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Lindsey Graham: Comey's decision to act on possibly fake Russian document 'incompetent'

The White House refused to confirm reports senior adviser to the president Jared Kushner asked Russian officials to set up an off-the-record communications channel Tuesday. And then Sunday night, ...

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Texas to embrace new anti-abortion law

The rift between GOP factions in the House and Senate has now erupted in the final weekend over a "bathroom bill" and threatens to thrust the Legislature into a special session. The two Republicans ...

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Big Ten teams land in NCAA Baseball Tournament

West Virginia will play its sixth NCAA Tournament in North Carolina and the first in Winston Salem. The Hurricanes actually finished their 2017 season strong to get themselves on the bubble, b...

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White House Press Briefing Gets Contentious

On the agenda was the establishment of a back channel for Trump-administration dealings with the Kremlin. That's why Democrats argue Kushner should at least be stripped of his security clearance. Ke...

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Portland victim's mother appeals Trump to speak against intolerance

Portland victim's mother appeals Trump to speak against intolerance

Jeremy Christian was threatening to behead passengers on a MAX train last Friday, before a vicious attack that claimed the lives of two men and almost killed another, court records allege. If you...

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Jared Kushner in the Media Crosshairs: Is the Sense of 'Crisis' Overblown?

Trump, who returned to Washington on Saturday after a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe, has been expected to shake up staff to tackle the firestorm over investigations into alleged Russ...

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President Trump will not name Federal Bureau of Investigation director before overseas trip

Joseph Lieberman departs the White House after meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump May 17, 2017 in Washington , DC. He also publicly disagreed with Trump's so-called Muslim ban. First electe...

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State of Ohio suing five largest opiates manufacturers

State of Ohio suing five largest opiates manufacturers

OH is the second state to file a lawsuit of this nature. MS was the first. DeWine asks for the companies repay customers and pay damages, stop "misrepresentation" of opioids' use and benefits and ma...

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Orlando Airport under lockdown after reports of shots being fired

Some flights were delayed during the almost three-hour standoff. The suspect, identified as Michael Wayne Pettigrew , is a former Marine and was apparently suffering from mental issues and was suic...

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McDonald's to Roll Out Delivery Service to 3500 Restaurants

McDonald's to Roll Out Delivery Service to 3500 Restaurants

McDonalds is launching delivery service in NY and throughout the Tri-State area on Wednesday, the Daily News has exclusively learned. "Customers have been vocal that they want the added convenience ...

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Top Trump communications aide resigns

Dubke has resigned as President Donald Trump considers a major staff overhaul amid i. Reports have circulated that Trump may bring in trusted former aides, including his original campaign manager Co...

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Top Trump aide exiting

The White House has been shaken by an explosive Washington Post report on the eve of his return that said Kushner had met with the Russian ambassador prior to Trump's inauguration and proposed...

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The White House Mess

For example, Trump has entertained bringing his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, and former deputy campaign manager, David Bossie, more formally back into the fold. "That is a good thing fo...

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NBA Cavs repeat, Warriors dynasty at stake in Finals showdown

Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson, who are part of the ABC/ESPN broadcast team for the Finals that start tomorrow say twice reigning league MVP Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant are so good that th...

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Pekka Rinne: Pekka Rinne will look to rebound in Game 2

Pekka Rinne: Pekka Rinne will look to rebound in Game 2

I don't think in the second period we had any pushback. I mean, as a D when you play 14 minutes a night, it's tough to really be involved. "When we're defending we've got to get into people's bodies, ...

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Gunman reported at Orlando International Airport

Gunman reported at Orlando International Airport

I want to thank law enforcement for their quick response and efforts to put the suspect in custody and keep families safe. They saw officers with police dogs directing people. Earlier, the airport's...

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Trump pulling out of climate deal

Trump pulling out of climate deal

If Trump has already made his decision regarding the deal, then it would be a break from what he's said publicly this week. With those rapidly-developing superpowers following suit and throwing glob...

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Americans Increasingly Think Their Health Care Will Get Worse

In a letter sent to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price Wednesday, members of Congress asked the Trump administration to revise a 2014 policy that let health insurers in Obamacare bar peop...

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Despite Reports, Donald Trump Roars Back on Twitter

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee is urging a review of White House adviser Jared Kushner's security clearance following news reports that he sought to set up back-channel commu...

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Chechnya's leader invites Macron, Merkel to visit his region

Chechnya's leader invites Macron, Merkel to visit his region

Putin said Macron proposed a framework for French and Russian anti-terror experts to meet and work together. The exhibition celebrates the ties between Russian Federation and France forged 300 years...

