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Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 07:03 AM EDT

Trump's NATO Threat Sent Pentagon Into 'Damage Control' Mode

Trump's NATO Threat Sent Pentagon Into 'Damage Control' Mode

United States military leaders sprang into a full-scale "damage control" operation just hours after President Donald Trump departed NATO headquarters Thursday, NBC News reported. Officials sought to reassure...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 02:37 PM EDT

UK Demonstrators Mock Trump With Giant Trump Baby Balloon

UK Demonstrators Mock Trump With Giant Trump Baby Balloon

A giant balloon depicting U.S. President Donald Trump as a screaming orange baby flew over London Friday as tens of thousands marched through the streets to protest the American leader's visit to the U.K. The...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 09:56 PM EDT

Pompeo Visits Mexico, Is Urged to Reunite Migrant Families

Pompeo Visits Mexico, Is Urged to Reunite Migrant Families

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday urged a U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to quickly reunite migrant families separated at the border. Pena Nieto called for "a permanent...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 10:41 PM EDT

Trump Says May's Brexit Plan Would Kill UK-US Trade Deal

Trump Says May's Brexit Plan Would Kill UK-US Trade Deal

U.S. President Donald Trump lobbed a verbal hand grenade into Theresa May's carefully constructed plans for Brexit, saying Thursday that the British leader had wrecked the country's exit from the European Union...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 11:26 PM EDT

Ohio State Wrestlers Describe Abuse by Dr. Strauss in Video

Ohio State Wrestlers Describe Abuse by Dr. Strauss in Video

A video that was created to spur on the internal university investigation into a former Ohio State University wrestling doctor — and last week led to questions about what Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, a former coach,...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 06:05 PM EDT

FBI Agent Peter Strzok's Congressional Hearing Gets Heated

FBI Agent Peter Strzok's Congressional Hearing Gets Heated

FBI Agent Peter Strzok's appearance before a House committee Thursday got heated as he was asked about controversial text messages.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 05:09 PM EDT

Detaining Migrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

Detaining Migrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

Detaining migrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. Currently, more...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 03:57 PM EDT

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Spars With Defeated NYC Congressman

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Spars With Defeated NYC Congressman

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the insurgent Democrat who beat 10-term congressman Joseph Crowley in a primary last month, is now criticizing him for not getting his name off the ballot in the general election. Des...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 03:35 PM EDT

Rep. Gohmert Invokes FBI Agent Strzok's Marriage in Hearing

Rep. Gohmert Invokes FBI Agent Strzok's Marriage in Hearing

In a heated exchange, U.S. Rep. Louis Gohmert, R-Texas, on Thursday invoked FBI Agent Peter Strzok's marriage. Strzok has admitted to having an extramarital affair with Lisa Page.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 03:17 PM EDT

FCC May Start Charging $225 to Look Into Consumer Complaints

FCC May Start Charging $225 to Look Into Consumer Complaints

Consumers who ask the Federal Communications Commission to investigate complaints against broadband providers would be charged $225 — possibly more than the amount in dispute — under a proposal the FCC is voting...

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