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Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 04:33 PM EST

9 of 12 National Park Advisory Board Members Quit: Chairman

9 of 12 National Park Advisory Board Members Quit: Chairman

Nine of the 12 members of the National Park System Advisory Board resigned this week out of frustration that the new heads of the Interior Department hadn't met with them, NBC News reported. Tony Knowles,...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 01:56 PM EST

Democrats Flip Traditionally Conservative Wisconsin District

Democrats Flip Traditionally Conservative Wisconsin District

A small-town medical examiner has given Democrats across the country another shot of hope heading into the fall election by upsetting a Republican legislator in a conservative Wisconsin state Senate district....

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 01:26 PM EST

GOP Sen. Flake Criticizes Trump and Fake News Claims

GOP Sen. Flake Criticizes Trump and Fake News Claims

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., criticized President Donald Trump on the Senate floor on Wednesday, calling Trump's fake news claims "despotic language."

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 08:52 PM EST

WH Claiming Sweeping 'Executive Privilege' in Russia Probe

WH Claiming Sweeping 'Executive Privilege' in Russia Probe

President Donald Trump's White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle as current and former advisers parade to...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 11:52 AM EST

After US Cuts, Palestinian Refugee Agency Seeks Donations

After US Cuts, Palestinian Refugee Agency Seeks Donations

The U.N. agency that serves Palestinian refugees and their descendants says it is launching a global fund-raising appeal in hopes of making up for funding cuts announced by the United States. The Trump...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 08:20 PM EST

Sen. Condemns Trump Media Attacks, Recalls Stalin Rhetoric

Sen. Condemns Trump Media Attacks, Recalls Stalin Rhetoric

President Donald Trump's use of the terms "fake news" and "enemy of the people" is "shameful" and reminiscent of words infamously used by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin to describe his enemies, Republican Sen....

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 11:19 AM EST

Facebook, Google Tell Congress About Fight With Extremism

Facebook, Google Tell Congress About Fight With Extremism

Facebook, Google and Twitter shared with the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Wednesday steps each tech giant has tekn to combat extremist content in Washington D.C, CNBC reported. All...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 11:13 AM EST

Facebook CEO Calls on Congress to Reach Deal on DACA

Facebook CEO Calls on Congress to Reach Deal on DACA

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg took to his social media platform Wednesday and urged lawmakers to reach a deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and help its roughly 800,000 recipients. "This is a...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 10:33 AM EST

Conflict Among World Powers a Growing Concern, Experts Say

Conflict Among World Powers a Growing Concern, Experts Say

A survey by the World Economic Forum finds that more than nine in 10 experts are worried about worsening economic or political confrontation between world powers, amid a trend toward "charismatic strongman...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 09:24 AM EST

Mueller Team Would Hardly Be First Lawyers to Question Trump

Mueller Team Would Hardly Be First Lawyers to Question Trump

Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand. It was December 2007, a decade before Trump would...

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