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At least 3 "tender age" shelters set up for child migrants Video included

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Migrant babies and young children are being held in special "tender age" shelters after being taken from their parents at the US-Mexico border.

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Trump and Putin plan to meet in mid-July

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are planning to meet around the time of Trump's trip to the UK and the NATO summit in mid-July, according to two diplomatic sources familiar with the matter. More>>

Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

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Trump added: "These tariffs will go into effect if China refuses to change its practices, and also if it insists on going forward with the new tariffs that it has recently announced."

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2,000 minors separated from families at border, Dept. of Homeland Security reports

New Yorkers demonstrate against the Trump administration's decision to separate children from their parents when they are detained crossing the border, on June 14, 2018 in downtown Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images) New Yorkers demonstrate against the Trump administration's decision to separate children from their parents when they are detained crossing the border, on June 14, 2018 in downtown Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images)
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Nearly 2,000 minors have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures.

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Virginia governor announces $1.2 million grant for increased school security officers

Crime scene tape is used around Great Mills High School, the scene of a shooting, March 20, 2018, in Great Mills. A student shot two classmates in the school before he was fatally wounded by a school resource officer. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Crime scene tape is used around Great Mills High School, the scene of a shooting, March 20, 2018, in Great Mills. A student shot two classmates in the school before he was fatally wounded by a school resource officer. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced Thursday that a $1.26 million will be given to funding resource officers to provide better school security.

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Missouri denies legal bills for lawyers of ex-Gov. Greitens

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A top Missouri official has decided not to pay the legal bills for attorneys who represented former Gov. Eric Greitens' office against potential impeachment proceedings.

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Democratic group challenges Missouri voter ID law Video included

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Missouri's voter ID law is facing a legal challenge from a national progressive organization alleging it creates undue burdens for voters who lack the required photo identification.

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During visit, Parson says he can learn a lot from St. Louis Video included

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Gov. Mike Parson was in St. Louis Wednesday as part of his tour across the state

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Sarah Sanders responds to claims of her leaving the White House

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Press Secretary Sarah Sanders is refuting claims that she was leaving the White House after a report produced by CBS News said that she planned on leaving at the end of the year.

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Trump reiterates endorsement of Hawley, criticizes McCaskill over using plane

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In a tweet Wednesday, President Donald Trump reiterated his endorsement of Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley in this November's U.S. Senate race. 

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President Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

U.S. President Donald Trump holds up the document that he and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un just signed at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) U.S. President Donald Trump holds up the document that he and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un just signed at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Two Norwegian lawmakers have nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize after the Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. 

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Trump's top economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack

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The White House says President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, has suffered a "very mild" heart attack but is doing well.

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The Latest: Parson: 'Time for a fresh start' in Missouri Video included

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The Latest on Gov. Mike Parson (all times local):

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Tough talk: US envoys on how to negotiate with North Korea

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President Donald Trump's Singapore summit with Kim Jong Un may be unprecedented, but during a quarter-century of on-off nuclear talks with North Korea, U.S. officials have learned a thing or two about dealing with an inscrutable adversary. More>>

Maybe a Dennis Rodman sighting at Trump-Kim Singapore talks?

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Former NBA star Dennis Rodman says he'll travel to Singapore "for the historical summit" between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Rodman announced his trip in a tweet Friday, but the tweet appears to have been deleted soon afterward. More>>

House drops subpoena for Greitens-related record Video included

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The Missouri House committee that had been investigating former Gov. Eric Greitens has dropped an attempt to get records related to a nonprofit group that supported him.

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Scottsdale counselor learning she was intended target of spree killer

Karen Kolbe said she shared an office with the fourth homicide victim in the Valley killing spree. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Karen Kolbe said she shared an office with the fourth homicide victim in the Valley killing spree. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
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Karen Kolbe does not recall any recent issues with Jones. She says the recent events still feel very surreal.

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Democrats flip 42nd state legislative seat since Trump took office

Democrats claimed victory in a Missouri state Senate seat Tuesday in their 42nd red-to-blue flip since President Donald Trump took office.

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School safety panel will not look at guns, DeVos says

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The federal school safety commission set up after the deadly shooting at a Florida high school will not examine the role of guns in school violence, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday. 

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Trump calls off Eagles visit over anthem dispute

hiladelphia Eagles' LeGarrette Blount celebrates a touchdown run during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) hiladelphia Eagles' LeGarrette Blount celebrates a touchdown run during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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President Donald Trump has called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday due to the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem.

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Gov. Parson says he wants to meet with Krewson Video included

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Missouri's new Governor, Mike Parson kicked off his first official day on the job by reaching out to state officials and mayors.

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Missouri lawmakers engage in Twitter back-and-fourth over 'Wear Orange' Video included

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What started with a push to end gun violence in St. Louis has turned into a Twitter was between Missouri lawmakers.

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Missouri election possible litmus test on Trump, Greitens

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 An upcoming special election in suburban Kansas City may test how scandals in Washington and the Missouri Capitol are affecting voters ahead of the November midterms.

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Congressional candidate boasts about being a pedophile, raping wife

Nathan Larson, a Congressional candidate in Virginia, has boasted online about pedophilia and sexual assault. (Photo: Nathanlarson.org) Nathan Larson, a Congressional candidate in Virginia, has boasted online about pedophilia and sexual assault. (Photo: Nathanlarson.org)
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A Congressional candidate in Virginia confirmed he has told other men, "Don't forget: feminism is the problem, and rape is the solution."

