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President Trump Marks 100 Days In Office With Rally In Pennsylvania
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'It Is a Chess Game'

President Trump said after North Korea's latest failed rocket launch that leader Kim Jong-Un will eventually develop better missiles, and "we can't allow it to happen." Tensions are high between Washington and Pyongyang as missile testing becomes more frequent

Speaker Paul Ryan Holds Weekly Press Briefing At The Capitol

Lawmakers Reach Deal to Avoid Government Shutdown

Top Capitol Hill negotiators reached a hard-won agreement on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September, aides said

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14 Killed by Storms and Flooding in South and Midwest

At least 14 people have been killed by tornadoes or flooding in the South and Midwest by a storm that also dumped a rare late-season blizzard in western Kansas.The powerful storms left a path of destruction included downed power lines and destroyed homes

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Trump Skewered at White House Correspondents' Dinner

Comedian Hasan Minhaj did not spare President Trump at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, an annual journalism fundraiser that typically brings together the press and White House staff. But Trump decided to skip the dinner


Renowned Swiss Climber Ueli Steck Killed in Nepal

Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed in a mountaineering accident in Nepal near Mount Everest, which he was preparing to climb next month. Steck's family said the exact circumstances of his death were still unclear

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Fyre Festival Founders Promise Refunds After Chaos

Organizers of the festival in the Bahamas also promised free VIP passes to next year's event, after a fiasco that saw guests arrive at the "luxury" festival to substandard food and housing conditions and canceled musical acts

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Hacker Releases 'Orange Is the New Black' Episodes

A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black." The hacker, who goes by the name The Dark Overlord, announced the move on Twitter

House Votes On Trump's American Health Care Act

House Leaders Push Back Health Care Bill Vote

The House will not vote on a new health care bill in time to mark President Donald Trump's first 100 days, party leaders said Thursday. The decision comes after Republicans fall short of votes and face pressure to avoid a government shutdown