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Lara Trump, left, watches as her husband Eric Trump speaks during a campaign rally for his father, President Donald Trump, at the Houston Toyota Center, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump escalates immigration rhetoric at rally to boost CruzPresident Donald Trump has escalated his immigration rhetoric at a midterm rally in Texas, falsely accusing Democrats of "encouraging millions of illegal aliens to break our laws, violate our borders and overwhelm our nation."
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One en route to a campaign rally in Houston with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump blasts caravan, says he's cutting Central American aidPresident Donald Trump says the U.S. will begin "cutting off, or substantially reducing" aid to three Central American nations over a migrant "'caravan" making its way to the U.S. southern border. But it's unclear how.
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$1.6B Mega Millions prize due to simple math, some surprisesFor all the anticipation about whether someone will finally snag the $1.6 billion jackpot for Mega Millions or the $620 million Powerball grand prize, the games come down to simple math _ and very long odds
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President Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd during a campaign rally, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
The Latest: Trump ramps up immigration rhetoric in TexasPresident Donald Trump is ramping up his rhetoric about immigration ahead of the midterm election, casting Democrats of being soft on border security
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FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2018, file photo, Cindy McCain, glances back towards the hearse carrying her husband's casket, following a memorial service for her husband Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington. A nonprofit named for the late Sen. John McCain is calling for “mavericks” like him to vote in the Nov. 6 election and focus on human rights around the world. The McCain Institute for International Leadership, led by his widow, Cindy, is launching a nonpartisan campaign Tuesday, Oct. 23, to spread that message especially to young Americans.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
'Mavericks needed': McCain Institute wades into election'Mavericks needed': McCain Institute calls for Americans, especially younger ones, to focus on human rights
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China-US ties sinking amid acrimony over trade, politicsThe White House's move to expand Washington's dispute with Beijing beyond trade and technology and into accusations of political meddling has sunk their relations to the lowest level since the Cold War
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Russia says US is increasing nukes in military planningRussia says Washington is increasing the role of nuclear weapons in its military planning as part of a stepped-up campaign by the Trump administration to ensure "U.S. military superiority over the rest of the world."
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally for Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, at Houston Toyota Center, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump overreaches in bragging about judgesAP FACT CHECK: Trump overreaches when bragging about how many judges he's seated
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov smiles as he speaks to Madagascar's Foreign Minister Eloi Maxime Alphonse Dovo during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Lavrov will meet with U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton for high-tension talks in Moscow, after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
The Latest: Russian dismisses US claim of treaty violationsRussia is calling U.S. accusations that it isn't complying with a 1987 nuclear weapons treaty "groundless" and says its claims of U.S. violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty are "justified"
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A Mega Millions lottery ticket rests on the shop counter at the Street Corner Market, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Cincinnati. The estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing would be the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history with a jackpot estimated to exceed $900 million. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6B, thanks to worsening oddsIf it seems lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger
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A Mega Millions billboard in Omaha, Neb., adjacent to a Sears store, shows 999 million, the maximum number it can show, ahead of the lottery draw, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.  Lottery officials increased the grand prize just hours ahead of the Friday night drawing.  (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
What happens if you win Mega Millions' $1.6B jackpot?Lottery officials have some advice if you win the estimated $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs Tuesday night
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The Latest: Suicidal man in Alaska detained after standoffPolice in Alaska say they've detained a suicidal man who was parked in a vehicle with a woman for hours outside a town's only public hospital
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