National budgets

Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez is surrounded by photographers in the parliament after a motion of no confidence vote at the Spanish parliament in Madrid, Friday, June 1, 2018. Opposition Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez has won the vote to replace Mariano Rajoy as prime minister, in the first ouster of a serving Spanish leader by parliament in four decades of democracy. (Emilio Naranjo/Pool Photo via AP)
June 01, 2018 - 5:02 pm
MADRID (AP) — Prime Minister-elect Pedro Sanchez vowed Friday to root out the corruption that helped bring down Spain's outgoing conservative government and pledged to help people affected by years of public spending cuts under his predecessor, Mariano Rajoy. Minutes after narrowly winning a no-...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2017, file photo, the Capitol Dome is seen at dawn in Washington. The Senate has kicked off its annual attempt to pass government funding bills. Success is hardly assured, but President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill, and he insists that he'll get full funding for his border wall. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 27, 2018 - 8:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk. After a brief...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2017, file photo, the Capitol Dome is seen at dawn in Washington. The Senate has kicked off its annual attempt to pass government funding bills. Success is hardly assured, but President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill, and he insists that he'll get full funding for his border wall. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 27, 2018 - 8:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk. After a brief...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2017, file photo, the Capitol Dome is seen at dawn in Washington. The Senate has kicked off its annual attempt to pass government funding bills. Success is hardly assured, but President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill, and he insists that he'll get full funding for his border wall. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 27, 2018 - 8:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he'll never sign another $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties is this: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk. After a brief...
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May 23, 2018 - 10:59 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain's parliament is set to pass the national budget proposal for 2018 on Wednesday, giving the government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy some breathing space as it battles Catalan separatism. Basque nationalist lawmakers have made a last-minute U-turn on their earlier promise not...
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May 15, 2018 - 9:33 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 0.6 percent in the quarter through March, as private investment and public spending declined, according to Cabinet Office data released Wednesday. Japan's gross domestic product — the value of a nation's goods and services — dipped on-...
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May 10, 2018 - 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government swung to a surplus of $214.3 billion in April, primarily reflecting the revenue from that month's annual tax filing deadline. The Treasury Department reported Thursday that last month's surplus increased 17.4 percent from a year ago. The April surplus...
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Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison addresses reporters outside Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Morrison is expected to release spending plans with a focus on winning votes at an election due within a year. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
May 08, 2018 - 6:39 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's government said Tuesday it has turned a corner on mounting debt, proposing a plan to give tax cuts to most Australians while balancing the books within two years. Treasurer Scott Morrison revealed to Parliament on Tuesday his third annual budget and his last...
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Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison addresses reporters outside Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Morrison is expected to release spending plans with a focus on winning votes at an election due within a year. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
May 08, 2018 - 6:21 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's government says it has turned a corner on mounting debt and has proposed a plan to give tax cuts to most Australians while balancing the books within two years. Treasurer Scott Morrison revealed to Parliament on Tuesday his third annual budget and his last...
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May 07, 2018 - 5:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is unveiling a multibillion-dollar roster of proposed spending cuts but is leaving this year's $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill alone. The White House said it is sending the so-called rescissions package to lawmakers Tuesday. Two administration...
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