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  • Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling

    Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:31:41 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:20:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsink...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsink...

    Rebuked as never before by his own party, including a stern pushback from usually reserved Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the U.S. president sought to end 27 hours of recrimination by delivering a rare admission of error.

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    Rebuked as never before by his own party, including a stern pushback from usually reserved Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the U.S. president sought to end 27 hours of recrimination by delivering a rare admission of error.

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  • Tale of sex, deception emerges about suspected Russian agent

    Tale of sex, deception emerges about suspected Russian agent

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:28:01 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:20:19 GMT
    (AP Photo). In this photo taken on Sunday, April 21, 2013, Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization in Russia, speaks to a crowd during a rally in support of legalizing the possession of handguns in Moscow, Russia. Butina, a 29-year-old gun-right...(AP Photo). In this photo taken on Sunday, April 21, 2013, Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization in Russia, speaks to a crowd during a rally in support of legalizing the possession of handguns in Moscow, Russia. Butina, a 29-year-old gun-right...
    A 29-year-old woman accused of being a covert Russian agent was in contact with operatives of the successor agency to the KGB while living in the U.S. That's according to court papers filed by federal prosecutors...More >>
    A 29-year-old woman accused of being a covert Russian agent was in contact with operatives of the successor agency to the KGB while living in the U.S. That's according to court papers filed by federal prosecutors in Washington in the case of Maria Butina.More >>
  • Trump-Kim statement overpromised on return of war remains

    Trump-Kim statement overpromised on return of war remains

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:57:22 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:20:05 GMT
    More than a month after North Korea pledged to immediately return some American war dead, the promise is unfulfilled.More >>
    More than a month after North Korea pledged to immediately return some American war dead, the promise is unfulfilled.More >>
  • Court blocks measure asking voters to split California in 3

    Court blocks measure asking voters to split California in 3

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:02:34 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:20:03 GMT
    The California Supreme Court has blocked a measure that would divide the state in three from appearing on the November ballot. (Source: Raycom Media)The California Supreme Court has blocked a measure that would divide the state in three from appearing on the November ballot. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The California Supreme Court has blocked a measure that would divide the state in three from appearing on the November ballot.

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    The California Supreme Court has blocked a measure that would divide the state in three from appearing on the November ballot.

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  • Florida mayor apologizes for fight over 'Starry Night' home

    Florida mayor apologizes for fight over 'Starry Night' home

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:41:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:16:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). This Wednesday, July 18, 2018 photo shows the painted exterior of the home of Lubomir Jastrzebski and Nancy Memhauseer in Mount Dora, Fla. The Orlando Sentinel reports the Mount Dora City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday, July ...(AP Photo/John Raoux). This Wednesday, July 18, 2018 photo shows the painted exterior of the home of Lubomir Jastrzebski and Nancy Memhauseer in Mount Dora, Fla. The Orlando Sentinel reports the Mount Dora City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday, July ...
    A Florida mayor has apologized to a couple fined thousands of dollars for painting the exterior of their home with murals emulating a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece.More >>
    A Florida mayor has apologized to a couple fined thousands of dollars for painting the exterior of their home with murals emulating a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece.More >>
  • Military veterans divided over Trump's Russia comments

    Military veterans divided over Trump's Russia comments

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:52:23 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:15:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes). In this photograph taken July 17, 2018, Marine Corps veteran Chris Sheppard poses with a picture of himself taken during his service in Iraq in Oct. 2004, at his office in Seattle. "I thought that press conference yesterday wi...(AP Photo/Manuel Valdes). In this photograph taken July 17, 2018, Marine Corps veteran Chris Sheppard poses with a picture of himself taken during his service in Iraq in Oct. 2004, at his office in Seattle. "I thought that press conference yesterday wi...
    Current and U.S. veterans are split over President Donald Trump's statements in Helsinki on Russian meddling in the 2016 election.More >>
    Current and U.S. veterans are split over President Donald Trump's statements in Helsinki on Russian meddling in the 2016 election.More >>
  • City attorney criticizes law used to arrest Stormy Daniels

    City attorney criticizes law used to arrest Stormy Daniels

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:52:31 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:15:46 GMT
    (Franklin County Sheriff's Office via AP). This photo provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, July 12, 2018, shows porn actress Stormy Daniels. Daniels was arrested at a Columbus, Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons ...(Franklin County Sheriff's Office via AP). This photo provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, July 12, 2018, shows porn actress Stormy Daniels. Daniels was arrested at a Columbus, Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons ...
    An Ohio city attorney has recommended that the state law police cited to arrest porn actress Stormy Daniels should not be enforced.More >>
    An Ohio city attorney has recommended that the state law police cited to arrest porn actress Stormy Daniels should not be enforced.More >>
  • US House hopeful for Alaska seat has never been to the state

    US House hopeful for Alaska seat has never been to the state

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:41:40 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:15:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). In a photo taken Thursday, July 12, 2018, Carol Hafner poses for The Associated Press in Lincroft, N.J. Hafner is a congressional candidate running in the August primary election in the U.S. House in Alaska.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). In a photo taken Thursday, July 12, 2018, Carol Hafner poses for The Associated Press in Lincroft, N.J. Hafner is a congressional candidate running in the August primary election in the U.S. House in Alaska.
    Some Alaska Democratic party leaders are questioning the authenticity of a candidate running in their primary for U.S. House.More >>
    Some Alaska Democratic party leaders are questioning the authenticity of a candidate running in their primary for U.S. House.More >>
  • Democrats fault Kavanaugh comment on independent counsel law

    Democrats fault Kavanaugh comment on independent counsel law

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:16:16 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:12:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh smiles during a meeting with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, a member of the Judiciary Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The Senate GOP leadership want...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh smiles during a meeting with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, a member of the Judiciary Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The Senate GOP leadership want...
    Democrats opposing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's nomination are seizing on remarks he made in 2016 saying he would like to put the "final nail" in a Supreme Court precedent upholding an independent...More >>
    Democrats opposing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's nomination are seizing on remarks he made in 2016 saying he would like to put the "final nail" in a Supreme Court precedent upholding an independent counsel law as constitutional.More >>
  • Trump's diagnosis for critics: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

    Trump's diagnosis for critics: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:20:36 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:12:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump gestures while speaking during his meeting with members of his cabinet in Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Looking on is Deputy Secretary of Defense Pat...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump gestures while speaking during his meeting with members of his cabinet in Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Looking on is Deputy Secretary of Defense Pat...
    "Trump Derangement Syndrome" is the latest buzzword among many politicos. But it's probably not what you'd think.More >>
    "Trump Derangement Syndrome" is the latest buzzword among many politicos. But it's probably not what you'd think.More >>
  • Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs

    Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:49:41 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:12:05 GMT
    Congress is losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes.More >>
    Congress is losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes.More >>
  • Chris Christie to 'set record straight' in 'Let Me Finish'

