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Immigrants, unions march in US for rights, against Trump

Amy Taxin and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:38pm

Immigrant and union groups will march in cities across the United States on Monday to mark May Day and protest against President Donald Trump's efforts to boost deportations.

Lawmakers seal deal on $1T plan government-wide funding bill

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:36pm

Congressional Republicans and Democrats forged a hard-won agreement Sunday night on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September, denying President Donald Trump funding for a border wall and rejecting his cuts to popular domestic programs.

Eminem lawsuit against New Zealand political party begins

Nick Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:36pm

They may not have lost themselves in the music or the moment but a judge and nine lawyers in a New Zealand courtroom did listen politely to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" as a copyright trial involving the country's ruling political party began Monday.

Asian stocks mostly higher, some markets closed on Labor Day

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:13pm

Asian shares were mostly higher Monday despite worries over regional tensions after a North Korea missile launch failed over the weekend.

The Latest: Funding deal has wins for both sides

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:43pm

The Latest on the bill being negotiated on Capitol Hill to fund the government through September (all times local):

Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:23pm

President Donald Trump would get additional military funds, but no border wall dollars under a massive spending bill that Congress agreed to Sunday night.

NY lawmakers hatch plan to release Trump's state taxes

David Klepper, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 5:31pm

New York Democrats have hatched a plan to get a look at Donald Trump's tax records by crafting a piece of legislation designed to get at his state returns that does everything but mention the Republican president by name.

GE to break ground May 8 on new Boston headquarters

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 4:20pm

General Electric Co. plans to break ground next week on its new headquarters at the former NECCO candy factory in Boston.

The Latest: Trump holds hope for progress on health care

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 3:23pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

Macron's startup-style campaign upends French expectations

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 2:39pm

Whether or not Emmanuel Macron wins the French presidency in next Sunday's runoff, he has already accomplished the unthinkable.

France's Macron honors Holocaust victims, vows 'Never again'

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 2:36pm

Amid worries about rising nationalism, French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron paid homage Sunday to the tens of thousands of French Jews killed in the Holocaust with a somber, simple message to voters: Never again.

The Latest: Congresswoman explains why she's retiring

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 1:22pm

The Latest on the retirement of Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (all times local):

Globalism reigns at box office, while 'Furious' passes $1B

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 1:22pm

A South India sensation, a Hispanic-focused comedy and the highest-grossing film ever directed by an African American made up the top three films in North America on a culturally diverse box office weekend.

Jose Baez: Hernandez acquittal burnishes lawyer's reputation

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 12:47pm

During Aaron Hernandez's double murder trial, the former NFL star's lawyer wanted to drive home his point that the prosecution's star witness was a "three-legged pony" whose testimony could not be believed. So he galloped like a horse in front of the jury.

As number of adoptions drops, many US agencies face strains

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 11:50am

For legions of Americans craving a chance to adopt children, a confluence of daunting trends makes this an especially distressing time.

Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

Foster Klug and Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 11:07am

President Donald Trump said after North Korea's latest failed rocket launch that communist leader Kim Jong-Un will eventually develop better missiles, and "we can't allow it to happen."

Is this the future of college: Online classes, but no degree

Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:56am

Connor Mitchell's university classes take place online, he doesn't have any exams and he studies in a different country every year.

Wyoming airline behind on lease payments to Cheyenne airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:54am

A Wyoming-based airline is behind in lease payments for its company headquarters at Cheyenne Regional Airport by about $80,000.

Yellowstone project to rebuild part of East Entrance Road

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:20am

Yellowstone National Park is accepting public comment on a proposed project to reconstruct a segment of the East Entrance Road from Fishing Bridge to Indian Pond.

Insider Q&A: BofA exec: Millennials shifting on home market

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:12am

Interested home buyers right now need to be prepared to act quickly. Demand among buyers but fewer properties on the market has encouraged Americans to buy existing homes at the fastest pace in over a decade. Homes are staying on the market for fewer days, while prices keep rising faster than incomes. U.S. builders also broke ground on fewer new homes last month.