Wednesday 16th of January, 2019

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Some in GOP split with White House on Russia sanctions

Some in GOP split with White House on Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House Tuesday on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions on companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska.

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The Latest: House approves measure rebuking Iowa Rep. King

The Latest: House approves measure rebuking Iowa Rep. King

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa (all times local):

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Impact of public opinion on shutdown showdown as polls show support for a border wall trending upward

Impact of public opinion on shutdown showdown as polls show support for a border wall trending upward

Republicans and Democrats put their own spin on a pair of recent polls about the government shutdown; insight from Republican pollster Kristen Soltis Anderson, Washington Examiner contributor and author of 'The Selfie Vote.'

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The Latest: Trump tells farmers that wall won't hurt them

The Latest: Trump tells farmers that wall won't hurt them

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

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Trump's attorney general nominee: 'I will not be bullied'

Trump's attorney general nominee: 'I will not be bullied'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 president

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Steve King: Republican congressman who defended white supremacy stripped of committee assignments

Steve King: Republican congressman who defended white supremacy stripped of committee assignments

A senior Republican congressman has been blocked by his own party from sitting on committees after his universally condemned remarks about white supremacy.Steve King, in his ninth term representing Iowa in Washington, will not be given committee assi

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The Latest: Trump rejects short-term shutdown fix

The Latest: Trump rejects short-term shutdown fix

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local):

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GOP's Cheney suggests Steve King 'find another line of work'

GOP's Cheney suggests Steve King 'find another line of work'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are dialing up the pressure on Rep. Steve King, with one GOP leader suggesting Tuesday that the nine-term Iowan leave Congress after the latest in a string of what she called his "racist" comments.

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37 years ago: The horror and heroism of Air Florida Flight 90

37 years ago: The horror and heroism of Air Florida Flight 90

A storm Jan. 13, 1982, led to one of the most haunting tragedies in Washington, D.C., history: the crash of Air Florida Flight 90, which killed 78.

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The Latest: King to vote 'yes' on measure rebuking him

The Latest: King to vote 'yes' on measure rebuking him

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa (all times local):

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Democrats Say Mueller Must Finish Probe of Trump Russia Ties

Democrats Say Mueller Must Finish Probe of Trump Russia Ties

The New York Times reported Friday that the FBI had opened a probe in 2017 to determine whether the president had worked, knowingly or unknowingly, on behalf of Russia and against U.S. national interests.On Saturday, a Washington Post story said Trum

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AP sources: Gillibrand moving toward 2020 bid in coming days

AP sources: Gillibrand moving toward 2020 bid in coming days

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is expected to move toward launching a 2020 presidential campaign within days by forming an exploratory committee, according to several people familiar with her plans.

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Trump: 'I never worked for Russia'

Trump: 'I never worked for Russia'

Trump also disputed a Washington Post report that he had concealed details about his meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and confiscated his interpreter's notes.Congressional Democrats raised the possibility of subpoenaing the translator.T

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Trump denies ever working for Russia, blasts investigators

Trump denies ever working for Russia, blasts investigators

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday denied he ever worked for Russia against U.S. interests, addressing an extraordinary question that has haunted his presidency and shows no sign of going away.

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Worst is over for winter storm that clobbered U.S. Midwest, D.C. and New England

Worst is over for winter storm that clobbered U.S. Midwest, D.C. and New England

All Washington D.C. federal offices would be closed on Monday, but train and bus service in the metro D.C. area would resume after being shut down on Sunday, officials said."There's some digging out to do," Jim Hayes, a forecaster with the National W

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Trump's weekend: New Russia questions, shutdown irritants

Trump's weekend: New Russia questions, shutdown irritants

WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn't the weekend that President Donald Trump wanted: largely alone at the White House, irked by a pair of startling Russia headlines and baffled that he's not getting more credit for staying put during the partial gov

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Mueller Steals Focus Back From Trump Wall War

Mueller Steals Focus Back From Trump Wall War

The FBI opened a probe in 2017 to determine whether Trump had worked, knowingly or unknowingly, on behalf of Russia, the New York Times reported Friday.The next day, the Washington Post said he went to great lengths to hide details of his discussions

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The Latest: Barr prepares for Senate confirmation hearing

The Latest: Barr prepares for Senate confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general (all times local):

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Millions digging out from killer storm, bracing for more winter havoc

Millions digging out from killer storm, bracing for more winter havoc

Millions of Americans from Colorado to Washington, D.C., were digging out from a major winter storm Monday while forecasters warned that more could be on the way next weekend.

