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Trump defends himself against whistleblower complaint

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump defended himself Friday against a whistleblower’s complaint including a reported private conversation he had with a foreign leader.

US military to present Trump with several options on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon will present a broad range of military options to President Donald Trump on Friday as he considers how to respond to what administration officials say was an unprecedented Iranian attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry.

Bernie Sanders says he’s reached 1 million individual donors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ campaign says that it has received contributions from more than 1 million individual donors and that it’s the first in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential field to do so.

Trump, Finland’s president to meet at White House in October

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Finnish President Sauli Niinisto will mark 100 years of diplomatic relations between their countries at the White House next month.

Elizabeth Warren says her ‘candidate we don’t believe in’ line isn’t about Joe Biden

Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently began adding a new line to her presidential campaign stump speech.“We can’t choose a candidate we don’t believe in just because we’re too scared to do anything else,” Warren said, for the first time, during a Democratic presidential debate in July. “And we can’t ask other people to vote for a candidate we don’t believe in.”

Acting intelligence chief agrees to testify after subpoena

WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting director of national intelligence has agreed to testify next week to the House intelligence committee after balking at the panel’s demand to turn over a secret whistleblower complaint.

Washington Monument reopens after 3-year closure for repairs

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a three-year closure, the Washington Monument is reopening to the public.The 555-foot stone obelisk was closed in September 2016 in order to replace the aging elevator and upgrade security systems. The monument will reopen to the public at noon Thursday, and first lady Melania Trump is expected to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Pelosi welcomes Hong Kong pro-democracy activists to Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday welcomed Hong Kong pro-democracy activists to the U.S. Capitol, sending a message to Beijing that Congress supports the protesters in their months-long campaign for human rights.