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President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, appealed Tuesday for the Palestinians to consider a $50 billion economic support plan, even though they already rejected the proposal because it does not include a political resolution to the long-running conflict with the Israelis. Kushner, speaking at a conference in Bahrain, defended the proposal as the foundation of any eventual peace plan. Meanwhile, Palestinians protested the plan in the streets of the West Bank, Gaza and elsewhere.
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President Donald Trump on Tuesday awarded the nation's highest military honor to an Iraq War veteran who took on an insurgent stronghold and allowed members of his platoon to move to safety during heavy fighting in Fallujah.
The president presented the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia, of New York. He is the first living Iraq War veteran to receive the honor.
"That whole night in Fallujah. The entire thing is impossible to think about unless you're talking about the men we lost," Bellavia said after the ceremony. "Those men we think about every single day."
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Democratic presidential hopefuls face a challenge as they gather in Miami for the opening round of primary debates: presenting immigration ideas that go beyond simply bashing the Trump administration.
Most of the proposals that the contenders have advanced combine long-held Democratic priorities — such as a pathway to U.S. citizenship for millions of people in the country illegally — with lofty rhetoric and plenty of knocks on President Donald Trump.
Italy made its case to be considered a contender in the Women's World Cup after a convincing 2-0 win over China on Tuesday night.
Coach Milena Bertolini believes Italy is set to play in its first quarterfinal since 1991 because her players are striving for a goal that goes beyond the final result.
"They have a mission. Their mission is to try and have the Italian public to discover and appreciate the women's game," Bertolini said.
Wayfair employees are planning a walkout to protest the company's decision to sell furniture to a detention camp for migrant children at the Mexican border, according to multiple reports.
An employee, who did not wish to be named, told The Boston Globe that Baptist Children's Family Services, a charity group that works as a government contractor managing some of the camps along the southern border, placed a $200,000 order for mattresses on June 13.
More than 500 employees upset with the Boston-based company's decision said they co-signed a letter last Friday to address their concerns to Wayfair co-founders Niraj Shah and Steve Conine. The letter asked the company to "cease all current and future business" with Baptist Children's Family Services.
Trump’s third press secretary and Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ replacement will be a longtime aide, Stephanie Grisham.
Filipino activists from the climate-change group 350.org dressed as Pikachu, the famous Japanese cartoon character, to call on the Japanese government to stop financing coal projects as the country prepares...
Rising sea levels could threaten the very existence of Miami and much of the rest of South Florida, and Democrats are facing calls to confront climate change squarely during this week's presidential debates in the low-lying city.
The City of Miami has a $400 million bond program to finance climate change resiliency projects, including $192 million for seawalls, pumps and similar projects. Miami Beach has already begun spending up to $500 million to raise roads, install pumps and do similar work over five years.
Those huge price tags are just one reason why many think it's vital that climate change take center stage at the debates Wednesday and Thursday.
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Hours after a motion filed by U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter's defense team accused the U.S. Attorney's office of filing criminal charges as part of a political witch hunt, prosecutors filed motions revealing private text messages, receipts and detailing extra-marital relationships with lobbyists and congressional staffers all tied to the alleged misuse of campaign funds.
On Monday, Hunter's defense team filed a motion in federal court to dismiss campaign fund misuse charges, citing alleged political bias by the two U.S. Attorneys prosecuting the case.
Hunter, who represents Southern California's most Republican congressional district, has said that he's been politically targeted by federal prosecutors.
Bill Cosby has filed a lengthy appeal of the sex assault conviction that landed him in prison and says the judge allowed testimony from other women accusers that wasn't relevant.
Cosby's lawyers say the accounts from the five other women were "strikingly dissimilar" to that of trial accuser Andrea Constand and too remote in time to her 2004 encounter with Cosby.
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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday pitched a sweeping overhaul of the nation's systems for securing its elections, including the creation of a "uniform federal ballot" and the replacement of the independent commission that currently helps administer the vote.
Warren's latest in a series of hefty policy proposals — which have become a trademark as she climbs in the Democratic 2020 presidential primary polls — arrived the day before she's set to appear alongside nine rivals in the first of two highly anticipated debates in Miami. The Massachusetts senator's new election security plan gives her fresh fuel as she makes her case to a Democratic base that's keen to choose a nominee who's best prepared to defeat President Donald Trump next year.
U.S. Attorney's Office filed several motions in the case accusing U.S. Rep Duncan Hunter of misusing campaign funds. Hunter's wife Margaret has entered a guilty plea in connection with the federal indictment.
The fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi took her campaign for justice in his killing to the United Nations' top human rights body Tuesday and urged the U.N. to take "the next step" following a key investigator's finding that Saudi Arabia bears responsibility.
Boris Johnson failed to shut down questions about his private life Tuesday as a round of media appearances served only to bog him down further in questions about character and trust.
Johnson, who is running to be the next leader for both the Conservative Party and the nation, has refused to address personal questions despite an ongoing clamor to face public scrutiny after a reported quarrel with his girlfriend last week prompted a police visit.
In break from his previous strategy, the front-runner took part in three interviews in less than 24 hours, responding to challenger Jeremy Hunt's criticism that he was a "coward" and needed to face greater public scrutiny if he is to become prime minister.
Johnson toughened his stance on Britain's pending departure from the European Union, promising he would take the country out of the bloc by Halloween "do or die." He challenged Hunt to do the same.
The body of a popular YouTube personality and gamer from Brooklyn who had gone missing after posting a cryptic video last week has been found, law enforcement confirmed on Twitter Tuesday.