Joe Arpaio announces bid for sheriff reelection one year after Trump pardon

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    Former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio on Sunday announced he would seek another term as sheriff of Maricopa County, one year after President Donald Trump pardoned him. He had been convicted on charges of criminal contempt related to the hard-line tactics he used to crack down on undocumented immigrants.

    6 takeaways from CNN's town halls with Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio

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    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio offered two markedly different views of the Democratic Party at CNN town halls on Sunday, providing a stark example of the political divide inside the party.

    Analysis: The hardest Trump story for the press to cover: His fitness for the job

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    More erratic, more often.

    Presidential canidate asked if he would instead run for Senate

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    During a CNN Town Hall in New York, Democratic presidential hopeful Gov. Steve Bullock definitively ruled out running for Senate if he loses the presidential nomination.

    The Point: Time's almost up for some 2020 Democrats

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    5. Do Democrats needs more debates?: With the deadline to qualify for the third Democratic National Commitee-sanctioned debate arriving this week -- much more on that below -- there's another fight breaking out on the debate front: Should the candidates be doing more of them?

    Jeremy Corbyn risks scuppering no-confidence vote, says Jo Swinson

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    The Lib Dem leader says a no-confidence vote risks failing if Mr Corbyn insists on being interim PM.

    TV licence: Boris Johnson says BBC must 'cough up' for over-75s

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    The BBC's funding settlement was dependent on covering the cost, Boris Johnson insists.

    Brexit: Boris Johnson says odds of striking deal 'touch and go'

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    Boris Johnson previously said the chances of leaving without a deal were "a million to one".

    G7: Trump praises Johnson as 'right man' to deliver Brexit

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    Boris Johnson reacts as US President Trump praises the UK PM as the right man to deliver Brexit.

    Airport security: 3D baggage scanners could end liquid restrictions

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    Airports must introduce 3D baggage screening before the end of 2022, the government announces.

    Ex-Arizona lawman seeks to reclaim mantle as 'America's toughest sheriff'

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    Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who built a national reputation as a staunch foe of illegal immigration, announced on Sunday - the anniversary of his pardon by President Donald Trump - that he will see re-election to his old job next year.

    U.S. lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings

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    The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency after meeting the government officials in Switzerland that Facebook has said will regulate it.

    Joe Biden touts electability amid verbal stumbles in important New Hampshire

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    Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden came to New Hampshire this weekend drawing contrasts to his rivals and touting himself as the candidate best positioned to beat President Donald Trump in November 2020.

    Factbox: Three Republicans, 21 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations

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    The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller while the Republican field slowly grows.

    Joe Walsh becomes second Republican to challenge Trump for White House

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    Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, on Sunday became the second Republican to challenge President Donald Trump for the party's 2020 White House nomination.

    On Politics: Trump-Allied Operatives Target Journalists

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    A loose network of conservatives says it has dossiers of problematic social media posts by hundreds of journalists.

    Rule 1 at the G7 Meeting? Don’t Get You-Know-Who Mad

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    Determined not to rouse President Trump’s well-known temper, Group of 7 leaders registered their policy differences in the most flattering of tones.

    Trump’s Signature New York Hotel and the Art of the Compromise

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    Facing demands to change the name of the Trump International Hotel and Tower, the president’s business is considering signage that would elevate its Central Park West address.

    Iranian Official Makes Surprise Appearance on Sidelines of G7 Summit

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    At the invitation of France, Iran’s foreign minister flew to Biarritz and met with European officials. But he had no plans to sit down with American officials.

    Trump Allies Target Journalists Over Coverage Deemed Hostile to White House

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    A loose network of conservatives says it has dossiers of offensive social media posts and other problematic public statements by hundreds of journalists.

    Bernie Sanders to Mitch McConnell: “Have the guts” to allow votes on Democratic bills

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    The Vermont independent, visiting McConnell’s home state, accused the Senate leader of ‘cowardice’ and ‘obstructionism.’

    The Trailer: Democrats clear up some internal disputes and extend others as President Trump gets another challenger

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    In this edition: the fallout from a pivotal DNC meeting, the activists who won/lost a climate debate, and a poll confirming that everyone's still pretty angry.

    As Sept. 1 deadline nears, Graham warns Trump about Afghanistan drawdown

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    “The number is going to be around 8,600,” Graham said of U.S. troop levels on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “To go below that, I think, would be really risky.”

    Trump admits to having ‘second thoughts’ — a scramble ensues to explain what he meant

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    His comments were initially seen as a sign President Trump was softening his approach to the trade war with China. His aides said it was not.

    Trump finds himself on his heels and fumbling at G-7

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    Trump is used to setting the agenda at such meetings, but that has not been the case for the first day in France.

    China announces it seeks 'calm' end to trade war, as markets tank and currency hits 11-year flatline

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    China signaled on Monday it was now seeking a rapid end to its trade war with the U.S., as Asian markets crumbled and China's currency plummeted to an 11-year low following the latest tariffs announced last Friday by the Trump administration.

    Pompeo backs Israel's right to defend itself from Iran threats after Syria airstrike

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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he supports “Israel’s right to defend itself from threats posed by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps,” after the Israeli military carried out an attack on targets inside Syria on Saturday in what it described as a successful effort to thwart a “very imminent” Iranian drone strike.

    Joe Arpaio announces run for seventh term as Maricopa County sheriff

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    Joe Arpaio announced Sunday that he will seek a seventh term as the sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, promising to reopen his infamous tent city jail and bring back controversial jail policies that drew the ire of civil rights advocates and made him a darling of tough-on-crime conservatives.

    Sanders slams McConnell's 'cowardice' in fiery visit to top Republican's home state of Kentucky

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    Bernie Sanders renewed his attacks on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at a fiery rally in the top Republican's home state of Kentucky on Sunday afternoon, demanding that McConnell stop his "cowardice" and "have the guts" to immediately take up legislation aimed at reducing gun violence, strengthening election security and raising the federal minimum wage.

    Sanders campaign co-chair says Biden 'regretted' Obama assassination comment

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    The co-chair of Bernie Sanders’ election campaign dodged a question on Sunday about former Vice President Joe Biden’s recent gaffes while on the stump by praising him for his long career as an elected official -- but saying that voters deciding among the 2020 Democrats don’t want the “status quo” anymore.

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