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GOP panel divided on red ink for tax cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Republican on the Senate Budget Committee says that tax cut advocates on the panel are pressing for cuts that could add $1.5 trillion or more to the deficit over the coming decade....

Trump lawyer: Moscow Trump Tower 'solely a real estate deal'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An abandoned proposal to develop a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 presidential election was "solely a real estate deal and nothing more," the personal lawyer for President Donald Trump told congressional staff on Tuesday....

The Latest: Iranian state TV broadcasts Trump U.N. speech
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local):...

At UN, Trump threatens 'total destruction' of North Korea
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the "total destruction'" of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons....

The Latest: McConnell praises new effort to repeal Obamacare
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the GOP effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law (all times local):...

Trump, Pence to campaign for Strange before GOP runoff
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will campaign for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange in the final days before the hotly contested Republican runoff between Strange and Roy Moore, the state's former chief justice....

Haitians blocked at US border find 'Mexican dream'
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) -- Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the U.S. to pay up to $950 to have their prized possessions steamed and scrubbed for hours. They're never late, always hustle and come in on days off to learn new skills, traits that he says make them a model for their Mexican counterparts....

Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability'
NEW YORK (AP) -- The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it barrels toward acquiring its next billion users....

Republican governors get into the 'news' business
ATLANTA (AP) -- Republican governors are getting into the "news" business....

Senate panel backs Trump's pick for US envoy to Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved the nomination of a veteran diplomat to serve as President Donald Trump's ambassador to Afghanistan....

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Republican governors get into the 'news' business

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