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Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decision

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The United States and Iran will have their highest-level interaction of Donald Trump's presidency, a day after the American leader delivered a blistering attack on the Islamic Republic and the landmark 2015 nuclear deal. More>>

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Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline Video included

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President Trump and Senate Republican leaders are in a frantic hunt for the last vote or two to pass revived legislation to repeal and replace 'Obamacare.'. More>>

Manafort offered to brief wealthy Russian during campaign

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President Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, said during the presidential race that he was willing to provide "private briefings" for a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. More>>

Iranian president: Trump's UN comments 'ignorant, absurd'

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U.N. chief Antonio Guterres opens the signing ceremony for the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons and the Security Council holds a high-level meeting on its far-flung peacekeeping operations at the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders. More>>

Prospects for air traffic control privatization appear slim

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Prospects for congressional approval of a plan to remove air traffic control operations from the government and put industry in charge appear slim. More>>

Rouhani says Iranians are waiting for an apology from Trump

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday the Iranian people are waiting for an apology from US President Donald Trump for his "extremely offensive" rhetoric and "unfounded" allegations about his country. More>>

Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for NK strategy

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Trump's threat to obliterate North Korea showed his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup, but his disparagement of the Iran nuclear deal in the same speech offered Pyongyang little hope of a negotiated solution. More>>

Jimmy Kimmel: Senator 'lied right to my face' on health care

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Jimmy Kimmel says U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for him. More>>

50 nations ink UN nuclear ban treaty opposed by big powers

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More than 40 countries so far have signed on to the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons, but the nuclear powers want no part of it. More>>

Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

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Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the administration's response to a meeting at Trump Tower last year. More>>

The Latest: Twitter to meet with Senate investigators

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The social media company, Twitter, says it will meet with a Senate committee investigating Russia's interference in the presidential election. More>>

Pelosi: Put off immigration overhaul, save 'Dreamers now'

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House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she respects young immigrants who shouted her down at an event in San Francisco, but says their call for a comprehensive immigration overhaul is premature. More>>

Worries of backlash help revive GOP health care drive

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A brew of political pressures has pumped fresh life into the last-gasp Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul. More>>

Democrats want closer look at Price's private jet travel

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price can't always fly commercial, spokeswoman says. More>>

Trump administration considering even lower refugee limits

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The Trump administration is considering a further reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States. More>>

The Latest: Tillerson won't disclose Trump's Iran decision

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President Donald Trump says he's reached a decision on whether to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal _ but he won't say what it is. More>>

US report points to Egyptian abuses, anti-democracy actions

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Trump administration report points to Egyptian human rights abuses, anti-democracy actions. More>>

The Latest: US calls for meeting on weapons proliferation

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The first treaty to ban nuclear weapons is set for countries to sign at the United Nations. It's backed by over 100 countries, but nuclear-armed nations want no part of it. More>>

GOP report accuses watchdog of going easy on Wells Fargo

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could have fined Wells Fargo more than $10 billion for its illegal sales practices scandal but instead settled for $100 million, according to documents released by Congressional Republicans on Tuesday. More>>

Watchdog: Airfares for many travelers rise due to bag fees

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A government watchdog says travelers who check at least one bag are paying more overall to fly than they did before airlines began unbundling fares in 2008. More>>

'Historic exodus' from Myanmar: US gives $32M for Rohingya

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The United States says it will contribute nearly $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslims who have flooded out of Myanmar. More>>

Sen. Graham presses for support for GOP health bill

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Sen. Lindsey Graham, co-author of GOP 'Obamacare' repeal bill, implores colleague to back the legislation 'with all its imperfections.'. More>>

Trump to award Medal of Honor to Alabama veteran

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The White House says President Donald Trump will award the Medal of Honor to a retired Army medic from Alabama who risked his life several times to provide medical care to his comrades during the Vietnam War. More>>

In citizenship message, Trump welcomes immigrants to America

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President Donald Trump has issued a welcome message for new American citizens urging them to help others assimilate and remain loyal to their new country. More>>

Internal watchdog says EPA mismanaging toxic site cleanups

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An internal government watchdog says cleanups at some U.S. hazardous waste sites have stopped or slowed down because the EPA does not manage its Superfund staff effectively. More>>

