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  1. Brexit: A Second Referendum or Bust?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Voice of America

    Depending on who you talk to a second Brexit referendum is either the only way to break months of deadlock in Britain's House of Commons or a beguiling idea that would worsen deep political divisions. Either way, the odds are increasing on Britain holding a second plebiscite on whether it should remain in the European Union or exit, with or without a trade deal.

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  2. Kavanaugh: Court's Watergate Tapes Ruling May Have Been WrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Voice of America

    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974 that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes, leading to the end of his presidency, may have been wrongly decided. Kavanaugh was taking part in a roundtable discussion with other lawyers when he said at three different points that the decision in U.S. v.

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  3. Coats: No Disrespect Intended Over Russia Summit NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Voice of America

    Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 6, 2018. Dan Coats, the U.S. director of national intelligence, said Saturday that he in no way meant to be disrespectful toward President Donald Trump with what he called his "awkward response" to news of a second planned Trump summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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  4. Trump Disputes Intel Chief on Russian CyberattacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Voice of America

    President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting with members of his cabinet in Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, July 18, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he does not believe Russia is continuing to target the United States with cyberattacks, a direct contradiction of an assessment last week by Dan Coats, his director of national intelligence.

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  5. Trump Offers New Boast of Successful Meeting with PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Voice of America

    President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, July 17, 2018, in Washington. U.S. President Donald Trump is once again defending his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a day after reversing his acceptance of Putin's denial that Moscow interfered in the 2016 presidential election.

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  6. What Trump and Putin Hope to Achieve at Helsinki SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | Voice of America

    The outcome of the first summit between the unpredictable first-term American president and Russia's steely-eyed longtime leader is anybody's guess. With no set agenda, the summit could veer between spectacle and substance.

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  7. Senate Confirms Pick for Justice Department Criminal Division ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Voice of America

    Brian Benczkowski, then the Republican staff director of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sits behind the committee's ranking Republican, then-Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., during a committee hearing on Capitol Hill, June 18, 2009. The Senate voted along party lines Wednesday to confirm a lawyer who briefly represented a Russian bank with ties to the Kremlin to head the Justice Department's criminal division.

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  8. China Rebuffs Trump's Blame in North Korea Denuclearization FalloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Voice of America

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Kim Yong Chol, second from right, a North Korean senior ruling party official and former intelligence chief, for a second day of talks at the Park Hwa Guest House in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, July 7, 2018. China refused to take the blame for a setback in North Korea's path toward denuclearization as bilateral talks between Washington and Pyongyang went sour during U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit there over the weekend.

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  9. GOP Senator Warns Against Trusting Putin 'Mafia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Voice of America

    In this June 18, 2018, file photo, Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., listens during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kennedy, who just returned from a congressional trip to Russia warned against trusting President Vladimir Putin.

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  10. US Seeks Court Guidance on Deadlines to Reunite Migrant FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Voice of America

    The U.S. government is seeking guidance from a federal court over its efforts to reunite migrant parents and their children before court-imposed deadlines, after the administration separated the families for crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. In a filing overnight, U.S. Department of Justice officials asked the United States District Court for the Southern District of California for more details about procedures to reunite migrant families, saying in some cases the government may need additional time.

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  11. Expert: Press North Korea to Reveal All Secret Nuclear SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Voice of America

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, May 9, 2018, released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang. Washington must press Pyongyang to reveal the existence of secret nuclear sites, including the second uranium enrichment facility known as Kangsong, in any nuclear disarmament deal, said a former United Nations nuclear inspector.

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  12. Condo to Chick-Fil-A, Some of the Allegations Against PruittRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Voice of America

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 16, 2018. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt was the target of numerous federal ethics investigations.

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  13. Hundreds Arrested at Senate Office Building ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Voice of America

    Women hold signs as they protest the separation of immigrant families, June 28, 2018, inside the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hundreds of protesters were arrested Thursday after staging a sit-in at a U.S. Senate office building in Washington to protest the Trump administration's immigration policy.

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  14. Trump Trade Strategy Savaged on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Voice of America

    Testifying before a Senate panel, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Wednesday withstood a bipartisan barrage of complaints and criticism over the Trump administration's escalating trade battles with China and key American allies. "I don't think the Chinese want a trade war any more than we do," Ross told the Senate Finance Committee.

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  15. Britain Ends Royal 'Boycott' of IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Voice of America

    British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher salutes as Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres applauds on May 25, 1986 in Jerusalem, during her four-day visit to Israel. For 70 years successive Israeli governments have tried to persuade Britain to send a Royal on an official visit - something both Buckingham Palace and Downing Street have been reluctant to do.

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  16. FBI Agent at Center of Clinton Email Probe Controversy Escorted from BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Voice of America

    Peter Strzok, the senior FBI agent who led the Hillary Clinton email server investigation and exchanged a series of anti-Trump messages with another agent during the probe, has been escorted out of the bureau's Washington, D.C. headquarters, his lawyer confirmed Tuesday. "Despite being put through a highly questionable process, Pete has complied with every FBI procedure, including being escorted from the building as a part of the ongoing internal proceedings," Aitan Goelman, a lawyer for Strzok, said in a statement emailed to VOA.

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  17. Warned 30 Years Ago, Global Warming 'Is in Our Living Room'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Voice of America

    A young girl wades in the water outside of a home partially destroyed by rising sea levels in Diamniadio Island, Saloum Delta in Senegal, Oct. 18, 2015. On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congress and the world that global warming wasn't approaching - it had already arrived.

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  18. Trump Says DoJ Report Proof He Did 'Great Service' by Firing ComeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Voice of America

    A combination photo shows President Donald Trump during a discussion in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., April 5, 2018, and former FBI director James Comey during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington,June 8, 2017. United States President Donald Trump tweeted Friday the Justice Department's newly-released inspector general's report on the Hillary Clinton email probe proves that FBI Director James Comey was an ineffective leader of the law enforcement agency.

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  19. Washington Capitals Fans Celebrating Hockey Championship WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Voice of America

    A fan carries a home-made Stanley Cup made of mostly empty beer cans as people begin to arrive for the Washington Capitals Stanley Cup victory parade on Constitution Ave., along the National Mall in Washington, June 12, 2018. Thousands of Washington Capitals fans are gathering near the National Mall Tuesday to celebrate the ice hockey team's Stanley Cup championship, the team's first in its 44-year existence.

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  20. Environmentalists Slam US Interior Chief Over Yellowstone Chief's OusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Voice of America

    Environmentalists on Friday accused the Trump administration of political interference and retaliation in the ouster of Yellowstone National Park's chief after his disputes with U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke over the park's celebrated bison. Dan Wenk, who has led one of the nation's premier parks since 2011, on Friday described as "punitive" the decision by Zinke that he should retire early or be reassigned to a post in Washington, D.C. Wenk said in an interview he was not given specific reasons for the ultimatum, which came after he had announced his intention to retire in 2019.

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