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Trump's arrival on eve of inauguration ushers in 'real change' to Washington
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Donald Trump's arrival in Washington Thursday on the eve of his inauguration as the 45th president snapped the capital city into its new reality, as the buoyant business mogul celebrated his unlikely political ascent with signature bravado and spontaneity.
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Mnuchin weathers attacks on funds, foreclosures
Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin was supposed to be a big, fat target for Democrats. A former Goldman Sachs executive who later headed a bank that engaged in tough foreclosure practices during the financial crisis, he initially seemed like a ...
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Business Insider

Mexico has extradited Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán after months of legal battles
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FILE PHOTO: Joaquin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted by soldiers during a presentation in Mexico City after his capture in January 2016. Thomson Reuters. The Mexican government said on Thursday evening that it had extradited Sinaloa cartel ...
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US national security handover to Trump bumpy, officials say
Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Stephanie O'Sullivan answers questions during the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on the House-passed Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act reform bill while on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 5 ...
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Senegal sends troops into Gambia to force longtime leader to step down
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NAIROBI — Senegal announced that its troops entered neighboring Gambia on Thursday to force its longtime ruler, Yahya Jammeh, to step down, part of a bold West African regional effort to defend a democratic election won by the opposition. The ...
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Rick Perry expresses 'regret' for pledging to abolish Energy Department
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Former Texas governor Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to run the Energy Department, parried questions about climate change at his confirmation hearing Thursday morning, reversing his earlier skeptical stance but still balking when ...
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Obama's last transfer of Gitmo detainees, Trump inherits 41
Washington (CNN) The Pentagon announced Thursday that four more inmates were transferred out of the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, marking the final such transfer under President Barack Obama and leaving the facility's population at 41.
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A 5-Step Guide To Picking Out Your Armor For The Women's March
More than 200,000 people are expected to descend on Washington, D.C. the morning after President Trump's inauguration for the Women's March — around the same number as the 1963 March On Washington led by Martin Luther King. That will make it one ...
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The White House (blog)

The Reinvigoration of the Clemency Authority
The White House (blog)
With today's action, the President has granted more commutations than any president in this nation's history. Most commutations of any president in history. Today, the President granted commutation to 330 individuals. The President has now granted ...
President Obama Has Now Granted More Commutations than Any President in this Nation's HistoryThe White House

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Yellen Says Fed Not Behind the Curve, Backs Gradual Rate Rises
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen backed a strategy for gradually raising interest rates, arguing that the central bank wasn't behind the curve in containing inflation pressures but nevertheless can't afford to allow the economy to run too hot. “I ...
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