As President Trump pulled back on a statement from his news conference with Vladimir Putin, his unscripted aside and what appeared to be handwritten notes were reminiscent of other signals that he has inserted into apologies to remind his followers that he will never be the kind of politician who is managed by staffers.
The president, in tweets, claimed that his widely panned news conference actually was appreciated by “many people at the higher ends of intelligence.”
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With the president’s GOP foes retiring or ailing, Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska could assume the role of leading conservative on trade and national security — if he stays.
Federal prosecutors also say Maria Butina was linked to wealthy businessmen with ties to the Putin administration.
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The steep penalty, which centers on how Google bundles its apps on Android smartphones and tablets, marks the second time in as many years that the European Union has found that the company wields its power in a way that harms competition and consumers.
This spate of missed deadlines was out of character for the Trump Organization, which receives hundreds of property-tax bills every year.
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President Trump and his predecessor, Barack Obama, both spoke about culture and immigration on the same day, but with noticeably different tacks.
In an interview on Fox News, host Tucker Carlson pressed the president on the purpose of the alliance, which was created in 1949 to protect member nations from Soviet incursion.
James Comey, until recently a Republican, said the GOP-led Congress has failed to provide an adequate check on President Trump, who fired him last year.
The Milwaukee pitcher's family members and friends removed jerseys with his name on them outside the locker room after racist, homophobic and misogynistic tweets from 2011 and 2012 emerged.
Walter Carr struck out finding a ride after his car broke down, but the college student wasn’t about to miss his first day of work.
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