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While the OH governor is claiming that Trump has managed to alienate a decent portion of the Republican party's base, he continues to insist that Balderson will still wind up winning the election due to O'Connor's "weak" campaign. - President Donald Trump is seizing on the prospect of Democrat Nancy Pelosi becoming House speaker again as he makes his pitch for Republican candidates.
  • Trump’s Ex-Advisor Rick Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort

    Trump’s Ex-Advisor Rick Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort

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    Prosecutors have been preparing for this credibility battle by asking a number of witnesses speak to Manafort's role as a supervisor over Gates. The charges largely predate his five months on the Trump campaign but were the first to go to trial arising from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election.
  • 5 dead after plane crashes into California mall parking lot

    5 dead after plane crashes into California mall parking lot

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    The victims, in addition to pilot Scott Shepard, 53, were identified as Lara Shepard, 42, the wife of the pilot; real estate agent Nasim Ghanadan, 29; and another married couple, Floria Hakimi, 62, and Navid Hakimi, 32. Dashboard from a vehicle in the area shows the plane as it nose-dived to the ground. The plane was registered to a San Francisco Real Estate Company.
  • Ex-Nashville mayor Dean wins Tennessee Dem gov primary

    Ex-Nashville mayor Dean wins Tennessee Dem gov primary

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    Diane Dimel said Thursday outside her Nashville polling place that though she's a registered Republican and cast her ballot for Harwell in the governor race, she probably won't vote that way in the general election. Senate are former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen, Gary Davis and John Wolfe. Blackburn has billed herself as a "hardcore, card-carrying Tennessee conservative" from the outset of her campaign.
  • Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador, freezing trade with Canada

    Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador, freezing trade with Canada

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    The ministry considers the Canadian statements as a blatant interference in the Kingdom's internal affairs that violates simple worldwide norms that governs relations between countries. Ensaf Haidar, the Canadian wife of Raif Badawi , told CBC News on Sunday that she was taken by surprise by the news that Saudi Arabia is taking measures against Canada in retaliation for its support of jailed activists.
  • Growing California fires prompt new evacuations

    Growing California fires prompt new evacuations

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    According to the sheriffs, firefighters told deputies they were attempting to fight the front line of the Ranch Fire which was approximately 20 yards from them. President Donald Trump on Sunday to declare a "major disaster" in the state, ordering federal funding to be made available to help recovery efforts.
  • Is Iran's Rouhani a lame duck president?

    Is Iran's Rouhani a lame duck president?

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    If they want to survive, their choice is clear - meet the "great Satan". In his first public comments after the Trump remarks, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani avoided mentioning Trump's comments, instead stressing the need for the other nations involved in the nuclear deal to forge ahead with their pledges of trying to salvage it.
  • Donald Trump insults basketball superstar LeBron James

    Donald Trump insults basketball superstar LeBron James

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    A number of athletes jumped in to defend James. The I Promise School opened its doors Monday in Akron, Ohio ― LeBron's hometown ― and has won praise from advocates for public education like Diane Ravitch . His comment sparked a huge reaction from James' supporters - but the most surprising came from First Lady Melania Trump , whose communications director issued a statement that appeared to break ranks with the president.
  • China, Trade, and Technology

    China, Trade, and Technology

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    A ministry statement said, " China is forced to take countermeasures". In addition, Trump this week ordered officials to consider imposing a 25 percent tax on $200 billion worth of imported Chinese goods, up from an initial 10 percent rate.
  • Coalition releases more evidence of Houthi attack

    Coalition releases more evidence of Houthi attack

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    Last month, Iran-backed Houthis said their drone attacked the worldwide airport of Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which, however, denied such claim. The attack came on the same day as the planned launch of a cholera vaccination drive, and hours before the United Nations special envoy for Yemen briefed the Security Council in NY, where he presented plans to resume peace talks next month.