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 2018-01-17 06:30 

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

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 reporte......

 2018-01-17 06:12 

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Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hard-line conservatives are threatening to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their proposal......

 2018-01-17 06:06 

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Lawmakers: Gov. Greitens' affair distracts from tax effort...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers say Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' admission that he had an extramarital affair is distracting from legislative efforts to change tax laws in the state......

 2018-01-17 05:52 

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House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has been subpoenaed by the House Intelligence Committee after refusing to answer a broad array of queries about his time working f......

 2018-01-17 05:21 

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

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 bac......

 2018-01-17 05:17 

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GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are still struggling to get their stories straight nearly a week after a meeting in which President Donald Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been cri......

 2018-01-17 04:27 

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Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown...

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 thei......

 2018-01-17 04:08 

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Immigration deal distant as leaders try to avert shutdown...

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 thei......

 2018-01-17 03:49 

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The Latest: Doctor says Trump aced cognitive test...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's health (all times local):10:45 p.m.The White House physician says President Donald Trump performed "exceedingly well" on a surprise cogn......

 2018-01-17 03:25 

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The Latest: GOP lacking votes to keep government open...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress' battle over the budget (all times local):10:15 p.m.Conservatives say there's enough Republican opposition to scuttle a plan by House GOP leaders to pre......

 2018-01-17 03:07 

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Tillerson warns military action on NK unless diplomacy works...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Tuesday that if North Korea does not choose to negotiate on giving up its nuclear weapons that pose a growing threat to th......

 2018-01-17 02:21 

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The Latest: Tillerson says US seeks diplomacy with NKorea...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Latest on U.S. allies from the Korean War discussing the nuclear threat from North Korea (all times local):6:15 p.m.Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says ......

 2018-01-17 02:15 

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The Latest: Homeland secretary unclear on Trump vulgarity...

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 versio......

 2018-01-17 01:16 

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Missouri governor says affair won't deter him from work...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Facing new calls to resign from some fellow Republicans, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens instead affirmed his intent Tuesday to remain on the job while seeking forgiveness fo......

 2018-01-17 01:16 

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

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 mismanagem......

 2018-01-17 01:05 

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House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused to answers questions from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for President Donald Trump, p......

 2018-01-17 01:00 

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Legislation on foreign surveillance clears Senate hurdle...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation extending a government program established to gather information from foreigners overseas has cleared a key Senate hurdle....

 2018-01-17 00:46 

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Doctor: Trump got perfect score on cognitive test...

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 bac......

 2018-01-17 00:01 

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House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Intelligence Committee subpoenaed former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday in a showdown over whether he could be forced to testify in the panel's Rus......

 2018-01-16 23:45 

AP

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

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 reporte......

 2018-01-16 23:39 

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Navy filing homicide charges against 2 ship commanders...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy says it is filing negligent homicide charges against the commanders of two ships involved in fatal collisions last year....

 2018-01-16 23:04 

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Justice Dept backs archdiocese in Christmas transit ad fight...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday threw its support behind the Archdiocese of Washington in a court fight to have its Christmas fundraising ads displayed on D.C. buses....

 2018-01-16 22:50 

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4 GOP lawmakers call for Missouri governor's resignation...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Four Republican lawmakers on Tuesday urged Missouri GOP Gov. Eric Greitens to resign over an extramarital affair and allegations that he threatened to release a partially......

 2018-01-16 22:13 

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Justice Dept. backs archdiocese in Christmas subway ad fight...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is supporting the Archdiocese of Washington in a court fight against D.C.'s subway system, which rejected an ad for the organization's Christmas fundraising......

 2018-01-16 21:24 

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AP source: House panel wants Bannon to explain Comey firing...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel questioned Steve Bannon on Tuesday, aiming to find out President Donald Trump's thinking when he fired FBI Director James Comey, according to a person familiar with ......

 2018-01-16 21:17 

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US agency to work with states to ensure proper safety alerts...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security will be working with states to ensure they follow proper protocols when issuing safety alerts and can quickly retract incorrect alerts, like Ha......

 2018-01-16 21:13 

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The Latest: Trump's doctor upbeat on him finishing term...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's health (all times local):4:10 p.m.President Donald Trump's doctor says he's confident that Trump has a "very strong and a very probable ......

 2018-01-16 21:09 

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Watchdog says democratic freedoms waning in US under Trump...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report by the group Freedom House says basic rights and political freedoms in the United States are deteriorating at a faster pace under President Donald Trump, exacerbated ......

