Elections

March 24, 2017 - 3:13 pm
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL White House no longer confident WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is no longer expressing confidence that the upcoming House vote on health care will be successful. Instead, spokesman Sean Spicer says President Donald Trump is confident that the White House has done "every...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017 file photo, French President Francois Hollande, left ,talks with Francois Fillon, the conservative candidate for the French presidential elections, during the annual dinner of the Representative Council of France's Jewish Associations (CRIF) in Paris. Hollande is vigorously denouncing suggestions by conservative presidential hopeful Fillon that Hollande has a "cabinet noir" to discredit political rivals. (Christophe Petit Tesson/ Pool via AP, File)
March 24, 2017 - 3:13 pm
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande on Friday vigorously denounced suggestions by the conservative presidential hopeful that Hollande is trying to discredit political rivals behind the scenes by using dirty tricks. The clash between the Socialist Hollande and the right-wing Francois...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017 file photo, French President Francois Hollande, left ,talks with Francois Fillon, the conservative candidate for the French presidential elections, during the annual dinner of the Representative Council of France's Jewish Associations (CRIF) in Paris. Hollande is vigorously denouncing suggestions by conservative presidential hopeful Fillon that Hollande has a "cabinet noir" to discredit political rivals. (Christophe Petit Tesson/ Pool via AP, File)
March 24, 2017 - 3:08 pm
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande on Friday vigorously denounced suggestions by the conservative presidential hopeful that Hollande is trying to discredit political rivals behind the scenes by using dirty tricks. The clash between the Socialist Hollande and the right-wing Francois...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 24, 2017. Le Pen has made multiple visits to Russia, as have her father, niece and other members of the National Front, often meeting with Russian legislators. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
March 24, 2017 - 3:05 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin made his preferences in the French presidential election clear Friday by hosting far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin, but analysts are skeptical about Russia's ability to sway the outcome of the vote. Embracing Le Pen is part of Russia's...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. leaves the White House in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017, after meeting with President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 24, 2017 - 2:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans' long-promised effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" was in serious trouble Friday ahead of a do-or-die vote demanded by President Donald Trump. Short of support, Speaker Paul Ryan met with Trump at the White House to discuss how to go forward. The outcome was...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 24, 2017. Le Pen has made multiple visits to Russia, as have her father, niece and other members of the National Front, often meeting with Russian legislators. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
March 24, 2017 - 2:19 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin made his preferences in the French presidential election clear Friday by hosting far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin, but analysts are skeptical about Russia's ability to sway the outcome of the vote. Embracing Le Pen is part of Russia's...
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017. Nunes said Friday that Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump, volunteered to be interviewed by committee members. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 24, 2017 - 12:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, a key figure in investigations into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, has volunteered to be questioned by lawmakers as part of a House probe of the Kremlin's alleged meddling in the 2016 election. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif.,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017 file photo, French President Francois Hollande, left ,talks with Francois Fillon, the conservative candidate for the French presidential elections, during the annual dinner of the Representative Council of France's Jewish Associations (CRIF) in Paris. Hollande is vigorously denouncing suggestions by conservative presidential hopeful Fillon that Hollande has a "cabinet noir" to discredit political rivals. (Christophe Petit Tesson/ Pool via AP, File)
March 24, 2017 - 9:50 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande on Friday vigorously denounced suggestions by the conservative presidential hopeful that he is trying to discredit political rivals behind the scenes by using dirty tricks. The clash between the Socialist Hollande and right-wing Francois Fillon...
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March 24, 2017 - 9:34 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers are revising controversial redistricting plans, but public opposition remains strong. A Senate committee approved replacement district maps early Friday that removed four of the initial nine proposed changes. It will need to be approved by both chambers before...
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A worker walks across an asparagus field near Dormagen, Germany, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The fields,covered by plastic foil, allow an early growth and a quick ripening. (Federico Gambarini/dpa via AP)
March 24, 2017 - 7:00 am
LONDON (AP) — Businesses across the 19-country eurozone, and particularly in France, are increasingly upbeat and hiring more people despite big uncertainties — including France's high-stakes presidential election. A closely watched survey of some 5,000 companies indicates that business activity is...
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