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Oxfam activists wearing masks of US President Donald Trump, left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel stage a demonstration in Giardini Naxos, near the venue of the G7 summit in the Sicilian town of Taormina, southern Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. Climate change promises to be the most problematic issue for this summit after Trump's decision to review U.S. policies related to the Paris Agreement on fighting global warming. (AP Photo/Paolo Santalucia)
Trump 'evolving' on climate action, pressured by EuropeansPresident Donald Trump spent Friday in meetings in Italy, demanding that the world's wealthiest nations do more to fight terror while listening to their urgings about the need to stay in the sweeping Paris climate agreement.
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Trump law firm calls alleged Bloom County letter a 'fake'A law firm representing President Trump is disputing internet reports that it sent a "cease and desist" letter to the creator of Bloom County
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US: 2 Chinese jets conduct unsafe intercept of Navy aircraftPentagon: Chinese jets conducted an unprofessional intercept of a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the South China Sea
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Indiana faces records request backlog as Pence drags feetThe Indiana governor's office faces a backlog of public records requests, most of which stem from Vice President Mike Pence's tenure as governor
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Supporters cheer former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as she makes her way to deliver the commencement address at Wellesley College, Friday, May 26, 2017 in Wellesley, Mass. Clinton graduated from the school in 1969. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)
Clinton calls Trump's budget a mean-spirited 'con'Hillary Clinton has delivered the commencement speech at her alma mater Wellesley College, peppering the address with barbs aimed at her rival in last year's election, President Donald Trump.
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People fill out ballots for the special election to fill Montana's only U.S. House seat at the Montana Pavilion at MetraPark on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Billings, Mont. The seat was vacated by Ryan Zinke, a Republican who is now President Donald Trump's Interior secretary. (Bronte Wittpenn/The Billings Gazette via AP)
GOP holds onto Montana seat, yet both parties optimisticRepublicans held onto a conservative House seat in Montana despite a last-minute assault charge against their candidate. Democrats say the GOP had to spend millions on what should have been an easy win.
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Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, and White House chief economic adviser Gary Cohn talk before a meeting between President Donald Trump and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Junker and European Council President Donald Tusk, at European Union headquarters, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Brussels. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
White House adviser differs with coal-loving presidentThe president's chief economic adviser is casting doubt on the future of U.S. coal, saying it "doesn't really make that much sense anymore as a feedstock," directly contradicting Trump's repeated promises to revive the struggling coal industry.
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President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leave the Ancient Greek Theater of Taormina after a G7 family photo, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Taormina, Italy. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: Merkel reminds Trump about German investmentGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's spoken to President Donald Trump about his reported criticism of Germany for its trade surplus with the U.S.
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U.S. President Donald Trump, right, speaks to other G7 Leaders including British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, and French President Emmanuel Macron, third from left, in Taormina, Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. Leaders of the G7 meet Friday and Saturday, including newcomers Emmanuel Macron of France and Theresa May of Britain in an effort to forge a new dynamic after a year of global political turmoil amid a rise in nationalism. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
Trump views on climate 'evolving' amid push from EuropeansA top White House official says President Donald Trump's views on climate change are "evolving" following his discussions with European leaders who are pushing him to stay in the Paris climate accord
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016 file photo, Dallas police detain a driver after five police officers were shot in downtown Dallas.  More than a dozen states this year have passed “Blue Lives Matter” laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers. The new laws came in reaction to a spike in deadly attacks on police last year. Some civil rights activists fear the measures could set back police-community relations.  (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
New 'Blue Lives Matter' laws raise concerns among activistsMore than a dozen states this year have passed "Blue Lives Matter" laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers
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Native Alaskans who protected Alaska in WWII to be honoredThe military will honor more than a dozen deceased members of a largely Native Alaskan citizen militia who protected the U.S. territory from the threat of Japanese invasion during World War II
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefitsRepublicans want lower premiums, but quality health insurance doesn't come cheap
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