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  • CIA's Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations

    CIA's Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:21:17 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-05-21 01:14:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...
    Scrutiny of Gina Haspel's CIA career has been focused on her role in the agency's former harsh interrogation program, but it's her experience with Russian operations that she will tap as she takes over at a time of...More >>
    Scrutiny of Gina Haspel's CIA career has been focused on her role in the agency's former harsh interrogation program, but it's her experience with Russian operations that she will tap as she takes over at a time of rising tension with Moscow.More >>
  • US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:21:09 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-05-21 01:14:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.

    The talks, which ended Saturday with the issuance of a joint statement, may have helped to ease tensions at least slightly between the world's two biggest economic powers.

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    The talks, which ended Saturday with the issuance of a joint statement, may have helped to ease tensions at least slightly between the world's two biggest economic powers.

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  • As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

    As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:11:29 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-05-21 01:14:21 GMT
    Trump referred to some who cross the border illegally as "animals," not people. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Trump referred to some who cross the border illegally as "animals," not people. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    President Donald Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes, and whether any demands or requests came...

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    President Donald Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes, and whether any demands or requests came from the Obama administration.

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  • Venezuela keeps voting stations open amid light turnout

    Venezuela keeps voting stations open amid light turnout

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:22:02 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-05-21 01:14:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...
    Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once...More >>
    Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once wealthy nation plummets.More >>
  • Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination

    Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:22:38 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:53:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White Ho...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White Ho...
    President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.More >>
  • Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:58 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:53:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...

    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.

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    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.

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  • Giuliani says Mueller could end collusion probe by September

    Giuliani says Mueller could end collusion probe by September

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:50:01 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:50:01 GMT
    Rudy Giuliani recently joined President Trump's legal team. (Source: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)Rudy Giuliani recently joined President Trump's legal team. (Source: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Giuliani said Mueller's office shared its timeline with him about a month ago and that the date could have changed.

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    Giuliani said Mueller's office shared its timeline with him about a month ago and that the date could have changed.

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  • Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

    Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:10:24 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-05-20 19:56:11 GMT
    Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where a law passed two years ago and still partly in effect...More >>
    Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where a law passed two years ago and still partly in effect allows discrimination against them.More >>
  • Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

    Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:11:31 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:05:39 GMT
    Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller. (Source: CNN)Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller. (Source: CNN)

    Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller.

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    Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller.

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  • Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

    Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:46:23 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:05:20 GMT
    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure. (Source: Susan Walsh/AP Photos)Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure. (Source: Susan Walsh/AP Photos)

    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure.

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    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure.

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  • Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:33:17 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:31:34 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)House Speaker Paul Ryan promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an...

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    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an unrelated scrap over immigration.

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  • McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classified

    McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classified

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:01:11 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:42:18 GMT
    Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director: Says specific reasons classified.More >>
    Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director: Says specific reasons classified.More >>
  • Arizona 'Dreamers' struggle after losing cheaper tuition

    Arizona 'Dreamers' struggle after losing cheaper tuition

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-19 16:20:55 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:22:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Arizona State University student David Montenegro stands out in front of the Memorial Union building at ASU Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. Montenegro and more than 2,300 public college students around Arizona with ...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Arizona State University student David Montenegro stands out in front of the Memorial Union building at ASU Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. Montenegro and more than 2,300 public college students around Arizona with ...
    More than 2,300 other public college students around Arizona with deferred deportation status starting this fall will no longer qualify for in-state tuition under an Arizona Supreme Court decision.More >>
    More than 2,300 other public college students around Arizona with deferred deportation status starting this fall will no longer qualify for in-state tuition under an Arizona Supreme Court decision.More >>
  • White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

    White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:25:02 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:12:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). White House senior adviser Jared Kushner shakes hands with President Donald Trump during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). White House senior adviser Jared Kushner shakes hands with President Donald Trump during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington.
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and...More >>
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump misspells wife's name in homecoming tweet

    The Latest: Trump misspells wife's name in homecoming tweet

    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-05-19 19:20:56 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:22:53 GMT
    President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells the first lady's first name.More >>
    President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells the first lady's first name.More >>
  • US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-05-19 18:41:01 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.

    A joint statement also said the countries agree on the need for "effective measures" to reduce America's trade deficit and to strengthen cooperation on protecting intellectual property.

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    A joint statement also said the countries agree on the need for "effective measures" to reduce America's trade deficit and to strengthen cooperation on protecting intellectual property.

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  • Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:41:05 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:02:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.More >>
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.More >>
  • Trump: Justice Department planted spy in 2016 campaign

    Trump: Justice Department planted spy in 2016 campaign

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:30:52 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-05-19 23:44:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign _ an allegation his own lawyer says might not be true.More >>
    President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign _ an allegation his own lawyer says might not be true.More >>
  • Working Families Party formally endorses Cynthia Nixon

    Working Families Party formally endorses Cynthia Nixon

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-05-19 20:31:07 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-05-19 22:01:58 GMT
    New York's progressive Working Families Party has formally endorsed 'Sex and the City' actress Cynthia Nixon as its gubernatorial candidate _ challenging incumbent Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.More >>
    New York's progressive Working Families Party has formally endorsed 'Sex and the City' actress Cynthia Nixon as its gubernatorial candidate _ challenging incumbent Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.More >>
  • Immigration a fraught issue for GOP as midterms approach

    Immigration a fraught issue for GOP as midterms approach

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:51:29 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:53:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Freedom Caucus opposed...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Freedom Caucus opposed...
    The dust-up this past week in the House over immigration shows just how problematic and risky the issue is for the GOP at a time when the party needs unity heading into pivotal elections in November.More >>
    The dust-up this past week in the House over immigration shows just how problematic and risky the issue is for the GOP at a time when the party needs unity heading into pivotal elections in November.More >>
  • Jimmy Carter: America has abandoned its leadership

    Jimmy Carter: America has abandoned its leadership

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:26:34 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:33:24 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    Carter also talked about the growing disparity in wealth, the threat of nuclear war, deepening racial divisions in the US, the loss of confidence in public officials, the US abandoning its leadership in pursuit of a healthy environment and his wish for the US to be "strong enough so that we'd never have to prove that we are strong."

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    Carter also talked about the growing disparity in wealth, the threat of nuclear war, deepening racial divisions in the US, the loss of confidence in public officials, the US abandoning its leadership in pursuit of a healthy environment and his wish for the US to be "strong enough so that we'd never have to prove that we are strong."

