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The Latest: Britain's Farage talks of 'global revolution'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:50 p.m. British politician Nigel Farage (fah-RAHZH‘) is telling American conservatives that “what happened in 2016 is the beginning of a great global revolution.” Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference,...


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A Safety-Net Medical Center Wrestles With Specter Of ‘Repeal’

SAN MATEO — Little surprises Lynda Sutherland, who has been a licensed vocational nurse for 35 years at San Mateo Medical Center. But in the past few years, Sutherland said, she’s been surprised by what’s missing: the patients who used to return again and again to the public hospital for the same...


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Congress Considering Bill to Block Soy, Almond Producers From Milking Dairy

Robert Nickelsberg / Getty Images February 24, 2017 -- Soy and almond milk producers may have to do their crying over spilt plant-based beverages if industry-backed legislation sponsored by a pair of dairy state lawmakers attracts more support in Congress. The Dairy Pride Act, sponsored by...


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Trump blames FBI for failing to stop media leaks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming the FBI for failing to stop leaks to the media, saying the information being reported is classified and could have a “devastating effect” on the country. Trump made the remarks in a tweet early Friday. His tweet follows reports that White House...


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GOP Obamacare plan would cover fewer people; blowback grows

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Republican lawmakers expect that their Obamacare replacement will result in fewer Americans covered by health insurance, a fact that’s likely to increase blowback amid growing support for the program. New details of the plan are beginning to emerge, described by lawmakers and...


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Threat Of Obamacare Repeal Leaves Community Health Centers In Limbo

Treating people for free or for very little money has been the role of community health centers across the U.S. for decades. In 2015, 1 in 12 Americans sought care at one of these clinics; nearly 6 in 10 were women, and hundreds of thousands were veterans. The community clinics — now roughly 1,300-...


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Supreme Court could decide transgender case. Or not.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Both the transgender teen who sued to use a boys’ bathroom and the Virginia school board that won’t let him still want the Supreme Court to issue a definitive ruling in their ongoing dispute, even after the Trump administration retreated from an Obama-era policy on bathroom use....


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White House adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports

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WASHINGTON (AP) — White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump’s campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, a White House official said late Thursday. The official said...


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White House expects Justice crackdown on legalized marijuana

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration’s strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown on the drug, even as a solid majority of...


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AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims, and gets, undue credit

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is giving himself too much credit for sending criminal foreigners out of the country and saving money on fighter planes. He’s getting too much credit from one of the few women with a top White House job for elevating women in the administration. A look at...


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