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Fighting Gay Rights and Abortion With the First Amendment1h 2m Updated Fighting Gay Rights and Abortion With the First Amendment
Alliance Defending Freedom has had some notable victories. Now it hopes to persuade the Supreme Court to blunt the sweep of its ruling enshrining same-sex marriage into law.
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Joe Barton, Senior Texas Republican, Apologizes for Explicit Photo1h 13m Updated Joe Barton, Senior Texas Republican, Apologizes for Explicit Photo
Mr. Barton, vice chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, was swept into the swirl of sexual improprieties with the posting of an explicit photo.
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Justice Dept. Orders Review of Background Check System for Gun Buyers1h 21m Updated Justice Dept. Orders Review of Background Check System for Gun Buyers
Jeff Sessions, the attorney general, said that the mass shooting in Texas this month showed that “relevant information may not be getting reported” to the database.
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Trump, in Twitter Rant, Revisits Grievances Against Sports Figures2h Updated Trump, in Twitter Rant, Revisits Grievances Against Sports Figures
To some, the posts directed at sports figures, many of them black, suggest that the president is trying to send a message of solidarity to many supporters.
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3h Updated Former ethics director: Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act with Roy Moore comments
A former director of the US Office of Government Ethics says he filed an official complaint against White House counselor Kellyanne Conway for what he argues was a violation of the Hatch Act after she attacked GOP Alabama Senate hopeful Roy Moore's opponent on television Tuesday.
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Budget 2017: MPs rally round Hammond after growth shock3h Budget 2017: MPs rally round Hammond after growth shock
Gloomy economic forecasts put chancellor under pressure but Tory MPs back him on stamp duty and Brexit.
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Myanmar’s Crackdown on Rohingya Is Ethnic Cleansing, Tillerson Says4h Updated Myanmar’s Crackdown on Rohingya Is Ethnic Cleansing, Tillerson Says
The long-anticipated designation will open the door to sanctions against the country’s military commanders and intensify pressure on its civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
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4h Roy Moore, Putin and Those Trump Chooses to Believe
President Trump came out in defense of Mr. Moore, the Republican Senate candidate from Alabama. But when it’s not in his political interests, the benefit of the doubt might shift.
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5h Updated Sessions directs feds to find ways to beef up background check system
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a comprehensive review of the national database that houses background checks.
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Budget 2017: What does the stamp duty change mean?5h Updated Budget 2017: What does the stamp duty change mean?
People buying a first home worth up to £300,000 will pay no stamp duty, the Chancellor announces.
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On Washington: Blast From the Past: The Current Political World Mirrors 20095h On Washington: Blast From the Past: The Current Political World Mirrors 2009
Elements that foreshadowed steep losses for Democrats eight years ago are in place for Republicans today.
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North Korea Accuses Trump of a ‘Serious Provocation’6h Updated North Korea Accuses Trump of a ‘Serious Provocation’
North Korea criticizes President Trump’s re-designation of it as a state sponsor of terrorism and vows to keep up its nuclear and missile programs.
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6h Likely Census Bureau pick questioned over writings on competitive elections
The likely pick to fill the role of deputy director at the Census Bureau has no government experience and authored a book that argues that competition in district races is bad for the country, Politico has reported.
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As Her Last Day With the Fed Nears, Janet Yellen Looks Back on Her First7h Updated As Her Last Day With the Fed Nears, Janet Yellen Looks Back on Her First
The Fed chairwoman, Janet Yellen, answered questions about policy and her life in economics one day after announcing plans to step down next year.
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Hammond buys Govt out of strife - for now7h Hammond buys Govt out of strife - for now
It was a firefighting Budget, uncharacteristic of opening budgets of any parliament, designed to solve short term political problems and give a nod towards a longer-term vision.
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8h Updated Fed Remains on Track to Raise Interest Rates Next Month
Federal Reserve officials remain united in confusion about why inflation is weak but divided about the consequences.
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Budget 2017: UK growth forecast cut by Hammond8h Updated Budget 2017: UK growth forecast cut by Hammond
The chancellor gives a sobering assessment of the economy - but unveils a boost for first-time buyers.
