Military and defense

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with steel and aluminum executives in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Washington. From left, Roger Newport of AK Steel, John Ferriola of Nucor, Trump, Dave Burritt of U.S. Steel Corporation, and Tim Timkin of Timken Steel. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 01, 2018 - 12:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to protect vital American industries, President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports in response to what he called decades of unfair trade policies. Trump summoned steel and aluminum executives to the White House and told...
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March 01, 2018 - 12:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White says the Defense Department isn't surprised by Russian President Vladimir Putin's claims of new nuclear weapons. She says the U.S. military is prepared to defend the nation. Putin said that Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, LGBT rights activist Sarah McBride takes the stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Activist groups are turning to television ads to pressure the White House into allowing transgender people to keep serving in the military. McBride, Human Rights Campaign's spokeswoman, said it's a "critical window of time" to take the fight directly to the White House. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
March 01, 2018 - 11:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Activist groups are turning to television ads, including on President Donald Trump's go-to network, Fox News, to pressure the White House into allowing transgender people to keep serving in the military. Trump has pledged to ban transgender troops from serving. He'll be able to...
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In this Feb. 28, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump pauses during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington, with members of congress to discuss school and community safety. A White House official says President Donald Trump plans to announce Thursday whether he'll impose tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 01, 2018 - 11:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump summoned steel and aluminum executives to the White House on Thursday amid speculation he may impose tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports. Plans for Trump to make an announcement were thrown into doubt amid internal wrangling over the decision...
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March 01, 2018 - 10:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is hosting a summit to highlight Trump administration efforts to combat the opioid crisis. First lady Melania Trump is scheduled to open Thursday's event in the White House East Room. Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, will moderate a two...
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Journalists watch as Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Putin set a slew of ambitious economic goals, vowing to boost living standards, improve health care and education and build modern infrastructure in a state-of-the-nation address. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 01, 2018 - 9:36 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons that can't be intercepted, President Vladimir Putin declared Thursday, claiming a technological breakthrough that could dramatically increase Russia's military capability, boost the Kremlin's global position and also raise...
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March 01, 2018 - 9:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump planned to announce Thursday whether he'll impose tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports, a White House official said. Increased foreign production, especially by China, has driven down prices and hurt American producers, creating a situation the...
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March 01, 2018 - 9:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump planned to announce Thursday whether he'll impose tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports, a White House official said Thursday. Increased foreign production, especially by China, has driven down prices and hurt American producers, creating a...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, LGBT rights activist Sarah McBride takes the stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Activist groups are turning to television ads to pressure the White House into allowing transgender people to keep serving in the military. McBride, Human Rights Campaign's spokeswoman, said it's a "critical window of time" to take the fight directly to the White House. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
March 01, 2018 - 8:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Activist groups are turning to television ads, including on President Donald Trump's go-to network, Fox News, to pressure the White House into allowing transgender people to keep serving in the military. Trump has pledged to ban transgender troops from serving. He'll be able to...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Putin set a slew of ambitious economic goals, vowing to boost living standards, improve health care and education and build modern infrastructure in a state-of-the-nation address. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 7:29 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons that can't be intercepted, President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday, marking a technological breakthrough that could dramatically increase Russia's military capability, boost the Kremlin's global position and also raise...
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