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Homeland Security waives contracting laws for border wall

By ELLIOT SPAGAT | February 18, 2020

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it is waiving federal contracting laws to speed construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, moving the president closer to fulfilling a signature campaign promise in an election year...

Trump expected to raise $10 million during Florida stop

By KEVIN FREKING | February 15, 2020

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump mixed reelection business with pleasure during a weekend stop at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, attending a fundraiser on Saturday evening expected to raise $10 million for his campaign and the Republican...

New Delhi votes with Modi’s popularity on the line

By ASHOK SHARMA and AIJAZ HUSSAIN | February 8, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP) — Residents of India's capital voted Saturday in a crucial state election in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party sought to regain power after a 22-year gap and major victories in a national vote.About 57% of...

Impeachment takeaways: Trump’s iron grip, McConnell delivers

By MATTHEW DALY and ERIC TUCKER | February 6, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled Senate acquitted President Donald Trump on two impeachment charges Wednesday amid Republican complaints about what they called a rushed process and Democratic claims that Trump is a threat to democracy. The...

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