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Jun 20, 2018

Expert: Bots are poised to wreak havoc in the 2018 midterm elections
Automated bot accounts that spread disinformation and sowed disgust and confusion among voters during the 2016 presidential election are poised to wreak havoc again in this year's midterm elections, according to Samuel Woolley, a leading expert.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 19, 2018

Trump meets with House Republicans on migrant policy, leaving his position no more clear
The President addressed the house Republican conference about immigration policy. President Trump arrived at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday night to meet with Republicans from the House of Representatives to assure them that a fix was in the works for the deeply unpopular family separation policy at the U.S. border with Mexico. Trump did not react to the remark, which would have been plainly audible to him.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 19, 2018

Businesses have made millions off Trump's child separation policy
President Trump's controversial child separation policy is being carried out with the help of private businesses who have received millions of dollars in government contracts to help run the shelters where young migrants are being held away from their parents.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 19, 2018

Greater-than-zero tolerance: Citizens mobilize to provide legal help for detainees
In response to President Trump's zero-tolerance policy for illegal immigration that is separating children from their parents, Americans are mobilizing to help, raising money for groups that provide legal support for the detainees.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 19, 2018

How to help separated families on the border
In response to President Trump's zero-tolerance policy for illegal immigration that is separating children from their parents, Americans are mobilizing to help, raising money for groups that provide legal support for the detainees.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 19, 2018

Democrats recall visiting border facilities: 'It did confirm my worst fears'
Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Jeff Merkley recently visited the Mexican border to witness President Trump's new policy of separating families crossing illegally into the U.S.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 19, 2018

Patrolling the border, where immigrants wait to be caught
Photojournalist Sergio Flores recounts his ride-along with the US. Border Patrol near McAllen, Tx.

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Jun 19, 2018

Trump: 'You have to take the children away'
President Trump said on Tuesday that his administration has no choice but to separate children from parents who cross the U.S. border illegally — before essentially admitting it does.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 19, 2018

In Turkish election, democracy itself is at stake
Turkey is holding snap elections on June 24, and in the run-up, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's stump speeches have grown more and more Trumpian. Like the American president, Erdogan fashions himself as populist representative of the common man facing down an array of corrupt elites. The stakes are high for him as a victory would solidify one-man rule in Turkey — a NATO ally of 80 million people.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 19, 2018

He was once a leading Trump supporter. Now this Mexican-American lawyer denounces his policy on migrant children
Jake Monty, a former member of Donald Trump's National Hispanic Advisory Council, said it's troubling to see the Trump administration let the fate of undocumented immigrants be determined by a political agenda.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 19, 2018

Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of separating families at border, but most Republicans support it
Two in three Americans disapprove of the Trump administration's policy of separating children and parents when families illegally cross the U.S. southern border, two new national polls show. But a majority of Republicans support it.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 19, 2018

Ecstasy-assisted psychotherapy is bringing peace to people with PTSD
South Carolina firefighter Ed Thompson says his life was saved after undergoing MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD from his job. Researchers are starting phase three clinical trials this summer to get FDA approval for the legal prescription of MDMA for inpatient therapy.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 18, 2018

Senate FBI hearing takes twists and turns, including a 'wangdoodle' reference
It was not, perhaps, the most somber moment in the history of the U.S. Senate. In the midst of reciting a list of complaints about FBI agents allegedly swayed by their own anti-Trump animus, Sen. John Kennedy R-La., had to engage in a subtle act of censorship.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 18, 2018

Senate FBI hearing takes twists and turns, including a ‘wangdoodle' reference
It was not, perhaps, the most somber moment in the history of the U.S. Senate. In the midst of reciting a list of complaints about FBI agents allegedly swayed by their own anti-Trump animus, Sen. John Kennedy R-La., stopped speaking and looked up.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 18, 2018

Nielsen: Separating families isn't a 'policy,' it's just something we do
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told reporters Monday that it was "offensive" to imply that the administration had a "policy" of separating parents from children at the border — even though it was the stated purpose of the controversial change in enforcement procedures put in place by the Trump administration.

