Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper

Senate Committee To Hold Hearing On Mark Esper As Defense Secretary

Acting Secretary Mark Esper will have to step down for a day before he's confirmed.

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1:28Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden gives a speech on July 11, 2019 in New York City.
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Biden Wants To 'Protect and Build on Obamacare'

0:53Jeffrey Epstein
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Jeffrey Epstein Willing To Post $100 Million Bail

2:39China flags
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What's Really Behind China's Economic Slowdown?

1:15President Hassan Rouhani
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Iran Ready To Negotiate With U.S. — After Sanctions Are Lifted

1:13A medical worker administers a vaccine
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Congo's Ebola Outbreak Moves Closer To Rwandan Border

1:51A U.S. soldier aboard an M1A2 Abram Tank
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China Accuses U.S. Of Violating Law Over Arms Sale To Taiwan

1:59Ursula von der Leyen, the nominee to become the European Commission president.
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EU Commission Nominee Tries To Win Over A Fragmented Parliament

0:56Sgt. Maj. James G. Sartor during an interview in 2016
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Pentagon Identifies U.S. Service Member Killed In Afghanistan

0:45People walking through flood waters in Louisiana
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Barry Makes Its Way North, Bringing Heavy Rain And Flooding

1:08Nathan Bedford Forrest
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Tenn. Gov. Signs Proclamation Honoring Early KKK Leader

0:59Boeing 737 Max
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American Airlines Extends Boeing 737 Max Cancellations

0:25The city of Kismayo where the terrorist attack happened.
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At Least 26 Killed In Terrorist Attack In Somalia

0:38Gibraltar — where the Iranian tanker was seized — lies beyond a fence located on the Spanish side of the border.
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U.K. Offers To Return Seized Iranian Oil Tanker

0:54Hong Kong protests
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Hong Kong Protests Continue After Reports Of Police Violence

0:48Department of Justice building
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Justice Department Gets Appeals Court Win In Sanctuary Cities Case

0:56A large section of Manhattan's Upper West Side and Midtown neighborhoods are seen in darkness from above
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New York City Gets Power Back After Massive Blackout

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KATC: Crews Battle Barry's Winds In Jeanerette

1:03New Orleans
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Barry Makes Landfall As A Category 1 Hurricane, Before Weakening

1:05Construction of border wall prototype near California-Mexico border.
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Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court To Overturn Border Wall Ruling

2:36Milk on a table
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More People Want Milk — Just Not From Cows

0:55Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
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UN Human Rights Council To Investigate Philippine Drug War Killings

1:18The 9/11 Memorial
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House Passes Bill To Extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

3:09Tents at U.S. Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas
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House Panel Examines Alleged Mistreatment Of Minors At CBP Facilities

0:59Cargo is unloaded from a Russian AN-124 cargo plane transporting parts of the S-400 air defense system from Russia
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Turkey Receives Shipment Of Russian Air Defense Missile System Parts

2:03Participants wave to the large crowd of spectators at Belfast Gay Pride 2017
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How A Same-Sex Marriage Vote Could Change Northern Ireland

0:58Flooding in New Orleans.
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President Trump Declares Federal Emergency In Louisiana Ahead Of Barry

1:12Robert Kelly, better known as R. Kelly
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R. Kelly Arrested On Federal Sex Crime Charges

1:04Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo of Sudan
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Sudan's Military Council Says It Averted An Attempted Military Coup

0:56U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman
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Jeffrey Epstein's Lawyers Propose Bail Agreement

1:13Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell
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Federal Reserve Chairman: Raising Debt Ceiling 'Simply Must Happen'