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Donald Trump on GCHQ wiretapping claims: I was quoting 'legal mind'

Spicer spoke to Darroch face-to-face at a White House St. Patrick's Day event, according to a British government official, who described the meeting as "serious" in tone and said it was not cordial. "...

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US Politics: No evidence to support Trump's wiretap claims

Spicer was also defiant Friday, telling reporters: "I don't think we regret anything". Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey has apparently called on the US Justice Department to ...

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NCAA Tournament Preview: #5 Minnesota vs. #12 Middle Tennessee State

NCAA Tournament Preview: #5 Minnesota vs. #12 Middle Tennessee State

The Blue Raiders were a trendy mid-major pick this year to bust NCAA Tournament brackets, a role Butler once assumed with regularity. The upset of Michigan State a year ago was the product of blaz...

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White House links to satirical column mocking Trump's budget

White House links to satirical column mocking Trump's budget

But to the larger point about diplomacy and Defense Department, this is a "hard-power" budget. Defense would be the biggest victor, with a $ 52 billion increase that amounts to more than three tim...

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Turkey: US secretary of state to visit country on March 30

Turkey: US secretary of state to visit country on March 30

Tillerson said that in coming weeks, the State Department will draft a new budget blueprint for spending in coming decades. The White House is proposing a combined $25.6 billion budget for the State...

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Trump Proposes EPA, DOI Cuts; Environmental Groups React

Trump Proposes EPA, DOI Cuts; Environmental Groups React

The $639 billion defense budget consists of a base budget of $574 billion, and another $64.6 billion in war-fighting funds known as the Overseas Contingency Operations budget. Today, the Trump adm...

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Only One Reporter Traveling With Tillerson on Asia Trip

Only One Reporter Traveling With Tillerson on Asia Trip

It is not yet clear, however whether Trump and Tillerson have significant policy differences or if he can defend his department against some of Trump's closest aides such as Steve Bannon who want to d...

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JC Penney store at mall to close

JC Penney store at mall to close

The retailer had announced in February they meant to close up to 140 stores across the country in an effort to "optimize its national retail operations as part of the Company's successful return to pr...

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AARP: Health Plan Would Raise Costs for Older Americans

AARP: Health Plan Would Raise Costs for Older Americans

Nationally, the American Health Care Act could cause 24 million Americans to lose health insurance by 2026, the Congressional Budget Office said earlier this week . U.S. President Donald Trump and Co...

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House budget panel narrowly advances GOP Obamacare replacement

House budget panel narrowly advances GOP Obamacare replacement

They said states could impose work requirements on some recipients and decide to accept a lump-sum federal payment for Medicaid, instead of an amount that would grow with the number of beneficiaries. ...

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Sen. Graham: Trump won't rebuild military by cutting Meals on Wheels

Sen. Graham: Trump won't rebuild military by cutting Meals on Wheels

Federally funded elderly meals programs serve about 2.4 million people annually, according to Meals On Wheels America. A 2013 analysis in Nutrition and Health concluded that six of eight studi...

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Secret Service arrests bike rack jumper near White House fence

Secret Service arrests bike rack jumper near White House fence

He called the Secret Service , "better than this" and asked Blitzer "how can they have such repeated constant failures on this?" He was reportedly seen in the Pennsylvania Avenue area as early as...

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Engineers prep historic 'Battle of Atlanta' cyclorama for big move

Engineers prep historic 'Battle of Atlanta' cyclorama for big move

One of the two spools of the "Battle of Atlanta" painting is moved by truck from the Cyclorama building in Atlanta's Grant Park on February 10, heading to its new home at the Atlanta History Center ...

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Two men fatally shot in Westland

Police found that a man's body in the street, then found a second body closer to the sidewalk about a half block away from the other body. The victims are 19 and 35-year-old Westland residents who l...

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Super Bowl 2017: How much does a 30-second television commercial cost?

Super Bowl 2017: How much does a 30-second television commercial cost?

According to assistant professor of sociology Kyle Green, the Super Bowl is a weird cultural event. This year, the Super Bowl is getting back one of its most loyal advertisers and losing another. Th...

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Did the groundhog see his shadow? Watch here

Did the groundhog see his shadow? Watch here

Groundhog Day has been celebrated for 130 years as groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil , each year predicts the end of winter. " My faithful followers, I could clearly see a handsome, flawless shadow of m...

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Groundhog Day 2017: What is Groundhog Day? Who is Punxsutawney Phil?

The club also declared that Phil, the Punxsutawney groundhog, was America's only true weather-forecasting groundhog. If it is sunny, the groundhog will see its shadow and head back inside - and wint...

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Lockdown situation at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna

Lockdown situation at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna

No further details about the situation were made available by authorities. Geoffrey Klopp, president of the Correctional Officers Association of DE, said he was told by the Department of Correction ...

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Winning Mega Millions ticket sold at Primm Valley Lotto

Winning Mega Millions ticket sold at Primm Valley Lotto

Two tickets sold in MI matched four white balls and the Mega ball to win $5,000. Authorities say the victor will have the option of taking the full $ 188 million spread out over 30 years, or a lump...

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Senate Committee Approves Rex Tillerson Nomination By 1 Vote Majority

Senate Committee Approves Rex Tillerson Nomination By 1 Vote Majority

Tillerson is expected to be confirmed when the full Senate votes on his nomination. Rubio bridled at Tillerson's refusal to label Russian President Vladimir Putin a "war criminal" or condemn human rig...

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