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March 21, 2017 - 5:50 am
SENATE-SUPREME COURT High court nominee to face daylong questioning in Senate WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators on Day Two of his confirmation hearing. Frustrated Democrats are determined to press him on everything from abortion and guns...
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March 21, 2017 - 4:09 am
The only person to whom Dylann Roof shared his racist plan to massacre worshippers at a historically black South Carolina church is about to find out how long he will go to prison for lying to the FBI. Joey Meek is set to be sentenced Tuesday in Charleston by the same federal judge who presided...
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Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch is sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 20, 2017, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 21, 2017 - 3:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators as frustrated Democrats are determined to press him on everything from abortion and guns to his independence from President Donald Trump. Republicans are unanimously supporting Gorsuch, and certain to give...
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Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch is sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 20, 2017, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 21, 2017 - 3:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators on Day Two of his confirmation hearing. Frustrated Democrats are determined to press him on everything from abortion and guns to his independence from President Donald Trump. Republicans are unanimously...
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March 21, 2017 - 3:11 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's treasurer says Facebook, Google and other multinational companies are paying tax in Australia on their Australian profits instead of shifting income to low-tax countries since the government cracked down on tax avoidance. Treasurer Scott Morrison told...
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March 21, 2017 - 12:09 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some of the wealthiest New Yorkers are asking the state to raise their taxes. Eighty people including George Soros, Steven Rockefeller and Abigail Disney wrote to lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying they and other top earners should pay more to support schools,...
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March 21, 2017 - 12:05 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some of the wealthiest New Yorkers are asking the state to raise their taxes. Eighty people including George Soros, Steven Rockefeller and Abigail Disney wrote to lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying they and other top earners can afford to pay more to support...
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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, gets into a car to leave from her private home to prosecutors office in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon).
March 20, 2017 - 9:50 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's just-ousted president said Tuesday she was "sorry" to the people as she underwent questioning by prosecutors over a corruption scandal that led to her removal from office. The questioning of Park Geun-hye came 11 days after the Constitutional Court ruled...
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March 20, 2017 - 5:56 pm
PARIS (AP) — Swiss bank UBS AG has been ordered to stand trial in France for allegedly helping wealthy French clients evade the country's tax authorities after it rejected as too pricey an out-of-court settlement offer from prosecutors. A French judicial official said Monday that investigating...
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March 20, 2017 - 4:44 pm
TRUMP-RUSSIA-FBI FBI chief confirms probe of Russia contacts WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI director confirms that the agency is looking into possible links and coordination between Russia and associates of Donald Trump. It's part of a broader probe of Russian interference in last year's presidential...
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