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  • Trump puts anti-global warming projects on chopping block - WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Tuesday aimed at moving forward on his campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's plan to curb global warming....
  • Nunes facing pressure to step away from House Russia probe - WASHINGTON (AP) -- House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes faced growing calls Tuesday to step away from the panel's Russia investigation as revelations about a secret source meeting on White House grounds raised questions about his and the panel's independence....
  • Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal - DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that gambling is illegal in the kingdom. It is one of four he received before he ran for office, and suggests that the former casino executive may have had wider hopes for businesses across the Middle East than was previously known....
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  • Some state lawmakers seek to protect birth-control access - CARSON CITY, Nevada (AP) -- Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and abortion coverage in case they are jeopardized in the future....
  • McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as 'windfall' for Tehran - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Aiming to prove their commitment to Israel, senior U.S. lawmakers are backing bipartisan legislation that would slap Iran with new sanctions while maintaining rigorous enforcement of the landmark nuclear deal....
  • Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run - BANGKOK (AP) -- The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a drip, drip, drip trail of brake fluid up a street, down an alley, and into the gated estate of one of Thailand's richest families....
  • Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid - NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor....
  • Waze gets into the order-ahead business with Dunkin' Donuts - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin' Donuts and Taco Bell. Now it's adding a new item to its menu - the ability to place orders at some shops....
  • NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas, so what now? - PHOENIX (AP) -- Sometime in the not distant future, they will become the Las Vegas Raiders....