Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protests

Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protests

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and instead speak out against domestic violence.

Minnesota finalizes pitch for Amazon HQ

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Minnesota finalizes pitch for Amazon HQ
Gov. Mark Dayton, other stakeholders met Monday to review state's proposal, due later this week.

Pence holds economic talks with Japan ahead of Trump visit

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Pence holds economic talks with Japan ahead of Trump visit
Vice President Mike Pence is meeting with Japan's deputy prime minister on economic issues ahead of President Donald Trump's trip to Asia next month.
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Trump raises possibility of withdrawing drug czar nominee

President Donald Trump on Monday raised the possibility of withdrawing his nomination of Republican Rep. Tom Marino to be the nation's drug czar following reports that the lawmaker played a key role in passing a bill weakening federal authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.
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Trump says predecessors didn't honor fallen; response heated

For U.S. presidents, meeting the families of military personnel killed in war is about as wrenching as the presidency gets. President Donald Trump's suggestion Monday that his predecessors fell short in that duty brought a visceral reaction from those who witnessed those grieving encounters.
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How one Minnesota charity put Harvey Weinstein's bad money to good use

When Franken campaign offered to regift Harvey Weinstein's old campaign donations, the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center didn't hesitate.
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Lawyers debate latest Trump travel ban before federal judge

A federal judge in Maryland heard arguments Monday for and against the most recent Trump administration travel restrictions, but didn't rule from the bench.
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Senate votes to confirm Callista Gingrich as Vatican envoy

The Republican-led Senate on Monday confirmed Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, as the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican.
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Trump campaign racks up legal fees as Russia probes grow

President Donald Trump's re-election campaign spent more than $1 million in legal fees in the last three months, coinciding with a spike in intensity from Russia investigators.
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The Latest: Callista Gingrich confirmed as Vatican envoy

The Latest on the Senate's consideration of Callista Gingrich to be U.S. ambassador to the Vatican (all times local):
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Democrats accuse EPA's Pruitt of misusing taxpayer funds

Top-ranking Congressional Democrats are calling on a federal watchdog to review whether Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt broke the law by making a video for a private group opposing an Obama-era clean-water rule.
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Trump campaign faces subpoena in assault lawsuit

President Donald Trump's presidential campaign has been subpoenaed for records related to past sexual assault allegations against Trump — charges the president on Monday dismissed as "made-up stuff."
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Trump, McConnell: No matter what people say, we're friends

Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell reaffirmed their alliance of necessity Monday in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences. The garrulous president claimed they were longtime friends now closer than ever; the reserved Senate Republican leader allowed that they share goals and speak often.
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Oklahoma teen released on probation days before slaying

An Oklahoma teen accused of fatally shooting a man and raping an 81-year-old woman was released from juvenile court days before the offenses, despite a prosecutor's concerns that he would "hurt or kill a homeowner."
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Trump: Cuba 'is responsible' for attacks on US personnel

President Donald Trump said Monday that he believes Cuba is responsible for unexplained, invisible attacks in Cuba that have harmed American government workers.
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Rates on US Treasury bills climb at weekly auction

Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills climbing to their highest level in nine years.
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The Latest: Judge accepts Bergdahl's guilty pleas

The Latest on the court-martial of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked off his post in Afghanistan (all times local):
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US says airstrikes killed "dozens" of militants in Yemen

The U.S. military said Monday it killed dozens of Islamic State fighters in airstrikes on two training camps in Yemen.
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Sotomayor: Judging brings emotions, but keep them in check

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor told college students in New York City that she sometimes feels "great turmoil" inside when she is hearing arguments on the bench, but works hard to keep her emotions and personal biases in check.
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Source: Trump to meet with Yellen to discuss Fed job

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will meet with President Donald Trump on Thursday to discuss the possibility of a second term as head of the central bank, a source familiar with the administration's Fed search said Monday.
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Florida state of emergency declared for white nationalist

Citing past clashes and protests, Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday declared a state of emergency in advance of a speech white nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to give at the University of Florida.
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FAA looking after pilot drops turkeys on Arkansas festival

The Federal Aviation Administration says it will check to see whether any laws or regulations were broken when a low-flying pilot dropped live turkeys onto an Arkansas festival over the weekend.
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Activist kicked off American flight charges discrimination

An activist who helped organize the Women's March on Washington is accusing an American Airlines pilot of racial discrimination for kicking her off a flight.In…