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Stonehenge tunnel excavation sparks done...
Australia and New Zealand pledge to salv...
Canada oil pipeline spills 200,000 liter...
Newcastle researchers welcome CML leukae...
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Rebekah Vardy introduces baby Finley to ...
Kristen Stewart shows bruises through to...
Korea files appeal court decision over c...
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CDC postpones climate conference ahead o...
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Rising influence of Islam in schools ala...
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Rex Tillerson wins Senate backing for Se...
US official confirms Trident test failur...
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Manus Island asylum seeker charged with ...
Former N.Y. fund analyst arrested for sk...
Tennis Australia under investigation ove...
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Deadly storm roars up US east coast...
Europe MUST BOOST military spending afte...
Trump’s latest hire alarms allies of R...
Desperate Corbyn to frustrate Brexit AGA...
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Russian warplanes fly combat mission in ...
Trump White House: Day 4
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U.S. Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trumps...
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Sean Spicer announces Skype Seats progra...
Matt Taylor: Scotland have earned the re...
China takes 5,500 porn, violent apps off...
‘Irresponsible’ father walks on froz...
Falkirk slap £750,000 price tag on Ton...
Sydney to sweat through 40C heat ahead o...
Researchers reveal alien life using synt...
Samsung Q4 profit leaps 50% to 9.22 tril...
Zuckerberg charity buys AI startup to ba...
Wildfires in Chile destroy homes, livest...
Samsungs 4Q earnings more than double on...
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FOREX-Dollar struggles, pressured by con...
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Mob wife pleads guilty to drug smuggling...
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US withdrawal from TPP expected to impac...
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Bareun Party officially launched after s...
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New York Police Plan $275 Million Update...
Climate summit postponed after Trump win...
ISIS leader al-Baghdadi critically injur...
Donald Trump twerks on nose in video...
US bombing in Libya was linked to Berlin...
Tahiti airport reopens as flooding abate...
Panetta to Trump: CIA is not the appropr...
Unchecked EU nurses working in Britain p...
Kelly Gale shows off abs in skimpy bikin...
Dermot OLeary replaces Michael Bublé as...
Douglas Garland trial: Forensic expert t...
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Celebrated Indian actor Om Puri dies at ...
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Davos 2017: A look at the summit in numb...
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Kerry Washington calls on women to support women at Sundance

Actress Kerry Washington addresses the audience during a panel discussion at the Women at Sundance Brunch during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Oliva Pope gets a lot of credit for being a powerful woman, but it's the woman behind the fictional character who is helping to create real change in an industry that's woefully lacking in women and people of color behind the camera. Kerry Washington on Monday spoke to a group of women at the Sundance Film Festival's annual Women in Film Brunch, telling guests that progress is going to take "courage on all of our parts."


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:42:26 -0500

Samsung Q4 profit leaps 50%: firm

Samsung said it posted operating profits of 9.22 trillion won ($7.8 billion) during the October to December periodSamsung Electronics reported a 50.2 percent jump in fourth-quarter profits on Tuesday despite the humiliating Galaxy Note 7 recall that hammered the reputation of the world's largest smartphone maker. In a statement, Samsung said it posted operating profits of 9.22 trillion won (US$7.9 billion) during the October to December period. For the full year, it said in a statement, "Samsung achieved solid results despite the Note 7 discontinuation in the second half" -- the only reference to the debacle that saw the company withdraw its flagship device.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:41:15 -0500

'Trump in Asia:' Region poised for change as new era dawns

'Trump in Asia:' Region poised for change as new era dawnsPeople across Asia are poised for a potentially dramatic change in relations with Washington under President Donald Trump after decades with the United States as a major military and economic presence. ...


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:39:51 -0500

Hawaii's Lanai Island dark after windstorm knocks out power HONOLULU (AP) — The entire Hawaiian island of Lanai remained without electrical service Monday after strong winds snapped or damaged utility poles over the weekend.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:39:47 -0500

U.S. Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director

File photo of Representative Mike Pompeo arriving to testify before a Senate Intelligence hearing in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate confirmed Representative Mike Pompeo to be President Donald Trump's Central Intelligence Agency director on Monday, despite some lawmakers' concerns that he might expand surveillance or allow the use of so-called Enhanced Interrogation Techniques widely considered torture. As voting continued, there were 67 "yes" votes, more than enough to confirm Pompeo, and 30 voted against. Almost all the opposition was from Democrats. (Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Additional reporting by Dustin Volz; Editing by Sandra Maler)


