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Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 02:26 PM PDT

Largest Maker of Bump Stocks Shutting Down Business

 Largest Maker of Bump Stocks Shutting Down Business

The largest Texas-based manufacturer of bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, announced Wednesday that it will stop taking orders and shut down its website next...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 10:51 AM PDT

US Targeting NAFTA Deal in Three Weeks: Sources

US Targeting NAFTA Deal in Three Weeks: Sources

The United States is targeting a NAFTA deal in three weeks, according to congressional aides and industry executives who have been briefed by the Trump administration, CNBC reported. Last week, U.S. Trade...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 06:13 AM PDT

Trump: CIA Chief Secretly Met With Kim Jong Un

Trump: CIA Chief Secretly Met With Kim Jong Un

CIA Chief and Secretary of State candidate Mike Pompeo recently met with Kim Jong Un in a secret trip to North Korea, according to confirmation tweeted by President Donald Trump. The United States and North...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 06:02 AM PDT

Comey Counters Backlash to His Book's Revelations on Trump

Comey Counters Backlash to His Book's Revelations on Trump

Former FBI Director James Comey is defending himself against criticism about his new book that compares President Donald Trump to a mafia don and says he threatens the country. Some have questioned Comey's...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 05:59 AM PDT

Across the US, Bills to Curb LGBT Rights Are Failing

Across the US, Bills to Curb LGBT Rights Are Failing

In a striking shift from recent years, major legislation curtailing LGBT rights has been completely stymied in state capitols around the country this year amid anxiety by Republican leaders over igniting...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 04:30 AM PDT

In Her Own Words: Barbara Bush on Daughter's Death, 1st Date With George

In Her Own Words: Barbara Bush on Daughter's Death, 1st Date With George

Here are some quotes from the 1994 autobiography, "Barbara Bush: A Memoir." Barbara Bush, the wife of former President George H.W. Bush, died on Tuesday at age 92.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 03:55 AM PDT

Missouri Gov. Faces New Accusation, More Calls to Resign

Missouri Gov. Faces New Accusation, More Calls to Resign

Missouri's top Republican legislative leaders abandoned fellow GOP Gov. Eric Greitens on Tuesday, calling on him to resign instead of continuing to fight allegations that he illegally took advantage of both a...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 01:48 AM PDT

Korean Leaders Can Discuss Peace, But Can't End Korean War

Korean Leaders Can Discuss Peace, But Can't End Korean War

President Donald Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War amid a diplomatic push to end the North Korean nuclear standoff. One problem: There can be no...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 06:57 PM PDT

Trump, Abe Fail to Agree on US Tariff Exemption for Japan

Trump, Abe Fail to Agree on US Tariff Exemption for Japan

President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday they had failed to reach a deal that would exempt Japan from new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, as Abe had wanted. Instead, the...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 05:50 AM PDT

Ahead of Summit, CIA Chief Secretly Meets With Kim Jong Un

Ahead of Summit, CIA Chief Secretly Meets With Kim Jong Un

CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit undertaken as the enemy nations prepared for a meeting between President Donald Trump and...

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