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Times' Russia report is 'virtual treason,' Trump says

US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused The New York Times of "a virtual act of treason," after it reported the US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia's electric power grid. Current and former government officials have described the classified deployment of American computer

Woman arrested in connection to killing of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith
Woman arrested in connection to killing of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith

Authorities in Arkansas arrested a woman on Friday in connection to the murder of former state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith, who was found dead at her home last week. Rebecca Lynn O'Donnell, 48, of Pocahontas, was arrested Friday, Arkansas State Police said in a statement. At the time, Collins-Smith's

Lock him up?
Lock him up? '20 Dems weigh in on whether to prosecute Trump

With a familiar chant, President Donald Trump's backers regularly called for Hillary Clinton to be thrown in prison during the 2016 campaign. As Democrats in Congress press for continued investigation of Trump while he remains in office, the party's presidential candidates are weighing how to

White House asserts executive privilege in census fight
White House asserts executive privilege in census fight

President Donald Trump has asserted executive privilege over documents that were subpoenaed by Congress related to his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, the Justice Department said Wednesday. The claim comes as the House Oversight and Reform Committee considers

Trump inadvertently reveals more of US-Mexico migrant deal
Trump inadvertently reveals more of US-Mexico migrant deal

US President Donald Trump revealed Tuesday that Mexico agreed to take stronger legal action to halt Central American migrants if its initial efforts to stem the flow don't show results in 45 days. In bright sunshine outside the White House, Trump waved what he said was the text of an agreement Mexican

House green-lights lawsuits against William Barr, Don McGahn over ignored subpoenas
House green-lights lawsuits against William Barr, Don McGahn over ignored subpoenas

It's Democrats' most aggressive step yet in their ongoing oversight battle with the Trump administration over withheld documents and witnesses.

Biden still leads in 2020 Iowa poll, three others fight for second
Biden still leads in 2020 Iowa poll, three others fight for second

Former Vice President Joe Biden still leads the Democratic pack of presidential contenders in a poll of Iowa voters released on Saturday, with Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg in a tight battle for second place. Biden is the first choice of 24% of likely Democratic caucus-goers in

Trump, Pelosi trade barbs on Mexico migration, USMCA deals
Trump, Pelosi trade barbs on Mexico migration, USMCA deals

President Trump blamed Democrats for delayed trade and USMCA negotiations while Speaker Nancy Pelosi shot back criticizing the deal between the U.S. and Mexico.

In reversal, Biden opposes ban on federal money for abortion
In reversal, Biden opposes ban on federal money for abortion

After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. "If I believe health care is a right, as I do, I can no longer

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress
Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress

Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 election campaign to congressional investigators, a top Democratic lawmaker said on Tuesday. The agreement marks a step forward for House of Representatives

The Latest: WH tells 2 more former aides not to cooperate
The Latest: WH tells 2 more former aides not to cooperate

The Trump administration is telling former aides not to comply with a congressional probe, this time directing Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide records.

Trump bashes London mayor as he arrives in U.K.
Trump bashes London mayor as he arrives in U.K.

US President Donald Trump met Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on Monday after kicking off his UK state visit by branding the London mayor a "loser" and weighing in on the Brexit debate. With a 41-gun royal salute ringing out across the royal palace's lawn, Queen Elizabeth II and

Biden faces stiff criticism from Democrats for skipping California convention
Biden faces stiff criticism from Democrats for skipping California convention

Joe Biden was the only top tier White House hopeful to take a pass on the convention that draws some of state's most active Democrat supporters.

