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Disconnect between Trump, Pence concerns some allies

IN Germany: Vice President Mike Pence, his wife, Karen, and his daughter Charlotte took a tour of the Dachau concentration camp Sunday, then attended church on the grounds.

Analysis: VP sought to reassure European leaders.

AP source: Trump's revised travel ban targets same countries

A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven't used it yet.

Russia's ambassador to United Nations dies in NYC at 64

Russian officials say its ambassador to the United Nations has died suddenly in New York City. Vitaly Churkin was 64.

Liz Weston: How to put more in working-class pockets

Proposal: Regulate powdered alcohol like liquid alcohol

Two Democratic state lawmakers have proposed subjecting powdered alcohol to the same regulations as liquid alcohol.

Americans on Presidents Day: Admiration, fear mark holiday

The United States on Monday marks Presidents Day, a holiday that's taking on a new meaning for some Americans this year as President Donald Trump — to the dismay of some and delight of others — upends traditional notions of the office.

Water regulators for Philly, NYC mum on gas drilling talks


Dayton: Using National Guard for immigration roundups would be "concerning"
Hot Dish Politics

The governor said he would advise the Trump administration against using Guard troops in Minnesota, if ordered.

Gov. Dayton signs off on $35M in new state loans for farmers
Hot Dish Politics

The bill extends the bonding authority of the state's Rural Finance Authority.


North African diplomats seek solutions for chaotic Libya

The presidents of Egypt, Algeria and Tunisia will hold a summit soon to try to find ways to reconcile neighboring Libya's rival political factions and stem the country's chaos, diplomats said Monday.


Klobuchar seeks open inquiry on Trump's possible Russia ties

Sen. Amy Klobuchar is diving into the boiling controversy over Russia and President Donald Trump, vowing to leverage what she said are strong alliances with her Republican colleagues to push for an independent investigation.


Kremlin denies knowledge of Ukraine peace plan pushed by Trump aides

The Kremlin denied Monday any knowledge of a peace plan for Ukraine put forward by a Ukrainian lawmaker and two associates of President Donald Trump.…


Trump prompts questions about Sweden. Here's what's really happening there

President Donald Trump caused confusion during a Saturday rally in Florida when he said: "You look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who…


Minn. House expected to vote to remove ban on Sunday liquor sales

Minnesota could take the first step toward erasing the state's ban on Sunday liquor sales.


APNewsBreak: Utah's anesthesia abortion law unenforced

Last year, Utah enacted a first-in-the-nation law requiring that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before elective abortions starting at 20 weeks gestation. Nine months later, the only licensed clinic providing those abortions in the state says no changes have been made in how doctors perform the procedures.


Supreme Court weighs case of Mexican boy slain across border

Sixty feet and the U.S-Mexico border separated the unarmed, 15-year-old Mexican boy and the U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed him with a gunshot to the head early on a June evening in 2010.


Deadline looms for Dakota Access pipeline protest camp

As dawn breaks over an encampment that was once home to thousands of people protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline, a few hundred holdouts rise for another day of resistance.


Trump tweets further criticism of Sweden

President Donald Trump is tweeting further criticism of Sweden's immigration policies.


Fox News' Wallace scolds Priebus: 'You don't get to tell us what to do'

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Fox News’ Chris Wallace clashed Sunday morning over Donald Trump’s labeling of mainstream media as “the enemy…