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Trump uses his speech to challenge Democrats

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President Trump on Tuesday used his first State of the Union address under divided government to challenge Democrats to “reject the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution,” even as he ...

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Facebook is laughing all the way to the bank as Americans shrug off privacy concerns

Facebook is laughing all the way to the bank as Americans shrug off privacy concerns

You say you care about privacy, but you don’t really, and neither do millions of other Americans. This collective indifference is what keeps Big Data in business and keeps consumers ...

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Ocasio-Cortez to bring Kavanaugh critic to Trump’s SOTU

Ocasio-Cortez to bring Kavanaugh critic to Trump’s SOTU

Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s guest for the State of the Union address is a woman who cornered Sen. Jeff Flake on live television to protest his support for Brett Kavanaugh. Ana ...

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Trump dines with Fed chief Powell after months of tension

Trump dines with Fed chief Powell after months of tension

President Trump hosted Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for an “informal dinner” at the White House on Monday night, according to a statement from the central bank. Trump dined with ...

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Senate GOP warns Trump against using national emergency for border wall

Senate GOP warns Trump against using national emergency for border wall

Senate Republicans are warning President Trump ahead of his State of the Union speech against using a national emergency declaration to build the U.S.-Mexico border wall. GOP lawmakers warned that ...

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Jussie Smollett was reluctant to report attack

Police: Jussie Smollett was reluctant to report attack

Actor and R&B singer Jussie Smollett was initially hesitant about reporting that he was attacked by two men last month, according to a police report from the Chicago Police Department. ...

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Trump to nominate David Malpass to lead the World Bank

Trump to nominate David Malpass to lead the World Bank

President Trump plans to nominate David Malpass, the under secretary of the Treasury for international affairs, to head the World Bank, picking an outspoken critic of the institution who has ...

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Senator Lindsey Graham warns of possible GOP war over Trump’s wall

Senator Lindsey Graham warns of possible GOP ‘war’ over Trump’s wall

Sen. Lindsey Graham warned at a political gathering in his home state Monday that there “could be a war within the Republican Party” over President Donald Trump’s border wall. But he ...

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A lobbyist who attended the 2016 Trump Tower meeting received half a million dollars in deposits linked to a Russian businessman

A lobbyist who attended the 2016 Trump Tower meeting received half a million dollars in deposits linked to a Russian businessman

A lobbyist who attended the 2016 Trump Tower meeting received half a million dollars in deposits linked to a Russian businessman before and after the time of the meeting, BuzzFeed reported Monday. The outlet reports that Rinat ...

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Saudi Arabia gave al Qaeda, Salafi militias and other factions in Yemen weapons

Saudi Arabia gave al Qaeda, Salafi militias and other factions in Yemen weapons

Saudi Arabia and its coalition gave al Qaeda, Salafi militias and other factions in Yemen weapons that were produced by the United States, CNN reported Monday. The weapons have also reportedly been captured by Iranian-backed ...

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