Syrian activist gives scraps with prisoners' names to museum

BOWIE, Md. (AP) — A Syrian human-rights activist presented the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's research and preservation center on Tuesday with scraps of cloth that fellow prisoners had written their names on while using a chicken bone as a quill and blood from their own gums as ink.

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  • Written by By BRIAN WITTE , Associated Press

Ellison calls on Trump to condemn Minnesota mosque bombing

 

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic National Committee deputy chairman and Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison on Wednesday called it "an outrage" that President Donald Trump has not condemned the weekend bombing of a Minnesota mosque as a terrorist attack.

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FBI agents searched former Trump campaign chair's home

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI agents have searched one of the homes of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, whose past foreign political work has been swept into the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election. A Manafort spokesman confirmed the search Wednesday.

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  • Written by By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press

Guam's worries grow as tensions rise between US, North Korea

 

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Residents of the tiny Pacific island of Guam say they're afraid of being caught in the middle of escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea after Pyongyang announced it was examining plans for attacking the strategically important U.S. territory.

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  • Written by By GRACE GARCES BORDALLO and CATHY BUSSEWITZ , The Associated Press

US scientists contradict Trump's climate claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation's struggling coal mines, federal scientists are warning that burning fossil fuels is already driving a steep increase in the United States of heat waves, droughts and floods.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER and SETH BORENSTEIN , Associated Press