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Ocasio-Cortez takes spin in Pelosi's chair to preside over House

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up Thursday to unveil legislation seeking to cap credit card interest rates at 15 percent, calling high ra...

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China to impose tariffs on USA goods despite Trump warning

It is the threat to impose tariffs on the $300 billion or so remaining imports from China that cause the greatest concerns. Here are four reas...

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5 dead after small tour planes collide in Alaska

Authorities are responding to a crash involving two float planes in an inlet near Ketchikan, a popular tourist city in Alaska . "We are incre...

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3 notable policy stances from Kamala Harris' interview with CNN's Jake Tapper

If she becomes president, however, she won't wait for Congress to take action. Harris, Senator from California where all the major United St...

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Tlaib: Palestinians created ‘safe haven’ for Jews after the Holocaust

Asked on the "Skullduggery" podcast about her views on the Israeli-Palestinian issue, Tlaib commented , "When I think of the Holocaust , the...

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Former US President Jimmy Carter hospitalized after breaking hip, spokesperson says

In March, Carter became the longest-living chief executive in USA history, exceeding the lifespan of former President George H.W. Bush, who died...

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American pastor known for hateful views banned from Ireland, report says

Steven Anderson , founder of the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Arizona , is a Holocaust denier and anti-LGBT. He previously posted an onl...

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Israel Reopens Border in Gaza

Thousands attend the pro-Palestine protest, marching through the streets of central London , the Guardian reported . The Trump administrat...

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Archie photo released for Mother's Day

Now, she's on hand to help the new mom in her first days as a parent. It is understood the Duke and Duchess have elected not to give Archie ...

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Crossbow murder mystery deepens as two more bodies are found in Germany

Police said they didn't immediately have details of the identity of the women found in a search of the apartment in Wittingen, in northern Germa...

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Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots

Police imposed a curfew in the Chilaw, Kuliyapitiya, Bingiriya, and Dummalasuriya police divisions to control the situation. Police curfew h...

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No trade agreement: China and the United States stopped talking

China's Vice Premier and chief trade negotiator Liu He said the United States must remove all extra tariffs before a trade deal can be reached...

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Pilot Pulls Off Emergency Landing Without Front Wheels

Captain Myat Moe Aung circled the airport twice to allow air traffic controllers to determine if the landing gear was down, the airline was cite...

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Trump may provoke USA lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat

His reluctance angered Mr. Trump, who believed that Mr. McGahn showed disloyalty by telling investigators for the special counsel, Robert S. Mue...

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Hong Kong legislators exchange blows over extradition law

Several lawmakers were injured and one was taken to hospital as politicians clashed in the chamber. Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam ...

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Brexit anger makes European vote difficult for Conservatives, says UK minister

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage told the show there had been a breakdown in trust between people and politicians. Farage, whose former party ...

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Swedish prosecutors reopening investigation into rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Assange , who has denied the charges, has avoided extradition by seeking refuge in London's Ecuadorian embassy. Assange had spent seven year...

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China Dreaming That Sleepy Joe Biden Gets Elected In 2020

The Republican president took to his favorite public platform, Twitter , to announce the stinging new epithet for Biden, who enjoys a strong lea...

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Irish woman Eileen Mackin finally meets 103-year-old mum

Last month Eileen made a decision to "take the bull by the horns" and travelled to Scotland with her husband, daughter and son-in-law to meet ...

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Trump may provoke U.S. lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat

So, if Barr fails to deliver Mueller's untouched findings, the full House will vote him in contempt of Congress, "when we're ready", Speaker Nan...

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Pentagon moves $1.5 billion more to border wall

The news comes as Shanahan has asked Congress for $1.8 billion in additional money for this fiscal year to help fix damage done to military in...

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Asheville Kidnap Claim Unravels: Mom Charged

The baby, whose first name is Shaylie, was taken to a hospital and is reportedly in "very good condition", according to Henderson County Sheriff...

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Police charge stepfather of missing Texas girl with evidence tampering

The man who reported 4-year-old Maleah Davis had been abducted last weekend was arrested near Houston Saturday in connection with her disapp...

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Iran Officials Tell President Trump Not to Bother Making a Phone Call

The commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said Sunday that the United States "does not have the ability" to wage war against...

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Chance of Brexit being called off could be 30%, says Tusk

And, "paradoxically it is Brexit that triggered a pro-European movement in the UK". "Nothing is irreversible until people believe it is", Tusk...

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Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged by sabotage attacks

In a statement, the ministry said it "condemned all acts that would harm the national security of the UAE " and "stressed the solidarity of the...

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Pompeo Believes Trump Has Tougher Stance on Russia Than Any US President

The top USA diplomat will meet Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi to "discuss the full range of bilateral and multilateral challenges", the ...

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Bannon praises Trump for staying tough on China trade talks

China and America have agreed to hold more talks in Beijing in an effort to settle an escalating trade dispute between the world's two largest ...

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Chelsea Manning freed from jail - but may have to return within days

An appeal arguing that the grand jury violated her rights and federal prosecutors used the subpoena to trap her was denied last month. In late...

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Killed as Gunmen Attack Church in Burkina Faso During Sunday Mass

Over 350 people have been killed in the raids which have been attributed to a number of jihadist groups, including the Islamic State in the Grea...

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