Government and politics

California Gov. Jerry Brown, right, accompanied by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, responds to remarks made U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 08, 2018 - 2:16 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration's lawsuit challenging California's efforts to protect immigrants who are in the country illegally served as the latest warning shot at communities nationwide with so-called sanctuary policies. As he excoriated California officials for their...
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DELETED DISRELATED TRANSLATION - South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks during the Korea National Prayer Breakfast in Goyang, South Korea, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Moon said that many "critical moments" still lie ahead to end the nuclear crisis despite North Korea’s recent outreach to Seoul and Washington. (Hwang Kwang-mo/Yonhap via AP)
March 08, 2018 - 1:22 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president said Thursday that many "critical moments" still lie ahead to end the nuclear crisis despite North Korea's recent outreach to Seoul and Washington. Moon Jae-in spoke before two senior Seoul officials left for the United States to brief officials...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, White House counsel Don McGahn gestures while speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md. As a candidate, Donald Trump pledged to drain the swamp in Washington. But as president, records show he and his appointees have stocked federal agencies with ex-lobbyists and corporate lawyers who now help regulate they very industries rom which they collected paychecks. Records reviewed by The Associated Press show McGahn, has issued at least 24 ethics waivers to key administration officials at the White House and executive branch agencies. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 08, 2018 - 12:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his appointees have stocked federal agencies with ex-lobbyists and corporate lawyers who now help regulate the very industries from which they previously collected paychecks, despite promising as a candidate to drain the swamp in Washington. A week after...
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In this March 5, 2018, photo. Republican Rick Saccone, speaks at a campaign rally in Waynesburg, Pa. Saccone is running against Democrat Conor Lamb in a special election being held on March 13 for the PA 18th Congressional District vacated by Republican Tim Murphy. Fighting to stave off another special election embarrassment, the White House is strengthening its final-days offensive in western Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
March 08, 2018 - 12:35 am
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Fighting to stave off another special election embarrassment, the White House is strengthening its final-days offensive in western Pennsylvania. President Donald Trump has long been scheduled to rally voters on Saturday behind Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, White House counsel Don McGahn gestures while speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md. As a candidate, Donald Trump pledged to drain the swamp in Washington. But as president, records show he and his appointees have stocked federal agencies with ex-lobbyists and corporate lawyers who now help regulate they very industries rom which they collected paychecks. Records reviewed by The Associated Press show McGahn, has issued at least 24 ethics waivers to key administration officials at the White House and executive branch agencies. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 08, 2018 - 12:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his appointees have stocked federal agencies with ex-lobbyists and corporate lawyers who now help regulate the very industries they used to work for. A week after his inauguration, Trump signed an executive order barring officials from participating in...
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In this March 5, 2018, photo. Republican Rick Saccone, speaks at a campaign rally in Waynesburg, Pa. Saccone is running against Democrat Conor Lamb in a special election being held on March 13 for the PA 18th Congressional District vacated by Republican Tim Murphy. Fighting to stave off another special election embarrassment, the White House is strengthening its final-days offensive in western Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
March 08, 2018 - 12:33 am
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Fighting to stave off another special election embarrassment, the White House is strengthening its final-days offensive in western Pennsylvania. President Donald Trump has long been scheduled to rally voters on Saturday behind Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders listens to a reporter's question during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 07, 2018 - 9:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Wednesday that Mexico, Canada and other countries may be spared from President Donald Trump's planned steel and aluminum tariffs under national security "carve-outs," a move that could soften the blow amid threats of retaliation by trading partners and dire...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 07, 2018 - 9:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum (all times local): 9:40 p.m. President Donald Trump's trade and manufacturing adviser says the president's planned tariffs for steel and aluminum imports would not immediately apply to...
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People watch a TV screen showing images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. After years of refusal, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is willing to discuss the fate of his atomic arsenal with the United States and has expressed a readiness to suspend nuclear and missile tests during such talks, a senior South Korean official said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 07, 2018 - 9:44 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president said Thursday that many "critical moments" still lie ahead to end the nuclear crisis despite North Korea's recent outreach to Seoul and Washington. Moon Jae-in spoke before two senior Seoul officials headed to the United States later Thursday to...
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California Gov. Jerry Brown, right, accompanied by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, responds to remarks made U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 07, 2018 - 8:23 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions dramatically escalated the Trump administration's war with California on Wednesday, suing over its so-called sanctuary state law and clashing with Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown in a fiery exchange of words. Sessions was defiant as he spoke...
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