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Lawmakers: Did looming debt leave Jared Kushner vulnerable to Russian influence?

Lawmakers: Did looming debt leave Jared Kushner vulnerable to Russian influence?

Andrew McCarthy, contributing editor at the National Review has said that even though opponents of President Trump , mostly liberals, have been overjoyed at the report by the Washington Post claimi...

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Obama laments over Trump's decision of quitting Paris climate accord

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he tried to talk President Trump into keeping the U.S.in the Paris climate accord but "it wasn't enough". While some Republicans commended the decision - House Speaker ...

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President Trump isn't putting ME first on climate change

He says the Paris emission reduction commitments were voluntary, which was something the New Zealand Government took advantage of by setting relatively weak targets. The UN-led landmark agreement aime...

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Stanford blasts Sacramento State 10-0

Stanford blasts Sacramento State 10-0

Because BYU does not play sporting events on Thursday, the NCAA allowed Stanford to move up the games a day in hopes of the regional finishing up Saturday. Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of ...

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Explosion reported at ethanol plant in Columbia County

Authorities say two workers are still missing and about a dozen other workers were injured. None of the workers have been identified. Riley Didion, president of Didion Milling, told reporters that i...

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US Media Reports of No Evidence of Kushner, Trump Campaign Misdeeds

Trump on Monday said that he has "total confidence" in Kushner, adding that his son-in-law is "doing a great job for the country". Dubke, who had been in the job just for three months, gave no reason...

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USA states, cities defy Trump, commit to Paris climate deal

While traveling overseas last week, Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders and Pope Francis. "So we're getting out but we'll start to negotiate and we will see if we ca...

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US President Donald Trump badly misunderstood climate research, university says

The Paris accord, reached by almost 200 countries in 2015, was meant to limit global warming to 2C or less by 2100, mainly through country pledges to cut carbon dioxide and other emissions from the bu...

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Man charged with killing 7 in South Carolina heads to court

Man charged with killing 7 in South Carolina heads to court

Prosecutors could have sought the death penalty against Kohlhepp, who was arrested in November after the woman was discovered chained inside a shipping container at his property. The mother of vict...

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Almost 80% of Georgia's peach crop wiped out

Almost 80% of Georgia's peach crop wiped out

Not so for Jaemor Farms and other orchards in North Georgia, which are riding high on solid wholesale prices created by the scarcity of Georgia peaches in the market. But there's still nothing like a ...

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Wisconsin mill that exploded had been reprimanded on safety

Wisconsin mill that exploded had been reprimanded on safety

At least one employee was killed by the explosion and almost a dozen others were injured. Authorities are trying to determine what caused the blast. Village officials said later Thursday afternoon 1...

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Three US states rebel against Trump's Paris climate agreement withdrawal

The Agreement, considered a landmark move forward, was adopted on December 12, 2015 by 195 Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), replacing its predecessor Ky...

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N Carolina House budget debate heads into night

N Carolina House budget debate heads into night

Both the GOP healthcare bill, the American Health Care Act, and Trump's tax proposals have faced unanimous opposition from Democrats . "Unfortunately, we've been handed a real big mess right with t...

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Warming 'danger zone' draws near after Trump decision

The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury, said: "I am, frankly, very disturbed by President Trump's decision to revoke the United States' commitment to the Paris Agreement , which was a...

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Portland stabbing survivor says city has

Portland stabbing survivor says city has "white savior complex"

Jeremy Joseph Christian , the suspect who stabbed two people to death and injured another last Friday on a crowded transit train, was arraigned in Multnomah County Court in US state of OR on Tuesday...

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Illinois House Approves Minimum Wage Hike

We don't have a budget. Why didn't we debate and vote on this in February? That playbook hasn't worked over the past two years, however. "This is a last minute ploy to shove a massive tax hike down ...

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Sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee

Vogoti reached this year's final round by correctly spelling the word ptosis (sagging of an organ) during Thursday afternoon's phase of the spelling bee finals, and becomes one of 15 finalists for t...

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Trump poised to announce decision on global climate deal

Trump poised to announce decision on global climate deal

We are almost alone on this. Jerry and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, say that the state will continue to lead the country in reducing carbon emissions. She added: "That is why the rest of the world remains...

