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Trump tells Jimmy Fallon to 'be a man' over hair-mussing

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Trump is telling "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon to "be a man" and stop "whimpering" about the personal anguish he felt over the backlash he received after messing up Trump's hair during a 2016 appearance on the late-night talk show. More>>

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Pentagon says 2 bases to house immigrants

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The Pentagon is preparing to build temporary camps for immigrants at two military bases, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday. He did not name the two bases, but said the details are being worked out, including how much capacity is needed. More>>

US restaurants host refugee chefs who offer a taste of home

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Restaurants in the U.S. - five of them in San Francisco - opened their kitchens for the first time to a program that allows refugees to showcase their cuisines and culinary skills. More>>

Trump lobs new threats against countries trading with the US

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President Donald Trump is lobbing new threats against U.S. trade partners. More>>

Corporate America increasingly avoids gun-industry business

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After high-profile mass shootings, corporate America taking a stand to try to curtail sales of firearms. More>>

US Defense chief to visit China amid S. China Sea tensions

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting Beijing this week against the background of growing tensions over Taiwan, China's militarization of South China Sea and expanding overseas presence of the People's Liberation Army. More>>

EU papers over differences after 'frank' migration talks

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The leaders of Germany, France and about a dozen other European Union nations are converging on Brussels for an afternoon of informal talks on differences over migrant ahead of a full EU summit that starts next Thursday. More>>

Erdogan proclaimed winner of Turkey's presidential election

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Polls have opened for Turkey's high-stakes presidential and parliamentary elections which could consolidate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's hold on power or curtail his political ambitions. More>>

The Latest: Turkey's election board declares Erdogan winner

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Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have arrested six people for allegedly insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of a campaign rally by his main opponent in Sunday's elections. More>>

Mattis seeks less contentious visit with Chinese

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is laying out plans for a less contentious, more open dialogue with Chinese leaders as he travels to Asia. More>>

Trump wants those who 'invade' sent right back

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President Donald Trump says people who "invade" the U.S. must immediately be sent back to their countries and not be given a court hearing. More>>

Reunification prospects unclear for freed immigrant parents

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Trump administration says it knows location of all immigrant children. More>>

'Ready, fire, aim' - critics see pattern to Trump's approach

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Trump's struggles to push immigration legislation through Congress and his about-face on breaking up immigrant families are putting a spotlight on his competence in carrying out his policies. More>>

Trump tweets, hard-right voters hamper GOP immigration push

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Republican apprehension over President Donald Trump's next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters is undermining GOP leaders' push on immigration. More>>

Trump to test his powers in South Carolina runoff

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The next big test of President Donald Trump's endorsement power comes Tuesday in South Carolina, where his chosen candidate, Henry McMaster, is in a runoff for the Republican gubernatorial nomination. More>>

Stormy Daniels to meet with prosecutors in Cohen probe

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Porn actress Stormy Daniels will meet with federal prosecutors in New York who are investigating President Donald Trump's former personal attorney. More>>

First lady: kindness and compassion are important in life

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Melania Trump tells a youth conference that kindness, compassion and positivity are important traits in life. More>>

Oklahoma conservatives' views on medical marijuana evolving

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Here's a twist: Evangelical Christians in Oklahoma could be the reason medical marijuana is approved on Tuesday. More>>

House approves bill expanding treatment for opioid abuse

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The House has overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to give health care providers more tools to stem an opioid crisis that kills more than 115 people in the United States daily. More>>

Another US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

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Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, bringing the total number to 25. More>>

Crash: US House candidate who beat Sanford undergoes surgery

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Spokesman: South Carolina lawmaker currently running for Congress has undergone surgery, including one for a spinal fracture, after recent road accident; full recovery expected. More>>

Democrat who wins Hawaii primary likely to take House seat

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Half a dozen high-profile Democrats are vying for a congressional seat to represent Hawaii in a game of political musical chairs. More>>

DOJ gives Congress new classified documents on Russia probe

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The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after GOP lawmakers had threatened to hold officials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them. More>>

Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump. More>>

The Latest: GOP leaders hampered in immigration legislation

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The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says the White House has assured him that President Donald Trump remains "100 percent" behind efforts in the House to pass an immigration bill. More>>

