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Trump's attacks on congresswomen could boost Biden campaign

2 minutes ago   |   Reuters

As U.S. President Donald Trump intensifies his efforts to brand four progressive congresswomen as the new face of the Democratic Party, its presidential front-runner, Joe...
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UK's Javid says ‘send her back' chant at Trump rally unacceptable

6 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LONDON - Chants of "send her back" directed at politicians are completely unacceptable in a modern democracy, British interior minister Sajid Javid said on Friday after a crowd...
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Iran rejects Trump report that U.S. Navy downed ‘provocative' drone

6 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

DUBAI - Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were accounted for, amid...
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Trump Says U.S. Destroyed Iranian Drone. Iran Says It Didn't Happen

8 minutes ago   |   Fortune   |   3 articles

Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's statement that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf after it threatened the ship - an incident that...
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As 'superstar' cities keep winning, worrisome U.S. divide widens

18 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a preposterous direction and...
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As ‘superstar' cities keep winning, worrisome U.S. divide widens

20 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

NASHVILLE - In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a preposterous...
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U.S. House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct

20 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by...
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States, provinces discuss cooperation on stopping Asian carp

40 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

U.S. states and Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region are looking for ways to cooperate on preventing Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan.
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Heydi Gámez García: Honduran 13-year-old Taken Off Life Support After Trying to Kill Herself When Father Was Barred Entry Into U.S

58 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

"Heydi was always asking, 'When is papi coming?'" said the 13-year-old's aunt Jessica Gámez.
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Iran's Guards say they will release images to disprove U.S. claim that drone shot down

58 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

DUBAI - Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they would release images to disprove U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed an Iranian...
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Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

If confirmed, the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia would replace outgoing Secretary Alexander Acosta. Read more ...

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will face off again in Democratic primary debate

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will face off again in Democratic primary debate

CNN's two-night Democratic primary debate will offer a rematch of Biden and Harris, whose clash over race became the most closely watched moment of the first round of debates. Read more ...

City explains its public art shows Spider-Man's hands, not devil horns...

City explains its public art shows Spider-Man's hands, not devil horns, after complaint

A woman in Lincoln, Nebraska, is fighting the city over what she says is a sculpture depicting devil horns at the Lincoln Children's Zoo. It's actually just Spiderman's hands... Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg had a three-run homer among his three hits and set a franchise-record for a pitcher with five RBIs, as the surging Washington Nationals beat the... Read more ...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it pays to act quickly'

World stocks jumped on Friday after comments from two Federal Reserve officials cemented traders' expectations of a cut to interest rates later this month. "You don't need to... Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein Denied Bail in Sex Trafficking Case

Jeffrey Epstein Denied Bail in Sex Trafficking Case

A federal judge denied bail to wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday, ruling that he will remain jailed as he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking and conspiracy... Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to... Read more ...

Zack Wheeler report comes in with Mets watching closely

Zack Wheeler report comes in with Mets watching closely

SAN FRANCISCO - Zack Wheeler has taken the first steps in what the Mets hope will be a fast return from the injured list. On Thursday, the right-hander played catch for a... Read more ...