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Trump revels in drama over spat with NFL

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is indulging in his favorite kind of drama — personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making. During a week in which a crucial Senate health care vote, his tax plan, the North Korean nuclear threat and Puerto Rico’s post-hurricane...


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Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact — and to finally customize ways to prevent and treat disease. Why does one...


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US says it's not pushing for regime change in North Korea

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Monday it’s not seeking to overthrow North Korea’s government after the president tweeted that Kim Jong Un “won’t be around much longer” and called Pyongyang’s assertion absurd that Donald Trump’s comment amounted to a declaration of war. Still, the...


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AP FACT CHECK: Parsing an unfettered Trump on border wall

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s latest account of the progress being made on his promised Mexico border wall pretty much defies comprehension. Parts of it were right, parts were wrong. He contradicted himself, and the overall sense he conveyed of construction steaming along was...


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New travel ban leads Supreme Court to cancel Oct. 10 hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s efforts to restrict entry into the United States by residents of some mainly Muslim countries have been the subject of lawsuits almost since the moment he announced the first travel ban in January. The latest version of the ban, rolled out Sunday, is...


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The Latest: White House rejects NKorea's view of Trump words

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and North Korea (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The White House is pushing back on North Korea’s claim that President Donald Trump’s recent words amount to a declaration of war. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the U.S. hasn’t...


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White House pushes back on North Korean claim, says: 'We have not declared war' on the

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House pushes back on North Korean claim, says: ‘We have not declared war’ on the country.


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Violence in US rises for second straight year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Violent crime in America rose in 2016 for the second straight year, driven by a spike in killings in some major cities, but remained near historically low levels, according to FBI data released Monday. The Trump administration immediately seized on the figures as proof that the...


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Supreme Court cancels Oct. 10 argument in travel ban case, after new Trump policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court cancels Oct. 10 argument in travel ban case, after new Trump policy unveiled.


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Pelosi: Deploy military to ease crisis in Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat in the House Monday called upon President Donald Trump to deploy the military to help with the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico. The island territory of more than 3 million U.S. citizens is reeling in the devastating wake of Hurricane Maria. House Minority...


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