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Nascar CEO Brian France takes leave of absence after DUI and oxycodone arrest

Nascar’s CEO, Brian France, has taken a leave of absence after he was arrested on Sunday night for driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of a controlled substance.<p>The 56-year-old was held overnight and released on Monday morning, according to police in Sag Harbor Village on New York’s …

Brian France

US, North Korean top diplomats exchange pleasantries, barbs

SINGAPORE (AP) — Roller-coaster nuclear diplomacy between the United States and North Korea hit highs and lows on Saturday as the countries’ top diplomats traded polite words and barbs, leaving efforts to rid the North of its atomic weapons at an uncertain juncture.<p>At a security conference in …

North Korea

My son, Osama: the al-Qaida leader’s mother speaks for the first time

Nearly 17 years since 9/11, Osama bin Laden’s family remains an influential part of Saudi society – as well as a reminder of the darkest moment in the kingdom’s history. Can they escape his legacy?<p>On the corner couch of a spacious room, a woman wearing a brightly patterned robe sits expectantly. …

Osama Bin Laden

Congress Can Stop Trump From Ditching WTO, Analysts Say

President threatens to pull out ‘if they don’t treat us properly,’ but lawmakers could stand in the way<p>Congress has largely been a bystander as the …

Tester touts Trump ties ahead of presidential push to oust him

<b>Great Falls, Montana (CNN) —</b> As President Donald Trump heads to Montana in an effort to torpedo the re-election campaign of Sen. Jon Tester, the Montana Democrat placed a full-page ad in 14 of the state's newspapers touting the 16 bills he supported that the President has signed.<p>The play by …

White House announces hiring of former Fox News exec Bill Shine

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Veteran Fox News executive Bill Shine is President Trump's new right-hand-man for White House communications.<p>The appointment was announced on Thursday afternoon, shortly before Shine joined Trump on a trip to Montana. Shine's title is Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications<p>His …

Trump just used a 'get off my lawn!' analogy for immigrants

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's nothing new about President Donald Trump griping about US immigration laws.<p>It's one of his favorite subjects heading into the November elections and electing more Republicans, he says, will help him tighten up US borders.<p>But he did employ a new, somewhat tortured analogy in a series …

Donald Trump has no answers for the border crisis. And things are about to get worse.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Although the family separation crisis at the nation's southern border has slipped off the front pages, the crisis remains: There are still more than 2,000 children still separated from their parents.<p>We think. Why don't we know the exact number? Because the US government continues to refuse …

Trump Administration

Arizona Senate candidate's husband, who is a top campaign surrogate, spread conspiracy theories online

<b>(CNN) —</b> Arizona US Senate candidate Kelli Ward's husband has a history of promoting fringe conspiracy theories on social media, a CNN KFile review has found.<p>Michael Ward, who like his wife is a doctor, is an Arizona political activist and heavily involved in his wife's campaign for the Republican …

Hillary Clinton

Trump Just Hired A Controversial Former Fox News Executive

"It's extraordinary that the president of the United States could hire someone like this."<p>Former Fox News copresident Bill Shine, who was ousted over the network's mishandling of sexual harassment, just took over the seemingly impossible job of serving as President Donald Trump's top communications …

Trump reiterates demand to deport undocumented immigrants, asylum-seekers without due process

President Donald Trump demanded on Thursday that Congress pass laws allowing undocumented immigrants and asylum-seekers to be deported without due process, which he characterized as a “long and costly” process that the U.S. is foolish to carry out.<p>“Congress must pass smart, fast and reasonable …

Immigration

Trump hires former Fox News executive Bill Shine as communications chief

President Donald Trump has hired former Fox News executive Bill Shine to lead his communications team, the White House announced on Thursday.<p>“He brings over two decades of television programming, communications, and management experience to the role,” the White House said in a statement announcing …

U.S. Politics

Trump sending National Guard troops to Mexico border, but they won't have contact with immigrants

Trump Effect<p>WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a proclamation Wednesday directing National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to fight illegal immigration, but it is not likely to allow the troops to have physical contact with immigrants, according to three administration officials.<p>The …

Trump signs proclamation directing troops to secure border

WASHINGTON (AP) — Asserting the situation had reached "a point of crisis," President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a proclamation directing the …

These are the best signature sandwiches in all 50 states (and DC)

51 signature winning sandwiches<p>Over the course of a year, 10Best and Sandwich America teamed up to find the best sandwich in each U.S. state and …

