Skeptical Democrats to quiz Trump health pick on drug prices

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Skeptical Democratic senators are getting a chance to question President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary about what he'll do about rising drug prices and the future of "Obamacare."

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  • Written by By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and LAURIE KELLMAN , Associated Press

Police: Man arrested in Tampa killings brought gun to work

 

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The suspect in a string of four slayings that terrorized a Tampa neighborhood was arrested after he brought a loaded gun to his job at a McDonald's and asked a co-worker to hold it, authorities said.

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Facing pressure, House nears OK of anti-harassment training

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under heavy pressure to address burgeoning sexual misconduct allegations, the House moved toward easy approval Wednesday of a bipartisan measure requiring lawmakers and aides to take annual anti-harassment training.

  • Written by By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

Judge sides with Trump's pick to take over consumer agency

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump scored a victory Tuesday when a federal judge refused to block the president's choice to temporarily run the nation's top consumer financial watchdog and, for the moment, ended a two-way battle for leadership of the agency.

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Castile's girlfriend reaches settlement over police shooting

ST. ANTHONY, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota city that employed a police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop has reached a settlement with Philando Castile's girlfriend and her daughter, who were in the car with him when he was killed.

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