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Trump chastises NATO, vows to crackdown on leaks
BRUSSELS (AP) -- With long-standing European alliances facing new strain, President Donald Trump chastised NATO member nations for not paying their fair share to protect the long-standing pact and declined to explicitly endorse its mutual defense agreement....

Trump handshake showdown: France's Macron just won't let go
BRUSSELS (AP) -- U.S. President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France's new president, Emmanuel Macron....

FBI misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI says it needs more time to consider a request by Congress to turn over memos and other documents related to meetings between former FBI Director James Comey and President Donald Trump....

Senate panel backs bill to authorize new sanctions on Iran
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Senate panel overwhelmingly backed bipartisan legislation that would authorize President Donald Trump to put new sanctions on Iran while keeping the landmark nuclear deal with Tehran in place....

The Latest: NATO meeting over, Trump heads to Sicily for G-7
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local):...

Democrats use budget office report to attack GOP health bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats needled Republicans on Thursday with the gloomy assessment that 23 million people would lose insurance under the Republican health care bill, and that premiums for seriously ill people would rise. The leader of the Senate GOP effort to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law faulted Democrats for not working with them....

Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets
People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions could face higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018....

House GOP sticking with Montana candidate despite assault
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans stuck with their candidate in Montana's special House race Thursday even though he was charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly slamming a reporter to the ground....

Probe: US bomb set off IS-planted devices in Mosul tragedy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States acknowledged Thursday that bombing an Iraqi building in March set off a series of Islamic-State planted explosives, resulting in more than 100 civilian deaths and underscoring the difficulty of rooting out the extremist group's fighters from its remaining urban strongholds....

Retailers cheer GOP retreat on ending debit card fees limit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Restaurants, grocers and other businesses celebrated on Thursday as House Republicans backed off efforts to eliminate the cap on fees that banks can charge retailers when customers use a debit card....

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Probe: US bomb set off IS-planted devices in Mosul tragedy

Some 'Silent Service' vets cringe at Trump's sub disclosure

Caroline Kennedy says she's missed JFK every day of her life

Greek ex-prime minister hurt as letter bomb explodes in car

FBI misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump

Retailers cheer GOP retreat on ending debit card fees limit

Wisconsin seeks to be first to drug test Medicaid applicants

Texas moves to soften voter ID law after judge finds bias

The Latest: Ellis won't concede Democratic chair race

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