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President Donald Trump listens as then-Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt speaks during an event on the environment in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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AP News
September 17, 2019 - 1:21 pm
In less than three years, President Donald Trump has named more former lobbyists to Cabinet-level posts than his most recent predecessors did in eight, putting a substantial amount of oversight in the hands of people with ties to the industries they're regulating.
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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) reacts after a first down reception in the third quarter against the Washington Redskins at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Ed Benkin
September 12, 2019 - 8:04 am
When DeSean Jackson played for the Eagles the first six years of his career, there was never any doubt about his talent. However, questions about Jackson's maturity surfaced, and he was ultimately released by former coach Chip Kelly. Jackson has returned as a polished veteran who is willing to let...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) and Washington Redskins quarterback Case Keenum (8) shake hands on the field after the game at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Dave Uram
September 09, 2019 - 9:47 am
The Philadelphia Eagles are 1-0 in the season after Sunday's defeat of the Washington Redskins. DeSean Jackson is grabbing most of the headlines, but WIP and NBC Sports Philadelphia's Ray Didinger says, to him, quarterback Carson Wentz the most impressive part of the win.
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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) reacts after catching a touchdown pass from quarterback Carson Wentz (11) in the third quarter against the Washington Redskins at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Dave Uram
September 09, 2019 - 9:20 am
Merrill Reese, the Voice of the Eagles, says his main takeaway from Sunday's game was the turning point when Carson Wentz hit DeSean Jackson with a touchdown pass in the third quarter. The stadium erupted, the Eagles spring to life, and they dominated the Redskins for the rest of the game.
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Philadelphia Eagles
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AP News
September 08, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Carson Wentz threw a pair of deep touchdown passes to DeSean Jackson, and the Philadelphia Eagles overcame a 17-point deficit to beat the Washington Redskins 32-27 on Sunday.
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 file photo, a giant Smokey Bear statue greets children at the Fire Department Open House at Fire Station One in Kinston, N.C.
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August 08, 2019 - 12:15 pm
CAPITAN, N.M. (AP) — Smokey Bear, the icon of the longest-running public service campaign in the U.S., is set to turn 75. Birthday parties are scheduled to take place this week in honor of the bear that promotes forest fire prevention. The decision to use the Smokey Bear character happened on Aug...
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President Donald Trump speaks about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Washington.
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August 05, 2019 - 7:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking out against weekend mass shootings that rocked a nation, President Donald Trump on Monday called for bipartisan solutions to the bloodshed but offered few details and faced pointed questions from Democrats about whether he had the moral authority to rally a nation against...
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Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya (11) celebrates after scoring a goal against the D.C. United during the first half at Audi Field.
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Tim Jimenez
August 05, 2019 - 7:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the Philadelphia Union happened to be in our nation's capital for a match Sunday night, team captain Alejandro Bedoya took advantage of the national spotlight to address Congress on the issue of gun violence. After scoring the opening goal against D.C. United in...
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(L) Daniel Coats, director of National Intelligence, arrives for a Senate (Select) Intelligence Committee’s hearing on worldwide threats (R) Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) questions former Special Counsel Robert Mueller as Mueller appears before the House Int
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July 28, 2019 - 4:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dan Coats, director of national intelligence, will leave his job next month, President Trump announced Sunday, after a turbulent two years in which Coats and the president were often at odds over Russian interference in the 2016 election. Trump announced Coats' departure as Aug...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2019.
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July 28, 2019 - 4:21 pm
By Zeke Miller and Hope Yen WASHINGTON (AP) — Upping a feud with an influential black lawmaker, President Donald Trump on Sunday assailed Rep. Elijah Cummings as a "racist" over the "rodent-infested mess" in his district while White House aides sought to downplay his comments as frustration over...
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