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John Kerry Uses Words Like 'Disgraceful' and 'Dangerous'John Kerry took a hard line Sunday in describing President Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki this week, Politico reports. Appearing on CBS' Face the Nation , Kerry called the private, unrecorded sit-down "one of the most disgraceful, remarkable moments of kowtowing to a foreign leader by an American president...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, Republican Jeff Colyer is sworn in as the 47th governor of Kansas during a ceremony at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. In February, Colyer announced an executive order that requires his staff to use official email accounts for all government business. He also banned private accounts for any communications related to "the functions, activities, programs, or operations" of the office. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
Private messaging apps increasingly used for public businessOpen government advocates are becoming concerned about elected officials' increasing use of private devices and confidential messaging apps to communicate about public business
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FILE - In a Nov. 2, 2017 file photo, Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, speaks with reporters following a day of questions from the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump claimed Sunday, July 22, 2018, that newly released documents relating to the wiretapping of his onetime campaign adviser Carter Page "confirm with little doubt" that intelligence agencies misled the courts that approved the warrant. But lawmakers from both parties say the documents don't show wrongdoing.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Without evidence, Trump claims documents confirm misconductPresident Donald Trump claims documents relating to the wiretapping of his onetime campaign adviser Carter Page "confirm with little doubt" that intelligence agencies misled the courts, but lawmakers say the documents don't show wrongdoing.
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This July 17, 2018 photo provided by the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of California shows Judge Dana Sabraw in San Diego. Judge Sabraw, who ordered children be reunited with their families after being separated at the US-Mexico border, has been unyielding in his insistence that the Trump administration meet his deadline. Judge Sabraw gave the government until Thursday, July 26, 2018 to reunite more than 2,500 children 5 years old and older.(Martin Panuco/U.S. District Court in the Southern District of California via AP)
Judge, calm in court, takes hard line on splitting familiesU. S. District Judge Dana Sabraw went well beyond the American Civil Liberties Union's initial request to stop families from being separated at the border by imposing a deadline of Thursday to reunify more than 2,500 children with their families
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FBI Releases Top-Secret Wiretapping Request in Russia ProbeThought Carter Page was just a kooky dream you had? Not so: The FBI released Saturday a redacted version of its FISA warrant to wiretap the former Trump campaign advisor, the New York Times reports. "This application targets Carter Page," the document reads. "The FBI believes Page has been the...
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Thousands rally in Munich to protest 'politics of fear'Thousands of people are protesting in Germany's southern city of Munich against what they say is the "politics of fear" that is pushing public debate in the country to the right
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US silent on whether envoys discussed suspected Russia agentThe U.S. version of what the top U.S. and Russian diplomats discussed in their most recent call makes no mention of the Russian woman arrested by American authorities and suspected of being a covert Kremlin agent _ even though Moscow says her case came up
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Rep. Krysten Sinema visits Blockwise Engineering in Tempe, Ariz., on July 2, 2018, and speaks with company founder Ed Goff about his company's manufacturing process. Sinema has come a long way from her days as a green party activist as she seeks to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years. (AP Photo/Melissa Daniels)
In Arizona, liberals debate forgiving candidate's moderationRep. Kyrsten Sinema has come a long way from her days as a Green Party activist as she tries to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years.
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DNI: I Meant No Disrespect to TrumpDirector of National Intelligence Dan Coats is softening his off-the-cuff reaction last week to news that President Trump had invited Vladimir Putin to the White House, saying he meant no harm. "Some press coverage has mischaracterized my intentions in responding to breaking news presented to me during a live interview,...
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Britain's newly appointed chief Brexit negotiator Dominic Raab, left, and EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier speak to the media ahead of a meeting at the European Commission in Brussels, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Britain's chief Brexit negotiator David Davis resigned less than two weeks ago and his successor Raab met his EU counterpart Michel Barnier for the first time late Thursday.(Stephanie Lecocq/Pool Photo via AP)
New UK Brexit chief: We may not pay exit fee if no dealBritain's new Brexit chief has suggested Britain might not pay its 39 billion pound ($51 billion) divorce bill if no trade agreement with the European Union is reached
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh glances at reporters during a meeting with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Kavanaugh: Once questioned Watergate tapes decisionSupreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that Watergate tapes case may have been wrongly decided
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