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Tribal leaders from the Pacific Northwest pose for a picture during a meeting of the Members of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians in Portland, Ore., Thursday, May 25, 2017. The group held a news conference during their annual convention to criticize cuts to Native American programs in President Donald Trump's proposed budget that they say will devastate tribes across the U.S. Front row, from left, are Cheryl Kennedy, vice chairwoman of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde; Carina Miller, councilwoman with the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs; and Fawn Sharp, president of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians. Back row, from left, are Timothy Ballew, member of the Lummi Nation; Mel Sheldon, councilman with the Tulalip Tribes and Gary Burke, chairman of the board of trustees for the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
Tribes bash proposed Trump budget cuts to Native AmericansFifty seven Native American tribes from six Western states have expressed outrage at President Trump's proposed budget cuts to federal programs and aid for American Indians
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Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin addresses media on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. The sheriff, who cited Montana congressional candidate Greg Gianforte for shoving a reporter to the ground, says the Republican was charged with misdemeanor assault because there was no serious bodily injury. Gootkin said he never considered pursuing a felony charge against Gianforte based on evidence collected after the Wednesday incident. (AP Photo/Bobby Calvan)
The Latest: County attorney will eye Gianforte assault caseA county attorney in Montana says he will review the case involving a Republican congressional candidate accused of shoving a reporter to the ground on the eve of a special election
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Texas Legislature OKs expanded prohibitions on bestialityThe Texas House has approved further tightening state penal codes prohibiting bestiality
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Lieberman latest person to withdraw from FBI director searchFormer Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman has withdrawn from consideration for the role of FBI director
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Sara Whittle was first in line to vote at MetraPark in Billings, Mont., Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Larry Mayer /The Billings Gazette via AP)
Montana election pits behavior against partisan loyaltiesMontana voters are deciding whether to send Republican candidate Greg Gianforte to Congress after he was charged with assaulting a reporter a day earlier
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Attorney General: Justice Department will ask Supreme Court to review appeals court ruling that blocked Trump travel banAttorney General: Justice Department will ask Supreme Court to review appeals court ruling that blocked Trump travel ban
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017 file photo technology entrepreneur Greg Gianforte speaks to Republican delegates before a candidate forum in Helena, Mont. Gianforte, charged with shoving a reporter to the ground on the eve of a special election kept a low profile Thursday, May 25, even as supporters prepared a hotel ballroom for a possible victory party. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, File)
Media watchers blame hostility toward reporters on TrumpThe case of a Montana congressional candidate accused of body-slamming a reporter is being blamed by some media watchers on a wave of hostility toward journalists that President Donald Trump helped generate
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Former US prosecutor: Justice can't tolerate alternate factsFormer federal prosecutor Preet Bharara is praising government officials who challenge their superiors
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, centre  gesture as they speak with French President Emmanuel Macron, during the NATO summit of heads of state and government, at the NATO headquarters, in Brussels on Thursday, May 25, 2017. US President Donald Trump inaugurated the new headquarters during a ceremony on Thursday with other heads of state and government. (Thierry Charlier/Pool Photo via AP)
Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for militaryPresident Donald Trump excoriated fellow NATO members Thursday for failing to meet the military alliance's financial benchmarks, asserting that leaves it weaker than it should be and is "not fair to the people and taxpayers of the United States."
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4 protesters arrested at Senate hearing on energy nomineesFour protesters have been arrested after disrupting a Senate hearing on nominees to serve in energy-related posts in the Trump administration
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Graphic shows process of health care overhaul bill moving through Congress; 3c x 4 inches; 146 mm x 101 mm;
GOP senators say tough report complicates health care billRepublican senators are conceding that a scathing report on the GOP's House-passed health care bill has complicated their effort to write their own legislation
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An undated photo provided by the Energy Department shows crude oil pipes at the Bryan Mound site near Freeport, Texas. President Donald Trump’s proposal to sell nearly half the U.S. emergency oil stockpile is sparking renewed debate about whether the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is still needed amid an ongoing oil production boom that has seen U.S. imports drop sharply in the past decade.  (Department of Energy via AP)
Trump plan to sell off half of oil stockpile sparks debatePresident Donald Trump's proposal to sell nearly half the US emergency oil stockpile is renewing debate over the need for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
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