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 2018-01-16 05:43 

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

An attempt to oust President Donald Trump's hotel business from managing a luxury hotel in Panama has turned bitter, with accusations of financial misconduct....

 2018-01-16 05:39 

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AP News Guide: Big decisions await Congress on immigration...

Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on a deal to prevent the deportation of young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and an agreeme...

 2018-01-16 05:33 

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House panel interviewing Bannon after his fall from power...

The House Intelligence Committee is poised to question Steve Bannon, the onetime confidant to President Donald Trump, following his spectacular fall from power after accusing the president's son and others of "treasonous" behavior for taking a...

 2018-01-16 01:48 

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Inside the tense, profane White House meeting on immigration...

Trump suggested he was ready for a deal aimed at "dreamers" — just hours before he blew up....

 2018-01-15 23:54 

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Shutdown looms as Republicans seek short-term spending deal for government...

Most federal agencies will close on Friday at midnight if Democrats won't support such a plan, which they seem unlikely to do at this point....

 2018-01-15 21:44 

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Schumer, Feinstein voted for a border fence in 2006...

In 2006, the Senate passed a bill allowing construction of a fence on the U.S. southern border. Sens. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) voted for the bill....

 2018-01-15 18:25 

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Kevin McCarthy relishes role as Trump's fixer, friend and candy man...

The House majority leader has a singular place in the president's circle — including as a supplier of his favorite red and pink Starbursts....

 2018-01-15 18:11 

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Melania Trump's style evokes Europe roots, not America First...

Slovenian-born Melania Trump has been unafraid to go against her husband's "America First" agenda and stay true to her roots, if there's a message to be taken from her bold, foreign-flavored wardrobe in 2017....

 2018-01-15 18:00 

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President Trump's weekly address...

President Trump delivered a weekly address on Jan. 15, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day....

 2018-01-15 17:25 

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MLK III calls out Trump on alleged immigration comments...

Martin Luther King Jr.'s eldest son is calling out President Donald Trump following accusations the president used a vulgarity to describe African countries during a meeting last week and expressed a preference for immigrants from countries like Norwa...

 2018-01-15 13:25 

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Pregnant teen who sued over abortion leaves federal custody...

A pregnant immigrant teenager who told a judge that she was being prevented from having an abortion while in federal custody has been released, giving her the ability to obtain the procedure....

 2018-01-15 06:20 

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Democrats, GOP mull possible election wave in age of Trump...

Buoyed by a string of Republican retirements and President Donald Trump's persistently low approval rating, Democrats are increasingly hopeful about their chances for a midterm election wave that would give them control of the House and could deliver ...

 2018-01-15 06:02 

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Trump has kept many promises during his first year in office...

President Donald Trump often brags that he's done more in his first year in office than any other president. That's a spectacular stretch....

 2018-01-15 00:48 

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Trump on North Korea: 'We have great talks going on'...

President Trump spoke about Hawaii's false missile alert, his relationship with North Korea and his disputed in a Wall Street Journal article on Jan. 14 about his relationship with Kim Jong Un....

 2018-01-15 00:33 

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Trump: 'I am not a racist'...

President Trump said ...

 2018-01-14 23:56 

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How a congressional harassment claim led to a secret $220,000 payment...

The payment to a former aide to Rep. Alcee L. Hastings was the largest known recent settlement to come from a fund for claims made against members of Congress....

 2018-01-14 23:39 

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Lawmakers refute accounts of Trump's "shithole" comments...

Some lawmakers on Jan. 14, denied President Trump called Haiti, El Salvador and African nations ...

 2018-01-14 18:51 

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APNewsBreak: US set to cut UN money for Palestinian refugees...

The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the years first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major ch...

 2018-01-14 16:36 

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Why the GOP tax cuts are boosting stocks and who gains most...

President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers late last year rushed $1.5 trillion in tax cuts into law the most sweeping rewrite of the tax code since 1986....

 2018-01-14 15:50 

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Gun violence focus of Kennedy's Illinois governor campaign...

Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy, who was a child when his father and uncle, Sen. Robert Kennedy and President John F. Kennedy, were assassinated....

 2018-01-14 03:56 

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Federal agency returns to accepting requests under DACA...

Citizenship and Immigration Services says its resumed accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under the Obama-era program that shields from deportation young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and who remain in the country illegally...

 2018-01-14 00:26 

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The 'genius' of Trump: What the president means when he touts his smarts...

Always a forest person, he never knew anything about the trees, a onetime top Trump construction executive says....

 2018-01-14 00:11 

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Trump defends vulgar remarks while partly denying them...

President Donald Trump offered a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries....

 2018-01-13 22:32 

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Fiddlers, native Americans and a champion oyster shucker salute new Va. governor...

Festivities and flyovers celebrate Ralph Northams move into the Executive Mansion...

 2018-01-13 22:27 

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Bipartisan deal would create 12-year citizenship pathway...

A bipartisan agreement among a handful of senators to prevent deportation of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants includes a pathway to citizenship that would take up to 12 years....

 2018-01-13 16:59 

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Trump does more damage to himself than his opponents ever manage to do...

Trumps Oval Office vulgarity adds to the string of statements that define him and his presidency....

 2018-01-13 16:13 

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The scene on Inauguration Day in Richmond for Virgina Gov.-elect Northam...

