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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival, now at the heart of a whistleblower complaint against Trump. 

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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Một phiên điều trần về hành động của Trung Quốc ở khu vực Biển Đông trong thời gian qua đã diễn ra tại Ủy ban Đối ngoại Thượng viện Mỹ hôm 18/9 vừa qua.

Phát biểu tại buổi điều trần, Trợ lý Ngoại trưởng Mỹ phụ trách Đông Á và các vấn đề Thái Bình Dương, David Stilwell nêu lên nhận định về các hoạt động của của Trung Quốc tại vùng đặc quyền kinh tế của Việt Nam từ đầu tháng 7 đến nay.

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Hình minh họa. Trợ lý Ngoại trưởng Mỹ phụ trách khu vực Đông á Thái Bình Dương David Stilwell tại Manila, Philippines hôm 16/7/2019 - US Embassy

The state that made smog famous is losing its half-century-old authority to set air pollution rules. 

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday on Twitter that the Environmental Protection Agency was withdrawing California's authority to issue stricter vehicle efficiency rules than the federal government. 

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, with Gov. Gavin Newsom and state Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols, discusses the U.S. government pledge to revoke California's authority to set vehicle emissions standards, in Sacramento, Sept, 18, 2019.

President Donald Trump has named Robert O'Brien as his new National Security Adviser, replacing John Bolton who was fired last week.

"I am pleased to announce that I will name Robert C. O’Brien, currently serving as the very successful Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs at the State Department, as our new National Security Advisor. I have worked long & hard with Robert. He will do a great job!," Trump said on Twitter Wednesday.

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U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Robert C. O'Brien arrives to the district court, during the second day of ASAP Rocky's trial, in Stockholm, Sweden August 1, 2019.

Members of the United Auto Workers union began a strike Monday against General Motors as the two sides remain apart on the terms of a new contract.

Talks are set to resume Monday, but plants that makes cars and parts in nine states will be closed with nearly 50,000 workers off the job.

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In this July 16, 2019, file photo United Auto Workers President Gary Jones speaks during the opening of their contract talks with General Motors in Detroit. A strike against General Motors looms large.

WASHINGTON - Speaking at the White House after John Bolton’s surprise exit as national security adviser, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo couldn’t hide a smile of satisfaction.

With the departure of Bolton, Pompeo has become the undisputed king of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy — with the exception, that is, of Trump himself.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin laugh as they speak with reporters in the White House, Sept. 10, 2019, in Washington. National Security Adviser John Bolton was to have attended, but the president announced his leaving.

WASHINGTON — The 10 leading U.S. Democratic presidential candidates are debating Thursday night, but the focus is likely to be on the three top-polling contenders — former Vice President Joe Biden and Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. The other seven will have to scramble to try to edge their way into the top tier of challengers.

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The next Democratic presidential primary debates will be hosted by ABC on the campus of Texas Southern University, Sept. 12, 2019, in Houston.

In a major victory for both President Trump and national Republicans, North Carolina GOP state Sen. Dan Bishop was projected to win a fiercely contested special U.S. House election for the 9th District that was widely seen as a bellwether for the president's chances in the 2020 election.

And another Republican House candidate, Greg Murphy, decisively won a separate special election in North Carolina's more solidly GOP-leaning 3rd District earlier Tuesday evening — frustrating Democrats who spent millions trying to make a splash in the state.

Read Full at Fox News

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North Carolina 9th district Republican congressional candidate Dan Bishop greets supporters in Monroe, N.C., Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

WHITE HOUSE - President Donald Trump has fired his National Security Adviser John Bolton.  

"I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House. I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, as did others in the Administration, and therefore....I asked John for his resignation, which was given to me this morning," Trump said on Twitter Tuesday.

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FILE - US National Security Adviser John Bolton

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - A divisive fight over the future of a crude-oil pipeline across Minnesota is pinning presidential candidates between environmentalists and trade unions in a 2020 battleground state, testing their campaign promises to ease away from fossil fuels.

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Pipeline used to carry crude oil is shown at the Superior terminal of Enbridge Energy in Superior, Wis, June 29, 2018.

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