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Russian Hackers May Now Be Mucking With European Elections

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When the US intelligence community released a report in early January laying out the evidence for Russian meddling in the US election, US officials warned that this wasn't a one-off ...

Sweden Formally Asks U.S. What Trump Meant By "Last Night In Sweden"

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Chip in $4 go Sweden's Foreign Ministry has formally asked the U.S. State Department to clarify a bizarre statement from President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Florida on ...

Tom Perez Was Just Elected DNC Chair

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Tom Perez was elected chair of the Democratic National Committee in Atlanta on Saturday. Perez, who ran the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division under President Barack Obama and later ...

FBI refused White House request to knock down recent Trump-Russia stories

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Washington (CNN)The FBI rejected a recent White House request to publicly knock down media reports about communications between Donald Trump's associates and Russians known to US intelligence during the 2016 ...

Trump's deportation raids: What we know and don't know

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Late last week, immigration agents in Seattle arrested a 23-year-old undocumented Mexican immigrant named Daniel Ramírez Medina—the first time, according to Reuters, a "Dreamer" was apprehended since Donald Trump entered ...

CNN: US intelligence has confirmed parts of the Trump-Russia memos

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US investigators have confirmed parts of the 35-page batch of memos compiled by a former British spy, CNN reported Friday afternoon. The memos, first written about by Mother Jones in ...

Kellyanne Conway's white nationalist retweet is no mistake

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Late Monday, coming off of a long evening of responding to Gen. Mike Flynn's resignation as National Security Adviser, senior Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway found solace in a tweet from ...

Elizabeth Warren just found her next fight

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Elizabeth Warren is going all-in against President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Department of Labor. The Massachusetts senator sent a scathing, 28-page letter detailing questions for Andy Puzder—the CEO ...

Can Republicans be trusted to investigate Trump's Russia scandal?

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Last week, news broke that the Senate intelligence committee—as part of its recently launched investigation of both the Russian hacking of the 2016 campaign and contacts between Donald Trump associates ...

This bill would require abortions to be approved by men

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In Oklahoma, abortion rights advocates breathed a big sigh of relief when a particularly draconian measure, requiring a woman seeking an abortion to get written approval from the man who ...

Anti-Muslim hate groups in America have tripled with the rise of Trump

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The number of anti-Muslim hate groups in America tripled last year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center, a watchdog organization that tracks political extremists.

"How Embarrassing": Trump Clarifies Sweden Reference, Admits He Was Parroting Fox News

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Chip in $4 go In from the golf course, President Donald Trump took to Twitter late Sunday to clarify his apparent reference to a nonexistent terror attack in Sweden during ...

White House posts wrong versions of Trump's orders on its website

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WASHINGTON — The White House has posted inaccurate texts of President Trump's own executive orders on the White House website, raising further questions about how thorough the Trump administration has ...

Donald Trump can deport people without even giving them a hearing

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Last week, the Trump administration released its blueprint for implementing the president's executive orders on immigration. Not only did it lay out plans to vastly increase the number of undocumented ...

Does Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee believe the Constitution is God's Law?

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During his confirmation hearings, scheduled to begin March 20, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will face a thorough grilling about his legal philosophy. Among the topics likely to come up ...

"Jane Roe" has died. Abortion rights might not be far behind.

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Norma McCorvey, the "Jane Roe" plaintiff in the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the United States, died Saturday at at an assisted-living facility in Katy,

The Capital’s hottest restaurants will shut down to protest Trump

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Urban dwellers in Washington, DC, will have a tough time dining out tomorrow: A growing number of the city's restaurants and bars will be closed in solidarity with a strike ...

Priebus: Trump "Believes In A Free Press" Even Though He's Trying To Suppress It

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Chip in $4 go Chief of Staff Reince Priebus is doubling down on President Donald Trump's tweet from Friday in which he claimed the mainstream media is "the enemy of ...

Democrats to White House: What did Trump know, and when did he know it?

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Michael Flynn may have lost his job as national security adviser, but congressional Democrats have made clear that they aren't going to let the Trump administration sweep the scandal under ...

Justice Department warned White House that Flynn could be vulnerable to Russian blackmail, officials say

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The acting attorney general informed the Trump White House late last month that she believed Michael Flynn had misled senior administration officials about the nature of his communications with the ...

These Trump executive orders have gotten less attention—and may also target immigrants

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Controversy continues to boil over President Trump's executive order imposing an immigration ban and his policies aimed at aggressively deporting undocumented immigrants. Two other executive orders signed by Trump earlier ...

The DNC chair race is over. Now comes the real battle.

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And to think, that was the easy part. Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez was elected as chair of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday, edging out Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison ...

Trump just had a crazy nervous breakdown on national television

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President Donald Trump intensified his attack on the media in a wild press conference Thursday, once again characterizing the press as "dishonest" in response to recent reports that have depicted ...

Trump repeatedly ducks questions about alleged campaign contacts with Russia

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In a wide-ranging and an at-times erratic press conference that lasted more than an hour Thursday afternoon, President Donald Trump said that he had "nothing to do" with any possible ...

Michael Flynn Has Just Resigned As National Security Advisor

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Beleaguered National Security Advisor Michael Flynn has resigned in the face of mounting controversy related to his communications with the Russian government, according to reports from multiple news outlets. TIME's ...

Trump Blasts Report of "Repeated" Campaign Contact with Russia

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President Donald Trump angrily repudiated a New York Times report that alleged his aides engaged in "repeated" contact with Russian officials throughout the campaign, taking to his Twitter account on ...

Here's why Michael Flynn still needs to be investigated

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With Michael Flynn's resignation, the Flynn story is not done—and neither is the need for an investigation of Flynn and his contacts with Russia. Late on Monday night, Flynn, Donald ...

The Clinton campaign sent fake phishing emails to its own staff

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Hillary Clinton's run for the White House will be remembered for many things, but information security isn't likely to be one of them. Her campaign was buffeted by two major ...

If Trump gets his way, these will be the first places to ban abortion

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Like many Democrats, State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, who is now in her 12th term representing Illinois' 12th district, didn't expect Donald Trump to win the presidency. But on November 9,

Here's why Donald Trump can't come clean on Russia

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There is an old chestnut that gets tossed out whenever a scandal hits: It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. The saying traces back to Watergate. Sen. Howard Baker, the ...

We are one step closer to finding aliens

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Earthlings are one step closer to confirming that they're not the only living things in the universe. An international group of scientists announced Wednesday that they've been observing seven Earth-sized ...

A police department in Dallas lost years of evidence after a cyberattack

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In early January, Collin Beggs, a criminal defense lawyer in Dallas, was talking with a Dallas County prosecutor about police video evidence that he'd been trying to get for months ...

Trump just held his first campaign rally for the 2020 race

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On Saturday, just one month into his presidency, President Donald Trump held the first rally of his 2020 presidential campaign. Trump was introduced by several Florida congressmen before making a ...

Kansas is imploding. That's bad news for Donald Trump.

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An ambitious effort by a Republican governor to drastically cut his state's taxes is crumbling—and that's a bad omen for Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress who are hoping to ...

Here are the churches fighting back against Trump's immigration crackdown

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For the past eight years, Jeanette Vizguerra had shown up for every one of her required check-ins with US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. Though Vizguerra, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico,

New documents reveal how Trump's deportation plan will really work

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In memos released to the media Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security detailed how it will implement President Donald Trump's controversial executive orders on immigration, laying out a blueprint for ...