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Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo
March 08, 2019 - 9:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Friday released the transcript of an interview with a Justice Department official linked to the early days of the Russia investigation, renewing their efforts to raise questions about the origins of the special counsel's probe and pushing back on the sweeping...
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Evan Vucci/AP Photo, File
March 03, 2019 - 10:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House national security adviser on Sunday described President Donald Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a success despite the lack of an agreement providing for verifiable dismantling of the North's nuclear sites. John Bolton, in three television...
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Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo, File
March 02, 2019 - 9:40 pm
BEIJING (AP) — In an unusual step, China's ceremonial legislature is due to endorse a law meant to help end a bruising tariff war with Washington by discouraging officials from pressuring foreign companies to hand over technology. The battle with China's biggest trading partner is overshadowing the...
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee sits in front of the state seal as he takes part in a conference call meeting with members of the AARP, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.
Ted S. Warren/AP Photo
March 01, 2019 - 9:55 am
By Bill Barrow and Rachel La Corte, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, mixing calls for combating climate change and highlights of his liberal record with an aggressive critique of President Donald Trump. The 68-year-old...
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U.S President Donald Trump arrives at Noi Bai Airport before a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Hanoi.
Kham/Pool photo via AP
February 26, 2019 - 2:00 pm
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Before he was elected president, Donald Trump said he could see himself having burgers and chatting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. About a year later, after Kim tested a long-range missile that could possibly hit U.S. cities, Trump warned...
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Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo, File
February 22, 2019 - 10:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators agreed Friday to extend high-level trade talks through the weekend, and President Donald Trump said he hoped to meet next month at his Florida resort with President Xi Jinping to try to finalize an agreement. The news followed two days of negotiations...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
February 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
WASHINGTON, DC (KYW Newsradio) -- Democrats in Washington are attempting to place limits on the number of bullets that can be loaded into a gun at any one time. New Jersey is one of a handful of states with a ten bullet limit for gun magazines. Now a measure in congress would make that law across...
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Counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway speaks to members of the media outside of the West Wing of the White House on January 14, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
February 08, 2019 - 3:56 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman faces charges that she assaulted White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in front of her teenage daughter during a confrontation last year at a restaurant in a Washington suburb. Mary Elizabeth Inabinett, 63, of Chevy Chase, was charged in November with...
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Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo, file
February 01, 2019 - 9:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tech companies and nearly two dozen U.S. states clashed with the government in federal court Friday over the repeal of net neutrality, a set of Obama-era rules aimed at preventing big internet providers from discriminating against certain technology and services. Judges challenged...
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In this Dec. 18, 2018, file photo, a worker holds a sign promoting a sale for Huawei 5G internet services at a mobile phone retail shop in Shenzhen in south China's Guangdong province.
Andy Wong/AP Photo, File
January 29, 2019 - 9:58 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China called on Washington on Tuesday to "stop the unreasonable crackdown" on Huawei after the United States stepped up pressure on the tech giant by indicting it on charges of stealing technology and violating sanctions on Iran. Beijing will "...
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