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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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READ: McConnell Lays Out Plan For Senate Impeachment Trial Procedure

READ: McConnell Lays Out Plan For Senate Impeachment Trial Procedure

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is planning for each side in the impeachment trial to have 24 hours to present their case, spread over two days. Democrats object to that... Read more ...

Opinion | Why Congress Must Keep Investigating Trump After the Impeachment Trial

Opinion | Why Congress Must Keep Investigating Trump After the Impeachment Trial

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Senate Republicans plan speedy Trump trial

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Trump recruits House allies for his defense

Trump recruits House allies for his defense

After excluding House Republicans from his defense team, President Donald Trump announced Monday night that eight of them would serve as partisan warriors. Republican Reps... Read more ...

Trump lawyers seek quick rejection of Democrats' impeachment case

Trump lawyers seek quick rejection of Democrats' impeachment case

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Migrant Caravan Crosses River into Mexico In Standoff With Security Forces

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After closing a bridge linking Guatemala with Mexico, a caravan of Central American migrants waded across a river connecting the countries but their journey is being stopped by... Read more ...

Political Unrest In Puerto Rico After Discovery Of Unused Hurricane Aid

Political Unrest In Puerto Rico After Discovery Of Unused Hurricane Aid

Fed up with what they say is rampant corruption, protesters are demanding the resignation of Gov. Wanda Vázquez, who just months ago served as the island's Justice Secretary. Read more ...

Trump Attorneys: Senate Must 'Swiftly' Reject Charges

Trump Attorneys: Senate Must 'Swiftly' Reject Charges

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