Government policy

In this photo released Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, second from right, and his wife Peng Liyuan, right, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, second from left, and his wife Ri Sol Ju, left, pose for a photo at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The Chinese government confirmed Wednesday that North Korea's reclusive leader Kim went to Beijing and met with Chinese President Xi in his first known trip to a foreign country since he took power in 2011. (Ju Peng/Xinhua via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 11:55 pm
BEIJING (AP) — North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping sought to portray strong ties between the long-time allies despite a recent chill as both countries on Wednesday confirmed Kim's secret trip to Beijing this week. The visit highlights Beijing and Pyongyang's...
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A small group of sanctuary state supporters gather outside the Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting in Santa Ana, Calif., as they prepare to discuss joining a DOJ lawsuit against the state of California on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 9:10 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — In a dramatic one-two punch, leaders in California's Orange County voted Tuesday to condemn the state's sanctuary law that limits police cooperation with federal immigration authorities and to join a Trump administration lawsuit that seeks to overturn it. The all-Republican...
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March 27, 2018 - 9:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday it has widened U.S. access to South Korea's car market while providing American manufacturers protection from South Korean imports. The United States and South Korea have reached an agreement to overhaul the six-year-old U.S.-Korea Free Trade...
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A small group of sanctuary state supporters gather outside the Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting in Santa Ana, Calif., as they prepare to discuss joining a DOJ lawsuit against the state of California on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 6:52 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of Orange County, California, voted Tuesday to join a Trump administration lawsuit against the state over its law aimed at protecting immigrants from stepped-up deportations. The all-Republican Board of Supervisors in the county of 3.2 million people made the...
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March 27, 2018 - 6:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran evade U.S. economic sanctions deserves a lenient sentence because he at most had a small role "in someone else's mammoth plot," his lawyers said. Mehmet Hakan Atilla, 47, who is facing sentencing on April 11, made the appeal to a New York...
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A small group of sanctuary state supporters gather outside the Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting in Santa Ana, Calif., as they prepare to discuss joining a DOJ lawsuit against the state of California on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 5:54 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of Orange County, California, voted Tuesday to join a Trump administration lawsuit against the state over its law aimed at protecting immigrants from stepped-up deportations. The all-Republican Board of Supervisors in the county of 3.2 million people made the...
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The Orange County board of supervisors gather during a meeting in Santa Ana, Calif. on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Orange County is considering two proposals to fight back against California's so-called sanctuary law for immigrants. The backlash to the state's effort to protect immigrants from stepped up deportations under the Trump administration comes a week after a small city voted to seek to exempt itself from the law. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)
March 27, 2018 - 5:40 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a proposal for Orange County to join a lawsuit over California's so-called sanctuary law (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Leaders in Orange County, California, have voted to join a U.S. government lawsuit against the state over its so-called sanctuary law for...
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Salvador G. Sarmiento, center, speaks during an Immigrant advocates rally outside the Orange County Board of Supervisors' meeting room in Santa Ana, Calif., Tuesday, March 27, 2018, to protest a proposal to join a U.S. government lawsuit against California over the state's so-called sanctuary law. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)
March 27, 2018 - 4:16 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of Orange County, California, planned Tuesday to consider fighting a state law aimed at protecting immigrants from stepped-up deportations under the Trump administration. The backlash to California's so-called sanctuary law comes a week after the small city of Los...
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In this March 23, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington. A growing American economy and passage of a Republican tax overhaul appear to be helping Trump lift his approval ratings from historic lows. That’s according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Trump still remains unpopular with the majority of Americans, 58 percent. But the 42 percent who say they now approve of the job he’s doing as president is up seven points from a month ago. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 27, 2018 - 1:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing American economy and passage of a Republican tax overhaul appear to be helping President Donald Trump lift his approval ratings from historic lows, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Trump remains unpopular with the...
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In this March 23, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington. A growing American economy and passage of a Republican tax overhaul appear to be helping Trump lift his approval ratings from historic lows. That’s according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Trump still remains unpopular with the majority of Americans, 58 percent. But the 42 percent who say they now approve of the job he’s doing as president is up seven points from a month ago. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 27, 2018 - 8:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing American economy and passage of a Republican tax overhaul appear to be helping President Donald Trump lift his approval ratings from historic lows, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Trump remains unpopular with the...
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