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    Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 2018) — The United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It was the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.

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    With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 2018) — Calling the shots as his West Wing clears out, President Donald Trump sees his hard-line immigration stance as a winning issue heading into a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies.

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    Trump, GOP leaders strain for migrant-kids solution

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 2018) — Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump searched Tuesday evening for a way to end the administration’s policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with their focus shifting to a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted — but with their parents.

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    New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border - but with parents

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 2019) — Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the Trump administration’s policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with the focus shifting on a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted — but with their parents.

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    Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 2018) — The Trump administration Tuesday rolled out a health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed people that could lead to lower premiums but may also cover fewer benefits than current plans.

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    High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

    MADISON, Wis. (June 19, 2018) — Democrats hoped a Wisconsin case would be the vehicle the U.S. Supreme Court would use to strike down highly partisan gerrymandering of electoral maps.

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    China hopes for implementation of NKorea-U.S. summit outcome

    BEIJING (June 19, 2018) — Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can fully implement the outcome of last week’s nuclear summit at which Kim pledged to work toward denuclearization in exchange for U.S. security guarantees.

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    Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 2018) — Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss legislation.

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