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Hawaiian judge blocks latest version of Trump’s travel ban

FOX NEWS A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Trump’s revised travel ban – just hours before it was expected to go into effect across the United States. Tuesday’s decision from U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu stops the administration’s third attempt to indefinitely ban entry into the country by most nationals of Libya, Syria, Iran, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea. The ban would also prevent some Venezuelan government officials and their families. “Today’s dangerously flawed district court order undercuts the President’s efforts to keep the American people safe and enforce minimum security standards for entry...

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House Republicans seek Mueller hearing testimony

FOX NEWS House Republicans have formally asked leaders of the Senate and House judiciary committees to convene public hearings to bring Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his legal team “out of the shadows” and testify on the Russia meddling probe.   Texas Republican Rep. Brian Babin, who began drafting the letter and gathering signatures over the summer, apparently has sent it — with the support of 18 House colleagues.  The Oct. 13-dated letter was sent to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va. In the letter, Babin asks that one or...

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NBA coach calls Trump ‘a pathological liar’ following comments about soldiers killed in Niger

FOX NEWS San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich sounded off Monday against President Trump  (AP) San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich sounded off Monday against President Trump, calling him a “soulless coward” after Trump answered a question about the U.S. soldiers killed in Niger on Oct. 4. During a news conference at the White House, Trump was asked by a reporter why he hadn’t publically commented on the deaths of the four U.S. Special Forces soldiers that were killed in Niger. The president said he had written letters and planned to call the families before alleging that “a lot of”...

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Comey drafted letter on Clinton email investigation before completing interviews, FBI confirms

FOX NEWS The FBI released documents Monday proving former FBI Director James Comey began drafting a letter regarding Hillary Clinton’s email investigation months before conducting several key interviews, including speaking to Clinton herself. The document release was titled “Drafts of Director Comeys July 5, 2016 Statement Regarding Email Server Investigation Part 01 of 01.” The contents of the email were largely unclear as nearly all of it was redacted. The now-public records show the email titled “Midyear Exam — UNCLASSIFIED” was sent by Comey on May 2, 2016, to Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, general counsel James Baker and chief...

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Trumps slams ‘disgraceful’ and ‘fake’ subpoena from Gloria Allred, ex-‘Apprentice’ contestant

FOX NEWS President Donald Trump again slammed “fake news” Monday, this time denouncing sexual assault allegations made against him after a former contestant from “The Apprentice” filed a subpoena against the Trump campaign. Speaking at a press conference in the White House Rose Garden, Trump called the reported subpoena “disgraceful” and “totally fake news,” before adding: “That happens in the world of politics.” TRUMP URGES DISMISSAL OF ‘APPRENTIE’ CONTESTANT’S LAWSUIT The Trump campaign was subpoenaed in March by former “Apprentice” contestant Summer Zervos, who accused Trump of aggressively kissing and grabbing her when she met with him to discuss a possible...

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Trump says subpoena filed against him for sexual assault is ‘fake news’

FOX NEWS President Donald Trump again slammed “fake news” Monday, this time denouncing sexual assault allegations made against him after a former contestant from “The Apprentice” filed a subpoena against the Trump campaign. Speaking at a press conference in the White House Rose Garden, Trump called the reported subpoena “disgraceful” and “totally fake news,” before adding: “That happens in the world of politics.” TRUMP URGES DISMISSAL OF ‘APPRENTIE’ CONTESTANT’S LAWSUIT The Trump campaign was subpoenaed in March by former “Apprentice” contestant Summer Zervos, who accused Trump of aggressively kissing and grabbing her when she met with him to discuss a possible...

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EPA’s Pruitt moves to end Obama-era practice of ‘sue and settle’ with environmentalists

FOX NEWS EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt​ moved Monday to end a controversial practice known as “sue and settle,” which critics said was used during the Obama administration to cut deals with environmental groups leading to new regulations. “The days of regulation through litigation are over,” Pruitt said in a statement, announcing a new EPA directive Republicans, including Pruitt, had fought with the Obama administration in court over what they described as a back-room practice that led to more red tape. They claimed the EPA routinely entered into consent decrees with environmental groups that had sued the agency, in turn...

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Trump in Asia will call for increased pressure on North Korea

FOX NEWS WASHINGTON– President Donald Trump will ask U.S. allies to pressure North Korea on its nuclear program in an upcoming trip to the Asia-Pacific region. The White House says Trump will travel in November to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines from Nov. 3 to Nov. 14. Trump will also stop in Hawaii. The White House said that in South Korea, Trump will meet with President Moon Jae-in (jah-yihn) and “call on the international community to join together in maximizing pressure on North Korea.” In Japan, Trump will meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh AH’-bay)...

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