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Parson officially sworn in as Mo. Governor Video included

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Lt. Gov. Mike Parson has been sworn in as Missouri's new governor after the state's previous leader resigned amid scandal.

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Lt. Gov. Parson prepares to succeed Greitens Video included

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Missouri Lt. Gov. Mike Parson spent Thursday meeting and talking with cabinet members and lawmakers as he prepares to be Missouri’s next governor.

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The Latest: House still wants records of pro-Greitens group

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The Latest on the resignation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

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State auditor will continue Greitens investigation Video included

State Auditor Nicole Galloway said she will continue to look into whether the governor misused taxpayer dollars to pay for his legal expenses. State Auditor Nicole Galloway said she will continue to look into whether the governor misused taxpayer dollars to pay for his legal expenses.
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While the St. Louis circuit attorney has dismissed the computer tampering case against Governor Greitens, he is still being investigated by the state auditor.

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Next Mo. governor will take oath in private ceremony

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Missouri Lt. Gov. Mike Parson says he's planning a private swearing-in ceremony to take over after Gov. Eric Greitens resigns.

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Parson: Gretiens resignation will heal state Video included

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Missouri Lt. Gov. Mike Parson says the resignation of Republican Gov. Eric Greitens "will allow our state to heal and move forward from what has been a difficult time." 

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Watkins: Greitens is 'no longer a threat to my client's family'

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The attorney for the ex-husband of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens mistress says Greitens is "no longer a threat to his (his client’s) family or others in like position.” 

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Who is Mike Parson, Missouri's new governor? Video included

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Now that Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has resigned, he is being succeeded by Lt. Gov. Mike Parson. Parson, a Republican, was elected Lt. Governor in 2016.

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Trump, Kim Jong Un meeting may still happen

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US President Donald Trump seemed to revive hopes for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, telling reporters at the Oval Office late Saturday, "we're looking at June 12th in Singapore. That hasn't changed."

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Rauner urges lawmakers to mull entire gun plan

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The Illinois House has approved legislation to create a procedure to temporarily confiscate guns from people threatening violence.

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Lawmakers question payments in Greitens' case Video included

Scott Faughn, publisher of the Jefferson City-based Missouri Times, which focuses on covering the state capital, was questioned Wednesday by a House investigatory committee considering whether to recommend Greitens' impeachment. Credit: KMOV Scott Faughn, publisher of the Jefferson City-based Missouri Times, which focuses on covering the state capital, was questioned Wednesday by a House investigatory committee considering whether to recommend Greitens' impeachment. Credit: KMOV
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A Missouri newspaper publisher is defending himself against legislative questions about his payments to an attorney for a man whose ex-wife had an affair with Gov. Eric Greitens

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Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into 'spygate'

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President Donald Trump has branded his latest attempt to discredit the special counsel's Russia investigation as "spygate," part of a newly invigorated strategy embraced by his Republican colleagues to raise suspicions about the probe that has dogged his presidency almost since the start. 

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The Latest: Missouri lawmakers pass corporate income tax cut

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The Latest on the last day of the Missouri 2018 legislative session (all times local):

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Missouri Legislature passes income tax cut Video included

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Missouri lawmakers have passed an income tax cut for most Missourians. 

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Greitens campaign attorney alleges former staffer stole Mission Continues list to use against him

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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An attorney representing Gov. Eric Greitens in his defense of computer tampering allegations released an aggressive statement Thursday, claiming The Mission Continues donor list (the central subject of the felony case against the governor) was actually stolen by a staffer to use against Greitens. 

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Mo. House committee: 'Shell company' used to hide Greitens campaign donors Video included

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens no longer faces a felony charge stemming from an affair, but a legislative committee is pushing forward with its own investigation into the Republican governor. 

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Missouri Legislature passes bill to ban 'revenge porn'

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The Missouri Legislature has approved a bill banning "revenge porn."

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Democrats remove Burns from caucus over calls to radio show Video included

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Democrats in the Missouri House have expelled a St. Louis County lawmaker from their caucus because of calls he made to a radio program whose host frequently makes racist and other offensive comments.

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Proposed Missouri legislation flying under the radar

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All eyes are on Gov. Eric Greitens’ investigation. Not making headlines are smaller pieces of legislation that could have some real impacts. 

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Trump says 3 Americans held in North Korea have been released

Three American citizens held for months in North Korea have been released, US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday. (Family Photos/CNN) Three American citizens held for months in North Korea have been released, US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday. (Family Photos/CNN)
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President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that three Americans held in North Korea have been released and are on their way back home. 

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Missouri House votes for more concealed carry in schools

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The Missouri House has moved to expand who can carry concealed weapons into schools.

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John Kerry urges Trump not to ditch Iran nuclear deal

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Former US Secretary of State John Kerry urged US President Donald Trump not to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday, warning that withdrawing from the pact could lead to conflict and further destabilize the Middle East. 

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Facebook blocks Mo. rep's post about medical marijuana

Missouri State Representative Shamed Dogan, a Republican from Ballwin, said Facebook blocked a post he made about a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Missouri. Credit: KMOV Missouri State Representative Shamed Dogan, a Republican from Ballwin, said Facebook blocked a post he made about a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Missouri. Credit: KMOV
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 Missouri State Representative Shamed Dogan says a recent posting about a medical marijuana bill was shut down by Facebook.

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State lawmakers say process should play out before action is taken on Greitens

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Several state lawmakers who signed a petition to call a special legislative session regarding Missouri Gov Eric Greitens say they will let the process play out before taking any action.