The Trumps are coming: London ready for controversial visit
The Trumps are coming: London ready for controversial visit

For Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's unflappable monarch, the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump, his family and his armored entourage on Monday means a full day of ceremony and toasts topped by a magnificent banquet at Buckingham Palace. There will be a formal tea Monday afternoon hosted by Prince

Wide range of emotions on impeachment underscores challenge
Wide range of emotions on impeachment underscores challenge

In suburban Philadelphia, it took a little more than eight minutes into the question-and-answer session at freshman Rep. Madeleine Dean's town hall before someone asked about impeachment. The topic was broached in Southern California as Rep. Katie Porter fielded other questions on health care, homelessness

Assange suffering psychological torture, would face "show trial" in U.S.: U.N. expert
Assange suffering psychological torture, would face "show trial" in U.S.: U.N. expert

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has suffered psychological torture from a defamation campaign and should not be extradited to the United States where he would face a "politicized show trial", a U.N. human rights investigator said on Friday. Nils Melzer, the U.N. special rapporteur on torture

Trump: New AF officers are
Trump: New AF officers are 'rock-ribbed American patriots'

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (AP) - President Donald Trump told newly minted Air Force officers on Thursday that "to dominate the future, America must rule the skies."

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Mississippi's former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran dies at 81

Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thursday at the age of 81, his successor, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, said in a statement. Cochran had served as chairman of the influential Senate Appropriations

Navy reviewing wearing of Trump patches aboard ship
Navy reviewing wearing of Trump patches aboard ship

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Navy says it is reviewing whether service members violated Defense Department policy or regulations by wearing a uniform patch with the words "Make Aircrews Great Again" during President Donald Trump's visit to their ship in Japan.

Planned Parenthood: Missouri
Planned Parenthood: Missouri's last abortion clinic may shut

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood officials said Tuesday.

Impeach Trump? Most 2020 Democrats tiptoe past the question
Impeach Trump? Most 2020 Democrats tiptoe past the question

Democratic leaders in Congress have argued that impeaching President Donald Trump is a political mistake as the 2020 election nears. Fewer than one-third of the 23 Democrats vying for the nomination are issuing calls to start the impeachment process, citing evidence in special counsel Robert Mueller

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests
Trump downplays North Korean missile tests

TOKYO (AP) - In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him - even though they are for Japan.

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions
Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions

TOKYO (AP) - U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Saturday called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea earlier this month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and said sanctions must be kept in place.

WWII Code Talker and longtime NM lawmaker dies at 94
WWII Code Talker and longtime NM lawmaker dies at 94

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - John Pinto, a Navajo Code Talker in World War II who became one of the nation's longest serving Native American elected officials as a New Mexico state senator, has died. He was 94.

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks
Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation.

$19.1 billion disaster aid package stalls in House over conservative objections
$19.1 billion disaster aid package stalls in House over conservative objections

After months of delays, Congress will need still more time to clear a bipartisan, multi-billion-dollar disaster aid package, after conservatives blocked a move to quickly speed the measure through the House Friday because it lacked border security funds. Senate lawmakers on Thursday had overwhelmingly

Is Siri sexist? UN cautions against biased voice assistants

NEW YORK (AP) - Are the female voices behind Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa amplifying gender bias around the world?

Pelosi Counters Push to Impeach Trump as He Ignores Subpoenas
Pelosi Counters Push to Impeach Trump as He Ignores Subpoenas

Several influential Democratic lawmakers, including a few top Pelosi lieutenants, in recent days joined calls to begin an impeachment inquiry, spurred by Trump's move to prevent former White House Counsel Don McGahn from testifying Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee. Pelosi, who is also scheduled

House Democrats release Cohen testimony on his claim Trump lawyers knew he lied to Congress
House Democrats release Cohen testimony on his claim Trump lawyers knew he lied to Congress

The Democratic-led House Intelligence Committee voted on Monday to release transcripts of its two-day closed-door interview with former Donald Trump fixer Michael Cohen -- interviews that highlighted Cohen's claim that Trump's lawyers edited his testimony and knew he lied to Congress about Trump'

Trump says
Trump says 'Pro-Life' but favors exceptions for rape, incest

President Donald Trump has declared himself "strongly Pro-Life", days after two US states passed tough new restrictions on abortions, but said exceptions should be made for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest. The US president spelled out his position on abortion -- set to feature prominently

President Donald Trump opposes highly restrictive Alabama abortion ban
President Donald Trump opposes highly restrictive Alabama abortion ban

President Donald Trump broke his silence on the increasing trend of states passing restrictive abortion bans late Saturday, denouncing bills like the one that passed last week in Alabama. Trump said he is "strongly Pro-Life," but said he does favor allowing women to get abortions in the case

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