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Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 02:01 PM PDT

Shame, Sadness in UK as Brexit Reveals Parliament's Flaws

Shame, Sadness in UK as Brexit Reveals Parliament's Flaws

As a symbol of the woes of Britain's Brexit-era democracy, it could hardly be bettered. Lawmakers had to be sent home in mid-debate last week when water from a burst pipe began gushing into the House of Commons...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 08:17 AM PDT

Kim Open to Another Summit With Trump, Offers Deadline

Kim Open to Another Summit With Trump, Offers Deadline

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he is open to a third summit with President Donald Trump, but set the year's end as a deadline for Washington to offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement to...

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 06:04 PM PDT

Dems Defend Omar After Trump Retweets Video Against Her

Dems Defend Omar After Trump Retweets Video Against Her

Top Democrats on Saturday rushed to defend Rep. Ilhan Omar after President Donald Trump retweeted video that was edited to suggest she was being dismissive of the significance of the worst terrorist assault...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 03:28 PM PDT

FCC to Hold Big 5G Auction, Spend $20B for Rural Internet

FCC to Hold Big 5G Auction, Spend $20B for Rural Internet

The U.S. government will hold a massive auction later this year to bolster 5G service, the next generation of mobile networks. President Donald Trump showcased the announcement Friday, declaring that the race to...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 02:48 PM PDT

Lobbyist Sentenced for Funneling Money to Trump Inaugural

Lobbyist Sentenced for Funneling Money to Trump Inaugural

A Washington political consultant initially entangled in the Russia investigation was sentenced Friday to three years of probation for illegal lobbying and skirting the ban on foreign donations to President...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 02:20 PM PDT

Report: Trump Said He'd Pardon Official for Closing Border

Report: Trump Said He'd Pardon Official for Closing Border

President Donald Trump told acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan last week to close the U.S. southern border and that he would pardon him if he faced any legal challenges, according to The New York...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 12:54 PM PDT

Chinese Woman Arrested at Mar-a-Lago Indicted on 2 Counts

Chinese Woman Arrested at Mar-a-Lago Indicted on 2 Counts

Yujing Zhang, the Chinese citizen arrested at Mar-a-Lago in March while President Donald Trump was at his nearby golf club, was indicted Friday. The short, two-page indictment gave no new information about how...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 06:01 PM PDT

Court Won't Immediately Stop Wait-in-Mexico Asylum Policy

Court Won't Immediately Stop Wait-in-Mexico Asylum Policy

A federal appeals court put a judge's order on hold Friday shortly before it would have stopped the Trump administration from forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases move through U.S....

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 12:20 PM PDT

Trump's Controversial Transgender Military Policy Goes Into Effect

Trump's Controversial Transgender Military Policy Goes Into Effect

Three years after the Obama administration told transgender individuals they could serve openly and have access to gender-affirming medical and psychological care, the Trump administration has reversed...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 06:57 AM PDT

Kamala Harris Says She Owns Gun for Protection, Supports 'Smart' Gun Laws

Kamala Harris Says She Owns Gun for Protection, Supports 'Smart' Gun Laws

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris says she owns a gun and called it a "false choice" that the only two gun control options are complete, unrestricted access or a desire to seize everyone's...

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