A day after the president declared he would be proud to let funding lapse for dozens of government agencies if he does not get the money he wants for the wall, congressional Republicans signaled little appetite to join his cause.
An agreement between prosecutors and American Media Inc. made clear that the tabloid, which trumpeted his candidacy and is controlled by Trump’s longtime friend David Pecker, had flipped on the president.
The California congresswoman will support a three-term limit for the top four House Democratic leaders, meaning she would step aside no later than 2022 as party leader. Pelosi's move earned support from seven Democratic holdouts, likely giving her the votes she needs for her election to speaker on Jan. 3.
Kevin Hart was pegged to host the Oscars until he was undone by a homophobic tweet scandal. (Getty Images)
Kevin Hart was pegged to host the Oscars until he was undone by a homophobic tweet scandal. (Getty Images)
John F. Kelly will step down as White House chief of staff by year’s end., the administration has said. (EPA-EFE/REX)
John F. Kelly will step down as White House chief of staff by year’s end., the administration has said. (EPA-EFE/REX)
Mohammed Saeed Sahhaf, aka “Baghdad Bob,” became Saddam Hussein’s information minister shortly before the U.S. invasion of Iraq. (Reuters)
Mohammed Saeed Sahhaf, aka “Baghdad Bob,” became Saddam Hussein’s information minister shortly before the U.S. invasion of Iraq. (Reuters)
Marissa Mayer got people to pay attention to Yahoo, but it was often the kind of attention paid to roadside traffic wrecks. (Getty Images)
Marissa Mayer got people to pay attention to Yahoo, but it was often the kind of attention paid to roadside traffic wrecks. (Getty Images)
Jefferson Davis took charge of the Confederacy just before the the Civil War. It went bad fast. (Salwan Georges/The Post)
Jefferson Davis took charge of the Confederacy just before the the Civil War. It went bad fast. (Salwan Georges/The Post)
The false hope of glory has been luring people into prestigious-but-terrible jobs since the days of Nero.
The federal agency that oversees Radio and Television Martí launched an investigation after a May report about the Democratic megadonor was publicized. The probe now includes examining how Martí came to publish an earlier story that included anti-Semitic language about Soros, a U.S. citizen, as well as an anti-Muslim piece.
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Cardinal George Pell, who has declared his innocence, had taken a leave of absence from the Vatican’s third-most-powerful position, as the economy minister, to fight the charges.
Both men were detained Monday as a Canadian court held a bail hearing for a top Chinese business executive. The arrests have raised fears that the two Canadians are becoming pawns in a diplomatic standoff.
The North Carolina Republican is one of President Trump's staunchest allies in the House, and Trump told him he wants him to remain there.
“We are living in an age of historical reckoning,” Southern Baptist leader R. Albert Mohler Jr. said.
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Theresa May still faces lawmakers hostile to her Brexit deal and European leaders who wonder how long she will remain in office.
The Tennessee Republican had said “there is some concern” that autism is linked to “the preservatives that are in our vaccines.” He later said in a statement that his remarks had been “misconstrued.”
The MSNBC host said she used a “SUPER BAD choice of words” to refer to the secretary of state. Then Twitter users lectured her on homophobia.
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