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Macron fails to woo Trump's support on Paris agreement

Macron fails to woo Trump's support on Paris agreement

Trump, on his first overseas trip as USA president, on Thursday met with European Council President Donald Tusk and Juncker, before holding a lunch meeting with Macron. Trump has said the deadly attac...

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Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

The FBI is scrutinizing Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , as part of its Russian Federation probe, NBC News reports . In response to the reports Thursday evening, Kushner's attorn...

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Republican wins US House race after being charged with assaulting reporter

But House Speaker Paul Ryan said the bottom line was the people of Montana would have the last word. Like a third of eligible voters in Montana, advertising executive Cailley Tonn of Bozeman had...

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Trump's budget means deep cuts for health care safety net

Trump's budget means deep cuts for health care safety net

Trump's budget fulfills his campaign pledge to leave Medicare and Social Security benefits alone and boosts spending for the military and veterans . US Director of the Office of Management and ...

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Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader - who calls it natural

Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader - who calls it natural

And Stoltenberg said later that Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and other USA officials have stated clearly their assurances. The act was being widely denounced online. Declining to do so is signif...

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Manchester bomber called his mother before attack, said 'forgive me'

Manchester bomber called his mother before attack, said 'forgive me'

British indignation over the leaks of investigative material related to the Manchester bombing was expected to create a charged environment Thursday at a meeting between Trump and British Prime Mi...

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Texas lawmakers advance anti-LGBT adoption, bathroom bills

It cleared the House on Monday and now heads back to the state Senate - which has sought even stricter bathroom requirements. 2078 that bars transgender students from using bathrooms consistent wi...

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GOP senators may reach agreement on health care

The Texas Senate early Thursday passed stripped-down versions of House bills that would address state standardized tests and how the state evaluates school districts and campuses starting in 2018....

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Trump Team Stands by Budget's $2 Trillion Math Error

The eliminated programs amount to almost $27 billion. Many rank-and-file Republicans recoiled from the cuts, however, which would squeeze foreign aid and domestic programs funded annually by Congr...

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Why Dems Don't Want Lieberman as FBI Director

Lieberman was among four candidates Trump interviewed at the White House this week. He also publicly disagreed with Trump's so-called Muslim ban. Frank Keating , FBI acting director Andrew McCab...

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Governor's Office of Highway Safety stresses boating safety on Memorial Day weekend

Governor's Office of Highway Safety stresses boating safety on Memorial Day weekend

Law enforcement holds the event every year as there is an uptick in boating and auto accidents around this time. Law enforcement has also seen a rise in the number of drownings and boating incidents...

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GOP candidate accused of assaulting reporter wins House seat, apologizes for 'mistake'

The race ultimately turned on the weaknesses of both Gianforte and his opponent, folk singer and Democrat Rob Quist , making it tough to use as a barometer for the nation's political mood. Despite fa...

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Gianforte closing in on win, Quist takes Park County

Gianforte closing in on win, Quist takes Park County

Voters were deciding Thursday whether to send Republican candidate Greg Gianforte to Congress after he was charged with assaulting a reporter a day earlier. In an audio recording published by ...

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Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

A source told Politico that Trump bonded with Lieberman during a Wednesday meeting, and has told an adviser that he seeks to announce his pick before he leaves for his first foreign trip on Friday...

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West Virginia Senate passes amended tax bill

Since the last school finance bill of 1992, the state has cut taxes 15 times, he said. The conference committee used a procedure known as "gut-and-go" to put the contents of the House bill into a ...

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Former Trump campaign chairman provides Russia-related documents to intel panels

Trump through his advisers, according to three current and former American officials familiar with the intelligence. Chaffetz, who said last week he has his "subpoena pen" ready to force Comey or t...

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Kansas lawmakers rewrite plan for boosting taxes

That prompted the House on Wednesday to vote 134-15 to go to conference committee and try to reach a deal. The Lt. Governor said in a statement that the House members who voted against HB 21 as amen...

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Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

After the opening ceremony, the leaders will pose for a G7 family photo. The meeting comes a day after the USA president faced other world leaders at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquart...

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Jared Kushner now the focus in Russia, Trump investigation

Jared Kushner now the focus in Russia, Trump investigation

Details of the conversations, some of which have not been previously reported, add to an increasing understanding of the alarm inside the American government previous year about the Russian disrupti...

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New healthcare bill threatens coverage of 23 mln Americans

They've discussed changing the House's proposed Medicaid cuts and aiming health care tax credits more toward low earners, but they've reported little progress. House Speaker Paul Ryan was bombar...

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