Category: Primary

Trump threatens Mexico over migrant caravan
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Trump threatens Mexico over migrant caravan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday lashed out over a caravan of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States, saying that if Mexico does not stop them, he will use the military to “CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER.” Trump tweeted that he wanted “Mexico to stop this onslaught.” He also suggested that...

Trump: ‘Severe’ consequences if Saudis murdered Khashoggi
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Trump: ‘Severe’ consequences if Saudis murdered Khashoggi

By MATTHEW LEE and DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has acknowledged it “certainly looks” as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened “very severe” consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him. His warning came as the administration toughened its response to a disappearance that...

Hagan: Many Alabama voters labeled inactive
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Hagan: Many Alabama voters labeled inactive

By KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Congressional candidate Mallory Hagan said Thursday that a worrisome number of Alabama voters have been removed from active voter lists, prompting her to create a committee to assist people who encounter problems before and on Election Day. Hagan’s campaign said more than 55,000 voters in the 3rd...

States and feds unite on election security after ’16 clashes
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States and feds unite on election security after ’16 clashes

By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before the 2016 election, federal officials started making mysterious calls to the head of elections in Inyo County, California. They asked her to contact them if she noticed anything unusual. But they wouldn’t elaborate. “I asked them: ‘How am I going to be able to protect against...

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Auburn’s Cam Newton statue found with Alabama flags, underwear

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A statue of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton outside his alma mater’s football stadium has been found with University of Alabama flags and a men’s athletic supporter on it. A photo tweeted Tuesday morning shows the crimson and white flags and underwear on the former Auburn University Heisman Trophy winner quarterback’s...

Ainsworth joins Jones, Holley to celebrate affordable housing in Andalusia
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Ainsworth joins Jones, Holley to celebrate affordable housing in Andalusia

By WILL WHATLEY, Alabama Daily News ANDALUSIA – State Rep. Will Ainsworth (R-Guntersville), who is running to become Alabama’s next lieutenant governor, visited Andalusia Wednesday to celebrate the construction of a new complex to support affordable housing for the area. It’s part of a statewide initiative to provide better access to quality, affordable housing for working families. “The...