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The Latest: Somalia calls Trump Jerusalem move 'dangerous'

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital (all times local):<p>11:55 …

WikiLeaks faces U.S. probes into its 2016 election role and CIA leaks: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, are facing multiple investigations by U.S. authorities, including three congressional probes and a federal criminal inquiry, sources familiar with the investigations said.<p>The Senate and House of Representatives intelligence …

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Study: Hillary Clinton’s emails got as much front-page coverage in 6 days as policy did in 69

A stark finding from an analysis of New York Times coverage.<p>The hand-wringing over the 2016 election continues more than a year later. Fake news. Russia collusion. James Comey. Wisconsin.<p>But two researchers, David Rothschild and Duncan Watts, took on an in-depth analysis of the mainstream media …

Trump aides considered new Twitter rules after troublesome Flynn tweet

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's tweet last weekend about fired national security adviser Michael Flynn sparked consideration among the President's staff of imposing new rules on how messages are posted on his social media accounts amid consternation by his aides and lawyers, according to sources …

RNC approves anti-KKK resolution — after White House signoff

Members said it was important to formally condemn hate groups, but some privately scoffed that Republicans felt it was even necessary.<p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Republican National Committee on Friday unanimously approved a resolution condemning Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan, a move that comes just two …

Two lawsuits challenge Trump transgender military service ban | Reuters

(Reuters) - Civil rights groups filed two new lawsuits on Monday challenging President Donald Trump’s controversial ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.<p>FILE PHOTO: People protest U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender …

Inside Mar-a-Lago for 48 hours critical to the Russia investigation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The answer to one of the most critical questions at the heart of the Russia investigation may well lie in the grand hallways of Mar-a-Lago.<p>Did President Donald Trump know Michael Flynn talked about sanctions during his conversations a year ago with the former Russian ambassador? …

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The G.O.P. Is Rotting

A lot of good, honorable Republicans used to believe there was a safe middle ground. You didn’t have to tie yourself hip to hip with Donald Trump, but you didn’t have to go all the way to the other extreme and commit political suicide like the dissident Jeff Flake, either. You could sort of float …

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Is Donald Trump's mental health becoming dangerous? Medical experts weigh in.

President Donald Trump’s temperament has always been a big part of his political brand. Depending on who you ask, he is either refreshingly frank or shockingly unpresidential. But increasingly, critics of the president have gone from criticizing his rhetoric to worrying about his mental fitness for …

Mental Health

The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics

Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage …

How Congress Used Social Media in 2017

This year the 535 members of Congress have collectively posted over 1 million times on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, …

Social Media

Read Al Franken's Resignation Speech Bashing Donald Trump and Roy Moore

Embattled Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken announced Thursday that he is resigning from Congress, following allegations from multiple women of …

The Government Is Finally Processing Workplace Harassment Claims Online

It’s much faster.<p><i>As Trump tweets, government acts. Welcome to Meanwhile, our recurring look at what federal agencies are up to and how their work</i> …

Police forces use new terror stop and search powers

<b>Three police forces in England have used a new law for the first time to stop and search terrorism suspects, the Home Office has revealed.</b><p>Police only started using the new powers in the aftermath of the Parsons Green Tube attack on 15 September.<p>In September, British Transport Police (BTP) carried …

Indiana police officer reinstated after 'white male privilege' remark

(Reuters) - A female Indiana police officer suspended after calling out a fellow officer for "white male privilege" during a transgender awareness training session was reinstated on Thursday.<p>Plainfield police Captain Carri Weber, placed on leave following an incident posted online that drew …

Trump administration seeks to delay order to accept transgender recruits

The Trump administration has asked a federal court for an emergency stay to delay a court order to begin opening the military to transgender recruits by Jan. 1.<p>The move is the latest development in a complicated legal battle over President Donald Trump's order earlier this year that transgender …

Trump Administration

A list: Members of Congress facing sexual misconduct allegations

WASHINGTON — The national conversation over sexual harassment that began with misconduct and assault accusations against Hollywood film maker Harvey Weinstein is reverberating throughout the U.S. Capitol as at least four sitting lawmakers stand accused of groping, harassment or other unwanted …

How the economy compares to when other fiscal bills were passed

A major Republican motive for passing their tax bill is to create economic growth. But the economy is doing relatively well right now compared to …

Federal Budget

How the Senate Tax Bill Would Affect You

The Republican tax plan will cut taxes for most Americans -- at least in the short term.<p>The Republicans’ Senate tax bill, named the Republican Tax …

Congress passes short-term deal to stave off shutdown, setting up late-December spending fight

Congress passed a short-term spending deal Thursday, sending to President Trump a bill to avert a partial government shutdown and setting up a heated budget fight later this month.<p>Trump has indicated that he will sign the deal, preventing a government stoppage that had been set to take effect at …

Republicans

Arizona Rep. Trent Franks expected to resign

WASHINGTON — Arizona Rep. Trent Franks announced his resignation Thursday evening after the House Ethics Committee revealed it was opening an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment.<p>"I have recently learned that the Ethics Committee is reviewing an inquiry regarding my discussion of …

Sexual Harassment

Did President Trump slur his speech?

<b>(CNN) —</b> While President Donald Trump was giving his historic speech Wednesday to announce that the United States would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, some on the internet focused on the manner in which he made his statement.<p>Toward the end of the news conference, some on Twitter and …

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US senator on North Korea: “Most Americans don’t realize how close we are to this war”

If Sen. Tammy Duckworth is worried, you should be too.<p>Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a decorated veteran of the Iraq War, is scared — scared that the Trump administration may be getting the US into a devastating war with North Korea without much of the public noticing or seeming to care.<p>“Most Americans,” …

World leaders slam Trump's Jerusalem move as 'irresponsible' and 'dangerous'

From Europe to the Middle East to Australia, U.S. allies and adversaries alike lined up Wednesday to condemn President Donald Trump’s decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to later move the U.S. embassy there.<p>World leaders painted the decision as unilateral and …

Israel

A World War II veteran burst into song at a Pearl Harbor event with Trump — and he was fantastic

To commemorate the 76th anniversary of the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor, President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were joined by a group of World War II veterans to sign a presidential proclamation declaring Dec. 7 National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, commemorating the 2,300 …

Most Americans want Trump investigated for alleged sexual misconduct, poll finds

70% of Americans believe the U.S. Congress should investigate allegations of sexual harassment against President Trump, a new Quinnipiac University …

Sexual Harassment

Sen. Al Franken Is Resigning Following Sexual Misconduct Accusations

The Minnesota senator and former Saturday Night Live star is the second member of Congress to announce this week he will leave office following sexual misconduct allegations.<p>Democratic Sen. Al Franken announced Thursday he would resign "in the coming weeks" following multiple allegations of sexual …

Al Franken Announces Resignation From U.S. Senate, Blasting Donald Trump, Roy Moore On Way Out

<b>UPDATED with more details: “</b>Today I am announcing that, in the coming weeks, I will be resigning as a member of the United States Senate,” Al Franken …

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