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Trump flips on trade pact, weighs rejoining Pacific-Rim deal

In a striking reversal, President Donald Trump has asked trade officials to explore the possibility of the United States rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, a free trade deal he pulled out of during his first days in office as part of his "America first" agenda.

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Missouri governor mirrors Trump in quest to survive scandal

Facing mounting calls to resign following sexual misconduct allegations, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens appears to be taking a cue from President Donald Trump as he fights for his political survival amid a #MeToo movement that has felled dozens of other prominent politicians and public figures.

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The Latest: Texas governor says half of 1,400 troops on job

The Latest on Donald Trump's effort to send up to 4,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to combat illegal immigration and drug trafficking.

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Inspectors head to site of suspected gas attack in Syria

A team of inspectors from the international chemical weapons watchdog was on its way to Syria on Thursday to begin an investigation into a suspected chemical weapons attack near the capital that has brought the war-torn country to the brink of a wider conflict, amid Western threats of retaliation and Russian warnings of the potential for "a dangerous escalation."

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Pompeo vows to confront Russia, dodges Mueller questions

Aiming to quell concerns before what is likely to be a narrow confirmation vote, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo vowed on Thursday to ramp up efforts against Russia in "each place we confront them." But he ducked and dodged when asked whether he supports President Donald Trump's pounding criticism of the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Apr. 13, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Zuckerberg testimony reveals lawmaker confusion on Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged Wednesday that regulation of social media companies is "inevitable" and disclosed that his own personal information has been compromised by malicious outsiders. But after two days of congressional testimony, what seemed clear was how little Congress seems to know about Facebook, much less what to do about it.

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Crash kills 257 in Algeria's deadliest aviation disaster

A hulking military transport plane crashed just after takeoff in Algeria Wednesday, killing 257 people in the worst aviation disaster in the North African nation's history and plunging the country into mourning.

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Trump says all calm at White House, vents about Russia probe

President Donald Trump insisted that all was "very calm and calculated" at the White House, even as he vented Wednesday about the Russia probe, complained about Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and served noticed that "nice and new and 'smart'" missiles will be coming down on Syria.

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Ryan bowing out, sending ripples of uncertainty through GOP

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Wednesday he will retire rather than seek another term in Congress as the steady if reluctant wingman for President Donald Trump, sending ripples through a Washington already on edge and spreading new uncertainty through a party bracing for a rough election year.

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Study: Global warming is weakening key ocean circulation

Global warming is likely slowing the main Atlantic Ocean circulation, which has plunged to its weakest level on record, according to a new study.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Apr. 12, 2018

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Zuckerberg discloses Facebook working with Russia probe

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg disclosed Tuesday his company is "working with" special counsel Robert Mueller in the federal probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign — and working hard to change its own operations after the harvesting of users' private information by a Trump campaign-affiliated data-mining company.

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Oklahoma Republicans refuse to bow to teachers' demands

A top Republican lawmaker said Tuesday that the Oklahoma Legislature has no plans to bow to striking teachers' demand to eliminate a capital gains tax break as a way to end a walkout now in its second week.

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Trump believes he can fire Mueller, White House says

The federal agents who raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, were looking for records about payments to a former Playboy playmate and to porn actress Stormy Daniels, who both claim to have had affairs with Trump.

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Cosby lawyer attacks accuser as prosecutors build case

Bill Cosby's retrial took a far more combative turn Tuesday than the first go-round, as his lawyers launched a scathing attack on his accuser and prosecutors put the first in a parade of women on the stand to portray the comedian as a sexual predator.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Apr. 11, 2018

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Gradual deployment of US troops to Mexico border underway

The Trump administration also announced that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will visit a stretch of new border wall.

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Trump threatens Syria strike, suggests Russia shares blame

Promising a decision within hours, President Donald Trump threatened a military strike against Syria and declared on Monday that Russia or any other nation found to share responsibility for Saturday's apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians will "pay a price."

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National Guard members start arriving at US-Mexico border

Some National Guard members have started arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border with more expected as federal government officials continue to discuss what they'll do about illegal immigration.

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Apple co-founder closing Facebook account in privacy crisis

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account as the social media giant struggles to cope with the worst privacy crisis in its history.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Apr. 10, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Trump: Raid on his lawyer abuses attorney-client privilege

Federal agents have raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen, seizing records on topics that include a $130,000 payment made to porn actress Stormy Daniels, who says she had sex with Trump.

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Facebook users to learn if they were part of privacy scandal

Get ready to find out if your Facebook data has been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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Judge: Assault weapons ban doesn’t violate 2nd Amendment

Assault weapons and large-capacity magazines are not protected by the Second Amendment, a federal judge said in a ruling Friday upholding Massachusetts' ban on the weapons.