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President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 19, 2018 - 12:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprise announcement that caught the candidate off-guard, President Donald Trump said he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department. Trump spilled the news about Wilkie at a White House event Friday on prison...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington. Trump announced he's nominating Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to lead the agency. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 18, 2018 - 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he has chosen Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department, a surprise announcement that appeared to catch Wilkie off guard. Wilkie, a former Pentagon undersecretary for personnel and readiness,...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, listens to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during their meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
May 18, 2018 - 9:19 am
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin reshuffled his Cabinet Friday, replacing some longtime members while keeping key figures in place. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev presented the candidates for ministerial posts at a meeting with Putin in Sochi, and the president approved his...
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Malaysia's jailed opposition icon Anwar Ibrahim reacts to supporters as he leaves a hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia's king had agreed to pardon Anwar, who was jailed in 2015 for sodomy in a conviction that he said was politically motivated. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
May 16, 2018 - 7:13 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim celebrated a "new dawn" for Malaysia after he was given a royal pardon and freed from custody Wednesday, transforming a political prisoner into a prime minister-in-waiting following his alliance's stunning election victory. Anwar, 70, was...
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Relatives of 15 year-old Palestinian Jamal Afaneh mourn over his body at the family house during his funeral in Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip, Sunday, May 13, 2018. Afaneh died from his injuries after being shot on Friday by Israeli troops during the ongoing protest along the Gaza Strip border with Israel. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
May 14, 2018 - 2:07 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and Palestinian protests (all times local): 9:05 a.m. Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary has expressed concern that the relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel could escalate tensions in the Middle East. Yoshihide Suga said...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 8, 2018 file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies before Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump unloaded on Nielsen at a heated cabinet meeting Wednesday, May 9, 2018, railing against her for failing to stop illegal border crossings. Trump, who has growing increasingly frustrated by a spike in apprehensions at the border and other legal setbacks, blamed Nielsen for failing to do enough to stop them, according to people familiar with the exchange. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 11, 2018 - 2:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at a heated Cabinet meeting this week, railing against her for failing to stop illegal border crossings. Trump, who has grown increasingly frustrated by a spike in border apprehensions and legal...
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May 11, 2018 - 10:55 am
Executives from 10 auto companies will meet with President Donald Trump and cabinet officials on Friday to discuss the administration's plan to reduce gas mileage and pollution requirements enacted during the Obama administration. The auto industry wants to relax the standards, but not so much that...
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May 11, 2018 - 10:25 am
Executives from 10 auto companies will meet with President Donald Trump and cabinet officials Friday to discuss the administration's plan to reduce gas mileage and pollution requirements enacted during the Obama administration. The auto industry wants to relax the standards, but not so much that...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 8, 2018 file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies before Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump unloaded on Nielsen at a heated cabinet meeting Wednesday, May 9, 2018, railing against her for failing to stop illegal border crossings. Trump, who has growing increasingly frustrated by a spike in apprehensions at the border and other legal setbacks, blamed Nielsen for failing to do enough to stop them, according to people familiar with the exchange. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
May 11, 2018 - 1:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at a heated cabinet meeting this week, railing against her for failing to stop illegal border crossings. Trump, who has growing increasingly frustrated by a spike in apprehensions at the border and...
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President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 10, 2018, as he returns from nearby Andrews Air Force Base, Md., following an evening trip to Elkhart, Ind., for a campaign rally. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 11, 2018 - 12:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at a heated cabinet meeting this week, railing against her for failing to stop illegal border crossings. Trump, who has growing increasingly frustrated by a spike in apprehensions at the border and...
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