Published: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:25:41 GMT2017-03-30T10:25:41Z
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:25:41 GMT2017-03-30T10:25:41ZBEIJING (AP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump will meet for the first time on April 6-7 at the latter's Florida resort, China's foreign ministry announced Thursday.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:24:55 GMT2017-03-30T10:24:55ZWASHINGTON (AP) - To believe or not to believe? That is the question, when it comes to President Donald Trump's comments about what comes next on health care.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:24:20 GMT2017-03-30T10:24:20ZWASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration has told Congress it plans to approve a multibillion-dollar sale of F-16 fighter jets to Bahrain without the human rights conditions imposed by the State Department under President Barack Obama.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:23:34 GMT2017-03-30T10:23:34ZJERUSALEM (AP) - Prominent U.S. lawyer Alan Dershowitz says President Trump spoke to him "clearly" about a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that would lead to an independent Palestinian state.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 04:27:06 GMT2017-03-30T04:27:06ZHONOLULU (AP) - A federal judge in Hawaii decided Wednesday to extend his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban, preventing the government from suspending new visas for people from six Muslim-majority countries and halting the U.S. refugee program.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:36:12 GMT2017-03-30T03:36:12ZWASHINGTON (AP) - A government watchdog on Wednesday identified what it called weaknesses in the Justice Department's asset forfeiture program, including poor data collection and analysis, and inadequate training of local and state officers.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:30:54 GMT2017-03-30T02:30:54ZCamden Mayor Dana Redd announced Wednesday that she wouldn't seek a third term and offered an enthusiastic endorsement for city Council president Frank Moran, who is seeking to replace her.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:20:31 GMT2017-03-30T02:20:31Z
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:08:30 GMT2017-03-30T02:08:30ZNew Jersey Gov. Christie takes on the assignment of leading a commission on opioid abuse for President Trump, a former rival for the GOP nomination.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:09:07 GMT2017-03-30T00:09:07ZWASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is vowing to step up efforts to combat the nation's opioid addiction crisis, and he's tapped New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to lead the fight.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:04:12 GMT2017-03-30T00:04:12ZFormer Port Authority appointee Bill Baroni was sentenced to 24 months; former Christie deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly got 18 months.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:51:13 GMT2017-03-29T23:51:13Z
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 22:27:08 GMT2017-03-29T22:27:08ZCHICAGO (AP) - Environmental groups that vowed to fight President Donald Trump's efforts to roll back his predecessor's plans to curb global warming made good on their promise Wednesday, teaming up with an American Indian tribe to ask a federal court to block an order that lifts restrictions on coal sales from federal lands.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 22:18:09 GMT2017-03-29T22:18:09ZWASHINGTON (AP) - A 20-year-old woman described as "erratic and aggressive" drove a vehicle into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser and was taken into custody Wednesday morning, a disruption that closed down streets near the Capitol for nearly three hours.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 22:18:07 GMT2017-03-29T22:18:07ZA pair of testy exchanges between high-profile black women and white men in the political spotlight launched a tweetstorm under the hashtag BlackWomenAtWork, validating the experiences of thousands of professional black women who say such slights are all too common.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:54:14 GMT2017-03-29T21:54:14ZWASHINGTON (AP) - Ivanka Trump is officially joining her father's administration as an unpaid employee, after her plans to serve in a more informal capacity were questioned by ethics experts.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:51:19 GMT2017-03-29T21:51:19Z
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:06:20 GMT2017-03-29T21:06:20ZWASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Maxine Waters doesn't expect to pose for a photo with President Donald Trump anytime soon.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:00:13 GMT2017-03-29T21:00:13ZWASHINGTON (AP) - Melania Trump helped present State Department awards Wednesday to 13 women from around the globe who were recognized for demonstrating courage and leadership in the face of adversity, a group she praised as "true heroes."
