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The ruling is the second in three days against... A federal judge in New York on Wednesday refused to block subpoenas from the House of Representatives for President Donald Trump's financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One.


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Avlon: What's Trump trying to hide with... CNN's John Avlon breaks down President Trump's complicated -- and sometimes litigious -- history with Deutsche Bank.


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NY passes bill allowing Congress to request... Democrats in New York state passed a pair of bills Wednesday that would allow Congress to get hold of President Donald Trump's state tax returns amid an escalating fight with top administration officials over access to the President's federal returns.


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Mnuchin: 'I am not violating the law' by... Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday rebuffed claims by House Democrats that his refusal to comply with a congressional request for President Donald Trump's personal tax returns is a violation of the law.


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Judge orders Trump accounting firm to hand over... A federal district judge has told the accounting firm Mazars it will need to turn over Donald Trump's accounting records from before he was President to the Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee.


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Burnett outlines issue with Trump's financial... CNN's Erin Burnett outlines what we still don't know after President Donald Trump released his public financial disclosure report, amid calls from his opponents for Trump to release his tax returns.


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Michael Avenatti charged with stealing $300,000... A federal grand jury in Manhattan indicted celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti on Wednesday in two alleged schemes, charging him with fraud and aggravated identity theft involving his former client, Stormy Daniels, and with attempting to extort more than $20 million from sportswear giant Nike.


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Opinion: This is the biggest 2020 mistake the... The economy, voters say, is strong. Most Americans say they are better off financially than they were in 2016; more say that things stayed the same than say they got worse. And yet many more voters say President Donald Trump is doing a poor job than say he's doing a good one.


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Trump was irked at Pelosi's 'cover-up' remark... President Donald Trump said in impromptu remarks Wednesday that he told Democrats at the White House he couldn't work with them while they were pursuing investigations into him and his administration.


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Tapper: This clue shows Trump's tirade wasn't... CNN's Jake Tapper says a sign on President Trump's podium suggests that Trump's Rose Garden remarks were not as impromptu as the White House led on.


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Analysis: This is why Pelosi doesn't want to... House Democrats huddled Wednesday as Speaker Nancy Pelosi sought to beat back a growing revolt over her oft-stated resistance to the idea of impeaching President Donald Trump. The meeting came after days of increased public willingness by high-ranking Democratic leaders to suggest that impeachment is the right move and now a question of when, not if.


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Pentagon plan could send thousands of... Pentagon officials are scheduled to brief senior members of President Donald Trump's national security team as soon as Thursday on a plan that could send thousands of additional US troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, according to three US officials familiar with the effort.


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Schumer: What happened at WH would make your... House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speak out after President Trump halted infrastructure policy negotiations and held an impromptu speech where Trump said he won't work with Democratic leaders.


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Analysis: Ben Carson's 'Oreo' screw-up is the... Ben Carson is the highest ranking housing official in the country.


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Homeless valedictorian scores $3 million in... The stress of senior year can be overwhelming. Combine that with challenges at home, and it can derail any high school student's academic career.


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Mnuchin punts again on putting Harriet Tubman... Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin punted again Wednesday when pressed about an Obama-era plan to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.


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DHS head outraged after lawmaker suggests... During a hearing with acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Capitol Hill, Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-IL) suggested the deaths of five migrant children and family separation actions were "intentional." Republicans pushed back and the committee voted to scrap Underwood's comment from the record.


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Arizona prisons ban book on black men and the... A book that examines the effect of the criminal justice system on black men is reportedly not welcome in Arizona prisons.


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Bernie Sanders trolls Trump Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders reacts to President Donald Trump storming out of an infrastructure meeting with Democrats over House investigations into the President.


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Ex-employer: Fired lunchroom worker hadn't... A lunchroom worker in New Hampshire who said she was fired for allowing a student to take food without paying hadn't been charging the student for anything for several months, her former employer said.


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A flamingo in an Illinois zoo had to be... A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal's exhibit.


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Tensions rise between Pompeo and Bolton As national security adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo jockey for influence amid a variety of pressing international concerns, including Iran, North Korea and Venezuela, there is growing tension between the two men, four people familiar with the matter say.


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Now we know why SpaceX is suing the US government SpaceX's rivals just blew the cover off the rocket company's secretive lawsuit against the US government.


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Airline passenger rails against cabin crew... An Italian man launched into an angry tirade when his Ryanair flight landed in Bari, southern Italy, instead of his destination hundreds of miles away on the island of Sardinia.


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A healthy dog was euthanized so it could be... Emma, a healthy Shih Tzu mix was euthanized to fulfill her late owner's dying wish that the dog be put down -- and then laid to rest with her.


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Thousands of cancer diagnoses tied to a poor... Your diet may have more impact on your cancer risk than you might think, a new study has found.


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Stolen RV sets off violent car chase A suspect who led California Highway Patrol officers on a wild high-speed chase through the San Fernando Valley has been arrested.


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Cardi B postpones concerts due to plastic surgery


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Opinion: The speech I couldn't give due to my... To the graduating Class of 2019,


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Car hit by train after avoiding crossing arm A police cruiser was struck by an oncoming train when a Texas sheriff's deputy drove around a lowered crossing arm.


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MLB team achieves record nobody wants


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'Toy Story 4' has Keanu Reeves as new character Pixar Animation released the trailer for 'Toy Story 4' which is set to come out in June.


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Student dies in fall while taking photos at a... An Oregon State University student died Sunday after falling approximately 100 feet while taking photographs at a scenic coastal viewpoint along Highway 101, according to the Tillamook County Sheriff's Office.


