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Mueller ups pressure on Trump campaign aides with new charge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday stepped up pressure on two former Trump campaign aides to cooperate in his probe into possible collusion with Russia, unsealing a criminal charge against a lawyer for lying to Mueller's investigators.<p>The attorney, Alex van der …

5 clues to Mueller's roadmap

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's shop doesn't leak, but last week's 37-page indictment of Russians provided a mess of clues about what he's up to. …

Robert Mueller

Rep. Gowdy: Memo Doesn't Impact Russian Probe, Dems. Should Be Equally Concerned About FISA Application

South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy appeared on CBS Face the Nation today with Margaret Brennan to discuss the recently released “Nunes Memo." Rep. Gowdy …

15 Foods a Nutritionist Always Keeps in Her Fridge

Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to think of a well-stocked fridge as pre-production for everyday life. Having the right mix of nutritious …

Healthy Eating

A Split From Trump Indicates That Flynn Is Moving to Cooperate With Mueller

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, notified the president’s legal team in recent days that they could no longer discuss the special counsel’s investigation, according to four people involved in the case — an indication that Mr. Flynn is …

Donald Trump

Older Voters Stymied by Tighter ID Requirements

In February 2016, Anita Johnson met a woman in Milwaukee fretting that, although she had voted faithfully for decades, she would be unable to cast a ballot in the presidential election.<p>Her Wisconsin driver’s license was about to expire, and since she was 90 and no longer drove, she wouldn’t renew …

Government

Trump: 'I'm with our agencies' on Russian election meddling

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday said he believes U.S. intelligence agencies, which have concluded that Russia meddled in the …

Trump careens off script on Russia after Putin meeting

After a week of delicate diplomacy in Asia, the president again dismissed Russian election meddling and lashed out at critics on Twitter.<p>DANANG, Vietnam — President Donald Trump stayed on script for more than a week as he crisscrossed Asia — and then Russian President Vladimir Putin showed up.<p>After …

Donald Trump

Trump 'seething' as Mueller probe reaches former aides

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The dramatic intensification of the Russia investigation on Monday reignited President Donald Trump's fury at the controversy clouding his presidency, prompting his aides to urgently advise him against lashing out at special counsel Robert Mueller as they work to revive a halting …

Donald Trump

Russia-Trump: Who's who in the drama to end all dramas?

<b>It's more gripping than any box set we can get our hands on right now.</b><p>The investigations into Russian interference in the US election, and whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Kremlin, continue to deliver daily developments and drama worthy of anything seen in House of Cards.<p>Nineteen people …

The Latest: First indictments, guilty plea in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into possible coordination between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia (all times local):<p>9:45 p.m.<p>The special counsel investigating possible coordination between the Kremlin and Donald Trump's presidential campaign has indicted its …

Donald Trump

Former Trump Aides Charged as Prosecutors Reveal New Campaign Ties With Russia

WASHINGTON — The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, announced charges on Monday against three advisers to President Trump’s campaign and laid out the most explicit evidence to date that his campaign was eager to coordinate with the Russian government to damage his rival, Hillary Clinton.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Republicans, desperate for a win, already face setbacks as they prepare to unveil tax bill this week

The Republican effort to overhaul the tax code suffered a bruising setback over the weekend when a powerful corporate interest group came out against the proposal just days ahead of when House leaders plan to release it to the public.<p>The National Association of Home Builders, after learning that a …

Republicans

White nationalists met by counterprotesters cancel second rally in Tennessee

<b>(CNN) —</b> White nationalists groups that rallied Saturday in Shelbyville, Tennessee, were met by a large police presence and dozens of shouting counterprotesters. Hours later, a second rally planned in nearby Murfreesboro was canceled.<p>The demonstrations, which organizers called the "White Lives …

Rights & Freedoms

Military Members and Their Families Respond to John Kelly’s News Conference

The article about a news conference given this week by John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff — in which he addressed President Trump’s phone call to the widow of a slain Army soldier, as well as the loss of his own son in Afghanistan — drew intense reader interest.<p>Among the more than 3,500 …

A cheat sheet to the investigation that cost Rep. Tom Marino the nomination to be drug czar

Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) has withdrawn his nomination to be President Trump's drug czar after an investigation by The Washington Post and "60 Minutes” detailed his years-long efforts to pass a law that critics say allowed the drug industry to profit off people addicted to opioids.<p>This is the second …

Tom Marino

What Facebook Did to American Democracy

And why it was so hard to see it coming<p>In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after.<p>Things we thought we understood—narratives, data, software, news events—have had to be reinterpreted in light of Donald Trump’s …

Journalism

A ‘pressure cooker’: Trump’s frustration and fury rupture alliances, threaten agenda

Frustrated by his Cabinet and angry that he has not received enough credit for his handling of three successive hurricanes, President Trump is now lashing out, rupturing alliances and imperiling his legislative agenda, numerous White House officials and outside advisers said Monday.<p>In a matter of …

AG directive protects religious objectors to LGBT rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an order that undercuts protections for LGBT people, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a sweeping directive to agencies …

Before Trump job, Manafort worked to aid Putin

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before signing up with Donald Trump, former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly worked for a Russian billionaire with a plan to …

Donald Trump may have violated the Constitution, Harvard doctoral candidate says

A Harvard doctoral candidate writes that Trump is misclassifying Steve Bannon, who should have Senate confirmation<p>It may have been more than merely disturbing that White House chief strategist Steve Bannon overruled a Department of Homeland Security finding about how President Donald Trump's Muslim …

13 years ago, Arnold Palmer capped his PGA Tour career with this incredible driver off the deck

Thirteen years ago, Arnold Palmer faced a decision from the middle of the fairway on Bay Hill's 18th hole in the second round of his tournament. At 74, Palmer couldn't carry the water hazard guarding the green, but in typical Arnie style, he still went with the bold choice of trying to reach the …

How the UK plans to block illegal Kodi soccer streams

Last week, at the High Court, the Football Association Premier League (FAPL) was granted stronger powers to crack down on the illegal streaming of English football matches. Instead of chasing websites hosting live players, the League can now block the servers that provide the live feeds, cutting …

20 Vietnamese-Inspired Recipes That Think Outside of the Noodle Bowl

From spicy Vietnamese pork chops to quick pho, we've got just enough recipes to satisfy your craving.<p>Vietnamese cuisine is world-renowned for its emphasis on fresh ingredients, an exquisite use of spices, and a sense of balance in all dishes. It's no wonder you see slurp-able <i>pho</i> and pork …

Cooking

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Review<p>A deep dive on <i>Avengers</i> for those who've seen the movie.<p>By The Editors of GQ4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair …

Around the World in Hot Sauce: An Illustrated Tour of 18 Varieties

If there's one constant in global cuisine, it's that people all over the world like spicy food. And food cultures across the world have come up with countless ways to dry, crush, smoke, pickle, brine, and confit chilies into condiments, developing hot sauces that give dishes extra dimension and …