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Laid-off GM workers want Trump to fulfill promises

During a July 25, 2017, rally in Youngstown, President Donald Trump made a promise to the crowd gathered at the Covelli Centre: “Those jobs [that] have left Ohio, they’re coming back.”


Senate to OK Kavanaugh today

After weeks of shocking accusations, hardball politics and rowdy Capitol protests, a pair of wavering senators declared Friday they will back Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation, all but guaranteeing the deeply riven Senate will elevate the conservative jurist to the nation’s highest court today.


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Trump admits influence of allegations against him

An agitated President Donald Trump acknowledged Wednesday that past accusations of sexual misconduct against him have influenced the way he views similar allegations his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who was set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee today about multiple accusations.

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Trump says he won’t rush North Korea deal

President Donald Trump says he won’t rush into any deal with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.


Everyone wants answers: State, feds hunt for gas blast cause

Investigators worked Friday to pinpoint the cause of a series of fiery natural gas explosions that killed a teen driver in his car just hours after he got his license, injured at least 25 others and left dozens of homes in smoldering ruins.


Manafort pleads guilty, will cooperate with special counsel

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed Friday to cooperate with the special counsel’s Trump-Russia investigation as he pleaded guilty to federal crimes and avoided a second trial that could have exposed him to more time in prison.


Adi family sells downtown Youngstown businesses

“After 8 years in downtown Youngstown, my family and I have made the decision to sell Downtown Circle and Hookah,” Musleh said in her post. “I will be joining my husband overseas as we continue our lives there.


‘Offshore no more,’ protesters tell Trump

Attendees lambasted Trump for promoting his recent campaign slogan, “Promises Made, Promises Kept,” by contending that contrary to his promise to punish companies that outsource jobs, he has awarded nearly $52 billion in federal contracts to corporations that have off-shored more than 13,000 jobs since he took office.


Portman looks toward future of GM Lordstown, Northside Hospital

The Republican senator and former trade representative also cites issues with Trump’s approach to tariffs.


Youngstown mayor sends letter to President Trump asking him to “keep his word” and help the Valley

In the letter, Brown gives several examples of how economic conditions in the Valley have deteriorated since Trump's visit — and promises — to Youngstown.


Feds indict 13 detained in Salem ICE raid

ICE spokeswoman: Investigators may seek additional prosecutions


Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges

President refers to Youngstown native as ‘wacky,’ ‘not smart’ Associated Press WASHINGTON


Papers to respond to Trump attacks

The Vindicator is joining the effort.


En route to Ohio, Trump slams LeBron

Melania Trump’s spokeswoman quickly distanced the first lady from her husband's criticism of James, and a number of other national figures and athletes launched pointed rebuttals and support for James, who just opened a school for at-risk kids in Akron.


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Trump replays well-worn rally rhetoric to his base in Ohio

While he didn’t mention Akron native LeBron James, Trump did invoke similar rhetoric while training fire on one of his new favorite targets, Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters of California. He tore into Waters, who is also black, and derided her as “an extremely low IQ person.”


Trump argument turns potentially deadly among Warren neighbors

An argument between two men Tuesday night over President Donald Trump turned into a confrontation with a shotgun – and the gunman being injured as the other man took the gun away.


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GM cuts outlook for year

GM now expects 2018 per-share profits of $5.14, down from $6. It cited “recent and significant increases in commodity costs” along with unfavorable currency exchange rates.


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Trump's energy proposal could derail plans in Lordstown

Clean Energy Future President Bill Siderewicz stands in front of the $900 million gas-fired power plant his company is building in Lordstown. Siderewicz is asking elected officials to weigh in against a coal bailout proposal from the Trump administration.


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VINDY EXCLUSIVE | Avenatti aiming for successful Dem candidate

“I don’t think the country can afford another four years of Donald Trump beyond 2020,” the celebrity lawyer said.


OTHER TRUMP DEVELOPMENTS

OTHER DEVELOPMENTS President Donald Trump spoke with three more potential Supreme Court candidates