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Trump aims to undo dozens of national monuments

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order mandating the review of two dozen national monuments designated by his predecessors over the past 20 years. "That's why I believe this Executiv...

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GOP's health-care promises hard to keep

It does this by scuttling the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirement that insurance companies charge every person of the same age living in the same region of the country the same amount for medical in...

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SKorean conservative describes election as 'war'

Two months after booting their si. But while North Korea's burgeoning nuclear program grabs headlines overseas, many South Koreans say the election issues most important to them are domestic: sl...

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Texas Gov. Abbott Signs Bill That 'Effectively Bans' Sanctuary Cities

Texas Gov. Abbott Signs Bill That 'Effectively Bans' Sanctuary Cities

The Secretary of Foreign Relations on Monday said in a statement that the Texas law signed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott "criminalizes even more the phenomenon of immigration". Terri Burke , exec...

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United Nations climate talks begin in Germany amid uncertainty over USA stance

A senior administration official said the president's inclination has been to leave the pact, but Ivanka Trump set up a review process to make sure he received information from experts in the public a...

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Man arrested in killing of engaged Boston doctors

Man arrested in killing of engaged Boston doctors

Responding officers found found a set of keys on the floor outside the apartment, which they used to gain access after no one came to the door, he said. Concerning Teixeira's immigration status, Suffo...

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Rice: Trump shouldn't meet with N. Korean leader

You see countries talking about industrial policy and protectionism. Rice further said she was "sympathetic" towards Trump's professed revelation that he expected the presidency to be an easier job,...

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No federal charges against officers in Alton Sterling death

Despite the decision not to bring federal charges against the officers, the Louisiana Attorney General still has the right to bring about criminal charges at a state level . State prosecutors may sti...

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Officer Who Killed Texas Teen Jordan Edwards Fired, Police Say

Edwards was struck by a bullet in the head after a police officer fired on the auto he was riding in as he left a house party with his brother Saturday night. The Balch City Police Department expre...

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President Trump's revised travel ban faces its first appeals court test

President Trump's revised travel ban faces its first appeals court test

JUDGE ROBERT KING , Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals: The president repudiated his statements in campaign and post-election about the Muslim ban. The American Civil Liberties Union's lawyer, Omar ...

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Man killed in crash allegedly involving former 'Bachelor' star

Soules was booked into the jail at 1:16 a.m., on a criminal charge of leaving the scene of an accident at which a death occurred , the jail told The Register . The reality star may face additional c...

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Trump to visit Israel, Vatican and Saudi Arabia in first foreign trip

Trump to visit Israel, Vatican and Saudi Arabia in first foreign trip

According to several reports, US President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia at the end of the month is part of the huge arms deal. Saudi Arabia's powerful Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Sal...

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Trump Warns 'Pocahontas' May Run For President In 2020

Trump Warns 'Pocahontas' May Run For President In 2020

Kevin Michalowski, executive editor of the Concealed Carry magazine published by the United States Concealed Carry Association, said seeing that a president will be addressing the annual meeting "gi...

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Emmanuel Macron tells Donald Trump he'll defend 'important' Paris climate change deal

Emmanuel Macron tells Donald Trump he'll defend 'important' Paris climate change deal

At an open session late Monday, speaker after speaker reiterated the deal must not be "renegotiated" - a proposal of Trump's Energy Secretary Rick Perry. Some fear a United States withdrawal from the ...

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Fraternity Bros Charged In Brutal Hazing Death Of Teenage Pledge

Authorities say the Centre County, Pa., case is one of the largest hazing prosecutions in the nation's history. The charges were the result of a months-long grand jury investigation and served as an...

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White House advisers postpone Paris climate deal meeting

Pruitt is a chief proponent of leaving the deal and has questioned the science that says humans are contributing to global warming. "The US remains a party to the agreement and this implies that of ...

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Health Care Fight Shifts to Senate, Where GOP Wants a Reboot

Essentially, the House's bill phased out Medicaid expansion over time. "Instead, this bill includes a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health", said a top Democratic negotiator, Sena...

