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Anonymous Trump Official Behind Times Op-Ed Is Writing 2019-10-22 18:04:19“A Warning,” by the White House official who wrote an essay for The New York Times last year, is expected to be published in November.

Fossil Fuels on Trial: New York’s Lawsuit Against 2019-10-22 17:55:27After four years of investigation and finger-pointing, a trial about whether Exxon Mobil misled investors about the financial risks of climate change

The Trump Impeachment Inquiry: Latest Updates 2019-10-22 17:38:31The top American diplomat in Ukraine gave testimony Tuesday described by Democrats in attendance as the most damaging account yet for the president.

Obamacare Premiums to Fall and Number of Insurers 2019-10-22 17:06:16Despite President Trump’s efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act, premiums will fall for plans sold under the law, and the number of insurers

Katie Hill, Rising Democratic Star in House, Denies 2019-10-22 15:40:37The California freshman denied a report of a relationship with a congressional aide, which House rules forbid, but refused to comment on whether she w

Shooting Near School in Santa Rosa, California, Leaves 2019-10-22 15:09:00A suspect was detained after the shooting outside a high school in Santa Rosa, Calif., the police said.

Trump Administration Moves to Lift Protections for Fish 2019-10-22 14:18:59The Trump administration eased protections on a small California fish, allowing water to be diverted from its estuary habitat to large Central Valley

Trump Calls Impeachment Inquiry a ‘Lynching’ 2019-10-22 13:40:52President Trump described the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into him as a “lynching” and said it was “without due process or fairness or any

For Trump the Dealmaker, Troop Pullouts Without Much 2019-10-22 13:35:49The president has sought to scale back America’s military presence around the world without waiting to negotiate concessions from foes like the Tali

The Photographer Behind a Powerful Portrait of Elijah 2019-10-22 13:28:37Justin T. Gellerson captured the Maryland congressman, who died last week at 68, in his committee’s chambers in May. “He had a fired-up energy abo

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to Attend Saudi Investment Conference 2019-10-22 13:05:20The decision comes a year after Mr. Mnuchin withdrew following the killing of Jamal Khashoggi

Anxious Democratic Establishment Asks, ‘Is There Anybody Else?’ 2019-10-22 13:02:11Party leaders who are fatalistic about Democrats’ chances in 2020 are musing about possible late entrants to the race. Sherrod Brown? Michelle Obama

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Is Mick Mulvaney helping or hurting President Trump? 2019-10-21 05:50:27Ask why Trump wanted the G7 at his Florida resort, Mick Mulvaney said Trump "still considers himself to be in the hospitality business."

Adam Schiff and the credibility of impeachment 2019-10-18 16:46:00Adam Schiff has become the symbol of the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry. That is not an easy role to fill.

Trump policy stirs debate: How 'self-sufficient' must immigrants 2019-10-18 13:17:00Conservatives espouse the ideal of self-sufficiency, while liberals embrace interdependence – a divide that’s central to the debate over i

‘Deep state’ versus a president? It didn’t begin 2019-10-17 16:58:21Career bureaucrats are among those providing evidence in the Democratic-led impeachment investigation of President Trump.

Elijah Cummings remembered as a fighter, orator, and 2019-10-17 11:30:00Rep. Elijah Cummings, who died Thursday, was the representative for Maryland's 7th district and chaired the House Oversight Committee.

Trump official: Birthright citizenship can end without amending 2019-10-16 15:39:00At a Monitor Breakfast, acting USCIS Director Ken Cuccinelli said, 'The question is, do you need congressional action or can the executive act on the

As Warren rises, so do attacks on her 2019-10-16 15:35:10Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s opponents may not win in a battle of plans. But attacking her honesty could undercut her image of combating corruption.

Ohio is used to picking the president. Will 2019-10-15 17:00:00Ohio used to be a key swing state in presidential elections. Democrats see an opening, but analysts wonder whether it’s still a political bellwe

In race for president, Gen Xers are finding 2019-10-15 13:18:58Kamala Harris is the strongest Gen X hopeful in polls, but barely ahead of her age cohort – the uncertain generation between boomers and millenn

NRA troubles: A hunter targets the world’s most 2019-10-11 09:44:00NRA corruption allegations have weakened the group. Plenty of gun rights advocates are ready to step in.

