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The Latest: Virginia senators, congressmen address scandals

The Latest: Virginia senators, congressmen address scandalsRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the racial and sexual assault allegations that have engulfed Virginia's top three elected officials, all Democrats (all times local):



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State of the Union: Who were Trump's invited guests for address to Congress?

State of the Union: Who were Trump's invited guests for address to Congress?Donald Trump has finally delivered his second State of the Union address to Congress following a week’s delay enforced by the government shutdown. In a wide-ranging speech from the floor of the House of Representatives, the president preached American exceptionalism, rallied his conservative support base and again stressed his concerns about the immigration crisis on the southern border and the need for a wall to bolster national security. In attendance were a number of special guests invited by President Trump, chosen because they embody issues at the centre of the national debate.



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Read the Full Transcript of President Trump's State of the Union Address

Read the Full Transcript of President Trump's State of the Union AddressPresident Donald Trump delivered his second State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. Read the transcript of his speech.



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Nancy Pelosi’s ‘sarcastic’ clapping steals Trump’s thunder at State of the Union address

Nancy Pelosi’s ‘sarcastic’ clapping steals Trump’s thunder at State of the Union addressDonald Trump’s second State of the Union address saw the US president talk for a full hour and 20 minutes, but the moment which may be remembered best came from the woman sitting behind him and lasted seconds. After the president raised eyebrows in a passage calling for political unity, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began clapping and rose to her feet to deliver a standing ovation which instantly attracted comment over its sincerity. “Congrats to @SpeakerPelosi for inventing the ‘f*** you’ clap,” tweeted US stand-up comedian Patton Oswalt.



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State of the Union 2019: 5 things to look out for ahead of Trump's historic address

State of the Union 2019: 5 things to look out for ahead of Trump's historic addressIf Donald Trump’s State of the Union address is at all similar to the speech he delivered to the US Congress last year, Americans can expect more false facts and fresh new controversies on Tuesday night. This time, however, there is a catch: the Democratic Party has assumed control of the House of Representatives, making its reaction to the president’s upcoming policy proposals and statements more prominent — and powerful — than ever before. The 2019 State of the Union address was pushed back a week from the originally anticipated date following a federal government shutdown — the longest of its kind in US history — triggered by Mr Trump’s demands $ 5.7bn towards building a US-Mexico border wall.



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Women will surround Trump at State of the Union address

Women will surround Trump at State of the Union addressWASHINGTON (AP) — Pelosi behind and above. Female immigrants, gazing down from the balcony. A black woman who ran a close race for governor of Georgia, rebutting.



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White House officials tell Fox News President Trump plans to give his State of the Union address as scheduled

White House officials tell Fox News President Trump plans to give his State of the Union address as scheduledSo far, there has been no response from Speaker Pelosi's office on the president's intention to give the speech at the Capitol; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports.



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The Latest: Zimbabwe president returns to address crisis

The Latest: Zimbabwe president returns to address crisisHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's ongoing protests and turmoil. (all times local):



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Ocasio Cortez: ‘The World is Going to End In Twelve Years If We Don’t Address Climate Change’

Ocasio Cortez: ‘The World is Going to End In Twelve Years If We Don’t Address Climate Change’“Millennials and people, you know, Gen Z and all these folks that will come after us are looking up and we’re like: ‘The world is gonna end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change and your biggest issue is how are we gonna pay for it?’” Ocasio-Cortez told interviewer Tanehisi Coates at an “MLK Now” event in New York. The timeline Ocasio-Cortez referenced was likely based on a U.N. backed report, released last year, that predicted the consequences of man-made climate change would become irreversible in twelve years if global carbon emissions are not immediately and dramatically reduced.



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'World will end in 12 years if we don't address climate change,' Ocasio-Cortez says

'World will end in 12 years if we don't address climate change,' Ocasio-Cortez saysThe youngest woman ever elected to Congress said climate change is her generation's World War II.



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