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  • Not all GOP candidates want Trump to stump

    Not all GOP candidates want Trump to stump

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:51:18 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:24:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is not welcome everywhere as his party tries to defend its delicate House and Senate majorities. Republican ca...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is not welcome everywhere as his party tries to defend its delicate House and Senate majorities. Republican ca...
    Trump plans aggressive role in midterm elections, but he's not welcome everywhere.More >>
    Trump plans aggressive role in midterm elections, but he's not welcome everywhere.More >>
  • Jimmy Carter gently jabs Trump at Liberty commencement

    Jimmy Carter gently jabs Trump at Liberty commencement

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-05-19 20:51:28 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-05-19 20:58:04 GMT
    (Lathan Goumas/The News & Advance via AP). Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, former President Jimmy Carter and Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. during the 45th commencement ceremony on Saturday May 19, 2018, in Ly...(Lathan Goumas/The News & Advance via AP). Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, former President Jimmy Carter and Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. during the 45th commencement ceremony on Saturday May 19, 2018, in Ly...
    Former President Jimmy Carter will deliver Saturday's keynote address at Liberty University's commencement.More >>
    Former President Jimmy Carter will deliver Saturday's keynote address at Liberty University's commencement.More >>
  • Parkland students on Texas: "They're part of this now"

    Parkland students on Texas: "They're part of this now"

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:26:17 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-19 17:13:21 GMT
    (Steve Gonzale/Houston Chronicle via AP). Law enforcement officers respond to an active shooter in front of Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.(Steve Gonzale/Houston Chronicle via AP). Law enforcement officers respond to an active shooter in front of Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.
    Parkland school shooting survivors are expressing outrage and heartbreak on social media in the aftermath of the latest school shooting in Texas.More >>
    Parkland school shooting survivors are expressing outrage and heartbreak on social media in the aftermath of the latest school shooting in Texas.More >>
  • Manafort's ex-son-in-law busy with Mueller's investigation

    Manafort's ex-son-in-law busy with Mueller's investigation

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:42:17 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:46:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...
    Paul Manafort's former son-in-law says he has been busy with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >>
    Paul Manafort's former son-in-law says he has been busy with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >>
  • Governor struck while biking says helmet saved his life

    Governor struck while biking says helmet saved his life

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:02:37 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:57:28 GMT
    Maine Gov. Paul LePage said a bicycle helmet saved him last fall in a crash in which he says he was hit by an uninsured driver.More >>
    Maine Gov. Paul LePage said a bicycle helmet saved him last fall in a crash in which he says he was hit by an uninsured driver.More >>
  • 'Animals'? Trump says he'll keep using term for gang members

    'Animals'? Trump says he'll keep using term for gang members

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:20:00 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-05-19 12:57:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >>
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >>
  • Judge rejects lawsuit against Fox by ex-host Andrea Tantaros

    Judge rejects lawsuit against Fox by ex-host Andrea Tantaros

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:01:03 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-05-19 12:12:35 GMT
    A judge has tossed out a New York lawsuit against Fox News by former host Andrea Tantaros, citing her "vague, speculative and conclusory allegations.".More >>
    A judge has tossed out a New York lawsuit against Fox News by former host Andrea Tantaros, citing her "vague, speculative and conclusory allegations.".More >>
  • Gaza border protests resume as UN calls for inquiry

    Gaza border protests resume as UN calls for inquiry

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:30:04 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:35 AM EDT2018-05-19 08:35:48 GMT
    Egypt's President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi says he has ordered the opening of the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the longest length of time since 2013.More >>
    Egypt's President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi says he has ordered the opening of the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the longest length of time since 2013.More >>
  • Trump says spy infiltrated his campaign; lawyer casts doubt

    Trump says spy infiltrated his campaign; lawyer casts doubt

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:10:18 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-05-19 08:01:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is citing news reports as evidence that the Justice Department spied on his 2016 campaign, tweeting "Really bad stuff!".More >>
    President Donald Trump is citing news reports as evidence that the Justice Department spied on his 2016 campaign, tweeting "Really bad stuff!".More >>
  • Monitor: 11 killed in blasts inside Syria weapons warehouse

    Monitor: 11 killed in blasts inside Syria weapons warehouse

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:50 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:50:11 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-05-19 07:55:05 GMT
    France's government is imposing new sanctions on people and companies suspected of helping Syria's chemical weapons program.More >>
    France's government is imposing new sanctions on people and companies suspected of helping Syria's chemical weapons program.More >>
  • Protesters target lawyer who ranted against Spanish speakers

    Protesters target lawyer who ranted against Spanish speakers

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:54:16 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:43 AM EDT2018-05-19 07:43:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Demonstrator sing along as the Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino band performs during a demonstration across the street from the building that once housed the office space of Aaron Schlossberg, Friday, May 18, 2018, in New Yo...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Demonstrator sing along as the Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino band performs during a demonstration across the street from the building that once housed the office space of Aaron Schlossberg, Friday, May 18, 2018, in New Yo...
    A mariachi band has performed songs including "La Cucaracha" during a protest in front of the former office of a New York City lawyer caught on video ranting against Spanish-speaking workers.More >>
    A mariachi band has performed songs including "La Cucaracha" during a protest in front of the former office of a New York City lawyer caught on video ranting against Spanish-speaking workers.More >>
  • Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

    Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:08:48 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:44:56 GMT
    The Senate has voted to kill the FCC repeal of "net neutrality." (Source: CNN)The Senate has voted to kill the FCC repeal of "net neutrality." (Source: CNN)

    The Senate is poised to approve legislation designed to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's effort to deregulate the Internet.

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    The Senate is poised to approve legislation designed to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's effort to deregulate the Internet.

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  • US readies Mideast peace plan, but threatens Palestinian aid

    US readies Mideast peace plan, but threatens Palestinian aid

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:02:35 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:25:36 GMT
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and...More >>
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.More >>
  • Trump nominates acting VA secretary Wilkie for permanent job

    Trump nominates acting VA secretary Wilkie for permanent job

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:20:33 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:51:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington. Trump announced he's nominating ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington. Trump announced he's nominating ...
    President Donald Trump has announced he's nominating Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department agency.More >>
    President Donald Trump has announced he's nominating Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department agency.More >>
  • Texas governor vows to look at school safety after attack

    Texas governor vows to look at school safety after attack

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:05:08 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-05-19 01:11:55 GMT
    The mass shooting at a Texas high school has elicited promises from the state's top Republicans to look for ways to improve school safety, but none of them suggested that substantial gun restrictions could be on...More >>
    The mass shooting at a Texas high school has elicited promises from the state's top Republicans to look for ways to improve school safety, but none of them suggested that substantial gun restrictions could be on the table.More >>
  • Trump wades into California primary in hopes of boosting GOP

    Trump wades into California primary in hopes of boosting GOP

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:42:57 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:50:51 GMT
    President Donald Trump is wading into the heated California GOP gubernatorial primary, endorsing businessman John Cox.More >>
    President Donald Trump is wading into the heated California GOP gubernatorial primary, endorsing businessman John Cox.More >>
  • Utah lawmaker wants to raise legal marriage age to 18

