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trump-melania-111218.jpg In his first tweets after returning from a World War I centenary commemoration ceremony in Paris, President Donald Trump lashed out at U.S. allies, calling on them to repay the United States the expenses incurred for providing military protection to those countries or bear it alone. This is not the first time that Trump has criticized NATO allies for not spending enough on their defense. Trump's

kyrsten-sinema-111218.jpg Democratic Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema's, D-Ariz., lead over Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally, R-Ariz., in Arizona's closely watched Senate race has continued to expand. Unofficial results released by the Arizona Secretary of State late Sunday showed Sinema leading McSally by 32,169 votes or about 1.5 percent.

gop-111218.jpg President Donald Trump and Rick Scott, the Republican candidate for Florida's Senate seat, have alleged electoral fraud as a machine recount of votes has been ordered for state governor and senator following Tuesday's closely fought midterm elections.

rick-scott-110918.jpg Two high profile races in Florida appear to be headed toward recounts, with Governor and Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott accusing Democrats of trying to "steal" the election. Votes in the Senate race between Scott and Democratic Senator Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and the gubernatorial race between...

gun-control-110918.jpg In the wake of the deadly mass shooting in a southern California country music bar, top Democratic leaders have called to expedite moves to introduce stringent federal gun control regulations. 12 people, including a police officer, were killed when a gunman opened fire at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which was hosting a college country music night, late Wednesday night. San Franc

dakota-access-pipe-line-110918.jpg A ruling issued by a federal judge in Montana late Thursday has halted construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline. The ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris is seen as a victory for environmental groups and a blow to President Donald Trump.

us-mexican-border-110918.jpg In a major executive action aimed at preventing the U.S.-bound caravan from seeking asylum in the country, President Donald Trump' administration ordered that migrants who cross the southern border from Mexico illegally will no longer be eligible for asylum under a new rule.

jeff-sessions-110818.jpg Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reportedly considering running for his old Alabama Senate seat in 2020 after being fired as the nation's top law enforcement official on Wednesday.

kemp-official-110818.jpg Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp tendered his resignation Thursday as votes continue to be counted in his race for Governor against Democrat Stacey Abrams. In a letter to current Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, Kemp said he is resigning to focus on the transition to his gubernatorial administration.

ruth-bader-110818.jpg Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized early Thursday morning after suffering a fall in her office Wednesday evening. A statement from the Supreme Court said Ginsburg initially went home after falling but experienced discomfort and subsequently went to George Washington University...

us-iran-shipping-110818.jpg In an effort to reinforce US sanctions on Iran, the State Department warned all ports and insurance companies in the world not to deal with Iranian ships, calling it a "floating liability." The "toughest ever" US sanctions against Iran came into force on Monday. They target critical sectors of Iran's economy, including oil exports and energy sector, port operators, shipping and shipbuilding sect

jimacosta-trump-110818.jpg After a tumultuous post-election news conference that included tense exchanges between President Donald Trump and reporters, the White House suspended the press credentials of a CNN journalist, calling his behavior "disgusting and outrageous."

jeffsessions-101518.jpg Just a day after the midterm elections, President Donald Trump has fired embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday. Sessions, who faced repeated criticism from Trump for recusing himself from the Russia investigation, said in a letter he was submitting his resignation at the president's request.

donald-trump3-110718.jpg With Democrats projected to have retaken control of the House in Tuesday's midterm elections, President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday he is willing to work across the aisle on certain issues. Trump cited drug prices, infrastructure and trade as areas of potential compromise but argued bipartisanship...

trump-pelosi-110718.jpg As the results of the midterm elections came in, President Donald Trump endorsed House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for the post of House Speaker and promised support across party lines if she lacks support from her own party. "In all fairness, Nancy Pelosi deserves to be chosen Speaker of the House by the Democrats," Trump said on Twitter Wednesday morning.

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