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Vladimir Putin, Russia can't be trusted on Israel security pledge, analysts warn Donald Trump

President Trump and Vladimir Putin hinted Monday that they had reached an agreement in principle to crack down on Iranian proxy groups in war-torn Syria and to guarantee Israel's security in the process — but analysts warned that Moscow…

Donald Trump sides with Vladimir Putin over U.S. intelligence on 2016 election meddling

President Trump on Monday stood beside Russian President Vladimir Putin and rejected the findings of U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies that Moscow interfered in the 2016 election, drawing bipartisan blowback from lawmakers…

Stumbling into hellfire in Helsinki

How does Donald Trump test the patience, forbearance, loyalty and endurance of the millions who trusted him to drain the swamp, restore a strong American voice in the world, cast out evil-doers and deliver America from the clutch of those…

Donald Trump has bad day in Helsinki -- but really, John Brennan?

Well, that certainly was not The Art of the Deal. And that was not the tough guy from Queens we so enthusiastically elected.

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Educators reject censorship, encourage student exploration of 'problematic' literature of the past

From Confederate memorials to "problematic" literature in schools, communities across the country are wrestling with how to acknowledge the past and its imperfections without offending the sensibilities of modern schoolchildren and their…


Maria Butina, Russian operative, arrested for trying to infiltrate U.S. political organizations

Federal law enforcement officials arrested a Russian woman in the nation's capital on Sunday, charging her with acting as an agent of the Russian government.


John Brennan: Trump's press conference with Putin 'nothing short of treasonous'

Former CIA Director John Brennan called President Trump's press conference on Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin "treasonous."


Nancy Pelosi: Russia has something on Trump, explains 'his refusal to stand up to Putin' at summit

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi suggested the Kremlin is blackmailing President Trump Monday, suggesting Russia has something against the president as the two world leaders met in Helsinki, Finland.

Putin answers election hacking charge: 'Russian state never interfered'

President Trump confronted Russian President Vladimir Putin about hacking the U.S. election, and Mr. Putin again denied his country's involvement.


Donald Trump dismisses Democratic field of potential challengers for 2020

President Trump said Monday that he doesn't think any Democrats are capable of beating him in 2020.


Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin meeting a 'great opportunity' to discuss trade, nukes, China

President Trump called it a "great opportunity" as he and Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down together Monday in Helsinki, Finland.

Franklin Graham stands tall in face of LGBTQ-pressed censorship

The Rev. Franklin Graham is headed to the United Kingdom to preach on the spiritual pitfalls of "sex, drugs, money, even religion," but Blackpool bus company powers-who-be, facing pressure from LGBTQ activists, have pulled his…


Vladimir Putin arrives late, keeps Donald Trump waiting for their Helsinki summit

President Trump was cooling his heels Monday at his hotel in Helsinki, Finland, when Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived late for the highly anticipated summit between the two leaders.

Monday, Jul 16

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin to meet in Helsinki with low expectations

President Trump walked into a meeting Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin expecting to get little or nothing out of high-stakes talks, while inviting criticism from Democrats and Republicans back home for his kid-glove treatment…

Illegal immigrant family detention facilities below capacity

The government pays for thousands of detention beds for illegal immigrant families, but nearly 40 percent of them were sitting unused in late June, even as the Department of Homeland Security was rushing to release parents and children…

Sunday, Jul 15

Dianne Feinstein snubbed by California Democratic Party

OAKLAND, Calif. — The California Democratic Party snubbed Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Saturday by handing its official endorsement and a badly needed boost to state Sen. Kevin de Leon, her long-shot Democratic challenger.

Peter Strzok explains Russia dossier route from Hillary Clinton campaign to FBI

The lengths to which the FBI relied on the Hillary Clinton opposition research dossier to investigate her political rival came into sharper focus with the testimony of the lead investigator, FBI agent Peter Strzok.

Rep. Trey Gowdy, South Carolina Republican: Russia probe is not a 'witch hunt'

The Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee says he does not agree with President Trump's assertions that special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election is a "witch…

President Trump heading into meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin 'low expectations'

President Trump says he's heading into his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin with "low expectations" and hasn't thought of asking for the extradition of a dozen Russian military officers newly accused of interfering in the 2016…

Saturday, Jul 14

Charlottesville braces for worst weeks ahead of 'Unite the Right' anniversary

Weeks until the anniversary of last year's deadly "Unite the Right" demonstration in Charlottesville, Va., city officials said efforts are underway to keep a proposed "Unite the Right 2" next month from turning tragic.

Veterans, military widows slam Sacha Baron Cohen for impersonating wounded warrior

Veterans and their advocates have expressed outrage over comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen impersonating a wheelchair-bound wounded warrior to trick former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin into a mock interview for his new satirical series on the…

Dan Coats, DNI, invokes 9/11 in warning of potentially crippling cyberattacks

President Trump's director of national intelligence warned Friday that foreign hackers are attempting potentially crippling cyberattacks against critical U.S. infrastructure, relating a rash of recent assaults with "alarming activities"…

Protesters confront Trump at his golf club in Scotland

President Trump waved at dozens of protesters Saturday while golfing at his club in Scotland, while thousands of demonstrators marched against him in the Scottish city of Edinburgh.

Friday, Jul 13

Mueller indicts 12 Russians for hacking DNC, Hillary Clinton's computers

Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the 2016 election, including the computer of Hillary Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta.

Hispanic Democrats oppose abolishing ICE

Democrats' push to abolish ICE took a dagger to the heart Thursday when the Congressional Hispanic Caucus voted against endorsing the policy, saying it wouldn't solve anything.

Trump battles 'fake news' reporters in Britain

President Trump in Britain on Friday skirmished with members of the press he deemed "fake news" and put on display his strong relationship with Prime Minister Theresa May.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Hassan Rouhani OK'd Paris bomb plot: National Council of Resistance of Iran

The Europe-based opposition to Iran's ruling mullahs charged on Thursday that the plot to bomb its annual resistance rally near Paris on June 30 was approved by Iran's highest leaders.

Thursday, Jul 12

Immigrants find noncitizen voter registration easy

Abdel showed up at his local Pennsylvania motor vehicle office to take his driver's license test — and walked out having registered to vote, even though he is not a citizen.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' new rules could stop asylum surge

The government's citizenship agency issued new guidelines this week that will make it much tougher for many of the Central Americans streaming into the U.S. to claim asylum.

Donald Trump welcomed by some in U.K. amid Brexit jitters

LONDON — There are the protests, the official snubs, the hostile petitions, the social media campaigns, the infamous orange diaper-draped baby blimp. Britons are expected to rain invective on President Trump when he arrives in the United…

BuzzFeed's Ben Smith mediation snub sends dossier lawsuit to trial

The first face-to-face encounter between anti-Trump dossier publisher Ben Smith and one of its targets, Russian entrepreneur Aleksej Gubarev, was set to happen last month in a New York City law office.