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Tony Romo is taking another shot at qualifying for the U.S. Open

It turns out Tony Romo hasn’t hung up his spikes after all. His golf spikes, that is. The former Cowboys quarterback has entered a local qualifier for the U.S. Open Monday in Aledo, Texas, according to former ESPN reporter Ed Werder. Romo is joining Jim Nantz as CBS’ top NFL commentator team this fall. But it’s a long time until ...

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All the times Trump has seemed confused about basic U.S. history

History repeats itself: President Trump can’t seem to stop fudging basic facts about these United States. The commander-in-chief appeared to reveal in a Monday interview that he thought former President Andrew Jackson had been alive during the American Civil War — and ruminated on why the bloodshed had even happened. But Trump has regularly flaunted his slippery grasp of U.S. ...

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McMaster says North Korea a 'grave threat' to U.S., China

SEOUL, South Korea — Trump’s national security adviser, Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, says North Korea’s most recent missile test represents “open defiance of the international community.” He says North Korea poses “a grave threat” not just to the United States and its Asian allies, but also to China. Speaking on “Fox News Sunday,” McMaster says it’s important “for all ...

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Trump says he's avoided NYC because it's expensive for U.S.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he hasn’t returned to his New York City home because “going back is very expensive for the country.” Trump tells Fox News in an interview Friday that he feels “guilty” when he returns to Trump Tower because authorities close surrounding streets and “I hate to see the New Yorkers with streets closed.” He says ...

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North Korea test-fires missile as tensions flare with U.S.

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile early Saturday morning, escalating tensions after President Trump said there could be “major, major conflict” over the country’s nuclear program, according to the South Korean military. The missile launch, reported around 6 a.m. local time, is the latest effort of the isolated Kim Jong Un regime to demonstrate its military power. However, South Korean ...

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Trump tweets about Democrats amid U.S. deaths in Afghanistan

Moments after the Pentagon confirmed two U.S. service members had died fighting ISIS in Afghanistan, President Trump was tweeting about … the Democrats. “I want to help our miners while the Democrats are blocking their healthcare,” Trump wrote at 10:37 a.m. Thursday, seven minutes after his daily intelligence briefing was scheduled to begin. The President, in five subsequent tweets, vowed ...

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Trump abandons plan for U.S. to withdraw from NAFTA

President Trump changed his tune on the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday after talking with the leaders of Mexico and Canada. Trump told officials from both countries he will not pull out of the Clinton-era trade pact, instead vowing to rework the deal. The White House made the surprise announcement in a read-out of calls between the world ...

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Trump working on executive order for U.S. to abandon NAFTA

President Trump is preparing an executive order that would withdraw the U.S. from the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to reports. The edict, which is still being reviewed, would terminate the Clinton-era trade pact between the U.S., Canada and Mexico, Politico first reported Wednesday. The threat of withdrawal could be a ploy to spark renegotiations between the triumvirate, officials ...

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U.S. installs anti-missile defense system in South Korea

The United States on Wednesday relocated to set up a polarizing anti-missile defense system in South Korea– as the combative North flexed its military might in live-fire weapons drills. Without previous caution, the American military hauled in parts for the Terminal High Altitude Location Defense (THAAD)– an anti-ballistic system focused on shooting down missiles from North Korea– to a deployment ...

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Pol demands U.S. deport Nazi death camp guard living in Queens

There’s no room in Queens for a Nazi war criminal. Former Treblinka death camp guard Jakiw Palij, the last of his ilk still living in the U.S., must be deported as soon as possible, Rep. Joseph Crowley wrote in a Tuesday letter to federal officials. Palij, 92, who lives in Jackson Heights, dodged deportation 13 years ago when Germany, Poland ...

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