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Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 02:03 PM EDT

Trump Announces 'Review' of Green Beret Murder Case

Trump Announces 'Review' of Green Beret Murder Case

President Donald Trump used Twitter on Saturday morning to come to the defense of an army officer charged with murder and said the man's case was now under review at the White House, NBC News reported. Maj....

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 06:00 PM EDT

Turkish Forces Say They've Captured Key Syrian Border Town

Turkish Forces Say They've Captured Key Syrian Border Town

Turkey's military said it captured a key Syrian border town under heavy bombardment Saturday in its most significant gain since an offensive against Kurdish fighters began four days ago, with no sign of...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 03:35 AM EDT

Companies Welcome US-China Trade Truce, Warn Disputes Remain

Companies Welcome US-China Trade Truce, Warn Disputes Remain

Companies have welcomed a U.S.-Chinese trade truce as a possible step toward breaking a deadlock in a 15-month-old tariff war, while economists caution there was little progress toward settling core disputes...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 10:18 AM EDT

After Static Summer, Democratic Race Enters a Chaotic Fall

After Static Summer, Democratic Race Enters a Chaotic Fall

A Democratic presidential race that had been largely static through the summer has tumbled into a chaotic fall, shaped by unpredictable events and the deepening impeachment crisis surrounding President Donald...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 11:30 PM EDT

McAleenan, Acting Homeland Security Secretary, Stepping Down

McAleenan, Acting Homeland Security Secretary, Stepping Down

Kevin McAleenan, a career civil servant who became the unlikely point man for President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies, is stepping down as acting Homeland Security secretary after six months on...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 10:41 PM EDT

Trump Gripes About Impeachment, Media at Louisiana Rally

Trump Gripes About Impeachment, Media at Louisiana Rally

President Donald Trump on Friday pressed his argument that the House impeachment inquiry is nothing more than a new attempt to overturn his election based on "a lot of crap." Trump found a sympathetic audience...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 04:59 PM EDT

Judge Rules Trump Violated the Law on Wall Funding With National Emergency

Judge Rules Trump Violated the Law on Wall Funding With National Emergency

A federal judge ruled Friday that President Donald Trump violated federal law when he used his declaration of a national emergency to get millions for building a wall on the southern border, NBC News reports....

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 04:10 PM EDT

Federal Judges Blocks Trump Public Charge Rule for Immigrants Receiving Public Assistance

Federal Judges Blocks Trump Public Charge Rule for Immigrants Receiving Public Assistance

Federal judges in New York and California on Friday ordered a nationwide block in cases challenging a Trump administration policy that would make it far easier for the government to deny legal status to...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 03:13 PM EDT

Trump to Nominate Pompeo Deputy as Ambassador to Russia

Trump to Nominate Pompeo Deputy as Ambassador to Russia

President Donald Trump on Friday announced his intention to nominate Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan as his new ambassador to Russia. Sullivan would take on the role during fraught time in the U.S.-Russ...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 08:12 PM EDT

US Suspends Plans to Hike Tariffs Tuesday on Chinese Imports

US Suspends Plans to Hike Tariffs Tuesday on Chinese Imports

The Trump administration and China declared a temporary truce Friday in their 15-month trade war. Yet the grievances that led them to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of each other's goods...

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