Government and politics

April 25, 2017 - 06:04 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's highest administrative court has rejected the main opposition party's bid to appeal the result of the April 16 referendum on boosting the president's powers. The Republican People's Party, or CHP, is contesting the referendum due to a number of voting irregularities,...
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French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron pays respect during a ceremony marking 102nd anniversary of the slaying of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in a brief ceremony, Monday April 24, 2017 in Paris. Macron, a centrist with pro-business, pro-European views, will face far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the May 7 runoff of the presidential election. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
April 25, 2017 - 05:04 am
PARIS (AP) — Researchers with the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro say the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by Russia-linked hackers, adding more details to previous suggestions that the centrist politician was being singled out for electronic...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin smiles while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 25, 2017 - 03:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to stick with his campaign pledge to slash the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent, but the dramatic cut raises a problematic question for the White House: How can the president deliver the "massive" tax cut he promised without also...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin smiles while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 25, 2017 - 03:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign pledge to slash the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent raises a thorny question for the White House. How can the president deliver the "massive" tax cut he promised without also blowing a massive hole in the budget? Most outside...
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In this photo taken April 15, 2017, President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. The U.S. State Department’s recent promotion of President Donald Trump’s for-profit Florida resort is drawing criticism from Democrats and ethics advocates. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 25, 2017 - 03:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has removed its promotional posting about President Donald Trump's Florida resort, after a storm of ethics criticism. In an April 4 blog post that was republished by several U.S. embassies abroad, Mar-a-Lago was described as "Trump's Florida estate," where he...
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In this photo taken April 15, 2017, President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. The U.S. State Department’s recent promotion of President Donald Trump’s for-profit Florida resort is drawing criticism from Democrats and ethics advocates. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 25, 2017 - 03:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a storm of ethics criticism, the U.S. State Department has removed its promotional posting about President Donald Trump's Florida resort. Mar-a-Lago was described in an April 4 blog post as "Trump's Florida estate" and the "winter White House." Left unsaid: Mar-a-Lago is...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, followed by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, leaves Capitol Hill Washington after rallying support for the Republican health care overhaul with GOP lawmakers. Going into this week’s federal budget battle, the White House toyed with a hardball tactic to force congressional Democrats to negotiate on President Donald Trump’s priorities: They just might eliminate billions of dollars in disputed “Obamacare” subsidies. But a study out April 25, 2017, from a nonpartisan group suggests that could backfire. Stopping the Affordable Care Act payments at issue may actually wind up costing the federal government billions more than it would save. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 25, 2017 - 03:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Going into this week's federal budget battle, the White House toyed with a hardball tactic to force congressional Democrats to negotiate on President Donald Trump's priorities. They just might eliminate billions of dollars in disputed "Obamacare" subsidies. But a study out Tuesday...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, followed by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, leaves Capitol Hill Washington after rallying support for the Republican health care overhaul with GOP lawmakers. Going into this week’s federal budget battle, the White House toyed with a hardball tactic to force congressional Democrats to negotiate on President Donald Trump’s priorities: They just might eliminate billions of dollars in disputed “Obamacare” subsidies. But a study out April 25, 2017, from a nonpartisan group suggests that could backfire. Stopping the Affordable Care Act payments at issue may actually wind up costing the federal government billions more than it would save. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 25, 2017 - 03:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A hardball tactic to force congressional Democrats to negotiate on President Donald Trump's health care priorities might end up backfiring. The White House has suggested it might eliminate billions of dollars in disputed "Obamacare" subsidies. But a study from a nonpartisan group...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 21, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump poses for a portrait in the Oval Office in Washington. Trump will mark the end of his first 100 days in office with a flurry of executive orders as he looks to fulfill campaign promises and rack up victories ahead of that milestone. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 25, 2017 - 03:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will mark the end of his first 100 days in office with a flurry of executive orders, looking to fulfill campaign promises and rack up victories ahead of that milestone by turning to a presidential tool he once derided. But Trump's frequent use of the...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Capitol is seen at dawn in Washington. Bipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend, a major hurdle overcome when President Donald Trump signaled he would put off his demand that the measure include money to build his border wall with Mexico. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 25, 2017 - 03:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan bargainers are progressing toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend. A major hurdle came down when President Donald Trump signaled he would put off his demand that the measure include money to build his border wall with Mexico. Separately...
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