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Trump says Giuliani needs to 'get facts straight' on Stormy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested Friday that Rudy Giuliani, the aggressive new face of his legal team, needed to "get his facts straight" about the hush money paid to porn actress Stormy Daniels just before the 2016 election. Giuliani quickly came up with a new version.<p>Trump …

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Rudy Giuliani Says Trump Repaid Michael Cohen For The Stormy Daniels Hush Money

"[T]he president repaid it."<p>In a television interview that appeared to contradict President Donald Trump’s prior statements, Trump’s new lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said Wednesday night that Trump had repaid Michael Cohen for the $130,000 he facilitated to Stormy Daniels in 2016.<p>“It’s not campaign …

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5 Classic Books We Should Skip In High School — And 5 To Read Instead

There are certain books that, even if you didn't personally read them in ninth grade, you associate with high school reading lists. You know the …

Books

7 things we’ve learned about Earth since the last Earth Day

Our understanding of Earth — and how we’re changing it — just keeps expanding.<p>Earth Day turned 48 on Sunday, April 22, and Google celebrated it with a Google Doodle of conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall, who nudged us in a video to “do our part for this beautiful planet.”<p>When Sen. Gaylord Nelson …

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‘Untruthful slime ball’: Trump blasts Comey as details emerge from scathing book

President Trump lashed out Friday at former FBI director James B. Comey on Twitter, calling him a “weak and untruthful slime ball” who deserved to be fired “for the terrible job he did.”<p>“It was my great honor to fire James Comey!” Trump wrote in his first remarks since advance copies surfaced of …

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9 books to read before seeing the movie

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Trump's Lead Attorney In The Russia Inquiry, John Dowd, Just Resigned

John Dowd's resignation comes five days after he had to walk back comments he made to the press saying he and the president wanted Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to shut down special counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry.<p>John Dowd resigned Thursday as President Trump's lead attorney in the …

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There has been, on average, 1 school shooting every week this year

We're only <b>20 weeks</b> into 2018, and there have already been <b>22 school shootings</b> where someone was hurt or killed. That averages out to more than <b>1 shooting a week</b>.<p>The parameters CNN followed in this count are:<p>A shooting that involved at least one person being shot (not including the shooter)<br>• A shooting …

Middle School

Defamation case against Trump to move forward

<b>(CNN) —</b> A New York judge on Tuesday denied an attempt by lawyers for President Donald Trump to dismiss a defamation case against a former "Apprentice" contestant who claims Trump groped her a decade ago.<p>This means that Summer Zervos' complaint will now move forward.<p>Zervos, a former contestant on …

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GOP Sen. Jeff Flake Comes Out And Says It: 'My Party Might Not Deserve To Lead'

“Never has a party abandoned and fled its principles and deeply held beliefs so quickly."<p>Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) took aim at his own party over its unwavering support of President Donald Trump.<p>“Never has a party abandoned and fled its principles and deeply held beliefs so quickly as my party did …

Republicans

Teacher accidentally fires gun and injures student during safety lesson

<b>(CNN) —</b> A teacher accidentally discharged a firearm while teaching a public safety class, injuring one student at a Northern California school on Tuesday, police said.<p>Dennis Alexander, who is Seaside City's mayor pro tem and a reserve officer with the Sand City Police Department, was teaching a …

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Why a US government agency deleted the words 'nation of immigrants'

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services quietly dropped the affirmation of America’s promise as a nation of immigrants<p>For more than a century, the identity of the United States has been grounded in the notion that we are a “nation of immigrants.” Immigrants have made innumerable contributions …

Immigration

Allegations Of Torture Have Blocked The Rise Of Trump's Choice To Lead The CIA Before

Gina Haspel, whom Trump named to replace Mike Pompeo as CIA director, ran a black site in Thailand where two suspected terrorists were tortured during the Bush administration.<p>President Donald Trump’s nominee to run the Central Intelligence Agency oversaw the torture of terrorism suspects at a …

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Rex Tillerson has been fired. Experts say he did damage that could last “a generation.”

