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U.S. States Demand Better Access to Secrets About Election Cyber Threats

WASHINGTON - U.S. state election officials are demanding better access to sometimes classified federal government information about hacking threats …

Trump Cancels Military Parade After DoD Postpones, Will Spend Veterans Day in Paris Instead

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had canceled his planned military parade and would instead visit Paris on Nov. 11 to …

Donald Trump

Democrats Threaten to Sue Archives for Info on Supreme Court Nominee

Democrats in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday they were prepared to sue the National Archives if it does not honor their request for information on …

U.S. Supreme Court

US, ACLU Agree on Plan to Reunite Separated Immigrant Families

The U.S. government has largely reached an agreement with immigrant rights advocates on a revised plan for reuniting hundreds more families separated …

Immigration

US Treasury Threatens Turkey With More Sanctions if Pastor Isn't Freed

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday the United States was ready to put further economic sanctions on Turkey if detained American …

Donald Trump

More US States Deploy Technology to Track Election Hacking Attempts

A majority of U.S. states has adopted technology that allows the federal government to see inside state computer systems managing voter data or …

South Dakota

Masterpiece Cakeshop Baker Sues Colorado Over 'Persecution' Following Supreme Court Win

A Colorado baker who won a narrow Supreme Court victory over his refusal to make a wedding cake for a gay couple is suing the state after it launched …

Civil Rights

Jury Begins Weighing US Charges Against Ex-Trump Aide Manafort

A jury in Virginia on Thursday began deliberations in the trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman who is facing …

Donald Trump

During Closing Statements, Prosecution Claims Manafort Had 'Huge Dumpster of Hidden Money'

Paul Manafort had “a huge dumpster of hidden money” abroad, a prosecutor said on Wednesday, urging a jury to convict the former Trump campaign chief …

Donald Trump

Alex Jones Suspended on Twitter Following a Call for Violence Against the Media

Twitter suspended Infowars host Alex Jones' Twitter account for seven days on Tuesday following threats against the media that the social media site …

Social Media

Midwest Battleground States Choose Candidates for Contested Midterm Elections

Voters chose nominees on Tuesday in the key battleground states of Wisconsin and Minnesota, setting up what are expected to be tight races as …

Rothfus Pegs Conor Lamb as Pelosi Progressive: 'Can't Be a Moderate and Support Late-Term Abortion'

Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-Pa.) isn't buying Democrat wunderkind Rep. Conor Lamb's (D-Pa.) schtick.<p>Lamb, whom Democrats heralded as a rising star after …

Conor Lamb

Decades of Sexual Abuse by Priests Detailed in New Pennsylvania Report

Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused thousands of children over a 70-year period and silenced victims through “the weaponization of …

Child Abuse

Turkey Doubles Tariffs on Some US Imports; Lira Rallies

Turkey doubled tariffs on some U.S. imports including alcohol, cars and tobacco on Wednesday in retaliation for U.S. moves, but the lira rallied …

Economy

Former Hulk Hogan Lawyer Reportedly Representing Trump in Omarosa Arbitration Claim

The attorney who represented former wrestler Hulk Hogan in his sex tape lawsuit is reported to be representing President Donald Trump's campaign in …

Donald Trump

Ex-Trump Aide Manafort's Defense Rests, Case Headed to Jury

Attorneys for Paul Manafort rested their case on Tuesday without calling any witnesses, including the former Trump campaign chairman himself, who …

Donald Trump

Trump Actor Boxes Merkel Punching Bag at New Berlin Madame Tussauds Installation

Madame Tussauds in Berlin unveiled its latest attraction on Tuesday - a posturing Donald Trump figure striking a picture of German Chancellor Angela …

Madame Tussauds

Harvey Weinstein Must Face British Actress's Sex Trafficking Lawsuit

Movie producer Harvey Weinstein must face a civil lawsuit by a British actress who has accused him of violating sex trafficking laws by inviting her …

Harvey Weinstein

Trump Tweets That Probe Should End Following Firing of FBI Agent Peter Strzok

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the “illegal Rigged Witch Hunt” Russia probe should be disembarked now that former FBI Agent Peter Strzok …

Donald Trump

China Angered at New US Defense Act, to Assess Content

China on Tuesday condemned measures targeting it in a new U.S. defense act, saying it exaggerated antagonism and that Beijing would take a close look …

China

Wisconsin, Minnesota Primaries to Gauge Strength of Opposition to Trump

States such as Wisconsin helped drive Donald Trump’s surprising presidential win two years ago, and Tuesday's primaries there and in neighboring …

Primary Elections

Man Suspected of UK Parliament Terrorism Attack After Driving into Pedestrians

British police said they believe a man deliberately drove a car into pedestrians and cyclists on Tuesday before ramming it into barriers outside …

Extremism

'Should be a Big Week': Giuliani Predicts Mueller Will Decide on Trump Interview This Week

<!—http://cdn.brid.tv/live/partners/9968/sd/278997.mp4—><p>Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, predicted Monday morning that this …

Donald Trump

US Judge Allows Mueller Case Against Russian Company to Proceed

A U.S. judge on Monday backed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the federal Russia investigation, allowing a case to proceed against a Russian …

Donald Trump

FBI Agent Peter Strzok — Who Criticized Trump in Text Messages — Is Fired

WASHINGTON - Peter Strzok, the FBI agent who came under fire by Republicans for sending politically charged text messages that disparaged President …

Donald Trump

Prosecutors to Wrap Up Manafort Case, May Soon Go to Jury

U.S. prosecutors on Monday plan to wrap up their tax and bank fraud case against former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort, making it likely the case …

Donald Trump

Ex-Trump Aide Omarosa Releases Recording of White House Firing

Former White House aide and reality television participant Omarosa Manigault Newman played a recording in a TV interview on Sunday of her dismissal …

Donald Trump

Washington White Nationalist Rally Sputters in Sea of Counterprotesters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A white nationalist rally in the heart of Washington drew two dozen demonstrators and thousands of chanting counterprotesters …

Rights & Freedoms

16 of the Most Attention-Getting Signs From DC's Unite the Right Counter-Rally

<!—http://cdn.brid.tv/live/partners/9968/sd/278790.mp4—><p>One year after the Unite The Right rally, a similar protest was planned on Sunday in …

Rights & Freedoms

This Is What DC Looks Like Right Now in Anticipation of Unite the Right Rally on Anniversary of Charlottesville

WASHINGTON - Washington was bracing for a white nationalist rally on Sunday organized to coincide with the anniversary of last year's racially …

Rights & Freedoms