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Obama, Clintons, Pelosi to speak at late congressman Cummings' funeral

25 Oct 2019

Former U.S. presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, along with former presidential candidate and Senator Hillary Clinton, are among a who's-who list of the Democratic Party slated to speak on Friday at the late Congressman Elijah Cummings' funeral. | Video

Eyeing presidency, Democratic hopeful Gabbard will not seek re-election to Congress

25 Oct 2019

U.S. presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard's campaign announced that the Hawaiian Democrat will not seek congressional re-election, so as to focus on her 2020 bid for the highest elected office in the United States.

U.S. Coast Guard hunts man who went overboard from cruise ship

25 Oct 2019

The U.S. Coast Guard was searching early on Friday for a 26-year-old man who went overboard from a Carnival Cruise ship about 47 miles (76 km) out in the Gulf of Mexico, near the port of Galveston in Texas.

More than half a million Californian customers may face power outages

24 Oct 2019

Oct 24 More than half a million homes and businesses in California could lose power this week as utilities including Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison cut off electricity as a preventive measure against wildfires.

Elijah Cummings, U.S. civil rights icon who led House probe of Trump, dead at 68

17 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON - U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, a civil rights champion who over the last quarter century became one of the most influential Democrats in Congress and a key figure in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, died on Thursday. He was 68. | Video

White House reporters slam mock video of Trump killing journalists and critics

14 Oct 2019

The White House Correspondents' Association has condemned a mock video, shown at a gathering of U.S. President Donald's Trump's supporters at one of his Florida resorts, that depicts him slaughtering members of the news media and political adversaries.

White House reporters condemn fake video showing Trump killing press

14 Oct 2019

Oct 13 The White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) condemned on Sunday a video that depicted a fake image of U.S. President Donald Trump slaughtering members of the news media, shown at a gathering of his supporters.

Birthplace of U.S. civil rights movement elects first black mayor

09 Oct 2019

Montgomery, the capital of the southern U.S. state of Alabama, known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement for its 1950s bus boycotts over segregated seating, has elected the first black mayor in its 200-year history. | Video

One suspect in custody, second on the loose in Kansas City mass shooting

07 Oct 2019

Police arrested one suspect in a Kansas City, Kan., area bar mass shooting and were hunting for a second gunman early on Monday, in an attack that killed four people and wounded five, police said.

Atlantic City mayor resigns over theft from youth basketball club

04 Oct 2019

Atlantic City's Mayor Frank Gilliam resigned late on Thursday after pleading guilty to one count of wire fraud, and now faces a 20-year prison sentence for stealing about $87,000 from a youth basketball club, court records showed.

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