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Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 01:24 PM EST

Testimony of Candidate's Son Upends Election Fraud Hearing

Testimony of Candidate's Son Upends Election Fraud Hearing

A Justice Department official gave shocking testimony in an election fraud hearing into his father’s campaign for the North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District. John Harris said he warned his...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 12:22 PM EST

US, China Resume Trade Talks in Washington Ahead of Deadline

US, China Resume Trade Talks in Washington Ahead of Deadline

The U.S. and China resumed high-levels talks Thursday aimed at easing a trade standoff that has unnerved global investors and clouded the outlook for the world economy. The talks opened as a Chinese delegation...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 05:20 AM EST

Advocates Say US Still Separates Migrant Families Needlessly

Advocates Say US Still Separates Migrant Families Needlessly

Months after the Trump administration announced an end to its widescale separation of migrant parents and children, the policy remains a heated issue in the courts and at the border as critics contend the...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 05:10 AM EST

Democrats Prepare Resolution Against Trump's Declaration

Democrats Prepare Resolution Against Trump's Declaration

House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing up a clash...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 02:15 AM EST

Climate Threat Doubter Is Leading Effort to Advise Trump

Climate Threat Doubter Is Leading Effort to Advise Trump

The Trump administration is exploring the idea of forming a special committee to look at climate change and security risks, with the effort being coordinated by a 79-year-old physicist who rejects mainstream...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 10:06 AM EST

GOP Candidate's Son Had Concerns About Political Operative

GOP Candidate's Son Had Concerns About Political Operative

The Republican in the last undecided U.S. congressional election ignored repeated warnings from his son against hiring a shady political operator now accused of illegally collecting voter's ballots in a rural...

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 05:55 PM EST

US, Russia Vie to Ease Venezuelan Crisis

US, Russia Vie to Ease Venezuelan Crisis

The Trump administration is accusing President Nicolas Maduro of starving Venezuelans by blocking tons of American-supplied humanitarian aid stored next door in Colombia. In Russia, the Kremlin sees the...

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 04:00 PM EST

Pentagon Chief's Syria Briefing Irks Lawmakers

Pentagon Chief's Syria Briefing Irks Lawmakers

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan clashed with Sen. Lindsey Graham over the administration’s Syria policy during a briefing last weekend, prompting Graham to unleash a string of expletives and declare...

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 03:24 PM EST

Trump Says It's Up to AG to Release Mueller Report

Trump Says It's Up to AG to Release Mueller Report

President Donald Trump said Wednesday it will be up to newly confirmed Attorney General William Barr to release special counsel Robert Muller's report on the Russia investigation, NBC News reported. "That'll be...

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 03:32 PM EST

Cape Cod Comm. Under Fire for Gay Politicians Comments

Cape Cod Comm. Under Fire for Gay Politicians Comments

A Cape Cod politician is in hot water for a series of controversial Twitter polls, in which one of his questions about gay politicians sparked backlash online. Barnstable County Commissioner Ron Beaty asked in...

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