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Trump applauds tax overhaul, Pelosi calls it a 'dark cloud'

It’s a tale of two taxes. President Trump jokingly promised a second round of tax cuts on Thursday while House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said the GOP-approved tax overhaul has cast a “dark cloud” over Washington and threatens future budget ...

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Mayor de Blasio makes $200M vow to fix boilers for NYCHA tenants

Keep your shirts on, freezing NYCHA tenants — and your coats, hats and blankets, too. Help and heat are on the way. Just don’t expect either of them until July. Mayor de Blasio promised Wednesday to rescue thousands of public ...

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FBI has 'grave concerns' about making GOP memo public

THE FBI has “grave concerns” about a controversial GOP-penned memo that alleges political bias within the bureau, officials said Wednesday. House Republicans have voted to make the document public — despite opposition from the Justice Department and other officials. The ...

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Trump administration extends Syrian protections for 18 months

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday that it would allow nearly 7,000 Syrians to remain in the United States for another 18 months but won’t let more Syrian citizens apply for the special protection program. Under a humanitarian program ...

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Trump spokesman to share concerns about Hope Hicks with Mueller

A former spokesperson for the president’s legal team is planning to tell special counsel Robert Mueller that White House communications director Hope Hicks may have considered obstructing justice, it has been reported. Mark Corallo has agreed to an interview with ...

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Nashville mayor sorry for affair with security detail boss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Mayor Megan Barry revealed Wednesday that she had an extramarital affair with the former head of her security detail, apologized and said she plans to continue serving in office. In a news release, the mayor ...

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Trump assures GOP lawmaker he will release intelligence memo

President Trump was caught telling a GOP lawmaker the release of a classified memo on the Russian probe is a go, before giving the rest of the White House the chance to mull the decision. The hot-mic disclosure was captured ...

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De Blasio's plan to fight homelessness won't do much, critics say

Mayor de Blasio’s touted his affordable housing plan as unprecedented and ambitious — but advocates for the homeless say it’ll barely put a dent in the population of New Yorkers sleeping in shelters. “We have to tie it to what ...

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How Trump used SOTU guests to peddle his political policies

President Trump strategically used his guests throughout the State of the Union address on Tuesday night as an emotional anchor to highlight his first year in office and garner support for his policies going forward. While Trump called for a ...

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Search warrant suggests cops witnessed Las Vegas killer's suicide

A cop’s swift call to a Nevada judge suggests authorities may have witnessed the suicide death of Las Vegas Strip killer Stephen Paddock in his high-rise hideout, court records show. It was widely reported that the man behind the rapid-fire ...

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