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Turned away by 2 countries, rescued refugees end their odyssey in Spain

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 14:07:38 -0400

More than 600 refugees who set out from Libya to reach Europe were turned away by Italy, in a sudden change of heart about accepting refugees, and denied entry to Malta. At last, Spain agreed to take ....
Rudy Giuliani wants Mueller's 'almost illegal and unethical probe' to be investigated

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 12:37:10 -0400

Rudy Giuliani called for an investigation into Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian interference with the 2016 U.S. elections and potential links between Donald Trump’s campaign and Moscow.....
Rescue ship Aquarius docks in Valencia after weeklong odyssey at sea

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:43:00 -0400

A ship carrying some of the approximately 630 refugees who were recently rescued off Libya and then denied entry by Italy and Malta has reached a Spanish port. Yahoo News has photos of the ship’s arri....
Trump defends North Korea summit, trashes media: 'We got so much for peace in the world'

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 10:23:56 -0400

Sunday morning, President Trump repeatedly defended the North Korea summit and accused the press of not giving him the credit he deserves for trying to bring more stability to the Korean peninsula.....
Employee suffers radiation exposure at controversial Idaho nuclear waste site

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:11:43 -0400

The site has been used by the federal government for nuclear waste disposal since the 1950s, but in recent years, it has been the focus of concerns from state officials and watchdog groups who are ala....
Short on staff, the Trump administration turns to a job fair

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:21:12 -0400

President Trump vowed to hire the "best people" but has needed some help finding them.....
'Very unfair!': Trump tweets cap another tumultuous week

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:33:19 -0400

The president's tweets on Friday echo a familiar frustration that he's not getting enough credit.....
Experts say Trump's Russia policy is at odds with itself

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:00:30 -0400

At a meeting of the Helsinki Commission, experts said President Trump obfuscates his administration’s policy toward the Kremlin by making pronouncements that contradict the positions of the U.S. intel....
Unfiltered: ‘[Uber and Lyft] are buying their way into monopolization at the expense of everybody else.’

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 12:46:52 -0400

Last month, yellow-cab driver and family man Yu Mein “Kenny” Chow tragically took his own life by throwing himself into the East River at 86th Street in New York City, just feet away from Mayor Bill d....
Hectic morning on the White House lawn: Trump speaks, and so do the facts

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:55:16 -0400

President Trump took questions from reporters Friday morning on the White House lawn, covering a number of topics on which his comments have at times strayed from the truth. Here are some of his remar....
Trump on Kim Jong Un: 'His people sit up at attention. I want my people to do the same.'

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:42:05 -0400

The president on Friday expressed admiration for the way Kim Jong Un is treated by North Koreans.....
Trump clashes with reporters over false claim about separating children at border

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:35:28 -0400

President Trump on Friday repeatedly and falsely defended his administration’s policy of separating families at the border by blaming Democrats.....
Clapper: 'We had a suspect' in Kremlin-WikiLeaks transfer

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 08:41:45 -0400

U.S. intelligence officials last year identified a “suspect” who served as the “cut-out” for Russian intelligence to funnel thousands of DNC emails and documents to WikiLeaks, according to former Dire....
'But my emails': Hillary Clinton takes a swipe at Comey after IG report

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 18:49:57 -0400

The former Democratic presidential candidate issues a stinging tweet over the release of a report that looked into the FBI's handing of an investigation into her use of a private email server.....
White House defends border separations: 'It's biblical to enforce the law'

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:14:11 -0400

The White House cited a nonexistent law and the Bible to defend the government’s controversial policy of separating undocumented immigrant parents from their children upon their arrest at the U.S. bor....
New book details the inside story of Obama's birth certificate and the birth of fake news

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:09:11 -0400

A new book by a former senior adviser to Barack Obama gives an account of the behind-the-scenes the drama surrounding the release of the president’s birth certificate — and the response to the so-call....
Trump Foundation hits back at 'political motivations' of New York attorney general's lawsuit

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:41:41 -0400

President Trump blasted New York state's attorney general over a lawsuit filed against his foundation for an alleged “pattern of illegal conduct,” including “willful self-dealing.”....
Sessions targets a new breed of asylum seekers, persecuted for their gender or for escaping gangs

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:13:05 -0400

The controversial new policy announced this week by Attorney General Jeff Sessions severely restricting the grounds on which foreign nationals can request asylum reflects a new reality about who seeks....
Sessions takes on microaggressions. He’s right.

