Politics

Election Day
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David Madden
June 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — This week’s New Jersey primary election produced no surprises, but did settle one political dispute in Burlington County. Two-term Republican Assemblyman Joe Howarth was rumored to be ready to switch parties in the Eighth Legislative District, where State Senator...
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Willie Brown tries the new machine under the tutelage of Election Board worker Greg Irving
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Pat Loeb
June 07, 2019 - 4:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia election officials rolled out new voting machines for public inspection Friday. “Hi, would you like to try the new voting machine for November's election? Come on over,” said Rich Vito to lunch crowds at Reading Terminal Market. Vito explained the machine...
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Spike Lee arrives at the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award honoring Denzel Washington at the Dolby Theatre on Thursday, June 6, 2019 in Los Angeles.
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June 07, 2019 - 10:33 am
By Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat. Most studios that have commented have said they're waiting to see if...
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In this Tuesday, April 2, 2019, file photo, a man browses through the Twitter account of Alt News, a fact-checking website.
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June 05, 2019 - 10:54 am
By Tali Arbel, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Half of U.S. adults consider fake news a major problem, and they mostly blame politicians and activists for it, according to a new survey. A majority also believe journalists have the responsibility for fixing it. Differences in political...
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In this Dec. 5, 2011, file photo, bottles of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey line the shelves of a liquor outlet in Montpelier, Vt.
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June 05, 2019 - 10:46 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The company that makes Jack Daniels took a hit from the Trump administration's tariff fight, estimating that the standoff dragged sales growth down by a percentage point for the entire year. Brown-Forman Corp. posted fourth quarter sales of $744 million, which was well short...
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Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard, center, departs a news conference at the Mexican Embassy in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, as part of a Mexican delegation in Washington
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June 04, 2019 - 10:56 am
By Luis Alonso Lugo and Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a long-running dispute over illegal immigration, while Mexican officials predicted an agreement to avoid the penalties would be...
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U.S President Donald Trump, center left, and British Prime Minister Theresa May, center right, attend a business roundtable event at St. James's Palace, London, Tuesday June 4, 2019.
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June 04, 2019 - 10:10 am
By Jonathan Lemire and Kevin Freking, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Making nice at the end, President Donald Trump eased up Tuesday on his frequent criticisms of outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of the tortured Brexit deal, declaring that history will remember her...
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Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth II
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June 03, 2019 - 6:47 am
By Stephen Collinson, CNN (CNN) -- Donald Trump limbered up for his latest overseas trip -- to Britain -- in typical style, with remarks that risked insulting his royal hosts and by plunging headlong into the country's fraught domestic politics. The US President described one of the newest royals,...
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Doctor and patient.
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David Madden
May 31, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PATERSON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Murphy administration has unveiled a 14-bill package aimed at ensuring efforts in Washington to gut the Affordable Care Act do not take hold in New Jersey. There are concerns that federal court actions could do what Republicans in Congress couldn't: bring an end...
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Power Plant in the South of Iran taken in January 2019
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May 31, 2019 - 11:04 am
By Kiyoko Metzler, Associated Press VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, though its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing. In a confidential quarterly...
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