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July 09, 2019 - 1:23 pm
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would be looking “very closely” at Labor Secretary Alex Acosta’s handling of a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, though he also praised Acosta’s Cabinet work. Now, Minnesota Senator and presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar...
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July 09, 2019 - 10:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump can't ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying the First Amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court judge...
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July 09, 2019 - 9:39 am
DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, whose 19% of the vote in 1992 stands among the best showings by an independent candidate in...
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July 09, 2019 - 8:15 am
LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out for a second day at Britain's ambassador to the United States, describing him as "wacky" and a "pompous fool," after a leak of emails critical of the American administration. The series of tweets came hours after Prime Minister Theresa May stood...
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July 08, 2019 - 3:55 pm
LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened Monday to cut off contact with Britain's ambassador to the United States after leaked diplomatic cables revealed the envoy called the Trump administration "dysfunctional" and "inept." The U.S. leader tweeted about Ambassador Kim Darroch a day after a...
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July 02, 2019 - 5:54 pm
Minnesota Senator Karin Housley will not make another run at US Senate. The Stillwater Republican announcing on Facebook that, after months of consideration, she will seek reelection to the Minnesota Senate, forgoing another matchup against Tina Smith. Housley lost to Smith last November in the...
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July 02, 2019 - 2:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday promised military tanks along with "Incredible Flyovers & biggest ever Fireworks!" for the Fourth of July in Washington. But the District of Columbia's says "Tanks, but no tanks" and complains that Trump is politicizing what traditionally has...
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