Albert Cardona

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Putin isn’t welcome in Congress, Pelosi says

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Friday rejected the possibility that Russian President Vladi­mir Putin might address the U.S. Congress, describing the Russian leader as a “tyrant” and calling it “beyond belief” that President Trump would invite him to Washington.<p>“Putin’s ongoing …

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Donald Trump Will Never Meet With Vladimir Putin Alone Again, Says Lindsey Graham

Senator Lindsey Graham said Thursday that neither President Donald Trump nor any other president after him will ever again have a behind-closed-doors …

Putin idea for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has rejected a Vladimir Putin-backed effort to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on the region's future, distancing itself from the idea in the aftermath of President Donald Trump's controversial summit with the Russian leader.<p>Russia's ambassador to the U.S., …

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Best Backpacking Axe 2018: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

Looking for the best backpacking axe to buy in 2018? Here is a top 8 list (for professionals and amateurs) with detailed reviews from experts and …

Camping

Alabama Football: Part 2 of Six questions needing answers in Fall Camp

Fall camp starts soon and Alabama football fans want answers to six important, team questions before the start of Louisville game week.<p>Alabama …

College Football

Inside the ICE-box: Migrant kids describe being brutalized by U.S. officials in a frigid old Walmart

Nicknamed the "hielera" or icebox, Casa Padre is a hellscape of cruel guards, sickening food, and psychological torture.<p>Children are sleeping on …

U.S. Government

Immigrant Parents Face a Dilemma: Will Making an Asylum Claim Make it Harder to Reunite with Their Kids?

A few days ago, I received a phone call from Linda Corchado, an immigration attorney in El Paso, Texas. One of her clients, a Honduran asylum seeker in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, who had been separated from her two children for more than a month, was being moved to a new …

Immigration

Dan Coats and Rod Rosenstein Defy Trump

From public speeches to hushed private conversations, this year’s Aspen Security Forum has been dominated by a single question: Why is Donald Trump so insistent on meeting with Vladimir Putin? Five days after the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki, the annual gathering of dozens of current and former …

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Veteran reunited with medals after yard sale mixup

When Laura Pereyra opened the shadow box she purchased at a Calif. yard sale, she was astonished to find a Bronze Star medal, a Purple Heart and …

Military

Trumponomics: Trade War Spotlights President's Unorthodox Stance

Donald Trump ran for office on his record as a businessman, but his escalating trade war illustrates how far outside the mainstream his economic …

Economics

After Obama Struggled to Warn About Russia Threat, Rod Rosenstein Announces More Aggressive Approach

American organizations, businesses and individuals will begin being notified if they are a target of political meddling by foreign agents, the …

Trump ignored advice to confront Putin over indictments

A White House official reported that aides briefed President TrumpDonald John TrumpNFL freezes policy barring players from protesting during anthem …

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Amateur Hour: Trump makes his third walk-back on Russia in three days

On Monday, Donald Trump stood alongside Vladimir Putin and said he was inclined to take the Russian president’s word over the findings of his own …

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READ: Republican Rep. Will Hurd Writes New York Times OpEd: ‘Trump Is Being Manipulated by Putin. What Should We Do?’

A Republican congressman is sounding the alarm on Russia’s influence over President Donald Trump, adding to growing public opinion that the president …

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Soldier facing Army discharge sues for citizenship

A U.S. Army specialist born in South Korea has sued asking for a response to her American citizenship application after the military moved to …

Military

Putin says that Trump gave up Crimea and other parts of Ukraine during their private talk

Bloomberg is reporting that Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump made a secret arrangement during their two-hour opening talk what would “help resolve the …

Russia

Why STAR WARS Fans Are in Tears Over the New CLONE WARS Trailer

It sometimes feels like <i>Star Wars</i> devotees will never again agree on anything, but on the first day of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Lucasfilm …

Star Wars

'Iron Fist' Season 2 Yellow Mask Revealed

Cast and crew from Netflix's <i>Iron Fist</i> took the stage in Ballroom 20 last night at San Diego Comic-Con and with the presentation came several clips of …

Comics

Alabama Football: Six questions needing answers in Fall Camp

Fall camp starts soon and Alabama football fans want answers to six important, team questions before Louisville game week.<p>Alabama football fans have …

College Football

Alabama Football: ESPN projects a disaster scenario for next CFB Playoff

From the perspective of Alabama football fans, past CFB Playoff selections were not controversial. Many other fans disagree and the committee’s next …

College Football

After Donald Trump Slammed Germany's Dependence on Russia, Congress Moves to Sanction Moscow-Europe Energy Project

Shortly after President Donald Trump rebuked North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies about Berlin’s undue dependence on Moscow for its …

Everything We Learned About the Future of 'Fear the Walking Dead' at Comic-Con

Zombies invaded Comic-Con on Friday, which kicked off with panels for both "Fear the Walking Dead" and "The Walking Dead."<p>Hosted by Yvette Nicole …

Trump’s raise-the-stakes strategy raises anxiety of an open-ended trade war with China

Perhaps no part of President Trump’s campaign to overhaul U.S. trade policy enjoys broader support than his indictment of China.<p>Yet if the president’s push to reshape the U.S.-China trade relationship reflects a bipartisan consensus, his method for doing so does not.<p>This month, Trump threatened to …

China

GOP lawmaker pushed claims of 'racial war', said blacks had 'entitlement mentality': CNN

A Republican facing a tough House reelection race pushed claims of a "racial war" by blacks on whites and said that violence regularly occurred at …

Elections

Bad Debts, Fraud Claims Trail Boyfriend of Alleged Russian Agent

Paul Erickson, a smooth-talking U.S. political activist, was romantically involved with alleged Russian agent<p>They both had secrets.<p>Maria Butina worked clandestinely as an agent of the Russian government with connections to Russian intelligence, U.S. prosecutors say.<p>Paul Erickson was a …

Russian Government

This is a huge deal. The First GOP House Rep just announced he will sign on to the CRA resolution to restore net neutrality.

<i>TL:DR; Rep Mike Coffman (CO-6) just became the first Republican House lawmaker to announce he will sign the net neutrality CRA, which could unlock a</i> …

Telecoms

Trump does not take questions as he departs for weekend

President TrumpDonald John TrumpNFL freezes policy barring players from protesting during anthem McConnell spokesman on Putin visit: 'There is no …

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Michael Cohen’s Lawyer Fires Back at Rudy Giuliani

Michael Cohen’s lawyer Lanny Davis is pushing back against Rudy Giuliani, who now represents President Donald Trump. Earlier Friday, Giuliani claimed …

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READ: Rudy Giuliani Calls the Michael Cohen Tape of Donald Trump Talking About Karen McDougal Payment ‘Powerful Exculpatory Evidence’

On Friday, <i>The New York Times</i> revealed longtime lawyer, fixer and confidant of President Donald Trump, Michael Cohen, secretly recorded a discussion …

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Trump's former campaign chairman faces federal trial with a hint of a presidential pardon

When Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, goes on trial Wednesday in Virginia on charges of money laundering, tax fraud and other crimes, he may have reason to hope he can avoid prison if he is convicted.<p>Last month, Rudolph W. Giuliani, the president’s personal lawyer, …

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