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Kushner’s security clearance should be reviewed, top committee Democrat says

WASHINGTON - The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, said Sunday that White House adviser Jared Kushner' ...

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Man arrested after sheriff’s deputy, seven others shot in Mississippi

NEW YORK - A Mississippi man went on a shooting spree overnight, killing a sheriff's deputy and seven other people in three separate locations in rura ...

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Food megabrands turn to small start-ups for big ideas

LONDON - Food and drink megabrands are seeing their sales chewed away by smaller, nimbler, cooler rivals. They can't beat them - so now they're joinin ...

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Washington zoo hopes to get lucky again with panda pregnancy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Zoo officials in Washington hope they can get lucky again with female giant panda Mei Xiang.The Smithsonian's National Zoo is t ...

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G7 leaders remain split on climate change, make progress on trade

TAORMINA, Italy - Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations pledged on Saturday to fight protectionism, overcoming resistance from U.S. President ...

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Trump to set up ‘war room’ to repel attacks over Russia probe, officials

Jeff Mason, Richard Cowan and James Oliphant, ReutersBRUSSELS/WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's White House is preparing to establish a 'war room' ...

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Russia diplomat: Kushner discussed possibility of secret communications channel between Trump transition team and Kremlin

Jared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Donald ...

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Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy - Reuters

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Ru ...

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Gunmen kill at least 28 Coptic Christians in central Egypt

MINYA, Egypt - Masked militants in military-style uniforms opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt on Friday, killing at leas ...

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U.S., Japan agree to enhance North Korea sanctions: White House

TAORMINA, Italy - U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday to expand sanctions against North Korea over its ...

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Markets wrap: US stocks edge higher, dollar gains as oil dips

U.S. stocks limped into the weekend on a sluggish final day of trading, while the dollar fluctuated with oil as investors assessed data showing the U. ...

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Some kids never had a birthday cake. These volunteer bakers are changing that

FRESNO, Calif. - Carla Morales-Mendoza is all smiles and giggles as a lavishly and lovingly decorated cake is placed on a table in front of her as fri ...

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Iraqi forces call on civilians to flee Mosul’s Islamic State-held Old City

BAGHDAD/MOSUL, Iraq - The Iraqi air force dropped leaflets on Friday urging residents in the Islamic State-held Old City center of Mosul to flee, rais ...

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Ariana Grande announces a benefit concert: ‘I’ll be returning to the incredibly brave city of Manchester’

Four days after a suicide bombing left 22 dead and scores wounded at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, the 23-year-old pop singer has a ...

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Ramadan fast inspires a business

PHILADELPHIA - As a Muslim, Imran Posner heads into the monthlong observance of Ramadan with one primary professional objective - not to let his daily ...

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