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Presidential candidate Kamala Harris rushed on stage by animal rights activist

By MARK OSBORNEandJEFFREY COOK

Kamala Harris probably wishes she could’ve proven it in a different way, but the senator and Democratic presidential candidate showed she can stay cool under pressure Saturday night. Harris was speaking at the MoveOn #BigIdeas forum in San Francisco when an activist rushed the stage and grabbed the microphone away from her. Security was nowhere to be found, though moderator Karine Jean-Pierre, MoveOn’s…

Iran’s Foreign Minister says US sanctions are ‘economic terrorism’

By LUIS MARTINEZ

Iran will not be intimidated by President Trump’s “art of the deal pressure” by using economic sanctions to push Iran to negotiate a new nuclear deal, the country’s top diplomat told ABC News. In an exclusive interview, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif also told “This Week” Co-Anchor Martha Raddatz that “there will be consequences” if the United States keeps up its economic pressure campaign…

The one burning question David Letterman still has for Donald Trump

Late-night legend David Letterman has interviewed President Donald Trump many times. As a trailblazing pioneer of late-night comedy and more than 33 years on-air, Letterman told “The View” that Trump was not only a “great guest” but someone he “could always count on.” “I think he just liked being on TV and he was an excellent guest for somebody I could just beat up on…

Gunman in Virginia Beach massacre was public utilities engineer with security pass: Police

By BILL HUTCHINSON

Eleven of the 12 people shot to death at the Municipal Center in Virginia Beach on Friday were city employees and the gunman who allegedly committed the killing spree was also a long-time city worker who had a security pass, authorities said Saturday morning. Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen called the massacre a “senseless, incomprehensible act of violence,” as he released…