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In this July 9, 2018 photo, Gloria and Emilio Estefan pose for a portrait at BiteSize Studio in Los Angeles to promote their touring musical "On Your Feet!." (Photo by Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP)
July 11, 2018 - 9:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gloria and Emilio Estefan credit President Donald Trump with boosting audience enthusiasm for their stage musical "On Your Feet!" As the immigration debate has heated up, so have audiences' reactions to scenes in new stage musical that spins around two immigrants, the Grammy...
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In this July 9, 2018 photo, Gloria and Emilio Estefan pose for a portrait at BiteSize Studio in Los Angeles to promote their touring musical "On Your Feet!." (Photo by Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP)
July 11, 2018 - 9:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gloria and Emilio Estefan are crediting President Donald Trump with boosting audience enthusiasm for their stage musical "On Your Feet!" The musical, which is in the midst of an 80-city U.S. tour, includes a recreation of an argument the Estefans said had with their manager about...
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People hold a rally outside the Federal Courthouse in Bridgeport, Conn. on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Lawyers for two immigrant children detained in Connecticut after being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border asked a federal judge on Wednesday to order that the girl and boy be reunited with their families. (Brian A. Pounds/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 9:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' fight over President Donald Trump's now abandoned policy of separating migrant families stirred anew Wednesday, drawing fresh attention to an issue that has divided Republicans and that Democrats hope will propel voters their way in the midterm elections. The battling at...
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Workers inside this boat apply finishing details at Regal Marine Industries in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Some U.S. manufacturers are feeling the impact of tariffs of up to 25 percent that the Trump administration has imposed on thousands of products imported from China, Europe, Mexico, Canada, India and Russia, and of retaliatory tariffs that countries have put on U.S. exports. Among the products the U.S. has targeted are aluminum, steel and goods made from those metals, vehicles and their components and computer parts. The retaliation has hit U.S. makers of food and farm products, alcoholic beverages and boats and other vehicles. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
July 11, 2018 - 6:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers went on record Wednesday to express their frustration with the Trump administration's growing use of tariffs as the Senate passed a nonbinding resolution designed to give Congress more say about trade penalties imposed in the name of national security. The measure, which...
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July 11, 2018 - 6:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' fight over President Donald Trump's now abandoned policy of separating migrant families stirred anew Wednesday, drawing fresh attention to an issue that has divided Republicans and that Democrats hope will propel voters their way in the midterm elections. The battling at...
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President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their bilateral meeting, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 11, 2018 - 6:04 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Under fire for his warm embrace of Russia's Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump jolted the NATO summit Wednesday by turning a spotlight on Germany's ties to Russia and openly questioning the value of the military alliance that has defined American foreign policy for decades...
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Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, following declines in Europe and Asia, after Washington threatened to expand tariffs on Beijing and China said it would retaliate. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 11, 2018 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Global stock indexes sank Wednesday after the Trump administration released a list of $200 billion in goods that could be hit with tariffs and China said it would retaliate. The dollar spiked and big exporters plunged. Companies that sell computer chips, oil, basic materials and...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 21, 2018, file photo, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks alongside a group of other U.S. mayors during a news conference outside a holding facility for immigrant children in Tornillo, Texas, near the Mexico border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is alleging that de Blasio illegally crossed from Mexico into the U.S. while visiting the El Paso, Texas, area in June, an accusation the mayor’s office flatly denies. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File)
July 11, 2018 - 3:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his security detail violated both Mexican and U.S. immigration laws by crossing the border on foot during a visit near El Paso, Texas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection alleges in a letter obtained by The Associated Press. The mayor on...
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Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, following declines in Europe and Asia, after Washington threatened to expand tariffs on Beijing and China said it would retaliate. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 11, 2018 - 3:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Global stock indexes are sinking Wednesday after the Trump administration released a list of $200 billion in goods that could be hit with tariffs and China said it would retaliate. The dollar is climbing and oil prices are plunging. Industrial and materials companies are also...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 21, 2018, file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio looks through a closed gate at the Port of Entry facility, in Fabens, Texas, where tent shelters are being used to house separated family members. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is alleging that de Blasio illegally crossed from Mexico into the U.S. while visiting the El Paso, Texas, area in June, an accusation the mayor’s office flatly denies. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
July 11, 2018 - 3:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 3:30 p.m. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says allegations that he and his security detail illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border last month are "absolutely ridiculous." De Blasio...
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