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 05:00:24 -0400

The Justice Department exists to enforce constitutional protections — none more than the right to free expression. And too many college presidents seem to have forgotten that they exist to teach stude....
Don't call Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn a feminist, even if she is one

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 05:00:21 -0400

Tennessee’s very conservative Rep. Marsha Blackburn, running for the Senate seat being vacated by Bob Corker, is used to breaking glass ceilings — quietly.....
EPA workforce 'disgusted' by Scott Pruitt's scandals and priorities, official says

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 20:39:04 -0400

A demoralized workforce watching as its agency is dismantled by the very people charged to lead it: That is the grim state of affairs depicted by John J. O’Grady, a longtime employee in the Chicago fi....
Trump heaps praise on 'tough guy' Kim Jong Un

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 19:47:23 -0400

The president again downplays the North Korean leader's repressive acts.....
Virginia GOPers worry Senate nominee Corey Stewart could drag down House members

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 14:05:58 -0400

The morning after Corey Stewart’s victory in the Republican U.S. Senate primary in Virginia, party officials assessed how their candidate might affect House races in November. They didn’t like what th....
In primaries, Republican candidates can't love Donald Trump enough

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 13:08:09 -0400

In South Carolina, the candidate who loved President Trump best, state Rep. Katie Arrington, defeated incumbent Rep. Mark Sanford, who voted with Trump a mere 89 percent of the time and accused him of....
Whatever happened to Zika?

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:37:06 -0400

Three years ago, the Zika virus was making nearly daily headlines. Now the infection has all but disappeared from the media landscape and conversation.....
Trump says Kim 'loves his people.' Human rights groups beg to differ.

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:57:05 -0400

President Trump emerged from his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday by heaping praise on a dictator who is considered among the worst human rights abusers in the world.....
'Sleep well tonight!': Trump promptly declares North Korea no longer a nuclear threat

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:00:31 -0400

Some aren't accepting President Trump's assurances on his return from the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.....
As North Korea danger recedes ever so slightly, renewed Russian threat looms

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:44:11 -0400

Senate Judiciary Committee convened a hearing Tuesday that focused on the uneasy realization that Russia will likely try to interfere in the U.S. midterm elections.....
Trump's 'astonishing' concession to Kim Jong Un and North Korea

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:08:14 -0400

The president says he will halt U.S.-South Korea military exercises, a key demand from Pyongyang.....
Watching coverage of the Trump-Kim summit

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:55:31 -0400

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended their historic meeting in Singapore by signing a joint statement. The document promised “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula” wi....
George Conway rips Trump's claim that Mueller's appointment is unconstitutional

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:00:59 -0400

George Conway, the conservative lawyer and husband of President Trump’s counselor, Kellyanne Conway, is publicly dismissing her boss’s claim that special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation ....
California's Gavin Newsom wants to lead the way to a post-Bernie, post-Hillary party

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:00:41 -0400

Gavin Newsom, the charismatic former mayor of San Francisco, is almost certain to become the next governor of California and a major force in the Democratic Party. Can he deliver on his progressive ag....
Trump says he's 'prepared to start a new history' with Kim, but offers few details about their future

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 08:50:17 -0400

While President Trump and Korean leader Kim Jong Un's joint statement praised their meeting as “an epochal event of great significance,” some experts on the volatile region had clear misgivings t....
Sage grousing: Senators charge Interior is holding up conservation grants