Chaos on the border inflames GOP's split with Latinos

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The tumult of the past week along the southern border crystalizes how the GOP has shifted from the "compassionate" conservatism of former President George W. Bush. More>>

Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd Amendment

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In the wake of some of the nation's deadliest and most high-profile mass shootings, corporate America has been taking unprecedented steps to try to curtail sales of firearms. More>>

Trump pushes tough immigration stance in Nevada appearance

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President Donald Trump is headed to Nevada to help Sen. Dean Heller raise money. More>>

Iraq elections commissions prepares for partial recount

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Iraq's elections commission says it has directed its branches to send ballot boxes possibly affected by fraud to Baghdad for a recount. More>>

Activists: US tells rebels in Syria not to expect support

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Syrian state media say government forces have advanced deeper into the southern province of Daraa under the cover of airstrikes, entering new villages. More>>

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

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The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones. More>>

High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

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The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. More>>

The Latest: No decisions at 'frank and open' migration talks

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Italy's populist 5-Star Movement is demanding that European countries step up and actually take action to deal with hundreds of thousands of migrants on the continent, warning that the future of Europe is at stake. More>>

Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

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Trump administration seeks to expand family detention for immigrants stopped along border. More>>

Latino leaders question Census head over citizenship query

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Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau in Phoenix on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 survey, which they strongly oppose. More>>

Protesters, Democrats want immigrant families reunited

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Protests and rallies focused around the separation of families at the US-Mexico border are scheduled this weekend, while more than two dozen congressional Democrats plan to visit detention facilities in Texas. More>>

The Latest: Auto trade group decries Trump's tariff threat

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The Latest: As trade tensions rise, Trump threatens 20 percent tariff on EU cars. More>>

Romney makes final pitch to voters ahead of Senate primary

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Mitt Romney is flashing his familiar smile at city parks and backyards in Utah's mountains and suburbs this week, making his final pitch before Tuesday's Senate primary. More>>

Minnesota GOP chair says she faced racism from within party

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Minnesota Republican Party Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan says she has been the target of racist and sexist attacks from fellow Republicans. More>>

Immigration key issue in rough GOP race for Kansas governor

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Illegal immigration is a key issue for Kansas Republicans as their primary contest for governor grows increasingly contentious. More>>

8 vie in primaries to succeed centrist Colorado governor

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Colorado is holding primaries to select the top two contenders to succeed Gov. John Hickenlooper, a centrist Democrat who is term-limited. More>>

The Latest: Trump promotes tax cuts, reduced regulations

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At least 300 people protesting President Donald Trump and the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border are stretched along a sidewalk in Las Vegas outside a casino where the president is scheduled to speak. More>>

As driving ban lifted, Saudi women in crosshairs of change

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Saudi women in the crosshairs of progress and patriarchy as they prepare to drive for the first time. More>>

Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night. More>>

Romanian president to seek new term, backs corruption fight

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Romania's president says he will seek a new term, pledging to fight corruption after the leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party was convicted for abuse in office. More>>

The Latest: Latino leaders oppose Census citizenship query

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Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau in Phoenix on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 survey, which they strongly oppose. More>>

Syria army widens offensive on rebel-held areas in southwest

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Syria state media and opposition activists say Syrian government troops are advancing on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes in a widening offensive, shattering a U.S-backed truce. More>>

The Latest: Macron wants asylum centers to hold migrants

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Spanish authorities say they have rescued 569 migrants crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa to Spain by boat. More>>

Some House candidates in redrawn district don't live there

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In the crowded and competitive race for Maryland's only open congressional seat, some of the better known candidates don't actually live in the district and they blame the lingering effects of partisan gerrymandering for that. More>>

Trump advises GOP: Quit wasting time on immigration.

