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Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer

Lindsey Graham of SC and Richard M. Burr of North Carolina. Republicans control the Senate 52-48 and will need 50 votes, plus Vice President Mike Pence , to pass their bill. That effort supple...

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Shun political correctness, implement travel ban

As commentators considered how a "normal" US president might behave in the aftermath of an attack like the one that struck London on Saturday, many argued that President Donald Trump's response, w...

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Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements

A day after learning of Sessions' recusal, Trump took his anger out on aides at the Oval Office, according to four people that were familiar with the incident, The Times said. Spicer waded into the ...

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Jeff Sessions suggested he could resign amid rising tension with President Trump

The moment was brief and Sessions made the suggestion after weeks of Trump's disgruntlement and tense private meetings, according to the two people close to the White House who requested anonymity t...

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Woman jailed in granddaughter's slaying ruled sane in 2015

Woman jailed in granddaughter's slaying ruled sane in 2015

Her sister, LaShunda Clark, and father, Samuel Clark, said they were concerned about her after her release but said she had seemed to improve before becoming distraught past year when she was separate...

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London attacks: 'Ill-informed' Donald Trump unleashes on unimpressed London mayor

London attacks: 'Ill-informed' Donald Trump unleashes on unimpressed London mayor

In reality, Khan told residents that there was no reason to be alarmed by the increased police presence around the city, as a surge in officers on the streets was necessary to help keep London saf...

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Attorney General: Prosecuting sex crimes on kids a priority

Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered to resign at one point in recent months after his relationship with President Donald Trump grew increasingly tense, according to two people close to the Whit...

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Trump tried to have top intel officials shut down Comey's Russian Federation investigation

Trump tried to have top intel officials shut down Comey's Russian Federation investigation

Trump similarly approached Adm. Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, to ask him to publicly deny the existence of any evidence of coordination between the Russians and the Trump ...

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Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

President Donald Trump's announcement of the pull-out from the 2015 Paris agreement on climate change was branded as "insane" by California governor Jerry Brown . The agreement would also focus o...

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Sessions offered in recent months to resign as attorney general

Sessions offered in recent months to resign as attorney general

As of 9 p.m. ET Tuesday, the White House still was unable to say whether or not the President backs his attorney general, a White House official said. But he has indicated that he will provide the det...

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Former Penn State president is sentenced to jail in Sandusky scandal

Former Athletic Director Gary Schultz and former university Vice Ppresident Tim Curley were sentenced to similar jail terms, to be followed by house arrest. He was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in p...

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Afghanistan looks to restart peace talks

The attacks have worsened tensions between ethnic groups and raised the prospect of a political crisis. "What will it take to convince Pakistan that a stable Afghanistan helps them and helps our reg...

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NSA leaker was 'very scared' when Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested her

NSA leaker was 'very scared' when Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested her

The company's clients includes various defense agencies, such as the US Army and the Defense Intelligence Agency. "On or about May 9, 2017, victor printed and improperly removed classified intellige...

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Attorney General Sessions offered to resign after tensions grew with Trump

Attorney General Sessions offered to resign after tensions grew with Trump

The @RealPressSecBot began tweeting Sunday night. Trump's tweets have become the target of mockery for his opponents, as in the case when he recently sent out a mysterious "covfefe", and the sourc...

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Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial

Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial

Cosby in order of dates". What followed was her account of what happened when Cosby invited her to his suburban Philadelphia house in January 2004 to talk about her plans to switch careers from athl...

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Law enforcement officials dissect video of bounty hunter shootout

Law enforcement officials dissect video of bounty hunter shootout

After waiting several hours, Bernal and Garcia approached Hutchinson with their guns drawn. Garcia, Bernal, and Hutchinson all suffered multiple gunshot wounds and were pronounced dead at the scene. "...

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House, Senate point fingers at each other over special-session possibility

House, Senate point fingers at each other over special-session possibility

Patrick said the issue could be handled in two or three days in a special session. Patrick said Friday night there are 80 co-authors for HB2899 and said Straus needs to bring that up for vote. "The ...

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Donald Trump plauds Qatar's 'isolation', calls it 'beginning of end of terrorism'

Noting that there is inconvenience for all passengers flying to that region, Sinha said, "Our hope is that things will settle down soon". The United Arab Emirates has banned people from publishing e...

