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Houthi militants have launched attack drones and cruise and ballistic missiles at vessels in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. The United States and Britain carried out another round of large-scale military strikes Saturday against multiple sites in Yemen controlled by Houthi militants, U.S. officials said. On Monday, Houthi militants fired two anti-ship ballistic missiles at a cargo ship, U.S. Central Command said in a statement. The ship, called the Sea Champion, continued on to its destination at the port of Aden in Yemen, the statement added. The American-led retaliatory air and naval strikes against Houthi targets began last month.
Persons: , Houthi, Mason, Lloyd J, Austin III Organizations: Houthi, British, Defense Department, Associated Press, , Yemeni Armed Forces, U.S ., U.S . Central Command, Central Command, Command, Iranian Locations: Aden, The United States, Britain, Yemen, Iran, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Denmark, Netherlands, New Zealand, “ U.S, U.S, Red Sea, Palau, Gaza, Israel, United States, Africa, Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia
NEW LOOK Sign up to get the inside scoop on today’s biggest stories in markets, tech, and business — delivered daily. download the app Email address Sign up By clicking “Sign Up”, you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy . The amount includes a $354 million penalty plus nearly $100 million in pre-judgment interest. A spokesperson for Attorney General Letitia James confirmed to the AP that Trump will begin accruing interest of $111,984 per day. Per the AP, this interest amount considers both the penalty and the pre-judgment interest — not just the penalty — meaning Trump will owe more interest than the $87,502 per day previously thought.
Persons: , Donald Trump, Judge Arthur Engoron, Letitia James, Engoron, Trump, James, Allen Weisselberg, Bernard Madoff Organizations: Service, Trump, Associated Press, AP, New, Trump Organization Locations: New York, Manhattan
The U.S. F/A-18 fighter jets launched from the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower aircraft carrier, which is currently in the Red Sea, officials said. President Joe Biden and other senior leaders have repeatedly warned that the U.S. won't tolerate the Houthi attacks against commercial shipping. During normal operations, about 400 commercial vessels transit the southern Red Sea at any given time. The Rubymar, a British-registered, Lebanese-operated cargo vessel, was attacked while sailing through the Bab el-Mandeb Strait that connects the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. The Associated Press, relying on satellite images from Planet Labs PBC of the stricken vessel, reported Tuesday that the vessel was leaking oil in the Red Sea.
Persons: Dwight D, Lloyd Austin, Grant Shapps, Shapps, Joe Biden, haven't, We've, Sabrina Singh, we've, Mason, Abdul Malik al, Hope Organizations: US Coast Guard, US Central Command, U.S, Eisenhower, Defense, Yemeni Armed Forces, RAF, Islander, Hamas, Houthi, Aden , U.S . Central Command, Central Command, Khorfakkan, United, Command, Associated Press, Planet Labs PBC Locations: Iran, Yemen, Tampa , Florida, United States, U.S, Gulf of Aden, British, Red, Britain, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Denmark, Netherlands, New Zealand, Gaza, Aden , U.S, Asia, Europe, Africa, Suez, Mandeb, Gulf, Aden, Palau, Belize, Lebanese, Bulgaria, United Arab Emirates
A United flight from San Francisco to Boston was diverted to Denver due to a damaged wing. AdvertisementA United Airlines flight departing from San Francisco and bound for Boston was diverted to Denver after passengers spotted that parts of the plane's wing were chipped, Boston's WHDH 7News first reported on Tuesday. Clarke's video shows a plane wing with a dark blue tip descending onto a runway. In November, a United flight bound for Vancouver was diverted to San Francisco after a passenger made a bomb threat on board. And in July, a United flight diverted to Chicago after a business-class passenger was upset that his choice meal was unavailable.
Persons: , WHDH 7News, Kevin Clarke, Clarke Organizations: Passengers, Service, United Airlines, WHDH, Associated Press, AP, Federal Aviation Administration, FAA Locations: San Francisco, Boston, Denver, Maine, Vancouver, Chicago
Over 1,600 trainee doctors in South Korea walked off their jobs on Tuesday over a government plan to increase med school enrolment quotas, according to media reports. They comprise nearly half of all 13,000 trainee doctors in South Korea. Trainee doctors in South Korea regularly work shifts that stretch over 24 hours, according to a survey from a major medical trade union. AdvertisementDoctors also say an increase in medical school enrolment could compromise the quality of education and services, per Yonhap. AdvertisementIt's not the first time doctors in South Korea have walked off the jobs against a planned expansion of enrolment in the country's medical school quota.
