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Senate approves sanctions bill to punish Russia for election meddling

But Tillerson said he was involved in writing the President's Rose Garden statement on Qatar "to reflect the strong message he wanted to send", and insisted, "there is no daylight between he and I". "Almost every other household among the Palestinian people is the family of a prisoner or martyr", he told Haaretz . The official noted that the State Department had been "pleased to see last month that some payments were stopped to Hamas-affiliated prisoners".

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Trump calls for unity after Scalise shooting

US President Donald Trump said in a statement he was "deeply saddened" by news of the congressional baseball practice shooting and that he was monitoring developments. Scalise is now undergoing surgery . He and the Capitol police officers are receiving medical attention. Late Wednesday morning, Trump said Hodgkinson had died of his injuries.

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Student Freed by N. Korea Rushed to Hospital on Return to US

The White House has responded at various times with tough talk and warnings that Washington's "strategic patience" with Pyongyang is now at an end. But in Pyongyang, the Swedes were allowed to see only one detainee, and it wasn't Warmbier. Rodman said the issue of several Americans detained by North Korea is "not my goal right now", in remarks made in Beijing before the release of Warmbier was publicly disclosed.

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Trump to host new South Korean president at White House

The THAAD system, is a sophisticated missile defense system that uses kinetic energy to destroy warheads in flight. Last month, South Korea's presidential Blue House said that South Korea and the United States had agreed to hold a summit meeting in late June in Washington.

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Despite Improvements, Texas Still Among 10 Worst States to Be a Kid

However, child poverty rates remain high and racial and ethnic disparities persist. A total of 16 indicators are evaluated to determine the rankings. The Kids Count puts the poverty line at about $24,300 for a family of four. "It's a great reflection on the state moving forward", said Rhonda Mann, policy and research director at VOICES for Alabama's Children, which reports and publishes the Kids Count Data Book for Alabama.

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California Congressman Moves to Impeach President Trump

Flynn resigned on February 13 after the Washington Post revealed that he misled Vice President Mike Pence regarding his conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak . A finding of "High Crimes and Misdemeanors" does not require the violation of any particular criminal statute.1 However, many Members will feel more comfortable if it is shown that President Trump violated a particular criminal statute.