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FILE - In this June 27, 2017 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. New economic sanctions on Russia and Iran are missing from the list of bills the House is scheduled to vote on this week as Democrats and Republicans blame one another for stalling passage of the popular measure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 11, 2017 - 4:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new package of economic sanctions on Russia and Iran unacceptably constrains the president's authority, the White House says, as Democrats complain that the Trump administration is trying to weaken the penalties. The legislation sailed through the Senate nearly a month ago in...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2017 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. New economic sanctions on Russia and Iran are missing from the list of bills the House is scheduled to vote on this week as Democrats and Republicans blame one another for stalling passage of the popular measure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 11, 2017 - 4:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new package of economic sanctions on Russia and Iran unacceptably constrains the president's authority, the White House says, as Democrats complain that the Trump administration is trying to weaken the penalties. The legislation sailed through the Senate nearly a month ago in...
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July 11, 2017 - 4:41 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's auto sales rose in June, rebounding from the previous month's contraction on the strength of demand for SUVs. An industry group, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, said Tuesday that sales rose 2.3 percent from a year earlier to 1.8 million vehicles. That was...
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July 11, 2017 - 4:41 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's auto sales rose in June, rebounding from the previous month's contraction on the strength of demand for SUVs. An industry group, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, said Tuesday that sales rose 2.3 percent from a year earlier to 1.8 million vehicles. That was...
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Workers put the finishing touches at a memorial to honour the victims of the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt, ahead of its upcoming inaguration on the one-year anniversary, in Istanbul, Monday, July 10, 2017. On July 15, 2016, a group within the military, with tanks, fighter jets and helicopters, launched a failed plot to overthrow Turkey's president and government. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
July 11, 2017 - 4:29 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have issued detention warrants for 105 information technology experts suspected of aiding last year's failed coup. The warrants were issued Tuesday as Turkey kicks off a week of events commemorating the July 15 anniversary of the...
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Workers put the finishing touches at a memorial to honour the victims of the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt, ahead of its upcoming inaguration on the one-year anniversary, in Istanbul, Monday, July 10, 2017. On July 15, 2016, a group within the military, with tanks, fighter jets and helicopters, launched a failed plot to overthrow Turkey's president and government. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
July 11, 2017 - 4:29 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have issued detention warrants for 105 information technology experts suspected of aiding last year's failed coup. The warrants were issued Tuesday as Turkey kicks off a week of events commemorating the July 15 anniversary of the...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump pressed Congress on Monday, July 10, 2017, to get health care done before leaving for its long August recess, even as Republican senators say the GOP effort so far to repeal and replace the nation's health law is probably dead. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 11, 2017 - 4:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders are hoping to stage a climactic vote on their health care bill next week, though internal rifts over divisive issues like coverage requirements and Medicaid cuts leave the timing and even the measure's fate in question. "We need to start voting" on the GOP bill...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order to withdraw the U.S. from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact agreed to under the Obama administration in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Members of a Pacific Rim trade initiative rejected by Trump are to hold working-level talks Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in the Japanese mountain resort town of Hakone, west of Tokyo. The three-day meeting among envoys from the 11 remaining members of the TPP follows a breakthrough last week on a Japan-European Union trade deal seen as a repudiation of the U.S. moves to pull back from such arrangements. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 11, 2017 - 3:26 am
TOKYO (AP) — Members of a Pacific Rim trade initiative rejected by U.S. President Donald Trump are to hold working-level talks Wednesday in the Japanese mountain resort town of Hakone, west of Tokyo. The three-day meeting among envoys from the 11 remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order to withdraw the U.S. from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact agreed to under the Obama administration in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Members of a Pacific Rim trade initiative rejected by Trump are to hold working-level talks Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in the Japanese mountain resort town of Hakone, west of Tokyo. The three-day meeting among envoys from the 11 remaining members of the TPP follows a breakthrough last week on a Japan-European Union trade deal seen as a repudiation of the U.S. moves to pull back from such arrangements. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 11, 2017 - 3:26 am
TOKYO (AP) — Members of a Pacific Rim trade initiative rejected by U.S. President Donald Trump are to hold working-level talks Wednesday in the Japanese mountain resort town of Hakone, west of Tokyo. The three-day meeting among envoys from the 11 remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Shares edged higher in Asia on Tuesday following a listless day of trading on Wall Street. Investors are awaiting Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen’s testimony to Congress. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
July 11, 2017 - 2:42 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday ahead of Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's testimony to Congress. Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.6 percent to 20,195.48 on expectations the yen will weaken further against the dollar as the central bank strives to keep long-term bond...
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