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Congressional leaders meet with DOJ, intel officials on informant controversy

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Congressional leaders meet with DOJ, intel officials on informant controversy

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Top congressional leaders met with senior intelligence and law enforcement officials Thursday in a series of White House-brokered meetings to review highly-classified information about the Russia investigation, includin…

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President Trump posthumously pardons boxer Jack Johnson

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President Trump posthumously pardons boxer Jack Johnson

Bettmann / Contributor(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump signed a full posthumous pardon for former heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson in a surprise Oval Office ceremony alongside actor Sylvester Stallone, former heavyweight boxer Lennox Lewis, and oth…

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Congress reacts to Trump canceling the summit with North Korea

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Congress reacts to Trump canceling the summit with North Korea

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — In the wake of President Donald Trump’s cancellation of a planned nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, members of Congress were quick to play the blame game.Some members of Congress lauded Trump, saying …

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President Trump cancels North Korea summit

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President Trump cancels North Korea summit

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump in a letter directly to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday announced that he is canceling the much anticipated nuclear summit, calling it a “truly sad moment in history.” “Sadly, based on the trem…

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White House one step closer to a bipartisan victory with prison reform bill advancement

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White House one step closer to a bipartisan victory with prison reform bill advancement

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The White House is one step closer to achieving a bipartisan legislative victory with the passage of a prison reform bill that has been championed by the president’s son-and-law and adviser Jared Kushner in the Ho…

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Joe Lieberman unaware of John McCain’s 2008 regret until new book

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Joe Lieberman unaware of John McCain’s 2008 regret until new book

@SenJohnMcCain(WASHINGTON) — Former Sen. Joe Lieberman says he was unaware Sen. John McCain regretted not selecting him as his 2008 running mate until the Arizona senator shared that sentiment in his new book and in an upcoming documentary. “I m…

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Cynthia Nixon must gather signatures to get on ballot for New York governor

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Cynthia Nixon must gather signatures to get on ballot for New York governor

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK CITY) — New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon did not receive enough votes today at the New York Democratic Party Convention to guarantee her a spot on the primary ballot.Gov. Andrew Cuomo won more than 95 p…

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Trump to award Medal of Honor to former Navy SEAL for ‘daring assault’ in Afghanistan

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Trump to award Medal of Honor to former Navy SEAL for ‘daring assault’ in Afghanistan

U.S. Navy(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump will award a former member of the Navy’s SEAL Team Six with the Medal of Honor Thursday for an attempted rescue of his teammate on a mountainside in Afghanistan in March 2002. Retired Master Chief Special…

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FBI rolls out new campaign to warn the public against posting fake threats : ‘Think Before You Post’

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FBI rolls out new campaign to warn the public against posting fake threats : ‘Think Before You Post’

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The FBI rolled out a new public service announcement on Wednesday called “Think Before You Post” in the hope that people stop making hoax threats in the wake of tragedies such as the recent school shooting in Sant…

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NTSB recommends seat belts on all new school buses after deadly crashes

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NTSB recommends seat belts on all new school buses after deadly crashes

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For the first time, the National Transportation Safety Board is recommending all new school buses be equipped with lap and shoulder seat belts, after the agency released findings from a special investigation report prompt…

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