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January 22, 2018 - 6:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump approved tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers. The president on Monday approved recommendations by the U.S. International Trade Commission to impose the tariffs. The administration cast...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, walks with other members of Congress to the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, to begin a vote on a short term spending bill to reopen the government. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 22, 2018 - 6:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Prominent immigrant advocacy groups are skewering Democratic senators for relenting in a fight that linked immigration changes to continued government funding. The youth group United We Dream says Senate Democrats who...
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January 22, 2018 - 6:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Justice Department will "leave no stone unturned" to locate five months' worth of text messages from an FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team. The Justice Department has been providing Congress with text...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks back to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Senate leaders have reached an agreement to advance a bill ending government shutdown. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 22, 2018 - 6:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sped toward reopening the government late Monday as Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations, relenting in return for Republican assurances that the Senate will soon take up the plight of young immigrant "dreamers" and other contentious issues...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders arrives for the daily press briefing at the White House, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 22, 2018 - 5:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the shutdown of the federal government lumbered toward an end on Monday, President Donald Trump remained out of sight, suppressing his instincts to make himself part of the story by making a deal or picking a fight. Trump told allies over the weekend that he hated being on the...
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January 22, 2018 - 4:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has returned to the Capitol following surgery this month as he recovers from injuries suffered during a shooting rampage at a baseball practice last June. The Louisiana Republican told reporters Monday he was "feeling great" after the Jan. 10...
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January 22, 2018 - 3:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is likely a go. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that if "all things go as expected" with reopening the government, the delegation will travel Tuesday and the president will...
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January 22, 2018 - 2:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 2:55 p.m. President Donald Trump's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, appears to be on. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that if "all things go as...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., heads to the chamber with fellow Democrats for a procedural vote aimed at reopening the government, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 22, 2018 - 2:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans tried to make Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer the face of the government shutdown. Now, he's becoming the face of the Democratic retreat. For two days, Schumer, perhaps the most powerful Democrat in Washington, succeeded in keeping his party unified in a bid to...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2015, file photo, trucks are uploaded at the Emirates SkyCentral of the Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The U.S. aviation security agency says it has issued an emergency order requiring additional screening of airline cargo on flights departing for the United States from five Mideast countries to prevent a terrorist attack. The Transportation Security Administration said in a statement that the order was prompted by "persistent threats to aviation." The five countries are Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
January 22, 2018 - 2:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. authorities issued an emergency order Monday requiring additional screening of cargo on flights departing for the United States from five Mideast countries, citing a threat of terrorism. The Transportation Security Administration order is aimed at preventing terrorist attacks...
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