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Trump to announce rollbacks of Obama's Cuba policy during Miami visit

Saying that the aim was to fix what Trump has called a "bad deal" struck by Obama, US officials said the new administration would leave the door open to improved relations if Cuba undertakes democra...

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Eighteen protesters arrested for blocking Minnesota freeway after Philando Castile verdict

ABC News has the story of the acquittal of the police officer who was accused of second-degree manslaughter. Officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted on all counts Friday in the death of Castile...

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Friend says Trump is considering firing special counsel

In his special counsel role, Mueller has assumed all the powers of a federal prosecutor - including subpoena authority. Asked whether he had seen any reason for Mueller to be removed, Rosenstein res...

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GOP senator warns against rushed vote on health care bill

Senate Republicans are facing increasing criticism for ducking public scrutiny as they craft legislation to roll back the Affordable Care Act with little input from outside experts, patients, physicia...

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Addressing climate change is an urgent issue

Addressing climate change is an urgent issue

More than 200 mayors across the country pledged the same. There is no legal penalty if a country misses its climate goals in the agreement, Hodges said, but there is a sense of accountability for ea...

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Restraint evident in Castile protests

Castile's mother, Valerie Castile , told reporters, "I'm mad as hell right now". Indeed, police discrimination against people of color, often under cover of the war on drugs, has been well documented...

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Va. Shooter's Wife Expresses Horror, Asks Media To Go Away

Va. Shooter's Wife Expresses Horror, Asks Media To Go Away

It contained the names of Rep. Mo Brooks , Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona, Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC and some other names that were not released. According to his Facebook page, Hodgkinson was a fer...

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President Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation with tweet

The investigation into Trump reportedly began shortly after he fired FBI Director James Comey . Trump had received private assurances from then-FBI Director James B. "Despite the phony Witch Hunt g...

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Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners

About 200 people turned out for that demonstration in Minneapolis - the state's largest city that borders St. Paul - according to the Star Tribune newspaper. "My boyfriend, Philando Castile , was pul...

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Trump, working with Ivanka, to push expanded apprenticeship programs

Trump, working with Ivanka, to push expanded apprenticeship programs

Federally funded apprenticeship programs now have to receive certification from the Labor Department and the executive order allows companies to essentially monitor themselves. Fed up with the fake n...

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Bill Cosby faces retrial in sex assault case

District Attorney Kevin R. Steele said he did not know why the jurors could not come to a unanimous decision. "In my experience, the courts tend to be far more liberal in allowing both sides to in...

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Police arrest men suspected of stealing and selling $300000 worth of avocados

Police arrest men suspected of stealing and selling $300000 worth of avocados

According to Steve Barnard , the president of Mission Produce , the company usually sells a box of the fruit for $50, but the three men were selling them for $25. The company estimated the avocado ...

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Rosenstein Warns Against Stories Citing Anonymous Sources

Comey , who was sacked on May 9, told a Senate panel last week he believed Trump dismissed him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe. Rosenstein submitted a widely circulated memo ...

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Speaker Ryan visits wounded lawmaker at hospital

Speaker Ryan visits wounded lawmaker at hospital

Scalise was rushed to a hospital with a gunshot wound to the hip, which doctors said caused severe internal bleeding while damaging bones, organs and blood vessels. Yesterday morning's baseball prac...

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Senate Republicans Are Closer Than Ever To Repealing Obamacare

And Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell just made a procedural move to fast-track the resulting legislation. Earlier this month, several senators said it was unlikely they'd corral the 50 vot...

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President Trump Admits: 'I Am Being Investigated for Firing the FBI Director'

President Trump Admits: 'I Am Being Investigated for Firing the FBI Director'

The Post had reported that Trump was being investigated for potential obstruction of justice by Robert Mueller , the special counsel looking into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential ...

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3 days of mourning for Portugal fire victims; death toll rises

3 days of mourning for Portugal fire victims; death toll rises

Valdemar Alves, mayor of Pedrogao Grande , said: "This is a region that has had fires because of its forests, but we can not remember a tragedy of these proportions". The UN chief went on to commend ...

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US lawmaker Steve Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

US lawmaker Steve Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Director of Trauma Dr. Jack Sava speaks during a news conference in Washington , Friday, June 16, 2017 , about the condition of House Majority Whip Steve Scali...

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Vice President Mike Pence Visits Steve Scalise on Thursday

Hodgkinson died after being shot by police. Scalise sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in his left hip on Wednesday morning on a baseball field ...

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Trump attorney says president not under investigation

Sekulow cited recent congressional testimony by fired FBI director James B. Comey in which Comey said he had told Trump on a few occasions that Trump was not personally under investigation in rela...

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