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Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 12:48 PM EST

Dept. of Education to Cancel $150M in Student Loan Debt

Dept. of Education to Cancel $150M in Student Loan Debt

The U.S. Department of Education said Thursday it is cancelling $150 million in students loans connected to for-profit colleges, complying with a court order that essentially forced the Obama-era move to go...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 12:54 PM EST

Top Secret Report: N. Korea Keeps Busting Sanctions

Top Secret Report: N. Korea Keeps Busting Sanctions

A top secret U.S. military assessment found that North Korea is still evading U.N. sanctions by transferring oil at sea, and that a coalition of U.S.-led forces deployed to disrupt the movements has failed to...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 11:41 AM EST

John McCain Replacement to Resign at End of Year

John McCain Replacement to Resign at End of Year

Sen. Jon Kyl, appointed to fill the Senate seat vacated by John McCain after his death earlier this year, is resigning from Congress at the end of the month, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said on Friday. “Senator Kyl...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 10:05 AM EST

Pelosi's Triumphant Week Reminder Why She's Set to Be Speaker

Pelosi's Triumphant Week Reminder Why She's Set to Be Speaker

It has been quite a week for Nancy Pelosi. The televised meeting with President Donald Trump. The deal with restless Democrats to secure their votes to become House speaker. The fashion statement of her...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 09:40 AM EST

Cohen: Trump Knew Hush-Money Payments Were Wrong

Cohen: Trump Knew Hush-Money Payments Were Wrong

Michael Cohen pushed at back his old boss, President Donald Trump, in an interview with "Good Morning America," claiming the then-candidate directed Cohen to make the payments.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 07:07 AM EST

Brzezinski Apologizes for 'Crass and Offensive' Remark

Brzezinski Apologizes for 'Crass and Offensive' Remark

"Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski apologized on Friday for using what she called "crass and offensive" language to describe Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, NBC News reported. "Please allow me to say this...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 11:33 AM EST

Cohen: Trump Knew Hush-Money Payments Were Wrong

Cohen: Trump Knew Hush-Money Payments Were Wrong

President Donald Trump directed former lawyer Michael Cohen to make hush-money payments to two women during the presidential campaign despite knowing it was wrong, Cohen said in his first interview to air after...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 08:10 PM EST

Trump Chooses Mulvaney to Be Acting Chief of Staff

Trump Chooses Mulvaney to Be Acting Chief of Staff

President Donald Trump on Friday picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his acting chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of the running for the...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 05:22 AM EST

EU Leaders Vow to Press on With ‘No-Deal’ Brexit Plans

EU Leaders Vow to Press on With ‘No-Deal’ Brexit Plans

European Union leaders expressed deep doubts Friday that British Prime Minister Theresa May can live up to her side of their Brexit agreement and they vowed to step up preparations for a potentially-catastrophic...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 02:37 AM EST

Trump Inaugural Committee Under Investigation: Report

Trump Inaugural Committee Under Investigation: Report

President Donald Trump's inaugural committee is under criminal investigation by federal prosecutors in Manhattan for pay to play and misspending some of the $107 million it raised from donations, The Wall Street...

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