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Ex-President George HW Bush released from Houston hospital

In this April 21, 2018, file photo, former presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File) In this April 21, 2018, file photo, former presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
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Former President George H.W. Bush was released from a Houston hospital on Friday after spending 13 days being treated for an infection that required his hospitalization a day after his wife's funeral.

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Missouri legislature to hold special session on Greitens Video included

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The Missouri House has enough signatures to call a special session that could impeach Republican Gov. Eric Greitens. 

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Report: Mueller gives list of questions to Trump's lawyers

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Special counsel Robert Mueller has given a list of almost four dozen questions to lawyers for President Donald Trump as part of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether Trump obstructed justice, according to a report published in The New York Times.

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Kim Jong Un agrees to meet Donald Trump at DMZ, sources say

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South Korean President Moon Jae-In has convinced North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to hold his upcoming meeting with US President Donald Trump at the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, a source tells CNN.

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George H.W. Bush in intensive care just days after wife's funeral

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Former President George H.W. Bush is in intensive care just days after the funeral of his wife, CNN has learned.

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Trump considering pardon for boxer Jack Johnson

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President Donald Trump said Saturday that he is considering granting a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson on the advice of actor Sylvester Stallone.

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Mission Continues donor list was sent to Greitens campaign on multiple occasions, sources say

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Court documents supporting the new charge against Governor Eric Greitens claim an employee at the Mission Continues sent a donor list to a political fundraiser operating on behalf of Greitens' campaign, as directed by Greitens.

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N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

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North Korea says its quest for nuclear weapons is "complete" and it "no longer needs" to test its weapons capability, a significant development ahead of diplomatic engagement with both South Korea and the United States.

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Reward offered for missing Murray, KY woman Video included

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A reward has been offered for a missing Murray, KY woman out of Graves County.

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Likelihood grows for special session to impeach Gov. Greitens

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It's looking more likely they will be a special session of the Missouri Legislature to consider impeaching Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. 

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Resolution that would authorize articles of impeachment against Greitens has GOP co-sponsor Video included

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A bill that would authorize an investigative committee to introduce articles of impeachment against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been filed. 

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Bellefontaine Neighbors aldermen say they had to be fingerprinted before taking office

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Alease Dailes has served as an alderwoman in Bellefontaine Neighbors for two years

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GOP leaders in Mo. legislature urge Greitens to resign; Gov. won't step down Video included

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GOP leaders in the Missouri House of Representatives are calling on Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to step down

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'They're tearing our whole party and caucus apart;' Mo. GOP lawmakers divided on Greitens

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The pressure on Republicans in the Missouri Legislature over whether they should impeach Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens seemed to intensify Monday.

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Greitens campaign pays $25,000 to law firm

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The Latest on the investigation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

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Greitens at center of capitol drama in Jefferson City Video included

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Missouri lawmakers expect another busy week ahead centered on Governor Eric Greitens.

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Trump declares 'mission accomplished' in Syria strike

President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Friday, April 13, 2018, in Washington, about the United States' military response to Syria's chemical weapon attack on April 7. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Friday, April 13, 2018, in Washington, about the United States' military response to Syria's chemical weapon attack on April 7. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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President Donald Trump declared "mission accomplished" in Friday night's strike on three Syria targets and argued that it "could not have had a better result." "A perfectly executed strike last night," Trump tweeted Saturday.

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Trump: US, allies attacking Syria to stop chemical weapons

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President Trump announced to the nation on Friday that the United States, France, and Britain launched a combined strike against Syria.

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Explosions rock Syrian capital as Trump announces strikes

Damascus skies erupt with anti-aircraft fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018.  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar) Damascus skies erupt with anti-aircraft fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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Loud explosions rocked Syria's capital and filled the sky with heavy smoke early Saturday after President Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons.

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Exclusive: FBI seized recordings between Trump's lawyer and Stormy Daniels' former lawyer

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The FBI seized recordings President Donald Trump's attorney made of his conversations with a lawyer representing two women who had alleged affairs with Trump

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Trump vows to back law to protect marijuana industry

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President Donald Trump has promised to support legislation protecting the marijuana industry in states that have legalized the drug.

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Trump slams Comey as 'weak and untruthful slime ball'

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President Donald Trump slammed James Comey on Friday as a "proven LEAKER & LIAR," the day after explosive excerpts from the former FBI director's tell-all book surfaced in media reports. 

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Homeowner on anti-Trump message backlash: Not my job to teach what’s appropriate

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One Affton homeowner’s balloon sign isn’t getting some neighbors in a festive mood. 

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While another Republican calls on Greitens to resign, others stay silent

Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe became the highest-ranking Republican in the capitol to call for Greitens to step down. Credit: KMOV Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe became the highest-ranking Republican in the capitol to call for Greitens to step down. Credit: KMOV
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There were more calls for the resignation of Missouri Governor Eric Greitens on Thursday in the capitol.

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McCaskill, Hawley among those calling on Greitens to resign Video included

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Reaction to the Missouri House’s investigation findings of Governor Greitens are pouring in from both sides of the aisle.

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Report: Gov. Greitens initiated unwanted sex acts Video included

Mo. Gov. Eric Greitens announces he won't step down ahead of a report released by a legislative committee investigating him. Credit: KMOV Mo. Gov. Eric Greitens announces he won't step down ahead of a report released by a legislative committee investigating him. Credit: KMOV
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Ahead of the release of a report by a legislative committee investigating Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, Greitens announced he would not step down

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Greitens' attorney asks House to delay release of report

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' personal attorney is asking state lawmakers to delay the release of its findings in an investigation of Greitens' actions during an extramarital affair.