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GOP running out of time for legislative achievements

GOP running out of time for legislative achievements

In a sign Trump was losing patience, however, he urged the Senate to change its longstanding rules and "switch to 51 votes" to pass health care and tax reform with simple majorities instead of the 6...

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Nebraska State Soccer Association apologizes to girl

The 37-year-old captioned her post :"Dear Mili Hernandez, you are fantastic in every way". Mili Hernandez, who is so talented she plays with 11-year olds, likes her hair cut short. Hernandez said o...

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Cautious Comey expected in US hearing on Trump-Russia probes

Cautious Comey expected in US hearing on Trump-Russia probes

Trump has made a blanket claim that Comey told him multiple times that he was not under investigation. With outside groups already rushing to try to control the narrative on Mr. A pro-Trump group...

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Michelle Obama reminds tech industry -- again -- girls can code

She was introduced by Tim Cook himself before sitting down with Lisa Jackson, the former head of the EPA who now heads up social and environmental initiatives for Apple . She added that the United ...

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Paris agreement: Angela Merkel vows decisive action on climate change

President Donald Trump has renewed his criticism of Germany following Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that her country needs to adopt a more independent stance in world affairs. The negative...

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Haley to warn UN Human Rights Council against anti-Israel bias

Jorge Valero, the UN-Geneva ambassador for conflict-torn Venezuela replied that the United States had "no moral authority" to lecture on human rights. Human rights concerns about Israel can still be...

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Pro-Trump group attacks Comey ahead of his testimony

Pro-Trump group attacks Comey ahead of his testimony

Comey's unwillingness to be alone with the president reflected how deeply Comey distrusted Trump, who Comey believed was trying to undermine the FBI's independence as it conducted a highly sensitive...

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Weber State track: Ellie Child heads to NCAA Track and Field Championships

Weber State track: Ellie Child heads to NCAA Track and Field Championships

The Huskies will have five individual participants and one relay team competing for a podium spot, all on the women's side, as the men failed to get a qualifying spot at prelims. 2 all-time perfor...

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What It Means That The US is Leaving The Green Climate Fund

In the days following President Donald Trump's announcement he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement , elected officials, business leaders and celebrities spoke out,...

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Mayor of Beaufort comments on USA withdrawal from Paris Climate Accords

Last Thursday, June 1, President Donald Trump took one of the most damaging steps yet of his fledgling presidency. Francois Delattre told reporters that the impact of Trump's decision goes beyon...

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U.S. health chief 'in a receiving mode' on health bill ideas

The main Senate group working on crafting a revised version of the House's American Health Care Act (AHCA) is a task force of 13 men backed by Senate leaders. However, they realize that any plan tha...

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US Prez Trump calls for travel ban from 'certain dangerous countries'

US Prez Trump calls for travel ban from 'certain dangerous countries'

Federal courts have stopped it from being enforced. The president posted a series of tweets earlier Monday morning, saying the Department of Justice should have pushed forces initial order rat...

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Trump Asked National Intelligence Director to Intervene in Comey's Russia Probe

Coats made the same claim when asked by the Senate Armed Services Committee last month about reports that Trump had pressured him and other intelligence leaders to deny that there was evidence of coll...

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Trump attacks London mayor after attack

Trump attacks London mayor after attack

Seven people died on Saturday and dozens were injured, 21 of them critically, in the attack. Khan brushed aside a question about the USA president's criticism. There are several issues with this twe...

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'I was frozen', Bill Cosby accuser tells sex assault trial

'I was frozen', Bill Cosby accuser tells sex assault trial

Several said they take satisfaction in the damage that already has been done to Cosby's reputation, which they viewed as his lifeblood. "In my head, I was trying to get my hands to move, or my legs to...

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Five things we learned from Game 4 of Stanley Cup Finals

Good morning! The Predators beat the Penguins , 4-1, and evened the Stanley Cup Final at two games apiece. By comparison, the first four games in Pittsburgh's six-game series victory over the S...

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In Montreal speech, Obama warns against 'retreat' from global order

In Montreal speech, Obama warns against 'retreat' from global order

Touching on his successor's recent moves, Obama also said that despite the "temporary" lack of USA involvement in the Paris climate deal, companies in America and around the globe have pledged to move...

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