Government and politics

June 13, 2017 - 4:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a new package of sanctions on Russia amid investigations into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Top lawmakers on two committees — Banking and Foreign Relations — announced the deal late Monday. It would...
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Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin talks about a U.S. appeals court decision on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban Monday, June 12, 2017 in Honolulu. The decision by a unanimous three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals helps keep the travel ban blocked and deals Trump a second big legal defeat on the policy in less than three weeks. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
June 13, 2017 - 3:09 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Another appeals court, another defeat for the Trump administration. The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's executive order banning travelers from six mostly Muslim countries. A three-judge panel said the...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke rides a horse in the new Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah. Zinke on Monday, June 12, 2017, recommended that the new national monument in Utah be reduced in size and said Congress should step in to designate how selected areas of the 1.3 million-acre site are managed. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP, File)
June 13, 2017 - 2:59 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to downsize the new Bears Ears National Monument in Utah was applauded by the state's top Republican leaders but marked a stinging setback for a coalition of Western tribes that pushed for protection of lands they consider sacred...
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President Donald Trump speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 12, 2017, during a ceremony honoring the 2016 NCAA Football National Champions Clemson University Tigers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 13, 2017 - 2:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller, the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign. As Mueller builds his legal team, Trump's allies have begun...
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June 12, 2017 - 11:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans and Democrats reached agreement late Monday on a new package of sanctions on Russia amid the firestorm over Russia's meddling in the presidential election and investigations into Moscow's possible collusion with members of President Donald Trump's campaign. Top...
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In this photo taken March 29, 2017, Dr. David Maloney of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is greeted by patient Ken Shefveland, whose lymphoma was successfully treated with CAR-T cell therapy. Immune therapy is the hottest trend in cancer care and its next frontier is creating "living drugs" that grow inside the body into an army that seeks and destroys tumors. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
June 12, 2017 - 9:15 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his immune cells, engineered them into cancer assassins and unleashed them into his bloodstream. Immune therapy is the hottest trend in...
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June 12, 2017 - 7:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A friend of the president says Donald Trump is considering "terminating" special counsel Robert Mueller. Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy tells Judy Woodruff of "PBS NewsHour": "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel. I think he's weighing that option." The White...
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Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte, center, sits alongside William Mercer, left, and Todd Whipple Monday, June 12, 2017, during his court hearing in Bozeman, Mont. Gianforte plead guilty to assaulting Ben Jacobs, a Guardian reporter, on the eve of the special election in Montana. (Freddy Monares/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP)
June 12, 2017 - 7:59 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte avoided jail time after pleading guilty Monday to an election-eve assault on a reporter that turned the race for Montana's lone U.S. House seat into a full-fledged political spectacle. The Republican tech entrepreneur instead will serve 40 hours...
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June 12, 2017 - 5:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service says it doesn't have any recordings or transcripts of any tapes recorded within President Donald Trump's White House. The agency's response comes as Trump has been coy about whether any tapes exist of his private conversations with former FBI Director James...
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FILE--In this Feb. 7, 2017, file photo, Karen Shore holds up a sign outside of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Calif. A ruling Monday, June 12, 2017, from a unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals deals the administration another legal defeat as the Supreme Court considers a separate case on the issue. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, file)
June 12, 2017 - 4:57 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Another U.S. appeals court stomped on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban Monday, saying the administration violated federal immigration law and failed to provide a valid reason for keeping people from six mostly Muslim nations from coming to the country. The decision by a...
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