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April 23, 2019 - 12:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The White House is planning to release its long-awaited Middle East peace plan in the next few months. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said Tuesday that it would be unveiled sometime after the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which this year ends on June 4. Kushner, speaking...
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In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington. Vast changes in America and technology have dramatically altered how the census is conducted.
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April 23, 2019 - 10:13 am
UPDATED: 12:09 p.m. By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Supreme Court justices were mostly silent Tuesday as a Trump administration lawyer defended the government's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census , an indication the court's majority may be inclined to...
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Larry Mitchell Hopkins, a leader of an armed militia that has held hundreds of migrants at the border, previously claimed the group was training to assassinate Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, according to court documents unsealed on April 22, 2019.
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April 22, 2019 - 8:50 pm
By Darran Simon and Artemis Moshtaghian,CNN (CNN) - - A leader of an armed militia that has held hundreds of migrants at the border previously claimed the group was training to assassinate Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, according to court documents unsealed on Monday. FBI agents visited Larry...
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Climate change is having a serious impact on economic growth across the world — and it's worse for poor countries that already had a lot of catching up to do, according to a new study.
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April 22, 2019 - 7:10 pm
By Lydia DePillis, CNN Business (CNN) -- C limate change is having a serious impact on economic growth across the world — and it's worse for poor countries that already had a lot of catching up to do, according to a new study. Two Stanford University researchers modeled the country-by-country...
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Harry Potter and his friends are the inspiration for a new Vans collection.
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April 22, 2019 - 6:34 pm
By Gabrielle Sorto, CNN (CNN) -- Vans announced a Harry Potter collaboration today that has fans ready to hand over all their money. "Something magical is coming," the footwear brand tweeted on Monday. The website appears to indicate the brand will come out with footwear and other products inspired...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Washington.
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April 22, 2019 - 4:16 pm
by Laurie Kellman WASHINGTON (AP) — A House chairman on Monday subpoenaed former White House Counsel Don McGahn as Democratic leaders moved to deepen their investigation of President Donald Trump but at the same time bottle up talk among their rank-and-file of impeaching him after the damning...
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US oil prices raced above $65 a barrel on Monday for the first time since Halloween after the White House pledged to deepen its crackdown on Iran.
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April 22, 2019 - 2:52 pm
By Matt Egan, CNN Business (CNN) - - US oil prices raced above $65 a barrel on Monday for the first time since Halloween after the White House pledged to deepen its crackdown on Iran. The Trump administration vowed to bring Iran's oil exports to "zero" by removing the waivers that previously...
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 In this April 9, 2019, photo, Argus Leader investigative reporter Jonathan Ellis and news director Cory Myers in the newsroom in Sioux Falls, S.D. In 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper came up with the idea of requesting data about
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April 22, 2019 - 2:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday seemed inclined to rule against a South Dakota newspaper seeking data about the government's food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. The high court was hearing arguments in a case originally brought by the Argus Leader newspaper, which...
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April 22, 2019 - 1:47 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The remains of a World War II soldier who went missing in the final weeks of the Guadalcanal campaign have been positively identified 76 years after he was listed as missing in action, according to the U.S. government. Skeletal remains recovered two years ago on the Solomon...
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Trader Steven Kaplan works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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April 22, 2019 - 11:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of crude oil surged Monday after the U.S. government moved to further block Iranian oil exports. That helped to lift energy stocks, but losses elsewhere in the market pulled U.S. indexes modestly lower in another relatively quiet day of trading. The Trump administration...
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