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Russian Bounties Further Strain Trump’s Bond With Veterans

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — They didn't like it when then-candidate Donald Trump criticized John McCain for being captured in combat. They were angrier when Trump, as commander in chief, abandoned Kurdish allies in the Middle East. And they were upset again last month w...

Justice Department Dropping Flynn’s Trump-Russia Case

WASHINGTON — In an abrupt about-face, the Justice Department on Thursday said it is dropping the criminal case against President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, abandoning a prosecution that became a rallying cry for the presiden...
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UN Says 140,000 Displaced in 3 Days Amid Syrian Offensive

BEIRUT — Over 140,000 Syrians have been displaced in the last three days alone by violence in the country's northwest, bringing the total of those uprooted in a Syrian government offensive against the last opposition stronghold to over 800,000, the United Nati...
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Pelosi Reveals Why She Ripped up Trump’s Speech

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was gone, the House lights were dimming, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi looked up to her friends and family in the gallery overhead. She held up the speech she had shredded b...
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Trump Authorizes Shift to Wider US Military Use of Land Mines

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday canceled an Obama-era prohibition on the use of anti-personnel landmines outside of the Korean peninsula. With potential future conflict with China and Russia in mind, the new policy specified no geographic limits ...