AP Explains: GOP battles bailout perception on Puerto Rico
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AP Explains: GOP battles bailout perception on Puerto Rico

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Debt-ridden Puerto Rico faces a $422 million bond payment deadline Sunday with no sign Congress will act in time to help. Further complicating lawmakers’ efforts to steer the U.S. territory away from economic collapse are ads airing nationwide that claim the legislation amounts to a financial bailout, even though the bill … Continue reading

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Caitlyn Jenner uses women’s room at Trump hotel, posts video
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Caitlyn Jenner uses women’s room at Trump hotel, posts video

NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner has taken up Donald Trump’s offer and used the women’s restroom at one of his luxury buildings. The Republican presidential candidate said last week that he believes transgender people should be able to use whichever bathroom they choose. Trump said North Carolina’s so-called “bathroom law,” which directs transgender people … Continue reading

Trump’s mention of ‘woman’s card’ draws backlash
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Trump’s mention of ‘woman’s card’ draws backlash

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claim that Hillary Clinton is playing “the woman’s card” drew intense backlash Wednesday, from the Democratic front-runner herself as well as tens of thousands of critics on social media. “If fighting for women’s health care and paid family leave and equal pay is playing the ‘woman card,’ … Continue reading

Trump campaign manager won’t face battery charges
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Trump campaign manager won’t face battery charges

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump’s campaign manager will not be prosecuted on a misdemeanor battery charge after prosecutors determined there wasn’t enough evidence to convict him of forcibly grabbing a female reporter. Police charged Corey Lewandowski last month after determining a video recording showed the New York City resident grabbing reporter Michelle … Continue reading