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Trump raises security alarm by asking leaders to call him directly

A midnight tweet from President Donald Trump has social media trying to find a meaning in the mysterious term " covfefe ". It can be hard for communications staffers "to fall back on what you wo...

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Man Accused In Portland Train Attack Tells Cops:

Man Accused In Portland Train Attack Tells Cops: "I'm Happy Now"

In the patrol vehicle, Christian can be heard on surveillance video saying he stabbed three people in the neck and that he can "die a happy man", according to court papers. Jeremy Joseph Christian...

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Portland Train Stab Survivor Says Remember Harassed Girls: 'They Got Hurt, Too'

Portland Train Stab Survivor Says Remember Harassed Girls: 'They Got Hurt, Too'

The interviewer wrote that Christian became loud and animated when talking about what he believed to be the suppression of free speech. Hudson's daughter, Destinee, said Christian approached her and...

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Trump's communications director resigns as staff shake-up looms

Spicer's evasive posture has given many pundits an opening to do one of the things that have him so frustrated: speculate about impending changes to the White House press briefing or a reorganizati...

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Restaurant Offers Deal in Honor of 'Covfefe' Tweet

Restaurant Offers Deal in Honor of 'Covfefe' Tweet

The tweet was left up overnight without any kind of comment or clarification, meaning Trump probably went to bed leaving it up, during which time it went viral and pretty much broke the internet as hi...

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Eighth-grader from Arkansas eliminated at annual Scripps National Spelling Bee

Eighth-grader from Arkansas eliminated at annual Scripps National Spelling Bee

Oklahoma 6-year-old Edith Fuller competed in the preliminaries as the tournament's youngest ever competitor. Shreeta was the 68th participant this morning. This summer, she plans to attend the Center ...

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Trump's cellphone use worries security experts

Voice calls can be intercepted. Trump argued that Clinton should not be given access to classified information because she would leave it vulnerable to foreign foes. Macron spoke with Trump after his ...

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Hillary Clinton Says Russian Misinformation Campaign Was

Hillary Clinton Says Russian Misinformation Campaign Was "Guided" by Americans

During the talk, she also attached plenty of responsibility to alleged Russian hacking of her campaign chairman's emails, which she repeatedly suggested required the support of someone connected to th...

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Portland white supremacist describes stabbings to court: 'I call it patriotism'

Portland white supremacist describes stabbings to court: 'I call it patriotism'

In the patrol vehicle, Christian can be heard on surveillance video saying he stabbed three people in the neck and that he can "die a happy man", according to court papers. Christian also grabbed the ...

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Charging Portland Suspect with Hate Crimes Is 'Sticky — Ex-FBI Agent

Charging Portland Suspect with Hate Crimes Is 'Sticky — Ex-FBI Agent

Christian was arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court on three felony murder charges, one felony assault charge, three felony weapons charges and two misdemeanour counts of intimidation. "Th...

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President Trump to announce decision on climate change Thursday

President Trump to announce decision on climate change Thursday

Still, the United States remains the world's second largest emitter of carbon dioxide. In a Berlin speech, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said that fighting climate change is a "global consensus" an...

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Hillary Clinton says email scandal was just one reason she lost

In a commencement speech over the weekend, Clinton wouldn't identify President Donald Trump by name, but she implied that if things continue as they are, it could indicate an end to "free society"...

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Trump pulling out of climate deal

Trump pulling out of climate deal

Trump had vowed during his campaign to "cancel" the Paris deal within 100 days of becoming president, as part of an effort to bolster US oil and coal industries. Word of Trump's possible decision come...

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President Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

A top White House communications staffer has resigned as President Donald Trump considers a major staff overhaul amid intensifying inquiries into his campaign's dealings with Russian Federation. The...

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White House says will refer questions about Russia probes to Trump's attorney

White House says will refer questions about Russia probes to Trump's attorney

The remarks came during an in-depth discussion of the " covfefe " tweet on CNN, which panelists said spoke to deeper problems for Trump and how he runs his White House . Trump has privately and pub...

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Trump asks Senate to allow legislation to be passed with simple majority

He also requested the lawmakers to give their consent to tax overhauls and healthcare reforms. "We have always stood up for Planned Parenthood", said Sen. For rank-and-file state employees, the Hous...

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Trump set to announce Paris climate accord decision

Trump set to announce Paris climate accord decision

Trump says he's "hearing from a lot of people both ways". Earlier on Wednesday White House officials cautioned that details were still being hammered out and that, although close , the decision o...

