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Amid harsh criticism, Trump tries a tougher tone on Russia

2 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump spent a second day managing the political fallout from his widely criticized meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, shifting stances and...
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LGBT advocates fear Kavanaugh's votes on gay-rights issues

2 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - Gay-rights supporters who thronged the Supreme Court plaza after justices declared same-sex marriage a constitutional right expect to have little to celebrate if...
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Top Democrats shy away from using word 'treason' with Trump

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Democrats are happy to say President Donald Trump undermined American democracy. That he patted Vladimir Putin on the back for interfering in U.S. elections. That...
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North Korea hasn't met its promise to return US war remains

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - North Korea has yet to fulfill its promise to return the remains of Americans killed in Korea in the 1950s. And it might be months or even years before any remains...
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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

3 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: July 15 The Washington Post asks who is paying for the next Supreme Court justice: Before President Donald Trump...
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Trump's changing message on Russia has been muddy from the start of his presidency

Trump's changing message on Russia has been muddy from the start of his presidency

3 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - Two weeks before his inauguration, Donald Trump was shown highly classified intelligence indicating that President Vladimir Putin of Russia had personally ordered...
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Alexander Ovechkin Wins 2018 ESPYs Award for Best Male Athlete

4 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Washington Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin won the 2018 ESPYs Award for Best Male Athlete on Wednesday. He beat out 2017 American League MVP Jose Altuve, 2017 NFL MVP Tom...
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FBI Director Christopher Wray Says Russia Continues to Sow Discord in the U.S

5 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that Russia continues to use fake news, propaganda and covert operations to “spin up” Americans on both sides of hot-button issues...
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U.S. farmers caught in ‘crossfire' vent about impact of Trump tariffs at congressional hearings

7 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - In another sign of growing congressional rebellion against President Donald Trump's trade wars, a Republican-led committee gave U.S. farmers a platform Wednesday...
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What's the right contract for Tom Wilson, Capitals?

7 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

What's the price for grit, agitation, and intimidation?
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White House says Trump will discuss allowing Russia to question US citizens...

White House says Trump will discuss allowing Russia to question US citizens as part of 'incredible offer' floated by Putin

The White House has confirmed that President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin discussed striking a deal that would allow Russia to criminally investigate a former US... Read more ...

State Supreme Court blocks measure to divide California into three states

State Supreme Court blocks measure to divide California into three states

The California Supreme Court blocked a measure Wednesday that would divide the state into three, preventing it from appearing on the November ballot. Read more ...

Mom accused of letting men rape her 2-year-old daughter

Mom accused of letting men rape her 2-year-old daughter

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President Trump says in interview he told Putin the US won't tolerate...

President Trump says in interview he told Putin the US won't tolerate election interference

President Trump said during an interview, "I let him know we can't have this." Read more ...

Dodgers land All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from Orioles

Dodgers land All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from Orioles

The Los Angeles Dodgers have won the Manny Machado sweepstakes, getting the prized All-Star shortstop from the Baltimore Orioles in a trade Wednesday night. Read more ...

Lay's is releasing 8 new chip flavors inspired by hometown favorites

Lay's is releasing 8 new chip flavors inspired by hometown favorites

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Florida man dies after eating oyster tainted with 'flesh-eating' bacteria

Florida man dies after eating oyster tainted with 'flesh-eating' bacteria

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Trump says Russia isn't a threat, contradicts his own intelligence chief

Trump says Russia isn't a threat, contradicts his own intelligence chief

President Trump on Wednesday appeared to say that Russia was no longer targeting the US - flatly contradicting his own intelligence chief, who said days ago that “the warning... Read more ...

Dog with terminal cancer receives free burgers for life at Burger King

Dog with terminal cancer receives free burgers for life at Burger King

A daily cheeseburger eases the pain for this terminally ill boxer-lab mix. Read more ...

No one can figure out why a Virgin Mary statue is weeping olive oil​

No one can figure out why a Virgin Mary statue is weeping olive oil​

The Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces continues to investigate a Virgin Mary sculpture in a Hobbs church that appears to be weeping. Read more ...