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Missouri governor willing to send troops to border Video included

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Gov. Eric Greitens is willing to send National Guard troops to the Mexican border if asked by President Donald Trump.

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Citing 'mischaracterization' by Greitens' team, accuser supports releasing full deposition testimony Video included

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Attorneys defending Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens against an invasion-of-privacy charge are raising doubts about the testimony of a woman with whom he had an affair.

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Trump and Obama won't attend Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding

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US President Donald Trump and his predecessor Barack Obama will not attend the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Trump threatens Syria strike, suggests Russia shares blame

(SANA via AP) In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows a man receiving treatment at a hospital in Damascus, Syria, Saturday, April. 7, 2018. (SANA via AP) In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows a man receiving treatment at a hospital in Damascus, Syria, Saturday, April. 7, 2018.
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President Donald Trump is threatening an imminent military strike against Syria, vowing to respond "forcefully" to Saturday's apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians and warning that Russia or any other nation found to share responsibility will "pay a price."

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Trump furious after FBI seizes documents from his lawyer Video included

Michael Cohen, right, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, walks with his attorney Stephen M. Ryan, left, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, after an interview with the House Intelligence Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Michael Cohen, right, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, walks with his attorney Stephen M. Ryan, left, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, after an interview with the House Intelligence Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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The FBI raided the office of Michael Cohen, a personal lawyer and confidant of President Donald Trump, The New York Times reported Monday.

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China's president promises to cut auto import tariff

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President Xi Jinping promised to cut auto import taxes, open China's markets and improve conditions for foreign companies in a speech Tuesday that called for international cooperation against a backdrop of a spiraling dispute with Washington over trade and technology.

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NY Times: Mueller looking at $150K payment from Ukrainian billionaire

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A $150,000 payment to President Donald Trump's foundation in 2015 by a Ukrainian billionaire is being examined by special counsel Robert Mueller's team, The New York Times reported Monday, citing three people briefed on the matter. 

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Analysis: Tax cuts, spending to raise deficit to $1T by 2020

President Donald Trump smiles as people applaud him during a roundtable discussion on tax policy, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., from left, Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, and CEO of President Donald Trump smiles as people applaud him during a roundtable discussion on tax policy, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., from left, Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, and CEO of
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The combined effect of President Donald Trump's tax cuts and last month's budget-busting spending bill is sending the government's budget deficit toward the $1 trillion mark next year, according to a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office.

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"To hell with it": Trump increasingly weary of staff advice

President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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The speech was written. A cast of relatable Americans with emotional stories was standing by to reinforce the message.

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National Security Council spokesman leaving as John Bolton takes over

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National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton is planning to depart the Trump administration, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced on Sunday, leaving President Donald Trump without one of his top foreign policy communicators as a series of international issues loom. 

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Facebook to start labeling political ads

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Facebook rolled out another big set of changes to its platform on Friday in advance of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony on Capitol Hill next week. 

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Facebook suspends Canadian political data firm

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Facebook announced late Friday that it is suspending AggregateIQ, a Canadian data firm, for its alleged ties to SCL, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica.

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Arizona, Texas send 400 troops to border after Trump's call

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Arizona and Texas announced Friday that they would send 400 National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border by next week in response to President Donald Trump's call for troops to fight drug trafficking and illegal immigration.

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Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley is demanding information from Facebook following allegations that the social media giant mishandled user data.

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Court documents: Babysitter knew dog in deadly mauling was aggressive with children Video included

Erica N. Jordan is charged with of involuntary manslaughter in the baby's death. (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department) Erica N. Jordan is charged with of involuntary manslaughter in the baby's death. (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department)
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Police have arrested a woman after a baby was mauled to death in Cape Girardeau on Friday, March 9.

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Anticipation grows over release of results of Mo. House Greitens investigation

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The chairman of a Missouri House legislative committee investigation Governor Eric Greitens signaled the investigation is almost over. Republican Representative Jay Barnes issued a statement saying, “Our committee will issue a report next week.” 

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Congress' challenge: How to tame industry giant Facebook

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How do you tame a corporate giant? Or do you even try?

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Trump seeks arbitration in Stormy Daniels case

Stormy Daniels appeared on CBS' 60 Minutes to discuss her alleged affair with President Donald Trump. (CBS/60 Minutes) Stormy Daniels appeared on CBS' 60 Minutes to discuss her alleged affair with President Donald Trump. (CBS/60 Minutes)
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President Donald Trump asked a federal judge on Monday to order private arbitration in a case brought by a porn actress who claimed she had an affair with him.

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Missouri Senate considers banning touchscreen voting Video included

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The Missouri Senate is considering whether to mandate use of paper ballots.

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China raises tariffs on US pork, fruit in trade dispute

China's President Xi Jinping, center, U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP) China's President Xi Jinping, center, U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP)
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China raised import duties on a $3 billion list of U.S. pork, apples and other products Monday in an escalating dispute with Washington over trade and industrial policy. 

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Watch: Former senator says kids should take CPR classes, not call for 'phony' gun laws

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Former Pennsylvania GOP Sen. Rick Santorum suggested students protesting for gun control legislation would be better served by taking CPR classes and preparing for active shooter scenarios.

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Here is the White House response to March for Our Lives

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As rallies geared up in all 50 states for the March of Our Lives, the White House released a statement in response to the March for Our Lives protests.

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Students rally in March for Our Lives events in Washington and across US

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Survivors of the deadly shooting rampage at a Parkland, Florida, high school are set to lead thousands Saturday in a March for Our Lives on Washington, delivering their impassioned pleas for stricter gun control law to the nation.

