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Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 08:21 PM EDT

Trump: Tax Plan With 'Massive' Cuts Coming Next Week

Trump: Tax Plan With 'Massive' Cuts Coming Next Week

Hoping to spur economic growth, President Donald Trump embarked Friday on new steps to dismantle some of the tax and financial regulations established by former President Barack Obama. Trump signed an executive...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 08:56 PM EDT

Hawaii Lawmakers Criticize Sessions' Island Judge Remarks

Hawaii Lawmakers Criticize Sessions' Island Judge Remarks

Hawaii's Democratic lawmakers on Thursday criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he expressed amazement on a radio show that a "judge sitting on an island in the Pacific" could stop the president's...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 06:47 PM EDT

Trump Budget Chief: Spending Bill Must Have Money for Wall

Trump Budget Chief: Spending Bill Must Have Money for Wall

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney says that Democratic negotiators on a massive spending bill need to agree to fund top priorities of President Donald Trump such as a down payment on a border wall and...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 07:43 PM EDT

Trump Says Iran Violating 'Spirit' of Nuclear Deal

Trump Says Iran Violating 'Spirit' of Nuclear Deal

Iran is failing to live up to the "spirit" of the nuclear deal struck in 2015, President Donald Trump said Thursday, warning that his administration is debating whether or not to leave the landmark pact. Trump,...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 09:06 AM EDT

Groups Take Aim at USDA for Animal Welfare Document Takedown

Groups Take Aim at USDA for Animal Welfare Document Takedown

Thousands of public records about animal welfare have vanished from the internet, part of a government database that included atrocious puppy mill conditions, improper veterinary care and other mistreatment...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 08:22 PM EDT

Trump, Italy's Gentiloni Talk Trade, Security Matters

Trump, Italy's Gentiloni Talk Trade, Security Matters

Weeks before President Donald Trump's first official overseas trip, trade and security matters were top items of discussion in his meeting Thursday with the prime minister of Italy, one of the two European...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 11:40 AM EDT

Ivanka Trump's Chinese Fan Club Worships 'Goddess Ivanka'

Ivanka Trump's Chinese Fan Club Worships 'Goddess Ivanka'

The White House's first daughter Ivanka Trump is a star among the young Chinese population, news agencies such as China's official news agency Xinhua has described Trump as "capable and stylish," and the...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 10:45 AM EDT

Pesticide Maker Tries to Kill Risk Study That Shows Harm

Pesticide Maker Tries to Kill Risk Study That Shows Harm

Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 10:27 AM EDT

Trump Welcomes Palin, Nugent and Kid Rock to the White House

Trump Welcomes Palin, Nugent and Kid Rock to the White House

Rockers Ted Nugent and Kid Rock joined former reality-show star and one-time Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin for dinner at the White House with President Donald Trump Wednesday night, an...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 06:05 AM EDT

Once Critical of Global Deals, Trump Slow to Leave: Analysis

Once Critical of Global Deals, Trump Slow to Leave: Analysis

The "America First" president who vowed to extricate America from onerous overseas commitments appears to be warming up to the view that when it comes to global agreements, a deal's a deal. From NAFTA to the...

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