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Hillary Clinton Questions Whether Melania Trump Is ‘Serious About Actually Following Through’ And Tackling Cyberbullying

Hillary Clinton believes First Lady Melania Trump has not kept her word about doing more to prevent cyberbullying.<p>The former First Lady, 69, …

Donald Trump

Hillary Had No Idea Why People Chanted ‘Lock Her Up’ During The Election

Advertisement - story continues below<p>In a recent interview with NPR, failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton revealed that she did not fully …

Conservative View

Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort demands investigation of report FBI wiretapped him

President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, demanded on Tuesday that the government open an investigation into news reports that he had been wiretapped by the FBI.<p>CNN reported Monday that Manafort had been the target of FBI wiretaps both before and after he ran Trump’s presidential …

News (U.S.)

Melania Trump Forces the Removal of Billboard Mocking Her English Language Skills

The Slovenian law firm that represents Melania Trump has forced the take-down of billboards in Croatia that used a photo of the first lady to sell …

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Melania Trump 'English' Billboard Taken Down After First Lady's Lawyer Threatens Lawsuit

Melania Trump went from being the daughter of a communist car parts salesman living in Slovenia to first lady of the United States of America and …

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Ambassador pick for Melania Trump's home country withdraws

Melania Trump’s choice for U.S. ambassador to her home country of Slovenia, Kelly Roberts, has withdrawn her name from consideration, according to three people familiar with the matter.<p>Two people close to the process said that Roberts, the chief operating officer of the historic Mission Inn in …

Politics

Croatian School Hoping Everyone Wants to Grow Up to Be Melania Trump

A private language school in Croatia is hoping an image of Melania Trump will inspire people to take its English classes. The Američki Institut put …

Fashion

Newsweek Cover Story Looks Back to the ‘90s in Anger to Defend Bill Clinton, Bash the Right

The long essay-cover story of <i>Newsweek</i>’s September 15 issue by journalist David Friendlooked intriguing: <i>“</i>Before Trump Was President, Online Sex …

Conservative View

Will Judge Overturn Arpaio Pardon?

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio gestures to the crowd while delivering a speech on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July …

Law

The great Hillary Clinton paradox

There's no doubt Clinton was the victim of many sexist attacks. Does that mean that all criticism of her is sexist?<p>If Hillary Clinton were a man, would she be president today? At the end of the day, that is the core question that haunts her new book about her stunning loss in the 2016 election, …

Liberal View

Who is Stephen Colbert, and what can we expect from him hosting the Emmys?

Stephen Colbert will make his Emmy Awards-hosting debut on Sunday, following in the footsteps of US late night hosts Jimmy Kimmell, Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers.<p>The political pundit has been a familiar face on US screens for several years now, but British audiences will be less familiar with the …

Comedy

Cleveland, Cuyahoga to make push for Amazon headquarters

CLEVELAND– Cleveland is joining a growing list of cities fighting for Amazon’s second headquarters in North America.<p>Amazon’s current HQ in Seattle …

Cleveland

Ex-Sheriff David Clarke told to revise thesis or risk losing degree

Shortly before the Milwaukee sheriff resigned, President Trump tweeted praise of his book, saying he "highly recommended" it

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Hillary Clinton: 'Nobody Said A Word' When It Was My Fake Severed Head

“They were selling T-shirts and mugs ... with Trump holding my head. Nobody said a word. Not a word.”<p>Hillary Clinton called out the vulgar depictions of her during the 2016 presidential campaign and noticed they didn’t receive the same backlash that comedian Kathy Griffin faced for posing with a …

Canadian News

Ted Cruz's Twitter account 'liked' a pornographic post - and this is what he's blaming

US senator Ted Cruz has said an aide was responsible for the "like" that caused a pornographic post to briefly appear on his Twitter feed …

