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Bannon says it’s not necessary to justify separating kids, parents at border

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Bannon says it’s not necessary to justify separating kids, parents at border

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon said President Donald Trump doesn’t need to “justify” the policy of separating children from parents who are caught illegally crossing the southern…

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Trump to be ‘special guest’ during House GOP Immigration Conference

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Trump to be ‘special guest’ during House GOP Immigration Conference

Leon Neal/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Trump will be making a rare trip up Pennsylvania Avenue next week as a “special guest” at an additional House GOP Member Conference meeting to talk about immigration, a GOP source confirmed.News of the m…

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Trump taps Kathy Kraninger to head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Trump taps Kathy Kraninger to head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump plans to nominate Kathy Kraninger to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the White House announced Saturday.Kraninger currently works under Mick Mulvaney at the Office of Management and…

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Cartoonist fired for being critical of Trump: ‘They’ve not silenced me’

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Cartoonist fired for being critical of Trump: ‘They’ve not silenced me’

iStock/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH) — When Rob Rogers met with human resources representatives of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette this week, he didn’t expect to be fired right then and there.Rogers, 59, had been the editorial cartoonist for the daily newspaper …

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Trump says US policy separating migrant families is law. It’s not.

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Trump says US policy separating migrant families is law. It’s not.

John Moore/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump told reporters on Friday, when asked about separating migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border: “I hate the children being taken away. The Democrats have to change their law. That’s their law.”No, i…

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Rich Alaskan donor gave $250K to Trump after EPA reversed decision on Pebble Mine

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Rich Alaskan donor gave $250K to Trump after EPA reversed decision on Pebble Mine

Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News/MCT via Getty Images(BRISTOL BAY, Alaska) — A wealthy activist who has funded efforts to block a proposed mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay donated $250,000 to President Donald Trump’s re-election effort six weeks after the a…

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Special counsel remains interested in Cohen, grand jury witness says

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Special counsel remains interested in Cohen, grand jury witness says

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A former member of the Ukrainian parliament who appeared before special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury last week has told ABC News that, based on the questioning, he believes prosecutors probing Russian meddling…

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EPA sends rollback of Obama water protection rule to White House

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EPA sends rollback of Obama water protection rule to White House

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers have sent a proposal to revise an Obama administration rule intended to protect bodies of water to the White House for review, a move that could roll back …

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FBI has obtained encrypted messages from Michael Cohen’s phones: Prosecutors

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FBI has obtained encrypted messages from Michael Cohen’s phones: Prosecutors

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Federal prosecutors in New York have introduced a new element in the case surrounding the FBI’s April raids on the properties of President Donald Trump’s long-time personal lawyer and fixer Mi…

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Parents face $132,000 claim after kid knocks over sculpture

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Parents face $132,000 claim after kid knocks over sculpture

ABC News(OVERLAND PARK, Kan.) — Parents of a 5-year-old Kansas boy were hit with a $132,000 bill after their son knocked over an art sculpture on display at a local community center.Surveillance video captured the little boy reaching for the sculpture…

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