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Defense authorization act would boost military spending, but can it be sustained?

President Donald Trump heads to upstate New York on Monday to sign one of the largest military budgets in the nation’s history. The $716 billion John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act pours money into pay, training and equipment maintenance, among other things. But some point out it adds …

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Ivanka Trump to promote workforce development in Illinois

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump plans to promote worker training in Illinois this week.<p>She will participate in a roundtable discussion Wednesday at Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, her second recent visit to the region.<p>White House spokeswoman Jessica Ditto says the stop is the first in …

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Judge rejects Trump bid to dismiss foreign payments lawsuit

A federal judge on Wednesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's latest effort to dismiss a lawsuit accusing him of violating the Constitution by …

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The Latest: WH says Trump still weighing security clearances

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and security clearances (all times local):<p>6 p.m.<p>The White House said President Donald Trump has "begun the mechanism to remove security clearances" from former national security and intelligence officials who have been critical of his …

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The Latest: Trump hints he's ready to make new Iran deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Missouri (all times local):<p>1:15 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump says Iran "is not the same country" since he withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal and he's ready to deal.<p>The president says at the national convention of the Veterans of …

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These readers care about this coverage. Do U?

I am opposed to President Trump and support The Post’s point of view. But I felt two recent articles took a bit of a dive. The first was about Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh’s debt regarding the purchase of sports tickets [“Kavanaugh debt included Nats season tickets,” news, July 12]. My …

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Melania Trump Wore A Jacket That Said "I Really Don't Care" While Heading To Visit Children At The Border

While boarding a plane to Texas Thursday to visit immigrant children separated from their parents as a result of her husband's policy, first lady …

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Melania Trump listens to students talk about online civility

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump spent part of Thursday listening to more than a dozen teens talk about their best practices for being civil online.<p>The first lady made the short trip to Microsoft's Innovation and Policy Center in Washington as part of a nationwide child well-being campaign she …

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Trump's 'incredible' Air Force One to be red, white and blue, cost $3.9 billion

The next generation of Air Force One will abandon the planes' traditional color scheme in favor of red, white and blue, President Donald Trump told CBS News, confirming reports about changes to the planes' iconic look.<p>The interview came the same day that the Department of Defense announced that …

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Trump Honors Fallen Secret Service Agent, Will Receive His Body

4:43 PM 07/18/2018<p>President Donald Trump honored fallen Secret Service Agent Nole Edward Remagen who died of a stroke during his recent trip to …

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Russia's Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo to meet at Putin-Trump summit: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a U.S.-Russia summit in Helsinki next week, Russia's RIA news agency reported on Friday, citing a foreign ministry statement.<p>U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin …

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Pompeo in Pyongyang to fill in details of NK agreement

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Pyongyang on Friday, saying he expects North Korea to be ready to "fill in some details" of the commitments on denuclearization made by Kim Jong Un at his summit with President Donald Trump last month.<p>Pompeo was met at the …

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First lady Melania Trump to make a second visit to Mexican border this week

WASHINGTON — First lady Melania Trump will make a second trip to the Mexican border this week to visit facilities holding immigrant families suspected of illegally crossing into the United States.<p>The first lady's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, confirmed the travel but declined to give details in …

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The Military Drinking-Water Crisis The White House Tried To Hide

A new, previously suppressed report has grave implications for service members, veterans and their families.<p><i>This story</i> <i>was produced and originally published by The New Republic and is reproduced here as part of the</i> <i>Climate Desk</i> <i>collaboration.</i><p>The Trump administration feared it would be a “public …

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Eddie Vedder's wife, more stars are responding to Melania Trump with their own jackets

Stars are responding to Melania Trump's controversial jacket with jackets of their own.<p>The first lady donned a short trench coat with a startling message scrawled on the back for her unexpected trip to Texas to visit a migrant children's shelter.<p>"I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?" read the white letters …

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Melania Trump wears jacket saying 'I really don't care. Do U?' ahead of border visit | Gary

<b>By Betsy Klein, CNN</b><p>First lady Melania Trump took a trip to the US-Mexico border on Thursday to tour an immigrant children’s shelter, but her trip is …

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Melania dons jacket saying 'I really don't care. Do U?' ahead of her border visit -- and afterward

<b>(CNN) —</b> First lady Melania Trump took a trip to the US-Mexico border on Thursday to tour an immigrant children's shelter, but her trip is getting attention not only for her action, but also for her wardrobe choice before and after the journey.<p>As the first lady boarded her plane from Andrews Air …

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Melania Trump Wears Jacket With ‘I Really Don’t Care’ On It To Visit Immigrant Children

"It’s a jacket. There was no hidden message," said FLOTUS' publicist.<p>Melania Trump was reportedly seen wearing an army-style jacket with the phrase “I REALLY DON’T CARE, DO U?” on the back while boarding and departing a plane at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, on Thursday.<p>The first lady was en …

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Melania Trump's jacket is the Trump administration

A horrendously chosen jacket is an appropriate, vile footnote in the immigrant family separation crisis.<p>When I read reports that first lady Melania Trump, en route to visit immigrant kids detained at the border, wore a jacket that read "I REALLY DON'T CARE DO U?" I thought it was, like, an …

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Melania Trump's jacket from all angles.

The writing on the jacket was first noticed as Melania Trump boarded the plane to a plane at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to travel to Texas. Andrew Harnik, AP<p>The fashion world worked feverishly to decode the message on the back of her jacket. Andrew Harnik, AP<p>At the end of her journey …

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Melania Trump Wears ‘I Really Don’t Care’ Jacket Before Texas Visit

<b>The first lady made a surprise visit to a child immigrant detention center in Texas Thursday afternoon and departed Washington wearing a</b> …

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First lady Melania Trump arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, June 21, 2018, after visiting the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by …

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Melania dons jacket saying 'I really don't care. Do U?'

As First Lady Melania Trump boarded her plane from Andrews Air Force Base, she wore an olive green jacket that read: "I really don't care. Do u?" in white graffiti-style lettering. Trump was not wearing the jacket when she landed in McAllen, Texas.

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First lady visits a Texas children’s shelter as administration backtracks on harsh policy

First lady Melania Trump made an unusual visit Thursday to a Texas facility housing migrant children who have been separated from their parents, as …

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Melania Trump Visits Detained Children

Daily Mail: “Melania Trump made quite the sartorial statement on Thursday when she donned a jacket with the words, ‘I REALLY DON’T CARE, DO U?’ …

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First lady’s ‘I don’t care’ jacket causes a stir

McALLEN, Texas — First lady Melania Trump boarded a flight to a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents wearing a jacket that …

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2 Norwegian lawmakers nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Two Norwegian lawmakers have nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize after the Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.<p>Christian Tybring-Gjedde and Per-Willy Amundsen, lawmakers with the populist Progress Party, told Norwegian news agency NTB …

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Trump celebrates 72nd birthday _ his second while in office

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's President Donald Trump's 72nd birthday, his second while in office.<p>White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders quipped Thursday: "If I do say so, I don't think he looks a day over 35."<p>She added: "A little sucking up's probably never bad."<p>Trump's elder daughter and …

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Trump tags US media as nation's 'biggest enemy' after summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump challenged skeptical media coverage of his historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un on Wednesday, declaring that "Fake News" is the nation's "biggest enemy."<p>The president's tweet, delivered a few hours after Air Force One touched down outside …

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