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patrick-morrissey-042418.jpg Many voters remain undecided, but the results of a poll commissioned by the GOPAC Election Fund show West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey with a narrow lead in the state's Republican Senate primary.

trump-smile-042418.jpg President Donald Trump appears to be striking a softer tone in his comments about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ahead of a planned meeting with the dictator. In remarks to reporters during a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, Trump described Kim as being "very open" and "honorable."

ronny-l-jackson-042418.jpg Leaders of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee have indefinitely postponed a hearing on the nomination of Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, M.D., to serve as Veterans Affairs Secretary amid allegations of misconduct. Committee Chairman Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and ranking member Jon Tester, D-Mont., announced...

iran-us-nuclear-deal-042418.jpg Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned his American counterpart Donald Trump of "severe consequences" if Washington withdraws from a nuclear deal that US-led major powers signed with Iran in 2015. "I am telling those in the White House that if they do not live up to their commitments, the Iranian government will react firmly," Rouhani said while addressing the nation Tuesday. "If anyone bet

facebook-terrorist-software-042418.jpg Facebook has claimed that using its new detection technology, its counterterrorism team made significant strides in quickly finding and removing a vast amount of extremist propaganda content for the Islamic State group, al-Qaeda, and their affiliates. The company's vice president of global policy management Monika Bickert and global head of counterterrorism policy Brian Fishman provided an update

mike-pompeo-042418.jpg Following a last-minute reversal by Senator Rand Paul, R-Ken., the Senate Foreign Relations Committee favorably reported CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination as Secretary of State to the full Senate for consideration on Monday. The committee voted 11 to 9 in favor of advancing Pompeo's nomination.

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized with an infection just days after his wife Barbara died. Spokesman Jim McGrath said in a statement that Bush had contracted an infection that spread to his blood but is "responding to treatments." The 93-year-old was admitted to Houston...

senator-manchin-042318.jpg Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.V., revealed Monday he intends to vote to confirm CIA Director Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State. Manchin said he decided to vote to confirm Pompeo after meeting with the former congressman, discussing his foreign policy perspectives, and considering his distinguished...

stefansson-iceland-042318.jpg The suspected mastermind behind the theft of $2 million worth of bitcoin mining equipment who escaped an Icelandic prison last week has been arrested. Sindri Thor Stefansson was arrested from the Netherlands capital Amsterdam Sunday night, reports said quoting police. Stefansson will be taken to the District Prosecutor's Office in the city. It is not known when he will be flown to Iceland. An i

michael-bloomberg-paris-climate-deal-042318.jpg Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has pledged to pay $4.5 million to cover the United States' financial commitment to the Paris climate agreement. "America made a commitment and as an American if the government's not going to do it we all have responsibility," the billionaire philanthropist told CBS in a weekend talk show. In June last year, President Donald Trump had decided to pull

A nude gunman has killed four people at a Waffle House in Nashville in the US state of Tennessee, police said. The man burst into the restaurant at 03:25 (08:25 GMT) in the suburb of Antioch and opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle. Two other people were wounded. One of them wrestled the weapon...

North Korea said that it has decided to suspend nuclear and missile tests and shut down its atomic test site, in a surprise announcement that could give momentum to its upcoming summits with South Korea and the United States. The announcement came amid a diplomatic push to denuclearize North Korea,...

thomas-perez-042018.jpg Democrats have filed a lawsuit against members of President Donald Trump's campaign, the Russian government, and WikiLeaks over an alleged conspiracy to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democratic National Committee filed the multi-million dollar lawsuit in Manhattan federal court on Friday.

charles-schumer-042018.jpg Calling it "the right thing to do," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has announced plans to introduce legislation decriminalizing marijuana at the federal level. A statement released by Schumer on Friday said the legislation would remove marijuana from the list of scheduled substances...

Amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Russia, President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton and Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov held a meeting on Thursday. A statement from the White House said Bolton reiterated that it is in the interest of both the U.S. and Russia to...

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