Government and politics

A light turned red in front of the Krupp Mannesmann steel factory in Duisburg, Germany, Friday, March 2, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump risks sparking a trade war with his closest allies if he goes ahead with plans to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, German officials and industry groups warned Friday. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
March 03, 2018 - 1:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, Republicans and trade (all times local): 1:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. "will simply apply a TAX" on cars made in Europe if the European Union retaliates against the trade penalties he's seeking on imports of steel and aluminum...
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March 03, 2018 - 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A report finds that the Army failed to do right by some of the more than 200 bomb-sniffing dogs that served with U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, detecting roadside bombs and saving lives. The Defense Department's inspector general has determined that, after the program ended in 2014...
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March 03, 2018 - 12:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says a man shot himself outside the White House, and medical personnel are on the scene. President Donald Trump is not at the White House — he's in Florida, but is set to return later Saturday. The agency says in a Twitter post that there are no other reported...
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March 03, 2018 - 12:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says a man shot himself outside the White House, and medical personnel are on the scene. President Donald Trump is not at the White House — he's in Florida, but is set to return later Saturday. The agency says in a Twitter post that there are no other reported...
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March 03, 2018 - 12:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says it's responding to reports that someone may have shot themselves near the White House. The agency says in a Twitter post that there are no other reported injuries related to the incident. The Secret Service tweeted about noon Saturday that personnel are...
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FILE-- In this JAN. 18, 20178 file photo, is California Attorney General Xavier Becerra at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra, who was appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to fill the term of Kamala Harris after she was elected to the U.S. Senate, is being challenged by a fellow Democrat, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
March 03, 2018 - 12:18 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has become the face of the state's resistance to President Donald Trump, challenging the Republican administration's policies nearly four dozen times in court and providing the kind of meat-and-potatoes opposition that Democratic...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2016 file photo, from left, Alfred E. Smith IV, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stand to applaud during the 71st annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in New York. Trump will venture into hostile territory Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the annual Gridiron dinner, mingling with members of the mainstream media he loves to lash out against. The white-tie gala is one of the city’s longest-running traditions, and the kind of establishment event that Trump has so far shunned. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
March 03, 2018 - 11:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump decided to mingle with members of the mainstream media he loves to lash out against, and his presidential debut at Washington's annual Gridiron dinner was certain to invite close watch to see how he handled the expected ribbing. The white-tie gala is the kind of...
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FILE-- In this JAN. 18, 20178 file photo, is California Attorney General Xavier Becerra at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra, who was appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to fill the term of Kamala Harris after she was elected to the U.S. Senate, is being challenged by a fellow Democrat, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
March 03, 2018 - 11:53 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Attorney General Xavier Becerra has become the face of California's resistance to President Donald Trump. He's challenged the Republican administration's policies nearly four dozen times in court and provided the kind of meat-and-potatoes opposition that Democratic...
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The cross over the grave before the funeral of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak in Stiavnik, Slovakia on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Kuciak an investigative journalist shot dead in Slovakia last week was working on a story about the activities of Italian mafia in his country and their links to people close to Prime Minister Robert Fico. (AP Photo/Bundas Engler)
March 03, 2018 - 11:46 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovaks paid a final farewell Saturday to Jan Kuciak, an investigative journalist who was shot dead with his fiancee, with the archbishop declaring that everyone in the nation now wanted to know about Italian mafia influence, thanks to Kuciak's reporting. A funeral Mass...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2016 file photo, from left, Alfred E. Smith IV, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stand to applaud during the 71st annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in New York. Trump will venture into hostile territory Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the annual Gridiron dinner, mingling with members of the mainstream media he loves to lash out against. The white-tie gala is one of the city’s longest-running traditions, and the kind of establishment event that Trump has so far shunned. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
March 03, 2018 - 11:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump decided to mingle with members of the mainstream media he loves to lash out against, and his presidential debut at Washington's annual Gridiron dinner was certain to invite close watch to see how he handled the expected ribbing. The white-tie gala is the kind of...
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