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 2018-06-20 12:31 

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Donald Trump has always expressed love for authoritarian leaders, but failed to listen...

How did the US end up with a president who hates the press and envies dictators like Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin?...

 2018-06-20 10:00 

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World Refugee Day: Please don't make it just another day...

As a displaced Rohingya of Myanmar, I can attest to the anguish of the 25.4 million refugees around the world who need your help....

 2018-06-20 09:11 

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Texas billboard tells 'liberals' to keep driving until they leave the state...
 2018-06-20 09:00 

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Evangelicals shrug as Donald Trump cozies up to leader persecuting North Korean Christians...

Evangelical conservatives shrug as Donald Trump praises Kim Jong Un. Did North Korea's persecuted Christians matter more when Obama was president?...

 2018-06-20 07:00 

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Rachel Maddow sorry for breaking down over 'tender age' immigration shelters AP report...

MSNBC political commentator Rachel Maddow was overcome with emotion on live TV while trying to deliver a report on immigrant families....

 2018-06-20 04:26 

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Democratic voter drop in Kentucky historic? Maybe...

Republicans say it is the first time in the state's history that Democratic voter registration has dropped below 50 percent. Is it?...

 2018-06-20 03:53 

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Immigrant babies, young children held in 'tender age' shelters, AP reports...

Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three "tender age" shelters in South Texas, according to AP....

 2018-06-20 03:51 

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Rep. Brian Mast's children threatened over Trump immigration policy; man arrested...

Laurence Key threatened to kill U.S. Rep. Brian Mast's children over Trump's child-separation immigration policy, according to a federal complaint....

 2018-06-20 03:27 

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DC voters OK pay shift for tipped workers; mayor Bowser wins Democratic nomination...

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser easily secured the Democratic Party nomination Tuesday night as she seeks a second term in office. Voters also approved a ballot initiative that will restructure the payment system for waiters, bartenders and other ti...

 2018-06-20 02:55 

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'Womp, womp': Ex-Trump campaign manager Lewandowski mocks migrant girl with Down syndrome...
 2018-06-20 02:26 

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Stormy Daniels brings diverse crowd, Trump-inspired act to Memphis...

Adult film star Stormy Daniels, whose alleged affair with President Trump has made her a household name, brought her act to a Memphis club Monday night....

 2018-06-20 02:12 

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Protesters confront DHS secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at Mexican restaurant...

A group of protesters interrupted Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's dinner at a Mexican restaurant in Washington, D.C., Tuesday evening, video on social media appears to show....

 2018-06-20 01:25 

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Canada passes legislation legalizing marijuana, sales expected within 12 weeks...

The legislation, known as the Cannabis Act, provides a national framework under which adults will be allow to possess up to 30 grams of marijuana. The only other nation on earth to legalize marijuana across the nation: Uruguay....

 2018-06-20 00:46 

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States rise up in resistance to Trump immigration policy of separating families...

Nearly a dozen governors are refusing to deploy their National Guard troops along the border and more than 20 state attorneys general have demanded an end the administration's...

 2018-06-20 00:21 

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As outcry over family separations grows, Trump meets with House Republicans on immigration...

Republicans glossed over the haphazard meaning because of how they felt it concluded: The president was supportive of two GOP-only immigration bills set to be voted on this week. They believe, a vote on the bills will wash their hands of an issue that has...

 2018-06-19 23:41 

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Did a flight attendant see 16 migrant children on a flight from Phoenix to Miami?...

A viral Facebook posts say a flight attendant saw 16 children...

 2018-06-19 23:20 

USA Today

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Jeff Sessions: We don’t want to separate parents from kids...

What the Trump administration wants is lawful immigration. We want to build a wall to prevent illegal entry. Congress could make that happen quickly — and they should, writes Attorney General Jeff Sessions....

 2018-06-19 23:10 

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Fact check: What's really going on with children being detained at the border?...

The controversy surrounding family separations at the U.S. southern border has prompted outrage, opinions andfinger-pointing. It has also raised a plenty of questions. We have the answers here....

 2018-06-19 23:09 

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At the border, Trump's zero tolerance makes zero sense...

Costs of separating immigrant kids from their parents are high, and the returns are likely to be meager for America: Our view...

 2018-06-19 22:26 

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U.S. pulls out of UN Human Rights Council over accusations of 'bias,' protecting abusers...

The U.S. announced Tuesday it was pulling out of the United Nations' Human Rights Council issuing a blistering critique of the group, including accusations of protecting countries after human rights abuses....

 2018-06-19 22:16 

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OnPolitics Today: The fallout continues...

Also in today's edition: Most Americans don't think Trump can pardon himself...

 2018-06-19 22:11 

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Tech companies feel pressure to 'gobble up' more of our data for ads, app developer warns...

Aleksandr Kogan — developer of the quiz app that allowed Cambridge Analytica to collect the data of millions of Facebook users — warned Tuesday that tech companies are under pressure to...

 2018-06-19 21:55 

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Reunification: How separated immigrant children are reunited with their parents...

Once in the custody of Customs and Border Protection, adults who entered the U.S. illegally are handed a flier on the...

 2018-06-19 21:42 

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Meghan McCain asks 'Where is Ivanka' in debate over 'zero tolerance' immigration policy...

Amid fierce political debate over a Trump administration policy that has separated immigrant children from their parents, Meghan McCain called out President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, for her silence on the issue....

 2018-06-19 21:42 

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Sins of the fathers: Donald Trump Jr. cancels on George P. Bush's fundraiser...