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He told reporters the paramedic was a part of a SWAT team that had been called to a domestic situation at the home. Inside, an armed man had barricaded himself with his family, including seven children ranging in age from 2 to 15, Evans said. Adam Finseth, 40, a firefighter and paramedic for the city since 2019, also was killed. She and her husband peered out of their sunroom and saw squad cars and a phalanx of police officers. None of the relatives of the officers or the firefighter immediately returned phone messages from The Associated Press seeking comment.
Persons: Drew Evans, Evans, , ” Evans, , Paul Elmstrand, Matthew Ruge, Adam Finseth, Elmstrand, Ruge, Adam Medlicott, Tanya Schwartz, Alicia McCullum, peered, McCullum, “ We’re, ” McCullum, BJ Jungmann, Marty Kelly, Tim Walz, “ Minnesota, Grace, Angie Craig, ” Craig, Kris Martin, Rob Jagodzinski, Bobby Caina Calvan, Maysoon, Jesse Bedayn Organizations: SWAT, Minnesota Police, Peace, Association, Medical, , Associated Press, Minnesota Gov, Burnsville City, U.S, Rep, ___ Associated Press Locations: BURNSVILLE, Minn, Minneapolis, Burnsville , Minnesota, Minnesota, Goodhue County, Burnsville, Burnsville City Hall, downtown Minneapolis, New York City, Maysoon Khan, Albany , New York, Denver
It was the winter of 2021 when Philbert Shorty’s family found his abandoned car stuck in the mud outside the small community of Tsaile near the Arizona-New Mexico state line. Generations of unaddressed trauma combine with substance abuse to create a dangerous recipe that often ends in violence, and law enforcement resources and social support programs are too sparse to offer much help. Like others, Shorty's family now knows the suffering will linger despite the increased emphasis on solving such crimes. Her group has conducted dozens of individual searches, and she has helped to build bridges between families and law enforcement to help families avoid feeling like their cases are falling through cracks. “Even if (law enforcement) would just talk to the families, say, `We don’t have anything yet but we’re still working on it,' it would help," she said.
Persons: Philbert, Ben Shorty, , , he’d, Shiloh Aaron Oldrock, Oldrock's, Oldrock, Donald Trump, Deb Haaland, Biden, New Mexico Alexander Uballez, Shorty, ” Uballez, Uballez, Department's, ” Ben Shorty, Philbert Shorty, That's, couldn't, Darlene Gomez, Beyale, , Erwin Beach, Beach, ” Beyale, I've, They're, ___ Sonner, Susan Montoya Bryan Organizations: Interior Department, Attorney, District, U.S ., Navajo Nation, FBI, Associated Press, Navajo, , AP Locations: Tsaile, Arizona, New Mexico, Navajo, , North Dakota, Indian Country, United States, Canada, U.S, Albuquerque, Farmington , New Mexico, Oldrock, Beach, Reno , Nevada, Albuquerque , New Mexico
Poland Starts Probe Into Allegations of Illegal Phone-Hacking
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"Our work in the investigative commission will cause not only an earthquake, but also a tsunami." PiS say the changes are a political witchhunt and that it always acted legally. I'm sure that every surveillance conducted by secret services was accepted and ordered by court," former Deputy Justice Minister Sebastian Kaleta said. However, Polish media have recently reported that the spyware may have also been used against PiS politicians, news that if proved true could strain lawmakers loyalties. "It seems to me that this may be, unfortunately, a trial by fire that (PiS) won't necessarily pass," said Anna Materska-Sosnowska, a political scientist at Warsaw University.
Persons: Witold Zembaczynski, Jacek Karnowski, Sebastian Kaleta, Anna Materska, Jaroslaw, Kaczynski, Alan Charlish, Pawel Florkiewicz, Anna Wlodarczak, William Maclean Organizations: Monday, Pegasus, Civic Coalition, Associated Press, Warsaw University Locations: WARSAW, Israel
Photos You Should See View All 33 ImagesSchools won't get the information they need to award financial aid until next month, forcing them to adapt. Just this past week, Virginia Tech, for example, said it had moved its admissions deposit deadline for first-year college students to May 15. More than 17 million students use the FAFSA every year to receive financial aid for their college education. Rachel Reniva of Dothan, Alabama, said the financial aid decision will affect not only her son’s future but also her entire family’s. Although Jaramillo lives in Toronto, he is a U.S. citizen and thus eligible for financial aid.
