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Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 01:15 PM PDT

'Little Delay' Possible on Kavanaugh: Trump

'Little Delay' Possible on Kavanaugh: Trump

President Donald Trump said Monday that the vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court may take longer than expected following a woman's claim that the judge sexually assaulted her at a party...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 11:12 AM PDT

GOP Rep. Chris Collins Will Remain on the Ballot After Insider Trading Charges

GOP Rep. Chris Collins Will Remain on the Ballot After Insider Trading Charges

A legal representative for Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., says his client will remain on the ballot in the race for New York's 27th Congressional District despite his indictment for insider trading. "Because...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 07:23 AM PDT

Mattis Condemns Russia for Influence-Peddling in Macedonia

Mattis Condemns Russia for Influence-Peddling in Macedonia

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Macedonia on Monday, condemning Russian efforts to use its money and influence to build opposition to an upcoming vote that could pave the way for the country to join...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 05:49 AM PDT

Kavanaugh Accuser Goes Public

Kavanaugh Accuser Goes Public

The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of pinning her to a bed and putting his hand over her mouth came out of anonymity for the first time in an interview with The Washington Post. Christine...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 08:26 PM PDT

Hearing Sets Up Dramatic Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser

Hearing Sets Up Dramatic Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser

Republicans on Monday abruptly called Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault decades ago to testify publicly next week, grudgingly setting up a dramatic showdown they hoped would prevent...

Sunday, Sep 16, 2018 at 10:48 PM PDT

S. Korea Plays Down Chance of Nuke Progress at Kim Summit

S. Korea Plays Down Chance of Nuke Progress at Kim Summit

A senior South Korean official on Monday played down the chance that this week's inter-Korean summit will result in major progress in efforts to rid North Korea of its nuclear program. South Korean President...

Sunday, Sep 16, 2018 at 06:40 PM PDT

Grim Warnings for White House, Republicans Ahead of Election

Grim Warnings for White House, Republicans Ahead of Election

The prognosis for President Donald Trump and his party was grim. In a post-Labor Day briefing at the White House, a top Republican pollster told senior staff that the determining factor in the election wouldn't...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 05:48 AM PDT

Woman Accusing Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct Comes Forward

Woman Accusing Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct Comes Forward

President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was thrust into turmoil Sunday after the woman accusing him of high school-era sexual misconduct told her story publicly for the first...

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 11:22 PM PDT

Severely Sick Pussy Riot Member to be Treated in Germany

Severely Sick Pussy Riot Member to be Treated in Germany

A member of Russia's Pussy Riot protest group says a severely ill fellow activist was being taken to Germany on Saturday for treatment after his suspected poisoning. Maria Alekhina told The Associated Press...

Sunday, Sep 16, 2018 at 09:40 AM PDT

Connecting the Dots in the Russia Investigation

Connecting the Dots in the Russia Investigation

NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston assesses the potential impact of former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort now cooperating with the Mueller investigation.

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