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Trump has fairly unbelievable relationship with Merkel: WH

Trump has fairly unbelievable relationship with Merkel: WH

On Tuesday, Merkel told reporters that Germany's relationship with America is "of outstanding importance ", but "in view of the current situation there are more reasons ... Later in the day, T...

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Umpqua Holdings Corp (UMPQ) Stake Increased by Nationwide Fund Advisors

The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $18.36. The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Friday, January 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has "Buy" ...

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Geological Survey records 3 small earthquakes

Geological Survey records 3 small earthquakes

The agency says a pair of earthquakes - with preliminary magnitudes of 2.9 and 3.0 - struck Perry, about 60 miles north of Oklahoma City. The third quake was magnitude 3.2 and occurred at 4:23 a.m. ...

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Departure of communications aide could be first in Trump shake-up

Shortly after Trump's remarks on Twitter , homeland security secretary John Kelly made the rounds of Sunday television news shows to praise any so-called back channel communications, especially with ...

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Has Donald Trump been buying followers on Twitter?

Twitter on Tuesday sought to tamper down a theory that went viral in left-leaning circles over the weekend - that President Donald Trump had gained millions of followers - a lot of them being bots - i...

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JetBlue testing facial recognition for flight boarding at Logan

JetBlue testing facial recognition for flight boarding at Logan

Passengers will step up to a camera, and the kiosk will compare the facial scan to passport photos in the USA customs database to confirm the match. Once the photo is matched to the passenger's image ...

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Orlando airport terminal closed after reports of armed man

Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Chairman Frank Kruppenbacher praised the response of both law enforcement and airport employees. Pettigrew, identified as a former U.S. Part of the airport was ev...

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Lots of Shouting at Portland Train Suspect's First Court Appearance

Lots of Shouting at Portland Train Suspect's First Court Appearance

He wore a blue jail jumpsuit and didn't say anything other than to yell slogans. In the audience was Micah Fletcher, who also tried to intervene in Friday's attack and was injured. Christian als...

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State Senate passes bill to close 2017 budget shortfall

In other business, Tuesday, the Senate also took final action on a bill to cover certain programs likely to overspend their allotted budgets this fiscal year, including a popular developmental progr...

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Spicer holds White House news briefing amid new Russia allegations

Moscow has denied US intelligence agencies' conclusion that it meddled in the campaign to try to tilt the election in Trump's favor. On Tuesday morning, Trump tweeted about the amount of coverage of...

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Texas bathroom bill could expose secrets of transgender kids

Texas bathroom bill could expose secrets of transgender kids

It also empowers public schools to use their own discretion in handling individual students needs, with supportive legislators claiming the measure will "allow schools to continue to handle sensitive ...

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I Was 'High' Not Drunk - Tiger Woods

I Was 'High' Not Drunk - Tiger Woods

The golfer also needed to have instructions for a field sobriety test explained to him several times before he was able to comprehend what officers wanted him to do. Still to come is potential video e...

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Teenager struck by a police car in Indiana while riding bike

Teenager struck by a police car in Indiana while riding bike

Police say the 17-year-old was riding northbound on Hoyt Avenue and ran a red light at the intersection. Ratcliff rode out into the intersection where he was almost hit by one vehicle before the MPD...

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Armed Standoff Ends at Orlando Airport

Armed Standoff Ends at Orlando Airport

Police descended upon Florida's Orlando International Airport Tuesday night in response to an armed man, whom they eventually placed in custody, in one of the airport's rental auto lots. A spokeswom...

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Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

Anonymous sources told the AP Trump has given his private cellphone number to leaders from Mexico, Canada and France. Former and current US officials said he urged Mexican President Enrique Pena Nie...

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Trump delays return to United States, delivers quick victory speech

The summit's communique noted that the Trump administration would take more time to consider whether it will remain committed to the 2015 Paris deal to rein in greenhouse-gas emissions. "There's a sit...

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German ambassador to US: 'Healthy relationship' between Trump, Merkel

President Donald Trump has renewed his criticism of Germany following Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that her country needs to adopt a more independent stance in world affairs. The pre...

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Trump's Communications Director Mike Dubke Set to Leave White House

He went on to point out Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly's defense that back channels can be a tool to diplomacy. Spicer discussed ongoing possible connections to Jared Kushner and Russians...

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Hit or miss, missile defense test marks key milestone

The US has for the first time successfully tested its defence system against an intercontinental ballistic missile ( ICBM ), say officials. Pyongyang has been ramping up the pace of its missile...

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Kellyanne Conway 'Cannot Comment' on Conflicting Reports About Kushner/Russia 'Back Channel'

In the interview, Conway added, "I think it's very important to recognize that the president has expressed full confidence in Jared Kushner and also went on to note the considerable progress and v...

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