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Trump threatens to veto omnibus spending bill over DACA and the border wall

President Donald Trump threatened to veto the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill already passed by Congress on Friday. The about-face comes a day after White House officials issued public assurances the president would sign the legislation despite his misgivings about it. The government will shut down at 12:01 a.m. Saturday if Trump does not sign a funding bill into law.

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Citigroup Imposes Restrictions on Client Gun Sales

Citigroup announced Thursday it’s implementing restrictions on client firearm sales, making it the first major bank to impose such gun control measures. In an email to employees provided to Infowars, Citigroup Chief Executive Officer Mike Corbat detailed new policies applying to “small business, commercial and institutional clients, as well as credit card partners.” The policy is ostensibly “designed to respect

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China responds to Trump tariffs with proposed list of US products to target

The world’s second-largest economyhas responded to President Donald Trump’s controversial trade tariffs. China’s commerce ministry proposed a list of 128 U.S. products as potential retaliation targets, according to a statement on its website posted Friday morning. The U.S. goods, which had an import value of $3 billion in 2017, include wine, fresh fruit, dried fruit and nuts, steel pipes, modified

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Uber self-driving system hits woman

Video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix shows a pedestrian walking from a darkened area onto a street just moments before an Uber SUV strikes her. The lights on the SUV didn’t illuminate 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg on Sunday night until a second or two before impact, raising questions about whether the vehicle could have stopped in time.

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Student Planning Abortion Protest After School Shooting Walkout

As thousands of students across the country walked out of class demanding strict gun laws, in honor of the Parkland shooting victims, Benzel was placed on paid administrative leave when she asked students to consider whether there’s a double standard in the national school walkout. “I would like a conversation about when is too much? And are we going allow

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