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President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremonial swearing in for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the State Department, Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 02, 2018 - 2:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Legal precedents suggest President Donald Trump could be forced to testify. The question was tested during Watergate, when Supreme Court justices held unanimously that a president could be compelled to comply with a subpoena for tapes and documents. After the ruling, President...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, accompanied by President Donald Trump, speaks during a ceremonial swearing in at the State Department, Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 02, 2018 - 1:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to hit reset at the State Department on the eve of a critical decision on the Iran nuclear deal and a potential summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump made his first visit to the department on Wednesday for the ceremonial swearing-in of...
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President Donald Trump applauds Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during a ceremonial swearing in at the State Department, Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Washington. From left, Pompeo, his son Nicholas Pompeo, his wife Susan Pompeo, Trump, and Vice President Mike Pence. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 02, 2018 - 12:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. faces an "unprecedented opportunity" on the Korean peninsula as President Donald Trump prepares to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un...
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May 02, 2018 - 10:00 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican lawmakers with control of the Iowa statehouse fast-tracked a bill early Wednesday that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually around six weeks of pregnancy, sending what could be the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation to...
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May 02, 2018 - 9:20 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican lawmakers with control of the Iowa statehouse fast-tracked a bill early Wednesday that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually around six weeks of pregnancy, sending what could be the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation to...
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May 01, 2018 - 6:30 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and six other states are suing to end once and for all a program that would protect some young immigrants from deportation. The lawsuit announced Tuesday comes a week after a federal judge in Washington ordered the Trump administration to resume the Deferred Action for...
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Daniel Ramirez Medina, right, walks with a man identified as his brother following a hearing in U.S. District Court in Seattle on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Ramirez is asking U.S. District Judge Ricardo S. Martinez to block the government from revoking his participation in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows those brought to the U.S. illegally as children to remain in the country to work or study. (AP Photo/Gene Johnson)
May 01, 2018 - 5:39 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge said Tuesday the government cannot immediately revoke a Mexican man's enrollment in a program designed to protect those brought to the United States illegally as children, saying he wants more information from lawyers before he issues a preliminary ruling. Daniel...
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May 01, 2018 - 4:59 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and six other states are suing to end once and for all a program that would protect some young immigrants from deportation. The lawsuit announced Tuesday comes a week after a federal judge in Washington ordered the Trump administration to resume the Deferred Action for...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge says an appeals court can decide if presidential campaign statements can be used to prove racial animus led to a decision to end a program sparing many young immigrants from deportation. U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis said Monday the Manhattan federal appeals...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2018, file photo, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson leaves the federal courthouse, in Washington. The U.S. government pleaded its case Monday, April 30, for blocking AT&T from absorbing Time Warner, saying it would hurt consumers as a big antitrust trial crept toward its end and a decision by a federal judge. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
April 30, 2018 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government pleaded its case Monday for blocking AT&T from absorbing Time Warner, saying the combination would hurt consumers. In the landmark antitrust trial's last day in federal court, lead Justice Department attorney Craig Conrath argued that the $85 billion...
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