Government budgets

A Security man stands guard as a worker unloads sacks containing federal budget documents for the year 2017-18, that will be distributed to lawmakers at the parliament house in New Delhi, India Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. The budget is being keenly watched as it comes months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a massive demonetization exercise that impacted all sections of India's economy. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
February 01, 2017 - 4:19 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's finance minister pledged relief for middle class taxpayers and small and medium-sized companies on Wednesday, saying the government would spend billions of dollars to double farmers' incomes, upgrade ramshackle infrastructure and provide cheap housing. In presenting to...
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President Donald Trump, accompanied by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, right, speaks during a meeting on cyber security in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 31, 2017 - 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says he has been asked to lead a presidential task force on higher education reform. Falwell told The Associated Press he spoke with Steve Bannon, President Donald...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with pharmaceutical industry leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 31, 2017 - 9:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order aimed at strengthening cybersecurity. A White House official said Tuesday that the order will charge the head of the Office of Management and Budget...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump sits at his desk in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. The legal fight over President Donald Trump’s refugee ban is likely to turn on whether the president has the authority to control access to America’s borders and whether targeting people from a particular region in the world violates the Constitution. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 31, 2017 - 2:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the face of widespread criticism, President Donald Trump has staunchly defended his order temporarily banning refugees and nearly all citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries. But in a statement Sunday and tweets Monday, Trump misstated the facts multiple times. What Trump...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump sits at his desk in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. The legal fight over President Donald Trump’s refugee ban is likely to turn on whether the president has the authority to control access to America’s borders and whether targeting people from a particular region in the world violates the Constitution. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 30, 2017 - 3:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the face of widespread criticism, President Donald Trump has staunchly defended his order temporarily banning refugees and nearly all citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries. But in a statement Sunday and tweets Monday, Trump misstated the facts multiple times. What Trump...
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President Donald Trump signs an executive order on extreme vetting during an event at the Pentagon in Washington, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
January 28, 2017 - 11:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fallout grew Saturday from President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown as U.S. legal permanent residents and visa-holders from seven Muslim-majority countries who had left the United States found they could not return for 90 days. It was a period of limbo for an unknown...
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President Donald Trump signs an executive order on extreme vetting during an event at the Pentagon in Washington, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
January 28, 2017 - 6:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has barred all refugees from entering the United States for four months, and indefinitely halted any from Syria, saying the ban is needed to keep out "radical Islamic terrorists." The order Friday immediately suspended a program that last year resettled in...
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January 27, 2017 - 1:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary James Mattis on Friday ordered reviews of two key Air Force aircraft programs that have been criticized by President Donald Trump as too expensive. Mattis asked Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work to conduct a review of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program to...
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President Donald Trump points to the bust of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill as he poses for photographs with British Prime Minister Theresa May in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 27, 2017 - 11:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto spoke for an hour by phone Friday amid rising tensions over the U.S. leader's plans for a southern border wall, administration officials said. Trump and Pena Nieto had been expected to meet in Washington next week,...
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This frame grab from video shows Myron Ebell during an interview with The Associated Press in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. Ebell, the former head of President Donald Trump’s transition team at the Environmental Protection Agency says he expects the new administration to seek significant budget and staff cuts. (AP Photo)
January 26, 2017 - 4:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The former head of President Donald Trump's transition team at the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday he expects the new administration to seek significant budget and staff cuts. Myron Ebell said in an interview with The Associated Press that Trump is likely to seek...
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