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Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

Congress Health Overhaul

President Donald Trump says the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace 'Obamacare' remains...

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Kin of fallen Japan soldiers pay respects at Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Dozens of descendants of Japanese soldiers killed in World War II visited Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Thursday to pay respects to fallen American soldiers. Nippon Izokukai, the Bereaved Family Association of Japan, sent about 36 children, grandchildren and other relatives...


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At ferry summit, a vision emerges for a commuter system along the Potomac River

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. If a group of Northern Virginia elected officials and business leaders have their way, many of their constituents could soon be making their way to work on a high-speed ferry system connecting the region via the Potomac River, from as far as Woodbridge to the District...


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Death Wish Coffee recalls its Nitro Cold Brew over risk of deadly botulin toxin

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A company named Death Wish Coffee Co. with a skull and bones logo announced a recall Tuesday of its 11-oz cans of nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee because they could potentially contain the deadly toxin botulin. The 5-year-old company sells what it calls “the world’s...


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Is President Trump vindicated on his claim of 'wires tapped' by Obama?

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. “Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!” “How low has President Obama gone to tapp my phones during the very sacred election process. This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick)...


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The frantic quest to contact loved ones in Puerto Rico

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Rosa Figueroa has called her 84-year-old mother, who lives in Ponce, Puerto Rico, every hour, on the hour, since Hurricane Maria hit early Wednesday. She hasn’t yet been able to make contact. “I don’t know anything and I’m so desperate,” said Figueroa, 51, of...


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Company's ban against gay weddings is akin to 'white applicants only' sign, judge says

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A Minnesota couple skirmishing on the front lines of the culture war over a business’s right to say no to same-sex marriage clients suffered a setback this week. In December 2016, Carl and Angel Larsen, owners of videography company, Telescope Media Group, targeted...


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A short history of 'dotard,' the arcane insult Kim Jong Un used in his threat against

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. In the latest war of words between the United States and North Korea, Kim Jong Un did not pull any punches. But he may have pulled out an old dictionary. “I will surely and definitely tame the deranged U.S. dotard with fire,” he declared in an unusually direct and...


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The Latest: Trump calls North Korea's Kim 'a madman'

APTOPIX Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 7:00 a.m. President Donald Trump is again assailing North Korea Kim Jong Un, saying that he “will be tested like never before.” In an escalation of the war of words between the United States and North Korea,...


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Amid new sanctions, Trump calls North Korea's leader 'madman' whose regime will face new

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. NEW YORK - President Trump lashed back Friday at North Korea’s leader, calling Kim Jong Un a “madman” whose regime will be “tested like never before” amid new U. S-imposed financial sanctions. The latest economic pressures announced Thursday come as the Trump...


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Trump piles on new economic sanctions against North Korea

APTOPIX Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea, and renewed his rhetorical offensive against Kim Jong Un on Friday, calling the reclusive leader “obviously a madman.” Trump’s move to punish foreign companies that deal with the...


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