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Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 06:36 AM PDT

Trump to Make UN Debut With Speech Offering Warmth to Allies

Trump to Make UN Debut With Speech Offering Warmth to Allies

President Donald Trump will use his debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly next week to offer warmth to the United States' allies and warnings to its adversaries. "He slaps the right people, he hugs the...

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 03:39 AM PDT

Trump's Push to Ax the Iran Nuclear Deal May Alienate Allies

Trump's Push to Ax the Iran Nuclear Deal May Alienate Allies

President Donald Trump's repeated promises to end the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal may accomplish what Tehran has been trying to do for decades — drive a damaging wedge between the U.S. and key European...

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 03:33 AM PDT

Demonized Schumer and Pelosi Now Deal-Makers With Trump

Demonized Schumer and Pelosi Now Deal-Makers With Trump

It's been a long eight months in the wilderness for Democrats, but if any two were going to find their way back to the action it was Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his House counterpart, Nancy...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 09:04 PM PDT

Judge: Sessions Can't Withhold Money From 'Sanctuary Cities'

Judge: Sessions Can't Withhold Money From 'Sanctuary Cities'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions can't follow through — at least for now — with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other so-called sanctuary cities for refusing to impose new tough...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 01:26 PM PDT

Japan Reacts to North Korean Missile Fired Over Country

Japan Reacts to North Korean Missile Fired Over Country

North Korea fired another missile over Japan Friday. The missile flew over the island of Hakkaido and landed in the Pacific Ocean. Experts estimate the ballistic missile flew over 2,300 miles, which would mean...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 01:43 PM PDT

Sanders Doubles Down on Calls for ESPN Host to Be Fired

Sanders Doubles Down on Calls for ESPN Host to Be Fired

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders doubled down on her statement Friday in a back and forth with NBC's Hallie Jackson, calling for ESPN to fire "SportsCenter" host Jemele Hill for...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 08:56 PM PDT

Trump Tweet on London Police Draws UK Rebuke

Trump Tweet on London Police Draws UK Rebuke

President Donald Trump's suggestion that London police could have done more to prevent Friday's homemade bomb explosion drew a quick rejoinder from British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said it's never helpful...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 07:11 AM PDT

Schools Seek to Help Immigrants Amid Mixed Signals on DACA

Schools Seek to Help Immigrants Amid Mixed Signals on DACA

Mixed signals from Washington over a possible agreement to preserve protections for young immigrants are increasing anxiety and confusion on college campuses, where the stakes are high. Amid the uncertainty,...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 06:08 PM PDT

ESPN Emails Staff After Anchor's Criticism of Trump

ESPN Emails Staff After Anchor's Criticism of Trump

President Donald Trump lashed out at ESPN on Twitter Friday after "SportsCenter" host Jemele Hill tweeted earlier this week that Trump was a "white supremacist" and "bigot." Hill later apologized for her tweets...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 03:50 AM PDT

Trump Tests Base With Immigration Talk With Dems: Analysis

Trump Tests Base With Immigration Talk With Dems: Analysis

Few issues have animated President Donald Trump's ardent supporters more than his pledge to build a wall along the nation's Southern border. Now, Trump's decision to put that promise aside — at least temporarily...

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