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WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is testifying before Congress for the first time Friday, with Democrats eager to press him on his interactions with President Donald Trump and his oversight of the special counsel's Russia investigation. Whitaker's...
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The political crisis in Virginia threatens to turn a state that has trended Democratic back into a battleground, and that could complicate the party's effort to defeat President Donald Trump in 2020. Three of the state's top Democrats are engulfed in a scandal that has shaken...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says he was the target of "extortion and blackmail" by the publisher of the National Enquirer. He says the Enquirer chief threatened to publish revealing personal photos of Bezos unless he stopped investigating how the tabloid obtained...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has long railed against immigration as a scourge on the economy and national security. He's committed his administration to starting construction on a wall along the Mexican border to stop illegal immigration and asylum seekers, yet he...
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday it would waive environmental reviews to replace up to 14 miles (22.5 kilometers) of border barrier in San Diego, shielding itself from potentially crippling delays. The Department of Homeland Security said it would issue...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court blocks Louisiana abortion clinic law in test of conservative court's approach to the issue.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — With Democrats now controlling the House and holding the legal key to seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns, Republican lawmakers are invoking privacy in defending Trump's flank. At an oversight hearing Thursday, lawmakers examined proposals to compel...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — With Democrats now controlling the House and holding the legal key to seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns, Republican lawmakers are invoking privacy in defending Trump's flank. At an oversight hearing Thursday, lawmakers examined proposals to compel...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and other administration officials are headed to the Middle East later this month to brief diplomats in at least five countries on the economic section of a U.S. proposal for peace between Israel and the Palestinians...