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U.S. increases military aid to Israel in the wake of Trump's visit

U.S. increases military aid to Israel in the wake of Trump's visit

Trump's visit encouraged some Ohioans, including Ohio Jewish Communities Executive Director Howie Beigelman, who is based in Columbus. Tens of thousands of Israelis marched Wednesday through East J...

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Portland Stabbing Victim Micah Fletcher Says City Has 'White Savior Complex'

Portland Stabbing Victim Micah Fletcher Says City Has 'White Savior Complex'

The fundraiser aimed to cover the funeral expenses of the late victims and any outstanding medical bills for Fletcher. For the mother of Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, who tried to intervene as a man ...

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WH offers explanation for Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

WH offers explanation for Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

Deferring all questions on an investigative matter is not unprecedented. Spicer's response marked the first time a Trump surrogate has answered a Russia-related question by referring it to lawyers. ...

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Trump to announce if USA will stay in Paris climate deal

Nancy Pelosi says Trump is "denying scientific truths, removing safeguards that protect our health and our environment , protecting polluters and. threatening our national and global security". Clima...

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Waynesboro student's national spelling bee run ends before finals

Waynesboro student's national spelling bee run ends before finals

Open to contestants in the eighth grade or younger, the contest doesn't have a minimum age. Casper Smith (NC), right, spelled the word plesiobiosis (the association of insect colonies) correctly dur...

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Donald Trump urged not to abandon climate change deal

Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, did not confirm the decision in a post on Twitter , saying only, "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days"....

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Comey to testify Trump pressured him to end Russian Federation probe

On May 11, days after dismissing Comey, Trump admitted in an NBC interview , "when I chose to just do it I said to myself, I said, 'You know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russ...

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Senate approves $11.8 billion budget and companion bill

In recent years, however, the party in control of the Senate has done away with other filibusters in an attempt to circumvent the opposition. Even if the Senate were to change the rules to allow for...

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Upstate NY airports to get $17 million from US government

Upstate NY airports to get $17 million from US government

The current lights will be replaced with LED bulbs, which Myers said will save money. The second grant of $20 million will reimburse the airport for projects associated with the construction of Runw...

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Comey to testify publicly about Trump confrontations

Apparently Comey is not only ready to speak about his conversations with President Trump, but sources say that he is actually eager to do so. Comey, according to sources familiar with his thinking...

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White House to stop taking questions related to Russian Federation probe

Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments". Dubke's hiring had been meant to lighten the load on Sean Spicer , the...

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Strong, swift United Nations reaction to Trump on climate

In a jibe at the USA administration, Juncker told the audience at an event of the Confederation of German Employers in Berlin that "not everything that is written in global agreements is fake news". D...

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Nightclub massacre bodycam video documents officer response

Nightclub massacre bodycam video documents officer response

Some bodycam footage shows Pulse patrons being checked for weapons by officers after escaping the club with their hands up. The owner of the Pulse nightclub said the site will become a memorial and a ...

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Trump communications aide's exit seen as first shoe to drop

Trump communications aide's exit seen as first shoe to drop

Trump tweeted Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". It doesn't exactly inspire confidence that t...

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Trump Communications Director Dubke Resigns

Dubke, 47, who has worked closely with White House press secretary Sean Spicer , served as a behind-the-scenes player helping manage communications strategy and responses to crises such as the firing...

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Follow the Philando Castile Court Case Via This New Podcast

Paul, Minnesota. His death got instant attention as the shooting's gruesome aftermath was streamed live on Facebook by Castile's girlfriend, who was in the auto along with her young daughter. "Sir, ...

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White House aide Michael Dubke says his last day is TBD

White House aide Michael Dubke says his last day is TBD

USA news accounts in recent days say Trump has grown increasingly frustrated that reports of the Russian probes are consuming the White House and his attempts to reform the national health care in...

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Spicer refers Russian Federation investigation questions to Trump's outside attorney

Dubke said in a statement it had been an honor to serve Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments". It's unclear wheth...

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Corey Lewandowski Says He's Open to Returning to Trump's Team

If you were hoping for some explanation from the White House Press Secretary about the " covfefe " kerfuffle from Tuesday night, you'll be disappointed. "He's always proven that". Perhaps the bigges...

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Comey OK'd to testify; House committee issues subpoenas

Comey OK'd to testify; House committee issues subpoenas

Flynn's lobbying firm, Flynn Intel Group, was also subpoenaed, as was Cohen's firm, Michael D. Cohen & Associates. The latest committee action shows that lawmakers have not given up their own Russia...

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Trump's Twitter remarks intensify row between US and Germany

Merkel last week said that reliable ties forged since the end of World War II "are to some extent over". The remarks came soon after G7 and NATO summits , where news reports suggested that not al...

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Scuffle, threats erupt on Texas House floor

Scuffle, threats erupt on Texas House floor

A tough new anti-sanctuary cities law in Texas led to a massive protest in the state capitol building. While Democrats are now apologizing for their end of the ensuing scuffle, they still say it's...

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Body identified as missing Duke student

Body identified as missing Duke student

Doherty, who had just returned to Franklin for the summer, attended a party last Saturday night and had not been seen since he said he was walking home Sunday morning. They found his sneakers and shir...

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Cleveland Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Fired

Williams said Loehmann, who shot Rice, has been fired . "People on both sides are going to say it wasn't enough, or it was too much". "We've changed our hiring process", Williams said. The state...

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Texas House offers a path to avoid special session

A broader proposal mandating that virtually all transgender people in the country's second-largest state use public restrooms according to the gender on their birth certificates sailed through the Tex...

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Man detained at Trump Int'l Hotel after weapons found in vehicle

Man detained at Trump Int'l Hotel after weapons found in vehicle

According to a police report , officers observed a firearm in "plain view" inside his auto, which led to a search of the vehicle and a second weapon and ammunition found in the glove box. "The sec...

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Flynn to give Senate panel some documents in Russian Federation investigation

Flynn's story has continued to dog the White House, most recently with the report that President Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to drop his investigation into Flynn. The embattled ...

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White House says it has granted 14 ethics waivers to staff

White House says it has granted 14 ethics waivers to staff

Despite pushback, however, there was no denial of the latest twist in the Russian Federation investigation: that son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner is now under scrutiny. Mr Trump has grown i...

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Trump hands out his number, urges leaders to call him

Trump hands out his number, urges leaders to call him

But when the Washington Post published a bombshell report , citing multiple US officials, about Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner , discussing the highly troubling possibility ...

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President Trump to withdraw US from Paris accord, reports say

President Donald Trump may abandon US pledges to reduce carbon emissions, but global economic realities ensure he is unlikely to reverse the accelerating push to adopt cleaner forms of energy. The U...

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