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McMaster could leave WH after months of tension with Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> With tensions flaring between President Donald Trump and national security adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, the Pentagon is considering options that would allow the President to potentially move the three-star general out of his current role and back into the military, according …

Donald Trump

FACT CHECK: Why Didn't Obama Stop Russia's Election Interference In 2016?

Why didn't then-President Barack Obama stop Russia's campaign of active measures against the 2016 presidential campaign?<p>President Trump has been casting blame on his predecessor for not acting against the scheme since Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller brought indictments against a …

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Union workers want Disney to pay their $1,000 tax cut bonuses

Unions representing about 35,000 Disney World workers say Disney is refusing to pay their members $1,000 tax cut bonuses.<p>Disney (DIS)announced the $1,000 bonuses last month for 125,000 U.S. employees.The company said at that time that the bonuses would go to full and part-time employees, including …

Disney World

Trump comes in last in expert presidential rankings survey

Barack Obama and Ronald Reagan are up, Bill Clinton is down and Donald Trump is off to a historically bad start — and the greats, meanwhile, remain the greats.<p>That was the finding of the 2018 Presidents & Executive Politics Presidential Greatness Survey, released Monday by professors Brandon …

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PUBG Vs. Fortnite? This NFL Star Wants To Know

JJ Watt, one of the biggest names in the NFL, wants to know: PUBG or Fortnite? Posting on Twitter today, the Houston Texans DE asked his 5 million followers to weigh in on which Battle Royale game they prefer. He initially simply tweeted the question, "Fortnite or PubG?" before following up with a …

Gaming Industry

Rep. Trey Gowdy on Mueller indictments: "This is exactly what we wanted him to do"

Following the indictments of 13 Russian nationals for their involvement in meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-South …

Government

Stelter debunks pro-Trump media talking points

After Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced indictments of Russians in US election meddling, CNN's Brian Stelter says pro-Trump media outlets are being dishonest in their talking points.

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Dwyane Wade, Chris Long Respond to Fox News Anchor's LeBron James Comments

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade and Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long took aim Friday at Fox News anchor Laura Ingraham, who told LeBron James to "shut up and dribble" in light of comments he made about President Donald Trump.<p>"They use to try and hide it.. now the president has given …

Basketball

Paul Ryan calls for gun violence data while blocking CDC from collecting gun violence data

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on MS-13 gang and stock market

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is portraying the violent MS-13 gang as a collection of immigrants sneaking illegally into the U.S., an account that ignores the organization's homegrown roots and the fact many of its members are U.S. citizens.<p>That may suit his attempt to link illegal …

Donald Trump

‘Not a coincidence’: Morning Joe shows how the GOP and Fox News are in cahoots to undermine Mueller

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough blasted Republican lawmakers and Fox News for cooking up conspiracy theories as they conspire to undermine the investigation …

Donald Trump

Russia researcher testifies that Trump had ‘pattern’ of Kremlin-connected money laundering

A Russian gangster operated an illegal gambling ring out of a Trump Tower apartment. President Trump had a “pattern” of making real estate deals with …

Sales of Trump properties suggestive of money-laundering: researcher

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Testimony to the U.S. Congress by the head of a political research firm indicates that the Trump Organization's sales of properties to Russian nationals may have involved money-laundering, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said on Thursday.<p>The panel …

Forget factories, most companies plan to use their overseas cash to pay down debts

In pushing for the tax law Congress passed last year, President Trump and other supporters argued it would encourage companies to take the cash they'd stashed overseas and use it to open factories and hire workers in the US. While some may end up doing that — Apple suggested Wednesday, for example, …

Merrill Lynch

Trump Should Be Interviewed By Mueller, Most Republicans Believe: New Poll

A huge swath of Republicans believes President Donald Trump, if asked, should cooperate and sit down for an interview with the special counsel …

Poll: Under Trump, global approval of U.S. leadership hits historical low

Other nations’ approval of U.S. leadership under President Donald Trump hit a historical low of 30 percent in 2017, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday.<p>The measure, the lowest since Gallup began tracking it worldwide in 2007, signals an 18-point drop from a year earlier, when 48 percent …

