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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 05:41 AM EDT

Avenatti's Law Firm Hit With $10 Million Judgment

Avenatti's Law Firm Hit With $10 Million Judgment

A federal judge on Tuesday directed the firm associated with attorney Michael Avenatti, who represents porn actress Stormy Daniels, to pay a $10 million judgment to a former legal colleague who claimed he was...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 01:17 PM EDT

WH Under Fire for Coin With 'Supreme Leader' Kim Jong Un

WH Under Fire for Coin With 'Supreme Leader' Kim Jong Un

The White House is under criticism for issuing a coin commemorating the planned meeting between President Donald Trump and the North Korea leader, Kim Jong-un, just as the meeting seems in doubt. North Korea...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 05:09 PM EDT

EPA Apologizes for Barring, Manhandling Reporter at Summit

EPA Apologizes for Barring, Manhandling Reporter at Summit

The Environmental Protection Agency reversed course Tuesday and allowed a reporter for The Associated Press to cover a meeting on water contaminants after she was earlier grabbed by the shoulders and shoved out...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 05:39 AM EDT

Trump, Moon Try to Keep N. Korea Summit on Track Amid Doubts

Trump, Moon Try to Keep N. Korea Summit on Track Amid Doubts

President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea on track after Trump abruptly cast doubt that the June 12 meeting would come off....

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 06:39 PM EDT

The Princes, the President and the Fortune Seekers

The Princes, the President and the Fortune Seekers

After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to nailing more than $1 billion in...

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 05:19 PM EDT

Senators Press Pruitt for Details on New Legal Defense Fund

Senators Press Pruitt for Details on New Legal Defense Fund

Four Senate Democrats asked Scott Pruitt on Monday for details about a new legal defense fund to help the Environmental Protection Agency administrator as he weathers a series of federal ethics investigations....

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 02:53 PM EDT

Watchdog Report to Fault FBI for Clinton Probe Delay

Watchdog Report to Fault FBI for Clinton Probe Delay

An upcoming report from the Justice Department's internal watchdog is expected to criticize senior FBI leaders for not moving quickly enough to review a trove of Hillary Clinton emails discovered late in the...

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM EDT

Trump Demands Probe of Supposed Campaign 'Spy'

Trump Demands Probe of Supposed Campaign 'Spy'

The Department of Justice says it will investigate President Donald Trump's claim that his campaign was infiltrated by an FBI "spy."

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 03:48 PM EDT

Pompeo Threatens Iran With 'Strongest Sanctions in History'

Pompeo Threatens Iran With 'Strongest Sanctions in History'

The Trump administration on Monday demanded that Iran make wholesale changes in its military and regional policies or face "the strongest sanctions in history," as it sought to turn up heat on Tehran after...

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 03:26 PM EDT

New CIA Director Says She'll Send More Spies to the Field

New CIA Director Says She'll Send More Spies to the Field

New CIA Director Gina Haspel pledged to send more spies into the field during her swearing-in Monday as President Donald Trump offered up praise for the rank-and-file, who felt snubbed during his first visit to...

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