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Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:36 AM EDT

Visas Sought for Foreign Workers at Trump's Florida Clubs

Visas Sought for Foreign Workers at Trump's Florida Clubs

The Trump Organization is asking the federal government to grant dozens of special visas to foreign nationals to work at two of the President Donald Trump's private clubs in Florida, including his Mar-a-Lago...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 04:53 PM EDT

US Bans Travel for Americans to N. Korea After Student Death

US Bans Travel for Americans to N. Korea After Student Death

American citizens will be barred by the U.S. from traveling to North Korea beginning next month following a prohibition on using U.S. passports to enter the country, the State Department said Friday. Secretary...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:31 AM EDT

Trump and Putin May Have Met More Times, Russian FM Says

Trump and Putin May Have Met More Times, Russian FM Says

President Donald Trump may have held more meetings with Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit earlier this month, Russia's foreign minister said Friday, NBC News reported. But Sergei Lavrov downplayed the meetings'...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:05 AM EDT

Trump Legal Team Looking to Probe Mueller Aides: Sources

Trump Legal Team Looking to Probe Mueller Aides: Sources

President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team, three people with knowledge of the matter said Thursday....

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 07:30 AM EDT

Ex-Trump Aide to Be Named WH Communications Dir.: Sources

Ex-Trump Aide to Be Named WH Communications Dir.: Sources

Anthony Scaramucci, a former Trump transition team official, is expected to be named as the new White House communications director, four sources in and close to the White House told NBC News Thursday. Scaramu...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 10:11 PM EDT

CIA Director: Moscow Loves to 'Stick it to America'

CIA Director: Moscow Loves to 'Stick it to America'

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that Russia has no plans to leave Syria and will continue to try to meddle in U.S. affairs to "stick it to America." He reiterated his belief that Russia interfered in the...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 08:44 PM EDT

Natl. Park Chief Pulled From Facebook Founder's Tour

Natl. Park Chief Pulled From Facebook Founder's Tour

President Donald Trump's Interior Department prevented Glacier National Park's superintendent from accompanying Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on a recent park tour to save money, not to mute criticism over...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 07:11 PM EDT

US Seeks Syrian Solution, But Assad Doesn't Have to Go First

US Seeks Syrian Solution, But Assad Doesn't Have to Go First

The U.S. is seeking a political resolution to the crisis in Syria and won't insist on Syrian President Bashar Assad's immediate ouster, President Donald Trump's homeland and counterterrorism adviser said...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 04:29 PM EDT

Trump's Envoy Picks Hesitate on Question of Russian Meddling

Trump's Envoy Picks Hesitate on Question of Russian Meddling

Several of President Donald Trump's nominees for key ambassador posts declined Thursday to say unequivocally whether Russia sought to interfere in the 2016 presidential election.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 03:25 PM EDT

GOP Health Bill Adds 22 Million Uninsured: Budget Office

GOP Health Bill Adds 22 Million Uninsured: Budget Office

A revised Republican health care bill would drive up the number of uninsured Americans by 22 million by 2026, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday in a report unlikely to help GOP leaders persuade...

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