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Trump not 'fully informed' in campaign vows on wall, Chief of Staff says

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January 18, 2018 10:30 AM
WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - President Donald Trump's chief of staff privately told a group of Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday (Jan 17) that Trump had not been "fully informed" when promising voters a wall along the Mexican border last year, and said that he had persuaded the president it was not necessary.


EU lawmakers back more ambitious renewables, energy saving goals

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European lawmakers approved draft measures on Wednesday (Jan 17) to reform the power market and reduce energy consumption that envisage more ambitious climate goals, setting the stage for tough talks with reluctant EU member states.


Facebook agrees to widen probe into possible Russian meddling in Brexit vote

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January 18, 2018 9:45 AM
LONDON (AFP) - British lawmakers probing possible Russian interference in the Brexit referendum revealed on Wednesday (Jan 17) that Facebook had agreed to broaden its own investigation into fake news in the run-up to the vote, after facing criticism of the social media platform's initial efforts.


Trump administration offers conflicting signals on potential deportation of 'dreamers'

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With an immigration deal looking fraught on Capitol Hill, the Trump administration is offering public assurances that undocumented immigrants known as "dreamers" will not be targeted for deportation even if lawmakers fail to provide them permanent legal status.
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Graham tells Congress to ‘stop the s-show and grow up’

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Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) on Jan. 17 urged lawmakers to reach a compromise to shield young undocumented immigrants known as “dreamers” from deportation.

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Bannon agrees to Mueller interview but objects to immediate return before Hill committee

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Stephen K. Bannon’s lawyer said it would be impossible to define the scope of executive privilege the White House might claim before Thursday, when lawmakers want to see him again.

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Lawmakers honor Bob Dole at Congressional Gold Medal ceremony

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Lawmakers from both parties honored former Senate majority leader Robert J. Dole on Jan. 17 as he received the Congressional Gold Medal.

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Kelly calls some of Trump's campaign pledges on immigration, wall 'uninformed,' meeting attendees say

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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told Democratic lawmakers Wednesday that the United States will never construct a physical wall along the entire stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border and that some of President Donald Trump's campaign promises on immigration were "uninformed."
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Senators grill social media companies over terrorist posts

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Lawmakers grilled executives Facebook, Google's YouTube and Twitter on Wednesday about what the companies are doing to prevent terrorists from using their platforms to spread propaganda and recruit new followers.


Twitter may notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during 2016 election

Added: 17.01.2018 13:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Twitter may notify users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service, a company executive told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday.


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