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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 Press2 hours ago
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, shake hands with Pakistan's Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar before a bilateral meeting during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings 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
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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 Press11 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 Press11 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 Press11 hours ago
AP FACT CHECK: When Trump takes credit and assigns blameAn AP Fact Check finds no support for President Donald Trump's criticism of the Obama administration's policies and their impact on the street gang MS-13
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Democrats could tighten grip on California political controlRepublicans have a lock on power in Congress and the White House, but across the country in California the party of Reagan is witnessing another threat to its fraying relevance
The Associated Press11 hours ago
A person in a dinosaur costume joins demonstrators at a rally at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles, part of the March for Science, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Scientists, students and research advocates rally from the Brandenburg Gate to the Washington Monument on Earth Day, conveyed a global message of scientific freedom without political interference and spending necessary to make future breakthroughs possible. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
The Latest: Thousands join global rallies for scienceScientists, students and research advocates are marking Earth Day by conveying a global message about scientific freedom without political interference
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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