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 06:00:13 -0400

Democratic senators are demanding to know why the Department of Interior has been delaying the disbursement of grants and cooperative-agreement funding for conservation projects. According to a lette....
Trump and Kim sign joint statement promising 'complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 03:54:53 -0400

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued the statement at a historic summit in Singapore. Here's what it says.....
Dennis Rodman breaks down on CNN while discussing Trump-Kim summit

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 22:29:19 -0400

The former basketball star gets emotional when recalling his diplomatic efforts in North Korea.....
Historic summit between Trump and North Korea's Kim in Singapore

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 21:27:45 -0400

President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary nuclear summit Tuesday with the U.S. president pledging unspecified “security guarantees” to the North and Kim recommitt....
Trump meets Kim Jong Un in Singapore

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 21:08:14 -0400

After months of saber-rattling that gave way to flirtation, President Trump finally met face-to-face with Kim Jong Un at a hotel on Sentosa Island in Singapore on Tuesday morning. The two men walked ....
Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack, Trump says

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 20:45:07 -0400

The White House economic adviser had spent the past day defending his remarks over the president's appearance at the G7 meetings in Canada.....
Trump finds time to tweet before meeting with Kim Jong Un

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 18:42:08 -0400

The president fired off a series of messages on Twitter just hours before meeting North Korea's leader.....
Can ranked-choice voting heal American democracy? Maine may lead the way.

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:14:31 -0400

Electoral reform experts believe ranked-choice voting has the potential to shake up the two-party system without destabilizing American politics. It is seen as a way to give voters more choices, reduc....
What would 'success' at Singapore summit mean?

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 07:19:06 -0400

What should we look for from the Trump-Kim summit? Reciprocity, concrete commitments by both sides and the designation of point persons by each side with the authority to drive the process forward.....
The 8th Circuit strategy: How abortion foes are lining up cases to challenge Roe

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 06:00:49 -0400

Abortion foes have a plan to bring a case to the Supreme Court that could overturn Roe v. Wade. Their strategy involves going through the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers states from Arka....
There's at least 1 champion safe to invite to the White House. A 4-legged one.

Sun, 10 Jun 2018 12:55:50 -0400

Flamboyant former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke is probably right that Justify doesn’t care about leftist identity politics. Nor has he been known to take a knee before any of his races — though ther....
White House's top economic aide: Trudeau betrayed G7, 'stabbed us in the back'

Sun, 10 Jun 2018 11:29:38 -0400

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow was highly critical of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's press conference at the end of this week's G7 summit in Quebec. He accused Trudeau o....
'The relationship is a 10' — Trump attends the G-7 summit in Quebec

Sat, 09 Jun 2018 14:00:18 -0400

President Donald Trump quit the G7 summit in Quebec early Saturday having made no concessions to his allies' anger at his imposition of tariffs designed, in his eyes, to rebalance world trade.....
That Colorado wedding cake case: How libertarians view it

Sat, 09 Jun 2018 06:00:47 -0400

For libertarians, the issue was neither marriage equality nor the prerogatives of religion, but (as in most disputes, in the libertarian view) the free market.....
With an eye on Bernie Sanders, the Democratic National Committee adopts new restrictions for 2020 presidential candidates

Fri, 08 Jun 2018 18:58:41 -0400

The party moves to make sure candidates seeking its presidential nomination are, in fact, Democrats.....
Trump repeats false claim that a 'Democrat bill' is to blame for his policy of separating migrant children from their parents

Fri, 08 Jun 2018 15:37:38 -0400

President Trump says Democrats are responsible for migrant children being taken from their parents. In fact, the child separations are the result of recent Trump administration policy.....
From fried chicken to used mattresses, the complete Scott Pruitt scandal dossier

Fri, 08 Jun 2018 15:30:29 -0400

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is under investigation over more than a dozen allegations of waste (including first-class air travel), abuse of power and ethical lapses. Here’s a list.....