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Lt. Gov. Duncan aims to make state East Coast tech capital

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia’s lieutenant governor is aiming to make the state the “technology capital” of the East Coast.

Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan outlined his plans at the University of North Georgia’s recent Regional Education and Economic Development Summit, The Times of Gainesville reports .


p>Duncan said that all …

Congressional delegation celebrates grant to fix viaduct

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island’s congressional delegation says a federal infrastructure grant will help replace and upgrade 11 bridges that comprise a busy stretch of Interstate 95.

The delegation visited the Northbound Providence Viaduct Friday to celebrate the $60.3 million from the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America Grant Program.


p>U.S. …

Trump backs a Netanyahu priority ahead of Israeli election

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is lending support to embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of a critical election Tuesday by appearing to publicly back one of his key priorities.


p>Trump tweeted Saturday that he spoke with Netanyahu to discuss the possibility of moving forward with a formal …

Donald Trump to dine at White House with parents of Otto Warmbier: Report

President Trump on Saturday will reportedly host the parents of Otto Warmbier, the U.S. college student who was held captive by North Korea for 17 months and died shortly after.


p>Fred and Cindy Warmbier are slated to have dinner at the White House with Mr. Trump and Richard Grenell, the …

Afghan government says elections first, peace deal after

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Afghan government will only consider making a “legitimate” peace with insurgents after national elections are held this month, an official told reporters on Saturday, despite the atmosphere of political uncertainty following the sudden halt in U.S.-Taliban peace talks.


p>President Donald Trump abruptly called off talks …