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April 04, 2017 - 5:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A Democrat on the House intelligence committee says he believes some of President Donald Trump's associates will "end up in jail" when the Russia-related...
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April 04, 2017 - 4:31 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska oil company has agreed to pay the largest civil penalty ever for a violation of a law requiring that goods transported by water between U.S. ports be carried on U.S.-flagged ships. Acting U.S. Attorney for Alaska Bryan Schroder says in an announcement that the...
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April 04, 2017 - 4:22 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says the Trump administration wants to see "proof" from Sudan's government — not more words — that it is making progress toward peace and protecting civilians in its vast and troubled Darfur region. A review of the 17,000-strong joint United Nations...
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April 04, 2017 - 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of Homeland Security says arrests of people entering the United States illegally across the Mexican border plummeted last month. That's a signal that fewer people are trying to sneak into the U.S. John Kelly says in written testimony submitted to a Senate panel that fewer...
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April 04, 2017 - 3:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of Homeland Security says arrests of people entering the United States illegally across the Mexican border plummeted last month. That's a signal that fewer people are trying to sneak into the U.S. John Kelly says in written testimony submitted to a Senate panel that fewer...
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April 04, 2017 - 12:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election (all times local): 12:50 p.m. A Republican congressman who's emerged as Russia's top defender on Capitol Hill will meet with President Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday. Ahead of the meeting...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2016, file photo, Tim Foley shows how to climb a section of the border wall separating Mexico and the United States near where it ends as journalists Chitose Nakagawa, right, and Marcie Mieko Kagawa look on in Sasabe, Ariz. Foley, a former construction foreman, founded Arizona Border Recon, a group of armed volunteers who dedicate themselves to border surveillance. With bids due Tuesday, April 4, 2017, on the first border wall design contracts, companies are preparing for the worst if they get the potentially lucrative but controversial job. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
April 04, 2017 - 9:04 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — One potential bidder on President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico wanted to know if authorities would rush to help if workers came under "hostile attack." Another asked if employees can carry firearms in states with strict gun control laws and if the government would...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2016, file photo, Tim Foley shows how to climb a section of the border wall separating Mexico and the United States near where it ends as journalists Chitose Nakagawa, right, and Marcie Mieko Kagawa look on in Sasabe, Ariz. Foley, a former construction foreman, founded Arizona Border Recon, a group of armed volunteers who dedicate themselves to border surveillance. With bids due Tuesday, April 4, 2017, on the first border wall design contracts, companies are preparing for the worst if they get the potentially lucrative but controversial job. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
April 04, 2017 - 5:29 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — One potential bidder on President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico wanted to know if authorities would rush to help if workers came under "hostile attack." Another asked if employees can carry firearms in states with strict gun control laws and if the government would...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, addresses a House Veterans' Affairs Committee's hearing on Captiol Hill in Washington. The Department of Veterans Affairs is telling skeptical lawmakers it has already fixed problems with its suicide hotline that were highlighted in an internal watchdog’s report released just two weeks ago. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
April 04, 2017 - 3:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs is telling skeptical members of Congress that it has fixed problems with its suicide hotline that were highlighted in a critical recent internal watchdog report. A March 20 audit by the VA inspector general had found that nearly a third of calls...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, addresses a House Veterans' Affairs Committee's hearing on Captiol Hill in Washington. The Department of Veterans Affairs is telling skeptical lawmakers it has already fixed problems with its suicide hotline that were highlighted in an internal watchdog’s report released just two weeks ago. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
April 04, 2017 - 3:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs is telling skeptical lawmakers it has already fixed problems with its suicide hotline that were highlighted in an internal watchdog's report released just two weeks ago. A March 20 audit by the VA inspector general had found that nearly a third...
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