Kremlin: Trump associates’ peace plan for Ukraine “absurd”

The Kremlin said Monday that the Russian government does not know anything about a Ukraine peace plan crafted by an opposition Ukrainian lawmaker and two of President Donald Trump's associates.


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With Congress out of session, many in Colorado ask: Where are the town halls?

Congress is off this week but few Colorado lawmakers are using the time to meet with constituents -- a slight that’s angered activists across the state.


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Longmont mulls stand against statehouse bill that would compensate drillers for losses

Longmont's City Council is to consider taking a formal stand Tuesday night against a proposed state law that could make Colorado's local governments liable for paying oil and gas mineral rights holders the market values of those rights if a local government bans fracking.


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H.R. McMaster, Donald Trump’s new Security Council boss, has Colorado Springs ties

President Donald Trump on Monday named Army. Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster head of the National Security Council. When McMaster was a colonel, he led a Fort Carson unit of more than 5,000 soldiers through one of the post's successful deployments to Iraq.


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Teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage became legal

Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found.


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Inside the lives of refugees in Sweden

n 2015, Sweden received 162,877 asylum applications, more than any European country proportionate to its population. According to the Swedish Migration Agency, Sweden housed more than 180,000 people in 2015, more than double the total in all of 2014.


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GOP health plan: Lower costs, better care, or road to ruin?

Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers. Democrats see a road to ruin for millions who'd face lost coverage and higher medical expenses, particularly the poor.


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Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn.


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Trump asked people to “look at what’s happening — in Sweden.” Here’s what’s happening there.

President Donald Trump caused confusion during a Saturday rally in Florida when he said: "You look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this?" Trump then mentioned the French cities of Nice and Paris and the Belgian capital, Brussels. The three European cities were all attacked by terrorists over the past two years.


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Feds step up investigations after drugs vanish at some VA hospitals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid theft, missing prescriptions or unauthorized drug use by VA employees since 2009, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press.


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