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When Trump meets the Philippines’ Duterte, ‘drug war’ killings will be the elephant in the room. Trump will probably ignore it

Human rights groups, the U.S. Congress, the European Union and the United Nations have all condemned Duterte’s “war on drugs.” Yet when President Donald Trump meets Duterte in Manila, it …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 9:31 p.m.

Talking tough on trade, Trump pushes ‘America first’ in Asia

President Donald Trump stood before a summit of Asian leaders keen on regional trade pacts and delivered a roaring “America first” message Friday, denouncing China for unfair trade practices just …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 8:53 a.m.

German, Turkish diplomats meet to discuss ‘difficult issues’

The foreign ministers of Germany and Turkey have held informal talks as the two countries try and repair their strained relations.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 8:54 p.m.

Trump, McConnell insist they’re together for GOP agenda

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are set for an interesting meeting at the White House on Monday.

NFL owners will decide whether a team can force its players to stand for the national anthem

NFL owners will have a comprehensive discussion next week at their regularly scheduled meeting in New York about the controversy over players’ protests during the national anthem and will determine …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 7:01 p.m.

Spokane, other cities are problem-solvers in dysfunctional political world, Urban scholar tells GSI meeting

In a speech before Greater Spokane Incorporated members that went around the world, urban scholar Bruce Katz of The Brookings Institution kept returning to Spokane and its ability to shape …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 11:10 a.m.

Google canceled all-hands meeting after employees were harassed online

Google’s chief executive, Sundar Pichai, canceled an all-hands meeting Thursday after employees expressed concerns about their safety.

UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 8:36 p.m.

It could soon be illegal to interrupt an Olympia City Council meeting

The Olympia City Council will consider an ordinance tonight that would make it unlawful to interfere with or disturb a city meeting.

UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 10:12 p.m.

Putin, Trump to meet in Germany amid a sea of disputes

Rarely in recent history has a meeting of two heads of state generated so much excitement, anxiety and hope.

UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 3:49 p.m.

Canada prime minister, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee discuss trade, climate change

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee met to discuss their close ties on topics ranging from trade to climate.

Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows

The White House is facing criticism for a possible security breach after it allowed a Russian news service photographer into the Oval Office to snap photos of President Donald Trump …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 9:29 p.m.

Japan PM pledges ‘unchanging’ allegiance to US under Trump

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he plans to visit the U.S. as soon as possible to meet with Donald Trump after the new American president’s inauguration.

Meeting to focus on proposed golf course site plan

The Painted Hills Preservation Association to hold a meeting about the proposed development on the former Painted Hills Golf Course.

Neighborhood Updates

•The Spokane City Community Assembly will meet Friday at 4 p.m. at the Spokane City Fire Training Center, rooms C and D, 1618 N. Rebecca St. •The Community Assembly Pedestrian, …

Neighborhood notes

•The Whitman Neighborhood Council will meet today at 6:30 p.m. at Whitman Elementary School, 5400 N. Helena St. •The North Hill Neighborhood Council will meet today at 7 p.m. at …

Neighborhood updates

•The “Sustaining Our Community: Spokane Initiatives” Panel Discussion will be today at 6 p.m. at Robinson Teaching Theatre, Weyerhaeuser Hall, Whitworth University, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. The panel will include …

Neighborhood updates

•The North Hill Neighborhood Council will meet today at 7 p.m. at Willard Elementary School, 500 W. Longfellow Ave. •The Building Stronger Neighborhoods Committee will meet Saturday at 9 a.m. …

Neighborhood Updates

•The Spokane Community Assembly will meet Friday at 4 p.m. in the City Council Briefing Room, City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. •The Neighborhood Planning Orientation and Overview Meeting …

Neighborhood updates

The Community Assembly Land Use Committee will meet today at 5 p.m. at the Fifth Floor Conference Room, 5-A, City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. The Minnehaha Neighborhood Council …

Neighborhood Updates

• The Neighborhoods USA (NUSA) 2009 Planning Meeting will be held today at 3:30 p.m. at the Office of Neighborhood Services, Sixth Floor, City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. …

Neighborhood Updates

•The North Hill Neighborhood Council will meet today at 7 p.m. at Willard Elementary School, 500 W. Longfellow Ave. •The Whitman Neighborhood Council will meet today at 7 p.m. at …

Neighborhood updates

The 2009 Neighborhoods USA (NUSA) Planning Meeting will be today at 3:30 p.m. at the City Hall Office of Neighborhood Services, Sixth Floor, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. The Greater …

Neighborhood Updates

• Neva-Wood COPS will meet today at 6 p.m. at Holy Family Hospital, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. An ice-cream social will be held. • Spokane Community Assembly for all neighborhoods …

Neighborhood updates

•The North Hill Neighborhood Council will meet today at 7 p.m. at Willard Elementary School, 500 W. Longfellow Ave. •The Logan Neighborhood Council will meet Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at …

Wallace Schools To Hold Community Forums

As one of 33 districts statewide chosen for a yearlong reform project, the Wallace School District is holding a series of community forums. Community members, faculty members and administrators are …

Last-Minute Pleas Heard By Hec Board Students, Faculty Members, Businessmen Make Their Case

University presidents, students and business leaders took their last, best shots Thursday at swaying a state panel that is trying to shape the future of higher education in Spokane. They …

Cheney City Council Oks Budget Cuts But Saves Jobs

The Cheney City Council on Tuesday approved new cuts for the city’s 1998 general budget but refused to eliminate jobs. The council voted to use $40,000 from the city’s cash …

Sheriff To Step Up Patrols On South Bowdish Road

Have road, will travel. Ponderosa residents will continue to travel South Bowdish Road, county commissioners decided this week. But drivers beware: the Sheriff’s Department is being asked to step up …

City’s Acting Finance Director Wins Job

The City Council appointed a new finance director Tuesday night, filling a vacancy left when the former finance director took a job in Montana. Shelly Enderud, who has been acting …

Day-Care Rules Tightened Council Also Oks 6 A.M. Start For Collection Of Garbage

Day-care providers face more rigorous rules before being licensed in Coeur d’Alene. The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to expand the scope of criminal background checks potential providers undergo. The …