Facing pressure, House nears OK of anti-harassment training

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under heavy pressure to address burgeoning sexual misconduct allegations, the House moved toward easy approval Wednesday of a bipartisan measure requiring lawmakers and aides to take annual anti-harassment training.

  • Written by By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

Judge sides with Trump's pick to take over consumer agency

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump scored a victory Tuesday when a federal judge refused to block the president's choice to temporarily run the nation's top consumer financial watchdog and, for the moment, ended a two-way battle for leadership of the agency.

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Castile's girlfriend reaches settlement over police shooting

ST. ANTHONY, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota city that employed a police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop has reached a settlement with Philando Castile's girlfriend and her daughter, who were in the car with him when he was killed.

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Trump retweets videos purporting to show violence by Muslims

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump retweeted a string of inflammatory videos Wednesday that purported to show violence being committed by Muslims, drawing quick condemnation from civil rights groups who said the president was fanning anti-Muslim sentiment just as he did during his presidential campaign.

  • Written by By CATHERINE LUCEY and JILL LAWLESS , Associated Press

Trump's 'Pocahontas' jab stuns families of Navajo war vets

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Families of Native American war veterans and politicians of both major parties are criticizing President Donald Trump for using a White House event honoring Navajo Code Talkers to take a political jab at a Democratic senator he has nicknamed "Pocahontas."

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  • Written by By FELICIA FONSECA and LAURIE KELLMAN , Associated Press