Trump adviser Icahn resigned ahead of negative magazine story

Trump adviser Icahn resigned ahead of negative magazine story

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who resigned Friday from an unpaid post as President Donald Trump's adviser on deregulation efforts, stepped down as the New Yorker was preparing a lengthy article detailing Icahn's potential conflicts of interest and questioning the legality of his actions.

Chris Coleman takes on early baggage in race for governor

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Chris Coleman takes on early baggage in race for governor
The St. Paul mayor proposed a 24 percent increase in the property tax levy last week, and if you're explaining, you're losing.

Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards program

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Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards program
Acknowledging that he has become a "political distraction," President Donald Trump has decided to skip the festivities surrounding the annual Kennedy Center Honors arts awards later this year, the White House announced Saturday amid the continuing fallout over Trump's stance on last weekend's white supremacist demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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The Latest: Dallas police prepare for rally against racism

The Latest on a conservative rally and counterdemonstration in Boston and around the country (all times local):
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Boston 'free speech rally' cut short by huge counterprotest

Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism.
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Republicans debate what to do about Trump

Analysis: He won't change, many conclude.
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Colleges grappling with balancing free speech, campus safety

When Carl Valentine dropped off his daughter at the University of Virginia, he had some important advice for the college freshman: Don't forget that you are a minority.
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Minnesota Republicans blast racists, refrain from directly criticizing Trump

WASHINGTON – President Trump's remarks following a clash of white supremacists and protesters in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend spurred a national debate about whether…
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GOP doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the open

President Donald Trump's racially fraught comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open some Republicans' deeply held doubts about his competency and temperament, in an extraordinary public airing of worries and grievances about a sitting president by his own party.
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Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website

Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who went from Donald Trump's victorious campaign to a top White House post, has been pushed out by the president, capping a turbulent seven months that witnessed the departure of much of Trump's original senior staff.
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Trump Phoenix rally to highlight feisty feud with senator

When President Donald Trump takes the stage this week at a rally in Arizona, the state's junior senator will be nowhere to be seen. But Trump is likely to save some choice words for Sen. Jeff Flake.
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Pence on message, despite Trump's troubles at home

The day after President Donald Trump sparred with reporters on live television over assigning blame for violence at a white supremacist rally, White House aides were stunned, advisers were whispering their frustrations, business allies were cutting public ties with the White House and Trump was out of sight.
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The Latest: 2nd officer dies from shooting in Fla.

The Latest on police officers shot in Florida (all times local):
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Feds allege California Marines involved in $67M health fraud

Federal authorities say Southern California Marines were recruited for a scheme that bilked the government's military health insurance provider out of $67 million.
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Serpico, others from NYPD, rally in support of Kaepernick

A former New York City police officer, whose claims of police corruption in the 1970s were chronicled in an Al Pacino movie, joined dozens of current and former officers Saturday at a rally in support of getting quarterback Colin Kaepernick a job in the National Football League.
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Trump's new communications director isn't new to his ways

Others tried without much success, and now the job of keeping President Donald Trump on message has fallen to Hope Hicks, a young aide who entered his orbit not knowing the ride would eventually take her to the pinnacle of Washington politics.
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'Nazis' spray-painted on Robert E. Lee statue in Dallas

Dallas police officials say a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has been vandalized.
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Kansas trial to examine bias claim against Kobach's office

A former employee in Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's office alleges in a lawsuit headed to trial Monday that she was fired because she didn't go to church enough.
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California lawmakers to tackle housing crisis, immigration

California lawmakers return Monday from a monthlong break with a busy agenda that includes tackling the state's housing crisis and deciding whether to make California a statewide sanctuary for people living illegally in the U.S.
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Missouri child abuse hotline now accepts out-of-state calls

For years, callers with out-of-state area codes couldn't connect with Missouri's toll-free hotline to report cases of potential child abuse and neglect, an issue advocates worried could discourage good Samaritans and mean some kids might not get the help they need.
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Trump struggles with presidential duties as uniter-in-chief

For Susan Bro, mother of the woman killed at a rally organized by white supremacists, the president of the United States can offer no healing words.
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SBA approves disaster loan request due to last month's flood

The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's request to provide federal low-interest disaster loans for individuals and businesses affected by flooding.
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Trump remarks could sidetrack Democrats from other issues

President Donald Trump's widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary: how to seize the moral high ground without getting sucked into a politically perilous culture war.