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Ukraine President of Zelensky meets Tom Cruise
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and American actor, film director and producer Tom Cruise talk to each other during their meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine, late Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. At the invitation of President of Zelensky Tom Cruise arrived in Kyiv.(Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP)
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October 01, 2019 - 10:51 am
The Hollywood star laughed and said "it pays the rent."
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October 01, 2019 - 6:27 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter is celebrating his 95th birthday, becoming the first U.S. president to reach that milestone. Carter has no public celebrations planned Tuesday but in the coming days he will travel to Nashville with his wife, Rosalynn, to help build houses for Habitat for Humanity...
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WWJ News
September 30, 2019 - 7:28 pm
A shutdown has been avoided, as the new fiscal year begins Tuesday.
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., questions CDC Principal Deputy Secretary Dr. Anne Schuchat as she speaks before a House Oversight subcommittee hearing on lung disease and e-cigarettes on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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September 30, 2019 - 5:59 pm
The House Ethics Committee said Monday it is reviewing allegations of wrongdoing against Michigan Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Bill Huizenga and Florida Rep. Ross Spano. The committee did not reveal the nature of the complaints, but the offices of the three lawmakers said they are related to campaign...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an Armed Forces welcome ceremony for the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark Milley, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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September 30, 2019 - 1:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that Senate rules would require him to take up any articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump if approved by the House, swatting down talk that that the GOP-controlled chamber could dodge the matter entirely. "I would have...
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FILE- In this Sept. 17, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Albuquerque International Sunport in Albuquerque, N.M. A new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds about half of Americans think Donald Trump's actions as president have made things worse for African Americans, Muslims and women. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
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September 30, 2019 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A new poll finds that large majorities of black and Latino Americans think that President Donald Trump's actions have made things worse for people like them. The poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that about two-thirds of Americans...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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September 27, 2019 - 5:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House is making a second attempt to overturn President Donald Trump's use of emergency powers to raid military base projects such as schools and target ranges to pay for his long-promised border fence. The 236-174 vote sent the legislation to Trump, who...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2018, file photo, then Rep.-elect Kendra Horn, D-Okla., walks through the basement of the Capitol in Washington. Horn is among the Democrats in swing districts who find themselves in a tight spot as the House opens an impeachment inquiry related to President Donald Trump's request for a foreign leader to dig up dirt on a political rival. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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September 27, 2019 - 2:14 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Democrat Kendra Horn surprised even her own supporters in 2018 when the first-time candidate eked out a victory in an Oklahoma City congressional district that had been in Republican hands for nearly four decades and had voted heavily for Donald Trump in 2016. But now the...
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President Donald Trump walks to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, as he returns from attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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September 26, 2019 - 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials took extraordinary steps to "lock down" information about President Donald Trump's summertime phone call with the president of Ukraine, even moving the transcript to a secret computer system, a whistleblower alleges in a politically explosive complaint that...
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Associated Press
September 25, 2019 - 8:58 pm
The bill would allow businesses legitimately operating under state laws to access loans, lines of credit and other banking services.
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