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  1. The Latest: White House requests $29B disaster aid package

    10.06 / 04:14 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on disaster aid funding (all times…
  2. At least 1 US commando killed in Niger

    10.05 / 00:02 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. officials said three U.S. Army special operations commandos were killed Wednesday and two others were wounded when they came under fire in southwest…
  3. White House seeks $29B for disaster aid, flood insurance

    10.04 / 22:50 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $29 billion in disaster aid to cover ongoing hurricane relief and recovery efforts and to pay federal flood insurance…
  4. Declassified documents say US knew Sputnik was soon to orbit

    10.04 / 22:50 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- News bulletin in 1957: Sputnik stuns the world. CIA in 2017: Not…
  5. Senators bewildered by Equifax contract with IRS after hack

    10.04 / 22:50 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Members of Congress expressed bewilderment Wednesday that credit reporting company Equifax, under siege after a data breach affecting more than 145 million people, has received a $7.25 million contract with the IRS to validate the identity of taxpayers communicating with the agency on the telephone or through its…
  6. GOP budgets to permit first steps on tax overhauls

    10.04 / 21:31 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans on Wednesday kicked off debate on House and Senate budget plans that promise slashing cuts to social programs - but whose real purpose is to grease the skids for a sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code that would add up to $1.5 trillion to the nation's spiraling…
  7. Yellen: Fed committed to easing regulations on smaller banks

    10.04 / 21:31 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the Fed is committed to making sure that the regulations it imposes on the nation's community banks are not overly burdensome, noting a proposed rule issued last week to simplify requirements governing how much capital these banks must…
  8. GOP tax cut: Small biz boon or loophole for rich and Trump?

    10.04 / 18:23 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump and his Republican partners in a nearly $6 trillion tax-cutting plan insist it would benefit middle-class Americans and not the wealthy. But a key provision would slash tax rates for a special kind of business set up by owners of profitable firms, including Trump and his…
  9. The Latest: Trump to deliver Iran policy speech Oct. 12

    10.04 / 18:23 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and Iran (all times…
  10. DC house party the subject of Supreme Court argument

    10.04 / 17:47 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's a Supreme Court case that may help decide when police have enough reason to make an…
  11. The Latest: Senators reveal first findings in Russia probe

    10.04 / 17:47 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election (all times…
  12. Tillerson: I never considered leaving post of top diplomat

    10.04 / 16:10 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared Wednesday that he never considered abandoning his job as President Donald Trump's top diplomat, disputing what he called "erroneous" reports that he was on the verge of resigning earlier this…
  13. The Latest: Senate panel approves self-driving car bill

    10.04 / 16:10 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on a Senate bill to advance self-driving cars (all times…
  14. The Latest: Trump blasts report Tillerson wanted to leave

    10.04 / 16:10 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (all times…
  15. Senators to discuss first findings in Russia probe

    10.04 / 15:20 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Leaders of the Senate intelligence committee are set to release preliminary findings about Russian intervention in the 2016 election - and publicly warn states, voters and social media companies about how to prevent any future…
  16. CIA Director says more agents being sent into field

    10.04 / 15:20 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Wednesday outlined his vision for more aggressive intelligence work around the world, saying he's sending more spies to the field and moving decision-making down the chain of command to better protect national…
  17. Will your job be automated? 70 percent of Americans say no

    10.04 / 14:32 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Most Americans believe their jobs are safe from the spread of automation and robotics, at least during their lifetimes, and only a handful says automation has cost them a job or loss of income. Still, a survey by the Pew Research Center also found widespread anxiety about the general impact of technological change. Three-quarters of Americans say it is at least "somewhat realistic" that robots and computers will eventually perform most of the jobs…
  18. The Latest: Dems bemoan lack of action on guns by GOP

    10.04 / 14:08 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Congress and the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times…
  19. Trump budget chiefs says no bailout for Puerto Rico debt

    10.04 / 14:08 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House's budget director says Puerto Rico shouldn't expect a federal bailout of its debt - even after President Donald Trump spoke of the need to "wipe out" that red ink as part of the island's recovery after Hurricane…
  20. AP-NORC Poll: Low marks for Trump's Puerto Rico response

    10.04 / 13:21 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - Politics
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans are more likely to disapprove than approve of President Donald Trump's handling of the Puerto Rico hurricane relief…