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Donald Trump's mental health given thumbs up by doctor

Nasreddine says he designed it as a way to quickly assess, within 10 or 12 minutes, whether someone has suffered light cognitive impairment or the onset of Alzheimer's disease; he says it's now been u...

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House Panel to Release Fusion GPS Testimony on Trump-Russia Probe

House Panel to Release Fusion GPS Testimony on Trump-Russia Probe

Moscow denies the conclusions of US intelligence agencies that it interfered in the 2016 election to help Trump and Trump denies any collusion. "As we pieced together the early years of his biograph...

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The case for using military force against North Korea

The case for using military force against North Korea

In a news briefing on Thursday, the State Department's director of policy planning, Brian Hook, told reporters that North Korea is "starting to feel the bite" from the campaign, adding, "we think ...

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Auburn vs Alabama basketball odds: point spread, start time, prediction, preview

Auburn vs Alabama basketball odds: point spread, start time, prediction, preview

The school announced the personnel change just before tipoff in Tuscaloosa. On the season, Auburn basketball averages 86.5 points, 41.5 rebounds and 15.3 assists per game. Dazon Ingram poked hole...

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Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over 'racial slur'

The comments about Africa are thought to have been made during a briefing on a newly drafted bipartisan immigration deal. "I am not for, at this point in time, dealing with either family reunificati...

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Storm 'Friederike' batters Germany, 5 killed, trains cancelled

Storm 'Friederike' batters Germany, 5 killed, trains cancelled

Schools in several German states remain closed for the day. Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport briefly suspended all air traffic as gusts of up to 140 kph (85 mph) were recorded along the coast. It ca...

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'Horror house' couple facing life in prison on torture, abuse charges

'Horror house' couple facing life in prison on torture, abuse charges

But "there was never anything to say, 'Oh, my God". In addition, David Turpin will be charged with a lews act on a child. "The victims appeared to be malnourished and very dirty", police said. Wen...

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McConnell: Lawmakers shouldn't push for DACA deal this week

McConnell: Lawmakers shouldn't push for DACA deal this week

Putting government operations at risk is a political gamble for both sides, but it's clear that Republicans think the stakes - possibly their control of Congress - are too high to chance a shutdown or...

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For Donald Trump, immigration is all about race

For Donald Trump, immigration is all about race

The White House has not substantively disputed accounts of the episode, in which Trump is said to have used the term "shithole" to describe African countries of origin for potential immigrants to th...

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Mueller Team Investigating Whether Russia Funneled Money to Trump Campaign Through NRA

Mueller Team Investigating Whether Russia Funneled Money to Trump Campaign Through NRA

FBI investigators are scrutinizing Alexander Torshin, the deputy governor of Russia's central bank who is known to be tight with both Russian strongman Vladimir Putin as well as the NRA, the news serv...

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Government shutdown looms as GOP seeks short-term deal

Government shutdown looms as GOP seeks short-term deal

With a January 19 government funding deadline rapidly approaching, attempts to pass a longer extension to avoid a shutdown have been caught up in a fight over the future of the Deferred Action for C...

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Nothing wrong with Donald Trump's mental capacity, doc finds

Nothing wrong with Donald Trump's mental capacity, doc finds

Jackson said the three-hour examination of Trump conducted by military doctors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, on Friday had gone "exceptionally well". Donald Trump was...

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Former Trump adviser Bannon will not go to House panel Thursday

Former Trump adviser Bannon will not go to House panel Thursday

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders acknowledged the arrangement Wednesday, which she called "standard procedure". "We encourage the committees to work with us to find the appropriate a...

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Did Trump say sh*thole or sh*thouse?

Did Trump say sh*thole or sh*thouse?

Trump also said in the meeting that he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead. "Sen. Durbin has misrepresented what happened in White House meetings before", Cotton opined. Q...

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Christie denies story about airport screening mishap

Christie denies story about airport screening mishap

Chris Christie tried to take a special access entrance at an airport Thursday morning, only to learn he no longer has that privilege. According to a witness, Christie and his escort went through the l...

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How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental health

How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental health

However, Jackson did say that the president asked to do a general cognitive assessment. Many Democrats have said they will not vote for the bill without an immigration deal , and Republicans will n...

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For dad deported after 30 years in US, 'everything has changed'

For dad deported after 30 years in US, 'everything has changed'

He spent years trying to become a US citizen, married, started a family and had a good job. Jorge Garcia was deported on Monday and can't return to the US for a decade. She'll be a special guest o...

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British backpacker found dead in Sydney is named as Amelia Blake

British backpacker found dead in Sydney is named as Amelia Blake

Friends in the United Kingdom have written on social media after learning of Blake's death. Amelia Blake (left), pictured with her friend Emily, was found dead in Sydney on Friday. The 22-year-old r...

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U.S. immigration to resume requests under Dreamers scheme

Republicans are offering to include a six-year extension of funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, a major priority for Democrats, in the hopes of getting their votes. Kelly made the rem...

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South wakes up to snow, ice and record-breaking cold

South wakes up to snow, ice and record-breaking cold

At least twelve people died, including a baby in a auto that plunged off a slippery overpass into a Louisiana canal. Cooper said more than 30,000 home and businesses lost power. The Georgia Depart...

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President Trump in 'Excellent' Overall Health

President Trump in 'Excellent' Overall Health

Derrick Johnson, president of the NAACP, told CNN 's Erin Burnett on Friday, 'We know he's a racist, he's demonstrated that. he's a racist both in his actions and his words'. He was speaking in refe...

