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Bond between Trump, Xi in meetings played role in China abstention

We had finished dinner; we are now having dessert. "I really think that there's going to be a lot of pressure on Russian Federation to make sure that peace happens because frankly, if Russian Federa...

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Trump WH to keep visitor logs private

Trump WH to keep visitor logs private

Trump has been widely criticized for a lack of openness for refusing to release his tax returns, breaking with decades of precedent. Regarding the trumped up allegation that President Barack Obama "...

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House conservatives urge rigorous debate on tax reform

House conservatives urge rigorous debate on tax reform

Jan Schakowsky of IL said. High-risk pools have always been a target for House Republicans, and passing the amendment would show some consensus before the Easter break. A meeting Wednesday evening b...

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What the Freedom Caucus stands for

What the Freedom Caucus stands for

Brat, a member of the Freedom Caucus, which helped sink the last GOP healthcare plan, warned of a "a huge brawl" if Republicans fail to act on their longterm promise to strike the Affordable Care Act....

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Trump, Rand Paul Talk Healthcare Over a Round of Golf

Trump, Rand Paul Talk Healthcare Over a Round of Golf

Justin Amash of MI. Trump's broadside of the group on Twitter, in which he told supporters "we must fight" the conservative lawmakers, underscored the growing tensions between the White House and it...

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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad says chemical attack '100 per cent fabrication'

Russian Federation and the U.S. share the goal of defeating Islamic State in Syria, which is a much greater threat to global security than the Assad regime, he said. Laying bare deep and unsafe divisi...

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Baltimore Police Commissioner Davis 'Disappointed' By Consent Decree Delay

And he doesn't issue modest orders. As part of that update , the Attorney General announced the creation of Task Force subcommittees that will focus on a variety of issues including "evaluating m...

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Planned Parenthood president responds to defunding bill

Drops "Mother of All Bombs" on ISIS Forces in Afghanistan", the Huffington Post led with "Trump Opens Floodgates On Planned Parenthood". "The Obama administration's rule emboldened abortion provid...

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Trump adviser Steve Bannon attends NSC meeting after being removed

Interestingly, White House officials say that the only reason they put Bannon on the council in the first place was to "keep an eye" on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who resigned i...

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Syria chemical attack: British sample tests 'detect sarin'

They fabricated the whole story in order to have a pretext for the attack", Assad said. This new narrative, that the strike was done for operational reasons, seemingly contradicts previous claims th...

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Trump suggests Susan Rice committed crime

There might have been legitimate reasons for seeking information about Trump associates who were communicating with foreign ambassadors or others in the United States who were under court-authorized s...

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Sheila Abdus-Salaam US judge found dead in New York's Hudson River

Sheila Abdus-Salaam US judge found dead in New York's Hudson River

She began her career in the legal field at East Brooklyn Legal Services before being appointed Assistant Attorney General in the New York State Department of Law's Civil Rights and Real Estate Finan...

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Syriya chemical weapons attack was a 'war crime', says US

Sarin attack in Syria - who's the culprit? We don't have any chemical weapons. "The outcome of the vote was predestined, because we disagreed categorically with a document that was fundamentally misco...

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People react to Gov. Justice's use of real cow manure

People react to Gov. Justice's use of real cow manure

He also said the vetoed budget failed to provide seed money for his $2 billion-plus road construction program, which he said would create 48,000 jobs. The budget bill passed by the Legislature, House ...

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Afghan Government Says 36 IS Members Killed in MOAB Bombing

As the Afghan Defence Ministry reported , there were no victims among peaceful civilians. The Pentagon said in a statement that a GBU-43 bomb was dropped earlier in the day on an IS tunnel complex ...

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Search Continues For 'Dangerous' Man Who Sent Manifesto To Trump

Search Continues For 'Dangerous' Man Who Sent Manifesto To Trump

Police have increased patrols near houses of worship across southern Wisconsin after investigators learned that Jakubowski allegedly made anti-religious remarks in a 161-page manifesto mailed to Pre...

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Orlando Club Shooter's Wife Enters Not Guilty Plea

Orlando Club Shooter's Wife Enters Not Guilty Plea

Surveillance video from inside the clubs captures Mateen running from the main dance floor toward the bathrooms. Another 13 died in bathrooms while waiting for help during a three-hour hostage standof...

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Kansas seat held by Republicans

A Republican won the first post-Trump Congressional election Tuesday night in a narrow victory that has caused many to applaud the effort of the Democrats who turned out to vote. Sam Brownback, who is...

