Top US general reveals new info on Niger ambush

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Washington (CNN) The US troops attacked in Niger were on their way back to their operating base when they were ambushed by 50 ISIS fighters, according to Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, who provided a timeline of the attack on Monday.A Timeline — And Questions — About The Niger Firefight That Killed US TroopsNiger Attack Was Likely a Set-Up by Terrorists, Say Officials'We're there because ISIS and Al-Qaeda are': The Pentagon gives new details on Niger ambush

Trump's call to one widow has dominated the news. Here are the other US soldiers killed in Niger.

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President Trump's phone call to the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson has dominated the news for the better part of a week, opening up a rift with the fallen soldier's family, pulling White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly into the controversy and Soldier's Widow Says Trump Struggled to Remember Sgt. La David Johnson's NameTrump disputes military widow's account of condolence callTrump disputes account of soldier's widow about their call, escalating week-old controversy

Trump awards Medal of Honor to Vietnam War medic

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Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump, for the second time in his presidency, awarded the Medal of Honor during a ceremony Monday at the White House. Trump presented the highest military honor to Gary Michael Rose, a retired US Army captain who ...Vietnam War medic who saved 60 on secret mission receives Medal of HonorTrump awards Medal of Honor to Vietnam-era Army medicMedal Of Honor Awarded To Army Medic For Covert Operation During Vietnam War

EPA plans to repeal emission standards for truck components

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The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to repeal tighter emissions standards for truck components, a rule adopted in the final months of the Obama administration aimed at controlling traditional air pollutants as well as greenhouse-gas The EPA vs. the EnvironmentEPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climateOvernight Energy: EPA to repeal emissions rule for trucks | Disaster relief bill clears Senate hurdle

Why did James Comey name his secret Twitter account 'Reinhold Niebuhr'? Here's what we know.

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Former FBI chief James B. Comey ended a months-long Twitter tease Monday when he confirmed that he is the owner of a cryptic, nature-photo-loving account with the name Reinhold Niebuhr. Since the spring, when Gizmodo journalist Ashley Feinberg ...James Comey confirms he's 'Reinhold Niebuhr' in the strangest possible wayComey Fesses Up, Claims Ownership Of Suspected Twitter AccountJames Comey Just Revealed His Secret Twitter Account

Iowa Withdraws Request to Leave Obamacare Market

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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds listens to President Trump speak during a roundtable at the White House in June. Credit Evan Vucci/Associated Press. WASHINGTON — With just over a week until the Affordable Care Act's enrollment season begins, Gov.Iowa drops stopgap health insurance proposal, with sign-ups set to begin Nov. 1Second red state withdraws ObamaCare waiver aimed at shoring up marketTrump Administration Causes Insurance Spike in Iowa and Blames It on Obamacare

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's Odd Journey From Victim to Criminal

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Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrived at the Fort Bragg courthouse for a hearing on Monday. Credit Andrew Craft/The Fayetteville Observer, via Associated Press. FORT BRAGG, N.C. — At his first major court hearing two years ago, it seemed that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl ...Trump's 'traitor' rhetoric looms over Bowe Bergdahl's sentencingBowe Bergdahl's last-minute 'Hail Mary' should be dead on arrivalMilitary judge in Bergdahl case worries about Trump impact

The murder suspect Trump invoked to build a wall goes on trial today

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San Francisco (CNN) Kate Steinle's killing inspired an immigration bill while President Donald Trump and other Republicans have invoked her name in decrying sanctuary cities and promoting the construction of a border wall. Now, more than two years Kate Steinle case that led to debate over US sanctuary cities, Trump's call for wall is under way in courtProsecutor: Shooting of Kate Steinle on San Francisco pier was intentionalKate Steinle trial starts with opening statements, emotional testimony from father

California Senate hires lawyers and human resources consultant to look into sexual harassment allegations

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California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León will hire two outside firms to look into allegations of a widespread culture of sexual harassment in the state Capitol. De León announced Monday he has hired the law office of Amy Oppenheimer to conduct ...Sex harassment in state Capitol to be investigated after 300 women sign letterCalifornia Senate will no longer investigate sexual harassment internallyCalifornia Senate Orders Probe of Sexual-Harassment Allegations

The Daily 202: The corrosion of support for First Amendment principles started before Trump. He's supercharged it.

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With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve. THE BIG IDEA: Donald Trump celebrated Sunday that his campaign to delegitimize the free press is working. The president touted a Politico-Morning Consult poll published last week that found 46 percent of ...Cutting Taxes Is Hard. Trump Is Making It Harder.Donald Trump gambled you wouldn't care about his tax returns. He was right.Senate Republicans push Trump to join ObamaCare talks

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