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Republican leaders increasingly see President Donald Trump as a party leader who can't be relied upon. More>>

Honduran girl in symbolic photo not separated from mother

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A crying Honduran toddler whose picture was used on the cover of Time magazine and became a symbol of President Trump's immigration policy, was not separated from her mother, U.S. government officials say. More>>

Trump tries to change focus of border debate

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President Donald Trump is highlighting the plight of Americans whose loved ones were killed by people who entered the country illegally. More>>

Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children Video included

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About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official says. More>>

Trump Jr. rallies Republicans to defeat Montana Sen. Tester

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Donald Trump Jr. is lined up to rally Montana Republicans Friday night as the party seeks momentum to topple two-term Democratic U.S. Senator Jon Tester in the November election. More>>

First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online

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First lady Melania Trump's green Zara jacket _ the one reading "I really don't care, do u?" _ has opened up a world of memes. More>>

Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

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President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold _ who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president _ fueling speculation that Cohen may have secret tapes of Trump. More>>

Trump declares NKorea still poses "extraordinary threat"

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President Donald Trump has declared that North Korea still presents an "extraordinary threat" to the United States. More>>

Reports: HUD failed to track lead paint cases, ensure fixes

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Two federal reports released this month blast the Department of Housing and Urban Development for failing to have procedures to adequately protect children in subsidized housing against lead paint exposure. More>>

Judge Oks small number of privileged items in Cohen case

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A New York judge says the tiny portion of materials seized from President Donald Trump's former personal attorney that were kept from prosecutors mainly pertain to the attorney's communications with other lawyers. More>>

Trump sabotages GOP plans in Congress. Again.

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President Donald Trump is suggesting that any measure the House passes is doomed in the Senate anyway. More>>

Democrats want US Interior Department staff moves explained

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Democrats in Congress are asking U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to explain why he's reassigned dozens of senior agency officials, most recently Yellowstone National Park's superintendent, who's being pushed into early retirement. More>>

Many Brazilians look to military amid anger at politicians

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Many Brazilians look to the military amid anger at politicians, believing only the armed forces can root out corruption and put Latin America's largest nation back on track. More>>

Trump pushes back against border separation uproar

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President Donald Trump is highlighting the plight of Americans whose loved ones were killed by people who entered the country illegally. More>>

UN: Basic human rights being 'chiseled away' in Venezuela

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A U.N. report says the rule of law in Venezuela is quickly eroding as officials allow government security forces to kill citizens without any apparent consequences. More>>

Latino teens who alleged abuse at center no longer in US

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Virginia's two Democratic senators are seeking answers from federal authorities about oversight of a juvenile detention facility where immigrant children say they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement. More>>

Independents can vote in Colorado's major party primaries

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Colorado is joining other states in allowing unaffiliated voters to vote in Democratic and Republican party primaries. More>>

2 Senate rivals get attention for different reasons

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A Republican and Democrat hoping to unseat Maine's popular independent Sen. Angus King are getting some attention, one for his arrest, the other for his dance moves. More>>

The Latest: Pentagon seeking space for adult migrants

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President Donald Trump says Republicans should "stop wasting their time on Immigration" until after the elections in November. More>>

GOP Rep. King says Ellison helped him with Muslim questions

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Republican Rep. Steve King says he asked Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison _ a Muslim _ about Muslims working in Iowa pork processing plants. More>>

Michigan State keeps president, to issue $500 million bond

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Michigan State's board of trustees set to meet to address a plan to pay a $500 million settlement to Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims. More>>

Activists: Syrian government steps up offensive in southwest

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Syrian activists: Government forces keep up pressure on strategic southwest, drop barrel bombs on rebel-held areas. More>>

Hope, despair in poetry by immigrant children in US lockup

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A collection of poems by young immigrants held in prison-like conditions at a juvenile detention center in the mountains of Virginia expresses despair, memories of home, hope. More>>

UN chief to meet with US secretary of state

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The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss "issues of mutual concern," which likely include the Middle East peace process and North Korea. More>>

Trump picks Navy veteran as top counterterrorism official

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President Donald Trump nominates Navy special operations veteran to be the nation's top counterterrorism official. More>>

Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

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Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning commentator who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement, died Thursday. More>>

Supreme Court upholds Virginia man's gun conviction

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The Supreme Court is upholding a Virginia man's conviction on a gun charge. More>>

Trump lets bygones be bygones as he backs Roby in Alabama

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President Donald Trump is letting bygones be bygones as he endorses embattled Alabama Republican Rep. Martha Roby for re-election. More>>

Judge dismisses Cuomo from woman's sexual harassment lawsuit

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A judge has dismissed all complaints against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state made in a lawsuit filed by a woman who says a former Cuomo appointee sexually harassed her. More>>

Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children

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The Pentagon says it will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Americans say no to presidential self-pardons

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AP-NORC Poll: America says a presidential self-pardon should lead to impeachment. More>>