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Strong Storms Possible Across the Carolinas Monday Afternoon and Night

Strong Storms Possible Across the Carolinas Monday Afternoon and Night

We already saw some of this active weather near the Lafayette area earlier, with several tornado warnings and severe thunderstorm warnings being issued. A forecast map shows the potential for severe w...

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Obama remembers 'great friend,' U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney

Obama remembers 'great friend,' U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney

Rooney was the son of Art Rooney , himself the owner of the Steelers, and was heavily involved in all aspects of the franchise since childhood. But Dan Rooney has always been among the league's power...

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Tillerson meets Putin amid 'low point' in US-Russia ties

Tillerson meets Putin amid 'low point' in US-Russia ties

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian President Vladimir Putin appear to agree on at least one thing - the relationship between the U.S. and Russia is at a low point even for the two his...

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Won't call police after overbooking, United CEO vows

Won't call police after overbooking, United CEO vows

Likewise, the Chicago Aviation Department has said only that one of its employees who removed Dao did not follow proper procedures and has been placed on leave . In a statement issued on the airl...

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Passenger dragged plane lost 2 teeth, broke nose, lawyer says

Underlining that notion, the lawyer said that he felt Dao is "the guy to stand up for passengers going forward". The rest, as they say, is history. "Obviously, there's no place for that kind of trea...

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Sessions Drops Reference To Cartel 'Filth' In Border Speech

Sessions Drops Reference To Cartel 'Filth' In Border Speech

In a three-page memo , Sessions told USA attorneys to prioritize immigration prosecutions by appointing a border security coordinator who can oversee investigations, keep statistics and provide lega...

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Russian Federation responsible 'by proxy' for suspected Syrian chemical attack: United Kingdom minister

The deadly sarin gas attack in Syria that killed 84 people changed the administration's mind. And finally, just 18 percent say they would like to see American ground troops in the civil war, which f...

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First Chinese-American Congresswoman Says

First Chinese-American Congresswoman Says "Disturbed" by United Airlines' Treatment of Passenger

The airline issued an apology over the incident and said it would refund the ticket costs of all passengers on Sunday's flight. He said that neither United CEO Oscar Munoz nor other United officials...

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Korean official blames Trump for region's 'vicious cycle'

Korean official blames Trump for region's 'vicious cycle'

Alongside its ritual ballistic missile tests, North Korea has conducted nuclear tests on five occasions, two of which in 2016. Meanwhile, US Vice-President Mike Pence is likely to travel to South Kore...

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Republican Ron Estes wins tight special election for US House seat

And the GOP has struggled to put away a trio of special election House races in districts where it won easily just last November. The GOP narrowly held on to a deep red House seat in Kansas Tuesday ...

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Hillary Clinton calls for strikes against Syrian airfields

Hillary Clinton calls for strikes against Syrian airfields

Clinton helped turn Harris County blue last November despite under-performing national expectations, defeating Trump by more than 12 points and carrying local Democrats with her. She pointed out that ...

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Special needs children hunt for Easter eggs at 3rd annual event

Donations of hard-boiled eggs may be dropped off at the park at 10 a.m. The more resistand and restrained children joined in and within minutes acres of candy was picked up off the ground by eager t...

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United CEO Gives First Interview Since Incident

United CEO Gives First Interview Since Incident

The others did as they were told, but Dao refused and was yanked out of his seat and dragged off the plane by airport security. "That is not who our family at United is". "We nearly felt like we...

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Goldman veterans brought vast wealth to Trump's White House

Goldman veterans brought vast wealth to Trump's White House

Roadside apartments, industrial lots and a trailer park in New Jersey counted among the sources of wealth for Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law, before he took up his new role as a ...

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GOP Retains Kansas Congressional Seat After Last-Minute Anti-Choice Attack Ads

The narrow win in Kansas, where CIA Director Mike Pompeo prevailed by 31 percentage points last fall, emboldened Democrats ahead of a more competitive special congressional election in Georgia next we...

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What the Kansas special election means for Georgia's vote

What the Kansas special election means for Georgia's vote

While Trump won with the distrcit overwhelmingly, Estes received 53% of the vote, while Thompson won 46%, and another candidate, Chris Rockhold, who was running as a libertarian, won less than 2%. The...

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United passenger in video suffered concussion, broken nose, lost two teeth

United passenger in video suffered concussion, broken nose, lost two teeth

In an interview with ABC's Good Morning America that aired Wednesday, Oscar Munoz said he felt "ashamed" watching video of the man being forced off the jet. A new third-party extension for Google's ...

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