    Chris Christie to 'set record straight' in 'Let Me Finish'

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:21:01 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:10:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2017 file photo, New Jersey. Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a news conference at the Integrity House drug addiction rehabilitation center in Newark, N.J.  Christie has a book coming out next yea...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2017 file photo, New Jersey. Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a news conference at the Integrity House drug addiction rehabilitation center in Newark, N.J. Christie has a book coming out next yea...
    Chris Christie has a book coming out next year and he doesn't plan on holding back.More >>
    Chris Christie has a book coming out next year and he doesn't plan on holding back.More >>
  • Correction: EU-Trump-Putin-Man Removed story

    Correction: EU-Trump-Putin-Man Removed story

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:33:34 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:35:36 GMT
    (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP). Security removes an apparent protester before a joint press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin in the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP). Security removes an apparent protester before a joint press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin in the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    The writer who was forcibly removed from a room where U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were about to give a news conference says he wasn't trying to protest.More >>
    The writer who was forcibly removed from a room where U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were about to give a news conference says he wasn't trying to protest.More >>
  • UK investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data

    UK investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:21:35 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:29:22 GMT
    British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia. (Source: Facebook)British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia. (Source: Facebook)

    British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in...

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    British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia or a group of former Soviet states.

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  • Attorney general: Oklahoma board went too far with pot rules

    Attorney general: Oklahoma board went too far with pot rules

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:14:42 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:27:03 GMT
    Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says the state's Board of Health overstepped its authority with several of the emergency rules it adopted last week for medical marijuana.More >>
    Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says the state's Board of Health overstepped its authority with several of the emergency rules it adopted last week for medical marijuana.More >>
  • Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safe

    Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safe

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:26:22 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:26:59 GMT
    The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in...More >>
    The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in favor of the law being allowed to stand.More >>
  • Planned Parenthood sues Idaho over abortion reporting law

    Planned Parenthood sues Idaho over abortion reporting law

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:02:13 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:26:56 GMT
    Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands is suing the state of Idaho over new abortion reporting requirements.More >>
    Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands is suing the state of Idaho over new abortion reporting requirements.More >>
  • Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

    Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:57:23 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:25:43 GMT
    Air Force One with U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump lands at Prestwick Airport, Scotland, Friday, July 13, 2018. Trump is due to play golf at his nearby Turnery course on Saturday. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)Air Force One with U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump lands at Prestwick Airport, Scotland, Friday, July 13, 2018. Trump is due to play golf at his nearby Turnery course on Saturday. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

    Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme.

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    Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme.

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  • The Latest: Powell gets praise for plain speaking

    The Latest: Powell gets praise for plain speaking

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:41:12 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:25:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on 'The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress', at Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Ju...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on 'The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress', at Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Ju...
    The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell delivers Fed's monetary report to House panel.More >>
    The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell delivers Fed's monetary report to House panel.More >>
  • Fed says trade war downturn could pose challenges

    Fed says trade war downturn could pose challenges

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:30:35 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:25:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    Powell says Fed's ability to fight a downturn caused by trade war could get challenging.More >>
    Powell says Fed's ability to fight a downturn caused by trade war could get challenging.More >>
  • Michigan twins run for county seats as political opponents

    Michigan twins run for county seats as political opponents

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:53:09 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:17:40 GMT
    Twin sisters from western Michigan are running for county commissioner seats, but they aren't endorsing one another.More >>
    Twin sisters from western Michigan are running for county commissioner seats, but they aren't endorsing one another.More >>
  • Search 'idiot' on Google, get Trump

    Search 'idiot' on Google, get Trump

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:04:56 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:17:44 GMT

    The Google algorithm looks at the relationship between words, phrases, websites, images and videos in an attempt provide better search results for its users.

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    The Google algorithm looks at the relationship between words, phrases, websites, images and videos in an attempt provide better search results for its users.

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  • The Latest: Trump says he told Putin to end election hacking

    The Latest: Trump says he told Putin to end election hacking

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:01:15 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:29:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsink...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsink...
    Trump is defending his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, promising "big results" and saying Russia has pledged to help with U.S. efforts to denuclearize North Korea.More >>
    Trump is defending his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, promising "big results" and saying Russia has pledged to help with U.S. efforts to denuclearize North Korea.More >>
  • Rep. Jim Jordan interviewed in doctor sex abuse inquiry

    Rep. Jim Jordan interviewed in doctor sex abuse inquiry

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:55:25 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:22:03 GMT
    (Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss.  A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop “rampant sexual misconduct” by the now-dead team doct...(Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop “rampant sexual misconduct” by the now-dead team doct...
    Rep. Jim Jordan, a former wrestling coach, has spoken with the law firm investigating allegations that Ohio State team doctor sexually abused male athletes.More >>
    Rep. Jim Jordan, a former wrestling coach, has spoken with the law firm investigating allegations that Ohio State team doctor sexually abused male athletes.More >>
  • A nonbinding immigration bill becomes campaign battlefield

    A nonbinding immigration bill becomes campaign battlefield

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:46:13 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:49:28 GMT
    A House spending bill would provide $5 billion next year for building President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico.More >>
    A House spending bill would provide $5 billion next year for building President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico.More >>
  • AP Sources: Charlotte poised to host 2020 GOP convention

    AP Sources: Charlotte poised to host 2020 GOP convention

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:42:10 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:41:36 GMT
    AP Sources: Charlotte, North Carolina, poised to host 2020 Republican National Convention.More >>
    AP Sources: Charlotte, North Carolina, poised to host 2020 Republican National Convention.More >>
  • The Latest: GOP using immigration vote to slam Democrats

    The Latest: GOP using immigration vote to slam Democrats

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:41:46 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:19:48 GMT
    Republicans are using a House debate on symbolic immigration legislation to accuse Democrats of favoring open borders.More >>
    Republicans are using a House debate on symbolic immigration legislation to accuse Democrats of favoring open borders.More >>
  • Wisconsin governor downplays interaction with Russian

    Wisconsin governor downplays interaction with Russian

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:08:05 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:47:06 GMT
    (AP Photo). Maria Butina, activista a favor de las armas de fuego, actualmente acusada de espiar contra EEUU, en un discurso en Moscú el 21 de abril del 2013.(AP Photo). Maria Butina, activista a favor de las armas de fuego, actualmente acusada de espiar contra EEUU, en un discurso en Moscú el 21 de abril del 2013.
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he only met a woman accused of being a Russian operative once when they had their picture taken together at a National Rifle Association convention in 2015.More >>
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he only met a woman accused of being a Russian operative once when they had their picture taken together at a National Rifle Association convention in 2015.More >>
  • US launches national security probe into uranium imports

    US launches national security probe into uranium imports

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:53:04 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:38:02 GMT
    US launches national security investigation into uranium imports.More >>
    US launches national security investigation into uranium imports.More >>
  • The history of the Taliban in Afghanistan

    The history of the Taliban in Afghanistan

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:16:49 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:16:49 GMT
    The Taliban is a Sunni Islamic Fundamental political movement in Afghanistan that waged war with its own government. (Source: AP Images)The Taliban is a Sunni Islamic Fundamental political movement in Afghanistan that waged war with its own government. (Source: AP Images)

    According to The New York Times, the Trump administration is open to talking to the Taliban in an effort to encourage peace negotiations with the Afghan government.

