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October 11, 2017 - 10:04 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump will travel to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday for a speech on his tax reform plan, and will specifically address truck drivers as “the lifeblood of our economy,” according to a senior administration official. "Truckers, from the president's perspective, are...
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October 11, 2017 - 5:52 am
(GADSDEN, Ala.) -- The son of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore was arrested Monday in Alabama on a misdemeanor charge linked to allegations of illegal hunting, according to police. Caleb Moore, 27, turned himself into the Etowah County Jail in Gadsden and was charged with third-degree...
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October 10, 2017 - 9:14 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump pushed back against criticism from Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., that his approach to foreign policy could put the United States "on the path to World War III." “We were on the wrong path before. All you have to do is take a look. If you look over the last 25...
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October 10, 2017 - 7:46 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan pair of House members has introduced a ban on the bump stock devices used to speed up the rate of fire of semi-automatic weapons –- an accessory used by the Las Vegas shooter last week. The bill, from Reps. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., would make...
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October 10, 2017 - 6:20 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has built an image as a tough-talking New Yorker whose pugnaciousness, it seems, can extend to some people he has even considered allies. The latest public slight against a close ally popped up this morning, when he apparently challenged Secretary of State Rex...
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October 10, 2017 - 2:14 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Hillary Clinton spoke out Tuesday about the allegations of sexual assault and harassment against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, saying she was "shocked and appalled" to learn of the revelations and that such behavior "cannot be tolerated." Clinton's comments came in a statement...
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October 10, 2017 - 11:59 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is expected to propose rolling back the Clean Power Plan today, a major step back from policies put in place by the Obama administration to combat climate change. So what could that mean for the environment? The biggest criticism of undoing the plan is that...
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October 10, 2017 - 9:50 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is not backing down from his feud with Sen. Bob Corker and is now suggesting that the Tennessee Republican's conversation with The New York Times was recorded without his awareness. "The Failing [New York Times] set Liddle' Bob Corker up by recording his...
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October 10, 2017 - 8:11 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has challenged his secretary of state to compare intelligence IQ tests, suggesting he would score higher than Rex Tillerson amid reports that he called the president a “moron.” “I think it’s fake news , but if he did that, I guess we’ll have to compare IQ...
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October 10, 2017 - 3:24 am
(NEW YORK) -- There is no one path that leads to a job as a presidential speechwriter. But for David Litt, the journey began as a young man growing up on New York City’s Upper West Side with aspirations for a career in comedy. “I did stand-up comedy at the school talent show ... and it didn’t go...
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