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Trump pardons former sheriff Joe Arpaio

Trump pardoned Arpaio, who was convicted of criminal contempt for his treatment of minorities.
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Sebastian Gorka, adviser to Donald Trump, resigns

"Given recent events, it is clear to me that forces that do not support the MAGA promise are — for now — ascendant within the White House."

Trump’s pardon of Joe Arpaio is an endorsement of racism, civil rights leaders say

"Trump’s pardon of Arpaio is an official endorsement on racial profiling and the abuse of immigrants and people of color."
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7 female designers who have changed the world

These seven women have left a lasting impact on the world through their groundbreaking designs.
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Hurricane Harvey slows as it batters Texas, but FEMA chief says “this is just the beginning”

The storm has been downgraded from a Category 4 to a Category 1 hurricane.
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Trump praises FEMA head over Hurricane Harvey response as Texas braces for “catastrophic” flooding

Trump faces scrutiny for making controversial political moves ahead of powerful storm as officials warn Texans of storm surges.
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Hurricane Harvey now a tropical storm as Texas Gov. Greg Abbott warns of “dramatic” flooding

The storm is expected to hang around for several days, leaving behind "widespread devastation."
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This week in Trump-Russia news: Investigations eclipsed by White House scandal, domestic strife

Mueller gets closer to Manafort and Flynn, the "pee tape" investigator testifies and Russia weighs on Trump.
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How does Trump’s pardoning of Joe Arpaio compare to other presidential pardons? It doesn’t.

In pardoning the "Tent City" sheriff, Trump may have set a dangerous precedent.