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  • Associated Press

    Trump issues veto threat over border resolution

    WASHINGTON (March 14, 2019) — President Donald Trump is renewing his threat to veto a congressional resolution revoking his declaration of an emergency at the southern border. Trump had declared an emergency to try to circumvent Congress to access more money for his promised border wall.

  • Associated Press

    Senate GOP effort on Trump border wall seems to fall short

    WASHINGTON (March 13, 2019) — An eleventh-hour rescue mission by Republican senators to stave off an awkward defeat for President Donald Trump on his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border, and to protect themselves from a politically dicey vote opposing him, seemed to collapse Wednesday.

  • Associated Press

    Health officials move to tighten sales of e-cigarettes

    WASHINGTON (March 13, 2019) — U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan designed to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores and online.

  • Associated Press

    Trump appreciates Pelosi's 'statement against impeachment'

    WASHINGTON (March 13, 2019) — President Donald Trump and Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi agree: He shouldn't be impeached.

  • Associated Press

    Trump's national monument changes return to spotlight

    SALT LAKE CITY (March 12, 2019) — As Democrats in Congress prepare to scrutinize President Donald Trump’s review of 27 national monuments, most of the recommendations made by ex-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke remain unfinished as other matters consume the White House.

  • Associated Press

    Pentagon seeks base site to house 5,000 migrant children

    WASHINGTON (March 12, 2019) — The Defense Department is reviewing a number of military bases to find a location that can house up to 5,000 unaccompanied migrant children as the U.S. braces for a surge of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border this spring.

  • Associated Press

    Democrats plan another push for expanded homosexual rights

    NEW YORK (March 12, 2019) — The LGBT rights movement's top legislative priority, a comprehensive nondiscrimination bill, will be introduced in Congress on Wednesday.

  • Associated Press

    US expands program making asylum seekers wait in Mexico

    WASHINGTON (March 12, 2019) — The U.S. government said Tuesday it has expanded a program requiring asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases proceed through immigration court. They also reported that 240 migrants seeking asylum have been returned to Mexico under the program.

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