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Trump says popular retirement program will be unscathed in tax plan 8:40pm EDT

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed the possibility of curbing a popular tax-deferred U.S. retirement savings program to help pay for his sweeping tax cuts, and voiced doubts about adding another top bracket targeting the wealthiest Americans. | Video

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U.S. lawmakers ask DOJ if terrorism law covers pipeline activists

WASHINGTON U.S. representatives from both parties asked the Department of Justice on Monday whether the domestic terrorism law would cover actions by protesters that shut oil pipelines last year, a move that could potentially increase political rhetoric against climate change activists.

Election 2016, U.S. 7:53pm EDT

Tillerson urges Iraq, Kurds to resolve conflict through dialogue

BAGHDAD U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan region on Monday to resolve their conflict over Kurdish self-determination and disputed territories through dialogue.

World, Election 2016, Iraq 4:52pm EDT

Ex-U.S. spy chiefs urge Congress to renew internet surveillance law

WASHINGTON Former U.S. intelligence officials who worked for both Republican and Democratic presidents urged Congress on Monday to renew an internet surveillance program they said has stopped militant plots and helped policymakers steer through international crises.

Tech, Election 2016 2:25pm EDT

Trump says has not been asked for interview with special counsel

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said he has not been asked for an interview with U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the federal investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Election 2016 8:23am EDT