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Hayden: Why Russia is more worried about war than US

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 10:00pm
Amid rising tensions between the United States and Russia, the former CIA and National Security Agency director under President George W. Bush said Wednesday night that Moscow would be at a disadvantage if a war scenario were to develop.
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EPA head visits community famous for lead contamination

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 8:58pm
Environmentalists say USS Lead Superfund in East Chicago, Indiana, is the poster child of environmental injustice.
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The Patriots go to Washington -- some of them, at least

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 7:36pm
In photos posted to social media Wednesday, the New England Patriots' turnout at the White House this year seemed to be noticeably smaller than in 2015, when the team last visited the executive residence.
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Trump team toughens rhetoric on Iran

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 7:34pm
The Trump administration ratcheted up the rhetoric on Iran Wednesday, declaring the international deal to restrain Tehran's nuclear program had failed and that Iran continues to be "the world's leading sponsor of terrorism."
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EPA to reduce workforce with buyouts, early retirement plan

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 7:31pm
The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to reduce its workforce through buyouts and an early retirement program, according to an internal memo obtained by CNN. The memo also said the agency plans to continue to maintain a hiring freeze, with "very limited exceptions," even as the government-wide freeze expires.
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Sanders, Perez unity tour is off to a bumpy start

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 6:41pm
The DNC's unity tour this week, headlined jointly by party Chairman Tom Perez and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, has gotten off to a rocky start.
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Poll: Most say Ivanka, Jared's White House roles are inappropriate

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 5:56pm
Fewer voters have unfavorable opinions of the first family than President Donald Trump, but a majority disapprove of the adviser roles of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, according to a Quinnipiac University poll of registered voters published Wednesday.
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How Bill O'Reilly's firing will change the conservative movement

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 5:29pm
To understand just how big a deal Fox News' decision to part ways with Bill O'Reilly is, you first have to understand this: O'Reilly was the front-facing spokesman for the modern-day conservative movement just as now-deposed Fox boss Roger Ailes was its behind-the-scenes architect.
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Patriots' visit to the White House is a GIFt to the internet

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 5:13pm
New England Patriots, you just won the Super Bowl. What are you going to do next? You're going to the White House (two months from now and after you visit Disney)!
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Arkansas death row inmates seek Supreme Court relief

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 5:04pm
Six Arkansas death row inmates scheduled to die by lethal injection this month in Arkansas have -- as expected -- asked the Supreme Court to reverse a federal appeals court order and uphold a district court's injunction that temporarily stopped the executions.
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Who is Karen Handel?

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 4:45pm
In Karen Handel, Republicans found an experienced political hand to take on Democratic online fundraising star Jon Ossoff in the runoff for a hotly contested House seat in Georgia.
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New court filing: Government denies misconduct in Aaron Schock investigation

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 4:27pm
Federal prosecutors are denying any misconduct in response to former Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock's claim that the FBI used one of his staff members to secretly record conversations with his staff and "steal" numerous documents from his office.
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At Commerce, Ricketts becomes latest Team Trump casualty

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 4:20pm
Todd Ricketts has withdrawn his nomination as deputy commerce secretary, officials said Wednesday, becoming the latest casualty of President Donald Trump's early wave of high-ranking staff selections who stepped aside before being confirmed to serve in the administration.
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Sources: WH looking to revive Obamacare repeal before 100-day deadline

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 3:58pm
Two sources close to the health care legislative process tell CNN the White House is exploring whether to take one more stab at repealing and replacing Obamacare before President Donald Trump hits the key milestone of 100 days in office late next week.
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Navy, Marines prohibit sharing nude photos without consent

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 3:45pm
The US Navy and Marine Corps on Wednesday officially barred service members from distributing nude photos without the consent of the individual depicted.
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US officials: Syria moves planes to Russian base for protection

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 3:32pm
The Syrian government has relocated the majority of its combat planes to protect them from potential US strikes, two US defense officials told CNN Wednesday.
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Science march's political overtones spark debate

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 3:18pm
A march aimed at promoting scientific-based public policy in the Trump era is raising questions about the appropriateness of mixing science with politics.
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Patriots player crashes White House press briefing

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 2:28pm
New England Patriots tight-end Rob Gronkowski made a surprise appearance at the White House press briefing Wednesday.
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Sean Spicer's explanation on the Carl Vinson makes no sense

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 2:13pm
On April 12, in an interview with Fox Business Channel's Maria Bartiromo, President Trump made clear that North Korea's ongoing testing of missiles would not go without a response from the U.S.
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Russian bombers spotted off Alaskan coast twice in 24 hours

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 2:12pm
Two Russian TU-95 Bear bombers were spotted flying about 41 miles off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, just hours after two US F-22 fighter jets intercepted the same type of Russian aircraft in the area.
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