National governments

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin listens at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on the Federal budget in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump wants to tackle tax reform, but the loss on health care deals a blow to that effort. The loss on health care deprives Republicans of $1 trillion in tax cuts, and the GOP is just as divided on what steps to take. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 25, 2017 - 8:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform. Republican leaders say they will soon turn to the first major re-write of the tax code in more than 30 years. But they will have...
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March 24, 2017 - 9:03 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A study of the Chicago Police Department's stop-and-frisk procedures released Friday revealed a dramatic decrease in the number of stops since an American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois lawsuit, but found that officers were still targeting racial minorities. The report by former U...
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March 24, 2017 - 7:45 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A flamboyant Kentucky lawyer who billed himself as "Mr. Social Security" pleaded guilty Friday for his role in what prosecutors portrayed as a long-running scheme to defraud the government of nearly $600 million in federal disability payments. Eric C. Conn pleaded guilty in...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. Harris said Friday, March 24, 2017, she believes the Denver-based appeals court judge has ruled too often against workers and in favor of corporations. Murray said she is also opposing Gorsuch because of "chaos" in President Donald Trump's administration. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
March 24, 2017 - 6:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five more Democrats said Friday that they will vote against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and will support a filibuster against him. California Sen. Kamala Harris, Washington Sen. Patty Murray and Rhode Island Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse all said they believe the...
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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 - 4:44 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 interviewed by lawmakers as part of an increasingly partisan House probe of the Kremlin's alleged meddling in the 2016 election. The...
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March 24, 2017 - 3:15 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has rejected requests by Ohio Gov. John Kasich and several state officials to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges the state has effectively segregated people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in institutions by failing to provide accessible community...
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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 Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. Harris said Friday, March 24, 2017, she believes the Denver-based appeals court judge has ruled too often against workers and in favor of corporations. Murray said she is also opposing Gorsuch because of "chaos" in President Donald Trump's administration. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
March 24, 2017 - 12:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three additional Democrats said Friday that they will vote against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and will support a filibuster against him. California Sen. Kamala Harris and Washington Sen. Patty Murray both said that they believe the Denver-based appeals court judge has...
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March 24, 2017 - 10:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two additional Democrats said Friday that they will vote against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and will support a filibuster against him. California Sen. Kamala Harris and Washington Sen. Patty Murray both said that they believe the Denver-based appeals court judge has ruled...
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March 24, 2017 - 9:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says after the battle over health care, the administration will turn quickly to tax reform with the goal of getting a program approved by Congress by August. Mnuchin says the administration will tackle cutting both individual taxes and corporate...
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