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Jun 18, 2018

Nielsen: Separating families isn't a ‘policy,' it's just something we do
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen points as she stakes questions from members of the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told reporters Monday that it was "offensive" to imply that the administration had a "policy" of separating parents from children at the border—even though it was the stated purpose of the controversial change in enforcement procedures put in place by the Trump administration. "I find that offensive," said Nielsen when asked at Monday's White House briefing if the separation of parents from children was meant to send a message.

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Jun 18, 2018

Racial imbalance? Admissions policies at Harvard and Stuyvesant HS under scrutiny
Two school admissions policies made news last week for opposite reasons - Harvard University because it is accused of admitting too few Asian Americans students, and New York's most selective public schools, because the city's mayor thinks it is admitting too many.

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Jun 18, 2018

Crying for 'Mami' and 'Papá' at a border patrol detention center
 ProPublica has a recording of 10 children ages 4 to 10 who had been separated from their parents and brought to an unnamed facility within the previous 24 hours. An article describes the children crying "‘Mami' and ‘Papá' over and over again, as if those are the only words they know."

Yahoo Politics
Jun 18, 2018

Rubio campaign manager: The GOP no longer has an 'ideological compass'
Terry Sullivan, in an interview for "The Long Game," a Yahoo News podcast, leveled his critique at both Republicans and Democrats, but said as a Republican he was more authorized to speak about that party's drift.

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Jun 18, 2018

Senate candidate's first campaign ad depicts Trump administration as literal dumpster fire
Richard Painter, a former White House ethics attorney under President George W. Bush who is running for the U.S. Senate in Minnesota as a Democrat, is taking his pointed criticism of President Trump straight to voters.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 18, 2018

‘It's disgraceful': Some Trump supporters condemn family separations at border
Several of President Trump's supporters have been speaking out against the administration's policy of separating children from their parents when they cross the U.S. border illegally.

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Jun 18, 2018

The Trump administration tries to explain its family separation policy. Confusion ensues.
President Trump on Monday again tried to shift blame for his administration's controversial policy of separating immigrant families at the border to Democrats.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 18, 2018

Trump: 'The United States will not be a migrant camp'
President Trump on Monday again tried to shift blame for his administration's controversial policy of separating immigrant families at the border to Democrats.

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Jun 17, 2018

Turned away by 2 countries, rescued refugees end their odyssey in Spain
Six hundred migrants who set out from Libya to reach Europe were turned away by Italy, in a sudden change of heart about accepting refugees, and denied entry to Malta. At last, Spain agreed to take them — but the politics of immigration in the European Union are only growing more complicated and fraught.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 17, 2018

Rudy Giuliani wants Mueller's 'almost illegal and unethical probe' to be investigated
Rudy Giuliani called for an investigation into Robert Mueller's probe into Russian interference with the 2016 U.S. elections and potential links between Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 17, 2018

Rescue ship Aquarius docks in Valencia after a weeklong odyssey at sea
The Aquarius rescue ship, a pawn in Europe's latest battle over immigration, has docked in the Spanish port of Valencia after a weeklong odyssey carrying migrants around the Mediterranean Sea. The boat operated by aid groups SOS Mediterranee Sea and Doctors Without Borders touched land shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday with 106 migrants onboard. An Italian coast guard ship had already arrived in Valencia with 270 of the 630 total migrants that the Aquarius saved off Libyan shores over a week ago.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 17, 2018

Rescue ship Aquarius docks in Valencia after weeklong odyssey at sea
A ship carrying some of the approximately 630 migrants who were recently rescued off Libya and then denied entry by Italy and Malta has reached a Spanish port. Yahoo News has photos of the ship's arrival.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 17, 2018

Trump defends North Korea summit, trashes media: 'We got so much for peace in the world'
Sunday morning, President Trump repeatedly defended the North Korea summit and accused the press of not giving him the credit he deserves for trying to bring more stability to the Korean peninsula.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 17, 2018

Trump defends North Korea summit, trashes media: ‘We got so much for peace in the world'
President Trump repeatedly defended the North Korea summit on Sunday morning and accused the press of not giving him the credit he deserves for trying to bring more stablitity to the Korean peninsula.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 16, 2018

Employee suffers radiation exposure at controversial Idaho nuclear waste site
A worker was exposed to dangerously high levels of radiation after an accident on June 5 at a Department of Energy facility in Idaho where there have been multiple accidents in recent years

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Jun 15, 2018

Short on staff, the Trump administration turns to a job fair
President Trump vowed to hire the "best people" but has needed some help finding them.

