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Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 04:16 PM PDT

FBI Chief Says 'Usual Process' Followed in Kavanaugh Probe

FBI Chief Says 'Usual Process' Followed in Kavanaugh Probe

FBI Director Chris Wray on Wednesday defended the FBI's background investigation of new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, saying the work was limited in scope and that the "usual process" was followed by...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 09:30 AM PDT

USA Today Slammed for Printing Trump Op-Ed Despite Inaccuracies

USA Today Slammed for Printing Trump Op-Ed Despite Inaccuracies

USA Today is being criticized for publishing an op-ed Wednesday from President Donald Trump with factual inaccuracies that go unchallenged. The opinion piece claims that a push by some Democrats for "Medicare...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 05:06 AM PDT

Lock Her Up? Now It's Dianne Feinstein Instead of Clinton

Lock Her Up? Now It's Dianne Feinstein Instead of Clinton

Chants of "Lock her up!" rang once again throughout an Iowa arena as President Donald Trump rallied supporters Tuesday night. But this time, the staple of Trump's 2016 campaign against Democrat Hillary Clinton...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 05:13 PM PDT

Bloomberg Becomes Democrat Again, Looks at Presidential Run

Bloomberg Becomes Democrat Again, Looks at Presidential Run

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is officially a Democrat again. The global media company founder on Wednesday said he has registered as a Democrat, which would be especially significant if he...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 10:59 AM PDT

Images Surface of Saudis in Alleged Hit on Missing Writer

Images Surface of Saudis in Alleged Hit on Missing Writer

Two Gulfstream jets carrying 15 Saudis landed at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport before dawn on the day last week that journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi Consulate and vanished. The men checked into hotels...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 03:48 AM PDT

Haley Became a Popular UN Diplomat Despite Trump Policies

Haley Became a Popular UN Diplomat Despite Trump Policies

Nikki Haley came to her job as the top U.S. diplomat at the United Nations with no foreign policy experience, but in less than two years she made many friends — even among ambassadors from countries at odds with...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 07:01 PM PDT

Trump Jokes About Impeachment on the Campaign Trail

Trump Jokes About Impeachment on the Campaign Trail

President Donald Trump joked about talk of impeaching him and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during a campaign rally on Tuesday night, NBC News reported. "The Democrats are even talking about doing...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 06:07 PM PDT

'I Care Deeply': SF DA Gascon Reflects on Career

'I Care Deeply': SF DA Gascon Reflects on Career

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon said his decision to not seek re-election is 100 percent about family and taking care of his 90-year-old mother.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 05:39 PM PDT

In Boon for Farmers, Trump Lifts Restrictions on Ethanol

In Boon for Farmers, Trump Lifts Restrictions on Ethanol

The Trump administration is moving to allow year-round sales of gasoline with higher blends of ethanol, a boon for Iowa and other farm states that have pushed for greater sales of the corn-based fuel. President...

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 03:57 PM PDT

Want Election Results? On West Coast, Patience Is Required

Want Election Results? On West Coast, Patience Is Required

If control of the U.S. House comes down to any of the competitive congressional races in Washington state and California, the nation might have to wait days to learn the outcome. In both of those states, voters...

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