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White House to share information about lobbyist waiversThe White House is preparing to post to its website information about any of its employees who have been granted waivers to its rules about ex-lobbyists
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FILE - In this May 23, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump listens as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks in the West Bank City of Bethlehem. Trump hasn’t done a lot of public speaking during his big trip abroad. But the president’s body language and that of those around him has spoken volumes. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Sounds of silence? Trump's body language speaks volumesDonald Trump hasn't done a lot of public speaking during his big trip abroad, but the president's body language has spoken volumes
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The Latest: Deceased members of WWII Alaska militia honoredRelatives of deceased members of a largely Native Alaskan citizen militia who guarded the U.S. territory during World War II have received Army discharge papers meant as a posthumous honor
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From left, President of the European Council Donald Tusk, French newly elected President Emmanuel Macron, British PM Theresa May, and US President Donal Trump talk to each other prior to the start of the leaders of the G7 countries summit in the Sicilian citadel of Taormina, Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. On Friday and Saturday, for the first time all seven are around the same table, including also newcomers Macron, May and the Italian host, Paolo Gentiloni -- forging a new dynamic after a year of global political turmoil amid a rise in nationalism. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
Trump condemns attack on Coptic Christians in EgyptPresident Donald Trump is vowing to crush "evil organizations of terror" after an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt killed 28 people near Cairo
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Graphic shows details of U.S. missile launch targeting an ICBM; 2c x 3 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 88 mm;
Leery of North Korea, US plans first test of ICBM interceptPreparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon is planning a missile defense test next week that will target an intercontinental-range missile for the first time.
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Supporters watch as Republican candidate Greg Gianforte won the special election for the open Montana House of Representatives seat left vacant by Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bozeman, Mont., Thursday night, May 15, 2017. Gianforte, a technology entrepreneur, defeated Democrat Rob Quist to continue the GOP's two-decade stronghold on the congressional seat.  (Rachel Leathe/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP)
Next for Montana's new congressman: Day in court, then DCMontana's new congressman hasn't even been sworn into his first public office and people are already talking about his prospects in 2018 and even 2020. But first things first though for Greg Gianforte
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Texas governor cracks joke about reporters at gun rangeTexas Gov. Greg Abbott is drawing criticism for cracking a joke about reporters at a gun range
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Kuwaiti company settles claims of troop food contract fraudKuwaiti logistics company to pay $95 million to resolve allegations that it inflated prices and defrauded the U.S. government for contracts to feed American troops
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Indiana faces records request backlog as Pence drags feetThe Indiana governor's office faces a backlog of public records requests, most of which stem from Vice President Mike Pence's tenure as governor
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First lady Melania Trump arrives at the San Damaso courtyard ahead of her husband President Donald Trump's private audience with Pope Francis, at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Melania turned to one of her favorite fashion houses, Dolce & Gabbana, for her audience with the pope and her arrival in Italy. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Melania Trump wears $51K Dolce & Gabbana jacket in SicilyMelania Trump's first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that comes off the rack at $51,000
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Oxfam activists wearing masks of US President Donald Trump, left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel stage a demonstration in Giardini Naxos, near the venue of the G7 summit in the Sicilian town of Taormina, southern Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. Climate change promises to be the most problematic issue for this summit after Trump's decision to review U.S. policies related to the Paris Agreement on fighting global warming. (AP Photo/Paolo Santalucia)
Trump 'evolving' on climate action, pressured by EuropeansPresident Donald Trump spent Friday in meetings in Italy, demanding that the world's wealthiest nations do more to fight terror while listening to their urgings about the need to stay in the sweeping Paris climate agreement.
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