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 2018-04-23 05:06 

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Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes t......

 2018-04-23 04:48 

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Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has so far had little to say about Donald Trump's time as president, even as the nation has moved from one Trump controversy to another. That's about to change....

 2018-04-23 04:35 

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Trump hosting glitzy White House state dinner for Macron...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now it's President Donald Trump's turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive....

 2018-04-23 04:31 

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Hillary Clinton out of politics, star of GOP midterm plan...

NEW YORK (AP) — Almost 18 months have passed since Hillary Clinton lost the presidency. She holds no position of power in government. And she is not expected to run for office again....

 2018-04-22 20:23 

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Hillary Clinton, not on ballot, is star of GOP midterm plan...

NEW YORK (AP) — Almost 18 months have passed since Hillary Clinton lost the presidency. She holds no position of power in government. And she is not expected to run for office again....

 2018-04-22 19:59 

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Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her...

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during his father's 2016 campaign for the U.S. presidency said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller ha......

 2018-04-22 19:32 

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Bryan Steil becomes GOP front-runner to win Paul Ryan's seat...
 2018-04-22 17:43 

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White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein...
 2018-04-22 17:00 

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Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn't....

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that's not the case....

 2018-04-22 15:39 

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Corker says he won't oppose Democrat seeking his Senate seat...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Outgoing Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee is sticking by his decision not to campaign against the Democrat seeking to fill his seat....

 2018-04-22 15:34 

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Clinton stars as central villain in GOP's midterm strategy...

NEW YORK (AP) — Almost 18 months have passed since Hillary Clinton lost the presidency. She holds no position of power in government. And she is not expected to run for office again....

 2018-04-22 15:09 

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Trump wrongly claims NKorea has agreed to 'denuclearization'...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is wrongly claiming North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un....

 2018-04-22 05:39 

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Despite denials, lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt met in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where Pruitt was living....

 2018-04-22 04:25 

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Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolved...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank repeatedly warned at their meetings this week that intensifying trade tensions could jeopardize a healthy global economic expans......

 2018-04-22 04:13 

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Despite denials, lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal disclosure report shows a Washington lobbyist tied to a bargain-priced condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt sought to influence the age......

 2018-04-22 02:12 

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Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat...

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney was forced Saturday into a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career by replacing long-serving Sen. Orr......

 2018-04-21 20:18 

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Mnuchin expresses optimism for resolution of trade fights...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed cautious optimism Saturday over efforts to resolve trade tensions that have rattled financial markets and clouded the global economic o......

 2018-04-21 20:09 

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Iranian foreign minister wants "respect" from US...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says his government needs to see a "change of attitude" from the U.S. administration before any meaningful negotiations can begin ove......

 2018-04-21 19:41 

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Trump considering full pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson...

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by a......

 2018-04-21 19:09 

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Rep. Scalise out of hospital after surgery tied to shooting...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The No. 3 House Republican leader has been released from a hospital after follow-up surgery related to the wounds he received from a shooting at a GOP baseball practice 10 months ......

 2018-04-21 18:38 

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Retiring Sen. Hatch bids farewell to Utah Republicans...

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — One of the longest-serving senators in U.S. history bid farewell to Utah Republican Party delegates Saturday, offering a solemn goodbye to the state that sent him to t......

 2018-04-21 16:59 

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Romney facing complex Utah nominating system in Senate race...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Senate hopeful Mitt Romney will speak to thousands of Utah Republicans gathering Saturday at a party convention to vote for candidates ranging from Congress to state Legi......

 2018-04-21 16:53 

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The Latest: Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'...

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local):11:45 a.m.Historian Jon Meacham says Barbara Bush is the "first lady of the greatest gene......

 2018-04-21 14:37 

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The Latest: Guests start arriving for Barbara Bush's funeral...

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local):9:30 a.m.Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin's Church in Houston for the funeral of......

 2018-04-21 13:31 

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Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now it's President Donald Trump's turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive....

