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In an Oval Office interview with The Post, President Trump said he had “looked forward” to announcing the U.S. withdrawal from the trade deal on the 100th day of his presidency. But his impulsive turnabout was the latest in a series of abrupt shifts in the frenzied lead-up to his 100th day.
President Trump served notice that he is looking to disrupt an important partnership in the tumultuous Asia-Pacific region and vowed to renegotiate or withdraw.
Under pressure from the White House, House Republican leaders appeared to be gauging support for a vote on health care as early as Friday but ultimately determined they didn’t have enough support. The move had alarmed key Democrats, who said they would pull their support from an agreement to keep the government open past midnight Friday if Republicans brought the health-care bill to a vote.
The secretary of state will lead U.N. Security Council discussion on Pyongyang’s nuclear threat on Friday, and in interviews with news outlets Thursday, he began to sketch a diplomatic approach focused on international pressure.
The former president and first lady, who both made their first appearances as speakers-for-hire on Thursday, could quickly earn millions, following a well-worn path from the White House — but one that poses risks to a personal and political brand rooted in their middle-class backgrounds.
General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld spent much of Metro’s board meeting on the defensive as members scrutinized progress on safety, and simmering union tensions boiled over when workers stormed out, chanting, “Who moves this city? We move this city!”
Beijing hopes the garden in the U.S. National Arboretum will be as much of a landmark in the capital as Japan’s cherry trees.
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The Pittsburgh center delivered the decisive third-period score after Washington had clawed back from a two-goal deficit to tie the game.
Corey Stewart, a Republican running as a defender of Confederate flags and monuments, seemingly defended an apparent anti-Semite.
Allen is a versatile defensive lineman who has a solid burst, which often makes him too quick against interior offensive lineman.
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A 19-hit attack powered the rout in the finale of a three-city romp that offered a glimpse of how strong this Washington lineup can be.
The former NPR host had plenty of things she wanted to do after retiring last year, and getting married was definitely not on the list. But she’s now engaged to an old acquaintance and will wed in the fall.
After the Supreme Court denied stay requests for Kenneth Williams, Arkansas on Thursday concluded an aggressive scheduled of executions that state officials said was needed because one of their deadly drugs will expire soon.
The agreement comes the same day that the airline released an internal investigation into the events that led to David Dao’s forcible removal, admitting it had made multiple mistakes.
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Judge Madeline Haikala of the U.S. District Court in Birmingham issued a ruling charting a path forward for the separation but also called it “deplorable.”
“Breitbart comes to France like an American general wearing two medals: Brexit and Trump,” one supporter said.
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