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 2018-12-10 11:00 

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Why did Trump agree to a temporary hold on further China tariffs?...

The U.S. electoral system may make politicians particularly attuned to groups like farmers and steel manufacturers...

 2018-12-10 11:00 

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Last week showed how Trump's management of his team is hurting his own foreign policy. It's only going to get worse....

It didn't have to be this way....

 2018-12-10 11:00 

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Town hall? 120 people. Live-streamed chicken dinner? 257,000 views on Facebook...

Potential 2020 candidates face a rising demand for digitized personal moments — poetry, even — as they compete in a transformed media landscape....

 2018-12-10 10:50 

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Power Up: Now hiring: Chief of staff for president resistant to a chief of staff...

President Trump is mulling options....

 2018-12-10 09:00 

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The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize is about helping the survivors of sexual violence...

Our research looks at the big hurdle of reducing the social exclusion and stigma associated with sexual violence....

 2018-12-10 07:18 

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City to settle lawsuit alleging 'invasive' police body probe...

The city of Washington, D.C., is settling a lawsuit with a black man who accused a Metro police officer of repeatedly probing his anal cavity during a weapons search...

 2018-12-10 06:14 

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Meet the Bottomless Pinocchio, a new rating for a false claim repeated over and over again...

President Trump rarely stops repeating false statements in response to fact checks, so 14 of his repeated claims make the initial list....

 2018-12-10 05:34 

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Top House Dems raise prospect of impeachment, jail for Trump...

Top House Democrats are raising the prospect of impeachment or almost-certain prison time for President Donald Trump if it's proved that he directed illegal hush-money payments to women...

 2018-12-10 01:10 

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The Latest: Trump considering budget chief for staff post...

AP source: Trump considering budget chief, North Carolina congressman for chief of staff...

 2018-12-10 00:47 

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Pence aide out of running to be Trump's next chief of staff...

Trump's top pick to replace John Kelly as chief of staff, Nick Ayers, is no longer expected to fill the role...

 2018-12-10 00:31 

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Trump administration resists global climate efforts at home and overseas...

The government rejects language affirming severity of warming as battle lines sharpen at climate summit in Poland....

 2018-12-09 22:47 

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What we learned from all the 2018 results: The winners, losers, flippers, voters and spenders...

In this edition: The 2018 election is (finally) over, Democrats keep shrinking their caucus map, Democrats look forward to a North Carolina special, and a Comey-Gowdy exchange....

 2018-12-09 22:35 

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Ex-VP Biden vows to stay involved, but no talk of presidency...

Former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden says he is going to stay engaged for the rest of his life, but he didn't make any indication about whether he will make a run for the presidency in 2020...

 2018-12-09 21:55 

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Nick Ayers, Trump's once-likely replacement for chief of staff John Kelly, won't take the job...

Ayers, who is currently Vice President Pence's chief of staff, announced in a tweet Sunday evening that he will leave the White House at the end of the year....

 2018-12-09 21:46 

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Nick Ayers, President Trump's once-likely replacement for departing chief of staff John F. Kelly, has decided not to take the job...

Vice President Pence's chief of staff, Nick Ayers, will not take the top administration job and instead will work with the super PAC set up to assist the president's re-election campaign, according to an administration official with direct knowled...

 2018-12-09 21:27 

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The Latest: Trump's pick for chief of staff out of running...

AP source: Trump's top choice for chief of staff, Nick Ayers, no longer expected to get the job...

 2018-12-09 21:12 

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Rand Paul says he has concerns about William Barr, Trump's pick for attorney general...

In an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press," the senator said Barr's views on executive power and domestic surveillance are "very troubling." Other Senate Republicans predicted Barr's confirmation will proceed smoothly....

 2018-12-09 19:47 

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Russians interacted with at least 14 Trump associates during the campaign and transition...

Some offered to help his campaign and his real estate business. Some offered dirt on his Democratic opponent. Repeatedly, Russian nationals suggested Trump should hold a sit-down with Putin....

 2018-12-09 18:16 

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Evers not optimistic Wisconsin Gov. Walker will veto bills...

Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers says he's not optimistic that outgoing governor Scott Walker will veto bills approved by the Republican-dominated Legislature that would limit the new governor's power...

 2018-12-09 18:05 

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Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers says he may take legal action on lame-duck bills restricting executive power...

"We're going to pursue this," Evers said in an interview with NBC, days after GOP lawmakers passed measures that would restrain his authority....

 2018-12-09 17:11 

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Republicans defend Trump amid brewing legal storm...

On NBC News, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) played down the alleged campaign finance violations detailed by prosecutors. Meanwhile, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) was cautious on the issue of impeachment....

 2018-12-09 15:55 

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Kudlow: Trump didn't know about Huawei executive's arrest before dining with Chinese leader...

The White House economic adviser also denied that Trump was livid on learning that Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada on a U.S. extradition warrant....

 2018-12-09 15:19 

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Dem: Illegal payments 'impeachable offense' if Trump ordered...

The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee says he believes it would be an "impeachable offense" if it's proved that President Donald Trump directed illegal hush-money payments to women during the 2016 campaign...

 2018-12-09 11:41 

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Gray Milan has ambitious plans to be cleaner, greener...

