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READ: New Trump lawsuit to block release of tax records

READ: New Trump lawsuit to block release of tax records

SUMMARY: (CNN) President Donald Trump is suing his long-time accounting firm Mazars USA and New York district attorney Cyrus Vance to attempt to stop his accounting records from being sent to the local prosecutor.

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Elaine Chao, Andrew Wheeler call out California over environmental efforts

Elaine Chao, Andrew Wheeler call out California over environmental efforts

SUMMARY: The state's Clean Air Act waiver allowed it to set vehicle emission standards that are more stringent than the federal standards.

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Trump sues to try to stop tax returns from being sent to NY prosecutor

Trump sues to try to stop tax returns from being sent to NY prosecutor

SUMMARY: In that case, Trump sued a US House committee and Mazars after the committee subpoenaed eight years of accounting records earlier this spring.

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Melania Trump participates in reopening of Washington Monument

Melania Trump participates in reopening of Washington Monument

SUMMARY: Washington (CNN) First lady Melania Trump, alongside a group of local fourth graders, helped cut the ribbon to re-open the Washington Monument, which had been under construction in the wake of a 2011 earthquake.

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Beto O'Rourke is back in the mix. Will voters give him another look?

Beto O'Rourke is back in the mix. Will voters give him another look?

SUMMARY: Photos: In photos: Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke Photos: In photos: Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke Beto O'Rourke speaks at a campaign rally in Austin, Texas, in March 2019.

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McCabe says Trump's involvement in whistleblower complaint is 'incredibly concerning'

McCabe says Trump's involvement in whistleblower complaint is 'incredibly concerning'

SUMMARY: Washington (CNN) Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Thursday that a recent whistleblower complaint about a communication between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader is "incredibly concerning."

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Trump's national security team to meet again to plot course on Iran

Trump's national security team to meet again to plot course on Iran

SUMMARY: Asked on the return flight from Washington whether O'Brien would be in meetings on Thursday related to Iran, Trump said he hoped so.

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Trump and House Democrats snared in new intelligence storm

Trump and House Democrats snared in new intelligence storm

SUMMARY: (CNN) A smoldering Washington intelligence mystery exploded late Wednesday into a full-on confrontation between House Democrats and the White House over communications between President Donald Trump and an unidentified foreign leader.

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White House to withdraw FEMA nominee Jeff Byard

White House to withdraw FEMA nominee Jeff Byard

SUMMARY: The White House declined to comment.

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Maharashtra considering to reduce agriculture water supply to Sharad Pawar fiefdom?

Maharashtra considering to reduce agriculture water supply to Sharad Pawar fiefdom?

SUMMARY: “The government cannot point finger at farmers from one region to cut the water supply of others.

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Bolstering infra, creating jobs through small industries will be priority, says Nitin Gadkari

Bolstering infra, creating jobs through small industries will be priority, says Nitin Gadkari

SUMMARY: Bolstering country’s infrastructure and creating jobs through small industries will be the priority for senior BJP leader Nitin Jairam Gadkari who took charge as Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Ministries Tuesday.

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Why on Instagram Modi, Rahul share a softer side of their political lives

Why on Instagram Modi, Rahul share a softer side of their political lives

SUMMARY: “We do not use Instagram as a political platform to attack people or score political points on our opponents,” he adds.

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Govt ‘suppressing dissent’ on Rafale, depreciating rupee: Chidambaram

Govt ‘suppressing dissent’ on Rafale, depreciating rupee: Chidambaram

SUMMARY: Advertising“As Rafale deal unravels, markets fall, the rupee depreciates and interest rates rise, the response of the government is to suppress dissent,” Chidambaram tweeted.

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Youth must join politics for public service, not gains: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Youth must join politics for public service, not gains: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

SUMMARY: In a veiled attack on the opposition RJD, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said youth, these days, enter politics by virtue of their family background to “serve their own interests”.

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Amit Shah arrives in Kerala to strategise for Lok Sabha polls

Amit Shah arrives in Kerala to strategise for Lok Sabha polls

SUMMARY: BJP chief Amit Shah arrived here today on a one day Kerala visit, seeking to tone up the party apparatus cadre ahead of the Lok Sabha polls next year.

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PM Modi did ‘lethal surgical strike’ by not providing jobs, implementing GST: Jignesh Mevani

PM Modi did ‘lethal surgical strike’ by not providing jobs, implementing GST: Jignesh Mevani

SUMMARY: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has executed a “lethal surgical strike” on 125 crore Indians by not providing jobs and implementing the note ban and the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani has said.

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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis seeks World Bank support for twin projects

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis seeks World Bank support for twin projects

SUMMARY: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis met World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva at Washington DC.

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Deve Gowda says Congress insisted on Kumaraswamy being made Karnataka CM

Deve Gowda says Congress insisted on Kumaraswamy being made Karnataka CM

SUMMARY: They insisted that Kumaraswamy become the chief minister and that it was their high command’s decision,” the former prime minister told a press conference.

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Nitin Gadkari says can’t promise on toll tax waiver

Nitin Gadkari says can’t promise on toll tax waiver

SUMMARY: Gadkari agreed to the opinion that toll collection should stop but asserted that he cannot promise waiver from the tax on national highways at this juncture.

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Punjab Congress manifesto: Key takeaways from the poll promises made by Amarinder Singh

Punjab Congress manifesto: Key takeaways from the poll promises made by Amarinder Singh

SUMMARY: Employment generationThe manifesto promises employment through a slogan— ‘Ghar, ghar rozgar’ (A job for every household) ensuring time bound employment.

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