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Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign chief, drops legal team

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, has tapped a new legal team to represent him as government lawyers examine possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, his spokesman Jason Maloni said. Reuters: Top ...

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Trump administration defends travel ban in Supreme Court brief

NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration reiterated arguments defending its temporary travel ban in a filing with the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, repeatedly citing the executive’s broad powers to exclude foreigners from the United States. Reuters: Top ...

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Trump thanks Putin for slashing U.S. diplomatic staff

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering the United States to slash its diplomatic staff in Russia, remarks likely to rekindle criticism of Trump’s kid-gloves handling of Putin. Reuters: Top News

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U.S. judge deals blow to Texas ‘sanctuary’ city law

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A U.S. district judge in Austin has rejected an effort by Texas to have a law that would punish so-called sanctuary cities be declared constitutional ahead of the measure taking effect next month. Reuters: U.S.

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Trump declares national emergency on opioid abuse

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday declared the opioid epidemic a national emergency and said his administration was drafting papers to make it official. Reuters: U.S.

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AbleGamers Charity Seeking To Start Panel To Better Support Accessibility

AbleGamers Charity Seeking To Start Panel To Better Support Accessibility

AbleGamers, a charity focused on making sure everyone can play video games, is seeking to create a panel of gamers with disabilities to help publishers find ways to make games more accessible.  Qualifying gamers can sign up on the AbleGamers ...

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China seethes on sidelines amid latest North Korea crisis

BEIJING (Reuters) – Angered as the United States and its allies ignore Chinese calls to calm tensions over North Korea, and distracted by domestic concerns, China is largely sitting out the latest crisis with nuclear-armed Pyongyang. Reuters: Top News

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China seethes on sidelines amid latest North Korea crisis

BEIJING (Reuters) – Angered as the United States and its allies ignore Chinese calls to calm tensions over North Korea, and distracted by domestic concerns, China is largely sitting out the latest crisis with nuclear-armed Pyongyang. Reuters: World News

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Buoyant bitcoin stirs crypto-bubble fears

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin and other “cryptocurrencies” are big money, virtually as big as Goldman Sachs and Royal Bank of Scotland combined. Reuters: World News

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Taylor Swift’s mom testifies alleged groping ‘shattered our trust’

DENVER (Reuters) – Whether Taylor Swift wins or loses a federal court battle stemming from her allegation that she was groped by a Denver DJ, the incident in question has already made the singer less trustful of the public and ...

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