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Trump's speaking style still flummoxes linguists
NEW YORK (AP) -- Campaign promises may have been reshaped and some self-imposed deadlines reset. But among the things kept intact in the opening months of the new administration is the unmistakably distinct style of President Donald Trump's speech....

Trump to propose massive tax cuts for businesses
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump plans to propose massive tax cuts for businesses big and small as part of an overhaul that he says will provide the biggest tax cuts in U.S. history....

Lawmakers suggest former Trump aide Flynn broke US law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate federal law when he failed to seek permission or inform the U.S. government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizations after a trip there in 2015, leaders of a House oversight committee said Tuesday....

Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Internet companies are readying for a showdown with telecoms and a Republican-controlled government over a policy near and dear to their hearts: net neutrality....

Trump to order review of national monuments
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of tens of millions of acres of land as "national monuments," an action that could upend protections put in place in Utah and other states as Trump tries to rack up accomplishments in his first 100 days....

Shutdown? New president, same old government brinkmanship
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There's an unconventional new president in the White House. And the Republicans now have a new lock on both ends of Washington's Pennsylvania Avenue. But the capital city is still up to its old gridlock tricks....

US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system had been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power....

US criticizes Turkey for striking Kurds in Iraq, Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration sharply criticized Turkey on Tuesday for attacking Kurdish militants in Syria and Iraq, accusing the U.S. NATO ally of failing to coordinate the airstrikes with the American-led coalition against Islamic State militants....

Kansas Republican becomes newest member of House
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Ron Estes, winner of a closer-than-usual congressional election in Kansas, has been sworn in as the newest member of the House....

The Latest: Trump to sign executive order on education
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