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States Warn of Budget Crunch Under Republican Tax Plan8h States Warn of Budget Crunch Under Republican Tax Plan
Some state officials say the $1.5 trillion tax cut moving through Congress would raise taxes on residents and force tough decisions at the local level
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8h Updated Senator says WH economic adviser faked a bad connection to get Trump off the phone
Sen. Tom Carper said that the White House's chief economic adviser Gary Cohn faked a bad connection to get President Donald Trump off of the phone during a conversation about tax reform.
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What was missing from the Budget?9h What was missing from the Budget?
Philip Hammond has already sparked criticism for policies revealed in the Budget - but he is also drawing fire for what was left out of it.
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9h Judge schedules hearing for American accused of fighting for ISIS
A federal judge in Washington has scheduled a hearing for next week on the case of a US citizen detained in Iraq for allegedly fighting on behalf of ISIS in Syria.
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Budget 2017 cuts stamp duty for first-time buyers11h Updated Budget 2017 cuts stamp duty for first-time buyers
The chancellor also cuts the universal credit waiting time and lowers growth forecasts in his Budget.
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Housing.... and?11h Housing.... and?
Chancellor Philip Hammond makes housing a priority in his Budget speech.
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NHS Budget plan not enough, say bosses12h NHS Budget plan not enough, say bosses
Health leaders warn tough choices will have to be made despite the chancellor's promise of extra money.
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Budget 2017: UK growth forecast cut sharply12h Updated Budget 2017: UK growth forecast cut sharply
Forecasts are slashed as the Office for Budget Responsibility downgrades its productivity outlook.
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Budget 2017: What does the diesel change mean?12h Budget 2017: What does the diesel change mean?
New diesel cars face a road tax rise, but "white van man" will not be affected, chancellor says
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12h 13 reasons why President Trump is thankful
Thanksgiving, a day aptly named for giving thanks, is nearly upon us. With that in mind, let's take a look at some of the things President Donald Trump has publicly given thanks for. Check out the video above for a full survey of Trump's #blessings.
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Research money central to Budget12h Research money central to Budget
The Chancellor Philip Hammond has made investment in research the centrepiece of his budget.
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Budget 2017: Corbyn says government not fit for office12h Budget 2017: Corbyn says government not fit for office
Jeremy Corbyn predicts the Budget will "unravel", continuing the "misery" for people across the UK.
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Budget: Wrath of white van man may have been quelled12h Budget: Wrath of white van man may have been quelled
Philip Hammond hardly had an ideal build-up to this Budget, so one could forgive his obvious nerves as he stood at the despatch box.
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13h Congressional Black Caucus member: Conyers should step down as top Dem on House panel
Rep. Gregory Meeks, a New York Democrat and a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, said Wednesday that his colleague Rep. John Conyers of Michigan should leave his post as the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee as he is the subject of a House Ethics Committee investigation.
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13h The mystery over the attack on Rand Paul deepens
It's been 19 days since Rand Paul was attacked by a neighbor while mowing his lawn. And on Wednesday, the story got even stranger as the wife of the Kentucky Republican Senator wrote a piece for CNN detailing the extent of the injuries he suffered in the attack.
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Budget 2017: Reaction from Jack, Kuenssberg and Ahmed13h Budget 2017: Reaction from Jack, Kuenssberg and Ahmed
The BBC's business, political and economics editors on the announcements in Philip Hammond's Budget speech.
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Trump Calls U.C.L.A. Player’s Father an ‘Ungrateful Fool’14h Updated Trump Calls U.C.L.A. Player’s Father an ‘Ungrateful Fool’
On Twitter, President Trump claims credit for freeing three basketball players who had been arrested in China for shoplifting.
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Budget 2017 cuts stamp duty for first time buyers14h Updated Budget 2017 cuts stamp duty for first time buyers
The chancellor also says £3bn will be spent on Brexit planning and lowers UK growth forecasts in his Budget.
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Budget 2017: Key announcements in Philip Hammond speech14h Budget 2017: Key announcements in Philip Hammond speech
A review of the announcements in Philip Hammond's 2017 Budget by BBC presenter Andrew Neil.
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Op-Ed Contributors: Censoring Climate Change14h Updated Op-Ed Contributors: Censoring Climate Change
The Environmental Protection Agency has been systematically dismantling its website about a problem the president has labeled a “hoax.”
