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Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 12:45 AM EST

Clintons Call Out Trump, Putin at Political Event

Clintons Call Out Trump, Putin at Political Event

Former president Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appeared together onstage Friday for the first time since the 2016 presidential election to answer a host of political and personal...

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 02:41 PM EST

US Puts Palestinians on Notice: DC Office May Be Shuttered

US Puts Palestinians on Notice: DC Office May Be Shuttered

The Trump administration has put the Palestinians on notice that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they've entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said, potentially giving...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:26 PM EST

Trump to Pay His Own Legal Bills in Russian Probe

Trump to Pay His Own Legal Bills in Russian Probe

President Donald Trump has began paying for his own legal defense in connection with the FBI's investigation into the influence of Russian meddling in national elections, CNBC reported. The Republican National...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 04:52 PM EST

Moore Scandal Ignites Fundraising Explosion for Opponent

Moore Scandal Ignites Fundraising Explosion for Opponent

The Roy Moore scandal has unleashed a torrent of online donations to Democrat Doug Jones, who was collecting around $250,000 per day in its immediate aftermath, according to two sources familiar with the matter...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:41 PM EST

White House Defends Trump's Reaction to Franken Allegations

White House Defends Trump's Reaction to Franken Allegations

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Donald Trump has responded to sexual misconduct allegations against both Alabama Senatorial Candidate Roy Moore and Minnesota Senator Al...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 01:39 PM EST

UN Panel Agrees to Move Ahead With Debate on 'Killer Robots'

UN Panel Agrees to Move Ahead With Debate on 'Killer Robots'

A U.N. panel agreed Friday to move ahead with talks to define and possibly set limits on weapons that can kill without human involvement, as human rights groups said governments are moving too slowly to keep up...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 01:56 PM EST

Director of Puerto Rico Power Company Resigns Amid Scrutiny

Director of Puerto Rico Power Company Resigns Amid Scrutiny

The director of Puerto Rico's power company resigned on Friday amid ongoing blackouts and scrutiny of a contract awarded to a small Montana-based company to help rebuild the electric grid destroyed by Hurricane...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 04:38 PM EST

White House Sends 3rd Disaster Aid Request, for $44B

White House Sends 3rd Disaster Aid Request, for $44B

The White House Friday sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that's already under attack from lawmakers from hurricane-hit regions as way too small. The request, President Donald Trump's third since...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 03:46 PM EST

Derided By Critics, Trickle-Down Economics Gets Another Try

Derided By Critics, Trickle-Down Economics Gets Another Try

Does money roll downhill? In their drive to cut taxes, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are betting it does. Behind their legislation is a theory long popular among conservatives: Slash...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:26 AM EST

Sen. Hatch to Dems Saying Tax Cuts Are for Rich: 'Bull Crap'

Sen. Hatch to Dems Saying Tax Cuts Are for Rich: 'Bull Crap'

A debate between two senators over whether Republican tax cuts are aimed at helping the rich escalated into raised voices, interruptions, a banging gavel and a decidedly un-senatorial cry of "bull crap." The...

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