    Utah lawmaker wants to raise legal marriage age to 18

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:04:22 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:36:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Heidi Clark holds a photograph from her 1995 wedding at her home in Orem, Utah, on Friday, May 18, 2018. Clark became pregnant at 16 and married soon after, under pressure from her boyfriend's religious community of Seventh-Day ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Heidi Clark holds a photograph from her 1995 wedding at her home in Orem, Utah, on Friday, May 18, 2018. Clark became pregnant at 16 and married soon after, under pressure from her boyfriend's religious community of Seventh-Day ...
    A Utah lawmaker wants to raise the state's legal marriage age to 18 to prevent girls from being pressured into unions associated with higher poverty and lower education rates.More >>
    A Utah lawmaker wants to raise the state's legal marriage age to 18 to prevent girls from being pressured into unions associated with higher poverty and lower education rates.More >>
  • Kim Davis challenger: Man whose marriage license she denied

    Kim Davis challenger: Man whose marriage license she denied

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:16:16 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:25:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adam Beam). In this May 10, 2018, photo, David Ermold, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for Rowan County clerk, pauses as he speaks in Morehead, Ky. He wants to challenge Kim Davis, the clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015 ...(AP Photo/Adam Beam). In this May 10, 2018, photo, David Ermold, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for Rowan County clerk, pauses as he speaks in Morehead, Ky. He wants to challenge Kim Davis, the clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015 ...
    A gay man in Kentucky wants to run against Kim Davis, the county clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015.More >>
    A gay man in Kentucky wants to run against Kim Davis, the county clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015.More >>
  • The Latest: Giuliani says Mueller narrows Trump questions

    The Latest: Giuliani says Mueller narrows Trump questions

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 12:42:26 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:34:24 GMT
    Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's attorney, says the special counsel in the Russia probe has narrowed the scope of potential questions for the president.More >>
    Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's attorney, says the special counsel in the Russia probe has narrowed the scope of potential questions for the president.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump defends 'animals' comment in tweet

    The Latest: Trump defends 'animals' comment in tweet

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:20:30 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:34:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >>
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >>
  • After biggest gaffe, pope demands accountability for abuse

    After biggest gaffe, pope demands accountability for abuse

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:13:13 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:23:59 GMT
    (CTV via AP). This frame taken from video provided by the CTV Vatican television Thursday, May 17, 2018, Pope Francis, center, poses for a picture with Chilean Bishops during a meeting at the Vatican. The Bishops announced Friday at the end of an emerg...(CTV via AP). This frame taken from video provided by the CTV Vatican television Thursday, May 17, 2018, Pope Francis, center, poses for a picture with Chilean Bishops during a meeting at the Vatican. The Bishops announced Friday at the end of an emerg...
    By repenting for his original sin with what amounts to a nuclear option, Pope Francis has quite possibly ushered in the game-changer in the Catholic Church's long-running sex abuse crisis.More >>
    By repenting for his original sin with what amounts to a nuclear option, Pope Francis has quite possibly ushered in the game-changer in the Catholic Church's long-running sex abuse crisis.More >>
  • Saudi arrests activists who campaigned for women's driving

    Saudi arrests activists who campaigned for women's driving

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:52:08 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:00:46 GMT
    The crackdown on activists comes six weeks before Saudi Arabia will lift the world's only ban on women driving on June 24. (Source: AP Photo/Amr Nabil)The crackdown on activists comes six weeks before Saudi Arabia will lift the world's only ban on women driving on June 24. (Source: AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Rights activists say at least six people who have campaigned for human rights in Saudi Arabia, including four women who pushed for the right to drive, have been detained in Saudi Arabia.

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    Rights activists say at least six people who have campaigned for human rights in Saudi Arabia, including four women who pushed for the right to drive, have been detained in Saudi Arabia.

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  • Poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital

    Poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:40:05 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:23:10 GMT
    Sergei Skripal, the former Russian spy poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury, England, in March, has been discharged. (Source: Family photo/CNN)Sergei Skripal, the former Russian spy poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury, England, in March, has been discharged. (Source: Family photo/CNN)
    Sergei Skripal, the former Russian spy poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury, England, in March, has been discharged. (Source: Family photo/CNN)Sergei Skripal, the former Russian spy poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury, England, in March, has been discharged. (Source: Family photo/CNN)

    Doctors say former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged from hospital, more than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent.

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    Doctors say former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged from hospital, more than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent.

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  • Rule would take US funds from clinics discussing abortion

    Rule would take US funds from clinics discussing abortion

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:39 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:39:54 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:52:12 GMT
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally-funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally-funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
  • Democrats get giddy about a perennial target: Arizona

    Democrats get giddy about a perennial target: Arizona

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:50:22 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:45:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). In this Wednesday, May 9, 2018 photo, Arizona Democratic District 27 Chair Fern Ward, right, and Vice Chair Maritza Saenz react to a speaker during their legislative meeting in Phoenix. For a decade, Democrats have said they were ...(AP Photo/Matt York). In this Wednesday, May 9, 2018 photo, Arizona Democratic District 27 Chair Fern Ward, right, and Vice Chair Maritza Saenz react to a speaker during their legislative meeting in Phoenix. For a decade, Democrats have said they were ...
    For a decade, Democrats have said they were close to turning Arizona blue.More >>
    For a decade, Democrats have said they were close to turning Arizona blue.More >>
  • Ahead of Trump summit, Kim Jong Un crafts a careful message

    Ahead of Trump summit, Kim Jong Un crafts a careful message

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:29:55 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:03:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2016, file photo, North Koreans read their leader Kim Jong Un's speech published in the local newspaper in Pyongyang, North Korea. Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have one big thing in common as they ...(AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2016, file photo, North Koreans read their leader Kim Jong Un's speech published in the local newspaper in Pyongyang, North Korea. Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have one big thing in common as they ...

    In a country where there is no Twitter but lots of fake news, North Koreans are getting a very different take on what got Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump to the negotiating table.

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    In a country where there is no Twitter but lots of fake news, North Koreans are getting a very different take on what got Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump to the negotiating table.

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  • Laurel, Yanny or ... covfefe? White House joins in on debate

    Laurel, Yanny or ... covfefe? White House joins in on debate

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:40:07 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:50:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...
    The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.More >>
    The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.More >>
  • 1 year on, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere

    1 year on, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:20:12 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:36:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...
    In the year since Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel, he hasn't uttered a word in public about his Russia investigation.More >>
    In the year since Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel, he hasn't uttered a word in public about his Russia investigation.More >>
  • CIA gets first female chief with confirmation of Gina Haspel

    CIA gets first female chief with confirmation of Gina Haspel

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:30 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:22:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >>
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >>
  • Gov't approves $10B deal to overhaul VA medical records

    Gov't approves $10B deal to overhaul VA medical records

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:49:48 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:42:58 GMT
    The government has signed a $10 billion deal to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of veterans.More >>
    The government has signed a $10 billion deal to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of veterans.More >>
  • Lawyer who ranted against Spanish speakers faces complaint

    Lawyer who ranted against Spanish speakers faces complaint

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:10:32 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:34:59 GMT
    The lawyer has been identified as Aaron Schlossberg. (Source: WABC/CNN)The lawyer has been identified as Aaron Schlossberg. (Source: WABC/CNN)

    A lawyer who threatened to call immigration enforcement on New York City restaurant workers who angered him by speaking Spanish has had a formal complaint filed against him with a disciplinary committee that...

