The announcement sets up a potentially dramatic and politically perilous hearing that could determine the fate of President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court.
The president had previously shied from using his formal declassification power to force Justice Department officials to hand over documents they otherwise would not have.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has refused to budge amid threats from President Trump, who vowed to place higher border taxes on practically everything the United States buys from China if Beijing unveils new duties.
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Driving in Union County, N.C., with lots of cars on the roads, Dazia Lee thought that she and her son were safe. When she came upon orange barrels along Highway 218, she saw several cars drive through them. She put her car into drive and went down a hill. That’s when she heard the rush of water.
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Brock Long has faced scrutiny for his use of government vehicles and staff during weekend trips home.
The journalist, whose publication is banned in China, stepped into a restricted area as the president was leaving a ceremony in the East Room.
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Ten years after the financial crisis, both Barack Obama and Donald Trump claim credit for an economic turnaround, but the data suggest the former — not the latter — steered the economy out of free fall.
Israel launched a strike triggering Syria’s air defense while the Russian surveillance plane was in the area. Russia said 15 people were killed when the plane went down.
A lawyer for the president’s former campaign chairman is said to have offered assurances as recently as Saturday.
Juan David Ortiz confessed to killing sex workers in the Laredo, Tex., area, authorities said, after trying to get police to kill him.
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