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Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 08:11 PM PDT

Trump Acknowledges Russian Election ‘Meddling’ in Tweet

Trump Acknowledges Russian Election ‘Meddling’ in Tweet

President Donald Trump appeared to acknowledge Russian meddling in the presidential election on Twitter Friday, attacking former President Barack Obama. "Just out," Trump tweeted, "The Obama Administration knew...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 05:28 PM PDT

CIA Chief: Intel Leaks on the Rise, Cites Leaker 'Worship'

CIA Chief: Intel Leaks on the Rise, Cites Leaker 'Worship'

CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the "worship" of leakers like Edward Snowden. "In some ways, I do think it's accelerated,"...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 04:45 PM PDT

Poll: Dems, GOP Divided on Virginia Shooting Motivation

Poll: Dems, GOP Divided on Virginia Shooting Motivation

Data from this month’s NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that partisan identity significantly affected how Americans viewed the shooting on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice in...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 09:22 AM PDT

Big Cases, Retirement Rumors as Supreme Court Nears Finish

Big Cases, Retirement Rumors as Supreme Court Nears Finish

The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration's travel ban and a decision due in a separation of church and state case that...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 07:46 AM PDT

Consumer Issues Stemming From the GOP Health Care Initiative

Consumer Issues Stemming From the GOP Health Care Initiative

Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 03:31 AM PDT

Trump WH Has Taken Little Action to Stop Next Election Hack

Trump WH Has Taken Little Action to Stop Next Election Hack

The Trump administration has taken little meaningful action to prevent Russian hacking, leaking and disruption in the next national election in 2018, despite warnings from intelligence officials that it will...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 05:10 PM PDT

Ivanka Trump Ordered to Testify in Dispute With Shoe Company

Ivanka Trump Ordered to Testify in Dispute With Shoe Company

Ivanka Trump must testify in a dispute with an Italian shoemaker over one of her company's shoe designs, a judge said Friday. U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest rejected a request by the senior White...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 03:09 PM PDT

Senate Panel Seeks Details on Lynch Role in Clinton Probe

Senate Panel Seeks Details on Lynch Role in Clinton Probe

Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are seeking information about alleged political interference by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch into the FBI's investigation of Hillary Clinton's...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 02:29 PM PDT

Trump Adviser Who Advocated Violence Visits White House

Trump Adviser Who Advocated Violence Visits White House

An adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign who called for Hillary Clinton to be shot is visiting the White House. Al Baldasaro attended a veterans event Friday just hours before White House press secretary...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 11:06 AM PDT

More Americans Believe Comey Over Trump: Poll

More Americans Believe Comey Over Trump: Poll

By a 2-to-1 margin, Americans say they are more likely to believe former FBI Director James Comey than President Donald Trump in regard to their differing accounts of the events that led up to Comey’s firing,...

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