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Ivanka Trump jeered in Berlin after defending her father

The summit panel's discussion had started with something of a jolt, as the moderator, journalist Miriam Meckel , asked Trump to clarify what her role was at the summit - and whether she was represent...

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Believe Memphis: Grizzlies take down Spurs, tighten series at 2-1

But to win Game 5 Tuesday in San Antonio, the Grizz will have to either do a better job on Leonard or shut down the rest of the Spurs. Leonard would score and help the Spurs throughout the last quar...

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Triumph in Georgia: Jon Ossoff Landslide Reinforces Resistance to Trump

Triumph in Georgia: Jon Ossoff Landslide Reinforces Resistance to Trump

On Tuesday, voters in Georgia's 6th congressional district (in suburban Atlanta ) will head to the polls to select a new rep for the seat vacated by current HHS Secretary Tom Price . "The way she's ...

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Sean Spicer Apologizes After Incorrect Statement on Hitler and Chemical Use

Sean Spicer Apologizes After Incorrect Statement on Hitler and Chemical Use

Given a chance to clarify, Spicer said he meant Hitler "was not using the gas on his own people" the way Assad did, which of course implies one use of chemical weapons is better than the other. "It wa...

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What we know about the shooting of Seattle police officers

What we know about the shooting of Seattle police officers

Officers discovered the body of a male suspect from the robbery after the shooting, according to a police statement. Police initially said they were looking for a possible third suspect, but later ...

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Family Reunites; Tad Cummins Arrested

Family Reunites; Tad Cummins Arrested

Cummins, who appeared in court wearing an orange jail jumpsuit and chains shackled around his waist, didn't speak at all. The judge deemed Cummins a flight risk and a danger, and he was ordered to b...

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Trump, Putin, Jong-Un As Complete Circle Of 'Mad Men' In Power

Trump, Putin, Jong-Un As Complete Circle Of 'Mad Men' In Power

A US official said the projectile "blew up nearly immediately", adding the type of missile North Korea was testing was still being assessed. From two continents, top Trump administration officials...

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New Orleans removes first of four statues deemed racially offensive

New Orleans removes first of four statues deemed racially offensive

The monument to the Battle of Liberty Place , an obelisk first erected near the foot of Canal Street in 1891, commemorates the members of the Crescent City White League - all-white; mostly Confed...

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Ossoff Comes In Short, Forcing Georgia Runoff Election

As Frank Bruni of The New York Times Ossoff's strong performance (he came just shy of the 50 percent mark) indicates that Democrats are energized to punish Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections a...

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Senate Confirms Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

Senate Confirms Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

In August 2016, Heitkamp began laying the groundwork for a robust 2018 Farm Bill with a two-day tour across North Dakota, meeting with farmers, ranchers, researchers, and other agriculture leaders in ...

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Free college in NY and how it will work

Free college in NY and how it will work

The program was created to close the "last mile" of tuition costs for students by covering the price remaining after the state's Tuition Assistance Program and federal grant funding are deducted. Coul...

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UC Berkeley Will Now Allow Ann Coulter Speech To Take Place

Coulter had lashed out at the decision, saying it was an attack on free speech , and had vowed to defy the university and speak at the campus anyway on the scheduled date. In another violent outbur...

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House GOP doubtful about vote this week on healthcare bill

House GOP doubtful about vote this week on healthcare bill

Basically, under the ACA the government is on the hook for billions of dollars in cost-sharing reductions: payments made by the government to insurers to offset the cost of offering plans to those enr...

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Trump reiterates commitment to build Mexican border wall

But Democrats had threatened to block the bill if money was earmarked for the wall, so its omission may now avert a government shutdown . The promise to build a wall - or actually to extend a serie...

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Trump backs off border wall in budget talks

According to media members in attendance , Trump said he would be open to shifting the timeline for funding of the border wall back to September - when another spending bill will most likely be n...

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Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week

Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week

The new measures would build on a number of energy-and environment-related executive orders signed by Trump that seek to gut most of the climate change regulations put in place by predecessor Pres...

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Trump to sign executive orders on offshore drilling, veterans affairs

For example, Trump has famously sparred with CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta several times, though still answering Acosta's questions, despite labeling his outlet "very fake news". This i...

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Cindy Tews runs in footsteps of history at Boston Marathon

Cindy Tews runs in footsteps of history at Boston Marathon

This was the 70-year-old's 40th marathon. Her time at age 20: four hours and 20 minutes. Her boyfriend at the time pulled him away and Switzer was able to run to the finish line. Women were not tech...

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Trump signs executive orders for tax overhaul

Trump signs executive orders for tax overhaul

Instead, Republicans are pushing for tax cuts and increased defense spending. A White House official told The Washington Post on Friday night that while the president did plan to make an announc...

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US Attorney: Tad Cummins planned to flee to Mexico with kidnapped teen

In an earlier interview Monday with CNN, Elizabeth's sister-in-law, Danielle Thomas, said Elizabeth may have thought she and Cummins were going on a one-day excursion and didn't anticipate leaving for...

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