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Jun 15, 2018

Short on staff, the Trump administration turns to a jobs fair
President Trump vowed to hire the "best people," but has needed some help finding them.

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Jun 15, 2018

'Very unfair!': Trump tweets cap another tumultuous week
The president's tweets on Friday echo a familiar frustration that he's not getting enough credit.

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Jun 15, 2018

Experts say Trump's Russia policy is at odds with itself
"Putin doesn't want a real war," Latynina concluded. "What he wants is a PR war." She made the comments at a Friday morning hearing of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, better known as the Helsinki Commission, for an agreement signed in the Finnish capital in 1975. Composed of nine U.S. senators and nine U.S. representatives, as well as three members of the Executive Branch, the Helsinki Commission monitors the human rights and security matters across Europe.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 15, 2018

Unfiltered: ‘[Uber and Lyft] are buying their way into monopolization at the expense of everybody else.'
Last month, yellow-cab driver and family man Yu Mein "Kenny" Chow tragically took his own life by throwing himself into the East River at 86th Street in New York City, just feet away from Mayor Bill de Blasio's residence at Gracie Mansion. Chow was the fifth cabdriver within five months to take his own life. There was Danilo Corporan Castillo, who jumped off a roof in Harlem in December, a suicide note later found in his pocket scrawled on the back of a Taxi & Limousine Commission summons.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 15, 2018

Hectic morning on the White House lawn: Trump speaks, and so do the facts
President Trump took questions from reporters Friday morning on the White House lawn, covering a number of topics on which his comments have at times strayed from the truth. Here are some of his remarks, annotated and checked for accuracy

Yahoo Politics
Jun 15, 2018

Trump on Kim Jong Un: 'His people sit up at attention. I want my people to do the same.'
The president on Friday expressed admiration for the way Kim Jong Un is treated by North Koreans.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 15, 2018

Trump clashes with reporters over false claim about separating children at border
President Trump on Friday repeatedly and falsely defended his administration's policy of separating families at the border by blaming Democrats.

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Jun 15, 2018

Clapper: 'We had a suspect' in Kremlin-WikiLeaks transfer
U.S. intelligence officials last year identified "a suspect" who served as the "cut-out" for Russian intelligence to funnel thousands of DNC emails and documents to WikiLeaks, according to former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 14, 2018

'But my emails': Hillary Clinton takes a swipe at Comey after IG report
The former Democratic presidential candidate issues a stinging tweet over the release of a report that looked into the FBI's handing of an investigation into her use of a private email server.

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Jun 14, 2018

'But my emails': Hillary Clinton takes swipe at Comey after IG report
The former Democratic presidential candidate issues a stinging tweet over the release of a report that looked into the FBI's handing of an investigation into her use of a private email server.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 14, 2018

White House defends border separations: 'It's biblical to enforce the law'
The White House cited a nonexistent law and the Bible to defend the government's controversial policy of separating undocumented immigrant parents from their children upon their arrest at the U.S. border with Mexico.

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Jun 14, 2018

The inside story of Obama's birth certificate and the birth of fake news
A new book by a former senior advisor to Barack Obama's gives an account of the behind-the-scenes the drama surrounding the release of the president's birth certificate — and the response to the so-called birther movement championed by Donald Trump.

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Jun 14, 2018

New book details the inside story of Obama's birth certificate and the birth of fake news
A new book by a former senior adviser to Barack Obama gives an account of the behind-the-scenes the drama surrounding the release of the president's birth certificate — and the response to the so-called birther movement championed by Donald Trump.

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Jun 14, 2018

Trump Foundation hits back at 'political motivations' of New York attorney general's lawsuit
President Trump blasted New York state's attorney general over a lawsuit filed against his foundation for an alleged "pattern of illegal conduct," including "willful self-dealing."

