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Comey memos detail Trump's comments on Russia, reservations about Flynn

<b>(CNN) —</b> In his memos documenting conversations with President Donald Trump, former FBI Director James Comey recounts Trump's "serious reservations" about then-national security adviser Michael Flynn as well as the President's concerns about media leaks and Trump's recollection of Russian President …

Donald Trump

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says he'll support Trump in 2020

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Lindsey Graham said on Twitter Thursday he plans to support President Donald Trump for his 2020 re-election bid.<p>The Republican senator from South Carolina, who has previously fought with Trump, tweeted a story from CNN on Republicans not ready to back Trump just yet -- and …

Elections

The Plethora of Trends I Bought Because of Instagram

So I buy things because I want to post about them on Instagram… Sue me! But in all seriousness, I would be lying if I said there weren't a handful of …

Social Media

The Latest It Boot Trend Will Probably Lose You a Few Friends

A visit from Storm Emma during the Milan and Paris legs of show season proved to be a minor fashion emergency for the assembled editors. Instagram …

Clothing

Bhutan's 'Shangri-La' caught between two rival superpowers

<b>With its scenic mountains and stunning Buddhist monasteries on hilltops, Bhutan is a traveller's dream and described by some as the last Shangri-La - a mystical beautiful place where everything is perfection.</b><p>The country's capital, Thimphu, is a refreshing delight to those who are tired of traffic …

India

Populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban Wins Third Consecutive Term in Hungary

(BUDAPEST, Hungary) — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said his “decisive” re-election victory and the super majority in parliament his …

Europe

Report: Israel Struck in Syria from the Sea

The recent strike on an arms depot in Latakia was a naval intervention and not an airstrike, Middle East intelligence sources told the <i>Sunday Times</i> …

Middle East

Israel and Hamas May Have Committed War Crimes in Renewed Gaza Violence, the ICC Says

(JERUSALEM) — The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court raised concerns Sunday that Israel and Hamas may have committed war crimes …

Israel

Trump Hotel to Employees: Don’t Hire Relatives

An employee handbook for the Trump Hotel Las Vegas also banned ‘[s]exually suggestive or obscene comments or gestures.’ No, seriously.<p>Jared Kushner, …

Donald Trump

Padma Lakshmi's Holistic Indian Skincare Secrets Are Too Good Not to Share

By the time Padma Lakshmi swings by the Byrdie studio to film a series of videos about her beauty routine (and new MAC makeup collection), I already …

Alternative Medicine

\"To hell with it\": Trump increasingly weary of staff advice

WASHINGTON (AP) — The speech was written. A cast of relatable Americans with emotional stories was standing by to reinforce the message. But President Donald Trump was in no mood to play along.<p>"The hell with it," Trump said, recounting the scene with his aides to a West Virginia crowd last week. …

Donald Trump

Skin Brightening Products So Good, You May Actually Forgo Concealer

Your skin needs help overturning any lingering winter dullness. This blend of antioxidants and essential oils will buff away dead cells for a smooth …

Skin Care

Missiles fired at military airport in Homs: Syrian media

Syria and its main ally Russia have accused Israel of carrying out a missile strike that killed 14 people on a Syrian air base. It took place amid an …

Middle East

5 New Brands That Prove Korean Skincare Is Still One to Watch

It’s no secret that Korean skincare has long been ahead of the game. According to insiders, the research that’s driving beauty innovation in Seoul is …

Skin Care

Trump: 'big price to pay' for Syria chemical weapons attack

UK and France call for UN security council meeting Analysis: Syria will see US strike as a price worth paying<p>Donald Trump warned there will be a “big price to pay” for a chemical strike in a rebel-held Damascus suburb that killed at least 42 people on Saturday, as the UK and France called for an …

Middle East

The Logic of Assad's Brutality

No meaningful American response will be forthcoming, no matter how hideous the war crime.<p>Bashar al-Assad, the president of Syria, might have great contempt for the sanctity of human life, but he is not a reckless strategist. Since 2011, he has prosecuted an uncompromising war against his own …

