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Kamala Harris, in a Pivot, Makes Her Play for Iowa 11 Aug 11:54pm Updated Kamala Harris, in a Pivot, Makes Her Play for Iowa
After months of putting the state on the back-burner, Ms. Harris has stepped up her presence in Iowa, spending more days there in recent weeks than she did through June.
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Matthew Whitaker, Ex-Acting Attorney General, Joins Cybersecurity Firm 11 Aug 11:17pm Matthew Whitaker, Ex-Acting Attorney General, Joins Cybersecurity Firm
Mr. Whitaker, a Trump loyalist whose appointment to the Justice Department’s top job drew scrutiny from Democrats, has taken on a string of jobs since leaving the administration.
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11 Aug 10:07pm Pentagon identifies US Marine killed in Iraq
The Pentagon identified a US Marine killed in Iraq this weekend as Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer.
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11 Aug 7:30pm Updated Joe Biden mistakenly says he met with Parkland victims while he was vice president
Joe Biden twice on Saturday said he met with students who survived the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, when he was vice president. But the Parkland shooting took place in February 2018, a little more than a year after Biden left office. 
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U.S. Fencer, Race Imboden, Takes a Knee at Pan-American Games 11 Aug 6:18pm Updated U.S. Fencer, Race Imboden, Takes a Knee at Pan-American Games
Racism, mistreatment of immigrants and a “president who spreads hate” were among the reasons he knelt, he said.
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11 Aug 4:03pm Updated Top secret teens: The high schoolers recruited by the National Security Agency
Summer's high school friends think she's monitoring their phones and listening in on their conversations. They speculate about the "wild things" she does at work and jokingly accuse her of being a spy.
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11 Aug 3:57pm Labour deputy Watson voices indyref2 opposition
The UK Labour Party deputy leader Tom Watson speaks out against a second Scottish independence referendum.
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Power cut which caused travel misery to be investigated 11 Aug 2:57pm Power cut which caused travel misery to be investigated
The government will investigate why nearly one million people were left without power for almost an hour after a national outage.
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After El Paso Shooting, Will Voters Revisit Beto O’Rourke? 11 Aug 2:39pm Updated After El Paso Shooting, Will Voters Revisit Beto O’Rourke?
The presidential candidate is back in the spotlight, after a tragedy in a city that is core to his personal and political identity.
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A Lesson for Equinox and SoulCycle: Even Sweat Can Be Political 11 Aug 2:19pm Updated A Lesson for Equinox and SoulCycle: Even Sweat Can Be Political
In the Trump era, a number of companies have found themselves, willingly or not, tossed by partisan storms.
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11 Aug 1:38pm Who would want to be the next ambassador to Russia?
Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching for in the week ahead, in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast.
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11 Aug 1:24pm Updated Does the NRA still have power? The pro-gun group is in uncharted territory after latest mass shootings
The pressure is on the National Rifle Association from typically friendly corners -- President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress -- after last week's deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas.
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11 Aug 1:05pm Updated PM to create 10,000 new prison places and extend stop-and-search
Boris Johnson says he will "come down hard on crime" as Labour warns his plans could cause "unrest".
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Student Wins $725,000 in Lawsuit Over ‘Troll Storm’ Led by The Daily Stormer 11 Aug 11:50am Updated Student Wins $725,000 in Lawsuit Over ‘Troll Storm’ Led by The Daily Stormer
The first African-American female student body president of American University was targeted by the neo-Nazi website.
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11 Aug 10:59am Updated Trump promotes Epstein-Clintons conspiracy theory, the latest in a pattern of baseless claims spread by President
President Donald Trump on Saturday promoted a conspiracy theory linking the Clinton family to the death of multimillionaire and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, the latest instance of Trump propagating baseless conspiracy theories and falsehoods.
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11 Aug 9:49am Updated Campaigning in Iowa, Joe Biden is in his zone
As Joe Biden worked his way down the rope line at the Boone County Fairgrounds Friday, his campaign was dealing with what has become a routine problem.
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Prominent Lawyer’s Trial Will Test Crackdown on Unregistered Foreign Agents 11 Aug 9:28am Updated Prominent Lawyer’s Trial Will Test Crackdown on Unregistered Foreign Agents
The prosecution of Gregory B. Craig is seen as a litmus test for tougher Justice Department enforcement of law that requires disclosure of foreign lobbying.
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Will a New Plan End the War in Afghanistan? 11 Aug 8:11am Updated Will a New Plan End the War in Afghanistan?
Peace remains elusive after 18 years of war. A framework agreement between the United States and the Taliban will signal how it might be possible.
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11 Aug 7:07am PM to create 10,000 new prison places and extend stop and search
Boris Johnson says he will "come down hard on crime" as Labour warns his plans could cause "unrest".
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11 Aug 6:15am Updated PM to create 10,000 new prison places and boosts stop and search
Boris Johnson says he will "come down hard on crime" as Labour warns his plans could cause "unrest".
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11 Aug 4:50am Rural voter slams Trump: He could throw us a bone, too
President Donald Trump hasn't hesitated to pick on urban areas with large minority populations, but he's had little to say on rural ones. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.
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11 Aug 4:30am Updated Movie Studio Cancels Release of ‘The Hunt’: ‘Now Is Not the Right Time’
Universal Pictures said it pulled the movie, which is about people being hunted for sport, after two mass shootings left 31 dead.
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11 Aug 3:15am Updated PM creates 10,000 new prison places and boosts stop and search
Boris Johnson says he will "come down hard on crime" as Labour warns his plans could cause "unrest".
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