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Durbin asserts Trump said 'shithole countries,' disputing Republicans' account

Durbin asserts Trump said 'shithole countries,' disputing Republicans' account

Trump and fellow Republicans have disputed public accounts of the discussion. Lindsey Graham were mistaken in indicating Trump had. Trump-appointed U.S. "I'm partnering with the president". "He s...

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KIDS SHACKLED: Parents arrested after 12 children found locked up in home

KIDS SHACKLED: Parents arrested after 12 children found locked up in home

David and Louise Turpin are charged with nine counts of torture and 10 counts of child endangerment after investigators found 12 children inside a Perris home. Another neighbor, Andria Valdez...

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Two Houston men dead in New Mexico plane crash

Two Houston men dead in New Mexico plane crash

Bennett, who was jailed twice under the Zimbabwe dictator, spent years campaigning against Mugabe. According to the reports, in Zimbabwe, Tendai Biti, a prominent opposition leader and a former fina...

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Trump, this 'shithole' continent pioneered heart swaps and more

Trump, this 'shithole' continent pioneered heart swaps and more

He is the least racist person I ever met in my entire life. "That I can tell you". "It's pretty embarrassing when you have to take your children out of the room just to report the news", he said. I ...

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This is the cognitive test the president passed

This is the cognitive test the president passed

Booker on Wednesday called it "a little insulting" that Republicans were calling on him to "be treating Cabinet secretaries one way or another depending upon their gender" and accused Nielsen of "lyin...

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As DREAMers Begin Renewing Permits Again, Trump Tweets 'DACA Is Probably Dead'

As DREAMers Begin Renewing Permits Again, Trump Tweets 'DACA Is Probably Dead'

That suit challenges the decision to end the program. President Trump took to Twitter Sunday, blaming Democrats for stalling a potential deal, saying they blew the one great chance they had. In ...

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Donald Trump said 'shithouse' and not 'shithole', claims White House source

Donald Trump said 'shithouse' and not 'shithole', claims White House source

He was said to have used "s***hole" to describe some nations in Africa. Responding to Democrats' assertions that Trump's comments were "racist", Sanders calls the claim "outrageous", citing their ...

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Europe Storm Kills at Least 6, Halts Travel for Millions

Europe Storm Kills at Least 6, Halts Travel for Millions

Falling trees killed two 62-year-old men in the Netherlands , a woman south of the Belgian capital of Brussels and a 59-year-old man at a camping site in the German town of Emmerich, near the Dutch ...

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Trump adds confusion to government shutdown concern

Trump adds confusion to government shutdown concern

President Donald Trump on Monday once again charged that Democrats in Congress were trying to force a government shutdown later this week by refusing to negotiate an acceptable budget deal for the ...

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State Unemployment Rate Lowest In 45 Years

State Unemployment Rate Lowest In 45 Years

The state added 2,300 people to the labor force and 9,200 more people found jobs. "Although payroll employment, as reported by the establishment survey, was essentially unchanged in December, Kentucky...

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Unity: North and South Korea to March Under Same Flag for Olympics

Unity: North and South Korea to March Under Same Flag for Olympics

Kono made the comments on Tuesday at a foreign ministers' meeting on security and stability on the Korean Peninsula in Vancouver, Canada attended by major U.S. Asked whether he expected North Korea an...

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New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern Expecting First Child in June

New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern Expecting First Child in June

Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters will take over for Ms Ardern for six weeks after the baby is born. The decision came 26 days after the election and after 11 days of NZ First's formal negotiat...

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Arizona man 'killed nine people in three weeks', police say

Arizona man 'killed nine people in three weeks', police say

Cooksey, described by police as an aspiring musician, knew some of the victims but investigators were still trying to determine motives in a few of the attacks, according to police officials in Phoeni...

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'Gang of Six' senators try to nail down immigration bill support

'Gang of Six' senators try to nail down immigration bill support

Many Republicans say they also want action on DACA , but they understand in the current environment, after the blow up over what the President said - or did not say - last week, that no agreement ...

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DeFrancisco: Cuomo budget plan 'a nonstarter'

DeFrancisco: Cuomo budget plan 'a nonstarter'

Cuomo is ensuring that the state's communities remain economically competitive", Department of Transportation Acting Commissioner Paul A. Karas said. "One would think that if the state government's ...

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'Senator Dicky Durbin' Misrepresented My Comments From Immigration Meeting

'Senator Dicky Durbin' Misrepresented My Comments From Immigration Meeting

Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., asked her specifically if she heard the vulgarity used or a "substantially similar word" to describe certain countries. What have those in the room said? Homeland Security ...

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The GOP House unveils the funding bill to prevent stopping

The GOP House unveils the funding bill to prevent stopping

The newspaper said Republicans have been pressuring the Democrats to vote for a spending bill that would keep the government funded to February 16. "I am undocumented, I am a DACA holder, and each...

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Russian Federation warns against failure of Iran nuke deal

Russian Federation warns against failure of Iran nuke deal

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a council meeting on non-proliferation that the 2015 deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was a major diplomatic achievement. At the same ti...

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Man fools cops with fake auto made of snow

Man fools cops with fake auto made of snow

Simon Laprise created a life-size model of a DeLorean DMC-12, made famous in the " Back to the Future " movies, using a bunch of snow outside his Montreal home. The sculpture looked like a real vehi...

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