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Making Ivanka Trump shoes: Long hours, low pay and abuseChinese who have worked at a factory that makes shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands say they've faced long hours, low pay and verbal abuse
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 17, 2016 file photo, then-Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention, in Cleveland. Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for political consulting work he did for a Ukrainian political party, acknowledging he coached party members on how to interact with U.S. government officials. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agentFormer Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for more than $17 million worth of consulting work he performed for a Ukrainian political party
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE- In this April 22, 2015, file photo, Abbe Lowell, left, attorney for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, walks out of Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Court with Menendez' press secretary Steve Sandberg following a pretrial hearing for the senator in Newark, N.J. Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, has picked Lowell to represent him in Russia-related investigations before Congress and Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Kushner has not been accused of wrongdoing, and there’s no indication he’s at risk of being charged. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Kushner lawyer seasoned in navigating Washington scandalsAbbe Lowell's clients have included some of the country's most prominent politicians, companies and celebrities. The latest addition to that list: Jared Kushner, son-in-law of President Donald Trump
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this June 22, 2017 file photo, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine speaks amid a crush of reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Somewhere along the way, the Republican crusade to repeal "Obamacare" also turned into an effort to limit the future growth of Medicaid. That bit of mission creep is complicating prospects for the GOP, and could lead to deadlock.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
GOP 'Obamacare' repeal teeters after Senate shelves voteThe Republican Party's long-promised repeal of 'Obamacare' is on the brink after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, shelved votes planned for this week
The Associated Press3 hours ago
President Donald Trump listens in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Democrats are out to capitalize on what they believe is growing public sentiment that President Donald Trump, the richest man to call the White House home, is turning his back on the regular people who got him elected in favor of his wealthy peers. The party is hoping that pitch will pack extra oomph at a time when even some Republicans are raising concerns that the GOP health-care plan could hurt the poor.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Campaigner-in-chief: Trump's politicking raises ethics flagsPresident Donald Trump keeps taking time out to run for re-election
The Associated Press3 hours ago
President Donald Trump listens in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Democrats are out to capitalize on what they believe is growing public sentiment that President Donald Trump, the richest man to call the White House home, is turning his back on the regular people who got him elected in favor of his wealthy peers. The party is hoping that pitch will pack extra oomph at a time when even some Republicans are raising concerns that the GOP health-care plan could hurt the poor.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Campaigner-in-chief: Trump's politicking raises ethics flagsPresident Donald Trump keeps taking time out to run for re-election
The Associated Press4 hours ago
President Donald Trump, center, speaks as he meets with Republican senators on health care in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Seated with him, from left, are Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Trump group's Republican war over health care frustrates GOPAmerica First Policies, a group aligned with President Donald Trump, attacked a fellow Republican for not supporting the Senate health care bill
The Associated Press4 hours ago
People visit the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, as justices issued their final rulings for the term, in Washington.  The Supreme Court began its term nine months ago with Merrick Garland nominated to the bench, Hillary Clinton favored to be the next president, and the court poised to be controlled by Democratic appointees for the first time in 50 years.  Things looked very different when the justices wrapped up their work this week.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Supreme Court term ended much different than it beganThe Supreme Court's final decisions and orders were declaration that this is a conservative-leaning court that may only move more to the right in the years to come
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, and Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas depart after speaking with the media after they and other Senate Republicans had a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
The Latest: McConnell says good progress made on health billSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says "good progress" was made during a White House meeting between President Donald Trump and Republican senators
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this May 18, 2017 file photo, a Syrian National flag hangs out of a damaged building at the mountain resort town of Zabadani in the Damascus countryside, Syria. The Syrian government on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria that they said killed more than 40 prisoners. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
Pentagon: 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attackThe Pentagon says it has detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical weapons attack
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - This May 8, 2017, file photo shows an aerial view of Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument will face a tougher challenge than anticipated. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)
Utah lawsuits to test president's power to shrink monumentsNative American tribes and environmental groups preparing a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument will face a tougher challenge than anticipated
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE- In this June 22, 2017, file photo, Vice President Mike Pence applauds during the Congressional Picnic on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Pence is scheduled to visit suburban Cleveland on Wednesday, June 28, to meet with small business owners. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Pence to visit Cleveland area to hear from business ownersVice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit suburban Cleveland on Wednesday to meet with small business owners
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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