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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington state Governor Jay Inslee, who made the fight against climate change the focus of his White House campaign, said on Wednesday he was withdrawing from the race for the 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential nomination. FILE PHOTO: 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and Washington Governor Jay Inslee speaks during the Presidential Gun
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(Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidates and U.S. Jewish groups condemned President Donald Trump’s remarks accusing American Jews who vote for Democrats of “great disloyalty,” while the Republican leader went on the defensive on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions while sitting in front of paintings of former U.S. presidents George Washington and
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(Reuters) – U.S. athletes Race Imboden and Gwen Berry have been placed on probation for 12 months for their political protests at the Pan Am Games, USA Today reported on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: XVIII Pan American Games – Lima 2019 – August 11, 2019 – From left to right: Race Imboden, Nick Itkin, and Gerek
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration in “meaningful” talks with Democrats about gun legislation after the latest mass shootings, but congressional aides downplayed the discussions as low-level and not very productive. Democrats have accused Trump of reversing course after he initially voiced support for tougher background checks following the latest
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday proposed sweeping changes to federal and state criminal justice systems, including ending cash bail requirements and doing away with a crime bill that rival Joe Biden helped make law. FILE PHOTO: 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) adjusts her
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(Reuters) – Planned Parenthood said on Monday it was withdrawing from a federal program subsidizing reproductive healthcare for low-income women after the Trump administration banned participants in the program from referring women to abortion providers. FILE PHOTO: Planned Parenthood’s employees look on as anti-abortion rights advocates hold a rally in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., June
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ANCHORAGE (Reuters) – Late-season wildfires during one of the driest summers on record in Anchorage have destroyed homes, forced evacuations, closed roads and schools and poured sometimes-dangerous levels of smoke into the state’s most populous region. The Rainbow 2 Fire burning approximately 15 miles west of Delta Junction and west of the Tanana River near
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FILE PHOTO: An illustration provides a 3D graphical representation of a spherical-shaped, measles virus particle studded with glycoprotein tubercles in this handout image obtained by Reuters April 9, 2019. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – The United States recorded 21 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of
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(Reuters) – Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state’s current governor said on Sunday. She was 76. FILE PHOTO: Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco speaks during an inauguration ceremony for Mayor Ray Nagin in
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about the shootings in El Paso and Dayton as Vice President Mike Pence looks on in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would keep Vice President Mike Pence
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was “happy” to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency. FILE PHOTO: Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski departs after appearing before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol
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FILE PHOTO: Travelers pass through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on the day before Thanksgiving in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 23, 2016. REUTERS/David McNew WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Thousands of travelers at U.S. airports faced delays late on Friday because of an outage of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) processing systems, officials said. CBP
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr ordered the removal of the warden at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, the Justice Department said on Tuesday, after condemning “serious irregularities” at the facility. The staff shakeup at the Metropolitan
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(Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to transform the economy of rural America, including spending $80 billion to provide high-speed internet and $50 billion over a decade to help farmers combat climate change. 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during the Presidential
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