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    According to The New York Times, the Trump administration is open to talking to the Taliban in an effort to encourage peace negotiations with the Afghan government.

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  • Ex-FBI chief Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

    Ex-FBI chief Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-07-18 08:40:44 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:49:58 GMT
    The former FBI director recently said he no longer considers himself a Republican. (Source: Twitter/@Comey)The former FBI director recently said he no longer considers himself a Republican. (Source: Twitter/@Comey)

    The former FBI director recently said he no longer considers himself a Republican.

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    The former FBI director recently said he no longer considers himself a Republican.

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  • Trump: Montenegro's 'aggressive people' could start WWIII

    Trump: Montenegro's 'aggressive people' could start WWIII

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:21:27 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:06:23 GMT
    Trump: Montenegro 'may get aggressive and congratulations, you're in World War III.'.More >>
    Trump: Montenegro 'may get aggressive and congratulations, you're in World War III.'.More >>
  • Ala. congresswoman wins runoff turning on loyalty to Trump

    Ala. congresswoman wins runoff turning on loyalty to Trump

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:31:05 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:06:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Butch Dill). Alabama Rep. Martha Roby waves to supporters during the watch party as she wins the runoff election, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala. Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout ...(AP Photo/Butch Dill). Alabama Rep. Martha Roby waves to supporters during the watch party as she wins the runoff election, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala. Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout ...
    A House Republican has won her runoff election in Alabama after battling questions about her loyalty to Trump.More >>
    A House Republican has won her runoff election in Alabama after battling questions about her loyalty to Trump.More >>
  • Immigrant children describe treatment in detention centers

    Immigrant children describe treatment in detention centers

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:02:51 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:18:59 GMT
    (Marie D. De Jes's/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Allison, 6, and her mother Cindy Madrid share a moment during a news conference in Houston, where the mother and daughter spoke about the month and one day th...(Marie D. De Jes's/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Allison, 6, and her mother Cindy Madrid share a moment during a news conference in Houston, where the mother and daughter spoke about the month and one day th...
    Immigrant children are complaining of hunger, cold and fear in a voluminous court filing about conditions in U.S. holding facilities.More >>
    Immigrant children are complaining of hunger, cold and fear in a voluminous court filing about conditions in U.S. holding facilities.More >>
  • New IRS policy allows some tax-exempt groups to veil donors

    New IRS policy allows some tax-exempt groups to veil donors

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:05:58 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:21:33 GMT

    The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities. The change benefits groups that spend millions on political ads,...

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    The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities. The change benefits groups that spend millions on political ads, such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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  • Secret Service agent dies after suffering stroke during Trump's Scotland visit

    Secret Service agent dies after suffering stroke during Trump's Scotland visit

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-07-18 11:00:46 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:46:44 GMT

    Nole E. Remagen suffered a stroke on Sunday while traveling, the U.S. Secret Service said.

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    Nole E. Remagen suffered a stroke on Sunday while traveling, the U.S. Secret Service said.

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  • Book by rising Democratic star Kamala Harris coming in 2019

    Book by rising Democratic star Kamala Harris coming in 2019

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:14:54 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:21:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., in Washington.   Harris, a rising star in the Democratic Party sometimes cited as a possible presidential contender in 2020, has a book deal. Penguin ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., in Washington. Harris, a rising star in the Democratic Party sometimes cited as a possible presidential contender in 2020, has a book deal. Penguin ...
    Sen. Kamala Harris, a rising star in the Democratic Party and a possible 2020 presidential contender, has a book deal.More >>
    Sen. Kamala Harris, a rising star in the Democratic Party and a possible 2020 presidential contender, has a book deal.More >>
  • Historians say Trump upends norms of presidential behavior

    Historians say Trump upends norms of presidential behavior

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:30:21 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:15:52 GMT
    (Presidency Press Service via AP, Pool). In this July 11, 2018, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, as French President Emmanuel Macron, center, watches on the sidelines of a summi...(Presidency Press Service via AP, Pool). In this July 11, 2018, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, as French President Emmanuel Macron, center, watches on the sidelines of a summi...
    Historians say Trump's trip across Europe upended conventions for presidential behavior abroad.More >>
    Historians say Trump's trip across Europe upended conventions for presidential behavior abroad.More >>
  • With Trump endorsement, Roby tries to fend off GOP challenge

    With Trump endorsement, Roby tries to fend off GOP challenge

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:35:12 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:53:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election th...
    Once a Trump critic, GOP congresswoman Martha Roby seeks redemption in Alabama runoff.More >>
    Once a Trump critic, GOP congresswoman Martha Roby seeks redemption in Alabama runoff.More >>
  • Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses in Manafort case

    Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses in Manafort case

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:30:34 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:45:08 GMT
    Robert Mueller is seeking immunity for five potential witnesses in the upcoming trial of Paul Manafort. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)Robert Mueller is seeking immunity for five potential witnesses in the upcoming trial of Paul Manafort. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking immunity for five potential witnesses in the upcoming trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.

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    Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking immunity for five potential witnesses in the upcoming trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.

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  • Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

    Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:33:33 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:21:36 GMT
    Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of layoffs, cutting coverage or going out of business entirely if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian...More >>
    Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of layoffs, cutting coverage or going out of business entirely if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint.More >>
  • Arizona Senate candidate shot mother, speaks on gun control

    Arizona Senate candidate shot mother, speaks on gun control

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:22:17 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:49:39 GMT
    A Republican Arizona state Senate candidate is shocking gun control advocates by sharing details about shooting and killing his mother in apparent self-defense more than 50 years ago.More >>
    A Republican Arizona state Senate candidate is shocking gun control advocates by sharing details about shooting and killing his mother in apparent self-defense more than 50 years ago.More >>
  • EPA proposal to limit science studies draws opposition

    EPA proposal to limit science studies draws opposition

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:23:25 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:32:36 GMT
    Democratic lawmakers are joining scientists in denouncing an industry-backed proposal to dramatically limit what kind of science the Environmental Protection Agency can consider.More >>
    Democratic lawmakers are joining scientists in denouncing an industry-backed proposal to dramatically limit what kind of science the Environmental Protection Agency can consider.More >>
  • Obama delivers veiled rebuke to Trump in Mandela address

    Obama delivers veiled rebuke to Trump in Mandela address

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:21 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:21:54 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:03:59 GMT
    While not mentioning his successor, President Donald Trump, by name, Obama's speech in South Africa countered many of Trump's policies, rallying people to keep alive the ideas that Mandela worked for. (Source: Nelsonmandela.org/CNN)While not mentioning his successor, President Donald Trump, by name, Obama's speech in South Africa countered many of Trump's policies, rallying people to keep alive the ideas that Mandela worked for. (Source: Nelsonmandela.org/CNN)

    Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump, promoting values now under threat.

