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Former President of the SBC, Pastor Ronnie Floyd, Says Evangelical Leaders Aren’t Compromising the Gospel or Selling Themselves To President Trump By Praying with him and Advising him

Evangelical leaders involved in last week's prayer over President Donald Trump at the White House have responded to left-leaning Christian critics who claim that they are "bordering on heresy" and embracing a "pragmatism that could damage the Gospel" by praying for and offering advice to Trump and his administration. (more…)

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Anthony Scaramucci Expected to be Named as White House Communications Director

The Trump administration is expected to name former Trump transition team official Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director, four sources in and close to the White House told NBC News Thursday. (more…)

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Sen John McCain Promises to Return After Being Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

Battling brain cancer, Sen. John McCain on Thursday promised to return to work, leveling fresh criticism at the Trump administration and aiming a good-natured dig at Republican and Democratic colleagues who were jolted by news of the six-term lawmaker's diagnosis. (more…)

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WATCH: Raphael Warnock, Pastor of Atlanta’s Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, Issues Statement After Being Arrested While Protesting on Capitol Hill

Rev. Raphael Warnock, senior pastor of Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, was arrested on Tuesday in Washington, DC, during a protest. (more…)

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Trump Administration Says Iran is Complying With Nuclear Deal But Still Remains a ‘Dangerous Threat’

President Donald Trump's administration on Monday declared that Iran was complying with its nuclear agreement with world powers, but warned that Tehran was in default of the spirit of the accord and that Washington would look for ways to strengthen it. (more…)

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Trump Threatens Sanctions on Venezuela if President Maduro Creates Constituent Assembly

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to take "strong and swift economic actions" if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro goes ahead with plans to create a super-legislature known as a Constituent Assembly in a July 30 vote. (more…)

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Outgoing Ethics Chief says U.S. Is ‘Close to a Laughingstock’

Actions by President Trump and his administration have created a historic ethics crisis, the departing head of the Office of Government Ethics said. He called for major changes in federal law to expand the power and reach of the oversight office and combat the threat. (more…)

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Columbia University Settles With Student Cast As a Rapist In Fellow Student’s Mattress Art Project

It was a performance art piece that became famous: A woman who felt that Columbia University had mishandled her charge of rape against a fellow student turned that anger into her senior arts thesis, a yearlong project in which she carried a 50-pound mattress whenever she was on the Morningside Heights campus. (more…)

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Trump Administration Appeals Latest Travel Ban Ruling to the Supreme Court

The Trump administration is seeking to close a legal window opened for tens of thousands of refugees to enter the United States, appealing a federal judge's order directly to the Supreme Court. (more…)

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Russia Says It Might Expel Some American Spies in Retaliation for Expulsion of Russian Diplomats From U.S.

Russia said on Friday that too many American spies operated in Moscow under diplomatic cover and said it might expel some of them to retaliate against the United States over Washington's expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats last year. (more…)

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U.S. Considers New Sanctions on Chinese Banks and Firms Over Ties With North Korea

The Trump administration may impose new sanctions on small Chinese banks and firms within weeks for not being more strict in their trade with North Korea, two senior U.S. officials told Reuters Thursday. (more…)

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Hawaii Judge Exempts Grandparents and Other Extended Family Members From Trump Travel Ban

A federal judge in Hawaii has put new limits on the Trump administration's travel ban on people from six mostly Muslim countries, allowing travel for grandparents, grandchildren, and other family members of people in the United States. (more…)

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