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How Black Lives Matter breathed new life into unions

How Black Lives Matter breathed new life into unions

After decades of decline unions have found a new champion in efforts to organize workers: the Black Lives Matter movement. Unions have suffered as manufacturing has moved south away from ...

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White House plan calls for $1.5 trillion in investments to fix nation’s infrastructure

White House plan calls for $1.5 trillion in investments to fix nation’s infrastructure

The White House Monday will unveil the main objectives it wants Congress to include in a legislative plan to try to tackle the nation’s crumbling infrastructure. A senior administration official ...

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Blackout hits northern Puerto Rico following fire, explosion

Blackout hits northern Puerto Rico following fire, explosion

An explosion and fire at an electric substation threw much of northern Puerto Rico into darkness late Sunday in a setback for the U.S. territory’s efforts to fully restore power ...

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Mike Pence: “we talk to North Korea”

Mike Pence we talk to North Korea

The U.S. is ready to engage in talks about North Korea’s nuclear program even as it maintains pressure on Kim Jong Un’s regime, Vice President Mike Pence said, signaling a ...

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Jennie Willoughby lashes back at Trump

Jennie Willoughby lashes back at Trump

Jennie Willoughby, the ex-wife of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, lashed back at President Donald Trump Sunday, saying Trump has implied she’s “a liar” after going public about ...

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A budget the likes of which the Pentagon has never seen

A budget the likes of which the Pentagon has never seen

It’s the biggest budget the Pentagon has ever seen: $700 billion. That’s far more in defense spending than America’s two nearest competitors, China and Russia, and will mean the military ...

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Trump asked Theresa May to visit Churchill’s underground WW2 bunker

Trump asked Theresa May to visit Churchill’s underground WW2 bunker

Sources said Mr Trump has requested a trip to the Cabinet War Rooms, where Mr Churchill planned military strategies during World War 2. The Republican is believed to have been inspired ...

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US intelligence officials sent coded messages via Twitter to Russian spy

US intelligence officials sent coded messages via Twitter to Russian spy

US intelligence officials used Twitter to send “nearly a dozen” coded messages to a Russian spy who claimed to have in his possession the National Security Agency (NSA) data stolen by the hacking group ...

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US intelligence paid $100,000 to Russian who claimed to have compromising information on Trump

US intelligence paid $100,000 to Russian who claimed to have compromising information on Trump

A Russian who offered US intelligence officials stolen cyberweapons and compromising material on Donald Trump took $100,000 (£72,000) but failed to provide any of the promised goods, according to a New York Times report. The payment, ...

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Pence refuses to stand for any country except the U.S.

Pence refuses to stand for any country except the U.S.

Vice President Pence reportedly did not stand when the joint Korean delegation entered at the Winter Olympics opening ceremonies. Pence, who led the U.S. delegation to the games in Pyeongchang, ...

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