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Fri. 1:31 p.m.: Court limits order that had stopped Trump asylum limits

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court's ruling today will allow the Trump administration to begin rejecting asylum at some parts of the U.S.-Mexico border for migrants who arrived after transiting through a third country. The ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals limited a ...

Fri. 1:19 p.m.: Greenland to Trump: Thanks, but we’re not for sale

TASIILAQ, Greenland (AP) — Greenland said today it's happy President Donald Trump has taken an interest in the nation, talking to aides and allies about buying the island for the U.S., but that it's not for sale. Following reports that Trump had spoken about the notion of buying Greenland, ...

Fri. 1:03 p.m.: Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions

JERUSALEM (AP) — Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said today she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel's "oppressive" conditions aimed to humiliate her. Israel barred Tlaib and another Democrat, ...

Fri. 12:59 p.m.: US tells Congress of plans to sell F-16 fighters to Taiwan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has informed Congress it plans to sell F-16 fighters worth $8 billion to Taiwan in a move that will inflame already high tensions with China. Two U.S. officials and a congressional aide say the administration informally notified lawmakers of the ...

Thu. 9:33 p.m.: Weak global growth likely to mean US slowdown, not recession

WASHINGTON (AP) — How fragile is the global economy? The U.S.-China trade war is weakening businesses in both countries, Germany's economy shrank in the second quarter, and Britain appears headed for a disruptive exit from the European Union this fall. Those trends have hammered American ...

Thu. 8:39 p.m.: US long-term mortgage rates stay near historic lows

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates remained near historically low levels this week against a backdrop of volatile financial markets around the globe. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said today the average rate on the benchmark 30-year loan was unchanged at 3.60 percent, its lowest ...

Thurs. 11:10 a.m.: US stocks steady after plunge, but caution still reigns

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks steadied themselves this morning amid hopes that the heart of the economy — shoppers spending at stores and online — can stay strong and help avert a recession. Caution continued to dominate markets around the world, though, on worries that economies are ...

Thurs. 11:05 a.m.: Man pleads in bar parking lot shooting

WARREN - The man charged in the February killing of Britney Mazanec, 33, in the parking lot of Hideaway Lounge Bar and Grill in Niles pleaded guilty today in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court. Ryan Daniels, 28, Bonnie Brae SE, Warren, was indicted on charges of reckless homicide with a ...

Wed. 9:05 a.m.: Treasury yields invert, warning of possible recession

NEW YORK (AP) — An economic alarm bell has sounded in the U.S., sending warnings of a possible recession ahead. Yields on 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes inverted early today, a market phenomenon that shows investors want more in return for short-term government bonds than they are for ...

Wed. 9 a.m.: AP Source: Epstein jail guards suspected of falsifying logs

NEW YORK (AP) — Jail guards are suspected of falsifying log entries to show they were checking on inmates in Jeffrey Epstein's unit every half hour when they actually weren't, according to a person familiar with the probe into his death. Surveillance video reviewed after the 66-year-old ...

Wed. 8:56 a.m.: Flights restart at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize

HONG KONG (AP) — Flights resumed at Hong Kong's airport today after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese city. About three dozen protesters remained camped ...

Wed. 8:52 a.m.: Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods until December

WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to pressure from businesses and growing fears that a trade war is threatening the U.S. economy, the Trump administration is delaying most of the import taxes it planned to impose on Chinese goods and is dropping others altogether. The announcement Tuesday from ...

Tues. 1:25 p.m.: Man shot in attempted bank robbery indicted

WARREN - A man who was shot by a police officer during a bank robbery attempt was indicted today by a Trumbull County grand jury. Dabraylin Hawkins, 23, Duncan Lane, Youngstown, is charged with aggravated robbery with a firearm specification, felonious assault with a firearm specification, ...

Tues. 12:25 p.m.: Former Vienna police officer pleads guilty

WARREN - Former Mathews School Resource Officer and Vienna police officer Sgt. Michael Sheehy pleaded guilty to charges associated with break-ins at the school and police department. Sheehy, 32, pleaded guilty this morning in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court to two counts of breaking and ...

Tue. 8:59 a.m.: Trump to promote turning natural gas into plastics in Pa.

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Trying to hold support in the manufacturing towns that helped him win the White House in 2016, President Donald Trump is showcasing growing efforts to capitalize on western Pennsylvania's natural gas deposits by turning gas into plastics. Trump will be in ...

Tue. 8:49 a.m.: Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day today, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push for democratic reforms. After a brief ...