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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will lift his administration’s plans for a possible crackdown on states that have legalized marijuana after talks with a Colorado senator, the White House said on Friday, an action that undercuts U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) speaks at a town hall meeting
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former FBI Director James Comey said he cautioned President Donald Trump against ordering an investigation into salacious allegations in an intelligence dossier about a Trump trip to Moscow in 2013, according to an ABC interview broadcast on Friday. Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia’s
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OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – Oklahoma’s largest teachers union on Thursday called off a nearly two-week walkout that shut public schools statewide, saying it had secured historic gains in education funding after school budgets were devastated by a decade of cuts. The move came after the Republican-dominated legislature passed its first major tax hikes in a
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday he would like to see action this year on a rewrite of U.S. farm policy and legislation protecting young, undocumented immigrants from deportation, despite signs both are likely to stall. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) leaves after a weekly news conference on Capitol Hill
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(Reuters) – For Todd Brassner, an art dealer who died in a fire that ripped through his Trump Tower apartment last weekend, the New York high-rise he lived in for two decades became unbearable after Donald Trump announced he was running for president. Trump Tower on 5th Avenue is seen in New York City, U.S.,
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(Reuters) – Missouri’s attorney general called on Governor Eric Greitens, a fellow Republican, to resign on Wednesday, saying the findings of a newly released state legislative report on the sex scandal embroiling the governor are grounds for his impeachment. Attorney General Josh Hawley, also a candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Claire
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(Reuters) – A Missouri House of Representatives committee was set to release a report on Wednesday on its investigation of a scandal embroiling Governor Eric Greitens, who has been charged with invasion of privacy in connection with an extramarital affair. FILE PHOTO: Missouri Governor Eric Greitens appears in a police booking photo in St. Louis,
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SAN JUAN (Reuters) – Puerto Rico will receive $18.5 billion from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help rebuild its battered housing stock and infrastructure after September’s Hurricane Maria, the island’s governor and HUD officials said on Tuesday. A boy walks near houses with plastic sheets replacing roofs hit by Hurricane Maria in September, in a
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