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Donald Trump's Team Escalates Freedom Caucus Feud

Donald Trump's Team Escalates Freedom Caucus Feud

House leaders, including Speaker Paul Ryan, say they have encouraged discussions among rank-and-file members, but the bottom line is that the fundamental differences that prohibited moderates and cons...

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The Trump White House Isn't Even Pretending to Be Transparent Any More

Under the new policy, it will be up to the White House to decide whether to release the names of visitors coming to meet with the president, vice president and their senior staff, at least in the shor...

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Steve Bannon removed from National Security Council in shakeup

According to a White House official, Bannon was originally placed on the committee to monitor Michael Flynn , and never attended a meeting. Bannon only attended one meeting of the Principals Commit...

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Search Widens For Facebook Murder Suspect

Officials said Stephens chose his victim at random and boasted about the killing on Facebook. Late Sunday, police issued an aggravated murder warrant for him and in a statement said that he may have t...

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Russia vetoes UN resolution to hold Syria accountable for chemical account

Russia vetoes UN resolution to hold Syria accountable for chemical account

Ms Haley told the 15-member Security Council that Russia , "Once again, has chosen to side with Assad, even as the rest of the world, including the Arab world, overwhelmingly comes together to condem...

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RetrOgrAde: In Honor of Jackie

On the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the baseball color barrier, it's not just Major League Baseball remembering the Hall of Famer. While the Dodgers will unveil a statue of the Hall ...

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United Airlines passenger dragged from plane: 'everything' is injured

United Airlines passenger dragged from plane: 'everything' is injured

Their names have not been released. Earlier Tuesday, the CEO of United Airlines issued a stronger apology about the incident, calling the confrontation "truly horrific". "And that's something that I...

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Carter Page: 'Something May Have Come Up' in Russia Sanctions

The official admitted that Page could have written policy memos for the campaign, but his name was only on a list of supposed advisors because of a recommendation from Sam Clovis, an Iowa conservative...

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Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner in Iraq

With the China meeting set, it's become clear that Kushner had carved out a critical role when it came to foreign policy even though officials claimed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the main p...

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Jeff Sessions Outlines New Immigration Policy in Department-Wide Memo

Jeff Sessions, an immigration hard-liner, delivered a chilling speech at the US-Mexico border. Also announced on Tuesday were streamlined procedures for hiring dozens of new immigration judges along...

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Meet Kay Ivey, Alabama's New Governor

Meet Kay Ivey, Alabama's New Governor

The report says Bentley sent heart-eyed emojis to Caldwell (texts that were linked up to his now ex-wife's iPad) and made threats to the first lady's staff to keep the affair secret. Gov. Kay Ivey (...

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DeLaet, Donald share lead at RBC Heritage

DeLaet, Donald share lead at RBC Heritage

Today: Graham DeLaet and Luke Donald share the lead entering the third round. 4, 5 and 6 - his only birdies on the front nine - and two on the back nine to go along with one bogey. The American overca...

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Trump barred from using his private helicopter

Trump added when pressed on his schedule. Trump will return to Palm Beach for Easter weekend, he told guests at his Trump International Golf Club , according to an exclusive Palm Beach Daily New...

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North Korea problem is "coming to a head", McMaster says

However, a United States foreign policy adviser travelling with Pence sought to defuse some of the tension, saying Sunday's test of what was believed to be a medium-range missile had come as no surpri...

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13 arrested in California pro and anti-Trump rallies

13 arrested in California pro and anti-Trump rallies

According to a report by the Los Angeles Times , hundreds of people were involved in the brawl, which reportedly took place near the Martin Luther King Jr. Activists waved signs reading: "No!" Pres...

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Berkeley Police Say 20 Arrested, 11 Injured In Saturday Protest

Police had placed a barrier of plastic orange poles and orange fence mesh between the two sides. The LA Times adds that Berkeley police requested assistance from the nearby Oakland police departme...

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Neil Gorsuch confirmed by Senate as Supreme Court justice

Neil Gorsuch confirmed by Senate as Supreme Court justice

In 2013, frustrated over the Republican blockade of Obama's judicial and executive branch nominees, then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid changed the rules to lower the 60-vote threshold for confirma...

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Neil Gorsuch received final confirmation to Supreme Court Friday morning

Neil Gorsuch received final confirmation to Supreme Court Friday morning

President who was a Democrat". The vote came a day after Republicans used their majority to exercise the "nuclear option", altering Senate rules to defeat a Democratic procedural blockade of the n...

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Wessel's Take: Why Trump Might Want to Give Yellen a Second Term

Trump claimed during his campaign that Yellen was "obviously political" and held interest rates near zero to make President Obama look good. Reinhart said the biggest hurdle to a second term for Yel...

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Howard Stern: Sean Spicer Speaks 'Fluent Moron'

Offered a chance to clarify his remarks during Tuesday's briefing, Spicer attempted to draw a distinction between the two different uses of deadly chemicals. I hope people understand that we all make ...

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White House Says Trump's 'Tough Talk' on China Was a Tactic

Spicer reiterated that sentiment at Wednesday's forum. But in an interview with the Herald, Cramer claimed he isn't defending the press secretary. "I would ask obviously for folks' forgiveness to unde...

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Kendall Jenner Can't Be Asked About Pepsi Commercial At Coachella

Pepsi pulled the ad within a day, apologizing to Jenner, of all people . In the ad, Jenner joins a diverse crowd of street protesters who are marching from some nondescript cause . While she has ...

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Trump says China is working with US on 'North Korea problem'

While the failed test was initially met with a muted response from Washington , US President Donald Trump's national security adviser later signalled the US took the action seriously. On Saturday, th...

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How Mitch McConnell stole a Supreme Court seat

How Mitch McConnell stole a Supreme Court seat

In 2016, Kennedy joined the court's four liberal justices in a ruling striking down a Texas abortion law imposing strict regulations on doctors and facilities in the strongest endorsement of United St...

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Republican Wins Special Congressional Election in Kansas

President Trump is historically unpopular, and the question on everyone's minds this month is how much of that unfavorability could overflow into the 2018 elections . A Republican won the first post-...

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Arkansas inmates scheduled for execution ask court to review

Arkansas inmates scheduled for execution ask court to review

The lawsuit is among a flurry of challenges to the executions. The executions schedule - a pace rarely seen since the death penalty resumed 40 years ago in the United States - has drawn global media...

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Virginia Tech marking 10 years after shooting that killed 32

Virginia Tech marking 10 years after shooting that killed 32

Kaine said he still recalls the terror of that day. Kaine, as well as current Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe, current Virginia Tech president Timothy Sands and Charles Steger, who was president o...

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Wall Street Bull Sculptor Says NYC Violated His Rights With 'Fearless Girl'

People stop to photograph the "Fearless Girl" statue in NY, made by Lewes artist, Kristen Visbal . Siegel said those capital letters were very important, as the plaque at their statue's feet re...

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Turkey president ahead in referendum: Polls show

If officially confirmed, Sunday's outcome is expected to have a huge effect on Turkey's long-term political future and its worldwide relations. The "Yes" campaign say the proposed changes would stre...

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United Passenger Identified as Dr. David Dao

United Passenger Identified as Dr. David Dao

The airline announced Wednesday it is "reaching out" to customers on the United Flight 3411 and "offering compensation for their flights". Munoz described the situation with Dao as a "system failure...

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