Group buys Alabama abortion clinic to keep it from closing

An Alabama-based abortion rights group received a flood of donations after state lawmakers in 2019 attempted to outlaw abortionBy KIM CHANDLER Associated PressMay 16, 2020, 8:30 PM3 min read3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleMONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Conservative lawmakers in Alabama last year tried to enact the nation's most stringent abortion ban, but the attempt to outlaw...

Pompeo pushes China to provide access to Wuhan labs over coronavirus outbreak

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday again pushed China to provide the world access to its virology labs in Wuhan, saying the world needed to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic originated and Beijing had an obligation to be transparent, Trend reports citing Reuters. Ties between the United States and China have significantly deteriorated since the eruption of the coronavirus...

Police: 1 killed, 17 wounded in Cleveland party shooting

Police say gunfire that followed a fight at a Cleveland party attended by multiple motorcycle clubs killed one man and wounded 17 other peopleMarch 8, 2020, 3:24 PM1 min readCLEVELAND -- At least one person was killed and 17 people were injured when gunfire erupted late Saturday following a fight at a party in Cleveland, Ohio, attended by multiple motorcycle clubs, police said. A 48-year-old man...

U.S. producer prices post biggest gain in more than a year

U.S. producer prices increased by the most in more than a year in January, boosted by rises in the costs of services such as healthcare and hotel accommodation, Trend with reference to Reuters reports. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its producer price index for final demand jumped 0.5% last month, the largest gain since October 2018, after climbing 0.2% in December. In the 12 months...

‘Start Here’: Democratic senators running for president hit the campaign trail ahead of impeachment trial

It's Monday, Jan. 20, 2019. Let's start here. 1. Double duty Just days before the Iowa caucuses, the Democratic senators who are running for president are squeezing in last-minute campaign stops before heading back to Washington, D.C., for the impeachment trial in the Senate this week. On today's "Start Here," ABC News' Rachel Scott says some of the senators are planning to hit the trail when...

#WTO – EU, US and Japan agree on new ways to strengthen global rules on #IndustrialSubsidies

In a Joint Statement issued today (14 January), representatives of the European Union, the United States and Japan announced their agreement to strengthen existing rules on industrial subsidies and condemned forced technology transfers practices. In a meeting held in Washington, DC, the EU, US and Japan agreed that the current list of subsidies prohibited under the World Trade Organization’s...

UPS driver, bystander, suspects identified from Florida shootout that left 4 dead

"You have chills in your body," one witness said.December 6, 2019, 10:02 PM7 min read An attempted jewelry store robbery that led to the theft of a UPS truck, a hostage situation and a police shootout that ultimately left two "innocent civilians," including a UPS driver, dead has shaken the Florida community to its core. UPS identified the driver as Frank Ordonez, according to a statement...

‘Start Here’: Takeaways from the Judiciary Committee’s first impeachment hearing

It's Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. Let's start here. 1. Law and the Constitution The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony from four constitutional scholars on whether President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine were impeachable. Three of the experts called by Democrats said the president should be impeached while the fourth witness, the expert brought by Republicans, said there wasn't enough...

North Korea says it’s up to US to choose ‘Christmas gift’

North Korea reasserts the Trump administration is running out of time to salvage nuclear negotiations and says it’s entirely up to the United States to choose what “Christmas gift” it gets from the NorthBy KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated PressDecember 3, 2019, 5:46 AM3 min read North Korea on Tuesday repeated its assertions the Trump administration is running out of time to salvage nuclear...