Government policy

Kashmiri villagers and Indian army soldiers gather near the wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed in Budgam area, outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Feb.27, 2019. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
February 27, 2019 - 3:33 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on escalating India-Pakistan tensions (all times local): 1:30 a.m. Pakistan's ambassador to the United States says that the lack of U.S. condemnation for an Indian airstrike inside his country is seen by his government as having increased tensions between the two...
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Britain's main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, centre right, stands to talk to lawmakers inside parliament, London, Wednesday Feb. 27, 2019. Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Wednesday that Britain will leave the European Union on schedule next month, amid signs that her promise to give Parliament a vote on delaying Brexit was boosting support for her unpopular EU divorce deal. (Mark Duffy/UK Parliament via AP)
February 27, 2019 - 2:25 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Britain struck a trade deal Wednesday for a post-Brexit world, obtaining approval from other World Trade Organization members to stay part of a competitive market for lucrative government contracts after the country leaves the European Union. The agreement allows Britain to retain its...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018 photo, a lobster walks into a lobster trap on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean off Biddeford, Maine. Preliminary data from the federal government shows U.S. lobster exports to China held steady during the year despite tariffs imposed during trade hostilities between the two countries. China is one of the biggest buyers of American lobster, which is hauled to the shore mostly in the New England states and Canada. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
February 27, 2019 - 12:42 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — America is still sending millions of pounds of lobster to China, but members of the seafood industry remain on edge about the future of the United States' relationship with one of its most important customers. The U.S. exported more than 17.6 million pounds (8 million...
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Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell gestures while speaking before the House Committee on Financial Services hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 27, 2019 - 12:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's testimony to the Congress (all times local): ___ 11:40 a.m. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that the Fed is making its decisions on interest rates based on "our best thinking" and not political considerations...
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President Donald Trump has dinner with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Hanoi. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 27, 2019 - 10:03 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 10 p.m. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon) feasted on shrimp cocktail, grilled sirloin and chocolate lava cake at their dinner in...
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February 27, 2019 - 9:43 am
NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) — A proposed $2 billion wind farm planned for federal waters off Martha's Vineyard has received key approval from Rhode Island regulators. The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council in a unanimous vote Tuesday determined that the project is consistent with state...
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People gather outside Metropole Hotel where U.S President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will have dinner in Hanoi, Vietnam, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. The second summit between U.S President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place in Hanoi on Feb. 27 and 28. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
February 27, 2019 - 9:16 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 9 p.m. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have wrapped up an evening of meetings in Vietnam after just over two hours. Trump departed the...
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People gather outside Metropole Hotel where U.S President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will have dinner in Hanoi, Vietnam, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. The second summit between U.S President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place in Hanoi on Feb. 27 and 28. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
February 27, 2019 - 7:56 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The White House is restricting press access to President Donald Trump's summit in Vietnam with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Four print reporters, including...
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Students of Vinfast Training Center holding Vietnam and North Korea national flags as they prepare for the arrival of a senior North Korean delegation at VinFast, an automotive startup manufacturer in Hai Phong, Vietnam Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. As North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepared for his second summit with President Donald Trump, top members of his delegation made a whirlwind tour of one of Vietnam’s most successful conglomerates. (AP Photo/Minh Hoang)
February 27, 2019 - 7:11 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Senior members of North Korea's delegation to Hanoi for Kim Jong Un's summit with President Donald Trump took a side trip Wednesday to visit one of Vietnam's most successful conglomerates. Kim has several senior foreign and economic advisers with him in Hanoi and gleaning...
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Police officers stand guard outside Metropole hotel where U.S President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are scheduled to have dinner in Hanoi, Vietnam, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. The second summit between U.S President Trump and North Korean leader Kim will take place in Hanoi on Feb. 27 and 28. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
February 27, 2019 - 7:02 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local): 7 p.m. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are striking a positive tone as they begin their second summit in Vietnam. Trump says, "I...
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