Government and politics

President Donald Trump, joined by Ships Captain Rick McCormack, right, walks to the podium to speak during the the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Saturday, July, 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 23, 2017 - 1:45 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Virginia to commission an aircraft carrier (all times local): 4:40 p.m. President Donald Trump is championing what he describes as America's return to global military prominence. Trump spoke Saturday at the official commissioning...
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President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One, Saturday, July 22, 2017, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Naval Air Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Va., to attend the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 23, 2017 - 12:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. It was one of many topics that appeared to occupy the president's mind as the day broke...
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President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One, Saturday, July 22, 2017, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Naval Air Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Va., to attend the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 23, 2017 - 12:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and his tweet barrage (all times local): 12:40 a.m. One of President Trump's personal attorneys says that Trump's private legal team is not looking into the question of whether the president can pardon himself. Jay Sekulow tells reporters in...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 27, 2010, file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
July 23, 2017 - 12:35 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize. It's not just jobs that are up for grabs — possibly 5,...
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President Donald Trump, left, puts the USS Gerald Ford into commission as Ships commander Capt. Richard McCormack, front right, listens aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford for it's commissioning at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
July 22, 2017 - 9:18 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — With praise and a blessing for the military, President Donald Trump helped hand over the USS Gerald R. Ford to the Navy on Saturday and said the state-of-the-art aircraft carrier will send a "100,000-ton message to the world" about America's military might when it is ultimately...
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President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One, Saturday, July 22, 2017, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Naval Air Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Va., to attend the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 22, 2017 - 8:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. It was one of many topics that appeared to occupy the president's mind as the day broke...
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President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One, Saturday, July 22, 2017, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Naval Air Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Va., to attend the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 22, 2017 - 8:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. The subject of pardons is one of many topics that appears to have occupied the president's mind...
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President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One, Saturday, July 22, 2017, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Naval Air Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Va., to attend the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 22, 2017 - 8:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. It was one of many topics that appeared to occupy the president's mind as the day broke...
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, left, and GOP gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie, shake hands on stage at the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Va., Saturday, July 22, 2017. The two major party candidates in Virginia's closely watched race for governor clashed at their first debate over President Donald Trump, health care, immigration, and social issues. ( Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
July 22, 2017 - 4:31 pm
HOT SPRINGS, Va. (AP) — The two major party candidates in Virginia's closely watched race for governor argued Saturday over the typical debate fare — guns, abortion, health care — as well as the best approach to dealing with President Donald Trump. Ed Gillespie, a dyed-in-the-wool establishment...
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Anti-government protesters shout slogans as they gather in front of the presidential palace in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, July 22, 2017. Protests have broken out across Poland over plans by the populist ruling party Law and Justice to put the Supreme Court and the rest of the judicial system under the party's political control. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
July 22, 2017 - 3:56 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish democracy icon and former president Lech Walesa on Saturday joined the protests that have broken out across Poland over plans by the populist ruling party to put the Supreme Court and the rest of the judicial system under the party's political control. The European...
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