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Canadian dollar weaker with oil fall, offset by NAFTA deal hopes

Canada and Mexico have agreed to U.S. President Donald Trump's terms to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Smith says countries like China are hurting American aluminum p...

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Democrats Bring New Demand to Shutdown Talks

Democrats Bring New Demand to Shutdown Talks

President Donald Trump 100th day in office is coming Saturday. The top U.S. Republican in Congress claimed progress Thursday on a new effort to repeal the Obamacare health law, but he signaled a v...

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'Infowars' host Alex Jones loses primary custody; ex-wife gets joint custody

'Infowars' host Alex Jones loses primary custody; ex-wife gets joint custody

Kelly Jones will continue joint custody of the children with the ability to decide where the children live. He also described his client's marriage as "emotionally, sexually, and physically abusive"...

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Donald Trump Even Sends Shockwaves Through Simpson Household

Earlier this week, green groups told the Washington Post that Trump wants to "carve up this country into as many giveaways to the oil and gas industry as possible" and based on the evidence below it...

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Alyssa Rosenberg: Ann Coulter is gaming liberals and conservatives alike

Alyssa Rosenberg: Ann Coulter is gaming liberals and conservatives alike

Gibson said the group came to Berkeley to protect the speakers. "He said he'd build a wall", Coulter wrote. But the furor over her cancelled appearance still brought hundreds of protesters and a massi...

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Several Protesters Arrested At Berkeley After Ann Coulter Cancels Speech

Several Protesters Arrested At Berkeley After Ann Coulter Cancels Speech

Many of them dressed in protective gear - adorned with pro-Donald Trump stickers - in anticipation of violence. Police in riot gear had prepared for possible violence between supporters and opponent...

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Republicans Are Trying to Take Away Your Health Care, Again

Republicans Are Trying to Take Away Your Health Care, Again

Republican Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., summed it up more succinctly, speaking to reporters off the House floor. Efforts to revive Affordable Care Act (ACA) "repeal and replace" legislation in the Ho...

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Reebok Debuts Alien Stomper

Reebok Debuts Alien Stomper "Final Battle" Pack For Alien Day

In celebration of this year's Alien Day today on 4/26, Reebok is announcing the release of the highly collectible Alien Stomper "Final Battle" pack. The yellow option features the stripes that wer...

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US Senator Tim Kaine Attends White House Briefing on North Korea

US Senator Tim Kaine Attends White House Briefing on North Korea

A Trump administration official who spoke anonymously said that the USA was considering returning North Korea to the State Department's list of state sponsors of terrorism. It is not clear what furthe...

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Trump team to brief Senators on North Korea at White House

Trump team to brief Senators on North Korea at White House

In an unusual move, all 100 senators were invited to travel by bus from Capitol Hill to the White House to attend the briefing. South Korea agreed with the United States last July to initially insta...

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Police stand-off with Walnut Creek murder suspect continues in Martinez

Police stand-off with Walnut Creek murder suspect continues in Martinez

Walnut Creek police say they received a call at 1:30 p.m. for a woman shot multiple times on the 19-hundred block of 1st Avenue near Larkey Park and the Lindsay Wildlife Museum. "That's really scary I...

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Trump vows to take immigration case to Supreme Court

It was not clear whether he planned an appeal. Congress, he said, did not authorize putting such conditions on federal grants. "The order does not purport to enjoin the department's independent le...

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Missing Girl Found Dead in Ill. Home, Ending 30-Hour Search

Missing Girl Found Dead in Ill. Home, Ending 30-Hour Search

The caseworker reported there was nothing in the home to endanger the child and Veronica Resa, deputy director of communications for DCFS, confirmed. "There were no obvious hazards or safety concern...

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US House may vote within days on tighter North Korea sanctions

US House may vote within days on tighter North Korea sanctions

McMaster. "That is when we are convinced that North Korea has that capability to launch a missile that could strike with a nuclear weapon the West Coast of the United States", McCain said. Susan Tho...

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Former Trump adviser Michael Flynn likely broke law with Russian Federation trip: Lawmakers

Former Trump adviser Michael Flynn likely broke law with Russian Federation trip: Lawmakers

Flynn's consulting firm accepted $530,000 for work with a firm that is associated with Turkey's government. Congress returned earlier this week from its spring recess, and Tuesday's announcements refl...

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White House blasts Dems on spending bill

White House blasts Dems on spending bill

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that "obviously" funds for the cost-sharing subsidies won't be included in the spending bill, because those payments are shouldered by the executive branch. "The...

