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March 19, 2017 - 4:50 pm
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS UPDATE: Judge rejects request to clarify travel order HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge has rejected the Justice Department's request for clarification on his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson said in...
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An artistic team from the Irish county of Wexford carries a massive rainbow tapestry in the St. Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin, Ireland, on Friday, March 17, 2017. An estimated half million tourists and Dubliners watched the parade, the focal point for a four-day festival that marks the start of Ireland's tourist season. (AP Photo/Shawn Pogatchnik)
March 17, 2017 - 12:57 pm
DUBLIN (AP) — Performers dressed as colorful creatures from Irish myth and legend danced Friday down the chilly streets of Dublin as Ireland commemorated its national saint in a St. Patrick's Day parade witnessed by hundreds of thousands. Throngs of tourists and Dubliners, many of them donning...
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March 17, 2017 - 10:56 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL Trump says he's '100 percent' behind health bill WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he wants people to know he's "100 percent behind" the House Republican health care bill. Trump is meeting with Republican lawmakers at the White House Friday morning. Trump says...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2013 file photo, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny speaks in New York. Kenny has signaled that he will use the meeting, scheduled for Thursday, March 16, 2017, one day before St. Patrick’s Day, to talk about Brexit and Trump’s immigration policies. Kenny, who labelled Trump “dangerous” during the campaign, has said it is important to keep the standing date, which some critics have suggested he should cancel. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 15, 2017 - 2:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — While shamrocks and smiles typically define the Irish prime minister's traditional St. Patrick's Day visit to the White House, with President Donald Trump the celebration could turn more serious. Taoiseach Enda Kenny has signaled that he will use the meeting — scheduled for...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks on the telephone with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. In the background is a portrait of former President Andrew Jackson which Trump had installed in the first few days of his administration. Jon Meacham, who wrote a 2008 biography of Jackson titled "American Lion,” said Trump has echoed Jackson's outsider message to rural America by pledging to be a voice for "forgotten men and women." But he says it's "not the cleanest analogy." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
March 15, 2017 - 11:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The lottery for tickets to next month's White House Easter Egg Roll opened Wednesday. But hurry, it closes in three days. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump previously announced that the 139-year-...
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Adam Hadwin holds up the champion's trophy after winning the Valspar Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
March 12, 2017 - 6:48 pm
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Adam Hadwin is skipping his first World Golf Championship and asking for a refund for his honeymoon to Tahiti. He couldn't be happier. Seven weeks after he shot a 59, and two weeks before his wedding, Hadwin added another eventful chapter to his amazing year. He threw away...
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March 11, 2017 - 9:31 am
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Fans of Jack Kerouac are celebrating what would have been the Beat Generation writer's 95th birthday in his hometown. The "On the Road" author was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, on March 12, 1922. The city is throwing him a party Saturday, the day before his actual birthday...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2016 file photo, Will Ferrell attends the world premiere of "Zoolander 2" in New York. The University of Southern California announced Thursday, March 2, 2017, that Ferrell will be the featured speaker at their May 12 commencement ceremony. The "Saturday Night Live" alum is also a USC graduate, and one of its most famous fans and biggest boosters. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
March 02, 2017 - 8:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Stay classy, Trojans." That twist on Will Ferrell's catchphrase from "Anchorman" could come in handy when the comic actor gives an address at this year's commencement at the University of Southern California. USC announced Ferrell's role Thursday, saying in a statement that he'...
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February 28, 2017 - 6:01 pm
TRUMP-IMMIGRATION Trump may address immigration WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is now open to an immigration bill and may address the topic during his address to Congress Tuesday night, according to a senior administration official. It's unclear what specific measures Trump would support...
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February 28, 2017 - 3:43 pm
TRUMP-IMMIGRATION Trump may address immigration WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is now open to an immigration bill and may address the topic during his address to Congress Tuesday night, according to a senior administration official. It's unclear what specific measures Trump would support...
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