Elections

Judiciary considers subpoenas for Manafort, FBI officials

The Senate Judiciary Committee is considering issuing subpoenas to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and two FBI officials close to fired director James Comey as part of the panel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.<p>It would be the second time the panel has …

Government

Ivanka Trump Says She Doesn't Criticize Dad Because She's "Part Of A Team"

In a rare interview with <i>Financial Times</i> published on Sept. 14, Ivanka Trump said that critics have “unrealistic expectations” of her relationship …

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Practicality Fuels Republicans' State Success

Practicality has fueled an advantage for Republican state governments over their Washington counterpart. Long incubators of government innovation, states regularly send their best practices and practitioners to Washington. However, more important than what they do, or who does it, is how they do …

Opinion

Democrats Are About to One-Up Ivanka Trump on Child Care

Even before her “daddy” was elected, Ivanka Trump decided that her signature issue under the umbrella of his campaign would be child care. At the …

Fashion

Clinton compares her treatment to 'Game of Thrones' walk of shame

Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Hill's 12:30 Report Chelsea Manning headed to Harvard as visiting fellow Clinton: A lot of …

Game of Thrones

Isolated, Trump embraces New York friends -- and instincts

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, who has struggled to find friends and navigate the ways of Washington, appears increasingly at home when surrounded by one distinct group: His fellow New Yorkers.<p>Half a dozen people who have met with the President or speak with him regularly say the former …

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Trump promised to hire the best people. He keeps hiring the worst. NASA is next

Trump’s NASA nominee Jim Bridenstine is a climate denier who wants to end the agency’s climate research<p>According to 2016 election exit polls, only 38% of voters considered Donald Trump qualified to be president. 17% of those who thought him unqualified voted for Trump anyway, perhaps because he …

NASA

Eric and Lara Trump announce birth of son, POTUS' ninth grandchild

Eric and Lara Trump announced the birth of their first child, a son they named Eric "Luke" Trump. The baby, born Tuesday, is President Trump's ninth grandchild.<p>Eric Trump, the president's middle son, announced the news on Twitter, the same venue where he announced the pregnancy back in …

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President Trump seemingly calls out Clinton's 'What Happened' book release with Twitter jab

After taking a slight hiatus from his standard morning subtweets in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Irma, President Trump returned to his usual social media ways on Tuesday, calling out "people writing books" about him.<p>"Fascinating to watch people writing books and major articles about me and yet …

Elections

How Republicans Came to Win Just About Everything

There were 25 'swing' districts. By gerrymandering, Republicans could win every one of them for at least the next 10 years.

U.S. House

A Harlem Republican Is Mulling A Bid For US Senate In 2018

Any Republican challenger to her Senate seat would face a highly challenging race against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, but 2016 RNC delegate John Burnett is considering one.<p>John Burnett, a Harlem Republican who ran for New York City comptroller in 2013, and was a delegate to the 2016 Republican …

Politics

Republicans jockey for looming Budget chairman vacancy

A handful of Republicans are lining up to replace outgoing House Budget Chairman Diane Black, quietly jockeying for a gavel that will play a starring role in the upcoming tax reform fight.<p>Budget panel Republicans Steve Womack, Rob Woodall and Bill Johnson are all eyeing the position, the lawmakers …

Politics

New job, quick training, and welcome to the emergency operations center

LARGO — Ben Lounsbury picked up the phone again.<p>"Citizen Information Center," he said. "This is Ben."<p>He listened. He took a sip of Coke from his …

Hurricane Irma

Campaign Cruz: Trump will 'cut a deal' with Democrats

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump shocked Republican leadership in an Oval Office meeting Wednesday when he backed a deal pushed by Democrats to attach hurricane relief money to a shorter-term bump in the debt ceiling as well as keeping the government open.<p>Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and …

Elections

Donald Trump Jr. at Russia meeting sought damaging information on Hillary Clinton

US President Donald Trump's eldest son has told Congress he did not collude with Russian officials in the 2016 election. The Republican …

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