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FILE - In this June 20, 2017, file photo, Robert Mickens, whose 15-year-old daughter, Nisa Mickens was killed in an alleged MS-13 killing last September, speaks at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism and Intelligence at the U.S. District Courthouse in Central Islip, N.Y. President Donald Trump's guests for his State of the Union speech will include the parents of two Long Island teenagers who were believed to be killed by MS-13 gang members. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)
January 29, 2018 - 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's guests for his State of the Union speech Tuesday include an Ohio welder who will benefit from his tax overhaul plan and the parents of two Long Island teenagers who were believed to be killed by MS-13 gang members. Among his other guests are rescuers who...
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January 29, 2018 - 3:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the government's budget deficit rising, the Treasury Department says it expects to borrow $441 billion in the current January-March quarter, the largest amount in eight years. The Treasury says this figure compares to actual borrowing of $282 billion in the October-December...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2012 file photo, Charles Koch speaks in his office at Koch Industries in Wichita, Kan.The Koch brothers are spending up to $400 million to shape November’s midterm elections nationwide. (Bo Rader/The Wichita Eagle via AP, File)
January 29, 2018 - 2:44 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — For the Koch brothers and their powerful donor network, the trouble with President Donald Trump isn't what he's doing. It's how he's doing it. Huddled at a private retreat in the California desert, the conservative movement's moneyed elite worried aloud this weekend that...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2012 file photo, Charles Koch speaks in his office at Koch Industries in Wichita, Kan.The Koch brothers are spending up to $400 million to shape November’s midterm elections nationwide. (Bo Rader/The Wichita Eagle via AP, File)
January 29, 2018 - 12:59 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — For the Koch brothers and their powerful donor network, the trouble with President Donald Trump isn't what he's doing. It's how he's doing it. Huddled at a private retreat in the California desert, the conservative movement's elite money men worried aloud this weekend...
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January 29, 2018 - 9:31 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's top economic development official is scheduled to testify at a budget hearing on one of the most contentious issues facing the Cuomo administration. Howard Zemsky, commissioner of Empire State Development, is among those scheduled to testify Tuesday in Albany...
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FILE. In this May 17, 2017 file photo Newly named French minister in charge of the budget, Gerald Darmanin, is pictured during an handover ceremony in Paris. France's government is sticking by its budget minister as he fights a rape accusation. Darmanin is the highest-ranking French official accused of sexual misconduct since the scandals that broke in Hollywood. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
January 29, 2018 - 8:28 am
PARIS (AP) — Pressure is mounting on a member of French President Emmanuel Macron's government accused of rape. Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin strongly denies wrongdoing, and other government members have rallied around him. Darmanin is the highest-ranking French official accused of sexual...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, Marc Short, center, White House director for legislative affairs, talks with reporters at the White House, in Washington. Short said Sunday, Jan. 28, the president will “talk about how America’s back” during Tuesday's State of the Union. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
January 29, 2018 - 1:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to move past the shadow of the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump intends to use his first State of the Union address to cite economic progress under his watch while pushing for bipartisanship with Democrats on issues such as rebuilding roads and bridges. The...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, Marc Short, center, White House director for legislative affairs, talks with reporters at the White House, in Washington. Short said Sunday, Jan. 28, the president will “talk about how America’s back” during Tuesday's State of the Union. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
January 28, 2018 - 6:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to move past the shadow of the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump intends to use his first State of the Union address to cite economic progress under his watch while pushing for bipartisanship with Democrats on issues such as rebuilding roads and bridges. The...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, Marc Short, center, White House director for legislative affairs, talks with reporters at the White House, in Washington. Short said Sunday, Jan. 28, the president will “talk about how America’s back” during Tuesday's State of the Union. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
January 28, 2018 - 2:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to move past the shadow of the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump intends to use his first State of the Union address to cite economic progress under his watch while pushing for bipartisanship with Democrats on issues such as rebuilding roads and bridges. The...
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January 28, 2018 - 12:30 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ridership totals in 2017 for the four major public transportation agencies in upstate New York: Buffalo-Niagara Falls region Rochester region Syracuse region Albany region Rail 4,560,644 N/A N/A N/A Bus 21,036,926 16,872,146 10,650,000 16,900,000 Total 25,597,570 16,872,146 10,...
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