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Speaker Pelosi Holds Fast To Strategy Of Investigating Trump, Not Impeachment

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NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Irvin Nathan, former general counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, about House Democrats' strategy of investigating the president, rather than impeaching him.
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St. Paul Felon Charged With Heroin Distribution, Illegal Firearms Possession

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MINNEAPOLIS - Phelixus Fitzgerald Mar Robinson, or “Storm,” was charged with possessing and distributing heroin, as well as owning illegal firearms Wednesday, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
The 44-year-old allegedly possessed and distributed more than nine pounds of heroin and owned six illegal firearms. Robinson is prohibited under federal law from owning any type of firearm at any time due to his felon status, the indictment said.
Robinson is charged with three counts: possessing heroin with the intent to distribute, distributing heroin, and possessing firearms as a felon, the office...
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Lawsuits say Cento isn't canning real San Marzano tomatoes

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The largest U.S. seller of San Marzano tomatoes, known to food lovers as the best tomatoes to make pasta sauce, has been hit with two federal lawsuits claiming what's inside the can isn't the real thing.
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What Message Is Trump Sending to Soldiers?

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Having experienced combat, we know pardons for war crimes would be a disservice to our military and undermine our moral standing in the world.
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Rapinoe kicks FIFA, says women's soccer not treated equally

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NEW YORK - U.S. star Megan Rapinoe gave FIFA some kicks two weeks ahead of the World Cup, maintaining the sport's top executives are not doing enough to close a huge gender disparity in investment.
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U.S. economy can avoid a recession with a trade deal, says Peter Cardillo

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Spartan Capital chief market economist Peter Cardillo tells Reuters' Fred Katayama the U.S. will likely reach a trade deal with China in about 5 weeks and avoid a recession.
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America's Credibility Abroad Is Shot, Even if Trump Loses in 2020

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Thanks to Trump, any agreement made with a U.S. president is likely to be broken by the next one.
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Mayor, US Senate hopeful cited for leaving accident scene

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Police officials say Helena mayor and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Wilmot Collins has been cited for careless driving and leaving the scene of an accident.
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House spending panel drops U.S. ban on gene-edited babies

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Change would allow FDA to consider controversial treatments
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Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes

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Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors.
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China's 'nuclear option' in Trump's trade war, explained

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China has one big weapon in the ongoing trade war with the United States - selling off its massive holdings of U.S government debt. Here's why the so-called nuclear option could hurt China as much as the United States.
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Wall St. ekes out gains on U.S.-China trade hopes

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Wall Street's major indexes edged higher on Friday in a rebound from the previous session's losses after hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors.
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Trump considers pardons for soldiers accused of war crimes

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Friday that he has been considering pardons for several American military members accused of war crimes, including headline-grabbing cases of shooting unarmed civilians and killing an enemy captive.
Trump, leaving the White House for a trip to Japan, said he was "looking" at the pardons after being asked about reports that he was considering clemency for the soldiers around the upcoming Memorial Day holiday.
"Some of these soldiers are people that have fought hard and long," the president said. "You know, we teach them how to be great fighters, and...
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Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips

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World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, boosted after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal.
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Trump May Pardon Several Suspected War Criminals. These Are Their Stories

Trump May Pardon Several Suspected War Criminals. These Are Their Stories

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Their alleged crimes include killing young children and burning bodies.
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Wall St. clings to slight gains after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes

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Wall Street's major indexes edged higher on Friday in a rebound from the previous session's losses after upbeat comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors.
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Prince Harry Will Join Trump for Lunch During U.K. State Visit

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Buckingham Palace shared the full schedule for President Trump's June visit-though Meghan Markle is not expected to take part.
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China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war

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China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease.
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Trump says will consider pardons for U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is considering pardons for "two or three" U.S. soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he said would be controversial but justified because he said they had been treated "unfairly."
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The Saudi drone attack took out a known weak spot in the supply chain with...

The Saudi drone attack took out a known weak spot in the supply chain with low-tech weapons that Saudi was powerless to stop

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Global oil prices soar amid fears Saudi attack won't be the last one

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Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' in response to attack on Saudi oil supply

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Joe Biden says white people 'can never fully understand' racism during visit to black church

Former Vice President Joe Biden visited an African-American church in Birmingham, Alabama, and said white people "can never fully understand" institutional racism in the US. He... Read more ...

The oil industry vs. the electric car

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Attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid U.S.-Iran tension

Attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid U.S.-Iran tension

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Boris Johnson called 'Trumpian' and 'infantile' by EU figures after he...

Boris Johnson called 'Trumpian' and 'infantile' by EU figures after he compares Brexit to the Hulk smashing out of his chains

UK prime minister Boris Johnson labeled "Trumpian" by a senior EU figure after comparing Britain's Brexit struggles to the Hulk smashing out of his chains. "The madder Hulk... Read more ...

Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy activist is urging US lawmakers to stop...

Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy activist is urging US lawmakers to stop exporting tear gas made in Pennsylvania to Hong Kong police

One of Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy activists is urging US lawmakers to stop exporting tear gas to the city's police forces. Joshua Wong is testifying before Congress on... Read more ...

Ilhan Omar Responds To 9/11 Mourner Who Criticized Her At Memorial Event

Ilhan Omar Responds To 9/11 Mourner Who Criticized Her At Memorial Event

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