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Canadian prime minister to meet with Washington governor

Canadian prime minister to meet with Washington governor

Trudeau will meet with investors to discuss what Canada has to offer and hear their perspectives, ideas and advice, Halle said. Protester Mike Foster says he's especially concerned about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to the West Coast and the impact that increased tanker traffic will have on Washington state's endangered killer whale population.



GOP Health Plan Cuts Coverage for Poor Kids in Florida

MacArthur can expect to encounter critics every time he meets with voters in town hall forums, because the legislation he wrote will kill about 45,000 Americans each year by denying health insurance coverage to 25 million people. Nationally, about 20 million people buy their own health insurance policies. It finds that an estimated 3.8 million adults, or about 25 percent of all adult enrollees in the 2015 individual insurance market, had a declinable pre-existing condition that could ...


Amash: Memo Could Lead To Impeachment

Amash: Memo Could Lead To Impeachment

Earlier, in an interview with ThinkProgress, Mr Green said that following the dismissal of James Comey, Mr Trump "is demonstrating that he has the power to dismiss people summarily, with impunity, unless he's impeached". "If he's got a charge to make, he needs to make it", Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) said. In addition to these concerns, we are alarmed that the attorney genial's actions in recommending that President Trump fire Director Comey may have contradicted his sworn testimony before the ...


Trump warns Comey and says he may cancel press briefings

Trump warns Comey and says he may cancel press briefings

As he later met with former secretary of state Henry Kissinger at the White House, Mr Trump was asked by reporters why he fired Mr Comey, responding: "He wasn't doing a good job, very simply." While this was not customary, Mr Comey explained why he took the responsibility ahead of Ms Lynch.


WikiLeaks awaits UK decision on Assange's status

WikiLeaks awaits UK decision on Assange's status

The Swedish prosecutor in charge of the investigation, Marianne Ny, did not disclose her intentions in advance, but she was due to address a news conference at 12:00 (1000 GMT) on Friday. The US government has said the documents were stolen by Russian hackers, and deliberately released to undermine faith in the election and destabilise Clinton.



May seeks Brexit mandate with Conservative manifesto

The Labour manifesto published this week pledged to drop the bill, replacing it with an EU Rights and Protections Bill, though it was not clear how the two would differ. "We will leave the European Union and take control of our money, take control of our borders, take control of our laws", she said to applause from the audience.