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The Latest: Officials wish Trump denial was more forceful

The Latest: Officials wish Trump denial was more forceful

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local):

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Trump threatens Turkey's economy if it attacks Syrian Kurd militia

Trump threatens Turkey's economy if it attacks Syrian Kurd militia

Relations between the United States and Turkey have long been strained by Washington's support for the Kurdish YPG, which Turkey views as a terrorist organization that is an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) that has for decades

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Ted Cruz: Americans outside D.C. don't care about Russia investigation

Ted Cruz: Americans outside D.C. don't care about Russia investigation

Sen. Ted Cruz said Americans do not care much about special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe outside of Washington, D.C.

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US wants Syria 'safe zone' to protect Turkey, Kurds: Pompeo

US wants Syria 'safe zone' to protect Turkey, Kurds: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that talks were under way on Washington's proposal to establish a "safe zone" in flashpoint border areas of northeastern Syria, where tensions are rising between Turkey and Kurdish militia."We want to mak

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Selective shutdown? Trump tries to blunt impact, takes heat

Selective shutdown? Trump tries to blunt impact, takes heat

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on many Americans: Hundreds of thousands of federal employees don't know when they'll see their next paycheck, and low-income people who rely on the federal safety net worry about

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The Latest: 3 Democrats warn Trump on Cohen testimony

The Latest: 3 Democrats warn Trump on Cohen testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local):

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Furloughed federal workers line up for free meal

Furloughed federal workers line up for free meal

With no end in sight to a partial U.S. government shutdown that has left them without paychecks, hundreds of federal workers, contractors and their families attend a free community dinner at a high school in suburban Washington, D.C. Rough Cut (no re

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Snow storm marches toward Washington, after pummeling Midwest

Snow storm marches toward Washington, after pummeling Midwest

The weather system is forecast to affect an 1,800-mile corridor of the United States from Colorado to the mid-Atlantic.

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Turkey hails Pompeo comments over defence against 'terrorists'

Turkey hails Pompeo comments over defence against 'terrorists'

Turkey on Saturday welcomed the latest statement made by Washington's top diplomat over Ankara's right to defend itself from "terrorists" after the US withdraws from Syria."We find correct his statement about the removal of the elements that concern

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The Latest: Senator to force vote on Russian oligarch

The Latest: Senator to force vote on Russian oligarch

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local):

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Trump dodges question on whether he has worked for Russia

Trump dodges question on whether he has worked for Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump avoided giving a direct answer when asked if he currently is or has ever worked for Russia after a published report said federal law enforcement officials were so concerned about his behavior after he fired

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U.S.-led coalition withdrawing equipment from Syria

U.S.-led coalition withdrawing equipment from Syria

President Donald Trump's announcement last month that he had decided to withdraw the 2,000 U.S. troops there stunned allies who have joined Washington in the battle against Islamic State militants in Syria.Senior U.S. officials were shocked too, amon

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Democratic Hawaii Rep. Gabbard running for president in 2020

Democratic Hawaii Rep. Gabbard running for president in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii has announced that she is running for president in 2020.

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Snowstorm targets Washington, at least five dead in U.S. Midwest

Snowstorm targets Washington, at least five dead in U.S. Midwest

The weather system, which started as rain from Mexico but has since turned into snow, is forecast to affect an 1,800-mile (2,900 km) swath of the United States from Colorado to the Mid-Atlantic.The storm hit Kansas and Missouri on Friday and pummeled

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Pompeo in Bahrain on first leg of tour of Gulf allies

Pompeo in Bahrain on first leg of tour of Gulf allies

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Bahrain on Friday, the first leg of a tour of Gulf monarchies which Washington says are "critical" to confronting Iran and jihadists."These Gulf partnerships are critical to achieving shared regional objec

