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AP Top Political News at 12:27 a.m. EDT

Lawmakers seal deal on $1T plan government-wide funding bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans and Democrats forged a hard-won agreement Sunday night on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September, denying President Donald Trump funding for a border wall and rejecting his cuts to popular domestic programs....

The Latest: Funding deal has wins for both sides
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the bill being negotiated on Capitol Hill to fund the government through September (all times local):...

Trump's UN envoy often off-message, seems in his good graces
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nikki Haley didn't wait to take office as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to break with the Trump administration's foreign policy stances....

Trump adviser to leave the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An adviser to President Donald Trump will be leaving the White House...

Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump would get additional military funds, but no border wall dollars under a massive spending bill that Congress agreed to Sunday night....

Philippines says Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- U.S. President Donald Trump has called Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte and expressed Washington's commitment to their treaty alliance and his interest in developing "a warm, working relationship," a Filipino official said Sunday....

Journalists honor press freedom at a dinner without Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prominent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, an event that lacked the glitter of past years because of the absence of the president of the United States....

Thousands brave weather to protest Trump climate policies
SEATTLE (AP) -- Thousands of people across the U.S. marched in rain, snow and sweltering heat Saturday to demand action on climate change - mass protests that coincided with President Donald Trump's 100th day in office and took aim at his agenda for rolling back environmental protections....

For Trump in White House, conflicts of interest range widely
NEW YORK (AP) -- When it comes to avoiding conflicts of interest in the White House, President Donald Trump has ripped up the playbook in his first 100 days....

Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, 1st Cuban-American in Congress, to retire
U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress, is retiring at the end of her term next year, saying it's time to move on after 38 years in office....