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The 7 most intriguing questions Robert Mueller wants to ask Trump

Now we know what special counsel Robert S. Mueller III wants to ask President Trump (at least in part). The New York Times reported Monday evening on a series of questions the special counsel’s team has previewed with Trump’s lawyers as they negotiate whether the president will sit for an interview. And while much of […] Read more
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Migrant Caravan, After Grueling Trip, Reaches US Border. Now the Really Hard Part.

To qualify for asylum, applicants must prove they have been persecuted or fear persecution based on their race, religion, nationality, political beliefs or membership in a particular group. People who request protection at a United States entry point must be referred to an asylum officer for a screening, known as a credible-fear interview. If the Read more
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Japan frets about Trump’s looming talks with North Korea

“The Japanese people should be concerned about slight differences of priorities between the United States and Japan,” said Mieko Nakabayashi, a professor in U.S.-Japan relations at Waseda University in Tokyo. Japan, she said, was “watching very carefully” to see whether Trump would pursue the same objective of Kim giving up his nuclear Read more
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Kim Jong Un walks across border to meet South Korean president — live updates

GOYANG, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walked across the border Friday and met South Korean President Moon Jae-in. It’s the first time a member of the Kim dynasty has set foot on southern soil since the end of the Korean War in 1953 and the latest bid to settle the world’s […] Read more
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As state dinner hostess, Melania Trump finally seems at ease as first lady

Would the signature Trump bling break through the looming gray clouds on the night of his administration’s first state dinner? The answer on Tuesday was yes. On an already symbolic evening that carried the added pressure of being the Trumps’ foray into official diplomatic branding, the first couple managed to pull off the glitzy party in Read more
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Toronto Van Plows Along Sidewalk, Killing 9 in ‘Pure Carnage’

Images posted on social media appeared to show bodies lying on a broad, tree-lined sidewalk near a pedestrian plaza, and some of them appeared to have been covered with blankets. Several witnesses said the debris left by the crash included a child’s stroller. One witness, who identified himself as Ali, said the van had mowed […] Read more
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An old-school proper goodbye for Barbara Bush, a first lady of grace and grit

HOUSTON — Dignity. Grace. Respect, always respect. In the church, on the streets, lining up to view the casket, they said the same words over and over: Barbara Pierce Bush, the “first lady of the greatest generation,” as one of her eulogists called her, had the good manners of handwritten notes, decency in disagreement, the […] Read more
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Democratic Party Alleges Trump-Russia Conspiracy in New Lawsuit

“I don’t know when Mueller will finish,” Mr. Perez said. “I’m very concerned about the run-up to the midterm elections.” Mr. Perez firmly denied that the lawsuit had a political purpose, but he appeared to allude at points to the possibility that civil litigation might bring to light damaging information about Mr. Trump and his Read more
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North Korea, Southwest Airlines, Barbara Bush: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Capt. Tammie Jo Shults, above, was one of the first female fighter pilots in the Navy three decades ago. Passengers aboard Flight 1380, headed from New York to Dallas, praised her in online posts and in interviews on Wednesday. One passenger, Jennifer Riordan, an executive from Albuquerque, later died of her injuries. Passengers described the Read more
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SCOTUS nixes part of law requiring deportation of immigrants convicted of some crimes

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