Persons: they’ll, , Jenny Nicholas of Keene, , ” Juan Espinoza, Agata James, ” James ’, James, Miguel Cardona, Rachel Reniva, Jesus Noyola, hasn’t, It’s, Noyola, Travis Hill, Lorenzo Jaramillo, Jaramillo, Helen Faith, , Charles Schwab Organizations: Federal Student Aid, The Education Department, Virginia Tech, New, Queens, Education Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Social Security, Dallas, Social, Financial, University of Wisconsin, Associated Press, Charles, Charles Schwab Foundation, Inc, AP Locations: Jenny Nicholas of Keene , New Hampshire, New York, Dothan , Alabama, Troy , New York, Texas, Toronto, U.S, Madison
The sudden death of Russian President Vladimir Putin's most formidable antagonist has left an open wound in Russia's political opposition. Navalny also was the first opposition leader in Russia to receive a lengthy prison sentence in recent years. In the three years since Navalny lost his freedom, multiple prominent dissidents were imprisoned, while others fled Russia under pressure. MIKHAIL KHODORKOVSKYMikhail Khodorkovsky, 60, is a former tycoon turned Russian opposition figure in exile. Kara-Murza was an associate of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, another fierce Putin critic who was assassinated near the Kremlin in 2015.
Persons: Vladimir Putin's, Alexei Navalny, Navalny, Leonid Volkov, Maria Pevchikh, Ivan Zhdanov, Kira Yarmysh —, “ Alexei, ” Volkov, MIKHAIL KHODORKOVSKY Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Khodorkovsky, Putin, Andrei Pivovarov, Garry Kasparov, Dmitry Gudkov, VLADIMIR KARA, MURZA, Vladimir Kara, Murza, Boris Nemtsov, Kara, Nemtsov, Sergei Magnitsky, Yevgenia, ILYA YASHIN Ilya Yashin, Navalny's, Yashin's, Yashin, ” Yashin Organizations: YouTube, Putin, TEAM, Corruption Foundation, Olympics, Kremlin, Putin's Russia —, U.S, Associated Press Locations: Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Black, Sochi, London, Putin's Russia, Washington, Moscow
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday that the government intends to provide $1.5 billion to the computer chip company GlobalFoundries to expand its domestic production in New York and Vermont. The announcement is the third award of direct financial support for a semiconductor company under the 2022 CHIPS and Science Act. The law enables the government to invest more than $52 billion to revitalize the manufacturing of computer chips in the United States as well as advance research and development. “The chips that GlobalFoundries will make in these new facilities are essential,” Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on a call with reporters. But Democrats have stressed their efforts to ease inflation and the long-term investments that they say will drive growth forward, such as the investments in computer chip production and infrastructure.
Persons: , Biden, Gina Raimondo, GlobalFoundries, Chuck Schume, ” Schumer, Joe Biden’s, Schumer, Organizations: WASHINGTON, , General Motors, Associated Press, White House Locations: New York, Vermont, United States, Malta , New York, Malta, Burlington , Vermont, U.S, China, Russia
Kremlin political critics, turncoat spies and investigative journalists have been killed or assaulted in a variety of way s. The Russian opposition has lost its brightest star with Navalny's sudden death in a prison colony. “This is a very difficult loss for the Russian opposition,” he told The Associated Press after his death. While Navalny was the first leader to build a national Russian opposition, there were other opposition factions who didn’t like him or his organization. While Navalny’s team continued to publish successful investigative reports, they ultimately suspended the protests and said they would switch to different tactics. OPPOSITION IN EXILEIn the meantime, the Russian opposition faces a future largely in exile without one of its brightest leaders.
Persons: — Alexei Navalny, Vladimir Putin, “ You’re, , Navalny, turncoat, Putin, “ Alexei Navalny, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Graeme Robertson, ” Khodorkovsky, Garry Kasparov, Mikhail Kasyanov, Vladimir Kara, Murza Jr, PUTIN, , Nigel Gould, Davies, PUTIN Putin, Robertson, Khodorkovsky, Navalny’s, “ Putin Organizations: Kremlin, Associated Press, University of North, Chapel Hill, Corruption Foundation, Corruption, International Institute for Strategic Studies Locations: Russia, University of North Carolina, London, Russian, Ukraine, British, Belarus, Eurasia, Moscow, Germany
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers have discovered what may be the brightest object in the universe, a quasar with a black hole at its heart growing so fast that it swallows the equivalent of a sun a day. The record-breaking quasar shines 500 trillion times brighter than our sun. The black hole powering this distant quasar is more than 17 billion times more immense than our sun, an Australian-led team reported Monday in the journal Nature Astronomy. The rotating disk around the quasar's black hole — the luminous swirling gas and other matter from gobbled-up stars — is like a cosmic hurricane. Further analysis shows the mass of the black hole to be 17 to 19 billion times that of our sun, according to the team.
