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August 28, 2018 - 12:58 am
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Nearly a year after California's most destructive set of blazes in state history, only a fraction of nearly 2,700 single-family homes lost in Santa Rosa— the hardest-hit city — have been rebuilt. Santa Rosa City permitting data indicate only nine homes have completed...
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President Donald Trump talks on the phone with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington. Trump is announcing a trade "understanding" with Mexico that could lead to an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Trump made the announcement Monday in the Oval Office, with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto joining by speakerphone. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 28, 2018 - 12:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's declaration of victory Monday in reaching a preliminary deal with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement raised at least as many questions as it answered. Can Canada, the third member country in NAFTA and America's No. 2 trading partner...
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Trader Peter Tuchman wears a "Dow 26,000" hat as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 208 points, or 0.8 percent, to 26,002. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 27, 2018 - 11:36 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday after the White House said it reached a preliminary agreement with Mexico on replacing a North American free-trade deal. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.6 percent to 22,944.77 in morning trading. Australia's S&P/ASX 200...
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President Donald Trump talks on the phone with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington. Trump is announcing a trade "understanding" with Mexico that could lead to an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Trump made the announcement Monday in the Oval Office, with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto joining by speakerphone. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 27, 2018 - 9:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Snubbing Canada, the Trump administration reached a preliminary deal Monday with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement — a move that raised legal questions and threatened to disrupt the operations of companies that do business across the three-country trade...
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Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks at a meeting of German ambassadors in Berlin Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. (Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa via AP)
August 27, 2018 - 9:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. trade agreement with Mexico (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland is cutting short her diplomatic trip to Europe to head to Washington for trade talks with the United States. Freeland will fly to Washington on Tuesday after...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Myanmar’s powerful military chief is among 20 individuals and organizations that Facebook says it is banning from its site in order to “prevent the spread of hate and misinformation." The action Monday comes after the social media giant was criticized for being used to inflame ethnic and religious conflict in the country, particularly against Rohingya Muslims. Some 700,000 Rohingya fled their homes in western Myanmar over the past year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 27, 2018 - 8:40 pm
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Facebook said Monday that it is banning Myanmar's powerful military chief and 19 other individuals and organizations from its site to prevent the spread of hate and misinformation. The social media giant was heavily criticized for permitting itself to be used to inflame...
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President Donald Trump listens during a phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto about a trade agreement between the United States and Mexico, in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 27, 2018 - 7:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump wants a hug from Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. Who knew? But Trump said such a gesture would be "very nice" as he wrapped up an unusual, public speakerphone conversation with the outgoing Mexican leader. The long-distance call was a central feature...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner attends a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. The Kushner family real estate company was fined $210,000 by New York City regulators on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, following an Associated Press investigation earlier this year that showed it routinely filed false documents with the city claiming it had no rent-regulated tenants in its buildings when it, in fact, had hundreds. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
August 27, 2018 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Kushner family real estate company was fined $210,000 by New York City regulators on Monday following an Associated Press investigation earlier this year that showed it routinely filed false documents with the city claiming it had no rent-regulated tenants in its buildings when...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner attends a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. The Kushner family real estate company was fined $210,000 by New York City regulators on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, following an Associated Press investigation earlier this year that showed it routinely filed false documents with the city claiming it had no rent-regulated tenants in its buildings when it, in fact, had hundreds. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
August 27, 2018 - 7:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Kushner family real estate company being fined by New York City regulators (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The Kushner Cos. says it will appeal fines imposed by New York City for filing false documents on more than a dozen of its apartment buildings. Spokeswoman...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner attends a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. The Kushner family real estate company was fined $210,000 by New York City regulators on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, following an Associated Press investigation earlier this year that showed it routinely filed false documents with the city claiming it had no rent-regulated tenants in its buildings when it, in fact, had hundreds. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
August 27, 2018 - 7:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Kushner family real estate company being fined by New York City regulators (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The Kushner Cos. says it will appeal fines imposed by New York City for filing false documents on more than a dozen of its apartment buildings. Spokeswoman...
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