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Tim Jimenez
May 06, 2019 - 6:55 am
UPDATED: 9:30 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A tweet from President Donald Trump is rattling the markets and could throw a monkey wrench into trade talks with China this week. This morning, the president tweeted, "With China we lose 500 billion dollars. Sorry, we're not going to be doing that...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs St. John's Episcopal Church, across from the White House in Washington.
Cliff Owen/AP Photo
May 05, 2019 - 5:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress, abandoning his previous declaration that he would leave that decision to his attorney general. Escalating tensions with House Democrats as they seek to bring Mueller before...
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Mom Congress
Mom Congress
Hadas Kuznits
May 03, 2019 - 11:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mothers from all across the country will convene in Washington, D.C., Sunday for a three-day convention — known as Mom Congress — urging lawmakers to improve policies surrounding pregnancy, child birth and postpartum depression. New Jersey business owner Jasmine Kaur...
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In this Thursday, May 4, 2017 photo, American University student government president Taylor Dumpson speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo, File
April 30, 2019 - 1:32 pm
By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The first black woman to serve as American University's student government president is seeking more than $1.5 million in court-ordered damages against a neo-Nazi website operator who orchestrated an online harassment campaign against...
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Andrew Kramer
April 27, 2019 - 7:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) – It's an effort to end gun violence, two dozen bikers are currently pedaling 600 miles in hopes to getting gun laws in the country changed to prevent shootings like the one today in San Diego for example. "It was great, we always get a really nice welcome in...
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In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as she poses in a cemetery in Seat
AP Photo/Elaine Thompson
April 22, 2019 - 4:01 pm
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington appears set to become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as "natural organic reduction" — an accelerated decomposition process that turns bodies into soil within weeks. The bill legalizing the process, sometimes referred to as "human composting,"...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington.
AP Photo/Molly Riley, File
April 22, 2019 - 1:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve's board amid a focus on past scandals. Cain is a former CEO of Godfather's Pizza who dropped out of the 2012 presidential race amid allegations of sexual...
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President Donald Trump, joined by the Easter Bunny and first lady Melania Trump speaks from the Truman Balcony of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 22, 2019, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
April 22, 2019 - 12:12 pm
By Darlene Superville WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump kicked off the annual Easter Egg Roll Monday — the White House's biggest social event of the year. "I want to wish everybody a very happy Easter," Trump said, addressing the crowd from the Truman Balcony, where he was joined by first...
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Chris Kleponis/Sipa USA
April 22, 2019 - 10:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his business organization sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee on Monday to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records. The complaint, filed in federal court in Washington, says the subpoena from Rep...
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FILE - In this Friday, March 22, 2019 file photo, a participant takes a very smoky puff from a marijuana cigarette during at meet and greet at "Tommy Chong's Live, Love, and Smoke Tour hosted by GreenTours in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles.
AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File
April 19, 2019 - 3:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate America is starting to embrace it. No, Hallmark doesn't yet have a card to mark "420." But many...
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