Politics

In this Feb. 13, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump watches as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin walks to his fiancée Scottish actress Louise Linton after he was sworn-in by Vice President Mike Pence, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump plans to be among the guests as Mnuchin weds Linton Saturday at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 24, 2017 - 10:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence plan to be among the guests as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin's) weds a Scottish actress. Mnuchin is to exchange vows Saturday night with Louise Linton at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington. Mellon...
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June 24, 2017 - 10:30 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Cities and towns that use cameras to catch speeders will soon have to post signs notifying drivers about the monitoring. Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into law a bill requiring the signs to be posted between 250 feet and 500 feet of the location of a speed camera. If the...
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In this Feb. 13, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump watches as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin walks to his fiancée Scottish actress Louise Linton after he was sworn-in by Vice President Mike Pence, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump plans to be among the guests as Mnuchin weds Linton Saturday at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 24, 2017 - 10:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence plan to be among the guests as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin's) weds a Scottish actress. Mnuchin is to exchange vows Saturday night with Louise Linton at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington. Mellon is...
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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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June 24, 2017 - 8:47 am
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- With the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, national policy on climate change will emerge from U.S. cities working to reduce emissions and become more resilient to rising sea levels, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said at the annual U.S...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said June 23. Dunford told a Senate committee there have been some issues identified with recruiting transgender individuals that “some of the service chiefs believe need to be resolved before we move forward.” He said Mattis was reviewing the matter. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 24, 2017 - 1:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday. After meetings this week, the service leaders hammered out an agreement that rejected Army and Air Force requests for a two-year wait and reflected...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said June 23. Dunford told a Senate committee there have been some issues identified with recruiting transgender individuals that “some of the service chiefs believe need to be resolved before we move forward.” He said Mattis was reviewing the matter. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 24, 2017 - 1:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military chiefs plan to seek a six-month delay before allowing transgender people to enlist in the services. Officials tell The Associated Press that service leaders hammered out an agreement that rejects Army and Air Force requests for a two-year wait. The request for a...
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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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