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Gianforte wins in Montana; apologizes to reporter

Gianforte wins in Montana; apologizes to reporter

Gianforte and Democrat Rob Quist are seeking to fill the U.S. House seat left vacant when Ryan Zinke resigned to join Trump's Cabinet as secretary of the Interior Department. President Trump on Fr...

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Texas lawmakers scuffle after state rep calls ICE on protesters

Texas lawmakers scuffle after state rep calls ICE on protesters

Witnesses said Rinaldi approached several Hispanic lawmakers and said he had called Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials on the protesters. Castro said his fears about the bill leading to...

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Irving Representative Matt Rinaldi Claims to Have Called ICE on Hispanic Protesters

But battles between the Republican heads of the Texas House and Senate meant legislation involving oversight of several state agencies never passed - and that could make a special session inevitable...

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Judge: Trump Deportation Order for Man in Hawaii 'Inhumane'

Judge: Trump Deportation Order for Man in Hawaii 'Inhumane'

However, actual deportations were down from late January to late April compared with a year ago. "All Magana Ortiz asked for in requesting a stay was to remain in this country, his home of nearly ...

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Kushner and the back story of back channels

He unleashed a flurry of tweets , lashing out at what he called the "fake news" media. Two Trump administration officials, National Security Adviser H.R. As he returns from his mercurial trip overs...

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White House Communications Director Quits

A White House spokesman says President Donald Trump has a "fairly unbelievable" relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel . Take the potential additions of Bossie and Lewandowski with t...

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WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns as Trump plans staff overhaul

WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns as Trump plans staff overhaul

Kushner's reasoning for setting up the private channel outside of official diplomatic channels was to primarily discuss how the USA and Russian Federation could cooperate on ending the civil war in ...

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Let's go through Donald Trump's Tuesday morning tweets!

Most of which had joined Twitter just this month . As screenwriter John Niven pointed out Tuesday morning, Trump's Twitter account saw an unusal spike in followers over the weekend, many of whi...

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Shulkin stresses 'lot of work to do' to fix beleaguered VA

Shulkin stresses 'lot of work to do' to fix beleaguered VA

Shulkin, speaking at the White House after completing his first 100 days as VA secretary, laid out his goals for the future of the department, noting it will face these challenges "head on". Trump's b...

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Portland Stabbing Suspect Yells 'Free Speech or Die' in Court Appearance

Portland Stabbing Suspect Yells 'Free Speech or Die' in Court Appearance

Jeremy Christian, a 35-year-old known locally as a white supremacist, was scheduled to be arraigned on charges that include aggravated murder . The rally's organizer Joey Gibson, told KGW ( http...

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Jury deliberates in Tulsa Officer Betty Shelby's manslaughter trial

Jury deliberates in Tulsa Officer Betty Shelby's manslaughter trial

Prosecutors told jurors that Shelby overreacted. Rights advocates saw the Crutcher case as another in a string of deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of the police in the United States th...

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Trump poised to pull out of Paris climate deal

Multiple sources confirmed to news agencies and United States broadcasters on Wednesday the decision of the American leader, who later posted on social media that he would make an announcement thi...

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NY officer charged with murder in mentally ill woman's death

NY officer charged with murder in mentally ill woman's death

The charges come almost six months after the Bronx District Attorney said a grand jury would be called to investigate Danner's death. A grand jury impaneled by Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clarke ...

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Trial starts for scared Minnesota cop who killed Philando Castile

Activists, who protested along with Minnesota residents after Castile's death, said a guilty verdict would be a small victory. Paul area, typically for minor offenses such as driving on a suspended li...

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Portland Murder Suspect Calls Stabbings 'Patriotism' In First Court Appearance

Portland Murder Suspect Calls Stabbings 'Patriotism' In First Court Appearance

Two of the men were killed. He made repeated outbursts in court . Public defender Gregory Scholl has been assigned to Christian's case, Borg said. She said her friend is Muslim, but she's not. Th...

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Tougher than ever, 90th National Spelling Bee underway

Following the exam, the students will compete in an all-day competition of onstage spelling. I think about a girl feeling wrapped in support and pride and community, and I want every kid, everywhere...

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Former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes dead, network says

Former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes dead, network says

He is widely believed to have created the behemoth that is the Fox network, having overseen production since its founding in 1996. Mr Ailes, she said , was "the most wonderful loving husband (to ...

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Haley defends Kushner, says he will continue to do his work

Returning home from a nine-day overseas trip, US President Donald Trump has plunged headlong into the ongoing Russian Federation probe controversy, determined to defend his administration and hi...

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Trump expected to withdraw from global climate agreement

Trump expected to withdraw from global climate agreement

But he said in response to a question afterward that the United Nations believes "it would be important for the USA not to leave the Paris agreement ". The Trump administration has been divided o...

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Ivanka Trump receives $134m women's fund donation from Saudi Arabia and UAE

A better future is only possible if your nations drive out the terrorists and extremists. Saudi Arabia rolled out the red carpet for US President Donald Trump on his inaugural overseas trip, but...

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Social media rushes to define President Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

President Donald Trump , who has set policy and feuded with enemies and sparked conspiracy all on his favorite social media platform, Twitter, tried something new Wednesday morning: he made a self-d...

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Trump blasts Germany again over trade deficit, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Gabriel admitted in a press meeting that "it's true that we have a hard situation in relations between Germany and U.S", but he believed "we will come back to good relations in the future". We Europea...

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Feds still committed to Paris Accord, Environment Minister McKenna says

Feds still committed to Paris Accord, Environment Minister McKenna says

Why does Paris accord matters? There have been influential voices urging Trump not to ditch the Paris accord. Language for the withdrawal was still being prepared Wednesday, and will likely incl...

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Jason Chaffetz Looks Likes He's About to Say Goodbye

Chaffetz, as Oversight chair, has subpoenaed memos from Comey detailing his encounters with President Trump and has called on him to testify before his panel as early as next week. Utah representati...

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Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal, says report

Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal, says report

With President Trump set to make a decision this week about whether the USA should remain part of the landmark Paris climate accord, Defense Secretary James Mattis said Trump remains "wide open" o...

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Trump Plans to Exit Paris Climate Deal, White House Official Tells AP

Environmental groups derided the Trump administration's reported decision. Tillerson praised the Paris deal when he was ExxonMobil's CEO, and Politico notes that "during his confirmation hearing thi...

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Portland stabbing suspect calls his act 'patriotism' in court hearing

Portland stabbing suspect calls his act 'patriotism' in court hearing

Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, was injured but survived the attack. He recently got out of the hospital. The suspect was slated to answer charges Tuesday afternoon of murder, attempted murder, int...

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Portland stabbing victims honored with impromptu memorial

Portland stabbing victims honored with impromptu memorial

A stranger intervened, telling Christian he couldn't disrespect the girls in such a way, she said. One of his requests - asking federal authorities to revoke permits for scheduled alt-right rallies in...

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Spicer on Kushner Back-Channel: "Not Substantiated by Anything but Anonymous Sources"

In a statement given to the New York Times , Trump praised the "great job" Kushner is doing but he did not directly address allegations made against him. " #FakeNews is the enemy!" he said. La...

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National Guard releases name of solider killed in training

National Guard releases name of solider killed in training

Details regarding the incident have not been made public at this time. Three others from the team were also injured when an M1A2 Abrams Tank overturned during a "large-scale training exercise" at th...

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