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Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 05:39 PM EDT

Prosecutors Preparing Charges Against Michael Cohen: Sources

Prosecutors Preparing Charges Against Michael Cohen: Sources

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, could be charged before the end of the month with bank fraud in his dealings with the taxi industry and with committing other financial crimes, two...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 06:26 PM EDT

Still No Manafort Verdict After 3rd Day of Deliberations

Still No Manafort Verdict After 3rd Day of Deliberations

The jury in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort did not reach a verdict Monday, which was the third day of deliberations. Jurors will reconvene at 9:30 a.m. ET Tuesday. F...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 12:17 AM EDT

Avenatti Visits New Hampshire as He Considers 2020 Bid

Avenatti Visits New Hampshire as He Considers 2020 Bid

An attorney who has bedeviled President Donald Trump during the past year over his personal relationships and immigration policies made a presidential pitch of his own to Democratic voters in New Hampshire on...

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 at 08:25 PM EDT

Steve Bannon Says GOP Must Rally Behind Trump to Survive

Steve Bannon Says GOP Must Rally Behind Trump to Survive

Steve Bannon has a dire warning for Republicans — rally around President Donald Trump. During a Sunday interview with The Associated Press, the former chief strategist to Trump said he believes the GOP would...

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 at 08:07 PM EDT

Trump Says His White House Counsel Not a 'RAT' Like Nixon's

Trump Says His White House Counsel Not a 'RAT' Like Nixon's

President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that his White House counsel isn't a "RAT" like the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon, and he blasted the ongoing Russia investigation as...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 09:52 AM EDT

Brennan Considers Legal Action to Stop Clearance Revocations

Brennan Considers Legal Action to Stop Clearance Revocations

Former CIA Director John Brennan said Sunday that he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances. Speaking...

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 at 11:01 AM EDT

Hundreds of Protesters Face Off in Seattle Over Gun Reform

Hundreds of Protesters Face Off in Seattle Over Gun Reform

Right-wing demonstrators gathered Saturday in Seattle for a "Liberty or Death" rally that drew counter-protesters from the left while dozens of police kept the two sides separated. The right-wing groups...

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 at 03:57 PM EDT

Rudy Giuliani on Russia Probe: 'Truth Isn't Truth'

Rudy Giuliani on Russia Probe: 'Truth Isn't Truth'

A day after President Donald Trump claimed on Twitter his team is cooperating with the special counsel investigation out of "transparency," his lawyer Rudy Giuliani tamped down the idea of the president himself...

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 at 09:08 AM EDT

Women Win Primaries in Record Numbers, Look to November

Women Win Primaries in Record Numbers, Look to November

Women are not just running for office in record numbers this year — they are winning. More women than ever before have won major party primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year — setting a U.S....

Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 at 09:04 AM EDT

US Says Conserving Oil Is No Longer an Economic Imperative

US Says Conserving Oil Is No Longer an Economic Imperative

Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars...

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