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Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract

14 hours ago   |   Reuters

Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him...
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Israel gives green light to Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib for trip despite harsh criticism

16 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Israel will allow Rep. Ilhan Omar and Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit the Jewish state and the West Bank despite their harsh criticism and support for some economic boycotts...
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Trump says supporters who chanted 'send her back' are 'incredible patriots' just a day after disavowing the chants

Trump says supporters who chanted 'send her back' are 'incredible patriots' just a day after disavowing the chants

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump on Friday referred to the supporters who chanted "SEND HER BACK!" at a rally in North Carolina earlier in the week as "incredible patriots" as he boasted...
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Former governor candidate Jeanne Ives running for Congress

18 hours ago   |   WGN TV

WHEATON, Ill. - Former state lawmaker and candidate for Illinois governor Jeanne Ives is seeking the Republican nomination for a suburban Chicago congressional district. The...
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Angela Merkel Voices 'Solidarity' With Congresswomen Trump Attacked

Angela Merkel Voices 'Solidarity' With Congresswomen Trump Attacked

18 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

"I firmly distance myself from that, " the German chancellor said of the president's racist attacks on four members of Congress who are women of color.
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Thousands Freed From Prison Custody As DOJ Implements Sentencing Reform Law

Thousands Freed From Prison Custody As DOJ Implements Sentencing Reform Law

18 hours ago   |   NPR

More than 3,100 are moving out of the Bureau of Prisons system on Friday and the Justice Department is making other changes to comply with a law passed by Congress last year.
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Trump says will not use U.S. debt ceiling to negotiate spending deal with Congress

19 hours ago   |   Reuters

President Donald Trump said on Friday he could not imagine using the United States' debt ceiling as a tool to negotiate a spending deal with lawmakers in Congress, saying the...
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Homeland Security chairman urges increased security for Democratic congresswomen amid racist attacks

Homeland Security chairman urges increased security for Democratic congresswomen amid racist attacks

19 hours ago   |   Think Progress

Rep. Bennie Thompson , chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, has urged Capitol Police to increase protections for Rep. Ilhan Omar and other progressive members of...
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A$AP Rocky Still Being Held In Sweden Prison And Is Facing Possible Indictment

A$AP Rocky Still Being Held In Sweden Prison And Is Facing Possible Indictment

23 hours ago   |   News One

Bad news for 30-year-old rapper A$AP Rocky. It was possible he was going to be released from a Swedish prison today but now they have decided to hold him for another week as...
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The Cybersecurity 202: Congress is still in the dark about the Trump administration's offensive hacking policy

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

That increases the risk of a misfire, Rep. Langevin says.
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Leake takes perfect game to 9th, Mariners beat Angels 10-0

Leake takes perfect game to 9th, Mariners beat Angels 10-0

SEATTLE - Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners lost his bid to pitch a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off the Los... Read more ...

Radical or Incremental? What's Really In Joe Biden's Health Plan

Radical or Incremental? What's Really In Joe Biden's Health Plan

The Biden plan released this week is an update of the Affordable Care Act with controversial differences. Among them: a "public option" that covers abortion, and subsidized... Read more ...

Pennsylvania school district warns parents they could lose kids over unpaid...

Pennsylvania school district warns parents they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

District says that it is trying to collect more than $20,000 Read more ...

Iran claims it seized a British tanker because it collided with an Iranian...

Iran claims it seized a British tanker because it collided with an Iranian fishing boat

Iranian authorities say they seized a British-flagged tanker after it collided with an Iranian fishing boat and then failed to respond to attempts to contact it. "The British... Read more ...

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests

HONG KONG - Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Hong Kong... Read more ...

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

Video shows the man grappling down the balconies and railings of several floors until he got to the ground level. Read more ...

Former Giants lineman Mitch Petrus dead at 32 of apparent heat stroke

Former Giants lineman Mitch Petrus dead at 32 of apparent heat stroke

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke. He was 32. Pulaski County Coroner Gerone... Read more ...

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

SEATTLE - The Los Angeles Angels gave up on their $11 million investment in Matt Harvey, designating the 30-year-old right-hander for assignment on Friday. Read more ...

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

ATLANTA - Josh Donaldson's bases-loaded single off Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning lifted the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night after Luke... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

The Cardinals topped the Reds 12-11 at Great American Ball Park, despite trailing 7-0 entering the sixth inning. Read more ...