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 2018-06-24 01:02 

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WATCH LIVE: President Trump hosts a roundtable discussion on tax reform...

Watch the president hold a roundtable discussion on tax reform in Las Vegas....

 2018-06-24 00:52 

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Former ethics chief calls Sarah Sanders’ tweet on being thrown out of restaurant a violation...

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders' tweet on being thrown out of a Virginia restaurant violates federal ethics laws, according to a former ethics chief....

 2018-06-24 00:27 

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DOJ hands over new classified documents on Russia probe to Congress...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after lawmakers had threatened to hold officials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them....

 2018-06-24 00:23 

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Pompeo: Trump will likely meet with Putin in coming months...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says a meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin is likely to happen in the coming months....

 2018-06-24 00:19 

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Trump slams Nevada Democratic Senate hopeful as ‘Wacky Jacky’...

President Trump derided Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., who is challenging GOP Sen. Dean Heller this fall, as 'Wacky Jacky' during an event in the state Saturday....

 2018-06-23 23:09 

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WATCH LIVE: President Trump addresses the Nevada GOP Convention...

View the livestream of President Trump's Saturday address at the Nevada GOP convention....

 2018-06-23 22:13 

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Deadly grenade attack at huge 'unity' rally for Ethiopia's prime minister...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A thwarted attempt to hurl a grenade at Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister led to a deadly explosion Saturday at a massive rally in support of sweeping changes in Africa's second most populous country....

 2018-06-23 22:10 

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Trump: The US 'cannot stand' for the immigration policies of Pelosi and Schumer...

President Trump declared that the U.S. "cannot stand" for the immigration policies of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., in a Saturday tweet....

 2018-06-23 21:36 

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Cynthia Nixon announces son is transgender on 'Trans Day of Action'...

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful and actress Cynthia Nixon announced that her son was transgender on the same day as the national Trans Day of Action....

 2018-06-23 20:44 

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Bill Maher spends segment mocking Melania Trump's jacket: 'That's Mrs. Hitler to you'...

Bill Maher spent a segment of his Friday HBO broadcast mocking the coat Melania Trump wore while preparing to travel to Texas to visit immigrant children at detention centers....

 2018-06-23 20:18 

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An intern’s reflection on the life and work of Charles Krauthammer...

Infrequently throughout the course of history, and even more rarely in our current divisive times, have thoughtful minds like Charles Krauthammer graced the mainstream media....

 2018-06-23 20:15 

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An unlikely group could get Oklahoma to greenlight medical marijuana: Evangelical Christians...

LINDSAY, Okla. (AP) — Danny Daniels, an evangelical Christian in the rural Oklahoma town of Lindsay, is reliably conservative on just about every political issue....

 2018-06-23 19:58 

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Weekly Trump Report Card: Whipsawed himself into a D+...

This week's White House Report Card finds President Trump whipsawed on the issue of immigration, at one point working for legislation and by the end of the week calling the effort a waste of time....

 2018-06-23 19:44 

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Syrian army escalates offensive against rebels in southwest region...

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government troops advanced on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes Saturday, state media and opposition activists said, in a widening offensive that has shattered a U.S.-backed truce....

 2018-06-23 19:37 

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US prepares for return of troop remains from North Korea...

The U.S. is expected to send 100 wooden temporary cases to the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea to transport the remains of U.S. soldiers who perished in the Korean War....

 2018-06-23 19:19 

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Mike Huckabee tweets picture of gang members, dubs them Nancy Pelosi's new 'campaign committee'...

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee took a jab at House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Saturday by suggesting that her campaign committee is made up of gang members....

 2018-06-23 19:15 

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Pompeo: Iran will face ‘wrath of entire world’ if it ramps up nuke program...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Iran would face immense pressure if it decides to speed up development of its nuclear program....

 2018-06-23 18:48 

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Trump wades into Pennsylvania House race, drops a new nickname on Democrat Conor Lamb...

President Trump tweeted his support for Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Penn., Saturday morning, and gave a new nickname to his Democratic opponent in the upcoming election for Pennsylvania's 17th district, Rep. Conor Lamb....

 2018-06-23 18:00 

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Trump slams the media for not covering illegal immigrant abuses under Obama...

President Trump blamed the "Mainstream Fake Media" for their coverage of former President Obama's handling of illegal immigrants at the southern border....

 2018-06-23 17:53 

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Seth Rogen shoots down Paul Ryan's photo request: 'No way, man'...

Actor Seth Rogen said that he turned down a request for a photo from Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan during a recent event....

 2018-06-23 17:37 

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SC state rep. who defeated Mark Sanford in primary seriously injured in car crash that killed one other...

South Carolina state Rep. Katie Arrington suffered multiple serious injuries in a car accident that killed one other late Friday night....

 2018-06-23 17:36 

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Trump: The United States 'cannot stand' for the immigration policies of Pelosi and Schumer...
 2018-06-23 17:00 

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Republican Senate hopefuls head to Beverly Hills for RNC finance meeting...

Some of the Republican Party's top Senate candidates were scheduled to be in Beverly Hills, Calif., this weekend for the Republican National Committee's summer finance meeting....

 2018-06-23 16:00 

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New York Times sells $300 T-shirts to promote 'truth'...

It isn't enough to stay up on the news anymore. If you're woke, you have to wear it....

 2018-06-23 08:09 

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Prosecutors cautioned in May that increased immigration cases would divert from drug smuggling cases: Report...

Prosecutors in Southern California cautioned that addressing increased immigration cases due to the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy to prosecute all illegal immigrants could detract resources from drug smuggling cases, a new report says....

 2018-06-23 08:09 

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Winners and losers in the Senate’s defense policy bill...

Spending on military weapons systems in 2019 is starting to take shape on Capitol Hill and the Senate is looking to bless some while slashing others....

