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FILE - In this June 8, 2006 file photo, then Deputy Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar meets reporters at the HHS Department in Washington. Azar was a top HHS official during the George W. Bush administration. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 13, 2017 - 10:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Turning to an industry he's rebuked, President Donald Trump on Monday picked a former top pharmaceutical and government executive be his health and human services secretary, overseeing a $1 trillion department responsible for major health insurance programs, medical research, food...
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ARCHIVO- En esta fotografía del martes 14 de marzo de 2017 se muestra una bandera de la Unión Europea y una de Gran Bretaña afuera de las oficinas del parlamento europeo en Londres. (AP Foto/Matt Dunham, Archivo)
November 13, 2017 - 10:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Business leaders from both sides of the English Channel urged Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday to accelerate talks on Britain's exit from the European Union as uncertainty about future trade relations threatens jobs and investment. European business leaders are urging Britain to...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, joined by Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., the ranking member, and Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., offers his manager's amendment as the GOP tax bill debate enters the final stage, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 13, 2017 - 10:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tax legislation (all times local): 10:15 a.m. President Donald Trump is calling on Republican lawmakers to get more aggressive with their tax proposals. In a tweet Monday, Trump says the GOP should repeal "the unfair & highly unpopular" individual mandate in the...
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November 13, 2017 - 8:45 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Brookfield Property Partners offering $14 billion to buy the remaining shares of mall owner GGP that it doesn't already own. Brookfield currently owns about 34 percent of GGP. GGP Inc. said Monday that it received an unsolicited proposal from Brookfield Property Partners LP on...
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An independence flag is waved as demonstrators take part at a protest calling for the release of Catalan jailed politicians, in Barcelona, Spain, on Saturday, Nov 11, 2017. Eight members of the now-defunct Catalan government remain jailed in a related rebellion case. Former regional president Carles Puigdemont and four other ex-cabinet members fled to Belgium where they are fighting extradition. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
November 13, 2017 - 8:44 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Spain's defense minister says the government is analyzing who is behind a disinformation campaign targeting the region of Catalonia amid suspicions that Russia and Venezuela might be involved. Maria...
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An independence flag is waved as demonstrators take part at a protest calling for the release of Catalan jailed politicians, in Barcelona, Spain, on Saturday, Nov 11, 2017. Eight members of the now-defunct Catalan government remain jailed in a related rebellion case. Former regional president Carles Puigdemont and four other ex-cabinet members fled to Belgium where they are fighting extradition. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
November 13, 2017 - 6:25 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Spain's foreign minister says he will brief his European Union counterparts on alleged cyber-meddling from Russian territory and elsewhere aimed at spreading misinformation about the independence push in the northeastern region of Catalonia. Alfonso Dastis said he would tell the EU'...
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November 13, 2017 - 5:29 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Vice Media, the North American media network popular among millennials, has launched an ambitious new project in Arabic targeting youth in the Middle East. Known for tackling thorny and controversial issues, Vice and its regional partner, Moby Group, will have to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016, file photo, an oil tanker approaches the new Jetty during the launch of a $650 million oil facility in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The state-run Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. will put a minority stake in its gas station subsidiary up on the local stock market. The company made the announcement on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, saying 10 percent of ADNOC Distribution will go onto the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange pending regulatory approval. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
November 13, 2017 - 2:45 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The state-run Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. will put a minority stake in its gas station subsidiary up on the local stock market. The company made the announcement on Monday, saying at least 10 percent of ADNOC Distribution will go onto the Abu Dhabi Securities...
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A man watches stock prices boards at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following Wall Street's losing week as investors looked ahead to a week of data releases and public comments by central bankers. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
November 13, 2017 - 12:34 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following Wall Street's losing week as investors looked ahead to a week of data releases and public comments by central bankers. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.4 percent to 3,446.17 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 fell 0.6 percent to...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, joined by Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., the ranking member, and Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., offers his manager's amendment as the GOP tax bill debate enters the final stage, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 12, 2017 - 12:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House's tax-writing committee said Sunday that he's confident that chamber won't go along with the Senate's proposal to eliminate the deduction for property taxes, setting up a major flashpoint as Republicans aim to put a tax cut bill on President Donald Trump'...
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