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Iraq warns Kurds as they claim victory in independence vote

IRBIL, Iraq – Iraq’s prime minister on Tuesday ordered the Kurdish region to hand over control of its airports to federal authorities or face a flight ban, as the Kurds claimed victory for the...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Senate GOP abandons latest effort to unwind the Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans decided Tuesday not to hold a vote on unwinding the Affordable Care Act, effectively preserving the landmark 2010 law for the foreseeable future. In deciding not to...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Trump to visit Puerto Rico on Oct. 3 to survey hurricane damage, he says

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump will visit hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico next week to get a firsthand look at the “devastated” island, he told reporters Tuesday morning. Trump, who has faced...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Trump says he’ll visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump says he’ll visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday to survey damage caused by Hurricane Maria. Trump announced the visit after the administration was criticized for the...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Equifax CEO steps down in the wake of damaging data breach

NEW YORK – Equifax CEO Richard Smith stepped down Tuesday, less than three weeks after the credit reporting agency disclosed a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information for...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

A-Basin, Loveland making snow with aim of October opening

DENVER – The race to become the first ski resort in Colorado to open for the season has begun. Loveland and Arapahoe Basin have fired up their snow guns in the hope of opening sometime next month....

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Colorado deputy finds 3,100 pounds of pot in moving truck

GRAND JUNCTION – An arrest affidavit says a Colorado patrol deputy pulled over a white Penske moving truck when – from inside his own vehicle – he smelled marijuana. The Grand Junction Daily...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Trump hits ‘so-called Republicans’ as health bill withers

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump lashed out at “so-called Republicans” Tuesday for deserting the party’s latest attempt to repeal the Obama health care law as Senate leaders tried to decide...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

McCain’s moment: Ailing senator plays spoiler again for GOP

WASHINGTON – John McCain faced a choice that balanced friendship, party loyalty and his convictions. He made the decision some of his closest advisers expected. Looking at the twilight of his...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Zinke: One-third of Interior employees not loyal to Trump

WASHINGTON – Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Monday that nearly one-third of employees at his department are not loyal to him and President Donald Trump, adding that he is working to change the...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

GOP hopes to reform health care dim

WASHINGTON – The Republican drive to tear down President Barack Obama’s health care law was flickering out Monday as a decisive handful of GOP senators remained opposed to the last-gasp bill....

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Weiner gets prison in sexting scandal

Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison for exchanging sexually explicit messages with a 15-year-old girl, capping the spectacular fall of the former congressman whose self-destructive...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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