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Trump reboots his team

blogs.reuters.com — Washington-Donald Trump's campaign has hired three new staffers to work on the candidate's communications team. "We are taking our messages to the people," Trump said in a news release issued Tuesday. Trump has been operating with far leaner staff than rival Hillary Clinton since he launched his campaign last year.

Ryan Says Republicans Should Follow Their 'Conscience' On Trump

nationalmemo.com — WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers should follow their conscience on whether to support Donald Trump in November's presidential election, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan has said in an interview, reflecting the party's unease over its White House candidate. "The last thing I would do is tell anybody to do something that's contrary to their conscience.

Hillary Clinton VP pick: Elizabeth Warren, not Bernie?

businessinsider.com — Hillary Clinton is considering U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren for her running mate for the Democratic presidential ticket, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing several people familiar with the process. Warren, a leading progressive voice among Democrats, is among those Democratic presidential candidate Clinton is vetting for the vice presidential position, the newspaper reported.

U.S. cites Russia, China among worst in human trafficking -...

news.trust.org — Just 40,000 victims of so-called modern slavery were identified in 2012 among the estimated 27 million men, women and children who are held against their will globally

American Airlines, JetBlue

time.com — The United States has approved flights on six U.S. airlines to Cuban cities other than Havana, linking the former Cold War foes closer together, the U.S. Transportation Department said in a statement on Friday. The green light lets airlines schedule flights to the communist-ruled island for the first time in decades.

The US is taking more steps to block North Korea's access to the global financial system

businessinsider.com — The United States on Wednesday declared North Korea a "primary money laundering concern," and moved to further block its ability to use the U.S. and world financial systems to fund its weapons programs. The U.S. Treasury Department called for a prohibition on certain U.S.

McConnell pitching memoir…and mixed messages on Trump

blogs.reuters.com — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell does not agree with the view that Republicans will lose the party if Donald Trump is elected president. "He's not going to change the platform of the Republican Party, the views of the Republican Party," McConnell told CNBC's "Squawk Box." on Wednesday.

Veep for Clinton? Not Sanders

blogs.reuters.com — Clinton, the likely Democratic presidential nominee, said in a light-hearted appearance Wednesday on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" she'd go for a fictional politician over the U.S. senator from Vermont, who is fighting her to represent the party in November. Asked in a game to choose between pairs of possible contenders, Clinton opted for current U.S.

Downing St denies Donald Trump invitation claim

smh.com.au — London/Washington: US presidential candidate Donald Trump claims British Prime Minister David Cameron has asked him to visit, but a UK spokesman says no invitation has been extended. The apparent crossed signals were the latest sign of tension between the presumptive US Republican Party candidate and the leader of a major US ally, who has criticised Mr Trump's call for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States.

UK on Trump invite to 10 Downing Street - Not just yet

uk.reuters.com — WASHINGTON - Presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Friday British Prime Minister David Cameron had asked him to visit and that he might accept the invitation, an apparent easing of tensions between the presumptive Republican Party nominee and the leader of a major U.S. ally.
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