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Trump celebrates first 100 days as president, blasts media

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HARRISBURG, Pa. U.S. President Donald Trump hit the road on Saturday to celebrate his first 100 days in the White House with cheering supporters at a campaign-style rally, touting his initial achievements and lashing out at critics. | Video

Trump could target 'carried interest' tax loophole: official

WASHINGTON The Trump administration's push to overhaul tax laws might soon target a loophole used by some financial managers to lower their tax rates, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said on Sunday.

Politics, Election 2016, 2:28pm EDT

Tornadoes, storms kill nine in U.S. South

Tornadoes ripped through an East Texas county on Saturday evening, killing at least four people and injuring dozens of others, while high winds, falling trees and floods killed five others in neighboring states, according to news reports. | Video

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UPS air maintenance workers threaten strike ahead of shareholders meeting

A union representing 1,200 U.S. air maintenance workers at United Parcel Service Inc  turned up pressure on the company on Sunday to settle a three-year contract dispute, saying it would seek clearance to strike.

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Republican lawmaker Ros-Lehtinen, a Trump critic, to retire

WASHINGTON U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a moderate Republican from South Florida who has been critical of President Donald Trump, plans to retire when her term is up next year, according to an interview she gave on Sunday to the Miami Herald.

Politics, Election 2016, 3:56pm EDT

Toned-down White House press dinner carries on without Trump

WASHINGTON The White House press corps gathered on Saturday for its annual black-tie dinner, a toned-down affair this year after Donald Trump snubbed the event, becoming the first incumbent U.S. president to bow out in 36 years. | Video

Politics, Election 2016, Apr 29 2017

Environmental protesters swarm outside White House as Trump hits milestone

WASHINGTON A sea of protesters swarmed in front of the White House on Saturday to voice displeasure with President Donald Trump's stance on the environment and demand that he rethink plans to reverse the climate change policies backed by his predecessor. | Video

Environment Apr 29 2017

25 years after Los Angeles riots, progress and distrust live side by side

LOS ANGELES Twenty-five years after the acquittal of four Los Angeles police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King and the deadly riots that followed the verdict, an undercurrent of distrust pulses through a city that says it worked hard at police reform.

Apr 29 2017

U.S. service member killed in blast near Mosul, Iraq

WASHINGTON A U.S. service member died of wounds caused by an explosive device outside the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Saturday, the U.S.-led military coalition said.

World, Apr 29 2017

U.S. spy agency abandons controversial surveillance technique

WASHINGTON The U.S. National Security Agency said on Friday it had stopped a form of surveillance that allowed it to collect without a warrant the digital communications of Americans who mentioned a foreign intelligence target in their messages, marking an unexpected triumph for privacy advocates long critical of the practice.

Apr 29 2017

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