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:39:39 -0500

'The windows exploded': Storm death toll at 20 in the South

A rescue worker enters a hole in the back of a mobile home Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Big Pine Estates that was damaged by a tornado, in Albany, Ga. Fire and rescue crews were searching through the debris, looking for people who might have become trapped when the deadly storm came through. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A tornado warning on television sent Anthony Mitchell, his pregnant wife and their three children scrambling for what little shelter their mobile home could provide. They crouched in a hallway as the twister started taking their home apart piece by piece.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:39:31 -0500

7 people buried in the wrong graves at veterans' cemetery

In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 photo, a Puggle named Artie stands on the grounds of the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Exeter, R.I. Several people were buried in the wrong graves at the veterans' cemetery because grave markers in one row were off by a burial plot. Veterans Affairs Director Kasim Yarn apologized on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, for the grave mix-up. (AP Photo/Jennifer McDermott, File)WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Seven people were buried in the wrong graves at a veterans' cemetery because grave markers in one row were off by a burial plot.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:33:07 -0500

Former investment fund analyst arrested after skipping trial NEW YORK (AP) — A former analyst for a private investment fund has been arrested after he failed to show up for his insider trading trial.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:31:55 -0500

Minnesota author Kelly Barnhill wins Newbery Medal

This undated photo provided by Algonquin Young Readers shows childcare's author Kelly Barnhill, of Minneapolis. The American Library Association announced Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, that Barnhill's book titled "The Girl Who Drank the Moon," has won the John Newbery Medal for the year's outstanding children's book. It is a fairy tale about an abandoned baby with a crescent-shaped birthmark on her forehead. (Bruce Silcox/Algonquin Young Readers via AP)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Before winning the most prestigious prize in children's literature, Kelly Barnhill took a little detour.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:31:06 -0500

Rep. Mike Pompeo has secured enough votes to be the next CIA director; Senate still voting WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Mike Pompeo has secured enough votes to be the next CIA director; Senate still voting.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:30:52 -0500

Samsung's 4Q earnings more than double on record chip profit Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter earnings more than doubled over a year earlier thanks to its brisk memory chip business that posted a record-high profit and strong sales of ...... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:30:42 -0500

Yahoo beats Wall Street view, sees Verizon deal closing in second quarter

A photo illustration shows a Yahoo logo on smartphone in front of a displayed cyber code and keyboardYahoo Inc on Monday reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, and said the sale of its core internet business to Verizon Communications Inc should be completed in the second quarter, allaying some investor concerns that the deal might collapse. The $4.8 billion Verizon transaction had originally been expected to close in the first quarter but was delayed by the disclosure of two major cyber breaches that exposed information from more than a billion Yahoo accounts. The Securities and Exchange Commission has opened a probe into whether Yahoo's data breaches should have been disclosed sooner to investors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:28:47 -0500

Chile eyes new deals with Pacific trade pact members: minister Chile will continue to pursue trade deals even though the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is off the table after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the pact, Foreign Minister Heraldo Munoz told journalists on Monday. The South American country has invited ministers from other TPP members as well as China and South Korea to a summit in Chile in March to discuss how to proceed, and has received positive responses at a high level, Munoz said.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:26:35 -0500

Australia and New Zealand pledge to salvage TPP after U.S. exit SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Australia hopes to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian nations into the agreement in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull his country out of the pact, its trade minister said on Tuesday. New Zealand's trade minister said ministers from the remaining TPP countries would meet in the next few months to discuss how to save the trade deal, which was seen in Asia as a counterbalance to China's rising influence.Fulfilling a campaign pledge Trump signed an executive order in the Oval Office on Monday pulling the United States out of the 2015 TPP agreement and distancing the United States from its Asian allies.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:25:50 -0500

At least 4 reported dead in California storms

The mother of a missing 18-year-old woman places her hand to her head after viewing the scene where her daughter's car careened off the road Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, on Niles Canyon Road near Fremont, Calif. The unidentified woman's car plunged into rushing waters after colliding with another vehicle on Saturday and is suspected as being in the submerged vehicle. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sunshine and rainbows alternated with thunderclaps, downpours, snow and hail on Monday as the last in a trio of storms broke up over California after flooding roads and homes and trapping people in swamped vehicles.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:24:45 -0500

Rays trade Forsythe to Dodgers for De Leon, add Tolleson ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Second baseman Logan Forsythe has been traded by the Tampa Bay Rays to the Los Angeles Dodgers for right-hander Jose De Leon.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:23:06 -0500

Patriots' defense ignored critics on the way to Super Bowl

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Jesse James (81) is tackled short of the goal line by New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung, rear, and defensive back Duron Harmon, top, during the first half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — There's a mantra that players quickly come to learn when they play for Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:16:05 -0500

