The invitation to leaders in both parties comes amid growing tensions after Iran shot down a U.S drone near the Strait of Hormuz.
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The Standard & Poor’s 500 topped its mark at closing one day after the Federal Reserve sent its strongest signal to date that it may take steps to guard against an economic downturn.
Justices reversed a lower court’s decision that said the 40-foot cross in Bladensburg, Md., was an unconstitutional endorsement of religion.
The former judge fell short in his 2017 race amid allegations of sexual misconduct in the 1970s, losing to Democrat Doug Jones in a solidly Republican state.
Franklin performs at the Chicago Theater in 1986. (Getty Images)
Franklin performs at the Chicago Theater in 1986. (Getty Images)
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Three months after the collapse of the Islamic State, about 800 Europeans are believed to be imprisoned in Syria and Iraq, not including wives and children with foreign citizenship.
The House is expected take up the measures next, but it will be challenging for either chamber to overcome an expected veto from the president.
The ruling was a setback for Planned Parenthood, which stands to lose tens of millions in funding, and for state attorneys general from California, Oregon and Washington.
Felix Sater’s knowledge of that deal and his proximity to President Trump will be the focus of a closed-door interview with the House Intelligence Committee.
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Dancers in Santa María la Ribera.
Dancers in Santa María la Ribera.
La Ciudadela folk-art market.
La Ciudadela folk-art market.
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A lucha libre wrestling match.
A graffitied building in the Juárez neighborhood.
A graffitied building in the Juárez neighborhood.
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