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Michigan sues Flint after council refuses to OK water deal

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 12:08pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 12:45pm

LANSING, Mich. — The state of Michigan sued Flint Wednesday, alleging that the city council's refusal to approve a broadly backed deal to buy water long term from a Detroit-...

Pound jumps on Carney remarks about timing of rate hike

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 11:50am Updated: June 28, 2017 - 12:15pm

FRANKFURT — The British pound rose sharply Wednesday after the country's top central banker pondered the prospect of higher interest rates, a day after his counterpart at the...

White House reporter says he's tired of being bullied

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 11:47am Updated: June 28, 2017 - 12:15pm

NEW YORK — The reporter who accused White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders of inflaming the public against the media at a press briefing says he did it because he's...

Lawsuits over new Utah monument to test president's power

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 11:42am Updated: June 28, 2017 - 12:15pm

SALT LAKE CITY — Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument face...

Campaigner-in-chief: Trump's politicking raises ethics flags

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 11:34am Updated: June 28, 2017 - 12:00pm

WASHINGTON — Barely five months into office, President Donald Trump keeps taking time out from governing to run for re-election.

On Wednesday night, he'll attend his...

US pending home sales slip for 3rd straight month

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 11:33am Updated: June 28, 2017 - 12:00pm

WASHINGTON — Americans signed fewer contracts to buy homes in May, the third straight monthly decline and evidence that a shortage of homes for sale has suppressed home-buying...

Kushner lawyer seasoned in navigating Washington scandals

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 10:59am Updated: June 28, 2017 - 11:30am

WASHINGTON — Abbe Lowell's clients have included some of the country's most prominent politicians, companies and celebrities.

The latest addition to the lawyer's list:...

Robert Durst's pals resist testifying at California hearing

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 10:45am Updated: June 28, 2017 - 11:15am

MINEOLA, N.Y. — Two of Robert Durst's longtime friends are fighting in a New York court to avoid being sent to testify at a pretrial hearing in the millionaire's murder case in...

Trump says 'oui' to French leader's Bastille Day invitation

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 10:44am Updated: June 28, 2017 - 11:15am

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump plans to celebrate Bastille Day in France.

The White House announced Wednesday that Trump has accepted French President Emmanuel...

Police detain 6 IS suspects in Spain, Britain and Germany

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 10:40am Updated: June 28, 2017 - 11:15am

MADRID — Police on Wednesday arrested six suspected members of the Islamic State group, four in Spain and one each in Britain and Germany, Spain's Interior Ministry said.

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Disney: Animatronic Trump will speak at Disney World show

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 9:53am Updated: June 28, 2017 - 10:15am

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Disney has confirmed that an animatronic version of President Donald Trump will have a speaking role at its Hall of Presidents attraction at Walt...

Review board wants another look at police shooting decision

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 9:16am Updated: June 28, 2017 - 9:45am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A review board Tuesday found "substantial evidence of error" in a North Carolina police department's decision that the fatal shooting of a black man by an...

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