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  • congress

    2 hours ago

    Senate GOP Backs Budget, Clears Way for Tax Overhaul

    Senate GOP Backs Budget, Clears Way for Tax Overhaul

    Republicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate to lay the groundwork for the...

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  • Donald Trump

    29 minutes ago

    Evoking Slain Son, Kelly Defends Trump on Condolence Calls

    Evoking Slain Son, Kelly Defends Trump on Condolence Calls

    He started by describing the reverent handling of America's war dead, bodies packed in ice and shipped home in the dark to Dover Air Force Base. From that opening, White House chief of staff John Kelly...

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  • 3 hours ago

    Pollution Is Deadlier Than War, Disaster, Hunger: Study

    Pollution Is Deadlier Than War, Disaster, Hunger: Study

    Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS,...

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  • 6 minutes ago

    Attorney to Detail Another Rape Allegation Against Weinstein

    Attorney to Detail Another Rape Allegation Against Weinstein

    Harvey Weinstein is now facing criminal inquiries in three cities after an Italian actress told Los Angeles detectives the disgraced film mogul raped her in a hotel room in 2013. Police confirmed Thursday they...

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  • 4 hours ago

    Calif. Fires Cause $1 Billion in Damage, Burn 7,000 Buildings

    Calif. Fires Cause $1 Billion in Damage, Burn 7,000 Buildings

    The wildfires that have devastated California this month caused at least $1 billion in damage to insured property, officials said Thursday, as authorities raised the number of homes and other buildings destroyed...

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  • Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

    Obama Returns to the Campaign Trail

    Obama Returns to the Campaign Trail

    Former President Barack Obama returned to the political spotlight Thursday for the first time since leaving office by campaigning for the Democratic nominees for Governor in New Jersey and Virginia.

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  • Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

    Fire Evacuees Link Up With Homeowners With Space to Spare

    Fire Evacuees Link Up With Homeowners With Space to Spare

    By the time the two evacuees from California's North Bay wildfires reached Ronit Rubinoff's house in Sebastopol Sunday morning, the women had slept in their car in a grocery store parking lot, put up at an...

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  • 30 minutes ago

    US-Backed Force Declares Raqqa Free of ISIS

    US-Backed Force Declares Raqqa Free of ISIS

    A U.S.-backed Syrian force declared victory over the Islamic State group in its former "capital" of Raqqa on Friday, declaring the northern Syrian city free of any extremist presence. At a press conference held...

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  • border wall

    Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

    Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape in San Diego

    Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape in San Diego

    The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego. The prototypes form a tightly packed row of imposing concrete and...

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