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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017 file photo, Mike Flynn arrives for a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Targeted in widening investigations of his foreign entanglements, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is at odds with his former Turkish client over two unusual payments totaling $80,000 that Flynn’s firm sent back last year to the client. The disagreement points to inconsistencies in Flynn’s accounts to the U.S. government about his work for foreign interests.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 10, 2017 - 12:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeted in widening investigations of his foreign entanglements, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is at odds with his former Turkish client over two unusual payments totaling $80,000 that Flynn's firm sent back last year to the client. The...
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May 10, 2017 - 11:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprising win for environmentalists and Democrats and a blow to the fossil-fuel industry, the Senate on Wednesday failed in a bid to reverse an Obama-era regulation restricting harmful methane emissions that escape from oil and gas wells on federal land. The vote was 51-49...
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FILE- In this May 3, 2017, file photo, FBI Director James Comey listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump has fired Comey. In a statement on Tuesday, May 9, Trump says Comey’s firing “will mark a new beginning” for the FBI. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
May 10, 2017 - 8:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump defended his firing of FBI Director James Comey, asserting in a flurry of tweets Wednesday that Republicans and Democrats "will be thanking me." Trump did not mention any effect the firing might have on the probe into contacts between his 2016 campaign and...
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May 10, 2017 - 8:10 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers will consider a measure to end a practice that automatically prosecutes 16- and 17-year-olds for crimes as adults. The "raise the age" legislation is up for debate Wednesday in a House judiciary committee. The state is set to be the only one in the...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2016, file photo, Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, left, running mate of then front-running presidential candidate Mayor Rodrigo Duterte raise hands during their final campaign rally in Manila, Philippines. Duterte told reporters Wednesday, May 10, 2017, before flying to Cambodia to attend the World Economic Forum on ASEAN that he had appointed Cayetano as the country's new foreign secretary. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
May 10, 2017 - 7:43 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine senator who is a staunch defender of President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody crackdown on illegal drugs has been named the country's foreign secretary. Duterte told reporters Wednesday before flying to Cambodia to attend the World Economic Forum on ASEAN that he...
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FILE- In this May 3, 2017, file photo, FBI Director James Comey listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump has fired Comey. In a statement on Tuesday, May 9, Trump says Comey’s firing “will mark a new beginning” for the FBI. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
May 10, 2017 - 7:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's stunning firing of FBI Director James Comey throws into question the future of a counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign's possible connections to Russia and immediately raised suspicions of an underhanded effort to stymie a probe that...
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The White House is seen in Washington, Tuesday night, May 9, 2017. President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey on May 9, 2017, ousting the nation's top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump's campaign had ties to Russia's election meddling. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 10, 2017 - 6:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With his shocking dismissal of FBI Director James Comey, Donald Trump is propelling the presidency into rarely traversed territory. His surprise announcement Tuesday flouts decades of presidential deference to the nation's top law enforcement agency and its independence. It earns...
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Democratic leader in the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi greets Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama at the Tsuglagkhang temple in Dharmsala, India, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. A group from the U.S. House of Representatives has taken aim at one of China's sore spots, Tibet, during a gathering in India with the Dalai Lama. Rep. Nancy Pelosi said China was using "brutal tactics" and economic leverage to crush Tibetan calls for autonomy. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
May 10, 2017 - 5:39 am
DHARMSALA, India (AP) — As President Donald Trump appears to be warming to China, a bipartisan group from the U.S. House of Representatives took aim Wednesday at one of Beijing's sore spots: Tibet. Rep. Nancy Pelosi accused China of using economic leverage to crush Tibetan calls for autonomy...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017 file photo, Mike Flynn arrives for a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Targeted in widening investigations of his foreign entanglements, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is at odds with his former Turkish client over two unusual payments totaling $80,000 that Flynn’s firm sent back last year to the client. The disagreement points to inconsistencies in Flynn’s accounts to the U.S. government about his work for foreign interests.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 10, 2017 - 3:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeted in widening investigations of his foreign entanglements, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is at odds with his former Turkish client over two unusual payments totaling $80,000 that Flynn's firm sent back last year to the client. The...
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The White House is seen in Washington, Tuesday night, May 9, 2017. President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey on May 9, 2017, ousting the nation's top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump's campaign had ties to Russia's election meddling. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 10, 2017 - 3:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With his stunning firing of FBI Director James Comey, Donald Trump is propelling the presidency into rarely traversed territory. His surprise announcement Tuesday flouts decades of presidential deference to the nation's top law enforcement agency and its independence. It earns...
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