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Surprise: Voters fear American way of life threatened, but don’t blame it on Trump

- The Washington Times

Eight-out-of-10 voters feel like the American way of life is under threat — but the majority don’t blame President Trump. Yes, you read that right. A Monmouth University poll finds that 81% of voters say the American way of life is “under threat right now” — a sentiment echoed almost equally among Republicans, independents and Democrats, among men and women, whites and minorities, old and young, rich and poor.

In this July 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump is joined by Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, second from right, as he arrives at Melsbroek Air Base, in Brussels, Belgium. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Gordon Sondland expected to testify key assurance came from Trump

- Associated Press

A U.S. ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy that there was no quid pro quo in their interactions with Ukraine was based solely on what President Trump told him, according to a person familiar with his coming testimony in the impeachment probe.

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President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) ** FILE **

Democrats in early primary states want Trump locked up: Poll

- The Washington Times

Lock him up! That appears to be an emerging rally cry among voters, according to a new survey from Firehouse Strategies that found a majority of likely Democratic voters in early primary states would like to see President Trump go to jail over the Ukraine scandal.

Democrat Lawrence Dale announces his candidacy for Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in Madison, Wisconsin. Dale said at a news conference that he supports impeaching President Donald Trump and removing him from office. He is one of two Democrats who is running in the special congressional election. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)

Wausau school board president running for Congress

- Associated Press

The Democratic president of the Wausau School Board announced Monday that she is running for Congress in her heavily Republican northern Wisconsin district, in a race that could provide an early signal of voter moods ahead of next fall's presidential election.

Editorials from around Ohio

- Associated Press

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:

President Donald Trump speaks at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

White House: Trump condemns violent parody, hasn't seen it

- Associated Press

President Donald Trump "strongly condemns" a graphic and violent parody video that depicts a likeness of him shooting and stabbing opponents and members of the news media, the White House said Monday. But his press secretary said he hadn't yet watched the two-minute clip.

Protestors crowd a street in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Spain's Supreme Court on Monday convicted 12 former Catalan politicians and activists for their roles in a secession bid in 2017, a ruling that immediately inflamed independence supporters in the wealthy northeastern region. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Barcelona criticizes Spanish Supreme Court's decision

Associated Press

Barcelona has criticized the Spanish Supreme Court's conviction of 12 Catalan politicians and activists for their role in a 2017 secession attempt, saying "prison is not the solution."

Bullet trains sit at their base as the surrounding land is still flooded following Typhoon Hagibis, in Nagano, central Japan Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Rescue crews in Japan dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday as they looked for those missing from the typhoon that  caused serious damage in central and northern Japan. (Kyodo News via AP)

10 Things to Know for Today

- Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

In this Jan. 30, 2010, file photo, Vice President Joe Biden, left, with his son Hunter, right, at the Duke Georgetown NCAA college basketball game in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Joe Biden's son Hunter stepping down from Chinese board

- Associated Press

Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden says he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned companies should his father win the presidency.

Pro-government supporters hold signs with pictures of Justice Minister Cho Kuk, before a rally supporting Cho in front of Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Tens of thousands of government supporters gathered in South Korea's capital for the fourth straight Saturday to show their support for President Moon Jae-in's justice minister, who is enmeshed in an explosive political scandal that has polarized the nation. The letters read "Reform the Prosecution" and "Protect Cho Kuk". (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

South Korean justice minister resigns during finance probe

- Associated Press

South Korea's justice minister resigned Monday, citing the political burden of an investigation into alleged financial crimes and academic favors surrounding his family, a scandal that has rocked Seoul's liberal government and spurred huge protests.

Donaldo Morales, left, and his wife Isleen Gimenez Morales, right, pose for a photograph at an attorney's office in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

High court to consider state role in prosecuting immigrants

- Associated Press

Donaldo Morales caught a break when federal prosecutors declined to charge him after he was arrested for using a fake Social Security card so he could work at a Kansas restaurant. But the break was short-lived. Kansas authorities stepped in and obtained a state conviction that could lead to Morales's deportation.