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November 07, 2017 - 2:14 am
(NEW YORK) --Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page told the House Intelligence Committee last week that he alerted several top Trump campaign officials about a planned trip to Moscow in July of 2016, and notified others when he returned. Page said he informed campaign adviser J.D...
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November 07, 2017 - 2:06 am
(WASHINGTON) --President Trump expressed optimism alongside military commanders in South Korea Tuesday that the diplomatic crisis with North Korea "ultimately" will "work out." "I think we're going to have lots of good answers for you over a period of time, and ultimately it will all work out,"...
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November 06, 2017 - 7:56 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Voters head to the polls Tuesday in Virginia to decide their next governor in a race that has been closely watched as a bellwether for the political climate ahead of the 2018 midterm elections and a test of President Donald Trump’s influence in the only southern state he lost in the...
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November 06, 2017 - 7:52 pm
(TRENTON, N.J.) -- On Tuesday, New Jersey voters head to the polls in one of the two gubernatorial elections taking place in 2017 -- an election that has developed into a referendum on sitting Gov. Chris Christie and on the strength of the Democratic Party, one year after the election of President...
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November 06, 2017 - 7:38 pm
(TOKYO) -- President Trump departs Japan for South Korea Tuesday in what will be the second stop of his five-country Asia tour that comes amid heightened tensions with North Korea. While the issue of North Korea’s nuclear ambitions looms large over the entirety of the president’s tour of the region...
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November 06, 2017 - 2:59 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence will travel to Sutherland Springs, Texas, Wednesday, the site of a mass shooting at a church Sunday that left 26 people dead and 20 more injured. Pence tweeted Monday afternoon his plan to visit the small town about 35 miles east...
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November 06, 2017 - 11:58 am
(NEW YORK) -- The judge presiding over the federal case against President Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and Manafort’s former business partner is "prepared" and "inclined" to let the defendants free of home confinement, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said today. “We’re not...
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November 06, 2017 - 10:32 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is recovering at his Bowling Green home after being physically assaulted Friday afternoon by a neighbor. The assailant – 59-year-old Rene Boucher – was arrested by Kentucky State Police and charged with fourth-degree assault, authorities said. U.S. Capitol...
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November 06, 2017 - 5:22 am
(WASHINGTON) -- A Democratic advantage in preference for the 2018 midterm elections fades to insignificance among the most likely voters in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, signs of the Democrats’ enduring challenges in turning out their voters in off-year contests. In a hypothetical...
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November 05, 2017 - 10:45 pm
(TOKYO) -- President Trump said mental health, not guns, is to blame for the church shooting massacre that left at least 26 people dead in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday, calling the assailant a "very deranged individual." "Mental health is your problem here. This was a very, based on...
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