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Lawsuit by Zervos seeks records of Trump's Beverly Hills Hotel bungalow stays

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - When Donald Trump flew to Los Angeles - as he did regularly during his reality television career - he usually bypassed two mansions he owned there to take up residence in the exclusive bungalows of the Beverly Hills Hotel. He ordered room...


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Trump digs in on immigration amid family separation crisis

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing rising outrage from some Republicans as well as Democrats over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump dug in Monday, again falsely blaming Democrats and declaring he would keep the U.S. from becoming “a...


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The Latest: Trump defends administration immigration policy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 12:31 p.m. Defending his administration’s harsh immigration policies, President Donald Trump says the U.S. won’t be a “migrant camp” or “refugee holding facility.” Says Trump: “Not on my watch.” Unbowed by...


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Former Syracuse mayor is running for NY governor

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Stephanie Miner, an ex-Syracuse mayor and former ally of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, announced Monday that she’s running for governor as an independent. Miner, a 48-year-old registered Democrat, said she’s launching her campaign to disrupt what she referred to as Albany’s...


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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Border policy fuels backlash against Trump

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The forced separation of migrant children from their parents fueled a weekend of intense criticism of President Trump’s immigration policies. Both Democrats and some Republicans are now calling for an end to the practice at the U.S.-Mexico border. A look at the latest developments: TRUMP DIGS IN...


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Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said Monday that he was diagnosed 3½ years ago with Parkinson’s disease, but said he believes that treatment has stopped the progression of the disease and he has maintained his quality of life. The 74-year-old Rendell made the announcement...


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Justice Department deputy wins Supreme Court case

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled for the Trump administration in a case about prison terms that was argued by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. The justices said in a 5-3 decision Monday that judges need not provide detailed explanations when modifying a prison sentence. The case...


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Court blocks 'millionaire tax' question from state ballot

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ highest court on Monday struck down a proposed “millionaire tax” ballot question, blocking it from going before state voters in November and ending advocates’ hopes for generating some $2 billion in additional revenue for education and transportation. The Supreme...


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Man will admit to impersonating general for helicopter ride

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man accused of trying to impress a woman by landing a chartered helicopter at a North Carolina technology company plans to plead guilty to impersonating a three-star Army general and will concede that he was sane at the time, according to a new court filing. The strange case...


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White House insists Democrats to blame for family separations, even as some in GOP urge

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The White House continued to insist Monday that Democrats are to blame for the administration’s forced separation of migrant children from their families at the southern U.S. border, as outrage at the policy continued to build, including among some...


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