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ALONG THE SAN DIEGO-TIJUANA BORDER (AP) — For all practical purposes, the purple-and-white stucco shrine that Jose Arias built to celebrate his recovery from a heart attack and honor his family lies in Mexico. The only way in and out of his plywood shack is through one of...
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President Donald Trump's call for a ban on late-term abortions is unlikely to prevail in Congress, but Republican legislators in several states are pushing ahead with their own tough anti-abortion bills that they hope can pass muster with the Supreme Court. Two bills proposing...
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Prominent Democrats came down hard on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam after he apologized for a racist photo. But they were quieter as two more scandals — one involving race, another a sexual assault allegation — rocked Virginia's statehouse. The subdued...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Turkish man who is wanted for prosecution in the United States on terrorism charges has instead been deported by Germany back to his home country, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The case concerns Adem Yilmaz, who was indicted under seal in 2015 on charges of...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is unveiling an effort aimed at helping 50 million women in the developing world get ahead economically over the next six years. On Thursday, the White House will officially launch the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, a...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Turkish man who was arrested in Germany and is wanted for prosecution in the United States on terrorism charges has been deported instead to Turkey, a U.S. official said Wednesday. The case concerns Adem Yilmaz, who was indicted under seal in 2015 on charges...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's now in favor of more legal immigration because of economic gains on his watch. Trump raised eyebrows in his State of the Union speech when he said he wanted people "to come into our country in the largest numbers ever, but they...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — With a fierce denunciation of late-term abortions, President Donald Trump is making a move to re-energize evangelical voters whose support will be vital in heading off any possible 2020 primary challenge. Trump, at arguably the weakest point of his presidency,...
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Nearly two weeks after the end of the longest government shutdown in U.S history, many federal workers are still reeling financially and waiting to be made whole by government agencies that have struggled with payroll glitches and delays in ensuring everyone gets paid. Thousand...