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 2019-12-10 23:59 

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Pentagon to review international student vetting in wake of Pensacola attack...

The Pentagon is ordering a review of vetting for international students who participate in U.S. military training programs in the wake of an attack by a Saudi Air Force lieutenant that left three dead at Naval Air Station Pensacola last week, the AP repor...

 2019-12-10 21:59 

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Giuliani says Trump asked him to brief Justice Department, GOP senators on Ukraine trip...

Rudy Giuliani told the Washington Post Tuesday that President Trump has asked him to brief the Justice Department and Republican senators on his recent trip to Ukraine , where he sought to gather information that he believes could undermine the case for i...

 2019-12-10 21:54 

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Trump's Christmas gift to America...

President Trump looks highly likely to head into Christmas impeached but riding high with record low unemployment, a surging stock market and a bipartisan trade deal to replace NAFTA. Why it matters: This will fittingly stuff every partisan's stocking...

 2019-12-10 18:30 

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Scientists help mitigate psychological effects for astronauts traveling to Mars...

Space agencies and scientists are testing new ways to mitigate the psychological effects of a trip to Mars. Why it matters: One of the major limiting factors for a mission to Mars will be the human mind, experts agree. In order to fly to the red planet, l...

 2019-12-10 18:20 

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Attorney General Bill Barr attacks Russia investigation as "completely baseless"...

Attorney General Bill Barr dismissed some of the findings of the Justice Department's inspector general report in an interview with NBC News on Tuesday, saying he doesn't agree that there was "sufficient predication" to open a counterintel...

 2019-12-10 17:42 

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Bolton knocks Trump administration for latest North Korea decision...

John Bolton, President Trump's former national security adviser, is publicly criticizing the Trump administration's decision to stymie a United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea's human rights abuses. Driving the news: " We s...

 2019-12-10 16:19 

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House Democrats unveil articles of impeachment against Trump...

House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Trump on Tuesday, charging him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. What's next: The House Judiciary committee is expected to mark up the articles as early as tomorrow...

 2019-12-10 16:08 

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Read the articles of impeachment against Trump...

House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Trump — one for abuse of power and one for obstruction of Congress. What's next: The House Judiciary Committee will mark up and vote on the two articles this week,...

 2019-12-10 15:44 

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The death of the paper ticket for sporting events...

Over the last decade, tickets have transitioned out of the physical realm and, like so many other aspects of our lives, gone digital. Most are now purchased on and delivered to a mobile device, then scanned at the stadium. Why it matters: Tickets were onc...

 2019-12-10 15:09 

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House Democrats say they'll back Trump's USMCA trade deal...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) announced Tuesday that House Democrats plan to back the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Why it matters: Completing the trade deal, designed to replace ...

 2019-12-10 14:33 

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Elizabeth Warren wants a "blue new deal" on ocean policy and climate change...

Elizabeth Warren is out with new plans to speed up offshore wind projects, expand marine sanctuaries, and bolster use of oceans to soak up carbon emissions. Driving the news: Those are three pillars of the far wider "Blue New Deal" — a riff ...

 2019-12-10 12:57 

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Trump criticizes FBI director after DOJ inspector general report on Russia probe...

President Trump criticized FBI Director Christopher Wray for his reaction to the Justice Department inspector general's report on the Russia probe in a Tuesday tweet . "I don't know what report current Director of the FBI Christopher Wray was ...

 2019-12-10 12:00 

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America blows past the world in oil and natural gas...

Data: Oil Change International and the Global Gas and Oil Network, with data from Rystad Energy; Chart: Danielle Alberti/Axios America is poised to produce far more oil and natural gas over the next five years than any other country in the world, accordin...

 2019-12-10 10:45 

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By blocking new appointments, Trump destroys WTO's top court...

Internationalists have always dreamed of a court with jurisdiction over all the countries of the world. In 1995, the World Trade Organization was created — allowing the world's countries to press claims against one another for the first time. Th...

 2019-12-10 10:30 

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Joe Biden's campaign ad showing world leaders laughing at Trump goes on TV in Iowa...

Joe Biden's 2020 campaign is now running a TV version of his viral digital ad — which shows other world leaders laughing at President Trump at NATO — in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids. Why it matters: The former vice president is leaning heav...

 2019-12-10 10:00 

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Trump's fine with ditching the USMCA's main prescription drug provision...

As they took in Game 5 of the World Series together, President Trump told House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy he doesn't want to fight for the most prominent prescription drug component of the administration's trade pact with Mexico and Canada &m...

 2019-12-10 05:07 

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Report: House Democrats to announce articles of impeachment against Trump Tuesday...

House Democrats worked into the night to finalize impeachment plans, but they're expected to unveil two articles against President Trump during a Tuesday morning news conference, the Washington Post first reported. Why it matters: While plans had yet ...