The younger Trump, who has repeatedly protested Jeb Bush's criticisms in recent months, made his decision after the elder Bush attacked the Trump administration's decision to separate families seeking to enter the United States illegally....

 2018-06-19 21:14 

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These are the Texas shelters where immigrant children separated from parents can end up...

These Texas shelters have long taken in unaccompanied children. Now they also take in immigrant children separated from their parents. Here's why....

 2018-06-19 21:07 

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How to help children separated from parents through 'zero tolerance' immigration policy...

Here are ways you can offer assistance to children separated from their parents as part of the 'zero tolerance' immigration policy....

 2018-06-19 20:57 

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Women religious leaders denounce...

Female religious leaders rallied Tuesday to protest the administration's policy of separating children from parents crossing the border....

 2018-06-19 20:29 

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Trump administration rule would stop public reporting of hospital infections despite mounting death toll...

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) plan, buried in a complex 500-page proposed rule, would halt the type of public disclosure of six infections, including the...

 2018-06-19 20:24 

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Lawmakers demand secret VA nursing home data be released after USA TODAY, Boston Globe report...

Following inquiries from USA TODAY and the Globe, the VA last week released some of its nursing home ratings, but not the underlying quality data, such as rates of infection and injury. The agency has tracked this information for years, but kept it from p...

 2018-06-19 19:35 

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Ex-Senate intelligence staffer James Wolfe seeks to gag President Trump in criminal case...

Attorneys for James A. Wolfe, 57, are seeking the unusual court order, claiming that Trump's prior public statements about the case have...

 2018-06-19 19:06 

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House Republicans tie watchdog report on Clinton email case to credibility of Russia probe...

House Republicans sought to tie a watchdog report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email scandal to the credibility of the separate Russia investigation, despite repeated statements by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz that his r...

 2018-06-19 18:54 

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's ethical challenges piling up; many involve lavish spending...

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is facing heat for his first-class travel, huge raises for top aides and the rental of an D.C. apartment from a lobbyist....

 2018-06-19 18:12 

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions: the Trump administration's architect of 'zero tolerance'...

As Trump administration officials have sought to deflect criticism of the highly controversial separations of immigrant parents from their children, one voice has never wavered: Jeff Sessions. Sessions is the architect of the...

 2018-06-19 18:11 

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21 Democratic attorneys general demand end to immigration policy of separating families at border...

Attorneys general from 20 states and the Washington, D.C., wrote a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, opposing the Trump administration's...

 2018-06-19 17:48 

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Donald Trump is wrong. My client Peter Strzok is a patriot, not a 'sick loser.'...

Donald Trump is attacking Peter Stzrok, the FBI and the Justice Department to pre-emptively discredit the results of Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....

 2018-06-19 16:20 

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President Trump delivers remarks to independent business leaders...

President Trump delivers remarks to the Federation of Independent Business marking their 75th anniversary....

 2018-06-19 14:57 

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President Trump continues to blame Democrats for his family separation approach on immigration...

President Donald Trump continued Tuesday to blame Democrats Tuesday for his administration's decision to separate families caught trying to cross the border, and signaled continued support for his...

 2018-06-19 14:19 

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Live stream: Testimony continues on FBI's handling of 2016 election investigations...

The USA TODAY NETWORK will have live coverage of this event....

 2018-06-19 14:02 

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Head of GOP campaign committee calls on Trump to stop separating children from parents...

Rep. Steve Stivers, who heads the GOP House campaign committee, challenges President Trump to stop separating children from their parents at the border...

 2018-06-19 13:43 

USA Today

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J.D. Gordon: I am learning what it is like to be caught up in the Russia witch hunt...

The principles of the Salem witch hunts still apply today. Despite slim evidence, Donald Trump's team has already been found guilty in public....

 2018-06-19 13:24 

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Compare Trump's Juneteenth statement to Obama's...

President Trump on Monday released his first Juneteenth statement, recognizing the Army officer who made the announcement that inspired those first Juneteenth celebrations in 1865....

 2018-06-19 12:46 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

News media finally calls out Trump on his lies. It took children in cages to make it happen....

Outrage over family separations at the border is growing. The media's slow evolution toward straight talk won't solve every problem, but it's a start....

 2018-06-19 12:27 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

Separating families at the border isn't new. We've been doing it for centuries....

Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their parents in the last six weeks. But this is hardly a new practice in the United States....

 2018-06-19 12:04 

USA Today

McCain rips Trump's family separation policy as affront to American decency...

The Arizona senator is one of a few Republicans from the state to break with the party ranks on the controversial 'zero tolerance' policy....

 2018-06-19 12:03 

USA Today

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Another mass shooting in America this week. But still no action from government....

After 22 people are injured at a New Jersey arts festival, people on both sides of the nation's gun debate are left to wonder what the answer is....

 2018-06-19 10:00 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

Yoga is about inner peace, not infighting over petty preferences and appropriation charges...

Common debates around yoga are irrelevant if you look into what the practice was founded on. The principles of yoga are openness and rest, not anger....

 2018-06-19 09:00 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

A critical cartoon of Donald Trump could get you fired in America...

In Paris they used bullets. In Pittsburgh they used bureaucrats. In Paris, they did it for the prophet. In Pittsburgh, they did it for the president....

 2018-06-19 02:21 

USA Today

Fact check: Trump wrong to say IG report exonerates him or says Comey acted criminally...

President Donald Trump said he thinks former FBI Director James Comey committed "very criminal acts." But the facts don't support the president's opinion....

 2018-06-19 00:17 

USA Today

Trump threatens to slap new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods...

Trump threatened to slap another round of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese products, the latest move in an escalating trade war with Beijing....

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