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Former governor confirmed as ag secretary

WASHINGTON – The Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be agriculture secretary in President Donald...

April 25, 2017 1:00 am


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U.S. agency pulls Mar-a-Lago post

WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department has removed its promotional posting about President Donald Trump's Florida resort, after a...

April 25, 2017 1:00 am


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Trump softens on wall demand

WASHINGTON – The White House sought Monday to calm a jittery Washington ahead of a showdown with Congress over spending, and...

April 25, 2017 1:00 am


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Secrecy casts doubt on 'drain the swamp' pledge

WASHINGTON – The leader of a bipartisan good-government group, Zach Wamp, headed to the White House last week to ask whether...

April 23, 2017 1:00 am


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French gunman spent 14 years in prison

PARIS – The gunman who shot and killed a police officer on the famed Champs-Elysees just days before the French presidential vote...

April 22, 2017 1:00 am


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Trump's threats to sanctuary cities intensify

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration intensified its threats to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to comply...

April 22, 2017 1:00 am


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Ryan: Russian election meddling probe will help US allies

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke at a news conference with Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas in Tallinn.

April 22, 2017 1:34 pm


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Trump tells 'dreamers' to rest easy, targets criminals

Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now in the country illegally can "rest easy."

April 22, 2017 1:04 pm


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Aid worker jailed in Egypt back in US

An Egyptian American charity worker who was imprisoned in Cairo for three years and became the global face of Egypt's brutal crackdown...

April 21, 2017 1:00 am


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Chaffetz ponders not finishing term

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz's decision not to seek another term in Congress and possibly resign sets the GOP...

April 21, 2017 1:00 am


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Pence assures Southeast Asia

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Southeast Asia, a focus of past U.S. presidents, has been overlooked thus far for the Trump administration,...

April 21, 2017 1:00 am


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Busy year for protests could be costly for DC

WASHINGTON – Major protests in Washington that have greeted President Donald Trump's first year in office are set to return in...

April 21, 2017 1:00 am


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Donors shelled out plenty for Trump's inauguration

WASHINGTON – It was huge.

April 20, 2017 1:00 am


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Chaffetz won't be seeking re-election

WASHINGTON – Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican who doggedly investigated Hillary Clinton before the 2016 presidential...

April 20, 2017 1:00 am


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Once critical of global deals, Trump slow to pull out of any

From NAFTA to the Iran nuclear agreement to the Paris climate accord, President Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric is colliding with the...

April 20, 2017 8:15 am