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Trump says DACA 'probably dead'; team backs 'strong stance,' blames Democrats

President Trump on Sunday argued again that Democrats and their demands — not him or fellow Republicans in Congress — have throttled negotiations to provide permanent legal protection for young illegal immigrants and made clear that any such deal also must end the United States’ lottery-immigration program. “DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don’t […]
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Trump says newspaper misquoted him on Kim Jung Un, points to audio tape

President Trump on Sunday accused The Wall Street Journal of “falsely” reporting him saying he has a “good relationship” with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and publishing so-called fake news because the newspaper wanted a big story. “The Wall Street Journal stated falsely that I said to them ‘I have a good relationship with […]
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Trump says newspaper misquoted him on Kim Jong Un, points to audio tape

President Trump on Sunday accused The Wall Street Journal of “falsely” reporting him saying he has a “good relationship” with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and publishing so-called fake news because the newspaper wanted a big story. “The Wall Street Journal stated falsely that I said to them ‘I have a good relationship with […]
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Pre-Trump DACA rules being reinstated, US agency says

DACA participant Gloria Mendoza and others demonstrate in support of the program, in New York City, Jan. 10, 2018.  (Reuters) Participants in the DACA program may continue to request renewals under terms that were in place before President Donald Trump rescinded the program in September, U.S. immigration officials announced Saturday. The decision by U.S. Citizenship […]
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Hawaii false alarm prompts plans for FCC investigation

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced plans for major improvements to the nation’s wireless emergency alert system.  (Associated Press) Saturday’s errant ballistic-missile alert to cellphones, televisions and radio stations in Hawaii has officials in Washington planning to find out what went wrong. Federal Communication Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced plans for a probe via Twitter. […]
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Obama-era Pentagon official knocks Trump for golfing during Hawaii false alarm

Patrick Granfield, a former Defense Department official under President Obama, attacked President Trump on Twitter after the Hawaii missile attack false alarm.  (Fox News / Associated Press) Hawaii’s botched missile alert Saturday gave a former Obama administration official an opportunity to tee off on President Donald Trump — even though the false alarm was a […]
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CNN's Jake Tapper, Dr. Sanjay Gupta assailed Trump's diet and weight ahead of physical exam

Ahead of Donald Trump’s first physical exam as president, CNN’s Jake Tapper and chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta expressed doubt on Friday about Trump’s health — questioning his mental soundness and tagging him “borderline obese.” “I don’t want to be rude about it, but the president doesn’t look healthy and what we know of his diet and […]
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CNN's Jake Tapper, Dr. Sanjay Gupta find critics as they assail Trump's diet, weight and health

Ahead of Donald Trump’s first physical exam as president, CNN’s Jake Tapper and chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta expressed doubt on Friday about Trump’s health — questioning his mental soundness and tagging him “borderline obese.” “I don’t want to be rude about it, but the president doesn’t look healthy and what we know of his diet and […]
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Lawmakers in Hawaii, Washington calm residents after false missile alarm, plan to investigate incident

President Trump and Capitol Hill lawmakers were immediately briefed Saturday on the false alarm in Hawaii for a ballistic missile attack, including Hawaii Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard who said she was trying to calm fears and “get to the bottom” of the mishap. “We’re still trying to let people know what happened,” Gabbard told Fox […]
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Chelsea Manning files to run for US Senate seat in Maryland

Chelsea Manning has filed to run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland.  (AP) Chelsea Manning, a transgender former Army intelligence analyst convicted of leaking classified documents, has filed to run for the U.S. Senate. The Washington Post first reported Saturday that Manning has filed to run in Maryland for the seat of Democratic Sen. Ben […]