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jeffbridges-121818.jpg The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced that veteran actor Jeff Bridges will be honored with the Cecil B deMille award. The highly-acclaimed actor of such legendary films as Crazy Heart, The Big Lebowski, True Grit, and The Fabulous Baker Boys will accept the honor at the 76th annual Golden Globe awards ceremony, to be held on January 6. Announcing the award, HFPA President Mehe

donald-trump3-121818.jpg President Donald Trump announced Monday he has directed Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to launch a second round of payments to farmers impacted by the U.S. trade war with counties such as China.

gender-equality-121818.jpg A report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) says its study indicates it will take centuries to achieve gender parity in workplaces around the globe. Despite the global gender gap narrowing slightly in 2018, the long term outlook is bleak. At the current rate of change, WEF data suggest that it will take 108 years to close the overall gender gap and 202 years to bring about parity in the workplace

joe-biden121718.jpg Former Vice President Joe Biden is the early front-runner among likely Democratic Iowa caucusgoers in 2020, according to a CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll. Thirty-two percent of likely Democratic caucusgoers named Biden as their first choice.

alexander-lamar121718.jpg Republican Senator Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., announced Monday he will not seek re-election to a fourth term in the Senate in 2020. "The people of Tennessee have been very generous, electing me to serve more combined years as Governor and Senator than anyone else from our state," Alexander said in...

us-senate-saudi-121718.jpg The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia condemned the Senate vote last week to pass a bi-partisan resolution calling for an end to US military support to the Saudi-led coalition in the destructive Yemen war. Although Thursday's resolution is not likely to pass the House, it's the first time in 45 years that the Senate has voted to withdraw forces from a war Congress didn't approve. The Senate also agreed by

donald-trump2-121718.jpg Just days ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy decision, President Donald Trump has continued to lash out at the central bank's plan to gradually raise interest rates. Trump called it "incredible" the Fed is considering another interest rate hike in a post on Twitter on Monday.

kyl-jon-121418.jpg Just a few months after being appointed to replace the late Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., Republican Senator Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., will resign from the Senate at the end of the year. Kyl's resignation was revealed in a letter to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, who is now charged with appointing a new replacement...

michael-cohen-121218.jpg President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen lashed out at his former employer in an interview with ABC News that aired Friday, claiming the president "does not deserve loyalty."

senate-soudi-yemen-121418.jpg The Republican-controlled Senate voted 56 to 41 to pass a bipartisan resolution calling for an end to U.S. military support to the Saudi-led coalition in the destructive war in Yemen.

maria-butina-121318.jpg Alleged Russian secret agent Maria Butina pleaded guilty Thursday for attempting to covertly influence U.S. policy toward Russia. As part of a deal with prosecutors, Butina pleaded guilty to conspiracy to operate as an unlisted foreign agent and agreed to cooperate with investigators.

us-capitol-121418.jpg A bipartisan bill intended to address the issue of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill is headed to President Donald Trump's desk after being unanimously approved by both the House and Senate.

donald-trump2-121318.jpg A day after Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison for a variety of crimes, President Donald Trump claimed in a post on Twitter on Thursday that he never directed his longtime personal lawyer to break the law.

nancypelosi-121318.jpg In an effort to secure the votes needed to reclaim the House Speaker's gavel, current House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced an agreement on term limits for senior House Democratic leaders on Wednesday.

tulsi-gabbard-121318.jpg Tulsi Gabbard, four-time Democratic lawmaker and the first Hindu member of the US Congress, has revealed her intention to run for presidency in 2020. The member of House of Representatives from Hawaii opened her mind on White House dreams in an interview on Wednesday. "I'm seriously considering it," Gabbard told MSNBC News replying to a question on her presidential aspirations. The 37-year-old

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