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[l] at 10/20/19 7:57pm
Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday he had not offered to resign for indicating last week that U.S. President Donald Trump had sought a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military aid, comments he has since retracted.

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[l] at 10/20/19 10:02am
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday he had not offered to resign for indicating last week that U.S. President Donald Trump had sought a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military aid, comments he has since retracted.

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[l] at 10/20/19 8:36am
U.S. President Donald Trump was surprised at the resistance to his now-revoked decision to host next year's Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort, his acting chief of staff said on Sunday, adding that Trump still considers himself to be in the hospitality business.

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[l] at 10/19/19 9:05pm
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other senior members of Congress held talks in Jordan on Saturday with King Abdullah II and other top Jordanian officials.

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[l] at 10/19/19 8:19pm
U.S. President Donald Trump late Saturday abandoned plans to host next year's Group of Seven economic summit of leaders of developed nations at his Florida golf resort, after Democrats and others decried the decision as evidence of the president misusing his office for personal gain.

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[l] at 10/19/19 5:21pm
U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders returned to the campaign trail in New York City on Saturday, three weeks after suffering a heart attack, and pledged to resume at full throttle his battle against the business and political establishment, including members of his own Democratic Party.

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[l] at 10/19/19 1:45pm
Francis Rooney, a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives who expressed concerns about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, said on Saturday he would not run for a third term.

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[l] at 10/18/19 9:08pm
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will not turn over documents to congressional Democrats who had subpoenaed them over his role in Ukraine as part of their impeachment probe into President Donald Trump, a department official said in a letter on Friday.

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[l] at 10/18/19 6:11pm
Developing countries that want to do business with the United States must do more to empower women and give them better access to the workforce, education and legal protections, White House adviser Ivanka Trump said on Friday.

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[l] at 10/18/19 6:09pm
A U.S. State Department investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state has found no evidence of deliberate mishandling of classified information by department employees.

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[l] at 10/18/19 6:08pm
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will not turn over documents to congressional Democrats who had subpoenaed them over his role in Ukraine as part of their impeachment probe into President Donald Trump, according to U.S. media reports on Friday.

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[l] at 10/18/19 6:04pm
An ugly war of words broke out among Democrats on Friday, as Representative Tulsi Gabbard responded angrily to broad hints by Hillary Clinton, the party's 2016 presidential nominee, that Gabbard was being "groomed" to disrupt the 2020 election as a third-party candidate.

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[l] at 10/18/19 5:28pm
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will not turn over documents to congressional Democrats who had subpoenaed them over his role in Ukraine as part of their impeachment probe into President Donald Trump, according to U.S. media reports on Friday.

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[l] at 10/18/19 4:28pm
The late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, one of a handful of Democrats leading an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, will be honored in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday when a coffin carrying his remains will lie in state in the National Statuary Hall.

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[l] at 10/18/19 4:13pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden expanded his lead over more than a dozen other candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination this month as Congress looked into allegations that U.S. President Donald Trump tried to pressure a foreign leader to investigate him, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Friday.

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[l] at 10/18/19 2:35pm
A U.S. diplomat told congressional investigators this week that he raised concerns about Hunter Biden's position with a Ukrainian natural gas company in 2015, only to be turned away by an aide to then-Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the testimony said on Friday.

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[l] at 10/18/19 2:30pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would nominate Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette, a former vice president of Ford Motor Co and state energy regulator, to head the department.

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[l] at 10/18/19 1:47pm
The former chief executive of specialty finance lender Hercules Capital Inc and a former food manufacturer executive have agreed to plead guilty to charges related to their role in the U.S. college admissions scandal, prosecutors said on Friday.

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[l] at 10/18/19 1:44pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would nominate Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette to be the next head of the department.

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[l] at 10/18/19 1:22pm
The U.S. Supreme Court stepped into a new immigration dispute on Friday, agreeing to hear an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration of a lower court ruling that could frustrate a top priority of his: quickly deporting illegal immigrants.