Persons: , Christian Wolf, , Priyamvada Natarajan Organizations: , Australian National University, Southern Observatory, ” Yale, Associated Press Health, Science Department, Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Science, Educational Media Group, AP Locations: CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla, Australian, gobbled, Australia
It's a tall order for Haley as South Carolina prepares to vote on Saturday. Trump's 2016 primary win helped cement his front-runner status, and he boasts support from all of the state's top elected leaders and all but one of its congressional Republicans. “We should make sure we tell our partners it’s in their best interest to hold their own weight," Haley said Sunday. She said "Trump did it by saying he was going to encourage Putin to invade our allies. But over the weekend, Haley also made an appeal to South Carolinians who typically vote in Democratic primaries, for Saturday's vote.
Persons: — Nikki Haley, Donald Trump, Haley, , ” Haley, Russia “, it’s, Trump, Putin, , Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin, Haley “, “ What’s, ___ Meg Kinnard Organizations: COLUMBIA, South Carolina Republican, Trump, Trump's United Nations, NATO, Fox News, Associated Press, Democratic Locations: South Carolina, Columbia, Russia, America, Charleston, Iowa, New Hampshire
LONDON (AP) — The Associated Press won the best documentary prize at the British Academy Film Awards for Ukraine war documentary “20 Days in Mariupol,” produced with PBS’ “Frontline.”Filmmaker Mstyslav Chernov admitted the accolade made him feel conflicted. It’s a huge responsibility,” the Ukrainian journalist said after winning the trophy Sunday at London’s Royal Festival Hall. Chernov arrived in Mariupol one hour before Russia began its bombardment, along with photographer Evgeniy Maloletka and field producer Vasilisa Stepanenko. It is nominated in the best documentary category at the March 10 Academy Awards, the first-ever Oscar nomination for the 178-year-old AP. “Cities get occupied and destroyed and our work represents what is happening to Ukraine now,” Chernov said.
Persons: , Mstyslav Chernov, , It’s, ” Chernov, Chernov, Evgeniy Maloletka, Vasilisa Stepanenko, — unflinchingly, Stepanenko, Lori Hinnant, let’s, Derl McCrudden Organizations: Associated Press, British Academy, Ukraine, PBS, London’s Royal, Hall, AP, Russia, Hamas, International Federation of Journalists Locations: Mariupol, Ukrainian, Ukraine, Russia, Avdiivka, Israel
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is expected to vote Tuesday on an Arab-backed resolution demanding an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, which the United States announced it will veto. Algeria, the Arab representative on the council, put the draft resolution in a final form that can be voted on. Council diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly, said the vote will take place Tuesday morning. “For that reason, the United States does not support action on this draft resolution. The Security Council has adopted two resolutions on Gaza, with the U.S., Israel’s closest ally, abstaining on both.
Persons: Israel, , Linda Thomas, Greenfield, Joe Biden, Benjamin Netanyahu, , Tunisia’s U.N, Tarek Ladeb, U.N, Netanyahu, Israel hasn’t, Israel’s Organizations: UNITED NATIONS, . Security, The Associated Press, Qatar, United Nations, Gaza Health Ministry, Arab, Security, U.S Locations: Gaza, United States, Algeria, Israel, Gaza . U.S, Egypt, Qatar, Rafah
"The overall percentage is now lower, but the overall volume of deepfake content which is pornographic has exploded," Ajder said. Deepfake porn of pop superstar Taylor Swift has raised awareness of the issue. Criminal deterrentsThis has had an effect on legislation in the UK, where the Online Safety Act has made it illegal to distribute deepfake porn — but not to create it. AdvertisementThough hard to prosecute, criminalizing deepfake porn is still an important deterrent, in his view. In India, a deepfake porn scandal involving Bollywood actresses spurred the government to fasttrack legislation and pressure the big tech companies to prevent AI-generated content from being spread online.
