Government And Politics

American Express posts $1.2 billion loss due to new tax law

Jan 18, 2018

Credit card company American Express posts $1.2 billion loss in the fourth quarter, as the company booked large one-time charges related to the new tax law

3 executions set for Tennessee this year; last was in 2009

Jan 18, 2018

The Tennessee Supreme Court has set an August date for the state's first execution since 2009

Deputy US marshal killed while serving Pennsylvania warrant

Jan 18, 2018

Authorities say a deputy U.S. marshal was shot and killed while serving a warrant in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Indiana officials say they won't go overboard to woo Amazon

Jan 18, 2018

A top state official says Indiana will be judicious in what it offers in support of the bid from Indianapolis for Amazon's second headquarters

Former UK boxing champ charged with encouraging extremism

Jan 18, 2018

A former British boxing champion has been charged with encouraging extremist violence

The Latest: Prosecutors identify man who killed US marshal

Jan 18, 2018

Prosecutors have identified a 31-year-old Philadelphia man as the shooter who killed a U.S. marshal before being shot to death by police

Clash with Trump casts spotlight on Kelly

Jan 18, 2018

President Donald Trump pushed back against his own chief of staff's comments that his views on a proposed border wall had "evolved," casting a spotlight on the limits of John Kelly's ability to manage the White House tumult and navigate Capitol Hill

Ex-Milwaukee cop pleads guilty to soliciting prostitution

Jan 18, 2018

A former Milwaukee police officer who was acquitted last year in a fatal shooting that sparked two nights of riots has pleaded guilty to soliciting prostitution in an unrelated sexual assault case

Sen Cardin places a hold on a nomination over TPS

Jan 18, 2018

Sen Ben Cardin says he will place a hold on a diplomatic nomination until State Department provides him with documents related to the decision to terminate temporary protection for immigrants from El Salvador, Nicaragua and Haiti

AP FACT CHECK: Shutdown wouldn't halt military

Jan 18, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: In a government shutdown, the military would continue to operate normally, despite Trump's worry about it taking a hit

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