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May 24, 2019 - 11:58 am
By SUSANNAH GEORGE and LOLITA BALDOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran. Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House...
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May 24, 2019 - 8:59 am
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a gathering of liberal Jews Thursday that the United States should pressure Israel to change its policies. Acccording to NBC News , Thursday evening “Buttigieg told a group of influential liberal Jewish leaders on Thursday that the United States...
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FILE - This March 28, 2017, file photo shows Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., followed by Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, leaving a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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May 21, 2019 - 2:58 pm
By LAURIE KELLMAN and PADMANANDA RAMA Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republican Kevin McCarthy pushed back Tuesday against Rep. Justin Amash and his call for President Donald Trump's impeachment, saying the Michigan Republican is out of step with others in the party and with Americans...
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May 20, 2019 - 3:11 pm
President Trump's administration is looking to hire a private contractor that will be responsible for transporting approximately 225,000 migrant children and families to shelters across the country over the next five years as they wait for their asylum claims to be processed. The federal...
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An investor monitors prices at a stock brokerage in Beijing on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.  (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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April 23, 2019 - 1:47 pm
By The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Oil prices remained near six-month highs Tuesday in the wake of the Trump administration's announcement that it would soon impose sanctions on all buyers of Iranian oil. On Monday, the Trump administration said it would no longer exempt any countries from U.S...
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January 22, 2019 - 2:48 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Immigrant advocates say they are suing the U.S. government for allegedly detaining immigrant children too long and improperly refusing to release them to relatives. Lawyers said Tuesday they expanded a lawsuit filed last year in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, to...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2016, file photo, a one-month dosage of hormonal birth control pills is displayed in Sacramento, Calif. AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
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January 14, 2019 - 11:19 am
SUDHIN THANAWALA , Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. judge in California on Sunday blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington, D.C. Judge Haywood Gilliam...
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December 11, 2018 - 3:49 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and JOHN FLESHER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Cabinet chiefs and GOP lawmakers celebrated alongside farm and business leaders Tuesday as the Trump administration made good on one of its biggest promised environmental rollbacks, proposing to remove federal protections for...
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December 04, 2018 - 2:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lack of clarity around a U.S.-China trade truce, announced over the weekend by the Trump administration, is contributing to a sharp fall in the stock market. The Dow Jones industrial average plummeted 586 points in early afternoon trading, a drop of 2.3 percent. Other market...
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November 27, 2018 - 2:04 pm
By GARANCE BURKE AND MARTHA MENDOZA , Associated Press TORNILLO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration announced in June it would open a temporary shelter for up to 360 migrant children in this isolated corner of the Texas desert. Less than six months later, the facility has expanded into a...
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