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October 10, 2017 - 3:16 am
(DAVIS, Calif.) -- Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton linked climate change with the spate of hurricanes and now wildfires that have hit the country in recent weeks. "I drove here and I know about what's going on with these terrible fires in Sonoma and Napa and across other...
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October 09, 2017 - 8:43 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The trip that Vice President Mike Pence took this weekend to see the Indianapolis Colts play in his home state -- which he later left in protest after players did not stand for the national anthem -- cost taxpayers nearly $250,000, according to an ABC News estimate. Pence's costly...
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October 09, 2017 - 7:09 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Congressional Hispanic Caucus called the White House’s list of demands on immigration over the weekend the most extreme policy proposals on the issue they had seen to date. “These are the worst stated immigration proposals, certainly,” Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus...
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October 09, 2017 - 2:01 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Newly obtained emails between a Russian attorney and a music promoter who helped arrange for the lawyer to meet with Donald Trump Jr. and Trump campaign associates at Trump Tower last year appear to support the attorney's claim that the meeting was intended to focus on an Obama-era...
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October 09, 2017 - 1:31 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Here's everything you need to know about Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), who has recently been caught in a war of words with President Donald Trump. Name: Robert "Bob" Phillips Corker Jr. Party: Republican Date of Birth: August 24, 1952 Age: 63 What he does now: U.S. senator from...
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October 09, 2017 - 12:30 pm
(NEW YORK) -- ABC's "The View" has a new co-host: Meghan McCain. McCain, the daughter of Arizona Sen. John McCain, joins Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, Sara Haines and Paula Faris for season 21. She nabbed a seat at the table after the sudden departure of Jedediah Bila, the show's lone...
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October 09, 2017 - 11:09 am
(WASHINGTON) -- EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced today that the agency plans to repeal a major carbon-emissions rule put in place by the Obama administration, the latest step the Trump presidency has taken to roll back his predecessor's climate regulations. The Clean Power Plan caps the...
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October 09, 2017 - 6:40 am
(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump’s first wife, Ivana Trump, said she has a “direct number” to the White House, turned down the U.S. ambassadorship to the Czech Republic and takes “full credit” for raising the couple’s three children. Those are just a few of the revelations Ivana Trump , 68,...
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