 2018-06-23 08:01 

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College Board’s decision to remove pre-Colonial material from the AP World History test upsets liberals...

College Board, the company responsible for creating "Advanced Placement" (AP) tests which high school students take to receive college credit in a variety of subjects, has announced its decision to stop testing students on material before the year...

 2018-06-23 08:01 

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Illegal immigration becomes the media's telenovela...

The national media have turned illegal immigration into an especially juicy telenovela. You may have to suspend any sense of reality to believe what you're seeing, but in the end, you know it's just a show....

 2018-06-23 08:00 

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Why doesn't PETA use its money to help animals?...

When it comes to treating animals ethically, animal lovers should know that PETA doesn't even put its money where its mouth is....

 2018-06-23 05:21 

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Michael Cohen denies telling Tom Arnold he'd help take down Trump...

President Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen denied that he spoke with comedian Tom Arnold about Trump, after Arnold claimed that the two were joining forces to take "Trump down together."...

 2018-06-23 04:48 

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HHS creates task force to assist with illegal immigrant family reunification: Report...

The Department of Health and Human Services has created a new task force to assist with the reunification of illegal immigrant families, a new report claims....

 2018-06-23 04:08 

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Egyptian Christians feel ostracized by country's all-Muslim World Cup team...

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Egypt's first World Cup in 28 years has captivated the soccer-crazy nation, with intense focus on the squad and the broader game....

 2018-06-23 03:54 

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Pentagon announces the suspension of military exercises on the Korean peninsula...

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has indefinitely suspended select military exercises on the Korean peninsula as of Friday in an act of good faith following last week's Singapore summit....

 2018-06-23 03:18 

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CBP expects to reunite 'all unaccompanied children in their custody' with families by Sunday: Report...

Nearly all migrant children in the custody of Customs and Border Patrol will be reunited with the adult family members they were apprehended with by this coming Sunday, Trump administration officials claim....

 2018-06-23 03:10 

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Goodlatte subpoenas Peter Strzok to testify before Judiciary, Oversight committees next week...

Peter Strzok, a top FBI agent who came under fire after it was revealed he sent anti-Trump text messages, was subpoenaed by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., to appear before the Judiciary and Oversight committees on June 27 for a d...

 2018-06-23 02:33 

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Trump officials clashing over how to process families who illegally entered the U.S.: Report...

Senior administration officials are at odds over how to process families who illegally enter the U.S., a new report claims....

 2018-06-23 02:23 

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The future of privacy rests on Justice Neil Gorsuch...

Is Verizon your phone company, or is it a government tracking service for which you pay?...

 2018-06-23 01:58 

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Democratic Senate candidate arrested at child detention center: WATCH...

Zak Ringelstein, the Democratic nominee challenging Sen. Angus King, R-Maine, in the 2018 election, was arrested Friday after refusing to leave a child immigrant detainment center in Texas....

 2018-06-23 01:58 

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Wells Fargo cuts mortgage jobs as Southeastern housing market softens...

Wells Fargo, the lender trying to rebuild its reputation after government claims that it exploited customers, is cutting 100 mortgage-unit jobs as the housing market softens in the southeastern U.S....

 2018-06-23 01:48 

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Hillary Clinton: Fundamental rights ‘under assault’ under Trump's zero tolerance policy...

Fundamental rights are "under assault like never before," according to former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton....

 2018-06-23 01:36 

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Pentagon preparing to house adult immigrants on bases in addition to children...

The Pentagon said Friday it is making plans to also house illegal adult immigrants on its military bases in addition to the 20,000 children already requested by the Trump administration....

 2018-06-23 01:22 

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China is targeting the US military with lasers: Trump must respond...

The U.S. must counter Chinese government-directed laser harassment of U.S. military aircrews. These attacks involve firing high-intensity laser beams into the cockpits of U.S. aircraft and thus temporarily blinding the pilots or co-pilots....

 2018-06-23 01:14 

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Trump's Space Policy Directive No. 3 is good news for nimble Elon Musk, bad news for goliaths like Boeing and Lockheed...

Hopefully, the new space directive helps explode legacy defense contractors and their space cronyism....

 2018-06-23 01:11 

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6 months of the Trump tax cuts, in numbers...

Friday marks the six-month anniversary of President Trump signing the bill known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and both Republicans and Democrats marked the day by trying to spin so far....

 2018-06-23 01:00 

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Rick Perry to meet with Russian energy minister...

Energy Secretary Rick Perry will meet next week with Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak in Washington....

 2018-06-23 00:57 

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'Angel families' bash media for ignoring their stories while focusing on family separations at Southern border...

A group of parents whose children were the victims of violent crimes perpetrated by illegal immigrants criticized the media for ignoring their stories while instead focusing on immigrant children who have been separated by parents after illegally crossing...

 2018-06-23 00:54 

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Michigan governor signs Medicaid work requirements into law...

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan has signed a bill into law that would require certain Medicaid beneficiaries to work or train for work as a condition for staying enrolled in the program....

 2018-06-23 00:49 

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Marco Rubio visits shelter housing teen migrants...

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has visited a Miami-area facility housing more than 1,000 teenage migrants....

 2018-06-23 00:48 

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US stocks finish mostly higher as energy companies climb...

NEW YORK — Oil prices and energy companies rallied Friday after OPEC said it will produce more oil, but not as much as investors feared. While trade tensions remained in the headlines, U.S. stocks finished slightly higher at the end of a bumpy week....

 2018-06-23 00:26 

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Trump demands probe of wrong mayor over ICE raid tip-off...

President Trump called for an investigation of the wrong mayor Friday, suggesting that San Diego's mayor be probed for tipping off suspected illegal immigrants about a looming raid — a warning actually issued by Oakland's mayor....

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