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robert-mueller-101718.jpg Special Counsel Robert Mueller has completed his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and alleged collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign and delivered a confidential report to Attorney General William Barr.

amnesty-drone-strike-032119.jpg Amnesty International alleged that 14 civilians were killed in US drone strikes in Somalia, and demanded that US government carry out impartial, thorough investigations into "dramatically increased" air strikes in the impoverished northern African country. In a report released on Wednesday, the London-based human rights watchdog said it estimates that there have been more than 100 strikes by US

trump-twitter-fb-032019.jpg US President Donald Trump lashed out against social media platforms for discriminating against Republicans. Naming Twitter and Facebook in a news conference, the President said it is a very dangerous situation, and something should be done about it. Trump made the remarks when a reporter drew his attention to a larger discussion that Senator Josh Hawley has been leading about making social media

trump-jairbolsonaro-032019.jpg US President Donald Trump announced that he plans to designate Brazil as a "major non-NATO ally". The move reflects Washington's commercial interests in the Latin American market where China earned major gains in recent years, and political interest in Brazil's neighbor Venezuela. Trump announced the major diplomatic move in a White House news conference jointly addressed by him and his visitin

trump-border-emergency-031519.jpg President Donald Trump has threatened to veto the Senate proposal to revoke his declaration of emergency on the US-Mexico border to secure funding to build his long-promised border wall. The Senate delivered a stunning bipartisan rebuke to Trump on Thursday when a dozen Republicans joined all the Democrats in the chamber to pass the "Emergency Declaration Resolution of Disapproval" by a 59 to 41

us-capitol-031419.jpg In an embarrassing rebuke for President Donald Trump, the Senate voted Thursday to block the president's declaration of the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border a national emergency in order to obtain funding for his controversial border wall.

beto-rourke-031419.jpg Former Congressman Beto O'Rourke, D-Tex., officially announced his campaign for president on Thursday, becoming the latest candidate to jump into the crowded race for the Democratic nomination.

us-senate-031419.jpg Several Republicans joined Democrats to pass a resolution in the Senate calling for an end to U.S. military support to the Saudi-led coalition in the destructive war in Yemen. In the Upper chamber, where the GOP hods majority, seven Republican lawmakers defied the president and aligned with Democrats to approve the measure by 54 to 46 votes. As per the resolution, which invokes the War Powers Ac

paul-manafort-112718.jpg President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced to an additional 43 months in prison on Wednesday on charges of conspiracy against the U.S. and conspiracy to obstruct justice.

thomasperez-031219.jpg After losing Wisconsin for the first time in over thirty years in the 2016 presidential election, Democrats have chosen Milwaukee to host their national convention in 2020.

schumer-pelosi-031119.jpg Democratic congressional leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have vowed that President Donald Trump's request for $8.6 billion in additional funding to build his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border will be defeated in both houses of Congress.

nicolas-maduro-whitehouse-030719.jpg Washington announced a couple of measures aimed at adding pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to resign. Vice President Mike Pence said the State Department is revoking 77 visas that belong to officials of the Maduro regime and their families. US National Security Adviser John Bolton warned that foreign institutions helping to finance the embattled Socialist leader will be hit with sa

northkorea-rocket-launch-site-030619.jpg A U.S. think tank says analysis of new satellite images of activity at a North Korean long-range rocket site suggests Pyongyang may be rapidly rebuilding the test facility that it pledged to dismantle after the Singapore summit.

trump-whitehouse-030519.jpg The White House lambasted Democrats for launching an inquiry into alleged obstruction of justice and abuse of office by President Donald Trump and dozens of individuals in his inner circle. In a statement issued on Monday, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., opened up a "disgraceful and abusive investigation into tired, false allegations" al

jerrold-nadler-030419.jpg House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., officially launched a broad investigation of President Donald Trump, his associates, and members of his administration on Monday. Nadler kicked off the investigation by requesting documents from 81 agencies, entities, and individuals believed to have relevant information.

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