President urged to stop tweeting on Trump Tower meeting

(CNN)President Donald Trump has been urged to stop tweeting about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump’s top advisers and several Russians, a source familiar with discussions tells CNN. “This was a meeting to get information on an opponent, totally legal and done all the time in politics – and…

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US soldier pleads guilty to attempting to provide support to ISIS

Washington (CNN)Ikaika Erik Kang, a 35-year-old sergeant first class in the US Army, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to four counts of attempting to provide material support to ISIS, according to the Department of Justice. According to a statement released by the Justice Department, Kang was sympathetic to ISIS…

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U.K. Defense Chief Pitches Post-Brexit Tempest Jet on U.S. Visit

U.K. Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson pitched a strong British military and a new concept fighter jet it’s developing while brushing aside concerns about U.S. President Donald Trump’s rhetoric against NATO during a visit to Washington. Speaking at an event hosted by the Atlantic Council on Tuesday, Williamson said he’d like…

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Kavanaugh Once Questioned Supreme Court’s Nixon Tapes Ruling

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh once questioned the correctness of the 1974 high court decision that forced then-President Richard Nixon to turn over secret White House tape recordings and led to his resignation. Kavanaugh’s comments came in a lawyer roundtable sponsored by The Washington Lawyer almost two decades ago,…

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Trump vows to double steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump said Friday he is greenlighting a doubling of steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey and warned that US relations with the country “are not good at this time.” Walters did not offer any explanation as to how US national security is threatened by steel and aluminum…

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These glasses are designed to stop motion sickness

Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a soccer ball to U.S. President Donald Trump in Helsinki.Image: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP/REX/Shutterstock Surprise! That very innocent soccer ball Russian President Vladimir Putin gifted Donald Trump during their Helsinki summit last week (yes, that was just last week, folks) may not be so innocent.  Bloomberg is…

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Trump, Juncker Tout Deal Pulling Back From U.S.-EU Trade War

President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agreed to suspend new tariffs while negotiating over trade, pulling the U.S. and Europe back from the edge of a transatlantic trade war. The leaders pledged to expand European imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas and soybeans and both vowed to…

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Putins Soccer Ball for Trump Had Transmitter Chip, Logo Indicates

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s gift of a soccer ball to U.S. President tweeted, “I’d check the soccer ball for listening devices and never allow it in the White House.” It turns out they weren’t entirely wrong. Markings on the ball indicate that it contained a chip with a tiny antenna…

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CNN exclusive: TSA considering eliminating screening at smaller airports

Washington (CNN)The Transportation Security Administration is considering eliminating passenger screening at more than 150 small and medium-sized airports across the US, according to senior agency officials and internal documents obtained by CNN. Internal documents from a TSA working group say the proposal to cut screening at small and some medium-sized…

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Trump repeats Giuliani defense: ‘Collusion is not a crime’

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump on Tuesday embraced a line of defense offered by his attorney, Rudy Giuliani, that “collusion is not a crime,” even though he continued to deny any alleged ties between his campaign and Moscow during the 2016 election. Legal experts, however, have repeatedly said that anyone found…

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Trump’s 2020 campaign denies reports that it is producing flags in China

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign denied Saturday that it is using Chinese manufacturers to produce campaign flags, despite recent viral images that suggest otherwise. CNN reported earlier this month on an NPR story that said the owner of another factory in a different Chinese province said his company is making…

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