House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has abandoned her plans to fly commercially to Afghanistan after her office said that the Trump Administration had "leaked the commercial travel plans." The decision came a day after President Trump announced he was canceling military flights for the congressional trip due to the shutdown.
Democratic leaders reacted with fury to a BuzzFeed News report that President Trump directed Cohen to lie under oath about his business interests in Russia.
Analysts said the Islamic State, which has been driven from most of the vast area it controlled at its peak in 2014, appears to sense an opportunity in the weeks after President Trump announced the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.
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The protest’s theme this year claims that opposition to abortion is “pro-science” — a branding attempt that the medical community broadly opposes.
Book Excerpt
In his new book, “Prisoner,” Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian shares his account of solitary confinement and his fears for his wife’s safety during his 544-day ordeal imprisoned in Iran.
The effort to convince the secretary of state to jump into the race could further roil President Trump’s tumultuous Cabinet.
The remark came after Congress had adjourned for the week, but lawmakers reportedly exchanged insults as they fought over issues related to a bill to fund the government.
Analysis
Thanks to a tight labor market, the growth of remote work or perhaps just wishful thinking, a shorter workweek has been getting more and more attention.
For houses in need of renovations, a town in southeast Australia is charging a symbolic weekly fee of less than $1. Renovated cottages would cost slightly more but would still be extremely cheap.
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