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Bergen: General now in command of White House faces ultimate test

Top National News Headlines - July 30, 2017 - 7:09am
In November, shortly after the election of Donald Trump, retired four-star Marine Gen. John Kelly was at home on a Saturday afternoon with his wife Karen watching college football when the phone rang. 
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Collins reveals Pence's comment during vote

Top National News Headlines - July 30, 2017 - 6:54am
Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) describes her interactions with Vice President Mike Pence and Senator John McCain (R-AZ) in the final moments leading up to the vote on repealing and replacing Obamacare.
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North Korea threatens 'firm action' against US

Top National News Headlines - July 30, 2017 - 4:33am
A day after North Korea tested a ballistic missile that it claims can reach all of the United States, US President Donald Trump ripped China for not reining in Kim Jong Un and his missile program.
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178 migrants found abandoned in trailer

Top National News Headlines - July 30, 2017 - 4:10am
Mexican authorities rescued 178 migrants found abandoned in a trailer in Veracruz state, the country's National Institute for Migration said.
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China flexes its military muscle in parade

Top National News Headlines - July 30, 2017 - 1:59am
Chinese leader Xi Jinping presided over a major military parade Sunday, hours after US President Donald Trump renewed his criticism over Beijing's failure to rein in North Korea.
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Australia foils plot to bring down plane

Top National News Headlines - July 30, 2017 - 12:33am
Authorities in Australia foiled a terrorist plot to bring down an airplane and arrested four men Saturday, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced at a news conference in Sydney on Sunday. Police said it was an Islamist-inspired plot, but did not link the plan to a specific terror group.
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Lizza: Interview with Scaramucci 'insane'

Top National News Headlines - July 29, 2017 - 4:44pm
Ryan Lizza, a reporter with The New Yorker, details an "insane" interview he conducted with the White House communications director in which Anthony Scaramucci used very strong words against Reince Priebus.
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Man charged in wife's death aboard cruise ship

Top National News Headlines - July 29, 2017 - 2:41pm
A man allegedly killed his wife while on a cruise ship in Alaska, and told a witness he did it because she wouldn't stop laughing at him, the FBI said. CNN's Jean Casarez has the story.
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Venezuela: Street clashes ahead of vote

Top National News Headlines - July 29, 2017 - 10:45am
Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro are calling for continued protests ahead of Sunday's controversial election, a day after demonstrators clashed with national guard troops in the capital in defiance of a protest ban.
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Will Obamacare survive?

Top National News Headlines - July 29, 2017 - 10:18am
The Republicans' years-long desire to repeal Obamacare has collapsed, but that doesn't mean all is well with the health reform law.
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Jeff Bezos has the right idea on giving

Top National News Headlines - July 29, 2017 - 10:17am
"Philanthropy," Oscar Wilde once wrote, "seems to have become simply the refuge of people who wish to annoy their fellow-creatures." With a growing number of billionaires and other wealthy people pledging to give away large chunks of their fortunes to rid the world of diseases, illiteracy, poverty, global warming and much else, the rest of us are apt to be in for a good deal more bother in the future. However well-intentioned, their efforts usually require the objects of their concerns to change behavior in ways that often wind up doing little to solve the vast problems they are trying to address.
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Cillizza: This takes the cake for 'Worst Week in Washington'

Top National News Headlines - July 29, 2017 - 9:31am
For the past six years or so, I've been sifting through each week to find the single person who had the absolute "Worst Week in Washington."
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Simone Biles' dazed post-surgery video

Top National News Headlines - July 29, 2017 - 9:07am
Olympic gymnast Simone Biles is making the world smile once again with a new Twitter video after getting her wisdom teeth removed.
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2,300 leave NC island after power outage

Top National News Headlines - July 29, 2017 - 8:49am
Kalla Bruhl and her boyfriend's family had their vacation short-circuited.
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Hamburg attack suspect known as Islamist

Top National News Headlines - July 29, 2017 - 8:44am
A man accused of a fatal stabbing in Hamburg was known to investigators as an Islamist and was "psychologically unstable," but so far does not appear to have any terror links, German authorities told a news conference Saturday.
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