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Trump's lawyer denies collusion with Russia in 2016 election

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's lawyer on Tuesday denied that he or Trump colluded with Russia to interfere in last year's presidential election, and said such charges were meant

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Leading Democrat says Equifax gave consumers 'confusing and misleading information'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Tuesday that Equifax was sloppy in allowing itself to be hacked, losing sensitive data on up to 143 million people.

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Trump choice for Russia ambassador: 'No question' Russia meddled

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Russia, said on Tuesday there was "no question" Moscow meddled in

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Senate Republican tax chief wants dividend deduction in tax reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's top Republican on tax policy said on Tuesday that allowing U.S. corporations to deduct dividend payments to shareholders from federal income tax could overcome

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Hedge fund manager shuts firm to explore run for Connecticut governor

By Lawrence Delevingne NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Stemerman is winding down his hedge fund firm to explore a run for governor of Connecticut, according to a letter sent to clients of Conatus Capital

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Senate confirms Trump's pick for top Supreme Court lawyer

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as his administration's top advocate before the U.S.

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Harvard alumni calling to rescind fellowship invitations to Spicer and Lewandowski

More than 600 Harvard University alumni have signed a letter calling to rescind fellowship invitations to Corey Lewandowski and Sean Spicer.

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Donald Trump Jr., Conway to end Secret Service protection

Donald Trump Jr., his wife Vanessa Trump, and Kellyanne Conway are dropping Secret Service protection, Fox News has confirmed.

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Hillary Clinton, on book tour, cheers the 'resistance'

Hillary Clinton brought her promotional book tour to Washington, D.C. on Monday night.

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Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort wiretapped by US investigators, report says

Former chairman of the Trump campaign, Paul Manafort, was surveilled by the U.S. government both before and after the 2016 presidential election, according to a report.

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Democrat mocked for 'worst campaign ad ever'

Democrat Dan Helmer, a candidate for Virginias 10th congressional district, released a campaign ad Monday entitled Helmer Zone that is being ripped across the board by journalists as one of the worst ever political ads.

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Clinton considers contesting election results

Hillary Clinton said Monday she wouldnt rule out challenging the results of the 2016 presidential election but said she doubts the legality of such a move.

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FEMA isn't relying on trailers to house hurricane victims

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) The hurricanes that battered Texas and Florida have likely spawned the worst disaster-created housing crisis since Hurricane Katrina left hundreds of thousands of Gulf Coast residents without homes more than a decade ago.

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At UN, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if the nation's "Rocket man" leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons.

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Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

WASHINGTON (AP) Most of the states that first endorsed the Common Core academic standards are still using them in some form, despite continued debate over whether they are improving student performance in reading and math.

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3 members of Congress arrested at Trump Tower protest

NEW YORK (AP) Three Democratic members of Congress have been arrested at a protest outside Trump Tower. U.S. Reps Raul Grijalva, of Arizona; Luis Gutierrez, of Illinois; and Adriano Espaillat, of New York, were among a small group of demonstrators who sat down in the street on Fifth Avenue Tuesday afternoon and refused to move.

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Huntsman says Moscow's meddling led to low level of trust

WASHINGTON (AP) Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Russia, told Congress on Tuesday that Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election led directly to the lack of trust between the two former Cold War foes.

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Senate panel cancels private interview with Trump lawyer

WASHINGTON (AP) A scheduled private meeting between President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and Senate committee staff was abruptly canceled on Tuesday amid a dispute over a public statement he issued before the meeting.

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Secret Service Reportedly Has One Less Trump to Protect

Donald Trump Jr. wants his privacy so much that, as of last week, he's given up his Secret Service protection, sources tell the New York Times and CNN . It's not clear whether his wife, Vanessa, and five children are also giving up their protections (though Fox News says Vanessa is),...

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Report: Feds Wiretapped Trump Campaign Chief Manafort

The FBI was listening in on Paul Manafort's conversations long before he became chief of the Trump campaign and it wiretapped him again as part of the investigation of alleged Russian election meddling, source say. The insiders tell CNN that Manafort was initially wiretapped under a secret court order in...

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Trump: I Want 'Really Great' Parade on July 4

Who doesn't love a parade? To a city that already offers many, President Trump wants to add one that showcases US military might. It would take place on July 4 in Washington with, as Trump envisions it, tanks and planes rolling down and streaking above Pennsylvania Avenue. Trump talked up...

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Senate GOP Makes Final Push to Repeal ObamaCare

Senate Republicans are expressing growing hope for a final push to scuttle ObamaCare, an effort that still faces an uphill climb and has just a two-week window to pass. Adding more risk, senators would be in the dark about the bill's impact on Americans, since the Congressional Budget Office says...

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Trump Plugs His Tower in UN Debut

President Trump's big speech to the full United Nations assembly is on Tuesday, but he also spoke Monday at the opening session of the annual General Assembly meetings in New York, his UN debut. He called out the UN for "mismanagement" and other problems causing it to fail to reach...

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Sources: Equifax Execs Who Sold Shares Now Eyed by Feds

Right after Equifax discovered it had suffered a huge security breach , three senior executives dumped nearly $2 million in shares and now the feds are looking to see if there was any criminality involved. Per Bloomberg , sources familiar with the investigation say the Justice Department will be seeking evidence on...

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