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    Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump, promoting values now under threat.

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  • San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

    San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:59:19 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-07-18 13:02:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, a man stands outside his tent on Division Street in San Francisco. San Francisco voters will decide in November 2018 whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, a man stands outside his tent on Division Street in San Francisco. San Francisco voters will decide in November 2018 whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing...

    Homelessness is a major problem in San Francisco, as well as other cities on the West Coast with growing numbers of high-paying tech jobs that price lower-income residents out of a shrinking housing supply. 

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    Homelessness is a major problem in San Francisco, as well as other cities on the West Coast with growing numbers of high-paying tech jobs that price lower-income residents out of a shrinking housing supply. 

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  • Twin sisters run for office - one as Republican, one as Democrat

    Twin sisters run for office - one as Republican, one as Democrat

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:09:31 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:44:45 GMT

    The sisters said they will remain devoted to their respective parties and endorse each other's challenger.

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    The sisters said they will remain devoted to their respective parties and endorse each other's challenger.

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  • Chris Christie to 'set record straight' in 'Let Me Finish'

    Chris Christie to 'set record straight' in 'Let Me Finish'

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-07-18 11:35:51 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:02:18 GMT
    Chris Christie has a book coming out next year and he doesn't plan on holding back.More >>
    Chris Christie has a book coming out next year and he doesn't plan on holding back.More >>
  • EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour

    EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:04:10 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-07-18 10:05:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, right, smile after their joint press conference of Japan-EU summit at Abe's...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, right, smile after their joint press conference of Japan-EU summit at Abe's...
    After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less.More >>
    After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less.More >>
  • FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal

    FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:00:05 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:43 AM EDT2018-07-18 09:43:43 GMT
    The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is expressing concerns over Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations. (AP Photo/ Steve Ruark, File)The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is expressing concerns over Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations. (AP Photo/ Steve Ruark, File)

    The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations.

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    The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations.

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  • Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business

    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:16:18 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:17 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:17:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In a Thursday, June 14, 2018 file photo, Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Whether it’s investors betting against his stock, reporters or analysts who a...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In a Thursday, June 14, 2018 file photo, Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Whether it’s investors betting against his stock, reporters or analysts who a...
    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit.More >>
    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit.More >>
  • The Latest: Roby thanks Trump after Ala. runoff victory

    The Latest: Roby thanks Trump after Ala. runoff victory

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:47:55 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:46:04 GMT
    (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP). Voters make their way into the polling station at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Montgomery, Ala., on for the runoff election, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Rep. Martha Roby is facing Republican Bobby B...(Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP). Voters make their way into the polling station at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Montgomery, Ala., on for the runoff election, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Rep. Martha Roby is facing Republican Bobby B...
    Alabama's election chief says turnout in the primary runoffs appears to be "extraordinarily low.".More >>
    Alabama's election chief says turnout in the primary runoffs appears to be "extraordinarily low.".More >>
  • The Latest: Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

    The Latest: Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:50:25 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:41:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    President Donald Trump will make remarks Tuesday afternoon about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he faces mounting criticism allies and foes alike about his failure to publicly condemn Russian...More >>
    President Donald Trump will make remarks Tuesday afternoon about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he faces mounting criticism allies and foes alike about his failure to publicly condemn Russian election meddling.More >>
  • Trump backs down, says he misspoke on Russia meddling

    Trump backs down, says he misspoke on Russia meddling

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:20:06 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:38:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.

    Standing alongside Putin, Trump steered clear of any confrontation with the Russian, going so far as to question American intelligence and last week's federal indictments that accused 12 Russians of hacking into Democratic email accounts to hurt Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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    Standing alongside Putin, Trump steered clear of any confrontation with the Russian, going so far as to question American intelligence and last week's federal indictments that accused 12 Russians of hacking into Democratic email accounts to hurt Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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  • Onetime Trump critic Roby wins GOP House runoff in Alabama

    Onetime Trump critic Roby wins GOP House runoff in Alabama

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:45:15 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:37:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election th...

    U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president.

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    U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president.

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  • Gallery takes down violent Trump illustration

    Gallery takes down violent Trump illustration

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:34 PM EDT2018-07-18 03:34:58 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:10:37 GMT

    People angry over an art gallery's anti-Trump image in Portland, OR, are threatening the founder and other business owners in the building.

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    People angry over an art gallery's anti-Trump image in Portland, OR, are threatening the founder and other business owners in the building.

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  • Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming

    Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:03:25 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-07-18 03:20:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Tuesday, July 17, Powell is scheduled to te...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Tuesday, July 17, Powell is scheduled to te...
    Fed Chairman Powell says strong economy points to gradual rate hikes.More >>
    Fed Chairman Powell says strong economy points to gradual rate hikes.More >>
  • The Latest: Obama notes politicians' 'utter loss of shame'

    The Latest: Obama notes politicians' 'utter loss of shame'

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:57:56 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:47 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:47:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe). Former US President Barack Obama, centre, greets the Nelson Mandela's widow, Graca Machel, left, with President Cyril Ramaphosa at right, as he arrives at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, July 17, ...(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe). Former US President Barack Obama, centre, greets the Nelson Mandela's widow, Graca Machel, left, with President Cyril Ramaphosa at right, as he arrives at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, July 17, ...
    The Latest: Obama in high-profile speech says today's times are 'strange and uncertain'.More >>
    The Latest: Obama in high-profile speech says today's times are 'strange and uncertain'.More >>
  • Russia's Trump takeaway: Putin basks in post-summit glow

    Russia's Trump takeaway: Putin basks in post-summit glow

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:36 AM EDT2018-07-17 08:36:59 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:21:47 GMT
    (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during an interview with "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace after his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during an interview with "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace after his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    For Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself.More >>
    For Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself.More >>
  • The Latest: Senators press Fed chairman on trade threats

    The Latest: Senators press Fed chairman on trade threats

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:13:38 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:04:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Tuesday, July 17, Powell is scheduled to te...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Tuesday, July 17, Powell is scheduled to te...
    The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell says generally lower tariffs boost economic growth.More >>
    The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell says generally lower tariffs boost economic growth.More >>
  • US Army reverses course on discharging 1 immigrant recruit

    US Army reverses course on discharging 1 immigrant recruit

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:54:40 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:59:36 GMT
    The U.S. Army is reversing course on discharging one immigrant recruit who enlisted through a program that promised him a path to citizenship.More >>
    The U.S. Army is reversing course on discharging one immigrant recruit who enlisted through a program that promised him a path to citizenship.More >>
  • Cuomo outraises Nixon, but questions about donors linger

