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Picture of Trump digs in amid censure of racist tweets about lawmakers

Trump digs in amid censure of racist tweets about lawmakers

In this combination image from left; Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., July 10, 2019, Washington, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., March 12, 2019, in Washington, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY., July 12, 2019, in Washington, and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., July 10, 2019, in Washington. In tweets Sunday, President Donald Trump portrays the lawmakers as foreign-born troublemakers who should go back to their home countries. In fact, the lawmakers, except one, were born in the U.S.

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Picture of Churches promise sanctuary from migrant sweeps

Churches promise sanctuary from migrant sweeps

Thousands of people, including immigrants and their supporters, rally against President Trump's immigration policy, especially the detention of children, marching from Daley Plaza to the Chicago field office for Immigration and Customs Enforcement,, Saturday, July 13, 2019 in Chicago.

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Picture of Weakened Barry still poses flood, tornado risks

Weakened Barry still poses flood, tornado risks

A man tries to bike through the flooding from the rains of storm Barry on LA Hwy 675 in New Iberia, La., Sunday, July 14, 2019. Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday.

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Picture of As Epstein bail fight looms, feds say evidence growing daily

As Epstein bail fight looms, feds say evidence growing daily

FILE - In this July 30, 2008, file photo, Jeffrey Epstein, center, appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla. At the center of Epstein's secluded New Mexico ranch sits a sprawling residence the financier built decades ago, complete with plans for a 4,000-square-foot (372-square-meter) courtyard, a living room roughly the size of the average American home and a nearby private airplane runway. Known as the Zorro Ranch, the high-desert property is now tied to an investigation that the state attorney general's office says it has opened into Epstein with plans to forward findings to federal authorities in New York.

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Trump’s tweets against liberal congresswomen called racist

FILE - In this May 18, 2019, file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks during the fourth annual Citywide Iftar Dinner in Austin, Texas. In tweets Sunday, President Donald Trump portrays the lawmakers as foreign-born troublemakers who should go back to their home countries. In fact, the lawmakers, except one, were born in the U.S. He didn’t identify the women but was referring to Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib.

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The Latest: Louisiana governor ‘grateful’ storm wasn’t worse

Floodwater pools near homes in St. Martinville, La., Sunday, July 14, 2019, in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Barry.

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Picture of Calls for investigations after power restored in Manhattan

Calls for investigations after power restored in Manhattan

Screens in Times Square are black during a power outage, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New York. Authorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square's towering electronic screens and darkened marquees in the theater district and left businesses without electricity, elevators stuck and subway cars stalled.

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Picture of Barry’s flood threat lingers as storm slowly sweeps inland

Barry’s flood threat lingers as storm slowly sweeps inland

Steve Bergeron collects downed branches from a Tropical Storm Barry damaged backyard tree, Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Morgan City, La. Bergeron and his wife, Lois Bergeron, far background, spent much of their Sunday morning cleaning up tree limbs, clumps of leaves and other storm debris.

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Picture of Churches jump into action with threat of immigration sweeps

Churches jump into action with threat of immigration sweeps

People holds hands as they chant at a rally before the start of a march in opposition to the Trump administration's plans to continue with raids to catch immigrants in the country illegally, Sunday, July 14, 2019, in the Queens borough of New York.

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Picture of Biden campaigns as Obamacare’s top defender

Biden campaigns as Obamacare’s top defender

Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, speaks at a campaign stop, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Londonderry, N.H.

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