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In this April 18, 2017 file photo Attorney General Jeff Sessions prepares to speak before a meeting of the Attorney General's Organized Crime Council and Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) Executive Committee to discuss implementation of the President's Executive Order 13773, at the Department of Justice in Washington. Hawaii's Democratic lawmakers are criticizing Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he expressed amazement on a radio show that a "judge sitting on an island in the Pacific" could stop the president's travel ban. U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono on Thursday tried to give Sessions a civics lesson on Twitter, saying Hawaii has been a U.S. state for 58 years. (AP file Photo/Alex Brandon)
Sessions on Hawaii remark: 'Nobody has a sense of humor'Attorney General Jeff Sessions says "nobody has a sense of humor anymore."
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2016 file photo, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Americans lodged nearly 300,000 complaints last year about their dealings with banks, credit card issuers and other financial services companies, most compiled and made readily available for anyone to see as part of a database administered by the federal government. But that window may soon be closing. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Public window on financial complaints could be closing soonU.S. consumers filed nearly 300,000 complaints last year about their dealings with banks, credit card issuers and other financial services companies
The Associated Press3 hours ago
With Supreme Court seat filled, GOP looks to lower courtsRepublican have put President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee on the bench, and they're now in a position to fill dozens more federal judgeships _ and reshape some of the nation's highest courts
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U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, second from right, greets an airman as he boards a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster for a day trip to a U.S. military base in Djibouti from Doha, Qatar, Sunday, April 23, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
Pentagon chief visits African nation home to key US baseU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has arrived in Djibouti to bolster ties with the tiny and impoverished African country that's home to an important base for U.S. counterterrorism forces, including drones
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A supporter of conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon glues a campaign poster in Bayonne, southwestern France, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. The two-round presidential election is set for April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
11 candidates vie for French presidency in high-stakes raceFrom far left to far right, young to old, 11 candidates are vying for France's presidency in an election that is being watched as an indicator of populism's global appeal
The Associated Press6 hours ago
CORRECTS THAT LAGARDE IS ON THE RIGHT, NOT LEFT - International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, right, stands with Development Committee Chair Indonesia Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, before the Development Committee plenary, at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings at IMF headquarters in Washington, Saturday, April 22, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Global finance leaders dodge conflict with Trump White HouseGlobal finance leaders are seeking to avoid conflict with the Trump administration over trade and environmental policy
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President Donald Trump holds U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Alvaro Barrientos after awarding him a Purple Heart, as his wife Tammy Barrientos stands right, at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Bethesda, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed military hospitalPresident Donald Trump has awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant wounded in Afghanistan
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United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions, left, speaks as he and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, right, hold a news conference at the U.S.-Mexican border next to the Brown Field Border Patrol Station in San Diego on Friday, April 21, 2017. (Hayne Palmour IV/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
AP FACT CHECK: Sessions tags wrong city for immigrant crimesU.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has highlighted the San Diego suburb of Escondido to illustrate how jurisdictions that limit cooperation with immigration authorities jeopardize public safety
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People hold signs of poineering women in science in front the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during the March for Science in Washington, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Scientists, students and research advocates rallied from the Brandenburg Gate to the Washington Monument on Earth Day, conveying a global message of scientific freedom without political interference and spending necessary to make future breakthroughs possible. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)
Advocates fan out in global show of support for sciencePeople around the globe have turned out in huge numbers to celebrate Earth Day and support scientific research and funding
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Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble, left, speaks with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Governors group photo at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, Saturday, April 22, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fearsGlobal finance leaders have toned down language on trade protectionism and references to climate change in their statement following meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
The Associated Press15 hours ago
In this photo taken Feb. 28, 2017, a flag flies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lawmakers return to Washington this week to a familiar quagmire on health care legislation and a budget deadline dramatized by the prospect of a protracted battle between President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats over his border wall.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting CongressHouse Speaker Paul Ryan says Republican leaders aren't showing a desire to revisit repealing the health care law until they know they have enough votes to pass a bill
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Trump sons take helm of company, eye domestic expansionEric and Donald Trump Jr. are at the helm of their family business now that their father is in the White House. And they are looking for ways to expand the family brand.
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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