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Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 06:59 PM PST

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-Ear Damage Early On

American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and sensations, according to their earliest medical exams,...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 01:29 PM PST

National Enquirer Publisher Admits Paying Hush Money

National Enquirer Publisher Admits Paying Hush Money

The company that publishes the National Enquirer admitted that it paid $150,000 in hush money to silence alleged mistresses of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump prior to the 2016 election, prosecutors...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 07:44 AM PST

Brzezinski Apologizes For Homophobic Slur Aimed at Pompeo

Brzezinski Apologizes For Homophobic Slur Aimed at Pompeo

MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski apologized on Twitter for using a homophobic slur to insult Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The remark was part of a string of insults criticizing Pompeo for...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 10:34 AM PST

Trump Campaign Russia Contacts Alarm Intelligence Experts

Trump Campaign Russia Contacts Alarm Intelligence Experts

From suggestions of "political synergy" and offers of business deals to contact with more than a dozen people in then-candidate Donald Trump's orbit, Russian outreach to the Trump campaign has a familiar and...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 10:10 AM PST

Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney for President Donald Trump, was sentenced to three years in prison for crimes including violating campaign finance laws and lying to congress.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 08:05 AM PST

Texas' Julian Castro Moving Toward 2020 White House Run

Texas' Julian Castro Moving Toward 2020 White House Run

Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro says he's taking a step toward a possible White House campaign in 2020 by forming a presidential exploratory committee. The Texas Democrat tells The Associated Press that...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 06:02 AM PST

Cindy McCain on Saying Goodbye to Her Husband, John McCain, and Staying in the Fight

Cindy McCain on Saying Goodbye to Her Husband, John McCain, and Staying in the Fight

In August, Cindy McCain was with her husband of 38 years, Sen. John McCain, when the former Navy pilot, Vietnam POW, Senate maverick and presidential contender died at their home in Arizona after a yearlong...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 04:34 AM PST

Nikki Haley Says She Leveraged Trump to Get Things Done at UN

Nikki Haley Says She Leveraged Trump to Get Things Done at UN

Nikki Haley, the departing U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said in an interview for NBC's "Today" show that she used President Donald Trump's "unpredictable" nature to her advantage on the job. "He would...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 04:08 AM PST

Incoming NY AG Plans Investigations of Trump and Family

Incoming NY AG Plans Investigations of Trump and Family

New York Attorney General-elect Letitia James plans to launch sweeping investigations into President Donald Trump, his family and "anyone" in his circle who may have violated the law once she settles into her...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 01:23 AM PST

A Rancorous First Glimpse of New Trump-Dem Dynamic: Analysis

A Rancorous First Glimpse of New Trump-Dem Dynamic: Analysis

President Donald Trump's first encounter with newly empowered congressional Democrats produced a striking Oval Office display that revealed how ill-prepared he is for the biggest political challenge of his...

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