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Trump finds it hard to recruit new staff for a shake-up

A New York Times report Tuesday said the White House has had difficulty finding a replacement for recently departed communications director Michael Dubke . But as he considers casting off old aid...

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Trump Confirms Plan To Pull US Out Of Paris Climate Deal

Within hours, Tesla CEO Elon Musk followed up on his promise to depart the president's advisory team if we withdrew . " Trump's decision to ditch the Paris deal will leave a fairly big sho...

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Disney CEO Iger quits Trump council over climate decision

Inslee, Brown and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced the creation of a "climate alliance" for states committed to the Paris goals. Others slammed Trump for what they characterize...

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Trump Official Awkwardly Struggles After Saudi Arabia Question

Trump Official Awkwardly Struggles After Saudi Arabia Question

During his controversial visit to Saudi Arabia , US President Donald Trump accused Iran of sponsoring terrorism in the Middle East. GCC member Oman has distanced itself from the Saudi bloc, while s...

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could get his own radio show

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could get his own radio show

In a direct message to CNN , Assange stated that Ecuador's new president, Lenin Moreno , warned him against getting involved in the political affairs of other nations. radio show. Ever since he be...

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Ringling Bros. Circus gives final performance after 146 years

Ringling Bros. Circus gives final performance after 146 years

The parent company of the circus, Feld Entertainment, Inc., cited the company's decision to phase out the elephant act as a major reason for lower ticket sales. twitter .com/f9hyq0se9z - CNN (@CNN) Ma...

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Illinois House Approves Minimum-Wage Hike To $15

They left the Capitol late Wednesday, again without a budget deal. The Democrat says the House won't vote on a state budget on the last scheduled day of the spring legislative session. Madigan sai...

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Video shows bounty hunters approach man before shootout

Cell phone video captured the scuffle moments before a fatal shoot out involving two Texas bounty hunters and a Minnesota fugitive. The Star-Telegram reports Hutchinson was in an office with anoth...

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Boston student competing in national spelling bee

Those are just a few of the words spelled - correctly, we should clarify - at the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, the 90th instance of the erudite tournament. It was announced Wednesday t...

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Trump withdrawal from climate deal gets mixed response from United States companies

Trump withdrawal from climate deal gets mixed response from United States companies

Here are four claims Trump made that don't hold up. "And they won't be". Ibec, the group representing Irish business, reaffirmed its support for the Paris agreement . World leaders criticised the...

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Netanyahu says Western Wall, Temple Mount will always be under Israeli control

In a country where symbolism is so important, President Donald Trump made a number of important gestures during his visit to the Holy Land this week, leaving Israelis elated and Palestinians disappo...

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Would-Be Thieves Accidentally Set Their Cash On Fire During Bank Robbery

Would-Be Thieves Accidentally Set Their Cash On Fire During Bank Robbery

Aaron Snell of the Everett Police Department said the would-be burglars attempted to burn through the exterior of the machine to access the cash box. On Wednesday, police identified the two pe...

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Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee

Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee

After she was proclaimed the champion, she rocked side-to-side, barely smiling until her dad rushed to hug her. "It's like a dream come true, I'm so happy right now", she said after she was handed t...

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Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town

Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town

The cause of the explosion remained unclear as of 11 a.m. Authorities say more than one dozen are hurt, but did not specify on the extent of their injuries. Friday after emergency crews declared the...

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Man who threw baby off bridge gets 70 years in prison

Man who threw baby off bridge gets 70 years in prison

Twenty-three-year-old Tony Moreno is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday in Middletown Superior Court . Tony Moreno , 23, had also jumped from the Arrigoni Bridge in Middletown but survive...

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Suspect in fatal Portland attack yells about 'free speech' at hearing

Suspect in fatal Portland attack yells about 'free speech' at hearing

In the wake of the attack, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is asking the federal government to cancel a permit for what he called an "alt-right" rally scheduled for this Sunday, saying the event could ...

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Summerlin girl narrowly misses cut for national spelling bee finals

Overall, almost 300 spellers - including 11 D.C. -area word whizzes - were whittled down to 40 after a series of preliminary rounds Wednesday. The Inland spellers were among 40 finalists to surviv...

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