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March for Science held in Raleigh on Earth Day

But driving his advocacy are officials who deny his research that shows rising global temperatures. Thousands hit the streets in Los Angeles for a peaceful demonstration there. Supporters carried si...

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Suspect In Delaware Trooper Shooting Dead After Police Standoff

Alone there, Sealy fired at officers who surrounded him. Ballard, an 8 1/2-year veteran of Delaware State Police. James Spadola, who went through the police academy with Ballard wrote in a Facebook ...

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Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter's visit fearing violent protests

Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter's visit fearing violent protests

She called claims of the university trying to set up an alternate date "FAKE NEWS!" Berkeley officials told the student Republican group that invited Coulter that their decision was related to t...

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Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after barricade

This undated photo provided by the Volusia County Corrections shows Burgon Sealy Jr., suspected of fatally shooting a DE state trooper, before he was shot and killed by officers after an overnight sta...

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Doh!-Nald Trump? 'The Simpsons' Parody President Trump's First 100 Days

But it's a sketch of a plan. Trump had both threatened to withdraw from or renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), blaming it for an exodus of U.S.jobs to Mexico. Trump's adm...

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Syria: Russia calls for restraint after Israel strikes Hezbollah hub

Syria: Russia calls for restraint after Israel strikes Hezbollah hub

But Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz said it was consistent with his government s policy to prevent arms transfers to Hezbollah, while stopping short of confirming his country was behind any...

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Here's what could be next for Trump's sanctuary cities order

Tuesday's ruling by U.S. District Judge William Orrick in San Francisco was the latest blow to Trump's efforts to toughen immigration enforcement. "Disavowing the plain language of the executive o...

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No motive in Delaware trooper's fatal shooting, standoff

A man suspected of killing a DE state trooper in a gas station parking lot was killed by police after a 21-hour standoff at his home, officials said. State police Superintendent Col. According to F...

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Payments from Russian Federation kept secret

Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, along with ranking member Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, told reporters Tuesday Flynn failed to ask for permission to speak at a 2015 event in Russian Federati...

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Sean Spicer reveals White House strategy on Flynn: Blame Obama

Sean Spicer reveals White House strategy on Flynn: Blame Obama

Cummings said new documents show Flynn was warned about the payments in October 2014 and said the White House is trying throw the committee off of the "paper trail". Army spokeswoman Cynthia O. Smit...

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President Trump says he won't pull United States out of NAFTA

A White House readout of Trump's conversations said Trump spoke with both leaders and that the talks were "pleasant and productive". "If I'm unable to make a fair deal for the United States, meaning...

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Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

Given the long legislative process, pushback from Democrats, and likely attacks from deficit hawks in the Republican party, there is a good chance that the tax plan that makes it through Congress wi...

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NRA Files Federal Suit Against California's Gun Laws

Throughout his campaign, Trump planted himself squarely on the side of law-abiding gun owners and that got him an endorsement from the NRA. Jerry Brown signed into law a prohibition on the sale of s...

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US State of Arkansas Executes 2 Prisoners in One Night

Though Jones' execution played out close to schedule ( scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., finished by 7:20 p.m.), the same can't be said for Williams'. Williams was sentenced to death for the 1994 rape ...

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Patagonia Is Going After Trump For His National Monument Plans

Patagonia Is Going After Trump For His National Monument Plans

Instead, it "puts America and the Department of the Interior back on track to manage our federal lands in accordance to traditional "multiple-use" philosophy by directing the Secretary of the Depart...

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Doctor Dragged Off Flight Settles with United Airlines

The US airline has been trying to fix its image since the April 9 incident, in which Chicago airport security officers dragged the 69-year-old doctor off a full flight in order to make room for airl...

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Pentagon joins probe of Michael Flynn payments

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate federal law when he failed to seek permission or inform the US government about accepting tens of thousand...

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USA 'prepared to defend ourselves' over North Korea nuclear threat

USA 'prepared to defend ourselves' over North Korea nuclear threat

Administration officials said they planned to discuss the full range of the North Korean threat, and what the United States is trying to do to meet it. The Trump administration is filling the week w...

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US Senate confirms Perdue as Trump's agriculture secretary

US Senate confirms Perdue as Trump's agriculture secretary

Perdue's biggest task will be his department's input on the five-year farm bill, which expires next year. That's why I'm so confident that he is the right person for the job. "All of these things are ...

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