Democrat Ralph Northam will be sworn in at noon on the portico of the Virginia State Capitol....

 2018-01-13 13:46 

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Trump on his promises: Yes on tax cuts but where's the wall?...

President Donald Trump often brags that hes done more in his first year in office than any other president. Thats a spectacular stretch....

 2018-01-13 13:26 

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Trump's nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to counter Russia...

With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies....

 2018-01-13 06:17 

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Arizona Republican embraces Trump in high-profile Senate bid...

Martha McSally wants Arizona to know she supports President Donald Trump....

 2018-01-13 06:14 

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AP news guide: Russia probes still going strong in 2018...

Late last year, lawyers for President Donald Trump expressed optimism that special counsel Robert Mueller was nearing the end of his probe of Russias interference in the 2016 election. But if there was hope in the White House that Trump might be moving pa...

 2018-01-13 06:07 

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Trump's year: Congress bickers over Russia, Mueller looms...

Republicans who spent the early months of 2017 working with Democrats on investigations into Russian interference in U.S. elections have pivoted as the new year begins and midterm elections loom, leaving the conclusions of those congressional probes in do...

 2018-01-13 05:53 

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Trump defends vulgar immigrant comments, partly denies them...

President Donald Trump has offered a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries a day earlier....

 2018-01-13 03:36 

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Republicans ask Supreme Court to block redistricting order...

North Carolina Republican legislative leaders asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to block enforcement of an order throwing out the states congressional map because the lines were too partisan and directing a redraw almost immediately....

 2018-01-13 03:13 

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Trump's own words revive debate over whether he's racist...

More than 150 years after the abolition of slavery and more than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, President Donald Trumps incendiary comments about immigrants have ripped open a jarring debate in the United States and around the world: ...

 2018-01-13 03:04 

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Some media figures call Trump racist after profane remarks...

Donald Trump ignored the stunning question at a White House appearance on Friday Mr. President, are you a racist? but theres no getting around that more people in the media are willing to use that label....

 2018-01-13 02:08 

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Report: Trump lawyer brokered $130,000 payment to porn star...

President Donald Trumps personal lawyer brokered a $130,000 payment to a porn actress to prevent her from publicly discussing an alleged sexual encounter with Trump, according to a report Friday in The Wall Street Journal....

 2018-01-13 00:38 

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Porn star was paid $130,000 to keep quiet about a relationship with Trump, Wall Street Journal reports...

The alleged payment was made by a lawyer for Trump in the days before the 2016 election, according to the report....

 2018-01-13 00:15 

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White House doctor: Trump in 'excellent health'...

President Donald Trumps White House physician declared him in excellent health after the president received his first medical checkup at Walter Reed military hospital on Friday, undergoing a physical examination amid suggestions in a recent book and by hi...

 2018-01-13 00:00 

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Trump's vulgarity: Overt racism or a president who says what many think?...

Both sides double down on perceptions of Trump as either a racist or a truthteller....

 2018-01-12 23:49 

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White House doctor: President Trump is in 'excellent health,' examination went 'exceptionally well'...

White House doctor: President Trump is in excellent health, examination went exceptionally well...

 2018-01-12 22:34 

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Media figures label Trump racist after immigration remarks...

Donald Trump ignored it when a reporter asked him at the White House on Friday whether he was a racist. But theres no getting around that more people in the media are willing to use that label....

 2018-01-12 22:16 

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Supreme Court will look at Texas gerrymandering case, Internet sales tax...

Justices also set to decide next week whether theyll take up the Trump administrations latest travel ban....

 2018-01-12 22:15 

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A history of physical fitness in the Oval Office...

Former presidents have traditionally shared the results of their physical exams, but there have also been health problems that presidents concealed from the public....

 2018-01-12 22:15 

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Trump's year: Mueller looms, Congress bickers over Russia...

Republicans who spent the early months of 2017 working with Democrats on investigations into Russian interference in U.S. elections have pivoted as the new year begins and midterm elections loom, leaving the conclusions of those congressional probes in do...

 2018-01-12 22:12 

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$300k to settle sex discrimination suits against Congress...

The Treasury Department has paid out almost $300,000 in taxpayer funds to settle claims brought against congressional offices since 2003, including claims of sexual harassment and sex discrimination....

 2018-01-12 22:04 

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Supreme Court to hear sales tax collection case...

The Supreme Court agreed Friday to wade into the issue of sales tax collection on internet purchases in a case that could force consumers to pay more for certain purchases and allow states to recoup what they say is billions in lost revenue annually....

 2018-01-12 21:55 

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Prosecutors propose May 14 trial date for Manafort, Gates...

Prosecutors with special counsel Robert Muellers team say they intend to seek a May 14 trial date for President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman and his business associate....

 2018-01-12 21:55 

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Presidential profanity: A brief history...

Presidents have had the occasional slip of the tongue. Here are some of those occasions. Warning: The following video contains offensive language....

 2018-01-12 21:44 

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Report: Trump lawyer brokered $130,000 payment to porn star...

President Donald Trumps personal lawyer brokered a $130,000 payment to a porn star to prevent her from publicly discussing an alleged sexual encounter with Trump, according to a report Friday in The Wall Street Journal....

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