 2018-01-16 21:03 

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Immigration deal distant as leaders try to avert shutdown...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation remains distant. House GOP leaders are discussing plans for a bill temporarily keep......

 2018-01-16 20:37 

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Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump properties...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An ethics watchdog group says foreign interests, political campaigns, business entities and other groups spent a total of more than $600,000 over the past year at Trump-branded pr......

 2018-01-16 20:06 

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Attorney in Greitens' office sought information on affair...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An attorney who works in the office of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens reached out to a suburban St. Louis attorney on a fact-finding mission hours before news of the governor's extram......

 2018-01-16 20:04 

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Weekend derailment is latest black eye for DC subway system...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A derailment over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend is only the latest problem for the dysfunctional D.C. subway system that Washingtonians love to hate....

 2018-01-16 20:00 

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US withholds $65 million from Palestinian aid programs...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a "fun......

 2018-01-16 19:56 

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Richardson seeks to resolve Myanmar crisis, free journalists...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said Tuesday that he hoped two Reuters journalists will be freed in conjunction with his visit to Myanmar next week as a member of an intern......

 2018-01-16 19:47 

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Pawlenty says no to Senate bid for Franken's seat...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty ruled himself out of the race for former Democratic Sen. Al Franken's seat on Tuesday, handing Washington Republicans their latest setback ......

 2018-01-16 19:43 

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Official: US withholds $65M from Palestinian aid programs...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a "fun......

 2018-01-16 19:35 

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Trump, Kazakh president discuss North Korea nuclear threat...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he and the president of Kazakhstan are united in a shared determination to prevent North Korea from "threatening the world with nuclear de......

 2018-01-16 19:11 

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US meets Korean War allies, wants more pressure on NKorea...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Tuesday for nations to step up the U.S.-led "maximum pressure" campaign against North Korea by thwarting sanctions evasion......

 2018-01-16 18:53 

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The Latest: Graham blames Trump's staff for scuttling deal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):1:50 p.m.Sen. Lindsey Graham is blaming President Donald Trump's staff for the president's about-face on immigration tha......

 2018-01-16 18:02 

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Wall Street exec sworn in on JFK Bible to replace Christie...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former Wall Street executive Phil Murphy replaced Chris Christie as New Jersey's governor Tuesday, taking the oath on the same Bible that President John F. Kennedy was sworn in......

 2018-01-16 17:54 

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Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating...

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is a record not to be coveted: Donald Trump is wrapping up a year in office with the lowest average approval rating of any elected president in his first year....

 2018-01-16 17:52 

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The Latest: Trump says he wants immigrants from 'everywhere'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):12:50 p.m.President Donald Trump says he wants immigrants to come to the U.S. from "everywhere,"; despite having said beh......

 2018-01-16 17:42 

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The Latest: SK says talks with NK a 'significant first step'...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Latest on U.S. allies from the Korean War discussing the nuclear threat from North Korea (all times local):9:40 a.m.South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyu......

 2018-01-16 17:25 

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The Latest: US urges maritime interdiction of NK trade...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Latest on U.S. allies from the Korean War discussing the nuclear threat from North Korea (all times local):9:30 a.m.Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is ca......

 2018-01-16 17:22 

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Trump welcomes Kazakhstan president to White House...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has welcomed Kazakhstan's president to the White House....

 2018-01-16 16:41 

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Trump talks North Korea, trade with Chinese President Xi...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are hopeful that talks between North Korea and South Korea "might prompt a change in North Korea's des......

 2018-01-16 16:35 

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The Latest: DHS secretary doesn't recall Trump vulgarity...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):11:30 a.m.The secretary of the Homeland Security Department is testifying under oath that she "did not hear" President D......

 2018-01-16 16:20 

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Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating...

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is a record not to be coveted: Donald Trump is wrapping up a year in office with the lowest average approval rating of any elected president in his first term....

 2018-01-16 15:49 

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The Latest: Durbin stands by account of Trump profanity...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):10:40 a.m.Democratic Sen. Richard Durbin is standing by his description of last week's White House immigration meeting a......

 2018-01-16 15:28 

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Democrat Phil Murphy set to replace GOP Gov. Chris Christie...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former Democratic Obama administration diplomat is set to take over the New Jersey governor's office from Republican Chris Christie....

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