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[l] at 10/18/19 11:57am
A conservative group that has frequently criticized President Donald Trump is running two television and digital ads that accuse him of using the Oval Office for personal profit and calls on his fellow Republicans to condemn the solicitation of foreign interference in U.S. elections.

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[l] at 10/18/19 11:36am
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to deliver his second major policy speech on China next Thursday, a White House official told Reuters, as hopes that a partial deal between Beijing and Washington to ease a tit-for-tat trade war grow.

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[l] at 10/18/19 10:38am
United States Vice President Mike Pence plans to deliver his second major policy speech on China next Thursday, a White House official told Reuters, as hopes that a partial deal between Beijing and Washington to ease a tit-for-tat trade war grow.

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[l] at 10/18/19 10:18am
Republican lawmakers will bring a motion to censure the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff, on Monday, a largely symbolic act by the minority party to express dismay about the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican.

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[l] at 10/18/19 9:36am
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Friday the controversy over the Trump administration's handling of Ukraine had nothing to do with his resignation, adding he did not know whether he would cooperate with House Democrats' impeachment inquiry.

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[l] at 10/18/19 7:55am
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Friday the controversy over the Trump administration's handling of Ukraine had nothing to do with his resignation, adding he did not know whether he would cooperate with House Democrats' impeachment inquiry.

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[l] at 10/18/19 7:51am
By Polina Ivanova, Maria Tsvetkova, Ilya Zhegulev and Luke Baker

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[l] at 10/18/19 7:40am
A former chief executive of specialty finance lender Hercules Capital Inc has agreed to plead guilty to participating in what authorities say is the largest college admissions scam uncovered in the United States, prosecutors said on Friday.

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[l] at 10/18/19 6:55am
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry's decision to step down by the end of the year had "absolutely nothing" to do with controversy over President Trump's Ukraine policy, White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said on Friday.

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[l] at 10/18/19 4:06am
The U.S. House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry into whether President Donald Trump abused the power of his office to push the Ukrainian president to order an probe of a political rival has heard from a series of administration insiders over the past two weeks.

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[l] at 10/18/19 4:01am
A top White House aide's suggestion that President Donald Trump wanted a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military aid upended the administration's impeachment strategy and left Republican allies flummoxed and frustrated.

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[l] at 10/17/19 8:43pm
U.S. President Donald Trump defended his Syria pullout at a campaign rally on Thursday and lashed out at "crazy Nancy" Pelosi and other Democrats who are trying to remove him from office through impeachment.

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[l] at 10/17/19 8:15pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday lashed out at a campaign rally at Democratic opponents like "crazy Nancy" Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, for pushing an impeachment inquiry.

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[l] at 10/17/19 6:25pm
Disinformation campaigns helped lead to the assassination of Martin Luther King, the daughter of the U.S. civil rights champion said on Thursday after the head of Facebook said social media should not factcheck political advertisements.

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[l] at 10/17/19 5:25pm
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will step down by the end of the year, President Donald Trump said on Thursday, a day before a deadline set by congressional Democrats for Perry to turn over documents in the impeachment probe.

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[l] at 10/17/19 5:05pm
President Donald Trump's emergency declaration, which he says allows him to redirect federal funds to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall, will stay in effect after the U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to override his veto of legislation terminating the executive action.

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[l] at 10/17/19 4:22pm
A top Pentagon official who oversees policy on Ukraine won't testify on Friday before the congressional committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump but is expected to do so next week, two sources told Reuters on Thursday.

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[l] at 10/17/19 4:21pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he has a lot of confidence in his acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, after Mulvaney told reporters that Ukraine's investigation into the 2016 election was one of the reasons Washington had delayed aid to Kiev, before denying the White House had done that.

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[l] at 10/17/19 4:10pm
Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, said on Thursday that the White House had never required Ukraine to investigate the 2016 U.S. election in exchange for military aid, reversing comments he made earlier that day.

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[l] at 10/17/19 3:54pm
U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year's Group of Seven economic summit of developed nations' leaders at his Florida golf resort, a move Democrats and others decried as more evidence of the president misusing his office for personal gain.

