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U.S. homeland security proposes face scans for U.S. citizens

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WASHINGTON - The Trump administration intends to propose a regulation next year that would require all travelers - including U.S. citizens - to be photographed when entering or leaving the United States, according to the administration's regulatory agenda.
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U.S. considers easing drug protection to break deadlock over trade pact: Wall Street Journal

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The Trump administration is considering scaling back intellectual-property protections for biologic drugs by big drugmakers to help win Democratic support for a new trade pact with Mexico and Canada, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Climate accord will fuel U.S. jobs, business and labor leaders say

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NEW YORK, Dec 2 - Top corporate executives and labor leaders on Monday issued a public plea for the United States to stay in the global pact to avert catastrophic temperature rises, arguing the battle against climate change would protect the nation's economy and create jobs and businesses.
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DOJ: Judge Was Wrong To Rule That House Has Right To See Secret Mueller Docs

DOJ: Judge Was Wrong To Rule That House Has Right To See Secret Mueller Docs

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The Justice Department is asking a federal appeals court to keep secret Mueller probe grand jury documents confidential, saying a judge misread the law in ordering that the House can see the material.
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Trump And Barr Lose As Judge Refuses To Stay Order That Don McGahn Testify

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Judge Jackson denied the request from William Barr's DOJ that her order for Don McGahn to testify be stayed while under appeal.
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UK's Corbyn asks Trump to ensure health service not for sale in trade talks

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LONDON - British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn wrote to U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday to ask him to revise U.S. negotiating objectives for a post-Brexit trade deal to ensure Britain's public health service is not included.
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U.S. President trump arrives in London for NATO summit

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LONDON - U.S. President Donald Trump landed in London on Monday for a NATO summit.
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Zuckerberg denies that Trump tried to lobby against ban on political ads: CBS

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Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said in an interview to CBS on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump did not discourage him from banning political ads on the social media platform during a secret meeting in October.
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Appeals court upholds order blocking federal executions

8 monthes ago   |   By

WASHINGTON - An appeals court is declining to block the federal government's plan to restart federal executions next week after a 16-year hiatus.
The order was handed down Monday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
The Justice Department asked the court to vacate or stay the injunction put in place by a district court judge. Attorney General William Barr has said he would take the case to the Supreme Court if necessary.
Barr scheduled the executions of five death-row inmates for December and January. That ended an unofficial decade-long moratorium on federal...
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Ukrainian President Criticizes Trump, U.S. Officials For Spreading Misinformation

Ukrainian President Criticizes Trump, U.S. Officials For Spreading Misinformation

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In a sprawling interview with Time and European media, President Volodymyr Zelensky discussed Trump, impeachment, Vladimir Putin and more.
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Trump's decision not to take part in impeachment hearing 'unfortunate': chairman

8 monthes ago   |   By

The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Monday said President Donald Trump's decision not to take part in hearings that could lead to his impeachment was "unfortunate."
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Brazil's Bolsonaro under fire after Trump slaps tariffs

8 monthes ago   |   By

By MAURICIO SAVARESE and DARLENE SUPERVILLE
SAO PAULO - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's U.S.-focused foreign policy efforts suffered a severe setback on Monday when his American counterpart Donald Trump pledged to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum on the South American nation.
Trump initially leveled the threat by Twitter while accusing Brazil and neighboring Argentina, governed by U.S. allies Bolsonaro and Mauricio Macri, of manipulating their currencies and hurting American farmers.
Brazil's vice president denied the accusation, but Bolsonaro, who openly admires Trump, was...
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Appeals court refuses to revive Carter Page lawsuit

Appeals court refuses to revive Carter Page lawsuit

8 monthes ago   |   By

Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page has struck out again with his lawsuit claiming he was a victim of terrorism in the form of media reports linking him to Russian efforts to influence the Trump campaign. With just a week to go before release of a hotly anticipated Justice Department watchdog report on the FBI's targeting of Page in a series of surveillance warrants, a federal appeals court made evident Monday that it saw little, if any, merit in Page's civil suit. Page claims he faced a series of death threats as a result of stories published by Yahoo News, the...
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Sanctions May Have Fueled Iran Protests, but Have Yet to Further U.S. Goals

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It is hard to discern a strategy that will accomplish the Trump administration's objectives: renegotiating the nuclear deal with Iran or dialing back Iran's malign behavior in the region.
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U.S. court denies Trump administration bid to resume federal executions

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WASHINGTON - A U.S. appeals court on Monday denied the Justice Department's request to overturn a lower court decision that temporarily stalled plans by President Donald Trump's administration to resume executions of prisoners convicted of certain federal crimes after a 16-year hiatus.
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Puerto Rico's primary goes off the rails

Puerto Rico's primary goes off the rails

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico on Sunday was forced to partially suspend voting for primaries marred by a lack of ballots as officials called on the president of the U.S... Read more ...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen tests. After a false positive, he's more skeptical

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for COVID-19 on August 6, but subsequent tests came back negative. Speaking to CNN, the Republican governor said the experience points to... Read more ...

Ohio governor says Covid-19 tests are reliable despite receiving false positive

Ohio governor says Covid-19 tests are reliable despite receiving false positive

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine wants Americans to believe that Covid-19 testing is reliable, despite receiving conflicting positive and negative results on the day he was set to meet... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi: This Is 'Absurdly Unconstitutional'

Nancy Pelosi: This Is 'Absurdly Unconstitutional'

Trump's executive actions are a done deal, right? Well, maybe not. Democrats and White House officials say they're still open to negotiating as questions swirl around the... Read more ...

Tainted election leads to lopsided results in Belarus

Tainted election leads to lopsided results in Belarus

MINSK - Authoritarian incumbent President Aleksander Lukashenko won 79.7 percent of the vote in Belarus' presidential election, according to an exit poll released immediately... Read more ...

Kudlow: Trump's executive order will stop evictions

Kudlow: Trump's executive order will stop evictions

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Sunday that President Donald Trump's executive order on evictions unveiled Saturday will put a full stop to tenants being... Read more ...

Connecticut governor: ‘I do not want a lost year' of learning

Connecticut governor: ‘I do not want a lost year' of learning

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said Sunday he worries that putting a pause on reopening schools could lead to a “lost year of education,” while images of tightly packed hallways... Read more ...

Democrats Slam Trump's Executive Actions, Critiquing Both Substance and Legality

Democrats Slam Trump's Executive Actions, Critiquing Both Substance and Legality

One expert told NPR that the unemployment measure is particularly controversial because it is "using appropriated funds by Congress in ways that Congress might not have... Read more ...

White House aide Peter Navarro said the 'Lord and Founding Fathers created...

White House aide Peter Navarro said the 'Lord and Founding Fathers created executive orders' so Trump can push orders over 'partisan bickering'

In an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday , White House trade adviser Peter Navarro criticized congressional Democrats for debates over new coronavirus aid. One day... Read more ...

World leaders pledge €250M in Lebanon donor conference

World leaders pledge €250M in Lebanon donor conference

World leaders pledged some €250 million to help Beirut in a videoconference hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday, as anger against Lebanon's authorities... Read more ...