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Report: Trump ordered Ukraine aid frozen
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Report: Trump ordered Ukraine aid frozen

President Donald Trump ordered his staff to freeze nearly $400 million in aid to Ukraine a few days before a phone call in which he pressured the Eastern European nation's leader to investigate the family of political rival Joe Biden

The story behind Biden’s son, Ukraine and Trump’s claims
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The story behind Biden’s son, Ukraine and Trump’s claims

In 2014, then-Vice President Joe Biden was at the forefront of American diplomatic efforts to support Ukraine's fragile democratic government as it sought to fend off Russian aggression and root out corruption. So it raised eyebrows when Biden's son Hunter was hired by a Ukrainian gas company.

Democrats blast latest Trump crisis. But what will they do?
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Democrats blast latest Trump crisis. But what will they do?

By LISA MASCARO and STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A whistleblower’s complaint over President Donald Trump’s interactions with a foreign leader is testing the political and practical power Democrats can use against a Republican in the White House who so brazenly ignores protocol and presidential norms. Democrats were unanimous in their condemnation of...

Inmate dies after being stabbed at prison
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Inmate dies after being stabbed at prison

CLAYTON, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate died this month after being stabbed by another inmate, the prison system said Friday. The Department of Corrections said in a news release that Joshua David Willingham, 29, died days after being stabbed by another inmate at Ventress Correctional Facility in Clayton. The prison system said Willingham was...

Alabama to pay hefty legal fees over blocked abortion law
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Alabama to pay hefty legal fees over blocked abortion law

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ordered Alabama to pay $675,964 to lawyers for abortion clinics who challenged the state’s attempt to ban the most common second trimester abortion procedure. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson handed down the order after striking down the 2016 law. Alabama is...