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White House 'confident' of averting shutdown as Trump shows flexibility on wall
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The White House sought Monday to calm a jittery Washington ahead of a showdown with Congress over spending, and President Trump softened his demand that a deal to keep the federal government open include money to begin construction on his ...
Trump faces his first budgetary cliffCNN
The Spending Bill Was Supposed to Be Easy. Then Trump Intervened.New York Times
With Shutdown Looming, Trump Is Tweeting Out Demands. Will He Stick By Them?NPR
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North Korea Threatens Australia With Nuclear Strike Over 'Toeing The Line' With US
North Korea has launched into a war of words against Australia over the country's alliance with the U.S., warning the country is within striking range of a nuclear weapon. A spokesman for the North Korean foreign ministry accused Australian Foreign ...
What War With North Korea Looks LikeNewsweek
Seoul: North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversaryChicago Tribune
North Korea marks anniversary with massive artillery drillCNN
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How Trump works: A network of friends and advisers on the outside
Washington (CNN) Sometimes he calls to ask for advice. Other times he just wants to vent. But nearly every day of his presidency, President Donald Trump has picked up the phone and turned to a network of more than two dozen fellow billionaires and ...
This is why the first 100 days is a 'ridiculous standard' for judging presidentsWashington Post
Infighting cools down in TrumplandThe Hill
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Ottawa and provinces to fight 20% US lumber tariffs
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Ottawa will collaborate with seven provinces to fight U.S. lumber tariffs averaging 20 per cent against Canadian softwood exports. Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr will meet this week with provincial officials to hone a joint strategy to combat the ...

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Arkansas carries out country's first back-to-back executions in almost two decades
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Arkansas on Monday night executed two inmates in back-to-back lethal injections, carrying out the country's first double execution since 2000. The executions came after Arkansas, pushing back on legal challenges, executed an inmate last week, the state ...
Arkansas Executes 2 Inmates, a First for Any State on One Day Since 2000New York Times
Arkansas executes 2 men in one nightCNN
Arkansas executes murderers Jack Jones and Marcel WilliamsBBC News
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Trump stacks schedule for foreign policy advice
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump, formulating US strategy toward some of the world's most volatile regions, is packing his schedule this week with meetings and phone calls designed to elicit input and advice for how to proceed. Trump has spoken ...
Senate staff perplexed by unusual White House private briefing on North KoreaWashington Post

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From economic woes to terrorism, a daunting to-do list for France's next president
(CNN) Winning the election is just the start of it. The list of troublesome issues facing the next president of France is lengthy, and it will not be easy to solve any of them. Not only is the security situation worrying -- the country has been in a ...
Here's Why Some Young French Voters Have Decided Their Best Option Is To Not Vote For Macron Or Le PenBuzzFeed News
Investors take another look at opinion polls after French voteReuters

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RB Peterson says he's signing with Saints
Mark Schlereth shares how Adrian Peterson could fit into the Saints' offense and says coach Sean Payton wants to be effective running the ball. (0:58). Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger; Email; comment. 7:48 AM ET. news services.
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Lawsuit filed against UC Berkeley for canceling Ann Coulter speech
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Student groups have filed a lawsuit against the University of California at Berkeley, saying school officials violated their right to free speech when they canceled a talk by a controversial speaker last week over security concerns. [How Berkeley has ...
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Bernie Sanders Condemns Threats Against Ann Coulter Speech At BerkeleyHuffington Post

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In Chicago, Obama tells young leaders that 'special interests dominate the debates in Washington'
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CHICAGO — In his first public appearance since leaving the White House in January, former president Barack Obama told young leaders here Monday that “special interests dominate the debates in Washington” and that getting involved in their communities ...
Obama avoids Trump as he steps back into spotlightThe Hill (blog)
Barack Obama to hold first public event since leaving office, Monday in ChicagoChicago Tribune
Vacation's Over: Obama Returns to Public Life Next WeekNew York Times

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