Yahoo Politics
Jun 14, 2018

Sessions targets a new breed of asylum seekers, persecuted for their gender or for escaping gangs
The controversial new policy announced this week by Attorney General Jeff Sessions severely restricting the grounds on which foreign nationals can request asylum reflects a new reality about who seeks protection at America's borders: people threatened by interpersonal violence who aren't being protected by their own governments.

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Jun 14, 2018

Sessions takes on microaggressions. He's right.
The Justice Department exists to enforce constitutional protections — none more than the right to free expression. And too many college presidents seem to have forgotten that they exist to teach students the value (and sometimes the cost) of those protections.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 14, 2018

Don't call Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn a feminist, even if she is one
Tennessee's very conservative Rep. Marsha Blackburn, running for the Senate seat being vacated by Bob Corker, is used to breaking glass ceilings — quietly.

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Jun 13, 2018

EPA workforce 'disgusted' by Scott Pruitt's scandals and priorities, official says
A demoralized workforce watching as its agency is dismantled by the very people charged to lead it: That is the grim state of affairs depicted by John J. O'Grady, a longtime employee in the Chicago field office of the Environmental Protection Agency, which is tasked with protecting the nation's air and water, while preventing the exposure of citizens to harmful chemicals. The agency is doing none of that, in O'Grady's telling, with career officials watching in dismay as EPA administrator Scott Pruitt seemingly lurches from one scandal to another while doing the bidding of oil barons and the chemical lobby. "Morale is not good," O'Grady said of the agency's 14,000 employees.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 13, 2018

Trump heaps praise on 'tough guy' Kim Jong Un
The president again downplays the North Korean leader's repressive acts.

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Jun 13, 2018

Virginia GOP worries Senate nominee Corey Stewart could drag down House members
The morning after Corey Stewart's victory in the Republican U.S. Senate primary in Virginia, party officials assessed how their candidate might affect House races in November. They didn't like what they saw.

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Jun 13, 2018

Virginia GOPers worry Senate nominee Corey Stewart could drag down House members
The morning after Corey Stewart's victory in the Republican U.S. Senate primary in Virginia, party officials assessed how their candidate might affect House races in November. They didn't like what they saw.

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Jun 13, 2018

In primaries, Republican candidates can't love Donald Trump enough
Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., left, and South Carolina state Rep.Katie Arrington. Tuesday's primary results in deep red South Carolina confirmed what has become conventional wisdom about the 2018 Republican Party: that there's no such thing as loving Donald Trump too much. The candidate who loved him best, state Rep. Katie Arrington, defeated incumbent Rep. Mark Sanford, who voted with Trump a mere 89 percent of the time and accused him of incompetence and promoting bigotry.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 13, 2018

Whatever happened to Zika?
Three years ago, the Zika virus was making nearly daily headlines. Now the infection has all but disappeared from the media landscape and conversation.

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Jun 13, 2018

Trump says Kim 'loves his people.' Human rights groups beg to differ.
President Trump emerged from his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday by heaping praise on a dictator who is considered among the worst human rights abusers in the world.

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Jun 13, 2018

'Sleep well tonight!': Trump promptly declares North Korea no longer a nuclear threat
President Trump returned on Wednesday from his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore with a remarkable statement, if it were true.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 12, 2018

As North Korea danger recedes ever so slightly, renewed Russian threat looms
Senate Judiciary Committee convened a hearing Tuesday that focused on the uneasy realization that Russia will likely try to interfere in the U.S. midterm elections.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 12, 2018

Trump's 'astonishing' concession to Kim Jong Un and North Korea
The president says he will halt U.S.-South Korea military exercises, a key demand from Pyongyang.

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Jun 12, 2018

Trump's ‘astonishing' concession to Kim Jong Un and North Korea
The president says he will halt U.S.-South Korea military exercises, a key demand from Pyongyang.

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Jun 12, 2018

Watching coverage of the Trump-Kim summit
President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended their historic meeting in Singapore by signing a joint statement. The document promised "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" without detailing exactly what that would entail.

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Jun 12, 2018

George Conway rips Trump's claim that Mueller's appointment is unconstitutional
George Conway, the conservative lawyer and husband of President Trump's counselor, Kellyanne Conway, is publicly dismissing her boss' claim that special counselor Robert Mueller's Russia investigation is unconstitutional.

