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Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 01:17 AM EDT

US, Canada Sanction Nicaraguan Officials Over Human Rights

US, Canada Sanction Nicaraguan Officials Over Human Rights

The Trump administration and Canada's government imposed sanctions Friday on some Nicaraguan officials, tying them to a tough crackdown on street demonstrations that began in the Central American country in...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 11:04 PM EDT

A Perilous Time to Have Temps Running the Pentagon

A Perilous Time to Have Temps Running the Pentagon

It's a perilous time to have temps running the Pentagon. President Donald Trump's brinkmanship with Iran is on the boil, spilling beyond diplomacy to a planned air attack on Iran that Trump said he ordered,...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 09:18 PM EDT

A Half-Hour Away: How Trump Opted Against Iran Strike

A Half-Hour Away: How Trump Opted Against Iran Strike

The planes were ready — their deadly cargo poised for delivery within a half-hour. President Donald Trump had been given a series of options Thursday night on how to respond to Iran's downing of an unmanned...

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 01:41 AM EDT

Dems' Presidential Field Takes Spotlight in South Carolina

Dems' Presidential Field Takes Spotlight in South Carolina

The fish fry is a highlight of a big political weekend in South Carolina. Candidates also attended the state party's annual fundraising gala Friday evening ahead of the Clyburn party. The state party convention...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

A Look at How Immigration Authorities Make Arrests

A Look at How Immigration Authorities Make Arrests

Immigrant families and advocates are warning about arrests planned around the country by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. But little is known about the agency's work and how it carries out arrests...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 06:36 PM EDT

Manafort, Hannity Exchanged 100s of Texts About Russia Probe

Manafort, Hannity Exchanged 100s of Texts About Russia Probe

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort exchanged hundreds of text messages with Fox News host Sean Hannity after the longtime GOP operative was charged in the special counsel's probe, according to court...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 05:26 PM EDT

New Drug to Boost Women's Sex Drive Approved in US

New Drug to Boost Women's Sex Drive Approved in US

U.S. women will soon have another drug option designed to boost low sex drive: a shot they can give themselves in the thigh or abdomen that raises sexual interest for several hours. The medication OK'd...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 04:33 PM EDT

Fact Check: Trump's Repeated Falsehood on Auto Plants

Fact Check: Trump's Repeated Falsehood on Auto Plants

In launching his reelection campaign, President Donald Trump repeated a claim about new auto plants that he made a year-and-a-half ago. It’s still not true, and it fits a pattern of Trump falsely boasting of...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 08:27 PM EDT

US Blacklists 5 Chinese Groups Working in Supercomputing

US Blacklists 5 Chinese Groups Working in Supercomputing

The United States is blacklisting five Chinese organizations involved in supercomputing with military-related applications, citing national security as justification for denying its Asian geopolitical rival...

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 02:56 AM EDT

ICE to Begin Raids in US Cities on Sunday: Report

ICE to Begin Raids in US Cities on Sunday: Report

The ICE raids that President Donald Trump has been tweeting about this week are slated to start Sunday and could target up to 2,000 immigrants, two sources familiar with the planning told NBC News. The raids...

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