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Ivanka Trump: A White House Force, Just Not An 'Employee'President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump will have a security clearance, a West Wing office and the ear of her father on important policy matters. But don't call her an employee.
Trumps Plot Big Hotel Expansion, But Political Problems LoomThe Trump family is launching a new hotel chain in a bold expansion of a company that critics say is already too big and opaque for an enterprise whose owner sits in the Oval Office.
Florida Jobless Rate Flat Even Though State Lost JobsFlorida lost 5,000 jobs in February while the state's overall unemployment rate remains unchanged.
Trump Approves Keystone XL, Calling It 'Great Day' for JobsPresident Donald Trump declared it a "great day for American jobs" on Friday as he formally green-lighted the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.
Perry Blasts Election of 1st Gay Texas A&M Student PresidentEnergy Secretary Rick Perry, whose agency oversees the nation's nuclear arsenal, is inserting himself into an unusually small political dispute: an election for student body president at Texas A&M.
LAPD: Latinos Report Fewer Sex Crimes Amid Immigration FearsThe police chief of Los Angeles, a city that is half Latino, found himself in the middle of the national immigration debate on Wednesday after saying there's a correlation between the Trump administration's call for stiffer immigration policies and a drop in the number of Hispanics reporting sexual abuse and domestic violence.
Schwarzenegger on Trump Approval Ratings: 'You Got Swamped'Arnold Schwarzenegger is turning the table on Donald Trump by taking to social media to criticize the president's own approval ratings.
'No Man is Above the Law' Supreme Court Pick Says on TrumpSupreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said Tuesday that "no man is above the law" when pressed on whether President Donald Trump could reinstitute torture as a U.S. interrogation method.
Anti-Death-Penalty Prosecutor Challenges Florida GovernorA Florida state attorney says the governor overstepped his bounds when he removed her from a case after she pledged to not pursue the death penalty in any cases.
Man Claims NYC Bar Denied Him Service Over Pro-Trump HatA Philadelphia man has sued a New York City bar after he says he was denied service because he was wearing a hat supporting President Donald Trump.
Florida's Economy Still Growing, But Budget Cuts LoomFlorida's economy is continuing to grow according to new preliminary estimates from state economists.
Republicans Join Democrats Against Trump's Great Lakes CutsIt sounds like an idea that would warm a conservative Republican's heart: Kill funding of a regional environmental cleanup that has lasted seven years and cost the federal government more than $2 billion, with no end in sight. If states want to keep the program going, let them pick up the tab.

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