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IRS Touts New Tax-Return Form For Simplification, But Critics Say It's Not That Easy

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President Trump had called for wide-ranging restrictions on Chinese investment in U.S. companies. But after months of deliberation, the administration has opted to rely on a case-by-case review instead. Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A border patrol car drives past the old border wall just east of Borderfield State Park where construction is set to begin on approximately 14.5 miles of new fencing on June 4 in San Ysidro, Calif. Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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DHS: Nearly 2,000 Children Separated From Adults At Border In 6 Weeks

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Office Of Refugee Resettlement Struggling To House Migrant Children Separated From Parents

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President Trump spoke to reporters outside the White House on Friday about the FBI inspector general's report, Paul Manafort and what "a great job" he did during his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Paul Manafort arrives for a hearing at District Court in Washington, D.C., on Friday. A judge ordered him to jail ahead of his trial in connection with alleged witness tampering. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Orders Paul Manafort Detained Amid Witness Tampering Allegations

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President Trump shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on Thursday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Coils of steel wire sit stacked in the shipping area of the Grupo Acerero SA steel processing facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, in March. Mexican steel will be subject to a 25 percent tariff. Mauricio Palos/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Central American migrants traveling in the Migrant Via Crucis caravan walk to their legal counselling meeting in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico, in April. Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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