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Here's why people should care about the Russian Federation controversy — Former CIA director

Brennan pointed to "information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and USA persons involved in the Trump campaign". A group of Democrats on the Senate B...

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Lawmaker: Budget likely to increase little cigar tax

Lawmaker: Budget likely to increase little cigar tax

The average UW-Madison student would save $464 per year under that plan. Walker issued a statement saying he was "proud" to freeze tuition at UW campuses for the past four years. "We think it's real...

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Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty

Senators will examine whether the House bill still cuts Medicaid by $840 billion over a decade and reduces taxes - largely on higher earners and health industry sectors - by around $1 trillion. Seve...

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White House Budget For 2018: Read The Full Plan

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., says the budget cuts Social Security Disability Insurance and would trim the National Institutes of Health budget by almost 20 percent. The budget mentions the ta...

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Kim Kardashian slammed for 'disgusting' Ariana Grande tribute after Manchester terror attack

Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said at a news conference Tuesday that the suspect's name is Salman Abedi . "The police in the states and territories work closely with our ...

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DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russia probe

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Tuesday refused to address - but did not deny - reports that President Donald Trump asked him to push back against allegations the Trump campaign col...

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Bill could turn back page, return power to Texas board of ed

Bill could turn back page, return power to Texas board of ed

Some say a bill already approved by the Texas Senate and scheduled for a state House vote Tuesday would return sweeping influence to the board. Dutton later asked that the doors to the House be opened...

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Trump Asked 4 Top Officials to Bury Russia Probe

Trump Asked 4 Top Officials to Bury Russia Probe

Trump spoke to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers after Comey revealed in March that the bureau had launched a probe into alleged col...

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Trump Told Russians Firing 'Nut Job' Comey Eased 'Great Pressure'

If the White House couldn't get Mueller removed, they'd use the rule to cast doubt on his impartiality, according to Reuters:"Under this strategy, the sources said the administration would raise the i...

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In wake of Manchester blast, Trump decries terrorist 'losers'

RWB says that Egypt (#161 ) is "now one of the world's biggest prisons for journalists", many of whom spend years in detention without being charged or tried. Further, the USA leader did not bring up...

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Iran President Hassan Rouhani says missile tests will continue 'if necessary'

Military power is only a part of strength and we are fully aware of that. This collides with the reigning anti-Western ideology and strict interpretation of Islam that was represented by Raisi and p...

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Dan Coats Says ISIS Threat Is Real; No Comment On Russia Investigation

It was the same February 14 meeting in the Oval Office in which Trump is accused of asking Comey to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. While relations betw...

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Trump calls for global coalition against terrorism, 'isolation' of Iran

In a statement following the meeting, Mr Trump addressed his meetings the previous day with Arab and Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia , and said that there is growing realisation that they share a go...

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Former CIA chief says he warned Moscow over election meddling

Former CIA chief says he warned Moscow over election meddling

Brennan also confirmed that he was aware the Federal Bureau of Investigation had looked into the infamous "Steele dossier", a document compiled during the campaign by a former MI6 agent that contained...

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McConnell Reports 'Encouraging' Signs In Trump Budget, Dems Decry Cuts

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 the re...

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Intel director won't detail Trump conversation

Intel director won't detail Trump conversation

A source told CNN that Mueller had been briefed on memos Comey had written about his interactions with Trump , including his recollection of Trump asking for the FBI to end its investigation into fo...

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Is Trump budget dead on arrival in Congress?

President Trump's proposed budget, released Tuesday , calls for a major reworking of the nation's social safety net for low-income Americans. The proposed 2018 budget immediately came under atta...

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Trump asked intel chiefs to push back against FBI probe

Both men refused the request, believing it to be inappropriate, the Post was told by four unnamed sources within the intelligence community. In his call with Rogers, Trump urged the NSA director ...

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Trump Budget Plan Relies On Optimistic Growth Assumptions, Analysts Say

The budget, which is more a statement of policy than an actual guiding document because of its likelihood to get passed on Capitol Hill, does signal how Trump views government. Susan Collins, a Main...

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Former CIA director worried Russia tried to recruit Americans

Those contacts are now being investigated by committees in both chambers of the US Congress and by recently appointed special counsel Robert Mueller , a former Federal Bureau of Investigation d...

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Murder Suspect Uses 'Big-Penis' Defense and Found Not Guilty

Murder Suspect Uses 'Big-Penis' Defense and Found Not Guilty

Richard Patterson, 65, of Margate, was acquitted of killing 60-year-old girlfriend Francisca Marquinez in 2015 after a week-long trial, accoring to the Sun Sentinel . In an attempt to prove it, t...

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Decision on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director 'within days'

Decision on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director 'within days'

As Trump Derangement Syndrome has infected the political elite and Russia-ism has replaced Birtherism as the fever swamp fantasy, more and more lawyers and judges are headed in this direction. Amid ...

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Trump's budget: "a reverse Robin Hood agenda"

Mexico emphatically rejects that notion. Mick Mulvaney , Trump's budget office director, said the plan is the first one in a long time to pay attention to taxpayers. Democrats had an opposite...

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Driver in Deadly Times Square Crash 'Heard Voices'

Driver in Deadly Times Square Crash 'Heard Voices'

The NYPD was rather quick in dispelling any rumors of terrorism, instead alleging that it could be an act of drunk driving. Rojas remains in the Midtown South Precinct for arrest processing. He was ...

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Jason Chaffetz Resigning From Congress

Jason Chaffetz Resigning From Congress

He's reportedly eying a position at Fox News after leaving the House. Chaffetz added that he would prefer that Trump had confronted the Russians over their interference with the election. Utah House...

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Trump unveils first budget with $3.6-trillion spending cut

Trump unveils first budget with $3.6-trillion spending cut

The spending plan for the next fiscal year includes cuts in social programs, while increasing spending on defense and the war against terrorism. Numerous voters who propelled President Trump into ...

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U.S. summoned Turkish ambassador after protester violence

The protesters were mostly Kurds and Armenians, who oppose Erdogan's increasingly authoritarian presidency. However, those two guards claimed diplomatic immunity and were released after diplomatic sec...

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Senate Dems trim list of services to be taxed

Senate Dems trim list of services to be taxed

Without the help of Republicans, Senate Democrats voted Tuesday to fix the budget by raising the IL income tax and expanding the sales tax. With eight days remaining before the General Assembly's...

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Area Muslims have varied reactions to Trump's Saudi Arabia speech

Area Muslims have varied reactions to Trump's Saudi Arabia speech

The closest Trump came to acknowledging the human rights situation was a call for the region's leaders to stand together against "the oppression of women". The president put much of the onus for com...

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Tipton: New health plan protects those with pre-existing conditions

Sen. "I think we have to clarify that and make sure that those with pre-existing conditions are absolutely covered", Capito said. Mostly the "losers" of the act are lower-income people, older peop...

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