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AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims, and gets, undue credit

Calvin Woodward and Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 2:08pm

President Donald Trump is giving himself too much credit for sending criminal foreigners out of the country and saving money on fighter planes. He's getting too much credit from one of the few women with a top White House job for elevating women in the administration.

Taco Bell will take popular chicken-shelled chalupa off menu

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 2:00pm

A Taco Bell treat that has a shell made entirely of fried chicken will vanish from the fast-food chain's menu despite its popularity.

The Latest: North Dakota protest camp cleared

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:58pm

The Latest on the closing of a protest encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site in North Dakota (all times local):

US stocks waver as investors back away from industrials

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:58pm

Major U.S. indexes are mixed Thursday as investors sell industrial companies, which have surged over the last few months. They are selling stocks that are tightly linked to economic growth and buying gold, bonds, and companies that pay big dividends, like utilities. Technology companies are trading lower, which could end a 15-day winning streak for the sector.

Matt Reeves steps in to direct 'The Batman'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:57pm

"Cloverfield" director Matt Reeves has stepped in to direct "The Batman" for Warner Bros. just a few weeks after star Ben Affleck left the post. Warner Bros. said Thursday that Reeves would also produce the stand-alone film.

St. Louis ordinance seeks to pre-empt Missouri abortion laws

Katie Kull, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:49pm

A new ordinance in St. Louis prohibits discrimination based on "reproductive health decisions," an effort by the heavily Democratic city to pre-empt a slew of anti-abortion measures advancing through Missouri's Republican-controlled Legislature.

Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, dead at 66

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:47pm

Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died.

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Kelly: No use of US military to enforce immigration

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:42pm

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that America won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations."

Manufacturing CEOs differ on border tax in talks with Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:37pm

The Latest on President Trump's meeting with U.S. manufacturing CEOs (all times local):

Grain lower, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:33pm

Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Grain lower, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:33pm

Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Grain lower, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:33pm

Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Smaller bite: Tax bills dip for most popular mutual funds

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:23pm

Tax time means many mutual-fund investors are paying the bill for their funds' past successes, even ones that predate their own investment.

INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interested

Joan Lowy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:17pm

With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road.

Latest wilderness plans draw fire from New Mexico ranchers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:17pm

New Mexico's two senators have introduced legislation they say has been years in the making to set aside tens of thousands of acres as wilderness on opposite ends of the state in areas recently designated as national monuments.

VW exec arrested in US emissions scandal appears in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:17pm

A Volkswagen executive who was arrested in the U.S. before he could fly home to Germany has appeared in Detroit federal court on charges related to the company's emissions scandal.

Hawaii bill would ban licenses for some foreign fishermen

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 12:54pm

Hawaii lawmakers are considering a proposal with the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in subpar conditions.

Former House speaker predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 12:37pm

Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen."

Grain lower; livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 12:07pm

Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.