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Fishermen at odds over impact of Trump executive order

PORTLAND, Maine — An executive order by President Donald Trump designed to radically cut back on federal regulations has spurred disagreement among fishermen about how it will affect them — and lawmakers and regulators aren’t sure what the answer is.

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Tribes hope Trump’s ‘America first’ helps first Americans

BOSTON — Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn’t forget America’s first inhabitants as he promises to put “America first.”

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Lawyer: Florida airport shooting suspect mentally competent

MIAMI — Defense lawyers say the Alaska man accused of fatally shooting five people and wounding six at a major airport in Florida is mentally competent to stand trial.

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Murkowski among 4 GOP senators on fence over Pudzer for labor secretary

WASHINGTON — Four Republicans on the Senate committee considering President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of labor aren’t saying publicly if they will vote for him.

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Appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, dealing another legal setback to the new administration’s immigration policy.

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