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Sunday, Dec 4, 2016 at 12:32 AM PST

Trump Attends Lavish 'Villains and Heroes' Costume Party

Trump Attends Lavish 'Villains and Heroes' Costume Party

President-elect Donald Trump, still mulling key Cabinet positions, attended a lavish costume party Saturday night hosted by some of his most influential donors at their palatial Long Island mansion. Trump, who...

Sunday, Dec 4, 2016 at 09:51 PM PST

Green Party Says It Will Take Pennsylvania Recount Bid to Federal Court

Green Party Says It Will Take Pennsylvania Recount Bid to Federal Court

A Green Party-backed campaign changed its strategy to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, and said late Saturday night that it will seek help...

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 11:58 AM PST

Philippines' Duterte Says Trump Wished Him 'Success'

Philippines' Duterte Says Trump Wished Him 'Success'

President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday Donald Trump wished his deadly crackdown on illegal drugs would succeed during a telephone call, and he assured the U.S. president-elect the Philippines would maintain its...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 11:53 PM PST

Trump's Call With Taiwanese Leader Alarms Political Expert

Trump's Call With Taiwanese Leader Alarms Political Expert

President-elect Donald Trump is tweeting – and making waves. On Friday, Trump broke with decades of foreign policy and spoke with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and then talked about it on Twitter – angering...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 09:22 PM PST

Sarah Palin Warns of ‘Crony Capitalism’ After Trump Deal

Sarah Palin Warns of ‘Crony Capitalism’ After Trump Deal

An unexpected dissenting voice came out Friday against a Trump administration brokered deal to keep a Carrier plant in Indiana and save around 1,000 jobs, NBC News reported. Former Republican vice presidential...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 09:15 PM PST

Trump Risks China Rift After Talks With Taiwan Leader

Trump Risks China Rift After Talks With Taiwan Leader

China's foreign minister said Saturday he hopes Beijing's relations with the U.S. would not be "interfered with or damaged" after President-elect Donald Trump broke with decadeslong diplomatic tradition and...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 04:15 PM PST

Dean Steps Out of DNC Race; Ellison Says He May Leave Seat

Dean Steps Out of DNC Race; Ellison Says He May Leave Seat

Howard Dean took himself out of the race to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Friday, while the frontrunner in the contest, Rep. Keith Ellison, said he may leave his Minnesota congressional...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 01:58 PM PST

Who's Who in Trump's Brain Trust

Who's Who in Trump's Brain Trust

Here's a look at the people who will be closest to Donald Trump in the White House, his advisers and his picks for the top jobs in his administration. The nominees for Cabinet positions will need Senate...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 11:22 AM PST

Trump Names Panel of Executives to Advise on Private Sector

Trump Names Panel of Executives to Advise on Private Sector

The CEOs of General Motors, Disney and Wal-Mart are among those who will have Donald Trump's ear during his presidency. They are all part of the President's Strategic and Policy Forum, a group of CEOs, business...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 09:40 AM PST

'Mad Dog' Mattis Brings Military Experience, Questions About Civilian Control

'Mad Dog' Mattis Brings Military Experience, Questions About Civilian Control

Breaking once more from presidential custom, Donald Trump is turning to a military man to steer the U.S. military, choosing retired Gen. James Mattis, who will be the first career officer to lead the Pentagon...

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