Government policy

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 10, 2019 - 2:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bargainers clashed Sunday over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain, tossing a new hurdle before negotiators hoping to strike a border security compromise for Congress to pass this coming week. The White House wouldn't rule out a renewed partial...
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his annual "State of Hungary" speech in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. The inscription reads: "For us Hungary is the first!"
February 10, 2019 - 1:33 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's government is greatly increasing financial aid and subsidies for families with several children, the country's prime minister said Sunday. The measures announced by Viktor Orban during his "state of the nation" speech are meant to encourage women to have more...
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his annual "State of Hungary" speech in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. The inscription reads: "For us Hungary is the first!"
February 10, 2019 - 1:21 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's government is greatly increasing financial aid and subsidies for families with several children, the country's prime minister said Sunday. The measures announced by Viktor Orban during his "state of the nation" speech are meant to encourage women to have more...
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his annual "State of Hungary" speech in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. The inscription reads: "For us Hungary is the first!"
February 10, 2019 - 11:02 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's anti-immigration prime minister says the government is greatly increasing financial aid and subsidies for families with several children. The measures announced Sunday by Prime Minister Viktor Orban during his "state of the nation" speech are meant to encourage...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 file photo, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer speaks during an inauguration ceremony for the new Attorney General of New York, Letitia James, in New York. The Senate's top Democrat is introducing legislation to sanction traffickers who export fentanyl into the United States. Schumer will announce the Fentanyl Sanctions Act on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
February 10, 2019 - 2:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat is introducing legislation to "hold China accountable" and sanction laboratories and other traffickers who export fentanyl to the United States. The bill, which will be introduced by Sen. Charles Schumer, of New York later this week, is likely to add to...
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February 10, 2019 - 2:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat is introducing legislation to sanction traffickers who export fentanyl into the United States. Sen. Charles Schumer will announce the Fentanyl Sanctions Act on Sunday in New York. He says the legislation aims to "hold China accountable." U.S. officials...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 near Paris, Christophe Chalencon, 5th from right, one of the leading figures of the yellow vest movement, poses for a group photo with yellow vests' members and Italy's Five-Star Movements' leaders Luigi Di Maio, 4th from right, and Alessandro Di Battista, 6th from left. France kept up pressure on Italy Friday amid their biggest diplomatic spat since World War II, as business leaders from both countries appealed to their leaders to restore calm. The main trigger for the crisis appeared to be Di Maio's meeting in a Paris suburb this week with members of the yellow vest movement seeking seats in the European Parliament. (Five-Star Movement via AP)
February 08, 2019 - 12:13 pm
PARIS (AP) — France's pro-EU government and Italy's populist leaders sparred anew Friday, as business giants from both countries appealed for calm amid the neighbors' biggest diplomatic spat since World War II. France said the stunning recall of its ambassador to Italy was a temporary move — but an...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2019, file photo, a view of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. Borrowing a word from Democrats, a new White House report says changes made to the Affordable Care Act under President Donald Trump didn’t amount to “sabotage.” (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 08, 2019 - 11:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report from the White House tries to shift the Trump administration's combative rhetoric on health care, suggesting changes to the Affordable Care Act under President Donald Trump do not fundamentally undermine the health law. The Council of Economic Advisers report ,...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 near Paris, Christophe Chalencon, 5th from right, one of the leading figures of the yellow vest movement, poses for a group photo with yellow vests' members and Italy's Five-Star Movements' leaders Luigi Di Maio, 4th from right, and Alessandro Di Battista, 6th from left. France kept up pressure on Italy Friday amid their biggest diplomatic spat since World War II, as business leaders from both countries appealed to their leaders to restore calm. The main trigger for the crisis appeared to be Di Maio's meeting in a Paris suburb this week with members of the yellow vest movement seeking seats in the European Parliament. (Five-Star Movement via AP)
February 08, 2019 - 10:19 am
PARIS (AP) — France's pro-EU government and Italy's populist leaders sparred anew Friday, as business giants from both countries appealed for calm amid the neighbors' biggest diplomatic spat since World War II. France said the stunning recall of its ambassador to Italy was a temporary move — but an...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2019, file photo, a view of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. Borrowing a word from Democrats, a new White House report says changes made to the Affordable Care Act under President Donald Trump didn’t amount to “sabotage.” (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 08, 2019 - 7:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report from the White House tries to shift the Trump administration's combative rhetoric on health care, suggesting changes to the Affordable Care Act under President Donald Trump do not fundamentally undermine the health law. Due out Friday, the report from the Council of...
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