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A Romney Take Over in Utah?

A Romney Take Over in Utah?

The Atlantic cited six sources who said Romney has been talking with people in Utah and Washington, D.C., about running for the seat now occupied by Republican Orrin Hatch . Mitt Romney has run for...

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Don't look for Congress to quickly pass overhaul of tax code

Don't look for Congress to quickly pass overhaul of tax code

But it has divided the business community and Republicans over a border adjustment tax provision that would impose a 20 percent tax on imports while exempting export revenues from tax. Rob Portman ,...

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Autopsy results show chemical weapons used in Syrian attack - Turkish minister

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is condemning Russian Federation in the wake of the deadly chemical attack in Syria that killed dozens of civilians , accusing the country's official...

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N Korea fires ballistic missile, USA says clock has now run out

Kim has signaled that his regime is working on a missile capable of reaching the United States, saying in his New Year's Day address that North Korea had "entered the final stage of preparation for a ...

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Dems block Trump court pick as GOP readies 'nuclear option'

President Donald Trump had previously voiced his support for the nuclear option if eight or more Democrats didn't vote Republicans in voting in favor. when it comes to the courts, the guardrails a...

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Predictions for Chelsea v Manchester City: Goals galore on the cards?

Conte said: " Tottenham could win eight games". The Blues are sitting at the top of the Premier League table and are in a commanding position thanks to a run of two defeats in their last 23 games...

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South Korea test fires 800km-range missile

President Donald Trump agreed in a telephone call that North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch was "a risky provocation and a serious threat". It comes a day after the North fired its own ball...

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Signs point to Donald Trump backing off China campaign pledge

Mr Trump has already said the USA holds a one-China policy after a diplomatic upset when he spoke with Taiwan's leader Tsai Ing Wen over the phone shortly after his election. "I think money makes th...

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Susan Rice responsible for unmasking intercepts of Trump associates

But the burden of proof for these allegations lies squarely on Trump because, well, everyone else in a position to know simply isn't saying the sort of things he is. Therefore, "contrary to Susan R...

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Trade, North Korea pose challenges as Trump prepares to meet China's Xi

The "reckless actions" are driving the tense situation on the Korean peninsula "to the brink of a war", a ministry spokesman was quoted as saying by the official KCNA news agency. Politicians and ri...

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Martin O'Neill and John Delaney praise 'exceptional' Coleman following injury

Coleman isn't expected to feature again in the campaign to reach Russian Federation, but O'Neill is unsure when he'll be available again. The Southampton striker says he did everything he could to c...

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Trump, Xi prepare for hard talks on trade, North Korea

Trump infuriated China by taking a protocol-breaking phone call from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and suggesting he might break from the US's long-standing One China Policy, which nominally acknowled...

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Here's How Trump Made Last-Minute Changes to the H1-B Visa Program

The US H1-B visa is a non-immigrant visa, which allows firms to hire foreign workers in specialised occupations. The Labor Condition Application, which is a required part of the H-1B visa application ...

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US warns of action after Syria chemical massacre

Second, like many previous episodes, this one reportedly involves conventional targeting after the chemical attacks, which flushes civilians out of sheltered areas and makes them vulnerable to convent...

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Result of Mar-a-Lago summit to determine N. Korea's next provocation

But trade is likely to dominate. Mr Trump has staked his presidency on bringing jobs back to the United States and reducing America's huge trade deficit with China. Professor Michael Pettis from Pek...

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Senate triggers 'nuclear option' for Gorsuch nomination

Republicans in the U.S. Senate voted to change the rules of the body Thursday when they passed the "nuclear option", eliminating the possibility of filibustering Supreme Court nominees. All involved ...

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What Were Susan Rice's Motives?

So, yes, it would be useful for the Senate Committee on Intelligence to put Rice under oath and have her explain her rationale for the unmasking and to get her denials of sharing that informatio...

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Maxine Waters Calls Out Fox News As A 'Sexual Harassment Enterprise'

Maxine Waters Calls Out Fox News As A 'Sexual Harassment Enterprise'

In this combination photo, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., left, appears at the Justice on Trial Film Festival on October 20, 2013, in Los Angeles and Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly appears on the s...

