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Trump's report card: His best, his worst and what he should do next
(CNN)President Donald Trump is coming to the end of his first 100 days in office, and everyone has an opinion about his performance. We asked CNN contributors and analysts to weigh on the good, the bad and the what comes next of Trump's first 100 days. The opinions expressed in these commentaries...
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Potential Shutdown Fears Renewed After Democrats Withhold Support for Short-Term Funding
Democrats extended the possibility of a government shutdown if lawmakers can't agree to a short-term funding extension by Friday, according to Politico. House Democratic leaders said they couldn't support the short-term funding if Republicans planned to vote a repeal of Obamacare this week. Senate...
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Top official's son calls out his dad as Venezuela quits OAS
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- The son of Venezuela&aposs top human rights official is urging his father to prevent further bloodshed tied to anti-government street clashes as officials defy international criticism by withdrawing from the Organization of American States. Yibram Saab said in an online...
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Arkansas Preparing For Fourth Execution As Injection Drugs Near Expiration Dates
The State of Arkansas is preparing for their fourth execution in eight days before the trio of lethal injection drugs is due to expire on the final day of the month, according to ABC News. The state is prepping for the execution of Kenneth Williams, on Thursday, due to his two murder convictions but...
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Final Member of Trump's Cabinet Alexander Acosta Confirmed As Labor Secretary
The Senate voted on Thursday afternoon to confirm Alexander Acosta as the new secretary of labor which completes President Trump's Cabinet, according to Washington Examiner. Acosta previously served as an assistant attorney general for civil rights during the Presidency of George W. Bush along with...
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Aide: Blacks not trying hard enough to work with Trump
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump&aposs liaison to the black community says African-American activists aren&apost trying hard enough to...
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Raila Odinga To Run Against Kenyatta In August
Raila Odinga was confirmed Thursday as the main opposition presidential candidate for Kenya’s August election, BBC News reported. Odinga, 72, will face President Uhuru Kenyatta, who defeated him in 2013, said the report. This will be Odinga’s fourth attempt at presidency. He ran in the contested...
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The Simpson's Take On Trump's First Hundred Days In Office
A short, animated feature was released online Thursday featuring “The Simpsons” take on President Trump’s first 100 days in office, The Associated Press reported. In the clip, Trump is shown in bed counting his accomplishments as president – like lowering his golf handicap and increasing his Twitter...
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Trump Signs Executive Order To Create VA Accountability Office
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday to create an accountability and whistleblower protection office at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Associated Press reported. Trump issued the order during a visit to the VA, the report said. The future head of the office will report...
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The truth about Antarctica's 'Blood Falls' finally oozes out of the ice
We may finally have an explanation for a red waterfall in Antarctica that has puzzled visitors and...
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