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U.S. senator insists special counsel won't derail Congress' Russia probes

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. senator said on Friday that he expects Congress' investigation of Russia and the 2016 U.S.

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Trump opts to keep Pentagon's top officer for another term

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated Marine General Joseph Dunford to keep his post as his top military adviser for another two-year term.

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Ex-U.S. Congressman Weiner pleads guilty in teen 'sexting' case

By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner wept on Friday as he pleaded guilty to sending sexually explicit messages to a teenage girl, capping a "sexting" scandal

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White House moving ahead with stiff EPA budget cuts: group, citing document

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration plans deep cuts to state environmental programs, a summary of the Environmental Protection Agency's 2018 budget

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U.S. official backs Trump version on Comey firing timing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump decided to fire FBI chief James Comey before Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote a memo outlining his own concerns, Rosenstein said in a

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White House says will not announce FBI director nominee on Friday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There will be no planned announcement on Friday of U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee for FBI director, the White House said.

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DNC battling class-action suit alleging Sanders was robbed in 2016

The 2016 presidential campaign is still being litigated literally.

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It's not your imagination: Study finds Trump coverage overwhelmingly negative

You may have gotten the impression that the coverage of President Trump is kinda sorta pretty negative.

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Israeli minister expresses concerns over US-Saudi Arabia deal ahead of Trump visit

Ahead of President Trumps two-day visit to Israel, one minister expressed concerns Sunday over the U.S. $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia, which was finalized over the weekend.

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Official disputes report Melania Trump seeking press shop changes

A senior White House official strongly pushed back on a Politico report claiming first lady Melania Trump has been encouraging her husband to make a change at the White House press office.

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Hill Republicans wary of cuts in Trump's 2018 budget plan out Tuesday

Top Republican lawmakers have expressed concerns about the cuts President Trump plans to make for the 2018 budget year, which is due out Tuesday.

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Trump heads to wary Israel in search of the 'ultimate deal'

President Donald Trump will arrive in Israel Monday for the second leg of his inaugural foreign trip as chief executive facing several obstacles as he strives for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal that has eluded so many of his predecessors.

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Trump avoids pointing to Saudis' human rights failings

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) As President Donald Trump opened his keynote address in Saudi Arabia, he lavished praise on the "magnificent" kingdom and "the grandeur of this remarkable place."

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APNewsBreak: Source says Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment

WASHINGTON (AP) Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination as he notifies a Senate panel that he won't hand over documents in the probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

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Food stamps, Medicaid on chopping block in Trump's budget

WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump will unveil a proposed budget this week that would drive millions of people off food stamps and cut Medicaid, targeting the social safety-net programs for the poor in a new wave of spending cuts.

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Justices rejects Florida appeal over death penalty

WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court has left in place a lower court ruling that said imposing a death sentence in Florida requires a unanimous jury.

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Court upholds 'soft money' limits; Gorsuch, Thomas disagree

WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court is upholding federal limits on political parties' use of so-called soft money for federal elections.

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Justices won't hear appeal over release of federal mug shots

WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from the Detroit Free Press that asked the government to release mug shots of federal criminal defendants in Michigan and three other states.

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Rubio Doesn't Get the Shock Over Trump

Surprised by the week the White House has had? Sen. Marco Rubio isn't, and doesn't quite get why you are. During a Sunday interview on Face the Nation , he reminds Americans they "got what they voted for," noting that Trump's White House is not much different from his unconventional presidential...

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In Maine, Signs Don't Point to Park Obama Designated

Katahdin Woods and Waters is 87,000 acres in Maine that former President Obama designated a national monument in his final months in office. But you're going to have to use Google Maps to get there, because there are no road signs in the area directing drivers to it, reports...

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Notre Dame Grads Silently Walk Out on Pence

Dozens of graduates and family membersabout 150 of them, per one reportsilently stood and walked out Sunday as Vice President Pence began his address at Notre Dame's commencement ceremony. Pence, the former governor of Indiana, was invited to speak after Notre Dame students and faculty protested the prospect...

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In Speech on Islam, Trump Skips a Favorite Phrase

President Trump is making headlines not only for what he did say in Saudi Arabia, but for what he didn't say. Specifically, he did not utter the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism" when addressing Muslim leaders from around the world. That's a departure for Trump, who used the phrase frequently on...

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Big Lines From Trump's Saudi Speech

President Trump addressed the Muslim world on Sunday, taking a more moderate tone than he did as a presidential candidate, when he declared that "Islam hates us," reports the New York Times . On Sunday, in his speech in Saudi Arabia to Muslim leaders from around the world, he said that...

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Roger Stone: I 'Want to Puke' Over This Trump Image

At least one longtime Donald Trump ally wasnt pleased with the president picking up an award in Saudi Arabia. Thats actually putting it mildly: "Candidly this makes me want to puke," tweeted Roger Stone after Trump was pictured receiving the Order of Abdulaziz, the nation's highest civilian honor. He used...

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