The FBI’s background check into Jared Kushner took more than a year. Last month, he sat for about six hours of questioning by the special counsel’s team. Officials said it would be unusual for someone to get a full security clearance if there were an ongoing criminal investigation that could result in charges for that person.
In a statement that came a day after President Trump suggested that he was open to postponing or canceling the summit with Kim Jong Un, North Korea said that it is up to the United States to decide whether it wants to “meet us at a meeting room or encounter us at nuclear-to-nuclear showdown.”
With conservatives and moderates far apart on such crucial provisions as DACA, there is little sign that the warring factions will be able to reach a compromise.
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Eastern Conference Finals
Andre Burakovsky scores the first of his two second-period goals. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)
Andre Burakovsky scores the first of his two second-period goals. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)
A spot in the Stanley Cup finals is on the line tonight in Tampa Bay as the Capitals look to advance to that round for the first time since 1998 in pursuit of the franchise's first title.
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11:51 Stoppage - Icing
12:25 Stoppage - TV Timeout
12:26 Stoppage - Puck in Netting/Crowd
13:30 Lars Eller has a shot on goal
13:55 Dmitry Orlov blocks the shot
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In the final stages of negotiations for a new North American trade deal, U.S. officials are considering invoking national security considerations to impose new tariffs on imported vehicles.
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The video depicting an incident in which NBA player Sterling Brown was subdued with a stun gun during a routine parking violation in January was “disconcerting,” the city’s mayor warned. The police chief said the officers involved had been disciplined.
Abrams could become the first African American woman elected governor in the nation’s history. She faces steep odds in a persistently red state — but two recent long-shot Democratic victories might serve as templates for a win.
“Simply put: We may have hit bottom,” the Arizona Republican said in an address at Harvard Law School, where he urged the next generation to chart a new course.
Perspective
By cowardly aiming to hide protesting players from public view, the new anthem policy shows that the league has learned nothing from the controversy.
On the Atlantic City Boardwalk, demonstrators, some waving high heels or underwear, protest the Miss America pageant on Sept. 7, 1968. (Getty)
On the Atlantic City Boardwalk, demonstrators, some waving high heels or underwear, protest the Miss America pageant on Sept. 7, 1968. (Getty)
The modern women’s movement began the way women have long come together, meeting in living rooms across the country to share their lives and issues. But they learned that to make a difference, they had to make a splash.
It is not clear whether the Texas woman will face criminal charges for her accusations, which spread on social media.
Retropolis
The San José, which sunk off the coast of Colombia in 1708, stands as one of the most expensive maritime losses in history.
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