New East Timor government marred by corruption allegations

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East Timor's president is refusing to swear in 11 members of Cabinet because of corruption investigations, marring the formation of a new government following a protracted political stalemate in the young nation. More>>

Russia says evidence of Syria chemical attacks was faked

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Russia says the U.S. and its allies have relied on fabricated evidence to accuse the Syrian government of launching chemical attacks against civilians. More>>

EU lawmakers miffed over new Facebook snub

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EU lawmakers are unhappy that Facebook is refusing to comply with their request to send two senior officials to testify about the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. More>>

Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket Video included

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First lady Melania Trump wore a jacket that read "I really don't care, do u?" as she boarded a flight Thursday to a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents. More>>

Muted reaction by 'pro-family' groups to family separations

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'Pro-family' groups offer muted response to separation of parents and children at border. More>>

A need to verify NKorea nuclear pledges

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The Trump administration has identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made. More>>

Official: Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May Video included

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A civil rights group attorney says federal prosecutors unexpectedly dropped misdemeanor charges against 17 adult immigrants who crossed the border with children. More>>

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

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Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as trade brawl spreads. More>>

Reactions to the death of pundit Charles Krauthammer.

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Reactions to the death of conservative writer and pundit Charles Krauthammer. More>>

The Latest: House immigration overhaul hanging by a thread

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President Donald Trump says the U.S.-Mexico border is a "big mess," and that at some point the Democratic leaders in the House and Senate "will be forced to do a real deal" on immigration. More>>

APNewsBreak: About 500 kids reunited with families since May

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Mayors who gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making. More>>

Lawmakers seek investigation of Interior boss' land deal

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Democratic lawmakers are calling for an investigation into U.S. Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke's involvement in a land deal with the chairman of an energy services company that does business with the agency. More>>

First lady visits migrant children housed in Texas

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Melania Trump is visiting a Texas facility housing some of the more 2,300 migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally. More>>

Obama, like Trump, grappled with family immigration

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The Trump administration isn't the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of thousands of immigrant families arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died

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Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning commentator who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement, died Thursday. More>>

The Latest: First lady calls for immigration legislation

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Melania Trump was welcomed by staff at the Upbring New Hope Children's Center as she made an unannounced visit Thursday to the facility that houses 58 unaccompanied migrant children. More>>

GOP struggles to salvage immigration bill, postpones vote

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An ambitious House GOP immigration overhaul is teetering ahead of voting. More>>

WHAT'S HAPPENING: A struggle for next steps on immigration

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WHAT'S HAPPENING: House GOP leaders are working furiously to get reluctant Republicans on board in hopes of resolving broader immigration issues ahead of the November midterm elections. More>>

Michigan State president apologizes for 'kickback' comments

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Michigan State University's interim president is apologizing for emails in which he said a victim of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar probably received a "kickback" from her plaintiff's lawyer. More>>

NK pledges to destroy missile test engine site

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The Trump administration has identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made. More>>

Trump scraps Obama policy on protecting oceans, Great Lakes

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President Donald Trump is throwing out a policy devised by his predecessor for protecting U.S. oceans and the Great Lakes, replacing it with a new approach that emphasizes use of the waters to promote economic growth. More>>

GOP-led House narrowly passes farm bill

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The Republican-led House has narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients. More>>

Lawyer reviewing Cohen documents submits $338,000 bill

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The lawyer appointed by a judge to help review documents seized from President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has billed for over $338,000 worth of legal work on the case in the month of May alone. More>>

Judge: Consumer finance agency unconstitutionally set up

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A New York federal judge says the government's beleaguered consumer finance watchdog agency is unconstitutionally structured. More>>

Trump seeks federal government overhaul, merger of agencies

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The White House is planning to propose merging the education and labor departments as part of a broader government overhaul. More>>

Fox News Channel chides rivals for not airing Trump speech

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Fox News Channel says its rivals 'ignore' a campaign-style speech made by President Donald Trump. More>>

Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children

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The Pentagon says it will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

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Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as trade brawl spreads. More>>

Iraq set for election recount to salvage tainted result

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Iraq's Supreme Federal Court has issued a ruling that endorses manual recount for all ballots from last month's national elections as stipulated by a law passed by parliament in response to complaints of widespread fraud. More>>

Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

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Trump supporters steadfast even as photos of children in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage. More>>

1 more US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

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Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, bringing the total number to 25. More>>

The Latest: Interior links reorganization plan to Obama

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The Trump administration is proposing a major reorganization of the federal government. More>>

The Latest: Va. governor orders probe into juvenile facility

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has ordered state officials to investigate claims made by immigrant teens of severe physical abuse at a juvenile detention facility. More>>

Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

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As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies. More>>

Jane Fonda to be honored at Traverse City Film Festival

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Jane Fonda will receive a lifetime achievement award at a northern Michigan film festival led by fellow Oscar winner Michael Moore. More>>

Angry Republican teachers create split inside Oklahoma GOP

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Nearly 100 teachers, many of them Republicans, are running for political office in Oklahoma. More>>

Supreme Court sides with 'Buckets of Money' financier

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The Supreme Court is siding with a financial adviser known for his "Buckets of Money" retirement strategy who challenged the appointment of the administrative law judge who ruled against him in a fraud case. More>>

Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust

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Israeli prosecutors have charged Sara Netanyahu, the prime minister's wife, with a series of crimes including fraud and breach of trust. More>>

Trump to welcome Jordan's king to White House

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President Donald Trump will host Jordan's King Abdullah II at the White House next week. More>>

Dems unleash kitchen-sink strategy on immigration

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As Trump relents on border separations, Democrats unleash a 'kitchen sink' strategy on immigration. More>>

Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

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Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners. More>>

Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

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President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention, even if they remain with their families. More>>

Trump stresses support for SC governor

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President Donald Trump is stressing his support for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, who is locked in a close race for the GOP gubernatorial nomination. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Majority approve of Trump's North Korea effort

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A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of North Korea, but most don't think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is serious about addressing international concerns about his country's nuclear weapons program. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Americans not hopeful about ties with allies

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Americans feel better about U.S. relations improving in the year ahead with traditionally hostile nations such as North Korea and Russia than with allies such as the UK and Canada. More>>

Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

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Drawing cheers at a rally, Trump defended his hard-line immigration policies just hours after backing off efforts to separate immigrant families. More>>

Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of elections

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Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of long-delayed presidential elections. More>>

Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

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Lawmakers from both parties are criticizing tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security. More>>

Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

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Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners. More>>

'Great job,' says Trump: Nielsen back in good graces for now Video included

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has one hard-earned presidential signing pen, receiving hers after President Donald Trump used it to sign an executive order halting family separations at the U.S. border. More>>

Silent no more, Ivanka Trump thanks father for border action

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Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump has broken her dayslong silence about the forced separations of migrant families, thanking her father for taking action. More>>

The Latest: Trump rails against FBI probe of Clinton

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President Donald Trump is accusing the media of not giving him enough credit for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he kicks off a rally in Duluth, Minnesota. More>>

The Latest: HHS says families won't be immediately reunited

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British Prime Minister Theresa May says the United States is wrong to separate migrant children from their parents, but has rejected calls to cancel President Donald Trump's visit to Britain next month. More>>

At raucous rally, Trump touts hawkish immigration plans

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President Donald Trump is talking up the economy as he holds a pre-rally roundtable in Minnesota. More>>

APNewsBreak: Kobach sought pardon for VP of corporate donor

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APNewsBreak: Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach unsuccessfully sought a governor's pardon for an executive of a company that donated to Kobach. More>>

Trump plays central role in South Carolina governor debate

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Two Republicans vying in primary runoff to become South Carolina's next governor disagree on experience needed as state's chief executive. More>>

Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child Video included

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A Guatemalan man who fled his country to seek asylum after he was kidnapped and extorted says he lived through anguish when was separated from his then 2-year-old daughter for seven days at the U.S.-Mexico border last Thanksgiving. More>>

Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

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Die-hard Trump supporters remained steadfast, even as heart-rending photos of children held in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage among Democrats and Republicans alike. More>>

GOP senator defends EPA chief, calls ethics allegations lies

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A senior Republican senator is defending the embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator, calling the ethics allegations against Scott Pruitt "outrageous" and "lies.". More>>

Judge disputes California aimed to hinder border enforcement

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California has sued the Trump administration more than half a dozen times over its immigration policies, so the state will find itself in an unusual position when it's forced to defend its own immigration moves in court. More>>