The Latest: Trump, Schumer joust over Cabinet picks

President Donald Trump, third from left, speaks during a reception for House and Senate leaders in the the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. He is surrounded by, from left, adviser Jared Kushner, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., Vice President Mike Pence, Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on activities in Congress (all times EST):


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:15:45 -0500

Democratic state AGs move to defend consumer watchdog WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys general from 16 states and the District of Columbia are seeking to defend a U.S. consumer watchdog agency in court amid speculation that President Donald Trump may fire its director, Richard Cordray.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:11:08 -0500

Lawmakers admonish ethics official over tweets about Trump

Walter M. Shaub Jr., director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, arrives for a scheduled meeting with the leaders of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers from both parties on Monday admonished a federal ethics official who sent a series of tweets commenting on President Donald Trump's potential conflicts of interest.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:09:41 -0500

Q&A: Protests over gas costs disrupt Mexico border crossings

Protesters in Tijuana, Mexico, wave through motorists at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry with San Diego, Calif., after Mexican authorities abandoned their posts on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Protesters took control of vehicle lanes at one of the busiest crossings on the U.S. border Sunday to oppose Mexican gasoline price hikes, waving through motorists into Mexico after Mexican authorities abandoned their posts. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Demonstrators have taken control of Mexican border crossings with the U.S. several times in the past month to oppose Mexican gasoline price hikes in an unusual, if not unprecedented, show of protest.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:08:55 -0500

Analysis: Trump's trade plans to test his deal-making skills

President Donald Trump hosts a reception for House and Senate leaders in the the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he was protecting jobs as he officially pulled out from the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:06:56 -0500

Illinois concealed carry rules survive suits by gun owners CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand an Illinois system of issuing concealed carry permits that gun owners had complained violated their constitutional rights.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:03:39 -0500

US fights Microsoft's bid to tell users when feds take data

US fights Microsoft's bid to tell users when feds take dataThe U.S. Justice Department asked a judge Monday to throw out a lawsuit from Microsoft and keep a law that prohibits technology companies from telling customers when the government demands their electronic ...


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:03:26 -0500

NYC to pay $75 million to end lawsuit over flimsy summonses NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has agreed to pay up to $75 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging police officers issued nearly 1 million legally baseless criminal summonses over several years because they were under pressure to meet quotas.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:58:04 -0500

Trump's spokesman promises reporters 'never to lie'

White House spokesman Sean Spicer holds a press briefing at the White House in WashingtonBy Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's press secretary promised reporters on Monday that he would never lie after a weekend briefing in which he made statements about the crowd size for Trump's inauguration that were debunked. In comments to reporters on Saturday that became known as the "alternative facts" briefing, White House spokesman Sean Spicer declared that Trump's crowd was "the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration - period." Photographs showed the crowds at Trump's swearing-in on Friday were smaller than Barack Obama's first presidential inauguration in 2009.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:55:37 -0500

NASCAR overhauls race and playoff format CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR is dramatically changing its format for the upcoming season, cutting every race into stages that reward points in hopes of making every lap matter and keeping fans interested.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:54:09 -0500

Kerr calls some players' All-Star votes a 'mockery'

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr calls out instructions during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)MIAMI (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr wishes players had taken their voting for the NBA All-Star Game more seriously, calling it a "mockery" after nearly 300 players in the league wound up on at least one ballot.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:50:56 -0500

Tiger Woods returns to Riviera, where PGA Tour career began

FILE - In this June 26, 2016, file photo, Tiger Woods stands on the 18th green during the trophy ceremony for Quicken Loans National PGA golf tournament winner Billy Hurley III in Bethesda, Md. Woods discusses his impending return to Riviera for the Genesis Open in February, the hometown tournament that golf's aging superstar has skipped since 2006. Despite his love for the venerable course, Woods has never won there. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods is roaring into the new year, preparing to play four times in five weeks in his return to the PGA Tour after a 15-month absence. One of his stops includes a return to his hometown tournament in Los Angeles, where he made his first start on the pro tour as a skinny 16-year-old.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:48:31 -0500

Mattis speaks with NATO chief, highlighting importance of alliance

Retired U.S. Marine Corps General and defense secretary-nominee James Mattis speaks with a Marine guard before the Inaugural paradeU.S Secretary of Defense James Mattis, on his first full day in office, spoke with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to highlight the importance he places on the military alliance, a Pentagon spokesman said on Monday. President Donald Trump has said that while the military alliance was still very important to him, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was nonetheless obsolete because it had not defended against terror attacks. Trump added in a recent interview with The Times of London that many NATO members were not paying their fair share for U.S. protection.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:45:15 -0500

