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News Brief: Trump In Phoenix, Haitians In Canada, Kushner In Middle East

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 4:00am

President Trump held a rally in Phoenix and defended his comments about Charlottesville. Also, Haitians are leaving the U.S. for Canada, and Jared Kushner is traveling to the Middle East.

Why Donald Trump Likes To Surround Himself With Generals

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 4:00am

High-level military brass may be able to bring discipline and order to an administration that sometimes has appeared to lack them.

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Researcher Behind Unverified Trump Dossier Meets Senate Investigators

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 4:00am

Glenn Simpson, whose political research business digs up dirt for political campaigns to use against each other, talked with the Judiciary Committee about the infamous Trump-Russia file.

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Oregon, Texas Lay Down Markers On Abortion Coverage

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 4:00am

Highlighting the country's sharp divide over abortion and mixed reactions to requirements in the Affordable Care Act, Texas restricts insurance coverage while Oregon requires that it be covered.

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Commander Of Navy's 7th Fleet Dismissed After Series Of Ship Mishaps

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 2:04am

Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, the three-star commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet in Yokosuka, Japan, was relieved of command on Wednesday after four accidents involving Navy ships.

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Federal Judge Finds Racism Behind Arizona Law Banning Ethnic Studies

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:08pm

An Arizona law banning ethnic studies violated students' constitutional rights, a federal judge said Tuesday.

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'Shame On You': Protesters Meet Trump Supporters Ahead Of Phoenix Rally

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 8:19pm

So far the crowds that have come to welcome or protest the president are emotionally charged, but they remain mostly calm.

(Image credit: Matt York/AP)

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