    Cuomo outraises Nixon, but questions about donors linger

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:42:31 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:43:28 GMT
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is easily outpacing challenger Cynthia Nixon when it comes to campaign contributions, but the Democrat can't shake questions about some past donors.More >>
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is easily outpacing challenger Cynthia Nixon when it comes to campaign contributions, but the Democrat can't shake questions about some past donors.More >>
  • Lights go out during Trump statement at the White House

    Lights go out during Trump statement at the White House

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:45:37 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:30:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). The lights go out as President Donald Trump, center, accompanied by House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., right, speaks in the Cabinet room of the White House, ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). The lights go out as President Donald Trump, center, accompanied by House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., right, speaks in the Cabinet room of the White House, ...
    President Donald Trump wanted to make an important point and then the lights went out as Trump was saying he has "full faith" in the U.S. intelligence agencies in the aftermath of his Helsinki news conference.More >>
    President Donald Trump wanted to make an important point and then the lights went out as Trump was saying he has "full faith" in the U.S. intelligence agencies in the aftermath of his Helsinki news conference.More >>
  • Senate GOP, Dems fight over Kavanaugh confirmation documents

    Senate GOP, Dems fight over Kavanaugh confirmation documents

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:55:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:26:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, center, joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., tell reporters they are aiming to confirm Supreme Court nominee Bre...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, center, joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., tell reporters they are aiming to confirm Supreme Court nominee Bre...
    Senate battle brewing over Democrats' requests for documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's career.More >>
    Senate battle brewing over Democrats' requests for documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's career.More >>
  • Trump administration seeks to stop 'climate kids' lawsuit

    Trump administration seeks to stop 'climate kids' lawsuit

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:17:39 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:19:02 GMT
    The Trump administration is trying to stop a lawsuit filed by young activists who say the government is failing to protect them from climate change.More >>
    The Trump administration is trying to stop a lawsuit filed by young activists who say the government is failing to protect them from climate change.More >>
  • John A. Stormer, popular right-wing author, dies at 90

    John A. Stormer, popular right-wing author, dies at 90

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:14:10 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:26:45 GMT
    John A. Stormer, wrote conservative best-seller 'None Dare Call It Treason,' dies at 90 in Missouri.More >>
    John A. Stormer, wrote conservative best-seller 'None Dare Call It Treason,' dies at 90 in Missouri.More >>
  • Russian prosecutors want to question US intel agents

    Russian prosecutors want to question US intel agents

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:28:36 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:30:57 GMT
    (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during an interview with "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace after his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during an interview with "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace after his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Russian prosecutors are pushing to question U.S. intelligence agents and a former ambassador to Moscow in their investigation of an influential foe of Vladimir Putin.More >>
    Russian prosecutors are pushing to question U.S. intelligence agents and a former ambassador to Moscow in their investigation of an influential foe of Vladimir Putin.More >>
  • Republicans join Democrats in condemning Trump's remarks

    Republicans join Democrats in condemning Trump's remarks

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:20:28 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:33:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., criticizes President Donald Trump's performance during his side-by-side news conference with Russia's Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., criticizes President Donald Trump's performance during his side-by-side news conference with Russia's Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in...
    Republicans join Democrats in condemning Trump's remarks at summit with Russia, suggest Putin had a good day at America's expense.More >>
    Republicans join Democrats in condemning Trump's remarks at summit with Russia, suggest Putin had a good day at America's expense.More >>
  • Tenants allege Kushner firm pushed them out of their homes

    Tenants allege Kushner firm pushed them out of their homes

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:20:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:55:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Barth Bazyluk looks through the mail at his home on July 5, 2018, in West Harrison, N.Y. Bazyluk moved to West Harrison with his family after leaving a rent-stabilized apartment they had lived in for seven years in Brooklyn a...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Barth Bazyluk looks through the mail at his home on July 5, 2018, in West Harrison, N.Y. Bazyluk moved to West Harrison with his family after leaving a rent-stabilized apartment they had lived in for seven years in Brooklyn a...

    More than a dozen current and former residents believe relentless construction, along with rent hikes of $500 a month or more, was part of a campaign to push them out of rent-stabilized apartments and bring high-paying condo buyers in.

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    More than a dozen current and former residents believe relentless construction, along with rent hikes of $500 a month or more, was part of a campaign to push them out of rent-stabilized apartments and bring high-paying condo buyers in.

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  • GOP won't force quick House vote on Dem bill axing ICE

    GOP won't force quick House vote on Dem bill axing ICE

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:56:21 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:47:47 GMT
    Republican leaders won't be forcing a quick vote on a Democratic bill abolishing the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.More >>
    Republican leaders won't be forcing a quick vote on a Democratic bill abolishing the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.More >>
  • Officials: In policy shift, US open to meeting with Taliban

    Officials: In policy shift, US open to meeting with Taliban

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:34:58 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:23:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Security personnel patrol near a park where a would-be attacker was killed in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 16, 2018. A would-be suicide attacker was shot and killed by police in Kabul before he was able to get close to ...(AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Security personnel patrol near a park where a would-be attacker was killed in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 16, 2018. A would-be suicide attacker was shot and killed by police in Kabul before he was able to get close to ...

    That marks a tactical shift by the Trump administration, which has previously only appeared willing to participate in discussions with the Taliban if those talks also involve the Afghan government. 

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    That marks a tactical shift by the Trump administration, which has previously only appeared willing to participate in discussions with the Taliban if those talks also involve the Afghan government. 

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  • Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen push back against Sarah Palin

    Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen push back against Sarah Palin

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:57:21 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:57:41 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Sacha Baron Cohen arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Cohen stars in the new Showtime series "Who Is America?", premiering on Sunday, July ...(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Sacha Baron Cohen arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Cohen stars in the new Showtime series "Who Is America?", premiering on Sunday, July ...
    Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian's new show duped his guests by posing as a disabled veteran.More >>
    Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian's new show duped his guests by posing as a disabled veteran.More >>
  • Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified families

    Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified families

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:03:29 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:00:14 GMT
    The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal judge to order the federal government to hold off one week on deporting reunified families that were separated at the border. (Source: Raycom Media, file)The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal judge to order the federal government to hold off one week on deporting reunified families that were separated at the border. (Source: Raycom Media, file)

    The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal judge to order the federal government to hold off one week on deporting reunified families that were separated at the border.

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    The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal judge to order the federal government to hold off one week on deporting reunified families that were separated at the border.

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  • Trump: Putin made 'incredible offer' in Russian hacking case

    Trump: Putin made 'incredible offer' in Russian hacking case

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:48:46 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:45:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, smiles beside Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, smiles beside Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin made an 'incredible offer' of law enforcement collaboration during the leaders' one-on-one summit.More >>
    President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin made an 'incredible offer' of law enforcement collaboration during the leaders' one-on-one summit.More >>
  • US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

    US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:09:37 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:31:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.

    Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official.

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    Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official.

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  • Stormy Daniels set to perform in Ohio 3 weeks after arrest

    Stormy Daniels set to perform in Ohio 3 weeks after arrest

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:09:29 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:11:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, porn actress Stormy Daniels speaks during a ceremony for her receiving a City Proclamation and Key to the City in West Hollywood, Calif. Daniels is set to return to Ohio next mon...(AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, porn actress Stormy Daniels speaks during a ceremony for her receiving a City Proclamation and Key to the City in West Hollywood, Calif. Daniels is set to return to Ohio next mon...
    Porn star Stormy Daniels is set to return to Ohio next month, three weeks after her arrest at a Columbus strip club on charges that were later dropped.More >>
    Porn star Stormy Daniels is set to return to Ohio next month, three weeks after her arrest at a Columbus strip club on charges that were later dropped.More >>
  • Prosecutors: Russian hackers exploit US cyber vulnerability

    Prosecutors: Russian hackers exploit US cyber vulnerability

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:34:44 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:40:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...

    US prosecutors say Russian government hackers exploited some of America's own computer infrastructure to steal politically sensitive information.

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    US prosecutors say Russian government hackers exploited some of America's own computer infrastructure to steal politically sensitive information.

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  • CNN's Cooper calls Trump's summit performance 'disgraceful'

    CNN's Cooper calls Trump's summit performance 'disgraceful'

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:29 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:29:18 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:12:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper is labeling President Donald Trump's performance at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin "disgraceful.".More >>
    CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper is labeling President Donald Trump's performance at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin "disgraceful.".More >>
  • US intel chief stands by assessment of Russian meddling

    US intel chief stands by assessment of Russian meddling

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:06:05 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:58:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FIEL - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats arrives as House and Senate lawmakers from both parties gather for a classified briefing in a secure room about the federal inves...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FIEL - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats arrives as House and Senate lawmakers from both parties gather for a classified briefing in a secure room about the federal inves...
    The top U.S. intelligence official says assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election have been 'clear' and describes the Kremlin's efforts to undermine the United States' democracy as 'ongoing' and...More >>
    The top U.S. intelligence official says assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election have been 'clear' and describes the Kremlin's efforts to undermine the United States' democracy as 'ongoing' and 'pervasive.'.More >>
  • Obama praises Kenya's political reconciliation

    Obama praises Kenya's political reconciliation

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-07-16 11:52:06 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:03 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:03:03 GMT
    Former U.S. President Barack Obama says Kenya is making progress in getting the government and opposition to work together.More >>
    Former U.S. President Barack Obama says Kenya is making progress in getting the government and opposition to work together.More >>
  • The Latest: Former deputy AG says Trump chose 'tyrant'

    The Latest: Former deputy AG says Trump chose 'tyrant'

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:04:01 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:22 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:22:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks over as he listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, speak during their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks over as he listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, speak during their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says there's "no question" that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and continues to try undermine democracy in the United States and around the world.More >>
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says there's "no question" that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and continues to try undermine democracy in the United States and around the world.More >>
  • China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan

    China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-07-16 08:55:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:17:28 GMT
    It is an unusually rapid move for a trade case, coming less than one week after the U.S. Trade Representative announced the tariff plan, which wouldn't take effect until at least September. (Source: Raycom Media)It is an unusually rapid move for a trade case, coming less than one week after the U.S. Trade Representative announced the tariff plan, which wouldn't take effect until at least September. (Source: Raycom Media)

    China's government says it has filed a World Trade Organization case challenging U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion in an escalating dispute over technology policy.

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    China's government says it has filed a World Trade Organization case challenging U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion in an escalating dispute over technology policy.

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  • US open to direct talks with Taliban, officials say

    US open to direct talks with Taliban, officials say

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:22:18 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:12 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:12:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Security personnel patrol near a park where a would-be attacker was killed in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 16, 2018. A would-be suicide attacker was shot and killed by police in Kabul before he was able to get close to ...(AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Security personnel patrol near a park where a would-be attacker was killed in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 16, 2018. A would-be suicide attacker was shot and killed by police in Kabul before he was able to get close to ...
    U.S. officials say the United States is open to holding direct talks with the Taliban to encourage negotiations between the militant group and the Afghan government to end 17 years of war.More >>
    U.S. officials say the United States is open to holding direct talks with the Taliban to encourage negotiations between the militant group and the Afghan government to end 17 years of war.More >>
  • Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

    Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-07-16 08:55:27 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:57 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:57:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump attends a working breakfast with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018 prior to his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Finnish cap...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump attends a working breakfast with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018 prior to his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Finnish cap...
    U.S. President Donald Trump might love what the Russian media are saying about him ahead of his meeting Monday with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.More >>
    U.S. President Donald Trump might love what the Russian media are saying about him ahead of his meeting Monday with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.More >>
  • SC Rep. Joe Wilson: I was 'target of practical jokes' by implying toddlers should be armed

    SC Rep. Joe Wilson: I was 'target of practical jokes' by implying toddlers should be armed

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-07-17 08:33:42 GMT
    A South Carolina politician implies toddlers should be armed. It was a trick Congressman Joe Wilson (R- Springdale, SC) fell for in the new comedy on Showtime, 'What is America?' promo. (Source: SHOtime screenshot/YouTube)A South Carolina politician implies toddlers should be armed. It was a trick Congressman Joe Wilson (R- Springdale, SC) fell for in the new comedy on Showtime, 'What is America?' promo. (Source: SHOtime screenshot/YouTube)

    Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, widely known for his role as Borat, fooled the congressman. Wilson isn't laughing, nor are some constituents. 

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    Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, widely known for his role as Borat, fooled the congressman. Wilson isn't laughing, nor are some constituents. 