 2019-12-10 04:37 

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Apple sues former employee over new chip venture...

Apple is suing a former employee who started Nuvia, a server chip startup that has hired at least 8 former Apple workers. Why it matters : The suit is already bringing forth unusual disclosures from inside the secretive tech giant, including allegations A...

 2019-12-10 02:31 

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Boeing whistleblower says he warned company about 737 Max issues before crashes...

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating claims by former Boeing manager Ed Pierson that he warned the company of issues affecting 737 Max planes months before two deadly crashes involving the fleet. Where it stands: Pierson is due testify bef...

 2019-12-10 00:43 

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At least 5 dead in New Zealand volcanic eruption...

Whakaari/White Island, a volcanic island in New Zealand, erupted on Monday, killing at least five people and wounding many others, NZ Police said in a statement . The latest: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said during a news conference that eight people we...

 2019-12-10 00:05 

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U.K. election: Polls put Boris Johnson on track for a pro-Brexit victory...

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears to be steaming toward the parliamentary majority he desperately desires to pass his Brexit deal and end the gridlock in Westminster. Why it matters: Thursday's vote is the culmination of three years of intense...

 2019-12-09 21:59 

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McKinsey gives Buttigieg permission to release client list...

Consulting firm McKinsey & Company will allow Mayor Pete Buttigieg to release the list of clients he served while working for the company from 2007 to 2010, the Buttigieg campaign confirme d Monday. Why it matters: Buttigieg has faced increased scrutiny f...

 2019-12-09 20:06 

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Disney breaks $10 billion box office record...

With the help of a successful weekend showing of Frozen 2, the Walt Disney Company has officially raked in more than $10 billion this year in box office sales, a new record. Why it matters : Disney's box office success this year is attributable in par...

 2019-12-09 20:00 

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6 of the top 10 most tweeted about politicians in the world are American...

President Trump was the most tweeted about politician in 2019, according to data from Twitter. Why it matters: 6 of the top 10 most tweeted about politicians are Americans, even though the majority of Twitter's user base is international. By the numbe...

 2019-12-09 19:46 

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American people misled for two decades over Afghanistan failures...

Three U.S. administrations have, over 18 years, told the public the U.S. was making steady progress in Afghanistan despite knowing the war effort was failing. Driving the news: The facts are laid bare in new reporting from Washington Post , based on 2,000...

 2019-12-09 18:10 

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Justice Department inspector general concludes Russia probe was justified...

In his long-awaited report into the origins of the 2016 Russia probe, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz found "serious performance failures" by some FBI officials, but ultimately concluded that the investigation was not tainted...

 2019-12-09 15:02 

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T-Mobile's fight for Sprint deal goes to court...

The success of T-Mobile's long-fought-for bid to acquire Sprint is about to come down to whether a federal judge believes that the deal will boost or harm competition. Why it matters: The FCC has approved the deal and the Justice Department has settle...

 2019-12-09 14:30 

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Live updates: House Judiciary Committee hears impeachment evidence...

The House Judiciary Committee is hearing the evidence behind the impeachment inquiry on Monday. Why it matters: The committee is likely only days away from drafting formal articles of impeachment against President Trump — and this hearing will be on...

 2019-12-09 13:10 

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The trade war is kind of working...

U.S. manufacturers and small businesses have been hit hard by the trade war, but recent data shows that China is really suffering. Driving the news: China's total exports fell for the 12th straight month in November, dropping 1.1% from a year ago, and...

 2019-12-09 12:08 

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World Anti-Doping Agency hands Russia four-year international sports ban...

The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia's flag and national anthem from international sporting competitions — including the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo — for four years after state authorities tampered with a doping laborato...

 2019-12-09 10:45 

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How rural Iowa defines electability and what that means for Joe Biden...

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — The Iowans Joe Biden met on an eight-day, 18-county "No Malarkey" bus tour told me they want a nominee who works with Republicans — and they aren't fixated on impeachment or liberal proposals like the Green New...

 2019-12-09 10:00 

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The carbon footprints of Al Gore, Bill Gates, Greta Thunberg and Bill McKibben...

Not all carbon footprints are created equally. Driving the news : Famous, rich and activist people face acute scrutiny given their ability to influence the masses. With that in mind, I explored the travel and consumption habits of four notable people supp...

 2019-12-08 23:51 

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What to expect this week as Democrats begin drafting articles of impeachment...

Democrats will argue during tomorrow's impeachment hearing that no U.S. president in history, until Donald Trump, abused presidential powers to attack America's democracy and corrupt its elections. Driving the news: Democrats plan to argue that Tr...

 2019-12-08 23:50 

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Republicans press Trump on Saudi response after conciliatory King Salman tweet...

