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The Latest: Palestinian threat to cut communications with US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the status of the Palestinians’ office in Washington (all times local): 1:05 p.m. The Palestinians are threatening to cut off all communication with the Trump administration if it goes through with plans to shutter the Palestine Liberation Organization office in...


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Mixed signals sent on fate of tax bill's health provision

Tax Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of President Donald Trump’s leading economic advisers sent mixed signals Sunday 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. The...


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Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority

Nuclear War Saying No

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war. No detail seems to have been overlooked. There’s even a designated “safe escape” door at the nuclear-warfighting headquarters near Omaha, Nebraska,...


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Moscow meeting in June 2017 under scrutiny in Trump probe

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earlier this year, a Russian-American lobbyist and another businessman discussed over coffee in Moscow an extraordinary meeting they had attended 12 months earlier: a gathering at Trump Tower with President Donald Trump’s son, his son-in-law and his then-campaign chairman. The...


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US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shuttered

United States Palestinians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they’ve entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said, potentially giving President Donald Trump more leverage as he seeks an elusive Mideast peace...


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Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts

Trump Elephant Trophies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he’s delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review “all conservation facts.” The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday it would allow such importation, arguing that...


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The Latest: Trump delays policy on importing elephant parts

Trump Elephant Trophies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a plan to allow importation of elephant parts (all times local): 7:55 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’s delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review “all conservation facts.” The U.S. Fish...


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AP FACT CHECK: A Trump-eye view of his world travels

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has claimed his Asia travels produced “tremendous success.” But Associated Press Fact Checks find little has changed. For example, he’s cited an agreement with China on how to deal with North Korea. China says no such agreement took place. Trump also cites...


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AP FACT CHECK: A Trump-eye view of his world travels

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has claimed his Asia travels produced “tremendous success.” But Associated Press Fact Checks find little has changed. For example, he’s cited an agreement with China on how to deal with North Korea. China says no such agreement took place. Trump also cites...


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AP FACT CHECK: A Trump-eye view of his world travels

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has claimed his Asia travels produced “tremendous success.” But Associated Press Fact Checks find little has changed. For example, he’s cited an agreement with China on how to deal with North Korea. China says no such agreement took place. Trump also cites...


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