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Wall Street sees risk of recession rising

President Donald Trump has transitioned from boasting about stock market gains to blaming the Federal Reserve for recent declines and softness in the economy. | Richard Drew/AP Photo finance & tax Stock-market volatility is growing [...]

Trump sees his base growing from Democratic sparring

Some Democratic strategists worry their party’s candidates could enable President Donald Trump to portray himself as a moderate. | Alex Wong/Getty Images white house The president’s reelection campaign hopes to use some of the [...]

Trump sees no need for Mueller testimony

President Trump said Friday he still doesn’t think special counsel Robert Mueller should testify before Congress, saying it’s time to get onto legislation and that Democrats can’t “go down two tracks” if they want to tackle drug prices [...]

GOP sees end of Russia probe after Don Jr. subpoena fight fizzles

Shortly after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s “case closed” speech on the Senate floor, the Donald Trump Jr. subpoena became public. A massive GOP backlash toward Intelligence Chair Richard Burr followed. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP [...]

In Philippines Elections, Duterte Sees Chance to Consolidate Power

MANILA — Millions of Filipinos voted Monday to choose half of the nation’s Senate in what was widely seen as a proxy battle between President Rodrigo Duterte and politicians opposed to his deadly war on drugs. Throughout the day, [...]

In Philippines Senate Elections, Duterte Sees Chance to Consolidate Power

MANILA — Millions of Filipinos began voting Monday to choose half of the nation’s Senate in what is widely seen as a proxy battle between President Rodrigo Duterte and politicians opposed to his deadly war on drugs. Just hours after [...]

‘We Knew What Was Coming’: Sri Lanka Sees ISIS’ Hand in Attacks

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The suicide bombs were packed with ball bearings, iron nails and the explosive TATP, all hallmarks of the way the Islamic State likes to commit mass murder. One of the bombers had traveled to Syria. Another trained [...]

Mother Russia: South Florida sees a boom in ‘birth tourism’

MIAMI (AP) – Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth so that their child can acquire all the privileges of American citizenship. They pay anywhere from $ 20,000 to sometimes more than [...]

In Dems’ ‘Medicare for All’ battle cry, GOP sees ’20 weapon

WASHINGTON (AP) – Many Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers are rallying behind “Medicare for All” proposals to expand government-provided health care. Republicans preparing for next year’s congressional races also like [...]

The Latest: Booker sees ‘lot of pathways’ on health care

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Sen. Cory Booker is among several Democratic presidential contenders who back universal health insurance coverage, but he’s acknowledging that compromise may [...]