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Turkey protests "aggressive" U.S. action in embassy clash

Turkey's US embassy alleged the demonstrators were associated with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has waged a three-decade-long insurgency against Turkey and is considered a terrorist gr...

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Trumpcare version 2: Just as bad or worse

The groups are responding to the latest assessment by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office , which concluded that the proposed American Health Care Act would leave 23 million more people wit...

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Pleasant Thursday ahead, though more rain possible Friday

Pleasant Thursday ahead, though more rain possible Friday

Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. FRIDAY . Partly cloudy. High in the upper 80s. West wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm. An onshore wind and more clouds will keep the coast cooler (60...

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Trump close to making Federal Bureau of Investigation choice, ex-Sen. Lieberman on list

An announcement could come Friday, the soft deadline Trump set for himself. Former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating stops to answers questions from members of the media as he leaves the West Wing of th...

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Obama shares condolences for former national security adviser to Carter

I will miss him", Carter said in part of the statement. The German-born Kissinger and Polish-born Brzezinski were considered foreign-policy realists with innate distrust of the Soviet Union. Brzez...

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Decatur speller goes down on round three in national bee

Jake's word was deuteranopia, which is red-green color blindness. It was the ninth successive time Indian American spellers won the prestigious championship. It's a nice thing to watch while you're do...

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United Kingdom 'disappointed' if U.S. pulls out of Paris climate accord

But officials cautioned that details were still being finalized. "When the President has a decision he will make that announcement and he will make it clear what the basis of that is". Tesla's Elon Mu...

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House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas to Trump Advisers in Russia Probe

In addition to approving subpoenas for Flynn and Cohen as individuals, the committee approved them for their companies, Flynn Intel Group LLC and Michael D. The committee is mounting one of several ...

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Jury Finds Tulsa Police Officer Not Guilty in Shooting of Unarmed Man

Jury Finds Tulsa Police Officer Not Guilty in Shooting of Unarmed Man

Some civil rights advocates have argued that race was a factor in the fatal shooting, while Shelby denied. She said she shot of fear September 16 when she killed Terence Crutcher , who had his hands ...

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House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas in Russia Probe

Trump denies any collusion between Russian Federation and his campaign and has questioned the veracity of the USA intelligence finding. In an interview with French newspaper Le Figaro , Putin reaff...

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From Michigan Among Finalists In National Spelling Bee

From Michigan Among Finalists In National Spelling Bee

The 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee started with 291 spellers on Tuesday at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Fatta earned the chance to compete at t...

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CNN sacks Kathy Griffin over Trump video as backlash builds

CNN's communications division took to Twitter to announce that it has terminated its agreement with Griffin to appear on its New Year's Eve program. Meanwhile, TMZ also reports that Trump's eleve...

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Spicer refers Russia questions to Trump's outside attorney

The meeting was also attended by former national security adviser Michael Flynn , but both Kushner and Flynn were still just private citizens at the time. Trump returned to Washington on Satu...

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CNN fires Kathy Griffin after severed head stunt

It was December of previous year that comedian Rosie O'Donnell found herself apologizing to first lady Melania Trump for cyber-bullying Mrs. Trump's young son, Barron . Trump Jr had tweeted: " ...

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Krauthammer: Middle East peace a perennial pursuit

The Europeans had hoped Trump's visit might mark a reset in transatlantic relations roiled by his election - that the USA president would be persuaded to see the world through their eyes more. I can...

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'You got no safe place': Portland stabbing suspect rants in court

'You got no safe place': Portland stabbing suspect rants in court

TEMPLETON: I think first just that these rallies not further traumatize Portland's Muslim community. On April 29, Christian participated in a right-wing "March for Free Speech" on 82nd Avenue in...

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Billionaire Elon Musk's threat to Donald Trump

Trump faced considerable pressure to hold to the deal during visits with European leaders and Pope Francis on his recent trip overseas. In 2001, George W. European leaders, environmentalists and Democ...

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Trump expected to scuttle Paris climate accord

Responding to questions, he said: "We believe that it would be important for the United States not to leave the Paris agreement ". The agreement was the centerpiece of President Obama's worl...

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Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day

Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day

Johnson also asked that those in attendance remember military service members who are still missing and think about their friends and family members. There are few people he trusts more than his son-i...

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Senate laying groundwork for own health care replacement bill

According to CBO estimates , Trumpcare will kick 23 million people off of their health insurance plans over the next 10 years. Erasing former President Barack Obama's health care law was a to...

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President Trump's Close to Decision on Paris Climate Agreement

President Trump's Close to Decision on Paris Climate Agreement

Do what I want, or I'm out of here . He added that when he was a lawmaker, he "generally didn't comment on bills before I read them". She said it could also push the US further down the list of worl...

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Spicer holds White House news briefing amid new Russia allegations

Spicer holds White House news briefing amid new Russia allegations

Trump has repeatedly and angrily insisted that there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation, and has decried reports about the matter as false. In his first press briefing in ov...

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World is baffled by Donald Trump's late night 'covfefe' tweet

Was it the start of a rant against "negative press coverage" that somehow went awry? The tweet ended there. Conservative commentator and radio show host Laura Ingraham tweeted in response to Trump's...

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Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

Social media users responded Tuesday to reports that President Trump gave out his cell phone number to foreign leaders, turning the story into a meme. Former and current USA officials tell The Asso...

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Afghans mourn a day after massive truck bombing kills 90

The majority of those killed or wounded were civilians commuting during the morning rush hour, including almost a dozen US citizens, all of whom were USA contract personnel. Japan's Foreign Ministry ...

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Sen. Blumenthal: Leaving Paris Accord Would Harm US Credibility

The President also tweeted: "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". A withdrawal could deepen a rift with USA allies. Foreign policy experts said the mov...

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Iowa's GOP senators doubt health care law to be repealed

Iowa's GOP senators doubt health care law to be repealed

The Republican-led New Hampshire Senate has approved an $11.8 billion budget, but still must vote on a companion bill making policy changes to support the appropriations. The big difference is the...

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Man investigating abuse at Ivanka shoe factory vanishes

Hua Haifeng and two other labor activists , Li Zhao and Su Heng, had been covertly investigating labor conditions at two Chinese factories that make shoes for Trump and other brands, in the cit...

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President Trump to US Senate,

President Trump to US Senate, "Let's Get Healthcare and Tax Reform Passed"

They were following in the footsteps of then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., who triggered what's called the "nuclear option" in 2013, reworking the Senate rules so that 60 votes wouldn't b...

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Powell: Sale-Quintana Matchup a Painful Reminder for White Sox Fans

Powell: Sale-Quintana Matchup a Painful Reminder for White Sox Fans

Sale did get the win, with Quintana having even more trouble with Sale's new teammates than Sale did with the White Sox . So as Sale takes the mound Tuesday night and stares down his former team fo...

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