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Trump Ordered Troops to the Border, But They're Doing Busywork

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DOUGLAS, Arizona - In April, President Donald Trump announced he was ordering National Guard troops to the U.S. border with Mexico. “We're going to do some things militarily,” Trump said. “Until we can have a wall and proper security, we're going to be guarding our border with the military.” Here, in this dilapidated former mining town on the Mexican border, that vague directive has been translated - at least officially - to orders to help quell the smuggling operations operating out of Aqua Pietro across the fortified fence and in what is still regarded as one of America's most corrupt...
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US gets Russia's World Cup vote as logic trumps politics

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MOSCOW - The United States was able to celebrate a World Cup victory in Russia after all. Thanks to assistance from the host nation at a FIFA Congress addressed by President Vladimir Putin. For all the geopolitical tensions between the superpowers, Russia had no qualms about pressing the electronic keypads to select the joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico over Morocco in the 2026 World Cup hosting vote in Moscow on Wednesday.
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World Cup Gives Nafta Nations a Rare Win-Win-Win in Age of Trump

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After more than a year of cancelled visits, Twitter battles and threats to tear up two decades of increasing economic integration, U.S. President Donald Trump and his counterparts in Canada and Mexico finally have something they can agree on - 2026 will make the World Cup great again.
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Many Voters Think Trump's a Self-Made Man. What Happens When You Tell Them...

Many Voters Think Trump's a Self-Made Man. What Happens When You Tell Them Otherwise?

You probably think you know who Donald Trump is. Most Americans do. For decades, he's been in the public eye-first as a flamboyant real estate developer, then a reality TV... Read more ...

Brexit chaos looms after Jeremy Corbyn rejects Theresa May's call for talks

Brexit chaos looms after Jeremy Corbyn rejects Theresa May's call for talks

Brexit talks are in deadlock. Theresa May is now focused on finding a way to force Brexit through parliament after her government survived a confidence vote on Wednesday. But... Read more ...

Betsy DeVos' bet on boot camps

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The complete history of the US State of the Union address

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Mick Mulvaney reportedly plans to undo John Kelly's work as White House...

Mick Mulvaney reportedly plans to undo John Kelly's work as White House chief of staff

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney has been undoing some of the constraints his predecessor, John Kelly, had placed on people's access to President Donald Trump... Read more ...

Ann Coulter doubles down: Trump will be 'dead in the water' if he doesn't...

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Ann Coulter has a message for President Donald Trump: "He is dead in the water if he doesn't build that wall. Dead, dead, dead." Several days before the partial government... Read more ...

Rudy Giuliani leaves open the possibility there may have been collusion...

Rudy Giuliani leaves open the possibility there may have been collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia

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Cardi B takes Trump to town on what is now the longest US government...

Cardi B takes Trump to town on what is now the longest US government shutdown in history

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Federal prosecutors are leading a criminal investigation into Huawei and...

Federal prosecutors are leading a criminal investigation into Huawei and allegations that it stole trade secrets from US companies

Federal prosecutors are investigating the Chinese electronics giant Huawei for allegedly stealing trade secrets from US companies, according to a Wall Street Journal report on... Read more ...

A Coal Baron's Takeover of the EPA Is Nearly Complete

A Coal Baron's Takeover of the EPA Is Nearly Complete

A few weeks after President Donald Trump moved into the White House, he received a memo from one of his biggest campaign donors : Robert Murray, the CEO of Murray Energy... Read more ...