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FEMA chief: Floridians who stay in Keys are 'on your own'

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 3:53pm
As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida's southern coast, the nation's emergency management chief is warning that federal first responders won't immediately be able to help those in the areas hit hardest.
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Trump tweets support for giving Texas churches disaster aid

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 2:26pm
President Donald Trump put himself into the middle of an ongoing lawsuit late Friday, tweeting support for giving federal aid to Texas churches dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
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US-backed forces kick off offensive against ISIS in Syrian city

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 11:58am
US-backed forces in Syria said Saturday they were launching an offensive against ISIS in the eastern city of Deir Ezzor.
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983 would lose protection per day: What a DACA phase-out would look like

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 11:28am
More than 700,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children are poised to lose their protection from deportation after President Donald Trump's decision to nix the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program -- also known as DACA.
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Trump tasks GOP with solving immigration: The issue that divides it most

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 8:42am
Ten years ago, Sen. John McCain fell fast and hard from his perch as the overwhelming frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination.
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Facebook briefings first proposed for dead of August

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 7:22pm
Facebook originally proposed trekking to the Hill in the middle of the August recess, a traditionally quiet time when much of Washington is on vacation, but that idea immediately was immediately met with pushback from Hill investigators who argued nobody would be in town, sources said Friday.
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Here's the preliminary deal to bring a Trump Tower to Moscow

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 6:15pm
An internal Trump Organization document from October 2015, obtained by CNN on Thursday, reveals the details of a 17-page letter of intent that set the stage for Donald Trump's attorney to negotiate a promising branding venture for Trump condominiums, a hotel and commercial property in the heart of Moscow. Trump signed the document later that month, according to Michael Cohen, his corporate attorney at the time. The document CNN obtained does not have Trump's signature because it is a copy of the deal that Cohen brought to Trump to sign.
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Ex-FEMA official: How to plan for 'radical resilience' to disaster

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 5:49pm
We are living through a historic shift: more natural disasters, more frequently, altering our economy and lives; our leaders must prepare country to shift priorities on recovery funding, risk mitigation, building codes and more, to confront new reality, writes Lars Anderson.
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Federal civil rights commission dings Trump on DACA, Arpaio

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 5:40pm
The federal agency charged with advising the government on civil rights on Friday criticized President Donald Trump's decisions to pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and end DACA.
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A list of who's leaving Congress

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 5:38pm
Two major retirement announcements this week could signal that control of the House of Representatives is up for grabs next year.
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Reports detail Mueller's pursuit of Trump WH aide interviews

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 5:29pm
Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller is looking to interview six White House advisers including acting communications director Hope Hicks, former press secretary Sean Spicer and former chief of staff Reince Priebus, people familiar with Mueller's request told The Washington Post on Friday.
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US stops short of admonishing Myanmar for attacks on Rohingya

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 5:09pm
The Trump administration expressed concern over the unfolding violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state Friday, but stopped short of criticizing the country's government or its de facto leader, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Obama set for first DNC fundraiser since leaving office

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 4:38pm
Former President Barack Obama is set to hold a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee -- the first time he'll raise money for the party and just his second political event overall since leaving office, a Democratic Party official told CNN on Friday.
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Here's the preliminary deal to bring a Trump Tower to Moscow

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 4:08pm
An internal Trump Organization document from October 2015, obtained by CNN on Thursday, reveals the details of a 17-page letter of intent that set the stage for Donald Trump's attorney to negotiate a promising branding venture for Trump condominiums, a hotel and commercial property in the heart of Moscow. Trump signed the document later that month, according to Michael Cohen, his corporate attorney at the time. The document CNN obtained does not have Trump's signature because it is a copy of the deal that Cohen brought to Trump to sign.
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Lawmakers to Tillerson: Tell Turkish security not to fight at UN

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 3:47pm
The heads of the House foreign affairs committee are asking Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to make it clear to the Turkish government that its staff shouldn't brawl in the streets of New York during next week's United Nations General Assembly.
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Navy orders aircraft carrier ready for Irma

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 3:38pm
The US Navy has deployed the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and other battleships to get into position to provide humanitarian relief and support from the effects of Hurricane Irma if requested.
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Document details scrapped deal for Trump Tower Moscow

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 3:26pm
Around the time presidential candidate Donald Trump was touting his real estate dealings at a Republican primary debate, a proposal was in the works to build a Trump Tower in Russia that would have given his company a $4 million upfront fee, no upfront costs, a percentage of the sales, and control over marketing and design. And that's not all: the deal included the opportunity to name the hotel spa after his daughter Ivanka.
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University of California, Napolitano sue to save DACA program she created

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 2:53pm
The University of California sued the Trump administration on Friday over its decision to end DACA -- setting up a court clash between the former secretary who helped create the program and the President who declared its demise.
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Joe Biden's daughter says ex-VP considering 2020 run

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 2:20pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden's daughter, Ashley, added more fuel to the 2020 speculation mill this week, saying that she thinks her father is considering a run for president.
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Here's how you know Nikki Haley is keeping her eye on the White House

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 1:45pm
When anyone asks Nikki Haley whether she might run for president one day, she acts as though someone has just asked her if she can fly.
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