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Mattis suggests he might not like Trump 'one fricking bit' but says he's holding fire on him — for now

Mattis suggests he might not like Trump 'one fricking bit' but says he's holding fire on him — for nowThe widely respected former defense secretary says he is keeping his criticisms of Trump to himself for now, but this won't last "forever."



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Biden responds to attack on his age: 'I'm still holding on to that torch'

Biden responds to attack on his age: 'I'm still holding on to that torch'Rep. Eric Swalwell went after former Vice President Joe Biden in the second Democratic presidential primary debate. Swalwell said Biden, who is 76 years old, should “pass the torch.” Biden rejected the California lawmaker’s critique.



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Trump says he is holding big Pharma accountable in opioid fight

Trump says he is holding big Pharma accountable in opioid fightAmerica’s opioid epidemic, especially damaging in rural areas where Trump is popular, has been a focus for the Republican president. On Tuesday, the government charged drug distributor Rochester Drug Co-operative Inc and company executives for their role in fueling the epidemic.



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UPDATE 2-U.S. House panel to vote on holding White House ex-official in contempt

UPDATE 2-U.S. House panel to vote on holding White House ex-official in contemptA U.S. House committee will vote on holding a former White House security director in contempt for failing to appear for questioning on allegations the Trump administration inappropriately granted clearances to some of the president’s advisers, the panel’s chairman said on Tuesday. “We will hold a vote of our committee shortly to hold him in contempt and then we will check with House counsel … to see where we go from there,” House of Representatives Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings said in an interview with MSNBC. Carl Kline, who served as the White House personnel security chief for the first two years of Republican Donald Trump’s presidency and now works for the Department of Defense, had been called to appear before the committee at 9 a.m. (1300 GMT).



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Venezuela's Maduro announces ban on rival holding public office

Venezuela's Maduro announces ban on rival holding public officeVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s regime, bolstered by a Russian military deployment infuriating the US, on Thursday announced a ban on Washington-backed self-declared interim leader Juan Guaido holding public office. It was the latest scuffle between Maduro and Guaido, who lay rival claims to be the legitimate leader of the oil-producing South American nation of 30 million people.



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South Korea Says It's Considering Holding Talks With North Korea

South Korea Says It's Considering Holding Talks With North KoreaSouth Korea’s Blue House presidential office confirmed a Yonhap News Agency report that it’s mulling a meeting with its reclusive neighbor. Both the U.S. and North Korea “absolutely don’t want” to revert to the situation before 2017 when there was conflict and confrontation, Yonhap cited an unidentified high-level official at the Blue House as saying. U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walked away from the negotiation table in February without a plan to denuclearize Pyongyang.



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Stop holding Americans 'hostage' over shutdown, Pelosi tells Trump

Stop holding Americans 'hostage' over shutdown, Pelosi tells TrumpTop congressional Democrats on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump of holding Americans “hostage” by refusing to strike a deal to fund shuttered government agencies, and using fear mongering to justify his demand for his much-hyped border wall. The political impasse over Trump’s border wall demand — and the divided Congress’s refusal to fund it — has kept key government agencies closed for the past 18 days, with few signs that a breakthrough is imminent.



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How a North Carolina election fraud investigation is holding up a congressional seat

How a North Carolina election fraud investigation is holding up a congressional seatIt's been more than a month since the midterm elections but one Congressional race in North Carolina seems to be



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Lawsuit alleges security guard shot while holding suspect

Lawsuit alleges security guard shot while holding suspectCHICAGO (AP) — A police officer fatally shot an armed security guard who was wearing a hat with "security" emblazoned across the front and holding a man down following a shooting inside the suburban Chicago bar where the guard worked, an attorney for the guard's family said Monday after filing a federal lawsuit.



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Trump on holding rally during hurricane: I couldn't disappoint my fans

Trump on holding rally during hurricane: I couldn't disappoint my fansThe president defended his decision to go ahead with a political rally in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Michael ripped across the southeastern U.S., saying he could not disappoint his many fans.



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