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Trump announces North Korea summit will be in Singapore
"The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th," Trump tweeted. "We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!" The summit, which has been in the works since Trump accepted Kim's invitation to meet in March, will be the first ever meeting between a sitting US president and North Korean leader. US officials had also…
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Why Donald Trump talked about ‘ratings’ standing next to 3 recently freed prisoners
It was the sort of thing presidents do. When they score a major accomplishment -- and this release is certainly a big deal -- they make sure people know about it. Trump isn't the first president to do it and he won't be the last. But even in this most traditional of presidential photo ops/credit takings, Trump found a way to reveal just how different he is than anyone who…
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AT&T confirms it paid Michael Cohen for consulting on Time Warner deal
AT&T confirms it paid Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's company AT&T hired Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to advise the telecom giant on its purchase of Time Warner among other issues, the company confirmed on Thursday. Cohen was also hired to advise the company on Federal Communications Commission regulation and tax reform, an AT&T spokesperson told CNN. The Washington Post reported earlier Thursday that internal AT&T documents pertaining to Cohen's consulting deal…
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Trump to talk about lowering drug prices Friday
Lowering drug prices may be nearly as complicated as bringing peace to the Middle East. But President Donald Trump plans to tackle the thorny health care issue in a long-awaited speech on Friday. The president plans to provide a blueprint that lays out the framework of how he will reduce drug costs, according to senior administration officials. Unlike his fiscal 2019 budget proposal, the majority of the actions he'll discuss…
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Israel and Iran trade rocket fire – CNN Video
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Trump announces North Korea summit will be in Singapore
"The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th," Trump tweeted. "We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!" The summit, which has been in the works since Trump accepted Kim's invitation to meet in March, will be the first ever meeting between a sitting US president and North Korean leader. US officials had also…
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104-year-old scientist David Goodall takes own life at Swiss clinic
David Goodall, a respected botanist and ecologist, died Thursday at the Life Circle clinic in Basel, Switzerland, after administering a lethal drug under the guidance of doctors. Exit International, which represented the scientist, said Goodall passed away while listening to Beethoven's "Ode to Joy." The grandfather of 12 had attracted over $20,000 in donations from the public to help fund his journey to Europe from Perth, Australia, earlier this month.…
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Israel claims military supremacy after pounding Iranian targets in Syria
In the most direct confrontation between Israel and Iran to date, the two regional enemies exchanged fire for hours during a volatile night. The extended barrage of fire comes amid soaring tensions between Israel and Iran, two rivals battling for regional influence, and less than two days after the United States withdrew from the deal to curb Iran's nuclear program. Israel said more than 20 rockets were launched by Iranian…