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Ending Iran nuclear deal would worsen North Korea situation: Kerry

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump risks driving Iran towards nuclear proliferation and worsening a standoff with North Korea if Washington ends a nuclear deal with

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Senator McCain says subpoena may be required to get answers on Niger ambush

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said on Thursday he may consider issuing a subpoena because the White House has not been

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Exclusive: Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in U.S.

By Salvador Rodriguez and Jeffrey Dastin SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that

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Trump administration weighs tighter vetting for women, children refugees: sources

By Yeganeh Torbati and Mica Rosenberg WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering tightening the vetting process for women and children seeking to enter the United States

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White House says rollback of Obamacare must be part of short-term fix

By Richard Cowan and Yasmeen Abutaleb WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior White House aide said on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump would demand steps toward repealing Obamacare in any

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Bush takes veiled swipe at Trump, defends immigration and trade

By Jeff Mason (Reuters) - Former President George W. Bush decried "bullying and prejudice" while defending immigrants and trade on Thursday in a New York speech that appeared to be a sweeping, thinly

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Former presidents lead Texas concert for hurricane relief

All five living ex-presidents appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a Texas concert for hurricane relief Saturday night.

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Perez tries to unify Democrats, says Trump an 'existential threat' to US

Democratic Party chairman Tom Perez tried to unify the political left around an anti-Trump message Saturday, calling the president an "existential threat" to the nation and "the most dangerous president in American history."

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Jimmy Carter willing to go to North Korea on diplomatic mission for Trump

Jimmy Carter, the 93-year-old former Democratic president, says he is willing to go to North Korea on a diplomatic mission for President Trump amid the escalating tensions over nuclear weapons.

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Trump demands Justice Department say who paid for salacious dossier

President Trump on Saturday called for his own Justice Department to publicly release who paid for a salacious dossier that includes unverified allegations about his connections with Russia.

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Air Force could recall up to 1,000 retired pilots after Trump order

The Air Force could recall up to 1,000 retired pilots after President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at addressing what the Pentagon has described as an "acute shortage of pilots."

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Trump declines to offer specifics on Kelly's remarks about Wilson, praises chief of staff

President Trump is declining to offer specifics on how well planned or last minute Chief of Staff retired Gen. John Kellys appearance was Thursday in the White House briefing room, following criticism of Trumps condolence call to an Army widow.

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Mayor Garcetti taking his Los Angeles gig national

LAS VEGAS (AP) Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is taking his argument on the road, but he doesn't want you to assume he's steering himself toward the White House.

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The Latest: Appeal backed by former presidents raises $31M

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The Latest on the hurricane relief concert attended by a five living ex-presidents (all times local): 8:35 p.m.

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Former presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on Saturday to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the U.S.

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Trump plans to help pay aides' legal costs for Russia probes

WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump intends to spend at least $430,000 of his own money to help pay the legal bills of White House staff and campaign aides related to the investigations into Russian election meddling in the 2016 election, a White House official said Saturday.

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The Latest: Trump tweetstorm praises his accomplishments

WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on President Donald Trump. (all times local): 9:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is trying to balance growing concerns about the legal troubles facing his administration with claims that he is one of the most productive presidents in U.S.

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Funeral held for US soldier at center of Trump fight

COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) Mourners Saturday remembered not only a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman but his three comrades who died with him.

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Trump Says He'll Allow Release of JFK Records

Historians and amateur sleuths hoping to see the last sealed records pertaining to the JFK assassination got some apparent good news on Saturday. President Trump tweeted that he will allow their release, though he left some ambiguity: "Subject to the receipt of further information, I will be allowing, as President,...

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Bannon: Bush Didn't Understand His Own Speech

Steve Bannon has published plenty of criticisms of the Trump administration since returning to Breitbartbut he's not happy about George W. Bush joining in with criticism from a different angle. In an address to the dinnertime banquet of the California Republican Party convention Friday night, Bannon apologized to any...

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Trump Order Lifts Limits on Military 'Unretirements'

A lot of retired Air Force pilots are likely to find themselves called back to service under an executive order signed by President Trump Friday. The order lifts limits on calling retired military officers back to service under the terms of the state of national emergency that has been in...

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Judge Refuses to Clear Arpaio's Name Despite Pardon

The judge in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's now-pardoned criminal case has refused the his request to throw out all rulings in the case, including a blistering decision that explained her reasoning in finding him guilty of a crime, the AP reports. The request denied Thursday by US District Judge Susan...

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Immigrant Teen's Access to Abortion Overturned on Appeal

A federal appeals court Friday blocked a 17-year-old immigrant being held in a federal detention facility from getting an abortion days after a lower court ruled she must be allowed to get one "promptly and without delay," the Hill reports. In a 2-1 decisionthe Los Angeles Times reports it...

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Lawmaker: Could Quarantine Fix 'Frightening' HIV Situation?

Georgia State Rep. Betty Price admitted during a meeting Tuesday that her "thinking sometimes goes in strange directions," Project Q reports. That may have been an understatement. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution , Price was serving on a committee tasked with finding and solving the barriers keeping people from accessing healthcare...

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