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Rain drops sit on security glass on top of a shopping mall in Frankfurt, Germany, on a rainy Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
March 29, 2018 - 5:38 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany has cut its debt load thanks to a strong economy and the diminishing burden of bailing out banks during the financial crisis. The Bundesbank national central bank said Thursday that debt fell to 64 percent of annual economic output by the end of 2017, from 68...
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March 26, 2018 - 7:55 am
BEIJING (AP) — In a story March 23 about the appointment of John Bolton as U.S. national security adviser, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Bolton had commented in an interview with Fox Business News. Bolton spoke with the Fox Business Network. A corrected version of the story is...
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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2017, file photo, former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md. President Donald is replacing National security adviser H.R. McMaster with Bolton. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
March 23, 2018 - 5:11 am
BEIJING (AP) — Foreign policy hard-liner John Bolton's appointment as U.S. national security adviser comes at a particularly sensitive time for relations with Beijing following President Donald Trump's approval of new tariffs on China and a law encouraging closer relations with Taiwan. Bolton has...
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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2017, file photo, former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md. President Donald is replacing National security adviser H.R. McMaster with Bolton. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
March 23, 2018 - 3:36 am
BEIJING (AP) — Foreign policy hard-liner John Bolton's appointment as U.S. national security adviser comes at a particularly sensitive time for relations with Beijing following President Donald Trump's approval of harsh new tariffs on China and a law encouraging closer relations with Taiwan. Bolton...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters following a closed-door Republican strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Ryan says he's hoping bargainers can resolve the final disputes in a government-wide spending bill in time for Congress to begin voting Thursday on the measure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 20, 2018 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Battles over priorities in a huge government-wide spending bill are essentially settled, leaving a scaled-back plan for President Donald Trump's border wall and a huge rail project that pits Trump against Capitol Hill's most powerful Democrat as the top issues to be solved. A...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, the U.S. Capitol in the early morning in Washington. Top-level Capitol Hill talks on a massive $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill are reaching a critical stage as negotiators confront immigration issues, abortion-related controversies, and a battle over a massive rail project that pits President Donald Trump against his most powerful Democratic adversary. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 19, 2018 - 9:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Hill Democrats have rejected a White House bid to extend protections for so-called Dreamer immigrants in exchange for $25 billion in funding for President Donald Trump's long-sought border wall as Washington talks on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill hit a critical...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, dawn breaks over the Capitol in Washington. The once bipartisan drive to curb increases in health care premiums has devolved into a partisan struggle with escalating demands by each side. It’s unclear they’ll be able to reach an agreement. And the two parties may end up blaming each other this fall as states announce next year’s inevitably higher insurance rates _ just weeks before Election Day on Nov. 6. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 12, 2018 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It started as a bipartisan attempt to curb soaring health care premiums. But Congress' effort to stabilize the nation's insurance markets is faltering amid escalating demands by each party and erratic positions by President Donald Trump. Democrats want bigger federal subsidies for...
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March 12, 2018 - 5:18 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Four former executives of Wilmington Trust Corporation went on trial Monday on federal fraud and conspiracy charges, with prosecutors telling jurors the defendants hid hundreds of millions of dollars in bad loans as the bank's commercial real estate loan portfolio cratered...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, dawn breaks over the Capitol in Washington. The once bipartisan drive to curb increases in health care premiums has devolved into a partisan struggle with escalating demands by each side. It’s unclear they’ll be able to reach an agreement. And the two parties may end up blaming each other this fall as states announce next year’s inevitably higher insurance rates _ just weeks before Election Day on Nov. 6. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 12, 2018 - 12:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It started as a bipartisan attempt to curb soaring health care premiums. But Congress' effort to stabilize the nation's insurance markets is faltering amid escalating demands by each party and erratic positions by President Donald Trump. Democrats want bigger federal subsidies for...
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March 02, 2018 - 2:28 pm
PARIS (AP) — French film stars including Juliet Binoche are calling for quotas to guarantee that more government film subsidies go to movies directed by women. The proposal in the Le Monde newspaper came as France's film industry prepared to award its top honors at the Cesar Awards Friday night...
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