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Trump says Iran made 'big mistake' by taking down US drone

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. surveillance drone near the Persian Gulf but suggested it was a foolish error rather than an intentional escalation of the tensions that have led to fears of open conflict.


Appeals court allows Trump abortion rules to take effect

A federal appeals court said Thursday new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect while the government appeals decisions that blocked them...


Trump, Canada's Trudeau talk trade at White House meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought to demonstrate a united front Thursday in the uphill effort to get a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement over the finish line.


Trump says Iran might have mistakenly shot down US drone, speculates it was someone being 'loose and stupid'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says Iran might have mistakenly shot down US drone, speculates it was someone being 'loose and stupid'


President Trump tweets 'Iran made a very big mistake' in downing US drone

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump tweets 'Iran made a very big mistake' in downing US drone.


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Trump honors economist who advised him on lowering taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Wednesday to economist Arthur Laffer, whose disputed theories on tax cuts have guided Republican policy since the 1980s.


Fed leaves its key rate unchanged but hints of future cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday but signaled that it's prepared to start cutting rates if needed to protect the U.S. economy from trade conflicts and other threats.


Trump to honor US military during Fourth of July address

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's participation in the nation's annual Fourth of July celebration will include a Trump speech honoring America's armed forces, along with music, military demonstrations and flyovers, the administration announced Wednesday, about two weeks before the patriotic holiday.


Trump campaign raises $24.8M in less than 24 hours

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million less than 24 hours after kicking off his reelection campaign, a figure that dwarfs what the top Democratic contenders took in over the course of months.


Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon, citing 'painful' past

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate, citing a "painful" family situation that would hurt his children and reopen "wounds we have worked years to heal."


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Trump could have tough time meeting his deportation threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump could have a tough time making good on his threat to deport millions of people living in the U.S. illegally. But maybe that wasn't his point.


US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war not sought

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Iran said Tuesday they were not seeking war with each other as tensions simmered between the two in the Persian Gulf and President Donald Trump vowed the U.S. would respond to any attack.


Trump sidesteps question of apology to Central Park 5

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is refusing to apologize to the five men wrongly convicted of rape in the 1989 Central Park Five case, saying "they admitted their guilt."


Trump says he'll talk trade with Xi next week in Japan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he'll hold trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week at a summit of nations in Japan. And U.S. and Chinese negotiators will resume talks before the leaders meet.


Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary.


US restores some aid to El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Monday it is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala but will not allow new funding until those countries do more to reduce migrant flows to the United States.


Watchdog to investigate Interior moves on Utah monument

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A government watchdog will investigate whether the U.S. Interior Department broke the law by making plans to open lands cut from a Utah national monument by President Donald Trump to leasing for oil, gas and coal development, a pair of Democratic congress members said Monday.


Fed likely to leave rates alone but signal readiness to cut

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerome Powell has tantalized the financial world with the prospect that the Federal Reserve he leads may soon cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade.


4 years in, Trump fondly recalls Trump Tower campaign launch

NEW YORK (AP) — It was the escalator ride that would change history.


Trump calls newspaper report on Russia power grid 'treason'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has lashed out at The New York Times, saying it engaged in a "virtual act of treason" for a story that said the U.S. was ramping up its cyber-intrusions into Russia's power grid.


Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

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Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales as Trump vows veto

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Pelosi ally, freshmen Dem join calls for Trump impeachment
Why Wasilla? Alaska special session venue stirs debate

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McConnell opposes efforts to revive pay raise for lawmakers

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Republican Jeff Flake, a Trump nemesis, heading to Harvard

Harvard Flake, Kavanaugh Flake New Hampshire

Dinolfo preparing legislation to sue New York over Green Light bill

Dinolfo preparing legislation to sue New York over Green Light bill

NY lawmakers mull providing more addiction meds behind bars

NY lawmakers mull providing more addiction meds behind bars

Should New York State legalize marijuana? Cast your vote here

Should New York State legalize marijuana? Cast your vote here

Assemblyman Gantt pleads guilty to running a stop sign

Assemblyman Gantt pleads guilty to running a stop sign

Survey: New Yorkers back legal pot, not immigrant licenses

Survey: New Yorkers back legal pot, not immigrant licenses

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