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Growing Hemp Could Be Advantage for Farmers

CENTERVILLE, S.D. --- Governor Kristi Noem and lawmakers are clashing over legalizing industrial hemp in South Dakota. Hemp was legalized nationally with the 2018 Farm Bill, but now it's up to the states…

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Trump's National Emergency Sparks New GOP Divide in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to build his long-promised border wall is ending one political problem for the White House and allies on Capitol Hill, but launching another. Republicans are torn over Trump's decision…

Trump Plans To Spend $8B On Border Barriers

President Donald Trump plans to spend about $8 billion on border barriers, far more than Congress has given him for that purpose. Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney says Trump will tap various other sources of money beyond…

AP Analysis: Steel Tariffs Waived Even With Tough Trade Talk

WASHINGTON - Despite President Donald Trump's tough talk on trade, his administration has granted hundreds of companies permission to import millions of tons of steel made in China, Japan and other countries without paying the hefty tariff he put in…

China, U.S. Announce More Trade Talks Next Week

BEIJING - A U.S. trade envoy says talks on a dispute over Beijing's technology ambitions "made headway on very, very important" issues. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer expressed optimism but gave no details after the two countries wrapped up two days…

Supreme Court Says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Back at Work

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned to work at the building for the first time since lung cancer surgery in late December. The court's press office says the 85-year-old Ginsburg is attending the justices'…

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