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AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s theory about Iran’s collapse

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump asserted this week that Iran was six months from ruin before its economy was saved by the nuclear deal with the West. That scenario, though, does not fit with the circumstances of that time.

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New York senators’ scandal highlights vast stipend system

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in many states get paid extra if they hold leadership posts or oversee important committees. Extra work, the thinking goes, should equal extra pay.


Amtrak: 3 tracks to be closed at Penn Station during repairs

NEW YORK (AP) — Three tracks at a time will be closed at Penn Station as part of extensive repair work there that is expected to inconvenience thousands of rail commuters this summer, an Amtrak official said Thursday.



Workers dangle from cables after partial building collapse

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scaffolding and wet concrete gave way at a building site in the San Francisco Bay Area on Friday, leaving construction workers dangling from metal cables and rebar and injuring at least 19 people, officials said.