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    A lawyer who threatened to call immigration enforcement on New York City restaurant workers who angered him by speaking Spanish has had a formal complaint filed against him with a disciplinary committee that oversees lawyers in the state.

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  • White House threatens firings after McCain remark gets out

    White House threatens firings after McCain remark gets out

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:51 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:33:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018.
    A White House aide's crass remark about gravely ill Sen. John McCain has led to a push to fire those responsible for leaking that story and others about President Donald Trump's administration.More >>
    A White House aide's crass remark about gravely ill Sen. John McCain has led to a push to fire those responsible for leaking that story and others about President Donald Trump's administration.More >>
  • Trump can't delay lawsuit from 'Apprentice' contestant

    Trump can't delay lawsuit from 'Apprentice' contestant

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:30:09 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:08:02 GMT
    A New York court says former "Apprentice" contestant Summer Zervos can proceed with her defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump.More >>
    A New York court says former "Apprentice" contestant Summer Zervos can proceed with her defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump.More >>
  • In film, McCain says Americans deserve more from Washington

    In film, McCain says Americans deserve more from Washington

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:39:55 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:25:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...
    Sen. John McCain ends a documentary about his life to send the message that Washington is not giving the American people the government they deserve.More >>
    Sen. John McCain ends a documentary about his life to send the message that Washington is not giving the American people the government they deserve.More >>
  • S. Korea downplays N. Korea's threats to cancel talks

    S. Korea downplays N. Korea's threats to cancel talks

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:39 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:39:57 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:24:19 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). ADDS TO CLARIFY THE DATE WAS WHEN IT WAS PUBLISHED, NOT WHEN PHOTOGRAPHED - In this photo provided on Thursday, May 18, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). ADDS TO CLARIFY THE DATE WAS WHEN IT WAS PUBLISHED, NOT WHEN PHOTOGRAPHED - In this photo provided on Thursday, May 18, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks...
    South Korea believes North Korea remains committed to improving relations despite strongly criticizing Seoul over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills and saying it will not return to inter-Korean talks unless...More >>
    South Korea believes North Korea remains committed to improving relations despite strongly criticizing Seoul over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills and saying it will not return to inter-Korean talks unless its grievances are resolved.More >>
  • US is running out of time on NAFTA while confronting China

    US is running out of time on NAFTA while confronting China

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:19:53 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:51:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...
    US is running out of time on a NAFTA rewrite even while confronting China over trade rift.More >>
    US is running out of time on a NAFTA rewrite even while confronting China over trade rift.More >>
  • Republican says leaders discuss votes on 2 immigration bills

    Republican says leaders discuss votes on 2 immigration bills

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:20:12 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:13:37 GMT
    A Republican lawmaker says GOP leaders have discussed scheduling House votes on two immigration bills as a way of ending the party's internal battle over the issue.More >>
    A Republican lawmaker says GOP leaders have discussed scheduling House votes on two immigration bills as a way of ending the party's internal battle over the issue.More >>
  • Kushner Cos. in talks to sell stake in struggling skyscraper

    Kushner Cos. in talks to sell stake in struggling skyscraper

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:19:59 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 10:20:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows the 666 Fifth Avenue skyscraper, center, controlled by Kushner Cos., in New York. The company owned by the family of Jared Kushner is in talks to sell a stake in its struggling...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows the 666 Fifth Avenue skyscraper, center, controlled by Kushner Cos., in New York. The company owned by the family of Jared Kushner is in talks to sell a stake in its struggling...
    Jared Kushner's family real estate firm in talks to sell a stake its struggling Manhattan skyscraper.More >>
    Jared Kushner's family real estate firm in talks to sell a stake its struggling Manhattan skyscraper.More >>
  • MA state rep accused of choking opponent

    MA state rep accused of choking opponent

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:41:26 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:57 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:57:41 GMT
    Sam Meas accused Massachusetts state Rep. Rady Mom of assaulting him. (Source: WBZ/CNN)Sam Meas accused Massachusetts state Rep. Rady Mom of assaulting him. (Source: WBZ/CNN)

    A political challenger is accusing a Massachusetts state representative of assaulting him.

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    A political challenger is accusing a Massachusetts state representative of assaulting him.

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  • Trump responds to European criticism about reliability

    Trump responds to European criticism about reliability

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:40:40 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:31:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House, but the two leaders are not expected to participate in a joint news conference.More >>
    President Donald Trump is meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House, but the two leaders are not expected to participate in a joint news conference.More >>
  • Prosecutor: Greitens' lawyers threatened to 'ruin' her

    Prosecutor: Greitens' lawyers threatened to 'ruin' her

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:53:49 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 08:51:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Salter). In this Wednesday, May 16, 2018, photo, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner poses for a photo in her office in St. Louis. Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens twice threatened to "ruin" Gardner if she didn't back off inve...(AP Photo/Jim Salter). In this Wednesday, May 16, 2018, photo, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner poses for a photo in her office in St. Louis. Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens twice threatened to "ruin" Gardner if she didn't back off inve...
    The St. Louis prosecutor whose office now finds itself under investigation by police over its handling of a criminal case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says his attorneys twice threatened to "ruin" her if she...More >>
    The St. Louis prosecutor whose office now finds itself under investigation by police over its handling of a criminal case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says his attorneys twice threatened to "ruin" her if she didn't back off.More >>
  • After upset Iraqi vote, US prepares to embrace a former foe

    After upset Iraqi vote, US prepares to embrace a former foe

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:19:59 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:50:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018, file photo, followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, seen in the poster, celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq. Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr’s militias fought and killed American...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018, file photo, followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, seen in the poster, celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq. Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr’s militias fought and killed American...
    Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr's militias fought and killed American troops who had invaded Iraq, the United States is preparing to work hand in hand with the charismatic Shiite cleric and his movement.More >>
    Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr's militias fought and killed American troops who had invaded Iraq, the United States is preparing to work hand in hand with the charismatic Shiite cleric and his movement.More >>
  • Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:52:30 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-18 05:03:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...

