Government policy

In this Feb. 5, 2019 photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., arrives for President Donald Trump's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 11, 2019 - 1:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful House chairman is warning members of his panel that anti-Semitism will not be tolerated after a freshman member sparked a bipartisan backlash to a tweet criticizing an American organization that supports Israel. Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel in a...
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Commuters walk past the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier is urging Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May to spell out how she plans to win over Parliament less than two months before Britain leaves. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
February 11, 2019 - 12:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's plans to leave the European Union (all times local): 5:05 p.m. The British government has agreed to allow citizens of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein already living in Britain to remain after Brexit even if the country leaves the European Union without a deal...
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Iranians attend a rally marking the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Hundreds of thousands of Iranians poured out onto the streets of Tehran and other cities and towns across the country, marking the date 40 years ago that is considered victory day in the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
February 11, 2019 - 11:56 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Waving Iranian flags, chanting "Death to America" and burning U.S. and Israeli flags, hundreds of thousands of people poured out onto the streets across Iran on Monday, marking the date that's considered victory day in the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution. On Feb. 11 that year...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, center, walk to their meeting at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
February 11, 2019 - 10:25 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's plans to leave the European Union (all times local): 3:00 p.m. Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel says the U.K. is a "disunited kingdom" where pro-Brexit politicians lack ideas and courage. With the country's March 29 date for leaving the European Union...
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Swiss Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin, center, British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox, left, and Liechtenstein's Foreign Minister Aurelia Frick, right, shake hands after signing a trade agreement in Bern, Switzerland, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Parmelin and Fox signed a bilateral trade agreement regulating relations between the two countries after the Brexit. Because of the customs treaty with Switzerland, the agreement also applies to Liechtenstein. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)
February 11, 2019 - 10:09 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May sought a compromise Monday with opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn in hopes of securing his backing for a divorce deal with the European Union. The political maneuvering comes amid strong signs that uncertainty over Brexit is already clamping down on...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, center, walk to their meeting at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
February 11, 2019 - 9:45 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's plans to leave the European Union (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The European Union's Brexit negotiator is urging Prime Minister Theresa May to spell out how she plans to win over Parliament less than two months before Britain leaves. Michel Barnier said Monday...
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FILE- In this Jan. 2, 2019, file photo White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington. Budget negotiators will meet Monday to revive talks over border security issues that are central to legislation to prevent key parts of the government from shutting down on Saturday, but an air of pessimism remains after talks broke down over the weekend. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 11, 2019 - 9:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Budget negotiators will meet Monday to revive talks over border security issues that are central to legislation to prevent key parts of the government from shutting down on Saturday, but an air of pessimism remains after talks broke down over the weekend. They collapsed over...
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Swiss Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin, right, and British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox, left, react after signing a trade agreement in Bern, Switzerland, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Parmelin and Fox signed a bilateral trade agreement regulating relations between the two countries after the Brexit. Because of the customs treaty with Switzerland, the agreement also applies to Liechtenstein. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)
February 11, 2019 - 9:05 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's plans to leave the European Union (all times local): 2 p.m. In its last full-year as a member of the European Union, Britain recorded a record trade deficit with the bloc. The Office for National Statistics said the country's trade in goods deficit with EU...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2017 file photo, Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington. Budget negotiators will meet Monday to revive talks over border security issues that are central to legislation to prevent key parts of the government from shutting down on Saturday, but an air of pessimism remains after talks broke down over the weekend. House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth, D-Ky., countered by saying on the same show, "The numbers are all over the place." "I think the big problem here is this has become pretty much an ego negotiation," Yarmuth added. "And this really isn't over substance." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
February 11, 2019 - 8:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Budget negotiators will meet Monday to revive talks over border security issues that are central to legislation to prevent key parts of the government from shutting down on Saturday, but an air of pessimism remains after talks broke down over the weekend. They collapsed over...
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FILE- In this July 11, 2018, file photo Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and Director of the Office of Management, listens during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney isn’t setting any lofty goals for this weekend’s meeting with a bipartisan mix of legislators at Camp David, but he is trying to build relationships across the aisle. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
February 11, 2019 - 8:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Budget negotiators will meet Monday to revive talks over border security issues that are central to legislation to prevent key parts of the government from shutting down on Saturday, but an air of pessimism remains after talks broke down over the weekend. They collapsed over...
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