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Tillerson remains on thin ice, sources say

41 min 45 sec ago
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's future in the Trump administration is looking increasingly uncertain, an administration source tells CNN.
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US-backed forces say ISIS has lost its grip on Raqqa

57 min 42 sec ago
US-backed forces fighting ISIS in Raqqa say "major military operations" in the city have ended and that the jihadists have lost their grip on their self-declared capital.
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US appeals for calm as its allies clash in Iraq

1 hour 53 min ago
The United States has made an urgent call for calm in northern Iraq as Iraqi forces and Kurdish fighters -- two of Washington's key allies in the region -- clash over disputed territory.
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CNN poll: Trump's approval rating holds steady

2 hours 24 min ago
President Donald Trump's approval rating holds steady in a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, but that overall stability belies declining views on how things are going in the country today.
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As the President tries to undo Obama-era policies, progressive lawyers are seeking national injunctions

2 hours 31 min ago
As the Trump administration seeks to obliterate Obama-era policies, progressive lawyers are racing to court asking for an extreme form of relief, urging judges to reach deep into their judicial tool kits and issue national -- even global -- injunctions.
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How Donald Trump is negotiating like a hostage-taker

2 hours 49 min ago
As a candidate, Donald Trump sold himself as a deal maker. As president, he's governing more as a hostage taker.
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5 things you need to know today

2 hours 53 min ago
Meet artist Kehinde Wiley. He's been picked by Barack Obama to paint the former President's official portrait. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)
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How to break carb cravings, once and for all

3 hours 29 min ago
If you're like many people I know, the thought of giving up pasta and bread in an effort to shed a few pounds (or more) might seem like an unfair punishment -- perhaps even a tease, especially when those foods seem to be on everyone else's plates.
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7 things to know before the bell

4 hours 7 min ago
Dow eyes 23,000; Airbus-Bombardier deal; Brexit pain
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Could this viral video win an Oscar?

5 hours 41 min ago
The creators of the short animated film "In a Heartbeat" talk about the viral video being eligible to win an Oscar and the positive feedback, especially from the LGBT community.
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Duterte: ISIS-linked militants ousted from Philippines city

5 hours 48 min ago
The Philippines city of Marawi has been liberated from ISIS-affiliated militants following a five-month standoff, President Rodrigo Duterte announced Tuesday, according to CNN Philippines.
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Trump to talk with Greek PM who once warned of his 'evil'

7 hours 54 min ago
When President Donald Trump sits for talks Tuesday with his left-wing Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras, he'll face a man who last year warned his own citizens that Trump represented an "evil" raft of ideas with no place in western democracy.
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Kaepernick stands to win millions

8 hours 39 min ago
Colin Kaepernick isn't playing this season, and that's costing him millions.
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Hear McCain's full speech

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:57pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden, Chairman of the National Constitution Center's Board of Trustees, presented the 2017 Liberty Medal to Senator John McCain for his lifetime of sacrifice and service to the nation.
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Artist selected to paint Obama's official portrait

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:52pm
Artist Kehinde Wiley, known for his paintings of African-Americans and reinterpretations of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.
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Mudd: Trump has empathy of a cockroach

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:58pm
CNN counterterrorism analyst Phil Mudd said President Trump's remarks about fallen soldiers and their families shows his lack of empathy.
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McCain warns against 'half-baked, spurious nationalism'

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:26pm
Sen. John McCain warned against giving into fear and turning toward "spurious nationalism" Monday at an event honoring the war hero's contributions to the US.
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Panetta: Trump constantly looking for scapegoats

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:21pm
Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta told CNN's Anderson Cooper that President Trump is "constantly looking for scapegoats."
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Mudslide hits area that Trump visited

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:08pm
Torrential rains washed away weeks of clean-up and brought new problems for Puerto Ricans on Monday.
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