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February 02, 2019 - 11:36 am
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV , Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Following in the footsteps of the U.S., Russia will abandon a centerpiece nuclear arms treaty but will only deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles if Washington does so, President Vladimir Putin said Saturday. U.S. President Donald Trump...
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January 05, 2019 - 11:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has declared he could keep parts of the government shut down for "months or even years" after he and Democratic leaders again failed to resolve his demand for billions of dollars for a border wall with Mexico. They did agree to a new round of weekend talks...
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January 05, 2019 - 11:25 am
By ERIC WILLEMSEN , Associated Press ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin dominated the first women's World Cup slalom of 2019 on Saturday to match her personal best winning streak in the discipline with seven straight victories. The American two-time overall champion built on a big first-run...
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January 05, 2019 - 7:39 am
By COLLEEN LONG and ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — In Washington, it's all about the wall. At the border, it's only part of the story. Border authorities are struggling with outdated facilities ill-equipped to handle the growing increase in family migrants, resulting in...
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December 22, 2018 - 7:22 am
The government has partially shut down after President Donald Trump was unable to agree with Democratic and Republican lawmakers on spending for his border wall. Government operations will be disrupted during the shutdown and hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be furloughed or forced to...
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December 15, 2018 - 11:24 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia has decided to formally recognize west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but won't move its embassy until there's a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Saturday. Morrison said in a speech that Australia would recognize...
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December 11, 2018 - 3:16 pm
By MATTHEW DALY and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Bickering in public with Democratic leaders, President Donald Trump threatened repeatedly on Tuesday to shut down the government if Congress doesn't provide the money he says is needed to build a wall at the Mexican border...
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December 04, 2018 - 4:49 pm
By HOWARD FENDRICH , AP Pro Football Writer Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says the team "talked about and discussed" bringing in quarterback Colin Kaepernick for a tryout "but we will probably go in a different direction."...
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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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December 03, 2018 - 12:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from environmental groups trying to stop President Donald Trump from building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, even as other legal action against the wall is ongoing. The justices on Monday left in place a ruling by a federal judge in San...
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