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Doug Collins criticizes Democrats for flip-flopping on Russia threat

House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins mocked Congressional Democrats on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday, for continuing to breathe life into the Rober Mueller Russia investigation. ...

Doug Collins criticizes Democrats for flip-flopping on Russia threat

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Rep. Collins says Democrats use migrants as 'pawns' to bash Trump, Republicans Georgia Republican Doug Collins slammed Democrats for using migrants as “pawns” to attack the GOP and President Trump while avoiding to fix the border crisis....
18:13 2019-05-31

Collins slams 'political hack' Democrats over Trump investigations: American people not part of their agenda House Democrats are not interested in putting forth an agenda to help the American people and are instead entirely focused on investigating President Trump, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee said Thursday. ...
17:00 2019-05-23

Democrats launch a series of hearings on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry but the party is launching a series of hearings this week on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The slate of hearings on the Russia probe means lawmakers are picking up the pace on an investigatio...
07:26 2019-06-10

How real is Iran threat? Democrats fear Trump administration using intel to justify conflict Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday briefed members of the House and Senate behind closed doors.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Democrats fear Trump will pull US out of last major arms control treaty with Russia FAREWELL TO ARMS CONTROL: President Trump’s decision earlier this year to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier has Democrats concerned he will essentially do the same with the last major arms agreement with Moscow, by allowing the New Strategic Arms Reduction T...
17:26 2019-06-06

Hannity slams Democrats for targeting Barr and McGahn, says Russia probe origins results 'tip of the iceberg' Fox News' Sean Hannity slammed Democrats for turning the government into a political "weapon" and cited sources he's spoken with that the coming results of the investigation into the origins of the Russia probe will be the "tip of the iceberg."...
08:52 2019-06-12

Nintendo’s Doug Bowser Talks Switch Success, Video Game Industry ‘Crunch’ and More Amid the news-packed chaos that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo — or E3 for short — TIME caught up with Doug Bowser, the president and COO of Nintendo of America. (Yes, that’s his real name.) Our conversation followed a busy day for Nintendo, which on Tuesday announced a seque...
21:00 2019-06-12

A charitable way for Landon Collins to say goodbye to Giants It can happen this fast. One day you are sure you are a part of the fabric of a franchise, the next day you are torn away. So it goes with Landon Collins, a one-time Giants fixture who now wears burgundy and gold and plays for the rival Redskins. “Honestly I feel more of a......
12:01 2019-06-09

Progressive announces bid to challenge Susan Collins in 2020 GARDINER, Maine (AP) — Betsy Sweet, a progressive Democrat who ran for governor of Maine last year, has announced her bid to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins. The former State House lobbyist announced her candidacy Thursday at Sebago Lake Distillery. In a statement, she criticized “th...
10:52 2019-06-14

Maryland women add Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland has boosted its frontcourt by adding Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins. Maryland announced Tuesday that Collins had signed with the Terrapins. Collins announced May 2 on social media that she was leaving Tennessee. Collins, a former McDonald’s All-American from ...
02:39 2019-05-22

Collins on Nadler’s contempt vote: 'He wants to subpoena everything that moves' House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., is pushing ahead with his planned contempt vote against Attorney General William Barr simply because he wants to “subpoena everything that moves,” according to Republican Rep. Doug Collins....
01:26 2019-06-06

Dave Gettleman’s worst reputation became Landon Collins’ reality The pattern is established. Dave Gettleman becomes the boss. There is little communication between boss and established veterans. Established veterans become cast-offs. It happened in Carolina, where cogs like DeAngelo Williams, Steve Smith and Josh Norman were let go (before Gettleman was), William...
00:26 2019-05-22

Rockwell Collins to overhaul 'Blackhawk' helicopter displays in $49.1M contract Rockwell Collins Co. received a $49.1 million contract for work on display units of the Army's UH-60 "Blackhawk" helicopters, the Defense Department announced....
14:52 2019-06-11

Woman arrested in connection with death of ex-Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Authorities on Friday night said they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her own home. Arkansas State Police said they and Randolph County sheriff’s deputies arrested 48-year-old Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell...
07:26 2019-06-15

Former Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins-Smith found shot dead in her home Former Arkansas state senator Linda Collins-Smith was found shot dead in her home, and authorities are treating her death as a homicide, according to reports. The 57-year-old former Republican senator was found late Tuesday, up to two days after her neighbors in Pocahontas say they heard gunshots, a...
17:26 2019-06-05

Susan Collins unveils $300M energy storage bill to combat climate change Sen. Susan Collins introduced a bipartisan bill Wednesday to bolster energy storage, an emerging technology geared at solving renewable energy’s most persistent problem: Using it when the sun isn't shining or the wind isn't blowing....
22:39 2019-05-22

