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Economists say leaving Paris climate deal likely won't create US jobs

Economists say leaving Paris climate deal likely won't create US jobs

A second White House official, who was not authorized to discuss private conversations and also insisted on anonymity, said Trump had not made a final decision on how to proceed. European leaders,...

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Trump tweets 'covfefe,' inspiring a semi-comedic act of Congress

Nearly immediately, #covfefe began trending as the mirth-makers of the Internet had their fun. " Despite the constant negative press covfefe " Trump tweeted at 12:06am ET on Wednesday. Firstly Ame...

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Here's my number, call me maybe

Here's my number, call me maybe

According to former USA officials who have been privy to these exchanges, so far, out of an undisclosed number of people who have been gifted with the president's seven digits, the only person wh...

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Donald Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision on Friday

The official insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the decision before the official announcement. CBS News confirmed Wednesday morning that Trump is expected to thdraw the United States fr...

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One victim in Portland hate speech stabbing has Juneau ties

One victim in Portland hate speech stabbing has Juneau ties

The outbursts were followed by a commotion outside the courtroom. Police say when three other men on the train, including surviving victim Micah Fletcher , intervened, Christian attacked them. He...

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As House budget advances, pay differences with Senate emerge

As House budget advances, pay differences with Senate emerge

Even mired in scandal, the Trump administration has slowly, sometimes quietly , getting pieces in place to pass or enact sweeping legislative changes . Throwing out the 2010 health law and enact...

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State budget passes Senate, but work continues on companion bill

State budget passes Senate, but work continues on companion bill

The Senate, however, has invoked the so-called "nuclear option" in the past to get certain nominations - most recently of note Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch - through the Senate by a simple maj...

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Dashcam video released from Tiger Woods' DUI arrest

Dashcam video released from Tiger Woods' DUI arrest

Meanwhile, police say Woods' auto showed fresh damage on the driver's side when officers found him asleep at the wheel alongside a Florida road early Monday. The report said Woods was cooperative "as ...

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Remembering the Fallen at Arlington

Remembering the Fallen at Arlington

It was Mr Trump's first Memorial holiday as President, and at Arlington he laid a wreath and paid special tribute to Robert Kelly , the son of his Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly . "They we...

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White House communications director Mike Dubke quits

Dubke previously was a Republican strategist who founded Crossroads Media and had long ties to party establishment figures, including strategist Karl Rove. Meanwhile, the investigation into the pres...

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Merriam-Webster Has No Idea What "Covfefe" Means

Just 10 hours after President Donald Trump's mystifying tweet in the midnight hour of Wednesday morning, someone claimed Maine's only vanity license plate available to don a seven-letter "word" that...

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Sale struggles, but Marrero hits 2 HRs to lift Red Sox

Sale struggles, but Marrero hits 2 HRs to lift Red Sox

The White Sox' No. 1 starter again looked like No. 2, this time failing to get out of inning No. 3. And yeah anytime you're adding David Price , a healthy David Price , it's going to be a boost. Wi...

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Trump Tweets (Again) About Changing Senate Filibuster Rules

Trump Tweets (Again) About Changing Senate Filibuster Rules

Susan Collins (R-ME) has held discussions with a bipartisan group of about a dozen Senate members to explore more centrist positions. The original Republican plan called for repealing Obamacare, inc...

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Juncker says Trump was not aggressive on German trade surplus

Trump "complained bitterly about the German trade surplus " during Thursday's meeting, and said , "Look at the millions of cars they sell in the U.S., and we'll stop that". It appears as though Tr...

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Looming US climate accord exit raises alarm

Looming US climate accord exit raises alarm

Trump's son-in-law and top aide, Jared Kushner, was said to be neutral on the deal. Details on the withdrawal are being worked out by a small team including EPA administrator Scott Pruitt , acco...

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Portland stabbing suspect said 'that's what liberalism gets you': court papers

Jeremy Christian , said to be a white supremacist , has been charged with with two counts of aggravated murder and one count of attempted murder over the stabbings. "It's okay to be in shock"...

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Sen. John McCain: Senate Working On Its Version Of AHCA

According to the congressional analysts, the legislation will leave another 23 million Americans uninsured a figure that is way above the current law. State waivers . The CBO looked closely at the...

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Hillary Clinton says Trump campaign guided Russian propaganda efforts

Six months after the election, the two-time presidential candidate has stepped up her public appearances, granting her first major interviews over the last month to NY magazine and CNN's Christiane Am...

