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Trump Tower Resident Who Listed Apartment on Airbnb Pays $1K Fine

Trump Tower Resident Who Listed Apartment on Airbnb Pays $1K Fine

May 10
An Airbnb host who was renting out her Trump Tower apartment is among the first to pay a fine to New York City under a law banning advertising listings for short-term rentals.

Bumble Bee Foods Fined $25M For Price Fixing

Bumble Bee Foods Fined $25M For Price Fixing

By Paul Elias | May 9
Tuna-canning company Bumble Bee Foods has agreed to pay a $25 million fine after pleading guilty to conspiring with competitors to fix prices, the U.S. Department of Justice said Monday.

White House: Republicans to be Rewarded for Health Care Vote

White House: Republicans to be Rewarded for Health Care Vote

By Darlene Superville | May 9
The health advocacy group Save My Care on Monday announced the launch of a six-figure TV and digital advertising campaign beginning this week, targeting 24 Republican House members who voted last week to repeal Obamacare.

AP Explains: Why the Sick Will Face Coverage Problems

AP Explains: Why the Sick Will Face Coverage Problems

By Tom Murphy | May 7
The Republican push to replace the Affordable Care Act was revived this week in Congress by a small change to their plan designed to combat concerns over coverage for those with pre-existing health problems.

Congress Finishes Spending Bill, Sends Legislation to Trump

Congress Finishes Spending Bill, Sends Legislation to Trump

By Andrew Taylor | May 6
The Senate has delivered to President Donald Trump the first significant legislation of his presidency, a bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill that would keep the government running through September.

House Repeal of 'Obamacare' Hands Hot Potato to Wary Senate

House Repeal of 'Obamacare' Hands Hot Potato to Wary Senate

By Alan Fram and Richard Lardner | May 6
The House bill was written by Republicans representing districts often drawn to incorporate strong majorities of GOP voters. Senators represent entire states, and many tend to reflect more pragmatic views than their House colleagues.

Cinco de Mayo in Trump Era Leaves Mexican-Americans Torn

Cinco de Mayo in Trump Era Leaves Mexican-Americans Torn

By Russell Contreras and Adriana Gomez Licon | May 5
Trump's immigration policies and rhetoric are leaving some Mexican Americans and immigrants feeling at odds with a holiday they already thought was appropriated by beer and liquor companies, event promoters and bars.

Democrats Seek to Protect Watchdog as GOP Tackles Dodd-Frank

Democrats Seek to Protect Watchdog as GOP Tackles Dodd-Frank

By Kevin Freking | May 4
Democratic lawmakers will attempt to protect the independence of a consumer watchdog unit as Republicans move forward with an overhaul of the nation's financial regulatory laws.

Brexit Gets Nasty as EU Accuses Britain of Unrealistic Aims

Brexit Gets Nasty as EU Accuses Britain of Unrealistic Aims

By Jill Lawless | May 3
Prime Minister Theresa May acknowledged Tuesday that Brexit "will not be easy," after EU officials accused the U.K. of failing to grasp the complexity of the task ahead.

AP FACT CHECK: Budget Not A Down-Payment on New Border Wall

AP FACT CHECK: Budget Not A Down-Payment on New Border Wall

May 3
The Trump administration says its budget compromise with Congress includes hundreds of millions of dollars in border wall funding. Those funds might be for the border, but they're not to build the new "big beautiful wall."

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