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Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 01:24 PM EDT

Sessions Defends Trump's 'Zero Tolerance' Border Policy

Sessions Defends Trump's 'Zero Tolerance' Border Policy

The Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy is "perfectly legitimate, moral and decent," Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a new class of immigration judges Monday in Virginia, according to...

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 04:30 PM EDT

US Relationship With International Court Crashes Under Trump

US Relationship With International Court Crashes Under Trump

America's long-running reluctant relationship with the International Criminal Court came to a crashing halt on Monday as decades of U.S. suspicions about the tribunal and its global jurisdiction spilled into...

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 02:40 PM EDT

Secretary of State Orders Hand Recount in 3rd District Race

Secretary of State Orders Hand Recount in 3rd District Race

Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin has officially ordered a district-wide hand recount in the 3rd Congressional District.

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 08:20 PM EDT

Trump Vents Over Leaks as Woodward Pushes Back on Criticism

Trump Vents Over Leaks as Woodward Pushes Back on Criticism

President Donald Trump vented over White House leaks Monday as a new tell-all book commands attention, an anonymous writer detailing "resistance" in the administration remains at large and a former staffer...

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 07:10 AM EDT

High Stakes as 2-Month Sprint to Election Day Begins

High Stakes as 2-Month Sprint to Election Day Begins

Control of Congress and the future of Donald Trump's presidency are on the line as the primary season closes this week, jump-starting a two-month sprint to Election Day that will test Democrats' ability to...

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 06:55 AM EDT

Trump Admin. Takes Harder Line on N. Korean Nukes: Sources

Trump Admin. Takes Harder Line on N. Korean Nukes: Sources

President Donald Trump may be complimenting Kim Jong Un, but evidence shows that North Korea continues to make nuclear weapons — and the U.S. administration is taking a more aggressive stance in response, NBC...

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 05:15 AM EDT

Timeline of Suspected Russian Plot to Infiltrate NRA, GOP

Timeline of Suspected Russian Plot to Infiltrate NRA, GOP

As Siberian gun rights activist Maria Butina faces a hearing in Washington, here is a look at the unusual path that led to her arrest. She's accused of working as an undeclared foreign agent, based on FBI...

Sunday, Sep 9, 2018 at 09:57 PM EDT

US Defense Secretary Makes Surprise Visit to War-Weary Kabul

US Defense Secretary Makes Surprise Visit to War-Weary Kabul

Defense Secretary James Mattis made a surprise visit to Afghanistan's war-shattered capital on Friday, the U.S. command in Afghanistan said, just days after a suicide bomber killed 21 people in the city and...

Sunday, Sep 9, 2018 at 12:30 PM EDT

US Backtracks on Russian Spy Suspect Offering Sex for Access

US Backtracks on Russian Spy Suspect Offering Sex for Access

Federal prosecutors are backtracking on their allegation that a Russian woman accused of working as a secret agent offered to trade sex for access, according to a Justice Department court filing. Prosecutors...

Sunday, Sep 9, 2018 at 12:20 PM EDT

Papadopoulos: Sessions 'Enthusiastic' About Putin Meeting

Papadopoulos: Sessions 'Enthusiastic' About Putin Meeting

George Papadopoulos, a one-time Trump campaign adviser who was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in jail as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, said Sunday that Attorney General Jeff...

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