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People hold signs and flags at a rally
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October 22, 2018 - 1:11 pm
By Eli Watkins, CNN (CNN) -- The Human Rights Campaign on Sunday called for the Trump administration not to go forward with a rollback of protections for transgender people, following a report in The New York Times on a draft proposal. "Setting a destructive precedent, the Trump-Pence...
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In this July 11, 2018 file photo, a drone equipped with a thermal camera flies over the plants at the Pennsylvania Department of Natural Resources' Jennings Environmental Education Center on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Slippery Rock, Pa.
AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File
September 28, 2018 - 1:08 pm
By David Koenig, Associated Press An aviation bill Congress is rushing to approve contains a little-noticed section that would give authorities the power to track, intercept and destroy drones they consider a security threat, without needing a judge's approval. Supporters say law enforcement needs...
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This Oct. 4, 2017 file photo shows a device called a "bump stock" attached to a semi-automatic rifle at a gun store and shooting range in Utah.
AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File
September 26, 2018 - 11:59 am
By Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press The gunman in the Las Vegas mass shooting was armed with 23 AR-style weapons, 14 of them fitted with "bump stocks" that allowed them to mimic fully automatic fire. The devices were little-known before they were used in the Oct. 1 rampage, the deadliest mass...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the President's National Council of the American Worker in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
September 18, 2018 - 10:35 am
By Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application and former FBI Director James Comey's text messages. Trump made the...
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In this Aug. 23, 2018, file photo, Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a visit to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
September 09, 2018 - 3:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says he's "100 percent confident" that no one on his staff was involved with the anonymous New York Times column criticizing President Donald Trump's leadership. "I know them. I know their character," Pence said in a taped interview aired Sunday by CBS' "...
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 In this Aug. 22, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference regarding the country's opioid epidemic in Cleveland.
AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File
September 09, 2018 - 9:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has vigorously pushed President Donald Trump's agenda at the Justice Department, and before that, spent 20 years championing conservative causes in the Senate. Yet as Sessions enters what may be the final stretch of his tenure, those efforts are at...
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Jeff Sessions
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August 24, 2018 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his long-running feud with Attorney General Jeff Sessions Friday, calling on him to probe a litany of recurring complaints against those investigating his administration and Democrats. Responding to Sessions' declaration that he would not be...
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President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on the "Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act" in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
August 23, 2018 - 1:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions punched back hard at President Donald Trump's latest sneering criticism Thursday as their long-running rift exploded into a public smackdown. Trump, concerned by the legal downfall of two former advisers, accused Sessions of failing to take control...
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In this Nov. 20, 2003 file photo, Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard, stands in front of a building in the Queens borough of New York.
Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times via AP, File
August 21, 2018 - 8:29 am
By Michael R. Sisak, David Rising and Randy Herschaft, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — The last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the U.S. was taken from his New York City home and spirited early Tuesday morning to Germany, the White House said. The deportation of the 95-year-old...
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Supporters and members of Bikers for Trump wave and cheer, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in the ballroom of Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J, during a meeting with President Donald Trump.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
August 12, 2018 - 11:09 am
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — As rain dumped on his golf club, President Donald Trump raged on Saturday, lashing out at his Justice Department on Twitter before welcoming members of a "Bikers for Trump" fan group to the manicured grounds. Dozens and dozens of gleaming Harleys, Hondas and other...
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