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Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 06:49 AM EDT

Space Force Would Cost $13 Billion Over 5 Years: Air Force

Space Force Would Cost $13 Billion Over 5 Years: Air Force

Creating a Space Force as a separate military service, as proposed by President Donald Trump, would cost an estimated $12.9 billion in its first five years, according to a detailed Air Force plan for how to...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 07:13 PM EDT

Mueller Clears Way for Michael Flynn Sentencing

Mueller Clears Way for Michael Flynn Sentencing

Special counsel Robert Mueller is ready for a judge to sentence former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, according to a court document filed Monday. The move would bring Flynn's involvement in the Russia...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 07:30 PM EDT

Trump Imposes Tariffs on $200B More of Chinese Goods

Trump Imposes Tariffs on $200B More of Chinese Goods

The Trump administration will impose tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting next week, escalating a trade war between the world's two biggest economies and potentially raising prices on consumer...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 10:09 PM EDT

Trump Declassifies Documents Related to Russia Probe

Trump Declassifies Documents Related to Russia Probe

President Donald Trump on Monday declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application and former FBI...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 05:50 PM EDT

US Again Slashing Number of Refugees It Will Accept

US Again Slashing Number of Refugees It Will Accept

For a second straight year the U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 04:15 PM EDT

'Little Delay' Possible on Kavanaugh: Trump

'Little Delay' Possible on Kavanaugh: Trump

President Donald Trump said Monday that the vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court may take longer than expected following a woman's claim that the judge sexually assaulted her at a party...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 02:12 PM EDT

GOP Rep. Chris Collins Will Remain on the Ballot After Insider Trading Charges

GOP Rep. Chris Collins Will Remain on the Ballot After Insider Trading Charges

A legal representative for Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., says his client will remain on the ballot in the race for New York's 27th Congressional District despite his indictment for insider trading. "Because...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 10:23 AM EDT

Mattis Condemns Russia for Influence-Peddling in Macedonia

Mattis Condemns Russia for Influence-Peddling in Macedonia

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Macedonia on Monday, condemning Russian efforts to use its money and influence to build opposition to an upcoming vote that could pave the way for the country to join...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 08:49 AM EDT

Kavanaugh Accuser Goes Public

Kavanaugh Accuser Goes Public

The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of pinning her to a bed and putting his hand over her mouth came out of anonymity for the first time in an interview with The Washington Post. Christine...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 11:26 PM EDT

Hearing Sets Up Dramatic Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser

Hearing Sets Up Dramatic Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser

Republicans on Monday abruptly called Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault decades ago to testify publicly next week, grudgingly setting up a dramatic showdown they hoped would prevent...

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