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  • A budget measure approved by the Republican-controlled Senate late Thursday allows Congress to pursue legislation allowing oil and gas exploration in the remote refuge on a majority vote. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan of Alaska said Congress can create jobs and enhance energy security by opening a small section of the 19.6 million-acre site to drilling.

  • Xi Jinping delivers a report to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on behalf of the 18th Central Committee of the CPC at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 18, 2017.

    The Chinese president is consolidating power at a "very consequential" time, says ex-U.S. diplomat Nicholas Burns.

  • The Trump administration and congressional Republicans are pushing the drilling plan, a longtime GOP goal, as a way to help pay for proposed tax cuts promised by President Donald Trump. The drilling plan is included in a GOP budget proposal for the current fiscal year and is expected to generate an estimated $1 billion over 10 years. Maria Cantwell of Washington...

  • President Donald Trump with Vice President Mike Pence in the Blue Room during a 'Made in America' product showcase event at the White House in Washington, DC, on July 17, 2017.

    New analysis published Friday found that in 12 individual House campaigns, in all regions of the country, 11 had shifted to the benefit of Democrats.

  • NEW YORK— A top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should "absolutely" be released to the public, along with information on whom the ads were targeting. Previously, Facebook declined to make the ads public. While Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, now favors the release, she didn't say...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 9- A public feud between President Donald Trump and influential fellow Republican Bob Corker could narrow the path for a tax overhaul in the U.S. Senate, where a Republican go-it-alone effort is already showing signs of disunity. Days after the Republican-controlled Congress took important steps toward advancing tax legislation, Trumps...

  • President Donald Trump and Senate Republican maverick Bob Corker could narrow the path for tax reform in the U.S. Senate, where a Republican go-it-alone effort is already showing signs of disunity. Days after the Republican-controlled Congress took two important steps toward advancing tax legislation, a Trump-Corker shouting match threatened to further...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 9- A public feud between President Donald Trump and Senate Republican maverick Bob Corker could narrow the path for enacting tax reform in the U.S. Senate, where a Republican go-it-alone effort is already showing signs of disunity. Days after the Republican-controlled Congress took two important steps toward advancing tax legislation, a...

  • President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed the prospect of talks with North Korea as a waste of time a day after his own secretary of state said the United States was maintaining open lines of communication with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Tillerson disclosed on Saturday that the United States was directly communicating with North Korea on its nuclear...

  • President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed the prospect of talks with North Korea as a waste of time a day after his own secretary of state said the United States was maintaining open lines of communication with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Tillerson disclosed on Saturday that the United States was directly communicating with North Korea on its nuclear...

  • Trump later tweeted that his White House predecessors, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, had all "failed" on North Korea by "Being nice to Rocket Man," so "why would it work now?" Tillerson disclosed on Saturday that the United States was directly communicating with North Korea on its nuclear and missile programs but that Pyongyang had shown no interest in...

  • President Donald Trump is using money donated to his re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee to pay for his lawyers in the probe of alleged Russian interference in the U.S. election, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Following Reuters exclusive report on Tuesday, CNN reported that the Republican National Committee paid in...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- U.S. The Republican National Committee is expected to make its August spending public on Wednesday, and the Trump campaign is due for another disclosure on Oct. 15. A spokesperson for the RNC declined to comment, but said the committee has already paid unspecified, non- Russia related litigation expenses for the campaign.

  • BOSTON, Sept 18- The sale of former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci's SkyBridge Capital LLC hedge fund investment firm to a consortium that includes a Chinese buyer is still on track, with the closing date expected in late September, the firm's chief investment officer said on Monday. SkyBridge spokeswoman Woomi Yun, in an email, named...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The head of the U.S. Department of the Interior called for changes to the management of 10 national monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining and shrink at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended that President Donald Trump reduce the boundaries...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The head of U.S. Department of the Interior called for changes to the management of 10 national monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining and shrink the area covered of at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported. Interior Department spokeswoman Heather Swift referred questions about the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The head of Department of the Interior called for changes to 10 U.S. monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining, and shrink the footprints of at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported. Interior Department spokeswoman Heather Swift referred questions about the report to the White House.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The head of Department of the Interior called for changes to 10 U.S. monuments, lifting restrictions on activities such as logging and mining, and shrinking the footprints of at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported. "The Trump Administration does not comment on leaked documents, especially internal drafts which are still...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The head of the U.S. Department of the Interior urged President Donald Trump to lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining in or to shrink the footprints of 10 national monuments, according to the Washington Post. Representatives for the Interior Department and the White House did not immediately respond to requests for...

  • Ex-pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli leaves after his appearance at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York on the first day of his securities fraud trial on June 26, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

    Prosecutors said Shkreli is a "danger to the community" because of alleged threats he made against Clinton and other women online.