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  • Friday, Oct 20, 2017

    Senate Backs GOP Budget in Step Forward for Tax Revamp

    Senate Backs GOP Budget in Step Forward for Tax Revamp

    Republicans on Thursday muscled a $4 trillion budget through the Senate in a major step forward for President Donald Trump's ambitious promise of "massive tax cuts and reform." The 51-49 vote sets the stage for...

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    Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

    Evoking Slain Son, Kelly Defends Trump on Condolence Calls

    Evoking Slain Son, Kelly Defends Trump on Condolence Calls

    He started by describing the reverent handling of America's war dead, bodies packed in ice and shipped home in the dark to Dover Air Force Base. From that opening, White House chief of staff John Kelly...

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  • Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

    Trump on His Puerto Rico Response: 'I'd Say It Was a 10'

    Trump on His Puerto Rico Response: 'I'd Say It Was a 10'

    President Donald Trump gave himself a "10" on Thursday for his response to the widespread devastation Puerto Rico suffered after back-to-back hurricanes created a situation that the island's governor described...

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  • Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

    Los Angeles Police Open Weinstein Sex Assault Investigation

    Los Angeles Police Open Weinstein Sex Assault Investigation

    Police in Los Angeles have launched an investigation of Harvey Weinstein involving a possible sexual assault in 2013, authorities said Thursday. Detectives have interviewed a possible victim who recently...

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    Calif. Fires Cause $1 Billion in Damage, Burn 7,000 Buildings

    Calif. Fires Cause $1 Billion in Damage, Burn 7,000 Buildings

    The wildfires that have devastated California this month caused at least $1 billion in damage to insured property, officials said Thursday, as authorities raised the number of homes and other buildings destroyed...

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  • Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

    Fire Evacuees Link Up With Homeowners With Space to Spare

    Fire Evacuees Link Up With Homeowners With Space to Spare

    By the time the two evacuees from California's North Bay wildfires reached Ronit Rubinoff's house in Sebastopol Sunday morning, the women had slept in their car in a grocery store parking lot, put up at an...

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    Friday, Oct 20, 2017

    Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape in San Diego

    Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape in San Diego

    The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego. The prototypes form a tightly packed row of imposing concrete and...

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  • Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

    'Casual Cruelty' Degrades US Discourse, George W. Bush Warns

    'Casual Cruelty' Degrades US Discourse, George W. Bush Warns

    Former President George W. Bush is warning against the proliferation of cruelty and bigotry in American life that is threatening public discourse and may be harming faith in democracy. Bush's comments deriding...

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  • Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

    Fact Check: Trump Misleads on High US Drug Costs

    Fact Check: Trump Misleads on High US Drug Costs

    It’s true, as President Donald Trump says, that branded prescription drugs are generally cheaper outside the U.S. But he distorts the facts when he says, “as usual, the world is taking advantage of us.” Prescr...

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