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Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

Congress Health Overhaul

President Donald Trump says the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace 'Obamacare' remains...

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Poll: Far more trust generals than Trump on North Korea, while two-third oppose

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Two-thirds of Americans oppose launching a preemptive military strike against North Korea, with a majority trusting the U.S. military to handle the escalating nuclear crisis responsibly but not President Donald Trump, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds. Roughly...


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A's catcher Bruce Maxwell first MLB player to kneel for the national anthem

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell catapulted himself into the ongoing national political discourse on Saturday when he knelt for the national anthem ahead of a game against the Texas Rangers. Maxwell, a 26-year-old rookie, is the first MLB player to kneel during...


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Trump's comments on anthem, Curry resonate across sports

Reactions to President Donald Trump’s comments about football players who kneel during the national anthem, and his decision to rescind a White House invitation to Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors: At a rally in Alabama on Friday night, Trump suggested that NFL owners fire players who...


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WP-Bloomberg correction: MARIA-ELECTRIC

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. This correction refers to MARIA-ELECTRIC (Steven Mufson, Post), which moved Sept. 20. --- A Washington Post story on Puerto Rico’s bankrupt electric company gave the wrong title for Natalie Jaresko. She is the executive director of the Financial Oversight and...


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Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation Saturday from league executives and star players alike....


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North Korea's top diplomat says strike against US mainland is 'inevitable'

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. North Korea’s foreign minister warned Saturday that a strike against the U.S. mainland is “inevitable” because President Donald Trump mocked leader Kim Jong Un with the belittling nickname “little rocketman.” U.S. bombers escorted by fighter jets flew off the North...


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Mullins nets four goals in second half for D.C. United against San Jose

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Patrick Mullins had not scored in more than a year, a promising season derailed by injuries and poor form. But on Saturday night, the former University of Maryland star not only smashed his way out of a personal funk but set an MLS record. Mullins became...


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Edgar Smith, death row inmate whose release was championed by William F. Buckley Jr.,

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. It began in March 1957. Police found a body dumped in a desolate sand pit in Ramsey, New Jersey. The remains belonged to Vickie Zielinski, a popular 15-year-old high school cheerleader whose skull had been crushed by a boulder, her clothes in disarray. A neighbor,...


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Maryland throttled by UCF after Hill leaves game with injury

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. ORLANDO, Fla. - Maryland true freshman quarterback Kasim Hill had been lauded as something of a savior over the past few weeks, a symbol of potential long-term stability at a position that has long been a problem in College Park. Maryland had seen six different...


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Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

Trump Warriors White House Basketbal

Trump inflames sports stars by doubling down on anthem protests, rescinding Steph Curry invitation.


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