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President Donald Trump's counselor Kellyanne Conway has told supporters in New Hampshire they should "just ignore" his critics and the incessant chatter about the scandals dogging him.
Conway was guest speaker Thursday at the fundraising Spring to Victory dinner, hosted by the New Hampshire Republican State Committee in Nashua. About 150 people attended.
The crowd was largely friendly to Conway, applauding when she mentioned Trump's proposed tax plan and efforts to overhaul the health care law.
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A fire during the Google I/O Conference in Mountain View on Thursday sent three people to the hospital, one with critical injuries, according to fire officials.
Firefighters responded to Shoreline Amphitheatre on reports of a fire inside one of the venue's food service buildings that was contained to the one building, fire officials said.
A total of six people were injured in the blaze, fire officials said. Three were transported to a hospital, one with life-threatening injuries. The other three were treated at the scene.
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A teacher who led police on a nationwide manhunt after taking a 15-year-old student has been indicted on federal charges, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
A federal grand jury has charged Tad Cummins with taking a minor across state lines for sex and for obstruction of justice, according to a statement from Jack Smith, the acting U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.
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President Donald Trump denounced the appointment of a special counsel to investigate his campaign's ties with Russia Thursday, repeatedly calling it an unprecedented "witch hunt" that "hurts our country terribly." Even as he erupted anew, fellow Republicans expressed hopes the move would restore some calm to a capital plunged into chaos.
A day after appointing former FBI Director Robert Mueller to lead the independent probe, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appeared behind closed doors before the full Senate. Lawmakers of both parties sought to question him about Trump's firing last week of FBI Director James Comey, which was followed by news that Trump had shared secrets with the Russians and tried to stop Comey from investigating former presidential adviser Michael Flynn.
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Workers at Tesla's car factory in California have been fainting, experiencing dizziness and even having seizures, often requiring medical attention.
The symptoms have led to more than 100 calls for ambulances since 2014, according to incident reports obtained by the Guardian newspaper, which first reported the story Thursday.
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A U.S. airstrike struck pro-Syrian government forces that the coalition said posed a threat to American troops and allied rebels operating near the border with Jordan on Thursday, the first such close confrontation between U.S. forces and fighters backing President Bashar Assad.
The coalition said "apparent" Russian attempts to stop pro-Assad forces from moving toward Tanf, as well as warning shots and a show of force, had failed.
Surveillance video shows an SUV that police say was stolen, crashing through a Philadelphia deli and nearly striking a pregnant clerk.
In the video, 19-year-old Genesis Dejada Torres, who is 5-months pregnant, and a co-worker are seen sitting behind the counter of the Frankford Deli at Frankford Avenue and Tioga Street around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Suddenly, a 2017 Nissan Pathfinder crashed through the wall, causing shelves of merchandise to rain on top of them.
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Roger Ailes is gone, but the world he created is not.
In the wake of the Fox News Channel founder's death Thursday at 77, leaders in both parties said his TV network's influence in shaping American politics cannot be overstated.
The former Nixon aide played an essential role in shifting the political debate sharply to the right in less than a generation, employing polarizing and, some say, destructive tactics. Yet without him, friends and foes agree, the GOP's current control of Washington and statehouses nationwide may not have been possible.
Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning has shared a photo of herself on social media a day after her release from prison after seven years.
Manning posted the photo of herself to Instagram and Twitter Thursday, with the caption, "Okay, so here I am everyone!! :P"
Manning transitioned from male to female while she was in prison for giving classified materials to the website WikiLeaks. Sentenced to 35 years in prison, she was released nearly three decades early due to a commutation from President Barack Obama in January.
Top congressional Republicans are demanding the Trump administration take swift and severe action against the Turkish government in response to violence involving members of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail, with one saying the U.S. "should throw their ambassador the hell out of the United States of America."
Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the chairman of the Armed Services Committee, expressed outrage Thursday at video that appears to show Erdogan's bodyguards violently breaking up a protest earlier this week outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington.
"We should throw their ambassador the hell out of the United States of America," McCain said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."
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Democratic attorneys general in more than a dozen states announced Thursday they would attempt to intervene in a federal lawsuit that threatens to undercut funding for the Affordable Care Act.
The legal move is intended to give the states a foothold in the case that could disrupt the lives of millions of Americans.
The lawsuit was filed by House Republicans against the Obama administration and challenged the constitutionality of aid payments estimated at $7 billion this year.
Carlos Green was almost killed when he was pinned between two crashed cars in Kansas City. Police believe one of the cars was carjacked, and officers were looking for the people seen in surveillance footage...
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Two Texas men on Thursday pleaded no contest to hate-crime charges that stemmed from them beating a Sikh man in the Bay Area last year.
Colton LeBlanc, 25, and Chase Little, 31, were sentenced to prison for three years apiece. The pair were former contractors at the Chevron Richmond Refinery.
Investigators say they viciously attacked Maan Singh Khalsa at a Richmond stop light in September.
The Trump administration plans to impose new sanctions on members of Venezuela's supreme court for alleged human rights violations as it grows more concerned about the crackdown on anti-government protesters, U.S. congressional aides said Thursday.
The aides spoke on condition of anonymity after being briefed on the action, which they say could come as early as later in the day.
A former Secret Service officer at the White House got a 20-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to sexting with teenage girls.
Thirty-eight-year-old Lee Robert Moore of Church Hill, Maryland, learned his fate Wednesday from a federal judge in West Palm Beach, Florida.