Changes mulled as synthetic drug sentences cause confusion

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2012, file photo, packages of synthetic drugs are displayed in the North Dakota attorney general's office in the state Capitol in Bismarck, N.D. As drug enforcement authorities continue to sound alarms over the effects and accessibility of synthetic drugs, courts are struggling for consistency in dealing with substances whose popularity have outpaced the legal framework around them. The result is a sentencing process that’s often bogged down by complex science and can yield uneven results in different courtrooms around the country. (AP Photo/Dale Wetzel, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The men who sold it called it Mr. Miyagi, a mind-altering chemical compound mixed with vegetable material and resembling marijuana.


... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:43:08 -0500

Highlights: Donald Trump in first full week as U.S. president Trump formally withdraws the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, distancing America from Asian allies as China's influence in the region rises. A top Trump adviser will meet this week with advisers to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose Liberal government is gathering to plan a response to a possible renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says the country will aim to keep tariff-free commerce with NAFTA partners Canada and the United States in its talks with the Trump administration.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:42:27 -0500

Trump moves to pull US out of big Asia trade deal

From left, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, National Trade Council adviser Peter Navarro, Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, policy adviser Stephen Miller, and chief strategist Steve Bannon watch as President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Charting a new American course abroad, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, using one of his first actions in office to reject a centerpiece ...


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Lewis receives 4 literary awards for 'March: Book Three'

FILE - This Nov. 18, 2016 file photo shows Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., in the Civil Rights Room in the Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tenn. The American Library Association announced Monday that the Georgia Democrat received four prizes Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. for “March: Book Three,” the last of a graphic trilogy about his civil rights activism and winner last fall of the National Book Award. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Lewis is having quite a run in the literary world.


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Reopening NAFTA could revive debate over what makes a car 'American' By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - Some of the most popular and profitable vehicles sold in the United States by Detroit's automakers are imported from Mexico, a reality that highlights the risks for the auto industry as the Trump administration pushes to overhaul trade policy.[nL1N1FD126] President Donald Trump has scheduled a breakfast on Tuesday with the chief executives of Detroit automakers General Motors Co , Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to talk about bringing more manufacturing jobs to the United States, the White House said on Monday.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:38:20 -0500

Harbaugh taking Michigan to Rome for 3 practices

FILE - This Dec. 29, 2016 file photo shows Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh speaking during a news conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Before the NCAA’s ban of spring break sports trips goes into effect, Harbaugh is taking his team to Rome, Italy. The Wolverines will hold three spring practices at the training facility of soccer club AS Roma. Michigan did not announce on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 the exact dates of the trip, but said in a release it would take place “after finals toward the end of winter semester in April.” (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, file)Just days after an NCAA vote to ban team trips that combine spring break and spring football, Michigan announced Monday that the Wolverines' next getaway is its most exotic yet: Italy.


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Falcons get back to work after earning trip to Super Bowl

Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn leaves a press conference at the football team's practice facility in Flowery Branch, Ga., Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. The Falcons will play the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on Sunday Feb. 5. (AP Photo/David Goldman)FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Dan Quinn certainly knows who the Atlanta Falcons are playing in the Super Bowl.


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Trump undoes parts of Obama agenda with executive actions

Vice President Mike Pence, left, and National Trade Council adviser Peter Navarro, right, wait for President Donald Trump to sign three executive orders, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed three executive memorandums on Monday, kicking off his first full week in the White House by undoing parts of his predecessor's agenda and renewing a longtime Republican priority on abortion funding.


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Trump's State pick OK'd by panel, goes to full Senate vote

Former ExxonMobil executive Rex Tillerson was favorably reported out of the Senate Foreign Relations CommitteeA US Senate panel on Monday greenlighted President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, former ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson, clearing the way for a confirmation vote by the full chamber. The vote in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee was 11 to 10, along strict party lines, setting up a period of debate and subsequent vote on an as-yet-undetermined day in the Republican-controlled Senate. With just two of Trump's cabinet members in place -- Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly -- Senate Republicans have sought to speed up confirmation of his other nominees, including his choice to head the CIA.


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Senate panel narrowly backs Trump's choice for top diplomat

Senate panel narrowly backs Trump's choice for top diplomatRex Tillerson's bid to be secretary of state narrowly won approval Monday from the Republican-led Foreign Relations Committee, a move that all but assures the full Senate will confirm President Donald ...


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