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Sessions to "Claw Back" Funds from Sanctuary Cities

Their announcement said , " Sanctuary cities and counties are those that choose not to deputize their local law enforcement as federal immigration agents, to improve policing and safety by building ...

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Westinghouse files for bankruptcy

Westinghouse announced a "strategic restructuring" and has secured $800 million in debtor-in-possession financing to fund operations. Toshiba said in a statement that it filed the chapter 11 peti...

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Ivanka Trump is making her White House job official

Ivanka Trump is making her White House job official

Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) last week. Nunes, R-Calif., has been the subject of growing scrutiny over the past week since he announced that members of President Donald Trump's transition team were incid...

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Judge approves release of jailed Mexican man

Judge approves release of jailed Mexican man

He'd been detained there since February 10, after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents took him into custody at his father's Seattle-area home. " I know that this isn't over, but I'm hopefu...

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Murphy Says He'll Vote Against Gorsuch

On Thursday, Casey said that he would not vote for Gorsuch, citing his "serious concerns" over the judge's "rigid and restrictive judicial philosophy". "It may be hard for us to support anyone from a ...

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Seattle announces lawsuit over Trump sanctuary cities threat

Seattle announces lawsuit over Trump sanctuary cities threat

Last week's health care debacle was another stunning embarrassment for President Trump, who has little to show for his first 100 days in office other than bluster, bravado, and failure. or from an ove...

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Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government

Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government

He also admitted visiting the White House before he made this announcement. A day after the Comey hearing, Nunes met on the grounds of the White House with a source who told him that communications ...

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GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote

But when asked how Republicans could face voters after their failure to make good on years of promises, Ryan quietly said: "It's a really good question". "In our system, a constitutional republic, we ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation information suggests Trump associates may have coordinated with Russian Federation

FBI Directer James Comey announced Monday that the agency was indeed specifically investigating ties between Trump's election team and Russian intelligence operatives. Former House Speaker Newt Gingri...

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Investment from China in Kushner Manhattan property is off

Investment from China in Kushner Manhattan property is off

The Kushner Companies confirmed on Wednesday that negotiations with Anbang Insurance Group to help fund redevelopment of the family's office tower on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue have ended. Kushner Cos ....

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Trump Administration Denies Report of Trying to Block Yates from Testifying

O'Neil, a Debevoise & Plimpton partner who represents former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, asserted in the letter that privilege claims do not bar Yates from testifying on nonclassified facts...

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Trump convenes panel on empowering women in business

Trump previously announced she was getting a West Wing office and a security clearance, but would not officially join the administration. President George W. Ivanka Trump's title will be special as...

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EU's Hahn heads to Macedonia to help break deadlock

EU's Hahn heads to Macedonia to help break deadlock

Meanwhile, the head of the VMRO-DPMNE Nikola Gruevski refused to make any statement after the meeting with Hahn and other three MEPs, media here reported. "We are deeply concerned about tensions and h...

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Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for All' Health Care Plan, Explained

Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for All' Health Care Plan, Explained

But one particularly striking feature of many conversations with Republicans on and off Capitol Hill about it today had to do with a peculiar facet of the way the debate about the bill came to an end....

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Schumer accused of verbally attacking Trump supporter at NYC restaurant

According to the witnesses, Schumer caused major commotion at the restaurant, yelling "She voted for Trump!", then followed the couple outside the restaurant yelling, "How could you vote for Trump?" ...

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Trump again blames House Freedom Caucus for failure of health care bill

Trump again blames House Freedom Caucus for failure of health care bill

Some Republicans in Congress have leveled harsher criticisms at the caucus. "They're going to have to know when it's time to get to the 'yes, '" Costello said. "To put a stake in it today would ...

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Many Trump voters would feel program cuts in budget proposal

Many Trump voters would feel program cuts in budget proposal

Republicans praised Trump's proposed $54 billion increase for Defense programs. 6 percent increase in Veteran affairs which is about $4.4 billion. On Thursday afternoon, during Press Secretary Sea...

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Republican Congressman Cancels Hearing About Trump's Ties With Russia

Republican Congressman Cancels Hearing About Trump's Ties With Russia

Jones said . "You can't keep your credibility". House Speaker Paul Ryan , meanwhile, continued to support Nunes. On Tuesday, The Washington Post reported that the White House had attempted to ...

