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Trump condemns hate groups, denouncing Charlottesville violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under relentless pressure, President Donald Trump on Monday named and condemned “repugnant” hate groups and declared that “racism is evil” in a far more forceful statement than he’d made earlier after deadly, race-fueled weekend...

Maumee man accused of driving into protest crowd denied bond

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A man accused of ramming his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia was denied bond Monday after the public defender’s office said it couldn’t represent him and the judge was forced to find a local...
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Trump suggests McConnell must deliver on agenda or step aside

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated a stunning feud against his top Senate partner Thursday, suggesting Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might have to think about stepping aside if he doesn’t deliver on the president’s agenda of health care, taxes and...

Emergency declared in New Orleans as flood threat looms

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana’s governor declared a state of emergency in New Orleans on Thursday as the city’s malfunctioning water-pumping system and the threat of more rain left some neighborhoods at greater risk of flooding. The city scrambled to repair...
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Trump hits McConnell for Senate crash of Obama health repeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump scolded his own party’s Senate leader on Wednesday for the crash of the Republican drive to repeal and rewrite the Obama health care law, using Twitter to demand of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, “Why not done?” Trump...
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FBI agents searched former Trump campaign chair’s home

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI agents have searched one of the homes of President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, whose past foreign political work has been swept into the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election. A Manafort spokesman...
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U.S. intel report: North Korea can fit nuclear warhead inside its missiles

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea may have successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles, passing a key threshold in becoming a full-fledged nuclear power, according to a Japanese defense paper and a U.S. media report. The U.N. Security Council...

VIDEO: ODOT offers update on I-75 widening

In a new video from the Ohio Department of Transportation, ODOT project manager Chris Hughes gives an update on replacement for the Interstate 75 bridge over the Blanchard River. Demolition has already begun on the southbound side of the bridge, and Hughes said the replacement...

Trump lawyer: No reason to think Trump’s under investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for President Donald Trump said he has no information to suggest the president is under federal investigation amid a report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is using a grand jury as part of his probe into potential coordination between Russia and the...

Scaramucci out of White House job as John Kelly takes charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Scaramucci is out as White House communications director after just 11 days on the job — and just hours after former Gen. John Kelly took over as President Donald Trump’s new chief of staff. Hoping to turn the page on a tumultuous opening chapter...