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Putin says don't rush to blame in Syria attack

The use of chemical weapons by Syria would violate an accord brokered by Obama and Putin for the Assad government to surrender its stockpiles after an August 2013 sarin-gas attack killed more than 1,0...

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Ex-Russian deputy Voronenkov shot dead in Kiev

Ex-Russian deputy Voronenkov shot dead in Kiev

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the murder was an "act of state terrorism", a charge angrily denied by Russian officials. Voronenkov had denounced Russia's annexation of Crimea and sai...

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North Korea to deliver 'ruthless blow' if provoked by US: Envoy

These and other issues are expected to be taken up at the two-day meeting of President Trump and President Xi at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his wife, ...

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Some say Baltimore police reforms not enough

Some say Baltimore police reforms not enough

Justice Department attorney John Gore told a judge Thursday that newly minted Attorney General Jeff Sessions is concerned about the agreement and "whether it will achieve the goals of public safety an...

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Fears of Recession as Scottish Economy Shrinks

Scottish Finance Secretary Derek Mackay said the figures reflected the "economic reality of the Brexit vote" in June 2016. Mr Brok said Brexit meant there was now more sympathy for the idea of Scott...

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Two men remain in custody over Westminster terrorist attack

Two men remain in custody over Westminster terrorist attack

Other civilians have also been reported to have sustained injuries, including a woman who was pulled from the River Thames, several school children from France and a few police officers. The Islamic S...

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Punjabs state highways are now city roads

Punjabs state highways are now city roads

Consequently, welfare projects and other state government expenditures stands to be affected seriously, said Isaac. Parrikar said the state will renew the licences of almost 1,000 bars in small town...

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To beat liquor ban, Rajasthan denotifies state highways

To beat liquor ban, Rajasthan denotifies state highways

This poses issues for the government as residential areas are thick with protests against any such move. "The state government has classified some stretches of state highways as arterial roads". The...

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US, Japan, South Korea Discuss North's Latest Threat before Trump-Xi Summit

The new missile is the result of a 2012 deal between Seoul and Washington, in which South Korea agreed to extend the range of its ballistic missiles to 800 kilometers, more than double the previous 30...

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More than half of Americans approve of Obamacare now

Personally, I prefer the Trump plan, from the campaign, which he said would insure "everybody" and "the government will pay for it". But senior White House budget aide Mick Mulvaney told a meeti...

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Russia's Claim on Alleged Chemical Attack in Syria

He also ruled out having used chemicals against own people. He said he has not talked to Trump about military options. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, warned that the Trump...

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Celtic win sixth straight Scottish Championship

Speaking to Sky Sports after seeing his side win for the 28th time in 30 games, Rodgers insisted his men could compete with the top 20 teams south of the border at this moment in time and that Celt...

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Venezuela opposition keeps up pressure in streets

Venezuela opposition keeps up pressure in streets

The police responded with tear gas and water cannons, prompting chaos on the eight-lane highway where some 10,000 protesters had tried to break through security barricades. The Organization of America...

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New GOP health plan could raise premiums; no vote scheduled

On Thursday, several of the group's leaders including Champaign County GOP Rep. Jim Jordan discussed their organization and its health care reform negotiations with Politico Playbook's Anna Palmer a...

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Korean ferry set to be loaded on transport vessel

Korean ferry set to be loaded on transport vessel

Three years after a nation watched in horror as a passenger ferry sank off South Korea, the first glimpse of the Sewol appeared above water as recovery crews lifted it from the seabed. So divers put...

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Zuma Said to Survive Calls to Quit in South Africa's ANC

Zuma Said to Survive Calls to Quit in South Africa's ANC

Key ANC allies, the South African Communist Party and the main trades union federation Cosatu , joined in the calls for him to go. South Africa's rand fell on Monday after Standard & Poor's, an glo...

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How do you lift 6800-ton ferry from seafloor? Delicately

How do you lift 6800-ton ferry from seafloor? Delicately

Salvors have succeeded in raising the sunken South Korean ferry Seawol above the water surface. "It's the first time in three years I've seen the ferry with my naked eye, and it's hard to understand...

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