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 2018-12-10 03:50 

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Corsi sues Mueller for alleged leaks and illegal surveillance...

Conservative author and conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi on Sunday filed a lawsuit against special counsel Robert Mueller, alleging that he illegally surveilled him as part of the investigation....

 2018-12-10 03:33 

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Comey: Trump 'certainly close' to being unindicted co-conspirator...

Former FBI Director James Comey said Sunday that President Trump is "certainly close" to being an unindicted co-conspirator in an ongoing investigation into campaign finance violations....

 2018-12-10 01:38 

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Trump praises Ayers, says he will pick next chief of staff 'soon'...

President Trump on Sunday night blamed the "fake news" for "saying with certainty" that Nick Ayers would be his new chief of staff, adding that he would be picking his replacement for John Kelly shortly....

 2018-12-10 01:32 

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France urges Trump not to interfere in its politics: 'Leave our nation be'...

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Sunday urged President Trump to stop interfering in France's affairs after Trump made various claims about why protests were taking place in the country....

 2018-12-10 01:28 

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Prosecutors probing potential links between Trump Organization executives and hush-money payments: report...

Federal prosecutors are reportedly continuing to probe potential links between Trump Organization executives and the two hush-money payments that President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says the then-candidate helped coordinat...

 2018-12-10 01:16 

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Trump ultimatum sparks fears of new arms race...

President Trump's ultimatum to Russia over a landmark arms control treaty could potentially kill the pact and set the stage for more land-based cruise missiles and nuclear warheads in Europe, experts and Democrat lawmakers warn....

 2018-12-10 00:25 

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Ex-Wisconsin GOP governor calls on Walker to reject measures curbing Dems' power...

Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott McCallum (R) is calling for Gov. Scott Walker (R) to reject some of the measures the state legislature passed to limit incoming Democratic officials' authority....

 2018-12-10 00:00 

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Musk rips SEC: 'I do not respect them'...

Tesla founder Elon Musk said in an interview broadcast Sunday that he does not respect the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), but that he complied with a settlement with the organization because he respects "the justice system."...

 2018-12-09 23:57 

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Trump, in reversal, calls for Pentagon to raise budget request to $750B: reports...

President Trump is reportedly calling for the Pentagon to raise its budget request for next year to $750 billion, significantly more than he previously wanted and $12 billion more than top military officials have been pushing for.&n...

 2018-12-09 23:00 

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Ex-federal prosecutor: 'It's clear' Trump will be indicted on charges of violating campaign finance law...

Former federal prosecutor and Fox News contributor Andrew McCarthy said Sunday that "it's clear" President Trump is the target of a Southern District of New York investigation and that he will be indicted....

 2018-12-09 22:50 

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Congress digs in for prolonged Saudi battle...

The brewing fight between President Trump and Congress on Saudi Arabia is poised to spill over into next year....

 2018-12-09 22:48 

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Full transcript reveals slain journalist Khashoggi's last words: CNN...

A full transcript of slain Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's final moments reveals that he told his Saudi attackers "I can't breathe," before a team of agents dismembered him, a source who reviewed the transcript...

 2018-12-09 22:44 

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Bob Berglund, former Agriculture chief under Carter, dies at 90...

Bob Berglund, the former secretary of Agriculture under President Carter, died Sunday in Minnesota. He was 90....

 2018-12-09 22:08 

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Trump floating Mark Meadows for White House chief of staff: reports...

President Trump has privately been floating the idea of replacing chief of staff John Kelly with Rep....

 2018-12-09 22:05 

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New Congress, same issues for Puerto Rico...

Last week, 34 members of Congress, all Democrats, signed a letter calling rethink the restructuring of Puerto Rico's debt....

 2018-12-09 21:41 

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UN climate summit stalls as US backs dispute over science report...

The United Nations climate summit in Poland stalled over the weekend as the U.S. joined Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in declining to "welcome" a landmark study on worldwide climate change....

 2018-12-09 21:30 

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Pence aide Ayers will not be White House chief of staff...

Nick Ayers, the current chief of staff for Vice President Pence, will not be President Trump's next White House chief of staff, an official confirmed to The Hill on Sunday....

 2018-12-09 21:23 

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House Republican: If Trump violated campaign finance law, it's not 'anywhere near impeachable'...

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said Sunday that if President Trump violated campaign finance law during his 2016 campaign, it's not "anywhere near impeachable."...

 2018-12-09 21:03 

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First transgender man to compete as a pro boxer wins debut match...

Boxer Patricio Manuel became the first transgender man to compete in a professional boxing match on Saturday, defeating Hugo Aguilar by unanimous decision at the the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California....

 2018-12-09 20:56 

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Santorum: John Kelly 'didn't work' in controlling Trump...

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Penn.) said Sunday that President Trump's next chief of staff should be someone with more of a political background than John Kelly had in his roughly 17 months in the role....

 2018-12-09 20:56 

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Santorum: Democrats have a chance in 2020 if they pick someone 'unexpected'...

Former GOP Sen. Rick Santorum (Pa.) on Sunday said he believes the Democratic Party could win in 2020 if they pick someone "unexpected" as their party's presidential nominee....

 2018-12-09 20:49 

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Pittsburgh police probing anti-Semitic pamphlets distributed near site of synagogue shooting...

The Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety and the Pittsburgh police are actively investigating the distribution of anti-Semitic pamphlets in the city's neighborhoods....

 2018-12-09 20:19 

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Newly released documents detail Sandy Hook shooter's state of mind...

Documents released by Connecticut State Police Sunday detail the state of mind of the young man behind the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School....

 2018-12-09 20:18 

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Ahead of holidays, CDC issues warning against eating raw cookie dough...