    Gina Haspel's confirmation became all but certain with a favorable 10-5 vote Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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    Gina Haspel's confirmation became all but certain with a favorable 10-5 vote Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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  • California #MeToo leader cleared of groping allegations

    California #MeToo leader cleared of groping allegations

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:55:11 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:56:47 GMT
    An outside investigation has cleared a California assemblywoman of allegations that she groped a male staff member who worked for another lawmaker.More >>
    An outside investigation has cleared a California assemblywoman of allegations that she groped a male staff member who worked for another lawmaker.More >>
  • Manafort's ex-son-in-law talking with Mueller's team

    Manafort's ex-son-in-law talking with Mueller's team

    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:31:59 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:55:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...
    A federal judge in Virginia has now joined the small group of Americans who know the details of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >>
    A federal judge in Virginia has now joined the small group of Americans who know the details of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >>
  • Beset by leaks, White House talks firings, not apologies

    Beset by leaks, White House talks firings, not apologies

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:49:48 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:54:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...
    The morbid joke that a West Wing aide made about a gravely ill United States senator has become a rarity in the frenetic whirlwind of news around President Donald Trump: a controversy with staying power.More >>
    The morbid joke that a West Wing aide made about a gravely ill United States senator has become a rarity in the frenetic whirlwind of news around President Donald Trump: a controversy with staying power.More >>
  • Lawmakers repel challenge to much-criticized sugar program

    Lawmakers repel challenge to much-criticized sugar program

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:09:55 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:23:14 GMT
    Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices.More >>
    Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices.More >>
  • Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:10:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:51:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >>
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >>
  • N. Korea unlikely to return to talks with South over drills

    N. Korea unlikely to return to talks with South over drills

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:09:39 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:41:10 GMT
    In this May 13, 2018, photo, a man watches a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)In this May 13, 2018, photo, a man watches a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

    Analysts said it's unlikely that North Korea intends to scuttle all diplomacy. More likely, they said, is that it wants to gain leverage ahead of the talks between Kim and Trump, scheduled for June 12 in Singapore.

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    Analysts said it's unlikely that North Korea intends to scuttle all diplomacy. More likely, they said, is that it wants to gain leverage ahead of the talks between Kim and Trump, scheduled for June 12 in Singapore.

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  • 1 year into Russia probe, Washington is rattled, uncertain

    1 year into Russia probe, Washington is rattled, uncertain

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:30:18 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:03:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...
    A year into the probe, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere at the same time.More >>
    A year into the probe, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere at the same time.More >>
  • Connecticut recruiting LGBT families to adopt, foster kids

    Connecticut recruiting LGBT families to adopt, foster kids

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:11:21 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:02:19 GMT
    Connecticut's child welfare agency is launching a new campaign to recruit LGBT families to become foster and adoptive parents.More >>
    Connecticut's child welfare agency is launching a new campaign to recruit LGBT families to become foster and adoptive parents.More >>
  • Deportation arrests show increase under Trump

    Deportation arrests show increase under Trump

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:20:10 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:41:05 GMT
    The Trump administration has made 27 percent more deportation arrests during the first half of this fiscal year than were made during the same period last fiscal year.More >>
    The Trump administration has made 27 percent more deportation arrests during the first half of this fiscal year than were made during the same period last fiscal year.More >>
  • House OKs expansion of private care at VA, budget crisis fix

    House OKs expansion of private care at VA, budget crisis fix

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:08:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:23:04 GMT
    The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system.More >>
    The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system.More >>
  • The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone

    The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:29:48 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:29:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. GOP leaders have crafted the bill as a measure for tig...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. GOP leaders have crafted the bill as a measure for tig...
    A key House Republican says conservative hardliners hoping to force progress on unrelated immigration issues are lining up to block passage of a major overhaul of farm subsidies and federal nutrition programs.More >>
    A key House Republican says conservative hardliners hoping to force progress on unrelated immigration issues are lining up to block passage of a major overhaul of farm subsidies and federal nutrition programs.More >>
  • EU to Trump: Stop threatening us with tariffs

    EU to Trump: Stop threatening us with tariffs

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:49 AM EDT2018-05-17 08:49:34 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:00:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron, left, and British Prime Minister Theresa May after meeting at a hotel on the sidelines of an EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia, Bulgaria,...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron, left, and British Prime Minister Theresa May after meeting at a hotel on the sidelines of an EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia, Bulgaria,...
    The European Union is calling for an end to U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap tariffs on EU steel exports as a new deadline looms for the duties to enter force.More >>
    The European Union is calling for an end to U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap tariffs on EU steel exports as a new deadline looms for the duties to enter force.More >>
  • Trump: If FBI spied on my campaign, 'bigger than Watergate!'

    Trump: If FBI spied on my campaign, 'bigger than Watergate!'

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:39:39 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:35:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President D...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President D...

    Giuliani said Mueller "has all the facts to make a decision" after 12 months investigating Russian meddling in the election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.

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    Giuliani said Mueller "has all the facts to make a decision" after 12 months investigating Russian meddling in the election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.

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  • US has a daunting to-do list to get ready for NKorea summit

    US has a daunting to-do list to get ready for NKorea summit

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:39:48 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:35:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un may have been a surprise decision. But as he prepares to sit down with the North Kor...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un may have been a surprise decision. But as he prepares to sit down with the North Kor...
    President Donald Trump and his team have a daunting to-do list to work through as they prepare for next month's expected summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
    President Donald Trump and his team have a daunting to-do list to work through as they prepare for next month's expected summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • The Latest: Human rights groups decry confirmation of Haspel

    The Latest: Human rights groups decry confirmation of Haspel

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:33:05 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:42:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    The Senate is set to vote Thursday to confirm Gina Haspel as the first female director at the CIA.More >>
    The Senate is set to vote Thursday to confirm Gina Haspel as the first female director at the CIA.More >>
  • Trump's bid to help Chinese firm draws fire but raises hopes

    Trump's bid to help Chinese firm draws fire but raises hopes

    Monday, May 14 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:24:17 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:23:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). In this May 8, 2018, photo, Chinese men pass by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. President Donald Trump's weekend social media musings about China injected new uncertainty into the Washington's punishment of Chinese tech giant ...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). In this May 8, 2018, photo, Chinese men pass by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. President Donald Trump's weekend social media musings about China injected new uncertainty into the Washington's punishment of Chinese tech giant ...
    Trump's surprise offer to help Chinese company ZTE draws fire but raises hopes in trade talks.More >>
    Trump's surprise offer to help Chinese company ZTE draws fire but raises hopes in trade talks.More >>
  • Report: Chicago is the most-corrupt city in the country

    Report: Chicago is the most-corrupt city in the country

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:22:53 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:22:53 GMT
    A new report puts Chicago at the top of the most-corrupt city list. (Source: Pixabay)A new report puts Chicago at the top of the most-corrupt city list. (Source: Pixabay)

    A new report puts Chicago at the top of the most-corrupt city list.

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    A new report puts Chicago at the top of the most-corrupt city list.

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  • Unapologetic Trump Jr.: Not troubled that I met with Russian

    Unapologetic Trump Jr.: Not troubled that I met with Russian

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:18:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:26:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). In this April 17, 2017 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, speaks to media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.  Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he didn’t ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). In this April 17, 2017 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, speaks to media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he didn’t ...
    Donald Trump Jr. told a Senate panel that he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer who promised dirt on Hillary Clinton ahead of the 2016 election, and that he can't recall whether he...More >>
    Donald Trump Jr. told a Senate panel that he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer who promised dirt on Hillary Clinton ahead of the 2016 election, and that he can't recall whether he discussed the probe with his father.More >>
  • Melania Trump says she feels 'great,' thanks well-wishers

    Melania Trump says she feels 'great,' thanks well-wishers

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:49:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:46:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump is seen through the window of his motorcade vehicle as he is driven to board Martine One at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, en route to Washington. ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump is seen through the window of his motorcade vehicle as he is driven to board Martine One at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, en route to Washington. ...
    Melania Trump says she feels "great" after a kidney procedure.More >>
    Melania Trump says she feels "great" after a kidney procedure.More >>
  • Ethics director forwards concerns to DOJ over Cohen payment

    Ethics director forwards concerns to DOJ over Cohen payment

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:20:42 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:46:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.