Caught in Trump impeachment storm, Joe Biden holds 2019-10-10 16:49:22The Ukraine scandal hasn’t seemed to hurt Joe Biden’s standing in the polls. But as he attacks Trump, the Democratic candidate runs a risk

Why impeachment polls matter so much to Trump 2019-10-10 09:27:00Public support for Democrats’ impeachment efforts is rising, even among Republican voters – a trend which could spur GOP lawmakers to defe

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The Turkish invasion of Rojava, by Thierry Meyssan 2019-10-21 09:39:45While the international community publicly fears the brutality of the Turkish intervention in northern Syria, it unofficially welcomes this interventi

Kurdistan, imagined by French colonialism, by Thierry Meyssan 2019-10-21 09:39:45Contrary to popular belief, Rojava is not a state for the Kurdish people, but a French fantasy of the interwar period. The aim was to create a rump st

The genealogy of the Kurdish question, by Thierry 2019-10-21 09:39:45The unanimous international community multiplies its condemnation of the military offensive in Rojava and watches helplessly as tens of thousands of K

France torches Lafarge cement plant in Syria 2019-10-21 09:39:45On 16 October 2019, the International Coalition set fire to the French-owned Lafarge Cement Factory in Jalabiyeh (on the Turkish border, north of Alep

Russian army occupies US military bases 2019-10-21 09:39:45October 6, 2019 - 12:00 GMT — The Russian army has moved in to take several US military bases abandoned by retreating US forces in North Eastern

Mild US sanctions against Turkey 2019-10-21 09:39:45In the course of a telephone conversation, President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan agreed that the Turkish army

PKK/YPF terrorism, a border-based definition 2019-10-21 09:39:45The YPG (People's Protection Units) portray themselves as a Syrian political organization linked to the Turkish PKK. However, the majority of its lea

Syrian and Turkish armies scurry to occupy the 2019-10-21 09:39:4514 October 2019 - 17:30 GMT. — North-Eastern Syria is in the throes of a Blitzrieg-like offensive Multiple and contradictory reports all arrivin

The 15 camps of Daesh prisonners in « 2019-10-21 09:39:45As at 6 October 2019, Kurdish mercenaries in "Rojava" were guarding, on behalf of the United States, seven detention camps for captured Daesh combat

The Hmeimim Agreement 2019-10-21 09:39:45In the evening of 13 October 2019 the Russian army brokered an agreement between the Kurdish YPGs and the Syrian Arab Republic. The parties met on the

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Jill Stein: DNC Is Painting Progressives As The New! 2019-10-23 12:36:10Former Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein joined FNC's Tucker Carlson Tuesday night to respond to Hillary Clinton's claim that she is

Katie Couric grilled Sheryl Sandberg on Facebook's decision New! 2019-10-23 12:35:44Katie Couric hit Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, with several tough questions about the company's policy regarding political ad

Trump allies push back on ‘quid pro quo,’ New! 2019-10-23 12:34:56President Trump and allies in Congress pushed back against damaging revelations from diplomat Bill Taylor’s Tuesday testimony -- in wh

Support for impeachment inquiry reaches new high: poll New! 2019-10-23 12:34:50A new national poll by Quinnipiac University indicates that 55 percent of registered voters support the House Democrats' impeachment investigation in

Pentagon official handling Ukraine and Russia testifies in New! 2019-10-23 12:34:39A senior Pentagon official who oversees U.S. defense policy on Ukraine and Russia testified privately on Wednesday in the Democratic-led U.S. House of

Trump, New York prosecutors square off in appeals New! 2019-10-23 12:34:34Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump and New York state prosecutors trying to obtain Trump's tax returns faced off in a federal appeals court Wedn

Lawmaker Accuses Reddit of ‘Election Interference’ in Standoff New! 2019-10-23 12:34:28The online social site Reddit is facing accusations from a Republican lawmaker of "ideologically motivated election interference" following a decisi

Barr unveils plan to stop mass shootings New! 2019-10-23 12:34:03Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday unveiled a new Justice Department initiative intended to prevent mass shootings.

Giuliani associates accused of funneling money to pro-Trump New! 2019-10-23 12:33:45Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who helped President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani investigate political rival Joe Biden pleaded

Former acting attorney general defends Trump: 'Abuse of New! 2019-10-23 12:33:42Former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on Tuesday night defended President Trump amid a House impeachment inquiry into his administration's

Romney: Syria Withdrawal ‘a Bloodstain in the Annals 2019-10-18 15:24:05Sen. Mitt Romney (R., Utah) offered a stinging rebuke of the Trump administration's decision to withdraw American forces from Syria, telling his coll

Buttigieg, Klobuchar get big post-debate boost 2019-10-18 15:23:41Can they keep the momentum going? Read more at