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Exclusive: Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department - sources 4:37pm EDT

WASHINGTON Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan, two U.S. officials said, apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 years.

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Trump directly scolds NATO allies, says they owe 'massive' sums

BRUSSELS U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his accusations that NATO allies were not spending enough on defense and warned of more attacks like this week's Manchester bombing unless the alliance did more to stop militants. | Video

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Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe: media reports

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser, is under scrutiny by the FBI in the Russia probe, the Washington Post and NBC News reported on Thursday.

Election 2016, U.S., Russia 8:28am EDT
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Republican wins Montana special election despite assault charge

BOZEMAN, Mont. Republican Greg Gianforte defeated a political novice to win Montana's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, barely 24 hours after he was charged with assaulting a reporter who asked him about the Republican healthcare bill. | Video

Election 2016, U.S. 1:07pm EDT
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Major U.S. tech firms press Congress for internet surveillance reforms

WASHINGTON Facebook, Amazon and more than two dozen other U.S. technology companies pressed Congress on Friday to make changes to a broad internet surveillance law, saying they were necessary to improve privacy protections and increase government transparency.

Tech, Election 2016, Facebook 11:56am EDT

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