    The head of the nation's ethics office on Wednesday questioned why Trump didn't include this in his previous year's sworn disclosure and passed along his concerns to federal prosecutors.

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    The head of the nation's ethics office on Wednesday questioned why Trump didn't include this in his previous year's sworn disclosure and passed along his concerns to federal prosecutors.

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  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg documentary 'RBG' has box office muscle

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg documentary 'RBG' has box office muscle

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:39:06 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:20:55 GMT
    (Magnolia Pictures via AP). This image released by Magnolia Pictures shows U.S. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg in a scene from "RBG."(Magnolia Pictures via AP). This image released by Magnolia Pictures shows U.S. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg in a scene from "RBG."
    The Ruth Bader Ginsburg documentary "RBG" is turning into a mini box office phenomenon.More >>
    The Ruth Bader Ginsburg documentary "RBG" is turning into a mini box office phenomenon.More >>
  • Trump says 'no folding' in trade negotiations with China

    Trump says 'no folding' in trade negotiations with China

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:59:08 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:27:15 GMT
    President Donald Trump says there has been "no folding" in his trade negotiations with China, as he addresses his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that violated U.S. sanctions.More >>
    President Donald Trump says there has been "no folding" in his trade negotiations with China, as he addresses his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that violated U.S. sanctions.More >>
  • Trump disclosure of Cohen payment raises new legal questions

    Trump disclosure of Cohen payment raises new legal questions

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:21:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:18:21 GMT
    Trump's disclosure, which includes all of 2017 and part of 2018, is being closely watched to see whether it will disclose the $130,000 paid to porn star Stormy Daniels on his behalf by his attorney Michael Cohen. (Source: White House)Trump's disclosure, which includes all of 2017 and part of 2018, is being closely watched to see whether it will disclose the $130,000 paid to porn star Stormy Daniels on his behalf by his attorney Michael Cohen. (Source: White House)

    Trump's disclosure, which includes all of 2017 and part of 2018, is being closely watched to see whether it will disclose the $130,000 paid to porn star Stormy Daniels on his behalf by his attorney Michael Cohen.

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    Trump's disclosure, which includes all of 2017 and part of 2018, is being closely watched to see whether it will disclose the $130,000 paid to porn star Stormy Daniels on his behalf by his attorney Michael Cohen.

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  • In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns democracy at risk

    In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns democracy at risk

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:23:36 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:52:20 GMT
    In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns American freedom, democracy at risk.More >>
    In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns American freedom, democracy at risk.More >>
  • Trump rails against California for its immigration policies

    Trump rails against California for its immigration policies

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:48:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:43:24 GMT
    Trump referred to some who cross the border illegally as "animals," not people. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Trump referred to some who cross the border illegally as "animals," not people. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    President Donald Trump is hammering California for its sanctuary policies in his latest push to resist the "resistance" to his presidency.

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    President Donald Trump is hammering California for its sanctuary policies in his latest push to resist the "resistance" to his presidency.

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  • Trump Indonesia project gets Chinese government partner

    Trump Indonesia project gets Chinese government partner

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:29:25 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:10:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.
    A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos.More >>
    A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos.More >>
  • Hamas says most slain Gaza protesters were its members

    Hamas says most slain Gaza protesters were its members

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:18 AM EDT2018-05-16 08:18:26 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-05-17 08:50:23 GMT
    Guatemala has opened its new embassy in Jerusalem, becoming the second country to do so after the United States.More >>
    Guatemala has opened its new embassy in Jerusalem, becoming the second country to do so after the United States.More >>
  • The Latest: Cypriots protest Israel's actions in Gaza

    The Latest: Cypriots protest Israel's actions in Gaza

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:48 AM EDT2018-05-16 08:48:27 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:41 AM EDT2018-05-17 08:41:03 GMT
    Turkey's Foreign Ministry says the country has asked Israel's Consul General in Istanbul to temporarily leave amid an expanding diplomatic spat.More >>
    Turkey's Foreign Ministry says the country has asked Israel's Consul General in Istanbul to temporarily leave amid an expanding diplomatic spat.More >>
  • Democrats hope net neutrality issue will win votes this fall

    Democrats hope net neutrality issue will win votes this fall

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:19:35 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-05-17 05:52:39 GMT

    Democrats say their push will energize young voters who are tech savvy and value unfettered access to the internet.

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    Democrats say their push will energize young voters who are tech savvy and value unfettered access to the internet.

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  • Trump: US hasn't been notified about threat to cancel summit

    Trump: US hasn't been notified about threat to cancel summit

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:29:17 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:43:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump greets Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump greets Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. hasn't "heard anything" about North Korea's threat to cancel his planned summit with Kim Jong Un next month.More >>
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. hasn't "heard anything" about North Korea's threat to cancel his planned summit with Kim Jong Un next month.More >>
  • Liberal tilt in some primaries a sign of Democratic fervor

    Liberal tilt in some primaries a sign of Democratic fervor

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:09:33 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:33:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are s...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are s...
    Democratic voters are choosing decidedly liberal candidates in some primary elections for House races viewed as key to the congressional majority.More >>
    Democratic voters are choosing decidedly liberal candidates in some primary elections for House races viewed as key to the congressional majority.More >>
  • GOP pushes for speedy confirmation vote for CIA nominee

    GOP pushes for speedy confirmation vote for CIA nominee

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:21:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:42:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...

    The day before Wednesday's committee vote, three Democrats said they'd back her shortly after she toughened her stance against harsh interrogation.

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    The day before Wednesday's committee vote, three Democrats said they'd back her shortly after she toughened her stance against harsh interrogation.

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  • Mueller subpoenas social media adviser to Roger Stone

    Mueller subpoenas social media adviser to Roger Stone

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:08:28 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:16 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:16:52 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has issued a subpoena to the social media adviser to Roger Stone, a longtime associate of President Donald Trump. (Source: CNN/Pool)Special counsel Robert Mueller has issued a subpoena to the social media adviser to Roger Stone, a longtime associate of President Donald Trump. (Source: CNN/Pool)

    Special counsel Robert Mueller has issued a subpoena to the social media adviser to Roger Stone, a longtime associate of President Donald Trump.

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    Special counsel Robert Mueller has issued a subpoena to the social media adviser to Roger Stone, a longtime associate of President Donald Trump.

