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U.S. Risks Roiling Oil Markets in Trying to Tighten Sanctions 15 Apr 11:55pm Updated U.S. Risks Roiling Oil Markets in Trying to Tighten Sanctions
Oil purchases by China and India are undermining United States sanctions on Iran and Venezuela, but halting them could come at a cost.
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Want to Escape Global Warming? These Cities Promise Cool Relief 15 Apr 11:54pm Updated Want to Escape Global Warming? These Cities Promise Cool Relief
While climate change affects everywhere, some areas in America will be less affected than others. And some of those fortunate places, it happens, might be looking for people.
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In Attacking Ilhan Omar, Trump Revives His Familiar Refrain Against Muslims 15 Apr 11:50pm Updated In Attacking Ilhan Omar, Trump Revives His Familiar Refrain Against Muslims
The president hopes to resurrect a major theme of his 2016 campaign for his re-election bid in 2020. This time, he has picked a specific target.
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Bernie Sanders Released His Tax Returns. He’s Part of the 1%. 15 Apr 11:18pm Updated Bernie Sanders Released His Tax Returns. He’s Part of the 1%.
Mr. Sanders’s income shot up after his last presidential bid, topping $1 million in 2016 and 2017 as proceeds from books drove up his earnings.
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15 Apr 10:25pm Updated State Department approves renewal of $500 million Taiwan military training program
The State Department has approved a possible deal with Taiwan to renew a $500 million training program in the US for Taiwanese F-16 pilots and maintenance crews.
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Trump and Sanders Lead 2020 Money Race, With Fund-Raising Reports Due Monday 15 Apr 9:57pm Trump and Sanders Lead 2020 Money Race, With Fund-Raising Reports Due Monday
Presidential campaigns were required to disclose their finances for the first quarter of the year by Monday night, a key moment in the early days of the race.
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Bernie Sanders, at Town Hall, Says His Wealth Isn’t Proof of the ‘American Dream’ 15 Apr 9:05pm Updated Bernie Sanders, at Town Hall, Says His Wealth Isn’t Proof of the ‘American Dream’
In a Fox News town hall on Monday, Mr. Sanders rejected the idea that his new millionaire status was a testament to capitalism and the “American dream.”
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15 Apr 8:29pm House committee subpoenas Trump financial information from accounting firm
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has subpoenaed Trump financial information from Mazars, an accounting firm that once prepared several years' worth of President Donald Trump's financial statements, according to a Monday memo to committee members from Chairman Elijah Cummings.
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In Search for Leverage, Trump May Be Undercutting His Own Trade Deals 15 Apr 8:17pm Updated In Search for Leverage, Trump May Be Undercutting His Own Trade Deals
President Trump’s unpredictable style has brought foreign countries to the negotiating table. But will it result in the United States leaving with more?
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15 Apr 8:05pm Updated House committees issue subpoena to Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank received a subpoena Monday afternoon from the House Intelligence and Financial Services committees, according to a person familiar with the matter.
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15 Apr 7:42pm Updated Bernie Sanders releases 10 years of tax returns
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday released a decade of tax returns, providing new insight into how the Democratic socialist senator from Vermont became a millionaire over his two presidential runs.
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On Politics With Lisa Lerer: How Ilhan Omar Fits into Trump’s New Culture War 15 Apr 7:31pm On Politics With Lisa Lerer: How Ilhan Omar Fits into Trump’s New Culture War
In the On Politics newsletter: Mr. Trump has taken the old culture war mantra, “God, guns and gays,” and transformed it into “immigration, identity and Islamophobia.”
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15 Apr 7:26pm Updated 9 unanswered questions for the Mueller report
The end is near.
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15 Apr 7:18pm Updated Interior IG opens investigation into Secretary David Bernhardt four days after confirmation
The Interior Department's Inspector General has opened an investigation into Secretary David Bernhardt's potential conflicts of interest, just four days after the Senate confirmed him to the job.
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Trump Says He Will Give Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom 15 Apr 6:55pm Updated Trump Says He Will Give Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom
The president has lavished praise on Woods, a golf and business partner, for winning the Masters on Sunday in a dramatic comeback.
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On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Ilhan Omar and the New Culture War 15 Apr 6:53pm On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Ilhan Omar and the New Culture War
President Trump has taken the old culture war mantra, “God, guns and gays,” and transformed it into “immigration, identity and Islamophobia.”
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Mueller Report Will Be Released Thursday, Justice Dept. Says 15 Apr 6:44pm Updated Mueller Report Will Be Released Thursday, Justice Dept. Says
The attorney general has promised that he would release a stripped-down version of the report after law enforcement officials blackout delicate information.
