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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, talks with his chief of staff Sharon Soderstrom, right, and communications staff director Antonia Ferrier, left, as they walk to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who calls the drive to whip his party's bill through the Senate this week "a little offensive." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 27, 2017 - 3:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Somewhere along the way, the Republican crusade to repeal "Obamacare" also turned into an effort to limit the future growth of Medicaid. That bit of mission creep is complicating prospects for the GOP, and could lead to deadlock. The federal-state program for low-income people has...
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June 27, 2017 - 3:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican crusade to repeal "Obamacare" has turned into an effort to limit the growth of Medicaid. That bit of mission creep is complicating things for the GOP, and could lead to deadlock. Medicaid, the federal-state program for low-income people, has grown to become a...
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June 27, 2017 - 1:24 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's top economic official tried to quell fears surging debt might threaten growth, saying Tuesday financial risks are "generally under control" and Beijing can achieve this year's development targets. Speaking at a meeting of the World Economic Forum in the northeastern city of...
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In this Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, photo, containers of Roundup, left, a weed killer is seen on a shelf with other products for sale at a hardware store in Los Angeles. California regulators are taking a pivotal step toward requiring the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a warning label. The state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment announced Monday, June 26, 2017, that the weed killer's main ingredient, glyphosate, will be listed in July as a chemical known to cause cancer. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
June 27, 2017 - 1:23 am
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Regulators in California took a pivotal step on Monday toward becoming the first state to require the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a label warning that it's known to cause cancer. Officials announced that starting July 7 the weed killer's main ingredient,...
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Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, left, arrives to federal court with his attorney Benjamin Brafman in New York, Monday, June 26, 2017. Even with his federal securities fraud trial set to begin Monday, Shkreli has blatantly defied his attorneys' advice to lay low. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 27, 2017 - 12:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Several prospective jurors have been excused from the federal securities fraud trial of an ex-pharmaceutical company executive because they claimed they couldn't be impartial. Jury selection will continue Tuesday morning in Brooklyn. During jury questioning Monday, several potential...
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A currency trader works at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Asian stocks were mostly higher in range-bound trade on Tuesday after Wall Street closed mixed. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
June 27, 2017 - 12:00 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher in range-bound trade on Tuesday after Wall Street closed mixed. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.3 percent to 20,213.62 while South Korea's Kospi added 0.1 percent to 2,391.33. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index advanced 0.2 percent to 25,...
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FILE- In this March 2, 2017, file photo, Vice President Mike Pence, right, speaks before administering the oath of office to Energy Secretary Rick Perry, left, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. Perry said Monday, June 26, that the Trump administration is confident officials can "pave the path toward U.S. energy dominance" by exporting oil, gas and coal to markets around the world, and promoting nuclear energy and even renewables such as wind and solar power. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 26, 2017 - 10:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With U.S. exports of oil and natural gas surging, President Donald Trump says the U.S. is on the brink of becoming a net exporter of oil, gas and other resources. The White House is launching its "energy week" with a series of events focused on jobs and boosting U.S. global...
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June 26, 2017 - 9:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With U.S. exports of oil and natural gas surging, President Donald Trump says the U.S. is on the brink of becoming a net exporter of oil, gas and other resources. The White House is launching its "energy week" with a series of events focused on jobs and boosting U.S. global...
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June 26, 2017 - 9:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. exports of oil and natural gas are surging. President Donald Trump says the U.S. is on the brink of becoming a net exporter of oil, gas and other resources. The White House is launching its "energy week" with a series of events focused on jobs and boosting U.S. global...
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2017 file photo, Anthony Scaramucci, a senior adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, talks to reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. CNN isn't commenting Monday, June 26, as to what led it to retract a story about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between an associate of Trump and the head of a Russian investment fund. The story posted Thursday on CNN's website said Senate investigators are looking into the meeting between Scaramucci and Kirill Dmitriev, whose Russian Direct Investment Fund guides investments by U.S. entities in Russia. Scaramucci, in the story, said he exchanged pleasantries in a restaurant with Dmitriev. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
June 26, 2017 - 8:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a retracted CNN story about a supposed investigation in a Donald Trump associated and the head of a Russian investment fund (all times local): 8 p.m. CNN says it has accepted the resignations of three employees involved in a retracted story about a supposed...
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