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

EPA hears worries about climate in heart of coal country

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — After more than four decades as a coal miner, Stanley Sturgill ambled into an ornate room at West Virginia's state capitol Tuesday to deliver a stark message to the Trump administration: Climate change is real and continuing to burn the dirty fossil fuel hurts future generations.

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  • Written by By JOHN RABY and MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

AP EXCLUSIVE: A contractor fails to deliver Puerto Rico aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — After Hurricane Maria damaged tens of thousands of homes in Puerto Rico, a newly created Florida company with an unproven record won more than $30 million in contracts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide emergency tarps and plastic sheeting for repairs.

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  • Written by By TAMI ABDOLLAH and MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

UN: About 11 percent of drugs in poor countries are fake

LONDON (AP) — About 11 percent of medicines in developing countries are counterfeit and likely responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of children from diseases like malaria and pneumonia every year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

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  • Written by By MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer