National governments

FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a container ship waits to be unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. Economists project that the U.S. economy's rate of growth slowed in the last three months of 2017. On Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2017, the Commerce Department issues the second of three estimates of how the U.S. economy performed in the October-December quarter. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
February 28, 2018 - 11:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth was revised down slightly to a still-solid 2.5 percent annual rate in the final three months of last year, as business spent less on investment and restocking shelves than the government had previously estimated. The fourth quarter advance in the gross...
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FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a container ship waits to be unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. Economists project that the U.S. economy's rate of growth slowed in the last three months of 2017. On Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2017, the Commerce Department issues the second of three estimates of how the U.S. economy performed in the October-December quarter. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
February 28, 2018 - 9:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth was revised down slightly to a still-solid 2.5 percent rate in the final three months of last year, as a jump in consumer spending was not quite as strong as first thought. The Commerce Department says the fourth quarter advance in the gross domestic product,...
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Candles placed at the Marian column in Nitra, Slovakia, in honor of the former students Jan Kuciak and Martina Kusnirova Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018. The bodies of 27-year-old Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova, right and left, rear, were found Sunday evening in their house in the town of Velka Maca, east of the capital, Bratislava.(Milan Ivanic/TASR via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 8:47 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — An investigative journalist shot dead in Slovakia last week was working on a story about the activities of Italian mafia in his country and their links to people close to Prime Minister Robert Fico. Jan Kuciak's Aktuality.sk news website published his last, unfinished...
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February 28, 2018 - 8:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hailing a legal victory for his promised border wall, but says sections in California will not built "until the whole Wall is approved." Trump tweeted Wednesday: "I have decided that sections of the Wall that California wants built NOW will not be built...
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White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, one of President Trump's closest aides and advisers, arrives to meet behind closed doors with the House Intelligence Committee, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 28, 2018 - 7:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House communications director Hope Hicks acknowledged to a House intelligence panel that she has occasionally told "white lies" for President Donald Trump but has not lied about anything relevant to the Russia investigation, according to those present for Hicks' closed-door...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno answers a reporter's questions in Manila, Philippines. A spokesman for the chief justice on the Philippine Supreme Court said she expects to be impeached by the House of Representatives in March, 2018 and will go on indefinite leave to prepare for the trial. Maria Lourdes Sereno will start her leave Thursday, March 1, 2018 but is confident of being cleared of any wrongdoing during the impeachment trial. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
February 28, 2018 - 5:45 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court's chief justice — who has drawn the ire of President Rodrigo Duterte — expects to be impeached by the House next month and will go on leave to prepare for the trial she's confident of winning, her spokesman said Wednesday. International rights...
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White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, one of President Trump's closest aides and advisers, arrives to meet behind closed doors with the House Intelligence Committee, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 28, 2018 - 5:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's longtime aide Hope Hicks declined to answer questions about her time in the White House during a nine-hour, closed-door interview with the House intelligence committee, saying she was advised not to. The panel is investigating Russian interference in the...
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White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, one of President Trump's closest aides and advisers, arrives to meet behind closed doors with the House Intelligence Committee, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 28, 2018 - 3:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's longtime aide Hope Hicks declined to answer questions about her time in the White House during a nine-hour, closed-door interview with the House intelligence committee, saying she was advised not to. The panel is investigating Russian interference in the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno answers a reporter's questions in Manila, Philippines. A spokesman for the chief justice on the Philippine Supreme Court said she expects to be impeached by the House of Representatives in March, 2018 and will go on indefinite leave to prepare for the trial. Maria Lourdes Sereno will start her leave Thursday, March 1, 2018 but is confident of being cleared of any wrongdoing during the impeachment trial. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
February 28, 2018 - 2:19 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court's chief justice — who has drawn the ire of President Rodrigo Duterte — expects to be impeached by the House next month and will go on leave to prepare for the trial she's confident of winning, her spokesman said Wednesday. International rights...
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White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, one of President Trump's closest aides and advisers, arrives to meet behind closed doors with the House Intelligence Committee, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 28, 2018 - 1:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's longtime aide Hope Hicks declined to answer questions about her time in the White House during a nine-hour, closed-door interview with the House intelligence committee, saying she was advised not to. The panel is investigating Russian interference in the...
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