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Iran sanctions send oil prices, supply concerns higher

Iran sanctions send oil prices, supply concerns higher

NEW YORK — The Trump administration's decision to impose sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil is raising concerns about global crude supply and sending oil prices to their highest levels since October.
A Trump Fed choice steps aside, and another faces new doubts

A Trump Fed choice steps aside, and another faces new doubts

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's efforts to reshape the Federal Reserve stumbled on Monday, with one of his potential nominees for the Fed's board withdrawing from consideration and another being enveloped by fresh doubts.
Kansas' new governor vetoes mandate on abortion 'reversal'

Kansas' new governor vetoes mandate on abortion 'reversal'

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas' new Democratic governor on Monday vetoed a measure that would require clinics and doctors to tell their patients about a disputed treatment to stop a medication abortion after a woman has taken the first of two pills.
Quake sways buildings in Mexico City; some evacuations

Quake sways buildings in Mexico City; some evacuations

MEXICO CITY — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake in southern Mexico caused tall buildings to sway in the Mexican capital Monday, prompting hundreds of office workers to briefly evacuate along a central avenue.
Britain's Prince Louis a baby no more, turning 1 on Tuesday

Britain's Prince Louis a baby no more, turning 1 on Tuesday

LONDON — The youngest child of Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, is about to celebrate his first birthday. Prince Louis will mark the milestone on Tuesday.
Trump, business organization sue Democratic House chairman

Trump, business organization sue Democratic House chairman

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and his business organization sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee on Monday to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records.
News groups fight to keep Harvey Weinstein's hearing open

News groups fight to keep Harvey Weinstein's hearing open

NEW YORK — News organizations are fighting to pull back the curtain on a Harvey Weinstein court appearance that the prosecution and defence want held in secret.
Trump opens Easter Egg Roll with talk of economy, military

Trump opens Easter Egg Roll with talk of economy, military

WASHINGTON — Taking part in one of the oldest White House traditions, President Donald Trump blew a whistle and sent spoon-wielding kids into a frenzy Monday as they used the wooden utensils to coax hard-boiled eggs to the finish line during the annu
Pete Buttigieg scrambles to turn 2020 buzz into momentum

Pete Buttigieg scrambles to turn 2020 buzz into momentum

MANCHESTER, N.H. — There are no policy positions on his website . He has virtually no paid presence in the states that matter most. And his campaign manager is a high school friend with no experience in presidential politics.
Melinda Gates talks 'brash' Microsoft culture in new book

Melinda Gates talks 'brash' Microsoft culture in new book

SEATTLE — Looking back at her time as an early Microsoft employee, Melinda Gates said the brash culture at the famously tough, revolutionary tech company made her want to quit, but that she didn't discuss it with her boyfriend, and later her husband,