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GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are struggling to get their stories straight as President Donald Trump’s Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist....


Government

From his big appetite to his big button: a year in Trump

Trump One Year Eyewitness

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has proven himself an unconventional leader time and time again in his first year in office. Here are some of the more memorable moments from the AP reporters tasked with covering this whirlwind presidency: CAN I SHOW YOU MY BUTTON? Midway through my April...


Government

Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

Trump Physical

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump performed “exceedingly well” on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said Tuesday, as the White House continued to bat back questions about the president’s mental fitness for office. Navy doctor Ronny Jackson, who...


Government

Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Disgruntled conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders’ plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their proposal through the House. The setback came as a deal between President Donald Trump and Congress...


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Roy's new mayor takes aim at business growth, trimming taxes, annexation

Roy Mayor Bob Dandoy

Bob Dandoy defeated Willard Cragun, the incumbent mayor, last year and took office in Roy in early January.


Government

Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

Trump Physical

President Donald Trump performed “exceedingly well” on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said Tuesday, as the White House continued to bat back questions about the president’s mental fitness for office.


Government

House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for President Donald Trump, provoking a subpoena from the panel’s Republican chairman. The development brought to the...


Government

The Latest: Homeland secretary unclear on Trump vulgarity

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:10 p.m. President Donald Trump’s Homeland Security secretary is the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist....


Business

Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump _ but his company won't go

Trump Panama Fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The owners of a Trump-branded hotel in Panama sued President Donald Trump’s family-owned company in federal court Tuesday, alleging that the namesake business committed mismanagement and fraud. The lawsuit includes previously confidential arbitration filings before the...


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Construction adds complexity for people with a physical disability at MU

John Bowders used to be able to dash from Lafferre Hall to Jesse Hall in under three minutes. Bowders now has to roll around Jesse and enter through the basement because that’s where the ramp is. There are three ways to enter the building, but he can only use one. Bowders, who has taught...


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