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Summary of Budget 2017: Key points at-a-glance14h Updated Summary of Budget 2017: Key points at-a-glance
An at-a-glance summary of the key points of Philip Hammond's Autumn 2017 Budget.
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Budget 2017: Hammond end stamp duty for first-time buyers14h Budget 2017: Hammond end stamp duty for first-time buyers
The chancellor abolishes stamp duty on homes under £300,000 to help first-time buyers.
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15h Updated Trump Defends Roy Moore, Citing Candidate’s Denial of Sexual Misconduct
President Trump said Alabama voters should not support Doug Jones, the Democratic candidate for the Senate. Mr. Trump declined to say whether he would campaign for Mr. Moore.
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Budget 2017 pledge to cut universal credit waiting time15h Budget 2017 pledge to cut universal credit waiting time
The chancellor also says £3bn will be spent on Brexit planning - and lowers UK growth forecasts.
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Budget 2017 summary: Key points at-a-glance15h Updated Budget 2017 summary: Key points at-a-glance
An at-a-glance summary of the key points of Philip Hammond's Autumn 2017 Budget.
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Budget 2017: Hammond pledges £3bn for Brexit preparations15h Updated Budget 2017: Hammond pledges £3bn for Brexit preparations
The chancellor says the government will prepare for "every possible outcome" as he delivers his Budget.
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Extra cash for NHS as growth downgraded15h Extra cash for NHS as growth downgraded
The Chancellor has said economic growth in 2017 will be lower than forecast, as he pledged extra cash for the "under pressure" NHS.
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Budget 2017: May hands cough sweets to Hammond15h Budget 2017: May hands cough sweets to Hammond
The chancellor may be trying to shake-off his 'Spreadsheet Phil' moniker with a few gags in his Budget speech.
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Hammond opens his 2017 Budget speech on UK economy15h Hammond opens his 2017 Budget speech on UK economy
The government will "express its resolve to look forwards not backwards", Philip Hammond says opening his Budget speech.
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PMQs: Bruce asks May about looking after animal welfare16h PMQs: Bruce asks May about looking after animal welfare
A Conservative MP asks the PM to confirm support for the "highest standards of animal welfare" before and after Brexit.
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16h Trump just did Moore a massive favor
President Donald Trump broke his silence Tuesday afternoon on allegations of sexual abuse facing Roy Moore, the Republican Party's Senate nominee in Alabama.
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18h Trump chooses his own version of reality to back Moore
When reality boxes in President Donald Trump, he simply chooses his own alternative, convenient truth.
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Trump Must Decide on Tariffs for Imported Washing Machines18h Updated Trump Must Decide on Tariffs for Imported Washing Machines
The United States International Trade Commission will hand the president the second test of his willingness to impose tariffs on foreign rivals of domestic manufacturers.
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Budget 2017: Hammond, May, Corbyn and McDonnell headlines22h Budget 2017: Hammond, May, Corbyn and McDonnell headlines
BBC News archives look back on the election campaign, conference season and economic highlights in the last 12 months.
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Pentagon Investigating Military Members’ Conduct During Trump’s Asia Trip22h Updated Pentagon Investigating Military Members’ Conduct During Trump’s Asia Trip
Defense Department officials said they were looking into whether three service members assigned to the White House had improper contact with foreign women.
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24h Updated Woman filed, then dropped, lawsuit against Conyers for harassment in 2017
Another former staffer alleged that Michigan Democratic Rep. John Conyers sexually harassed her, according to court documents filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in March 2017 and obtained by CNN.
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25h Sen. Murkowski supports Obamacare repeal mandate
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Tuesday she supports the repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate.
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26h NAFTA talks are in trouble
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Op-Ed Columnist: Jeff Flake Spoke Up. Time to Put Up.26h Updated Op-Ed Columnist: Jeff Flake Spoke Up. Time to Put Up.
Some Senate Republicans are appalled by Donald Trump? Then deny him tax reform.
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Nafta Round Closes With Talks Bogged Down by Conflict26h Updated Nafta Round Closes With Talks Bogged Down by Conflict
Negotiators made some progress in the fifth round of negotiations, but the United States trade representative said he remained “concerned about the lack of headway.”
