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US’s Tillerson ‘not feeling well’, cancels activities in Kenya

Drew Angerer | Getty Images US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attends UN Security Council meeting concerning North Korea’s nuclear ambitions on December 15, 2017. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cancelled scheduled events on Saturday on the second day of a visit to Kenya because “he is actually not feeling well”, a State Department spokesman said. “The secretary is ...

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Department of Justice moves to ban bump stocks, classifying them as ‘machine guns’ under federal law

Getty Images A bump stock device (left) that will fits on a semi-automatic rifle to improve the firing speed, generating that will similar to a fully automatic rifle, can be installed on a AK-47 semi-automatic rifle, (right) at a gun store on October 5, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The U.S. Department of Justice formally submitted a regulation on ...

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Voters must support GOP in Pittsburgh-area House race

President Donald Trump told western Pennsylvania voters Saturday night which his fresh tariffs were saving the steel industry in addition to urged them to send a Republican to the House so he can keep delivering those kinds of results. The president lent his weight to Republican Rick Saccone within the final days of a surprisingly competitive special election outside Pittsburgh ...

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Ethics watchdog files complaint alleging Trump lawyer’s payment to Stormy Daniels violates law

Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Michael Cohen, personal attorney for President Donald Trump, as he arrives to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee in Washington, September 19, 2017. A $130,000 payment made by President Donald Trump’s attorney to an adult film star should be probed as a financial obligation in which the president “knowingly along with willfully” failed to report, a watchdog ...

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Trump gun proposal drops age limits, focuses on arming teachers

Getty Images President Donald J. Trump speaks during a meeting with members of his Cabinet, within the Cabinet Room of the White House March 8, 2018 in Washington, DC. The move is actually part of President Donald Trump’s plan to respond after 17 students were massacred at a Florida high school last month. Trump’s administration launched a commission, chaired by ...

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Democrats heading toward big losses in midterm Senate elections: Polls

In six of the 10 states polled inside Axios survey, President Donald Trump’s approval rating is actually more than 50 percent, compared with his 43 percent national approval rating. A Real Clear Politics average of various polls’ approval ratings for Trump stands at just under 40 percent. Tester, Manchin in addition to McCaskill are inside most danger, according to Axios. ...

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleads not guilty

Getty Images Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort (R) arrives at the Albert V. Bryan U.S. Courthouse for an arraignment hearing as a protester holds up a sign March 8, 2018 in Alexandria, Virginia. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman has pleaded not guilty on charges including tax evasion in addition to bank fraud. Paul Manafort did not speak during ...

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Paul Ryan opposes Trump’s tariffs, warns of ‘unintended consequences’

House Speaker Paul Ryan said he opposes Trump’s newly enacted tariffs, in addition to urged the Trump administration to narrow its approach. “I disagree with This specific action in addition to fear its unintended consequences,” Paul Ryan said in a statement shortly after Trump signed two executive orders imposing broad steel in addition to aluminum tariffs. Ryan said he in ...

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Unclear who will be leading the US response to Russian cyberattacks

Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images US Army General Curtis Scaparrotti, Commander of the US European Command along with NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, testifies on Capitol Hill before the US Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, DC, on March 8, 2018. Despite repeated warnings which Russia will be trying to interfere from the 2018 midterm elections, which will ...

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