Facebook update shows which of your friends are suckers for fake news

Facebook today announced it was rolling out an update to its News Feed to combat fake news. While the initial purpose of the update appears to be giving users context for the news stories they read. But the update also has a hidden second purpose: Showing you which of your friends are sharing bogus …

The migrant caravan denounced by Trump will end in Mexico City, but some people vow to go on alone

By Joshua Partlow<p>MATIAS ROMERO, Mexico — The caravan of Central American migrants that has prompted scathing tweets from President Trump is expected to end its journey at the Mexican capital rather than pushing north to the U.S. border, organizers said Wednesday.<p>The sheer size of the group — more …

Tesla car that crashed and killed driver was running on Autopilot, firm says

Tesla has said a car that crashed in California last week, killing its driver, was operating on Autopilot.<p>The 23 March crash on highway 101 in Mountain View is the latest accident to involve self-driving technology. Earlier this month, a self-driving Volvo SUV that was being tested by the …

Tesla

Trump suggests he will send U.S. troops to the Mexican border

WASHINGTON — President Trump suggested Tuesday he might try to put U.S. troops on the Mexican border until his anti-migration wall is built.<p>Saying he has spoken with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis — "we're going to be doing this militarily" — Trump told reporters: "Until we can have a wall and proper …

Donald Trump

YouTube shooting: Nasim Aghdam shoots 3 before killing herself at San Bruno HQ

Terrified employees fled as gunfire rang out at YouTube's sprawling headquarters in San Bruno, California, on Tuesday, prompting a massive police …

Indian character crashes iOS 11.2.5, may require full device restore (Updated)

Sending a specific Indian character in a text message can crash an iOS device’s Messages app and potentially require the device to be restored from a backup, Italy’s Mobile World reports. The bug follows last month’s device-freezing ChaiOS issue, which Apple rushed to patch in iOS 11.2.5, but has …

Democratic, GOP lawmakers: Memo doesn't clear Trump in probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was wrong to assert that a GOP-produced classified memo on FBI surveillance powers cleared him in the Russia investigation, Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Sunday. They expressed hope that special counsel Robert Mueller's work would continue without …

News

Republican senators urge Congress to revisit bill to protect Mueller

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress should revisit proposed legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller after President Donald Trump tried to fire him last year while he investigated the Trump campaign’s ties with Russia, two Republican senators said on Sunday.<p>In separate television …

Donald Trump

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe stepping down

Politics News<p>WASHINGTON — FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who has been attacked by President Donald Trump, stepped down Monday, multiple sources familiar with the matter told NBC News.<p>McCabe will remain on the FBI payroll until he is eligible to retire with full benefits in mid-March, the …

Andrew McCabe

Tesla employees say to expect more Model 3 delays, citing inexperienced workers, manual assembly of batteries

Tesla's problems with battery production at the company's Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada, are worse than the company has acknowledged and could cause …

Trump says he is ‘looking forward’ to testifying under oath for Mueller's Russia probe

WASHINGTON — President Trump said Wednesday he's willing to testify in the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election — and will do so under oath.<p>“I’m looking forward to it actually,” Trump told reporters in the West Wing of the White House. “There has been no …

Donald Trump

2 dead, 17 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A 15-year-old student killed two classmates and hit a dozen others with gunfire Tuesday, methodically firing a handgun inside a crowded atrium at his rural Kentucky high school.<p>“He was determined. He knew what he was doing,” said Alexandria Caporali, who grabbed her stunned …

Kentucky

Watchdog group files complaint against Trump campaign over reported payout to Stormy Daniels

By Mark Berman<p>Mark Berman<p>National news reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The confidentiality settlement reportedly paid to an adult-film star who said she had an affair with Donald Trump years before he became president may have violated campaign finance laws, a watchdog group alleged Monday.<p>In a pair of …

Donald Trump

Government Shutdown Ends After 3 Days of Recriminations

WASHINGTON — Congress brought an end to a three-day government shutdown on Monday as Senate Democrats buckled under pressure to adopt a short-term spending bill to fund government operations without first addressing the fate of young undocumented immigrants.<p>The House quickly approved the measure — …

Floyd Abrams Sees Trump’s Anti-Media Tweets as Double-Edged Swords

Last Monday, the sun rose in the east, the black-capped chickadee sang its spring mating song and President Trump attacked American journalists in a tweet. This latest one read: “The Fake Media (not Real Media) has gotten even worse since the election. Every story is badly slanted. We have to hold …