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[l] at 10/17/19 3:49pm
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday called an agreement between the United States and Turkey on a pause in Ankara's offensive in northeastern Syria a "sham."

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[l] at 10/17/19 3:27pm
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company's light regulation of speech and lack of fact checking on political advertising, while citing China's censorship as a roadblock to operating in the country.

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[l] at 10/17/19 2:42pm
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has told President Donald Trump he will step down, a day before a deadline set by Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives for him to turn over documents in the impeachment probe, according to a source familiar with the matter.

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[l] at 10/17/19 2:41pm
Two American businessmen charged with conspiring to violate campaign finance laws with former associates of U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani pleaded not guilty on Thursday.

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[l] at 10/17/19 2:14pm
Two U.S. businessmen accused of conspiring to violate campaign finance laws with former associates of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani pleaded not guilty to the charges on Thursday.

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[l] at 10/17/19 1:12pm
A senior White House official on Thursday acknowledged that President Donald Trump held up $391 million in military aid to Ukraine in part to pressure the Ukrainians to look into an allegation about the 2016 U.S presidential election that has been debunked as a conspiracy theory.

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[l] at 10/17/19 12:58pm
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company's political advertising policies and said it was unable to overcome China's strict censorship, attempting to position his company as a defender of free speech.

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[l] at 10/17/19 12:25pm
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a speech on Thursday that the social media company had considered banning all political advertising but decided against it, erring on the side of greater expression.

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[l] at 10/17/19 12:22pm
A top White House official on Thursday acknowledged that U.S. President Donald Trump held back military aid for Ukraine earlier this year in part to pressure Kiev to look into allegations about the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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[l] at 10/17/19 12:08pm
Legendary Cuban ballerina Alicia Alonso, who achieved global acclaim in the 1940s and went on to run the internationally renowned National Ballet of Cuba for decades, died on Thursday at age 98, state-run media said.

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[l] at 10/17/19 11:28am
President Donald Trump asked U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry to work with personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on matters involving Ukraine, acting White House chief of staff Mike Mulvaney said on Thursday, adding that he himself was not asked to do so.

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[l] at 10/17/19 11:25am
U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, a civil rights champion who over the last quarter century became one of the most influential Democrats in Congress and a key figure in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, died on Thursday. He was 68.

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[l] at 10/17/19 11:21am
President Donald Trump directed senior U.S. officials to talk directly to his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, about U.S. policy in Ukraine, raising concern that the president was outsourcing American foreign policy to a private citizen, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union said on Thursday.

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[l] at 10/17/19 11:21am
U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year's Group of Seven economic summit of developed world leaders at one of his own properties, the Trump National Doral golf resort near Miami, a White House official said on Thursday.

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[l] at 10/17/19 8:22am
President Donald Trump directed U.S. officials involved in Ukraine policy to work directly with his private lawyer Rudy Giuliani, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union said on Thursday in prepared testimony to an impeachment inquiry against Trump.

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[l] at 10/17/19 8:02am
The U.S. ambassador to the European Union plans to tell the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine that asking a foreign country to act to influence a U.S. election "would be wrong."

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[l] at 10/17/19 7:56am
U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney will be the acting chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee after the death Thursday of chairman Elijah Cummings, a senior Democratic leadership aide said.

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[l] at 10/17/19 7:36am
The U.S. ambassador to the European Union plans to tell the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry that President Donald Trump told him multiple times that there was no "quid pro quo" with Ukraine.

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[l] at 10/17/19 7:21am
U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, one of the most influential Democrats in Congress and a key figure in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, died on Thursday at age 68.

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[l] at 10/17/19 5:05am
From 1982 to 2018 the share of U.S. wealth held by the 400 richest Americans is estimated to have grown from 1% to around 3.5%, or probably around $3 trillion.

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[l] at 10/17/19 4:49am
U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of a leading congressional committee investigating U.S. President Donald Trump, has died at age 68, his office said on Thursday.

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