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Blankenship, who sold himself as " Trumpier than Trump " but was vigorously opposed by the president, finished third in the GOP race for the Senate . The divisive Blankenship, who served a year in prison for safety violations in a 2010 disaster that killed 29 miners, ran a racially charged campaign that included attacks on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for creating jobs for "China people" and ads highlighting the Taiwanese heritage of McConnell's wife.Blankenship told supporters ...
  • Rudy Giuliani's Trump technique proves he is a ' authorized genius', comic says

    Rudy Giuliani's Trump technique proves he is a ' authorized genius', comic says

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    And days before the 2016 presidential election , she said she received $130,000 from Trump's then personal attorney Michael Cohen to not go public about her relationship with the president. Mueller, who is overseeing the ongoing probe into Russia's interference in the United States election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign, wants to grill the commander-in-chief in person, Politico reported .
  • MP resigns in wake of High Court ruling

    MP resigns in wake of High Court ruling

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    The four MPs in the firing line are Susan Lamb in the Queensland seat of Longman (0.8% margin), Justine Keay from Braddon in Tasmania (2.2%), Josh Wilson who holds Fremantle in Western Australia (7.5%) and crossbencher Rebekha Sharkie from the South Australian seat of Mayo (5.4%).
  • Orrin Hatch: It's 'Ridiculous' For McCain To Bar Trump From His Funeral

    Orrin Hatch: It's 'Ridiculous' For McCain To Bar Trump From His Funeral

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    McCain and Trump have had a rough relationship, particularly during the 2016 presidential primary, when Trump said McCain - a POW for years in Vietnam - was not really a war hero because he was captured. "I can not in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal [to kill ObamaCare], he stated". "I hate to leave it [the world]. Without a full [Congressional Budget Office] score, which won't be available by the end of the month, we won't have reliable answers to any of those ...
  • Mike DeWine gets Republican vote in primary for OH governor

    Mike DeWine gets Republican vote in primary for OH governor

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    In a $10 million-plus ad war between the campaigns, Taylor, 52, has labeled the former US senator and lieutenant governor "DC DeWine" and painted him as a liberal the likes of Obama and Hillary Clinton. Sen. Cordray, 59, defeated Dennis Kucinich , a former congressman and Cleveland mayor, and four other candidates for the party's nomination, according to the Associated Press.
  • North Korea Slams US Over Taking Credit for Denuclearization Pledge

    North Korea Slams US Over Taking Credit for Denuclearization Pledge

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    President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, with Trump announcing on Friday that a date and venue for the meeting had now been agreed upon by both sides. "What we need is only peace", Moon recently told a group of South Korean officials . Recently, both USA and South Korean officials suggested that Trump should take the credit for facilitating talks with the rogue regime.
  • Oil pops above $70 for first time since 2014

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    Libya and Nigeria are both exempt from OPEC production cut quotas, but production from both countries has plateaued since the summer of 2017. This is an organization that controls the output of the crude oil . On Wednesday , US government data showed a 6.2-million-barrel jump in crude inventories last week. Brent crude oil futures were at $75.63 per barrel at 0909 GMT, up 76 cents from their last close.
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Visit US-Mexico Border in San Diego

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Visit US-Mexico Border in San Diego

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    The Wall Street Journal , citing the Department of Health and Human Services, reported earlier Monday that 700 children had been separated from their families since October of past year. The remarks were published on the department's website as Sessions prepares to hold a news conference in San Diego with Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan.