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Arizona is only state where tribes avoid Medicaid work rules

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona has become the only state in the country where members of federally recognized tribes are exempt from work or volunteer requirements for Medicaid benefits, while 120,000 state residents risk losing health coverage if they don’t comply.


p>The announcement came Friday from the Centers for Medicare …

The Latest: Canadian PM discusses China actions with Merkel

TORONTO (AP) - The Latest on Canada (all times local):

7:10 p.m.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel about China’s actions against Canada and the importance of the rules-based international order to ensure the confidence of the international business community.


p>Trudeau’s office said in a …

Ecuadorian diplomats grilled by U.S. over reported ties between Manafort, Assange: Reports

Ecuadorian diplomats were slated to be interviewed in the country’s capital Friday by U.S. authorities investigating whether President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort visited WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange at the nation’s embassy in London, regional media reported.


p>Six diplomats currently or previously stationed at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, …

Mike Pompeo meets with top North Korean diplomat amid talk of second Trump-Kim summit

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is meeting with a top adviser to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at a Washington hotel Friday morning, amid speculation that the meeting will be a precursor to a second summit between President Trump and Mr. Kim.


p>North Korean spy chief Kim Yong-chol arrived in …

Canada says it won't be deterred by Chinese pressure

TORONTO (AP) - Canada’s public safety minister said Friday that the country won’t be deterred by Chinese pressure after China threatened reprisals if Huawei was banned from supplying equipment for 5G networks, highlighting the growing rift between America’s neighbor and the emerging superpower.


p>There are accusations that the telecom giant …