Government policy

National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 27, 2018 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cast into doubt a key component of his upcoming trip to an international summit in Argentina as he suggested Tuesday he may cancel his planned sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin over Russia's seizure of three Ukrainian naval ships last weekend...
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FILE- In this Nov. 20, 2018, file photo, a trader works at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Nov. 27. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 27, 2018 - 3:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks wobbled Tuesday as large high-dividend stocks rose and smaller companies sank. Major indexes were coming off big gains the day before. Big health care companies including Johnson & Johnson rallied, as did telecommunications and household goods makers. Steel and other...
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In this Nov. 15, 2018 photo provided by Ivan Pierre Aguirre, migrant teens held inside the Tornillo detention camp look at protestors waving at them outside the fences surrounding the facility in Tornillo, Texas. The Trump administration announced in June 2018 that it would open the temporary shelter for up to 360 migrant children in this isolated corner of the Texas desert. Less than six months later, the facility has expanded into a detention camp holding thousands of teenagers - and it shows every sign of becoming more permanent. (Ivan Pierre Aguirre via AP)
November 27, 2018 - 2:40 pm
TORNILLO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration announced in June it would open a temporary shelter for up to 360 migrant children in this isolated corner of the Texas desert. Less than six months later, the facility has expanded into a detention camp holding thousands of teenagers — and it shows...
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A man rides a bicycle past a banner promoting the G20 summit at the Costa Salguero Center, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Thousands of police and security agents will guard the Group of 20 industrialized nations' world leaders during the two-day meeting that starts Friday. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
November 27, 2018 - 10:54 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The man tapped to head Mexico's finance ministry after Dec. 1 says officials are expected to sign a revamped trade agreement with the United States and Canada at the Group of 20 summit in Argentina this week. Carlos Urzua said late Monday that "all possibilities" point to a...
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November 27, 2018 - 9:25 am
TORNILLO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a desert detention camp for migrant children (all times local): 12:15 p.m. A new government watchdog memo says the Trump administration waived rigorous background checks for all staff working at the nation's largest detention camp for migrant children . The memo...
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In this Nov. 21, 2018, photo, Justin Roth holds a handful of soybeans at the Brooklyn Elevator in Brooklyn, Iowa. Farmers still working to get out their remaining corn and soybeans after a weather-plagued harvest season are also struggling to figure out what to do with the record soybean crop for which they have fewer customers willing to buy due to the ongoing tariff dispute. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
November 27, 2018 - 9:08 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — American farmers still working to get out their remaining soybeans after a weather-plagued harvest season are struggling to figure out what to do with a record crop now their traditionally dominant export market is largely closed. Usually by this point in the year, 100-car...
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Protestors chat under an umbrella with the British and EU flag as they meet to protest against Brexit opposite the House of Parliament in London, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Prime Minister Theresa May made a blunt appeal to skeptical lawmakers on Monday to back her divorce deal with the European Union: It isn't perfect, but it's all there is, and the alternative is a leap into the unknown. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
November 27, 2018 - 9:05 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's highest court on Tuesday began considering whether Britain can unilaterally change its mind about leaving the EU, as British Prime Minister Theresa May struggled to contain criticism of her divorce deal from U.K. politicians and U.S. President Donald Trump. The...
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French President Emmanuel Macron leaves after delivering a speech on 'The presentation of the strategy for ecology transition', at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Tuesday, Nov. 27 2018. Macron said the government will find a way to delay tax increases on fuel during periods when world oil prices are rising. The move aims to reproduce the situation that has led to protests in recent days, some of which have become violent and even marred the famed Champs-Elysees avenue in central Paris. Behind reads: Change together. (Ian Langsdon, Pool via AP)
November 27, 2018 - 6:53 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to defuse protests over rising fuel taxes by explaining his plans to wean the country off fossil fuels and promising to shift out of cheap nuclear energy more slowly. After days of sometimes violent protests over high energy prices, Macron...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2018, file photo, George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, arrives for his first appearance before congressional investigators, on Capitol Hill in Washington. A judge has rejected an effort by former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Papadopoulos to delay his two-week prison term and says Papadopoulos must surrender Monday, Nov. 26, as scheduled. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 25, 2018 - 8:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge has rejected a bid by former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos (pah-puh-DAHP'-uh-luhs) to delay his two-week prison term and says Papadopoulos must surrender Monday as scheduled. Papadopoulos sought the delay until an appeals court rules in a...
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November 25, 2018 - 1:21 am
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum on a cattle farmer's proposal to have the government subsidize herders of goats and cows if they let their animals keep their horns. Voters decide on three issues Sunday as part of Switzerland's form of direct democracy. Referendums...
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