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Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 03:08 PM PDT

UK Race to Succeed Theresa May Heats Up With Focus on Brexit

UK Race to Succeed Theresa May Heats Up With Focus on Brexit

The race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May is heating up, the field of Conservative contenders is quickly growing and the focus is squarely on how to handle Brexit. Former House of Commons leader...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 12:33 PM PDT

Mike Pence: West Point Grads Should Expect to See Combat

Mike Pence: West Point Grads Should Expect to See Combat

Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is "a dangerous place" and they should expect to see combat. "Some of you...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 12:56 PM PDT

State Abortion Bans May Hand Democrats a Political Weapon

State Abortion Bans May Hand Democrats a Political Weapon

A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year's elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 01:49 PM PDT

Utah Judge Suspended for Making Anti-Trump Comments

Utah Judge Suspended for Making Anti-Trump Comments

A longtime Utah judge has been suspended without pay for six months after making critical comments online and in court about President Donald Trump, including a post bashing his "inability to govern and...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 11:49 PM PDT

Amid Trade Tensions, Trump and Abe Tee Off

Amid Trade Tensions, Trump and Abe Tee Off

Golf never seems to be far behind whenever President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe get together. So on Sunday, during a four-day state visit to Japan, the president jumped aboard the...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 05:05 PM PDT

Bolton Says N. Korea Missile Tests Violated UN Resolutions

Bolton Says N. Korea Missile Tests Violated UN Resolutions

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Saturday called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea earlier this month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and said sanctions must...

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 02:11 PM PDT

Judge Blocks Trump From Building Sections of Border Wall

Judge Blocks Trump From Building Sections of Border Wall

A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on...

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 03:55 PM PDT

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Asked to Resign

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Asked to Resign

The director of the agency overseeing legal entry into the United States, including through green cards and asylum, was asked to resign from the agency on Friday, according to a letter sent out to the agency and...

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 05:40 PM PDT

'Here We Go Again': Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Ban

'Here We Go Again': Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Ban

A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, at about six weeks of pregnancy. "Here we go again," U.S. District Judge Carlton...

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 02:17 PM PDT

Trump Cites Iran to Bypass Congress on Saudi Arms Sales

Trump Cites Iran to Bypass Congress on Saudi Arms Sales

The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran. Secretary of State...

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