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  • trump

    Sunday, Oct 22, 2017

    Trump Urges House GOP to Move Quickly on Budget, Tax Cuts

    Trump Urges House GOP to Move Quickly on Budget, Tax Cuts

    President Donald Trump warned House Republicans on Sunday that 2018 would be a political failure for the GOP and disappointment for the nation if they fail on tax overhaul. A GOP aide familiar with the...

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  • Bowe Bergdahl

    Sunday, Oct 22, 2017

    Dramatic Sentencing Hearing Expected in Bergdahl Case

    Dramatic Sentencing Hearing Expected in Bergdahl Case

    The fate of Bowe Bergdahl — the Army sergeant who pleaded guilty to endangering his comrades by leaving his post in 2009 in Afghanistan — now rests in the hands of a judge. A sentencing hearing for Bergdahl...

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  • middle east

    Monday, Oct 23, 2017

    Tillerson Seeks Arab Help in US Effort to Isolate Iran

    Tillerson Seeks Arab Help in US Effort to Isolate Iran

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took the Trump administration's case for isolating and containing Iran in the Middle East and beyond to two Gulf Arab nations on Sunday, pushing for Saudi Arabia and Iraq to...

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  • philippines

    4 hours ago

    Philippines Declares End to 5-Month Militant Siege in Marawi

    Philippines Declares End to 5-Month Militant Siege in Marawi

    The Philippine government declared the end Monday to the militant siege of a southern city that lasted five months, left more than 1,100 people dead and sparked fears of the Islamic State group gaining a...

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  • Saturday, Oct 21, 2017

    How Solar Could Transform Puerto Rico's Future

    How Solar Could Transform Puerto Rico's Future

    The destruction of Puerto Rico's power grid has brought new focus on the bankrupt Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and how the electricity system could be rebuilt in a more resilient way that takes advantage...

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  • Voting Panel

    Sunday, Oct 22, 2017

    Trump Voting Commission Criticized for Lack of Transparency

    Trump Voting Commission Criticized for Lack of Transparency

    President Donald Trump's advisory commission on election integrity has integrity questions of its own — with some of its own members raising concerns about its openness. This past week, two members fired off...

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  • Saturday, Oct 21, 2017

    Questions Remain for Trump Administration on Niger Mission

    Questions Remain for Trump Administration on Niger Mission

    In Washington, there is a search for answers about the ambush in Niger that killed four U.S. Service members.

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  • puerto rico

    2 hours ago

    Senate Presses Ahead on $36.5B Disaster Relief Package

    Senate Presses Ahead on $36.5B Disaster Relief Package

    The Senate is pushing ahead on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash. The measure also would replenish rapidly dwindling emergency disaster accounts...

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  • Japan

    3 hours ago

    Japan Leader: Priorities Are North Korea and Aging Country

    Japan Leader: Priorities Are North Korea and Aging Country

    Fresh off a decisive election victory, Japan's leader pledged Monday to tackle what he called Japan's two national crises: the military threat from North Korea and an aging and shrinking population. Prime...

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  • hostage

    Sunday, Oct 22, 2017

    Woman Kidnapped by Taliban-Linked Group Shares Details

    Woman Kidnapped by Taliban-Linked Group Shares Details

    The American woman who was kidnapped by Taliban-connected militants shared with NBC News on Sunday details about the nearly five years she spent in captivity, less than two weeks after she and her family were...

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