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John Kelly, Trump's new chief of staff, 'won't suffer idiots and fools' - Washington Post
Twelve days after Donald Trump's election victory, the president-elect asked John Kelly to meet with him at the stately Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., to discuss the roles of secretaries of State and Homeland Security. It was a small ...

Health-care vote lays bare the divide between McCain and McConnell - Washington Post
Sens. Mitch McConnell and John McCain have a fundamental difference in their approaches to politics. The Kentucky Republican counts success almost entirely through political victories, wins and losses best measured by the elections every two years.
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Trump, on Long Island, Vows an End to Gang Violence - New York Times
In a speech to law enforcement in Long Island, N.Y., President Trump instructed police not to protect suspected gang members' heads when putting them in police cars. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters. Watch in Times Video .
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We're heading into peak state fair season. How safe is your ride? - USA TODAY
CINCINNATI ? Carnival-ride deaths may be rare, but states such as Ohio ? where the Fire Ball broke apart on the Ohio State Fair's opening night Wednesday in Columbus ? have too few inspectors and not enough safety regulations, experts say.
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US Rep. John Delaney of Maryland to Run for President - U.S. News & World Report
A three-term Maryland Democrat who is one of the wealthiest members of Congress is the first to announce he'll seek his party's nomination to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020. July 28, 2017, at 4:06 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google + ...

Ohio boa constrictor: Firefighters kill snake 'stuck to woman's face' - BBC News
Firefighters in the US state of Ohio have rescued a woman who telephoned 911 in terror, pleading, "Oh, please! I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face!" "Ma'am, you have a what?" the operator replied. "You're outside with a boa constrictor stuck to ...

Man Suspected of Killing Wife on Cruise Because 'She Would Not Stop Laughing' at Him - NBCNews.com
ANCHORAGE, Alaska ? A Utah man is suspected of killing his wife aboard an Alaska cruise ship because "she would not stop laughing" at him, according to an FBI complaint. Kenneth Manzanares was discovered with blood on his hands and clothes ...

The Scout lesson: If Trump comes to speak, be prepared (for anything) - Washington Post
On Thursday morning, several days after President Trump gave a remarkably political speech to the Boy Scouts of America, the organization's ?chief Scout executive,? Michael Surbaugh, published a letter on its website that referenced the controversy. In ...

Florida governor disturbed by video of shark dragging - Washington Post
MIAMI ? Florida's governor wants to know if state law needs to be changed to better protect wildlife after a video of a shark being dragged behind a speeding boat went viral. Gov. Rick Scott sent a letter to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation ...

What in the world is Debbie Wasserman Schultz thinking? - Washington Examiner
As news spread that the IT aide of former Democratic National Committee chairwoman and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., was arrested by federal law enforcement officials as he attempted to flee the country, enterprising reporters and law ...

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