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  • Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban
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    Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries. The issue pits an administration that considers the restrictions necessary for Americans' security against challengers who claim it is illegally aimed at Muslims and stems from Trump's campaign call for a "complete shutdown of Muslims" entering the U.S.

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  • APNewsBreak: Border wall models thwart US commandos in tests
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    APNewsBreak: Border wall models thwart US commandos in tests

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Recent assaults by tactical teams on prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico indicate their imposing heights should stop border crossers, a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the rigorous assessment told The Associated Press.

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  • US likely to designate embassy in Jerusalem as early as 2019
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    US likely to designate embassy in Jerusalem as early as 2019

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is expected to approve a plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as early as next year, rather than waiting for several years, Trump administration officials said Friday.

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  • AP Explains: Why is the government close to a shutdown?
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    AP Explains: Why is the government close to a shutdown?

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A standoff between Democrats and Republicans has the federal government on the brink of shutting down. Here's a look at what the dispute is about and what will happen if it isn't resolved by midnight Friday. ___ WHAT ARE LAWMAKERS FIGHTING ABOUT?

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  • The Latest: Trump addressing March for Life from Rose Garden
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    The Latest: Trump addressing March for Life from Rose Garden

    The Latest on President Donald Trump and his views on abortion rights.

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  • The work that won't get done during a government shutdown
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    The work that won't get done during a government shutdown

    Thousands of intelligence agency employees would be furloughed even as tension over North Korea's nuclear program remains high. Important biomedical and public health research would be interrupted and possibly damaged. Military veterans would watch helplessly as the processing of their disability claims came to a halt.

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  • Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no

    Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no

    Congressional Democrats aren't backing down from their threats to reject any government funding bill that isn't paired with protection for thousands of young immigrants, as hard-line liberal groups shrug off risks of a government shutdown.

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  • White House official: Trump immigration views have evolved
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    White House official: Trump immigration views have evolved

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House chief of staff says President Donald Trump's views on immigration are evolving - giving some people hope for a compromise while perplexing others. John Kelly's comments come amid a shaky effort to craft an accord protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation - a push the White House and Republicans say they would back if it's coupled with tough border security measures and other restrictions.

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  • AP Sources: WH directed Bannon silence in House interview
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    AP Sources: WH directed Bannon silence in House interview

    Steve Bannon's attorney relayed questions, in real time, to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview of the former Trump chief strategist, people familiar with the closed-door session told The Associated Press.

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  • GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa
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    GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

    Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump's Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist.

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