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Swalwell: We are ‘less safe’ with Mattis leaving

Swalwell: We are ‘less safe’ with Mattis leaving

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) on Thursday said Americans are “less safe” now following Defense Secretary James Mattis’s resignation from the administration. Swalwell, appearing on CNN’s “Out Front” with Erin Burnett, ...

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Pope Francis tells clerics who abuse minors to hand themselves in

Pope Francis tells clerics who abuse minors to hand themselves in

Pope Francis has told those who abuse minors to hand themselves in to civil justice authorities and “prepare for divine justice,” in his strongest words to date on the sex ...

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South Dakota mom, 40, found dead at crash scene was shot, authorities say; 2 children survive

South Dakota mom, 40, found dead at crash scene was shot, authorities say; 2 children survive

The death of a driver whose vehicle crashed along Interstate 70 in Missouri last week is being investigated as a homicide, authorities said this week, because the 40-year-old mother of ...

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Sarah Sanders reiterates Trump’s call for the nuclear option in the Senate

Sarah Sanders reiterates Trump’s call for the nuclear option in the Senate

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders just spoke to reporters about the looming government shutdown. She called on Mitch McConnell to use the so-called “nuclear option” of 51 votes to ...

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These 5 government entities would be affected by a partial shutdown

These 5 government entities would be affected by a partial shutdown

Washington is on the brink of a partial government shutdown, with funding set to expire for several key federal agencies tonight at midnight and no guarantee that lawmakers can come ...

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Trump wants Mitch McConnell to use the nuclear option. That’s not going to happen.

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President Trump, following comments from a few Republican Senators, tweeted that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell should move to change the Senate rules to require just a simple majority to ...

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Trump tweetstorm: ‘Shutdown today’ if Senate fails to approve border wall funding

Trump tweetstorm: ‘Shutdown today’ if Senate fails to approve border wall funding

President Trump on Friday began the day by firing off a series of tweets digging in on his demand for $5 billion in border security funding, telling Senate Majority Leader ...

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Germany decides to not try 95-year-old alleged Nazi guard

Germany decides to not try 95-year-old alleged Nazi guard

A German court on Friday declined to put a 95-year-old man accused of being a Nazi concentration camp guard on trial, citing lack of evidence. The suspect, identified only as ...

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Here’s what needs to happen to avoid a partial government shutdown

Here’s what needs to happen to avoid a partial government shutdown

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is expected to schedule a vote Friday to begin debate on the House-passed CR, which includes the $5 billion for the border wall. To begin ...

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Lindsey Graham: Mattis provided “sound and ethical military advice” to Trump

Lindsey Graham: Mattis provided “sound and ethical military advice” to Trump

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham from South Carolina said in a tweet that it was “with great sadness” that he learned that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis would be leaving his position. ...

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