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Trump Leads a Strategic and Policy CEO Discussion
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37 Dead in Clash at Venezuela Prison

A governor in Venezuela says at least 37 people have been killed during clashes between inmates and security forces at a prison in the country's south. The bloodshed came after fighting erupted between inmates and their jailers

President Trump Meets With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu At The White House

Bannon: No Military Solution for North Korea

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said he does not believe there is a military solution to North Korea in regards to its nuclear weapons program, contradicting President Trump's earlier comments threatening "fire and fury"

Elvis Presley

Why Some People Think Elvis Is Still Alive

Elvis Presley, the legendary singer and movie star who became known as the king of rock and roll, died of heart failure 40 years ago this week. His death on Aug. 16, 1977 stunned the music industry and devastated millions of fans worldwide

Attorney General Jeff Sessions And ICE Director Homan Speak On Sanctuary Policies In Miami

Sessions Blasts Chicago in Sanctuary Cities Speech

Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued his condemnation of Chicago's sanctuary policies, which limit interactions between the local government and immigration authorities, saying they amount to "lawlessness" and put citizens lives in danger

FBI Director James Comey - Washington, DC

FBI Agents Really Loved James Comey

Despite White House claims to the contrary, fired FBI Director James Comey was highly respected and trusted within the bureau during his nearly four-year tenure, according to internal survey results

The Undocumented May Get Less Time in Court

Under new guidance from the Trump Administration, immigration lawyers may be scrambling with less preparation time more often. The Justice Department issued a memorandum to immigration judges urging them to grant fewer continuances

VA: Alt Right, Neo Nazis Hold Torch Rally at UVA

House to Hold Hearing on Domestic Terrorism

The House Homeland Security Committee will hold a hearing on domestic terrorism and threats from extremist groups following the white nationalist rally that left several people dead and 20 others injured in Charlottesville, Va.

Confederate Monument Protest

Heather Heyer Remembered by Charlottesville

Heather Heyer, the woman who was killed in violent protests in Virginia, was remembered at a memorial service as someone who always wanted fairness, even from a young age. Her father said his daughter wanted to "put down hate"

Lithuania US Exercise

5 Missing After Army Helicopter Goes Down in Hawaii

U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are searching the ocean off Hawaii for five crew members of an Army helicopter that reportedly went down during a training exercise. Officials at Wheeler Army Airfield reported losing communications Tuesday night


Mass Funerals Planned After 300 Killed in Mudslides

Sierra Leone's government is urging family members to identify their loved ones' remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed more than 300 people. Another 600 people are still missing