describe meeting the young man – a former student at Egypt’s most elite university – in person and online, followed by deceit, then escalating sexual harassment, [...]

Deals remain elusive as Minnesota special session approaches

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Legislature convenes Monday for its second special session of the year with few public signs of lawmakers and the governor being close to deals on the big issues of police accountability and public [...]

White House clarifies Trump’s remarks on DACA, immigration

The White House played clean-up Friday after President Trump suggested he was working on an executive order that would attempt to grant citizenship rights to “Dreamers,” saying Mr. Trump is actually talking about two different issues. Mr. [...]

Inside the Beltway: Bo Snerdley steps up for Black conservatives

It is always a pleasure to check up on “Bo Snerdley” — known to 15.5 million radio listeners as the executive producer of Rush Limbaugh’s daily talk show. His real name is James Golden, and last year he founded a well-organized [...]

Supreme Court justices, rulings poised to become pivotal issue in Senate races

The big win the Supreme Court handed to pro-choice advocates this term is not silencing Democrats who are warning on the campaign trail about the conservative high court nixing Roe v. Wade. Republican-appointed Chief Justice John G. Roberts [...]

Maine speaker drowns out rivals in bid take to on Collins

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – It’s great to be identified early as the establishment-backed candidate and to benefit from millions of dollars in donations. It’s not so great for the opponents. Activist Betsy Sweet and attorney Bre [...]

Brett Giroir: More coronavirus lockdowns ‘on the table’

Adm. Brett Giroir, assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, said the United States is still in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic and that states seeing a resurgence in cases should think [...]

Dead cat gets voter registration application in mail

ATLANTA (AP) – In a presidential election year, there’s always a push to get people registered to vote. For one Atlanta family, that push got a little interesting. Ron Tims said he checked his mail Wednesday and found a voter [...]

Foreign students in NC fear online classes mean deportation

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Although most North Carolina universities – including Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill and N.C. State – still plan to bring students back to campus for some in-person classes starting next month, international [...]

As beach towns open, businesses are short foreign workers

BOSTON (AP) – At this time of the year, The Friendly Fisherman on Cape Cod is usually bustling with foreign students clearing tables and helping prepare orders of clam strips or fish and chips. But because of a freeze on visas, Janet [...]