Government and politics

June 19, 2017 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming, a statement at odds with mainstream scientific consensus but in line with the head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Asked on CNBC's "Squawk Box" whether...
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June 19, 2017 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming, a statement at odds with mainstream scientific consensus but in line with the head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Asked on CNBC's "Squawk Box" whether...
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EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier, left, and British Secretary of State for Exiting the EU David Davis speak with each other at the conclusion of a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, June 19, 2017. Brexit negotiators discussed on Monday Britain's financial obligations to the European Union as the long, complicated and potentially perilous process of the U.K. leaving the bloc finally gets underway. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
June 19, 2017 - 2:41 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks on Britain leaving the European Union began Monday with both sides saying they will focus first on an orderly withdrawal: a deal for citizens living in each other's territory, border arrangements between Ireland and the U.K. and the amount that Britain will pay to get out of...
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EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier, left, and British Secretary of State for Exiting the EU David Davis speak with each other at the conclusion of a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, June 19, 2017. Brexit negotiators discussed on Monday Britain's financial obligations to the European Union as the long, complicated and potentially perilous process of the U.K. leaving the bloc finally gets underway. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
June 19, 2017 - 2:41 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks on Britain leaving the European Union began Monday with both sides saying they will focus first on an orderly withdrawal: a deal for citizens living in each other's territory, border arrangements between Ireland and the U.K. and the amount that Britain will pay to get out of...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2016 file photo, a Washington Redskins helmet is seen on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md. The Supreme Court on Monday, June 19, 2017, struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks in a ruling that is expected to help the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
June 19, 2017 - 12:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks, ruling in favor of an Asian-American rock band called the Slants and giving a major boost to the Washington Redskins in their separate legal fight over the team name. The justices were unanimous...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court Building is seen in Washington. In an era of deep partisan division, the Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political. A dispute over Wisconsin’s Republican-drawn boundaries for the state legislature offers Democrats some hope of cutting into GOP electoral majorities across the United States.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 19, 2017 - 12:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court consideration of a legislative redistricting case (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel (SHIH'-mehl) is praising the Supreme Court's decision to put on hold an earlier ruling that new legislative maps be drawn. The...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court Building is seen in Washington. In an era of deep partisan division, the Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political. A dispute over Wisconsin’s Republican-drawn boundaries for the state legislature offers Democrats some hope of cutting into GOP electoral majorities across the United States.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 19, 2017 - 12:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court consideration of a legislative redistricting case (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel (SHIH'-mehl) is praising the Supreme Court's decision to put on hold an earlier ruling that new legislative maps be drawn. The...
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June 19, 2017 - 11:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Muslim men detained after the Sept. 11 attacks can't sue top U.S. law enforcement officials. The justices by a 4-2 vote ended a long-running lawsuit against former Attorney General John Ashcroft, former FBI Director Robert Mueller and other top...
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June 19, 2017 - 11:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Muslim men detained after the Sept. 11 attacks can't sue top U.S. law enforcement officials. The justices by a 4-2 vote ended a long-running lawsuit against former Attorney General John Ashcroft, former FBI Director Robert Mueller and other top...
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June 19, 2017 - 11:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will decide whether Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin drew electoral districts so out of whack with the state's political breakdown that they violated the constitutional rights of Democratic voters. What the Republicans did is called gerrymandering...
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