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FILE- In this June 22, 2017 file photo,  Carl Paladino, right, walks with his lawyers outside the state Department of Education building in Albany, N.Y. The one-time Republican candidate for New York governor whose insults of Barack and Michelle Obama preceded calls for his ouster from the Buffalo school board has been removed from the post.  State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia announced her decision Thursday, Aug. 17, following a five-day hearing in June. School board members lobbied for Paladino's removal after he disclosed information about teacher contract negotiations that were discussed in closed-door sessions. (AP Photo/Mary Esch, File)
Ex-NY governor hopeful who insulted Obamas kicked off boardA former candidate for New York governor whose insults of Barack and Michelle Obama preceded calls for his ouster from the Buffalo school board has been removed from the post
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Construction contractor and Donald Trump voter Richard Mathern poses for photos in Cheyenne, Wyo., Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. Mathern says tearing down Confederate statues isn't the answer to hate, and that Trump tends to "tick people off" by speaking his mind, but he still supports Trump just as much as the day he voted for him. (AP photo/Mead Gruver)
President Trump's ardent backers support him more than everEven as some Republican leaders distance themselves from Trump, his most ardent grassroots supporters still back him
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The Latest: Tillerson, Mattis say military option on tableSecretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis are stressing there is a credible threat of U.S. military action against North Korea
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FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands at the Israel museum in Jerusalem. Netanyahu came under mounting pressure Thursday to speak out against President Donald Trump's response to the racially charged violence and anti-Semitic outpouring in Charlottesville, Virginia. Netanyahu's near silence on the march staged by anti-Semitic white nationalists and Trump's assertion that "both sides" were responsible for the violence appears to reflect the Israeli leader's desire to remain in the good graces of the embattled U.S. president. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)
Israeli leader resists calls to criticize TrumpIsrael's Netanyahu resists calls to denounce Trump's response to violence, anti-Semitic displays in Charlottesville
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The Latest: Protesters target Pence in Panama CitySeveral dozen protesters are targeting Vice President Mike Pence during his visit to Panama
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FILE - In this June 24, 2015 file photo, a statue of Robert E. Lee is on display on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. is calling for the removal of Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol as the contentious debate over the appropriateness of such memorials moves to the halls of Congress.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from CapitolHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is calling for the removal of Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol as the contentious debate over the appropriateness of such memorials moves to the halls of Congress
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A police officer gestures as he blocks a street in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Police in the northern Spanish city of Barcelona say a white van has jumped the sidewalk in the city's historic Las Ramblas district, injuring several people. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
The Latest: Trump condemns Barcelona attack, offers US helpPresident Donald Trump is condemning what Spanish authorities say is a deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona
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Wisconsin state Assembly Speaker Robin Vos joins with fellow Republicans to defend a $3 billion tax break package for electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group that the Assembly was set to pass on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
Wisconsin Assembly set to approve $3 billion for FoxconnThe Wisconsin Assembly planned to approve a $3 billion tax break Thursday for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state
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Mattis says decision near on new Afghan policyDefense Secretary Jim Mattis says President Donald Trump is gathering his national security team to attempt to set a new Afghanistan policy
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Injured people are treated in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 after a white van jumped the sidewalk in the historic Las Ramblas district, crashing into a summer crowd of residents and tourists and injuring several people, police said. (AP Photo/Oriol Duran)
US condemns Spanish attack, pledges justice for terroristsTrump, Tillerson condemn terrorist attack in Barcelona and offer U.S. assistance to authorities in Spain
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The Latest: Wisconsin Democrats argue against Foxconn breaksDemocrats in the Wisconsin state Assembly are arguing that a vote on $3 billion in tax breaks for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group should be delayed until the bill can be improved
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U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, attending an event in Lewiston, Maine, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, speaks to reporters about President Trump's recent comments about the violence in Charlottesville, Va. "There's absolutely no place in this country for hatred, racism, anti-Semitism and bigotry. The president should've spoken out far more strongly from the very beginning," she said. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Trump decries monument removals, 'history ripped apart'President Donald Trump bitingly decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons Thursday, declaring the nation is seeing "the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart"
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