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Monday, May 13, 2019 at 11:49 AM PDT

Rep. Tlaib Says GOP Spreading 'Lies' About Her Comments on Holocaust and Israel

Rep. Tlaib Says GOP Spreading 'Lies' About Her Comments on Holocaust and Israel

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., on Monday defended recent remarks she made about the Holocaust and Israel and lashed out at President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers for "spreading outright lies" about her, NBC News...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 03:47 PM PDT

NYC Mayor Holds Green New Deal Rally in Trump Tower's Lobby

NYC Mayor Holds Green New Deal Rally in Trump Tower's Lobby

Mayor Bill de Blasio scheduled a rally Monday morning at President Donald Trump’s doorsteps — right in the lobby of Trump Tower — to promote the city's Green New Deal which aims to make the city carbon-neutral...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 04:37 PM PDT

Dow Drops More Than 600 Points as China Trade War Escalates

Dow Drops More Than 600 Points as China Trade War Escalates

Stocks fell sharply on Monday after China decided to raise tariffs on some U.S. goods as the ongoing trade war between the world’s largest economies intensifies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 617.38...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 04:30 AM PDT

What Are Trump's Tariffs on China and How Do They Work?

What Are Trump's Tariffs on China and How Do They Work?

President Donald Trump has heightened tensions with China by escalating his tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods from 10% to 25%. As a tool of national policy, tariffs had long been fading into history,...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 01:19 AM PDT

N. Korean Cargo Ship Seized by US Arrives in American Samoa

N. Korean Cargo Ship Seized by US Arrives in American Samoa

A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived at the capital of this American territory, where it will undergo inspections. The Wise...

Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 11:17 PM PDT

Pompeo Skips Moscow to Meet With European Officials on Iran

Pompeo Skips Moscow to Meet With European Officials on Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has changed the schedule for his latest trip to Europe, substituting a stop in Moscow for one in Brussels to discuss Iran and other issues with European officials. A State...

Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 12:09 PM PDT

White House Hopefuls Swarm Rival’s Home Turf of California

White House Hopefuls Swarm Rival’s Home Turf of California

The Democrats who want to be president are swarming California, competing for campaign cash and media attention while courting longtime allies of home-state Sen. Kamala Harris on their rival’s own turf. Former...

Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 05:11 PM PDT

Top WH Adviser Kudlow Admits US Consumers Pay Tariffs

Top WH Adviser Kudlow Admits US Consumers Pay Tariffs

The White House's top economic adviser acknowledged Sunday that U.S. consumers and businesses pay the tariffs that the Trump administration has imposed on billions of dollars of Chinese goods, even as President...

Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 02:41 PM PDT

AP Explains: Why Send a US Aircraft Carrier to the Gulf?

AP Explains: Why Send a US Aircraft Carrier to the Gulf?

The USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier strike group is being deployed to the Persian Gulf to counter an alleged but still-unspecified threat from Iran, the latest in a long line of such deployments to the...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 03:57 AM PDT

Will Maybe-Yes, Maybe-No Mueller Speak?

Will Maybe-Yes, Maybe-No Mueller Speak?

See Bob investigate. Read Bob's report. Wait, Bob, what? For nearly two years, the nation watched and waited as special counsel Robert Mueller investigated President Donald Trump and his campaign for potential...

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