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Gunshots fired at U.S. embassy in Turkey

Gunshots fired at U.S. embassy in Turkey

An unidentified person fired shots at US Embassy in Ankara at around 5 am local time, CNN Turk reported. The fires were reportedly shot from a white vehicle, however, the ...

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Kim Jong-un criticizes US sanctions again

Kim Jong-un criticizes US sanctions again

For a second time in less than a week, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un criticized international sanctions on his country, state media reported Sunday. “The hostile forces’ persistent sanctions and ...

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Cohen under investigation for over $20M in bank fraud

Cohen under investigation for over $20M in bank fraud

President Trump‘s former lawyer Michael Cohen is being investigated for over $20 million in bank fraud, according to a report from the New York Times. The New York federal investigators looking into Cohen ...

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Trump criticized New York Times, said I allowed Don McGahn to testify

Trump criticized New York Times, said I allowed Don McGahn to testify

 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had “nothing to hide” from the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, and denied that his top lawyer ...

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Right-wing, left-wing protesters face off in Seattle

Right-wing, left-wing protesters face off in Seattle

 Right-wing demonstrators gathered Saturday in Seattle for a “Liberty or Death” rally that drew counter-protesters from the left while dozens of police kept the two sides separated. The right-wing groups ...

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White House weighs clawing back State, foreign aid funding

The White House is weighing whether it wants to attempt to claw back billions in funding from the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development. The Office of Management and ...

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Trump administration is America’s No. 1 low-wage job creator

Trump administration is America’s No. 1 low-wage job creator

When Donald Trump ran for president, he promised to be a workers’ champion who would deliver  “better wages” for America’s working people. But 18 months into his first term, President Trump has neither pushed ...

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Trump: Russia investigators should be looking at China

Trump: Russia investigators should be looking at China

President Trump tweeted early Saturday that the investigators working on the probe into Russia’s election interference should “start also looking” at China. “All of the fools that are so focused on ...

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Rand Paul asks Trump to lift sanctions on Russian leaders

Rand Paul asks Trump to lift sanctions on Russian leaders

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he will ask President Trump this weekend to lift sanctions against top Russian officials so they can visit the United States later this year. Paul said members of both ...

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White House counsel Don McGahn calls Trump ‘King Kong’ behind his back

White House counsel Don McGahn calls Trump ‘King Kong’ behind his back

White House counsel Donald McGahn reportedly called President Trump“King Kong” in private due to what he perceives as the president’s fiery temperament. The New York Times reported Saturday that McGahn and Trump have had a tenuous ...

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