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Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 02:05 AM EST

Canada Caught Between 2 Powers, Feeling Alone in the World

Canada Caught Between 2 Powers, Feeling Alone in the World

First U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Canada on trade. Then Saudi Arabia punished it for speaking up for human rights. Now China has the country in its cross-hairs, detaining two Canadians in apparent...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 01:20 AM EST

As Sentencing Looms, Flynn Is Upbeat, Has Adoring Fans

As Sentencing Looms, Flynn Is Upbeat, Has Adoring Fans

Days away from being sentenced in the Russia probe, former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not exactly hiding his face in shame. People close to him tell The Associated Press that as the possibility...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 09:46 PM EST

Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Flynn Didn't Lie to FBI

Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Flynn Didn't Lie to FBI

President Donald Trump is skimming over the facts when it comes to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea for lying in the Russia investigation. In remarks Thursday at a meeting with...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 06:57 PM EST

Court: Trump Can't Let Companies Deny Birth Control Coverage

Court: Trump Can't Let Companies Deny Birth Control Coverage

A divided U.S. appeals court Thursday blocked rules by the Trump administration that allowed more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control. The ruling, however, may be short lived...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 06:01 PM EST

Mass. Lawmakers Speak on Pelosi's Agreement to Term Limits

Mass. Lawmakers Speak on Pelosi's Agreement to Term Limits

Massachusetts lawmakers are speaking out after Nancy Pelosi has agreed to term limits — a new deal that is likely securing her spot as House Speaker in January.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 05:13 AM EST

GOP Wins FL Election as Young Cuban-Americans Vote Democrat

GOP Wins FL Election as Young Cuban-Americans Vote Democrat

Cuban voters make up roughly 6 percent of the total Florida vote. According to an analysis of election results in heavily Cuban neighborhoods, in 2016, the Cuban vote broke 57 percent for Trump and 40 percent...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 04:09 PM EST

Trump Was in the Room During Hush Money Talks: Source

Trump Was in the Room During Hush Money Talks: Source

Donald Trump was the third person in the room in August 2015 when his lawyer Michael Cohen and National Enquirer publisher David Pecker discussed ways Pecker could help counter negative stories about Trump's...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 04:43 PM EST

Trump Argues He 'Never Directed' Longtime Fixer to Break Law

Trump Argues He 'Never Directed' Longtime Fixer to Break Law

President Donald Trump claimed Thursday that he "never directed" his longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, to break the law. And he's insisting that he "did nothing wrong." Trump's comments — in an interview with Fox...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 01:00 PM EST

N. Korea Slow to Negotiate Over War Remains, Pentagon Says

N. Korea Slow to Negotiate Over War Remains, Pentagon Says

Months after the White House raised hopes for bringing home thousands of U.S. battlefield remains from North Korea, the returns have stalled. Detailed negotiations on future recovery arrangements have not...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 12:16 PM EST

Watchdog: No Evidence FBI Tried to Destroy Text Messages

Watchdog: No Evidence FBI Tried to Destroy Text Messages

The Justice Department's watchdog found no evidence the FBI intentionally destroyed text messages of two former FBI officials involved in the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Instead, the inspector general...

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