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Treasury chief may visit China as trade tensions simmer

By David Lawder and Leika Kihara WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he may travel to China, a move that could ease tensions between the world's two largest

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Missouri governor charged with felony computer data tampering

By Steve Gorman (Reuters) - Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, already facing an invasion-of-privacy trial next month in connection with an extramarital affair, was charged separately on Friday with

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Democrats sue Russia, Trump campaign for alleged 2016 election conspiracy

By Mark Hosenball and David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they

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U.S. calls China, Russia, Iran, North Korea 'morally reprehensible' on rights

By Lesley Wroughton and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States labeled China, Russia, Iran and North Korea on Friday as "morally reprehensible" governments that it said violated

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U.S. President Trump to visit Britain mid-year, possibly July: reports

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will visit Britain midway through 2018, possibly in July, British newspapers reported on Saturday, citing government sources in Washington and London.

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Judge sees 'gaping holes' in Trump lawyer bid to delay Stormy Daniels lawsuit

By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday signaled possible shortcomings in a request by Donald Trump's personal lawyer to delay adult-film actress Stormy Daniels' lawsuit

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Former first lady Barbara Bush laid to rest in Houston

Former first Lady Barbara Bush was remembered as the “first lady of the greatest generation” and “greatest role model” during a funeral service Saturday in Houston.

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Former first lady Barbara Bush guarded by Secret Service after death, report says

Even after the passing of Barbara Bush, agents with the U.S. Secret Service reportedly continued to stand by her side.

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Sessions reportedly says he may quit if Rosenstein is sacked; what is Trump saying?

Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly told the White House that he may quit should Trump fire Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein -- the latest in a tense standoff between the White House and the Justice Department.

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Scalise discharged from hospital after 'planned surgery' following 2017 shooting, hospital says

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was released from the hospital Saturday after undergoing a planned surgery related to injuries he sustained when he was shot last year at a Republican baseball practice.

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At Sylvester Stallone's urging, Trump weighs 'full pardon' for boxer Jack Johnson

President Trump Saturday said that he is considering a “full pardon” for boxing’s first black heavyweight champion Jack Johnson, after being urged to do so by “Rocky” actor Sylvester Stallone. A pardon would address a racially charged prosecution from decades ago.

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Hillary Clinton claimed 'they were never going to let me be president,' new book says

Hillary Clinton lamented that "they were never going to let me be president" on election night in 2016, a new book detailing her White House bids claims.

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Why French globalist Macron is befriending nationalist Trump

PARIS (AP) — Of everything Emmanuel Macron has accomplished in nearly a year as France's president, the most important may be his tough-love friendship with Donald Trump.

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The Latest: Barbara Bush buried at presidential library

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Former first lady Barbara Bush has been laid to rest at her husband's presidential library in Texas.

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Despite denials, lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt met in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where Pruitt was living.

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Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolved

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank repeatedly warned at their meetings this week that intensifying trade tensions could jeopardize a healthy global economic expansion.

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Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he doesn't expect Michael Cohen, his longtime personal lawyer and fixer, to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings.

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Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney was forced into a Republican primary in his bid for U.S. Senate in Utah after losing a nomination battle Saturday at the state's far-right-leaning GOP convention.

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Feds Admit to Hush-Hush Policy on US Border

Border agents are separating immigrants from their children—a plan once floated by the Trump administration—despite denials that the policy was underway, the New York Times reports. With Congress seeking official numbers on immigrant/child separation along the southwest border and officials refusing to provide it, the Times dug up...

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Political A-Listers Appear at Barbara Bush Funeral

Barbara Bush was the "first lady of the greatest generation." Addressing former presidents, ambassadors, and hundreds of other mourners inside the nation's largest Episcopal church on Saturday, historian Jon Meacham recalled Barbara Bush's quick wit that made her so popular, the AP reports. He also spoke of her devotion to...

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Trump to Host First Foreign Leader With Glitzy Dinner

Now it's President Donald Trump's turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive, the AP reports. Wined and dined on multiple state visits during his tour of Asia last year, Trump is paying it forward and celebrating nearly 250 years of US-French relations by playing host to President Emmanuel Macron...

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NYT Backs Up Reporter After Trump Fires Up Tweetstorm

Maggie Haberman has gotten under President Trump's skin again. The New York Times reporter filed a story on Friday detailing Trump's relationship with longtime lawyer Michael Cohen—one in which Trump is said to treat Cohen "like garbage," per Trump associate Roger Stone. That article apparently spurred a tweetstorm from...

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New Felony Charge for Beleaguered Mo. Governor

St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for using a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the woes of the first-term GOP governor. The charge of tampering with computer data is in addition to an earlier charge alleging Greitens took...

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Comey Investigated Over Possible Classified Breach

When James Comey gave four memos to a friend detailing his interactions with President Trump, he took pains to make sure they contained no classified information, the former FBI chief told Congress last year. However, the Justice Department is now investigating whether he was wrong about that, reports the Wall...

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