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Trump Pressures Democrats on Obamacare to Get Border Wall Deal

President Donald Trump during a strategic and policy CEO discussion in the Eisenhower Execution Office Building in Washington on  April 11, 2017. (REUTERS/Joshua Roberts)
President Donald Trump during a strategic and policy CEO discussion in the Eisenhower Execution Office Building in Washington on April 11, 2017. (REUTERS/Joshua Roberts)

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump weighed in on congressional efforts to avoid a government shutdown, telling Democrats on Sunday that Obamacare will die without a cash infusion...


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    A gunman who went by the nickname Black Jesus killed three white men in downtown Fresno, California, on Tuesday, and fired at another before he... Read more

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    Cleveland Police Seek Man Who Broadcast Killing on Facebook

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    Police Probe Motives Behind San Bernardino Shooting

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    Gunman Kills Woman, Wounds Two Students, Kills Self in California Classroom

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    Illinois Judge Fatally Shot Outside Chicago Home

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    Houston-Area Deputy Fatally Shot, Suspect at Large

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    Florida Man Kills One, Wounds Five in ‘Horrific’ Shooting

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  • Firefighters and firefighting equipment arrive to deal with wildfire that quickly spread across acres of land, damaging many homes and forcing residents to evacuate in Nassau County, Fla., U.S. on March 22, 2017. (Courtesy Florida Forest Service/Handout via REUTERS)

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