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Jared Kushner 'discussed setting up secret communications with Russia'

Jared Kushner 'discussed setting up secret communications with Russia'

Points of focus that pertain to Kushner include: the Trump campaign's 2016 data analytics operation; his relationship with former national security adviser Michael Flynn; and Kushner's own contact...

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G7 communique acknowledges split with USA on climate

But in Europe, Trump has faced a far cooler reception and has been eager to go on the offensive. He solemnly laid a wreath at a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, had an audience with the pope at the V...

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Wisconsin senator reacts to healthcare CBO report

In some regions, people with pre-existing medical conditions and others who were seriously ill " would ultimately be unable to purchase " robust coverage at premiums comparable to today's prices, ...

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Trump's First G7 Summit Gets Down To Work In Sicily

Both US and European Union officials confirmed the outspoken president had raised the auto trade issue but sought to play down the language used, as Trump shared friendly words with German Chancel...

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New Analysis of Health Care Law Affirms Increases in Hunger, Poverty

New Analysis of Health Care Law Affirms Increases in Hunger, Poverty

That is the blunt assessment of Carol Keehan, D.C., the president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the United States. Republican senators have been meeting for weeks t...

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G7 Leaders Gather for Talks on Trade, Climate and Security

However, the United States remained isolated from the other six G7 nations over climate change, demanding more time to decide whether to honour its commitments to reduce carbon emissions under the 2...

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Notre Dame Grads Stage Walkout During Vice President Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

Luis Miranda, master's graduate from Notre Dame , said his support for We Stand For ND stemmed from Pence's role in the Trump's administration and policies that discriminated against the LGBT...

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Trump Scolds NATO Allies

And many of these nations owe massive amounts of money from past years and not paying in those past years. Standing before a large piece of wreckage from the World Trade Center that will serve as a ...

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G7 riven by White House doubts over free trade and climate change

G7 riven by White House doubts over free trade and climate change

One potential compromise that's emerged involves staying in the climate accord but adjusting the US emissions targets. The Group of Seven nations have made progress in negotiations on trade, notably o...

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France's Macron says hopes Trump will finally back climate deal

France's Macron says hopes Trump will finally back climate deal

Merkel said that the us side made clear that it hasn't yet taken a decision on whether to scrap the Paris accord "and won't make a decision here" at the G-7. But the economic adviser's analysis ap...

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Berks lawmakers react to CBO report on health care plan

Berks lawmakers react to CBO report on health care plan

CBO said the current version would result in savings of $119 billion over 10 years and 23 million more uninsured people than would be expected under the current law. Even though the new tax credi...

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Adviser: Trump Views On Paris Accord 'Evolving'

President Donald Trump is meeting with world leaders Friday at the G-7 summit in Sicily. Trump also was impressed by their arguments about how crucial US leadership is in supporting global efforts....

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G-7 source: USA gets more time for climate pact answer

G-7 source: USA gets more time for climate pact answer

On Friday and Saturday, for the first time all seven are around the same table, including also newcomers Macron, May and the Italian host, Paolo Gentiloni - forging a new dynamic after a year of glo...

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Trump still not backing Paris agreement

Marcon and Trump were both attending a G-7 summit for the first time. Macron spoke fluent English, which is very unusual for a French president. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni acknowledged...

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Tornadoes kill one in Wisconsin, another in Oklahoma

Throughout the night rescuers searched for survivors and victims, as the local sheriff said he had been told there were walls on top of people. "We still have some people unaccounted for and we're t...

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Texas set to pass embrace new abortion restrictions

Republican Rep. Chris Paddie authored the hotly debated language, saying it had "absolutely no intent" to discriminate. Chris Paddie, contends it would keep transgender students from using bathrooms ...

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Senate GOP Staff to Draft Health Care Bill During Recess

Senate GOP Staff to Draft Health Care Bill During Recess

With the weakened rule tying premiums for young people and old people together, insurers could charge young people less. This premium disparity could result in a highly volatile nongroup insurance mar...

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Poulter undecided over US Open qualifying, but hopes it won't be needed

The event marks the launch of the European Tour's new Rolex Series and has attracted a world-class field, featuring 10 of the world's Top 30 professionals to the newly revamped West Course . Why I ...

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Donald Trump's first foreign tour: his most awkward moments

Some of the lawmakers at the event were disappointed that Trump make a statement in Israel committing to the embassy move. The Knesset held a special session to mark Jerusalem Day. The meetin...

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JUST IN: Osinbajo returns to Nigeria after G7 summit

JUST IN: Osinbajo returns to Nigeria after G7 summit

Osinbajo arrived at the market about 3:10 pm and spent 40 minutes interacting with traders who complained about high cost of shops as well as high cost of wares. "They and future generations are the r...

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G7 communique notes split on climate

The leaders had all left before the protest began. Though Donald Trump was barely seen in public Friday, the USA president dominated every aspect of the first day of the G7 summit on this sun-dren...

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Europeans making sales pitch to Donald Trump on climate accord

Europeans making sales pitch to Donald Trump on climate accord

The unexpected announcement came as a summit of G7 leaders in Sicily wrapped up in deadlock on the issue, with USA partners voicing frustration at the president's failure to commit to the deal aimed a...

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Trump has not decided on Paris Climate Agreement

Trump has not decided on Paris Climate Agreement

President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, says the other G-7 leaders respect the USA position that more time is needed for Trump to make a final decision on whether to stay in the Pa...

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G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer

G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer

His announcement came hours after the other six members of the G7, a group of some of the world's wealthiest nations, voted to stick to the agreement, which was struck by almost 200 nations and rati...

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Merkel says G7 debate on climate was "very unsatisfying"

President Donald Trump has arrived at his first G-7 summit in Italy. "Italian Prime Minister Gentiloni said this declaration is also a strong message of solidarity to the United Kingdom after the ...

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Trump talks terrorism while Europe shouts 'Climate!'

Trump talks terrorism while Europe shouts 'Climate!'

Trump also was impressed by their arguments about how crucial USA leadership is in supporting worldwide efforts. The hot-button issues of climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summ...

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Manchester attack: Trump orders probe after British leaks

But Manchester United fans stood together in defiant mood as their team's triumph in European football's Europa League final brought some much-needed smiles to a city still in pain. However, Rowley ad...

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Money has started pouring into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, says Donald Trump

But one senior diplomat said Trump , who left the leaders' dinner before it ended to fly to Italy for Friday's Group of Seven summit, said the remarks did not go down well at all. "He is fully commit...

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Polls Close in Montana's Suddenly Famous Special Congressional Election

Polls Close in Montana's Suddenly Famous Special Congressional Election

Republican Greg Gianforte , the newly-minted representative-elect for Montana's at-large congressional district, apologized to the reporter he allegedly assaulted here less than 36 hours ago. It wa...

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Trump's climate change stance is 'evolving'

French President Emmanuel Macron spoke with Trump at length about the climate deal during a meeting Thursday in Brussels . The Trump administration is arguing instead for recognizing a plurality of t...

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