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The Trump administration last week announced plans for $12 billion in temporary aid to help farmers deal with retaliatory tariffs from USA trading partners in response to Trump's policies. There would be other Trump campaign mentions throughout the 30 second spot . First, it shows DeSantis playing with colorful blocks with his child, telling his daughter to "build the wall!" But Florida also offers something of a microcosm for how the Republican Party is handling its controversial leader.
  • Union crying foul over claims of violent Israeli military attack

    Union crying foul over claims of violent Israeli military attack

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    An hour later, the IDF Spokesman's Unit said in a statement that both flotilla ships had been boarded and were being escorted to Ashdod. Israeli soldiers in global waters boarded the Al Awda ship headed to Gaza to deliver relief supplies on Sunday, detaining everyone on board, including a USS Liberty survivor, after beating and tasering some passengers, according to an eyewitness account.
  • Barrasso Meets With Supreme Court Nominee Judge Kavanaugh

    Barrasso Meets With Supreme Court Nominee Judge Kavanaugh

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    The Democratic senator told reporters Friday evening that he wants to do his "due diligence" on Kavanaugh's work. With Republican Sen. John McCain still back home in Arizona battling brain cancer, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can't afford to lose a single Republican vote.
  • Maryland suing Trump administration over downloadable blueprints for 3D-printed gun

    Maryland suing Trump administration over downloadable blueprints for 3D-printed gun

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    The suit, filed Monday in Seattle, asks a judge to block the federal government's late June settlement with Defence Distributed that allowed the company to make the plans available online. David Cicilline of Rhode Island and Seth Moulton of MA, said they planned to introduce a bill Tuesday that would prohibit 3D printed plastic guns that can not be detected in standard security screens.
  • Paul Manafort trial is first court test for special counsel Robert Mueller

    Paul Manafort trial is first court test for special counsel Robert Mueller

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    Paul Manafort made more than $60 million consulting for a Russia-backed political party in Ukraine, according to prosecutors investigating Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election. If there's an acquittal, however, that likely hurts the Mueller probe in the court of public opinion, fuelling calls for his investigation to wrap up and, in an extreme scenario, emboldening Trump to fire the special counsel.
  • Donald Trump denies all, attacking Mueller and Cohen over Russian Federation probe

    Donald Trump denies all, attacking Mueller and Cohen over Russian Federation probe

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    President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani , lashed out Sunday at Michael Cohen , Trump's former fixer, branding him a "pathological manipulator, liar". Goldstone said the information was "part of Russian Federation and its government's support for Mr. Trump". The (FBI agent Peter) Strzok report shows a guy off the wall who ran the original investigation hates Trump and claims he's not biased but he hates him.
  • Russia's Putin tells Trump: 'Be my guest in Moscow'

    Russia's Putin tells Trump: 'Be my guest in Moscow'

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    Collins told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday afternoon that she was told by Communications Director Bill Shine (a former Fox News executive) and press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders that she wasn't allowed to attend the presidential event because she asked "inappropriate" questions during a pool spray between Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.
  • Trump makes blockbuster prediction about USA economy in surprise interview with Hannity

    Trump makes blockbuster prediction about USA economy in surprise interview with Hannity

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    Government spending also posted a solid gain, rising at a 2.1 percent annual rate . "Going forward it's quite likely that we could see economic growth slowing from this sizzling rate in the second quarter". The US economy grew in the second quarter at the fastest pace since 2014 . Central bank officials had raised rates twice this year and pencilled in two further increases this year and three in 2019, Efe news reported .
  • Mamta banerjee slams NRC Final draft

    Mamta banerjee slams NRC Final draft

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    Terming the move as a deliberate attempt to isolate Bengalis and Biharis, Banerjee said: "People are being isolated through a game plan. I request the centre that amendments be moved so that these 40 lakh people get to stay in Assam", he said.
  • Rudy Giuliani Says Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen's Credibility Is 'Destroyed'

    Rudy Giuliani Says Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen's Credibility Is 'Destroyed'

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    The meeting has become a central focus of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether anyone within Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation to interfere in meddling in the last US presidential election. "There are a lot of good things happening in this country", the congressman said. That inconsistency was seized upon by Rudy Giuliani , the president's attorney.
  • Great-grandmother and kids killed in California wildfires