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New Orleans removes first of four Confederate memorials

New Orleans removes first of four Confederate memorials

The monuments have been set for removal since 2015, when the New Orleans City Council voted 6-1 in favor of removal but the process has been met with opposition. In New Orleans , as in many other pla...

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Sanders defends Trump's praise of Australian healthcare system

Republicans have strongly opposed calls by Sanders and others to create a similar "universal" health care system in the U.S. "We will take this pathetic healthcare bill, throw it in the garbage can ...

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Severe storms kill at least seven in southern US

Four confirmed tornadoes impacted Northeast Texas on the afternoon and evening of April 29, 2017. The National Weather Service says at least one tornado hit Canton, while tornadoes also were...

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Fact-checking Trump on the American Civil War

As Steve Inskeep, NPR Morning Edition host and author of Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab , noted in a thread on Twitter Monday mornin...

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Fiesta de Cinco de Mayo: The reason behind it

Tequila.lots and lots of tequila. However, since it landed on the American calendar, it's taken on an Americanized significance that in many ways detracts from its own goal: to believe in the power ...

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Trump to hold crunch meeting on Paris climate deal

When the EPA announced on April 28 its site was "undergoing changes that reflect the agency's new direction under President Trump and Administrator Scott Pruitt", it posted a snapshot of the website a...

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New Orleans Removes White Supremacist Monument

New Orleans Removes White Supremacist Monument

Activists opposed to the removals have staged vigils, and a auto belonging to one worker hired by the city was set on fire. City officials have attempted to move the monuments since 2015 amid oppositi...

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Congress Won't Fund Trump's Border Wall - At Least Not Yet

Congress Won't Fund Trump's Border Wall - At Least Not Yet

The Republican president took to Twitter on Sunday to warn Democrats that the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, could soon lose essential funding without Democratic support for a co...

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Obama warned Trump about Flynn, former officials say

Obama warned Trump about Flynn, former officials say

President Trump's ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn took more hits at a Senate hearing Monday where former top Justice official Sally Yates testified she warned the Trump White House that...

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Kangaroo attacks girl, 9, at Harmony Park Safari in Alabama

Kangaroo attacks girl, 9, at Harmony Park Safari in Alabama

The video shows the kangaroo reaching its head and arms through the fence. White said park staff did not provide support after the kangaroo bit her daughter. Their family has been there several time...

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Trump tries to pressure Senate Republicans on health care

November 1, 2018: Open enrollment begins again and now states - under pressure to stabilize their insurance markets - are letting insurers charge people with pre-existing conditions more, so long as t...

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Governor Abbott Signs Legislation Banning Sanctuary Cities in Texas

Governor Abbott Signs Legislation Banning Sanctuary Cities in Texas

Senate Bill 4 aims to outlaw " sanctuary cities " by requiring local police to cooperate with federal immigration authorities and allowing police to inquire about the immigration status of people the...

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Georgia sheriff arrested on indecency, obstruction charges

Georgia sheriff arrested on indecency, obstruction charges

According to the report, Mann was seen by an officer rubbing his penis under his trousers. Back in November, Mann was re-elected as the county's sheriff with 80 percent of the vote. Jester said the ...

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Malaysia, North Korea Asian Cup qualifier to go ahead in Pyongyang

North Korea has threatened to launch a series of retaliations on the US and South Korean intelligence agencies after an alleged assassination attempt on its leader, Kim Jong-Un. However, the reducing ...

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French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead

French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead

How his presidency plays out and how markets move on in the months ahead could rest on June elections to the French parliament. Donald Tusk, EU Council president, also offered his congratulations, s...

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WH highlights Clapper's lack of evidence on Trump-Russia collusion

White House press secretary Sean Spicer told the daily briefing on Monday: "It's true that President Obama made it known that he wasn't exactly a fan of General Flynn's". He pressed Yates on wheth...

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Russia presents greatest threat to US: FBI chief

Russia presents greatest threat to US: FBI chief

In four hours of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Comey delivered his most impassioned defense yet of a decision that many Democrats believe cost them the White House: telling Congress...

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UN climate talks begin amid uncertainty over US position

Around 3,000 delegates gathered here for talking over further implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change, as well as for preparation for the next session of the Conference of the Partie...

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