Mueller's investigators are asking whether ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort promised Steve Calk a White House job in return for $16 million in home loans. [Read More]
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Judges on both coasts of the U.S. dealt fresh blows to the Trump administration's restrictions on immigrants seeking political asylum, signaling that the president faces a long legal battle to seal the southern border even as he continues to stoke fear about threats to national security. [Read More]
If the economy sours, most people will feel it in their jobs — if they still have one. [Read More]
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The Class of 2019 put pen to paper for the first time on Wednesday as the vast majority of top recruits picked their next destination. [Read More]
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President Trump gave sworn statements years ago that indicate he has an extensive knowledge of campaign finance laws, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, a key factor in whether or not prosecutors could successfully pursue... [Read More]
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A Senate procedural vote turned into sing-a-long session late Wednesday night as a group of senators gathered for a live quorum call and passed the time by singing Christmas carols, all leading up to a voice vote that passed stopgap spending legislation to avert a partial government shutdown. The group of senators, which included Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Bill Nelson of Florida, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Maggie Hassan of New... [Read More]
The Raiders are bringing in embattled quarterback Nathan Peterman, according to multiple reports. NFL Network reported the Raiders are signing Peterman to the practice squad. Current backup A.J. McCarron was with family for the birth of his son Tuesday, his wife posted on social media. The Raiders were off Wednesday ahead of their Monday Night home finale against the Broncos on Christmas Eve. Peterman, 24, was released in November following a turnover-filled season-plus in Buffalo. In four games this season, Peterman was 44-for-81 with a touchdown, seven interceptions and a passer rating of 30.7. [Read More]
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Nine federal departments will run out of money and shut down at midnight Friday unless Congress and the White House reach a deal to extend funding.        ... [Read More]
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The Chinese warship Lanzhou approached from behind, swiftly turning to starboard as it tried to cut across the USS Decatur's bow. Under international naval law, the US destroyer had right of way. But the Lanzhou forced the US captain to essentially throw his 500-foot-long, 8,500-ton warship into reverse, avoiding a collision by seconds. The two …... [Read More]
Senate Republicans hope to avert a government shutdown over President Trump's demand for border wall money by funding federal operations for about seven weeks. In a sign of defeat for the White House, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Wednesday morning that he would introduce... [Read More]
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where the UK crashes out of the European Union without a transition plan in place - could cause food and medicine shortages for its closest neighbor, Ireland. [Read More]
Asian shares retreated on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised rates, as expected, and kept most of its guidance for additional hikes next year, dashing investor hopes for a more dovish policy outlook. [Read More]
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President Trump's order for American troops to withdraw from Syria leaves behind a crucial ally in the fight against the Islamic State. [Read More]
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A US federal court found former Blackwater guard Nicholas Slatten guilty of killing an unarmed Iraqi civilian more than a decade ago, the Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia said in a statement. [Read More]
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made some interesting remarks during the High-Level Forum Africa-Europe, which was held in Vienna, on Tuesday. What did the official say? [Read More]
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Can you say Beto O'Rourke's name correctly? What about Saoirse Ronan? Here are commonly mispronounced words in 2018, according to pro captioners. [Read More]
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where the UK crashes out of the European Union without a transition plan in place - could cause food and medicine shortages for its closest neighbor, Ireland. [Read More]
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Markell Johnson had career highs of 27 points and five 3-pointers to help North Carolina State upset No. 7 Auburn 78-71. Devon Daniels scored all 15 of his points after halftime for the Wolfpack. J'Von McCormick scored 14 points to lead the Tigers, who had a season-high 25 turnovers. [Read More]
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by tweet - of the imminent withdrawal of American troops from Syria catches his advisers by surprise. [Read More]
An order to withdraw 2,000 American troops from Syria cam from President Trump, who said on Twitter, "We have defeated ISIS in Syria." But fighting remains fierce, and last week allies launched more than 200 air and artillery strikes. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports. [Read More]