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  • Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney holds a briefing on President Trump's FY2018 proposed budget in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington, May 23, 2017.

    It will restore the Clinton-Gingrich welfare reforms that made it more profitable to work than not work.

  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska— President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling. The refuge covers 2,300 square miles, an area the size of West Virginia and Connecticut combined in Alaska's northeast corner. Congress in 1980 expanded it and...

  • May 25- In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, a U.S. appeals court refused on Thursday to reinstate his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, calling it discriminatory and setting the stage for a showdown in the Supreme Court. "These clearly are very dangerous times and we need every available tool at our disposal to prevent terrorists...

  • May 25- In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, a U.S. appeals court refused on Thursday to reinstate his temporary travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, setting the stage for a possible legal showdown in the Supreme Court. The White House declined comment and referred questions to the U.S. Justice Department, which did not immediately...

  • NEW YORK— In a story May 24 about Sean Hannity, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Seth Rich was a Democratic National Committee chairman. Fox News' Sean Hannity says a media watchdog is guilty of' liberal fascism' for targeting his advertisers. NEW YORK— Sean Hannity says a media watchdog is guilty of "liberal fascism" for targeting advertisers on his...

  • PALOMINO VALLEY, Nev.— President Donald Trump's budget proposal calls for saving $10 million next year by selling wild horses captured throughout the West without the current requirement that buyers guarantee the animals won't be resold for slaughter. Doug Busselman, executive vice president of the Nevada Farm Bureau, blamed the stalemate on the "emotional...

  • NEW YORK— Sean Hannity says a media watchdog is guilty of "liberal fascism" for targeting advertisers on his Fox News Channel show, as one company announced Wednesday that it would no longer hawk its wares there. The Chicago- based Cars.com said that it had been "watching closely" and recently decided to suspend its backing of Hannity. On Wednesday, Hannity said he...

  • New York- based attorney Mark Kasowitz has a history of working on Trump's most nettlesome legal issues and is viewed as a trusted adviser, according to two people familiar with the decision. While the White House counsel represents the president in his official capacity, it is not unusual for the president to hire private attorneys in matters that could lead to...

  • Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, holds a copy of President Trump's FY'18 budget while touring the binding facility at the Government Publishing Office, on May 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    "It's hard to know what the reasoning would be," says Alice Rivlin, who was also the founding director of the Congressional Budget Office.

  • But tighter security comes with a level of disruption that consumers and businesses have been loath to accept, James Rubin says.

  • Nicholas Burns, professor of diplomacy and international relations at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

    Not only in the Mideast, President Trump needs to rebuild self-inflicted strained relations in Europe, Nicholas Burns tells CNBC.

  • LAS VEGAS, May 18- Anthony Scaramucci was soaking up plenty of love this week at his high-profile hedge fund conference even as his political ambitions remained in limbo. The outspoken Wall Street figure in January agreed to sell his SkyBridge Capital LLC on the expectation of a public liaison job with U.S. The uncertainty over a White House position allowed...

  • WASHINGTON— The Trump administration on Thursday announced plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada— a move that could shake up business across the continent. The trade pact eliminated tariffs— taxes on imports— and other trade barriers among the United States, Canada and Mexico. Critics countered that low-wage...

  • May 18- Roger Ailes, who became one of the most powerful figures in both U.S. politics and media by turning the Fox News network into a booming voice for conservatives before he was brought down by sexual harassment charges, has died at the age of 77.. Ailes worked as a media strategist for Republican Presidents Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush before...

  • President Donald Trump salutes as he steps from Air Force One upon his arrival at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, U.S., May 17, 2017.

    Former U.S. presidents, including Clinton and Reagan, have historically greeted special counsels warmly, Vox reports.

  • Paris luxury hotel occupancy has begun to rebound this year. PARIS, May 18- When Paris's landmark Hotel de Crillon reopens in July after a four-year 200 million euro revamp, it will be hoping to catch a rebound in the luxury hotel trade after a wave of bloody street attacks drove away big-paying tourists. Occupancy rates of Paris luxury hotels fell 15 percent to 52...

  • You put a brake on investments to the U.S. when you see those headlines, "said Bart Wakabayashi, Tokyo Branch Manager of State Street Bank. The Justice Department appointed a former FBI director as special counsel to investigate possible collusion between President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team and Russia. "Some politicians might try to begin the...

  • White House President Bill Clinton speaks to the press at the White House after the Senate aquicted him in the Senate impeachment trial.

    Amazon has soared more than 1,900 percent since President Bill Clinton's impeachment.

  • President Donald Trump signs a revised executive order for a U.S. travel ban on Monday, leaving Iraq off the list of targeted countries, at the Pentagon in Washington.

    U.S. appeals court judges questioned the lawyer defending President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban about whether it discriminates against Muslims.

  • Protesters rally during a demonstration against the travel ban at John F. Kennedy International Airport on January 28, 2017 in New York City.

    A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments over President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on people entering the U.S. from six Muslim-majority countries.