Nominee for EPA chemical safety post has deep industry ties

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President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety at EPA has for years accepted payments for criticizing peer-reviewed studies that raised concerns about the safety of his clients' products, according to an AP review. More>>

Winners and losers in GOP's last-ditch health overhaul

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New GOP health care bill would redistributes hundreds of billions in federal financing; creates winners and losers. More>>

Study: Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill

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Study: Most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law. More>>

Ivanka Trump discusses her postpartum depression

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Ivanka Trump is talking about her experience with postpartum depression in a new interview. More>>

Government: Prison fits Weiner's sex crime on teen victim

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The government says former New York congressman Anthony Weiner should go to prison for about two years after engaging in sexting with a 15-year-old girl. More>>

US pressures Iraqi Kurds to abandon vote on independence

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The United States is pressuring the Iraqi Kurds and their regional government to abandon a planned referendum on independence. More>>

NCIS investigating corpsmen who called babies 'mini Satans'

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The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is now investigating two female Navy hospital corpsmen in Florida who posted Snapchat photos giving the middle finger to another baby with a caption that said, "How I currently feel about these mini Satans.". More>>

The Latest: Trump in New York, meets with world leaders

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Former Secretary of State John Kerry says the President Donald Trump's United Nations speech may have put America in isolation and in danger. More>>

Melania Trump to UN: 'Come together' for good of children

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First lady Melania Trump is calling on world leaders to "step up" and "come together" to help improve the lives of children. More>>

The Latest: Trump says GOP health care law has 'good chance'

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President Donald Trump says he hopes Republican senators will vote for new legislation that aims to repeal and replace his predecessor's health care law. More>>

Kenya Supreme Court nixed poll because it couldn't see data

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Kenya Supreme Court delivers its full judgment on why it annulled the presidential elections. More>>

Trump heard about Mideast peace as a boy, now wants to solve Video included

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President Donald Trump threatens the "total destruction'" of North Korea if the renegade nation does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons. More>>

Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

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Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as they investigate the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. More>>

Afghan president details US strategy for Afghanistan

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Afghanistan's president says the Trump administration has a four-year objective to bring 80 percent of Afghanistan back under the government's control. More>>

Boy killed at huge protests over Togo president's tenure

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Togo's security minister says a 10-year-old boy was killed and at least 10 other people were injured during protests over the passage of a bill that critics fear would allow the West African country's president to seek re-election indefinitely. More>>

Prosecutors: Menendez tried to hide free flights, hotel stay

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Prosecutors in the bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez are seeking to show jurors that the New Jersey Democrat tried to hide free flights and other gifts from a wealthy donor. More>>

Trump mocks Emmy ceremony for low ratings

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President Donald Trump is mocking Sunday's Emmy Awards ceremony _ where he himself was frequently mocked by host Stephen Colbert, presenters and prize-winners. More>>

EPA nominee once helped chemical industry, lobbyists

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AP review finds trail of payments from chemical industry, lobbyists to research group run by EPA nominee. More>>

Clinton mocks 'manspreading' Putin

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When Hillary Clinton took the guest's seat on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," she was in a mood to put Russian President Vladimir Putin on the psychiatrist's couch. More>>

Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability'

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Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability'. More>>

The Latest: Bipartisan effort to improve 'Obamacare' over Video included

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is praising a last-ditch Republican bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare" _ the latest sign the GOP's repeal effort may be back from the dead. More>>

Protesting Venezuelan violinist may seek asylum in US

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A violinist who became the young face of anti-government protests in Venezuela may seek political asylum in US. More>>

11-year-old boy gets lawn-mowing gig at White House

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The president got what you might call a grassroots display of support at the White House, welcoming an 11-year-old Virginia boy who offered to help cut the lawn. More>>

Girl's mother thankful Trump spoke of abduction in UN speech

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The mother of a Japanese girl abducted by North Korea is thankful Trump mentioned her in his U.N. speech and hopes it could be a chance for a breakthrough. More>>

AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

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NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader's insistence that NATO members increase their defense spending is achieving positive results. More>>

The Latest: Kenya Supreme Court says why it nixed poll

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Kenya Supreme Court delivers its full judgment on why it annulled the presidential elections. More>>

