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Trump goes on offense against political opponents after North Korea

Trump goes on offense against political opponents after North KoreaIn 51 minutes on the White House North lawn, President Trump served up a series of falsehoods, shortly before his former campaign chairman was sent to jail.



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Opponents and supporters of Trump's travel ban make their cases ahead of Supreme Court hearing

Opponents and supporters of Trump's travel ban make their cases ahead of Supreme Court hearingAs the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on the administration’s travel ban, dozens of interested parties – including states, business groups, foreign-policy experts and religious groups — have weighed in with friend-of-the-court briefs. Here’s some of what they are saying.



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Several Kremlin opponents have met sticky ends in Britain

Several Kremlin opponents have met sticky ends in BritainLONDON (AP) — Sergei Skripal, a former Russian double agent who came to Britain in a spy swap in 2010, lies in critical condition in hospital after being exposed to an unknown substance. His daughter is also critically ill after the incident in Salisbury, southern England.



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Jimmy Kimmel Can’t Soften DACA Opponents, Even With A Cute Baby

Jimmy Kimmel Can’t Soften DACA Opponents, Even With A Cute BabyJimmy Kimmel brought people on both sides of the immigration debate face to face for what he likely hoped would be an enlightening discussion.



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Venezuela frees first of 80 opponents in rare good will move

Venezuela frees first of 80 opponents in rare good will moveVenezuelan authorities late Saturday began releasing some of those detained during demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government, a rare goodwill gesture to the opposition at the end of a politically torrid year. Delcy Rodriguez, the president of the assembly and head of its Truth Commission investigating the protests, said that Christmas was “a moment of reconciliation” as she announced the decision to release around 80 people. Among the first freed was Alfredo Ramos, mayor of the northwestern municipality of Iribarren, who was arrested late July and handed a 15 month sentence, and a dozen police officers from Chacao municipality, an opposition stronghold of Caracas.



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GOP tax bill opponents protest to the end

GOP tax bill opponents protest to the endRachel Maddow reports on protests around the United States against the Republican tax bill, with particular pressure on Maine Senator Susan Collins.



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Keystone XL Opponents On 210,000-Gallon Spill: We Warned You

Keystone XL Opponents On 210,000-Gallon Spill: We Warned YouIn April 2016, just five months after President Barack Obama rejected the proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the existing Keystone pipeline leaked 17,000 gallons of oil onto private land in southeastern South Dakota.



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Democratic Candidates Are Hanging Roy Moore Around The Necks Of Their GOP Opponents

Democratic Candidates Are Hanging Roy Moore Around The Necks Of Their GOP OpponentsWASHINGTON ― Democrats are seizing on the controversy surrounding Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore in state and local races around the country, attacking GOP opponents over their stance regarding the former judge, who has been accused of sexual assault and inappropriate advances by multiple women.



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Venezuela's Maduro vows to punish opponents for US sanctions

Venezuela's Maduro vows to punish opponents for US sanctionsCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro vowed Friday to prosecute for treason opponents he accused of being behind sweeping U.S. financial sanctions that will strain relations between the countries and make it harder for the socialist leader to raise badly needed cash.



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Opponents of Texas immigration disrupt legislative session

Opponents of Texas immigration disrupt legislative sessionAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of protesters opposing Texas' tough new anti-"sanctuary cities" law launched a raucous protest from the public gallery in the Texas House on Monday, briefly halting work during the final, largely ceremonial day of the legislative session.



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