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Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 02:22 PM PDT

Democrats Favor More Access to Capital for Black Businesses

Democrats Favor More Access to Capital for Black Businesses

Four Democrats vying for their party's presidential nomination honed in on the economic concerns of the black community during a forum Saturday in South Carolina, a state where nonwhite voters will play a major...

Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 03:46 AM PDT

Judges Absolves Bolsonaro's Attacker, Cite Mental Illness

Judges Absolves Bolsonaro's Attacker, Cite Mental Illness

A Brazilian judge on Friday absolved the man who stabbed then-presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in his torso last year, citing his mental illness and ordering him held indefinitely in a prison mental...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 04:19 PM PDT

Justice Backs Mnuchin's Refusal to Turn Over Trump's Taxes

Justice Backs Mnuchin's Refusal to Turn Over Trump's Taxes

The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump's tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. The...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 09:07 PM PDT

Mexico Migration Chief Resigns, Prisons Director Tapped

Mexico Migration Chief Resigns, Prisons Director Tapped

Mexico's immigration chief resigned Friday and the country's prisons director was swiftly nominated to replace him, as the country embarks on a crackdown on irregular migration through its territory in response...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 01:59 PM PDT

Migrants Complain of Poor Conditions at US Holding Centers

Migrants Complain of Poor Conditions at US Holding Centers

The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers, with some people at an encampment in El Paso being forced...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 05:07 PM PDT

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Took in as Much as $135M Last Year

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Took in as Much as $135M Last Year

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner took in as much as $135 million in revenue during their second year as aides to President Donald Trump, generated from their vast real estate holdings, stocks and bonds and even a...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 09:53 AM PDT

How the Dem Presidential Candidates Are Trying to Stand Out

How the Dem Presidential Candidates Are Trying to Stand Out

With less than two weeks left before the first Democratic primary debate in Miami, FL., the fields’ 24 candidates are trying to define themselves to voters by highlighting variations of their past accomplishmen...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 09:08 AM PDT

Trump Walks Back FBI Critique on Foreign Dirt Comments

Trump Walks Back FBI Critique on Foreign Dirt Comments

President Trump is flipping the script on foreign election interference, after telling ABC News that he’d consider taking foreign dirt on a political opponent. The president clarified his previous...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 08:46 AM PDT

Analysis: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Leaves White House After Contentious Encounters, Credibility Issues

Analysis: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Leaves White House After Contentious Encounters, Credibility Issues

Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave her post as White House press secretary at the end of the month having lost credibility as she tried to defend Trump’s misstatements, exaggerations and falsehoods in increasing...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 07:57 AM PDT

Congress Takes on 'Deepfakes' Leading Up to 2020 Election

Congress Takes on 'Deepfakes' Leading Up to 2020 Election

Deepfakes, doctored videos with one face realistically superimposed on another, gained attention and alarm from lawmakers leading up to the 2020 presidential elections in an era that saw instant fallout from...

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