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Trump 'determined to pursue peace' after Pope meeting Trump 'determined to pursue peace' after Pope meeting
US President Donald Trump has said he is "more determined than ever" to pursue peace in the world after meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican. He was granted a short private audience with the head of the Catholic Church on the latest leg of his overseas trip. The two men have in the past clashed on issues such as migration, climate change and a Mexico-US wall. Mr Trump is now in Brussels fo...
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Al Franken, comedian-turned-senator, takes on Donald Trump, TV-star-turned-president Al Franken, comedian-turned-senator, takes on Donald Trump, TV-star-turned-president
WASHINGTON — For Al Franken, it's finally safe to be funny again just at a moment all the news around him has taken a decidedly unfunny turn. The two-term Minnesota senator and one-time Saturday Night Live comedian is emerging as one of the fiercest challengers of President Trump and his team, and as a rising star in a Democratic Party eager for political combat. Albeit one who uses humor as...
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In Saudi Arabia, Trump aims to 'unite the civilized world against terrorism' In Saudi Arabia, Trump aims to 'unite the civilized world against terrorism'
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Trump said Friday that he would deploy tough talk with Muslim leaders in his attempt to unite the world against terrorism, promising to "represent the views of the American people frankly and clearly" in a meeting with 50 leaders from around the region. But Trump is heading to Saudi Arabia with more than just lofty rhetoric. He's bringing with him to Riyadh a va...
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Joe Biden on Hillary Clinton: 'I never thought she was a great candidate' Joe Biden on Hillary Clinton: 'I never thought she was a great candidate'
Because 2016 is the campaign that just won't die, Joe Biden decided Thursday was the night to share his feelings about Hillary Clinton's candidacy. "I never thought she was a great candidate," the former vice president told the SALT conference in Las Vegas, according to reports. To add salt to the wound, he continued, "I thought I was a great candidate." It's a stance that he has consiste...
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How high should Congress let flood insurance rates rise in program renewal? How high should Congress let flood insurance rates rise in program renewal?
Congress is considering dramatic changes to the National Flood Insurance Program, which has a $25 billion debt that its director says cannot be repaid. But as a Sept. 30 deadline looms for the program to be renewed, disagreements remain over how much homeowners should be forced to pay for flood insurance to make the program more solvent. If Congress can't reach an agreement, a lapse in the F...
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Syria's Saydnaya prison crematorium hid killings, says US Syria's Saydnaya prison crematorium hid killings, says US
The Syrian government has constructed a crematorium at a military prison to dispose of the remains of thousands of murdered prisoners, the US has alleged. The State Department has released satellite images of the facility which it said was used to hide evidence. Rights groups say thousands of inmates have been tortured and hanged at the military prison outside of Damascus. Syria has not r...
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Trump's voter fraud battle faces court blockades Trump's voter fraud battle faces court blockades
WASHINGTON — President Trump's newly created voter fraud commission has an obvious target in mind: the 3 million to 5 million non-citizens who Trump claims, without evidence, voted illegally in the 2016 elections. But if the goal is to establish tighter proof of citizenship requirements for federal elections, the panel will have to recommend ways to circumvent a Supreme Court ruling from 2013, ...
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Comey firing adds to GOP's load of political liabilities for midterms Comey firing adds to GOP's load of political liabilities for midterms
WASHINGTON — A coalition of two progressive groups will launch a paid advertising campaign on Friday targeting eight moderate Republican senators, including Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Jeff Flake of Arizona, and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, demanding an independent investigation into whether President Trump colluded with Russia to influence the U.S. election. It's among the signs that Trump's firing...
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Senate Democrats press for closed briefing on FBI chief James Comey's firing Senate Democrats press for closed briefing on FBI chief James Comey's firing
WASHINGTON — Former FBI director James Comey has been invited to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee during a closed hearing next Tuesday following his sudden and surprising ouster from his post, committee leaders said. President Trump’s Tuesday decision to fire Comey as he led a counterintelligence investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian go...
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Amid opioid epidemic, White House may cut drug control office budget Amid opioid epidemic, White House may cut drug control office budget
WASHINGTON—In the midst of an opioid addiction epidemic, the Trump administration is considering a plan that would gut the Office of National Drug Control Policy, a White House office that directs the country’s drug prevention efforts. The president's budget office is proposing to slash the drug agency’s budget by 95 percent, according to a letter the ONDCP’s acting director, Richard Baum, sent...
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