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FILE - In this March 22, 2017 file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Democratic opposition to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee swelled Friday, March 31, 2017, as Democrats neared the numbers needed for a filibuster, setting up a showdown with Republicans who have the votes to confirm Neil Gorsuch. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
April 02, 2017 - 4:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the Republican talking point of the Sunday talk shows: If Democrats delay Neil Gorsuch's confirmation to the Supreme Court this week, Republicans said, it would be an affront to history — the first time a nominee to the high court had been filibustered. True? Only in a...
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April 02, 2017 - 2:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says there's no question Russia was involved in the U.S. presidential election and insists President Donald Trump would fully support strong action against the Kremlin once investigations are complete. Speaking in television interviews...
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April 02, 2017 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) _ The taskmaster toddler of ``Boss Baby'' has dethroned Disney's ``Beauty and the Beast'' at the box office with a $49 million debut. Studio estimates released Sunday said the DreamWorks Animation release starring Alec Baldwin as a suit-clad baby narrowly edged out the previous two-...
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April 02, 2017 - 12:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) _ The taskmaster toddler of ``Boss Baby'' has dethroned Disney's ``Beauty and the Beast'' at the box office with a $49 million debut. Studio estimates released Sunday said the DreamWorks Animation release starring Alec Baldwin as a suit-clad baby narrowly edged out the previous two-...
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April 02, 2017 - 9:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says there's no question Russia was involved in the U.S. presidential election and that the actions of the Kremlin will be addressed after the investigations are completed. "We don't want any country involved in our elections, ever,"...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Louisville, Ky. On Friday, March 31, 2017, a federal judge rejected Trump’s free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters during his campaign. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
April 01, 2017 - 7:00 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump's free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally. Trump's lawyers sought to dismiss the lawsuit by three protesters who say they were roughed up by his...
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April 01, 2017 - 4:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top aide to President Donald Trump is urging the primary defeat of a conservative House member from Michigan. Saturday's tweet by White House social media director Dan Scavino Jr. comes two days after Trump threatened conservative lawmakers who thwarted a House vote on health...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2017, file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Senate is headed for a tense showdown over President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee that could have far-reaching consequences for Congress, the high court and the nation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)
April 01, 2017 - 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is headed for a tense showdown over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee that could have far-reaching consequences for Congress, the high court and the nation. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republicans are determined to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch...
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April 01, 2017 - 1:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A slim majority of Americans favor an independent investigation into the Trump campaign's ties with the Russian government, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research that showed public views about the controversy driving congressional...
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April 01, 2017 - 11:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate is headed for a tense showdown over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee that could have far-reaching consequences for Congress, the high court and the nation. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republicans are determined to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch...
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