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 2018-06-18 02:04 

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Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian...

Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton....

 2018-06-18 01:09 

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Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated at border...

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides of the aisle" can reform the nation's immigration laws, according to a statement Sunday about the controversy over separation of immigrant p...

 2018-06-18 00:20 

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Conservative wins Colombia's presidency in divisive election...

Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, was elected Colombia's next leader Sunday after promising to roll back a fragile peace accord that has divided the South American nation....

 2018-06-17 23:59 

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Father's Day brings protests of separating migrant families...

Father's Day, on June 17, ignited protests and debate over President Trump's new 'zero tolerance' immigration policy....

 2018-06-17 23:05 

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'Zero-tolerance policy means zero humanity:' Democrats decry Trump immigration policy after tour of detention center...

Migrant children forcibly separated from their parents are placed about 20 or more to a single cage. One lawmaker estimated there were 100 children under the age of 6....

 2018-06-17 22:13 

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In Iowa, Republicans and Democrats fight for elusive independent voters, whoever they are...

In hundreds of counties where voters flipped from Obama to Trump, candidates search for a compelling message....

 2018-06-17 21:14 

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FBI agent removed from Russia probe is willing to testify...

An FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team after sending anti-Trump text messages says he is willing to testify before Congress....

 2018-06-17 21:08 

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Lawmakers call Trump administration 'thugs' for separating families...

Democratic lawmakers from New York and New Jersey visited a detention center in Elizabeth, New Jersey, on June 17 to met with detainees who were separated from their children at the Southwest border....

 2018-06-17 20:34 

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The Latest: Melania Trump says US should govern 'with heart'...

The Latest on the Trump administration and its policy to separate migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local):...

 2018-06-17 20:19 

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Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian...

Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton....

 2018-06-17 18:41 

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Congress remains at odds over family separation at border...

Lawmakers are opposed to migrant family separation, but can't agree how to stop it....

 2018-06-17 15:40 

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Political 'Survivor': Ranked-choice tabulations get underway...

Nearly a week after Maine's primary elections, the state's ranked-choice voting experiment is getting real as it becomes a game of mathematical survival....

 2018-06-17 15:29 

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3 Democrats look to make history in Wisconsin governor race...

Mahlon Mitchell likes to remind voters while campaigning that they can make history by electing him Wisconsin's first black governor. Meanwhile, Kathleen Vinehout and Kelda Roys — who breast-fed her daughter in a campaign video — are each ...

 2018-06-17 15:09 

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In Senate race launched by #MeToo, 2 women have inside track...

In Minnesota's surprise race to fill Al Franken's former Senate seat, the two women running tell their own versions of a familiar story....

 2018-06-17 14:57 

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The scene at the U.S. border with Mexico as people seek asylum...

U.S. Border Patrol agenents are detaining people trying to enter the U.S....

 2018-06-17 14:43 

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Conway says 'nobody likes' family separation policy...

A top White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for a jump in the number of migrant children being separated from their parents by American authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border....

 2018-06-17 14:41 

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Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe...

Rudy Giuliani says President Donald Trump has no plans to issue pardons now in the Russia investigation but could choose to do so once the special counsel's work is finished....

 2018-06-17 12:00 

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Roger Stone did, actually, meet with a Russian...

Roger Stone, a close Trump ally, met with a Russian man in May 2016 claiming to have "dirt" that could help Trump be elected. He previously denied meeting with anyone of Russian origin in the lead up to the election....

 2018-06-17 12:00 

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Trump associate Roger Stone reveals new contact with Russian national during 2016 campaign...

Longtime political operative suspects the meeting in a South Florida restaurant was an FBI setup designed to hurt the Republican nominee....

 2018-06-17 04:01 

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Most Americans say it's too early to judge Singapore summit's success; poll shows big partisan differences...

The results show an increased optimism since April that North Korea will eventually give up its nuclear weapons....

 2018-06-17 00:59 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on FBI, phantom law on migrant kids...

President Donald Trump is claiming exoneration in the Russia matter from a Justice Department report that actually offers him none. He's also branding fired FBI chief James Comey a criminal, though the report in question makes no such accusation....

 2018-06-16 23:13 

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Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog...

President Donald Trump intends to nominate an associate director at the Office of Management and Budget to lead the government's consumer watchdog agency....

 2018-06-16 20:56 

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Prosecutors reassemble shredded documents found in Cohen raids...

Federal prosecutors investigating President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen have extracted more than 700 pages of messages sent using encrypted programs on phones seized from Cohen, according to a court filing on June 15....

 2018-06-16 19:43 

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Trump congratulates Hungarian leader who shares border views...

President Donald Trump is congratulating Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary on his recent re-election....

 2018-06-16 18:06 

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'Prepared for war': As Mueller moves to finalize obstruction report, Trump's allies ready for political battle...

The special counsel has indicated he may complete a confidential report in the coming months about whether the president sought to obstruct the Russia investigation....

 2018-06-16 13:53 

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Secret recording, unpaid loan stir race for Georgia governor...

