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Zinke foundation in Montana land deal with Halliburton headInterior Secretary Ryan Zinke's family is involved in a land deal with the head of an energy services giant that has business with the Interior Department
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FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United States is about to quit the United Nation’s main human rights body, primarily over Washington’s claim that the Human Rights Council is biased against Israel. The move would be the Trump administration’s latest snub of the international community. The U.S. State Department said Friday, June 15, 2018 no decision has been made to leave. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File)
US poised to announce exit from UN human rights councilThe Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution
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President Donald Trump speaks to the National Federation of Independent Businesses 75th Anniversary Celebration, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: Trump says he wants '3rd option' on immigrationPresident Donald Trump is asserting he has only two options on immigration: Separating migrant children from their parents at the border or "open borders."
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an Economic Club of Detroit luncheon at Ford Field in Detroit, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against ChinaIn tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China
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Romney reports $2M raised ahead of Utah Senate primaryFinancial disclosures show former presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a large leg up on his opponent heading into Utah Republican primary next Tuesday
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FILE - In March 14, 2018 file photo, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta speaks during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.  The Trump administration is preparing to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people that would cost less but could cover fewer benefits than current plans.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance optionTrump administration finalizes a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people
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FILE - In this Friday, April 20, 2018, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaks during a rally at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights. (AP Photo/Mitchell Willetts, File)
Lawsuit claims Kansas official exposed private voter dataA civil rights group has filed a federal lawsuit against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach challenging a multi-state voter registration database it claims exposed sensitive data of thousands of Kansas voters
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Florida Democrat features his Trump confrontation in TV adsBillionaire Jeff Greene released his first ads in the Florida Democratic primary for governor, one describing his humble beginnings and the other showing a confrontation with President Donald Trump
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Trader John Panin works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. U.S. stock markets are opening sharply lower Tuesday as tensions over trade between the U.S. and China seem closer to a boil. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
The Latest: China 'underestimated' Trump, a key adviser saysThe Latest: White House adviser Navarro says China 'underestimated' Trump's resolve
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Lucy Martin and her daughter Branwen Espinal, together with other mothers and their babies, are removed from the hearing floor after babies started crying, during a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. The mothers were protesting the forced separation of migrant children from their parents. Martin is married to a Honduran. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policyCalls mount for Trump to end family separations ahead of meeting with House Republicans
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Ann Coulter Makes Volatile Claim, Author Disavows HerOne controversial view in the border separations saga was voiced by conservative pundit Ann Coulter, who argued on Fox News that kids seen crying on TV were "child actors." Now, however, the author of the article on which she based her theory says she's completely off base to draw that...
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In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)
'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separationAudio recording stokes uproar over separation of immigrant children from parents
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