In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule Video included

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention and ask the Department of Defense to help house them. More>>

People donate millions to help separated families

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In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the Mexico border. More>>

AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

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AP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history. More>>

Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

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Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts. More>>

House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis

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Speaker Paul Ryan says he's going ahead with votes on rival House GOP immigration to end family separations at border. More>>

Ex-CIA employee pleads not guilty to hacking tool leak

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A former CIA employee has pleaded not guilty to charges he was behind a damaging leak about the agency's hacking operations. More>>

ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

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ABC News apologized for a graphic that aired on Wednesday, mistakenly saying that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had pled guilty to manslaughter charges. More>>

Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought

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A government report shows that a family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the country is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to 10 times lower than previously realized. More>>

Nielsen's career forever linked to family border separations Video included

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Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is now the face of family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

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President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S. More>>

Senate blocks Trump plan to cut $15B in unused spending

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The Senate has blocked a White House plan to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money slated for children's health insurance and other programs. More>>

ACLU asks Vermont Gov. Scott to stop blocking online critics

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The American Civil Liberty Union's Vermont chapter has asked Republican Gov. Phil Scott to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook, but his office says it is simply trying to encourage civil dialogue. More>>

Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt renounces GOP

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Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt says he is renouncing the GOP, alleging failure by party's leaders in Congress to call out what he describes as President Donald Trump's corruption. More>>

Senate changes rules following sexual misconduct scandal

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The Rhode Island Senate will require members to receive annual training after a senator was charged with extorting sex from a page earlier in the session. More>>

Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

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President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right.". More>>

Ivanka Trump stayed silent for days as border crisis mounted

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Ivanka Trump, self-styled "force for good" in the administration, out of sight amid immigration crisis. More>>

Clarification: Commerce Secretary-Russian Company story

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross denies that transactions of stock in shipping company involved insider trading. More>>

Too hot to handle: Politics of warming part of culture wars

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Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars. More>>

Another test of loyalty looms over Trump's Minnesota visit

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President Donald Trump is heading to Minnesota to stump for a congressional candidate, but another test of GOP loyalty to the president looms large over his visit. More>>

Lewandowski doubles down after comment about disabled child

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Corey Lewandowski doubles down on 'wah wah' comment on girl with Down's Syndrome. More>>

Methodists, prosecutors scold Sessions over border policy

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More than 600 members of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' church are denouncing him over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy. More>>

Teen in 'Making a Murderer' asks high court to take his case

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The Supreme Court is being asked to take the case of a teenager who appeared in the Netflix series 'Making a Murderer'. More>>

No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

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Trump administration officials have no clear plan on how to reunite some of the 2,300 minors separated from their families at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy of criminally prosecuting anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally. More>>

Kim leaves China as S. Korea urges 'concrete' plan on nukes

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North Korean state media say leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his support in last week's groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump. More>>

Bolton: NK has 'dramatic choice,' talks will move quickly

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President Trump's national Security adviser says North Korea is facing a "decisive and dramatic choice" on whether to give up its nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs and ballistic missiles. More>>

US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

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U.S. leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley calls an organization "not worthy of its name". More>>

Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

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Trump sees his immigration policy as a winner with voters ahead of midterm elections in spite of controversy over separating children and parents. More>>

House Republicans turn up the heat in standoff with DOJ

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House Republicans say the FBI hasn't adequately addressed the issue of bias within the agency, complain they haven't received some of the documents they've demanded. More>>

DC voters nominate mayor for another term, approve tips law

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Voters in Washington, D.C., nominate mayor for a second term, approve new system for paying tipped employees in bars and restaurants. More>>

The Latest: AMA calls for an end to border separations

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Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia says lawmakers "need to do everything we can" to make sure children can stay with parents who cross the border illegally. More>>

Trump takes swipe at South Carolina's Sanford in GOP meeting

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President Donald Trump worked in a verbal jab at Rep. Mark Sanford during a meeting with House Republicans on Tuesday night. More>>

Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

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A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah.". More>>

DC Mayor Bowser wins; voters OK pay shift for tipped workers

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Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has secured the Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office. More>>

Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

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Halting South Korea-US drills risks weakening allies' deterrence against North Korea. More>>

With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

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President Donald Trump is stressing his hard-line immigration stance as he readies for a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies. More>>

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