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ronald-d-vitiello-052318.jpg Three leading Republican Senators sent a letter to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expressing interest in attending a meeting related to claims a government informant was implanted within President Donald Trump's campaign. The letter was sent Tuesday...

amy-klobuchar-roy-blunt-052316.jpg Leaders of the Senate Rules Committee have released bipartisan legislation intended to reform the process to pursue claims of sexual harassment or other workplace discrimination experienced on Capitol Hill. A statement from Committee Chairman Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Ranking Member Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.,...

donaldtrump-052318.jpg After expressing dissatisfaction with trade talks with China on Tuesday, President Donald Trump continued to downplay expectations for a trade deal in a post on Twitter on Wednesday. "Our Trade Deal with China is moving along nicely, but in the end we will probably have to use a different structure...

A joint U.S./German space mission to track the continuous movement of water and other changes in Earth's mass on and beneath the planet's surface successfully launched from the California coast Tuesday. The twin spacecraft of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO), a joint...

us-capitol-052318.jpg A bill rolling back financial regulations implemented following the 2008 financial crisis is headed to President Donald Trump's desk for his signature after being approved by the House on Tuesday. The House voted 258 to 159 in favor of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection...

stacey-abrams1-052318.jpg Georgia Democrats have elected Stacey Abrams as their candidate for gubernatorial race Tuesday, wide opening a chance for her to become the first African-American female governor of a US state. Abrams, who is the former minority leader of Georgia House of Representatives, defeated former state Rep. Stacey Evans by winning three-quarters of the vote in the primary. Abrams has promised that if elect

tesla-model3-05-22-18.jpg Tesla Inc.'s (TSLA) mass-market Model 3 sedan, which will be available in two new versions with dual motors and all-wheel drive in July, has failed to earn a recommendation from Consumer Reports.

sec-pompeo-052218.jpg The United States has warned that it is set to impose the "strongest sanctions in history" on Iran. In his first major foreign policy speech after becoming the Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said: "This sting of sanctions will be painful if the (Iranian) regime does not change its course from the unacceptable and unproductive path it has chosen to one that rejoins the league of nations." The form

miss-usa-052218.jpg Sarah Rose Summers, the beauty queen from Nebraska, was crowned Miss USA 2018. The 23-year-old Certified Child Life Specialist beat out 50 other contestants in the annual pageant held at the Hirsch Memorial Coliseum in Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana, Monday night. Miss North Carolina Caelynn Miller-Keyes is the First Runner-up, and the second runner-up is Miss Nevada Carolina Urrea. Instead of c

obama-michelle-obama-netflix-052218.jpg Within one and a half years of leaving the White House, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle are venturing into film production. The former President and First Lady have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and TV shows with Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service said on Monday. The production package potentially includes scripted series, unscripted s

us-wealthiest-country-052118.jpg The United States is the richest country in the world with a total wealth of $62,584 billion, says a report. AfrAsia Bank published its Global Wealth Migration Review ranking nations based on their "total wealth," which refers to the private wealth held by all the individuals living in each country. U.S. is followed by China ($24,803 billion) and Japan ($19,522 billion). Other countries in the t

starbucks-052118.jpg Shortly after announcing a racial bias training for the staff, Starbucks revealed its changed policy of allowing anyone to use its spaces, rest rooms, cafes and patios even without buying anything from the stores. The new policy will be consistent all across U.S. stores.

us-china-trade-052118.jpg The US Government has decided to put "on hold" its proposed tariff hike on Chinese imports after high-level bilateral trade talks. The U.S. Trade Representative last month had imposed 25 percent tariff on 1300 products imported from China to prevent U.S. intellectual property theft and forced transfers of technology. China hit back by saying that it plans to impose the same tariff on 106 U.S. prod

The United Nations chief has welcomed the start of a national dialogue in Nicaragua between civic groups and the government, following deadly clashes between security forces and people protesting the country's planned social security reforms. "The Secretary-General welcomes the start of a national...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been declared husband and wife, following a ceremony at Windsor Castle. The couple exchanged vows and rings before the Queen and 600 guests at St George's Chapel. Wearing a dress by British designer Clare Waight Keller, Ms Markle was met by Prince Charles, who...

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