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Multiple rounds of severe storms in US forecast

Multiple rounds of severe storms in US forecast

On Tuesday, parts of central Texas and southern Oklahoma are in the crosshairs for bad weather, while Wednesday's forecast takes aim at east Texas, Arkansas, and northwest Louisiana. In Oklahoma, th...

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Tom Price under pressure as Trump keeps promising Obamacare 'explosion'

Tom Price under pressure as Trump keeps promising Obamacare 'explosion'

Friday, Ryan pulled his American Health Care Act minutes before it was coming up for a vote on the House floor after his allies in the Tuesday Group caucus withdrew support from the bill . "It's goin...

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NC lawmakers announce deal on HB2 standoff

Senate leader Phil Berger announced the deal shortly after 10:30 p.m. Bills considered recently would repeal the law known as House Bill 2, but contain add-ons. Berger indicated that the proposed chan...

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Republicans on Obamacare repeal: 'We're going to get it done'

Speaker Paul Ryan's answer, the American Health Care Act , would have significantly scaled back Obamacare's insurance expansion and left 24 million Americans without coverage. There are signs Mr. T...

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3 storm chasers killed in crash during West Texas storms

3 storm chasers killed in crash during West Texas storms

Also, because twisters are usually short-lived and not on the ground for very long, "the risks posed to storm chasers by tornadoes are relatively minor". A Weather Channel spokesperson released a sta...

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Texas veterinarian charged in murder-for-hire plot leaps to her death

Texas veterinarian charged in murder-for-hire plot leaps to her death

McDaniel, 48, and her boyfriend, Leon Jacob allegedly conspired together to have both their ex-partners murdered and were both arrested after the undercover officer duped them both. Although he and Mc...

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Christie mum on bridge lane-closure sentences

Kelly was sentenced to 18 months in prison. Kelly was Christie's deputy chief of staff. Later emails captured them discussing the closures. which began September 9. In addition to the prison term,...

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Kushner agrees to speak to Senate panel about Russia

Kushner agrees to speak to Senate panel about Russia

Several news outlets are now reporting that Kushner will testify about those interactions before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which - along with the House and FBI - is investigating the potentia...

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Police open fire after driver strikes patrol vehicle near US Capitol

Officers noticed an "erratic driver", and when they attempted to stop her, she made a U-turn in an attempt to flee the scene, Capitol Police spokesman Eva Malecki said. Wednesday's incident evoked mem...

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Ivanka Trump to become official White House employee

Ivanka Trump to become official White House employee

While the president believes the Russian Federation story is a hoax, White House officials tell Fox News they believe that he whole story on the so-called "incidental collection intelligence" on tra...

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DC officer fires shots after driver hits cruiser

Capitol Police cruiser and was taken into custody Wednesday morning, a disruption that closed down streets near the Capitol for almost three hours. "The vehicle was stopped at Washington and Indepen...

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Senate intel leaders pledge Russian Federation probe cooperation

Senate intel leaders pledge Russian Federation probe cooperation

Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking minority member on the House Intelligence Committee, has called for Devin Nunes to recuse himself from further involvement in the Russian Federation probe. Jones asked. "...

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Arkansas board urges rejection of 3rd execution clemency bid

Arkansas board urges rejection of 3rd execution clemency bid

The five inmates have asked the parole board to spare their lives. The Parole Board on Monday recommended Hutchinson reject clemency bids by Johnson and Ledell Lee, who's also scheduled to die April 2...

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Schiff: I don't think White House wants to see Yates testify

Schiff: I don't think White House wants to see Yates testify

Schiff said he only wanted Comey to testify if it was not behind closed doors. "You only go to the White House to get briefed by the White House. We have no problem with her testifying, plain and simp...

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McConnell confident Dems won't keep Gorsuch off high court

That includes the so-called "nuclear option" - abolishing the filibuster - although Inhofe thinks there's a good chance it won't come to that. Under Senate rules, 60 votes are needed to invoke clotu...

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Jerry Moran voices support for Gorsuch confirmation

It's under that pretext that Republicans came out in a show of support for Gorsuch at the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced last Thursday that he will vote aga...

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Severe storms threaten central US; trucker dies in Oklahoma

The weather system damaged several houses in Rockwall, Texas, overnight but no injuries were reported. All three men died instantly, Gonzalez said. The location of the crash was either in or near ...

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