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Trump’s latest big interview is both funny and terrifying

POTUS swings and misses at the softest softballs.<p>It’s not exactly a news flash at this point that Donald Trump isn’t very fluent on questions of public policy, but his interview over the weekend with Fox Business Channel’s Maria Bartiromo is really a sobering reminder of the levels of ignorance and …

The Trump White House is a really, really strange place

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump arrived on the Republican primary circuit in 2015 with a promise to get by with a little help from his friends -- "the best and most serious people" on the market.<p>But after eight months in office, that pledge has become a favorite punchline on the web. Rather than a home to …

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Jimmy Kimmel calls out the senator who “lied” to him about the health-care bill

A last-ditch Republican plan to replace Obamacare just pissed off the wrong late-night talk show host.<p>Republican members of Congress are so hell-bent on repealing Obamacare that “they are trying to sneak this scam of a bill they cooked up in without an analysis from the bipartisan budget office” an …

Trump Tweets Confirm He Doesn’t Understand What’s in the GOP Health Bill

Donald Trump has a long history of making claims about various Republican health-care bills that have nothing to do with reality. Back in January, he …

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Trump praises health care of Nambia, a nonexistent African country

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump lavished praise on the health care system of Nambia during a speech at the United Nations. But there's one little problem -- there's no such country.<p>"In Guinea and Nigeria, you fought a horrifying Ebola outbreak," Trump told African leaders gathered Wednesday. …

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McCain, Murkowski among several Republicans undecided on new GOP health care bill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Senate Republicans are coming back to Washington Monday night to find a new effort to revamp Obamacare is in full swing. And many of the key votes say they're undecided.<p>Sen. John McCain -- who helped defeat the GOP health care bill this summer -- says he is still "deeply …

White House says Justice Department should ‘certainly look at’ prosecuting James Comey

Lock him up?<p>The White House said Tuesday the U.S. Department of Justice should "certainly look at" a criminal prosecution of former FBI Director …

Trump's closed-door rants on Comey and Mueller

Behind the scenes in the West Wing, President Trump continues to rant and brood about former FBI Director Jim Comey and the Russia investigation that …

Bernie Sanders's new Medicare-for-all plan, explained

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will release a proposal Wednesday afternoon to transition the United States to a single-payer health care system, one where a single government-run plan provides insurance coverage to all Americans.<p>The Sanders plan envisions a future in which all Americans have health …

Samsung unveils new electric car batteries for up to 600 km (430 miles) of range

At the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA Cars 2017) this week, Samsung’s battery division, Samsung SDI, showcases a new “Multifunctional battery pack” solution to enable more range in electric vehicles as the Korean company tries to carve itself a bigger share of the growing automotive battery market.<p>Most …

Why North Korea's latest nuclear weapons test may have been a game-changing explosion

Deep inside a North Korean mountain on September 3, the government of leader Kim Jong Un set off its largest-ever nuclear test blast.<p>The explosion occurred at the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, a series of tunnels located within Mount Mantap where the government, which calls itself the Democratic …

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On Capitol Hill, Trump Jr. denies collusion with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's eldest son cast his meeting with a Russian lawyer last year as simply an opportunity to learn about …

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