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 2018-06-18 01:06 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 Sun......

 2018-06-17 21:40 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 ......

 2018-06-17 21:11 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 20:31 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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):4:30 p.m.First lady Melania T......

 2018-06-17 19:25 

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Maryland Democratic primary has 2 black candidates leading...

BALTIMORE (AP) — With two leading candidates who have a shot at becoming Maryland's first black governor, the crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the state's changing demographics and......

 2018-06-17 18:11 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump misrepresents North Korea's actions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is falsely crediting his Singapore summit with the destruction of missile launch sites in North Korea. No such action has been announced by the North Koreans....

 2018-06-17 15:26 

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

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — 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 Roy......

 2018-06-17 14:40 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 au......

 2018-06-17 14:38 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 12:42 

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DC's public schools go from success story to cautionary tale...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As recently as a year ago, the public school system in the nation's capital was being hailed as a shining example of successful urban education reform and a template for districts......

 2018-06-16 23:10 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 19:40 

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Trump congratulates Hungarian leader who shares border views...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is congratulating Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary on his recent re-election....

 2018-06-16 15:57 

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Despite cancer, McCain's maverick ways press on in tweets...

PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis. The six-term Senator and decorated Vietnam War veteran is now fighti......

 2018-06-16 15:36 

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New directive takes aim at immigrants fleeing gang violence...

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The MS-13 gang made Jose Osmin Aparicio's life so miserable in his native El Salvador that he had no choice but to flee in the dead of night with his wife and four children, ......

 2018-06-16 14:53 

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Bernie Sanders declining to help son in race fits pattern...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — An endorsement by Bernie Sanders is one of the most coveted gifts in Democratic politics. But the Vermont senator and liberal darling is notoriously reluctant to back many po......

 2018-06-16 14:01 

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Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration...

NEW YORK (AP) — The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash co......

 2018-06-16 13:42 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 ......

 2018-06-16 05:04 

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Trump searches for credit on North Korea nuclear deal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea's Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board....

 2018-06-16 05:01 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 int......

 2018-06-16 04:59 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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......

 2018-06-16 04:56 

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Summit does not deal with North Korea's hacking...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Among the subjects President Donald Trump apparently didn't discuss with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore — the regime's human rights abuses, its exports of missile te......

 2018-06-16 04:41 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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......

 2018-06-16 04:31 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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" packa......

 2018-06-16 04:14 

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DHS: About 2,000 minors separated from families...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries. That's according to Department of Ho......

 2018-06-16 04:12 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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......

 2018-06-15 22:15 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 int......

 2018-06-15 21:11 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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......

 2018-06-15 20:45 

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 17:53 

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AP Exclusive: About 2k minors separated from families...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says almost 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the border over a six-week period under a policy cracking down on illegal entry....

 2018-06-15 16:56 

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Democrats set earlier 2020 convention date...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have set their 2020 presidential nominating convention for the middle of July....

 2018-06-15 16:40 

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AP: Trump 2020 working with ex-Cambridge Analytica staffers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A company run by former officials at Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm brought down by a scandal over how it obtained Facebook users' private data, has quietly be......

 2018-06-15 15:30 

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'Fox & Friends' unexpected Trump interview spins out...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gives few news conferences, and when one came Friday it was sudden, unexpected and chaotic....

 2018-06-15 15:01 

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Trump praises EPA chief's work but stresses 'I'm not happy'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is praising Scott Pruitt's work as head of the Environmental Protection Agency — but stressing his concerns as well....

 2018-06-15 14:34 

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The Latest: Trump jokingly compares himself to Kim...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local):10:25 a.m.President Donald Trump said he wants his people to "sit up at attention" when he speaks, just ......

 2018-06-15 14:30 

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The Latest: Trump says no to 'moderate' immigration plan...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration (all times local):10:25 a.m.President Donald Trump says he won't sign a "moderate" immigration bill written by House Republicans. His comment deals a......

 2018-06-15 14:17 

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Top WH legislative aide to exit this summer...

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House director of legislative affairs Marc Short has told staff that he'll be leaving the position this summer....

 2018-06-15 14:04 

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Trump says it's 'possible' he'll meet with Putin this summer...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says "it's possible" he'll meet with Russian President Vladimir this summer....

 2018-06-15 13:19 

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Trump voices reservations about doing a Mueller interview...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he thinks the Russia probe is "very biased" and has reservations about being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller....

 2018-06-15 11:08 

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The Latest: Trump takes aim at FBI texts on Twitter...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Justice Department's inspector general report (all times local):7 a.m.President Donald Trump is tweeting about the politically charged texts between two FBI ......

 2018-06-15 05:04 

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Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt's ethanol policies...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is underminin......

 2018-06-15 04:58 

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FBI report says anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over probe...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the FBI investigated both candidates running for president in 2016, two FBI employees exchanged thousands of personal texts and messages that included a running political comme......

 2018-06-15 04:53 

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Inside the summit: Talks with aliens, familiar frustrations...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump got the history-making handshake he wanted with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Now, with the smiling snapshot a part of history, new details are emerging about ......

 2018-06-15 04:34 

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Watchdog report blasts FBI but doesn't hand Trump total win...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An inspector general report condemning the FBI's actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation blasts former FBI Director James Comey but also denies total vindication to the......

 2018-06-15 04:31 

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Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods as early as Friday, a move that could put his trade policies......

 2018-06-15 04:26 

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House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of a sweeping immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for young immigrants, $25 billion in border security — including......

 2018-06-15 04:24 

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Highlights of a proposed GOP immigration compromise...

Highlights of a proposed immigration compromise distributed to Republican lawmakers Thursday by House GOP leaders:...

 2018-06-15 04:21 

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Family separations cause a rift between GOP leaders, WH...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans have distanced themselves from the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border even as the White House......

 2018-06-15 00:05 

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Key findings of Justice watchdog report on Clinton probe...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's watchdog has finally weighed in on the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation and nobody comes out looking good....

 2018-06-14 23:38 

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Scalise back for congressional game a year after shooting...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Scalise, the House majority whip who was shot at a Republican baseball practice a year ago, fielded a ground ball and threw out the first batter of the annual congressional ......

 2018-06-14 23:08 

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House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of a sweeping immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for young immigrants, $25 billion in border security — including......

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