The Latest: President Donald Trump warns North Korea Video included

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President Donald Trump is opening his maiden address in front of the United Nationals General Assembly by praising his accomplishments in office so far. More>>

Who wins, who loses in bill aimed at upending Obamacare Video included

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GOP health care bill likely to leave more uninsured; those with health savings accounts could benefit. More>>

APNewsBreak: US report says Egypt falls short on rights

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Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities, investigate abuses by its forces or grant U.S. monitors access to the conflict-ridden Sinai Peninsula, according to a damning new Trump administration report obtained by The Associated Press. More>>

One last last chance: GOP strains for Obamacare repeal votes Video included

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Top Senate Republicans say their last-ditch push to uproot President Barack Obama's health care law is gaining momentum. More>>

In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to "destroy" North Korea Video included

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Trump to use his UN General Assembly address to press for UN members acting in their own self-interest to unite to face global dangers. More>>

Cuba again denies role in 'health attacks' on US diplomats

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The Cuban government has again denied any involvement in or any knowledge of a mysterious series of health incidents that have affected American diplomats in Havana. More>>

Senate GOP tentatively agrees to $1.5T plan on tax cuts

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A Republican on the Senate Budget Committee says that tax cut advocates on the panel are pressing for cuts that could add $1.5 trillion or more to the deficit over the coming decade. More>>

Senate intelligence chairman: Facebook should testify

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The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says Facebook should testify as part of its probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, and that the social media giant "seems to have been less than forthcoming" with Congress. More>>

Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

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Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as they investigate the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. More>>

RNC: Spending on legal bills for Trump Jr. nears $200K

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The Republican National Committee says it has spent close to $200,000 on legal fees for President Donald Trump's eldest son in connection with the Russia investigation. More>>

Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

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Common Core used in most states that initially adopted it, despite continue debate over standards' effect. More>>

Trump's lawyer to publicly testify in Senate next month

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Donald Trump's personal lawyer says a proposal to develop a Trump Tower in Moscow was "solely a real estate deal and nothing more.". More>>

Justices could avoid issuing verdict on Trump travel ban

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President Donald Trump's travel ban offers the Supreme Court the chance to make a major pronouncement on the extent of the president's power over immigration. More>>

Tillerson speaks to Suu Kyi on Myanmar refugee crisis

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U.S. officials say Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has spoken by phone with Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi about the Rohingya Muslim refugee crisis. More>>

The Latest: Corker says tentative agreement on debt figure

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Sen. Bob Corker says he's reached a tentative agreement with other Republicans on how much their tax plan would add to the government's debt. More>>

FEMA isn't relying on trailers to house hurricane victims

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency won't be relying on government-issued trailers or mobile homes to shelter residents displaced by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. More>>

AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

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The government has received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest toxic waste sites since Hurricane Harvey. More>>

The Latest: Intel panel invites Trump lawyer to open hearing

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Senate intelligence committee leaders say they canceled a scheduled interview with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer after he released a public statement. More>>

3 members of Congress arrested at Trump Tower protest

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Three members of Congress have been arrested at a protest outside Trump Tower. More>>

Huntsman says Moscow's meddling led to low level of trust

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Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Russia, says Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election led directly to the low level of trust between the two former Cold War foes. More>>

Family of killed sailors hear Navy describe strain on force

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The Navy's top officer says that although commanders are ultimately responsible for problems leading to two fatal ship collisions, a spike in naval operations and budget shortfalls strained his force and made it hard to do needed training and maintenance. More>>

Trump's latest nickname: Rocket Man

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President Donald Trump is embracing a new nickname, calling North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "Rocket Man." It is an apparent reference to the Elton John song, which Trump sometimes played at campaign rallies. More>>

Senate confirms Trump pick for solicitor general

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The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee for solicitor general. More>>

Suicide among veterans highest in western US, rural areas

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Government data shows suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas. More>>

Senate GOP musters final push to erase Obama health care law

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Senate Republicans are planning a final, uphill push to erase President Barack Obama's health care law. More>>

GOP governors launch 'news' site critics call propaganda

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Republican governors have launched a website that appears to be a news outlet, but readers have to look carefully to see that The Free Telegraph is the product of a political party committee. More>>

Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up

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Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer says his appearance at the Emmy Awards was a chance to have some fun, and that people who were critical of it were reading too much into things. More>>

Trump, Pence to campaign for Strange before GOP runoff

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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will campaign for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange in the final days before the hotly contested Republican runoff between Strange and Roy Moore, the state's former chief justice. More>>

Dem senator criticizes Trump potshot at Clinton

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President Donald Trump is still taking potshots at Hillary Clinton, the latest sign that his campaign fury hasn't faded. More>>

Senate panel backs Trump's pick for US envoy to Afghanistan

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved the nomination of a veteran diplomat to serve as President Donald Trump's ambassador to Afghanistan. More>>

Interior chief urges shrinking 4 national monuments in West

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, along with management changes to several other sites. More>>

America 2nd: Traditions mean Trump must wait his turn at UN Video included

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America 2nd: Tradition at the U.N. General Assembly means Brazil first, then the U.S. in speech lineup. More>>

4 US monuments to be scaled back hold artifacts, key habitat

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for threatened wildlife. More>>

Mattis: No need yet to shoot down NKorean missiles

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. has not attempted to shoot down any of North Korea's missiles -- including two that recently overflew Japan -- because they have not posed a direct threat. More>>

Military budget would swell under Senate bill

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U.S. military spending would swell under bill passed by Senate. More>>

Mattis: Unclear if budget cuts play role in military crashes

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says senior military leaders are taking a close look at whether strict budget constraints have led to a recent rash of deadly training accidents. More>>

Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military

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The Senate is poised to pass a defense policy bill that calls for a $700 billion Pentagon budget, expands U.S. missile defenses in response to North Korea's hostility and refuses to allow excess military bases to be closed. More>>

AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

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A U.S. government hotline received three reports of spills at a heavily polluted Superfund toxic waste site near Houston after Harvey flooding, and aerial photographs appear to show black-colored water surrounding the waste site, flowing out a bayou. More>>

Who loves a parade? Trump wants to showcase military might

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President Donald Trump says he wants to stage an armed forces parade in Washington on July 4 to showcase U.S. military strength. More>>

GOP eyes popular tax breaks to finance overhaul

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Republicans straining to find about $1 trillion to finance sweeping tax cuts are homing in on two popular deductions that are woven into the nation's fiscal fabric. More>>

Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones Video included

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President Donald Trump is plunging into a foreign policy-focused week that will be anchored by his first address to the United Nations General Assembly. More>>

The Latest: Ivanka Trump pursues her own agenda at UN

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President Donald Trump presses the need for reform at the United Nations as he makes his debut address to a session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York. More>>

Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions

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Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions as part of sweeping purge of leadership in the Japan-based fleet. More>>

Oh, man! Town might change Board of Selectmen to Selectwomen

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A Massachusetts town says it will consider changing the name of its governing body from the Board of Selectmen to the Board of Selectwomen. More>>

APNewsBreak: US nixes proposal to let Turkey guards buy guns

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APNewsBreak: The Trump administration is withdrawing a proposal to let Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security guards buy $1.2 million in U.S.-made weapons following violence against protesters during Erdogan's visit to Washington this spring. More>>

Clinton won't rule out questioning Trump's legitimacy

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Hillary Clinton is refusing to rule out the possibility of questioning President Donald Trump's legitimacy depending on the outcome of official inquiries into Russia's attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election. More>>

The Latest: Ryan rooting for Senate GOP health care overhaul

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The Congressional Budget Office says it needs more time to analyze the newest Republican bill aimed at scuttling President Barack Obama's health care law. More>>

US: World won't rebuild Syria until political process starts

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The United States says world nations aren't willing to contribute heavily to reconstruct Syria until a "credible political process" for the country's future takes shape. More>>

The Latest: Senate approves $700 billion defense policy bill

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The Senate has approved a defense policy bill that grants the Pentagon a $700 billion budget. More>>

GOP lawmakers: Move Appalachian agency out of Washington

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Two powerful Kentucky Republicans are sponsoring a bill that would move an economic development agency that helps Appalachia out of Washington. More>>

Will Senate bargainers' deal on children's health pass?