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  • The Latest: Trump Jr. saw no issue with Trump Tower meeting

    The Latest: Trump Jr. saw no issue with Trump Tower meeting

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:28:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 00:20:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In a Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., son of President-elect Donald Trump, walks from the elevator at Trump Tower, in New York.  Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In a Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., son of President-elect Donald Trump, walks from the elevator at Trump Tower, in New York. Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he ...
    Donald Trump Jr. says doesn't remember a lot when it comes to the circumstances around a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with a Russian attorney.More >>
    Donald Trump Jr. says doesn't remember a lot when it comes to the circumstances around a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with a Russian attorney.More >>
  • Liberal tilt in some primaries a sign of Democratic fervor

    Liberal tilt in some primaries a sign of Democratic fervor

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:11:18 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-05-17 00:11:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are s...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are s...
    Democratic voters are choosing decidedly liberal candidates in some primary elections for House races viewed as key to the congressional majority.More >>
    Democratic voters are choosing decidedly liberal candidates in some primary elections for House races viewed as key to the congressional majority.More >>
  • Baton Rouge bar fight involves two state legislators

    Baton Rouge bar fight involves two state legislators

    Representative Stuart Bishop (R-Lafayette) (Left) and Representative Norby Chabert (R-Houma) (Right). Source: Louisiana LegislatureRepresentative Stuart Bishop (R-Lafayette) (Left) and Representative Norby Chabert (R-Houma) (Right). Source: Louisiana Legislature

    Two state legislators got into a fist fight inside a bar near the State Capitol Tuesday night, according to a news report by the USA Today Network of Louisiana.

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    Two state legislators got into a fist fight inside a bar near the State Capitol Tuesday night, according to a news report by the USA Today Network of Louisiana.

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  • Iowa abortion suit won't have easy path to US Supreme Court

    Iowa abortion suit won't have easy path to US Supreme Court

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:08:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:30:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Planned Parenthood of the Heartland President and CEO Suzanna de Baca, left, and ACLU of Iowa Legal Director Rita Bettis look on during a news conference, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. Planned Parenthood and...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). Planned Parenthood of the Heartland President and CEO Suzanna de Baca, left, and ACLU of Iowa Legal Director Rita Bettis look on during a news conference, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. Planned Parenthood and...
    Constitutional law experts say the nation's strictest abortion law passed recently in Iowa likely will not have an easy path to the U.S. Supreme Court where supporters had hoped it would help end legalized abortion.More >>
    Constitutional law experts say the nation's strictest abortion law passed recently in Iowa likely will not have an easy path to the U.S. Supreme Court where supporters had hoped it would help end legalized abortion.More >>
  • The Latest: House agrees to expand private care for veterans

    The Latest: House agrees to expand private care for veterans

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:59:27 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:22:11 GMT
    House votes to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
    House votes to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
  • The Latest: Pence reports pension plan, football tickets

    The Latest: Pence reports pension plan, football tickets

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:59:28 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:02:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump has filed a financial disclosure report that reveals a payment to his personal attorney, Michael Cohen.More >>
    President Donald Trump has filed a financial disclosure report that reveals a payment to his personal attorney, Michael Cohen.More >>
  • Pompeo extols 'America's essential rightness' at State Dept.

    Pompeo extols 'America's essential rightness' at State Dept.

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:12:20 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:02:48 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo extols 'America's essential rightness' in State Department pep talk.More >>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo extols 'America's essential rightness' in State Department pep talk.More >>
  • Trump reversal of mining pollution rule challenged in court

    Trump reversal of mining pollution rule challenged in court

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:08:44 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:59:53 GMT
    Environmental groups are challenging the Trump administration's rejection of an Obama-era rule that would have required companies to prove they have the financial wherewithal to clean up mining pollution.More >>
    Environmental groups are challenging the Trump administration's rejection of an Obama-era rule that would have required companies to prove they have the financial wherewithal to clean up mining pollution.More >>
  • The Latest: Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality'

    The Latest: Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality'

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:13:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:49:43 GMT
    The Senate has voted to kill the FCC repeal of "net neutrality." (Source: CNN)The Senate has voted to kill the FCC repeal of "net neutrality." (Source: CNN)

    The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content.

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    The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content.

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  • The Latest: GOP leaders warn against immigration roll calls

    The Latest: GOP leaders warn against immigration roll calls

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:00:59 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:32:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson, left, listensas President Donald Trump speaks to California Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White Hou...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson, left, listensas President Donald Trump speaks to California Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White Hou...
    House GOP leaders are warning rebellious Republicans that forcing roll calls on immigration could damage the party by weakening conservatives' enthusiasm for voting in this fall's midterm elections.More >>
    House GOP leaders are warning rebellious Republicans that forcing roll calls on immigration could damage the party by weakening conservatives' enthusiasm for voting in this fall's midterm elections.More >>
  • Giuliani: Trump can't be indicted, Mueller team admits

    Giuliani: Trump can't be indicted, Mueller team admits

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:38:39 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:30:51 GMT

    Giuliani told CNN he was told Mueller's team intends to abide by Justice Department precedent regarding indicting a sitting president.

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    Giuliani told CNN he was told Mueller's team intends to abide by Justice Department precedent regarding indicting a sitting president.

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  • Email challenges Pruitt account on motorcade lights, siren

    Email challenges Pruitt account on motorcade lights, siren

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:21:01 GMT
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    The occasion would normally be a routine budget hearing for an agency head, but senators are expected to press Pruitt on his lavish spending, first-class travel and security, among other issues. (Source: epa.gov)The occasion would normally be a routine budget hearing for an agency head, but senators are expected to press Pruitt on his lavish spending, first-class travel and security, among other issues. (Source: epa.gov)

    The occasion would normally be a routine budget hearing for an agency head, but senators are expected to press Pruitt on his lavish spending, first-class travel and security, among other issues.

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    The occasion would normally be a routine budget hearing for an agency head, but senators are expected to press Pruitt on his lavish spending, first-class travel and security, among other issues.

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  • Iraqis protest in Kirkuk over alleged voting fraud

    Iraqis protest in Kirkuk over alleged voting fraud

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:38:54 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:42:27 GMT
    Hundreds of demonstrators have gathered outside an election office in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk to protest alleged fraud in last week's parliamentary elections.More >>
    Hundreds of demonstrators have gathered outside an election office in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk to protest alleged fraud in last week's parliamentary elections.More >>
  • Civil rights leader's home closer to being national monument

    Civil rights leader's home closer to being national monument

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:13:41 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:25:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE - This Jan. 29, 2008 file photo, shows the house of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers in Jackson, Miss. The home is one step closer to becoming a national monument. The U.S. House voted Tuesday, May 15, 2018...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE - This Jan. 29, 2008 file photo, shows the house of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers in Jackson, Miss. The home is one step closer to becoming a national monument. The U.S. House voted Tuesday, May 15, 2018...
    The Mississippi home of a slain civil rights leader is one step closer to becoming a national monument.More >>
    The Mississippi home of a slain civil rights leader is one step closer to becoming a national monument.More >>
  • Trump meets with Uzbekistan president to talk Afghanistan

