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  • Confederate street names stir debate in … New York City?

    Confederate street names stir debate in … New York City?0

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the Confederate Army’s best-known leaders have streets named for them in a place not normally associated with the Southern side of the Civil War — New York City. Now some elected officials are trying to undo it. They say it’s high time Stonewall Jackson Drive and General Lee Avenue

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  • Trump wonders what states ‘trying to hide’ from voting panel

    Trump wonders what states ‘trying to hide’ from voting panel0

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A request for detailed information about every voter in the U.S. from President Donald Trump’s voting commission is getting a rocky reception from states — and he’s not happy about it. Some of the most populous states, including California and New York, are refusing to comply. But even some conservative states

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  • GOP bill would let churches endorse political candidates

    GOP bill would let churches endorse political candidates0

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Churches should have the right to endorse political candidates and still keep their tax-free status, say House Republicans targeting a law that prohibits such outright politicking from the pulpit. Republicans repeatedly have failed to scrap the law preventing churches and other nonprofits from backing candidates, so now they are trying to starve

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  • Travel ban takes effect but less chaos expected

    Travel ban takes effect but less chaos expected0

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A scaled-back version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban took effect Thursday evening, stripped of provisions that brought protests and chaos at airports worldwide in January yet still likely to generate a new round of court fights. The new rules, the product of months of legal wrangling, aren’t so much an outright

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  • Morning jolt: Trump tweets personal attacks at Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough

    Morning jolt: Trump tweets personal attacks at Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough0

    President Trump lashed out at Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski with unusually harsh personal attacks on the co-hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” calling Brzezinski “crazy” and Scarborough “psycho.” “I heard poorly rated @Morning_Joe speaks badly of me (don’t watch anymore),” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Then how come low I.Q. Crazy Mika, along with Psycho Joe,

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  • Trump’s lawyers fail to follow through on threats to Comey

    Trump’s lawyers fail to follow through on threats to Comey0

    President Trump’s lawyers, after rethinking their legal strategy, have shelved plans for now to file complaints accusing former FBI Director James Comey of leaking confidential information about his conversations with the president, according to two sources familiar with the lawyers’ plans. The decision to back away from repeated public threats to launch an all-out legal assault on Comey

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