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Democrats tie government funding to debt bill, GOP digs in Democrats tie government funding to debt bill, GOP digs in 09/20/2021 08:18pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic congressional leaders backed by the White House say they will push ahead with a vote to fund the government and suspend the debt limit, all but daring Republicans who say they will vote against it despite the risk of a fiscal crisis. Congress is rushing headlong into Haitian journey to Texas border starts in South America Haitian journey to Texas border starts in South America 09/20/2021 08:13pm • TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Robins Exile downed a traditional meal of plantains and chicken at a restaurant run by Haitian immigrants, just a short walk from the walled border with the United States. He arrived the night before and went there seeking advice: Should he try to get to the U.S., or was it Asian shares extend losses as China worries darken sentiment Asian shares extend losses as China worries darken sentiment 09/20/2021 07:25pm • TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares declined Tuesday, with Tokyo down 2% as worries about heavily indebted Chinese real estate developers weighed on sentiment. On Monday, U.S. stocks logged their biggest drop since May, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite sinking 2.2%. Markets were closed Tuesday in Taiw The Latest: Pakistan says no rush to recognize Taliban gov't The Latest: Pakistan says no rush to recognize Taliban gov't 09/20/2021 07:00pm • The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): ___ UNITED NATIONS -- Pakistan’s foreign minister says Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers should understand that if they want recognition and assistance in rebuilding the war-battered country “they have to be more sensitive and more rece George Holliday, who filmed Rodney King video, dies of COVID George Holliday, who filmed Rodney King video, dies of COVID 09/20/2021 06:21pm • LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Holliday, the Los Angeles plumber who shot grainy video of four white police officers beating Black motorist Rodney King in 1991, has died of complications of COVID-19, a friend said Monday. Holliday, 61, died Sunday at a Los Angeles hospital, where he had been for more Texas doctor who defied state's new abortion ban is sued Texas doctor who defied state's new abortion ban is sued 09/20/2021 06:13pm • DALLAS (AP) — A San Antonio doctor who said he performed an abortion in defiance of a new Texas law all but dared supporters of the state's near-total ban on the procedure to try making an early example of him by filing a lawsuit — and by Monday, two people obliged. Former attorneys in Arkansas Haitian deportees start over in country they don’t recognize Haitian deportees start over in country they don’t recognize 09/20/2021 04:34pm • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Claile Bazile doesn’t know where she and her 2-year-old son will stay once they leave the hotel where officials temporarily set aside rooms for some of the hundreds of people streaming into Haiti after being expelled from the U.S. in the past couple of days. The 7.2- Democrats tie government funding to debt bill, GOP digs in Democrats tie government funding to debt bill, GOP digs in 09/20/2021 04:19pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic congressional leaders backed by the White House announced Monday they would push ahead with a vote to fund the government and suspend the debt limit, all but daring Republicans who say they will vote against it despite the risk of a fiscal crisis. Congress is rushing UN climate talks: Faint progress on money, none on pollution UN climate talks: Faint progress on money, none on pollution 09/20/2021 02:44pm • Opening pocketbooks wider to fight climate change? That’s looking slightly more doable. Closing more smokestacks for the same goal? Not yet sold. World leaders made “faint signs of progress” on the financial end of fighting climate change in a special United Nations feet-to-the-fire meeting Mo 'We were them:' Vietnamese Americans help Afghan refugees 'We were them:' Vietnamese Americans help Afghan refugees 09/20/2021 01:08pm • WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — In the faces of Afghans desperate to leave their country after U.S. forces withdrew, Thuy Do sees her own family, decades earlier and thousands of miles away. A 39-year-old doctor in Seattle, Washington, Do remembers hearing how her parents sought to leave Saigon after V Chevy Chase man accused of stealing $750,000 from veterans organization Chevy Chase man accused of stealing $750,000 from veterans organization 09/20/2021 12:58pm • A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging a Chevy Chase, Maryland, man with stealing $750,000 from a nonprofit veterans organization. Brian McQuade, 70, was indicted on two federal charges of wire fraud this month, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. The indictment was unse Judge says he'll toss some of ex-mayor's fraud convictions Judge says he'll toss some of ex-mayor's fraud convictions 09/20/2021 12:49pm • BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday said he planned to toss several convictions against the Massachusetts mayor elected at just 23 years old who was found guilty by jurors of bilking investors and extorting hundreds of thousands of dollars from marijuana businesses. U.S. District Judge Dougla R Kelly prosecutors rest; defense calls on singer's allies R Kelly prosecutors rest; defense calls on singer's allies 09/20/2021 11:58am • NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors at the R. Kelly sex trafficking trial ended their case Monday after calling dozens of witnesses over the past month who detailed the government’s sweeping allegations against the singer in lurid detail. The defense began its case later in the day by starting to call K Wisconsin election investigator warns of subpoenas Wisconsin election investigator warns of subpoenas 09/20/2021 11:37am • MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The retired conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court justice leading a Republican-ordered investigation into the 2020 presidential election released a video Monday threatening to subpoena election officials who don't comply and saying the intent was not to overturn President Joe B Re-defining 'racial equity' may increase donations for it Re-defining 'racial equity' may increase donations for it 09/20/2021 10:22am • Though last year's racial justice protests unleashed an avalanche of donations for minority causes, the philanthropic community remains divided about which donations should be counted as advancing racial equity. Candid, a leading philanthropy research organization, told The Associated Press that it
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