Chris Baldridge, the father of Army Sgt. Dillon Baldridge, told The Post that President Trump called him at home and offered him $25,000 out of his personal account a few weeks after his son and two fellow soldiers were killed in Afghanistan in June. He also directed his staff to establish an online fundraiser for the family, the father said. The White House said late Wednesday that the check has been sent.
The central government in Madrid said it would begin legal procedures to implement an article of its constitution that allows it to seize control of a region's government, finances and police.
The spread of information from the Russian-run Twitter account shows the remarkable reach of the disinformation campaign.
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About 1,000 pieces of campaign literature from Virginia gubernatorial hopeful Ralph Northam made no mention of running mate Justin Fairfax. The omission has stoked tensions in the party and threatens to alienate black voters.
Jack Morgan had expected to play a key role at a rally headlined by Vice President Pence on Saturday in Abingdon, a coal country region that voted overwhelmingly for the president, activists said. But he found himself sidelined.
Authorities said Radee Labeeb Prince shot six people, killing three and wounding three. Investigators said Prince knew everyone shot and described the attacks as “targeted” rather than random.
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Before smartphones and Snapchat, the click-click of double Dutch jump-ropes could be heard in the streets and alleys of Washington and other urban areas. But these days, it takes a squad of wise veterans to help kids relearn the game.
Washington’s star guard shed his pass-first mind-set from last season to put up 28 points on 28 shots against Philadelphia.
The 40-foot-tall monument has stood at a busy Maryland intersection for decades
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions was the personification of a hostile witness whenever a Democratic lawmaker questioned him during a contentious five-hour oversight hearing.
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Vladimir Putin is now the longest-serving Russian leader and he holds the kind of approval ratings that President Trump would dream of.
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Can Democrats maintain a united front against the Republican tax agenda? They’ll make an early attempt of it today.
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Contrary to the president’s claims, insurance companies are not reaping billions off the Obamacare exchanges — they are losing billions, according to company filings and industry analysts.
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Even as officials in Washington and Puerto Rico undertake the recovery after Hurricane Maria, residents are expected to leave en masse, fueling more economic decline and potentially accelerating a vicious cycle.
O’Reilly mocked the CNN anchor for his low ratings. Tapper responded: “‘Low’ would be sexually harassing staffers and then getting fired for it.”
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