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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...

Sunday, Sep 9, 2018 at 07:20 PM EDT

Pence: I'd Take Lie Detector Test Over NYT Op-Ed

Pence: I'd Take Lie Detector Test Over NYT Op-Ed

Vice President Mike Pence says he's "100 percent confident" that no one on his staff was involved with the anonymous New York Times column criticizing President Donald Trump's leadership. "I know them. I...

Sunday, Sep 9, 2018 at 10:04 AM EDT

Trump Admin. Cuts $25M in Aid for East Jerusalem Hospitals

Trump Admin. Cuts $25M in Aid for East Jerusalem Hospitals

The Trump administration is withdrawing $25 million it had committed to the East Jerusalem Hospital Network after a review found that the funds were not advancing U.S. interests, a State Department official...

Sunday, Sep 9, 2018 at 06:53 AM EDT

Boris Johnson's Brexit 'Suicide Vest' Comment Sparks Furor

Boris Johnson's Brexit 'Suicide Vest' Comment Sparks Furor

Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has compared Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for Brexit to putting the country's constitution in a "suicide vest" and handing the detonator to the European Union...

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 03:33 AM EDT

Sweden's Ruling Party Hits Election Low as Far Right Grows

Sweden's Ruling Party Hits Election Low as Far Right Grows

Voters handed Sweden's ruling party its worst-ever election result Sunday and delivered a parallel lift to a far-right party with white supremacist roots, leaving the ideological outline of the Scandinavian...

Sunday, Sep 9, 2018 at 09:38 PM EDT

North Korea Uses 70th Anniversary to Push Economy, Not Nukes

North Korea Uses 70th Anniversary to Push Economy, Not Nukes

North Korea held a major military parade and revived its iconic mass games to celebrate its 70th anniversary, but in keeping with leader Kim Jong Un's new policies the emphasis was firmly on building up the...

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 10:14 PM EDT

Obama, on Campaign Swing, Urges 'Sanity in Our Politics'

Obama, on Campaign Swing, Urges 'Sanity in Our Politics'

Former President Barack Obama said Saturday that November midterm elections would give Americans "a chance to restore some sanity in our politics," taking another swipe at his successor as he raises his profile...

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 10:17 PM EDT

For Sessions, Trump's Constant Attacks May Define His Legacy

For Sessions, Trump's Constant Attacks May Define His Legacy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has vigorously pushed President Donald Trump's agenda at the Justice Department, and before that, spent 20 years championing conservative causes in the Senate. Yet as Sessions...

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 09:50 AM EDT

What We've Learned About Kavanaugh After Senate Hearings

What We've Learned About Kavanaugh After Senate Hearings

The less said, the better. That's the mantra of any nominee before the Senate, especially when the White House and Senate are in the same party's hands. The aim, after all, is to win confirmation, and in...

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 09:24 PM EDT

Watergate Memories Spring to Life With Trump's Troubles

Watergate Memories Spring to Life With Trump's Troubles

The White House seethes with intrigue and backstabbing as aides hunt for the anonymous Deep (state) Throat among them. A president feels besieged by tormentors — Bob Woodward is driving him crazy — so he...

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