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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says 95 percent of his cancer is gone

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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said on Tuesday that 95 percent of his cancer was gone after eight weeks of intensive medical treatment, the Washington Post reported.

Hogan, a Republican, stunned the state in June when he told a hastily called news conference that he suffered from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and had dozens of tumors in his abdomen, neck and groin.

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After undergoing treatment, “I aced my test,” Hogan told the Post in his first face-to-face interview about his illness since the diagnosis.

“Ninety-five percent is gone, disappeared, dead. I still have some remnants of the tumors, but it’s dead,” said the governor, who the Post said was sporting a wide grin and a bald head.

Hogan, a commercial real estate broker who had never held elective office, was elected in an upset in November after campaigning on tax-cutting platform.

He came to national attention in April when he sent the National Guard into Baltimore after rioting sparked by the death of a black man from an injury suffered in police custody.

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His illness triggered an outpouring of sympathy around Maryland, and a photo of a bald, beaming Hogan striking a pose while wearing sunglasses became an Internet hit. He continued to work around his chemotherapy appointments.

Hogan said his progress had surprised his medical team.

“They were shocked at the results,” Hogan said. “They were saying, ‘We could not possibly have hoped for a better scan than that.'”

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(Reporting by Ian Simpson; Editing by Sandra Maler)


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Trump could be an ‘unindicted co-conspirator’ in investigation into Rudy Giuliani: MSNBC panel

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President Donald Trump could be an "unindicted co-conspirator in the federal investigation that has already resulted in indictments of two associates of Rudy Giuliani, the panel on MSNBC's "Deadline: White House" on Monday.

"The question today, will Trump’s conduct in the Middle East -- which has already led to one of the fastest and most dramatic political realignments in history, one that strengthens Syria’s Assad, Iran, and Russia, all American adversaries -- contribute to a political realignment here at home, wherein Republicans participate in the congressional investigation into Donald Trump's demand that a foreign leader dig up dirt on a political rival," anchor Nicolle Wallace said.

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Florida Republican Governor linked to arrested Giuliani henchman Lev Parnas in video

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Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) has been outed for associating with at least one of the Rudy Giuliani associates arrested last week.

According to a video posted by Reuters reporter Joey Roulette on Twitter, Ukrainian businessman Lev Parnas can be seen standing with DeSantis after his election night win last November.

"Ukrainian businessman Lev Parnas, one of two Giuliani associates arrested last week and charged for scheming to funnel foreign money into various US elections, is seen (on the left) in this Nov 6 2018 video I took at Governor Ron DeSantis' election victory party in Orlando," tweeted Roulette.

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In one fell swoop, Trump throws US goals in Syria into disarray

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Since the outbreak of Syria's brutal civil war, the United States has stated several objectives -- destroying Islamic State extremists, easing from power President Bashar al-Assad and limiting Iran's influence.

In just one decision, President Donald Trump may have undone all three.

The mercurial leader pulled US troops out of northern Syria in the face of a Turkish invasion against Kurdish forces, who had led the campaign to crush the Islamic State group and with US protection had enjoyed effective autonomy.

The Kurds have reached out to Assad's regime -- allied with Iran and Russia -- to redeploy for the first time in years to northern Syria to face Turkey, which is trying to eliminate a force it links to Kurdish separatists at home.

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