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Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 15, the 46th day of 2020. There are 320 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 15, ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2020. There are 321 days left in the year. This is Valentine's Day. Today's Highlight in History: ...

Barr agrees to testify as Democrats question his leadership

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has agreed to testify before the House Judiciary Committee next month, appearing for the first time before the panel as questions swirl about whether he...

NATO eyes boosting Iraq army training, still needs Iraq's OK

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO is ready to expand its military training effort in Iraq, the alliance’s top civilian official said Wednesday, but the Iraqi government is not yet ready to approve the move. ...

President Trump makes pick for next ambassador to Canada

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has tapped a retired North Carolina physician to be the next U.S. ambassador to Canada. Dr. Aldona Wos was nominated Tuesday to fill the role...

Klobuchar surged in New Hampshire. Can she make it count?

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — It took a year of campaigning, countless stump speeches and an especially strong night on the debate stage for little-known Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar to break ...

Libya's oil corporation: blockade losses exceed $1.3 billion

CAIRO (AP) — Economic fallout continues from the shutdown of Libya’s vital oil fields, with losses surpassing $1.3 billion, the national oil corporation announced Tuesday. The latest...

Fox News has best ratings since Trump election, inauguration

NEW YORK (AP) — The week President Donald Trump was acquitted in his impeachment trial was Fox News Channel's best in the ratings since the weeks he was elected and inaugurated. The ...

Venezuela opposition leader Guaidó returns home after tour

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó appeared to have breezed through security at an airport near Caracas on Tuesday, returning home without incident from a risky interna...

Opposition backers in Venezuela ask what's next for Guaidó

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Few places in Venezuela have a higher concentration of backers for opposition leader Juan Guaidó than the campus of the Central University of Venezuela, a hotbed of anti-gove...

Tapes of Avenatti threats highlight extortion trial closings

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti's recorded threats to reduce the value of Nike's stock if he wasn't paid millions of dollars highlighted a prosecutor's closing argument Tuesday at the prominent lawye...

Russian charged in brazen Berlin killing of Georgian man

A Russian man was charged by federal prosecutors Tuesday with the brazen killing of a Georgian man on the streets of Berlin last year, in a case that has already prompted political fallout between Ber...

Taiwan vice president-elect concludes trip to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Monday (Feb. 10) and called his visit to the U.S. "very successful...

Business Highlights

—- Trump's $4.8 trillion budget proposal revisits rejected cuts WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is offering a $4.8 trillion election year budget plan that ...

Trump looks to 'shake up the Dems' with New Hampshire rally

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump was looking to get under Democrats' skin Monday with a rally in New Hampshire on the eve of the state's first-in-the-nation primaries. He also aimed to p...