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Macron tells Congress of 'special' US-French bond
WASHINGTON (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron drew Wednesday on the "shared bond" of U.S.-French relations to call for a rejection of isolationism and instead for the countries to bond together anew for a 21st century security....

Trump meeting with Apple's Tim Cook on trade
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he's "looking forward" to meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House Wednesday....

Judge deals big setback to Trump on 'Dreamers' program
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A federal judge ruled that the Trump administration must resume a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation but gave it 90 days to restate its arguments before his order takes effect....

US Embassy move in Israel emblematic of broader policy shift
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When the Stars and Stripes is hoisted over the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem next month it will be a physical milestone in a broader, striking shift by the Trump administration away from a half-century of traditional U.S. policy toward Israel and the Palestinians....

Lax vetting on Trump nominees begins to frustrate senators
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs skids to a halt, senators from both parties are voicing frustration that the White House is skipping crucial vetting of nominees and leaving lawmakers to clean up the mess....

APNewsBreak: Military sex assault reports jump 10 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. officials say reports of sexual assaults across the military jumped by nearly 10 percent in 2017, a year that saw a massive online nude-photo sharing scandal rock the services, triggering greater awareness of sexual harassment and other similar complaints....

AP, other media seek access to records in Mueller probe
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Associated Press and other news organizations are asking a judge to unseal records in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....

Judge seeks update on raids of Trump's personal lawyer
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York judge wants more information from prosecutors and lawyers for President Donald Trump and personal attorney Michael Cohen to help speedily analyze materials seized from Cohen....

GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year....

Trump seems likely to win travel ban case at Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump appears likely to win his travel ban case at the Supreme Court....