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Trump To Announce 10-Year Plan To Fight HIV During State Of The Union: Report

President Donald Trump will announce a 10-year plan to fight HIV in the U.S. during his State of the Union speech Tuesday, according to four unnamed sources cited by Politico. The Trump administration’s strategy would “target the U.S. communities with the most HIV infections and work to reduce transmissions by 2030,” reported Politico Monday. Because of modern medicine, an HIV/AIDS ...

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Here Are The Red House Seats Democrats Are Already Working To Turn Blue In 2020

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) released its list of 32 House Republicans it will target ahead of the 2020 election Monday after picking up 40 seats in the 2018 midterm elections. Some of the names seem like long shots — like long-serving Ohio Rep. Steve Chabot, who won by more than four points — but others, like Texas Rep. Will Hurd, ...

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Trump Defends Plan To Withdraw From Afghanistan And Syria Citing ‘Unlimited Spending And Death’

President Donald Trump defended his plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan and Syria Friday after the Republican-controlled Senate issued a rare rebuke to the president on the issue Thursday. “I inherited a total mess in Syria and Afghanistan, the ‘Endless Wars’ of unlimited spending and death,” Trump wrote on Twitter Friday. “During my campaign, I said, very strongly, that these ...

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Trump Vows To Stop Incoming Migrant Caravan But Says A Wall Would Make It ‘Soooo Much Easier’

President Donald Trump vowed on Twitter Thursday to stop a migrant caravan from entering the U.S. with “more troops” as the group heads north from Central America. “More troops being sent to the Southern Border to stop the attempted Invasion of Illegals, through large Caravans, into our Country,” Trump wrote on Twitter Thursday. “We have stopped the previous Caravans, and ...

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Trump Optimistic Ahead of Tariff Talks With Chinese Leaders


President Donald Trump seemed optimistic ahead of an Oval Office meeting with Chinese officials for tariff negotiations ahead of a March 1 deadline in a flurry of tweets Thursday. “Meetings are going well with good intent and spirit on both sides,” he wrote on Twitter Thursday. “China does not want an increase in Tariffs and feels they will do much ...

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Trump: ‘The Wall Is Getting Done One Way Or The Other!’

President Donald Trump assured his base that “the [w]all is getting done one way or the other” — which could include via emergency powers — on Twitter Thursday. “Large sections of WALL have already been built with much more either under construction or ready to go,” he wrote on Twitter Thursday. “Renovation of existing WALLS is also a very big part of ...

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Trump Has One Piece Of Advice For Lawmakers Negotiating Border Funding

President Donald Trump warned that lawmakers in Washington, D.C., negotiating border security funding are “[w]asting their time” if they do not include a physical barrier via Twitter Wednesday. “If the committee of Republicans and Democrats now meeting on Border Security is not discussing or contemplating a Wall or Physical Barrier, they are Wasting their time!” Trump wrote on Twitter Wednesday ...

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Progressives Break With Democratic Party Over US Opposition To Socialist Dictator Nicolas Maduro

At least three progressive Democrats have broken with their party to criticize President Donald Trump for his Wednesday decision to oppose Venezuela’s socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro. Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii and Ro Khanna of California excoriated Trump when he became one of several world leaders to recognize Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido as the country’s leader instead of ...

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Cuban President Reports 3 Dead, More Than 170 Injured By Tornado In Havana

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel reported Monday morning that three people were killed and more than 170 people injured by a tornado that struck eastern Havana, the country’s capital. “We are traveling through places affected by atmospheric phenomena of great intensity in Regla [a municipality of Havana]. The damage is severe, so far we lament the loss of 3 human lives and ...

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Trump Makes The Case For A Wall As Third Central American Migrant Caravan Heads North

President Donald Trump continued to hammer on the need for a southern border wall Saturday after announcing Friday that he will support a deal to temporarily reopen the government without any funding for the wall. “We have turned away, at great expense, two major Caravans, but a big one has now formed and is coming,” Trump wrote on Twitter Saturday. “At ...

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General Mills Recalls Some Gold Medal Flour Because Of Salmonella Fears

Minnesota-based food brand General Mills announced it is recalling some of its Gold Medal unbleached flour products due to concern over salmonella contamination Wednesday. The recall applies to five-pound bags of flour with “better if used by” dates of April 20, 2020, General Mills said in a statement. The statement also said: The recall is being issued for the potential presence ...

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Republican Sen Cory Gardner Will Give Up On A Wall, Vote With Democrats

Cory Gardner

Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner’s spokesperson said Wednesday that the senator will break with his fellow Republicans and vote for a Democratic bill to end the partial government shutdown without any border security funding gains. Gardner’s spokesperson told The Denver Post Editorial Board that the senator opposes shutdowns, even the 2013 partial government shutdown under the Obama administration. Republican Sens. ...

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Trump Blasts Media For ‘Barely’ Covering ‘Great’ Economy, Low Unemployment

Donald trump tweeting

President Donald Trump blasted the media for barely covering the country’s “great” economy and low unemployment in a tweet Thursday morning. “The economy is doing great. More people working in U.S.A. today than at any time in our HISTORY. Media barely covers! @foxandfriends,” the president wrote on Twitter Thursday. The U.S. unemployment rate hit a 49-year low under Trump in ...

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Venezuela Pres Nicolas Maduro Tells US Diplomats To Get Out After Trump’s Latest Move

Nicolas Maduro Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said Wednesday he is severing diplomatic ties with the U.S. and expelling U.S. diplomatic personnel within 72 hours after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized his rival as the country’s true leader. Trump became one of several world leaders to recognize Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaidó as the country’s president instead of Maduro with a statement Wednesday morning. ...

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Deadly Superbug Enters US After People Have Surgeries In Mexico

A potentially deadly superbug infected U.S. patients from multiple states after they had surgery in Mexico, underscoring a worrying trend in the rapidly growing medical tourism sector. Twelve patients, who are from states including Arkansas, Oregon and West Virginia, contracted the multidrug-resistant bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa after being treated at clinics in Tijuana, Mexico, according to U.S. health officials cited by The ...

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