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White House Weighs Response to North Korea’s Threats

White House Weighs Response to North Korea’s Threats

SUMMARY: The White House hopes that further isolating North Korea will eventually force Mr. Kim to come to the negotiating table.

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At Alabama Rally, Trump Toggles Between Republican Loyalists

At Alabama Rally, Trump Toggles Between Republican Loyalists

SUMMARY: Many in the rally crowd were clearly here to see Mr. Trump as well, and either cared little about Mr. Strange’s candidacy.

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Trump: NFL owners should fire players who protest

Trump: NFL owners should fire players who protest

SUMMARY: Trump said NFL owners should respond to the players by saying, "Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, he's fired.

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Trump: 'No, Russia did not help me'

Trump: 'No, Russia did not help me'

SUMMARY: "No, Russia did not help me, that I can tell you, OK?"

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Trump after 'lock her up' chant: Talk to Jeff Sessions

Trump after 'lock her up' chant: Talk to Jeff Sessions

SUMMARY: JUST WATCHED Trump on 'lock her up': 'Now we don't care' Replay More Videos ... MUST WATCH Trump on 'lock her up': 'Now we don't care' 01:16Read More

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Wisconsin, Ohio, California among states targeted by Russian hackers in 2016 race

Wisconsin, Ohio, California among states targeted by Russian hackers in 2016 race

SUMMARY: California Secretary of State Alex Padilla said Friday that hackers had scanned state election systems but not breached the system.

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Obama campus sex assault guidance scrapped under Trump

Obama campus sex assault guidance scrapped under Trump

SUMMARY: The Dear Colleague Letter required colleges and universities to use a “preponderance of the evidence” standard in sexual assault investigations.

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Trump blasts criticism of first lady's high heels

Trump blasts criticism of first lady's high heels

SUMMARY: And she's wearing high heels, like many of you would do, and they went after her."

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Minnesota and Wisconsin among states targeted by Russian hackers

Minnesota and Wisconsin among states targeted by Russian hackers

SUMMARY: Last year, the federal government told the Associated Press that hackers thought to be Russian agents had targeted more than 20 states before the 2016 elections.

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McCain says he will vote no on latest health care repeal bill

McCain says he will vote no on latest health care repeal bill

SUMMARY: Senate Republicans hold a narrow 52-48 majority and Democratic senators are united against repealing or gutting President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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Scaramucci and Spicer Extend Their White House 15 Minutes of Fame

Scaramucci and Spicer Extend Their White House 15 Minutes of Fame

SUMMARY: Advertisement Continue reading the main story“We have Republican-on-Republican crime all the time,” Mr. Scaramucci said about Mr. Spicer.

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Feds approve Minnesota program for lower premiums

Feds approve Minnesota program for lower premiums

SUMMARY: With the reinsurance program, Minnesota will use public money to help offset the cost of the individual market plans sold through MNsure and the broader individual market.

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Trump promises Alabama Sen. Strange will 'drain the swamp'

Trump promises Alabama Sen. Strange will 'drain the swamp'

SUMMARY: Trump said Strange had wrongly been branded an establishment insider, saying people have unfairly claimed Strange is "friendly with Mitch."

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In Beijing and Abu Dhabi, Signs of Bannon’s Continued Influence

In Beijing and Abu Dhabi, Signs of Bannon’s Continued Influence

SUMMARY: For Mr. Bannon, getting time with Mr. Wang put him as close as he could get to President Xi himself.

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Trump takes center stage in fractious Senate race in Alabama

Trump takes center stage in fractious Senate race in Alabama

SUMMARY: President Donald Trump greets Sen. Luther Strange (R-AL) and his wife Melissa as he arrives at Huntsville International Airport in Huntsville, Alabama, September 22, 2017.

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Trump holds Alabama rally ahead of primary election -- live blog

Trump holds Alabama rally ahead of primary election -- live blog

SUMMARY: President Trump held a rally in Alabama on Friday ahead of a Sept. 26 primary election to be held in the state.

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Hackers targeted voter registration systems in 21 states, feds say

Hackers targeted voter registration systems in 21 states, feds say

SUMMARY: Election officials in 21 states have been notified by the Department of Homeland Security that hackers targeted voter registration systems ahead of last year's presidential election.

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The Latest: In AP tally, 21 states confirmed hacking targets

The Latest: In AP tally, 21 states confirmed hacking targets

SUMMARY: Federal officials said they reached out to election officials in 21 states on Friday but did not name the states.

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Mediation falls apart in GOP's veto battle with Gov. Dayton

Mediation falls apart in GOP's veto battle with Gov. Dayton

SUMMARY: Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders collapsed Friday, ending hopes that their lengthy, expensive legal battle would end soon.

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Berkeley Students Speak Out About Free Speech

Berkeley Students Speak Out About Free Speech

SUMMARY: It’s the ultimate irony: suppressing free speech under the banner of free speech.

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