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President Trump Delivers Remarks At National Day Of Remembrance Ceremony
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'Options' for North Korea

President Trump has determined a course of action for responding to North Korea's continued nuclear missile program, a senior administration official told reporters, with U.S. military preparations "underway" for potential action. Trump plans include "a broad range of options"

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Coulter Cancels UC Berkeley Speech

Conservative pundit Ann Coulter has cancelled her speech at UC Berkeley, citing the loss of support from conservative groups that had previously sponsored her speaking engagement. "It's a sad day for free speech," Coulter said

President Trump Signs Executive Order Promoting Agriculture And Rural Prosperity In America

President Trump Just Proposed a Big Tax Cut

President Donald Trump wants to simplify the personal tax code by cutting rates and eliminating deductions used by more affluent Americans. White House economic adviser Gary Cohn says the plan would cut the top income tax rate from 39.6% to 35%

President Trump Delivers Remarks At National Day Of Remembrance Ceremony

Trump Considering Breaking Up the Ninth Circuit Court

President Donald Trump said that he is considering splitting up the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit after its recent rulings that have blocked two of his executive orders. "There are many people that want to break up the Ninth Circuit. It's outrageous," Trump said Wednesday

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Pope Francis’ TED Talk Shows His Social Media Skills

Pope Francis gave a surprise TED talk via recorded message on Tuesday night. It was the first time a Pope has ever gave a TED Talk, and the latest development in a growing partnership between Francis’ Vatican and social technology companies

An unarmed Minuteman III ICBM launches during an operational test from Vandenberg Air Force Base California

U.S. Conducts Unarmed Missile Test in California

An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile has been launched from a U.S. Air Force Base in California on a flight to a target in the Pacific Ocean. The test, designed to show U.S. "nuclear capabilities," comes amid escalating tensions in Korea

Giant Rabbit Found Dead on United Airlines Flight

United Airlines is facing another mishap after a giant rabbit was found dead at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport — the same airport where a passenger was dragged off a flight earlier this month