Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Politics

In this July 27, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, walks onstage as Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., center, points to him while Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., watches as they speak to reporters at the Capitol as the Republican-controlled Senate were unable to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" because of opposition and wavering within the GOP ranks, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

BY ERICA WERNER and ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain’s opposition to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law has dealt a likely ...
In this Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump walks from Marine One across the South Lawn to the White House in Washington.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing the next steps of his controversial travel ban — a move that could include restrictions on travelers from additional countries. Trump’s ban ...
In this Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event on the eve of this week's Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain.

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY and TOM LOBIANCO NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is slowly acknowledging the outsized — if unintended — role it played in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. Bowing ...
First lady Melania Trump participates in an harvesting and planting event with the Boys and Girls Club of Washington in the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Washington.

BY LAURIE KELLMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump, gardener. The former model and Manhattanite traded her stilettos for sneakers Friday to plant, harvest and wash vegetables in the ...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe walks to his seat at a luncheon with President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York.

BY MATTHEW PENNINGTON and JONATHAN LEMIRE NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has added economic sanctions to his fiery military threats against North Korea, and renewed his rhetorical offensive ...
In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, photo distributed on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers a statement in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations, in Pyongyang, North Korea.

BY FOSTER KLUG SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a “mentally deranged ...
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos talks with students during a high school football game between Eastern Hancock and Knightstown, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Charlottesville, Ind.

BY MARIA DANILOVA WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions allowing universities to decide which ...
In this Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, solar tech Joshua Valdez, left, and senior plant manager Tim Wisdom walk past solar panels at a Pacific Gas and Electric Solar Plant, in Dixon, Calif.

BY MATTHEW DALY WASHINGTON (AP) — Cheap solar panels imported from China and other countries have led to a boom in the U.S. solar industry, where rooftop and other installations ...
In this March 8, 2015, file photo, Jimmy Kimmel arrives at the 32nd Annual Paleyfest : "Scandal" held at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — Who’s right — President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel? None of them have really captured the complexity of ...
This July 21, 2012, file photo shows Equifax Inc., offices in Atlanta.

BY KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it’s unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed ...
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