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Senate bargainers have reached agreement to extend financing for the children's health insurance program for five years, and approval of the deal would avert an end-of-month cash crunch for the popular initiative. More>>

Analysts see Trump threats to insurers boosting premiums

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Budget analysts expect average premiums for individual health insurance to grow 15 percent next year, largely because it's unclear if President Donald Trump will block subsidies to insurers. More>>

AP NewsBreak: Medicare card remake to protect seniors

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Medicare cards are getting a makeover to fight identity theft. More>>

Clinton's former campaign chairman talks to Senate panel

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Hillary Clinton's former campaign chairman has met with a Senate panel investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. More>>

The Latest: WH name rep for historically black colleges

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The White House is holding an annual gathering for presidents of historically black colleges and universities amid strained ties with school leaders. More>>

Trump's childhood home becomes showcase for refugees

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President Donald Trump's childhood home had some new occupants over the weekend _ refugees. More>>

Legal defense fund created for Michael Flynn in Russia probe

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The family of former national security adviser Michael Flynn has established a legal defense fund for him as he is scrutinized by investigators looking into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. More>>

Cuomo endorses rival and fellow Democrat de Blasio for mayor

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has endorsed his frequent rival and fellow Democrat Bill de Blasio for a second term as mayor of New York City. More>>

'Not a friend of democracy': Trump's past UN criticism

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"Not a friend of democracy" and "not a friend to freedom": A look at Trump's past criticism of the U.N. More>>

US to press concerns over incidents in meeting with Cubans

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The Trump administration is considering closing down the U.S. Embassy in Havana following unexplained incidents that have affected the health of American diplomats. More>>

The Latest: US, Cuban diplomats to discuss health incidents

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The United States plans to discuss concerns with Cuba over American diplomats harmed in unexplained incidents in Havana during a meeting in Washington on Tuesday. More>>

Disability backlog tops 1 million; thousands die on waitlist

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More than 1 million people who have been denied disability benefits from Social Security are waiting for new hearings. More>>

Age matters when it comes to screening for cervical cancer

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Getting checked for cervical cancer isn't one-size-fits-all, as draft guidelines offer women 30 and older a choice of testing. More>>

White House aide unamused by political Emmy Awards

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A top White House aide is offering a lackluster review for the politically-charged Emmy Awards. More>>

Trump: Fate of Iran nuclear deal hangs on tough UN policing

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U.S. President Donald Trump is warning that Washington will walk away from a nuclear deal it agreed to with Iran if it deems that the U.N. agency monitoring the agreement is not tough enough in monitoring it. More>>

White House, black college heads to meet amid strained ties

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The White House is holding an annual gathering for presidents of historically black colleges and universities amid strained ties with school leaders. More>>

Fierce storms haven't slowed growth along US coastlines

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A new Associated Press analysis shows that rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years. More>>

Cuba mystery: What theories US investigators are pursuing

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U.S. investigators are chasing many theories about what's harming diplomats in Cuba, and they're pursuing a number of possibilities about the culprit. More>>

Calif. Democrat Feinstein noncommittal on 2018 Senate run

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California Democrat Dianne Feinstein isn't publicly committing to seeking a fifth Senate term in 2018. The 84-year-old _ the oldest current senator _ was cagey about her political future during a television interview. More>>

Young democracy activist among Macau election winners

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Young pro-democracy activist among winners in elections for Chinese-controlled casino capital Macau's legislature. More>>

Trump, in new dig, mocks North Korea leader as 'Rocket Man'

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President Donald Trump says he and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have discussed North Korea in their latest call, Trump tweets that he's asked Moon about "Rocket Man" _ an apparent reference to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. More>>

Top US diplomat says closing embassy in Cuba 'under review'

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the Trump administration is considering closing down the U.S. Embassy in Havana following unexplained incidents affecting the health of American diplomats. More>>

APExclusive: Chelsea Manning says she not a traitor

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Chelsea Manning is addressing a conference in Nantucket, her second public appearance since being released from a military prison in May. More>>

Trump to campaign for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange

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President Donald Trump says he's hitting the campaign trail next week for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange. More>>

The Latest: UN envoy slams North Korea's 'reckless' behavior

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America's ambassador to the United Nations is raising the prospect of U.S. military action against North Korea if the North continues its missile and nuclear tests. More>>

