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Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., takes the escalator down as he returns to his office after appearing on the Senate floor with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., to defend their bipartisan proposal for resuming federal subsidies to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Trump urges House GOP to move quickly on budget, tax cutsTrump urges House Republicans to move swiftly on passing budget bill, clearing the way for tax fight
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference at his Liberal Democratic Party headquarters in Tokyo, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. Abe pledged to tackle what he called Japan's two national crises, the military threat from North Korea and an aging and shrinking population, after his ruling coalition was returned to power in Sunday's elections. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
After election win, Abe prioritizes North Korea, aging JapanFresh off a decisive election victory, Japan's leader pledged to tackle what he called Japan's two national crises: the military threat from North Korea and an aging and shrinking population
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
This July 30, 2017 photo, shows an oil field controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, northeast Syria. The SDF, with air support from the U.S.-led coalition, said Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 that they had captured the Al-Omar field, Syria’s largest oil field, from the Islamic State group, marking a major advance against the extremists and for now keeping the area out of the hands of pro-government forces. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
The Latest: IS oil production is greatly reduced since 2014U.S.-led coalition in Syria says the Islamic State group's oil production has been reduced to less than $4 million per month
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday, with Japan's benchmark rising on the back of an election victory by the prime minister's ruling party, which had promised stability and growth. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Japan ruling party victory boosts Nikkei; rest of Asia mixedJapan ruling party election victory boosts Nikkei; rest of Asia mixed
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
This June 24, 2015 photo shows Navy SEAL James Hatch in Norfolk, Va. Hatch's leg wound from enemy fire while searching for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl ended his career as a Navy SEAL. Hatch's wounds and others will be weighed by the judge in determining Bergdahl’s punishment on charges that he endangered his comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009. (Bill Tiernan/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
Bergdahl could get life in prison for endangering comradesArmy Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will appear Monday before the judge deciding his punishment for endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009.
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
FILE - This combination file photo shows Donald Trump, right, stands on the 14th fairway during a pro-am round of the AT&T National golf tournament at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. on June 27, 2012, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, playing golf in Yamanakako village, west of Tokyo, on July 23, 2016. Trump will start his first trip to Asia as the U.S. president in November 2017 in somewhat predictable fashion: with a round of golf. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Trump on a phone call Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 that a joint outing with Japanese pro Hideki Matsuyama has been set up for Nov. 5, the start of a lengthy Asia tour for the American leader. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, right, Kyodo News via AP, left, File)
Trump, Abe set golf date for start of US leader's Asia tourDonald Trump will start his first trip to Asia as U.S. president next month in somewhat predictable fashion: with a round of golf alongside Japan's Shinzo Abe
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
FILE - In this combination of the Oct. 2, 2017 file photos, Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, are escorted by police as they leave their court hearing at Shah Alam court house in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  Almost as soon as Kim Jong Nam was killed in a crowded Kuala Lumpur airport budget terminal, the Internet broadcast the attack to millions of people around the world. Security camera footage showed Kim, who had been jumped by two mysterious women, Aisyah and Huong, gesturing for help, his face covered with an obscure but exceedingly potent poison. By the time he got to a hospital, he was dead. The young women who face the death penalty if convicted are Aisyah, who is Indonesian, and Huong, who is Vietnamese. (AP Photos/Daniel Chan, File)
Who killed Kim Jong Un's half brother? Here's what we knowWhat we know about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother and what his murder trial in Malaysia has revealed so far about the suspects, their defense and the case against them
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
UN, gov't officials meet to drum up funds for RohingyaU.N. humanitarian officials, government ministers and advocacy group leaders are convening for a pledging conference to drum up funds to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, just as the influx from Myanmar has topped 600,000 since late August
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 7, 2015 file photo, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, right, is led into the courtroom by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, left, and Assistant District Attorney Diana Garciaor, center, for his arraignment at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco. A key phase of jury selection started Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in the trial of a Zarate, who had previously used the name Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, a man accused of fatally shooting a woman on a busy San Francisco pier, in a killing that set off a fierce national immigration debate. (Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool, File)
Murder trial that sparked immigration debate gets underwayThe murder trial is set to start of a Mexican man who set off a national immigration debate after he fatally shot a woman on a popular San Francisco pier
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, left, together with Armed Forces Chief Gen. Eduardo Ano, right, reads a statement announcing the Philippine troops have captured a building where pro-Islamic State group militants made their final stand in southern Marawi city and found bodies of suspected gunmen inside Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 at the ongoing ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting in Clark, Pampanga province north of Manila, Philippines.  The seizure of the building and the defeat of the militants would allowed the military to declare on Monday the end of the Marawi siege, which hundreds of black flag-waving gunmen launched exactly five months ago. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Philippines declares end to 5-month militant siege in MarawiThe Philippine government declared the end to the militant siege of a southern city that lasted five months, left 1,100 dead and sparked fears of the Islamic State group gaining a foothold in Southeast Asia
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE- In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl leaves a motions hearing during a lunch break in Fort Bragg, N.C. The fate of Bergdahl rests in a judge’s hands now that the Army sergeant has pleaded guilty to endangering his comrades by leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009. Sentencing for Bergdahl starts Monday, Oct. 23, at Fort Bragg and is expected to feature dramatic testimony about soldiers and a Navy SEAL badly hurt while they searched for the missing Bergdahl. (Andrew Craft/The Fayetteville Observer via AP, File)
Dramatic sentencing hearing expected in Bergdahl caseThe fate of Bowe Bergdahl rests in a judge's hands now that the Army sergeant has pleaded guilty to endangering his comrades by leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., takes the escalator down as he returns to his office after appearing on the Senate floor with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., to defend their bipartisan proposal for resuming federal subsidies to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The Latest: Trump calls failure on tax plan GOP doom in 2018Trump urges House Republicans to move swiftly on passing budget bill, clearing the way for move on taxes
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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