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Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 04:55 PM PDT

Florida State Senator Artiles Resigns After Racial Remarks

Florida State Senator Artiles Resigns After Racial Remarks

A Florida state senator who used a racial slur and vulgar insults during a private, after-hours conversation with two African-American colleagues resigned Friday. Sen. Frank Artiles, a Republican who represents...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 12:32 AM PDT

Hillary Clinton Warns Trump Admin. Threatens LGBT Rights

Hillary Clinton Warns Trump Admin. Threatens LGBT Rights

Hillary Clinton slammed President Donald Trump Thursday at a fundraiser, saying his administration is a threat to LGBT rights, NBC News reported. The former presidential candidate said the administration...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 11:00 PM PDT

Justice Official Leading Trump-Russia Probe to Step Down

Justice Official Leading Trump-Russia Probe to Step Down

The official leading the Justice Department's investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign had ties to Russia's meddling in the 2016 election is leaving her position next month. Acting Assistant...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 05:21 PM PDT

Trump: Tax Plan With 'Massive' Cuts Coming Next Week

Trump: Tax Plan With 'Massive' Cuts Coming Next Week

Hoping to spur economic growth, President Donald Trump embarked Friday on new steps to dismantle some of the tax and financial regulations established by former President Barack Obama. Trump signed an executive...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 05:56 PM PDT

Hawaii Lawmakers Criticize Sessions' Island Judge Remarks

Hawaii Lawmakers Criticize Sessions' Island Judge Remarks

Hawaii's Democratic lawmakers on Thursday criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he expressed amazement on a radio show that a "judge sitting on an island in the Pacific" could stop the president's...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 03:47 PM PDT

Trump Budget Chief: Spending Bill Must Have Money for Wall

Trump Budget Chief: Spending Bill Must Have Money for Wall

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney says that Democratic negotiators on a massive spending bill need to agree to fund top priorities of President Donald Trump such as a down payment on a border wall and...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 04:43 PM PDT

Trump Says Iran Violating 'Spirit' of Nuclear Deal

Trump Says Iran Violating 'Spirit' of Nuclear Deal

Iran is failing to live up to the "spirit" of the nuclear deal struck in 2015, President Donald Trump said Thursday, warning that his administration is debating whether or not to leave the landmark pact. Trump,...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 06:06 AM PDT

Groups Take Aim at USDA for Animal Welfare Document Takedown

Groups Take Aim at USDA for Animal Welfare Document Takedown

Thousands of public records about animal welfare have vanished from the internet, part of a government database that included atrocious puppy mill conditions, improper veterinary care and other mistreatment...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 05:22 PM PDT

Trump, Italy's Gentiloni Talk Trade, Security Matters

Trump, Italy's Gentiloni Talk Trade, Security Matters

Weeks before President Donald Trump's first official overseas trip, trade and security matters were top items of discussion in his meeting Thursday with the prime minister of Italy, one of the two European...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 08:40 AM PDT

Ivanka Trump's Chinese Fan Club Worships 'Goddess Ivanka'

Ivanka Trump's Chinese Fan Club Worships 'Goddess Ivanka'

The White House's first daughter Ivanka Trump is a star among the young Chinese population, news agencies such as China's official news agency Xinhua has described Trump as "capable and stylish," and the...

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