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Boracay reopens for test run following huge cleanup

Boracay, one of the world's most famous beach destinations, has reopened for a test run almost six months after closing for a cleanup operation in the Philippines.

Comment period for proposal on DC protests ends tonight

A proposal that would change how protests can be held around some of the capital's most iconic sites has attracted a sizable public response, including opposition from several Democratic members of Congress.

Missouri Senate race could be test of voter enthusiasm in midterms

Democrats are hoping for a blue wave in the upcoming midterm elections. But Democratic incumbents are up for reelection to the Senate in 10 states ...

Missouri's Senate race heats up over health care

One of the key races in the upcoming midterm elections is the Senate race in Missouri. Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill is being challenged by the ...

Missouri Senate race goes down to the wire as battle over health care heats up

Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill is being challenged by Republican state Attorney General Josh Hawley

Don't expect a big Democratic wave this fall, a new CNBC poll says

The latest CNBC All-America Economic Survey offers mixed signals, but leans against a wave Democratic election like that those that swept Republicans ...

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Senator Warren, mocked by Trump as 'Pocahontas,' says DNA test backs her ancestry

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, ridiculed by U.S. President Donald Trump as "Pocahontas" for claiming Native American heritage, hit back on Monday with DNA evidence she said supported her assertion, a possible preview of a bare-knuckles presidential campaign in 2020.

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27 Senators Just Voted With Pauline Hanson To Say That "It Is OK To Be White"

The slogan is used by the white supremacist and alt-right movements. View Entire Post ›

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US: Cuba’s political prisoners are “affront” to democracy

The U.S. says Cuba’s 130 political prisoners are an “affront” to democratic freedoms, but Cuba points to Trump’s “agenda of supremacist, racist and ...

Trump suggests "rogue killers" could be behind journalist's disappearance

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading to Saudi Arabia to meet with the Saudi king Monday

Polish police use tear gas to protect gay rights march

Right-wing extremists tried to block the first LGBTQ equality parade in the Polish city of Lublin over the weekend.

Here's an early look at what is worrying companies the most on their earnings conference calls

Early results from third-quarter earning season show that more executives are citing foreign exchange pressures than the tariff battle in which the U.S. has found itself with its trading partners, according to a FactSet examination.

Trump touts Saudi King's denial in journalist's disappearance

President Donald Trump on Monday repeatedly highlighted the Saudi King's denial of involvement in the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, at one point offering up an alternative theory that "rogue killers," rather than agents of the Saudi regime, were involved.

Trump sends Pompeo to Riyadh to meet King Salman

President Donald Trump on Monday repeatedly highlighted the Saudi King's denial of involvement in the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, at one point offering up an alternative theory that "rogue killers," rather than agents of the Saudi regime, were ...

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POLITICO Playbook PM: Trump sends Pompeo to meet with Saudi king

And the House Intelligence Committee is drawing increased interest from lawmakers of both parties.

Health care, tariffs key issues in Michigan Senate race

Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow is running against Republican John James

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EU Boosts Support for Central African Republic as Russia Expands Role

European foreign ministers agreed to expand the bloc’s support for security and armed forces in the Central African Republic, part of an effort to counter what diplomats fear is a growing Russian role there.

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Attack Ads Against Some Democrats Try to Portray Them as Terrorists

The Congressional Leadership Fund associated with House Republicans and others are airing ads portraying Democratic challengers as security threats.

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Hillary Clinton denies Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was an 'abuse of power'

The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee quickly tried to change the conversation to President Donald Trump's own accusations of sexual misconduct.        

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State of Play: Tightening Arizona race threatens Democrats' slim Senate hopes

For most of this year, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona has run what has been viewed widely as one of the best races in the ...

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Good news for the GOP: Many of the most pro-Democrat voters are least certain to vote

Turnout is traditionally an uphill climb for Democratic groups, and 2018 continues that trend.

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Pompeo to Meet Saudi King Over Missing Journalist

President Trump is sending Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet with Saudi King Salman to discuss the fate of a missing Saudi journalist, with the ...

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Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Khashoggi disappearance

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday "rogue killers" may have been behind the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and ...

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Saudi Arabia to hold investment forum despite key speakers pulling out

Saudi Arabia will go ahead with a major investment conference planned later this month despite key speakers and partners pulling out after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a statement from the organizers said on Monday.

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Trump Says Saudi King Told Him He ‘Denies Any Knowledge’ of Missing Journalist’s Fate

President Donald Trump said Monday he had spoken to King Salman of Saudi Arabia, and that he had personally denied any knowledge of the fate of disappeared journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He also said he would send Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia for high-level discussions with the King. Khashoggi, who was critical of…

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Warren releases DNA test suggesting distant Native American ancestor

The senator’s action, meant to push back against critics, comes as she prepares for a possible 2020 Democratic presidential bid.

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