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Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:30:39 EDT

Senate Democrats say they plan to offer a proposal Tuesday to spend $1 trillion on transportation and other infrastructure projects over 10 years in an attempt to engage President Donald Trump on an issue where they hope to find common ground.

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:28:48 EDT

Brazilian authorities say they've now confirmed 47 cases of yellow fever, and 25 deaths.The Health Ministry also says it's investigating more than 160 other suspected cases of the mosquito-borne disease.The outbreak is centered in the east-central state of Minas Gerais,...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:45:09 EDT

Investors in U.S. Treasuries are funding the greatest share of America's government debt than at any time since December 2003 – and, depending on President Donald Trump's priorities, that could be good or bad news, reported.

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:27:27 EDT

A propaganda video from the Islamic State (ISIS) shows a drone similar to the United States military's predator drone dropping what appear to be bombs.

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:34:50 EDT

More than 40 U.S. territories and states have submitted hundreds of transportation infrastructure project requests to the federal government for the Trump administration to consider.

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:12:21 EDT

As President Donald Trump settles into the Oval Office that Hillary Clinton had hoped to occupy herself, the Democratic nominee is said by friends to be figuring out her next move, Gabriel Debenedetti wrote at Politico.

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:35:01 EDT

Two Republican senators saidon Monday that U.S. states should be allowed to stay in theObamacare healthcare insurance program if they like, with oneadding she felt confused by President Donald Trump's broad butunspecific executive order targeting the program.Trump and...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:23:53 EDT

President Donald Trump has picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era net neutrality rules to be chief regulator of the nation's airwaves and internet connections.In a statement Monday, Ajit Pai said he was grateful to the president for choosing him as the next chairman of...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:12:22 EDT

Sen. John McCain criticized President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), saying in a statement the move will help China.Among a trio of executive orders Trump signed Monday was a directive for the U.S. to formally...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:01:37 EDT

Katie Rich has been suspended indefinitely from her job as a writer on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" after making a tweet about Donald Trump's 10-year-old son, Barron, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:19:39 EDT

A Centers for Disease Control summit scheduled for February that would have examined climate change as it relates to health issues was canceled shortly before President Donald Trump's inauguration.

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:16:04 EDT

National security adviser Michael Flynn had two conversations with a Russian ambassador ahead of President Donald Trump's inauguration, White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters Monday.

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:57:59 EDT

Traditional media outlets had to wait their turn as the more conservative-leaning New York Post and Christian Broadcasting Network got the first three questions at Sean Spicer's first White House daily news briefing on Monday.

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:40:20 EDT

Stephen Schwarzman, an adviser for President Donald Trump, told Canadian reporters Monday the Trump administration's outlook for the Keystone XL pipeline are "expansionistic."

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:29:28 EDT

The election ofRepublican businessman Donald Trump as president of the UnitedStates has some Californians dreaming - of their own country.One in every three California residents supports the mostpopulous U.S. state's peaceful withdrawal from the union,according to a new...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:19:37 EDT

Officials say the Obama administration in its waning hours defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221 million to the Palestinian Authority.GOP members of Congress had been holding up the money.A State Department official and several congressional aides say the...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:10:53 EDT

Abortion opponents expressed optimism Monday that Donald Trump's early months in office would advance their cause as hundreds converged on the Kansas Statehouse to mark the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.Trump, inaugurated Friday, has...

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:22:28 EDT

At Sean Spicer's first briefing as White House press secretary, he acknowledged the administration was "working on the process" of moving the U.S. Embassy from Israel to Jerusalem — including the possibility of executive order to get the job done.

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:01:56 EDT

President Donald Trump's upcoming meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May is good news for both countries, but it is logical that Trump will put the United States first, former UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage said Monday.

Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:48:03 EDT

Shares of U.S. auto part retailers fell sharply on Monday following a report that Inc had set its sights on the $50 billion do-it-yourself after-market auto parts business.
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