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Trump declines to express confidence in drug czar nominee in wake of Post/'60 Minutes' probe
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President Trump said Monday he will declare a national emergency next week to address the opioid epidemic and declined to express confidence in Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), his nominee for drug czar, in the wake of revelations that the lawmaker helped ...
Trump to declare national emergency on opioids months after initial promiseCNN
Trump Says He'll Consider Pulling Drug Czar NominationNew York Times
Trump Will 'Look Into' His Drug Czar Nominee Following ReportNBCNews.com
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Iraqi forces retake the oil-rich city of Kirkuk in escalating dispute with Kurds
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BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces took control of the contested city of Kirkuk on Monday, as two U.S. allies faced off over territory and oil in the wake of the Kurdish region's independence vote last month. The Iraqi forces recaptured military bases, an oil ...
As Iraqi forces push into disputed area, US "not taking sides"CBS News
US Raises Alarm as Iraq Army Seizes Oil-Rich Kirkuk From KurdsBloomberg
Kurds Feel Twice Betrayed as Iraqi Forces Take Disputed KirkukTIME
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Trump and McConnell Strive for Comity Amid Rising Tensions
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President Trump with Senator Mitch McConnell on Monday at the White House. Credit Tom Brenner/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — President Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, tried to convey a sense of harmony on ...
Trump's dumbfounding, expansive press conference with Mitch McConnell, annotatedWashington Post
Trump White House fed up with the SenatePolitico
Trump Says He's Best Friends With Hill RepublicansU.S. News & World Report
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CNN

Trump finally comments on soldier deaths in Niger; falsely knocks Obama over his responses to dead soldiers
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(CNN) Breaking his public silence about four American soldiers killed during an ambush in Niger, President Donald Trump said Monday he'd penned personal letters to their families and planned to phone them later this week. He also claimed, without merit ...
Trump faces blowback after claim about calls to families of the fallenThe Hill
Why was Trump so quiet after the deaths of four US soldiers in Niger?Washington Post
Trump Falsely Claims Obama Didn't Contact Families of Fallen SoldiersNew York Times
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Florida governor declares state of emergency in advance of Richard Spencer event
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WEST PALM BEACH, Florida — Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Monday in anticipation of a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida. Scott warned in an executive order that a “threat of a potential ...
Florida declares state of emergency ahead of Richard Spencer speechNew York Post
Amid fears of violence, Florida governor declares emergency ahead of Spencer speechUSA TODAY
Florida declares state of emergency in advance of speech by white nationalist Richard SpencerThe Denver Post
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The Memo: Trump keeps beating 2016 drum
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Twice on Monday — on Twitter and then at his Rose Garden news conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell · Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGun proposal picks up GOP support Children's health-care bill faces new obstacles Dems see ...
What Trump isn't tweeting aboutCNN
'Hillary, please run!' Trump jokes, says 'whole Russia thing' was an excuse for Democrats' 2016 lossWashington Post
Trump slams Clinton for defending NFL anthem kneelers, says that 'thinking' is why she lostFox News
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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive for five years, pleads guilty in connection with disappearance
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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who vanished in Afghanistan and spent five years in brutal captivity before the United States recovered him in a controversial prisoner swap, pleaded guilty Monday to two crimes in connection with his disappearance. Bergdahl ...
Bowe Bergdahl, Called a 'Traitor' by President Trump, Pleads GuiltyNew York Times
Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, faces up to life in prisonCNN
Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl doubts he could get a fair trial after Trump commentsABC News
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'The New Yorker's Mike Pence Profile Has LGBTQ Advocates Frightened
Bustle
On Monday, The New Yorker released its long-awaited profile of Vice President Mike Pence, entitled "The Danger Of President Pence." The article includes a number of revelations about Pence's relationship with Trump and the veep's own political ambitions.
US Pushes `Fair Trade' as Japan Economic Talks AdvanceBloomberg
“The most faith-centric, pro-life president” made these offensive jokes about prayer, religionSalon
Your Semi-Regular Reminder That Mike Pence Is Fucking ScaryJezebel
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Mistrial declared in burning death of Mississippi teen
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(CNN) A judge declared a mistrial Monday in the case of a Mississippi teenager who was burned to death three years ago. The jury failed to reach a verdict. Quinton Tellis, 29, was charged with capital murder because 19-year-old Jessica Chambers' death ...
The Latest: DA to retry suspect in woman's burning deathSFGate

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Raw sewage contaminating waters in Puerto Rico after Maria
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CAGUAS, Puerto Rico — Raw sewage is pouring into the rivers and reservoirs of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. People without running water bathe and wash their clothes in contaminated streams, and some islanders have been drinking ...
There's a hospital ship waiting for sick Puerto Ricans -- but no one knows how to get on itCNN
How One Small Town In Puerto Rico Found Food And Community After MariaBuzzFeed News
Trump: Military 'shouldn't have to be' distributing food in Puerto RicoPolitico
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