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Ivanka Trump says ‘Lock her up!’ Doesn’t Apply in Her Case

Ivanka Trump says ‘Lock her up!’ Doesn’t Apply in Her Case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump defended her use of a private email account as she was moving into an adviser’s position in her father’s administration, saying that it cannot be compared to the flap over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server and that “Lock her up!” doesn’t apply to her. “All of…

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Kremlin Says It Expects Putin-Trump Meeting To Go Ahead

Kremlin Says It Expects Putin-Trump Meeting To Go Ahead

By ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Kremlin said Wednesday it still expects a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump to go ahead as planned despite a suggestion from Trump that it could be canceled. Trump, in an interview with The Washington Post on Tuesday, said he may cancel…

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First MS Congresswoman Hyde-Smith Wins Divisive Runoff, Keeps Her Seat

First MS Congresswoman Hyde-Smith Wins Divisive Runoff, Keeps Her Seat

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS ,  Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith won a divisive Mississippi runoff Tuesday, surviving a video-recorded remark decried as racist and defeating a former federal official who hoped to become the state’s first African-American senator since Reconstruction. The runoff was rocked by the video, in which Hyde-Smith…

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Report: Manafort Met with Julian Assange Ahead of 2016 Leaks

Report: Manafort Met with Julian Assange Ahead of 2016 Leaks

WASHINGTON (AP) — A British newspaper alleges that Paul Manafort secretly met WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London within days or weeks of being brought aboard Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. If confirmed, the report Tuesday suggests a direct connection between the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks, which released tens of thousands of…

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Roadside Bomb Kills 3 US Soldiers In Eastern Afghanistan

Roadside Bomb Kills 3 US Soldiers In Eastern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bomb killed three American soldiers in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the U.S. military said. The military said that three other service members were wounded when the bomb went off near the city of Ghazni. An American contractor was also wounded, it said. The military did not immediately identify any…

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