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In this May 28, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Trump on Tuesday seized on an error by liberal activists who tweeted photos of young-looking immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in steel cages and blamed the current administration for separating immigrant children from their parents. The photos were taken by The Associated Press in 2014, when President Barack Obama was in office. The photo captions reference children who crossed the border as unaccompanied minors. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 29, 2018 - 6:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic critics traded outraged, sometimes plainly false accusations about immigration Tuesday as the debate over "lost" children and the practice of separating families caught crossing the border illegally reached a new boiling point. False charges...
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FILE - This Monday, May 23, 2016, file photo, shows the Bayer AG corporate logo displayed on a building of the German drug and chemicals company in Berlin. The German pharmaceutical giant has agreed, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, to the U.S. government's demand that it sell about $9 billion in agriculture businesses as condition for acquiring Monsanto Co., a U.S. seed and weed-killer maker. Antitrust regulators at the Justice Department say it's the biggest divestiture ever required for a merger. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
May 29, 2018 - 6:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG has agreed to the U.S. government's demand that it sell about $9 billion in agriculture businesses as the condition for acquiring Monsanto Co., a U.S. seed and weed-killer maker. Antitrust regulators at the Justice Department say it's the...
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May 29, 2018 - 5:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. rocket artillery strike last week on a gathering of Taliban leaders in southern Afghanistan killed at least 50 of them, a U.S. military official said Tuesday. Lt. Col. Martin O'Donnell, a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan, said a weapon system known as the...
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In this image made from video, Kim Yong Chol, center, a former military intelligence chief who is now Kim Jong Un's top official on inter-Korean relations, walks through Beijing airport after his arrival Tuesday, May 29, 2018. He was at North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s side at the table in last weekend’s North-South summit, and had been a prominent senior official in other important talks. It was not possible to confirm the reason for his visit to Beijing, or if he would be traveling on to another destination. (AP Photo)
May 29, 2018 - 5:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rapid-fire diplomacy played out on two continents Tuesday in advance of an "expected" summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, the strengthening resolve coming after a series of high-risk, high-reward gambits by the two leaders. Officials won't say that...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018, file photo, Kim Yong Chol, center, a vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee, leaves to return to North Korea, at a hotel in Seoul, South Korea, (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
May 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration issued a fresh warning Tuesday about malicious North Korean cyber activity, as that nation's leader dispatched a top adviser to New York to prepare for a possible summit on its nuclear arsenal. The technical alert from the FBI and the Department of...
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President Donald Trump applauds during a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Monday, May 28, 2018, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 29, 2018 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The case of a California man who pleaded guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation is moving closer to sentencing. It's a sign that that aspect of...
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FILE- In this April 4, 2018, file photo, a shopper leaves the Uniqlo store on Broadway in the Soho neighborhood of New York. On Tuesday, May 29, the Conference Board releases its May index on U.S. consumer confidence. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
May 29, 2018 - 12:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers were feeling a bit more optimistic in May following a slight decline in confidence in April. The Conference Board, a business research group, said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 128.0 from a revised 125.6 in April. That follows March's 127.0...
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May 29, 2018 - 9:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing Arkansas to put in effect restrictions on how abortion pills are administered. Critics of a challenged state law say it could effectively end medication abortions in the state. The justices on Tuesday rejected an appeal from the Planned Parenthood...
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FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump's hard-line views on trade, a staple of his message long before he entered politics, are beginning to collide with the cold realities of global geopolitics. Trade talks on China and the North American Free Trade Agreement have hit stumbling blocks, posing a challenge for a president who vowed to make trade deals more equitable for the United States during his 2016 campaign and famously tweeted that trade wars are "easy to win." (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 29, 2018 - 9:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's hard-line views on trade, a staple of his message long before he entered politics, are beginning to collide with the cold realities of global geopolitics. Trade talks on China and the North American Free Trade Agreement have hit stumbling blocks, posing a...
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President Donald Trump applauds during a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Monday, May 28, 2018, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 29, 2018 - 7:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team of "MEDDLING" in the upcoming midterm elections and blames Democrats for "Collusion." Mueller is leading the probe into whether Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election with help from...
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