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July 09, 2018 - 9:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After days of frenzied lobbying and speculation, President Donald Trump decided on federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh for his second nominee to the Supreme Court, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further...
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July 05, 2018 - 4:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is moving closer to deciding his next Supreme Court nominee amid intense jockeying from various factions seeking to influence his choice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Trump's current top contenders are federal appeals court judges Amy Coney...
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July 03, 2018 - 7:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has interviewed four prospective Supreme Court justices and had plans to meet with a few more as his White House aggressively mobilizes to select a replacement for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Eager to build suspense, Trump wouldn't divulge whom he's...
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July 02, 2018 - 7:42 am
Trump to move quickly on Supreme Court nominee Will announce his choice to succeed retiring Kennedy on July 9 MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Powering forward with a decision that could reshape the Supreme Court for decades, President Donald Trump said Friday he will announce his choice to succeed retiring...
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July 02, 2018 - 7:11 am
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Border Patrol arrests fell sharply in June to the lowest level since February, according to a U.S. official, ending a streak of four straight monthly increases. The drop may reflect seasonal trends or it could signal that President Donald Trump's "zero-tolerance" policy to...
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June 29, 2018 - 7:12 am
Maryland newspaper shooting suspect charged with 5 counts of first-degree murder UF grad among victims in ‘targeted’ newsroom attack ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — First-degree murder charges were filed Friday against a man who allegedly targeted Maryland's capital newspaper, shooting his way into the...
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June 29, 2018 - 6:58 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- A man who police say opened fire at a Maryland newspaper office Thursday, killing five and injuring two others, had a long, acrimonious history with the newspaper, including a lawsuit and years of harassment of its journalists on Twitter. Jarrod Warren Ramos, swiftly arrested...
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June 27, 2018 - 5:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House resoundingly rejected a far-ranging immigration bill Wednesday despite an eleventh-hour endorsement by President Donald Trump, as the gulf between the GOP's moderate and conservative wings proved too deep for leaders to avert an awkward election-year...
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June 27, 2018 - 4:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers can't be forced to contribute to labor unions that represent them in collective bargaining, dealing a serious financial blow to Democratic-leaning organized labor. The court's conservative majority, re-empowered by Justice...
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June 27, 2018 - 3:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will set off a fractious nomination process, as President Donald Trump seeks to cement his legacy with another conservative jurist. Trump said Wednesday that he'll start the effort to replace Kennedy immediately, pledging to...
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