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Trump order would ban most transgender troops from serving

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The White House on Friday announced a policy to ban most transgender persons from serving in the U.S. military.

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Trump's National Security Council recommends expelling Russian diplomats

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President Trump is expected to receive a recommendation from his National Security Council on Friday that he expel a yet-to-be-determined number of Russian diplomats from the U.S.

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Former US Sen. Zell Miller dies; he was 2-term governor

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Time and again, Miller proved himself a stubbornly independent Southern Democrat during a political career that spanned four decades.

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Taylor Swift voices support for gun reform ahead of 'March for Our Lives'

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Taylor Swift voiced her support for Saturday's "March for Our Lives" in an Instagram post on Friday, and said that she made a donation to the campaign to "support gun reform."

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Watch: Karen McDougal tells CNN Trump tried to pay her after sex

(Getty Image) Playmate Karen McDougal attends the Playboy's Super Saturday Night Party during Super Bowl Weekend on February 2, 2008 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Getty Image) Playmate Karen McDougal attends the Playboy's Super Saturday Night Party during Super Bowl Weekend on February 2, 2008 in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Donald Trump once tried to offer Karen McDougal money after they had been intimate, the former Playboy model told Anderson Cooper Thursday in an exclusive interview on CNN.

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Mo. lawmaker wants to ban texting while driving in school

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A Missouri state lawmaker wants to ban texting while driving in school zones. 

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Stormy Daniels polygraph report released

(CNN) Adult film actress/director Stormy Daniels attends the 2018 Adult Video News Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on January 27, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (CNN) Adult film actress/director Stormy Daniels attends the 2018 Adult Video News Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on January 27, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Stormy Daniels was "truthful about having unprotected vaginal intercourse with Donald Trump in July 2006," according to a polygraph test report from 2011.

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China's Xi strikes nationalistic tone in parliament address

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Chinese President Xi Jinping struck a strongly nationalistic tone in his closing address Tuesday to the annual session of the ceremonial parliament at which term limits on his rule were abolished.

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Trump pushes death penalty for some drug dealers

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President Donald Trump officially proposed imposing the death penalty for certain drug dealers on Monday. "If we don't get tough on the drug dealers, we are wasting our time," Trump said. "And that toughness includes the death penalty." 

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Controversial Trump billboard still looming over Grand Avenue after a year

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If you spend any time on Grand Avenue in downtown Phoenix, or anywhere nearby, you’ve seen the controversial billboard of President Trump for 365 days.

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James Comey's book is already a best seller, with Trump's help

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 With an assist from President Trump, James Comey's book is surging on the best sellers list.

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Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe fired two days before retirement

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe late Friday, less than two days shy of his retirement, ending the career of an official who rose to serve as second-in-command at the bureau.

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Docs link Trump Organization lawyer in effort to silence porn star

(AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)Stormy Daniels arrives for the 49th Annual Grammy Awards. President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he paid $130,000 out of his own pocket to a porn actress who allegedly had a sexual relationship with Trump in 2006. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)Stormy Daniels arrives for the 49th Annual Grammy Awards. President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he paid $130,000 out of his own pocket to a porn actress who allegedly had a sexual relationship with Trump in 2006.
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New documents show a top lawyer for the Trump Organization was involved in legal efforts to keep adult film star Stormy Daniels from talking about her alleged affair with President Donald Trump. 

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Inside the private President Trump, Josh Hawley fundraiser

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President Donald Trump spent over an hour attending a private, invitation-only fundraiser for Josh Hawley's Senate campaign at the Hilton Frontenac.

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Real Star Trek? President Trump proposes military space force

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America should create its own separate military space force, President Donald Trump mentioned in an offhand remark Tuesday that would change the course of U.S. space policy.

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Trump eyes Rick Perry to replace VA secretary, sources claim

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Trump has eyed Energy Secretary Rick Perry as a possible replacement

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No term limits could give Xi more sway on Hong Kong, Taiwan

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China's move to scrap term limits and allow Xi Jinping to serve as president indefinitely puts him on track to deal with some of the country's weightiest long-term sovereignty challenges, especially the fates of Hong Kong and Taiwan.

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Draft GOP report: No coordination between Trump and Russia

President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans on the House intelligence committee have completed a draft report concluding there was no collusion or coordination between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.

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Polls show conflicting results in Missouri U.S. Senate race

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Two recent polls show conflicting results between U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and possible Republican Senate Challenger Josh Hawley.

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Trump says US should consider death penalty for drug dealers

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President Donald Trump praised other countries for imposing the death penalty or life in prison for drug dealers Saturday, saying the United States should consider similar penalties.

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Trump isn't the first US President to get a North Korean invite. But he's the first to accept.

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No US president has agreed to sit down with a North Korean leader -- until now.

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Trump accepts offer to meet Kim Jong Un

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President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by May, the White House and the South Korean national security adviser said Thursday evening.

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Trump signs orders imposing stiff tariffs on steel, aluminum

Surrounded by applauding steel and aluminum workers, U.S. President Donald Trump holds up the 'Section 232 Proclamations' on steel imports that he signed in the Roosevelt Room of the White House March 8, 2018. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Surrounded by applauding steel and aluminum workers, U.S. President Donald Trump holds up the 'Section 232 Proclamations' on steel imports that he signed in the Roosevelt Room of the White House March 8, 2018. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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President Donald Trump announced steep tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum on Thursday to address what he said is an "assault on our country."

