Energy policy

FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump stops to answer a reporter's question after greeting military personnel during a visit to the Pentagon. Watching is Vice President Mike Pence. With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. The plan, not yet approved by President Donald Trump, is intended to make nuclear conflict less likely, but critics argue it would do the opposite. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 13, 2018 - 8:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. That plan isn't yet approved by President Donald Trump. It's intended to make nuclear conflict less likely. Critics argue...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talks to reporters at the Capitol after Republicans signed the conference committee report to advance the GOP tax bill, in Washington, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 16, 2017 - 3:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republicans' tax package would boost traditional forms of energy such as oil and gas while also supporting renewable energy such as wind and solar power — and even extend a hand to buyers of electric cars. An agreement by House and Senate negotiators would open Alaska's Arctic...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, traffic crowds a road in Moscow, Russia after a sunset as smoke billows from a power plant in background. The COP 23 Fiji UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Bonn, Germany. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
November 10, 2017 - 2:11 pm
BONN, Germany (AP) — The Latest on a global climate conference in Bonn, Germany (all times local): 7:35 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he will urge leaders at climate talks in Bonn to respond to the latest alarming data by further cutting emissions, helping countries respond to...
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September 13, 2017 - 11:39 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former New Mexico Sen. Pete V. Domenici, a Republican who became a power broker in the Senate for his work on the federal budget and energy policy over more than 30 years, died Wednesday. He was 85. Domenici died Wednesday morning at the University of New Mexico Hospital in...
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A worker arranges South Korean newspapers reporting about North Korea's hydrogen bomb test at a news paper distributing station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. North Korea says it has detonated a thermonuclear weapon at an underground testing facility in its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date. The North is calling the test a 'perfect success.' The explosion registered on seismographs around the region as a strong earthquake and was met by immediate condemnation from Pyongyang's neighbors. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
September 03, 2017 - 8:23 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the nuclear test North Korea conducted Sunday — its sixth and largest so far (all times local): ___ 9:20 p.m. The European Union's foreign policy chief says North Korea's sixth nuclear test represents a "major provocation" and "a grave threat to regional and international...
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June 13, 2017 - 3:30 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — New York, California and nine other states are suing the Trump administration over its failure to finalize energy-use limits for portable air conditioners and other products. The states filed the lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy on Tuesday in federal court in San...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2017 file photo, Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, speaks during an interview outside the White House, in Washington. The White House on May 31 posted on its website ethics waivers granted to four ex-lobbyists and numerous others who have joined government. In all, the White House has granted 14 ethics waivers. Conway is permitted under an ethics waiver issued to her to contact and interact with clients of her political polling company.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 31, 2017 - 9:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Catanzaro, a former oil and gas lobbyist, can help shape the Trump administration's energy policies. Shahira Knight can weigh in on retirement matters even though she previously worked for Fidelity, a financial company specializing in retirement services. The White House...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2017 file photo, Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, speaks during an interview outside the White House, in Washington. The White House on May 31 posted on its website ethics waivers granted to four ex-lobbyists and numerous others who have joined government. In all, the White House has granted 14 ethics waivers. Conway is permitted under an ethics waiver issued to her to contact and interact with clients of her political polling company.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 31, 2017 - 9:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Catanzaro, a former oil and gas lobbyist, can help shape the Trump administration's energy policies. Shahira Knight can weigh in on retirement matters even though she previously worked for Fidelity, a financial company specializing in retirement services. The White House...
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May 25, 2017 - 12:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel overwhelmingly backed bipartisan legislation that would authorize President Donald Trump to put new sanctions on Iran while keeping the landmark nuclear deal with Tehran in place. The Foreign Relations Committee voted 18-3 on Thursday despite concerns from former...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, presides over a meeting of the National Security Council at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, May 14, 2017. North Korea on Sunday test-launched a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and U.S. militaries said. The launch is a direct challenge to the new South Korean president elected four days ago and comes as U.S., Japanese and European navies gather for joint war games in the Pacific. (Yonhap via AP)
May 14, 2017 - 3:29 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Just five days after South Korea elected a president who expressed a desire to reach out to North Korea, Pyongyang sent a challenge to its rival's new leader on Sunday by test-firing a ballistic missile. The missile flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high...
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