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Trump: Kavanaugh Is ‘Great Gentleman With An Impeccable Reputation’
Lawyers for woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assault say she wants to testify before Senate panel, but only if her safety is ensured
China, Russia Urge US to Drop Sanctions on Weapons Buy
The U.S. imposed sanctions Thursday on a Chinese military agency for buying Russian weaponry in violation of U.S. sanctions on Russia
President Trump embraces young boy who asked ‘Can I have a hug?’
President Donald Trump visited North and South Carolina on Wednesday to meet with families displaced by Hurricane Florence, which killed at least 37 people, some of them children. While handing out food to families in need, a young boy named Tucker approached him for a hug. President Trump stretched out his arms ...
US Sen. Maria Cantwell faces former head of Wash. state GOP
Democrat Maria Cantwell has easily won re-election to the U.S. Senate from Washington state in previous years, but as she seeks her fourth-term this November she is facing her most recognizable opponent. Republican Susan Hutchison, who spent two decades as a Seattle TV news anchor before leading the state Republican party ...
Trump stumping for Sen. Dean Heller in Las Vegas
President Donald Trump is in Las Vegas stumping for Republican Sen. Dean Heller, who is in the fight of his career to keep his seat.Trump is praising Heller as "a champion" of workers, veterans and families and says he has "no better friend."Heller, who once said he "vehemently" opposed Trump, ...
Facebook to Drop On-site Support for Political Campaigns
Facebook said it could offer assistance to more candidates globally by focusing on offering support through an online portal instead of in person
US Prepared to Strike in Cyberspace
President Trump warns new strategy “administration will use all available means” to keep America safe from cyberattacks
Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen providing info in Mueller probe
President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer claims to be providing "critical information" in the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.Michael Cohen, who pleaded guilty to campaign-finance violations and other charges last month, tweeted Thursday that he provided information to prosecutors without a cooperation agreement.The tweet was ...
Low-key senator steps into spotlight, tells men to “step up”
The often low-key Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono has been thrust into the spotlight as she has unexpectedly become one of the most outspoken senators in defense of a woman who says she was assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.Kavanaugh denies that account, which Christine Blasey Ford says happened when ...
Trump blasts GOP spending plan that lacks money for wall
A spending plan pushed by congressional Republicans is "ridiculous" because it does not include funding for a border wall with Mexico, President Donald Trump said Thursday.Trump tweeted that he wants to know "where is the money for Border Security and the WALL in this ridiculous Spending Bill," adding that "REPUBLICANS ...
Trump Chips Away at Liberal US Appeals Court Majorities
Thirteen appellate courts exert considerable influence, but only four of them have a Republican-appointee majority
Trump Blasts Spending Bill With No Border Wall Funding
Trump blames fellow Republicans and accuses Democrats of blocking funding for the wall
GOP says time running out for Kavanaugh accuser to talk
Republicans are warning that time is running out for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers, even as President Donald Trump called the woman's allegation hard to believe in one of the GOP's sharpest attacks on her credibility. With Kavanaugh's Supreme ...
Trump: ‘Hard for Me to Imagine’ Kavanaugh Assaulted Teen in 1982
Kavanaugh's accuser was invited to testify at a hearing Monday before the Senate committee considering Kavanaugh's nomination to Supreme Court
President Trump Visits Hurricane-Ravaged North Carolina
Officials warn residents of more floods this week as rivers crest, and official death toll rises
Pompeo: US Ready to Restart Talks With North Korea
US top diplomat says he has invited North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho to meet with him in New York at next week’s United Nations General Assembly
China’s Alibaba Scraps Plan to Create 1M US Jobs
Current economic situation between countries is a 'mess,' says CEO Jack Ma, citing negative fallout from US-China trade war
FEMA to Test New Nationwide Presidential Text Alerts
Under federal law, national alert system, run by US disaster response agency, will be used for emergencies only
Trump Rips Attorney General Over Russia Probe, Other Issues
Disparaging remarks against Jeff Sessions come after US president declares in interview: ‘I don't have an attorney general. It's very sad.’
Update: Trump promises aid for Florence recovery
HAVELOCK, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to the Carolinas to review Hurricane Florence damage (all times local):