Government policy

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2018 file photo, a banner to welcome immigrants is viewed through a fisheye lens over the main entrance to the Denver City and County Building. Four lawmakers from Colorado are meeting with officials at the White House on Thursday, March 8, 2018 to talk about punishing so-called sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with federal immigration officials. Denver has not declared itself to be a sanctuary city but its cooperation with immigration authorities has been criticized by U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
March 08, 2018 - 8:59 pm
DENVER (AP) — Four Colorado Republican lawmakers on Thursday brought their ideas to the White House on punishing so-called sanctuary cities, hoping to build on the Trump administration's lawsuit challenging California laws it says protect immigrants in the country illegally. State Rep. Dave...
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President Donald Trump reaches out to shake the hand of Dusty Stevens, a superintendent at Century Aluminum Potline, during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Trump signed two proclamations, one on steel imports and the other on aluminum imports. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 08, 2018 - 8:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has ordered steep new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the U.S. The president says he will exempt Canada and Mexico as "a...
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President Donald Trump holds up a proclamation on aluminum during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 8, 2018. He also signed one for steel. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 08, 2018 - 7:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unswayed by Republican warnings of a trade war, President Donald Trump ordered steep new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the U.S. on Thursday, vowing to fight back against an "assault on our country" by foreign competitors. The president said he would exempt Canada and...
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Peru's Trade Minister Eduardo Ferreyros, left, Secretary of Economy of Mexico Idelfonso Guajardo, center, and Japan's Trans-Pacific Partnership minister Toshimitsu Motegi talk during the signing ceremony of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
March 08, 2018 - 4:18 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries signed a sweeping free trade agreement Thursday to streamline trade and slash tariffs just hours before President Donald Trump announced his plans to impose new tariffs on aluminum and steel to protect U.S. producers. Trump...
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Canada's Minister of International Trade Francois-Philippe Champagne, Chile's Foreign Minister Heraldo Munoz and New Zealand's Trade Minister David Parker, pose for a photograpghers before a signing ceremony of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, CP-TPP, in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
March 08, 2018 - 2:53 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries signed a sweeping free trade agreement Thursday to streamline trade and slash tariffs on the same day that President Donald Trump was expected to formalize new tariffs on aluminum and steel to protect U.S. producers. Trump...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 08, 2018 - 2:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Sources outside the White House say President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum imports will take effect in 15 days, with Canada and Mexico...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 08, 2018 - 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a week of hints and uncertainty, President Donald Trump said Thursday he would announce tariffs on imported steel and aluminum but with temporary exemptions for Canada and Mexico as he seeks to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement. He suggested Australia and "other...
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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 file photo, the British and EU flags flap in the wind outside EU headquarters in Brussels. European Council President Donald Tusk unveiled on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, the EU's approach to the next phase of Brexit talks on future relations with the UK. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
March 08, 2018 - 1:40 pm
LONDON (AP) — One of the British government's biggest Brexit cheerleaders has taken aim at those in the European Union he accuses of looking to punish Britain for its decision to leave the bloc as exhibiting gang-like tendencies. As Brexit talks appear to have hit an impasse particularly over what...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 08, 2018 - 1:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump will sign orders to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports on Thursday afternoon. The president suggested...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 08, 2018 - 10:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Thursday morning as they continue a recovery that started late the previous day. Technology companies and retailers are making some of the biggest gains. Industrial companies are rising after the White House said President Donald Trump will announce tariffs on...
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