Top Headlines for July 02, 2017

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Media organizations criticize Trump for tweeted video

    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — In his latest jab at the media, President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted a mock video that shows him pummeling a man in a business suit – his face obscured by the CNN logo – outside a wrestling ring….
  • Trump makes push on health bill; repeal-only vote an option

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is making a weekend push to get a Republican Senate bill to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law "across the finish line," Trump's top legislative aide said Sunday, maintaining that a repeal-only option also remained in play if Republicans can't reach agreement….
  • Airstrikes propel Mosul gains, despite toll on civilians

    MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces say their recent territorial gains against the Islamic State group in Mosul's Old City have largely been propelled by airstrikes, despite a spike in allegations of civilian casualties and warnings from human rights groups of the dangers of using large munitions in the dense, highly-populated area….
  • Damascus rocked by suicide blast, 2 others foiled

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Security forces chased three explosive-laden vehicles through Damascus Sunday, intercepting two of them at checkpoints but failing to stop the third before it exploded in the city center, killing at least eight people, state media and others reported….
  • Rapper held on unrelated charges after Little Rock shooting

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A rapper whose concert in Little Rock was the site of a shooting that left 28 people injured was arrested early Sunday on unrelated assault charges while outside an Alabama club where he was performing just 24 hours later, and authorities said several firearms were recovered during the arrest….
  • Doctor: No idea why he would be hospital shooter’s target

    NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who appears to have been the intended target of a former physician who started shooting at a New York hospital, killing one person and injuring six, said he has no idea why he would have been singled out….
  • Man facing murder charges in road-rage slaying of woman, 18

    WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man was in custody Sunday for what a prosecutor called the "savage" and "senseless" death of a recent high school graduate shot in the head during a road-rage confrontation as the two tried to merge in a single lane….
  • July Fourth holiday brings mixed feelings for minorities

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As many in the United States celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, some minorities have mixed feelings about the revelry of fireworks and parades in an atmosphere of tension on several fronts….
  • Congress is cool to Trump’s proposal to end heating aid

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The summer air is sizzling as the Fourth of July approaches, yet 86-year-old Richard Perkins already worries about how he's going to stay warm this winter….
  • Abu Dhabi airport now exempt from US laptop ban

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