In business and politics, Trump stokes internal rivalries
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Donald Trump acquired a pair of Atlantic City casinos in the mid-1980s, he pitted his managers against each other in a ferocious competition over everything from booking entertainers to attracting high-rolling gamblers....
Court ruling raises possibility Kansas schools can't open
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas faces a threat that its public schools won't open for the next school year after the state Supreme Court rejected some education funding changes made by the Republican-dominated Legislature....
Alibaba won and lost a friend in Washington; how it happened
SHANGHAI (AP) -- In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, saying its websites served as a 24-hour market "for counterfeiters and pirates" and should be blacklisted....
DOD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimony
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is relying on information it won't make public to dispute an Associated Press investigation that found the military misled Congress about sexual assault cases to blunt support for Senate legislation....
Obama uses Hiroshima visit as opportunity to urge no nukes
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people everywhere to embrace the vision of a world without nuclear weapons....
Presidential race shows deep seated strife toward minorities
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It started with Mexicans being publicly accused by presidential candidate Donald Trump of being criminals and rapists. It escalated to ejections, to sucker punches, to pepper spray. And now violence and strife seems to be a commonplace occurrence out on the campaign trail....
Trump tells California 'there is no drought'
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought."...
125 prominent scientists, doctors and medical ethicists are calling for this summer's Olympic Games to be postponed, or moved from Rio de Janeiro due to the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil. In a letter sent to World Health Organization the group sited new findings about Zika that should result in the International Olympic Committee directing the games be moved, postponed or even canceled to safeguard the thousands of athletes, staff and reporters scheduled to attend the games.
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