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White House says Trump supports both House immigration bills, after all

By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump supported both Republican immigration bills being considered in the House of

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Trump's personal lawyer Cohen loses bid for quick Avenatti gag order

By Brendan O'Brien and Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, on Friday lost his bid for an emergency gag order to stop Michael Avenatti, a

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EPA's Pruitt faces new ethics query; Trump praises his work

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faced fresh ethics questions on Friday, this time about how he got tickets to this year’s Rose Bowl

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Attorney General Sessions hits out at Philadelphia over 'sanctuary' status

By David DeKok SCRANTON, Pa. (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in a speech at a local college on Friday, criticized Philadelphia and its mayor over the city's 'sanctuary' status, one

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Call me any time: Trump says he gave North Korea's Kim direct number

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had given Kim Jong Un a direct phone number and suggested he might call the North Korean leader on Sunday, following their summit

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Trump attacks report on FBI, saying in fact there was 'total bias'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday a Justice Department inspector general's report that concluded there was no bias in how the FBI handled its investigation of Hillary

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Supreme Court sides with Texas in redistricting map dispute

A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday kept in place most of a controversial Texas redistricting plan enacted by the GOP-led legislature, despite lawsuits from civil rights groups claiming it was discriminatory.

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Trump officials hounded and harassed as protester tactics take a turn

The backlash against Trump administration immigration policies has in a matter of days escalated from routine protests to a strategy that includes confronting Cabinet members and other Trump-tied officials in virtually any public venue.

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Supreme Court won't hear North Carolina districting dispute

WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court is choosing not to take on a new case on partisan redistricting for now.

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Justices won't hear case of anti-gay marriage florist

WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court is ordering Washington courts to take a new look at the case of a florist who refused to provide services for the wedding of two men because of her religious objection to same-sex marriage.

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Trump pressures DOJ, FBI over documents on Russia case informant

President Trump challenged the Justice Department and FBI early Monday over why the agencies have not given Congress all requested documents related to an FBI informant in contact with members of his campaign in 2016.

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McCaskill suffers cracked rib after Manchin performs Heimlich maneuver on her

Sen. Joe Manchin accidentally cracked fellow Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill’s rib while performing the Heimlich maneuver at a caucus luncheon, the Missouri senator revealed over the weekend – as she kept up her campaign schedule despite the colleague-inflicted injury.

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Connecticut Red Hen receives wrath of Sanders' defenders

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut restaurant called the Red Hen received "threatening" messages from people confused with an identically named Virginia eatery that refused White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders service.

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Trump welcomes Jordan's King Abdullah II to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hosting Jordan's King Abdullah II at the White House. The president and first lady Melania Trump greeted Abdullah and his wife, Queen Rania, on Monday afternoon.

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Supreme Court rules for American Express in credit card case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court handed American Express a win Monday in a lawsuit over rules it imposes on merchants who accept its cards.

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Supreme Court accepts Texas voting maps in blow to Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court kept Texas' voting maps largely intact Monday, dealing an election-year blow to Democrats by reversing earlier findings that intentional racial discrimination continues to stain several statehouse and congressional districts.

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Trump betting on McMaster in South Carolina runoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is going all-in for a South Carolina governor in a tense runoff election, betting that his last-minute appearance will help make the difference.

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Trump trash talks restaurant that booted Sanders

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday trash-talked a Virginia restaurant that asked his press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, to leave because she worked for his administration.

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House Candidate Recovering After 2 More Surgeries

South Carolina State Rep. Katie Arrington is in critical but stable condition after two major surgeries following a car crash Friday night, authorities say—and the Republican's associates say it would take a lot more than that to halt her bid for US Congress. Her campaign says she isn't expected...

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Trump: 'Whimpering' Fallon 'Seriously Messed Up My Hair'

Jimmy Fallon took a lot of heat in September 2016 for a "softball" Tonight Show interview with then-candidate Donald Trump—and in an interview published Saturday, he told the Hollywood Reporter that he still feels bad about it now. "I made a mistake. I’m sorry if I made anyone mad....

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Fox News Commentator Says 'Cotton-Picking' to Black Guest

A white Fox News paid commentator who is also an outside adviser to President Trump has found himself in hot water after a tense back-and-forth with a fellow guest on "Fox & Friends" Sunday that culminated with the use of a racist slur. "You're out of your cotton-picking mind," David...

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Roseanne Says 'I've Done Wrong' in Emotional Interview

Roseanne Barr said she definitely feels remorse for the racist tweet that prompted ABC to cancel the revival of "Roseanne," per AP . Barr recorded a podcast interview with her longtime friend, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, who on Sunday published an edited transcript and recording of the conversation. In the interview, Barr...

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Trump Blasts Immigrant 'Invasion'

After a week of outrage over child separation at the southern border and a subsequent executive order that claims to stop it, President Trump is again using pointed rhetoric to describe the immigration crisis in America. In a Sunday string of tweets, Trump blasted Democrats, telling them to "fix the...

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Republican Asks Seth Rogen for a Photo. He Kinda Explodes

Seth Rogen and Paul Ryan aren't exactly pals. In fact, they're not even in a photo together. Appearing Friday on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert , Rogen told the story of how Ryan's sons approached him for a photo earlier this month at an event hosted by Mitt Romney, CNN...

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