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Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 10:23 AM EDT

Mattis Condemns Russia for Influence-Peddling in Macedonia

Mattis Condemns Russia for Influence-Peddling in Macedonia

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Macedonia on Monday, condemning Russian efforts to use its money and influence to build opposition to an upcoming vote that could pave the way for the country to join...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 08:49 AM EDT

Kavanaugh Accuser Goes Public

Kavanaugh Accuser Goes Public

The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of pinning her to a bed and putting his hand over her mouth came out of anonymity for the first time in an interview with The Washington Post. Christine...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 11:26 PM EDT

Hearing Sets Up Dramatic Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser

Hearing Sets Up Dramatic Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser

Republicans on Monday abruptly called Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault decades ago to testify publicly next week, grudgingly setting up a dramatic showdown they hoped would prevent...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 01:48 AM EDT

S. Korea Plays Down Chance of Nuke Progress at Kim Summit

S. Korea Plays Down Chance of Nuke Progress at Kim Summit

A senior South Korean official on Monday played down the chance that this week's inter-Korean summit will result in major progress in efforts to rid North Korea of its nuclear program. South Korean President...

Sunday, Sep 16, 2018 at 09:40 PM EDT

Grim Warnings for White House, Republicans Ahead of Election

Grim Warnings for White House, Republicans Ahead of Election

The prognosis for President Donald Trump and his party was grim. In a post-Labor Day briefing at the White House, a top Republican pollster told senior staff that the determining factor in the election wouldn't...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 08:48 AM EDT

Woman Accusing Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct Comes Forward

Woman Accusing Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct Comes Forward

President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was thrust into turmoil Sunday after the woman accusing him of high school-era sexual misconduct told her story publicly for the first...

Sunday, Sep 16, 2018 at 02:22 AM EDT

Severely Sick Pussy Riot Member to be Treated in Germany

Severely Sick Pussy Riot Member to be Treated in Germany

A member of Russia's Pussy Riot protest group says a severely ill fellow activist was being taken to Germany on Saturday for treatment after his suspected poisoning. Maria Alekhina told The Associated Press...

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 08:53 PM EDT

Report: Trump Going Ahead With Plans for New China Tariffs

Report: Trump Going Ahead With Plans for New China Tariffs

President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to impose new tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. Both sides were preparing to hold new talks on...

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 09:55 AM EDT

Black Female Democrats Call for Changes in Party

Black Female Democrats Call for Changes in Party

Insurgent Democratic women running for Congress are pushing the party to rethink its approach to politics if they retake control of Capitol Hill in the fall. At the annual meeting of the Congressional Black...

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 07:23 AM EDT

Manafort Works For Mueller Now. What Does He Know?

Manafort Works For Mueller Now. What Does He Know?

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's decision to plead guilty and cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller could be a game-changer for Mueller investigation and dramatically ratchets up the...

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