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Pruitt to EPA employees: 'We don't have to choose' between jobs and the environment

In his first full work day as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt made clear Monday that he intends to step back from what he sees as the agency's regulatory overreach during the Obama administration.

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Court considers constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process

A federal appeals plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state tries to start carrying out executions once again.

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New guidelines under Trump greatly increase number of immigrants targeted for deportation

The new guidelines under President Donald Trump call for the deportation of any individuals in the country illegally if they are convicted, charged or suspected of a crime, which could include traffic infractions.

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White House denounces 'hatred' after Jewish center threats

The White House statement Tuesday said President Donald Trump "has made it abundantly clear that these actions are unacceptable."

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Riots erupt in Sweden's capital just days after President Trump comments

Just two days after President Donald Trump provoked widespread consternation by seeming to imply, incorrectly, that immigrants had perpetrated a recent spate of violence in Sweden, riots broke out in a predominantly immigrant neighborhood in the northern suburbs of Sweden's capital, Stockholm.

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Austria approves U.S. extradition for Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash

Firtash was indicted in Chicago by a U.S. grand jury in 2012 for allegedly paying off officials through U.S. banks in a failed attempt to secure titanium mining rights in India.

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Trump taps Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser.

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Democratic U.S. Rep. Bustos won't run for Illinois governor in 2018

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos announced Monday she will not run for Illinois governor next year, leaving the Democratic field without a major Downstate candidate.

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British parliament debates Trump visit

British lawmakers on Monday kicked off a debate on whether to withdraw an invitation to President Trump for a state visit — an offer that had been extended by the British prime minister with unprecedented speed.

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Trump asked people to 'look at what's happening … in Sweden.' Here's what's happening there.

Trump's references to Sweden seemed to suggest that the country's welcoming approach to refugees and its alleged effects on crime rates should be a warning sign. But were the president's remarks justified?

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