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Stephen Miller called U.S. Attorney about travel ban defense

In the chaotic hours after President Trump signed on a Friday afternoon the sloppily written executive order meant to fulfill his Muslim ban campaign promise, Stephen Miller called the home of Robert Capers to dictate to the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District how he should defend that order at a Saturday emergency federal court hearing. That’s according to a ...

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Nine people flee U.S. border patrol to seek asylum in Canada

Nine asylum-seekers, including four children, barely made it across the Canadian border on Friday as a U.S. border patrol officer tried to stop them and a Reuters photographer captured the scene. As a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officer seized their passports and questioned a man in the front passenger seat of a taxi that had pulled up to the ...

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Trump enlists help of a billionaire buddy to probe U.S. intel

President Trump took fresh aim Thursday at the “low-life leakers” he says revealed former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s past conversations with Russian officials and turned to one of his billionaire buddies to conduct a sweeping review of U.S. intelligence agencies to identify those who made the damning disclosures. Trump enlisted his friend Stephen Feinberg, the co-founder of private equity ...

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U.S. ‘not in a position’ to work with Russian military: Mattis

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday pulled back from President Trump’s stated plans to work together militarily with Russia to fight ISIS in Syria, saying he did not see the conditions for collaboration with Moscow at the moment. “We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level. But our political leaders will engage and try ...

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Roman Polanski Wants Back in U.S. to Settle Child Rape Case

2/16/2017 1:00 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Roman Polanski will make a move next week to return to the U.S. and end his child rape case for good, without serving additional jail time. Polanski’s famed lawyer, Harland Braun, has asked an L.A. County Superior Court judge to unseal a long-secret transcript of the testimony of the prosecutor in the Polanski case. Braun ...

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Russian lawmakers defend Michael Flynn, blame U.S. for his exit

Russians are rushing to Michael Flynn’s defense. Russian lawmakers backed up the former U.S. national security advisor after he resigned for misleading senior officials about discussions he had with Russia’s American ambassador about sanctions. Konstantin Kosachev, chairman of the foreign affairs committee on the Russian parliament’s upper chamber, blamed Flynn’s sudden exit on xenophobia and incompetence from the Trump administration. ...

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Trump's policies are the real immigration problem in the U.S.

President Trump is lying to you. We don’t have a problem with illegal immigration in this country. But most Americans will soon come to see that the real problem is Trump’s approach to illegal immigration. President Obama had a well-deserved reputation as the “Deporter in Chief,” thanks to his administration’s removal of roughly 2.5 million criminal aliens who were not ...

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U.S. refuses to detain ex-Peruvian leader wanted for corruption

A former Peruvian leader, who has a $ 30,000 reward looming over his head for a corruption probe, will not be detained by U.S. authorities at a San Francisco airport, according to a report. Ex-President Alejandro Toledo is waiting to board a United Airlines flight scheduled to leave San Francisco International Airport at around 8 p.m. for Tel Aviv. The ...

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Planned Parenthood fans, pro-life protesters rally across U.S.

Dueling demonstrations — in favor of and against Planned Parenthood — were held Saturday in New York and across the nation. Roughly 24 pro-life protesters, who support the federal government defunding the family planning provider, marched in front of the Sanger Center in Lower Manhattan. The demonstrators held signs that read “Pro women, pro peace, pro earth, and pro life” ...

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Syrian President Assad welcomes U.S. to fight terrorism in nation

BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview released on Friday that the United States is welcome to join the battle against “terrorists” in Syria — as long as it is in cooperation with his government and respects the country’s sovereignty. Speaking with Yahoo News, Assad said he has not had any communication — direct or indirect — ...

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