The color for Italy's fashion capital now is gray — due to its stone buildings and polluted skies — but Milan is embarking on a plan to go green, planting 3 million new trees by 2030...

 2018-12-09 11:00 

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Is the U.N.'s new migration compact a major breakthrough?...

The agreement reflects the reality that more and more people are forced to flee their homeland....

 2018-12-09 02:19 

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White House chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year's end...

President Donald Trump says chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year. Pence chief of staff said to be Trump's top choice...

 2018-12-09 00:14 

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Can a sitting president be indicted while in office?...

Can a sitting president be indicted while in office?...

 2018-12-09 00:07 

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Comey: Russia investigation initially looked at 4 Americans...

A House committee has released a transcript of its closed-door interview of former FBI director James Comey...

 2018-12-08 22:07 

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The Latest: Booker speaks at Democrat victory celebration...

Sen. Cory Booker says the country needs "courageous actors who call to the conscience of our country." Booker is headlining the New Hampshire Democratic Party's post-midterm election 'victory celebration' in Manchester...

 2018-12-08 21:27 

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'Siege warfare': Republican anxiety spikes as Trump faces growing legal and political perils...

The White House is adopting a 'shrugged shoulders' strategy to Mueller's Russia probe, calculating that GOP base voters will believe whatever the president tells them to believe....

 2018-12-08 19:36 

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Can a sitting president be indicted while in office?...

Can a sitting president be indicted while in office?...

 2018-12-08 19:01 

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Trump set for his first Army-Navy football game as president...

It'll be the first Army-Navy football game for Donald Trump as president, and he's set to officiate the coin toss in Philadelphia before the 119th meeting in the storied rivalry...

 2018-12-08 18:43 

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Chief of Staff John Kelly to leave White House by end of month, Trump says...

Nick Ayers, currently Vice President Pence's chief of staff, is widely expected to be Kelly's replacement....

 2018-12-08 18:33 

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Trump says chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year's end...

President Donald Trump says chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year...

 2018-12-08 18:27 

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White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly will leave by year's end, Trump tells reporters...

At the South Lawn on Saturday, President Trump said he'll announce Kelly's replacement in the next day or so. Kelly, a retired four-star Marine Corps general, has been the president's top aide since late July 2017 and has had a rocky tenure. T...

 2018-12-08 18:22 

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Trump says chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job at end of the year...

Trump says chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job at end of the year...

 2018-12-08 17:49 

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Congress will have to 'start impeachment' process after Cohen filings, former Nixon counsel says...

The comments from John Dean, who was convicted for his role in the Watergate scandal, come in the wake of court filings Friday that implicated President Trump in hush-money payments facilitated by his former lawyer Michael Cohen....

 2018-12-08 17:27 

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George Conway blasts Trump's claim that Cohen filing 'totally clears the President'...

Conway has been a frequent critic of Trump and his administration....

 2018-12-08 16:18 

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Who will speak for the Democrats and what will they have to say?...

Democrats won a big victory in the House, but as they look to the new Congress, and to 2020, they still have important questions to answer....

 2018-12-08 16:10 

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In corporate role, William P. Barr clashed with Justice Department that he now seeks to lead...

As a Time Warner board member, he cited Trump's "prior public animus towards CNN and this merger" that the cable company wanted with AT&T....

 2018-12-08 15:07 

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Trump announces Gen. Mark Milley as next Joint Chiefs chairman...

A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army general advocated the creation of specialized units to train local forces in Afghanistan....

 2018-12-08 12:00 

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On racism, Tim Scott said the GOP must strive to do better...

The Senate's only black Republican acknowledges that the GOP has to improve its response to racism....

 2018-12-08 05:46 

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Kelly may depart in expected White House shakeup...

Trump announces new attorney general, U.N. ambassador. Kelly seems to be on his way out as chief of staff...

 2018-12-08 05:35 

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Landmark environmental protections being rolled back...

The Trump administration is expected to announce a major rollback of federal protections for streams and wetlands as soon as next week...

 2018-12-08 03:58 

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Top Takeaways: Prosecutors detail key pieces in Russia probe...

Top Takeaways: Prosecutors detail key pieces in Russia probe...

 2018-12-08 02:42 

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Comey faces off with GOP over Clinton emails, alleged bias...

Former FBI Director James Comey spoke to House investigators behind closed doors for almost seven hours Friday, reluctantly answering questions about the Justice Department's decisions during the 2016 presidential election...

 2018-12-08 02:26 

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Prosecutors: Illegal hush-money paid at Trump's 'direction'...

The Justice Department says Donald Trump directed illegal payments to buy the silence of women whose claims of extramarital affairs threatened his presidential campaign...

 2018-12-08 01:16 

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'Dumb' and 'lazy' - Trump lashes back at Tillerson criticism...

President Donald Trump is responding to criticism from his former secretary of state Rex Tillerson by calling Tillerson "dumb as a rock" and "lazy as hell."...

 2018-12-08 01:14 

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Trump prods McConnell on sentencing bill: 'Go for it Mitch!'...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's blockade of a popular criminal justice reform package has angered top senators...

 2018-12-08 00:34 

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The Latest: White House says court filings show nothing new...

The White House says new court filings about President Donald Trump's former lawyer and campaign chairman offer nothing new or damaging about Trump...

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