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15 Apr 6:16pm Watchdog group again warns State Department of security concerns for overseas diplomats
A federal watchdog group is telling the State Department -- again -- to prioritize the safety of its diplomats overseas by fully implementing several recommendations to address significant security gaps, particularly for soft targets such as residences and schools.
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A Vulgar Term Goes Unmentioned as It Gets Its Day in Court 15 Apr 5:52pm Updated A Vulgar Term Goes Unmentioned as It Gets Its Day in Court
The Supreme Court seemed torn about whether the government may refuse to register a trademark for a word evoking a profanity.
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15 Apr 5:46pm Updated Justice Dept. expected to release redacted Mueller report Thursday
Attorney General Bill Barr is expected to release special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on the Russia investigation to Congress and the public on Thursday morning, Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said.
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Fox pledges extra £1bn to support UK exports to Iraq 15 Apr 5:40pm Fox pledges extra £1bn to support UK exports to Iraq
The government has announced an extra £1bn of funding to support UK exports to Iraq and British firms investing in the country.
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15 Apr 5:23pm Prosecutor backtracks on malware claims in Mar-a-Lago breach
A thumb drive obtained from the woman charged with breaching security at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort may not have contained malware after all, federal prosecutors admitted in federal court Monday.
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15 Apr 5:13pm Updated Fact-checking latest spin from Trump, Giuliani with Mueller report days away
Over the weekend, President Donald Trump and his attorney Rudy Giuliani preemptively attacked the Mueller report in anticipation of its (redacted) release.
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15 Apr 4:59pm Updated The Point: Donald Trump knows how to put out the Notre Dame fire (and fix Boeing too!)
As the famed Notre Dame cathedral in Paris burned, President Donald Trump, watching the news of the fire live on Fox News aboard Air Force One, took to Twitter to offer some advice.
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15 Apr 2:58pm Pentagon expected to tap DHS official as next spokesman
The Pentagon has asked Jonathan Hoffman, a spokesman at the Department of Homeland Security, to be the next spokesman at the Defense Department, several officials tell CNN.
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15 Apr 2:57pm Updated Trump to award Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom
President Donald Trump said Monday that he'll award golfer Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, after Woods won his fifth Masters title over the weekend.
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15 Apr 2:03pm Updated White House legal team fights pair of Hill inquiries into Trump finances, tax returns
Lawyers for the White House are fighting back on multiple fronts Monday as Democratic-led congressional investigations into President Donald Trump continue their efforts to formally request information on the President's personal finances.
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15 Apr 1:55pm Justices keep it clean in debate over FUCT trademark
Several members of the Supreme Court expressed skepticism Monday over the breadth of a federal law that forbids the registration for "immoral" or "scandalous" trademarks.
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Trump Lawyer Urges Treasury Not to Release his Tax Returns 15 Apr 1:49pm Trump Lawyer Urges Treasury Not to Release his Tax Returns
The Internal Revenue Service is facing an April 23 deadline to comply with a Congressional request.
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15 Apr 1:46pm Pete Buttigieg’s Campaign Kickoff: Full Speech, Annotated
Mr. Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., announced his bid and spoke about what kind of president he hoped to be. Here's the full speech text.
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15 Apr 1:30pm Pete Buttigieg’s Campaign Kickoff Speech, Annotated
Mr. Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., announced his bid and spoke about what kind of president he hoped to be. Here's the full speech text.
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Shamima Begum: IS bride set to be granted legal aid 15 Apr 1:27pm Shamima Begum: IS bride set to be granted legal aid
The IS bride, who fled to Syria aged 15, wants to overturn a ruling stopping her returning to the UK.
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Elizabeth Warren Proposes Broad Plan to Protect Public Lands 15 Apr 1:18pm Updated Elizabeth Warren Proposes Broad Plan to Protect Public Lands
Ms. Warren said she would aim to undo the Trump administration’s environmental rollbacks and prohibit new leases for fossil fuel drilling on public lands.
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15 Apr 12:53pm Prosecutors drop charges against woman accused of assaulting Kellyanne Conway
A Maryland state's attorney's office confirmed Monday it had dropped charges against a woman accused of assaulting White House aide Kellyanne Conway.
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15 Apr 12:09pm Justice Dept. expected to release Mueller report Thursday
Attorney General Bill Barr is expected to release special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on the Russia investigation to Congress and the public on Thursday morning, Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said.
