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Her Election Day defeat to Republican Donald Trump was the subject of conversation, at which point she was asked about her worst campaign "misjudgment". "I got paid for the speeches I made", she said. "Well then, we're going to have to find other people who will compete against what is a considerable advantage on the other side", she said when he demurred.
  • Spicer refers Russia investigation questions to Trump's outside attorney

    Spicer refers Russia investigation questions to Trump's outside attorney

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    A midnight tweet from President Donald Trump has social media trying to find a meaning in the mysterious term "covfefe". A group of more than 40 House Democrats has demanded the White House revoke President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner's security clearance, amid an investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
  • Who from Upstate NY reached the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals?

    Who from Upstate NY reached the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals?

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    Spellers who advanced to the final rounds were selected based on a combination of their score in the oral rounds, and on a written spelling and vocabulary test given to all students on Tuesday. "I've met a lot of new people". Martius Bautista, a seventh-grader who was in the national bee for the third year in a row, accumulated 28 points in Wednesday's preliminary round, but contestants needed 29 to advance, Ryndon Bautista said.
  • Decision on Paris deal 'very soon': Donald Trump

    Decision on Paris deal 'very soon': Donald Trump

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    That risk prompted groups like the United Nations and politicians from around the globe to share their own warnings about what the world faces without America involved in the Paris agreement. Musk took to Twitter to warn that if Trump elects to drop the US from the climate deal, he will step down from his positions on White House advisory councils.
  • Top Justice official enlisted in Trump probe

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    Comey has spoken privately with Special Counsel Robert Mueller III, who is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election and any possible ties between Moscow and the Trump campaign, and received clearance to provide testimony, according to the report .
  • Clinton jokes covfefe 'a hidden message to the Russians'

    Clinton jokes covfefe 'a hidden message to the Russians'

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    Mock interpretations said it was Russian for "I resign", ancient Egyptian for "media witch hunt", or more unprintable things. But the woman he defeated in the 2016 presidential elections - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton - has her own interpretation, and on Wednesday night, she commented in jest that it may have been a "hidden message" Trump was sending to the Russians.
  • Top Trump communications aide resigns

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    Kellyanne Conway, White House counselor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before President Donald Trump left for his worldwide trip earlier this month. Trump's longtime attorney - is being retained as part of an outside legal team to represent him in the investigation into Russian interference in the election.
  • US Allies Urge Trump Not To Abandon Climate Change Agreement

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    Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly joining other business leaders in urging President Trump not to withdraw from the Paris Climate agreement . Trump said he would make the announcement at 3 pm EDT (1900 GMT) in the White House Rose Garden, ending his tweet with "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" Amid reports that the president plans to imminently table USA involvement in the landmark deal, which seeks to achieve global emissions between 2050 and 2100 , economists and titans of industry ...
  • Tweet That: #covfefe signals @realDonaldTrump is back

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    Last night, the president either dozed off mid-tweet or masterminded a media madhouse by tweeting, " Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". A dog appreciation Twitter account is at the centre of a huge online controversy after it tried to flog hats with a misspelt tweet from the President of the United States on them, and if that isn't a huge indication of the insane weirdness of 2017 then I don't know what is.