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ISIS claims responsibility for deadly explosion in US-patrolled city in Syria

Several casualities were reported after a bomb exploded in a Syrian city where US soldiers are deployed in the area, a militia controlling the city and a UK-based monitoring group said Wednesday.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:02:27 GMT
Analysis: Another good day for Vladimir Putin as turmoil grips US and UK

The news just keeps on getting better for Vladimir Putin.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:53:06 GMT
Mueller confirms Kilimnik a focus of grand jury investigation

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort spoke to a federal grand jury last fall about his communications with Konstantin Kilimnik, including regarding an in-person meeting with the Russian associate and an email with him, special counsel Robert Mueller revealed Tuesday.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:53:31 GMT
Trump's base moves away from him during shutdown

During the longest government shutdown in US history, President Donald Trump has been losing support among those who may be his strongest supporters -- white Americans who don't have college degrees.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:29:49 GMT
Analysis: The Trump administration keeps making more government workers essential, making thousands return to work without pay

One of the notable recent elements of this partial government shutdown -- the longest in history -- is that the Trump administration keeps designating more and more of the federal government essential, or excepted from the furlough, recalling many thousands of workers to process tax returns, perform safety inspections and more.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:28:41 GMT
Senate Republicans break with Trump on Russia sanctions

In a rebuke to the Trump administration on Russia, Senate Democrats and at least 10 Republicans voted to advance a measure Tuesday that would stop the Treasury Department from relaxing sanctions on three Russian companies with ties to oligarch Oleg Deripaska, a Kremlin ally.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 05:38:08 GMT
Democrats decline White House meeting on shutdown: 'It's kind of a mess'

The White House sent invitations to a bipartisan group of lawmakers for a meeting Tuesday afternoon aimed at finding a solution to ending the government shutdown -- now in its 25th day as the longest in US history -- but no Democrats are expected to attend.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:03:52 GMT
This interview shows why all the Beto buzz might be a bit overblown

There's zero question as to who the buzziest candidate -- or potential candidate -- in the 2020 Democratic presidential race is. It's Beto O'Rourke. And it's not close.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:12:15 GMT
Ocasio-Cortez secures seat on House panel that oversees financial sector

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has secured a seat on the House Financial Services Committee, giving the freshman New York Democrat whose sizable political influence was built in large part on her populist progressive economic message a voice on the powerful oversight panel.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:49:40 GMT
Pelosi asks Trump to move State of the Union address

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking to move the day of the State of the Union address or deliver it in writing, citing security concerns from the ongoing government shutdown.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:14:26 GMT
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