The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. AMERICAN DIPLOMATS DANGLED TRUMP MEETING FOR UKRAINE PROBE
Kurt Volker and other U.S. envoys encouraged Kyiv’s newly elected president to conduct an investigation linked to Joe Biden’s family in return for a visit to Washington with President Trump.
2. HOW GOP IS RESPONDING TO TRUMP
Republican leaders have two reactions to Trump’s public call for a foreign government to investigate political rival Joe Biden: silence and support.
3. HONG KONG LEADER BANS MASKS
Carrie Lam bans protesters from wearing masks in a hardening of the government’s stance on the territory’s most disruptive crisis since it reverted to Chinese rule in 1997.
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