WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration has rolled out a new questionnaire for U.S. visa applicants worldwide that asks for social media handles for the last five years and biographical information going back 15 years.

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(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc’s [UBER.UL] head of finance is leaving as the ride-hailing company reported continued big losses for the first quarter, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – CNN fired comedian Kathy Griffin from its annual New Year’s Eve broadcast on Wednesday after she drew strong criticism for posing in photographs holding up the likeness of a bloody, severed head resembling U.S. President Donald Trump.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump came under pressure on Wednesday from corporate CEOs, U.S. allies, Democrats and some fellow Republicans to keep the United States in a global pact to fight climate change, while a source close to the matter said Trump was preparing to pull out of the Paris accord.

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Trump Expected to Pull US From Paris Climate Accord
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President Trump addressed American troops in Taormina, Sicily, on Saturday before returning to Washington. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. President Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, three …
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Seven subpoenas issued in House Russia probe
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The House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday issued seven new subpoenas in its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Four of the subpoenas are related directly to Russian meddling, which is also also the subject of probes from …
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Clinton slams New York Times, DNC, Comey for her loss
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(CNN) Hillary Clinton says she takes full responsibility for her decisions. There’s just one catch: She says her decisions weren’t the reason that she lost to Donald Trump. At a tech conference in California on Wednesday, the former Democratic
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President Tweets Nonsense, World Somehow Surprised
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Spicer off-camera, VA secretary on-camera in new White House effort
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Washington (CNN) Secretary David Shulkin on Wednesday briefed reporters about changes at the Department of Veterans Affairs, putting a different face behind the White House podium as top aides consider reshaping the way the Trump administration …
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Kabul bombing latest reminder that America’s longest war rages on
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(CNN) A suicide bombing in Kabul on Wednesday that claimed the lives of more than 90 people and injured at least 11 US contractors was the latest jolt to Washington that the US is still fighting its longest war in Afghanistan 16 years after it began.
Massive blast in the heart of Kabul’s diplomatic quarter kills at least 80Washington Post
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