Persons: , Trace, Henry Ajder, Midjourney, Ajder, Taylor Swift, Bauer, Griffin, Elon Musk, Biden, ChatGPT, they're, it's, Ben Zhao, Joe Biden, Joe Morelle, deepfakes, criminalizing Organizations: Service, BBC News, Google, Meta, Coalition, telltale, University of Chicago, NPR, Anadolu, Getty, Associated Press, Federal Communications Commission Locations: Deepfakes, British, New York, New Hampshire, India
Read previewFormer President Donald Trump made a surprise appearance at "Sneaker Con" in Philadelphia on Saturday. The shiny gold "Never Surrender High-Tops" features an American flag on the back and a capital "T" on the side. They are available on a website selling Trump cologne and other Trump-branded shoes. Trump getting booed at Sneaker Con while trying to sell Trump Shoes for $399.00. AdvertisementTrump claimed last year that he had more than $400 million in cash at his disposal.
Persons: , Donald Trump, Trump, Manuel Balce Ceneta, I've, Con, ieMjb7FCVp, Ron Filipkowski, Arthur Engoron, Jean Carroll Organizations: Service, Business, Trump cologne, Trump, Philadelphia Convention Center, Associated Press, AP, New Locations: Philadelphia, York
Others in the GOP field have attacked transgender participation in athletics and proposed nationwide bans on affirming care for transgender minors. Transgender-related issues have become perhaps the biggest rallying call to Christian conservatives, more than abortion rights or same-sex marriage. As an ethical matter, I think it’s gross,” said Tim Miller, a former Republican political operative who worked as communications director for former Florida Gov. Several people interviewed at a recent Trump rally argued children were being wrongly confronted with issues of gender identity. Both Trump and Nikki Haley, his last major rival heading into South Carolina's Republican primary this coming Saturday, have leaned into anti-transgender rhetoric.
Persons: Donald Trump, Trump, , , Tim Miller, Jeb Bush’s, Chase Glenn, Cheryl Savage, Nikki Haley, Haley, Trump's U.N, ” Trump, Melania Trump, Biden, Chad Connelly, they’re, Tim Carter, Christ, ” Carter, you’ve, Jami Taylor, Taylor, you’re, ” Taylor, ” Mas, ’ ” Kono, Meg Kinnard, ___ Pollard Organizations: COLUMBIA, , GOP, Florida Gov, Republicans, Trump, ” GOP, Bills, Republican, Statehouse, Research, American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, UCLA Law, AP, Iowa Republican, Republican National, U.S, Supreme, University of Toledo, Associated Press, America Statehouse News Initiative, America Locations: Conway, South Carolina, South, Iowa, United States, New Hampshire, Daniel Island, Kono, Conway , South Carolina
NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. George Santos alleged in a lawsuit filed Saturday in New York that late-night host Jimmy Kimmel deceived him into making videos on the Cameo app that were used to ridicule the disgraced lawmaker on the show. Kimmel misrepresented himself to induce Santos to create personalized videos “capitalizing on and ridiculing” his “gregarious personality,” the lawsuit alleges. Through Cameo, Santos received requests from individuals and businesses seeking personalized video messages. Unbeknownst to Santos, Kimmel submitted at least 14 requests that used phony names and narratives, according to the complaint. Photos You Should See View All 33 ImagesStarting in December, the videos were played on a segment, “ Will Santos Say It?
Persons: George Santos, Jimmy Kimmel, Kimmel, Santos, , “ Will Santos, ” Robert Fantone Organizations: Former U.S . Rep, ABC, Walt Disney Co, Disney, Associated Press, New York Republican Locations: New York, U.S
Purdue claimed the top overall seed over reigning national champion Connecticut in the first look at the potential top 16 seeds for the NCAA Tournament. Those two teams have topped The Associated Press men's college basketball poll for five straight weeks, though with the Huskies at No. 1 regional seeds, with North Carolina sitting at fifth overall as the top No. 3 region seeds. 4 seeds to round out the list.
Persons: Charles McClelland, ___ Organizations: Purdue, Connecticut, NCAA, Boilermakers, Press, Huskies, North Carolina, CBS, Marquette and Kansas, UNC, Iowa State, Duke, Dayton, Creighton, Clemson Locations: Houston, Arizona, North, Tennessee, Marquette and, Alabama, Baylor, Auburn, San Diego State , Illinois, Wisconsin, Glendale , Arizona
Cornish, a professor at Ohio State University who studies rubber alternatives, isn't the only one pouring energy into alternative crops like that desert shrub, guayule, or the rubber dandelions that bloom with yellow petals in the greenhouse where Cornish works. And in Nebraska and other parts of the central U.S., green grasses of sorghum spring up, waving with reddish clusters of grains. Instead, they're crops that many companies, philanthropic organizations and national and international entities tout as promising alternatives to fight climate change. Most rubber processing happens overseas, and the U.S. isn't prepared to process rubber domestically. That's why specialty markets will be critical if these crops have any hope of taking off here, Cornish said.
