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Russian charged with Trump's ex-campaign chief is key figure

Trump Russia Probe Kilimnik

WASHINGTON (AP) — During the special counsel’s Russia investigation, Konstantin Kilimnik has been described as a fixer, translator or office manager to President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort. But Kilimnik, an elusive figure now indicted alongside Manafort on witness tampering...


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Trump issues WTO warning in meeting with Dutch leader

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered a veiled threat to the World Trade Organization on Monday, warning during a meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte that if the WTO doesn’t treat the U.S. “properly, we will be doing something.” Trump again denied plans to withdraw the U.S. from...


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The Latest: White House declines to name court candidates

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Supreme Court (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The White House is declining to name the four candidates who interviewed Monday with President Donald Trump for the Supreme Court vacancy. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Trump is...


Business

Trump: WTO needs to change ways or US will do 'something'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning the World Trade Organization that if the United States isn’t treated “properly, we will be doing something.” Trump is again denying plans to withdraw the U.S. from the WTO but tells reporters in the Oval Office that the trade organization needs to...


Business

US factories register faster-than-expected growth in June

Economy Manufacturing

WASHINGTON (AP) — American factories expanded at an unexpectedly fast pace in June, another sign of strength for U.S. industry. But U.S. manufacturing will have to contend in coming months with uncertainty over trade and a strengthening dollar. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of...


Government

White House: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is departing for third trip to North Korea on

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is departing for third trip to North Korea on July 5.


Government

A Baby Was Treated With A Nap And A Bottle Of Formula. The Bill Was $18,000.

On the first morning of Jang Yeo Im’s vacation to San Francisco in 2016, her 8-month-old son, Park Jeong Whan, fell off the bed in the family’s hotel room and hit his head. There was no blood, but the baby was inconsolable. Jang and her husband worried he might have an injury they couldn’t see, so...


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Immigrant Families Placed In Detention Centers Face Health Care Challenges

The White House’s plan to indefinitely detain immigrant families together threatens the care of young children, experts worry, by placing them with an agency with little experience in handling such complex needs. Previously, the administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration stance meant splitting...


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Lawmakers ask for list of children separated from families

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are asking for a list of all children separated from parents under the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy. They ask for the number of days of separation. They also ask whether officials have successfully contacted parents to notify them of their child’s...


Government

Trump interviews 4 for Supreme Court, 2-3 more to go

Trump Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump interviewed four prospective Supreme Court justices Monday and planned to speak with a few more, as he powered forward with a speedy selection process to fill the fresh vacancy. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump said he had met with “four...


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