Accusations of ethical lapses and incompetence are raising the temperature of Georgia's heated race for the Republican nomination for governor....

 2018-06-16 13:48 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on FBI, phantom law on migrant kids...

President Donald Trump is claiming exoneration in the Russia matter from a Justice Department report that actually offers him none. He's also branding fired FBI chief James Comey a criminal, though the report in question makes no such accusation....

 2018-06-16 13:45 

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Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial...

Onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sent to jail after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....

 2018-06-16 13:12 

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'I hate it': Trump blames Democrats for separating immigrant children from parents...

President Trump told reporters June 15 that he hates...

 2018-06-16 05:01 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump assails Dems for his own migrant policy...

President Donald Trump won't take responsibility for the consequences of an immigration policy that is separating children from parents who are arrested for illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. He persists in blaming a "Democrat" law for...

 2018-06-16 04:46 

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Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort jailed ahead of trial...

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been jailed after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....

 2018-06-16 04:14 

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Both Trump, critics find things to like in watchdog report...

A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test, with President Donald Trump and his critics each cherry picking what they want to see from its findings to either discredit or defend investigators conducting the...

 2018-06-16 02:17 

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The Latest: White House says Trump backs immigration effort...

The Latest on immigration (all times local):...

 2018-06-16 00:51 

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White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill...

President Donald Trump ignited eleventh-hour confusion Friday over Republican efforts to push immigration legislation through the House, saying he wouldn't sign a "moderate" package. The White House later walked back the comments, formally end...

 2018-06-16 00:20 

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Trump's tariffs: What they are and how China is responding...

President Donald Trump just imposed tariffs on hundreds of Chinese products — from X-ray tubes to incinerators. And Beijing is striking back by targeting U.S. soybeans, beef, seafood and other products....

 2018-06-16 00:19 

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Manafort sent to jail after charges of witness tampering...

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, was ordered to jail on June 15, pending trial after special counsel Robert S. Mueller III filed new claims against him for witness tampering and argued that he violated the terms of his bail....

 2018-06-16 00:09 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims exoneration from report...

President Donald Trump came out swinging Friday, lodging a remarkable series of claims and accusations about a new watchdog report about the Justice Department's investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of emails. In an impromptu press conference ...

 2018-06-15 23:31 

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Trump cites as a negotiating tool his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents...

Democrats and Trump's evangelical base have both criticized the administration's border policy....

 2018-06-15 23:00 

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'Dictator envy': Trump's praise of Kim Jong Un marks embrace of totalitarian leaders...

Trump said he wishes 'people sit up at attention' for him as they do for North Korea's dictator, though he later claimed to have been joking....

 2018-06-15 22:50 

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In Trump's White House, literally everything is 'so important'...

President Trump has cited the importance of pretty much everything in office, to the point where "important" things seem to constantly supersede one another in importance....

 2018-06-15 22:18 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims exoneration from report...

President Donald Trump came out swinging Friday, lodging a remarkable series of claims and accusations about a new watchdog report about the Justice Department's investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of emails. In an impromptu press conference ...

 2018-06-15 21:13 

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Justice report provides ammo for both Trump and his critics...

A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test: President Donald Trump and his critics are cherry-picking what they want from its findings to either discredit or defend investigators conducting a probe into his...

 2018-06-15 21:06 

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Trump's tariffs: What they are and how China is responding...

President Donald Trump just imposed tariffs on hundreds of Chinese products — from X-ray tubes to incinerators. And Beijing is striking back by targeting U.S. soybeans, beef, seafood and other products....

 2018-06-15 20:55 

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Panel investigating Maryland lawmaker on sexual misconduct...

A Maryland ethics legislative panel is investigating a lawmaker over allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment....

 2018-06-15 20:48 

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Black religious leaders criticize Sessions' use of scripture...

Several prominent members of the black clergy on Friday criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions for using the Bible to justify separating immigrant children from parents....

 2018-06-15 20:47 

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Cohen looks to force Michael Avenatti to stop talking about Stormy Daniels case...

The former Trump attorney says in court papers that the adult-film actress's lawyer is hurting his chances of a fair trial....

 2018-06-15 20:46 

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The Latest: Ethics office seeks expanded probe of EPA chief...

The Latest on ethics allegations surrounding Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt (all times local):...

 2018-06-15 19:10 

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Trump says IG report shows bias at FBI top. IG says bias didn't taint probe (Corrects Trump quote, adds context)...

Trump says IG report shows bias at FBI top. IG says bias didn't taint probe (Corrects Trump quote, adds context)...

 2018-06-15 18:59 

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Report: China vows to retaliate against US with tariffs on 545 goods, including farm, autos, seafood...

Report: China vows to retaliate against US with tariffs on 545 goods, including farm, autos, seafood....

 2018-06-15 18:42 

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Trump blames Obama for Russian annexation of Crimea...

President Trump on June 15 said former president Barack Obama "gave away" Crimea to Russia and that Russian President Vladimir Putin "didn't respect" Obama....

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