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Trump group says memo should have kept email from prosecutor

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group representing President Donald Trump's transition team says a memo in the hands of the General Services Administration …

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Trump's shutdown threat escalates feud with McConnell, Ryan

Well, he went there.<p>President Trump this week called for a government shutdown unless Congress approves $1.6 billion for a border wall with Mexico.<p>“If we have to close down our government, we’re building that wall,” the president argued.<p>A chasm often yawned between Trump and congressional …

Trump Inherits The Afghanistan Albatross — And Commits For The Long Term

President Trump inherited it with the presidency and now is putting the albatross that is Afghanistan around his own neck.<p>According to senior U.S. officials, Trump will become the third consecutive commander in chief to authorize a major deployment of American troops. On Monday, he explained his …

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Understanding the "Schrodinger's Cat" Thought Experiment

Erwin Schrodinger was one of the key figures in quantum physics, even before his famous "Schrodinger's Cat" thought experiment. He had created the …

Mueller Turns Up The Heat With Unusual Search Warrant In Russia Probe

Federal prosecutors have lots of ways to intensify pressure on the people they're investigating, from early morning FBI raids to leaning on relatives of those under government scrutiny.<p>But even by those measures, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential …

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Syria 'is being swallowed whole by its clients': Assad may be losing control over his own militias

Tobias Schneider, a defense policy analyst, recently highlighted a particularly extreme case of Syria's evolving warlordism, which he claims is already too deep-rooted for the regime to try to reverse.<p>The increasingly powerful clans have their roots in groups of armed gangs, known as shabiha, who …

Nancy Reagan, former first lady and actress, dead at 94

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former first lady Nancy Reagan, who joined her husband on a storybook journey from Hollywood to the White House, died Sunday.<p>She was 94.<p>Reagan died at her home in Los Angeles of congestive heart failure, according to her spokeswoman, Joanne Drake of the Ronald Reagan Presidential …

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