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Trump's crisis spurs talk of White House departures Aug 16 2017

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s turnabout on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia has rocked his administration, leading to rising speculation that some top officials may be looking for a way out.

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Sessions slams Chicago sanctuary policies

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday strongly criticized the city of Chicago's political leadership, citing its so-called sanctuary policies as an example of the breakdown of law and order in the country.

Election 2016 Aug 16 2017
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U.S. ends program for Central American minors fleeing violence

NEW YORK The U.S. Department of Homeland Security terminated a program on Wednesday that allowed minors fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to settle in the United States, ending travel hopes for more than 2,700 children awaiting approval.

Election 2016, U.S. Aug 16 2017
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Violence prompts U.S. Congress to discuss militant threats

WASHINGTON A U.S. congressional panel next month will hold a hearing on violent extremism, including threats from domestic militants, following a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly.

Election 2016, U.S. Aug 16 2017
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Trump says ending two CEO advisory panels: tweet

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump dismantled two CEO advisory panels on Wednesday as a growing number of chief executives announced their resignations following his response to a weekend of violence in Virginia that stoked racial tensions nationwide.

Election 2016 Aug 16 2017