Government and politics

A motorcade with President Donald Trump aboard passes a security checkpoint en route to the president's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Saturday, March 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 25, 2018 - 7:34 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his decision to sign a $1.3 trillion federal spending bill despite his misgivings, pointing to billions in new funding for the military and national security. Trump said on Twitter from his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida that because...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont stands with elected Catalan lawmakers of his Together for Catalonia party at a park in Brussels. The lawyer for fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says that he is being held by German police on Sunday March 25, 2018 when he was crossing the border to enter from Denmark. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
March 25, 2018 - 7:33 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Catalonia separatist movement and Spain (all times local): 1:30 p.m. German police say they have detained fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on a European arrest warrant. Police in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein said highway police arrested...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont stands with elected Catalan lawmakers of his Together for Catalonia party at a park in Brussels. The lawyer for fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says that he is being held by German police on Sunday March 25, 2018 when he was crossing the border to enter from Denmark. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
March 25, 2018 - 7:18 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is being held by German police on a Spanish arrest warrant after trying to cross into Germany from Denmark. His lawyer, Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas, confirmed to The Associated Press that German police stopped Puigdemont on Sunday...
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March 25, 2018 - 7:16 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is defending his decision to sign a $1.3 trillion federal spending bill despite his misgivings, pointing to billions in new funding for the military and national security. Trump says on Twitter Sunday that because of the added military funding, "many...
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March 25, 2018 - 7:07 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The lawyer for fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says that he is being held by German police. Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas has confirmed to The Associated Press that German police stopped Puigdemont on Sunday when he was crossing the border to enter from Denmark. He...
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March 25, 2018 - 6:56 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The lawyer for fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says that he is being held by German police. Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas has confirmed to The Associated Press that German police stopped Puigdemont on Sunday when he was crossing the border to enter Denmark. He says...
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Demonstrators cheer during a "March for Our Lives" protest for gun legislation and school safety Saturday, March 24, 2018. Students and activists across the country planned events Saturday in conjunction with a Washington march spearheaded by teens from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where over a dozen people were killed in February. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
March 25, 2018 - 4:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — They came from a place of heartbreak to claim their spot in history: Hundreds of thousands of teenagers and supporters, rallying across the United States for tougher laws to fight gun violence. The "March for Our Lives" events on Saturday drew massive crowds in cities across the...
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Demonstrators cheer during a "March for Our Lives" protest for gun legislation and school safety Saturday, March 24, 2018. Students and activists across the country planned events Saturday in conjunction with a Washington march spearheaded by teens from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where over a dozen people were killed in February. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
March 25, 2018 - 12:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — They came from a place of heartbreak to claim their spot in history: Hundreds of thousands of teenagers and supporters, rallying across the United States for tougher laws to fight gun violence. The "March for Our Lives" events on Saturday drew massive crowds in cities across the...
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Protesters fill Pennsylvania Avenue, as seen from the Newseum, during the "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control in Washington, Saturday, March 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
March 24, 2018 - 10:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a "vote-them-out" movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo. They took to...
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Thousands of protesters look at at a rally following a march in favor of gun control at the Seattle Center Saturday, March 24, 2018, in Seattle. Summoned to action by student survivors of the Florida school shooting, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied in the nation's capital and cities across America on Saturday to press for gun control in one of the biggest youth protests since the Vietnam era. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 24, 2018 - 8:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on student-led protests against gun violence (all times Eastern Daylight Time): 7:15 p.m. A contingent of survivors of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting is among the thousands of marchers at a gun control rally in Denver. Students and their supporters packed into...
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