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South Korean Ambassador to the United Nations Cho Tae-yul, left, speaks to American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley before the start of a Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 29, 2017 - 11:24 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the global response to North Korea's latest missile launch (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Thursday Russia's U.N. ambassador is strongly urging North Korea to stop its nuclear and missile tests and calling on the U.S. and South Korea to cancel large-scale...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks with the media after Senate Republicans met with President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 29, 2017 - 9:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative groups and lawmakers are lining up against a proposal by Senate Republicans to impose automatic tax increases on millions of Americans — if their sweeping tax package doesn't grow the economy and raise tax revenues as much as projected. The opposition comes as the tax...
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Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., talk with members of the media on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 29, 2017 - 9:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate Republicans' tax overhaul bill (all times local): 8 p.m. Senate Republicans may have hit a procedural snag in their bid to open Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. An arcane budget rule may hinder GOP efforts to include drilling in the...
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South Korean Ambassador to the United Nations Cho Tae-yul, left, speaks to American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley before the start of a Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 29, 2017 - 6:59 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the global response to North Korea's latest missile launch (all times local): 8:55 a.m. Thursday China's deputy U.N. ambassador says the top priority on the Korean Peninsula in view of the current "grave situation" is for all parties to exercise restraint,...
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South Korean Ambassador to the United Nations Cho Tae-yul, left, speaks to American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley before the start of a Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 29, 2017 - 6:30 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on global response to North Korea's latest missile launch (all times local): 8 a.m. Thursday U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says North Korea's ballistic missile launch "brings us closer to war" that the U.S. doesn't seek. She told an emergency meeting of the U.N...
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A man watches a TV screen showing a local news program reporting with a file footage of North Korea's missile launch, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. After 2 ½ months of relative peace, North Korea launched its most powerful weapon yet early Wednesday, a presumed intercontinental ballistic missile that could put Washington and the entire eastern U.S. seaboard within range. The letters read "North Korea's missile launch, serious threat." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 29, 2017 - 6:02 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on global response to North Korea's latest missile launch (all times local): 8 a.m. Thursday U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says North Korea's ballistic missile launch "brings us closer to war" that the U.S. doesn't seek. She told an emergency meeting of the U.N...
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A man watches a TV screen showing a local news program reporting with a file footage of North Korea's missile launch, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. After 2 ½ months of relative peace, North Korea launched its most powerful weapon yet early Wednesday, a presumed intercontinental ballistic missile that could put Washington and the entire eastern U.S. seaboard within range. The letters read "North Korea's missile launch, serious threat." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 29, 2017 - 5:07 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on global response to North Korea's latest missile launch (all times local): 6:10 a.m. Thursday President Donald Trump can't resist taking a dig at North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even when selling tax reform. After calling the Republican tax plan "rocket fuel...
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies at a hearing of the Federal Reserve Board Joint Economic Committee, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 29, 2017 - 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the Fed expects to continue raising interest rates gradually. And she sought to assure lawmakers that the Fed would take care not to choke off any extra growth generated by tax cuts as long as inflation stayed tame. In likely...
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November 29, 2017 - 1:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A coalition of nearly 40 advocacy groups said Wednesday they're concerned about the Trump administration's commitment to the global fight against AIDS so they're urging senior members of Congress to make sure money for key prevention programs isn't cut back. The groups wrote in a...
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President Donald Trump, center, walks with Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., left, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 29, 2017 - 12:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is making a public show of trying to win over Democratic votes for the Republican tax cut package, even as GOP officials have written that off as an unlikely outcome. The GOP president is returning to Missouri on Wednesday as he tries to push the Republican...
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