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The Latest: US, El Salvador sign asylum deal

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on an agreement between the U.S. and El Salvador to make it a haven for migrants seeking asylum. (all times local):


Trump scolds Europe over captured Islamic State fighters

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is warning European nations to take back citizens who joined the Islamic State and are now being held prisoner in Syria and Iraq.


Trump says he hosted Otto Warmbier's parents over weekend

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he and first lady Melania Trump hosted family and friends of former hostage Otto Warmbier at the White House last weekend.


Trump denounces 'partisan' whistleblower but says ID unknown

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump irritably defended himself Friday against an intelligence whistleblower's potentially explosive complaint, including an allegation of wrongdoing in a reported private conversation Trump had with a foreign leader.


Trump says he doesn't need China trade deal before election

WASHINGTON (AP) - As China and the U.S. near a new round of trade talks, President Donald Trump said Friday he doesn't feel he needs to secure an agreement before next year's election.


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Trump signals restraint on possible military on strike Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump signaled Friday that he's not inclined to authorize an immediate military strike on Iran in response to the attacks on the Saudi oil industry, saying he believes showing restraint "shows far more strength" and he wants to avoid an all-out war.


Administration blocks 'urgent' whistleblower disclosure

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration plunged into an extraordinary showdown with Congress over access to a whistleblower's complaint about reported incidents including a private conversation between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader. The blocked complaint is "serious" and "urgent," the government's intelligence watchdog said.


Trump scores a victory in bicoastal battle over tax returns

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - President Donald Trump's efforts to keep his tax returns private played out on both coasts Thursday, with a California judge handing him an initial victory and his lawyers in New York City arguing that federal prosecutors there are trying "to harass" him by seeking the documents.    


Trump says gun bill negotiations going 'very slowly'

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Thursday poured cold water on prospects for a bipartisan compromise on gun legislation, even as Attorney General William Barr circulated a draft plan on Capitol Hill to expand background checks for gun sales.


US military presenting range of options to Trump on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon will present a broad range of military options to President Donald Trump on Friday as he considers how to respond to what administration officials say was an unprecedented Iranian attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry.


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The Latest: California defends tax return law after setback

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on a court hearing over California's law aimed at forcing President Donald Trump to release his tax returns (all times local):


Trump sues Manhattan DA seeking to block tax return subpoena

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump asked a federal court Thursday to block an effort by New York prosecutors to obtain his tax returns as part of a criminal investigation, opening another front in the president's efforts to keep his financial information private.


President Donald Trump files lawsuit in attempt to block New York prosecutors from getting his tax returns

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump files lawsuit in attempt to block New York prosecutors from getting his tax returns.


Trump calls new border wall a 'world-class security system'

SAN DIEGO (AP) - President Donald Trump signed his name on a newly constructed section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, calling it a "world-class security system" that will be virtually impenetrable.


No truce: Trump keeps up feud with California during visit

SAN DIEGO (AP) - President Donald Trump remains on a war footing. With California.


Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would result in less fuel-efficient cars that create more planet-warming pollution.


Government transfers land for more border wall

PHOENIX (AP) - The Department of Interior says it is transferring 560 acres (226 hectares) of federal land to the U.S. Army to speed up construction on 70 miles (113 kilometers) of border wall in West Texas, California and Arizona.


A divided Fed reduces rates but may not cut again this year

WASHINGTON (AP) - A sharply divided Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate Wednesday for a second time this year but declined to signal that further rate cuts are likely this year.


Trump says he'd give Iranian leaders visas to attend UN

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he thinks the Iranian president and foreign minister should be granted U.S. visas to attend next week's United Nations General Assembly.


Trump: Administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards tougher than national ones

WASHINGTON (AP) - Trump: Administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards tougher than national ones.


Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

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House votes to end forced arbitration in business disputes

House votes to end forced arbitration in business disputes

The Latest: Trump administration blocks whistleblower report

The Latest: Trump administration blocks whistleblower report

Administration blocks 'urgent' whistleblower disclosure

Administration blocks 'urgent' whistleblower disclosure

Key Senate panel approves $250 million for election security

Key Senate panel approves $250 million for election security

House OKs measure to prevent possible end-of-month shutdown

House OKs measure to prevent possible end-of-month shutdown

Rachel Barnhart officially appointed to Monroe County Legislature

Rachel Barnhart officially appointed to Monroe County Legislature

McMurray announces he will run again for Collins seat

McMurray announces he will run again for Collins seat

Prosecutors reduce charges against Rep. Chris Collins

Prosecutors reduce charges against Rep. Chris Collins

Poll: Voters have mixed feelings about Gov. Cuomo

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New York extends waiting period for some gun purchases

Picture of one of the guns collected at the scene

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