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Monday, May 22, 2017 at 01:20 PM EDT

Unwelcome Selfie, Melania Hand Slap: Trump Arrives in Israel

Unwelcome Selfie, Melania Hand Slap: Trump Arrives in Israel

The red carpet moments on the tarmac kept coming. President Donald Trump had a bumpy landing in Israel on Monday with a series of apparent faux pas, from the first lady slapping away his hand to a lawmaker...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 12:05 PM EDT

Mark Zuckerberg Says He's Not Running for Public Office

Mark Zuckerberg Says He's Not Running for Public Office

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his quest this year to visit every state he hadn't before is about building relationships, not politics. The 33-year-old billionaire wrote in a Facebook post that some users...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 04:22 PM EDT

Iran's President Criticizes US After Trump's Sharp Words

Iran's President Criticizes US After Trump's Sharp Words

Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani took barbed swipes at the U.S. and its ally Saudi Arabia on Monday, hitting back at both a day after President Donald Trump used his first foreign trip to the...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 03:22 PM EDT

Turkey Slams US Over 'Aggressive' Acts Against Bodyguards

Turkey Slams US Over 'Aggressive' Acts Against Bodyguards

Turkey summoned the American ambassador on Monday to protest what it called "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by American security personnel against Turkish bodyguards during a violent incident last...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 06:59 AM EDT

Flynn Misled Pentagon on Foreign Payments: Top House Dem

Flynn Misled Pentagon on Foreign Payments: Top House Dem

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation into Russia's election...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 08:25 AM EDT

Trump Avoids Pointing to Saudi Human Rights Issues: Analysis

Trump Avoids Pointing to Saudi Human Rights Issues: Analysis

As President Donald Trump opened his keynote address in Saudi Arabia, he lavished praise on the "magnificent" kingdom and "the grandeur of this remarkable place." Then he made clear there would be no public...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 12:07 AM EDT

Graduates Walk Out on Pence at Notre Dame Commencement

Graduates Walk Out on Pence at Notre Dame Commencement

Dozens of graduates and family members silently stood and walked out as Vice President Mike Pence began his address at Notre Dame's commencement ceremony. But Pence also met with respectful applause Sunday when...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 02:54 AM EDT

Trump's Israel Visit: 5 Key Issues

Trump's Israel Visit: 5 Key Issues

President Donald Trump's two-day visit to Israel began Monday morning and there are five key issues that are expected to be the focus of his time in the country, NBC News reported. The most recent issue to come...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 04:01 AM EDT

Key Lawmakers Vow Full Airing of Reasons Behind Comey Firing

Key Lawmakers Vow Full Airing of Reasons Behind Comey Firing

Members of key congressional committees pledged Sunday to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia's meddling in the U.S. election and any ties with the Trump campaign, saying the American people need...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 11:53 AM EDT

Food Stamps, Medicaid on Chopping Block in Trump Budget

Food Stamps, Medicaid on Chopping Block in Trump Budget

President Donald Trump's budget would drive millions of people off of food stamps, part of a new wave of spending cut proposals that already are getting panned by lawmakers in both parties on Capitol Hill. Tru...

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