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Mnuchin to Travel to Saudi Arabia to Reinforce Ties, Despite Uproar Over Khashoggi Killing1h 11m Updated Mnuchin to Travel to Saudi Arabia to Reinforce Ties, Despite Uproar Over Khashoggi Killing
Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin defended the visit, saying the economic and strategic relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia was too important to be cast aside.
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MoD investigating suicide rates among war veterans1h 40m MoD investigating suicide rates among war veterans
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is to investigate suicide rates among veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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Brexit: Extend transition only to scrap backstop, says Dominic Raab3h Updated Brexit: Extend transition only to scrap backstop, says Dominic Raab
Brexit Secretary says more time before EU divorce could avoid "unacceptable" plan for Northern Ireland.
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Josh Hawley, Missouri Senate Candidate, Oversees an Office in Turmoil3h Updated Josh Hawley, Missouri Senate Candidate, Oversees an Office in Turmoil
Mr. Hawley, who is challenging Senator Claire McCaskill, has been Missouri’s attorney general for less than two years. His tenure has been rocky.
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Trump Administration Eyes Defining Transgender Out of Existence3h Trump Administration Eyes Defining Transgender Out of Existence
The Trump administration is considering a legal definition of gender as immutable and fixed at birth, the most drastic in a series of moves against transgender people.
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4h Updated Trump says US is ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia
President Donald Trump announced Saturday that the US is pulling out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia, a decades-old agreement that has drawn the ire of the President.
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Theresa May told she has 72 hours to save her job9h Theresa May told she has 72 hours to save her job
Prime Minister Theresa May has been told that she has just 72 hours to save her job.
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G.O.P. Candidates Struggling in Key Battlegrounds, With House at Stake10h Updated G.O.P. Candidates Struggling in Key Battlegrounds, With House at Stake
Party leaders worry that candidates for governor and Senate are in trouble in Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and possibly Wisconsin, and that difficulties could spill into House races.
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Saudis’ Image Makers: A Troll Army and a Twitter Insider11h Updated Saudis’ Image Makers: A Troll Army and a Twitter Insider
The kingdom silences dissent online by sending operatives to swarm critics. It also recruited a Twitter employee suspected of spying on users, interviews show.
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12h Updated Thousands in a migrant caravan are waiting to cross the Guatemalan-Mexican border amid sweltering heat
Thousands of Central American migrants fleeing poverty and violence packed a bridge connecting Guatemala and Mexico in sweltering heat Saturday as part of a politically charged, US-bound caravan.
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Trump Seizes On Migrant Caravan to Rev Up Republican Voters13h Updated Trump Seizes On Migrant Caravan to Rev Up Republican Voters
Barely two weeks from Election Day, President Trump has stepped up his attacks on Latin American migrants, hoping the issue will motivate Republican voters.
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14h Updated Trump says GOP working on tax plan for middle class
Republicans are looking into implementing an additional tax break for middle-income Americans ahead of the midterm elections, President Donald Trump said on Saturday.
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15h Updated Trump to rally Republican support in Nevada ahead of midterm elections
President Donald Trump is headed to Nevada on Saturday to cap off a three-day tour of Western states in an effort to galvanize voters ahead of next month's midterm elections.
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News Analysis: Trump Wagers That Voters Will Shrug at a Saudi Storm16h News Analysis: Trump Wagers That Voters Will Shrug at a Saudi Storm
President Trump’s acceptance of a disputed Saudi account of the death of Jamal Khashoggi suggests how he plans to ride out the most acute foreign policy crisis of his presidency.
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News Analysis: How Can Trump Accept the Saudis’ Word? There’s Little Midterm Price to Pay16h News Analysis: How Can Trump Accept the Saudis’ Word? There’s Little Midterm Price to Pay
President Trump’s favorable reception of a disputed Saudi account of the death of Jamal Khashoggi suggests how he plans to ride out the most acute foreign policy crisis of his presidency.
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Brexit: Bid to stop NI civil servants acting on backstop16h Brexit: Bid to stop NI civil servants acting on backstop
A former Brexit minister wants to prevent civil servants acting on backstop in absence of assembly.