Hearing Postponed for White Man Accused of Hate Crime in Fatal Stabbing of Richard Collins III on University of Maryland Campus The quest for justice for Richard Collins III, the Bowie State University student fatally stabbed two years ago on the campus of the University of Maryland in what prosecutors say was a hate crime, was delayed when a judge postponed a hearing Thursday on whether evidence of the suspect’s membership ...
05:52 2019-05-31

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and Super Thrust Block 1 and Super Thrust Block 2. [credit: Roscosmos ] ...
00:26 2019-05-29

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. President Trump opened a four-day swing through Britain and France, arriving in London on Monday where he courted controversy by criticizing the city’s mayor....
14:39 2019-06-03

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
05:39 2019-05-22

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Anderw Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contracts — which would enable New Yorkers for the first time to pay a woman in the state to carry their baby to term through in-vitro fertilization. I...
00:26 2019-05-30

China criticizes US ‘abuse of export control’ against Huawei BEIJING — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies. A foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, criticized “abuse of export control measures” on...
14:33 2019-05-21

Report criticizes investigation of Malta journalist slaying Council of Europe lawmakers have adopted a report criticizing the investigation into the assassination of a leading Maltese investigative journalist and calling for a public inquiry in the case...
15:52 2019-05-29

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don't appear to be a priority for his administration....
00:52 2019-06-04

Yemen’s president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s president has sent a letter to the U.N. chief criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly siding with the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels. President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s letter to António Guterres was released late Thursday. In the letter...
14:39 2019-05-24

Yemen's president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy Yemen's president has sent a letter to the U.N. chief criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly siding with the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels....
13:00 2019-05-24

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress report on Turkey’s membership prospects released Wednesday, the EU’s executive commission cri...
15:00 2019-05-29

The Latest: Women’s tour criticizes French Open scheduling PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 11:20 a.m. The women’s semifinals are starting at Roland Garros on an unusual day and at unusual courts — and the placement of the matches away from the main stadium has been criticized by the head of the women’s tennis to...
12:26 2019-06-07

The Latest: Macron criticizes Champions League format change French President Emmanuel Macron has criticized a plan to make the Champions League a largely closed competition        ...
17:00 2019-06-04

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
03:00 2019-06-14

UK work and pensions minister Rudd criticizes "do or die" Brexit approach Britain's work and pensions minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday it was a mistake to say the country will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 no matter what, a thinly veiled criticism of Boris Johnson, frontrunner in the race to replace Theresa May....
11:52 2019-06-16

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump endorsed in a directive early in his tenure and......
04:13 2019-06-08

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar initiative....
02:13 2019-06-08

Putin stands by China, criticizes U.S., in trade, Huawei disputes Aggressive U.S. tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, in a show of solidarity with China alongside its leader Xi Jinping....
18:13 2019-06-07

Nancy Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos Ms. Pelosi said the company’s decision to leave up manipulated videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to Russian manipulation of the 2016 election....
23:13 2019-05-29

Juncker criticizes Italy's excessive deficit as EU penalties loom The EU remains at odds with the Italian government's 2019 budget. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned Rome to rethink, though Italy's leaders appear divided....
05:39 2019-06-12

In Iowa Donald Trump talks energy, Joe Biden criticizes tariffs President Donald Trump and 2020 Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on opposite ends of Iowa on Tuesday, both making tariffs a focus of their remarks....
01:26 2019-06-12

Warren criticizes Trump's 'dart throwing' Mexico tariff decision Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on Mexico as "random dart throwing" that lacks a coherent strategy....
22:13 2019-06-05

Italy’s Salvini calls for ‘tough response’ to UN after it criticizes migrant policy Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini is calling for a “tough response” to the United Nations, and hinting that Italy may reassess its contributions after the body after it criticized Italy’s policies toward migrants from Africa....
02:26 2019-05-30

Codelco chief criticizes low productivity, regulatory hurdles in Chile -newspaper The head of state-run miner Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, said Chile's mining industry was increasingly held back by new environmental regulations and the low productivity of Chilean workers, local daily La Tercera reported on Monday....
01:39 2019-05-28

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
14:39 2019-05-21

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
17:00 2019-05-25

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
23:52 2019-06-12

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in carrying out the agreement with world powers....
00:01 2019-05-23

Scheer criticizes Trudeau for adding anti-Conservative union to media bailout panel Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the Liberals' decision to name Unifor to a panel that will decide which media outlets receive government funding is the latest example of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "stacking the deck" in his favour to get re-elected in October....
02:39 2019-05-27

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-founder’s well-being, accusing “a group of democratic States” of “ganging up” on the prisoner to “isolate, demonize and abuse” him and warned against extra...
18:13 2019-05-31

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation, so the pitcher will skip the amateur draft and sign long-term deal in Japan.        ...
19:39 2019-05-23