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Jun 12, 2018

California's Gavin Newsom wants to lead the way to a post-Bernie, post-Hillary party
Gavin Newsom, the charismatic former mayor of San Francisco, is almost certain to become the next governor of California and a major force in the Democratic Party. Can he deliver on his progressive agenda while moving the party into a post-Bernie, post-Hillary future?

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Jun 12, 2018

Trump says he's 'prepared to start a new history' with Kim, but offers few details about their future
While President Trump and Korean leader Kim Jong Un's joint statement praised their meeting as "an epochal event of great significance," some experts on the volatile region had clear misgivings the summit didn't yield more substantive results. North Korea's promise to eliminate its nuclear arsenal did not include a commitment to verifiable, irreversible denuclearization nor any explicit agreements on exactly what would be destroyed and how the process could be monitored.

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Jun 12, 2018

Trump says he's ‘prepared to start a new history' with Kim, but offers few details about their future
The air in Singapore was thick with humidity — and the atmosphere with skepticism — as President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un ended their historic meeting on Tuesday. After spending over three hours together in a one-on-one sitdown, an expanded session with staff and a gourmet lunch that ended with a tarte Tropezienne, the pair strolled passed waiting reporters at the Sentosa Island resort.

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Jun 12, 2018

Sage grousing: Senators charge Interior is holding up conservation grants
Democratic senators are demanding to know why the Department of Interior has been delaying the disbursement of grants and cooperative-agreement funding for conservation projects. According to a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, written by Democrats Tammy Duckworth of Illinois and Mazie K. Hirono of Hawaii and signed by 10 colleagues, a political appointee has been put in charge of vetting payments of more than $50,000.

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Jun 12, 2018

Trump and Kim sign joint statement promising 'complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'
President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued the statement at a historic summit in Singapore. Here's what it says.

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Jun 12, 2018

Trump and Kim sign joint statement promising ‘complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'
President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended their historic meeting with a Singapore by signing a joint statement. The document promised "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" without detailing exactly what that would entail. "President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un conducted a comprehensive, in-depth, and sincere exchange of opinions on the issues related to the establishment of new U.S.-DPRK relations and the building of a lasting and robust peace regime on the Korean Peninsula," the statement said.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 11, 2018

Dennis Rodman breaks down on CNN while discussing Trump-Kim summit
The former basketball star gets emotional when recalling his diplomatic efforts in North Korea.

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Jun 11, 2018

Trump meets Kim Jong Un in Singapore
After months of saber-rattling that gave way to flirtation, President Trump finally met face-to-face with Kim Jong Un at a hotel on Sentosa Island in Singapore on Tuesday morning.

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Jun 11, 2018

Trump teases 'signing' with Kim Jong Un in Singapore
After months of saber-rattling that gave way to flirtation, President Trump finally met face-to-face with Kim Jong Un at a hotel on Sentosa Island in Singapore on Tuesday morning. The two men walked along a white colonnade, meeting in front of a bank of 12 alternating U.S. and North Korean flags where they shook hands. According to the Shanghai Media Group, the 35-year-old Kim arrived at the summit venue seven minutes earlier than Trump, 71, to show respect to his elder.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 11, 2018

Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack, Trump says
The White House economic adviser had spent the past day defending his remarks over the president's appearance at the G-7 meetings in Canada.

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Jun 11, 2018

Trump finds time to tweet before meeting with Kim Jong Un
The president fired off a series of messages on Twitter just hours before meeting North Korea's leader.

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Jun 11, 2018

Can ranked-choice voting heal American democracy? Maine may lead the way.
Electoral reform experts believe ranked-choice voting has the potential to shake up the two-party system without destabilizing American politics. It is seen as a way to give voters more choices, reduce polarization, and make room for candidates to run as independents.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 11, 2018

What would 'success' at Singapore summit mean?
What should we look for from the Trump-Kim summit? Reciprocity, concrete commitments by both sides and the designation of point persons by each side with the authority to drive the process forward.

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Jun 11, 2018

What would ‘success' at Singapore summit mean?
What should we look for from the Trump-Kim summit? Reciprocity, concrete commitments by both sides and the designation of point persons by each side with the authority to drive the process forward.

