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FILE - In this April 26, 2017 file photo, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson speaks with Michelle Heritage, director of a shelter program, inside a shelter in Columbus, Ohio. Carson was one of the biggest names to join Donald Trump’s Cabinet, but since taking office about 100 days ago, he’s kept a low public profile. That could change starting this week as he begins a series of appearances in Washington, giving him an opportunity to spell out a vision for the housing agency he leads and try to avoid the controversies that have stemmed from some of his early remarks. (AP Photo/Dake Kang, File)
May 31, 2017 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Carson was one of the biggest names to join Donald Trump's Cabinet, but since taking office as housing secretary, Carson has mostly kept a low public profile. That could change starting this week. Carson is beginning a series of appearances in Washington, giving him an...
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May 31, 2017 - 3:18 pm
After speaking with Robert Mueller, the former FBI director who is the special counsel leading the investigation of Russian election interference, fired FBI Director James Comey is available to testify before Congress about his conversations with President Donald Trump, CBS News reports. Members of...
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May 31, 2017 - 1:17 pm
CNN says it has cut ties with Kathy Griffin after she posted a video that showed her holding a likeness of President Donald Trump's severed head. The network says it has terminated its agreement with the comedian to appear on its New Year's Eve programs. For a decade she had co-hosted the annual...
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May 31, 2017 - 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A midnight tweet from President Donald Trump has social media trying to find a meaning in the mysterious term "covfefe." Trump tweeted just after midnight on Wednesday: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe." The tweet immediately went viral and became one of the president...
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From Harris Grade Road north of Lompoc, Calif., spectators watch an interceptor missile launch from an underground silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base, and fly toward an intercontinental-range missile fired from a test range on Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific. Hit or miss, the Pentagon's attempt on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, to shoot down a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean marks an important milestone for an oft-criticized defense program that could be what stands between an incoming North Korean strike and the United States. (Len Wood /The Santa Maria Times via AP)
May 31, 2017 - 11:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. military test involving an interceptor and a mock warhead (all times local): 12:20 p.m. A U.S. interceptor has scored a direct hit and appears to have resulted in the "complete obliteration" of a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean. That's the word from the...
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May 31, 2017 - 10:19 am
(AP) _ A Pennsylvania man has been arrested at the Trump International Hotel in Washington after police say they found a rifle and handgun in his car. Police said 43-year-old Bryan Moles of Edinboro, Pennsylvania, was arrested early Wednesday at the downtown Washington hotel. A report states that...
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May 31, 2017 - 9:35 am
New information related to the investigations into possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election floods the news media and social media daily, sometimes hourly. The amount of new information coming out is overwhelming. At this point, the information is just that – information. No...
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May 31, 2017 - 4:35 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A mentally distressed former Marine who was armed with a fake gun attempted a "suicide by cop" during a nearly three-hour standoff with police at the Orlando International Airport before peacefully surrendering, authorities said. No one was hurt and no shots were ever fired,...
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May 30, 2017 - 11:35 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A Muslim man who says Little Caesars served him a pizza with pepperoni made with pork has filed a lawsuit seeking $100 million. The Detroit Free Press reports the lawsuit filed Thursday in Wayne County Circuit Court says the pizza sold in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn was...
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May 30, 2017 - 9:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will provide documents to the Senate intelligence committee as part of its probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned. Flynn's decision Tuesday came as President Donald Trump's personal...
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