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Chelsea Manning files to run for U.S. Senate in Maryland

Chelsea Manning, a transgender former Army private convicted of the largest leak of classified documents in American history, has filed to run for U.S. Senate in Maryland. Manning filed the papers with Federal Election Commission and the Secretary of the ...

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Wax Trump looms at U.S. embassy in London after visit nixed

He nixed, they waxed. A Donald Trump waxwork was stationed outside the U.S. embassy in London on Friday after the President canceled his visit next month month to open the building. Credit Madame Tussauds for the life-size waxy buildup dressed ...

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IV bag shortage hits U.S. hospitals — just in time for flu season

The flu has hit early and hard — 46 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control — and this year hospitals face an additional hurdle to treat it: A shortage of IV bags. The scarcity leads back to Hurricane ...

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Natural disasters in 2017 cost U.S. $306 billion

Mother Nature ran up Uncle Sam’s tab last year. A rash of natural disasters in 2017 cost the United States about $ 306 billion, making it the most expensive year on record, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Monday. ...

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China slams Trump's suggestion of guilt for U.S. opioid epidemic

The United States only has itself to blame for the ongoing opioid crisis, a top Chinese drug enforcement official said Thursday. Yu Haibin, a leader of the China National Narcotics Control Commission, said the U.S. has done nothing to prove ...

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Trump says Russia investigation makes the U.S. 'look very bad'

President Trump says that the inquiry into alleged Russian election meddling and whether his campaign colluded with the Kremlin is not helping America look great again. “It makes the country look very bad, and it puts the country in a ...

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China Offers Tax Incentives to Persuade U.S. Companies to Stay

But ministers, officials and analysts in much of the rest of the world have said it could create an uneven playing field and set off a race among countries to cut corporate taxes. The legislation would cut taxes for corporations. ...

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Privacy Complaints Mount Over Phone Searches at U.S. Border Since 2011

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation have filed a lawsuit in Boston arguing that a warrant should be required to search such devices at the border. Last week, the Trump administration asked a judge to dismiss ...

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U.S. Accuses North Korea of Mounting WannaCry Cyberattack

But the decision to name the North also stands in stark contrast to how Mr. Trump has dealt with evidence that Russian hackers, under orders from President Vladimir V. Putin, organized the attack on the Democratic National Committee and the ...

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How to become a U.S. citizen without knowing the English language

Q: My mother doesn’t read, write or speak English. Can she become a U.S. citizen? My mother is 59 years old. She has been a permanent resident for 15 years. Name withheld, New York A: Your mother can naturalize. Permanent ...

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