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Panel investigating Greitens to meet privately Video included

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens takes a reporters question as he unveils the new state budget during a press conference at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 22, 2018.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI Missouri Governor Eric Greitens takes a reporters question as he unveils the new state budget during a press conference at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 22, 2018. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
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The special House committee investigating Missouri Governor Eric Greitens made a short first meeting on Tuesday voting to hold their next hearing in closed session.

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Stormy Daniels sues President Trump over alleged affair and 'hush' agreement

(CNN) Adult film actress/director Stormy Daniels attends the 2018 Adult Video News Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on January 27, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (CNN) Adult film actress/director Stormy Daniels attends the 2018 Adult Video News Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on January 27, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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A new lawsuit filed by the porn star known as Stormy Daniels claims President Donald Trump never signed a hush agreement.

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North Korean dictator, Seoul envoys have 'openhearted talk'

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has held an "openhearted talk" in Pyongyang with envoys for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the North said Tuesday. 

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Former Trump aide refusing Mueller subpoena: 'Let him arrest me'

Former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg said on March 5, 2018 that he is refusing to comply with a grand jury subpoena in the Russia investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller. Former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg said on March 5, 2018 that he is refusing to comply with a grand jury subpoena in the Russia investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller.
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"Let him arrest me," Nunberg said in an interview with The Washington Post. "Mr. Mueller should understand I am not going in on Friday."

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Illinois lawmakers moving fast on gun bills

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Illinois lawmakers are moving fast on a group of gun bills that has gun control advocates cheering and gun rights supporters upset.

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UK minister warns Trump that trade wars help no one

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A senior member of British Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet has chastised U.S. President Donald Trump for threatening a trade war with the European Union. 

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Trump says maybe US will have a president for life someday

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President Donald Trump says he thinks it's great that China's president now holds that office for life and muses that maybe the U.S. will do the same someday. 

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The 10 Senate seats most likely to switch parties: March edition

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The national debate over gun control has thrown a new dynamic into this year's top Senate races. For the five Democrats defending seats in states 

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Blunt talks guns and Greitens in West County

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U.S. Senator Roy Blunt escaped the winter storm in Washington D.C. to visit St. Louis County Friday and talked with reporters about the gun debate and Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens.

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Staffers in Gov. Greitens office called to testify in front of grand jury Video included

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Several staff members in the Missouri Governor’s Office have been called to testify in front of a St. Louis City grand jury. 

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Greitens' office cleared in Confide app investigation Video included

Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens delivers a victory speech Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Chesterfield, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Curry) Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens delivers a victory speech Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Chesterfield, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Curry)
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Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley's office says it doesn't appear that Gov. Eric Greitens' staff violated records laws while using a secretive messaging app,

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Missouri House approves Greitens investigation Video included

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The Missouri House has overwhelmingly approved a resolution authorizing an investigation into Gov. Eric Greitens. 

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Putin boasts of new Russian nuclear weapons

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Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons that can't be intercepted, President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday.

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AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans say Trump is racist

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More than half of Americans, including large majorities of blacks and Hispanics, think President Donald Trump is a racist. More than half think his policies have made things worse for Hispanics and Muslims, and nearly half say they've made things worse for African Americans. 

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Washington Post: Trump refers to Jeff Sessions as 'Mr. Magoo'

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President Donald Trump's rebukes of Attorney General Jeff Sessions have included referring to him behind the scenes as "Mr. Magoo," The Washington Post reported Wednesday evening. 

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Mo. state senators consider new law on filling Lt. Gov. vacancy

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The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

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Missouri’s Attorney General officially running for U.S. Senate Video included

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Missouri’s Attorney General made it official Tuesday that Josh Hawley will be running for the U.S. Senate.

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Lawmaker on special committee investigating Greitens speaks Video included

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A member of the special committee set to investigate Gov. Eric Greitens spoke to News 4 about the work the committee members will be doing. 

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Missouri House passes nude photo legislation Video included

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The Missouri House has passed a bill that would make it a felony to disseminate -- or threaten to disseminate -- private sexual images. 

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Scope of Greitens investigation could broaden

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department) Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department)
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St. Louis prosecutors say the ongoing investigation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens could include matters beyond the allegation of invasion of privacy involving a woman with whom he had an affair

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Missouri House committee debates contentious new gun bills

More than eight bills were discussed including the possibility of expanding gun rights. (Credit: KMOV) More than eight bills were discussed including the possibility of expanding gun rights. (Credit: KMOV)
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More than eight gun-related bills were discussed before a House committee Monday, including the possibility of expanding gun rights.

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Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

Rick Gates leaves federal court in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Gates, a former top adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign pleaded guilty in the special counsel's Russia investigation to federal conspiracy and false statements charges. (AP) Rick Gates leaves federal court in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Gates, a former top adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign pleaded guilty in the special counsel's Russia investigation to federal conspiracy and false statements charges. (AP)
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Rick Gates' guilty plea to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges turns him from defendant to cooperating witness.

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After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

Students gather on the steps of the old Florida Capitol protesting gun violence in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.  (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser) Students gather on the steps of the old Florida Capitol protesting gun violence in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
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Could this latest carnage actually lead to gun reforms?

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The man who would become governor if Greitens resigns

The Missouri Lieutenant Governor paid a visit veterans in north St. Louis County.(Credit: KMOV) The Missouri Lieutenant Governor paid a visit veterans in north St. Louis County.(Credit: KMOV)

Lt. Governor Mike Parson, a former state representative and state senator, would be the next Governor of Missouri if Eric Greitens resigns.

