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Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
May 07, 2018 - 7:32 am
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new attorney, Rudy Giuliani, is trying hard to support his client's stance on legal challenges coming from investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election and a $130,000 hush payment to a porn actress, but he...
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Rudy Giuliani
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 06, 2018 - 10:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new attorney, Rudy Giuliani, won't rule out the possibility that the president would assert his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in the swirling Russia investigation. "How could I ever be confident of that?" the former New York City mayor...
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Hawaii Volcano
(AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
May 06, 2018 - 9:05 am
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The number of homes destroyed by Hawaii's Kilauea volcano jumped to 31 Sunday as scientists reported lava spewing more than 200 feet (61 meters) into the air. Some of the more than 1,700 people who evacuated prepared for the possibility they may not return for quite some time...
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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., receives the Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia in 2017.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File
May 05, 2018 - 9:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A frail Sen. John McCain has been receiving a stream of visitors and good wishes at his Arizona ranch as he confronts the aftermath of brain cancer treatment and surgery. Former Vice President Joe Biden sat with McCain for 90 minutes Sunday, according to people close to both men...
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President Donald Trump traveled to Texas to address the annual convention of the National Rifle Association.
Sue Ogrocki/AP
May 05, 2018 - 9:10 am
By Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large (CNN) -- On Friday, President Donald Trump traveled to Texas to address the annual convention of the National Rifle Association. The speech capped a week that included revelations about the questions special counsel Robert Mueller wanted to ask Trump,...
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Kilauea volcano erupts May 4.
AP Photo/Marco Garcia
May 05, 2018 - 8:54 am
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Sputtering lava, strong earthquakes and toxic gas jolted the southern part of the Big Island of Hawaii as magma shifted underneath a restless Kilauea volcano. Two new volcanic vents, from which lava is spurting, developed Saturday, bringing the number formed to eight. Lava has...
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President Donald Trump gestures from the podium as as speaks at the National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action Leadership Forum.
AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki
May 05, 2018 - 8:21 am
DALLAS (AP) — Months after the horror of the Parkland school shootings in Florida, President Donald Trump stood before cheering members of the National Rifle Association on Friday and implored them to elect more Republicans to Congress to defend gun rights. Trump claimed that Democrats want to "...
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President Donald Trump arrives to the National Teacher of the Year reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC., on May 2.
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David Madden
May 04, 2018 - 9:45 pm
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A newly released national poll sheds some light on President Donald Trump's job performance numbers — and why they don't change very much. You've heard time and again about the "Trump base," which, at least in the Monmouth University poll , has stayed in the...
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Former Presidents George W. Bush,and George H.W. Bush arrive for a funeral service for former First Lady Barbara Bush.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
May 04, 2018 - 9:24 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was released from a Houston hospital on Friday after spending 13 days being treated for an infection that required his hospitalization a day after his wife's funeral. Jim McGrath, a spokesman for the 93-year-old Bush, tweeted that doctors at Houston...
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Actress Allison Mack, center, arrives with her legal team to Brooklyn Federal Court.
AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews
May 04, 2018 - 9:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities expect to make more arrests in the sex-trafficking investigation of a self-help group that's already resulted in charges against former "Smallville" actress Allison Mack and the group's leader, a prosecutor said Friday. Assistant U.S. Attorney Moira Penza told a judge at...
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