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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump talks to media as he stands with retired Marine Gen. John Kelly at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. Kelly is likely to be pressed about plans to build a border wall and other steps to boost immigration security at a Senate confirmation hearing on Jan. 10, for President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for Homeland Security secretary. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
January 10, 2017 - 12:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are expected to use Tuesday's confirmation hearing for John Kelly, Donald Trump's choice to head the Homeland Security Department, to raise questions about the president-elect's plans to build a border wall and take other steps to boost immigration security. The...
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January 10, 2017 - 11:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Monica Crowley's "What the (Bleep) Just Happened?" is halting sales of the book, pending the "opportunity" for the aide to President-elect Donald Trump to revise her material. Crowley is a syndicated talk show host and Trump's pick to serve as director of...
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January 10, 2017 - 6:45 am
On the day that President Barack Obama gives his farewell address to the nation, Americans on all sides of the political spectrum will judge the past eight years of the Obama Administration. Books will be written about the place in history President Barack Obama occupies, but as his administration...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017 file photo, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of N.Y., left, accompanied by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats planned hours of Senate speeches Monday to condemn the Republican push to obliterate President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, as the chamber’s GOP leader stood by his party’s plans to void the law and replace it later. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson, File)
January 10, 2017 - 6:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican anxiety is mounting over voting to unravel the health care law without having an alternative in hand, fanned by words of encouragement from Donald Trump to a GOP senator who wants to simultaneously repeal and replace the statute. GOP leaders have made dismantling...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2014 file photo Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger holds up the World Cup trophy as the team celebrates their 1-0 victor over Argentina after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. FIFA is about to make the World Cup a bigger and, it hopes, richer event even at the cost of lower quality soccer. FIFA President Gianni Infantino hopes his ruling Council will agree Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 to expand the 2026 World Cup to 48 nations, playing in 16 groups of three teams. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, file)
January 10, 2017 - 6:01 am
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA will expand the World Cup to 48 teams, adding 16 extra nations to the 2026 tournament which is likely to be held in North America. President Gianni Infantino's favored plan — for 16 three-team groups with the top two advancing to a round of 32 — was unanimously approved Tuesday...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. Congressional Republicans intent on repealing Obama’s health care law assert that it’s already failed and is in a ‘death spiral.’ But most experts say that despite the law’s widely acknowledged problems, the GOP’s claims are exaggerated and Obamacare is not currently in a ‘death spiral.’ (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 10, 2017 - 2:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump says that President Barack Obama's health care law "will fall of its own weight." House Speaker Paul Ryan says the law is "in what the actuaries call a death spiral." And Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that "by nearly any measure,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017 file photo, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of N.Y., left, accompanied by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats planned hours of Senate speeches Monday to condemn the Republican push to obliterate President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, as the chamber’s GOP leader stood by his party’s plans to void the law and replace it later. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson, File)
January 10, 2017 - 2:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican anxiety is mounting over voting to unravel the health care law without having an alternative in hand, fanned by words of encouragement from Donald Trump to a GOP senator who wants to simultaneously repeal and replace the statute. GOP leaders have made dismantling...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017 file photo, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of N.Y., left, accompanied by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats planned hours of Senate speeches Monday to condemn the Republican push to obliterate President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, as the chamber’s GOP leader stood by his party’s plans to void the law and replace it later. (AP Photo/Zach Gibson, File)
January 09, 2017 - 7:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Growing numbers of Republicans showed discomfort Monday over obliterating President Barack Obama's health care overhaul without having a replacement to show voters. Hoping to capitalize on the jitters, Democrats staged an evening Senate talk-a-thon to condemn the GOP push. With...
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Jared Kushner, son-in-law of President-elect Donald Trump, arrives for a meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
January 09, 2017 - 6:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump appointed his influential son-in-law Jared Kushner as a White House senior adviser Monday, putting the young real estate executive in position to exert broad sway over both domestic and foreign policy, particularly Middle East issues and trade...
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Designer dresses are for sale at Ella-Rue including this red Badgley Mischka for $795 seen in the window, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 in the Georgetown area of Washington. Ladies in Washington planning to celebrate Donald Trump's inauguration as the next president won't, it turns out, need a fairy godmother to find something to wear. The president-elect told The New York Times in an interview published Monday that enthusiasm was so high for the arrival of his administration that turnout for the Jan. 20 events will be "unbelievable, perhaps record-setting." "We've definitely had a lot of people come in in the last week for gowns, but we have plenty here," said Krista Johnson, owner of Ella-Rue. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 09, 2017 - 6:42 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ladies in Washington planning to celebrate Donald Trump's inauguration as the next president won't, it turns out, need a fairy godmother to find something to wear. The president-elect told The New York Times in an interview published Monday that enthusiasm was so high for...
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