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Former Trump Campaign Manager Says Bloomberg Is 2020 Threat

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager says Democrats need to nominate a Washington outsider to compete in 2020. Corey Lewandowski says former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg would instantly become a serious challenger to Trump if he ran as a Democrat. Lewandowski, now an adviser to Vice President Mike Pence's Great America ...

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Bill Asks Pentagon to Examine More Options for Stopping N. Korean Missiles

A bill signed by President Donald Trump on Monday asks the Pentagon to pursue more options for defeating U.S.-bound North Korean missiles by using radar and more missiles to spot and shoot down inbound threats. The National Defense Authorization Act gives the Pentagon $716 billion, with almost $10 billion going to the Missile Defense Agency to ...

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Kanye claims he wasn’t stumped by Jimmy Kimmel’s question

  The seeming never-ending saga of the weird that is Kanye West continues. On Thursday night, it appeared that we might have gotten a brief ...

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Trump Lawyer Won't Allow Questioning of President on Firing of FBI Chief

U.S. President Donald Trump's attorney said Sunday that his legal team will not allow special counsel Robert Mueller to question Trump about his ...

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EXPOSED: De Blasio, Cynthia Nixon’s wife plotted to stop Jennifer Hudson performance at charter school rally

Emails reveal that Mayor de Blasio and Christine Marinoni, the wife of former actress-turned-politician Cynthia Nixon, once tried to convince ...

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Charlottesville focuses on healing as Unite the Right heads to Washington

"We have people coming to our city for the sole purpose of spewing hate. It didn't make sense last year, and it doesn't make sense now," said ...

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Charlottesville’s Mayor Nikuyah Walker talks about the long road of hope and healing in her city

Mayor Nikuyah Walker is tasked with helping to lead her city to a place of hope and healing and explains what needs to happen before getting there. The post Charlottesville’s Mayor Nikuyah Walker talks about the long road of hope and healing ...

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WATCH: Kanye is stumped when Jimmy Kimmel asks why he thinks Trump cares about Black people

  While we’re used to Kanye West running off at the mouth in his praise of President Donald Trump, we were surprised that he took a long pause to think before he spoke about the antagonistic Twitter-in-Chief. READ MORE: Parkland massacre relatives want school board ousted The outspoken rapper who has been a vocal supporter of Trump appeared ...

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As NFL Season Begins, Player Protests Retake Spotlight

As the National Football League (NFL) pre-season began Thursday night for many teams, several players continued to defy U.S. President Donald Trump and protest racial injustice during the national anthem. Since the 2016 season, some NFL players have taken to kneeling or turning their backs to the field during the anthem. In the United States, ...

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Flames Inch Toward S. California Homes; 20,000 Flee

An intentionally set wildfire grew perilously close to homes in Southern California on Thursday as evacuation orders expanded to more than 20,000 ...

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State of emergency declared in Charlottesville for anniversary of ‘Unite the Right’ rally

Virginia has been put under a state of emergency ahead of the one year anniversary of the deadly Charlottesville Unite the Right rally held ...

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DC, Virginia Brace for White Nationalist Rally

Officials in the U.S. capital of Washington and in the neighboring state of Virginia are bracing for the first anniversary of a white nationalist rally that exploded in deadly violence. Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser said Thursday she signed an ...

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Hazy Sacramento Deals With Smoky Smell From Distant Blaze

No major wildfires are burning near Sacramento but for two weeks a dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes has blanketed California's capital region, forcing summer campers to stay inside, obscuring normally bright skylines and leaving ash on cars. Experiencing smoky air from blowing winds is nothing new in many California ...

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Army Suspends Discharges of Immigrant Recruits

The U.S. Army has stopped discharging immigrant recruits who enlisted seeking a path to citizenship, at least temporarily. A memo shared with The Associated Press Wednesday and dated July 20 spells out orders to high-ranking Army officials to stop processing discharges of men and women who enlisted in the special immigrant program, effective ...

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Trump supporter Candace Owens has epic meltdown on live tv debate with Michael Eric Dyson

Conservative Trump supporter Candace Owens appeared on MSNBC with Ari Melber Tuesday evening and the conversation went left pretty fast. The post Trump supporter Candace Owens has epic meltdown on live tv debate with Michael Eric Dyson appeared ...

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Fat Joe shoots down Eric Benet’s comments comparing rappers to white supremacists

Rapper Fat Joe thinks R&B singer/songwriter Eric Benét has it all wrong when it comes to his thoughts about the influence of rap music and its ...

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Iran can afford to play the long game with Trump

Three men walk into a room: a dictator, an autocrat, and an ayatollah. A fourth man asks them each for a meeting.

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Police: No Arrests in Chicago Weekend Gun Violence

Chicago police say they have not arrested anyone in connection with this weekend's violence in the city, in which 66 people were shot, 12 of them fatally. The city's police chief, Superintendent Eddie Johnson, said additional officers have been deployed to the neighborhoods where the violence took place to prevent retaliatory shootings. He told ...

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Feud Escalates Between NRA, New York Governor

A feud between New York's governor and the National Rifle Association is escalating, with Governor Andrew Cuomo saying it's "too bad" the NRA could be in financial trouble because his state pressured financial institutions to cut ties with the gun group. "Too bad. You violated the law," Cuomo told CNN, while also adding that "it's not a defense ...

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34 People Shot in Chicago in Just 24 Hours

Chicago police say they will not be defeated after an unusually violent weekend that saw at least 34 people shot in the city in just 24 hours. Five of those victims died, including a 17-year-old girl who was shot in the face. "This is the worst I've ever seen it," a policeman told the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper. "It's hot right now. There's ...

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U.S. allies have killed thousands of Yemeni civilians from the air. After 22 died at a wedding, one village asks, ‘Why us?’

Civilian deaths have continued unabated despite assurances by the U.S.-supported coalition that it would take steps to reduce accidental fatalities.

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Mayor Michael Tubbs unveils controversial plans to solve his city’s poverty problem

Michael Tubbs, the youngest mayor of a city with more than 100,000 people, has unveiled an ambitious plan to solve Stockton, California’s poverty ...

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