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Trump on Boeing's Air Force One contract: 'Cancel order!' 3:24pm EST

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. President-elect Donald Trump urged the government on Tuesday to cancel an order with Boeing Co for a revamped Air Force One - one of the most prominent symbols of the U.S. presidency - saying costs were out of control. | Video

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Blackstone's Schwarzman sees historic regulatory overhaul from Trump

Blackstone Group LP Chairman and CEO Steve Schwarzman said on Tuesday he expected to see a "very substantial reversal of regulations of all types," for the financial sector, following Donald Trump's U.S. presidential election victory.

Election 2016 2:44pm EST

Senate leader pushes for extension of coal miner healthcare

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday said he is pushing to extend expiring healthcare benefits for retired coal miners by including a provision in a spending bill Congress hopes to pass this week.

Health, Election 2016 1:44pm EST

Obama to deliver speech defending his counterterrorism fight

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will make the case on Tuesday that his counterterrorism policies have helped protect Americans from evolving international threats as he prepares to hand over the White House to a successor who has been critical of his approach.

World, Election 2016 6:09am EST

California prepares to fight Trump on immigration, other issues

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Lawmakers in Democrat-controlled California are already laying the groundwork to fight President-elect Donald Trump's conservative populist agenda.

U.S., Election 2016 3:11am EST