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Kasich still angling for the White House by criticizing Trump
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Kasich still angling for the White House by criticizing Trump

From his perch in the Ohio governor's mansion, Republican John Kasich is keeping a keen eye on President Trump's every move and showing a willingness — some say eagerness — to hurl rotten tomatoes toward the leader of his party when he gets upset with the act....
Trudeau’s grandstanding cheap promise of an open border bites him
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Trudeau’s grandstanding cheap promise of an open border bites him

Talking the talk is easy. Walking the walk is not so easy. Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada, thought he could take a shot at the Americans, and Donald Trump in particular, for its determination to get out-of-control immigration under something rese...
NFL teams with kneelers miss the playoffs
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NFL teams with kneelers miss the playoffs

NBC plans to televise any players who refuse to stand for "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Super Bowl, but there may be nothing to show. It appears that NFL players are no longer taking a knee during the national anthem, namely because none of the teams wi...
Romney reportedly tells friend, ‘I’m running’ for Utah Senate
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Romney reportedly tells friend, ‘I’m running’ for Utah Senate

Mitt Romney, Massachusetts' 70th governor and a former two-time Republican presidential contender, definitely plans to make run for the U.S. Senate seat Utah's Orrin Hatch is vacating in November, according to a close friend. Kem Gardner, a prominent Utah d...
Trump ups pressure on Democrats in DACA negotiations
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Trump ups pressure on Democrats in DACA negotiations

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. — President Trump said he was ready to strike a deal on DACA but Democrats won't do it, again raising the stakes in a budget standoff over immigration that threatens a government shutdown this week. "We are ready willing and able to ma...
Kids chained in Calif. house of horrors; parents arrested
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Kids chained in Calif. house of horrors; parents arrested

PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are ...
Jeff Flake: Trump using techniques ‘popularized by Joseph Stalin’ to demonize press
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Jeff Flake: Trump using techniques ‘popularized by Joseph Stalin’ to demonize press

President Trump is employing techniques “popularized by Joseph Stalin” to demonize the press and his approach could do great harm to the nation in the long run, Sen. Jeff Flake said Sunday. In an appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” the retiring Arizona Republi...
Pardoned felon, transgender Chelsea Manning to run for Democrat senate seat
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Pardoned felon, transgender Chelsea Manning to run for Democrat senate seat

Chelsea Manning, the former US army private who was imprisoned for passing information to WikiLeaks, has confirmed a run for a US Senate seat. A federal election filing, made on Thursday, showed Manning’s intention to run in the November elections as a Demo...
Hypocrite: Lindsey Graham called Mexico, other countries ‘hellholes’ in 2013 immigration debate
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Hypocrite: Lindsey Graham called Mexico, other countries ‘hellholes’ in 2013 immigration debate

Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of those in the meeting Thursday where President Trump reportedly called some developing nations “sh—hole” countries, used similar language himself during the last big immigration debate, calling Mexico and other Latin American nations...
Mohamed is among the most popular baby boy names in St. Cloud, MN
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Mohamed is among the most popular baby boy names in St. Cloud, MN

The most popular name for newborn boys in St. Cloud is now Henry. But closing fast is a name that reflects the central Minnesota city's growing diversity -- Mohamed. For the first time, Mohamed cracked the most popular boys' names in 2017 at the St. Cloud H...