Government and politics

FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Capitol is seen at dawn in Washington. Top Capitol Hill negotiators are reporting progress toward a long-sought agreement on a massive $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through Oct. 1. The House and Senate have until Friday at midnight to pass the measure to avert a government shutdown. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 30, 2017 - 10:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the bill being negotiated on Capitol Hill to fund the government through September (all times local): 10:35 p.m. The top Democrat in the Senate is welcoming the deal on a $1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through September. Sen. Chuck Schumer of New...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Capitol is seen at dawn in Washington. Top Capitol Hill negotiators are reporting progress toward a long-sought agreement on a massive $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through Oct. 1. The House and Senate have until Friday at midnight to pass the measure to avert a government shutdown. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 30, 2017 - 10:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats forged a hard-won agreement Sunday night on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September, denying President Donald Trump funding for a border wall and...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Capitol is seen at dawn in Washington. Top Capitol Hill negotiators are reporting progress toward a long-sought agreement on a massive $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through Oct. 1. The House and Senate have until Friday at midnight to pass the measure to avert a government shutdown. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 30, 2017 - 9:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Capitol Hill negotiators reached a hard-won agreement on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September, aides said Sunday night. Details of the agreement were expected to be made public...
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April 30, 2017 - 9:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An adviser to President Donald Trump will be leaving the White House A senior administration official says Sebastian Gorka, a former counterterrorism analyst for Fox News who joined the administration as a counterterrorism adviser, will be leaving the White House in the coming...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Capitol is seen at dawn in Washington. Top Capitol Hill negotiators are reporting progress toward a long-sought agreement on a massive $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through Oct. 1. The House and Senate have until Friday at midnight to pass the measure to avert a government shutdown. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 30, 2017 - 9:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the bill being negotiated on Capitol Hill to fund the government through September (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Top Capitol Hill negotiators have reached a hard-won agreement on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of...
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April 30, 2017 - 9:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An adviser to President Donald Trump will be leaving the White House A senior administration official says Sebastian Gorka, a former counterterrorism analyst for Fox News who joined the administration as a counterterrorism adviser, will be leaving the White House in the coming...
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Independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron looks at some of the 2,500 photographs of young Jews deported from France, during a visit to the Shoah memorial in Paris, France, Sunday, April 30, 2017. French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is visiting the Holocaust Memorial in Paris with a somber message: Never again. (Philippe Wojazer/Pool Photo via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 4:25 pm
PARIS (AP) — Amid worries about rising nationalism, French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron paid homage Sunday to the tens of thousands of French Jews killed in the Holocaust with a somber, simple message to voters: Never again. Chants of "Macron, President!" mixed with tears of sorrowful...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Capitol is seen at dawn in Washington. Top Capitol Hill negotiators are reporting progress toward a long-sought agreement on a massive $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through Oct. 1. The House and Senate have until Friday at midnight to pass the measure to avert a government shutdown. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 30, 2017 - 4:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Capitol Hill negotiators are reporting progress toward a long-sought agreement on a massive $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through Oct. 1. Aides say lawmakers closely involved in the talks have worked...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, file photo, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., center, listens to a question from the media as she is joined by U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., right, and his brother, former Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart, during a news conference, in Miami. Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress, is retiring at the end of her term next year, saying it's time to move on after 38 years in office. The Miami Herald first reported the retirement Sunday, April 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
April 30, 2017 - 3:45 pm
U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress, is retiring at the end of her term next year, saying it's time to move on after 38 years in office. The 64-year-old Republican was elected last November to Florida's redrawn 27th district, a stretch of southeast...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 30, 2017 - 3:05 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Foreign Ministry has suspended one of its honorary consuls in the U.S. after the woman allegedly posted a digitally-altered image showing European Council President Donald Tusk dressed as a Nazi German SS officer. The image was posted on the Facebook page of Maria...
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