    Great-grandmother and kids killed in California wildfires

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    The victim's identity was not released. The blaze, which grew slightly Sunday to 139 square miles (360 square kilometers), is the largest fire burning in California . Capt. Scott Fisher, with the San Bernardino County Fire Department, surveys a wildfire-damaged neighborhood in Keswick. Keswick, a mountain town of about 450 people, was reduced to an ashy moonscape of blackened trees and smoldering rubble.
  • Donald Trump won’t tolerate foreign interference in midterm elections: White House

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    If the Trump folks were unclear on this, they should have consulted every other president before them. He also said that it was in the interests of Russian Federation and the United States to extend arms control treaties. Today Trump was fighting allegations that he knew about a meeting between Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya and the then-presidential candidate's son Donald Jr, son-in-law Jared Kushner and his top campaign official Paul Manafort at Trump Tower.
  • Syria's Quneitra province, on Israel's doorstep

    Syria's Quneitra province, on Israel's doorstep

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    It's the worst violence to hit the area since the country's conflict began. The attackers were confronted with government forces and self-defense units. The abduction of civilians - activists say at least 14 were women - also were reminiscent of the group's tactic of taking hostages and using women as sex slaves.
  • Day after attack, Israel announces 400 housing units in West Bank settlement

    Day after attack, Israel announces 400 housing units in West Bank settlement

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    The dead man, 43-year-old Ghazi Abu Mustafa, was brought to a hospital tent staffed by his wife, a medic, who collapsed when she discovered him among the casualties, her colleagues said. Some 300 Palestinians - a lot of them assailants, Israel says - have also been killed in that period, according to news agencies. Palestinians say the demonstrations are meant to pressure Israel to lift an 11-year blockade on the territory and allow Palestinian refugees to return to lands in present-day ...
  • 'Unhappy' wife must remain married, Supreme Court rules

    'Unhappy' wife must remain married, Supreme Court rules

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    At issue was a portion of the Matrimonial Causes Act of 1973 , which says that courts can not grant a quick divorce unless a husband or wife cites adultery, "unreasonable behaviour" or desertion as the reason for the divorce. Today, Tini Owens discovered that the highest court in the United Kingdom has refused her divorce. The couple has two adult children and Owens argued that there was "no prospect whatsoever" that she and her husband would ever live together again.
  • John Lee Cowell arrest in stabbing at Oakland BART station

    John Lee Cowell arrest in stabbing at Oakland BART station

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    Surveillance footage showed a man police say is Cowell fleeing the station through a parking lot and stripping off his clothes there. "It was probably one of the most vicious attacks that I've seen", BART Police Chief Carlos Rojas said during a Monday press conference .
  • US Christian pastor leaves Turkish prison after court ruling

    US Christian pastor leaves Turkish prison after court ruling

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    A prison vehicle, believed to be carrying jailed USA pastor Andrew Brunson , leaves from the Aliaga Prison and Courthouse complex in Izmir, Turkey July 18, 2018. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has previously linked Brunson's return to the USA to the extradition of Fethullah Gulen , the cleric Turkey's government holds responsible for the failed July 2016 military coup.
  • Former cricket star Imran Khan's party claims victory in disputed Pakistan election

    Former cricket star Imran Khan's party claims victory in disputed Pakistan election

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    With cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan set to become the next Pakistan Prime Minister, his former wife Jemima Goldsmith on Thursday hailed his poll victory as "an incredible lesson in tenacity". Husain Haqqani, a former Pakistan ambassador to the U.S., said that the result of the election was "foretold". With counting taking place in fits and starts through the night, five parties alleged blatant rigging.
  • Death toll jumps to 49 as strong winds fuel Greece wildfires

    Death toll jumps to 49 as strong winds fuel Greece wildfires

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    Official Niko Papaefstathiou told state television the two victims were taken to an Athens hospital early Tuesday. "The police tried to direct us away from the fire, but we couldn't escape it", said Aleka Papariga, a former Greek Communist Party leader who lives near Rafina.