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Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 06:05 AM EDT

Once Critical of Global Deals, Trump Slow to Leave: Analysis

Once Critical of Global Deals, Trump Slow to Leave: Analysis

The "America First" president who vowed to extricate America from onerous overseas commitments appears to be warming up to the view that when it comes to global agreements, a deal's a deal. From NAFTA to the...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 08:39 AM EDT

Judge Criticized by Trump to Hear 'Dreamer' Case

Judge Criticized by Trump to Hear 'Dreamer' Case

A federal lawsuit brought by a so-called "Dreamer" deported to Mexico has been assigned to District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel, the jurist famously attacked last year by President Donald Trump. Juan Manuel...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 08:52 PM EDT

White House Defends Aircraft Carrier Claim

White House Defends Aircraft Carrier Claim

White House press secretary Sean Spicer defended the Pentagon's claim of sending the Carl Vinson strike group to North Korea as a nuclear deterrent. The Carl Vinson was reportedly heading the opposite direction,...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 04:00 PM EDT

Emirates Cut US Flights After Trump Travel Ban Effects

Emirates Cut US Flights After Trump Travel Ban Effects

Emirates, the Middle East's biggest airline, said on Wednesday that it is cutting flights to the United States because of a drop in demand caused by heightened U.S. security measures and Trump administration...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 04:10 PM EDT

Rep. Jason Chaffetz Says He Will Not Seek Re-Election

Rep. Jason Chaffetz Says He Will Not Seek Re-Election

Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican who doggedly investigated Hillary Clinton before the 2016 presidential election but declined to investigate President Donald Trump, said Wednesday he won't for re-election...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 06:49 AM EDT

Arkansas Suffers 2 Setbacks to Multiple Execution Plan

Arkansas Suffers 2 Setbacks to Multiple Execution Plan

Arkansas suffered two more setbacks in its unprecedented bid to carry out eight executions this month with the state's highest court granting a reprieve to an inmate scheduled to die Thursday and a county court...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 01:06 PM EDT

UK Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Back June Election

UK Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Back June Election

British voters will be heading to polling stations for the third time since 2015, after lawmakers overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election on June 8. The parliamentary...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 08:00 AM EDT

Nation by Nation, How Trump Has Shaken Up Koreas, Neighbors

Nation by Nation, How Trump Has Shaken Up Koreas, Neighbors

Unpredictable. Unhinged. Dangerous. Many South Koreans are using those words to describe the president of their most important ally, rather than the leader of their archrival to the North. They worry that...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 07:15 AM EDT

Kelly Says Critics Should Change Immigration Laws or Shut Up

Kelly Says Critics Should Change Immigration Laws or Shut Up

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Tuesday bluntly challenged members of Congress critical of the Trump administration's aggressive approach to immigration enforcement to either change the laws or...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 09:56 AM EDT

Democrat, Shy of Win in Georgia House Race, Heads to Runoff

Democrat, Shy of Win in Georgia House Race, Heads to Runoff

A Georgia congressional election is headed to a runoff that will ratchet up the already significant national attention — and campaign cash — on a race that poses an early measure for President Donald Trump...

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