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Watch Live: Leftists Rally at White House to Protest Trump, Protect Mueller

Protests are taking place around the country Thursday night, organized by the leftist MoveOn and other anti-Trump organizations, including in Washington, DC, and New York City in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to ask for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ resignation. Protesters believe Sessions’ resignation will lead to the undoing of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump presidential campaign. In firing Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump has crossed a red line and started a constitutional crisis. We are activating our rapid-response network, launching mass…

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Energy Department Says U.S. Is Now World’s Top Oil Producer

(AP) – The United States is pumping record amounts of oil, vaulting over Russia to become the world’s biggest producer of crude. The Energy Information Administration said Thursday that the U.S. produced more than 11.3 million barrels a day in August, a 4 percent increase over the old record set in July. Russia’s energy ministry estimates that country pumped 11.2 million barrels a day in August. OPEC reports Saudi Arabia pumped 10.4 million barrels a day. It’s the first time since 1973 that the U.S. leads the world in oil…

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China Mocks Report Claiming Trump’s iPhone Hacked: ‘Use Huawei’

A spokeswoman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday responded to a New York Times claim that foreign spies hacked President Donald Trump’s iPhones by cheekily suggesting Trump should purchase a better smartphone from China’s Huawei corporation. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying set out to mock the NYT report on Thursday and dismiss all charges that say Chinese electronics are not secure. The piece in question was entitled, “When Trump Phones Friends, the Chinese and the Russians Listen and Learn.” The New York Times quoted “several current and former officials…

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Trump After Meeting with Rod Rosenstein: Democrats Colluded with Russia

President Donald Trump struck a positive tone on the special counsel investigation after meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Monday, telling reporters he believed he would be treated “very fairly” and that “Democrats colluded with Russia.” “I think we’ll be treated very fairly. Everybody understands there was no collusion. There’s no Russia. It was all made up by the Democrats. They’re the ones that colluded with Russia. The Democrats colluded with Russia. And, frankly, the previous administration didn’t do anything about Russia when they knew that they should…

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