Government budgets

May 17, 2017 - 8:14 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The U.S. Navy's senior officer wants a larger and better fleet sooner to compete with other countries, but says the cost is yet to be determined. Adm. John Richardson, the chief of naval operations, released a paper Wednesday that conforms with President Donald Trump's call...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the launch the Labour Party's General Election manifesto in Bradford, England, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The British electorate go to the polls on June 8, in a general election. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 6:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition Labour Party is appealing to voters with promises to increase the minimum wage, boost public spending, nationalize key industries — and pay for it all by raising taxes on high earners. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says it is a "radical and responsible" program...
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In this April 11, 2017 photo, a crack wide enough for light to be visible in the basement runs through a foundation wall of Tim Heim's home in Willington, Conn. Home foundations in a part of the state are failing because of the presence of the mineral pyrrhotite in the concrete, and a growing number of homeowners are seeking financial relief from their town. (AP Photo/Susan Haigh)
May 15, 2017 - 9:07 am
WILLINGTON, Conn. (AP) — As the foundation beneath their home crumbles, Christina Mailhos and her husband are trying to figure out how to come up with $200,000 or more for the massive fix while college tuition bills loom for two teenagers. But that is hardly the extent of her worries. As the top...
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In this April 11, 2017 photo, Tim Heim, a founder of the Connecticut Coalition Against Crumbling Basements, points out damage in his basement foundation due potentially to the presence of the mineral pyrrhotite in the concrete in Willington, Conn. Home foundations in that part of the state are failing because of the mineral, and a growing number of homeowners are seeking financial relief from their town. (AP Photo/Susan Haigh)
May 15, 2017 - 12:26 am
WILLINGTON, Conn. (AP) — With the foundation cracking beneath their home, Christina Mailhos and her husband are trying to figure out how to come up with $200,000 or more for the massive fix while college tuition bills loom for two teenagers. But that is hardly the extent of her worries. As the top...
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In this Wednesday, May 10, 2017 photo, Dan Albrecht, standing, speaks at a school board meeting in South Burlington Burlington, Vt., about plans to change the South Burlington High School nickname. A move to change the nickname to be more inclusive has sparked death threats and likely contributed to the defeat of two school budgets in a community that supports education. The school board voted unanimously in February to drop the "Rebel" team name because of previous connections to the Confederacy. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
May 14, 2017 - 3:57 pm
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A move to change a high school team name to be more inclusive has sparked death threats, a stalking charge and likely contributed to the defeat of the school budget twice in a Vermont community that has long supported education. The South Burlington School Board voted...
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May 14, 2017 - 2:52 pm
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A move to change a high school team name to be more inclusive has sparked death threats, a stalking charge and likely contributed to the defeat of the school budget twice in a Vermont community that has long supported education. The South Burlington School Board voted...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2008 file photo, then-US ambassador to Tanzania Mark Green is seen at the US embassy in Tanzania. Green is a rare bird in Washington these days: A nominee of President Donald Trump enjoying broad bipartisan support. But there’s a catch to his potential posting as administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development. The agency faces a starkly uncertain future, including possibly major budget cuts and being folded entirely into a restructured State Department. (AP Photo/Khalfan Said, File)
May 14, 2017 - 1:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Green is a rare bird in Washington these days — a Donald Trump nominee with broad bipartisan support. But there's a catch to his potential posting as administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development. The agency faces a starkly uncertain future, including...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2008 file photo, then-US ambassador to Tanzania Mark Green is seen at the US embassy in Tanzania. Green is a rare bird in Washington these days: A nominee of President Donald Trump enjoying broad bipartisan support. But there’s a catch to his potential posting as administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development. The agency faces a starkly uncertain future, including possibly major budget cuts and being folded entirely into a restructured State Department. (AP Photo/Khalfan Said, File)
May 14, 2017 - 5:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Green is a rare bird in Washington these days — a Donald Trump nominee with broad bipartisan support. But there's a catch to his potential posting as administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development. The agency faces a starkly uncertain future, including...
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Patrick Ward, 47, a sales director at Purbeck Ice Cream, from Dorset in England, poses for photographs after giving media interviews after his heart operation scheduled today was cancelled because of a cyberattack, outside St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, Friday, May 12, 2017. A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across England on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 12, 2017 - 4:16 pm
LONDON (AP) — A huge extortion cyberattack hit dozens of nations Friday, holding computer data for ransom at hospitals, telecommunications firms and other companies. The attack appeared to exploit a vulnerability purportedly identified for use by the U.S. National Security Agency and later leaked...
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Patrick Ward, 47, a sales director at Purbeck Ice Cream, from Dorset in England, poses for photographs after giving media interviews after his heart operation scheduled today was cancelled because of a cyberattack, outside St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, Friday, May 12, 2017. A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across England on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 12, 2017 - 3:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's health service was hit Friday by a huge international cyberattack that froze computers at hospitals across the country — an attack that shut down wards, closed emergency rooms and brought medical treatments to a screeching halt. Hospitals in areas across Britain found...
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