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Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 11:36 AM EDT

NY Congressman Arrested on Insider Trading Charges

NY Congressman Arrested on Insider Trading Charges

The FBI has arrested New York Rep. Chris Collins on securities fraud-related charges, law enforcement officials said.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 10:53 AM EDT

Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Manafort

Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Manafort

The former deputy of Paul Manafort admitted to a slew of his own crimes in his second appearance at his former mentor's trial. Rick Gates, another former Trump campaign official, admitted to hiding and...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 10:30 AM EDT

Analysis Finds Big Spending at Trump's DC Hotel

Analysis Finds Big Spending at Trump's DC Hotel

The Trump International Hotel is an ongoing legal headache for President Donald Trump but a welcoming place for members of his administration and their supporters, NBC News reported. Foreign governments,...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 07:20 AM EDT

Michigan Primary Winner to Become Congress' 1st Muslim Woman

Michigan Primary Winner to Become Congress' 1st Muslim Woman

Former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib has won the Democratic nomination to run unopposed for the House seat long held by former Rep. John Conyers, setting her up to become the first Muslim woman elected to...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 02:35 AM EDT

China's July Exports Accelerate Despite US Tariff Hike

China's July Exports Accelerate Despite US Tariff Hike

China's export growth accelerated in July, showing little impact from a U.S. tariff hike in a spiraling dispute over technology. Sales to the United States rose 13.3 percent over a year earlier. Global exports...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 01:14 AM EDT

Iran Could Answer US Sanctions With Cyberattacks: Experts

Iran Could Answer US Sanctions With Cyberattacks: Experts

The U.S. is bracing for cyberattacks Iran could launch in retaliation for the re-imposition of sanctions this week by President Donald Trump, cybersecurity and intelligence experts say. Concern over that cyber...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 08:26 PM EDT

Kansas Democrats Smell Opening in Close GOP Governor's Race

Kansas Democrats Smell Opening in Close GOP Governor's Race

Out-of-power Kansas Democrats smelled opportunity Wednesday in the tight, unsettled GOP primary race for governor between Gov. Jeff Colyer and Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a close political ally of President...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 12:37 AM EDT

ACLU Sues US, Claiming Families Wrongfully Denied Asylum

ACLU Sues US, Claiming Families Wrongfully Denied Asylum

The American Civil Liberties Union sued the U.S. government Tuesday over its efforts to prevent immigrants from seeking asylum due to domestic and gang violence in their home countries. The ACLU's lawsuit asks...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 10:54 AM EDT

Trump Escalates Trade War by $16B, Which China Matches

Trump Escalates Trade War by $16B, Which China Matches

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it will go ahead with imposing 25 percent tariffs on an additional $16 billion in Chinese imports. Customs officials will begin collecting the border tax Aug. 23,...

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 12:45 PM EDT

Could Hard-Right Supreme Court Haunt GOP? History Says Maybe

Could Hard-Right Supreme Court Haunt GOP? History Says Maybe

Be careful what you wish for. That's the history lesson for Republicans eagerly anticipating Brett Kavanaugh's ascension to the Supreme Court, which could cement conservative control of the court for a...

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