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President Donald Trump greets Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi upon his arrival to the White House in Washington, Monday, March 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 20, 2017 - 3:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is preparing for his first meeting with Iraq's prime minister as the American leader shapes his policy for defeating the Islamic State group. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's first visit to Washington since Trump's inauguration comes before Trump hosts a 68-...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, House Paul Ryan, of Wis., speaks during a news conference at Republican National Committee Headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan said he will seek changes to a divisive GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people hard hit by the plan. A Congressional Budget Office analysis concluded that older people would likely pay higher premiums under the proposal to repeal and replace Barack Obama's health care law. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 19, 2017 - 10:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Days before a pivotal vote, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunday he will seek changes to a GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people. The new willingness to compromise was a bid for more support from moderate Republicans, who expressed continuing unease about the...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, House Paul Ryan, of Wis., speaks during a news conference at Republican National Committee Headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan said he will seek changes to a divisive GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people hard hit by the plan. A Congressional Budget Office analysis concluded that older people would likely pay higher premiums under the proposal to repeal and replace Barack Obama's health care law. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 19, 2017 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Days before a pivotal vote, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunday he will seek changes to a GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people. The new willingness to compromise was a bid for more support from moderate Republicans, who expressed continuing unease about the...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, House Paul Ryan, of Wis., speaks during a news conference at Republican National Committee Headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan said he will seek changes to a divisive GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people hard hit by the plan. A Congressional Budget Office analysis concluded that older people would likely pay higher premiums under the proposal to repeal and replace Barack Obama's health care law. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 19, 2017 - 12:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will seek changes to a divisive GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people hard hit by the plan. A Congressional Budget Office analysis last week concluded that older people would likely pay higher premiums under the proposal to...
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Lebanese anti-government protesters shout slogans as they wave Lebanese flags during a protest against new taxes in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, March 19, 2017. Thousands of demonstrators have descended on central Beirut to protest a broad tax hike they say is unfairly targeting the country's working classes. The Lebanese government is paralyzed over a budget proposal that would hike over a dozen tax rates to fund a salary hike for teachers and civil servants. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
March 19, 2017 - 11:21 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Demonstrators in downtown Beirut pelted Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's car with water bottles on Sunday as protests against new taxes and a stagnant public wage scale jolted the city. Hariri got out of his armored convoy behind the police line at the demonstration facing the...
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Lebanese anti-government protesters shout slogans as they wave Lebanese flags during a protest against new taxes in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, March 19, 2017. Thousands of demonstrators have descended on central Beirut to protest a broad tax hike they say is unfairly targeting the country's working classes. The Lebanese government is paralyzed over a budget proposal that would hike over a dozen tax rates to fund a salary hike for teachers and civil servants. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
March 19, 2017 - 9:12 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Demonstrators in downtown Beirut pelted Prime Minister Saad Hariri's car with water bottles on Sunday as protests against new taxes and a stagnant public wage scale gained force in the city. Hariri got out of his armored convoy behind the police line at the demonstration facing the...
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March 19, 2017 - 9:10 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers head into the final two weeks of the legislative session with a lot of unfinished business, including a state budget for the coming financial year. The General Assembly plans to adjourn on March 30, with only five days of floor votes scheduled. Lawmakers generally...
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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2017 file photo, Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks at the White House in Washington. The House GOP health care bill has competition from other Republicans, a group of governors who’ve made their own proposal about how to overhaul Medicaid for low-income people. They’re hoping GOP senators will find their ideas more persuasive. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 18, 2017 - 12:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House GOP health care bill has competition from other Republicans, a group of governors who've made their own proposal about how to overhaul Medicaid for low-income people. They're hoping GOP senators will find their ideas more persuasive. It's a gradual approach, with...
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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2017 file photo, Ohio Gov. John Kasich walks out of the White House in Washington. The House GOP health care bill has competition from other Republicans, a group of governors who’ve made their own proposal about how to overhaul Medicaid for low-income people. They’re hoping GOP senators will find their ideas more persuasive. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 18, 2017 - 8:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House GOP health care bill has competition from other Republicans, a group of governors who've made their own proposal about how to overhaul Medicaid for low-income people. They're hoping GOP senators will find their ideas more persuasive. It's a gradual approach, with...
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March 18, 2017 - 6:15 am
FRANCE-AIRPORT SHOOTING UPDATE: French police: man tried to seize weapon at airport, killed PARIS (AP) —A witness to a deadly incident at Orly Airport in Paris tells BFM television he saw the man who had grabbed a soldier's gun point it at two other soldiers who were aiming at him. There was...
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