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Two Tri-State spellers eliminated from Scripps National Spelling Bee

Two Tri-State spellers eliminated from Scripps National Spelling Bee

Last year's longest-lasting Minnesotan was Max Meyer, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Minnetonka Middle School East. Gabrielle correctly spelled the word "fauve" in the second round, according the or...

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Donald Trump bats back 'Fake News' about Russia, Germany

Donald Trump bats back 'Fake News' about Russia, Germany

The New York Times reported Sunday that Kushner and Ivanka Trump were battened down at the Trump golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey, as aides explained that Kushner has not been contacte...

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Portland Stabbing Suspect Yells 'Free Speech or Die' in Court Appearance

Portland Stabbing Suspect Yells 'Free Speech or Die' in Court Appearance

Christian entered the courtroom on Tuesday yelling remarks about free speech. "You've got to put your life on the line sometimes if you can afford it", he told ABC News . "Without them, we probably...

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Teen's hilarious essay about pizza gets her into Yale University

Teen's hilarious essay about pizza gets her into Yale University

A Tennessee teen is crediting Papa John's , or rather her love for their pizza , with getting her into an Ivy League school. In her essay, Carolina explored the vast range of emotions that come wi...

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Hate speech stabbing suspect has repeated outbursts in court

Hate speech stabbing suspect has repeated outbursts in court

Tomica Clark told The Oregonian/OregonLive that she has known Christian since elementary school. Christian's criminal records also showed a number of felonies dating back to 2002, including first-...

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Trump posts vague, midnight tweet about 'negative press covfefe'

His tweet that read " Despite the constant negative press covfefe " left many people across the world confused. HollywoodLifers , what do you think of Hillary's epic " covfefe " diss? However, th...

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Trump Tantrums Over His Failing Presidency And Demands Republicans Kill The Filibuster

Trump Tantrums Over His Failing Presidency And Demands Republicans Kill The Filibuster

House Republicans also have signaled their tax reductions won't be as large as the Senate seeks. "There's not a single senator in the majority who thinks we ought to change the legislative filibuster ...

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Beamer, Brown Debut On College Football Hall Of Fame Ballot

Beamer, Brown Debut On College Football Hall Of Fame Ballot

Former Florida State All-American Terrell Buckley was listed on the 2018 ballot for the induction into the College Football Hall of Fame on Thursday by the National Football Foundation (NFF) and C...

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Trump to announce decision on Paris climate accord

The official insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the decision before the official announcement. The official said, however, there may be "caveats in the language" that Mr Trump uses to announc...

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What does Donald Trump's 'covfefe' mean?

What does Donald Trump's 'covfefe' mean?

It turns out some people actually DO know the meaning of the word - according to President Trump's press secretary, Sean Spicer . "Going forward, all questions on these matters will be referred t...

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UN leader: US leaving Paris accord will harm its global influence

Some of Trump's aides have been searching for a middle ground - perhaps by renegotiating the terms of the agreement - in an effort to thread the needle between his base of supporters who oppose the de...

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More than 65 Indian Americans in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee

More than 65 Indian Americans in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee

Debbie Loya said she didn't know her daugther had made it to the finals until she heard her name called. Naomi and her family will stay in Maryland until Saturday, as Naomi and all other contestants...

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Schulz to Trump: Dropping Paris agreement means no trade talks

One of the goals of the Paris agreement is to keep the earth's temperature from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius (or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit). A shift away from coal to cleaner-burning and cheape...

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Russian Federation probe: Comey expected to testify in Senate

CNN first reported that Comey is expected to testify next week before the Senate Intelligence Committee , one of multiple groups investigating Trump-Russia ties. When Comey was sacked , White Hous...

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Senate GOP Noncommittal on How to Pay for Tax Rate Reductions

But McConnell and Senate Republicans reworked the rules so that the 60-vote rule no longer applied. Reconciliation is a limited exception from the filibuster rules that was created as part of past bud...

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Upstate NY airports to get $17 million from US government

Upstate NY airports to get $17 million from US government

It will be used for renovations and improvements in 36 projects at facilities in the Hudson Valley, Albany area, Southern Tier and central, western and northern NY. "These funds are a major investment...

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What Will Comey Testify About Before the Senate?

When White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked Wednesday about Comey's upcoming testimony, he declined to answer and said he was referring all media questions on the matter to President D...

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Spicer refers Russia-related queries to Trump's private lawyer

Spicer refers Russia-related queries to Trump's private lawyer

It has become a regular occurrence at White House press briefings for Sean Spicer to be asked to clarify a tweet of President Trump's. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). "It's very important to know that...

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