Category: <span>Primary</span>

Trump: Location, date for Kim meeting could be revealed soon
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Trump: Location, date for Kim meeting could be revealed soon

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the date and location for what will be a historic meeting between a sitting American president and the leader of North Korea over denuclearization could be announced by the end of the week. Trump has previously said the meeting with Kim Jong...

Daily News Digest – May 1, 2018
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Daily News Digest – May 1, 2018

 Good morning! Here’s your Daily News for Tuesday, May 1. 1. Poll: Ivey leads race for gov, lots of undecideds. Our first Alabama Daily News / Leverage Public Strategies survey results are in. First up, the race for Governor on the GOP side. Not surprisingly, incumbent Kay Ivey is leading the pack. Her total (47%) is...

New poll shows Ivey leading race for governor, just shy of majority
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New poll shows Ivey leading race for governor, just shy of majority

By TODD STACY, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – New polling in the race for Alabama Governor shows incumbent Kay Ivey with a sizable lead over her primary challengers at a percentage just shy of the 50 percent majority she needs to avoid a runoff in the Republican Primary. In a Leverage Public Strategies –...

Governor: Alabama to add more than 100 pre-K classrooms in fall
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Governor: Alabama to add more than 100 pre-K classrooms in fall

By MALLORY MOENCH, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education will add 107 pre-K classrooms in 33 counties this fall, the office of Gov. Kay Ivey announced Monday. Ivey’s office said in a statement that the new classrooms will expand the state’s voluntary kindergarten program to reach nearly 19,000...

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Twin bombings in Afghanistan kill 25, including 9 reporters

By RAHIM FAIEZ and AMIR SHAH, Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two Islamic State suicide bombers struck in Afghanistan’s capital on Monday, killing 25 people, including nine journalists who had rushed to the scene of the first attack, in the deadliest assault on reporters since the fall of the Taliban in 2001. An Agence France-Presse...

Report: Mueller gives list of questions to Trump’s lawyers
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Report: Mueller gives list of questions to Trump’s lawyers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has given a list of almost four dozen questions to lawyers for President Donald Trump as part of his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether Trump obstructed justice, according to a report published in The New York Times. The Times obtained a list of...

Counselors on hand at Parker High School after 3 killed
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Counselors on hand at Parker High School after 3 killed

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Officials say counselors will be on hand at a Birmingham high school following a car crash that killed three students after prom. A statement from Birmingham’s city school system says the crisis team will be at Parker High School on Monday to help both students and staff members following the crash....

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Waffle House: Workers right to call police in Alabama case

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Waffle House is again expressing support for its employees whose calls to police led to a contentious arrest at an Alabama restaurant. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the company reiterated its support for the workers Monday, during a tense meeting with activists at its headquarters in Norcross, Georgia. At issue is the...

White House delays tariffs on EU, Canada and Mexico
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White House delays tariffs on EU, Canada and Mexico

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and KEN THOMAS, AP Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it would postpone a decision on imposing tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico for 30 days, avoiding the potential for a trade battle with Europe as the U.S. prepares for tense...

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Dothan Police: Student arrested after school threat causes absences

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old student has been arrested after a threat resulted in classroom absences and extra police at Dothan High School in southeastern Alabama. The Dothan Eagle reports the youth is charged with making terroristic threats and is being held at the Houston County Diversion Center. The teen’s name hasn’t...

Roy Moore: New suit against accusers
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Roy Moore: New suit against accusers

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Failed Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama filed a new lawsuit Monday against some of the women who accused him of sexual misconduct, claiming they were part of a “political conspiracy” to derail his 2017 campaign. Moore’s attorney, Melissa Isaak, said at a news conference in Gadsden that the accusations raised...

Kelly calls ‘BS’ on report he called Trump an ‘idiot’
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Kelly calls ‘BS’ on report he called Trump an ‘idiot’

By ZEKE MILLER, JONATHAN LEMIRE and CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — New details emerged on the rift between White House chief of staff John Kelly and President Donald Trump, with one former administration official saying Kelly privately called Trump “an idiot” last year. Kelly’s insult to the president’s intelligence, confirmed to The Associated Press...

Judge sets June ‘Mockingbird’ trial if Alabama judge Oks it
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Judge sets June ‘Mockingbird’ trial if Alabama judge Oks it

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge says she’ll preside over a June trial over the disputed Broadway production of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird,” if an Alabama judge allows it. Judge Analisa Torres set a June 4 trial date Monday. She says the trial will occur if an Alabama judge concludes New...

US risks trade fight with Europe as sanctions delay expires
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US risks trade fight with Europe as sanctions delay expires

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and KEN THOMAS, AP Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration risks igniting a trade battle with Europe just as it’s preparing for tense trade talks in China this week. Facing a self-imposed deadline, Trump is considering whether to permanently exempt the European Union and five other countries from tariffs that his administration...

Daily News Digest – April 30, 2018
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Daily News Digest – April 30, 2018

 Good morning! I basically had dinner with Stevie Wonder this weekend. So did Rep. Laura Hall, who was way more chill about the whole thing than me. Here’s your Daily News for Monday, April 30. 1. Alabama Sheriffs have a problem. Ever since AL.com reporter Connor Sheets broke the news about Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrikin pocketing more than $672,000...