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26h Speier: Conyers not one of harassers I mentioned last week
Last week, Rep. Jackie Speier said that she knew of two sitting members of Congress who have "engaged in sexual harassment." But the California Democrat on Tuesday said that Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan, who is now facing allegations, was not one of the people she had referenced.
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He’s a Member of Congress. The Kremlin Likes Him So Much It Gave Him a Code Name.26h He’s a Member of Congress. The Kremlin Likes Him So Much It Gave Him a Code Name.
Representative Dana Rohrabacher, Republican of California, has laughed off suggestions that he is a Russian asset. But investigators are calling.
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Pennsylvania Congressman Is Under F.B.I. Scrutiny, Court Records Show27h Pennsylvania Congressman Is Under F.B.I. Scrutiny, Court Records Show
Representative Robert A. Brady, a Philadelphia Democrat, has denied that he paid a political opponent $90,000 to drop out of a primary election race.
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27h Amid legal challenges, Gates, Manafort get OK to spend Thanksgiving with family
Former Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates will be able to spend Thanksgiving with their families and leave their homes this week, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
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Democrats Move Swiftly Against Conyers Amid Latest Harassment Charges27h Updated Democrats Move Swiftly Against Conyers Amid Latest Harassment Charges
The House Democratic leader called for harassment charges against the House’s most senior member, John Conyers Jr., to be subjected to an ethics inquiry.
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At Nafta Talks, a Clash and Little Progress28h At Nafta Talks, a Clash and Little Progress
Negotiators made some progress in the fifth round of negotiations, but the United States trade representative said he remains “concerned about the lack of headway.”
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28h Updated Manafort, Gates get OK to leave home, spend Thanksgiving with family
Former Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates will be able to spend Thanksgiving with their families and leave their homes this week, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
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29h Updated US airstrike in Somalia kills more than 100 al-Shabaab militants
More than 100 al-Shabaab militants were killed Tuesday in a US airstrike in Somalia, the Pentagon announced, the latest in a series of strikes against the al Qaeda affiliated group and ISIS fighters in the war-torn country. The strike occurred 125 miles northwest of the capital of Mogadishu.
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29h House Ethics Committee investigating Conyers allegations
Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan, who is the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint in 2015 after allegedly sexually harassing a staffer, according to an explosive report published Monday.
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Over 100 Shabab Militants Killed in U.S. Airstrike in Somalia29h Updated Over 100 Shabab Militants Killed in U.S. Airstrike in Somalia
The United States Africa Command said the airstrike was carried out 125 miles northwest of Mogadishu, the Somali capital.
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Document Fight Slows Inquiry of Affirmative Action at Harvard29h Updated Document Fight Slows Inquiry of Affirmative Action at Harvard
The Trump administration, in a letter last week, threatened to sue the university to force it to turn over student and applicant records.
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29h National historic site in Puerto Rico reopens after hurricane
By next week, two important areas of a national historic site in San Juan, Puerto Rico, damaged by Hurricane Maria will be open to visitors and back to normal operations.
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‘Hi, Drumstick.’ President Trump Pardons a Turkey, and Likes It.30h Updated ‘Hi, Drumstick.’ President Trump Pardons a Turkey, and Likes It.
At the annual White House ritual, Mr. Trump relishes his powers of clemency as Thanksgiving approaches. A large turkey is grateful.
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Restoring North Korea to Terrorism Blacklist Dims Hopes for Talks30h Updated Restoring North Korea to Terrorism Blacklist Dims Hopes for Talks
Analysts say the North may use the American move as an excuse for more weapons tests.
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30h Donald Trump just did Roy Moore a massive favor
President Donald Trump broke his silence Tuesday afternoon on allegations of sexual abuse facing Roy Moore, the Republican Party's Senate nominee in Alabama.
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Irish PM should know better over Brexit, says Arlene Foster30h Updated Irish PM should know better over Brexit, says Arlene Foster
Arlene Foster warns Leo Varadkar not to "play around" with Northern Ireland over Brexit.
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PM avoids humiliating Tory rebellion on Brexit30h PM avoids humiliating Tory rebellion on Brexit
Theresa May has narrowly avoided a humiliating Commons defeat on Brexit by buying off Tory rebels with a climbdown on human rights.
