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FILE - In this July 7, 2016 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Susan Rice is seen on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Rice says it's "absolutely false" that the previous administration used intelligence about President Donald Trump's associates for political purposes. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
April 05, 2017 - 8:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing no evidence, President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused his predecessor's national security adviser of breaking the law, one month after he accused former President Barack Obama of illegally wiretapping him. In an interview with The New York Times, Trump said Obama's...
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April 05, 2017 - 8:23 pm
SYRIA Syria chemical attack death toll surpasses 80 BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian monitoring group says the death toll from a suspected chemical weapons attack on the northern town of Khan Sheikhoun has risen to 86. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says those killed in Tuesday's...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Susan Rice is seen on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Rice says it's "absolutely false" that the previous administration used intelligence about President Donald Trump's associates for political purposes. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
April 05, 2017 - 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing no evidence, President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused his predecessor's national security adviser of breaking the law, one month after he accused former President Barack Obama of illegally wiretapping him. In an interview with The New York Times, Trump said Obama's...
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April 05, 2017 - 3:59 pm
UNITED STATES-SYRIA-THE LATEST The Latest: Trump says Syria attack 'crossed a lot of lines' WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a suspected chemical attack by the Syrian government against civilians "crossed a lot of lines." At a joint press conference with Jordan's King Abdullah II...
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Dr. Scott Gottlieb, left, President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is greeted by Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., as he arrives for his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 05, 2017 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The doctor nominated to head the powerful Food and Drug Administration told senators Wednesday that his first priority would be tackling the opioid crisis, and he pledged that science will prevail at the agency despite his extensive financial ties to medical companies it regulates...
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April 05, 2017 - 3:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Donald Trump legislation to temporarily extend a troubled program widening veterans' access to private-sector care, as the Department of Veterans Affairs prepares a broader revamp of health services. Legislation passed by voice vote in the House on...
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April 05, 2017 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is sending President Donald Trump legislation to extend a program widening veterans' access to private-sector health care. By voice vote Wednesday, the House agreed to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to operate its Choice program until its money runs out,...
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April 05, 2017 - 10:38 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Henry McMaster's picks for the South Carolina Ports Authority board are a step closer to confirmation after again telling legislators their nominations had nothing to do with embattled political consultant Richard Quinn. The Senate Transportation Committee voted Wednesday...
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April 05, 2017 - 6:26 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union regulators have blocked the proposed takeover of Cemex Croatia, a cement maker, by Germany's HeidelbergCement and Schwenk, saying it would have significantly reduced competition. The EU's antitrust chief, Margrethe Vestager, said Wednesday that "we had clear evidence...
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raphic shows results of GenForward poll on younger Americans’ attitudes toward health care coverage; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
April 05, 2017 - 4:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most young Americans want any health care overhaul under President Donald Trump to look a lot like the Affordable Care Act signed into law by his predecessor, President Barack Obama. But there's one big exception: A majority of young Americans dislike "Obamacare's" requirement...
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