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Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 08:40 PM PDT

Trump's Halt of 'War Games' Could Weaken Defenses in N.Korea

Trump's Halt of 'War Games' Could Weaken Defenses in N.Korea

President Donald Trump's decision to suspend major U.S. military exercises in South Korea could weaken allied defenses, depending on the length and scope of the hiatus. But the potential for diplomatic damage...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 08:45 PM PDT

House GOP Unveils Bill for Young Immigrants, $25B for Border

House GOP Unveils Bill for Young Immigrants, $25B for Border

House Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of a sweeping immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for young immigrants, $25 billion in border security — including advance funds for President...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 02:42 PM PDT

Sessions Cites Bible in Defense of Breaking Up Families

Sessions Cites Bible in Defense of Breaking Up Families

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday used scripture to bolster his full-throated defense of the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the border, saying that having...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 08:54 PM PDT

Trump Admin Will House Migrant Kids in Tents in Texas

Trump Admin Will House Migrant Kids in Tents in Texas

The Trump administration has selected Tornillo, Texas, for the construction of tents to house the overflow of immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new "zero tolerance"...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 05:53 PM PDT

US Renews Call for Cuba to Probe Cause of Health 'Attacks'

US Renews Call for Cuba to Probe Cause of Health 'Attacks'

The United States on Thursday renewed calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of health "attacks" on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people. Cuba again denied any...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:06 PM PDT

DOJ Watchdog Report Slams Comey’s Handling of Clinton Email Probe

DOJ Watchdog Report Slams Comey’s Handling of Clinton Email Probe

The Justice Department’s inspector general released a report on Thursday addressing the FBI’s handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. It found FBI...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:04 PM PDT

New York AG Files Lawsuit Against Trump Foundation

New York AG Files Lawsuit Against Trump Foundation

The attorney general of New York on Thursday filed a lawsuit accusing Donald Trump of illegally using money from his charitable foundation to settle disputes involving his business empire.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 11:39 AM PDT

Read the IG Report on James Comey’s Probe of Clinton Emails

Read the IG Report on James Comey’s Probe of Clinton Emails

Here is the report by the Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General over the investigtion into the FBI's handling of the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 08:49 PM PDT

GOP Lawmakers Decry Family Separations as WH Defends Policy

GOP Lawmakers Decry Family Separations as WH Defends Policy

Congressional Republicans distanced themselves Thursday from the Trump administration's aggressive policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border even as the White House cited the Bible...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 04:40 PM PDT

Trumps, Foundation Sued by NY AG Over Alleged Self-Dealing

Trumps, Foundation Sued by NY AG Over Alleged Self-Dealing

New York's attorney general sued President Donald Trump and his foundation Thursday, accusing him of illegally using the charity's money to settle disputes involving his business empire and to boost his...

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