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June 04, 2018 - 7:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and trade talks with China, Canada and Mexico (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Republican senators say they're working on legislation that could require a vote in Congress on President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs in the name of...
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FILE - In this Saturday, May 27, 2017, file photo, first lady Melania Trump sits as President Donald Trump addresses U.S. military troops and their families at the Sigonella Naval Air Station, in Sigonella, Italy. Melania Trump won’t be joining her husband at the 2018 G7 summit in Quebec or accompanying him to the meeting planned with North Korea’s leader in Singapore following the G7. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
June 04, 2018 - 7:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on first lady Melania Trump (all times local): 7:35 p.m. First lady Melania Trump has attended a White House event honoring Gold Star families in her first appearance in more than three weeks after a kidney procedure. Mrs. Trump joined the president at a reception...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2018 photo, Energy Secretary Rick Perry appears before a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Perry is defending President Donald Trump's call to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants, saying a rash of plant retirements is "alarming" and poses a looming crisis for the nation's power grid. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 04, 2018 - 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Monday defended President Donald Trump's call to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants, saying a rash of plant retirements is "alarming" and poses a looming crisis for the nation's power grid. Experts disagree and say Trump is...
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June 04, 2018 - 5:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Inappropriate conduct in the federal judiciary is "not pervasive" but also "not limited to a few isolated instances," according to a report issued Monday by a group examining its policies on sexual harassment and other workplace misconduct. The group, formed at the request of...
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In this Monday, May 21, 2018, photo, former President Bill Clinton listens during an interview about a novel he wrote with James Patterson, "The President is Missing," in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 04, 2018 - 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton says the #MeToo movement is overdue. Just don't ask him about Monica Lewinsky. In an interview with NBC's "Today Show" released Monday, Clinton bristled at questions over whether he should have resigned 20 years ago over his sexual relationship with...
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June 04, 2018 - 3:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A unit of one of France's largest banks, Societe Generale, is pleading guilty in the U.S. and the bank is paying a $585 million fine for bribing Libyan officials to win government investments. The bank also is paying $750 million to settle U.S. charges of manipulating a key global...
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President Donald Trump talks with Kim Yong Chol, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of leader Kim Jong Un's closest aides, as they walk from their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 04, 2018 - 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Barreling toward a historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump has his sights set on a nuclear deal, leaving allies and advocates worried that he may give short shrift to human rights abuses and regional security concerns. With a week to go before the...
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June 04, 2018 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The office of the Pentagon's inspector general has begun an investigation of White House doctor Ronny Jackson. A spokesman for the IG's office, Bruce Anderson, announced the probe but said he could not comment on the specific allegations. Jackson withdrew his nomination to lead...
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June 04, 2018 - 3:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un is set for 9 a.m. on June 12 in Singapore, which is 9 p.m. on June 11 on the U.S. East Coast. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday that planning continues for the historic summit...
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In this April 23, 2018 file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration over the American Civil Liberties Union in the case of a pregnant immigrant teen who was able to obtain an abortion after filing a lawsuit. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
June 04, 2018 - 1:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday in a case about a pregnant immigrant teen who obtained an abortion with the help of the ACLU, siding with the Trump administration and wiping away a lower court decision for the teen but rejecting a suggestion her lawyers should be disciplined. The...
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