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More than 250 people around the world have died... Snapping the perfect selfie can be fun. But if it involves flying a plane or holding a loaded handgun or standing on slippery rocks near the top of a waterfall, you may want to think twice.


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College student on a trip to the Ozarks fell... A college student studying environmental science fell about 100 feet to her death while hiking on a class trip to the Ozarks, officials said.


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2nd tourist in 1 week dies at Grand Canyon The body of a Hong Kong tourist has been found after he fell to his death while trying to take a picture, officials say. This is the second death in one week to occur at the Grand Canyon. CNN's Paul Vercammen reports.


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Opinion: Don't blame victims of 'selfie' deaths On Sunday, college student Andrea Norton, just 20 years old, was repositioning herself for a photo, police said, when she fell to her death on a hiking trip in the Ozarks. The same weekend, college student Sydney Monfries fell to her death after climbing the Fordham University bell tower and sending out a video via Snapchat.


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A photographer went inside Huawei and found it...


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Huawei phone launches are being delayed by the... Huawei's escalating clash with the United States has slammed the brakes on is beginning to hamper the rollout of its new smartphones.


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Maine lobster industry devastated by trade war In the mist of a trade war, China imposed high tariffs on various imports, hitting the lobster industry in Maine hard. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.


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Ellen DeGeneres announces the fate of her show "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" isn't going away -- at least through 2022.


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Kristen Wiig's comedy pulls out of Georgia... The creative team behind "Bridesmaids" has joined a growing movement to boycott Georgia in the wake of the signing of an anti-abortion bill.


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Robot delivers packages to your doorstep The human-like robot, Digit, is integrated with Ford's autonomous vehicles and can walk up stairs to deliver your packages right to your front door all by itself.


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Sneak peek at the world's first guitar-shaped... Why stay at a regular multistory hotel when you could stay in a guitar?


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'We could talk ourselves into a recession,' one... The economic mood in the United States has changed quickly over the past six months. At the end of last year, the stock market suffered a steep decline, consumer spending tanked, and economists were forecasting a recession around the corner.


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Bitcoin hit $8,000 again. What's behind the rise Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year.


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Trump plays hardball. Congress whiffs We are in the middle of a monumental battle between two branches of government, and thus far the executive branch has mercilessly pummeled the purportedly co-equal legislative branch. Much of that is a function of motivation: The White House, fighting for its survival, is willing to bite, eye gouge and kidney punch, while Congress -- torn between pursuing justice and political expediency -- isn't even sure if it wants to fight at all.


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Pelosi is making a big mistake on impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is sitting on a political powder keg. With a President trying to goad her into launching impeachment, fulfilling the textbook definition of abusing power, she faces growing pressure from her caucus to let the House vote on starting the process. On Wednesday Democrats met behind closed doors once again to discuss the situation.


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Richard Branson: We're at the dawn of new era We need a shift in human thinking to be able to solve some of the greatest questions of our time -- and I believe space is part of the answer.


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The White House official who stood up to Trump The former White House counsel -- and, according to CNBC, the most cited witness in Robert Mueller's report -- Don McGahn may have heeded the President's demand that he not testify before the House Judiciary Committee, but McGahn's background and willingness to defy the President's questionable requests in the past, hints at the notion that he possesses some moral strength. However, until he speaks, we only know that he is less vulnerable than others when it comes to the President's methods.


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O'Rourke made things personal in his town hall Beto O'Rourke showcased the natural charisma that helped make him a national figure during a losing Senate campaign in Texas last year during his CNN Town Hall Tuesday night.


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Romney's astonishing nonsense about Mueller An astonishing thing happened on Saturday. US Rep. Justin Amash, R-Michigan, read the redacted Mueller Report and concluded from the evidence that President Donald Trump committed impeachable offenses, and broke ranks with his party. In a concise tweet, Amash -- a tea party Republican -- announced to the world: "President Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct."


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Queen learns to use self-service checkout Britain's Queen Elizabeth took part in supermarket retailer Sainsbury's 150th birthday celebrations on Wednesday, and even took the time to learn about self-service checkouts.


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Kenyan author and gay rights activist... Renowned Kenyan author and gay rights activist Binyavanga Wainaina has died aged 48, a friend with direct knowledge told CNN.


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'Prolific' criminal group in Europe busted One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday.


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Japan: Please use our PM's correct name Japan has a polite request for the world: Stop saying our names wrong.


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RV driver led police on a wild high-speed chase A suspect who led California Highway Patrol officers on a wild high-speed chase through the San Fernando Valley Tuesday evening has been arrested.


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First US state legalizes composting of human... Washington has become the first state in the nation to pass a law allowing composting as an alternative to burial or cremation of human remains.


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Yiddish translation of New York's measles... Late last year, officials at the New York State Department of Health knew they had to act fast to stem the tide of a growing measles outbreak in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities.


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Operating rooms test positive for mold in... Several operating rooms have been shut down in a Washington children's hospital because of mold.


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The hottest looks from the Cannes red carpet This month, Hollywood's brightest stars are descending upon the French Riviera for the annual Cannes Film Festival. Against the idyllic background of the sun-soaked Riviera, this is where some of the world's most high-profile directors premiere the films that they hope will excite critics and viewers alike -- and, if they're lucky, win awards.


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Jeff Koons' Rabbit sculpture sells for record $91M A playful rabbit sculpture by Jeff Koons has become the most expensive work by a living artist ever to sell at auction.


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Crazy history of the 'Back to the Future' car The unpainted stainless steel body, the gull-wing doors, the rear-mounted engine. When John DeLorean set out to create his own sports car, he knew these features would set it apart from everything else.


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