Gaza buries journalist killed while covering mass protests

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds attended the funeral of a well-known Palestinian journalist in Gaza on Saturday who was killed while covering mass protests along the Israeli border the previous day.

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  • Written by By FARES AKRAM , Associated Press

White House sends mixed signals on trade fight; markets dive

WASHINGTON (AP) — The trade clash between President Donald Trump and China's government is escalating, with Beijing pledging to "counterattack with great strength" if Trump follows through on threats to impose tariffs on an additional $100 billion in Chinese goods.

  • Written by By KEN THOMAS , Associated Press

GOP Rep. Farenthold resigns after sexual harassment claims

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold abruptly resigned Friday, four months after announcing he wouldn't seek re-election amid sexual harassment allegations.

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  • Written by By MATTHEW DALY and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press

Arizona, Texas send 400 troops to border after Trump's call

 

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Arizona and Texas announced Friday that they would send 400 National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border by next week in response to President Donald Trump's call for troops to fight drug trafficking and illegal immigration.

  • Written by By PAUL J. WEBER and NOMAAN MERCHANT , Associated Press