Politics

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson talks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, in Washington, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 20, 2017 - 3:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader's half brother in February. Trump said the...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2006 file photo, then Deputy Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar meets reporters at the HHS Department in Washington. Newly disclosed financial records show that Azar, President Donald Trump’s nominee to become secretary for the Health and Human Services Department, reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 20, 2017 - 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly disclosed financial records show that President Donald Trump's nominee to become Health and Human Services secretary reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive. As a top drug industry veteran from 2007 to 2017, former Eli Lilly and Co. executive...
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November 20, 2017 - 2:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on body parts from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service began...
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In this photo taken on Nov. 12, 2017, Poland's ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski,right, and Leszlaw Piszewski, the president of the Jewish communities of Poland, pose for a photo during a meeting in Warsaw, Poland. Warsaw prosecutors have opened an investigation Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 into expressions of xenophobia and racism voiced during a march by far-right nationalists earlier this month. (AP Photo)
November 20, 2017 - 2:52 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Prosecutors in Poland opened an investigation Monday to determine if statements expressed during a march by far-right nationalists in Warsaw this month violated laws against propagating racism. The march held on Nov. 11, Poland's Independence Day, drew an estimated 60,000...
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FILE- This Nov. 6, 2015, file photo shows a sign for TransCanada's Keystone pipeline facilities in Hardisty, Alberta, A Nebraska commission has approved an alternative Keystone XL route through the state, removing the last regulatory hurdle to the $8 billion oil pipeline project. The Nebraska Public Service Commission voted on the long-delayed project Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, though the decision could still be challenged in court. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
November 20, 2017 - 2:08 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on Nebraska regulators deciding whether to approve a Keystone XL oil pipeline through the state (all times local): 2 p.m. The chairman of a Native American tribe in South Dakota says members are "highly disappointed" Nebraska regulators approved the proposed Keystone...
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November 20, 2017 - 12:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on six Iranian men and companies for counterfeiting Yemeni currency as a part of a scheme by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to destabilize the country. The Treasury Department said Monday that those sanctioned, including two...
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President Donald Trump announces that the United States will designate North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 20, 2017 - 12:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican tax overhaul legislation (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Sen. Bob Corker says he's "all for" taking out a health care provision from Senate legislation to overhaul the tax code if it stands in the way of passing the bill. The provision would repeal a...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 20, 2017, file photo, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney gestures as he speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington. Mulvaney and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sent mixed signals Sunday, Nov. 19, on the fate of a health care provision in the Senate version of a $1.5 trillion measure to overhaul business and personal income taxes that is expected to be voted on after Thanksgiving. "I don't think anybody doubts where the White House is on repealing and replacing Obamacare. We absolutely want to do it," Mulvaney said. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
November 20, 2017 - 10:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it's willing to strike a health care provision from Senate legislation to cut taxes and overhaul the tax code if the provision becomes an impediment to passing one of President Donald Trump's top legislative priorities. The provision would repeal a requirement...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003 file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore holds his Bible as he acknowledges the applause during his speech at the Barrow County Court House in Winder, Ga. Moore drew rounds of applause as he spoke in support of the framed Ten Commandments in the courthouse breezeway. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)
November 20, 2017 - 8:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman accusing Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of initiating sexual contact when she was 14 said Monday she was "absolutely not" paid to tell her story publicly. The declaration by Leigh Corfman comes after Moore's supporters claimed without evidence that reporters were...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003 file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore holds his Bible as he acknowledges the applause during his speech at the Barrow County Court House in Winder, Ga. Moore drew rounds of applause as he spoke in support of the framed Ten Commandments in the courthouse breezeway. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)
November 20, 2017 - 8:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman accusing Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of initiating sexual contact when she was 14 said Monday she was "absolutely not" paid to tell her story publicly. The declaration by Leigh Corfman comes after Moore's supporters claimed without evidence that reporters were...
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