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Why Trump wants the ban

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 8:12pm
President Donald Trump signs executive action to keep "radical Islamic terrorists" out of the United States. CNN's Jim Sciutto has more.
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Tragedy of Jewish refugees turned away from US retold

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 8:04pm
It only took Russel Neiss about an hour and a half to create the automated Twitter account that brought to life Friday a decades-old tragedy -- more than 250 tragedies, really -- on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
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Lawmaker: US has refused 500 Syrian refugees since 2011

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 7:46pm
The US government has denied more than 500 Syrian refugee applications since 2011 because applicants had known or suspected terrorism ties, according to House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul.
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The website pushing the voter fraud conspiracy theory

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 7:46pm
As Donald Trump warned of voter fraud before November's election and said afterward he believed millions of illegal votes were cast, the website Infowars and its founder Alex Jones were right with him -- or even ahead of him.
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Understand Trump's refugee restrictions

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 7:44pm
CNN's Ben Wedeman explains the one thing you need to know about President Trump's executive order on refugees.
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Trump to speak with Putin on Saturday

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 7:38pm
US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are scheduled to speak on the phone Saturday in their first conversation since Trump took office, an administration official told CNN.
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Throw out teething tablets with belladonna, FDA says

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 7:38pm
The Food and Drug Administration urged parents Friday to not use Hyland's homeopathic teething products containing belladonna, commonly known as deadly nightshade -- a toxic substance.
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Big city mayors confident they'll remain sanctuaries

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 7:31pm
Democratic mayors of the nation's largest cities are quickly banding together to fight President Donald Trump's crack down on so-called sanctuary cities.
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Trump: Defense Secretary can 'override' me on torture

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 7:26pm
President Donald Trump said Friday he will allow his Defense Secretary James Mattis to "override" him on torture, an issue on which the two men disagree.
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Poll: 36% approve of Trump's job performance

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 7:21pm
President Donald Trump enters office facing low job approval ratings and skepticism from voters, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.
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Mark Zuckerberg criticizes Trump on immigration

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 7:14pm
The Facebook CEO and cofounder expressed concern on Friday over Trump's executive orders this week on immigration and refugees.
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Street fight breaks out over flag burning

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 7:04pm
A group of protesters set fire to multiple American flags, resulting in a fight with onlookers.
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Trump: Media is the opposition party

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 6:54pm
In an interview with Christian Broadcasting Network, President Donald Trump said the media is the opposition party in many ways, and went on to say it is not everyone, but a big portion of the media.
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Why you can't stop checking your email

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 6:29pm
We're drowning in email. We check it incessantly -- more than half of American workers check email at least once an hour. And at night. And on weekends. And on vacation.
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Melania Trump's libel suit against blogger going forward

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 6:26pm
First Lady Melania Trump's libel suit against a blogger will move forward, but it remains unclear whether her claims against The Daily Mail will be allowed to proceed.
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Georgia police chief to apologize for 1940 lynching

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 6:26pm
When it happened, news of Austin Callaway's killing on September 8, 1940, barely earned a mention in his hometown newspaper in LaGrange, Georgia.
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Muslim comics take aim at Trump

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 5:58pm
Four days before showtime, "The Big Brown Comedy Hour" had sold out. "That never happens," organizer Dean Obeidallah told the crowd at Comic Strip Live, a venerable club in Manhattan. "We're pretty sure Homeland Security bought a block of tickets."
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A slightly more subdued Trump faces the media

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 5:48pm
Trump used his first White House news conference Friday to say he is open to a warmer relationship with Russia and underscored his desire for a constructive bond with the UK, amid questions about the United States' role in the world community.
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