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August 02, 2018 - 12:55 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday proposed weakening Obama-era mileage standards designed to make cars more fuel efficient and less polluting, a major rollback already being challenged in the courts by California and other...
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June 26, 2018 - 12:13 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is granting eight weeks of paid leave for new parents who work in state government.   Northam signed an executive order Tuesday giving executive-branch employees two months of leave at full pay for the new birth or adoption of a child. The policy...
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June 25, 2018 - 4:20 pm
By SCOTT SONNER and JOHN L. MONE , Associated Press RENO, Nevada (AP) — While hundreds of protesters rallied outside, Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended the Trump administration's immigration policies Monday, calling on Congress to act and asserting that many children were brought to the...
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June 14, 2018 - 1:34 pm
By MATTHEW DALY and KEVIN FREKING , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children and parents at the southern border, as House Republicans, under increasing pressure to address the...
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June 05, 2018 - 9:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after scrubbing a White House visit by the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, President Donald Trump appeared to challenge a new NFL policy that requires players to stand if they're on the field during the national anthem or stay in the locker room. Trump initially...
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May 23, 2018 - 1:19 pm
PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) - NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled Banner" but requiring them to stand if they come to the field. The...
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May 21, 2018 - 2:35 pm
By JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW LEE , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday demanded that Iran make wholesale changes in its military and regional policies or face "the strongest sanctions in history," as it sought to turn up heat on Tehran after President Donald Trump'...
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May 07, 2018 - 1:42 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia is changing its policies for outside people or groups that want to meet outdoors on the campus to speak, make announcements or distribute literature.   The Washington Post reports the changes come nine months after a white nationalist rally in...
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