Executives of sanctioned Russian bank met Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner
2017-03-28 09:06:25 UTC
By Elena Fabrichnaya, Steve Holland and Patricia Zengerle |
MOSCOW/WASHINGTON — A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia's incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donal...
20 Democratic Senators oppose Trump's Supreme Court nominee
2017-03-28 01:45:12 UTC
<h3>Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will need 60 votes — including the support of at least eight Democratic senators — to overcome an initial procedural hurdle. GOP leadership has refused to rule out using the "nuclear" option, whi...
TV Showdown: You Are Bad For America!
2017-03-27 17:56:36 UTC
<h2>TED KOPPEL TO SEAN HANNITY: "YOU ARE BAD FOR AMERICA" </h2>
On Sunday’s episode of “CBS Sunday Morning,” CBS News aired a featured story by veteran broadcast journalist Ted Koppel that included a clip of a heated in...
AMERICA'S SHAME: Refugees Are Fleeing Into Canada From The U.S.
2017-03-25 17:06:52 UTC
By Christinne Muschi and Melissa Fares |
HEMMINGFORD, QUEBEC — A Sudanese man hopped out of a taxi just before daybreak, a duffle bag slung over his shoulder as he headed for the U.S. - Canadian border.
Within seconds, the man, who was brav...
Congress Fails to Abolish Obamacare: The Story of Trump and the GOP's Tragic Loss
2017-03-24 23:26:57 UTC
Washington — The 2010 Affordable Care Act - known as Obamacare - remains in place despite seven years of Republican promises to dismantle it. Repealing and replacing Obamacare was a top campaign promise by Trump in last year's presidential electio...
Trump Chaos: Canadian Schools Suspended Future Trips To U.S.
2017-03-24 18:42:36 UTC
Canada's largest school board and its national Girl Guides organization have suspended new trips to the United States, citing uncertainty around who is allowed into the country.
Toronto District School Board, which oversees more than 250,000 st...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wants Montenegro to be a member of NATO
2017-03-22 00:55:32 UTC
By Patricia Zengerle |
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has written to the leaders of the U.S. Senate urging the ratification of Montenegro as the newest member of the NATO alliance, saying it is "strongly in the interests of the ...
US Attorney Preet Bharara, whom Trump fired, will join NY University's law school
2017-03-21 14:51:27 UTC
Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, whom President Donald Trump fired earlier this month, will join New York University's law school on April 1 as a distinguished scholar in residence, the school announced on Tuesday.
In a statement p...
Rex Tillerson skipping first NATO meeting, visiting Moscow
2017-03-21 04:52:25 UTC
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip an April 5-6 meeting of NATO foreign ministers for a U.S. visit by the Chinese president and will travel to Russia later in the month, U.S. officials said on Monday, a step allies may see as putt...
Selena Gomez reveals Instagram addiction and has no longer its app on her phone
2017-03-17 03:59:36 UTC
Pop star Selena Gomez said she canceled her world tour last year and went to therapy because she was depressed, anxious and "my self-esteem was shot."
Gomez, 24, who has more than 113 million Instagram followers, also said in an interview publi...
Agriculture leaders slam Trump's budget proposal
2017-03-16 22:49:57 UTC
By Karl Plume and P.J. Huffstutter |
CHICAGO — Agriculture leaders including lawmakers from President Donald Trump's Republican Party on Thursday criticized his planned 21 percent cut to discretionary spending at the U.S. Department of Agric...
U.S. President Donald Trump Is A Pathological Liar: Obama Wiretapped Me!
2017-03-16 22:36:13 UTC
By Ayesha Rascoe and Doina Chiacu |
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump stands by his accusation that the Obama administration tapped his phones during the 2016 presidential campaign, the White House said on Thursday, despite three senior lawm...
Federal judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's new travel ban
2017-03-15 23:30:43 UTC
By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg |
HONOLULU/NEW YORK — U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson on Wednesday said he would put an emergency halt on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, ( hours before the ban was set to go into effect ) that ...
Trump wiretap claims: Pressure on FBI Director James Comey to provide evidence
2017-03-15 22:33:56 UTC
By Doina Chiacu and Jonathan Landay |
WASHINGTON — A key Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday he did not believe the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 election campaign, adding to pressure on FBI Director James Comey...
Only a conservative news site reporter on Tillerson Asia trip
2017-03-15 04:01:20 UTC
By Yeganeh Torbati |
PACIFIC OCEAN — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is traveling to Asia this week accompanied by only one reporter, a White House correspondent from the Independent Journal Review (IJR), a digital news outlet founded in...
Trump's newest Executive Order: Global warming and climate change will not play a role in U.S. policy anymore
2017-03-14 23:15:10 UTC
By David Shepardson |
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is preparing to release a wide-ranging executive order to reduce the role that climate change plays in policy decisions, according to a Trump administration offici...
Trump's aggressive use of executive authority and his judicial adversaries
2017-03-13 20:45:36 UTC
By Lawrence Hurley | Top Obama administration lawyers now fighting Trump.
WASHINGTON — When Johnathan Smith resigned from the U.S. Justice Department on Inauguration Day, he looked forward to spending time with his infant son, but that plan un...
Joe Biden delivered an emotional speech in Austin, Texas
2017-03-13 01:19:19 UTC
By Jon Herskovitz |
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Former Democratic U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Sunday in one of his first major speeches since leaving office this year that he would have liked to have been the U.S. president who ended cancer as...
Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the free world to meet Donald Trump
2017-03-17 09:35:06 UTC
By Noah Barkin | <h2>Angela Merkel meets Donald Trump</h2>
<h3>BERLIN — The German leader is the chancellor of the free world. She is controlled and cautious, a scientist, who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention...
American Civil Liberties Union mobilizes anti-Trump movement
2017-03-12 00:14:39 UTC
By Joseph Ax | NEW YORK
The American Civil Liberties Union is launching what it bills as the first grassroots mobilization effort in its nearly 100-year history, as it seeks to harness a surge of energy among left-leaning activists since the Nove...
Kristen Stewart hopes to help others by going public about her sexual orientation
2017-03-10 20:32:24 UTC
New York — Kristen Stewart hopes to help others by going public about her sexual orientation.
The 26-year-old, who used to date her co-star from the "Twilight" film series, Robert Pattinson, made headlines in February when she announced she was...
Mike Flynn worked as a “foreign agent” for the Turkish government
2017-03-10 02:30:12 UTC
WASHINGTON — Michael Flynn, who Trump called a 'wonderful man' and was fired from his prominent White House job last month, has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for $530,000 worth of lobbying work before Election Day that ...
Massachusetts, Washington, Minnesota, Hawaii seek legal challenge to Trump travel ban
2017-03-09 21:42:58 UTC
By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg
Several states said on Thursday they would move forward with legal challenges to a revised executive order signed by President Donald Trump this week that temporarily bars the admission of refugees and some travel...
Kurdish YPG And Syrian Democratic Forces Near Raqqa
2017-03-09 21:32:37 UTC
By Tom Perry |
BEIRUT — Syrian forces said they expected to reach the outskirts of Islamic State-held Raqqa in a few weeks, as a U.S. Marines artillery unit deployed to help the campaign.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a militia allian...
U.S. federal judge allows Hawaii to challenge Trump's new travel ban
2017-03-09 00:20:18 UTC
By Mica Rosenberg and Dan Levine
The state of Hawaii can sue over President Donald Trump's new executive order temporarily banning the entry of refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday.