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Judge, calm in court, takes hard line on…

U. S. District Judge Dana Sabraw went well beyond the American Civil Liberties Union's initial request to stop families from being separated at the border by imposing a deadline of Thursday to reunify more than 2,500 children with their families

US Will Send Ukraine $200M To Boost Defenses

The funds are for "additional training, equipment and advisory efforts to build the defensive capacity of Ukraine's forces."

White House: Trump Won't Support Ukraine…

In Helsinki, Putin proposed a referendum in separatist-controlled parts of Ukraine.

Defense bill would curb Cabinet control of…

A bill being negotiated in Congress would essentially end the Trump administration's direct supervision of an agency that oversees the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile

Trump Weighs Imposing Tariffs On All Chinese…

Trump says he's ready to put tariffs on all $500 billion worth of Chinese good imported into the U.S.

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Cohen Secretly Taped Trump Discussing Payment To…

Sources say the recordings were discovered during FBI raids on Cohen's office, hotel room and home earlier this year.

John Kerry Uses Words Like 'Disgraceful' and…

John Kerry took a hard line Sunday in describing President Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki this week, Politico reports. Appearing on CBS' Face the Nation , Kerry called the private, unrecorded sit-down "one of the most disgraceful, remarkable moments of kowtowing to a foreign leader by an American president...

Without evidence, Trump claims documents confirm…

President Donald Trump claims documents relating to the wiretapping of his onetime campaign adviser Carter Page "confirm with little doubt" that intelligence agencies misled the courts, but lawmakers say the documents don't show wrongdoing.

Ky. Medicaid Recipients Will Get Vision And…

The state of Kentucky announced it'll reinstate vision and dental care benefits for Medicaid recipients whose coverage was cut after a court ruling.

Asylum Case Wins Vary Greatly By City, But It's…

Critics say the disparity between immigration courts shows how arbitrary the system is. But immigration judges say that's misleading and simplistic.

FBI Releases Top-Secret Wiretapping Request in…

Thought Carter Page was just a kooky dream you had? Not so: The FBI released Saturday a redacted version of its FISA warrant to wiretap the former Trump campaign advisor, the New York Times reports. "This application targets Carter Page," the document reads. "The FBI believes Page has been the...

In Arizona, liberals debate forgiving candidate's…

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has come a long way from her days as a Green Party activist as she tries to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years.

The Majority Of Families Separated At The Border…

According to court documents, an estimated 364 migrant children between the ages of 5 and 17 have been returned to their families so far.

Thousands rally in Munich to protest 'politics of fear'

Thousands of people are protesting in Germany's southern city of Munich against what they say is the "politics of fear" that is pushing public debate in the country to the right

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DNI: I Meant No Disrespect to Trump

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is softening his off-the-cuff reaction last week to news that President Trump had invited Vladimir Putin to the White House, saying he meant no harm. "Some press coverage has mischaracterized my intentions in responding to breaking news presented to me during a live interview,...

New UK Brexit chief: We may not pay exit fee if…

Britain's new Brexit chief has suggested Britain might not pay its 39 billion pound ($51 billion) divorce bill if no trade agreement with the European Union is reached

Top intel official says he meant no disrespect to…

The top U.S. intelligence official is saying he meant no disrespect to Trump in a televised interview discussing summit with Putin

VP Pence headlines Georgia rally in governor's…

Vice President Mike Pence headlines Georgia rally in support of Secretary of State Brian Kemp in his bid for governor

Kavanaugh: Watergate tapes decision may have been…

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that Watergate tapes case may have been wrongly decided

Air Force fighter intercepts plane near Trump golf course

A U.S. Air Force fighter jet intercepted a small general aviation aircraft flying near President Donald Trump's private golf club Saturday

Family, home still unfamiliar to Honduran baby

A baby who came to embody the Trump administration's family separation policy is back with his parents in Honduras after five months

US Secession Group Seeks Ties With Russia

Not everyone is hating the Russia thing : Certain neo-confederates are promising to post a Russian-language page to share ideas with Russians about "Southern nationalism," reports AL.com . Called League of the South, the Alabama-based group made its announcement only days after President Trump and Vladimir Putin met to discuss issues...

Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as US…

Chinese president arrives for Africa visit as US interest under Trump wanes

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Mueller Plans to Question the 'Hollywood Madame'

Next up, the "Hollywood Madame": Robert Mueller's team has told Kristin Davis that they want to sit down and talk, the Washington Post reports. Mueller's people are expected to question Davis—who's known for her pricey 2000s prostitution ring linked to the downfall of Elliot Spitzer—about her friendship with...

Analysts: Trump tariff threats unlikely to yield…

Analysts: Trump tariff threats to China, Europe unlikely to yield trade deals

Trump Slams Cohen Over Secret Taping

If President Trump and former attorney Michael Cohen weren't already on the outs, the revelation that Cohen secretly recorded at least one of their phone conversations has cinched it. The president took to Twitter Saturday morning to express his displeasure and to suggest that Cohen might have broken the law....