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The Latest: Pompeo says diplomats' morale good in shutdown

The Latest: Pompeo says diplomats' morale good in shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):

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Pompeo 'optimistic' Syria Kurds, Turkey can be protected

Pompeo 'optimistic' Syria Kurds, Turkey can be protected

Washington's top diplomat said Saturday he was "optimistic" a way could be found to protect Syrian Kurds while allowing Turks to "defend their country from terrorists" following a US pullout from Syria."We are confident we can achieve an outcome that

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Requests to bring in child brides OK'd; legal under US laws

Requests to bring in child brides OK'd; legal under US laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were approved over the past decade, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press. In one case, a 49-year-old man ap

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Air traffic controllers' union sues over unpaid work during government shutdown

Air traffic controllers' union sues over unpaid work during government shutdown

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association said that requiring 16,000 controllers to work without pay violates their constitutional rights and a federal wage law in a lawsuit in federal court in Washington D.C."America wants its air traffic con

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Trump and Pelosi Are Locked in Their First Battle. Neither Can Afford to Lose

Trump and Pelosi Are Locked in Their First Battle. Neither Can Afford to Lose

The first battle between President Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi will shape the new balance of power in Washington

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Graham says Barr expressed confidence in special counsel

Graham says Barr expressed confidence in special counsel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said attorney general nominee William Barr has confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller and will let him complete his Russia investigation.

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Trump threatens to use emergency power to build wall, end shutdown

Trump threatens to use emergency power to build wall, end shutdown

MCALLEN, Texas/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Flanked by border agents who are going without paychecks during a government shutdown, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to use emergency powers to bypass Congress to pay for a wall on the U.S.-M

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Venezuela's defense minister asked Maduro to resign: Washington Post

Venezuela's defense minister asked Maduro to resign: Washington Post

Venezuela's defense minister told socialist President Nicolas Maduro to step down last month, and said he would offer his own resignation if he did not, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing an anonymous U.S. intelligence official.Both Ma

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Build the wall: the pledge defining Trump's presidency

Build the wall: the pledge defining Trump's presidency

Washington (AFP) - Building a wall on the border with Mexico has been a central plank of US President Donald Trump's political platform, both as a candidate and since taking office.

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California Republicans object after Trump threatens wildfire aid

California Republicans object after Trump threatens wildfire aid

SACRAMENTO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out once more at California on Wednesday for a series of devastating wildfires he blames on poor forest management, threatening to withhold federal disaster aid in a Twitter blast t

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Dems block Senate bill on Israel boycotts, citing shutdown

Dems block Senate bill on Israel boycotts, citing shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans' first bill of the new Congress was intended to insert the legislative branch into President Donald Trump's Middle East policy — but also to drive a wedge between centrist and liberal Democrats over at

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Trump the latest US president to use Oval Office to address nation

Trump the latest US president to use Oval Office to address nation

Washington (AFP) - US President Donald Trump is to address the nation from the Oval Office on Tuesday to present his case for building a wall along the southern border with Mexico.

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Ocasio-Cortez Is Wrong to Attack Fact-Checkers

Ocasio-Cortez Is Wrong to Attack Fact-Checkers

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacked fact-checkers on Monday, saying that they were guilty of “false equivalency” and “bias” in correcting her mistakes.In a series of tweets, Ocasio-Cortez attacked both the Washington Post and Pol

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Manafort accused of sharing 2016 election data with Russians

Manafort accused of sharing 2016 election data with Russians

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort shared polling data during the 2016 presidential campaign with a business associate accused of having ties to Russian intelligence, and prosecutors say he lied to them about it, accordi

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Attorney General pick Barr expresses confidence in Mueller

Attorney General pick Barr expresses confidence in Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — The incoming chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday that Attorney General nominee William Barr has confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller and will let him complete his Russia investigation.

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Kevin Spacey caught speeding after entering not-guilty plea on sex assault charge

Kevin Spacey caught speeding after entering not-guilty plea on sex assault charge

Hours after pleading not guilty in a Massachusetts courtroom, Kevin Spacey landed in Washington, D.C., and was pulled over for driving too fast.

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