Middle East

10 staggering images from the Gaza-Israel border violence

A Palestinian journalist died on Saturday after being wounded by Israeli fire on Friday while covering deadly protests along the Israel-Gaza border, …

Israel

The 'nonviolent' demonstration in Gaza was anything but peaceful

<b>To the editor:</b> Saree Makdisi laments inaccuracy of media coverage of protests by Palestinian Arabs in Israel. ("The bare facts about the Gaza demonstrators are correct, but the rest of the story is missing," April 6)<p>From his perspective, Israeli soldiers are not allowed to protect themselves from …

Israel

Dozens Suffocate in Syria as Government Is Accused of Chemical Attack

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Dozens of Syrians choked to death after a suspected chemical attack struck the rebel-held suburb of Douma, east of Damascus, with aid groups on Sunday blaming President Bashar al-Assad’s government for the assault and Western governments expressing outrage.<p>Rescue workers in Syria …

Middle East

Trump uncharacteristically criticizes Putin after reports of chemical attack in Syria

The tweets and alleged attack in Syria sparked responses from lawmakers in both parties.<p>President Donald Trump on Sunday strongly condemned what he described in tweets as a "mindless CHEMICAL attack in Syria" that allegedly left women and children dead.<p>He laid the blame squarely at the feet of …

Donald Trump

Princess Charlotte will make history when royal baby arrives

Later this month, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are due to welcome their third child into the world.<p>While Prince George and Princess Charlotte …

Princess Charlotte

Trump meets his match: Stormy Daniels' combative lawyer Michael Avenatti

Michael Avenatti, the newly famous lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels, has more than a few things in common with President Trump.<p>He's brash. He's media savvy. He enjoys the high life. He revels in antagonizing opponents.<p>In short, Trump may have met his match in this Newport Beach lawyer whose …

Corruption

18 Inexpensive Beauty Hacks That'll Change Your Life

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Skin Care

Trump's lawyer referred a client to Stormy Daniels' former lawyer, raising new questions about collaboration

<b>(CNN) —</b> Michael D. Cohen, President Trump's longtime personal lawyer, steered a client to Stormy Daniels' then-attorney last fall, a year after the two men negotiated a secret $130,000 deal silencing the porn star about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump, Daniels' attorney confirmed to …

Donald Trump

Trump is quietly shifting how major infrastructure projects are funded

<i>Each week, the “Can He Do That?” podcast explores critical questions about what today’s news means for our nation and its highest office. Listen here.</i><p>Since the beginning of his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has been talking about infrastructure and the promise of new roads, railways, tunnels …

Donald Trump

Think Trump was tough on Sean Spicer? Nixon literally shoved his press secretary.

<i>This story has been updated to reflect White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigning on Friday.</i><p>In late August 1973, as the Watergate scandal ate away at President Richard Nixon’s psyche and presidency, CBS News correspondent Dan Rather filed an astonishing report on the evening news.<p>“What you …

Donald Trump

Before Ivanka Trump, other presidential daughters also wielded influence at the White House

Ivanka Trump is the first first daughter in American history to score a West Wing office and hire a chief of staff. As her father’s “special adviser,” her portfolio encompasses both outreach to Europe and rolling her eyes at commander-in-chief dad jokes. In Berlin on Tuesday, she endured boos when …

Donald Trump

The government seizes Backpage.com

Visitors to Backpage.com today were greeted by a simple message from the U.S. Department of Justice, noting that it had seized the classifieds site. According to the static image, the move was a joint effort that included the FBI, IRS and the U.S Postal Inspection Service.<p>The action, while brash, …

Crime

Texas Begins Sending National Guard Troops to Mexican Border

AUSTIN, Tex. — Texas became the first state on Friday to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border of the United States after President Trump announced this week that he would send the military there.<p>State officials said 250 Texas National Guard personnel would be dispatched to the border …

National Guard

Does Trump have the power to send National Guard troops to the border?

Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush asked states to send National Guard forces to the border. Then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger told Bush no thanks.<p>President Donald Trump announced this week that he was sending the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to fight illegal immigration, signing …

Immigration