Request denied: States try to block access to public records

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State lawmakers introduce dozens of bills to close or limit public access to government records. More>>

Interior secretary recommends shrinking 6 national monuments

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, along with management changes to several other sites. More>>

Trump hypes mock video of golf ball seen striking Clinton

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President Donald Trump has retweeted a mock video that shows him striking a golf ball that _ in the next frame _ seemingly hits Hillary Clinton in the back and knocks her down as she boards a plane. More>>

Fatah welcomes Hamas pledge to try to end Palestinian split

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A senior Fatah leader has welcomed a pledge by the rival group Hamas, after talks with Egypt, to accept key conditions for ending a decade-old Palestinian political and territorial split. More>>

Pro-Trump rally draws hundreds, not thousands to Washington

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Washington has always been a magnet for protests of all stripes, but Saturday's lineup is particularly intriguing. More>>

Friends, family gather to celebrate the life of Dick Gregory

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Friends and family of comedian Dick Gregory gathered at a Maryland church in the suburbs of the nation's capital to celebrate the comedian's life. More>>

The Latest: UK lowers its national threat level to "severe"

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A senior British minister has renewed criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump for tweeting about the police inquiry into the bombing of a subway train in London. More>>

Prime minister attends gay pride march in a first for Serbia

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Serbian riot police have cordoned off central Belgrade to protect a gay pride march that for the first time will be attended by a prime minister in the conservative Balkan country. More>>

The Latest: Black Lives Matter backers speak at Trump rally

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About two dozen protesters have kicked off a day of diverse demonstrations in the nation's capital with a rally demanding that President Donald Trump take strong action against Russian leader Vladimir Putin. More>>

Fed-up Illinois legislators head for the exit in big numbers

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Illinois residents aren't the only ones throwing up their hands at the gridlock and increasingly polarized politics that have defined state government in recent years. More>>

Kenya's opposition urges reform of electoral commission

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Kenya opposition leader presses for reforms of the electoral commission before repeat of presidential election in Oct. More>>

Transgender troops can re-enlist in military _ for now

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Sen. John McCain says he's backing a bill that would bar the Pentagon from forcing transgender troops out of the armed forces. More>>

California legislators approve 'sanctuary state' bill

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The head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says California's so-called "sanctuary state" bill that would limit police cooperation with federal immigration authorities prioritizes politics over public safety. More>>

2nd night of violence in St. Louis after ex-cop acquitted Video included

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Activists say they will meet again Saturday to plan further protests after the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man. More>>

Hamas says it accepts reconciliation demands

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The Hamas militant group says it has accepted all of the conditions demanded by its rival, President Mahmoud Abbas, to clear the way for a reconciliation deal after a 10-year rift. More>>

Trump to make UN debut with speech offering warmth to allies

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In his United Nations debut, President Donald Trump will deliver a speech that is expected to offer warmth to U.S. allies and warnings to U.S. adversaries. More>>

California lawmakers approve presidential primary in March

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California lawmakers have voted to move the state's presidential primary three months earlier to give the nation's most populous state more influence in choosing the nominees. More>>

Cuba mystery: Even Castro baffled by harm to US diplomats

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Cuban leader Raul Castro stepped in personally to deny his government was responsible after the United States demanded answers about a spate of diplomats harmed in Havana. More>>

Bernie Sanders' health care plan puts Democrats on the spot

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is declining to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders' universal coverage health care bill. More>>

What's changed with NKorea in 5 weeks since 'fire and fury'

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President Donald Trump's national security adviser says the U.S. has a military option for North Korea, but that is not its preferred route. More>>

Demonized Schumer and Pelosi now deal-makers with Trump

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Now, President Donald Trump genially calls them Chuck and Nancy. More>>

Demonized Schumer and Pelosi now deal-makers with Trump

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his House counterpart, Nancy Pelosi have found their way back to the action after a long eight months in the wilderness for Democrats. More>>

Tax cuts quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline

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Tax cuts and calls for billions more for the military quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline. More>>

Judge: Sessions can't deny grant money for sanctuary cities

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A federal judge has ruled that Attorney General Jeff Sessions cannot follow through with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other U.S cities for refusing to impose tough immigration policies. More>>

