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Federal Bureau of Investigation declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight

Federal Bureau of Investigation declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight

Chaffetz's panel is one of several in Congress investigating alleged efforts by Russian Federation to tip the election to Trump, and the possibility that Trump associates had coordinated with Moscow. ...

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White House refuses to comment on Kushner's Russian Federation ties

White House refuses to comment on Kushner's Russian Federation ties

Asked about reports that U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law had tried to set up a clandestine communication channel with Russian Federation before the president took office, U.S. They do not sug...

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Texas Senate OKs Gay Adoption Bill

Texas Senate OKs Gay Adoption Bill

State lawmakers are set to adjourn May 29, but they have yet to resolve issues that have driven a wedge between the two chambers. Texas lawmakers are hopeful that the amendment's limited scope to ...

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G7 breaks up without USA agreement on climate

The president's trip has largely gone off without a major misstep, with the administration touting the president's efforts to birth a new coalition to fight terrorism, while admonishing partners in th...

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Iraqi troops push for last ISIL holdouts in Mosul

They have narrow streets and closely-spaced buildings, posing significant challenge to the Iraqi forces seeking to oust ISIL, also known as ISIS. They described the advance on Mosul's Old City as ...

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Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

Donald Trump is now on his way back to America, ending a marathon nine-day tour of the Middle East and Europe - his first foreign trip since taking office. Trudeau and Trump also met for an informal ...

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Ariana Grande announces benefit concert to raise money for Manchester victims

Ariana Grande's representatives have not responded to a request for comment. Almost two dozen people were killed and dozens more were hurt Monday night in a bombing at the Manchester Arena, which...

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Kim Jong-un inspects test-fire of anti-aircraft weapon

This is the first time the United States military has attempted to test a ground-based interceptor against an "intercontinental class target", said the Missile Defence Agency. Military experts here ...

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Back home after foreign trip, Trump faces slew of challenges

Back home after foreign trip, Trump faces slew of challenges

The newspaper said Ambassador Sergei Kislyak told his superiors that Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for their discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor. Kushner i...

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GOP health bill is a front for big tax breaks

House of Representatives replacing former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, health care advocates and protesters gathered outside the downtown Cincinnati office of Republican U.S. And st...

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GOP Senators Wrestle With Health-care Overhaul

It would also drive up premiums and cut coverage for older Americans and those with preexisting conditions. "So whether the CBO number is accurate ..." That report estimated that 24 million fewe...

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Goldman: Trump Budget is 'Political Document' not 'Working Fiscal Proposal'

During the campaign, Trump attacked the weak economic growth of the Barack Obama years, and pledged that his economic program would boost growth from the lackluster 2 percent rates seen since reco...

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Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to get 'stronger' as members step up payments

Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to get 'stronger' as members step up payments

The president had been under heavy global pressure during the trip to affirm the United States' commitment under the Paris agreement to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases and other pollutants bel...

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@ClarionLedger editorial - Rep. Karl Oliver should resign after lynching comment

@ClarionLedger editorial - Rep. Karl Oliver should resign after lynching comment

Oliver apologized for his comments Monday. In a public statement apologizing Monday, Oliver asked for forgiveness and said he regrets his choice of words. "This is why reconciliation movements are...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation probes Trump's son-in-law meetings

Federal Bureau of Investigation probes Trump's son-in-law meetings

NBC News and The Washington Post first reported that the FBI's ongoing investigation includes a look at Mr Kushner, which would place the probe inside the White House. Specifically, he requests "m...

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Ex-congressman Anthony Weiner expected to admit sexting

Ex-congressman Anthony Weiner expected to admit sexting

Weiner - who's separated from his wife, top Clinton aide Huma Abedin - started texting the girl in January 2016, records show. Weiner will live the rest of his life as a registered sex offe...

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Trump Plays Own Tune at G7

Trump Plays Own Tune at G7

President Donald Trump looks at First lady Melania as he prepares to address US military troops and their families at the Sigonella Naval Air Station, in Sigonella, Italy , Saturday, May 27, 2017. ...

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Sen. John McCain: Senate Working On Its Version Of AHCA

The American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) passed the House of Representatives after a series of amendments allowed for the bill in its new form to gain a majority by the narrowest of margins....

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Netanyahu's pledge: Jerusalem 'will not be divided again'

Netanyahu's pledge: Jerusalem 'will not be divided again'

The Saudi deal, to be phased over 10 years, was announced on Saturday as US President Donald Trump began a two-day visit to the Gulf state before travelling on to Israel. "Fifty years after freeing ...

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Donald Trump to make final decision on Paris climate deal next week

Donald Trump to make final decision on Paris climate deal next week

US Defense Secretary James Mattis, in comments to be aired fully in a TV interview Sunday, said Trump - famously skeptical of global warming - is now "wide open" on the issue. German Chancellor Ange...

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Texas approves bill to allow guns near school in parked cars

Texas approves bill to allow guns near school in parked cars

Automatic termination and revocation of a teaching certificate for teachers that engage in improper relationships with students. Under the new law, principals or superintendents who fail to report i...

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Clarence Thomas breaks with conservatives to rule against racial gerrymandering

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 requires that states draw districts enabling African Americans to elect their chosen representatives, lest black voters be spread too thinly across district lines. But, t...

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May to confront Trump over attack leaks

Since Tuesday a total of 10 people have been arrested, with eight men aged between 18 and 38 remaining in custody. A suicide bomber killed 22 people and wounded scores of others minutes after Gr...

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Texas governor draws criticism for joke about shooting journalists

Another would exempt county jailers and correctional officers from the shooting range requirement to obtain a license to carry, added the Texas Tribune . Greg Abbott on Saturday signed Senate Bill...

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Trump Tells Confidants He's Pulling Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement

Trump Tells Confidants He's Pulling Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement

Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from the summit in the town of Taormina. "And I'm quite certain the president is wide open on this issue and he takes in the pros and cons of that accord", he said ....

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Minnesota Lawmakers Make Major Decisions on Budget Battle

Minnesota Lawmakers Make Major Decisions on Budget Battle

Gazelka, R-Nisswa, also noted that his caucus, which holds a slim one-seat advantage, is not at full strength and will need some DFL help to pass the remaining bills. "From a minority perspective, I t...

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Local speller to test skills at national competition

Local speller to test skills at national competition

Counting McKeegan, there will be 83 seventh-graders in the competition (28.5 percent of the field). She said she had trouble paying attention to other spellers while awaiting her turn previous year ...

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GOP health bill leaves 23 million uninsured, analysts say

According to the Congressional Budget Office , the number of uninsured people would increase by 14 million next year, and by 2026, 51 million USA citizens below age 65 will have no insurance, based o...

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Takeaways From Trump's First Foreign Trip As President

Takeaways From Trump's First Foreign Trip As President

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was more downbeat, calling the G-7 climate talks "very hard, if not to say, very unsatisfactory". A person familiar with the talks said six members of the Group of Se...

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Kushner Had Undisclosed Contacts With Russia Envoy

Kushner Had Undisclosed Contacts With Russia Envoy

Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny of Kushner began when intelligence reports of Flynn's contacts with Russians included mentions of US citizens, whose names were redacted because of USA pri...

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