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US calls on IMF to do more to address unfair…

Treasury Steven Mnuchin wants the International Monetary Fund to do more to address what the Trump administration says are unfair trade practices

Trump tweets he doesn't see Cohen flipping

President Donald Trump has tweeted out in defense of his personal attorney Michael Cohen after the New York Times reported Cohen may cooperate with Robert Mueller's investigation.

President Trump Understates Scott Pruitt's…

President Donald Trump said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's security costs are "somewhat" more expensive than his predecessors. They're a lot more.

A Senator Pushed This Statistic About The Wage…

Sen. Tina Smith tweeted that women earn 80 cents for every dollar a man makes for doing the same job. That's not true.

4 former presidents among hundreds at Barbara…

Four former presidents joined ambassadors, sports stars and hundreds of other mourners at the private funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush

The Latest: Mnuchin urges lending shift to poorer…

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is urging the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to pursue reforms that will support Trump administration foreign policy initiatives

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Cooper: A smear effort against Mueller, Comey

CNN's Anderson Cooper explains the coordinated effort to spread false or misleading information about Robert Mueller and James Comey.

US Calls Out Russia For Chechen Violence In Human…

The annual U.S. report on human rights criticizes Russia for anti-LGBTQ violence in Chechnya.

Democratic Party Files Conspiracy Suit Against…

The Democratic Party filed a lawsuit against Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks, alleging they worked together to meddle in the 2016 election.

Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House…

Vive la France: President Donald Trump to host his first big social event, a state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron.

NYT Backs Up Reporter After Trump Fires Up…

Maggie Haberman has gotten under President Trump's skin again. The New York Times reporter filed a story on Friday detailing Trump's relationship with longtime lawyer Michael Cohen—one in which Trump is said to treat Cohen "like garbage," per Trump associate Roger Stone. That article apparently spurred a tweetstorm from...

Source: Kim Jong Un calls off nuclear tests

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the regime no longer needs nuclear tests or intercontinental ballistic missile tests, state-run KCNA reported Saturday. CNN's Will Ripley has the story.

Trump Not Attending Barbara Bush Funeral To…

The White House says Trump won't attend the funeral so that security doesn't disturb anything and "out of respect for the Bush Family and friends."

Schumer To Introduce Legislation To Decriminalize…

He told Vice News "the legislation is long overdue."

Lobbyist tied to condo leased by EPA chief…

The fossil-fuels lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is taking early retirement as a result of the scandal

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Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump…

James Comey and President Donald Trump seem to disagree on most everything, but the ex-FBI director's memos show consensus on at least one thing: the need to hunt down leakers.

WaPo: Democrats file suit over 2016 election

The Democratic National Committee is suing Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks, alleging they conspired to help Trump win the presidency.

North Korea Is Ready To Denuclearize, Says…

Previous Northern leaders demanded the U.S. remove its 28,500 troops from South Korea.

EPA Opens New Investigation Into Scott Pruitt's…

This will reportedly make six separate investigations into Pruitt's activity. And that's just from the EPA inspector general's office.

Jury ends week with no decision on Border Patrol…

A judge told jurors considering a murder charge against a U.S. Border Patrol agent in the shooting death of a rock-throwing Mexican teenager to keep trying to reach a verdict

Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star's…

President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen must give a statement saying why his right against self-incrimination is at risk if a lawsuit by porn star Stormy Daniels moves ahead

Rosenstein Assures Trump: You're Not A Target Of…

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told the president he's not a target of the investigation into Michael Cohen.

Sen. Tammy Duckworth Brings Her Infant To Floor…

She's the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office.

The Latest: Walkouts spark protests against gun violence

The latest wave of school walkouts has sparked large demonstrations against gun violence in several cities.

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged over charity…

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with a felony related to his use of a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign

The Government Considers Marijuana Illegal And…

Legal state marijuana businesses face heavy income taxes because federal law prohibits the tax credits most businesses enjoy.

In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump…

The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election