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 2018-01-23 01:32 

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Sessions announces DOJ probe of missing FBI text messages...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday announced the Justice Department will investigate missing text messages sent between two FBI agents critical of President Trump, joining the chorus of Republican lawmakers who are eager to recover...

 2018-01-23 01:12 

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Wray threatened to resign after Sessions pressured him to fire FBI deputy director: report...

FBI Director Christopher Wray threatened to resign after Attorney General Jeff Sessions pressured him to remove Deputy Director Andrew McCabe,...

 2018-01-23 00:58 

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Trump admin waives dozens of environmental rules to speed up construction of border wall...

The Trump administration is waiving dozens of environmental regulations to speed up construction of President Trump's proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border....

 2018-01-23 00:40 

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House GOP chairs: Contents of messages between top FBI officials are 'extremely troubling'...

Three GOP House committee chairmen on Monday voiced further concern about possible political bias among top FBI and Justice Department officials, calling the contents of the private text messages critical of...

 2018-01-23 00:19 

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Overnight Health Care: Congress funds children's health program after four-month delay | PhRMA ups lobbying in Trump's first year | Collins 'optimistic' ObamaCare fixes will pass...

Congress funds children's health program...

 2018-01-23 00:18 

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Puerto Rico to privatize its power system...

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello said Monday he plans to sell the assets of the island's power system to the private sector in a effort to improve "its deficient service."...

 2018-01-23 00:00 

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All stress is not created equal — it affects black Americans more...

We have learned that stress is one of the primary drivers of racial and socio-economic health disparities....

 2018-01-22 23:45 

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Ethics panel opens probe into GOP lawmaker accused of sexual harassment...

The House Ethics Committee announced Monday that it is opening an investigation into allegations that Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.) sexually harassed a staffer and misused his office budget to pay a settlement....

 2018-01-22 23:41 

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SEC to examine companies that pivoted to blockchain...

Following explosions in value for cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ethereum and Ripple, some publicly traded companies jumped on the bandwagon trying to capitalize on the hype....

 2018-01-22 23:39 

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Congress funds children's health program after four month delay...

Months-long uncertainty over the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) ended Monday after Congress passed a six-year reauthorization of the program....

 2018-01-22 23:34 

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PhRMA ups lobbying by 30 percent in Trump's first year of presidency...

The pharmaceutical industry's top trade group responded to growing anger over...

 2018-01-22 23:32 

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Winners and losers from the government shutdown...

Senators struck a deal to restore government funding on Monday, the third day of a federal shutdown....

 2018-01-22 23:29 

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Trump slaps tariffs on imported washing machines, solar panel technology...

President Trump imposed tariffs on imports of residential washing machines and solar panel technology....

 2018-01-22 23:21 

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Deutsche Bank says it didn't flag Kushner accounts as 'suspicious'...

German bank Deutsche Bank is pushing back on a report that it flagged an account tied to President Trump's son-in-law and aide Jared Kushner for "suspicious transactions."...

 2018-01-22 23:16 

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WATCH: No winners in government shutdown, says Graham...

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says there are no winners in the government shutdown....

 2018-01-22 23:12 

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Overnight Energy: Trump chooses 30% tariffs on solar panels | Zinke moves toward road for Alaska refuge | SCOTUS rules against Trump in water rule fight...

TRUMP SLAPS STEEP TARIFF ON SOLAR IMPORTS: President Trump imposed steep tariffs of 30 percent on imported solar panel technology Monday in a bid to protect domestic manufacturers while signaling a...

 2018-01-22 23:11 

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Congress clears bill to end government shutdown...

The House cleared legislation on Monday to end the three-day government shutdown, sending it to President Trump for his signature.&nbs...

 2018-01-22 23:06 

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Senate approves back pay for federal workers affected by shutdown...

The measure passed by unanimous consent....

 2018-01-22 23:02 

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Poll: Majority have favorable view of George W. Bush...

George W....

 2018-01-22 23:02 

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Overnight Tech: Rupert Murdoch wants Facebook to pay publishers | Montana implements net neutrality rules | Security fears drive crackdown on Chinese tech firms | Facebook says social media can be har...

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay publishers for their content....

 2018-01-22 23:00 

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State of the Union will define Trump agenda ahead of crucial midterms...

What the president says will define his state of mind and set the tone for Republicans and Democrats....

 2018-01-22 22:47 

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Overnight Cybersecurity: Twitter notifies those who interacted with Russian accounts | Trump signs surveillance bill | Lawmakers look to crack down on Chinese tech firms...

Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats....

 2018-01-22 22:40 

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Shutdown leaves federal employees in the lurch...

A Congressional deal to end the shutdown came too late Monday for hundreds of thousands of workers who had already left their offices on furlough....

 2018-01-22 22:39 

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Overnight Defense: Senate approves government funding to end shutdown | Air Force taps general to investigate oxygen issues...

THE TOPLINE: A three-day government shutdown is on track to end Monday night after the Senate approved a stopgap spending measure to keep the lights on until Feb. 8....

 2018-01-22 22:30 

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With nuclear weapons, evacuation is not an option...

My wife and I and other members of our family have been living through the nightmarish disaster that struck our community of Montecito. First came the fire and then came the floods....

 2018-01-22 22:18 

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Conservative groups urge Congress to let FCC's net neutrality repeal go into effect...

