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Northern Star

‘Promises kept’ mantra doesn’t always match Trump’s reality

By KEVIN FREKING | February 23, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — “It's been three years of promises made and promises kept, but we’re just getting started, (insert state here)."That line from Vice President Mike Pence is a hallmark of how he introduces President Donald Trump to campaign rally...

US says Chinese military stole masses of Americans’ data

By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO | February 10, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans, the Justice Department said...

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

By SAM McNEIL, PENNY YI WANG, and ELAINE KURTENBACH | January 26, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities temporarily banned the trade of wild animals Sunday following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate and punish” violators.Local authorities will “strengthen inspections and severely...

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