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Senate GOP intent on scrapping health mandate in tax bill

Congress Taxes-3

Senate Republicans are intent on scrapping the Affordable Care Act's requirement that Americans get...

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FBI report on black 'extremists' raises new monitoring fears

FBI Black Extremists

WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI report on the rise of black “extremists” is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement, when the bureau spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws. The FBI said it doesn’t target specific groups, and the report is...


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AP sources: Trump Tower meeting in 2016 draws more scrutiny

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earlier this year, a Russian-American lobbyist and another businessman discussed over coffee in Moscow an extraordinary meeting they had attended 12 months earlier: a gathering at Trump Tower with President Donald Trump’s son, his son-in-law and his then-campaign chairman. The...


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AP FACT CHECK: A Trump-eye view of his world travels

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the past week, President Donald Trump told a made-up story about his predecessor and revived a distorted claim about NATO that’s been gathering dust for some months. On those occasions and more, his purpose was to illustrate “tremendous success” on his Asia trip, an extended...


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Trump campaign created own rules on sexual harassment

Trump Sexual Harassment

WASHINGTON (AP) — “You can do anything,” Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women. Maybe he could, but not everyone can. The candidate who openly bragged about grabbing women’s private parts — but denied he really did so — was elected president months before the...


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AP FACT CHECK: A Trump-eye view of his world travels

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has claimed his Asia travels produced “tremendous success.” But Associated Press Fact Checks find little has changed. For example, he’s cited an agreement with China on how to deal with North Korea. China says no such agreement took place. Trump also cites...


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AP FACT CHECK: A Trump-eye view of his world travels

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has claimed his Asia travels produced “tremendous success.” But Associated Press Fact Checks find little has changed. For example, he’s cited an agreement with China on how to deal with North Korea. China says no such agreement took place. Trump also cites...


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AP FACT CHECK: A Trump-eye view of his world travels

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has claimed his Asia travels produced “tremendous success.” But Associated Press Fact Checks find little has changed. For example, he’s cited an agreement with China on how to deal with North Korea. China says no such agreement took place. Trump also cites...


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The Latest: Trump delays policy on importing elephant parts

Trump Elephant Trophies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a plan to allow importation of elephant parts (all times local): 7:55 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’s delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review “all conservation facts.” The U.S. Fish...


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Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts

Trump Elephant Trophies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he’s delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review “all conservation facts.” The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday it would allow such importation, arguing that...


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US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shuttered

United States Palestinians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they’ve entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said, potentially giving President Donald Trump more leverage as he seeks an elusive Mideast peace...


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