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The Latest: Trump 'not at all concerned' about Sessions

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 19:37:18 GMT2018-01-23T19:37:18Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation (all times local):...

The Latest: Trump says new tariffs will protect US jobs

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:59:28 GMT2018-01-23T18:59:28Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. plan to impose new tariffs on certain imports (all times local):...

Schumer takes back wall offer in new immigration push

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:21:55 GMT2018-01-23T18:21:55Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer has taken back his offer of billions of dollars for President Donald Trump's long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall....

Trump's move may nudge holdout GOP states to expand Medicaid

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:32:45 GMT2018-01-23T18:32:45Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In an ironic twist, the Trump administration's embrace of work requirements for low-income people on Medicaid is prompting lawmakers in some conservative states to resurrect plans to expand health care for the poor....

CIA: North Korea moving 'ever closer' to putting US at risk

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:25:14 GMT2018-01-23T18:25:14Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that North Korea is moving "ever closer" to putting Americans at risk and that he believes leader Kim Jong Un won't rest until he's able to threaten multiple nuclear attacks against the U.S. at the same time....

The Latest: US blames Russia for Syria chemical weapons use

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:17:03 GMT2018-01-23T16:17:03Z

PARIS (AP) -- The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and chemical weapons in Syria (all times local):...

US: Russia ultimately to blame for Syrian chemical attacks

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:24:20 GMT2018-01-23T17:24:20Z

PARIS (AP) -- Russia is ultimately to blame for any use of chemical weapons in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday amid reports of a suspected chemical attack this week near the capital, Damascus....

Sessions interviewed by Mueller team in Russia investigation

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 20:32:57 GMT2018-01-23T20:32:57Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed for hours last week in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, the Justice Department confirmed Tuesday. He's the highest-ranking Trump administration official and first Cabinet member known to have submitted to questioning....

Fed nominee Goodfriend grilled by Democrats

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 20:03:53 GMT2018-01-23T20:03:53Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Reserve board nominee Marvin Goodfriend said Tuesday he supports the Fed's political independence and its dual goals of achieving stable prices and low unemployment. But those assurances did not seem to satisfy Democrats who say Goodfriend's past policy positions are at odds with his current views....