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Revived U.S. travel ban sows confusion, anger in Middle East

By Tuvan Gumrukcu and Khaled Abdelaziz ANKARA/KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing partial implementation of President Donald Trump's travel ban has stirred anger and confusion

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Pro-Trump groups take no prisoners in rush to help an embattled president

By Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Flush with cash, political groups outside the White House are aggressively coming to President Donald Trump's aid as he battles low public approval numbers,

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Yes he can: Obama returns to Indonesia for family vacation

By Jessica Damiana JAKARTA (Reuters) - From white water rafting in Bali to visiting temples on Java, former U.S. President Barack Obama's private family holiday is being closely tracked in Indonesia

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Trump to visit Paris for Bastille Day at Macron's invitation: White House official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has accepted French President Emmanuel Macron's invitation to attend Bastille Day ceremonies in Paris on July 14, a senior White House official said

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Trump growing frustrated with China, weighs trade steps: officials

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is growing increasingly frustrated with China over its inaction on North Korea and bilateral trade issues and is now considering

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Clinton campaign chairman testifies in House Russia probe

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta, on Tuesday appeared before the U.S.

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High-tax Connecticut facing new budget mess

Illinois isn't the only state dealing with financial headaches these days. Connecticut, too, is facing big budget problems as major corporations flee the state's high taxes and its fiscal future gets murkier by the day.

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Recent ObamaCare insurer exits lead to 2 more counties with no choices

Recent health insurer exits from the Obamacare exchanges have caused two more counties to be left with no options next year, according to new data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Chaffetz replacement: Who are the Utah congressional candidates?

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, will resign from his congressional seat at the end of June and the district is not lacking people willing to replace him.

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Trump welcomes World Series champion Cubs to White House

President Donald Trump has welcomed the manager and several players from the World Series champion Chicago Cubs to the White House.

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CBO score of Senate health care bill: What does it mean?

The Congressional Budget Office released its cost estimate for the Senates ObamaCare replacement plan on Monday.

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Susan Rice suggests race, gender bias linked to 'unmasking' backlash

Susan Rice, the Obama national security adviser under fire over her alleged involvement in the unmasking of Trump associates during the 2016 presidential election, suggested in a fresh interview that race and gender might be playing a role in the scrutiny shes faced.

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GOP touts lower premiums, but other insurance costs to rise

WASHINGTON (AP) Republicans are touting lower premiums under their health care legislation, but that reflects insurance that would cover a smaller share of the cost of medical bills.

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Dems want Pentagon to give breakdown of Trump's travel costs

WASHINGTON (AP) Two House Democrats want to compel the Air Force to detail how much has been spent on trips that President Donald Trump has made to his Florida estate and other properties that he and his family own.

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Try as it may, Trump administration can't avoid Qatar crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) It's the geopolitical crisis the Trump administration just can't quit. Even as the White House declares Qatar's rift with its Arab neighbors "a family issue" they should resolve themselves, top diplomats from the feuding countries are converging on Washington this week, all vying for time with President Donald Trump's secretary of state.

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Selling the GOP health care bill: Does Trump help or hurt?

WASHINGTON (AP) It was a platform most politicians can only hope for: A captivated, 6,000-person crowd and more than an hour of live, prime-time television coverage to hype the Republican vision for a new health care system.

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US demands more security on international flights to US

WASHINGTON (AP) The Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States or face the possibility of a total electronics ban for planes.

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Intel report: Kremlin sees US urging regime change in Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) Kremlin leaders are convinced America is intent on regime change in Russia, a fear that is feeding rising tension and military competition between the former Cold War foes, the Pentagon's intelligence arm has assessed.

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'FAKE NEWS!' to 'Nice Smile': It's a Trump Media Avalanche

President Trump's relationship with the media is very much front and center again, most notably after three CNN journalists resigned over a retracted story. Trump himself went after the network on Twitter "What about all the other phony stories they do? FAKE NEWS!"and a White House spokesperson on Tuesday...

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Sarah Palin Is Suing the New York Times

Sarah Palin "took a stand" this week against the New York Times in a lawsuit claiming defamation. CNNMoney reports that the former Alaska governor filed her complaint, which seeks upward of $75,000 in damages, against the Times on Tuesday for an editorial it published right after the shooting of...

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Trump Golf Clubs Asked to Take Down Fake Time Covers

President Trump has often boasted about the number of times he has been on the cover of Time magazinebut the framed cover that appeared in at least four of his golf clubs was a fake. After the Washington Post spotted the cover on display at several properties, with the...

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Border Wall Prototypes Will Go Up This Summer

People trying to make their way into the US illegally in the San Diego area may have their choice of eight kinds of border wall to tackle by September. Department of Homeland Security official Ronald Vitiello said Tuesday that authorities hope to have up to eight prototype border wall sections...

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Here's How Congressman Lost $17M in Single Day

A Republican congressman from New York lost approximately $17 million Tuesday when the stock value of an Australian biotech firm cratered, Politico reports. It's unclear how much money was lost by his fellow lawmakers, who he convinced to buy into the firm. Rep. Chris Collins is the largest shareholder and...

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Neil Gorsuch Is Paying Off for Trump

Two and a half months in, how is Neil Gorsuch doing on the Supreme Court? The consensus seems to be that he's making his mark already. A sample of the coverage as the court's term ended Monday: CNN says Gorsuch is "no ordinary junior-most justice," noting that he's jumped right...

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