Politics

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019, file photo, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson delivers his State of the State address in Jefferson City, Mo. Missouri's Republican-led Legislature has passed a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and Republican Gov. Parson is expected to sign it. The House approved the measure Friday May 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
May 24, 2019 - 11:22 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth weeks of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation. Under the law that comes into force Aug...
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President Donald Trump delivers a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 24, 2019 - 9:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimination in health care don't apply to people's "gender...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday May 24, 2019. Theresa May says she'll quit as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking contest for Britain's next prime minister. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
May 24, 2019 - 7:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, admitting defeat in her attempt to take Britain out of the European Union and sparking a contest to become the country's next prime minister. She will stay as caretaker prime minister...
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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue laughs with a reporter on the North Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 23, 2019.
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 23, 2019 - 4:51 pm
"The package we're announcing today ensures that farmers do not bear the brunt of unfair retaliatory tariffs imposed by China and other trading partners."
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Customs and Border Control agent patrols on the US side of a razor-wire-covered border wall along the Mexico east of Nogales, Ariz
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
May 23, 2019 - 3:38 pm
In border states, cities that are several hours' drive from Mexico are already seeing sometimes hundreds of migrants a day.
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May 23, 2019 - 1:56 am
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said. The officials said no...
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President Donald Trump delivers a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 22, 2019 - 10:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly stalked out of a White House meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, flatly declaring he would no longer work with Democrats unless they drop all investigations in the aftermath of the special counsel's Trump-Russia report. House Speaker Nancy...
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David Buchwald, D-Westchester, speaks to members of the New York state Assembly in favor of legislation that authorizes state tax officials to release, if requested, individual New York state tax returns to Congress, during a vote in the Assembly Chamber at the state Capitol Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
May 22, 2019 - 9:18 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings. The Democrat-led Senate and Assembly...
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May 22, 2019 - 2:05 pm
Allegheny County Council President and former professional wrestler John DeFazio has been in office since the year 2000 but Tuesday night he was upset by 29-year-old, progressive challenger Bethany Hallam.
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(AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
May 22, 2019 - 1:57 pm
New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings.
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