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Denmark Bans The Burqa And Niqab

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 1:37pm

Danish parliament voted Thursday to prohibit certain garments that cover people's faces in public. Human rights groups say it "violates the rights to freedom of expression and religion."

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Who Is Stormy Daniels Lawyer Michael Avenatti — And Who Is Helping Him?

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 9:35am

The high-profile attorney has become ubiquitous on TV as he takes on President Trump and his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen. Who is paying his bills?

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Trump Says He'll Pardon Dinesh D'Souza, Who Pleaded Guilty To Campaign Finance Fraud

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 9:28am

President Trump tweeted that D'Souza, a conservative commentator, was "treated very unfairly by our government." D'Souza had admitted to making campaign contributions in other people's names.

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White House Announces Tariffs On Steel And Aluminum From Key Allies

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 9:17am

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday announces that steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico will face tariffs starting at midnight,

Trump Administration Imposes Steel, Aluminum Tariffs On EU, Canada And Mexico

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 8:51am

The tariffs have been threatened for months — and will likely lead to retaliatory measures. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the tariffs are based on national security concerns.

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Russia's Lavrov Meets With Kim Jong Un, As Pompeo Tries To Salvage Summit

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 8:23am

"I highly value the fact that Putin's administration strictly opposes the US' dominance," Kim said, according to Russia's state-run Tass agency.

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Michael Avenatti: A Profile Of The Media-Savvy Attorney

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 6:30am

Avenatti has made a name for himself by representing the adult film actress who says she had an affair with President Trump. From his earliest days in law school, Avenatti was hard to miss.

North Korean Official Meets Secretary Of State Pompeo In New York

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 6:29am

Rachel Martin talks to Robert Gallucci, who was the chief negotiator during the 1994 North Korean nuclear crisis, about efforts that indicate plans for a proposed summit are back in high gear.

Alberto Gonzales On Trump And Sessions

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 4:08am

President Trump tweeted that he should have never picked Jeff Sessions as his attorney general. David Greene talks with former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.

Calif. Primary Rule May Hurt Democrats' Bid To Unseat GOP's Rohrabacher

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 4:08am

A big coup in Democrats' efforts to re-take the House would be to defeat Calif. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher. But too many Democrats on the ballot may divide the vote — shutting them out of the runoff.

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The Other Trump-Kim Summit

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 4:08am

The reality TV star and cosmetics mogul Kim Kardashian West paid a call to the White House yesterday. Kardashian West is advocating the freeing of a great-grandmother in federal prison.

Meeting To Plan A Meeting: North Korea And The U.S.

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 4:08am

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is continuing meetings with top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol in New York. They're planning for a meeting of their superiors in Singapore.

Federal Reserve Proposes Changes To Volcker Rule

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 4:08am

The Federal Reserve has voted to consider changes to the Volcker rule, which blocks banks from trying to make money with speculative investments.

Battle For The House: GOP Signs Of Hope, With History On Democrats' Side

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 4:00am

Democrats need to win a net of 23 seats to flip control of the House. Republicans see signs of optimism in the economy and Trump's higher approval ratings, but there are still plenty of challenges.

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Abe: Japan 'Cannot Accept' New Tariffs On U.S. Auto Imports

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 4:00am

In remarks to the legislature, the prime minister said the possibility that the U.S. would raise the duty on auto imports from his country as high as 25 percent is "hard for Japan to understand."

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Pompeo Meets With Top North Korean Official In Hopes Of Reviving Singapore Summit

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 1:36am

The secretary of state met for dinner in New York with former North Korean intelligence chief Kim Yong Chol, as the two sought to get a planned June 12 top-level summit back on track.

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House Split On Immigration Might Be Good Politics For Some Moderate Republicans

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 5:40pm

California Republican Rep. Steve Knight is pushing for a vote on bipartisan immigration legislation. This puts him at odds with GOP leadership in the House during an election year.

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Kardashian West Visits White House Seeking Freedom For A Grandmother Serving Life

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 4:57pm

Kim Kardashian West went to the White House to advocate for the release of Alice Marie Johnson, who has spent more than two decades behind bars for a first-time offense.

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President Trump Isn't Abandoning Criticism Of FBI And The Russia Investigation

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 4:06pm

The White House says President Trump still has concerns about the FBI despite a Republican lawmaker deflating his "spygate" charge. It also weighs in on the Roseanne Barr controversy.

Congressional GOP Divided Over Immigration, Some Willing To Work With Democrats

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 3:33pm

Vulnerable House Republican are forcing their leaders to schedule votes on immigration to try to stave off a blue wave in November. But their support for a moderate approach that includes a path to citizenship puts them at odds with President Trump's midterm strategy.

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