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  • Trump embraces longtime US foe Putin, doubting own intel

    Trump embraces longtime US foe Putin, doubting own intel

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:38:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:04 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:04:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    President Donald Trump openly questions his own intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow was to blame for 2016 election interference.More >>
    President Donald Trump openly questions his own intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow was to blame for 2016 election interference.More >>
  • Russian hackers used US online infrastructure against itself

    Russian hackers used US online infrastructure against itself

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:46:51 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:42:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively e...
    Prosecutors say Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election exploited some of the United States' own computer infrastructure against it, using two U.S.-based servers it leased in Arizona...More >>
    Prosecutors say Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election exploited some of the United States' own computer infrastructure against it, using two U.S.-based servers it leased in Arizona and Illinois.More >>
  • Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin

    Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:48:58 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:28:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks over as he listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, speak during their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks over as he listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, speak during their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Key members of Congress, including Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a joint press conference with Russia President Vladimir Putin as "shameful" and a "missed opportunity" to...More >>
    Key members of Congress, including Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a joint press conference with Russia President Vladimir Putin as "shameful" and a "missed opportunity" to stand up to Russia.More >>
  • By a 1-vote margin, city leaders OK bid for GOP convention

    By a 1-vote margin, city leaders OK bid for GOP convention

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-07-17 03:39:30 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:13:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Charlotte City council members vote 6-5 to continue a bid to host the 2020 Republican National Convention at a meeting in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Charlotte City council members vote 6-5 to continue a bid to host the 2020 Republican National Convention at a meeting in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, July 16, 2018.
    The vote was close, but city leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina, have agreed to make a bid to host the 2020 Republican National Convention.More >>
    The vote was close, but city leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina, have agreed to make a bid to host the 2020 Republican National Convention.More >>
  • Trump questions US intel, not Putin, on Russia 2016 meddling

    Trump questions US intel, not Putin, on Russia 2016 meddling

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:57:16 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:13:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Trump says he raised election meddling with Putin, but says both sides to blame for bad relations.More >>
    Trump says he raised election meddling with Putin, but says both sides to blame for bad relations.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump dismisses idea of compromising intel

    The Latest: Trump dismisses idea of compromising intel

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:04:17 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:47:06 GMT
    (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, left, Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, and U.S. President Donald Trump, pose with a soccer ball after a press conference following their meeting at the Presi...(Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, left, Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, and U.S. President Donald Trump, pose with a soccer ball after a press conference following their meeting at the Presi...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump is the beginning of Russia's path back from Western isolation.More >>
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump is the beginning of Russia's path back from Western isolation.More >>
  • The wink, the slouch -- the non-verbal cues at the summit

    The wink, the slouch -- the non-verbal cues at the summit

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:12:39 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:38:01 GMT
    Two alpha males, Russian President Vladimir Putin's trademark macho posture collided with President Donald Trump's classic power stance as the two leaders met on the world stage in Finland.More >>
    Two alpha males, Russian President Vladimir Putin's trademark macho posture collided with President Donald Trump's classic power stance as the two leaders met on the world stage in Finland.More >>
  • Royalty, the pope, and now Trump _ Putin makes everyone wait

    Royalty, the pope, and now Trump _ Putin makes everyone wait

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-07-16 11:51:57 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:20:32 GMT
    (Roni Rekomaa/Lehtikuva via AP). Russia's new ambassador to Finland Pavel Kuznetsov, background righ escorts Russian President Vladimir Putin as he disembarks the plane at Helsinki airport in Vantaa, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. Putin arrived for hi...(Roni Rekomaa/Lehtikuva via AP). Russia's new ambassador to Finland Pavel Kuznetsov, background righ escorts Russian President Vladimir Putin as he disembarks the plane at Helsinki airport in Vantaa, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. Putin arrived for hi...
    Famous for his tardiness at official talks, President Vladimir Putin did it again Monday _ to U.S. President Donald Trump.More >>
    Famous for his tardiness at official talks, President Vladimir Putin did it again Monday _ to U.S. President Donald Trump.More >>
  • The Latest: Putin again denies interference in US election

    The Latest: Putin again denies interference in US election

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:34:22 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:43:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump waves when boarding Air Force One as he leaves with his wife Melania, right, from the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018, after the meeting with Russian President Vladimi...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump waves when boarding Air Force One as he leaves with his wife Melania, right, from the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018, after the meeting with Russian President Vladimi...
    Facing withering bipartisan criticism, President Donald Trump says U.S., Russia "must get along.".More >>
    Facing withering bipartisan criticism, President Donald Trump says U.S., Russia "must get along.".More >>
  • The Latest: Trump tweets US, Russia 'must get along'

    The Latest: Trump tweets US, Russia 'must get along'

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 06:25:30 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:35:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump waves from the car after arriving at the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Sunday, July 15, 2018 on the eve of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). U.S. President Donald Trump waves from the car after arriving at the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Sunday, July 15, 2018 on the eve of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    President Donald Trump is claiming credit for bolstering NATO as he heads into a day of meetings with Russia's Vladimir Putin.More >>
    President Donald Trump is claiming credit for bolstering NATO as he heads into a day of meetings with Russia's Vladimir Putin.More >>
  • Mystery driver helps police arrest fleeing man

    Mystery driver helps police arrest fleeing man

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:51:54 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-07-17 00:18:28 GMT

    Police said a motorist helped them capture a fleeing man on a Missouri highway.

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    Police said a motorist helped them capture a fleeing man on a Missouri highway.

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  • Lose, your blues: Town tosses 'Footloose' anti-dancing law

    Lose, your blues: Town tosses 'Footloose' anti-dancing law

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:40:36 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:26:32 GMT
    Western Arkansas city has a message for residents: It's finally time to kick off the Sunday shoes.More >>
    Western Arkansas city has a message for residents: It's finally time to kick off the Sunday shoes.More >>
  • Soccer diplomacy: World Cup host Putin gives Trump a ball

    Soccer diplomacy: World Cup host Putin gives Trump a ball

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:56:58 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:01:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, tosses a soccer ball to his wife first lady Melania Trump after Russian President Vladimir Putin presented it to him during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidenti...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, tosses a soccer ball to his wife first lady Melania Trump after Russian President Vladimir Putin presented it to him during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidenti...
    Riding high after hosting a successful World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a soccer ball as a gift for his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.More >>
    Riding high after hosting a successful World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a soccer ball as a gift for his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Heading for clouds: Aviation sector faces trade turbulence

    Heading for clouds: Aviation sector faces trade turbulence

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:35:04 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:35:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Spectators watch an Airbus 400M take part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Spectators watch an Airbus 400M take part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Aircraft makers at the Farnborough International Airshow say thousands of jobs are at risk in this most international of industries as U.S. President Donald Trump raises tariffs and other countries retaliate.More >>
    Aircraft makers at the Farnborough International Airshow say thousands of jobs are at risk in this most international of industries as U.S. President Donald Trump raises tariffs and other countries retaliate.More >>
  • 'Credible fear' for US asylum harder to prove under Trump

    'Credible fear' for US asylum harder to prove under Trump

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-07-16 15:49:02 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:10:42 GMT
    The Trump administration has quietly made it harder for Central Americans fleeing gangs, drug smugglers and domestic violence to qualify for asylum in the United States.More >>
    The Trump administration has quietly made it harder for Central Americans fleeing gangs, drug smugglers and domestic violence to qualify for asylum in the United States.More >>
  • Survey of economists: US sales and employment likely to grow

    Survey of economists: US sales and employment likely to grow

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:25:23 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:22:38 GMT
    A majority of the economists also say the corporate tax cuts that the Trump administration pushed through Congress have yet to affect their plans for hiring or investment. (Source: Pixabay, File)A majority of the economists also say the corporate tax cuts that the Trump administration pushed through Congress have yet to affect their plans for hiring or investment. (Source: Pixabay, File)

    But a majority of the economists also say the corporate tax cuts that the Trump administration pushed through Congress have yet to affect their plans for hiring or investment.

