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4 hours ago

Cuomo, Molinaro Spar in Sharp, Unfriendly Debate

Cuomo, Molinaro Spar in Sharp, Unfriendly Debate

Gov. Andrew Cuomo called his Republican challenger, Marc Molinaro, an acolyte of President Donald Trump, and Molinaro punched back by assailing the Democrat as corrupt as the two candidates faced off Tuesday at...

3 hours ago

US to Revoke Visas of Saudis Implicated in Killing of Writer

US to Revoke Visas of Saudis Implicated in Killing of Writer

President Donald Trump on Tuesday described the killing of a Saudi journalist as a botched operation and a "bad original concept" as his administration took its first, careful steps toward punishing the...

5 hours ago

Trump Signs Bill Aimed at Reducing Florida's Toxic Algae

Trump Signs Bill Aimed at Reducing Florida's Toxic Algae

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a wide-ranging bill to improve the nation's water infrastructure, including a Florida project intended to reduce toxic algae blooms that have devastated coastal marine...

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 11:29 AM EDT

Turkey Wants to Try Khashoggi Murder Suspects

Turkey Wants to Try Khashoggi Murder Suspects

Turkey's president wants Saudi Arabia to allow 18 suspects that it detained for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi to be tried in Turkish courts, setting up further complications with the Saudi governmen...

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 08:34 AM EDT

Dems Seize on Report That GOP Tax Cuts Match Entitlement Cuts

Dems Seize on Report That GOP Tax Cuts Match Entitlement Cuts

A new report showing that the $2 trillion in Bush- and Trump-era tax cuts match how much Republicans have proposed cutting from programs like Medicare and Social Security could give Democrats a boost before the...

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 12:46 PM EDT

Saudi Investment Forum Opens Under Cloud of Khashoggi's Death

Saudi Investment Forum Opens Under Cloud of Khashoggi's Death

A high-profile economic forum in Saudi Arabia began on Tuesday in Riyadh, with the crown prince making a brief public appearance at the kingdom's first major event since the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi at...

6 hours ago

Turkish President: Saudis Must Name Masterminds of Killing

Turkish President: Saudis Must Name Masterminds of Killing

Saudi Arabia must identify those who ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and turn over the suspects for trial, the Turkish president said Tuesday in remarks that carefully ratcheted up pressure on a...

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 10:31 PM EDT

Familiar 2016 Figures Deployed as Midterms Hit Last 2 Weeks

Familiar 2016 Figures Deployed as Midterms Hit Last 2 Weeks

President Donald Trump is battling Democrats for control of Congress. But you might think it's 2016 all over again. As the 2018 midterms shifted to the final two weeks of campaigning, Trump staged a large Monday...

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 11:30 PM EDT

Trump Escalates Immigration Rhetoric at Rally to Boost Cruz

Trump Escalates Immigration Rhetoric at Rally to Boost Cruz

President Donald Trump escalated his immigration rhetoric at a midterm rally in Texas on Monday, falsely accusing Democrats of "encouraging millions of illegal aliens to break our laws, violate our borders...

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 10:33 PM EDT

Supreme Court: Ross Can't Be Questioned in Census Suit

Supreme Court: Ross Can't Be Questioned in Census Suit

The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration to block the questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross about his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The unsigned order...

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