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Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 05:35 PM EDT

Trump: First Lady Had 'Big Operation,' Can't Fly for a Month

Trump: First Lady Had 'Big Operation,' Can't Fly for a Month

President Donald Trump on Friday amped up the mystery surrounding his wife Melania's recent hospitalization for a kidney condition, revealing that she had had a "big operation" that lasted close to four hours...

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 04:41 PM EDT

Trump Arrives For G7 With Eye On Tariffs

Trump Arrives For G7 With Eye On Tariffs

President Trump arrived for the G7 summit Friday for what are expected to be tense meetings with frustrated U.S. allies.

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 06:10 PM EDT

Trump Signals Support for Legislation Easing US Ban on Pot

Trump Signals Support for Legislation Easing US Ban on Pot

President Donald Trump said Friday that he's inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana, a proposal that would dramatically reshape the nation's legal landscape for pot...

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 03:14 PM EDT

Dem Lawmakers Seek Criminal Corruption Probe of EPA's Pruitt

Dem Lawmakers Seek Criminal Corruption Probe of EPA's Pruitt

House Democrats on Friday formally requested that the Justice Department investigate Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt for potential criminal conduct. In a letter to FBI Director Chris...

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 05:46 PM EDT

New Charges Filed Against Manafort in Russia Probe

New Charges Filed Against Manafort in Russia Probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought new obstruction charges against President Donald Trump's campaign chairman and a longtime associate who prosecutors have said has ties to Russian intelligence. The...

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 11:05 AM EDT

Trump 'Thinking About' Pardoning Muhammad Ali

Trump 'Thinking About' Pardoning Muhammad Ali

President Donald Trump floated the possibility of pardoning late boxing champion Muhammad Ali, out of the 3,000 Trump said was in consideration for pardons. 

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 10:50 AM EDT

Johnson Suggests U.K. Needs to Act Like Trump on Brexit

Johnson Suggests U.K. Needs to Act Like Trump on Brexit

Britain's foreign secretary suggested a Trump-style approach might achieve more in Brexit talks than what the U.K. government is currently doing, according to an audio recording obtained by BuzzFeed News. As...

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 10:12 PM EDT

Kim Jong Un Impersonator Questioned on Arrival in Singapore

Kim Jong Un Impersonator Questioned on Arrival in Singapore

A Kim Jong Un lookalike was detained and questioned upon his arrival in Singapore on Friday, days before a summit between the North Korean leader and President Donald Trump. The Hong Kong-based impersonator,...

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 06:01 AM EDT

US Officials Prepare to Thwart Chinese Spying in Singapore

US Officials Prepare to Thwart Chinese Spying in Singapore

United States officials are preparing to counter Chinese spies they expect to be all over Singapore next week during President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korea, NBC News reported. The Chinese...

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 06:47 AM EDT

The Case for Optimism and Pessimism on Trump-Kim Summit

The Case for Optimism and Pessimism on Trump-Kim Summit

It may be the strangest feeling in decades to descend on the Korean Peninsula — a wave of optimism, and not always of the cautious variety, when it comes to North Korea and its nuclear bombs. Ahead of a planned...

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