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The new program the president and his daughter are promoting doubles the amount of money that goes toward apprenticeship programs from $90 to $200 million. "It really gave me a jump start to get into a field that I had no prior experience in", said Haban, who now coordinates apprentice programs for the company.
  • President Trump confirms he's under investigation in angry tweetstorm

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    Rosenstein is overseeing the investigation into Russian meddling, though it is being spearheaded by a special prosecutor , Robert Mueller . "I'm growing increasingly concerned that the President will attempt to fire not only Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigating possible obstruction of justice, but also Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein who appointed Mueller ", warned Sen.
  • Rep. Scalise's Condition Upgraded to 'Serious'

    Rep. Scalise's Condition Upgraded to 'Serious'

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    He also says that Scalise received many units of transfused blood for hemorrhaging. The gunman, James Hodgkinson from the St Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, was shot dead by officers in Mr Scalise's security detail. Leaders decided the game would go on as scheduled at Nationals Park in Washington , home of the city's professional baseball team, and the Democrats won, 11 to 2.
  • Gold, silver futures settle higher after Fed raises interest rate

    Gold, silver futures settle higher after Fed raises interest rate

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    JANET YELLEN: We anticipate further increases this year and next year for the federal funds rate. "In view of realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation , the committee chose to raise the target range for the federal funds rate to 1 to 1-1.25 per cent, " Fed said , adding, "The stance of monetary policy remains accommodative, thereby supporting some further strengthening in labor market conditions and a sustained return to 2 per cent inflation ".
  • White House doesn't deny Trump considering firing Mueller

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    As special counsel Robert Mueller builds his legal team, Mr Trump's allies have begun raising questions about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's impartiality, implying he can not be trusted to lead the probe. That memo detailed a February meeting in which Trump allegedly pressed Comey to drop the FBI's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
  • Gingrich: A president "cannot obstruct justice"

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    Donald Trump has finally confirmed he's being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation - by tweeting about it. After questioning Clinton's use of executive privilege as well, Gingrich then delivered a similarly harsh address before his former political committee, GOPAC.
  • Trump lawyer says Trump not under investigation, despite Trump's tweet

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    Speaking on NBC's " Meet the Press " Sunday, attorney Jay Sekulow said the "president is not under investigation by the special counsel". "You're reading more into the tweet than what is there", he said. The conservative lawyer Sekulow, chief counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice, is assisting Trump as Mueller also probes into the potential obstruction of justice by the president in the firing of former FBI Director James Comey .
  • Germany expects no delay in Brexit negotiations

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    May hopes with the backing of the DUP her Conservatives will again command the majority they lost in last week's election. Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson , an independent-minded figure within May's party who actually achieved a measure of success in the election, beating back the anti-Brexit Scottish Nationalists, isn't likely to lend her 13-strong parliamentary group's support to the hardliners: They are unpopular in Scotland.
  • Brexit talks start Monday. The UK still lacks a plan

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    Anxious by immigration and loss of sovereignty, Britain past year voted to end its decades-old membership of the 28-country bloc - the first country ever to do so - in a shock referendum result. In the joint statement issued Thursday, officials said: " Michel Barnier , the European Commission's Chief Negotiator and David Davis , Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, agreed today to launch Article 50 negotiations on Monday June 19".
  • James Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before shooting

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    Steve Scalise and others wounded. Hodgkinson died after being shot by police. Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game - a tradition that began more than a century ago .