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17h HealthCare.gov system hack leaves 75,000 individuals exposed
A hack was detected earlier this month in a government computer system that works alongside HealthCare.gov, exposing the personal information of approximately 75,000 people, according to the agency in charge of the portal.
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19h Updated Georgia county facing lawsuits after rejecting absentee ballots
One suburban Georgia county has become a flashpoint for concerns over voter suppression for rejecting hundreds of mail-in absentee ballots weeks before Election Day.
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Stacey Abrams Hopes Medicaid Expansion Can Be a Winning Issue in Rural Georgia20h Updated Stacey Abrams Hopes Medicaid Expansion Can Be a Winning Issue in Rural Georgia
By framing expansion as a pragmatic business move, Ms. Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor, is hoping to siphon some traditionally Republican rural votes.
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Sturgeon boycotts event in far-right row20h Updated Sturgeon boycotts event in far-right row
The first minister said the inclusion of Steve Bannon - a former Trump aide - risked normalising far-right views.
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Charge of Treason Escalates Tensions in Close Arizona Senate Race21h Updated Charge of Treason Escalates Tensions in Close Arizona Senate Race
Martha McSally drew national attention this week when she accused her Democratic opponent, Kyrsten Sinema, of treason.
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Trump, Breaking With U.S. Intelligence, Appears to Accept Saudi Explanation of Journalist’s Death21h Updated Trump, Breaking With U.S. Intelligence, Appears to Accept Saudi Explanation of Journalist’s Death
The president’s response sets up a clash with Congress, where Republicans and Democrats both tarred the Saudi explanation as lacking credibility.
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What Big Pharma Fears Most: A Trump Alliance With Democrats to Cut Drug Prices21h Updated What Big Pharma Fears Most: A Trump Alliance With Democrats to Cut Drug Prices
With Democrats seen as likely to retake the House, drug makers are quietly making contingency plans to fend off proposals that would squeeze their profits.
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22h 9 midterms races with Electoral College implications
Redistricting! It's not just for wonks.
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22h Updated Manafort appears in court in wheelchair, to be sentenced in February
Paul Manafort, the Mueller investigation's top cooperator, may learn Friday when he'll be sentenced.
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White House Memo: Trump and Women: Another Writer Looks for Answers23h White House Memo: Trump and Women: Another Writer Looks for Answers
“Golden Handcuffs: The Secret History of Trump’s Women” traces how the president’s consequence-free (so far) comments about women continue a running theme that started early in his life.
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24h After outpouring of personal stories, Congress still grappling with Kavanaugh confirmation fallout
When Christine Blasey Ford said she could not remember certain details about her alleged assault by Brett Kavanaugh, Rep. Ann McLane Kuster could relate.
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24h Why midterm candidates are ditching red, white, and blue campaign logos
When Beto O'Rourke met with his designer to talk about what he wanted in a Senate campaign logo, he said he didn't want anything ordinary. No red, white, and blue, and no flames or eagles.
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27h On Politics: The Biggest Stories of the Week
Here are the stories that dominated the news in American politics.
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2018 Digital Misinformation Roundup 27h 2018 Digital Misinformation Roundup
The midterm elections are 17 days away. Here is a collection of coverage from The New York Times and elsewhere on efforts to mislead voters on social media and the wider internet.
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Republicans Find a Facebook Workaround: Their Own Apps27h Republicans Find a Facebook Workaround: Their Own Apps
Conservative political apps deliver curated partisan messages, free from the strictures and content guidelines imposed by Silicon Valley giants.
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29h Updated Throngs of migrants reach Mexico-Guatemala border
A chaotic scene unfolded as a massive caravan of Honduran migrants reached the Guatemala-Mexico border Friday.
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Remain is outspending Leave in Facebook ad war30h Remain is outspending Leave in Facebook ad war
Anti-Brexit groups are running at least twice as many adverts as major Leave campaigns on Facebook - and possibly up to 59 times more, Sky News can reveal.
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Playing Up Support Among Hispanic Voters, Trump Takes Aim at Immigration Laws30h Playing Up Support Among Hispanic Voters, Trump Takes Aim at Immigration Laws
The president toggled between distortions of the existing immigration system and the inflammatory language of his 2016 campaign at a rally on Friday in Arizona.
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