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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, accompanied by Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. House Republican leaders want to shift more than $2 billion in Medicaid costs from upstate counties to the New York State government. The provision would help mostly Republican-controlled counties that have struggled to subsidize Medicaid payments for the poor. New York City wouldn’t get the same relief. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 21, 2017 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders looking to lock down votes for their health care overhaul are seeking to shift more than $2 billion in Medicaid costs from upstate New York counties to the state government — a proposal Democrats quickly labeled the "Buffalo Bribe" and the "Knickerbocker...
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2009, file photo, Wendy Kelley, the deputy director of the Arkansas Department of Correction, speaks in Osceola, Ark. Her agency will attempt to conduct four double-executions within a 10-day period in April 2017 after not having executed anyone since 2005. (AP Photo/Tim Rand, File)
March 21, 2017 - 3:53 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — After nearly a dozen years without an execution, Arkansas is racing to put eight men to death next month over a 10-day period — an unprecedented timetable the state says is necessary because one of the three ingredients in the lethal injection will soon expire. If carried...
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March 21, 2017 - 3:11 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An altered Facebook headline on a newspaper story involving a statue of Robert E. Lee has blown up into a major sore point in the Virginia GOP primary for governor. It's not the first time politicians or their allies have changed headlines to suit their purposes in linking to...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017, aerial file photo shows the site where the final phase of the Dakota Access pipeline will take place with boring equipment routing the pipeline underground and across Lake Oahe to connect with the existing pipeline in Emmons County near Cannon Ball, N.D. Environmental activists who tried to disrupt some oil pipeline operations in four states to protest the pipeline say they aren't responsible for any recent attacks on that pipeline. Dakota Access developer Energy Transfer Partners said in court documents Monday, March 20, 2017, that there have been "coordinated physical attacks" along the $3.8 billion pipeline that will carry oil from North Dakota to Illinois. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
March 21, 2017 - 3:10 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Authorities in South Dakota and Iowa on Tuesday confirmed incidents of vandalism against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in which someone burned a hole through an empty section of pipe. Texas-based pipeline developer Energy Transfer Partners said in court documents Monday that...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. answers reporters questions during a newsmaker interview at the Associated Press bureau in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
March 21, 2017 - 3:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday shot down prospects for major parts of President Donald Trump's budget, rejecting proposed cuts to foreign aid and medical research. "Every president sends up a budget, and with all due respect to the current president, I can't...
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2009, file photo, Wendy Kelley, the deputy director of the Arkansas Department of Correction, speaks in Osceola, Ark. Her agency will attempt to conduct four double-executions within a 10-day period in April 2017 after not having executed anyone since 2005. (AP Photo/Tim Rand, File)
March 21, 2017 - 2:19 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — After nearly a dozen years without an execution, Arkansas is racing to put eight men to death next month over a 10-day period — an unprecedented timetable the state says is necessary because one of the three ingredients in the lethal injection will soon expire. If carried...
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2009, file photo, Wendy Kelley, the deputy director of the Arkansas Department of Correction, speaks in Osceola, Ark. Her agency will attempt to conduct four double-executions within a 10-day period in April 2017 after not having executed anyone since 2005. (AP Photo/Tim Rand, File)
March 21, 2017 - 12:59 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — After nearly a dozen years without an execution, Arkansas is racing to put eight men to death next month over a 10-day period — an unprecedented timetable made necessary because one of the three ingredients in the lethal injection will soon expire. If carried out, the...
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March 21, 2017 - 6:59 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 - 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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FILE - This is a Monday, Jan. 10, 2005, file photo of Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness as he speaks to the media outside his party offices in west Belfast, Northern Ireland. McGuinness, an IRA and Sinn Fein leader who became a minister of peacetime Northern Ireland, has died, according to UK media Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)
March 21, 2017 - 5:49 am
DUBLIN (AP) — The Latest on the death of former IRA commander Martin McGuinness (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Ireland's prime minister, Enda Kenny, says he "was deeply saddened to hear of the death of Martin McGuinness today. His passing represents a significant loss, not only to politics in...
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