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White supremacist gets life for killing black man to start a race war

White supremacist gets life for killing black man to start a race warJames Jackson, 30, a former U.S. Army specialist, had hoped to start a race war when he attacked Timothy Caughman with a sword.



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Withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in 'weeks': U.S. general

Withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in 'weeks': U.S. generalU.S. Army General Joseph Votel, head of the U.S. Central Command, cautioned that the exact timing would depend on the situation in Syria, where U.S.-backed fighters have launched a final assault against Islamic State enclaves near the Iraqi border. The U.S. military has already started withdrawing equipment from Syria. Asked whether the withdrawal of America’s more than 2,000 troops would begin in days or weeks, Votel said: “Probably weeks.



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With Border Talks Set to Start, Trump Says He’s Willing to Close Government Again

With Border Talks Set to Start, Trump Says He’s Willing to Close Government Again“Does anybody really think I won’t build the WALL?” Trump said late Sunday in a tweet that ran through what he termed more success in two years than any other president. Trump’s acting chief of staff said earlier that Trump was prepared to shutter the government again or declare an emergency if needed to get the wall money. The first formal meeting of the Homeland Security Appropriations House-Senate conference committee will be on Wednesday, according to a senior Democratic aide.



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Rollicking start to diverse new Congress as kids crowd in

Rollicking start to diverse new Congress as kids crowd inAmerica’s freshly sworn-in lawmakers — a historically diverse group of Democrats and Republicans — enjoyed a rollicking first session of the new Congress Thursday, a rowdy opening day that saw children scampering through the chamber. The House of Representatives chamber was clogged with its 434 certified new members — one seat remains in dispute — along with several dozen of their children and grandkids, and hundreds of guests packing the upper-level galleries. Democrats cheered as Nancy Pelosi won a hotly contested election for speaker.



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House Democrats to vote to reopen government at the start of 2019

House Democrats to vote to reopen government at the start of 2019Vote to take place once Democrats take control of the House; Kristin Fisher reports.



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Sen. Elizabeth Warren gets a head start on 2020 by launching exploratory committee

Sen. Elizabeth Warren gets a head start on 2020 by launching exploratory committeeSen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., became the first major Democrat to take an official step towards running for president in 2020, by launching an exploratory committee on Monday.



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President Trump says Mattis' replacement will start on Jan. 1

President Trump says Mattis' replacement will start on Jan. 1Trump is expected to announce that Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan will take over from Jim Mattis as acting secretary of defense.



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Iran says U.S. presence in Syria was a mistake from the start

Iran says U.S. presence in Syria was a mistake from the startIran said that the U.S. military presence in Syria had been “a mistake, illogical and a source of tension”, in Tehran’s first reaction to President Donald Trump’s planned pull-out. Trump has begun what will be a total withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, saying on Wednesday they had succeeded in their mission to defeat Islamic State and were no longer needed in the country. “From the start, the entry and presence of American forces in the region has been a mistake, illogical and a source of tension, and a main cause of instability,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi was quoted as saying by state media on Saturday.



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Pelosi says House Dems will start seeking Trump tax returns

Pelosi says House Dems will start seeking Trump tax returnsWASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the House next year will start trying to obtain President Donald Trump's income tax returns from the Internal Revenue Service, the likely next speaker said Thursday.



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69 Healthy Breakfasts To Start Your Morning Off Right

69 Healthy Breakfasts To Start Your Morning Off Right



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