A coalition of conservative groups are urging Congress not to support a bill that would overturn the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality....

 2018-01-22 22:15 

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Trump talks immigration with Joe Manchin, Doug Jones...

President Trump on Monday met with a pair of centrist Democratic senators to discuss a path forward on immigration....

 2018-01-22 22:15 

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From family leave to inclusive paid leave — the importance of the disability lens...

A national paid leave program that is universally available reflects the needs of people with disabilities....

 2018-01-22 22:12 

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Megyn Kelly fires back at Jane Fonda over plastic surgery question...

NBC's Megyn Kelly on Monday blasted actress Jane Fonda for criticizing her, bringing up her "offensive" criticism of...

 2018-01-22 22:10 

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Overnight Regulation: Trump orders tariffs on solar panel imports | Supreme Court rules against Trump on clean water rule | Montana implements net neutrality rules...

Welcome to Overnight Regulation, your daily rundown of news from the federal agencies, Capitol Hill, the courts and beyond....

 2018-01-22 22:06 

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Trump election panel purchased Texas data identifying Hispanic voters: report...

The now disbanded commission filled out forms for Texas to provide the "Hispanic surname flag notation."...

 2018-01-22 22:00 

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Do no harm: Keep the Clean Power Plan...

The Clean Power Plan would prevent 90,000 asthma attacks, 1,700 hospitalizations, 300,000 missed school and work days....

 2018-01-22 21:57 

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Trump imposes 30 percent tariff on solar panel imports...

President Trump on Monday imposed tariffs of 30 percent on imported solar panel technology in a bid to protect domestic manufacturers while signaling a more aggressive approach toward China....

 2018-01-22 21:56 

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Largest East Coast oil refinery owner files for bankruptcy: report...

The owner of the largest East Coast oil-refining complex is filing for bankruptcy and blaming an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) biofuel mandate....

 2018-01-22 21:56 

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Listen: What Democrats got out of the shutdown...

In today's HillCast PM View, your daily evening update on what went down in Washington:...

 2018-01-22 21:54 

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Army identifies pilots killed in California helicopter crash...

The Army on Monday identified two pilots killed in a helicopter crash this past weekend at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif....

 2018-01-22 21:54 

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Overnight Finance: Senate approves measure to end shutdown | Dems relent on DACA | Trump, GOP take victory lap while left fumes...

Senate approves funding measure to end shutdown: The Senate voted Monday to reopen the government, ending a three-day standoff that left federal agencies shuttered and hundreds of thousands of worke...

 2018-01-22 21:52 

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Former Uber, Google exec to run for Kansas secretary of state...

Brian McClendon, who helped create Google Earth, is running as a Democrat....

 2018-01-22 21:32 

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Unnamed senator throws 'talking stick,' breaks Collins' glass elephant during bipartisan shutdown talks: report...

One senator reportedly threw a "talking stick" across Sen. Susan Collins' (R-Maine) office during bipartisan shutdown talks, breaking a glass elephant on her shelf....

 2018-01-22 21:30 

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Shining a spotlight on hate speech in Saudi textbooks...

Despite economic and social reforms, hate speech by state clerics remains in Saudi Arabia's textbooks targeting Muslims who practice a different form of Islam....

 2018-01-22 21:27 

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Senate approves funding measure to end shutdown...

The Senate voted Monday to reopen the government, ending a three-day standoff that left federal agencies shuttered and hundreds of thousands of workers furloughed....

 2018-01-22 21:12 

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Poll: More Americans credit Obama than Trump for economy...

More Americans are crediting former President Obama for the state of the economy than President Trump, an...

 2018-01-22 21:00 

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Trump will have to lead — for once — ahead of next budget deadline...

The short-lived #TrumpShutdown has come to an end with a Republican commitment to deal with the "Dreamers" and other key issues in legislation by Feb. 8....

 2018-01-22 20:47 

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Air Forces taps one-star to lead investigation into oxygen issues...

The Air Force has tapped a one-star general to lead a team looking into incidents of oxygen depravation and other physiological issues that have been distressing pilots, the service announced Monday....

 2018-01-22 20:46 

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House Dem slams shutdown deal: Senate Dems didn't 'go to the mat' for Dreamers...

A House Democrat tore into Senate Democrats on Monday for the deal to end the government shutdown, saying they did not "go to the mat" for immigrants the same way they would for same-sex marriage or national parks. ...

 2018-01-22 20:41 

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Twitter account of ex-sheriff David Clarke apparently hacked...

Clarke is the latest in a string of conservative personalities targeted by purported Turkish hackers....

 2018-01-22 20:38 

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Gallup: Trump's first year job approval 10 points lower than any predecessor...

President Trump's first-year average job approval rating was at least 10 percentage points lower than that of any of his predecessors,...

 2018-01-22 20:30 

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Quashing bureau's payday rule is a win for low-income Americans...

More than half of Americans don't have enough cash to cover an unexpected $500 expense. Their dire financial situation underscores the need for payday loans, which guarantee quick access to credit when other loans won't....

 2018-01-22 20:29 

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Collins 'optimistic' ObamaCare fixes will pass...

Sen....

 2018-01-22 20:23 

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Leaked draft outlines Trump infrastructure plan...

A draft version of the Trump administration's infrastructure plan leaked on Monday....

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