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:57:24 GMT2017-03-29T20:57:24Z
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:30:22 GMT2017-03-29T20:30:22Z
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:10:11 GMT2017-03-29T20:10:11ZNEW YORK (AP) - Fox News Channel legal analyst Andrew Napolitano returned to the air Wednesday, saying he stood by his claim about spying on President Donald Trump that got him benched by the network for more than a week.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:27:49 GMT2017-03-29T18:27:49ZWASHINGTON (AP) - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday accused her predecessor of wasting billions of dollars trying to fix traditional public schools and said that school choice was the way to reform the system.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:02:52 GMT2017-03-29T18:02:52Z
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:18:10 GMT2017-03-29T17:18:10ZBERLIN (AP) - Scientists, officials and environmental campaigners in Europe said Tuesday that the United States would be damaging its own interests if it rolls back the previous administration's efforts to curb climate change.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:09:08 GMT2017-03-29T17:09:08ZNEW YORK (AP) - Talks with a Chinese company seeking a stake in a Fifth Avenue skyscraper owned by the family of Jared Kushner are over.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:43:31 GMT2017-03-29T16:43:31ZSAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A spirited Hillary Clinton took on the Trump administration Tuesday in one of her first public speeches since she lost the presidential election, criticizing the country's Republican leaders on everything from health care to the shortage of women appointees in top administration positions.
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:40:59 GMT2017-03-29T15:40:59Z
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:52:03 GMT2017-03-29T14:52:03ZWASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic senator is seeking marketing information, sales records and studies from manufacturers of the top-selling opioid products in the United States to determine whether drugmakers have contributed to an overuse of the pain killers.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:32:04 GMT2017-03-29T14:32:04Z
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:54:38 GMT2017-03-29T13:54:38ZWASHINGTON (AP) - Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But this week he's found that even the president's son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:01:02 GMT2017-03-29T13:01:02ZKIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) - A widely shared story that claims to include photos of a recently delivered plane that will serve as Air Force One for President Donald Trump is false. The pictures included in the story do not show the presidential plane and are conceptual renderings from an outfitter of luxury aircraft.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:52:01 GMT2017-03-29T12:52:01Z
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:40:57 GMT2017-03-29T12:40:57ZBridget Anne Kelly, former deputy chief of staff to Gov. Christie, and Bill Baroni, a former Christie appointee to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, face 37 to 46 months in prison. Their attorneys are arguing for probation ahead of Wednesday's sentencing.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:23:54 GMT2017-03-29T12:23:54ZCity Council began its budget season Tuesday under the uncertainty of proposed cuts from Harrisburg and Washington, a threat likely to color discussions as the group works to pass a budget by the end of June.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:08:44 GMT2017-03-29T12:08:44ZRepresentatives from the Philadelphia area who voted to block Obama-era internet privacy regulations were Ryan Costello (R., Pa.), Charles W. Dent (R., Pa.), Brian Fitzpatrick (R., Pa.), Frank A. LoBiondo (R., N.J.), Tom MacArthur (R., N.J.), Pat Meehan (R., Pa.), Christopher H. Smith (R., N.J.), and Lloyd Smucker (R., Pa.).
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:06:42 GMT2017-03-29T12:06:42ZNEW YORK (AP) - Now that both houses of Congress have voted to block Obama-era broadband privacy rules , what does that mean for you?
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:05:59 GMT2017-03-29T12:05:59ZWASHINGTON (AP) - The House voted Tuesday to block online privacy regulations issued during the final months of the Obama administration, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:48:09 GMT2017-03-29T10:48:09Z
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:20:55 GMT2017-03-29T10:20:55ZWASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the House intelligence committee is refusing to step away from its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as fresh political allegations bring new cries of protest from Democrats.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:36:06 GMT2017-03-29T02:36:06ZWASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down payment on the border wall.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:27:11 GMT2017-03-29T02:27:11ZWASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the House intelligence committee refused Tuesday to step away from its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as fresh political allegations brought new cries of protest from Democrats.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:05:49 GMT2017-03-29T00:05:49Z
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:36:13 GMT2017-03-28T23:36:13ZWASHINGTON (AP) - Declaring an end to what he's called "the war on coal," President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that eliminates numerous restrictions on fossil fuel production, breaking with leaders across the globe who have embraced cleaner energy sources.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:45:19 GMT2017-03-28T22:45:19ZAppearing on ABC’s “This Week,” Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt made two false claims about the Paris Accord, a global agreement aimed at addressing climate change.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:44:30 GMT2017-03-28T22:44:30Z
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:36:16 GMT2017-03-28T21:36:16ZWASHINGTON (AP) - A showdown loomed over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Tuesday as the number of Democrats opposing Judge Neil Gorsuch grew to more than 25. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged Gorsuch would be confirmed next week regardless of the Democratic opposition.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:18:27 GMT2017-03-28T21:18:27Z