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1Donald Trump

Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation, a Trump attorney said Thursday. With the addition of Giuliani, Trump gains an experienced litigator and former U.S. attorney in Manhattan.

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2James R. Clapper

James Clapper insisted Trump receive prostitute briefing

It was James Clapper , then the nation's top intelligence official, who insisted that President-elect Donald Trump receive a briefing on the Moscow prostitute tale contained in the Democratic Party-financed dossier. The disclosure comes in FBI Director James B. Comey's private memos released on Thursday.

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3Moran, TX

Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

The largest manufacturer of bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, announced Wednesday that it will stop taking orders and shut down its website next month. The announcement comes about a month after President Donald Trump said his administration would "ban" bump stocks, which he said "turn legal weapons into illegal machines."

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4Gay/Lesbian

School textbook with gay maths problem go viral

In a tweet, that now has over 2,000 retweets and likes, Ryder shows off a screenshot that was sent to him by one of his friends. The friend in question happens to be a teacher, and they were showing Ryder the amazing amount of diversity in their school's maths textbooks, with an example of a gay couple.

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5Carlsbad, NM

Nuclear waste storage concerns expressed

The 16-by-8-foot device is fake. Some community members are using it to bring awareness to what they say are dangers of shipping and storing nuclear waste in the state.

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6Democrat

4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

A man wearing nothing but a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee and shot four people to death before dawn Sunday, according to police, who credited a customer with saving lives by wresting the gunman's weapon away. The gunman shot people in the parking lot before entering the restaurant, where he continued firing until a customer snatched the rifle, Nashville Police spokesman Don Aaron said.

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7Representative Mike Pompeo

Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel

President Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Pompeo, faces serious opposition including a rare rebuke expected before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as all Democrats, and at least one Republican, have said they will oppose him. Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 12, 2018.

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8US News

Shania Twain says she would've voted for Trump, later apologizes

The Canadian singer said, 'I would have voted for him because, even though he was offensive, he seemed honest,' in an interview. Seeing how she's a Canadian citizen, Shania Twain couldn't vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election.

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9Columbia, KY

High Speed chase on Bypass ends with arrest of Burkesville man

High Speed chase on Bypass ends with arrest of Burkesville man Suspect taken into custody following pursuit at up to 100 MPH on Columbia bypass which ended on Pelham Branch Road when allegedly stolen 1989 GMC pickup runs out of gas.

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10Law

Mitt Romney Fails to Bypass Utah Primary for U.S. Senate

Mitt Romney was forced on Saturday into a Republican primary for a United States Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career by replacing Orrin G. Hatch, a longtime senator who is retiring. Mr. Romney, a former governor of Massachusetts and the Republican candidate for president in 2012, remains the heavy favorite to win the Senate seat in November.

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