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Supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, chant slogans and holds signs while joining a Labor Day rally in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. President Donald Trump is expected to announce this week that he will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, but with a six-month delay, according to two people familiar with the decision-making. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
September 05, 2017 - 7:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to take a hard line on young immigrants unless Congress intervenes threatens to expose deep divides among Republicans who have long struggled with the issue, with one conservative warning of a potential "civil war" within the party. Trump's attorney...
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Supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, chant slogans and holds signs while joining a Labor Day rally in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. President Donald Trump is expected to announce this week that he will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, but with a six-month delay, according to two people familiar with the decision-making. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
September 05, 2017 - 6:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A plan President Donald Trump is expected to announce to remove a shield from deportation within six months for young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children is being denounced by some Republicans as the beginning of a "civil war" within the party. Others in the...
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September 05, 2017 - 6:22 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Gay rights advocates have argued in Australia's highest court that the government cannot bypass Parliament to pay for a 122 million Australian dollar ($97 million) public survey on whether gay marriage should be legalized. The advocates want Parliament to decide the...
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Vice-Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, rear, holds files as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, front, gestures during her speech as part of a meeting of the German Federal Parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
September 05, 2017 - 5:54 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is seeking a fourth term in Germany's upcoming election, praised her government's economic achievements and positioned herself as the leader who can cope with rapidly changing technology in a speech to parliament Tuesday. Merkel, whose conservative...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election and possible connection to the Trump campaign, at the Capitol in Washington. As Congress returns to Washington, a web of President Donald Trump's family and associates will be in the crosshairs of committees investigating whether his campaign colluded with Russia last year, as well as of the high-wattage legal team assembled by Mueller. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
September 05, 2017 - 4:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A web of President Donald Trump's family and associates will be back in the crosshairs of congressional committees investigating whether his campaign colluded with Russia, as well as of the high-wattage legal team assembled by special counsel Robert Mueller. As Congress returns...
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In this July 28, 2017 photo, the Capitol is seen during a heavy rain in Washington. Harvey has scrambled the equation for Congress as lawmakers return to Washington Tuesday. Having accomplished little in the first six months of the year they now face a daunting workload, but the immediate need to send aid to help Texas and Louisiana recover from the massive storm damage takes center stage, and pushes other disputes to the side. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 05, 2017 - 4:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress ends its five-week summer recess as storm-ravaged states clamor for Harvey aid, the Trump administration demands a swift increase in the nation's borrowing authority, and President Donald Trump's actions on immigration seem certain to upend the fall agenda. Lawmakers...
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Supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, chant slogans and holds signs while joining a Labor Day rally in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. President Donald Trump is expected to announce this week that he will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, but with a six-month delay, according to two people familiar with the decision-making. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
September 05, 2017 - 3:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A plan President Donald Trump is expected to announce to remove a shield from deportation for young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children is being embraced by some top Republicans and denounced by others as the beginning of a "civil war" within the party. The...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds files prior to a meeting of the German government and mayors of various German cities in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 on air quality protection. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
September 05, 2017 - 2:44 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel will address Germany's parliament on the state of the country less than three weeks before an election in which she's seeking a fourth term. Tuesday's speech comes two days after the only televised live debate between Merkel and main challenger Martin Schulz...
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Supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, chant slogans and holds signs while joining a Labor Day rally in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. President Donald Trump is expected to announce this week that he will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, but with a six-month delay, according to two people familiar with the decision-making. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
September 04, 2017 - 11:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A plan President Donald Trump is expected to announce Tuesday for young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children was embraced by some top Republicans on Monday and denounced by others as the beginning of a "civil war" within the party. The response was an immediate...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2015 file photo, Cuba's President Raul Castro listens to the playing of national hymns during his welcoming ceremony at Miraflores presidential palace before the start of an emergency ALBA meeting in Caracas, Venezuela. Cuba will begin on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 an electoral process that will presumably conclude with the departure of Castro from the presidency. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
September 04, 2017 - 10:11 pm
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba on Monday began a five-month political transition expected to end with Raul Castro's departure from the presidency, capping his family's near-total dominance of the political system for nearly 60 years. Over the rest of September, Cubans will meet in small groups to nominate...
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