President Trump's statement on Justice Department official Bruce Ohr came as more than a dozen former senior U.S. intelligence officials signed a letter sharply criticizing Trump for what they call his “ill-considered” decision to revoke former CIA director John Brennan’s security clearance.
Earlier in the day, President Trump defended former campaign chairman Paul Manafort as jurors deliberated whether he is guilty of tax and bank fraud.
Other countries will replace the $230 million that the United States was going to spend on cities largely destroyed by the Syrian conflict, the administration said.
The former first couple, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, walk with Secret Service after dinner at a friend's home in Plains, Ga.
The former first couple, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, walk with Secret Service after dinner at a friend's home in Plains, Ga.
Thirty-seven years after leaving office, Jimmy Carter, 93, still bypasses the wealth and perks that flow so freely to other former presidents.
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She wore what she wanted and sent a powerful message: A black woman declaring her talent, her presence, herself as valuable and special.
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Wilbur Ross’s failure to divest created potential for violation and undermined public confidence, Office of Government Ethics says.
The reigning Miss America claimed that the new pageant leadership, under Gretchen Carlson, “silenced me, reduced me, marginalized me.”
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The sweltering temperatures have intensified raging wildfires in western North America, Scandinavia and Siberia, while leading to scores of heat-related deaths in Japan and eastern Canada.
In morning tweets, the president, without evidence, said the city had unreasonably inflated the price.
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Next month, the reclusive country will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the country, officially known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
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State Rep. Bettie Cook Scott, who is serving her third term in the state House, issued a statement apologizing for “disparaging remarks” that she made against state Rep. Stephanie Chang.
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