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Trump's attacks on Germany show he misunderstands a basic fact about Europe

After a frosty meeting with Merkel in Washington in March - which he initially described as "GREAT" - he launched a diatribe the following day, accusing Germany of owing "vast sums of money" to Nort...

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'Will Trump Regret This?' President Vows to Testify Under Oath

A central - and unresolved - question from the hearing revolves around whether President Donald Trump was trying to derail the Russian Federation investigation by pressuring, and ultimately firing, ...

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UAE social media users 'showing sympathy' for Qatar could face jail time

UAE social media users 'showing sympathy' for Qatar could face jail time

Other countries also are offering to intervene, and it's not clear if Trump will end up as the primary mediator. The United Arab Emirates warned on Wednesday that anyone showing sympathy with Qata...

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18-wheeler reported as stolen leads chase to fiery crash

18-wheeler reported as stolen leads chase to fiery crash

We are backing up to take cover as SWAT attempts to make forced entry at this point. Fort Worth police jumped on Twitter to ask the chopper to move away, saying the noise was interfering with the stan...

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Qatar rejects 'baseless' terrorism designations by four Arab states

The list included Youssef El-Qaradawi, the 90-year-old Egyptian-Qatari scholar and spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood organization, which has been designated a terrorist organization by Egypt,...

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AOPA expresses concern about Trump's ATC plan

The president's plan would remove air traffic control duties from the Federal Aviation Administration and turn them over to a private nonprofit company. The private ATC organisation would be funde...

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NSA backtracks on sharing number of Americans caught in warrant-less spying

NSA backtracks on sharing number of Americans caught in warrant-less spying

But the intelligence community can surveil foreigners under Section 702 , and if those foreigners are speaking with or about U.S. persons, then the Americans' identities may be included in intelligen...

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Trump's fake word stumps Spelling Bee champion

Trump's fake word stumps Spelling Bee champion

He took the second place when he failed to spell the word " marram ", (a type of coarse perennial grass). "I think she learned from that and she consciously worked on it, how you shouldn't panic, just...

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Medicaid Increasingly Important to Rural Texas

Medicaid Increasingly Important to Rural Texas

Medicaid plays a larger role in providing health coverage to people living in small towns and rural communities than it does in metropolitan areas, a trend that is particularly striking among children...

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Top House Democrat Says Trump is Sleep-Deprived

The wounds from the almost three million vote divide between the president and Hillary Clinton were clearly still fresh. She later said that Trump "hasn't risen to the occasion" of being president and...

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Woman accused of leak indicted, faces detention hearing

District Court charges 25-year-old Reality Winner with a single count of illegally retaining and transmitting national defense information. It's the same charge federal authorities used to arrest ...

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Namibia saddened by USA withdrawal from Paris climate pact - Minister

Namibia saddened by USA withdrawal from Paris climate pact - Minister

States are continuing to fight back against President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, with Hawaii becoming the first state to pass a law adopting the goals of the accord...

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US Attorney General offered his resignation following tensions with Trump

Sessions stepped away after reports revealed that he spoke with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak twice during the 2016 campaign and did not reveal those conversations during his confirmation hearin...

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GOP Senators: Sessions Will Stay Loyal to Trump

Then came the reports of the bad blood brewing between Trump and Sessions. "The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban , not the watered down, politically correct version the...

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What the Fuzz? Unpacking the folksy rhetoric of the Comey testimony

James Risch , Republican of Idaho, said at Thursday's hearing that Comey talked with some lawmakers shortly after the story came out and told them the story was off-base. Seated at the center of the o...

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Humane Society offering free cats today from noon to 7 pm

Humane Society offering free cats today from noon to 7 pm

As the shelter fi lls to capacity during the warmer months, it is important to fi nd new homes for pets as quickly as possible. She's from the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina and looking for her fo...

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Tehran terrorists had fought for IS in Raqqa and Mosul

Tehran terrorists had fought for IS in Raqqa and Mosul

That drew fire from Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who tweeted: "Repugnant WH (White House) statement as Iranians counter terror backed by United States clients". It was not immedi...

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Myanmar navy ship, fishermen find bodies in search for plane

Myanmar navy ship, fishermen find bodies in search for plane

The plane was carrying relatives of Myanmar soldiers, including children, as well as 14 crew members, and there was no immediate word on whether there were any survivors. A military spokesman says ...

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Did Comey's testimony support an obstruction of justice charge?

Marc Kasowitz, Trump's personal lawyer , said after Comey's testimony that "the president never, in form or substance, directed or suggested that Mr. Mercifully, Comey couldn't do that, so Tru...

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Gianforte requests Monday court appearance

Gianforte requests Monday court appearance

Lambert declined to say if his office would recommend jail time. "My physical response to your legitimate question was unprofessional, unacceptable, and unlawful". "My job is for the people of Monta...

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Daniel Coats: 'I Have Never Been Pressured' By Trump To Intervene

They're all up there. The conversations with Coats and Rogers took place in the wake of Comey testifying on March 20 that the FBI was investigating possible coordination between the Trump campaign a...

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White House declines to say whether Trump has confidence in AG Sessions

White House declines to say whether Trump has confidence in AG Sessions

After Sessions made the decision to recuse himself , the Russian Federation investigation has ramped up considerably and new ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation have leaked to the pu...

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Over 200000 at Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade, region's biggest

Over 200000 at Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade, region's biggest

Some 200,000 people, including tens of thousands of tourists, are expected to fill the streets of Tel Aviv on Friday for the city's annual gay pride parade, which this year will focus on bisexuality. ...

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Spicer: All of Trump's tweets are his official statements

And that was the point. President Donald Trump pauses as the audience stands and applauds as he speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington , Monday, June 5, 2017 , to announce plan...

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Sessions recused from Russian Federation probe only over campaign role: Department of Justice

Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) if he believed Trump "colluded with Russia ", Olbermann quoted Comey as saying: "That's a question I don't think I should answer in an open setting. In his Wednesday statement , ...

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James Comey Said Exactly What You Wanted Him to Say

Comey's testimony in the most widely anticipated congressional hearing in years will put at center stage a high-stakes clash between two men with vastly different personas. The former Federal Burea...

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Trump on healthcare, infrastructure: 'The Democrats are really in our way'

He was slated to give remarks at the Rivertowne Marina in Cincinnati. Trump cited the history of the Panama Canal, the Transcontinental railroad, the interstate system, and the Internet as examp...

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner

Federal officials did not publicly identify the document they say victor gave to a news outlet or identify the news organization; a person familiar with the case said the charges stemmed from th...

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Woman accused of leak ordered to remain jailed pending trial

Winner, a former Air Force linguist who now works as a USA government contractor, was arrested Saturday by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents on charges that she made copies of a classified repo...

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James Comey accuses the White House of lying

Kasowitz, recently hired as Trump's outside counsel for matters related to the Russian Federation probe, insisted that Trump "never, in form or substance, directed or suggested that Mr. I am now convi...

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