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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Ramon Alicea Burgos walks past his palm tree, with its top broken off one year ago by Hurricane Maria one outside his partially rebuilt home in the mountain town of Barranquitas, Puerto Rico. A fight between President Donald Trump and Democrats over hurricane relief for Puerto Rico is imperiling a widely backed disaster aid bill that is a top priority for some of Trump’s southern GOP allies. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
April 11, 2019 - 7:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six months after hurricanes devastated the Southeast, Washington infighting has shelved a widely backed disaster aid package that President Donald Trump's allies in Florida and Georgia are desperately seeking. Trump's opposition to aid to Puerto Rico — slammed by back-to-back...
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Michael Avenatti
David McNew / Stringer
April 11, 2019 - 11:26 am
Federal prosecutors say attorney Michael Avenatti has been charged in a 36-count federal indictment in Southern California.
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Dreamstime
April 09, 2019 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal judge in New York is ordering the Trump administration to stop denying green card applications for certain young immigrants because of their age. A program lets immigrants under 21 who have left abusive families to seek a court-appointed guardian and a green card. But the...
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William Barr
Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA
April 09, 2019 - 9:31 am
Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday that he expects to release a redacted version of the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation report "within a week" as he defended his handling of the document.
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In this artist sketch, a Chinese woman, Yujing Zhang, left, listens to a hearing Monday, April 8, 2019, before federal Magistrate Judge William Matthewman in West Palm Beach, Fla. Secret Service agents arrested the 32-year-old woman March 30 after they say she gained admission by falsely telling a checkpoint she was a member and was going to swim. (Daniel Pontet via AP)
April 08, 2019 - 6:42 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese woman recently arrested at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club lied repeatedly to Secret Service agents while carrying computer malware unlike anything a government analyst had ever seen and had more than $8,000 in cash at her hotel room, along with an...
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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen walks out of federal court in New York. A year ago Tuesday, April 9, 2019, FBI agents raided Cohen’s home and office and some pundits declared it the beginning of the end of Donald Trump’s presidency. And yet, there are mounting indications that Cohen’s usefulness to federal prosecutors is drying up. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
April 08, 2019 - 5:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mounting indications suggest Michael Cohen's usefulness to federal prosecutors is drying up. With President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer looking at three years in prison, several prosecutors assigned to Cohen's campaign-finance violation case in New York have moved on to...
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Python Florida Everglades
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April 08, 2019 - 1:20 pm
The Burmese python is one of the largest snakes in the world, and a specimen found in the Florida Everglades is impressive to stay the least.
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Delta planes
Kimberly P. Mitchell, Detroit Free Press
April 08, 2019 - 3:04 am
Delta Air Lines ranks first in a long-running study that ranks U.S. airlines by how often flights arrive on time and other statistical measures. Researchers who crunch the numbers also say that as a whole, U.S. airlines are getting better at handling baggage and overcrowded flights and are getting...
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Kirstjen Nielsen
Nick Oza-USA TODAY Sports
April 07, 2019 - 6:08 pm
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday amid the administration's growing frustration and bitterness over the number of Central American families crossing the southern border, two people familiar with the decision said.
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Texas Tech Red Raiders, NCAA, Final Four
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Suzanne Rozdeba
April 07, 2019 - 10:28 am
Police fired tear gas on an overzealous crowd at the Texas Tech campus celebrating the school's basketball team's big win on Saturday night. The No. 3-seeded Texas Tech Red Raiders advanced to the championship final of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament after defeating top-seeded Michigan State...
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