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Democrats pick Perez to lead party against Trump 5:37pm EST

ATLANTA U.S. Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as chairman on Saturday, choosing a veteran of the Obama administration to lead the daunting task of rebuilding the party and heading the opposition to Republican President Donald Trump. | Video

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First planned North Korea-U.S. contact in Trump administration canceled: WSJ

SEOUL Plans for the first contact between North Korea and the United States after President Donald Trump took office were canceled after the U.S. State Department denied a visa for the top envoy from Pyongyang, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

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In sweeping move, Trump puts regulation monitors in U.S. agencies

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday to place "regulatory reform" task forces and officers within federal agencies in what may be the most far reaching effort to pare back U.S. red tape in recent decades.

Election 2016 Feb 24 2017
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Experts dispute Trump's assertion that U.S. nuclear arms capability is lagging

WASHINGTON While President Donald Trump has suggested that the United States must expand its nuclear arsenal, many experts say U.S. nuclear forces are unrivaled and will remain so as they undergo a modernization program that could cost more than $1 trillion.

Election 2016 Feb 24 2017
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U.S. agency seeks ideas for Trump's proposed border wall

WASHINGTON The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said on Friday it will accept proposals next month for the design of a wall to be built near the U.S.-Mexican frontier, a first step in picking vendors for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall.

Election 2016, Mexico Feb 24 2017

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