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Trump warns senators ‘looking to start World War III’

President Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpPompeo off to fast start as Trump's top diplomat Trump issues disaster declaration for Hawaii volcano damage …

Anger erupts over Trump's order banning refugees from US

LONDON (AP) — Anger erupted on Saturday — along with some praise from the far-right — about U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on refugees entering …

Trump Has Less Than a Mandate — and That Means a Short Leash

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p><b>Less than a mandate...</b><p>The good news for Donald Trump a month after his presidential victory: 50% of Americans approve of the way he’s handling his …

President Obama’s Historic Trip to Cuba

President Barack Obama traveled to Cuba for a visit rich in symbolism and defined by high expectations for a new era in U.S.-Cuban relations<p>...

Cuba

Trump supporter on his refusal to release taxes: 'Who cares?'

<b>(CNN) —</b> While the President-elect's refusal to release his taxes remains a point of contention with his critics, Donald Trump's fans maintain it's not an issue.<p>"What's the purpose of releasing his taxes anyway?" supporter John Hikel asked CNN's Alisyn Camerota as part of a panel interviewing Trump …

Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook: Obama did not have to ask Clinton to concede

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton's campaign manager Robby Mook disputed a report that said President Barack Obama had to encourage the former secretary of state to concede to Donald Trump on Election Night, saying she had already made up her mind before talking to the President.<p>"She made that decision on …

Government

The latest New Yorker cover presents an ominous view of a Trump presidency

The New Yorker's first cover produced since Donald Trump won Tuesday's presidential election has been revealed, and it features a colossal brick wall.<p>The illustration, by Bob Staake for the November 21 issue, alludes to one of Trump's most infamous campaign promises — to build a wall along the …

Goodbye Obama, hello Trump: how will the presidential handover work?

The transition of power from Barack Obama’s administration to Donald Trump’s has begun. We answer the when, what and how<p>At noon on Friday, 20 January 2017. Until his inauguration, neither Donald Trump, his family or his staff can take possession of the property or offices of the federal government …

Early voting: Record levels in 2016 may give Clinton edge

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record number of Americans have voted ahead of Election Day, driven by soaring turnout from Latino voters. That could be good …

Nervous Clouds Hang Over Last Days of Hillary Clinton Rallies

Landon Nordeman for TIME<p>Landon Nordeman for TIME<p>Doug Mills—The New York Times/Redux<p>Jim Young—Reuters<p>Brian Snyder—Reuters<p>Luke Sharrett—Bloomberg/Getty …

Hillary Clinton

It’s Donald Trump vs. the Constitution: And all this time you thought his opponent was Hillary Clinton

<b>(AP/Evan Vucci/Getty/artisteer)</b><p>Trump will trample our rights, a tactic learned from Republican leaders and lead us into a constitutional crisis<p>Bob Cesca<p>November 7, 2016 9:59am (UTC)<p>Whether Donald Trump wins or loses on Tuesday, the Republican Party will be faced with an empowered and animating …

Hillary Clinton

US election 2016: How newspapers in America and around the world reacted to the news Hillary Clinton has been cleared in email probe

US election day counter<p>With less than 24 hours until America goes to the polls, Hillary Clinton has been cleared in the latest email probe, book-ending a dramatic week for the Democrat candidate.<p>Newspapers in Britain cleared front pages for the late-breaking news, which could spell the end for …

How Barack Obama Became the Late Night Comedy President

Comedian Bill Maher has spent much of 2016 pleading with Barack Obama to be a guest on his HBO show before the president leaves the White House in …

Rogue Electoral College Voter Announces Campaign to Be Most Hated Person in U.S.

If you’ve finally convinced yourself not to be a bed-wetter, here’s a development that might change your mind. Americans could narrowly vote to …

Telegraph logo

Let’s assume that we learn this week that the most powerful country in the world has not gone technically insane. Hillary Clinton, to the ecstatic relief of a watching world, has been elected president of the United States. What happens next?<p>There are already terrifying threats being circulated of …

Georgia Republicans will consider Clinton supreme court nominees

Southern state’s two senators break with their party in saying they would consider nominees put forward by Hillary Clinton if she wins presidency<p>Georgia’s two Republican senators have broken with members of their party, saying they would consider supreme court nominees put forward by Hillary …

U.S. court deals Trump a setback in poll-monitor fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a blow to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, a U.S. judge on Thursday upheld a Pennsylvania state law that could make it difficult for his supporters to monitor Election Day activity in Democratic-leaning areas.<p>Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump …

Civil Rights

Clinton's campaign taps star power as Trump goes it alone

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Clinton dispatched musical and political celebrities across battleground states Friday to try to energize Democrats in …

Election Update: Why Clinton’s Position Is Worse Than Obama’s

<i>Want these election updates emailed to you right when they’re published? Sign up</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>There’s been a potential breach of Hillary Clinton’s electoral …

Government

Clinton, Trump make their closing arguments

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have a simple closing argument for voters: A loss in Tuesday's election would be catastrophic.<p>With four days remaining before the election, the White House rivals are speaking in increasingly stark terms about the stakes of the race. Clinton is portraying …

Ryan may face battle to keep his job as House Freedom Caucus leaders withhold support

<b>(CNN) —</b> Paul Ryan initially didn't want to be speaker, but he may now have to fight to keep his job.<p>A number of members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus -- a group of roughly 40 members who have been a persistent thorn in the GOP leadership's side -- are refusing to say if they will back …

House Freedom Caucus

Melania Trump: Ending social media bullying would be focus as first lady

<b>(CNN) —</b> Melania Trump says she'd work to improve a social media culture that has gotten "too mean and too tough" -- riddled with insults based on "looks and intelligence" -- if she becomes first lady.<p>But she didn't make any mention of the Twitter activities of her husband, Donald Trump, who has …

Donald Trump

Romney and McCain to Make Case for GOP, But Not Its Nominee

On Thursday, the two last Republican Party nominees for president -- Arizona Sen. John McCain and Mitt Romney -- will unite for a final get-out the vote effort. The once bitter primary rivals will seek to make the case for McCain to return to the U.S. Senate for a sixth term in a state that has …

As Calls Of A 'Rigged' Election Continue, Voting Officials Highlight Open Doors

Ahead of Election Day next week, election officials around the country are checking and double-checking their equipment to make sure the results are calculated accurately.<p>Those officials are under increased scrutiny this year with Donald Trump and his allies claiming the voting system could be …

Trump's campaign should be fair game in Trump University trial: lawyers

(Reuters) - Statements Donald Trump has made during his presidential run should generally be admissible in an upcoming civil trial over alleged fraud at his Trump University venture, lawyers for the plaintiffs said in a court filing late on Tuesday.<p>Donald Trump goes to a Wawa gas station after a …

Donald Trump

The Latest: NC senator apologizes for comment about Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential election campaign (all times EDT)):<p>9:45 p.m.<p>North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr is apologizing for …

Syria airstrikes kill 22, mostly children, outside school

BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes in Syria killed up to 22 people, mostly children, on Wednesday when warplanes struck a residential area housing a school …

Idlib school attack could be deadliest since Syrian war began, says UN

‘We know it was one of the two,’ says White House spokesman over attack in rebel-held area that killed at least 35 people<p>The White House has directly accused either Syria or Russia of being behind airstrikes that destroyed a school complex on Wednesday.<p>Rescue workers at the site in northern Syria …

Middle East

Germany charges Syrian teenager suspected of plotting terror attack

Federal prosecutors have charged a 19-year-old Syrian man suspected of having ties to the so-called "Islamic State" (IS). Authorities believe he was …