 2018-04-21 13:04 

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Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'...

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — President Donald Trump says he doesn't expect personal lawyer Michael Cohen to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings....

 2018-04-21 12:33 

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Vive le France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now it's President Donald Trump's turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive....

 2018-04-21 12:26 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's shifting rationale for firing Comey...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered a shifting rationale this past week for his firing of FBI Director James Comey and joined other Republicans in exaggerating how much simpler it will......

 2018-04-21 06:22 

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Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice...

NEW YORK (AP) — The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald ......

 2018-04-21 06:20 

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Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump...

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — For weeks, President Donald Trump had grown increasingly frustrated with the cable news chatter that he couldn't hire a big-name attorney for his legal team....

 2018-04-21 06:17 

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Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democra......

 2018-04-21 04:49 

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US defends tough trade stance at global finance meeting...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is resisting pressure to back off President Donald Trump's tough America First trade policy at a meeting of global finance leaders worried about the threat of a ......

 2018-04-21 04:39 

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Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump...

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — President Donald Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender with the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuli......

 2018-04-21 04:36 

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Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice...

NEW YORK (AP) — The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald ......

 2018-04-21 04:34 

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Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to Dems...

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Steyer is on a multimillion-dollar mission to impeach Donald Trump, but Democrats whose campaigns the California billionaire is helping bankroll aren't keen to follow his lead....

 2018-04-21 04:32 

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Probe clears Haspel on destruction of waterboarding tapes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Countering resistance to President Donald Trump's pick for CIA director, the spy agency have given lawmakers a declassified memo showing she was cleared years ago of wrongdoing in......

 2018-04-21 04:29 

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Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win ......

 2018-04-21 04:00 

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The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's memos (all times local):11:55 p.m.President Donald Trump appears to be trying to undermine Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Rus......

 2018-04-20 23:10 

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Lobbyist tied to condo leased by EPA chief retires from firm...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fossil-fuels lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is taking early retirement as a result of the ......

 2018-04-20 23:06 

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Pompeo faces opposition on Senate panel...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, is expected to face unified opposition from Democrats at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next week aft......

 2018-04-20 22:54 

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Army lowers 2017 recruiting goal; more soldiers staying on...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 active duty soldiers this year and has officially lowered that goal. But Army leaders said the service has been able to e......

 2018-04-20 22:52 

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For Trump, Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team...

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to his legal team, President Donald Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate a......

 2018-04-20 22:26 

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Hot potato: Dems shy from Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump...

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Steyer is on a multimillion-dollar mission to impeach Donald Trump, but Democrats whose campaigns the California billionaire is helping bankroll aren't keen to follow his lead....

 2018-04-20 22:07 

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Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House...

NEW YORK (AP) — The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald ......

 2018-04-20 21:57 

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John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy adviser...

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — John Bolton is putting his stamp on the National Security Council, announcing Friday that Mira Ricardel will be joining the group as deputy national security adviser....

 2018-04-20 21:34 

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Major GOP donor announces run for Wyoming governor...

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A top Republican Party donor and fundraiser who hasn't held major elected office before but who is wealthy and has national political connections is running for governor of Wy......

 2018-04-20 21:17 

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President George HW Bush greets mourners honoring his wife...

HOUSTON (AP) — His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin's Episcopal Church. He gazed up at the rose-draped caske......

 2018-04-20 20:45 

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The Latest: Comey, Trump agreed on need to hunt down leakers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's memos (all times local):4:40 p.m.James Comey and President Donald Trump seem to disagree on most everything, but the ex-FBI dir......

 2018-04-20 20:12 

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Probe cleared Haspel in destruction of waterboarding tapes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Countering opposition to President Donald Trump's pick to be the next CIA director, the agency on Friday gave lawmakers a memo showing she was cleared years ago of wrongdoing in t......

 2018-04-20 20:08 

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Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House...

NEW YORK (AP) — The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald ......

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