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    But a majority of the economists also say the corporate tax cuts that the Trump administration pushed through Congress have yet to affect their plans for hiring or investment.

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  • California man gets home detention in Maxine Waters threat

    California man gets home detention in Maxine Waters threat

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:50:28 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:56:22 GMT
    A Los Angeles man who threatened to kill Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters in a profanity-laced voicemail has been sentenced to six months of home detention.More >>
    A Los Angeles man who threatened to kill Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters in a profanity-laced voicemail has been sentenced to six months of home detention.More >>
  • Apparent protester removed ahead of Trump-Putin conference

    Apparent protester removed ahead of Trump-Putin conference

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-07-16 15:33:54 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:13:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). A man argues with a security staff on a protest poster prior to a press conference after the meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monda...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). A man argues with a security staff on a protest poster prior to a press conference after the meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monda...
    An apparent protester has been escorted out of a joint press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.More >>
    An apparent protester has been escorted out of a joint press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.More >>
  • Supreme Court nominee's paper trail might color confirmation

    Supreme Court nominee's paper trail might color confirmation

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:00:15 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:13:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen). In this July 12, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is shown before meeting with Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh’s opponents are digging through documents at President George W...(AP Photo/Cliff Owen). In this July 12, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is shown before meeting with Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh’s opponents are digging through documents at President George W...
    Opponents of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are digging through documents at presidential libraries looking for anything to derail his confirmation.More >>
    Opponents of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are digging through documents at presidential libraries looking for anything to derail his confirmation.More >>
  • Malaysian lawmakers take oath, including indicted ex-leader

    Malaysian lawmakers take oath, including indicted ex-leader

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-07-16 06:30:22 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:59:05 GMT
    Malaysian lawmakers have taken their oath in Parliament, including former premier Najib Razak, who faces corruption charges in the scandal that led to his coalition's electoral defeat.More >>
    Malaysian lawmakers have taken their oath in Parliament, including former premier Najib Razak, who faces corruption charges in the scandal that led to his coalition's electoral defeat.More >>
  • Syrian government, rebels clash over recon base near Israel

    Syrian government, rebels clash over recon base near Israel

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:18:28 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:09:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Sunday, July 15, 2018 photo, a Syrian soldier stands guard at a checkpoint, in the eastern Ghouta region, near the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria. Arabic on the barrels reads, "Crown of the Arab Bashar", left, and " Ass...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Sunday, July 15, 2018 photo, a Syrian soldier stands guard at a checkpoint, in the eastern Ghouta region, near the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria. Arabic on the barrels reads, "Crown of the Arab Bashar", left, and " Ass...
    Syrian government, rebels clash over a reconnaissance point near the Israeli-held Golan Heights.More >>
    Syrian government, rebels clash over a reconnaissance point near the Israeli-held Golan Heights.More >>
  • EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order

    EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:35:12 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:07:52 GMT
    European Council President Donald Tusk has urged President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin and China to work together to avoid trade wars and prevent conflict and chaos.More >>
    European Council President Donald Tusk has urged President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin and China to work together to avoid trade wars and prevent conflict and chaos.More >>
  • Finland protests: Human rights for all _ and save the planet

    Finland protests: Human rights for all _ and save the planet

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:58:39 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:02:30 GMT
    (Onni Ojala/Lehtikuva via AP). Protesters hold a sign "Stop Putin In Ukraine, Save Europe" during a demonstration in Helsinki, Finland Monday, July 16, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin are scheduled to meet  in the Finnish ...(Onni Ojala/Lehtikuva via AP). Protesters hold a sign "Stop Putin In Ukraine, Save Europe" during a demonstration in Helsinki, Finland Monday, July 16, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin are scheduled to meet in the Finnish ...
    Activists used the summit in Helsinki between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold two days of high-profile protests in the Finnish capital over a variety of grievances.More >>
    Activists used the summit in Helsinki between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold two days of high-profile protests in the Finnish capital over a variety of grievances.More >>
  • Iran: If Trump wants to talk, he'll have to call

    Iran: If Trump wants to talk, he'll have to call

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:28:46 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:01:47 GMT
    Iran says if Trump wants to negotiate after pulling US out of nuclear deal, he'll have to call.More >>
    Iran says if Trump wants to negotiate after pulling US out of nuclear deal, he'll have to call.More >>
  • Trump: summit with Putin off to a 'very, very good start'

    Trump: summit with Putin off to a 'very, very good start'

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:15:15 GMT
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    President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin shake hands before holding a private meeting Monday in Helsinki, Finland. (Source: CNN, Pool)President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin shake hands before holding a private meeting Monday in Helsinki, Finland. (Source: CNN, Pool)

    Speaking during a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, he reiterates that there was "no collusion" between his campaign and the Russian government.

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    Speaking during a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, he reiterates that there was "no collusion" between his campaign and the Russian government.

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  • Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

    Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:10:00 GMT
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    (GSFC) via AP, File). FILE - This April 3, 2017 image made available by NASA shows the planet Jupiter.   A team of astronomers is reporting the recent discovery of a dozen new moons circling the giant gas planet. That brings the number of moons at Jupi...(GSFC) via AP, File). FILE - This April 3, 2017 image made available by NASA shows the planet Jupiter. A team of astronomers is reporting the recent discovery of a dozen new moons circling the giant gas planet. That brings the number of moons at Jupi...
    Scientists have found more moons circling Jupiter, bringing the total to 79 at the giant gas planet.More >>
    Scientists have found more moons circling Jupiter, bringing the total to 79 at the giant gas planet.More >>
  • Study: National parks get fewer visits when pollution rises

    Study: National parks get fewer visits when pollution rises

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:20:32 GMT
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    A new study says visitors may be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting their visits short because of air pollution.More >>
    A new study says visitors may be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting their visits short because of air pollution.More >>
  • 1 dead as latest fire portends explosive Northwest season

    1 dead as latest fire portends explosive Northwest season

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:03:10 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:21:15 GMT
    (Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review via AP). Trees burn near a home Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Spokane, Wash. Fire crews from Spokane, Spokane Valley and Fire District 9 are fighting a fast-moving wildfire just north of Upriver Drive that has engulfed s...(Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review via AP). Trees burn near a home Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Spokane, Wash. Fire crews from Spokane, Spokane Valley and Fire District 9 are fighting a fast-moving wildfire just north of Upriver Drive that has engulfed s...
    A fast-moving grass fire fueled by gusting winds in the Pacific Northwest has forced dozens of households to evacuate and prompted Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to declare an emergency.More >>
    A fast-moving grass fire fueled by gusting winds in the Pacific Northwest has forced dozens of households to evacuate and prompted Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to declare an emergency.More >>
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