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Trump says new stimulus checks are finally on the way – here’s everything you need to know – BGR

In an interview Monday with a TV news reporter, Trump seemed to confirm that Americans will be getting a new stimulus check soon. During the interview, which you can watch below, Trump suggests those checks will be part of a "generous" new coron

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Trump suspends travel between US and Europe for 30 days

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is suspending all travel between the U.S. and Europe for 30 days beginning Friday as he seeks to combat a viral pandemic. Trump...

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California Lottery officials shortchanged schools by millions, state audit says

The California state controller has also launched a probe into 30,000 scratch-off lottery tickets given to the audience of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

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Chief Justice John Roberts declines to read impeachment question from Rand Paul - Axios

The Kentucky senator reportedly attempted to include the alleged name of the Ukraine whistleblower in his questions.

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Trump signs law to reduce robocalls, though they won't end

NEW YORK (AP) — An anti-robocalls measure signed into law Monday by President Donald Trump should help reduce the torrent of unwanted calls promising lower interest rates or pretending to be the...

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Activists target Mayor Eric Garcetti with a recall campaign, citing homelessness crisis - Los Angeles Times

Critics of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti launched a signature-gathering effort Wednesday in a bid to remove him from office for his handling of the homeless crisis.

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Mayor of Los Angeles praises new effort to end homelessness: Paint murals of homeless people – twitchy.com

Apparently, the mural is the first step in recognizing our common humanity, which has to come first.

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Nikki Haley jokes at fundraising dinner: 'You wanted an Indian woman, but Elizabeth Warren failed her DNA test' - CNNPolitics

Outgoing United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley joked Thursday during the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner that the organizers had "wanted an Indian woman, but Elizabeth Warren failed her DNA test."

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Trump will ask athletes who kneel during anthem to recommend people for pardoning

President Donald Trump said he wants to meet with NFL players and other athletes who kneel during the National Anthem so they can recommend people they think should be pardoned due to unfair treatment by the justice system.

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Can You Spot the Difference in Trump's Oval Office?

The president is returning to a freshly renovated White House—and it includes one particularly telling change.

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Actually, hate speech is protected speech - LA Times

Here are the most popular slogans about speech, and why they're wrong

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Fact-Checking Hillary Clinton’s Acceptance Speech - The New York Times

Mrs. Clinton’s speech on Thursday was remarkably without hard facts. But she made a few assertions that could be checked, so we did.

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The U.K. has voted for Brexit. Here’s what happens next. - The Washington Post

The referendum vote will destabilize British politics, strengthen nationalists and be devastating for the European Union.

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Bad news for Trump? Up to one-third of Tuesday's GOP votes went to people who had already quit

As Hillary Clinton basks in the glow of solid wins in Tuesday’s primaries – she trounced Bernie Sanders in New Jersey and here in California and they split the other four – a curious thing has happened on the Republican side. Donald Trump , who app

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Jake Tapper Goes Off on State Dept. Video Edit: ‘We Deserve to Know Who Lied to Us’

CNN's Jake Tapper really went in hard against the State Department this afternoon following the admission that someone edited a damning exchange on Iran from a

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If The Media Treated Trump Like Other Candidates, Yesterday Would Have Ended His Campaign

Pretend Hillary Clinton had a day like Trump did. Now think about how the press would cover it.

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Caltrans seeks 5,000 volunteer motorists for mileage fee pilot program

The California Department of Transportation is seeking 5,000 volunteers for an experimental program that will charge motorists a fee based on how far they drive -- a proposal that could replace the state gas tax as a way to fund highway maintenance and re

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Ted Cruz was born in Canada, but he can still be president

The senator, who is running for president in 2016, was born in Calgary to an American mom and a dad who is from Cuba.

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Inside President Obama’s secret schedule

What does a president do all day? From Situation Room meetings to

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Education Secretary Loses Some Of His Luster

Arne Duncan was once lauded as President Obama's best Cabinet pick.

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Biden concedes new laws won't end gun massacres

Washington (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden, who spearheaded the White House's effort to find ways of reducing gun violence, admitted to reporters Thursday that any measures passed by Congress would fail in totally eliminating gun deaths.

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IRS aims to clarify investment income tax under healthcare law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Internal Revenue Service has released new rules for investment income taxes on capital gains and dividends earned by high-income individuals that passed Congress as part of the