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15 Apr 11:30am House chairmen demand WH documents on plan to release undocumented immigrants into sanctuary cities
Three House committee chairmen are requesting documents related to the administration's proposal to release immigrants into so-called sanctuary cities in part to retaliate against Democrats in a letter sent to the White House and Department of Homeland Security.
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What’s a Feminist Government? Canada, and Trudeau, Grapple With the Question 15 Apr 11:25am Updated What’s a Feminist Government? Canada, and Trudeau, Grapple With the Question
Accusations by Canada’s former attorney general have propelled the country into an agonized and occasionally hairsplitting argument about feminism in political life.
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15 Apr 11:17am Supreme Court declines to take up First Amendment case brought by rap artist
The Supreme Court declined Monday to take up the case of rapper Jamal Knox, who argued he was sent to prison for a song that was protected by the First Amendment.
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15 Apr 10:15am Rep. Ilhan Omar says she has experienced increase in death threats
Rep. Ilhan Omar says in the days since President Donald Trump tweeted about a speech she gave last month, she has experienced an increase in death threats.
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15 Apr 10:03am Updated Trump campaign to report raising over $30 million in first quarter
President Donald Trump's re-election campaign raised more than $30 million in the first fundraising quarter of 2019, the campaign confirmed Sunday to CNN.
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Javid: Surge in violence has me worried for my children 15 Apr 10:01am Javid: Surge in violence has me worried for my children
Sajid Javid has admitted that the violence on Britain's streets has left him scared for his children's safety.
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15 Apr 9:44am Booker sees bigotry behind Trump attacks on Omar
Sen. Cory Booker argued Monday that bigotry is a motivating factor for President Donald Trump in some of his most pointed political attacks, particularly his incendiary tweet last weekend about Rep. Ilhan Omar.
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Pete Buttigieg Announces Official Start to 2020 Campaign 15 Apr 9:24am Updated Pete Buttigieg Announces Official Start to 2020 Campaign
Mr. Buttigieg, a 37-year-old Rhodes scholar and veteran of the war in Afghanistan, would represent a series of firsts if elected: the youngest president and the first who is openly gay.
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Article 13: UK helps push through new EU copyright rules 15 Apr 9:20am Article 13: UK helps push through new EU copyright rules
The UK supports a final vote in favour of new online copyright rules, but some EU nations objected.
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No-fault evictions to be banned in England 15 Apr 9:12am Updated No-fault evictions to be banned in England
A major shake-up of the rental sector in England is intended to give tenants long-term security.
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15 Apr 8:41am Updated Pete Buttigieg officially announces presidential campaign
Just more than a month ago, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg was a largely unknown Midwestern Democrat who decided to run for President.
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Trump Sees an Obstacle to Getting His Way on Immigration: His Own Officials 15 Apr 8:36am Updated Trump Sees an Obstacle to Getting His Way on Immigration: His Own Officials
The president’s removal of Department of Homeland Security officials was the culmination of months of clashes over policies many say were legally dubious, unethical or impractical.
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15 Apr 8:14am Updated White House snubs to Congress leaves Republicans as well as Democrats aghast
Republicans on Capitol Hill are raising alarms at the White House's resistance to congressional demands, fearing President Donald Trump is bolstering the power of his office at the expense of Congress.
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15 Apr 6:52am Updated Vulgar or protected speech? Supreme Court examines "FUCT" trademark claim
Entrepreneur Erik Brunetti says he founded a clothing brand -- called FUCT -- in 1990 to question authority and the assumptions of society. On the way, he also triggered a First Amendment dispute that has landed at the highest court in the land.
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Sidebar: The Supreme Court Will Soon Consider Whether the Census Will Include a Citizenship Question 15 Apr 5:00am Sidebar: The Supreme Court Will Soon Consider Whether the Census Will Include a Citizenship Question
“The Titanic was launched with less hubris and more preparation,” a law professor wrote of plans to ask every household about citizenship.
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15 Apr 1:32am The 5 fights to expect after the Mueller report is released
Sometime in the next 72 hours, we expect Attorney General William Barr to release a redacted version of the 300+-page report compiled by special counsel Robert Mueller and aimed at examining Russian interference in the 2016 election.
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15 Apr 12:24am On Politics: Mayor Pete, the College Years
The roots of Pete Buttigieg’s campaign for president can be found in his college writings, where he showed a fixation with the power of personality in politics.
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Pete Buttigieg’s Focus: Storytelling First. Policy Details Later. 15 Apr 12:15am Updated Pete Buttigieg’s Focus: Storytelling First. Policy Details Later.
In his writings as a student and young politician, he fixated on the kind of media narratives that have propelled his 2020 campaign.
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