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Police: Woman who rammed White House barrier had tried to get inside before

This photo shows Jessica R. Ford, the woman who allegedly drove her vehicle through a barrier at the White House. (Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office) This photo shows Jessica R. Ford, the woman who allegedly drove her vehicle through a barrier at the White House. (Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office)
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The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier.

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Voters express mixed opinions on whether Greitens should resign Video included

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks during a service in Jefferson City, Mo., Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks during a service in Jefferson City, Mo., Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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Those who spoke to News 4 about whether Gov. Eric Greitens should resign in light of the recent indictment against him had mixed opinions on the matter.

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Several Republicans call for Greitens to step down Video included

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks during a service in Jefferson City, Mo., Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks during a service in Jefferson City, Mo., Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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Several Missouri Republicans have called for Gov. Eric Greitens to resign after he was indicted on a charge of invasion of privacy.

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Russia probe: Trump campaign aide Rick Gates to plead guilty

Deputy Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, center, arrives at federal court in Washington, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Deputy Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, center, arrives at federal court in Washington, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty to two criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Trump to announce new North Korea sanctions

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The sanctions will be announced while the President's daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump is in South Korea for the closing days of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Greitens legal team seeks indictment dismissal

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department) Missouri Governor Eric Greitens seen in a mugshot on February 22, 2018. (Credit: St. Louis Police Department)
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Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens have filed a motion to dismiss the grand jury indictment accusing him of invasion of privacy

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Mo. House GOP leaders on Greitens: 'We will carefully examine the facts'

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Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson, Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr and Floor Leader Rob Vescovo have released a statement about the indictment that was filed against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens.

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Legal expert weighs in on Greitens indictment

Attorney Lynette Petruska breaks down the indictment against. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens

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Mo. Democrats want Greitens out after indictment

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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Some Democratic lawmakers are calling on Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to resign or be impeached following his indictment on a felony invasion-of-privacy charge

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Gov. Greitens' attorney says indictment is 'baseless and unfounded'

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' attorney says a felony invasion of privacy charge against the Republican is "baseless and unfounded." 

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Watch: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio

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Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is being challenged by angry students, teachers and parents who are demanding stronger gun-control measures after a shooting rampage claimed 17 lives at a Florida high school. 

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Trump suggests arming teachers as a solution to increase school safety

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President Donald Trump, after listening to a series of emotional stories and pleas to enhance school safety at the White House Wednesday, floated the idea of arming teachers and school staff, an idea that was met with support from many of the attendees.

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Trump: 'They are laughing their asses off in Moscow' over how US handled Russia investigations

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President Donald Trump says Russians are "laughing their asses off in Moscow" for the way Washington has handled the Russia investigations.

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China warns Trump over potential steel and aluminum tariffs

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China is warning President Trump that it will take action if he puts heavy tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum.

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Trump administration recommends steep tariffs on steel and aluminum

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The Commerce Department is recommending steep tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum.

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Magazine obtains ex-playmate's notes on alleged Trump affair

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Karen McDougal confirmed in the story published online Friday that she wrote the account but said she was constrained in what else she could say publicly because of a confidentiality agreement.

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Trump shows willingness to raise fuel taxes

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday signaled his openness to a 25-cent fuel tax increase to help pay for his infrastructure proposal. 

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Legal questions raised about Board of Alderman bill to legalize use of marijuana in the city Video included

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The debate continues over whether or not St. Louis Board of Alderman should allow people in the city to legally possess up to two ounces of marijuana without legal consequences

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St. Louis BOA puts hold on effort to ban carriage rides downtown

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The Saint Louis Board of Alderman has essentially put on hold an effort to ban carriage rides downtown. 

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Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian Video included

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Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton. More>>

Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

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A top White House adviser on Sunday distanced the Trump administration from responsibility for separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Bernie Sanders won't endorse his son for Congress

In this April 17, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his son Levi Sanders, left, take a walk in Brooklyn Bridge park in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) In this April 17, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his son Levi Sanders, left, take a walk in Brooklyn Bridge park in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
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An endorsement by Bernie Sanders is one of the most coveted gifts in Democratic politics. But the Vermont senator and liberal darling is notoriously reluctant to back many politicians, including, it turns out, his own son.

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President Donald Trump rarely gives wide-ranging news conferences, and when one came on Friday, it was sudden, unexpected and chaotic. More>>

Rudy Giuliani tries to clarify his remarks on Biden: 'I meant he's dumb'

President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani attempted to clarify his comments about Joe Biden in which he called the former Democratic vice president "a mentally deficient idiot." More>>

Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families

Seen here are migrants sleep outside a port of entry Monday in Tijuana while waiting to be received by US authorities. (Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images) Seen here are migrants sleep outside a port of entry Monday in Tijuana while waiting to be received by US authorities. (Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images)
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is citing the Bible in defending the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant parents from their children after they enter the U.S. illegally.

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Trump disrupts G-7 gender equality meeting by arriving late

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Trump arrived late for a gender equality meeting at an international summit, prompting the Canadian prime minister to kick it off without waiting for "stragglers" to arrive. More>>

Fox News host sorry for calling Trump, Kim 'two dictators'

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A Fox News host has accidentally referred to the highly anticipated summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a meeting of "two dictators." 

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Trump considers pardon for Ali, wants athletes' advice

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President Donald Trump says he may pardon another late heavyweight boxing champion _ this time Muhammad Ali. Trump says he's looking at "thousands of names" of people who could be granted clemency.

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Trump signals support for states deciding if pot is legal

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President Donald Trump said Friday that he's inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana, a proposal that would dramatically reshape the nation's legal landscape for pot users and businesses.

