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7-year-old Guatemalan girl dies after U.S. Border Patrol arrest

7-year-old Guatemalan girl dies after U.S. Border Patrol arrest

U.S. immigration officials on Friday defended their actions in the detention of a seven-year-old Guatemalan girl who died two days after she and her father were taken into custody along ...

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Mueller rebukes Flynn, who chose to make false statements to FBI

Mueller rebukes Flynn, who chose to make false statements to FBI

Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday rebuked former national security adviser Michael Flynn for suggesting that FBI agents had duped him into lying about his contacts with the Russian ambassador. “Nothing about ...

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Border Patrol agents were filmed dumping water left for migrants

Border Patrol agents were filmed dumping water left for migrants

Border agents have thrown out 3586 jugs of water left for migrants in the desert. They did this knowing that 7000 migrants have died attempting to cross. THIS is why ...

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Google’s CEO had to explain to Congress why searching for ‘Idiot’ shows Donald Trump

Google’s CEO had to explain to Congress why searching for ‘Idiot’ shows Donald Trump

Perhaps lost amid Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s relatively unscathed testimony to Congress on Tuesday were questions about when someone searches for the word “Idiot,” photos of President Donald Trump appear high in the ...

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The risk of a U.S. recession in the next two years has risen to 40 percent

The risk of a U.S. recession in the next two years has risen to 40 percent

The risk of a U.S. recession in the next two years has risen to 40 percent, according to a Reuters poll of economists who also found a significant shift in ...

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Saudi Arabia may target U.S. refiners with 40% oil export cut

Saudi Arabia may target U.S. refiners with 40% oil export cut

After flooding the U.S. market in recent months, Saudi Arabia plans to slash exports to the world’s largest oil market in the coming weeks, in an effort to dampen visible ...

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George Papadopoulos announces plans to run for Congress

George Papadopoulos announces plans to run for Congress

George Papadopoulos, the former Trump aide who served jail time for colluding with Russia in the 2016 election—and lying to the FBI about it—was released this week after 12 days ...

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Canada feels heat of US-China trade war

Canada feels heat of US-China trade war

In the two weeks since a Huawei tech executive was arrested in Canada at the request of the United States, two other Canadians have been detained in China. Are Ottawa’s ...

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Trump says he’s not concerned about being impeached: ‘The people would revolt’

Trump says he’s not concerned about being impeached: ‘The people would revolt’

President Trump said during an interview with Reuters on Tuesday that he’s not concerned about being impeached, adding he thinks “the people would revolt if that happened.” “It’s hard to impeach somebody who hasn’t ...

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Disheartening that Republicans who stepped up to defend Mueller are leaving

Disheartening that Republicans who stepped up to defend Mueller are leaving

Rep. Mike Quigley said he is disheartened that Republican lawmakers who pushed to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign will be gone from the next ...

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