The recent flurry of taunts and insults marks a change for President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who have avoided targeting each other in the past. But allies of both see political advantages in the tactic.
Not long after the national security adviser denounced North Korea’s actions, President Trump tweeted, “North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me.”
He pledged an appeal against the decision by what he called “another activist Obama appointed judge.” The plaintiffs in the case argued that President Trump violated the Constitution.
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A notebook containing lines from his “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” is among the relics the Library of Congress will showcase in tribute to the legendary poet.
China's ruling party has gone to extraordinary lengths to shut down the small club of students at Peking University. The school's young Marxists drew government ire after campaigning for workers’ rights and openly criticizing social inequality and corruption in China.  
The extent of the absenteeism at Albert Einstein High raises questions about the integrity of grades and diplomas in a school system regarded as among the nation’s best.
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Armed with professional players who enlisted, the military teams took on active major league clubs in exhibition games that raised money for the war effort.
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Storms shouldn’t be much of an issue locally Saturday night, but more widespread thunderstorm activity is likely on Sunday.
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The left-hander finished with 116 pitches in Saturday’s 5-0 victory, Washington’s second straight.
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United at Revolution
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80:41, 2nd
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80:41, 2nd
Revolution
61' Revolution J. Agudelo
United
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80:35 Quincy Amarikwa substituted in for Frederic Brillant
79:59 Shot taken by Russell Canouse
79:52 Cross by Leonardo Jara: Punched by Keeper
79:04 Goal kick taken by Brad Knighton
77:30 Shot taken by Cristian Penilla against Frederic Brillant. Blocked by Frederic Brillant
Match stats
Revolution
Shots (On Goal)
13 (2)
Fouls
13
Cards (Yellow/Red)
3 / 1
United
Shots (On Goal)
16 (4)
Fouls
7
Cards (Yellow/Red)
0 / 0
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Prime Minister Theresa May repeatedly failed to broker a deal for Britain's withdrawal from the European Union. Analysts say it's not clear whether her successor could do better.
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The lawyer for Joaquín Guzmán, better-known as El Chapo, has asked the judge to intervene in “cruel and unusual” prison conditions. Prosecutors think he’s up to something else.
It did not rain for 40 days and 40 nights in Kentucky in 2017, but the deluge led to a “significant landslide” on a nearby slope that caused a barrier to collapse, leading to $1 million worth of repairs, the company said.
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