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October 23, 2019 - 7:45 pm
Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) discusses President Trump's claim of success in Syria and lifting of sanctions on Turkey. WTIC's Dave Mager also asks him about the latest on the impeachment inqury: GOP House members lining up to enter the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility.  (SCIF)
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Emerson College student Frances Hui poses in the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Tensions over Hong Kong have been flaring at campuses around the world that host large numbers of visiting Chinese students. Hui, of Hong Kong, faced threatening language from classmates from mainland China after she published a column in the student newspaper, "I am from Hong Kong, not China." (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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October 02, 2019 - 5:06 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — As political tensions flare back home, Hong Kong students on U.S. college campuses say they have been ostracized and in some cases threatened by fellow students from mainland China, and they suspect they are being watched from afar by Beijing. Some say they see the hand of...
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Bernie Loubier
September 21, 2019 - 1:19 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ The president of Poland is making his first visit to Connecticut. Andrzej Duda and his wife are making a stop in New Britain, which has a large Polish immigrant population. About 20,000 people of Polish decent live in the city. Duda is scheduled to attend Mass on Sunday at...
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July 26, 2019 - 6:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump announced Friday that Guatemala is signing an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The so-called "safe third country'' agreement would require migrants, including Salvadorans and Hondurans, who cross into Guatemala on...
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July 25, 2019 - 12:25 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) _ Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello said late Wednesday that he will resign Aug. 2 after nearly two weeks of furious protests and political upheaval touched off by a leak of crude and insulting chat messages between him and his top advisers. A crowd of demonstrators...
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July 24, 2019 - 9:42 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea's military said, the first weapons launches in more than two months as North Korean and U.S. officials struggle to restart nuclear negotiations. The South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the...
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July 18, 2019 - 8:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said. The incident marked a new escalation of tensions between the countries less than one month after Iran downed an American drone in the same...
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May 29, 2019 - 9:17 am
PARMA, Italy (AP) — The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They'd tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria. They heard him boast about his power to help Big Pharma make millions pushing painkillers, and about all the money...
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