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Donald Trump has cancelled a Ramadan celebration for Muslims, ending a 20 year tradition

<b>United States President Donald Trump has forgone the tradition of the last three administrations by not hosting an Iftar dinner, the evening meal</b> …

The Coming War Between Saudi Arabia And Iran Will Make American Frackers Very Rich

Saudi Arabia and Iran are moving closer to a direct military confrontation that has the potential to disrupt Middle East oil supplies and push crude oil prices back towards the $60, even $100, level.<p>That’s a dream scenario for American frackers who will have to pump oil as fast as they can to make …

Trump’s longtime bodyguard Keith Schiller a new target in Russia investigation

Lawmakers want to question Keith Schiller, longtime bodyguard to President Donald Trump and now a White House aide, as part of their investigation …

Justin Trudeau Just Took Down Donald Trump and Theresa May With One Comment

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has taken a pop at the political direction of the U.S. and the U.K. in a conversation with Ireland’s new …

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Attaque dans un bus en Allemagne : l’assaillant arrêté, pas de morts<p>International<p>Plusieurs personnes ont été blessées mais aucun mort n'est à …

Donald Trump

Face à des Amérindiens, Trump appelle une sénatrice démocrate... Pocahontas

Alors qu'il recevait des Amérindiens vétérans de la Seconde guerre mondiale, Donald Trump n'a pas pu s'empêcher de se moquer d'une sénatrice …

Congress have officially filed for Donald Trump's impeachment - here's what happens next

<b>On Wednesday, two congressmen submitted 'Articles of Impeachment' for consideration by the US House of Representatives.</b><p>Under the US constitution the …

Conor McGregor accused of racism again after 'dancing monkeys' remark

Conor McGregor caught some criticism following his first press conference Tuesday to hype up his upcoming fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. While …

Trump: I've 'done more in five months than practically any president in history'

President Donald Trump claimed Wednesday that the current mood in the White House is "fantastic," despite recent pressure following allegations …

Vladimir Putin's Face Is Now on American Money in Moscow

Ordinary Russians seem to be having fun with the chaos and disorder consuming Washington, as President Donald Trump and his embattled White House …

Are There Limits To Trump's Pardon Power?

How a few possible pardon scenarios might play out.<p><i>Originally published on Just Security.</i><p>Over the weekend, one of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyers, Jay Sekulow, refused to rule out the possibility that the president would pardon his associates, or even himself, in the Russia investigation. …

Trump-Russia scandal developments raise the prospect of a crisis

Close video<p>The Rachel Maddow Show, 7/20/17, 9:26 PM ET<p>WaPo: Trump seeks advice on pardoning himself, family members<p>Ashley Parker, reporter for The …

Putin orders hundreds of US diplomats to leave Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered 755 US diplomats to leave the country in retaliation for Congress’ approving new sanctions for Moscow’s …

Russia

China shows off military might as tensions flare over North Korea

China has put on a show of massive military might, just hours after US President Donald Trump launched a fresh tirade at Beijing for doing “nothing” …

Donald Trump Has A Plan For Afghanistan, Gen. James Mattis Confirms, Will Announce Monday

President Donald Trump has decided on the United States' strategy for Afghanistan and will announce it tomorrow in front of troops in Fort Meyer, …

Will Bannon’s White House Agenda Survive Without Him?

WASHINGTON — In his West Wing office, Stephen K. Bannon kept a chart listing trade actions — on China, steel and autos — that the Trump White House planned to roll out, week by week, through the fall. Now that Mr. Bannon, the president’s chief strategist, has been pushed out, the question is …

Another Piece of the Trump-Russia Puzzle Falls into Place

One of Trump’s campaign advisers reportedly made repeated efforts to arrange meetings with Russian officials.<p>Beginning early last year, a low-level Trump campaign staffer reportedly sent more than a half-dozen requests for senior staffers or the candidate—then on the verge of securing the …

Trump warns North Korea ‘will be met with fire and fury’

WASHINGTON — Trump: If North Korea escalates nuclear threat, ‘they will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.’

More than £40,000 raised for woman fired for lifting middle finger to President Donald Trump

A cyclist who was fired after being photographed raising her middle finger to President Donald Trump’s passing motorcade has had more than $55,000 raised for her on a crowdfunding site.<p>Juli Briskman was sacked from her position in marketing for government contractor Akima LCC on Halloween after the …

Donald Trump

House and Senate Panel Pass Tax Bill in Major Step Toward Overhaul

WASHINGTON — With 227 Republican votes, the House passed the most sweeping tax overhaul in three decades on Thursday, taking a significant leap forward as lawmakers seek to enact $1.5 trillion in tax cuts for businesses and individuals and deliver the first major legislative achievement of …

Republicans

House passes GOP tax bill, upping pressure on struggling Senate effort

House Republicans on Thursday passed legislation that would overhaul the U.S. tax code, a crucial step forward in their effort to enact the centerpiece of President Trump's economic agenda.<p>The bill passed with 227 votes in favor and 205 against, a comfortable margin in the divided chamber. Thirteen …

Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday promised a tax overhaul by Christmas, even as a nonpartisan tax analysis group said the Senate …

Health Care

President Trump pardons a turkey: Follow live

Macron veut que le CSA contrôle les jeux vidéo et le porno

<b>Emmanuel Macron a déclaré ce samedi 25 novembre à l’occasion d’un discours sur l’égalité entre les femmes et les hommes à l’Elysée qu’il comptait</b> …

'Morning Joe' Scarborough is leaving the Republican Party

MSNBC host, and former Republican member of Congress, Joe Scarborough announced he is leaving the GOP during a taping of Tuesday's <i>Late Show With</i> …

Congress works together for the first time in years to tie Trump’s hands on Russia

The Republican Congress has had little luck passing major legislation this session — despite shady tactics to pass healthcare with a simple majority …

O.J. Simpson granted parole, is eligible for release from prison on October 1

Simpson was eligible for parole after serving nearly nine years on charges stemming from a robbery<p>O.J. Simpson was granted parole by four members of …

Carrier embarrasses Trump and Pence: More layoffs on their 6 month anniversary in office

The Trump team's tall tale about saving 1,000-plus manufacturing jobs continues to unravel, as their bribe falls flat.<p>Six months into office and not …