Persons: Katrina Cornish, guayule, isn't, Cornish, Nate Blum, Blum, James Gerber, Gerber, there's, It’s, , Tesla, Guayule, Bill Niaura, “ You’re, Curt Covington, Covington, Joshua A . Bickel, Ross D, Franklin, Melina Walling Organizations: Ohio State University, Bridgestone, U.S, Agriculture Organization, AgAmerica, Farmers, Associated Press Locations: United States, Arizona, Nebraska, U.S, India, Saharan Africa, South Asia, Americas, Colorado, Wooster , Ohio, Eloy , Arizona,
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks and veteran slugger Randal Grichuk agreed Saturday on a $2 million, one-year contract with a mutual option for 2025, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Saturday because the deal, which was first reported by ESPN, hadn't been officially announced. Grichuk will be paid $1.5 million this season and would make $6 million in 2025, or the D-backs could pay a $500,000 buyout. The 32-year-old Grichuk has 191 career homers with the Cardinals, Blue Jays, Rockies and Angels. He split time between the Rockies and Angels last season, hitting .267 with 16 homers.
Persons: Randal Grichuk, hadn't, Grichuk, Eugenio Suarez, Lourdes Gurriel Jr, Christian Walker Organizations: PHOENIX, The Arizona Diamondbacks, Associated Press, ESPN, Cardinals, Blue Jays, Rockies, Angels, National League
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Second gentleman Douglas Emhoff was in the first row on Saturday. Emhoff makes no secret of his basketball fandom; he's been a Los Angeles Lakers season ticket holder for years. “Things need to be fair, things need to be equal and men need to support women.”Emhoff has often represented the U.S. at sporting events, leading delegations when asked to do so by President Joe Biden. “It's one of the greatest parts of being second gentleman,” Emhoff said. And yes, even the second gentleman got a little excited to see NBA stars practice before the college game.
Persons: Douglas Emhoff, Kamala Harris, Emhoff, he's, Harris, , ” Emhoff, Joe Biden, Allyson Felix, , I’m courtside, Steph Curry, I’m Organizations: INDIANAPOLIS, Virginia Union, Winston, Salem State, Los Angeles Lakers, Lakers, Associated Press, U.S, soccer team, Tokyo Paralympics, Washington Nationals Locations: Indianapolis, Salem, U.S, I’m, United States
Over the course of several days, The Associated Press interviewed a cross section of voters in Northampton County to ask whether Biden's messaging around the fate of democracy was resonating. These voters represented parts of the very coalition Biden will need to win Pennsylvania again — Black voters, Latinos, independents and moderates from both parties. A Biden campaign spokesperson said the democracy message is central to the campaign but it is not the only one the campaign will use to reach voters. Getting Black voters engaged is going to take more from Biden, she believes, because so far his campaign messages have not resonated. But Lopez thinks messages of fear and Trump imperiling American democracy are essentially meaningless for many of the county's working class voters.
Persons: Raymond Santiago, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Biden, Santiago isn't, , Trump, ” Biden, Evelyn Fermin, , Curt Balch, Balch, ’ ” Balch, Christian Miller, That's, Miller, ” Miller, Christopher Borick, Harry Truman, Republican Thomas Dewey, ” Borick, Hillary Clinton, Anna Kodama, Kodama, “ That’s, Esther Lee, Lee, Guillermo Lopez Jr, Lopez Organizations: Bethlehem Steel, Hispanic, GOP, Northampton County, Trump, Independence Hall, Associated Press, Biden, Pennsylvania, , Lehigh Hispanic, U.S, Capitol, Biden’s, Republican, Republican Party, Institute of Public, Muhlenberg University, Democrats, NAACP, Lehigh, AP Locations: BETHLEHEM, Pa, Lehigh, Northampton County, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Valley Forge , Pennsylvania, America, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Dominican Republic, Hellertown, Nazareth, Northampton, Allentown, Ohio, Europe, Emmaus
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