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He’s a Member of Congress. The Kremlin Likes Him So Much It Gave Him a Code Name30h He’s a Member of Congress. The Kremlin Likes Him So Much It Gave Him a Code Name
Representative Dana Rohrabacher, Republican of California, has laughed off suggestions that he is a Russian asset. But investigators are calling.
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Trump Defends Roy Moore, Citing Candidate’s Denial of Allegations30h Trump Defends Roy Moore, Citing Candidate’s Denial of Allegations
President Trump said Alabama voters should not support Doug Jones, the Democratic candidate for the Senate. He declined to say whether he would campaign for Mr. Moore.
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Poll reveals generational split over economy30h Poll reveals generational split over economy
A huge inter-generational divide has been revealed over whether Labour or the Conservatives would be best at running the economy.
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31h Updated Members of Congress push for US to take tougher line on Qatar
Member of Congress are calling on the Trump administration to take a tougher line against Qatar, accusing the small Persian Gulf nation of supporting the Palestinian militant group Hamas.
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31h Updated Trump all but endorses Roy Moore
President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended embattled Alabama Republican Roy Moore, all but endorsing the Senate candidate who has been accused of sexual assault and child sex abuse.
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Trump Urges Vote for Roy Moore, Cites Candidate’s Denial of Allegations31h Trump Urges Vote for Roy Moore, Cites Candidate’s Denial of Allegations
President Trump said Alabama voters should not support Doug Jones, the Democratic candidate for the Senate. He declined to say whether he would campaign for Mr. Moore.
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Real Estate Agents Mobilize to Shield Homeowners on Tax Plan31h Real Estate Agents Mobilize to Shield Homeowners on Tax Plan
Some economists say the Republican bills, by curbing or eliminating key deductions, could hurt property values, raise mortgage rates and reduce sales.
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Tillerson Accused of Violating Federal Law on Child Soldiers31h Updated Tillerson Accused of Violating Federal Law on Child Soldiers
State Department officials accused their secretary of violating the Child Soldiers Prevention Act by excluding Myanmar, Iraq and Afghanistan from a list of countries that use child soldiers.
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31h Updated State Dept employees protest exclusion of violators from child soldiers list
A group of State Department employees penned a memo accusing the agency's leadership of violating US law by refusing to call out three countries for not doing more to stop the recruitment of child soldiers.
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32h Ivanka Trump sets for trip to India
Ivanka Trump is India-bound, traveling to Hyderabad just after the Thanksgiving holiday.
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32h Updated Trump FCC chair unveils plan to repeal net neutrality
The days of net neutrality are officially numbered.
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32h Trump, Putin discuss Syria in lengthy phone call
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are expected to speak on the phone Tuesday morning, according to a senior White House official.
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33h Updated US official: Additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson found in Niger
Additional remains have been discovered of Sgt. La David Johnson who was killed in the October 4 ambush by ISIS fighters in Niger, according to a US official.
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33h Updated The annual tradition of voting for White House Thanksgiving turkeys is upon us
It's become part of the annual tradition of the White House Thanksgiving turkey ritual: voting to see which of the two official birds will be pardoned, and which will be the alternate.
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34h Updated Roy Moore says he first noticed his wife when she was 15 or 16 years old
Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused of pursuing romantic relationships with teenagers while in his 30s, said he first noticed his future wife eight years before he formally met her -- when she would have been as young as 15 years old.
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34h Updated Report: Democratic Rep. John Conyers settled sexual harassment complaint in 2015
Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan, who is the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint in 2015 after allegedly sexually harassing a staffer, according to an explosive report published Monday.
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A Kremlin Defender in Congress Finds Challenges on All Sides34h Updated A Kremlin Defender in Congress Finds Challenges on All Sides
Representative Dana Rohrabacher, Republican of California, has laughed off suggestions that he is a Russian asset. But investigators are calling.
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35h Updated The deafening silence of Al Franken
Al Franken now stands accused of not only kissing and groping a woman in 2006, but also of grabbing another woman's butt while she was taking a picture with him in 2010.
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Nafta Stalemate Persists as 5th Round of Talks Conclude35h Updated Nafta Stalemate Persists as 5th Round of Talks Conclude
Negotiators worked on technical details rather than addressing major differences during this round of talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement, in Mexico City.
