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Trump Drops Civil Tone, Slams Kavanaugh Accuser Credibility

WASHINGTON — Abandoning his previous restraint, President Donald Trump challenged the credibility of the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault on Friday, declaring that if the alleged attack was so terrible she would have reported it to la...
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NFL Players Protest During Anthem, Draw Rebuke From Trump

NFL players demonstrated during the national anthem at several preseason games Thursday night, protests that again drew a rebuke from President Donald Trump. .....Be happy, be cool! A football game, that fans are paying soooo much money to watch and enjoy, ...
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Iran Weighs Response as US Sanctions Bite

TEHRAN, Iran — As Iranians awoke Tuesday to renewed U.S. sanctions that had been lifted by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, the question on everyone's mind remained: What happens now? From decipherin...
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Iran Says It’s ‘Unimpressed’ by Trump’s Twitter Threats

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's explosive Twitter threat to Iran's leader comes as his administration is ratcheting up a pressure campaign on the Islamic republic that many suspect is aimed at regime change. No one is predicting imminent war. But Trum...
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No, Twitter Will Not Ban Trump. Here’s Why.

NEW YORK — Calls to ban Donald Trump from Twitter are at least as old as his presidency. But it's not going to happen, at least not while he's in office. The latest strive involves an all-caps tweet sent lat...
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White House Blames Iran for War of Words With Trump

WASHINGTON — The White House on Monday blamed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for inciting a war of words with President Donald Trump, who warned that verbal threats could escalate into military conflict with ...

Fresno State Students Return, React to Maischak Tweets

It’s 10 a.m. on a Monday morning in the Social Science Building at Fresno State. Normally, students would be settled in for Professor Lars Maischak’s American History 11 class. But, events of the past week have made this lecture anything but normal. Maischa...