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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The Latest: Trump denies disrespecting grieving familyPresident Donald Trump is emphatically rejecting claims he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Sessions defends Comey firing, dodges questions on TrumpAttorney General Jeff Sessions defends President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey
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This photo provided by the U.S. Army Special Operations Command shows Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger. President Donald Trump told Johnson's widow, Myeshia Johnson, that her husband "knew what he signed up for," according to Rep. Frederica Wilson, who said she heard part of the conversation on speakerphone. In a Wednesday morning tweet, Trump said Wilson's description of the call was "fabricated." (U.S. Army Special Operations Command via AP)
Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump callMore than a half-dozen people whose relatives died in military service since Donald Trump became president say they never got a call from him
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks about the US relationship with India, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Tillerson seeks stronger ties with India, chides ChinaSecretary of State Rex Tillerson is calling for the U.S. and India to expand strategic ties
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House, Senate intel committees receive briefing from GoogleTech giant Google has briefed the House and Senate intelligence committees ahead of two Nov. 1 hearings that will examine Russian efforts to influence U.S. elections through social media
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President Donald Trump, right, sitting next to Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., left, speaks during a meeting with members of the Senate Finance Committee and members of the President's economic team in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier's grieving familyPresident Donald Trump strongly rejected the claim Wednesday that was he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain Army sergeant
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Judge orders government to allow abortion for immigrant teenA federal judge has ordered the government to allow a pregnant 17-year old immigrant, who was detained after entering the country illegally, to undergo an abortion
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Iowa governor pushes Trump to preserve ethanol quotasIowa's Republican governor is reiterating her concern over a plan by the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce the amount of biofuels blended into gasoline and diesel
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, Sen. Bob Menendez arrives to court for his federal corruption trial in Newark, N.J. Karissa Willhite, former staffer for Menendez has given testimony Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, at his bribery trial that differs from the prosecution’s version of events.   (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Former Menendez staffer contradicts prosecution testimonyA former staffer for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez has given testimony at this bribery trial that differs from the prosecution's version of events
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Former Trump campaign manager meets with Senate intelPresident Donald Trump's former campaign manager has met with the Senate intelligence panel amid its probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2011, file photo, Rep. Thomas Marino, R-Pa., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Marino, President Donald Trump's former nominee to be the nation's drug czar, is defending his role in writing a law that critics say weakened the government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Former drug czar nominee Marino defends role in opioid lawPresident Donald Trump's former nominee to be the nation's drug czar is defending his role in writing a law that critics say weakened the government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama speaks during the Goalkeepers Conference hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. Obama is stepping back into the political spotlight for the first time since leaving the White House, publicly stumping for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in Virginia and New Jersey in preparation for this fall's elections. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Obama to campaign in NJ, Virginia governor racesFormer President Barack Obama returning to political life as he campaigns in New Jersey and Virginia for Democratic gubernatorial candidates
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