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Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 04:29 PM EST

Senior US Envoy in Syria Highly Critical of Troop Withdrawal

Senior US Envoy in Syria Highly Critical of Troop Withdrawal

A senior State Department envoy has written a highly critical assessment of the Trump administration's abrupt withdrawal of troops from northeast Syria, U.S. officials said Thursday. Two officials familiar with...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 07:47 PM EST

The Words Trump Had to Hear: Investigations, Biden, Clinton

The Words Trump Had to Hear: Investigations, Biden, Clinton

There were three words President Donald Trump wanted to hear from the Ukraine president: Investigations, Biden, Clinton. That's according to the transcript, released Thursday, of an impeachment inquiry...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 02:35 PM EST

US Envoys Urged Trump Admin to Cancel Mass Deportation Plans

US Envoys Urged Trump Admin to Cancel Mass Deportation Plans

U.S. ambassadors from El Salvador, Honduras and Haiti sent urgent cables to the White House in the early days of the Trump administration, pleading with them to abandon plans to send hundreds of thousands of...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 07:16 PM EST

Judge Orders Trump to Pay $2M for Charity Foundation Misuse

Judge Orders Trump to Pay $2M for Charity Foundation Misuse

A judge Thursday ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million to an array of charities as a fine for misusing his own charitable foundation to further his political and business interests. New York state...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 01:46 PM EST

Sen. Kamala Harris Introduces Bill to Lengthen School Day

Sen. Kamala Harris Introduces Bill to Lengthen School Day

Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., introduced a bill Wednesday that would lengthen the school day to 6 p.m. to better align with working parents’ schedules. The proposal, first reported by...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 09:27 PM EST

Bolton a No-Show at Impeachment Panel; Pence Aide Appears

Bolton a No-Show at Impeachment Panel; Pence Aide Appears

Former national security adviser John Bolton failed to appear for an interview with impeachment investigators Thursday, making it unlikely that he will provide testimony to the House about President Donald...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 09:57 AM EST

Election Day Warning Sign for Democrats: Weaker African American Turnout

Election Day Warning Sign for Democrats: Weaker African American Turnout

Democrats are riding high after unseating GOP Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky and winning back majorities in both chambers of Virginia's General Assembly in Tuesday's elections. Much as was the case in 2018, when...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 10:30 AM EST

20 Years Later, INS Agent Reflects on Elian Gonzalez Custody Battle

20 Years Later, INS Agent Reflects on Elian Gonzalez Custody Battle

Miami is vastly different than it was two decades ago. That is nearly how long it's been since a little boy named Elian Gonzalez was found in the ocean three miles off the coast of Fort Lauderdale. Elian's...

Friday, Nov 8, 2019 at 01:43 PM EST

Pence Files Trump's Paperwork for NH Primary, Gives Speech

Pence Files Trump's Paperwork for NH Primary, Gives Speech

Vice President Mike Pence filed paperwork Thursday for President Donald Trump to appear on the ballot in New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary. "It is such a privilege for me as vice president to come to...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 03:49 PM EST

China Says Beijing, US to Lift Tariff Hikes as Talks Advance

China Says Beijing, US to Lift Tariff Hikes as Talks Advance

The prospects for a preliminary breakthrough in the U.S.-China trade war improved Thursday after the two sides agreed to reduce some punitive tariffs on each other's goods, though the full extent of the rollback...

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