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Kushner's security clearance restored, met with Mueller team a second time

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President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, had his White House security clearance restored Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter said, after months of uncertainty stemming in part from his role in the ongoing investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller.

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Meghan McCain asks how WH staffer who joked about her father's brain cancer still has a job

Meghan McCain poses in the press room at the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Awards 27th Anniversary Gala at the Grand Hyatt New York on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP) Meghan McCain poses in the press room at the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Awards 27th Anniversary Gala at the Grand Hyatt New York on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
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Meghan McCain responded Friday to a White House staffer who joked about her father's brain cancer, saying her family was doing well but asking how the Trump administration could retain an employee who made such a remark.

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In California, Trump views designs for planned border wall

President Donald Trump reviews border wall prototypes, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump reviews border wall prototypes, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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President Donald Trump got his chance Tuesday to inspect prototypes for the "big beautiful border wall" he wants to build to separate the U.S. from Mexico

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Trump backs off call for raising minimum age to buy gun

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The White House on Sunday pledged to help states pay for firearms training for teachers and reiterated its call to improve the background check system as part of a new plan to prevent school shootings.

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Democratic intelligence memo released but with redactions

Rep. Adam Schiff's memo was written to rebut a Republican memo that accuses the FBI of suppressing Democratic ties to an opposition research dossier on Trump and Russia. Rep. Adam Schiff's memo was written to rebut a Republican memo that accuses the FBI of suppressing Democratic ties to an opposition research dossier on Trump and Russia.
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The House Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a Democratic memo in a redacted form that seeks to undercut Republican claims of FBI surveillance abuses.

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Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

In this Jan. 12, 2017 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden smiles in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) In this Jan. 12, 2017 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden smiles in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides.

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Kentucky governor blames video games for school shooting

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin speaks to a joint session of the General Assembly at the Capitol, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin speaks to a joint session of the General Assembly at the Capitol, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky.
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Governor Bevin said, "There are games that literally replicate and give people the ability to score points for doing the very same thing that these students are doing inside of schools, ..."

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John Legend slams Paul Ryan for Father's Day tweet amid immigration issues

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Singer John Legend has slammed House Speaker Paul Ryan with an F-bomb on Twitter over a Trump administration immigration policy that has separated at least 2,000 children from their parents.

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Trump signs law to expand childhood cancer research, meets 11-year-old survivor behind it

President Donald Trump signs the STAR Act during a ceremony in the Oval Office on June 5, 2018. Cancer survivor Sadie Keller, 11, and her mother Sarah Keller watch at left. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) President Donald Trump signs the STAR Act during a ceremony in the Oval Office on June 5, 2018. Cancer survivor Sadie Keller, 11, and her mother Sarah Keller watch at left. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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An 11-year-old cancer survivor just had the opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to see the President of the United States sign her bill into law.

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Meghan Markle's bridal bouquet laid on Grave of the Unknown Warrior

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As if there were not enough sweet gestures during the royal wedding, here is one more.

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Trump unloads on Comey ahead of ex-FBI director's interview

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President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to unload on James Comey over his forthcoming memoir, calling him "slippery," suggesting he should be in jail and labeling him "the WORST FBI Director in history, by far!"

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TV stations told to air media-bashing promos and the criticism goes viral

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Sinclair Broadcast Group's corporate mandates are exacerbating tensions between the company's local stations and its management. 

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Parkland student survivor throws up on stage, then finishes her speech

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Samantha Fuentes bounced back up and proclaimed, "I just threw up on international television, and it feels great!"

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Trump to 25-year-old self: 'Don't run for president'

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President Donald Trump had some surprising advice to his younger self: "Don't run for president."

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Activists place thousands of shoes on Capitol lawn in gun death memorial

(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Seven thousand pairs of shoes, representing the children killed by gun violence since the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, are spread out on the lawn on the east side of the US Capitol on Tuesday... (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Seven thousand pairs of shoes, representing the children killed by gun violence since the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, are spread out on the lawn on the east side of the US Capitol on Tuesday...
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In the shadow of the Capitol dome Tuesday was a sobering display of thousands of pairs of shoes, organized neatly across the grass said to represent children who have died in the US from gunshot wounds since the Newtown elementary school massacre in 2012. 

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Florida lawmakers pass school-safety bill in rare session

Students gather on the steps of the old Florida Capitol protesting gun violence in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.  (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser) Students gather on the steps of the old Florida Capitol protesting gun violence in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
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The Florida Senate spent hours debating a bill to increase school safety and restrict gun purchases in a rare Saturday session.

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Jared Kushner's company routinely filed false paperwork

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, right, stands with Ivanka Trump and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly during a cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, right, stands with Ivanka Trump and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly during a cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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When the Kushner Cos. bought three apartment buildings in Queens in 2015, most tenants were protected from from being pushed out so rents could go up. But that's exactly what happened.

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Mother gang-raped in her own bed speaks out about victims being believed

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Taylor Hirth was attacked nearly two years ago inside her Independence apartment as she slept in bed with her 2-year-old daughter. She recalled the gang rape and the way she says she was treated by police when she called for help.

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  • US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

    US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

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    President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his use of the phrase "Mission Accomplished" to describe a U.S.-led missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program, even as his aides stressed continuing U.S. troop involvement and plans for new economic sanctions against Russia for enabling the government of Bashar Assad.

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    President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his use of the phrase "Mission Accomplished" to describe a U.S.-led missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program, even as his aides stressed continuing U.S. troop involvement and plans for new economic sanctions against Russia for enabling the government of Bashar Assad.

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