How far can you go with English? Just ask Melania Trump

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How far can you get with a little bit of foreign language? Billboards say just ask Melania Trump. More>>

The Latest: London attack highlights need to train US agents

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A commuter whose train had just left the Parsons Green station in southwest London says there was panic after a woman on the platform saw what appeared to be an explosion. More>>

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows. More>>

Trump's tough talk on London bomb irks British leader Video included

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President Donald Trump is calling a fire at a London subway station another attack "by a loser terrorist" and suggesting police there may have missed an opportunity to prevent it. More>>

Judiciary considers subpoenas for Manafort, FBI officials

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is considering issuing subpoenas to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and two FBI officials close to fired director James Comey. More>>

Still no charity money from leftover Trump inaugural funds

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President Donald Trump's inaugural committee has not made any contributions to charity of its leftover funds as promised, despite raising an unprecedented $107 million. More>>

VA data show veteran suicide highest in US West, rural areas

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A new first-of-its kind government study finds suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas. More>>

In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings

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A top U.S. national security official says President Donald Trump will work to build business ties between the U.S. and other nations during the United Nations General Assembly next week. More>>

Visitor logs at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort remain a mystery

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They were expecting extensive visitor logs from President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort. Instead, they got a list of 22 Japanese officials who'd joined their country's prime minister at the property during a February trip. More>>

Still no charity money from leftover Trump inaugural funds

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President Donald Trump's inaugural committee has not made any contributions to charity of its leftover funds as promised, despite raising an unprecedented $107 million. More>>

Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets

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President Donald Trump called on ESPN to apologize days after one of the sports network's anchors called him a "white supremacist" and "bigot.". More>>

The Latest: Trump tweets tough talk after London explosion

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President Donald Trump is defending his travel ban targeting six mostly Muslim nations after an incident in London Friday that authorities called terrorism. More>>

UN condemns North Korea's 'highly provocative' missile test

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North Korea fired a missile over Japan in its longest such flight and a clear message of defiance days after the U.N. Security Council adopted further sanctions. More>>

Zinke signs order to expand hunting, fishing on public lands

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has signed an order to support and expand hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreation opportunities on federal land. More>>

Justice Department refocuses police reform on fighting crime

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The Justice Department says it is redoing an Obama-era program that helped troubled police departments build community trust after racially charged encounters. More>>

The Latest: Pentagon allows transgender troops to re-enlist

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New guidance released Friday by the Pentagon makes it clear that any transgender troops currently in the military can re-enlist in the next several months. More>>

Harvard scraps decision to give Chelsea Manning a fellowship

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Harvard University has reversed its decision to name Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow a day after CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped a planned appearance over the designation for Manning, a soldier who was convicted of leaking classified information. More>>

Trump honors resolve of the nation's Air Force

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President Donald Trump says the United States will defend its people against all threats to its way of life, including North Korea. More>>

Ryan: Majority in Congress want to protect young immigrants

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House Speaker Paul Ryan says there's a bipartisan majority in Congress to protect an estimated 800,000 immigrants brought to America as children and now here illegally. More>>

Iceland's center-right govt collapses amid pedophile scandal

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Iceland's nine-month-old, center-right government collapsed Friday after a small coalition member quit and the country's prime minister called for a new election "as soon as possible.". More>>

The cost of free speech isn't cheap at UC Berkeley

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Heavy police presence at UC Berkeley keeps organizers, demonstrators apart for conservative talk. More>>

The Latest: Manafort spokesman appears before grand jury

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The longtime spokesman for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has appeared before a grand jury in Washington. More>>

Trump, first lady watch air show at Maryland military base

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Trump, first lady watch an air show at Joint Base Andrews, the military base that is home to Air Force One, the presidential plane. More>>

Pence spokesman to leave the Trump administration

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Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary is leaving the Trump administration to serve as an outside surrogate for the White House's political efforts. More>>

Trump, lawmakers squabble over whether they struck a deal

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Lawmakers, White House officials and President Donald Trump himself squabble over whether an agreement has been struck to protect 800,000 young immigrants _ and if so, what it is. More>>

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