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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 01:00 PM PDT

Senate Votes to Undo Privacy Rules that Protect User Data

Senate Votes to Undo Privacy Rules that Protect User Data

The Republican-led Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:51 PM PDT

AP Exclusive: US Probe of Ex-Trump Aide Extends to Cyprus

AP Exclusive: US Probe of Ex-Trump Aide Extends to Cyprus

The U.S. government investigation of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, crossed the Atlantic earlier this year to the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, once known as a...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 01:01 PM PDT

Hawaii Republican Resigns From Party After Criticizing Trump

Hawaii Republican Resigns From Party After Criticizing Trump

A Hawaii lawmaker who says she was pressured to give up her leadership post at the statehouse after criticizing President Donald Trump resigned Wednesday from the Republican Party. Rep. Beth Fukumoto said...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 01:01 PM PDT

Trump and His Unachieved Achievements: Fact Check

Trump and His Unachieved Achievements: Fact Check

President Donald Trump is taking credit for persuading TransCanada Corp. to withdraw a hefty lawsuit against the U.S. government over the previous administration's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline. But the...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 04:05 PM PDT

Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

President Donald Trump greenlighted the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it a "great day for American jobs" and siding with energy advocates over environmental groups in a heated debate...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 05:40 PM PDT

Local Rep. Hunter Under Investigation by DOJ

Local Rep. Hunter Under Investigation by DOJ

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-50th District) is under investigation for alleged campaign finance violations, according to a statement by the House Ethics Committee.

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:32 PM PDT

Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'

Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'

Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 09:27 AM PDT

AP Interview: US Pilot Describes Challenges of Bombing ISIS

AP Interview: US Pilot Describes Challenges of Bombing ISIS

The crowded skies over Islamic State-held territory have complicated U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the extremists, though military planners are working to keep fliers safe, an American pilot involved in the...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 09:11 AM PDT

US New Home Sales Rise Despite Higher Mortgage Rates

US New Home Sales Rise Despite Higher Mortgage Rates

Americans responded to higher mortgage rates by snapping up new homes in February at the fastest pace since July. New-home sales rose 6.1 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 08:30 AM PDT

Syrian Troops Besiege ISIS Stronghold

Syrian Troops Besiege ISIS Stronghold

Syrian government forces are besieging the last ISIS stronghold in the northern province of Aleppo, weeks after launching an offensive to retake the entire province, state media and an opposition monitoring...

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