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Trump has kept many promises during his first year in office

Trump One Year Promises

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often brags that he’s done more in his first year in office than any other president. That’s a spectacular stretch. But while he’s fallen short on many measures and has a strikingly thin legislative record, Trump has followed through on dozens of his...


Government

US wants to cut money for Palestinian refugees

United States Palestinians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year’s first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization,...


Police & Fire

Maggots, mold and dirt reported in Weber jail food

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Health inspectors looked into reports of maggots, mold, and dirt in jail food, and labels saying “goat head” and “not for human consumption.” The Weber and Davis jails use the same food contractor, Trinity Services Group of Oldsmar, Florida. 


Government

APNewsBreak: US set to cut UN money for Palestinian refugees

United States Palestinians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year’s first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization,...


Business

Why the GOP tax cuts are boosting stocks and who gains most

Insider Q A-Taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers late last year rushed $1.5 trillion in tax cuts into law — the most sweeping rewrite of the tax code since 1986. Republicans assert that the plan will deliver stronger economic growth and substantial pay raises for the middle class....


Government

Trump's nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to counter Russia

US Trump Nuclear Strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. The plan, not yet approved by President Donald Trump, is intended to make nuclear conflict less likely. Critics argue it...


Government

Trump defends vulgar remarks while partly denying them

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries. Trump said he was only expressing what many people think but won’t say about immigrants from economically depressed countries,...


Government

Recent events suggest Trump's Russia woes aren't going away

Trump Russia Probe News Guide

WASHINGTON (AP) — Late last year, lawyers for President Donald Trump expressed optimism that special counsel Robert Mueller was nearing the end of his probe of Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. But if there was hope in the White House that Trump might be moving past an investigation that...


Government

Trump on his promises: Yes on tax cuts but where's the wall?

Trump One Year Promises

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often brags that he’s done more in his first year in office than any other president. That’s a spectacular stretch. But while he’s fallen short on many measures and has a strikingly thin legislative record, Trump has followed through on dozens of his...


Government

Report: Trump lawyer brokered $130,000 payment to porn star

Trump Porn Star

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer brokered a $130,000 payment to a porn actress to prevent her from publicly discussing an alleged sexual encounter with Trump, according to a report Friday in The Wall Street Journal. Trump met Stephanie Clifford, whose goes by the name...


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