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Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 09:46 PM PST

Court Papers Show Manafort Drafting Op-Ed Under House Arrest

Court Papers Show Manafort Drafting Op-Ed Under House Arrest

Robert Mueller to Paul Manafort: I'm watching you. Revealing that they know every word Manafort changed in a recently published op-ed, prosecutors for the special counsel argued Friday that the former Trump...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 08:53 PM PST

US Gently Urges Saudi Arabia to Be More 'Measured' Overseas

US Gently Urges Saudi Arabia to Be More 'Measured' Overseas

The top U.S. diplomat urged Saudi Arabia on Friday to temper its actions toward Yemen, Qatar and other neighbors, gently turning up the pressure as Saudi's powerful crown prince asserts power both at home and...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 08:56 PM PST

Trump Will Not Speak Publicly at Civil Rights Museum Opening

Trump Will Not Speak Publicly at Civil Rights Museum Opening

After his decision to attend stirred controversy and prompted plans of protests and boycotts, President Donald Trump will not speak publicly this weekend at the opening of a new civil rights museum in Jackson...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 01:39 PM PST

Interior Chief Spent More Than $53K on 3 Helicopter Trips

Interior Chief Spent More Than $53K on 3 Helicopter Trips

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke spent more than $53,000 on three helicopter trips this summer, including one that allowed him to return to Washington in time for a horseback ride with Vice President Mike Pence,...

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 12:50 AM PST

Ex-Aide: Franks Offered $5 Million to Carry His Child

Ex-Aide: Franks Offered $5 Million to Carry His Child

A former aide to Republican Rep. Trent Franks has told The Associated Press the congressman repeatedly pressed her to carry his child, at one point offering her $5 million to act as a surrogate mother. The...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 01:53 PM PST

Roy Moore Accuser Says She Added Notes to Yearbook Message

Roy Moore Accuser Says She Added Notes to Yearbook Message

A woman who accused GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault is now saying that she added notes to the yearbook message she touted as proof that the two knew each other in the 70s, NBC News reported. B...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 09:42 PM PST

Deputy National Security Adviser Set to Leave White House

Deputy National Security Adviser Set to Leave White House

Deputy national security adviser Dina Powell is leaving the Trump administration early in 2018, the White House announced Friday, CNBC reported. Powell served under National Security Advisor Gen. H.R. McMaster....

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 12:26 PM PST

Trump, Son Got Emails Offering Docs After They Were Public

Trump, Son Got Emails Offering Docs After They Were Public

An email that was sent to then-candidate Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. in Sept. 2016 pointed them to hacked WikiLeaks documents that had already been made public, according to a copy of the email...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 01:04 PM PST

GOP's Tax Bill Could Nix Wildfire Tax Deduction

GOP's Tax Bill Could Nix Wildfire Tax Deduction

With this week's wildfires destroying hundreds of homes as they rampage across Southern California, Democrats are again chastising Republicans for eliminating a natural disaster deduction from the tax reform...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 04:24 PM PST

Trump Signs 2-Week Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown

Trump Signs 2-Week Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and keep the federal government running through Dec. 22. The president signed the two-week spending measure in private...

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