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EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler speaks during a media availability at the Environmental Protection Agency, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in Washington. Wheeler signed a repeal of one of the Obama era's two biggest climate change initiatives, the Clean Power Plan, and adopting an alternative plan that would loosen regulations on the plants. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Amid urgent climate warnings, EPA gives coal a reprieveThe Trump administration has carried out a sweeping about-face on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change, easing restrictions on coal-fired power plants.
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FBI eyes Deutsche Bank after money-laundering reportThe FBI has reached out to a lawyer for a former Deutsche Bank employee who complained that the bank ignored suspicious transactions, including some involving Jared Kushner's family real estate company
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FILE - This March 28, 2018, file photo shows a Facebook logo at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook’s plan to create a digital currency used across the world is already raising concern with financial regulators and privacy experts. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Facebook's currency Libra faces financial, privacy pushbackCorrection: Facebook-Digital Currency-Obstacles story
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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, speaks at the Poor People's Moral Action Congress presidential forum in Washington, Monday, June 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Biden not apologizing for remarks on segregationist senatorsJoe Biden is under fire from rival Democratic presidential hopefuls after saying the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists
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In this June 18m 2019, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks at the Capitol in Washington. After more than a decade’s absence, the case for reparations for slavery is returning to Capitol Hill. McConnell said Tuesday that he opposes reparations. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
White House offers budget freeze if Dems don't agree to dealTrump administration bargainers are offering a one-year budget freeze, say Democratic spending demands remain too high
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Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, right, walks with his wife, Andrea Gallagher as they arrive to military court on Naval Base San Diego, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in San Diego. Jury selection continued Tuesday morning in the court-martial of the decorated Navy SEAL, who is accused of stabbing to death a wounded teenage Islamic State prisoner and wounding two civilians in Iraq in 2017. He has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder, charges that carry a potential life sentence. (AP Photo/Julie Watson)
The Latest: Witness says he saw Navy SEAL stab prisonerA Navy SEAL has testified that he saw a comrade stab a wounded and captive Islamic State fighter in Iraq in 2017
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Xi, Kim summit topics: Friendship, food aid and maybe nukesChinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are sure to discuss their bilateral friendship, likely to talk about food aid to the North and possibly might address the stalled nuclear talks with Washington
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Director of the National Police, General Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte, gives a press conference about the intellectual authors of the attack on former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, in front of an image of a man identified by authorities as Victor Hugo Gomez in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Wednesday June 19, 2019. According to Bautista Almonte, Ortiz was shot by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, Sixto David Fernández, who was seated at the same table with the former baseball star on the night of June 9, and the attempted murder was ordered from the United States by Victor Hugo Gomez, Fernández's cousin and an associate of Mexico's Gulf Cartel. (AP Photo/Roberto Guzman)
Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identityThe Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor says former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his hometown on June 9
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A discount store that a family visited shortly before they were targeted in a videotaped encounter by police responding to a shoplifting report, is shown Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Anita Snow)
Man featured in video demands of firing of Phoenix copsThe young black man featured in a videotaped encounter that showed Phoenix police pointing guns and cursing at him and his pregnant fiancee has told city councilmembers he wants the officers to be fired
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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, speaks at the Poor People's Moral Action Congress presidential forum in Washington, Monday, June 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
The Latest: Biden says Booker, not he, should apologizeDemocratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says he won't be apologizing for saying the Senate "got things done" with "civility" decades ago when he served alongside segregationists
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Prosecutors to appeal would-be bomber's 16-year sentenceFederal prosecutors plan to appeal the 16-year prison sentence given to a man for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012
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Toni Natalie, center, and Catherine Oxenberg, left, talk with the media outside Brooklyn federal court after NXIVM defendant Keith Raniere was found guilty on all counts, Wednesday, June 19, 2019 in New York. Natalie is a former member of NXIVM and Oxenberg's daughter was a member of NXIVM. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Self-help guru convicted in lurid sex-trafficking caseThe guru of a cult-like self-improvement group that attracted heiresses and Hollywood actresses has been convicted of turning his female devotees into his sex slaves through such means as shame, punishment and nude blackmail photos
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
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