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2 Associates Of Michael Flynn Charged In Alleged Scheme To Smear Turkish Cleric

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Cleric Fethullah Gulen spoke to reporters at his compound in Saylorsburg, Pa. His case was connected to new charges unveiled on Monday against associates of Michael Flynn.

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Taliban Says It Is Meeting With U.S. Officials, Amid Escalating Peace Efforts

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Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanakzai, a representative of the Taliban, attends international talks in Moscow last month. On Monday, the Islamist militant group announced that its representatives would be having conversations with the U.S. in the United Arab Emirates.

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Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander, A Bipartisan Dealmaker, Will Retire In 2020

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Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., speaks at the unveiling of the official portrait of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. Alexander said Monday he is not running for re-election in 2020.

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Alaska Fishermen Hauling A Bigger Catch With Gear They Get To Use For The First Time

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Peter Neaton and his crew unload black cod pots in Homer, Alaska after a November fishing trip in the Gulf of Alaska.

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Cambodia Nabs More Than 3 Tons Of Illegal Ivory

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Cambodian officials discovered 1,026 pieces of ivory hidden among marble in an abandoned container shipped from Mozambique. Cambodia has emerged as an ivory trade hub in recent years.

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‘I Wish I Had Never Been President’: SNL Imagines ‘It’s A Wonderful Trump’

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It’s Christmas and Kellyanne Conway spots Donald Trump at a party.

“After we lost the campaign, the devil did give me my soul back,” Conway (played by Kate McKinnon) says. “Excuse me, I have to go find my husband who I do speak to now.”

Saturday Night Live spoofed the White House in a parody of It’s a Wonderful Life, featuring Alec Baldwin as a beleaguered President Trump who is visited by an angel, Clarence (Kenan Thompson) and tells him he wishes ...

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Ryan Zinke Is Leaving The Interior Department, Trump Tweets

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke faced the prospect of congressional probes after newly elected Democrats take majority control of the House.

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As Judge Rules Obamacare Unconstitutional, Democrats Seethe, Republicans Stay Mum

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The HealthCare.gov website is seen on a laptop computer in May, 2017. On Friday, a federal district court judge ruled that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.

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‘Nowhere To Go But Up ‘ — A Small Town Confronts Its Addiction Crisis

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The 2016 viral photo of a couple passed out in a car while a child sits in the back seat triggered a painful moment of self-reflection in East Liverpool, Ohio. The community took steps to address its addiction problem, but progress has been spotty.

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‘Beale Street’ Is A Heart-Stopping, Beautiful Story Of Love And Injustice

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Teyonah Parris, KiKi Layne and Regina King star in If Beale Street Could Talk, adapted from James Baldwin’s 1974 novel.

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Video Catches Delivery Man In India Sampling Food He Is Delivering

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A food delivery man in India has been fired after a video that showed him eating a customer’s order went viral.

The video shows a balding man dressed in a red T-shirt with a red delivery bag on his motorbike. The T-shirt reads “Zomato,” a popular online food delivery company in India.

The man is parked at the side of a road. He uses a spoon to skim a few bites from a container of food he’s opened, puts the lid ...

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The Education Department Is Canceling $150 Million Of Student Loan Debt

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos attends an event at the White House.

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