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Jun 11, 2018

The 8th Circuit strategy: How abortion foes are lining up cases to challenge Roe
Abortion foes have a plan to bring a case to the Supreme Court that could overturn Roe v. Wade. Their strategy involves going through the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers states from Arkansas to the Dakotas and is one of the most conservative in the nation.

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Jun 10, 2018

There's at least 1 champion safe to invite to the White House. A 4-legged one.
Flamboyant former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke is probably right that Justify doesn't care about leftist identity politics. Nor has he been known to take a knee before any of his races — though there's a connection to the liberal George Soros.

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Jun 10, 2018

There's at least one champion safe to invite to the White House. A four-legged one.
Triple Crown winner Justify with his trainer by Bob Baffert following his historic win at Belmont Park on June 10 2018 in Elmont, New York. If President Trump is looking for a way to repair his reputation with sports fans, after disinviting from the White House the winners of the Super Bowl and the NBA championship, there's at least one athlete who can be counted on not to make any unwelcome political statements: Triple Crown winner Justify.

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Jun 10, 2018

White House's top economic aide: Trudeau betrayed G7, 'stabbed us in the back'
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow was highly critical of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's press conference at the end of this week's G7 summit in Quebec. He accused Trudeau of stabbing the U.S. in the back.

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Jun 10, 2018

White House's top economic aide: Trudeau betrayed G7, ‘stabbed us in the back'
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow was highly critical of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's press conference at the end of this week's G7 summit in Quebec. He accused Trudeau of stabbing the U.S. in the back.

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Jun 10, 2018

Historic summit between Trump and North Korea's Kim in Singapore
President Donald Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday for a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could lay the groundwork for ending a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and the transformation of the isolated state. Trump flew into Singapore's Paya Lebar Air Base aboard Air Force One looking to strike a deal that will lead to the denuclearisation of one of America's bitterest foes, following a divisive meeting in Canada with some of Washington's closest allies that further strained global trade ties. After stepping down from Air Force One on a steamy tropical night, Trump was greeted by Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.

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Jun 09, 2018

'The relationship is a 10' — Trump attends the G-7 summit in Quebec
President Donald Trump quit the G7 summit in Quebec early Saturday having made no concessions to his allies' anger at his imposition of tariffs designed, in his eyes, to rebalance world trade.

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Jun 09, 2018

That Colorado wedding cake case: How libertarians view it
For libertarians, the issue was neither marriage equality nor the prerogatives of religion, but (as in most disputes, in the libertarian view) the free market.

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Jun 08, 2018

With an eye on Bernie Sanders, the Democratic National Committee adopts new restrictions for 2020 presidential candidates
The party moves to make sure candidate's seeking its presidential nomination are, in fact, Democrats.

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Jun 08, 2018

Trump repeats false claim that a 'Democrat bill' is to blame for his policy of separating migrant children from their parents
President Trump says Democrats are responsible for migrant children being taken from their parents. In fact, the child separations are the result of recent Trump administration policy.

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Jun 08, 2018

From fried chicken to used mattresses, the complete Scott Pruitt scandal dossier
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is under investigation over more than a dozen allegations of waste (including first-class air travel), abuse of power and ethical lapses. Here's a list.

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Jun 08, 2018

Trump considers pardon for Ali, invites protesting athletes to suggest 'friends' for clemency
President Trump has a list of "3,000 names" of people he is considering for pardons and commutations, he said Friday, including heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, who was convicted of evading the draft in 1967. Trump spoke to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing for the G7 Summit in Canada. Trump boasted about the pardons he has issued in recent weeks to early 20th century boxer Jack Johnson and to a nonviolent drug offender named Alice Marie Johnson.

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Jun 08, 2018

Trump on Giuliani: 'Rudy is Rudy'
When President Trump was asked about the comments Rudy Giuliani has made during the past week, the president defended Giuliani's comments and job.

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Jun 08, 2018

Trump on Giuliani: ‘Rudy is Rudy'
Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and current lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks to members of the media during a White House Sports and Fitness Day at the South Lawn of the White House May 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. President Trump told reporters on Friday that he is "not going to disagree" with personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani after he called Stormy Daniels' credibility into questionbecause she's a porn star.

