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Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 09:50 AM PDT

5 Facts About National Security Advisor Robert C. O'Brien

5 Facts About National Security Advisor Robert C. O'Brien

President Donald Trump has named Robert C. O'Brien as his new National Security Advisor, replacing John Bolton.

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 05:50 PM PDT

Trump Names Hostage Envoy O'Brien National Security Adviser

Trump Names Hostage Envoy O'Brien National Security Adviser<br />

President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O'Brien, his chief hostage negotiator and an established figure in Republican policy circles, as his new national security adviser. O'Brien, the fourth person in...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 05:37 AM PDT

Jimmy Carter Says He Couldn't Have Managed Presidency at 80

Jimmy Carter Says He Couldn't Have Managed Presidency at 80

Weeks shy of his 95th birthday, former President Jimmy Carter said he doesn't believe he could have managed the most powerful office in the world at 80 years old. Carter, who earlier this year became the...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 12:42 PM PDT

Israeli Vote Leaves Netanyahu's Political Future in Doubt

Israeli Vote Leaves Netanyahu's Political Future in Doubt

After a decade of mesmerizing world leaders, subduing his rivals and eking out dramatic election victories, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future is suddenly in doubt. With near-final results...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 11:33 PM PDT

US Says Attack on Saudi Oil Site Was an Iranian 'Act of War'

US Says Attack on Saudi Oil Site Was an Iranian 'Act of War'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil installations an "act of war" against the kingdom by Iran, as the Saudis displayed missile and drone wreckage and cited...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 02:07 PM PDT

A Divided Fed Reduces Rates But May Not Cut Again This Year

A Divided Fed Reduces Rates But May Not Cut Again This Year

A sharply divided Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate Wednesday for a second time this year but declined to signal that further rate cuts are likely this year. The Fed's move reduced its key...

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 03:04 PM PDT

Panel Approves Ban on Sale of Flavored E-Cigs in New York

Panel Approves Ban on Sale of Flavored E-Cigs in New York

New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing illnesses linked to vaping. The...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 03:50 PM PDT

Trump Bars California From Setting Stricter Fuel Standards

Trump Bars California From Setting Stricter Fuel Standards

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would...

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 02:57 PM PDT

Biden Leads, Warren Gains in Dem 2020 Field: NBC/WSJ Poll

Biden Leads, Warren Gains in Dem 2020 Field: NBC/WSJ Poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., continue to top the Democratic 2020 presidential field after last week’s debate, according to a national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll...

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 06:05 PM PDT

Andrew Yang Doesn't Support Impeaching Justice Kavanaugh

Andrew Yang Doesn't Support Impeaching Justice Kavanaugh

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang opposes impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct from the justice's time in college, Yang told necn's "Primary...

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