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In this Thursday, June 28, 2018 photo, Sabine Anton looks over construction materials stored in the garage of 184 Kent Avenue in the Brooklyn borough of New York in the building owned by Kushner Cos.  An Associated Press investigation into one of the Kushner Cos.’ largest residential buildings in New York City reveals what some residents say was a campaign that used noisy construction to push rent-stabilized tenants out and bring high-paying condo buyers in. More than a dozen tenants told the AP that they were subjected to relentless banging, drilling, dust and rats. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Kushner tenants: We were pushed out for luxury condo buyersBanging, drilling, dust, rats: Kushner Cos. tenants say relentless construction was used to push them out for luxury condo buyers
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FILE - In this May 3, 2018 file photo, California state Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, poses for photos in his campaign office in Los Angeles. The California Democratic Party has snubbed U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein by giving its endorsement to her rival, de Leon. He won the party nod Saturday, July 14 after a vote of the party's roughly 360-member executive board made up of local officials and party activists.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Feinstein remains favorite in California race despite snubSen. Dianne Feinstein remains the favorite to capture California's U.S. Senate contest, despite seeing an endorsement from Democratic Party leaders go to her little-known rival
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (Yuri Kadobnov/Pool Photo via AP)
Russia on a high as World Cup wraps; Putin's problems remainThe World Cup has bathed Russians and their country in a rosy light, but after the monthlong party ends and foreigners leave, President Vladimir Putin will be left with a pension crisis and unusually low ratings
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A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according to an indictment announced days before President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)Russia
Russian bots, trolls test waters ahead of US midtermsRussian bots and trolls are deploying increasingly sophisticated and targeted tools ahead of the U.S. midterm elections in November
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Vehicles wait for the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump on the tarmac of the Helsinki International Airport in Vantaa, Finland on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a summit in Helsinki on Monday. (Antii Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)
Trump names EU a global foe, raps media before Putin summitPresident Donald Trump named the European Union as a top adversary of the U.S. and denounced the news media as the "enemy of the people" before arriving in Helsinki on the eve of his high-stakes summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin
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Trust a theme in GOP debate for Georgia governor nominationTrust becomes major theme in GOP debate for Georgia governor nomination
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Melanie Trump waves from the car after she arrived with U.S. President Donald Trump at the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Sunday, July 15, 2018 on the eve of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
The Latest: Supporters cheer as Trump nears Helsinki hotelSeveral dozen supporters of President Donald Trump, many waving American flags and sporting "Make America Great Again" caps, have cheered as the U.S. leader neared his hotel in Helsinki before his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Activist Upsets Feinstein For California Dem EndorsementA state senator has won an upset over longtime US Senator Dianne Feinstein. On Saturday, the California Democratic Party voted overwhelmingly to endorse Kevin de León instead of the 4-term incumbent after de León, a progressive out of Los Angeles, successfully lobbied party activists, per the AP . In accepting the...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2018 file photo, protesters chant "Families belong together!" as they walk to the front doors of the federal courthouse in Brownsville, Texas, to bring attention to the U.S. immigration policy. A federal judge, responding to a plan to reunify children separated at the border, said he was having second thoughts about his belief that the Trump administration was acting in good faith to comply with his orders. The Justice Department on Friday, July 13 filed a plan to reunify more than 2,500 children 5 years old and older by a court-imposed deadline of July 26 using “truncated” procedures to verify parentage and perform background checks that excludes DNA testing and other steps it took to reunify children under 5. The administration said the abbreviated vetting puts children at significant safety risk but is needed to meet the deadline.  (Miguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald via AP, File)
US judge criticizes plan to reunify families split at borderA U.S. judge says he is having second thoughts about his belief that the Trump administration is acting in good faith to comply with his orders to reunify families separated at the border
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Trump: 'European Union Is a Foe'President Trump has raised eyebrows ahead of his meeting with Vladimir Putin regarding who he feels are the enemies of the United States. In an interview from Scotland with CBS News, the president told anchor Jeff Glor that the EU with its 28 members, many of which are longstanding US...
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President Donald Trump arrives in Helsinki for his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on MondayPresident Donald Trump arrives in Helsinki for his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday
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Bolton Skips Talk Show as Trump Punishes CNNJohn Bolton grabbed headlines Sunday for appearing and not appearing on morning talk shows. The White House nixed his planned appearance on CNN's State of the Union after President Trump apparently felt disrespected by a CNN journalist Friday, Bloomberg reports. "Actually a @CNN reporter disrespected @POTUS & PM May during...
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