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Jun 08, 2018

Protests erupt at G-7 summit in Quebec
After a tense standoff between police and anti-G7 protesters Friday morning, officers have peacefully cleared demonstrators and re-opened a road leading to the summit site of La Malbaie. Police in riot gear declared the protest illegal a few minutes after it began and encircled about 100 protesters who had blocked a road leading to the small town north of Québec City where G7 leaders are gathering for a two-day summit. Protesters said they achieved their goals of shutting down Québec City after the legislature was closed down on Friday and many businesses decided to shut their doors.

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Jun 08, 2018

Protests erupt at G7 summit in Québec
After a tense standoff between police and anti-G7 protesters Friday morning, officers have peacefully cleared demonstrators and re-opened a road leading to the summit site of La Malbaie. Police in riot gear declared the protest illegal a few minutes after it began and encircled about 100 protesters who had blocked a road leading to the small town north of Québec City where G7 leaders are gathering for a two-day summit. Protesters said they achieved their goals of shutting down Québec City after the legislature was closed down on Friday and many businesses decided to shut their doors.

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Jun 08, 2018

Trump says 'let Russia back in' to G-7 summit
On his way to a G-7 summit in Canada on Friday, President Trump suggested that Russia be allowed back into the group of the world's top economic powers.

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Jun 08, 2018

Trump says ‘let Russia back in' to G7 summit
WASHINGTON—President Trump suggested a dramatic reordering of the global order as he departed for the G7 Summit on Friday morning. Speaking to reporters before boarding Marine One to head to the meeting in Canada, Trump suggested Russia should be allowed back into the group of the world's top economic powers, which currently includes the U.S., Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Russia was previously a participant in the summit, which was known as the "G8" or "Group of Eight," but Russia was ejected in 2014 after its invasion and annexation of Crimea, a province of Ukraine.

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Jun 08, 2018

Anthony Bourdain dead at 61: Remembrances pour in for celebrity chef and CNN host
Fans, friends and colleagues are reacting with shock and sadness to the news of Anthony Bourdain's apparent suicide. The 61-year-old celebrity chef and Emmy Award-winning "Parts Unknown" host was found unresponsive in his hotel room in Strasbourg, France, on Friday morning, CNN said. "It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain," the network said in a statement Friday morning.

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Jun 08, 2018

Malady mongers: How drug companies sell treatments by inventing diseases
Drug companies regularly pathologize everyday experiences and market diseases in order to sell new drugs. Disease mongering is among the pharmaceutical industry's most effective, and least understood, marketing tactics. Experts say it plays a large role in a prescription drug epidemic in the U.S. today.

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Jun 08, 2018

Obama official: 'We should have done more' on Russian interference in 2016 election
Ben Rhodes details the former president's missteps in dealing with the threat of a Russian propaganda campaign.

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Jun 07, 2018

Unfiltered: ‘Raising wages [doesn't] kill jobs. It's just a thing rich people say to poor people.'
When Nick Hanauer was just 7, his father made sure he and his brother knew every aspect of the family business. Today, Hanauer is a self-made billionaire. Hanauer's business acumen has allowed him to become one of the wealthiest Americans — the so-called 1 percent — but it has also made him an unlikely champion of the poor and a passionate advocate for the advancement of economic equality in the U.S.

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Jun 07, 2018

Giuliani insists that Stormy Daniels has no credibility because she's a porn star
President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani doubled down Thursday on his assertion that adult film actress Stormy Daniels has no credibility because of her profession.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 07, 2018

Not much intelligent life in Washington. Outer space is another story.
What's the truth behind that strange aircraft spotted off the coast of San Diego in 2004? Go ahead and laugh. But in the age of entertainment, we can no longer differentiate what's entirely superfluous from what seems superfluous but might really matter.

Yahoo Politics
Jun 06, 2018

Key White House official advocated for ‘limited use of military force' in North Korea
Fred Fleitz, the chief of staff of the White House National Security Council, says top officials are considering "regime change" and the so-called "bloody nose strike."

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