Washington Post 11-29-2017

President Trump drew widespread criticism after he retweeted inflammatory videos posted by an organization that has been widely condemned as an extremist group. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended Trump’s post as evidence he wants to “promote strong borders and strong national security.”
President Trump made the pledge after speaking with his counterpart in China, Xi Jinping, whose country is an economic lifeline for North Korea.
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The retiring senator has pushed to include a “trigger” that would increase taxes down the road if the bill fails to generate the level of economic growth that Republican leaders predict.
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NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack said the network received a detailed complaint Monday about Lauer’s behavior and was “also presented with reason to believe this may not have been an isolated incident.” Lauer, who joined “Today” in 1994, becomes the latest high-profile man to be embroiled in workplace harassment allegations.
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The public radio network said it was notified last month of allegations related to Keillor’s conduct with an individual whom he worked with while Keillor was responsible for the production of the popular show.
Rep. John Conyers Jr. returned to Detroit without explanation Tuesday after leaders and colleagues encouraged him to step aside.
Both Democrats and Republicans press the department’s likely next secretary on his past pharmaceutical ties.
Conway, one of President Trump’s top advisers, will oversee White House initiatives to combat opioid abuse, the attorney general said.
In a hearing on law enforcement’s use of cellphone data, the Supreme Court is asked to decide whether a decades-old ruling over phone records still applies in the modern age.
Former Bosnian Croat military chief Slobodan Praljak was accused of murdering Muslims and committing other atrocities two decades ago.
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Prince Harry’s marriage to the American actress could shed light on the secretive finances of the royal family.
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Hip-hop’s first big solo star is the first rapper to receive the Kennedy Center Honors, and he’ll be recognized not just for the magnetism of his songbook but for helping code the DNA of rap itself.
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