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Democrats aim to secure legislative victories on minimum wage raise and government funding

The Democrats move to avert a federal government shutdown marks a step forward, but widening divisions within the party will make passing legislation a messy business. The decision to raise the minimum wage and...

EU and US open talks on internet to boost trade and investment

US and European officials are trying to enhance their relationships by tackling internet technology challenges as part of a broad effort to boost trade and investment. Former US secretaries of state John Kerry and...

This protester forcefully shoved a police officer in a confrontation over defunding Planned Parenthood

On the evening of Jan. 4, dozens of protesters filled the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol to demonstrate against efforts to defund Planned Parenthood. The protesters marched in a solemn procession to the door...

Elizabeth Warren calls Fed chairman ‘dangerous man’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Saturday called Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell a "dangerous man" who is working in the interests of corporate donors at the expense of Main Street. Warren appeared at a...

Trump’s server: what we know about Trump’s leaked account – live updates

The Washington Post Email The email was accidentally sent to one person; the White House had no comment about whether it would ask for a new server. The email Sarah Huckabee Sanders delivered a...

Melania Trump’s secret life with security staff ‘bordering on kidnapping’

For her brief visits home to New York City, Melania Trump is described as "a piece of paper," according to In Touch magazine. The report from the gossip magazine said the First Lady would...

Former professor and professor call police on each other over secret recordings

Prosecutors lost a key court battle last week in the prosecution of Doug Macay, a former physics professor who secretly recorded conversations with co-workers at the University of New Hampshire in 2012. A judge...

A lawyer’s US crusade for airport alcohol bans

An American lawmaker has proposed that airports ban alcohol "to go" in order to reduce alcohol-related injuries and fatalities. Republican representative Peter King argues the U.S. needs to step up efforts to ban booze...

Why Donald Trump’s former Solicitor General is going to be a Ninth Circuit judge

In an unusual move, the White House has recently tapped President Donald Trump's former solicitor general, Noel Francisco, to be the next chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth...

How Mexico’s new president is dealing with migrant caravan that includes mothers and babies

Two weeks after members of the migrant caravan of Central Americans entered Texas, the law enforcement has already allowed five of the more than 2,200 people to leave and return to Mexico to seek...

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