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Trump gave himself a '10' for Puerto Rico recovery. This congresswoman says it’s a '4.'

Trump gave himself a '10' for Puerto Rico recovery. This congresswoman says it’s a '4.'Nydia Velázquez, D-N.Y., the first Puerto Rican-born woman elected to Congress, sharply criticized President Trump’s handling of the hurricane damage on the island in an interview with Yahoo News on Friday evening. The congresswoman also suggested the president is treating Puerto Ricans differently than other U.S. citizens because they are Latinos.


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The #MeToo hashtag has reached nearly half the Facebook accounts in America. The consequences have just begun.

The #MeToo hashtag has reached nearly half the Facebook accounts in America. The consequences have just begun.This week Facebook came through as a forum for truth as women across the country unspooled their tales of sexual harassment and abuse under the #MeToo hashtag — and the movement is already having real-world consequences.


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JFK at 100: Remembering John F. Kennedy

JFK at 100: Remembering John F. KennedyTake a look back at the life of President John F. Kennedy on his centennial


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San Juan mayor rips Trump for giving himself a perfect '10' on hurricane response

San Juan mayor rips Trump for giving himself a perfect '10' on hurricane response“If it is a 10 out of a scale of 100, of course. It is still a failing grade,” San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said when asked about President Trump's giving himself a perfect grade for his response to the hurricane devastation in Puerto Rico.


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Amid Niger questions, Congress calls Tillerson, Mattis to testify in war powers debate

Amid Niger questions, Congress calls Tillerson, Mattis to testify in war powers debateThe Senate took a step late Thursday toward reviving the post-9/11 debate over where, when, how, why and on whose authority young Americans should go off to war.


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Video undermines White House attack on Rep. Wilson over condolence calls

Video undermines White House attack on Rep. Wilson over condolence callsThe controversy continues over President Trump’s treatment of a military widow during a condolence call, with Rep. Frederica Wilson, Fla., accusing the White House of lying about her record.


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Trump blames rise in British crime on Islamic terror, surprising Britain

Trump blames rise in British crime on Islamic terror, surprising BritainIn a Friday morning tweet, the president correctly cited a figure from a new report on British crime but seemed to pin the entire rise on one cause, which the report doesn’t do. The president’s tweet caused confusion and pushback in Britain.


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A liberal is a conservative whose house just flooded

A liberal is a conservative whose house just floodedSome Trump voters, after their towns were flooded by Hurricane Harvey, are beginning to reconsider their conviction that climate change has no scientific basis.


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Obama makes a plea to Virginians and signals a way forward for Democrats

Obama makes a plea to Virginians and signals a way forward for DemocratsFormer President Barack Obama makes an impassioned return to the campaign trail in New Jersey and Virginia.


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Trump grades his own Puerto Rico response a perfect '10'

Trump grades his own Puerto Rico response a perfect '10'President Trump gives himself high marks for his response to hurricane damage in Puerto Rico.


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