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Protests: Tuesday36h Protests: Tuesday
Westminster is a popular choice for protesters - here's who was making their voice heard on Tuesday.
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The Conversation: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Sex Scandal37h The Conversation: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Sex Scandal
From Bill Clinton to Roy Moore all the way back to Thomas Jefferson.
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37h Airstrikes in Afghanistan ramp up as ISIS fight in Iraq and Syria winds down
The US military has substantially increased the number of airstrikes it has conducted in Afghanistan even as the number of strikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria has begun to decrease as the terror group loses more and more territory, thereby reducing the number of available targets.
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Comparing British, German and American productivity levels37h Comparing British, German and American productivity levels
Why is the amount the UK produces per person, per hour, lower than some of its biggest competitors.
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37h Updated The incredible shrinking presidency of Donald Trump
In the past 7 days, President Trump has attacked the following people -- and institutions -- on Twitter:
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Dugdale avoids suspension over jungle show trip37h Dugdale avoids suspension over jungle show trip
Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale will not be suspended for an "unauthorised leave of absence" to appear on I'm A Celebrity, the party has announced.
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Young Budget?38h Young Budget?
For the first time in years, tomorrow's budget promises to be one for young people - which is why you should pay attention.
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38h After CNN investigation, Puerto Rico asks funeral homes to help identify hurricane deaths
Puerto Rico is asking for help with its efforts to tally deaths from Hurricane Maria.
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38h Rep. Dingell says she was not groped by Ted Kennedy
Rep. Debbie Dingell says the late Sen. Ted Kennedy was not the "prominent historical person" who allegedly groped her in the 1980s.
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Discount railcard extended for people aged up to 3039h Updated Discount railcard extended for people aged up to 30
The young persons' railcard is being extended to those aged up to 30 after a successful trial.
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39h Updated This President wants you to give thanks every day
President Donald Trump has shown an incessant craving for praise during his first 10 months in office.
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Facing Second Accuser, Franken Sees His Once-Rising Star Dim39h Facing Second Accuser, Franken Sees His Once-Rising Star Dim
Lindsay Menz told CNN that in 2010, when Mr. Franken was a senator, he grabbed her rear end as they took a photo. Mr. Franken says he does not remember it.
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UK MP Rosena Allin-Khan on life as a Rohingya refugee39h UK MP Rosena Allin-Khan on life as a Rohingya refugee
Rosena Allin-Khan recorded this video diary in Bangladesh.
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UK government borrowing grows in October40h Updated UK government borrowing grows in October
Increased debt costs, linked to higher inflation, were a factor in the shortfall.
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Gove faces fresh row as DEFRA director quits42h Gove faces fresh row as DEFRA director quits
Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary, is facing a fresh row over his treatment of independent Whitehall directors after demanding that board members commit several days each week to their non-executive roles.
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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Sexual Misconduct on Capitol Hill42h The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Sexual Misconduct on Capitol Hill
There’s a growing sense that Congress is, for many women, a hostile workplace. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is trying to change that.
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42h Updated Trump administration asks SCOTUS to allow all of travel ban to go into effect pending appeal
The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court on Monday night to allow the latest version of its controversial travel ban to go fully into effect, pending appeal.
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42h Updated Trump administration to end protected status for Haiti
The Trump administration has announced it will end the Temporary Protected Status designation for Haiti by July 2019.
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44h Updated Trump names North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism
President Donald Trump, in the latest demonstration of increased tensions on the Korean Peninsula, placed North Korea back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
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Right and Left React to the Republican Tax Plan44h Right and Left React to the Republican Tax Plan
Writers from across the political spectrum take on the tax legislation making its way through Congress.
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Sinn Féin leaders to meet Theresa May at Downing Street45h Sinn Féin leaders to meet Theresa May at Downing Street
Gerry Adams, Michelle O'Neill and Mary-Lou McDonald are set to press Theresa May on an Irish language act.
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UK withdraws judge from UN court of justice seat bid45h UK withdraws judge from UN court of justice seat bid
Indian candidate to take position on bench, bringing end to the UK's role on court for the first time.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Every Other Terrible Thing About Roy Moore47h Updated Op-Ed Contributor: Every Other Terrible Thing About Roy Moore
Well, not everything, but his ideas are no better than his behavior.
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