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DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says District's parade cost estimates lower than Trump's claims DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says District's parade cost estimates lower than Trump's claims
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump blamed the Washington, D.C., government Friday for his decision to cancel a proposed military parade – though Washington officials denied his claim and many federal agencies also raised concerns about the cost and logistics. DC Mayor Muriel Bowser said Friday via Twitter that the District's cost estimate was only $21.6 million, closer to the administration's ...
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Five key points that could sway the jury in Paul Manafort's trial — and determine his fate Five key points that could sway the jury in Paul Manafort's trial — and determine his fate
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Jurors now hold Paul Manafort's fate. The former campaign manager for President Donald Trump could spend the rest of his life behind bars, walk free or anything in between. Over the course of the 12-day trial, jurors heard in excruciating detail the details of Manafort's alleged scheme as his lawyers worked to poke holes in the case. Each day, testimony from witnesses and...
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Counterprotesters outnumber Unite the Right 2 white nationalists in DC Counterprotesters outnumber Unite the Right 2 white nationalists in DC
WASHINGTON – Thousands of counterprotesters heavily outnumbered a small group of white nationalists holding a "Unite the Right 2" rally Sunday, a day that was largely peaceful but marked by a few confrontations on the streets of the nation's capital. Unite the Right 2 organizer Jason Kessler said he expected 100 to 400 far-right activists to attend. About two dozen arrived at a subway station ...
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Trump condemns 'all types of racism' on Charlottesville anniversary; critics slam wording Trump condemns 'all types of racism' on Charlottesville anniversary; critics slam wording
President Donald Trump on Saturday acknowledged the grim anniversary of a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly last year – and is regarded as one of the worst weeks in his presidency. "The riots in Charlottesville a year ago resulted in senseless death and division," Trump posted on Twitter Saturday morning. "We must come together as a nation. I condemn all ...
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Trump doubles metal tariffs on Turkey as lira falls by 20% Trump doubles metal tariffs on Turkey as lira falls by 20%
President Donald Trump has doubled US tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminium, as the precipitous fall of the Turkish lira accelerates. In a tweet, Mr Trump said the currency was weak against "our very strong dollar", adding that "US relations with Turkey are not good at this time". Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a speech that the drop was part of a "campaign" led by foreign p...
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Ohio race just got closer after county finds hundreds of uncounted votes Ohio race just got closer after county finds hundreds of uncounted votes
Correction: The number of votes found is 588. COLUMBUS – The tight race between Democrat Danny O'Connor and Republican Troy Balderson just got tighter. Election officials in Franklin County found 588 previously uncounted votes in a Columbus suburb. The result: O'Connor had a net gain of 190 votes, bringing the race's margin down to 1,564. "The votes from a portion of one voting location...
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Dead fetus found inside American Airlines plane at LaGuardia Airport, investigation ongoing Dead fetus found inside American Airlines plane at LaGuardia Airport, investigation ongoing
A dead fetus was found inside an American Airlines plane Tuesday morning at LaGuardia Airport, according to authorities. A cleaning crew discovered the fetus in the bathroom of a flight that arrived in New York from Charlotte, N.C., late Monday night, PIX11 reports. Minutes before 9 a.m., the airport tweeted that flights at Terminal B could be delayed "due to an out of service aircraft." ...
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Hurricane Hector – one of 3 storms in Pacific – should slide south of Hawaii Hurricane Hector – one of 3 storms in Pacific – should slide south of Hawaii
A tropical storm watch has been issued for the Big Island of Hawaii as Hurricane Hector on Tuesday kept churning west across the Pacific as a powerful Category 4 hurricane. Two other systems – Hurricane John and Tropical Storm Kristy – also swirled in the Pacific west of Mexico. The center of Hector will pass about 200 miles south of the Big Island on Wednesday, according to the latest forec...
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Mendocino fire explodes to second-largest in California history Mendocino fire explodes to second-largest in California history
The Mendocino Complex wildfire exploded overnight to become the second-largest blaze in California history, at some 425 square miles in size. That's larger than 18 Manhattan Islands and is roughly one-third the size of the state of Rhode Island. So far, the fire has destroyed some 140 structures and threatens thousands more, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protectio...
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New York City today: Slow subways, slummy projects, soaring rents New York City today: Slow subways, slummy projects, soaring rents
EW YORK — Five years ago this seemed the very model of a modern major city, with its bike lanes, pedestrian plazas and smokeless bars. Outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg even started a pro-bono consulting firm, staffed by veterans of his administration, to tell cities around the world how to solve their problems. ''We have heard this huge demand and need from other cities to learn from New York,'...
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