National governments

German Chancellor and party chairwoman Angela Merkel waves during the party convention of the Christian Democratic Union CDU in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. The delegates came together to decide on the coalition agreement on forming a new German government. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
February 26, 2018 - 11:06 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel rallied her party Monday behind a proposed new government with the center-left Social Democrats, receiving overwhelming support from delegates for a coalition deal she said speaks directly to her Christian Democratic Union's core themes of family,...
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FILE- In this Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump delivers remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference in Oxon Hill, Md. Trump is expressing frustration with an immigration program that he says lets other countries nominate undesirable citizens for emigration to the U.S. That path to coming to the U.S. does not exist. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 26, 2018 - 11:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Trump administration's highly unusual bid to bypass a federals appeals court and get the justices to intervene in the fate of a program that protects hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The decision affecting "...
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February 26, 2018 - 10:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York federal appeals court says U.S. anti-discrimination law protects employees from being fired due to sexual orientation. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday. The decision stemmed from a rare meeting of the full appeals court, which decided to go against its...
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German Chancellor and party chairwoman Angela Merkel waves during the party convention of the Christian Democratic Union CDU in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. The delegates came together to decide on the coalition agreement on forming a new German government. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
February 26, 2018 - 10:22 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel rallied her party Monday to overwhelmingly back a deal to form a new coalition government with the center-left Social Democrats, touting a series of policies to help families and bolster law and order. Of around 1,000 delegates at a convention in Berlin...
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February 26, 2018 - 9:58 am
LONDON (AP) — A London man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for terrorism offenses after an investigation that started with a complaint about a Facebook message. Mohammed Kamal Hussain was sentenced in Kingston Crown Court Monday after being found guilty of encouraging terrorism and...
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February 26, 2018 - 9:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a man sentenced to death for killing an Alabama police officer but who lawyers say now can't remember the 1985 murder. The court agreed Monday to hear arguments in the case of Vernon Madison. Madison had been scheduled to be...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington, at sunset. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that could deal a painful financial blow to organized labor. All eyes will be on Justice Neil Gorsuch on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, when the court takes up a challenge to an Illinois law that allows unions representing government employees to collect fees from workers who choose not to join. The unions say the outcome could affect more than 5 million government workers in 24 states and the District of Columbia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
February 26, 2018 - 9:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting the Trump administration's highly unusual bid to get the justices to intervene in the controversy over protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants. The justices on Monday refused to take up the administration's appeal of a lower court...
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February 26, 2018 - 9:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting the Trump administration's highly unusual bid to get the justices to intervene in the controversy over protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants. The justices on Monday refused to take up the administration's appeal of a lower court...
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February 26, 2018 - 6:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that could deal a painful financial blow to organized labor. All eyes will be on Justice Neil Gorsuch Monday when the court takes up a challenge to an Illinois law that allows unions representing government employees to collect fees...
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February 26, 2018 - 6:32 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says the tax overhaul Congress passed last year will provide a "huge tailwind" for American business. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway reported a $29 billion paper gain on far-reaching changes to the U.S. tax code, and the conglomerate will benefit from a...
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