O.J. Simpson wins parole, soon out of prison
2017-07-20 20:44:07 UTC
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison in October after nine years behind bars, but he is far from free of his financial woes.
The 70-year-old football star, who won his release from a Nevada parole board on Thurs...
To control Mueller, Trump wants to get rid of Sessions
2017-07-20 15:02:18 UTC
WASHINGTON - In an interview with New York Times, President Trump took on Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel now leading the investigation into Russian meddling in last year’s election.
Asked if Mr. Mueller’s investigation would cross a...
Senator John McCain of Arizona found to have brain cancer
2017-07-20 01:43:03 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee known for political independence during more than three decades in the Senate, has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, his office said on...
Obamacare repeal would leave 32 million more uninsured
2017-07-19 22:58:36 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thirty-two million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026 if Obamacare is repealed without a replacement, the U.S. Congressional Budget Office reported late on Wednesday as President Donald Trump pushed fellow S...
Trump taught his children: Fight dirty and win, no matter the cost
2017-07-19 22:11:23 UTC
Donald Trump taught his children to fight dirty and win, no matter the cost.
Decades before Donald Trump Jr. started making headlines as a First Son with a controversial record of meeting with Russian nationals, President Donald Trump‘s eldest...
US Supreme Court partly rejects Trump's excessive 'travel ban'
2017-07-19 22:49:38 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined for now to block a judge's ruling that prevented President Donald Trump's travel ban from being applied to grandparents of U.S. citizens.
But in a partial win for Trump, the cour...
One of the biggest icebergs has broken away from Antarctica
2017-07-19 03:43:30 UTC
LONDON (Reuters) - One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard for ships around the continent as it breaks up.
The one trillion ton iceberg, measuring 5,800 squar...
Trump had undisclosed hour-long meeting with Putin at G20
2017-07-19 01:49:47 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a second, previously undisclosed conversation during a dinner for G20 leaders at a summit earlier this month in Germany, a White House official confirmed ...
Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort will testify in Congress
2017-07-19 22:22:30 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump Jr. and President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort are scheduled to testify publicly on Capitol Hill next week as part of investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
U.S. Senator ...
Republicans in chaos over healthcare legislation
2017-07-18 18:40:01 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Congress were in chaos over healthcare legislation after a second attempt to pass a bill in the Senate collapsed late on Monday.
"Regretfully, it is now apparent that the effort to repeal and imme...
US Dollar falls to lowest level in 2017
2017-07-17 21:08:40 UTC
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar hit its lowest level against a basket of major currencies in 10 months on Monday and the Australian dollar hit a more than two-year high on strong Chinese economic data and doubts that the Federal Reserve would...
Trump Jr. received damaging printed information from Russia about Clinton
2017-07-16 22:10:45 UTC
<h3>Russian lawyer, Natalya Veselnitskaya, who met with Donald Trump Jr., brought a plastic folder with printed-out documents about Hillary Clinton to their meeting. She presented them to Trump associates and suggested that making the information...
Trump uses 'small dollar' donors for his son's legal expenses
2017-07-15 23:45:40 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump's campaign paid $50,000 to the law office now representing Donald Trump Jr. a little more than a week before news surfaced of an unreported meeting with a Russian attorney that has prompted new accusations of co...
Meet Donald Trump's 'dirty trickster' Roger Stone
2017-07-15 21:30:58 UTC
WASHINGTON (By Astead W. Herndon BOSTON GLOBE) — For decades, mainstream Republicans mocked Roger Stone Jr. for his seersucker suits and outlandish affection for Richard Nixon, whose face he has tattooed on his back. They shrugged when he made out...
Ex-Soviet counter-intelligence officer participated Trump Jr. meeting
2017-07-14 20:48:46 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former Soviet counter-intelligence official attended a meeting with senior aides to U.S. President Donald Trump, including his son, and a Russian lawyer, the Associated Press and NBC News reported on Friday, adding to alle...
Clinton on Being President: "It's About the People, Not About You"
2017-07-14 07:58:58 UTC
DALLAS (Reuters) - Former U.S. presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton told a forum in Dallas on Thursday that they were able to forge mutual bonds of respect and friendship because the other had been gracious in victory and respectful of presi...
Trump pulls back: Just 35 percent border wall is enough
2017-07-14 07:05:49 UTC
PARIS (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said the wall he wants to build on the 2,000-mile (3,200-km) U.S.-Mexico frontier may not need to cover the entire border because of existing natural barriers, according to remarks released by the White Hou...
Trump Jr. may have violated U.S. election law: Experts
2017-07-12 17:33:16 UTC
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who had incriminating information about Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton that could help his father's presidential campaign could lead inv...
Trump must lance the boil and resign
2017-07-12 05:43:50 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fresh off one foreign trip and preparing for another, Donald Trump was enjoying a period of relative calm - until the White House was rocked by a fresh controversy over contacts between the president's campaign and Russia.
Joe Scarborough is leaving the Republican Party: "How much of this country are they willing to sell out?"
2017-07-12 01:44:31 UTC
MSNBC host, and former Republican member of Congress, Joe Scarborough announced he is leaving the GOP during a taping of Tuesday's <i>Late Show With Stephen Colbert.</i>
"I'm not going to be a Republican anymore," Scarborough said. "I've got to...
Trump Jr Met Russian Offering Dirt on Clinton: "I Love It"
2017-07-11 18:08:42 UTC
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's eldest son eagerly agreed to meet with a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have information incriminating Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as part of Russian government support for hi...
Trump Jr. Hires Lawyer Who Represents Mafia Families
2017-07-11 05:05:18 UTC
Alan Futerfas, the lawyer Donald Trump Jr. has hired to represent him in connection with Russia-related probes, has over 25 years experience in handling government investigations and criminal cases.
John Moscow, a former assistant district atto...
Trump Jr. knew of Russian government effort to help his father's campaign
2017-07-11 07:22:19 UTC
NEW YORK — Donald Trump Jr. was told in an email before meeting a Russian lawyer who he thought had information damaging to Hillary Clinton that the material was part of a Russian government effort to help his father's presidential campaign, the N...
TRUMP: “What do you have to lose?” Just your healthcare
2017-07-11 01:22:41 UTC
Donald Trump asked Senate Republicans to introduce a healthcare bill with “more heart.” They didn’t.
The senators’ draft legislation, introduced last Thursday, will strip tens of millions of low-income and middle-class Americans of their health...
Trump's son met Russian lawyer to receive damaging information on Hillary Clinton
2017-07-10 06:05:38 UTC
President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., agreed to meet with a Kremlin-linked lawyer during the 2016 election campaign after being promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton, the New York Times reported on Sunday, citing three advi...