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Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 04:14 PM PDT

Neo-Nazi Site's Publisher Says He's Got No Home on Internet

Neo-Nazi Site's Publisher Says He's Got No Home on Internet

A neo-Nazi website's publisher said Wednesday that he has "effectively been completely banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. "Clear...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 07:31 PM PDT

As Trump CEO Panels Disband and Crumble, He Ends Both

As Trump CEO Panels Disband and Crumble, He Ends Both

With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils Wednesday — the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 01:26 PM PDT

Arkansas Can Block Planned Parenthood Money: Federal Court

Arkansas Can Block Planned Parenthood Money: Federal Court

A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, two years after the state ended its contract with the group over videos secretly recorded by an...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 12:28 PM PDT

Rising Tensions With North Korea Bring Back Nuclear Fears

Rising Tensions With North Korea Bring Back Nuclear Fears

After the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the era of nuclear nightmares — of the atomic arms race, of backyard bomb shelters, of schoolchildren diving under desks to practice their survival skills in the...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 04:17 PM PDT

Republican Leaders Dance Around Trump Remarks

Republican Leaders Dance Around Trump Remarks

One after another, the nation's most powerful Republicans responded to President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks about white supremacists. Yet few mentioned the president. The Senate's top Republican,...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 11:40 AM PDT

On a Chaotic Day in DC, Trump Goes After Amazon, Again

On a Chaotic Day in DC, Trump Goes After Amazon, Again

President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, saying Wednesday that the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers." Trump, in a tweet, said that "towns, cities and...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 06:28 AM PDT

N. Korea Cools Down War Rhetoric With US

N. Korea Cools Down War Rhetoric With US

North Korea is changing tack in the war of words with the United States, adopting a plan to pull back and observe after a stern warning on Monday from Defense Secretary James Mattis.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 01:17 PM PDT

US Demands Big NAFTA Changes, Setting Stage for Tough Talks

US Demands Big NAFTA Changes, Setting Stage for Tough Talks

The United States won't settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said, as negotiations to rework terms of the pact began. President Donald Trump has...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 06:04 AM PDT

Egypt Archaeologists Discover Tombs Dating Back 2,000 Years

Egypt Archaeologists Discover Tombs Dating Back 2,000 Years

Egypt's antiquities ministry says that archaeologists have discovered three tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period. The discovery was made in the Nile Valley province of Minya south...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 05:07 AM PDT

Defense Secretary Uses Disparaging Term to Praise Sailors

Defense Secretary Uses Disparaging Term to Praise Sailors

Defense Secretary James Mattis praised Navy sailors for their service earlier this month and used an obscenity to make his point, NBC News reported. Speaking at Naval Base Kitsap in Washington state, Mattis...

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