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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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Senate committee wants U.S. states to publicize hacking details

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday the panel had asked election officials in 21 U.S.

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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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Facing revolt on healthcare bill, U.S. Senate Republicans delay vote

By Susan Cornwell and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leaders postponed a vote on a healthcare overhaul on Tuesday after resistance from members of their own party, and

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U.S. hopes to see Chinese activist Liu treated for cancer 'elsewhere'

By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) - Newly appointed U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad said on Wednesday the United States would like to see Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Liu Xiaobo

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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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A struggling bill needs a super salesman

Will the sales pitch be enough?

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Haley warns Venezuela's Maduro poised to turn military on protesters

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned Wednesday there are signs Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is planning to start using his countrys military and its weapons against protesters, as tensions flare on the streets of Caracas and beyond.

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Trump travel ban to go into effect: Timeline of a legal journey

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a lower court ruling that blocked President Donald Trumps executive order banning travel from several Muslim-majority countries.

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Trump, NYT reporter duel on Twitter over health care claims

President Trump tangled on Twitter Wednesday morning with a New York Times reporter who knocked his performance in health care negotiations, marking the latest escalation in the conflict between the administration and the media.

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Senate health bill pulled but dont count Senator McConnell out

Never underestimate a parliamentary tactician and legislative mastermind like Mitch McConnell.

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19th ObamaCare co-op folds, leaving only 4 operating in 2018

Minuteman Health of Massachusetts and New Hampshireannouncedit is withdrawing from the Affordable Care Act exchanges in 2018, leaving only four co-ops in operation.

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The Latest: Maine governor opposes Senate GOP health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on Republican legislation to repeal and replace the Obama health care law (all times local): 1:35 p.m.

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Officials finalizing details of Trump's revived travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) Senior officials from the departments of State, Justice and Homeland Security labored Wednesday to finalize rules for visitors from six mostly Muslim nations who hope to avoid the Trump administration's revived travel ban and come to the United States.

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Lawsuits over new Utah monument to test president's power

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument face a tougher challenge than anticipated.

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Campaigner-in-chief: Trump's politicking raises ethics flags

WASHINGTON (AP) Barely five months into office, President Donald Trump keeps taking time out from governing to run for re-election.

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GOP-controlled House subcommittees reject Trump budget cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) Two Republican-controlled House subcommittees Wednesday soundly rejected President Donald Trump's proposals to slash the Agriculture Department, overseas food aid and water projects.

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Mattis says Syria's government taking US threat seriously

BRUSSELS (AP) Syria's government is taking seriously the U.S. warning against launching another chemical weapons attack, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday.

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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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Republicans Delay Vote on Senate Health Care Bill

There will be no vote on Senate Republican's health care bill this week. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell decided Tuesday to delay a vote on the bill until after the July 4 break, CNN reports. "We're still working toward getting at least 50 people in a comfortable place," CBS News...

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