• Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects 'horrible' bipartisan plan

    Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects 'horrible' bipartisan plan

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    Their bill deals with each of those issues Trump prioritized, the senator said, "because it's a recognition that he was elected president of the United States". Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist, said the confidant, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a private conversation. Trump took particular issue with the idea that people who'd fled to the USA after disasters hit their homes in places such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Haiti would be allowed to stay as part of ...
  • Transcript: Trump dossier initially focused on real estate

    Transcript: Trump dossier initially focused on real estate

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    Republicans have questioned the veracity of those allegations and have pressed the FBI and Justice Department to provide information about how they used the dossier in the investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion. As for the House Intelligence Committee, ranking member Adam Schiff, had called for the release of 's testimony and did so again on Monday. He also split with Bannon after Wolff's book came out.
  • Bronx Men Arrested In Hit-And-Run Of NYPD Officer In Times Square

    Bronx Men Arrested In Hit-And-Run Of NYPD Officer In Times Square

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    Wallace motioned to the black Mercedes after the driver was allegedly doing donuts near Times Square around 11.45pm, the New York Post reports. Investigators say Santos drove the auto, which Lopez owns. Despite his efforts, the duo managed to make a clean getaway, traveling west on West 42nd Street - and hitting several cars in the process, officials said.
  • Celtics get to dream of Davis during Pelicans' visit

    Celtics get to dream of Davis during Pelicans' visit

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    Davis scored a season-high 48 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, leading New Orleans back from 19 points down late in the third quarter to a 123-118 overtime victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday. Despite playing some embarrassing defense early in the game, Cousins came through with some huge stops at the rim in overtime. Led by the the dueling dominant performances of their big men, the Pelicans demonstrated the formula to beating the Celtics: force Boston to shoot from the perimeter, ...
  • Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over 'racial slur'

    Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over 'racial slur'

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    The Democrats are the ones that aren't going to make a deal". A bipartisan deal to resolve the Dreamers issue in return for changes demanded by Republicans in the way visas are allocated collapsed in acrimony Thursday with Trump's remarks, which were widely denounced as racist.
  • Mueller Team Investigating Whether Russia Funneled Money to Trump Campaign Through NRA

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

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    A spokesman for Mueller, the special prosecutor investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, declined to comment to McClatchy on the report. He had previously attempted to set up a meeting about the Trump campaign. "Donald J. Trump Jr. was attending an NRA convention and having dinner when an acquaintance asked him to say hello to Torshin and made an introduction", attorney Alan Futerfas told NBC News in November.
  • Report Lays Out NY's Options In Wake Of Federal Tax Overhaul

    Report Lays Out NY's Options In Wake Of Federal Tax Overhaul

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    When the federal tax overhaul law was signed by President Trump last December, Americans lost their ability to deduct much of their state and local taxes from their federal tax forms. The worker's paycheck would be reduced by an amount equal to what they owe on the state income tax. Currently, investors pay lower tax rates than ordinary New Yorkers on their income by way of the carried interest loophole.
  • Winds To Cause Amsterdam Airport Flight Cancellations

    Winds To Cause Amsterdam Airport Flight Cancellations

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    The Netherlands bore the brunt of the severe winter storms - the second this month - as bitter winds barrelled off the North Sea to hit the low-lying country with full force. A driver was killed when a tree collapsed onto her vehicle south of Brussels, and scattered injuries were reported across the country as the storm picked up in intensity during the day.
  • Philippines on volcano high alert

    Philippines on volcano high alert

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    Situated on the island of Luzon, about 330 kilometers (205 miles) southeast of Manila, Mayon is one of the world's most active volcanoes.Since 1616, the imposing stratovolcano has erupted 47 times, with numerous explosions causing deadly mudflows and ash falls.In 2014, thousands of residents were the same area after a "critical" alert was issued, while in 2013, five climbers died when they were hit by falling rocks thrown up by a particularly violent blast.The volcano's most devastating ...
  • Trump gets cognitive test during medical

    Trump gets cognitive test during medical

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    Trump also asked Jackson to perform a cognitive exam during his physical. Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) are blaming White House staff for President Trump's tough comments at a meeting last week, which both said was a significant reversal in tone from just hours before.