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Dayton, GOP at still odds as Legislature presses aheadThe Minnesota Legislature is heading for a messy and potentially inconclusive ending, as GOP leaders plan to send Gov. Mark Dayton tax and spending bills that he may not sign
The Associated Press4 hours ago
White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
US, China agree to cut American trade deficitUnited States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit, but no numerical target set
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaignDonald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller
The Associated Press6 hours ago
File-This May 15, 2018, file photo shows ranking Member Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asking a question about separation of children from their parents at the border, of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies to the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.  McCaskill  says that classified discussions she can’t share publicly persuaded her to vote against the new CIA director. McCaskill is one of the few Democrats facing difficult re-elections to oppose President Donald Trump’s nomination of Gina Haspel. She was confirmed Thursday, may 17, 2018, after a debate about her role in the CIA’s torture program. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classifiedSen. Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director, says specific reasons classified
The Associated Press6 hours ago
The Latest: Trump misspells wife's name in homecoming tweetPresident Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells the first lady's first name
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras listens to Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos during a meeting at the presidential palace in Athens, Saturday, on May 19, 2018. Tsipras meets Greek president to brief him about developments in the ongoing efforts to resolve a dispute over neighboring Macedonia's name, which has frustrated the country's aspirations to join NATO and the European Union. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
Macedonian PM says Greece agrees to discuss proposed nameThe prime minister of Macedonia says said Saturday he is ready to go ahead with a new name, "Ilindenska Macedonia" for his country in order to solve a decades-long name dispute with Greece
The Associated Press12 hours ago
In this March 13, 2018 photo, Wang Qishan attends a plenary session of China's National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Chinese President Xi Jinping is increasingly turning to friend and trusted confidant Wang Qishan to help guide the country's foreign relations as he prepares for a potentially bruising trade fight with the U.S. and competition for leadership in Asia. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goodsUS-China trade talks produce commitment by Beijing to 'significantly increase" purchases of Americans exports
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Middle East Countries May Have Helped Trump Win ElectionSeems Donald Trump Jr. had another meeting with foreigners during the election that Robert Mueller's team is investigating, the New York Times reports. According to insiders, Trump Jr. met with a small group at Trump Tower in August 2016: an envoy for two Arab princes, an Israeli expert in social...
Newser13 hours ago
Former president Jimmy Carter talks with Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. during the 45th commencement ceremony at Liberty on Saturday May 19, 2018, in Lynchburg, Va.   (Lathan Goumas/The News & Advance via AP)
Jimmy Carter gently jabs Trump at Liberty commencementFormer President Jimmy Carter will deliver Saturday's keynote address at Liberty University's commencement
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this May 7, 2018 file photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The White House says the first lady returned to the White House on Saturday, May 19.  She had been at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center near Washington since having an embolization procedure Monday for an unspecified kidney condition that the White House said was benign.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her namePresident Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells her first name
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Georgia GOP primary race centers on guns and immigrationGeorgia GOP primary race centers on guns, immigration and support for Trump
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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