    Trump meets with Uzbekistan president to talk Afghanistan

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:29:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:44:10 GMT
    President Donald Trump is welcome the president of Uzbekistan to the White House Wednesday to discuss strengthening economic ties and cooperation in Afghanistan.More >>
    President Donald Trump is welcome the president of Uzbekistan to the White House Wednesday to discuss strengthening economic ties and cooperation in Afghanistan.More >>
  • Novartis general counsel resigns over deal with Trump lawyer

    Novartis general counsel resigns over deal with Trump lawyer

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:28 AM EDT2018-05-16 11:28:47 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:09:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York City. Porn actress Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti, said Monday, May 14, he did nothing wrong by distributing a report last we...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York City. Porn actress Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti, said Monday, May 14, he did nothing wrong by distributing a report last we...
    Novartis says its top lawyer is retiring over the Swiss pharmaceuticals company's relationship with a firm owned by U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.More >>
    Novartis says its top lawyer is retiring over the Swiss pharmaceuticals company's relationship with a firm owned by U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.More >>
  • Virginia Republicans at odds - and throats - in Trump era

    Virginia Republicans at odds - and throats - in Trump era

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:29:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:33:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo Republican primary senatorial candidate Corey Stewart, right, gestures as Del. Nick Freitas listens during a debate at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.  The vicious tenor of the 2016...(AP Photo/Steve Helber). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo Republican primary senatorial candidate Corey Stewart, right, gestures as Del. Nick Freitas listens during a debate at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. The vicious tenor of the 2016...
    The vicious tenor of the 2016 GOP presidential primary is being matched by Virginia's raucous congressional primaries.More >>
    The vicious tenor of the 2016 GOP presidential primary is being matched by Virginia's raucous congressional primaries.More >>
  • The Latest: Pruitt denies aide shopped bad press about Zinke

    The Latest: Pruitt denies aide shopped bad press about Zinke

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:38:39 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:21:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, accompanied by Chairman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, center, and a member of his security, left, arrives to testify before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on budget...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, accompanied by Chairman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, center, and a member of his security, left, arrives to testify before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on budget...
    A top Republican senator worries that the ethical cloud hanging over President Donald Trump's top environmental official is overshadowing the administration's pro-business regulatory moves.More >>
    A top Republican senator worries that the ethical cloud hanging over President Donald Trump's top environmental official is overshadowing the administration's pro-business regulatory moves.More >>
  • HHS considering housing immigrant children at military bases

    HHS considering housing immigrant children at military bases

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:52:17 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:13:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies to the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies to the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

    Health and Human Services takes custody of children who cross the border alone within 48 hours, as well as children who are separated from their families when their parents are charged with crimes or the child's welfare is in doubt.

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    Health and Human Services takes custody of children who cross the border alone within 48 hours, as well as children who are separated from their families when their parents are charged with crimes or the child's welfare is in doubt.

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  • Giuliani's confusing media statements may hurt his business

    Giuliani's confusing media statements may hurt his business

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:29:46 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:13:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President D...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President D...
    Giuliani's decision to join Trump's legal team could backfire if potential clients of his international consulting business view him as too erratic and go elsewhere for representation.More >>
    Giuliani's decision to join Trump's legal team could backfire if potential clients of his international consulting business view him as too erratic and go elsewhere for representation.More >>
  • Lawyer: Ex-CIA employee in leak probe 'deeply saddened'

    Lawyer: Ex-CIA employee in leak probe 'deeply saddened'

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:40 AM EDT2018-05-16 05:40:12 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:04:11 GMT
    Lawyer says former CIA employee is "deeply saddened" he could face espionage charges from leak of cyber hacking tools.More >>
    Lawyer says former CIA employee is "deeply saddened" he could face espionage charges from leak of cyber hacking tools.More >>
  • False starts, failures in diplomacy with North Korea

    False starts, failures in diplomacy with North Korea

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-05-16 07:28:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:42 AM EDT2018-05-16 09:42:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, a man walks past a public TV screen showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump, right, in Tokyo. Pyongyang’s threat to scrap the June 12 historic s...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, a man walks past a public TV screen showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump, right, in Tokyo. Pyongyang’s threat to scrap the June 12 historic s...

    Pyongyang's declarations are seen as a move by Kim to gain leverage and establish that he's entering the crucial nuclear negotiations from a position of strength.

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    Pyongyang's declarations are seen as a move by Kim to gain leverage and establish that he's entering the crucial nuclear negotiations from a position of strength.

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  • Nebraska Democrats pick Raybould to face GOP Sen. Fischer

    Nebraska Democrats pick Raybould to face GOP Sen. Fischer

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:03:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:38:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this April 8, 2014, file photo, Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nebraska voters on Tue...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this April 8, 2014, file photo, Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nebraska voters on Tue...
    Sen. Deb Fischer has notched an easy Republican primary victory over four other GOP candidates, some of whom argued she wasn't conservative enough for deep-red Nebraska.More >>
    Sen. Deb Fischer has notched an easy Republican primary victory over four other GOP candidates, some of whom argued she wasn't conservative enough for deep-red Nebraska.More >>
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  • Texas mourners endure grief that 'none of us can comprehend'

    Texas mourners endure grief that 'none of us can comprehend'

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:51:30 GMT
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    (Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). April Salinas, second from right, her daughters Meah, 13, and Macee, 6, and Jeramiah Kelley read notes left at memorial behind Texas First Bank, Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. A gu...(Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). April Salinas, second from right, her daughters Meah, 13, and Macee, 6, and Jeramiah Kelley read notes left at memorial behind Texas First Bank, Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. A gu...

    The mother of one slain student said her daughter may have been targeted because she rejected advances from the suspect, who was an ex-boyfriend of her daughter's best friend.

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    The mother of one slain student said her daughter may have been targeted because she rejected advances from the suspect, who was an ex-boyfriend of her daughter's best friend.

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  • Iraqi, Syrian guides bring views to Philadelphia museum

    Iraqi, Syrian guides bring views to Philadelphia museum

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:41:38 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-05-21 01:15:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). In this April 26, 2018 photo, Moumena Saradar, left, originally from Syria, guides visitors through the Middle East gallery at Penn Museum, in Philadelphia. The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropol...(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). In this April 26, 2018 photo, Moumena Saradar, left, originally from Syria, guides visitors through the Middle East gallery at Penn Museum, in Philadelphia. The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropol...
    Three Iraqi natives and a Syrian woman have been enlisted as guides to share a modern cultural perspective with visitors to new Middle Eastern galleries at a museum in Philadelphia.More >>
    Three Iraqi natives and a Syrian woman have been enlisted as guides to share a modern cultural perspective with visitors to new Middle Eastern galleries at a museum in Philadelphia.More >>
  • Police: Man rams vehicle into restaurant, kills 2; injuries

    Police: Man rams vehicle into restaurant, kills 2; injuries

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:11:36 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-05-21 01:15:11 GMT
    Authorities say man intentionally drove his car into a North Carolina restaurant, killing his daughter and another person and injured more people.More >>
    Authorities say man intentionally drove his car into a North Carolina restaurant, killing his daughter and another person and injured more people.More >>
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