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Trump selects Kelly Craft for United Nations ambassador

Trump selects Kelly Craft for United Nations ambassador

President Trump announced Friday night that he has selected Kelly Craft, the current U.S. ambassador to Canada, to serve as his administration’s top diplomat to the United Nations. Trump shared ...

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Former senior FBI official calls Whitaker hearing ‘disgraceful’

Former senior FBI official calls Whitaker hearing ‘disgraceful’

Former senior FBI official Chuck Rosenberg ripped Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker on Friday night, calling his testimony in front of the House Judiciary Committee “disgraceful.” “I’ve testified many times ...

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15 AGs petition Trump administration to draft asbestos rule

15 AGs petition Trump administration to draft asbestos rule

The Attorneys General from 15 states are petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to draft a policy to collect more data on harmful asbestos. The AGs from California and Massachusetts ...

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White House: Second Trump-Kim summit coming next month

White House: Second Trump-Kim summit coming next month

President Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for their second summit at the end of February, the White House said Friday. The announcement came shortly after Trump ...

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House Oversight chairman accuses Trump of making ‘a lot of money’ off presidency

House Oversight chairman accuses Trump of making ‘a lot of money’ off presidency

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) is accusing President Trump of profiting off his job in the White House. Cummings made the accusation in an interview with ...

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Undocumented immigrant takes sanctuary while in ‘legal limbo’ due to shutdown

Undocumented immigrant takes sanctuary while in ‘legal limbo’ due to shutdown

Miguel Ramirez Valiente, an undocumented immigrant, told reporters that he is seeking shelter in a Colorado church during the partial government shutdown because immigration courts have been shuttered, CNN reported ...

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Trump discusses Syria, Afghanistan plans with foreign leaders

Trump discusses Syria, Afghanistan plans with foreign leaders

President Trump on Monday discussed the U.S. strategy in Syria with French President Emmanuel Macron, and spoke about economic issues with the leaders of India and Canada, respectively. The White ...

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Mexican president issues tax cuts for areas along US border

Mexican president issues tax cuts for areas along US border

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador issued an executive order on Monday lowering taxes in municipalities along the U.S.-Mexico border, Reuters reported. López Obrador argued that the move would spur ...

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2-year-old son of Yemeni mother who was granted a visa to visit him in the US has died

2-year-old son of Yemeni mother who was granted a visa to visit him in the US has died

The 2-year-old son of a Yemeni mother who was granted a visa to visit him in the U.S. died Friday, the Council on American-Islamic Relations confirmed. Abdullah Hassan was on ...

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Federal judge blocks Trump administration’s cuts to discount drug program

Federal judge blocks Trump administration’s cuts to discount drug program

A federal judge has blocked the Trump administration’s cuts to a Medicare drug discount program. Judge Rudolph Contreras ruled that the administration illegally reduced Medicare payments to hospitals through the ...

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