Republican lawmakers from Florida who are strong allies of President Trump are pressing the administration to respond more aggressively after a Saudi Air Force officer gunned down three U.S. sailors on Friday at a naval base in Pensacola, Florida. Driving...

 2019-12-08 23:47 

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Why Trump cares about this week's U.K. elections...

President Trump will be watching another political contest this week: The U.K.'s Dec. 12 general election will decide what happens to Brexit and if Prime Minister Boris Johnson — aka "Britain Trump" — remains in charge. Why it matt...

 2019-12-08 23:44 

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Joe Biden: Stuttering not to blame for verbal stumbles...

Former Vice President Joe Biden told "Axios on HBO" that stuttering isn't to blame for a string of verbal mistakes in the 2020 campaign. Why it matters: A reporter for The Atlantic who stutters wrote recently that he studied Biden's verbal...

 2019-12-08 23:43 

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Joe Biden says Elizabeth Warren on list of possible vice presidents...

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Sen. Elizabeth Warren would be on his list of potential VP nominees, although he claims she'd be "very angry at my having said that." Why it matters: Biden told "Axios on HBO" that he would base his...

 2019-12-08 23:36 

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Joe Biden promises restrictions on Hunter, family if elected...

Former Vice President Joe Biden, in an interview with "Axios on HBO," promised to prohibit his son Hunter, and other family members, from cashing in on his name and position overseas if he wins the presidency. Why it matters: Questions may intensi...

 2019-12-08 20:27 

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Lindsey Graham says he won't call Adam Schiff as witness in Senate trial...

Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is gearing up for a likely impeachment trial in the Senate, but said on Fox News ' "Sunday Morning Futures" that he does not plan to call House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) as a...

 2019-12-08 18:02 

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Luxembourg pushes EU to recognize Palestine in response to Trump policies...

Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn is pushing for all member states of the European Union to recognize Palestine, a reaction to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's announcement that the U.S. doesn't see the Israeli settlements in the West Ban...

 2019-12-08 16:58 

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Ted Cruz promotes conspiracy that Ukraine "blatantly interfered" in U.S. election...

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday that Ukraine "blatantly interfered" in the 2016 election, repeating a conspiracy theory that experts warn has been promoted by Russian intelligence services. "Because Ru...

 2019-12-08 16:12 

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Trump suggests North Korea collapsing nuclear talks is election interference...

In a Sunday tweet , President Trump doubled down on an argument that North Korea should not take denuclearization talks off the table — as the country stated it would on Saturday — because it could be seen as interfering in the upcoming presid...

 2019-12-08 15:15 

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Nadler on potential Mueller article of impeachment: "It's part of a pattern"...

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) did not confirm on CNN's "State of the Union" whether his committee will draft an article of impeachment based on the Mueller report, but said he's considering it because he said President Tru...

 2019-12-08 14:35 

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"He didn't do that": Mark Meadows denies Trump asked Ukraine to investigate political rival...

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) falsely claimed on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that President Trump did not ask Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate his political rival on a July 25 phone call. The exchange: BASH: The preside...

 2019-12-08 14:19 

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Rare rift: Netanyahu insists he raised West Bank annexation with Pompeo...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has found himself in a battle of narratives with the Trump administration over whether he and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Israeli annexation of the West Bank's Jordan Valley during a meeting on We...

 2019-12-08 13:02 

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Hong Kong protests show no signs of slowing as movement enters 6th month...

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong on Sunday for some of the largest anti-government demonstrations in weeks, timed to coincide with international Human Rights Day on Dec. 10, the New York Times reports . Why it matters: The marches, which ...

 2019-12-08 12:05 

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Automation is 2020's least understood issue...

Automation is one of the big sleeper issues of the 2020 presidential campaign. Most candidates aren't focusing on it by name, even though it profoundly shapes key themes in the race: the U.S. economy, jobs and friction between the haves and have-nots....

 2019-12-07 22:53 

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North Korea: Denuclearization talks are off the table...

North Korea insisted that denuclearization has "already gone out of the negotiating table" on Saturday, in a statement from the country's ambassador to the United Nations. The big picture: Denuclearization talks between the two countries have ...

 2019-12-07 18:59 

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American health care costs keep rising and life expectancy keeps falling...

Health insurance through an employer — the way most Americans get it — costs an annual average of almost $23,000 to cover a family. That's enough to buy a new Volkswagen every year. The big picture: While those costs keep rising, Americans...

 2019-12-07 18:59 

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Medicare for All popularity has tumbled since it became a 2020 primary flashpoint...

The way the Democratic candidates talk about "Medicare for All" has shifted and sharpened over the course of the campaign — and Medicare for All has gotten less popular in the process. The state of play: When Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced h...

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