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Trump abandoning global climate pact? Decision 'very soon'

Trump abandoning global climate pact? Decision 'very soon'

According to White House sources cited by the press, the President is expected to withdraw from the agreement sometime this week, but Mr Trump did not confirm this during a spray in the Oval O...

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Timothy Loehmann, Tamir Rice Shooter, Fired by Cleveland Police

Timothy Loehmann, Tamir Rice Shooter, Fired by Cleveland Police

Williams said Loehmann, who shot Rice, has been fired . It was also announced on Tuesday that Garmback was suspended for 10 days without pay for a "tactical error" in his approach and for not r...

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New Trump attack on Germany widens transatlantic rift

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer took a different tack at Tuesday's press briefing, portraying the bond between Trump , Merkel and Europe as a whole as a strong one. Days earlier, in Sau...

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Pres. Trump marks Memorial Day with Arlington visit

Bob Dole of Kansas, who sat in the audience at the ceremony, thanking Dole for his service in World War II. During a visit to Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, President Donald Trump ...

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Congress Subpoenas Trump And Obama Officials In Russia Inquiry

The committee has ordered lawyer Michael Cohen and security adviser Michael Flynn to appear before them and supply documents. "We have reached out to the committee with several follow up questions...

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New Jersey Powerball winners use jackpot to help others

New Jersey Powerball winners use jackpot to help others

Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is an estimated $302 million with a cash lump sum option of roughly $187.3 million. The overall odds of winning a Powerball prize are 1 in 24.9. In case of lump-sum p...

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Military Aviation Safety Bill Passes Texas House, Senate

Straus refused to give a committee hearing to the Texas Privacy Act, also known as the Bathroom Bill , which would limit the usage of public restrooms to transgenders, forcing them to use the restroo...

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TriMet Stabbing Suspect Rails In Court

TriMet Stabbing Suspect Rails In Court

Two of the men were killed . He made repeated outbursts in court . Public defenders have been appointed for Christian. Micah Fletcher said in a Facebook video Wednesday that the young women mu...

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Trump to announce decision on Paris climate agreement

Trump to announce decision on Paris climate agreement

Leaving the deal would fulfill a central campaign pledge, but would anger worldwide allies who spent years in hard negotiations that produced an accord to reduce carbon emissions. The protest, organiz...

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The Survivor of the Portland Stabbing Releases a Poem

The Survivor of the Portland Stabbing Releases a Poem

Court documents based on Jeremy Christian's interview at the Multnomah County Jail show he was concerned about free speech. Court documents said that Christian yelled "go home, we need Ame...

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Trump tells Senate to end legislative filibuster

Traditionally, senators are allowed to filibuster to stall a bill that is short of the 60 votes needed to pass legislation. Democrats oppose the New Hampshire budget package that cleared the Sena...

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Iowa's GOP senators cast doubt on health care law repeal

Ernst, elected in 2014, says she has been part of an informal GOP health care working group's discussions. Other Senate rules permit the GOP majority to repeal portions of Obamacare without Democr...

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Teens Charged In 6-Year-Old's Murder Hours Before His Kindergarten Graduation

Teens Charged In 6-Year-Old's Murder Hours Before His Kindergarten Graduation

The suspects would be charged with capital murder, MS authorities said. "To me, it's hatred". Velma Eddington, Frazier's great-aunt, said the family appreciated the outpouring of support but said th...

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Edmond student reaches second day of national spelling bee

Edmond student reaches second day of national spelling bee

In an earlier round Tuesday, the 13-year-old correctly spelled "Keynesian". Haebin Han will not be moving on after spelling auditor wrong. He was admittedly down in the dumps following his elimina...

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Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for 'alt-right' protest

Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for 'alt-right' protest

The federal government services administration announced Wednesday that they would not revoke the permit for Sunday's demonstration because it was lawfully obtained. Again, it appears that Mayor Whe...

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The Newest New Mutant Castmember Is Stranger Things' Charlie Heaton

The Newest New Mutant Castmember Is Stranger Things' Charlie Heaton

Cannonball , a young mutant with the power of flight. The film is now set to star Anya Taylor-Joy ( Split , The Witch ) as Magik and Maisie Williams ( Game of Thrones , Doctor Who ) as Wolfsbane...

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Roger Ailes, Former Chairman and CEO of Fox News, Dead at 77

Roger Ailes, Former Chairman and CEO of Fox News, Dead at 77

Fox announced the news and aired a statement from his wife Elizabeth, which read, "I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes , passed away this morning". "I don't...

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