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Trump's defense of tariffs based on dubious claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — He's been contradicted by one of his top advisers, dinged in regular fact checks and called out by top economists. Still, President Donald Trump has held firm to dubious declarations...

Scrap 'Obamacare'? Maybe not all, says Trump administration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scrap "Obamacare"? Well, maybe not all of it. The Trump administration is arguing in court that the entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down as unconstituti...

Trump faces mounting foreign policy challenges around world

WASHINGTON (AP) — New North Korea missile tests. A trade standoff with China. Fresh nuclear tensions with Iran. President Donald Trump's foreign policy challenges are mounting around...

US rushes ships to Middle East over unspecified Iran threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is rushing an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East after seeing Iranian troops and proxy forces making preparations for attacks against U.S. forc...

President who cried wolf? Real border alarms now seem hollow

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump insisted last year that America's southern border was in crisis, his warnings landed with a thud. Making unverified claims about "unknow...

AP Interview: Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dad

ABIDJIAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — On a trip to Africa to promote women's economic empowerment, Ivanka Trump said the White House should be judged by its actions toward a continent that her father has priva...

APNewsBreak: Ivanka Trump says she passed on World Bank job

ABIDJIAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in taking the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it. In an...

Ivanka Trump eyes laws, conditions that deter African women

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ivanka Trump is putting the spotlight on laws and conditions that deter African women. The president's daughter and senior adviser is in Africa to promot...

Ivanka Trump honors victims of Ethiopian air crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — During a visit to Addis Ababa, Ivanka Trump has honored victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that occurred soon after takeoff last month. The presiden...

Ivanka Trump in Africa to promote women at work program

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Leaving behind the White House battles over border walls and tax returns, Ivanka Trump is visiting Ethiopia and Ivory Coast in pursuit of a very different goal — advancing...

Nielsen to face odd dynamics of post-Trump job market

WASHINGTON (AP) — As she heads out the door, departing Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will confront the odd dynamics of the post-Trump job market. Sure, opportunities a...

As Mueller release nears, White House renews attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took a victory lap after special counsel Robert Mueller concluded his Russia investigation. It may have been premature. The scramble to frame...

Nielsen exit comes amid larger shake-up at Homeland Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and White House allies pressing for a harder line on immigration sped up their campaign to clean house at the Department of Homeland Security with a mission fa...

The $1 billion ask: Trump all-in on fundraising for 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is well on his way to raising the $1 billion his campaign believes it will take for him to win another term in the White House, building a fundraising machine ...

Ivanka Trump plans Africa trip to promote women's initiative

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House adviser Ivanka Trump is planning a trip to Africa to promote a global women's initiative she's leading. President Donald Trump's daughter will visit Eth...