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‘He made promises that he didn’t keep’: Laid-off factory workers feel betrayed by Trump

The president has turned his focus to wider benefits of his tax overhaul after a campaign packed with pledges to keep jobs in the U.S.<p>President Donald Trump’s path to becoming “the best jobs president that God ever created” was supposed to run straight through Indianapolis and the Carrier …

Economics

Trump is speeding the global erosion of democracy, watchdog says

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p><b>On the same day President Trump was supposed to unveil “awards” for the “fake news” media, Sen. Jeff Flake</b> …

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This Is What 239 Pounds Looks Like

Could Trump really weigh the same as these 239-pound athletes? It's possible<p>On Tuesday, President Donald Trump’s personal doctor revealed the findings from the commander-in-chief’s annual physical. According to said doctor, Navy Rear Adm. Ronny L. Jackson, Trump clocks in at 6’3’’ and 239 pounds. …

Trump claims credit for what is still mostly Obama's economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump relentlessly congratulates himself for the healthy state of the U.S. economy. But in the year since Trump's inauguration, most analysts tend to agree that the economy remains essentially the same sturdy one Trump inherited from Barack Obama.<p>Growth has picked …

With 1 Sentence, This NBA Champion Coach Teaches Everything You Need to Know About Emotional Intelligence

Controlling our emotional responses is hard to do, but when the stakes are high, nothing is more important.<p>Over the summer, San Antonio Spurs five-time all-star basketball player LaMarcus Aldridge asked his coach, Greg Popovich, to be traded. That's basically the worst thing a coach or leader wants …

House leader McCarthy suggested Trump on Putin payroll: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading Republican in the U.S. Congress in June 2016 made a quip during a private meeting of fellow lawmakers that Russian President Vladimir Putin could be making payments to Donald Trump, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.<p>House of Representatives Majority Leader …

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Jeff Flake isn't just comparing Trump to Stalin. He's comparing Republicans to Stalin's enablers.

A sitting U.S. senator plans to give a speech this week comparing the president of his own party to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. That in itself is remarkable.<p>“It is a testament to the condition of our democracy that our own president uses words infamously spoken by Joseph Stalin to describe his …

Republicans

White House Staffers Expect Robert Mueller’s Investigation to Take Down the President

It’s time for the Committee to Save America heroes to go on the record.<p>One day after a passage from a forthcoming book on the Trump White House elicited a hilarious hissy fit that all but included a presidential version of the "Friendship Ended With" meme, <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> has published …

Bernstein: Trump's lawyers tell him what he wants to hear on Russia

Veteran journalist Carl Bernstein said Sunday that President Donald Trump's lawyers are telling him what he wants to hear about the probe ending soon …

The One Hangover Remedy That Will Work This New Year's Eve

It’s almost New Year’s Eve, and just as many people are looking for a surefire way to avoid a hangover to ring in 2018, the only tried and true approach that is guaranteed to work is this: abstinence.<p>But short of this drastic option, there are a number of ways to reduce your chances of a having to …

Wellness

Marco Rubio Turns on Trump, Backs Mueller's Russia Probe

While several prominent Republicans in recent weeks have expressed concerns about the perceived bias of a Justice Department probe into Russia’s …

Goldman Sachs Sends Up a Warning Flag About Cryptocurrencies in 2018

Financial imbalances including those in credit markets and cryptocurrencies will shadow an otherwise robust 2018 U.S. economy, said Goldman Sachs …

Rubio: GOP tax bill 'probably went too far' to help corporations

Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioRyan pledges 'entitlement reform' in 2018 Richard Gere welcomes lawmakers' words of support for Tibet Dem lawmaker …

Marco Rubio Realizes Far Too Late That the GOP Tax Bill Was Basically Just a Massive Gift to Corporations

After voting to approve his party’s massive, almost universally despised tax overhaul just before Christmas, Senator Marco Rubio seems to have only …