Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new restrictions expected

Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new restrictions expected

President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires Sunday, 90 days after it went into effect.

Sen. Collins likely against the GOP health bill in the latest blow

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Sen. Susan Collins on Sunday all but closed the door to supporting last-ditch Republican health care bill, leaving her party's drive to uproot President Barack Obama's health care law dangling by an increasingly slender thread.

Vulnerable NJ Republican navigates messy Trump era politics

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This is not President Donald Trump's dinner party.
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Weiner faces sentencing in latest chapter of sexting drama

It seemed as if Anthony Weiner had hit rock bottom when he resigned from Congress in 2011.
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Ex-White House strategist Bannon to be at St. Louis rally

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is expected in St. Louis on Sunday for a rally and to receive an award.
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Classified US spy satellite launched from California

A spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has been launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
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Army looks for new ways to address misbehaving generals

Struggling with an embarrassing series of misconduct and behavior problems among senior officers, the Army is putting together new mental health, counseling and career management programs to shape stronger, more ethical leaders.
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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., prepares to take off from Andersen AFB, Guam, on Saturday.

US flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea

In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and fighter escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century. The Pentagon said the mission in international airspace showed how seriously President Donald Trump takes North Korea's "reckless behavior."
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Price to stop private plane use on business during review

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Saturday he will stop flying private planes on official business while an internal review of the flights is being done and that he welcomes the review.
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September 23

Trump points to Iran missile test in criticizing nuke deal

President Donald Trump on Saturday pointed to a reported missile test by Iran to renew his criticism of the nuclear agreement it reached with the U.S. and other nations.
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September 23

Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation Saturday from league executives and star players alike.
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September 23

Video shows man punching California officer before shooting

A new video surfaced Saturday that appears to show a man throwing punches at a California police officer during a scuffle before the man was fatally shot outside of a convenience store.
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September 23

The Latest: US showing North Korea its military might

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President Donald Trump speaks Friday at a campaign rally in Huntsville, Ala.

NFL chief, players' union angrily denounce Trump after he calls for firings

The National Football League and its players' union on Saturday angrily denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem and that fans consider walking out in protest "when somebody disrespects our flag."
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September 23

EPA removes waste at Texas toxic sites, won't say from where

The Environmental Protection Agency says it has recovered 517 containers of "unidentified, potentially hazardous material" from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey.
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September 23

Demi Lovato to help war-scarred children in Iraq

Demi Lovato was named a Global Citizen ambassador at the organization's annual music festival Saturday, championing the mental health of thousands of children displaced within Iraq and other vulnerable communities.
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September 23

Trump aims to achieve congressional balancing act on taxes

President Donald Trump says he wants to lure Democratic lawmakers to sign on to a Republican-crafted tax overhaul plan but negotiators must deal with the reality that any handouts to Democrats could quickly turn into turnoffs for the GOP.
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September 23

McCain's choice: Ailing senator plays spoiler again for GOP

John McCain faced a choice that balanced friendship, party loyalty and his convictions. He made the decision some of his closest advisers expected.
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September 23

The Latest: Video shows man punching officer before shooting

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Trump goes to war with NFL, NBA

He says protesting players should be cut; Goodell, stars fire back.
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September 23

Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health bill

Unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise, President Donald Trump on Saturday tried to sway two Republican holdouts on the party's last-ditch health care hope while clawing at his nemesis who again has brought the "Obamacare" repeal-and-replace effort to the brink of failure.
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President Donald Trump speaks Friday at a campaign rally in Huntsville, Ala.

Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation Saturday from league executives and star players alike.
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Is Wisconsin's Foxconn bid folly or bold model?

It's a question now facing Minnesota elected officials as they mull spending state money to lure Amazon. The online retailing giant recently announced plans for a $5 billion second North American headquarters, and the promise of 50,000 jobs to follow.