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Moon-Strzok No More, Lisa Page Spills the Beans

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Trump's NATO trip: In like a lion, out like a lamb

LONDON — It was a defeated version of President Donald Trump who abruptly rushed to the microphones at the tail end of a two-day NATO summit in Brussels Thursday to proclaim victory.<p>The agreement secured by the deal-maker president is apparently the very one the 29 member nations had formally …

Trump Celebrates Maxine Waters' 'Ranting And Raving'

Along with poring over his list of 25 potential Supreme Court nominees, President Donald Trump spent the day before the Fourth of July turning out …

Rachel Maddow says there’s a simple way to stop Trump’s Supreme Court nomination

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow laid out the “pretty simple” way in which Democrats can stop the nomination from President Donald Trump to the Supreme Court after Justice Anthony Kennedy retires.<p>“So what happens next?” she asked rhetorically on her show Wednesday. “What happens now? Is that as of today we …

Jill McCabe, wife of ex-FBI deputy director, says Trump's attacks were 'beyond horrible'

The wife of former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe spoke out about her husband's firing in <i>The Washington Post</i> Monday, calling the claims against her husband "false and utterly absurd."<p>Jill McCabe, an emergency room pediatrician, described the past year and a half in which President Trump and …

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Curated Conversation: How Safe Environments Impact Consumer Behavior

Fake news is everywhere. It even dominated the discussion at Flipboard’s first Curated Conversation New York last week. SS+K’s Brad Kay led a candid discussion with Marriott’s Robin Bennefield, MEC’s Noah Mallin, and Flipboard’s Mike McCue covering topics ranging from the limitations of algorithms, …

Flipboard Opens Premium Ad Environment with Standard Video Offering

More than 100 million people come to Flipboard every month to engage with curated content that fuels their passions, and video is the most immersive way for brands to connect with people while they are on their pursuit. That’s why for the first time, Flipboard is opening up its premium mobile …

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Christopher Steele, the Man Behind the Trump Dossier

How the ex-spy tried to warn the world about Trump’s ties to Russia.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>In January, after a long day at his London office, Christopher Steele, the former spy turned private investigator, was stepping off a …

Russia

North Korea is not building nuclear weapons to destroy the US — the real reasons are much more surprising

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been called many things — crazy, mad, insane, and "rocket man" — because of his program to build nuclear bombs and missiles capable of launching the weapons to the US.<p>But experts say he is not crazy to want a nuclear arsenal. And Kim doesn't necessarily want …

North Korea

Leaked CNN transcript reveals Stephen Miller's off-camera argument with Jake Tapper: 'You should be ashamed of yourself'

Donald Trump’s senior adviser Stephen Miller continued a heated argument with a CNN presenter even after the interview was abruptly ended, a leaked …

Melania Trump filling out her agenda as first lady

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a moment eight months in the making: Melania Trump bounding down the White House lawn to the vegetable garden made famous by her predecessor.<p>Clad in a red plaid shirt, her eyes obscured by dark sunglasses, she greeted members of the local Boys and Girls Club who came to …

A Group Called Citizens For Trump Is Raising Money — But Not Always For Trump’s Candidates

There have been no public filings on how much Citizens for Trump has collected or how that money has been spent — a lack of disclosure that one campaign finance attorney called “shady” and that even one ally concedes is improper.<p>A group that describes itself as a “grassroots movement” to support …

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Seemed Different Somehow at Trump's Victory Party

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders may have a hard time telling the truth, or knowing anything, or behaving professionally with black …

Trump helps Florida Democrats gain rare special election win

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has helped Democrats win an improbable victory in Florida, taking a state Senate seat away from the …

The number of times Trump has tweeted about the NFL vs Puerto Rico

<b>(CNN) —</b> 24:4.<p><b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>This tally is accurate from Friday, September 22, through Tuesday, September 26, at 11:30 a.m. ET</i>

North Korea official: Trump on suicide mission. Trump tweets response

<b>(CNN) —</b> The ongoing war of words between the United States and North Korea saw several new fiery salvos Saturday, a day on which the US military, in a show of force, flew bombers in international airspace over waters east of North Korea.<p>The heated remarks also came on a day in which mysterious …

Trump asks for $7.9 billion down payment for Harvey relief

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has sent lawmakers an initial request for a $7.9 billion down payment toward Harvey relief and recovery …

Republicans

Republican Karen Handel defeats Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District

By Robert Costa<p>, Reporter<p>Paul Kane<p>, Reporter<p>Elise Viebeck<p>, Reporter<p>BROOKHAVEN, Ga. — President Trump’s hopes of steadying his presidency and his agenda on Capitol Hill were given a lift Tuesday when a Republican won a special congressional election in the Atlanta suburbs.<p>Republican Karen Handel …

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Xi Jinping May Be Less Powerful Than He Seems

As Donald Trump sizes up the Chinese president, he may be surprised by what he finds.<p>Once, on a visit to China in August 2015, I heard an odd theory about one of the most powerful men in the world. Xi Jinping, the president of China, would prefer to travel overseas more, but he dreaded doing so, …

China

The Latest: Trump meets with leaders of black colleges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):<p>6:25 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump is meeting with the leaders of the nation's …

Amazon patent hints at floating warehouses in the sky

Amazon may one day use blimps stocked with drones to get packages to customers even faster.<p>The ecommerce giant was approved for a patent in April for airborne warehouses that use drones to make speedy deliveries. The patent was recently discovered by an analyst at CB Insights.<p>Amazon's patent …

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King: Clinton 'Too Defensive' About Emails

Clinton supporter Sen. Angus King (I-ME) says Hillary Clinton was "too precise and too defensive" in her explanation during NBC’s Commander-In-Chief …

CEO-in-Chief: Conflict of Interest?

When it comes to conflicts of interest, there are strict legal guidelines for most executive branch employees, but there's a different set of rules …

Fight for Iraqi city of Mosul may begin 'soon': U.S. military official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The coalition fighting Islamic State will have to begin the fight for Mosul soon to meet Iraq’s aim of freeing the city by the end of the year, a U.S. military official said on Thursday, but he declined to say if the offensive would begin in a month.<p>Military vehicles of the …

The Latest: Police say 1 person shot at Milwaukee protest

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on violence in Milwaukee following the shooting of a man by police (all times local):<p>11:25 p.m.<p>Milwaukee police say they …

The Latest: Divers find body in flooded vehicle

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Deep South (all times local):<p>10:15 p.m.<p>Officials say they have recovered the body of a woman …

Baton Rouge

The Latest: Walsh Jennings, Ross win 1st match as partners

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):<p>1:55 a.m.<p>Defending champion Kerri Walsh Jennings and her new …

Rio Olympics

Clinton wins historic nomination, says glass ceiling cracked

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On a night awash in history, Hillary Clinton triumphantly became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward …

Microsoft launches Researcher and Editor in Word, Zoom in PowerPoint

Microsoft today is announcing new features that are coming to its Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications.<p>One new feature in Word, called <b>Editor</b>, is particularly notable because it will help users improve their writing by suggesting changes, just like a human editor. The feature picks up on …

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