Tillerson was “one of the worst secretaries of state” in modern history, according to experts from across the political spectrum.<p>Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was fired by President Donald Trump, according to White House officials’ statements on Tuesday morning.<p>He was in office for a little over …

Foreign Policy

Rex Tillerson Just Got Fired From The State Department After A Troubled Tenure

Trump announced Tuesday he plans to replace Tillerson with current CIA Director Mike Pompeo.<p>President Donald Trump announced he had fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday, ending one of the shortest and most tumultuous tenures of a secretary of state in recent history.<p>"Thank you to Rex …

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House Republicans break with intelligence community on Russia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee reached an opposite conclusion Monday from the intelligence community they oversee, announcing that Russian President Vladimir Putin was not trying to help Donald Trump win the 2016 election.<p>The Republicans also said they found no evidence …

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Conway dodges questions on reported Hatch Act violations

Kellyanne Conway said Thursday she had spoken to President Donald Trump about a watchdog report that found her past remarks on the Alabama special election to be in violation of federal law, but the counselor to the president declined to say whether she would face disciplinary action over the …

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DeVos struggles to answer basic questions about schools in her home state

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stumbled her way through a tense interview on CBS's "60 Minutes" Sunday night, struggling to answer some basic questions about schools in her home state of Michigan and admitting that she does not "intentionally" visit underperforming …

Education

Stormy Daniels Wants To Return The $130,000 She Was Paid To "Silence Her" So She Can Speak Out

Stephanie Clifford, the adult film performer and director who goes by Stormy Daniels, wants to be free to talk about her alleged relationship with President Donald Trump back in 2006.<p>Stephanie Clifford, the adult film performer and director who goes by Stormy Daniels, wants to be free to talk about …

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Trump Announces Support For Arming Teachers, Backpedals On Gun Purchase Age

The series of proposals generally fall in line with what the NRA supports.<p>The White House on Sunday announced support for firearms training for some teachers to protect schools, and has backed off an earlier call by President Donald Trump to raise the age individuals can purchase assault-style …

Guns

Trump backs off call for raising minimum age to buy gun

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Sunday pledged to help states pay for firearms training for teachers and reiterated its call to improve the background check system as part of a new plan to prevent school shootings.<p>But in a move sure to please the gun lobby, the plan does not include a push to …

Guns

Michael Cohen used Trump company email in Stormy Daniels arrangements

President Donald Trump's personal attorney used his Trump Organization email while arranging to transfer money into an account at a Manhattan bank before he wired $130,000 to adult film star Stormy Daniels to buy her silence.<p>The lawyer, Michael Cohen, also regularly used the same email account …

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Here’s How The Trump Administration Has Been Quietly Dismantling Obama’s Family Planning Policy

Over the past few months, HHS has taken quiet steps to move the agency toward supporting abstinence and “natural family planning” methods over contraception access.<p>In the past few months, the Department of Health and Human Services has steadily picked away at the Obama administration’s carefully …

Health Care

Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a Diamond

Calcium silicate perovskite (CaSiO3) is thought to be the fourth most abundant mineral on the planet, but until recently, it had never been observed …

Exclusive: Here's Jeff Sessions’ Draft Master Plan For The Justice Department

A draft strategic plan sidelines civil rights while emphasizing a crackdown on leaks and the MS-13 gang.<p>WASHINGTON ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rapidly shifting the Justice Department’s focus from Obama-era goals such as civil rights enforcement and criminal justice reform to conservative …

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Trump asked senior aides to describe interviews with Mueller: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump greets 3 American detainees freed by North Korea Trump called Blankenship after Senate primary loss: report …

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Mueller evidence shows Blackwater founder held meeting to create Trump-Russia back channel: report

Special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE has evidence showing that a …

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Kushner leaves US ambassador to Mexico out of meeting with Mexico president: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump issues disaster declaration for Hawaii volcano damage Giuliani biographer: He's 'a drama machine' Trump attacks …

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Florida legislature backs new gun restrictions after Parkland school shooting

Florida lawmakers bucked the National Rifle Association on Wednesday to pass new firearms regulations and create a program for arming some school employees in a rare act of Republican compromise on the divisive issue of gun violence.<p>The response to the slayings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High …

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Amazon’s New Echo Show Is Very Cool And A Little Creepy

The new Echo Show is a great device, especially when it comes to video calling. But you should think carefully about how it may fit into your life.<p>I plod into the kitchen on a Sunday morning and tell the new Alexa to turn on CNN. Its screen lights up, and it shows a video about Russia as I …

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