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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers speaks in the Illinois House chamber in Springfield, Ill. Illinois is on track to become the first U.S. state to have its credit rating downgraded to "junk" status, a move that will deepen a multibillion-dollar financial hole and cost taxpayers more for years to come. (Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP File)
June 24, 2017 - 10:10 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is on track to become the first U.S. state to have its credit rating downgraded to "junk" status, which would deepen its multibillion-dollar deficit and cost taxpayers more for years to come. S&P Global Ratings has warned the agency will likely lower Illinois'...
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Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., during a press conference where he announced he will vote no on the proposed GOP healthcare bill at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Las Vegas. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 10:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to sink the measure and deliver a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, flanked by Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller, right, visits the pipe laying vessel Pioneering Spirit in the Black Sea near Anapa, Russia, Friday, June 23, 2017. The president has inspected the work on the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project. (Mikhail Metzel/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 9:26 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the most important principle for journalists is to avoid upsetting those featured in their articles and television broadcasts. Journalists should ensure their work "won't be offensive to those about whom they do their reports," Putin said Saturday...
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June 24, 2017 - 6:26 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A website that maintains a massive database of information about U.S. charities said Friday that it will remove warning labels flagging dozens of nonprofits as hate groups after threats directed at its staff. GuideStar said in a statement that its decision to remove the...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Trump administration is set to authorize the sale of surveillance drones to India as the two nations' leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting on June 26. That's according to a congressional aide and an industry representative speaking to The Associated Press. (Mikhail Metzel/TASS News Agency Pool Photo via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 1:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations' leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting. India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Trump administration is set to authorize the sale of surveillance drones to India as the two nations' leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting on June 26. That's according to a congressional aide and an industry representative speaking to The Associated Press. (Mikhail Metzel/TASS News Agency Pool Photo via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 1:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — India has won approval from the Trump administration for the purchase of nearly two dozen unarmed surveillance drones. The deal is estimated to be worth about $2 billion. The offer is still subject to congressional approval. The request received the green light ahead of a face-to-...
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Downtown buildings are reflected in the newly build Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 22, 2017. The 73-story, 1,100-foot-high (335.3 meters) Wilshire Grand Center, the tallest building west of the Mississippi, opens Friday, celebrating with lights and fanfare in a once-stodgy downtown that has erupted in new skyscrapers. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
June 23, 2017 - 10:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The tallest building west of the Mississippi River opened its doors on Friday in once-stodgy downtown Los Angeles, which is sprouting a crop of new skyscrapers. Here are some things to know about the Wilshire Grand Center: ___ HOW TALL IS TALL? The 73-story building has a huge...
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Downtown buildings are reflected in the newly build Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 22, 2017. The 73-story, 1,100-foot-high (335.3 meters) Wilshire Grand Center, the tallest building west of the Mississippi, opens Friday, celebrating with lights and fanfare in a once-stodgy downtown that has erupted in new skyscrapers. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
June 23, 2017 - 10:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The tallest building west of the Mississippi River opened its doors on Friday in once-stodgy downtown Los Angeles, which is sprouting a crop of new skyscrapers. Here are some things to know about the Wilshire Grand Center: ___ HOW TALL IS TALL? The 73-story building has a huge...
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Downtown buildings are reflected in the newly build Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 22, 2017. The 73-story, 1,100-foot-high (335.3 meters) Wilshire Grand Center, the tallest building west of the Mississippi, opens Friday, celebrating with lights and fanfare in a once-stodgy downtown that has erupted in new skyscrapers. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
June 23, 2017 - 7:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The tallest building west of the Mississippi River opened its doors on Friday in once-stodgy downtown Los Angeles, which is sprouting a crop of new skyscrapers. Here are some things to know about the Wilshire Grand Center: ___ HOW TALL IS TALL? The 73-story building has a huge...
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Downtown buildings are reflected in the newly build Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 22, 2017. The 73-story, 1,100-foot-high (335.3 meters) Wilshire Grand Center, the tallest building west of the Mississippi, opens Friday, celebrating with lights and fanfare in a once-stodgy downtown that has erupted in new skyscrapers. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
June 23, 2017 - 7:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The tallest building west of the Mississippi River opened its doors on Friday in once-stodgy downtown Los Angeles, which is sprouting a crop of new skyscrapers. Here are some things to know about the Wilshire Grand Center: ___ HOW TALL IS TALL? The 73-story building has a huge...
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