Ahead of the holiday season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging consumers not to eat raw cookie dough, cake mix or bread....

 2018-12-09 20:16 

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Rape allegation creates new crisis in New Jersey...

New Jersey is transfixed on the future of its state government after testimony this week from an official on Gov. Phil Murphy's (D) administration who alleges a senior staffer on the governor's campaign raped her....

 2018-12-09 20:06 

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Suspect turns himself in to police after debating it with them on Facebook...

A man in Washington State has been arrested after a back-and-forth on Facebook with a local police department....

 2018-12-09 19:37 

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Dems have new moniker for Trump: 'Unindicted co-conspirator'...

Democrats have ramped up their rhetoric toward President Trump in response to court filings in which prosecutors said Michael Cohen violated campaign finance laws at then-candidate Trump's direction....

 2018-12-09 19:28 

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Kentucky teacher arrested for sending nude pictures to former student...

A middle school teacher in West Virginia, Ramsey Bearse, has been arrested and charged with sending naked pictures of herself to a 15-year-old boy....

 2018-12-09 19:25 

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Iran: US sanctions will open doors to 'drugs, refugees and bombs and assassination' in west...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday that U.S. sanctions against Iran will result in an influx of "drugs, refugees and bombs and assassination" in the west....

 2018-12-09 19:14 

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China lodges 'strong protest' over Huawei arrest...

China on Sunday summoned the U.S. ambassador to China to Beijing to file a protest over the arrest of an executive with Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies, according to multiple reports....

 2018-12-09 19:10 

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Dog reunited with family after guarding home burned in Camp Fire for weeks...

A California woman and her dog have been reunited after more than a month, when they were separated by the deadly Camp Fire....

 2018-12-09 19:09 

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John Kelly's exit raises concerns about White House future...

The departure of White House chief of staff John Kelly is raising concerns about how the White House will face potential legal and political challenges in 2019....

 2018-12-09 19:04 

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Rubio: We don't need direct evidence crown prince 'ordered the code red' on Khashoggi killing...

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Sunday that the U.S. doesn't need direct evidence that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi....

 2018-12-09 19:00 

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10 ways to detect health-care lies...

Why does this kind of behavior occur? While flat-out dishonesty for short-term financial gains is an obvious answer, a more common explanation is the need to say something positive....

 2018-12-09 18:26 

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Catholic nun on tweeting a daily prayer to Trump: 'The hardest spiritual practice I've ever committed to'...

A Catholic nun who has spent over 650 days tweeting daily prayers to President Trump says in a new interview that it is the "hardest spiritual practice" of her life....

 2018-12-09 18:26 

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Rubio: 'I don't know' if Nauert has 'detailed knowledge' to succeed as UN ambassador...

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Sunday that he is not sure if President Trump's nominee for U.N. ambassador, Heather Nauert, has the "detailed knowledge of foreign policy" needed to succeed in the position....

 2018-12-09 18:25 

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Public charge provisions hurt citizen children too...

Taking action to stop the proposed change from taking place is incumbent. The proposed regulation change has the potential to exert a "chilling effect" on citizens' use of public benefits, worsen immigrant families' health, and lead to unn...

 2018-12-09 18:01 

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Bernstein: Trump 'is boxed in by Mueller'...

Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein said Sunday that President Trump has been cornered for the first time in his life....

 2018-12-09 18:00 

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New Congress, new tech, new approach...

Erin Connolly says the most diverse Congress in history has the opportunity to confront complex tech issues that affect all aspects of defense and society....

 2018-12-09 17:41 

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Flake: Republican Party 'is a frog slowly boiling in water'...

Retiring Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said in a new interview that the Republican Party has been inured to danger of President Trump's continued criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller....

 2018-12-09 17:30 

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Abusing trade law to ban iPhones is not in the public interest...

A competitive market for modem processors is vital for the development and deployment of secure 5G networks in the United States....

 2018-12-09 17:17 

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Barr turned down defense attorney job with Trump: report...

President Trump's pick to be the next attorney general, William Barr, was previously offered a position as Trump's defense attorney,...

 2018-12-09 17:01 

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U.S. trade rep: 90 days is a 'hard deadline' for trade deal with China...

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Sunday that he considers March 1 a "hard deadline" for the U.S. and China to reach a trade deal, adding that President Trump will raise tariffs at that point if there isn't a deal....

 2018-12-09 17:00 

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Who pays for a carbon tax? No one knows — that's the problem...

Politicians therefore routinely are surprised by the "unintended consequences" of the tax policies they adopt....

 2018-12-09 16:52 

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Kudlow: Trump did not know about plan to arrest Huawei executive...

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Sunday that President Trump did not know of the plan to arrest a top executive of a Chinese tech firm before it happened....

 2018-12-09 16:44 

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Unannounced active shooter drill sparks chaos, stampedes at Florida high school...

Students and parents are outraged after an unannounced active-shooter drill resulted in chaos at a Florida high school....

 2018-12-09 16:40 

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Incoming Wisconsin governor open to 'all options' to respond to GOP legislation limiting his power...

Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers (D) said Sunday he's considering "all options" to push back against efforts from state Republicans...

 2018-12-09 16:37 

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Key Senate Republican: Criminal justice reform needs more GOP support...

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) said Sunday that there is "still an opportuni...

 2018-12-09 16:28 

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Rand Paul downplays potential Trump campaign finance violations: 'We've over-criminalized campaign finance'...

Sen....

 2018-12-09 16:25 

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Twitter CEO under fire for tweeting about Myanmar trip without mentioning human rights abuses...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sparked criticism after he encouraged his Twitter followers to visit Myanmar, the government of which has been accused of genocide against the Muslim Rohingya people....

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