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August 01, 2018 - 3:54 pm
By KEN THOMAS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will impose sanctions on two Turkish officials over a detained American pastor who is being tried on espionage and terror-related charges, the White House announced Wednesday. President Donald Trump warned last week that he might impose...
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Artifacts from the Korean War are displayed at the U.S. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Laboratory at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
August 01, 2018 - 3:53 pm
By AUDREY McAVOY , Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is flying to Hawaii on Wednesday to receive 55 boxes of bones recently handed over by North Korea. The remains are believed to belong to servicemen from the U.S. and other United Nations member countries who fought...
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The website main page. The Trump administration is clearing the way for insurers to sell short-term health plans as a bargain alternative to pricey “Obamacare” for consumers struggling with high premiums. (HHS via AP)
(HHS via AP)
August 01, 2018 - 3:30 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers will have more options to buy cheaper, short-term health insurance under a new Trump administration rule, but there's no guarantee the plans will cover pre-existing conditions or provide benefits like coverage of prescription...
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FILE - In this July 14, 2018, file photo, computer mouse pads with Secure the Vote logo on them are seen on a vendor's table at a convention of state secretaries of state in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
(AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
August 01, 2018 - 3:21 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — As alarms blare about Russian interference in U.S. elections, the Trump administration is facing criticism that it has no clear national strategy to protect the country during the upcoming midterms and beyond. Both Republicans and Democrats have...
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August 01, 2018 - 11:54 am
By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The judge in Paul Manafort's trial told prosecutors Wednesday not to use the word "oligarch" to describe wealthy Ukrainians who paid millions to the former Trump campaign chairman. Manafort is accused of orchestrating a...
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July 31, 2018 - 2:38 pm
By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press Eds: Updates with jury seated. Will be updated. With AP Photos. ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A jury set to decide the fate of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was selected Tuesday, and opening statements in his tax evasion and...
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July 31, 2018 - 1:51 pm
By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press Eds: Updates with agency officials' remarks. Updates photo links. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — Top federal immigration officials went before Congress Tuesday to defend their handling of President Donald Trump's now-abandoned policy of separating migrant children...
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July 31, 2018 - 1:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says it has uncovered "sophisticated" efforts, possibly linked to Russia, to influence U.S. politics on its platforms. The company says it removed 32 accounts from Facebook and Instagram because they were involved in "coordinated" behavior and appeared to be fake. The...
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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
July 31, 2018 - 9:47 am
By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press Eds: Freshens summary. Jury selection begins at 10 a.m. EDT. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — Two questions loom large as Paul Manafort prepares to walk into a federal courtroom Tuesday: Will Donald Trump's former campaign chairman spend what...
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 30, 2018 - 4:36 pm
By JILL COLVIN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he'd "certainly meet" with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and without preconditions, if the Iranian leader were willing. Speaking during a joint news conference with Italy's premier, Trump said he would...
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