News archive from 3 September 2018

Trump sees mixing trade, foreign policy as good politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump pulled the plug on an upcoming trip to North Korea by his secretary of state, he pointed a finger of blame at China and the global superpower's trade practices. In his recent trade breakthrough with...

Chron, 00:57 in Politics
 

The most volatile candidate for the midterms: Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Heading into the midterm elections, the most volatile candidate this year isn't on the ballot. But President Donald Trump still loves to take his freewheeling political stylings on the road on behalf of his fellow Republicans and...

Chron, 00:57 in Politics
 

Trump attacks union leader on Labor Day

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is starting his Labor Day with an attack on a top union leader. Trump tweeted Monday that AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka "represented his union poorly on television this weekend." He added: "it...

Chron, 08:27 in Politics
 

Woman struck, killed by car on Houston overpass

A woman was struck and killed early Monday on an elevated section of US-59 in downtown Houston, police said. Police said they were unsure how the woman ended up on the freeway. A female driver did not see the woman and hit her around 2:45 a.m. The...

Chron, 11:58 in Politics
 

$30 million poured into effort to energize young voters

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrats know who their voters are. They just have to figure out how to get them to the polls in November — and that's where the puppies come in. Students returning to the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus this summer were...

Chron, 12:15 in Politics
 

Woman stabbed, left by dumpster in southeast Houston

A woman was stabbed repeatedly and then left by a dumpster Saturday evening in southeast Houston, police said. A security guard was doing his rounds at the Fallas shopping plaza at Bellfort and Broadway around 11:30 p.m. when he discovered a woman on...

Chron, 12:15 in Politics
 

Gunman in car wounds man in north Houston early Monday

A man in a car was shot by a gunman in another vehicle early Monday in north Houston, police said. Around 12:30 a.m., a vehicle drove up alongside a white car at Hollow Tree lane and Westfield Place Drive. A gunman in that vehicle fired on the white...

Chron, 13:19 in Politics
 

Two men rob store, lead Houston police on 10-mile chase

Two men robbed a Greenspoint convenience store and then led deputies on a 10-mile chase Saturday evening, police said. The men entered the Circle K store at Ella and Rushworth around 10 p.m. and held the clerk at gunpoint, demanding cash. Harris...

Chron, 13:19 in Politics
 

Will Joe run? Biden feels the push to take on Trump in 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden is hearing from plenty of supporters who would like to see the former vice president make another run for the White House. On a recent flight from Washington to New York, a string of passengers stopped at his...

Chron, 14:21 in Politics
 

Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is escalating his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He's suggesting the Department of Justice put Republicans jeopardy ahead of midterms with recent indictments of two GOP congressmen. Trump tweeted...

Chron, 15:29 in Politics
 

Trump knocks Kerry over possible 2020 run

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking a swipe at John Kerry, after the former secretary of state did not rule out a 2020 Democratic presidential bid. Trump tweeted Monday: "I see that John Kerry, the father of the now terminated Iran...

Chron, 17:21 in Politics
 

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