Pirates broadcaster criticizes Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for 'all the jewelry' after hit by pitch Longtime Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass tacitly criticized Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for wearing jewelry Tuesday after a hit by pitch.        ...
15:39 2019-06-05

Democrats dig in against USMCA vote Key Democrats said Wednesday that they still opposed moving forward on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade until some further changes are made. They said that despite the White House, Canada, and Mexico addressing several Democratic demands....
02:52 2019-05-23

NIMBY California Democrats California's increasingly left-wing residents want open borders, and they want their state to give handouts to immigrants, legal and illegal. But they don’t want any building to house this low-income riffraff anywhere near their expensive homes....
09:00 2019-06-02

The Democrats’ Pointman on Impeachment The hardest job in Washington right now belongs to a straight-talking New Yorker in his 70s. And it’s not President Donald Trump. As Trump ramps up his defiance of House Democratic investigations, Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler, 71, is a key player in the fight. Nadler’s com...
13:26 2019-05-23

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and believes Iran is responsible. The ...
01:26 2019-06-14

Trump Walks Out on Democrats After 3 Minutes After Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of a “cover-up,” the president said he would not work with Democrats until they stopped their “phony investigations.”...
18:26 2019-05-22

Denmark election: Social Democrats on course to win The center-left party pledged to pursue a restrictive immigration policy if it forms the next government. The far-right Danish People's Party saw its support fall by more than half compared to the last election....
22:13 2019-06-05

Trump says will soon sit down with Democrats for immigration negotiations President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would sit down soon with his Democratic opponents in the U.S. Congress for negotiations over U.S. immigration policy....
21:52 2019-06-11

How the 2016 Debates Are Still Haunting Democrats Democrats and Republicans had opposing problems when they held their presidential primary debates in 2016. For Democrats, the perception that the party Establishment favored Hillary Clinton fueled criticism about the format and timing of the debates. On the GOP side, a crowded field of candidates ma...
18:52 2019-05-30

Senior Democrats say no Trump impeachment … yet Adam Schiff: party is ‘not there yet’ on seeking to oust presidentJames Clyburn: ‘Right now we are winning this issue’More than 50 congressional Democrats reportedly back impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. But on Sunday morning, senior figures highlighted the split that remains between th...
21:00 2019-06-02

Democrats want to tax the wealthy, but not in blue states Here's a question: if Democrats want "Medicare for all," much increased college tuition support, and a "Green New Deal," how can they possibly backtrack on the mild tax hike that President Trump's tax bill imposed on wealthy citizens in blue states?...
23:00 2019-05-31

Democrats to try again on overdue $19B disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats appear likely to try again to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill that’s a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. A GOP conservative blocked an attempt late last week to pass the measure under f...
16:39 2019-05-28

Democrats Take Aim at Silicon Valley. They Take Its Cash, Too. Until recently Silicon Valley was seen as one of the few relatively untainted sources of big-money donations for Democratic candidates. Now, that’s changing....
17:52 2019-06-06

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
03:00 2019-06-14

House Democrats take on school segregation Gates Foundation forms commission to look at post-high school certificates, degrees — Study: D.C. voucher program didn't affect student achievement...
14:39 2019-05-21

A New Threat From Trump and Old Questions About Its Effectiveness Time and again, the president has engaged in a game of geopolitical chicken with Mexico. But there was no more guarantee that the tactic will be any more effective this time than in the past....
02:39 2019-06-01

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' it was an act of terror. (June 10)        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

How boxing coped with the terror threat Five days after the 2017 bomb went off outside the Manchester Arena, Kell Brook and Errol Spence fought in a huge stadium fight in Sheffield The post How boxing coped with the terror threat appeared first on Boxing News....
19:13 2019-05-24

Severe Threat Backs Off But We’re Still Unsettled Our midweek round of strong to severe storms faded early Thursday morning but we’re not done with active weather. The combination of a cold front stalling out across the Ohio River Valley and an approaching upper low will keep scattered showers and storms firing the rest of the week and into t...
10:52 2019-06-06

Joe Biden flips on China threat, now says it’s ‘serious’ WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden toughened up his language on China Tuesday, saying the Asian nation represented a “serious challenge” and sometimes a “real threat” to the United States — just a month after saying “they’re not competition for us.” “We are in...
01:26 2019-06-12

Heavy Rain Threat Continues The break from the rain sure has been nice today. We even squeezed in some sunshine. As the next round of showers and storms develops, activity will interact with the juicy air mass and more pockets of heavy rain will be possible beginning this evening. The stacked low that has kept things soggy ove...
00:00 2019-06-09

Democrats Descend on Iowa for a Chance to Break Through Nineteen presidential candidates visited the state this weekend, talking to voters and trying to grab a moment to distinguish themselves in a historically crowded field....
02:26 2019-06-10

More Democrats calling for impeachment proceedings against Trump More Democrats are calling - and more loudly - for impeachment proceedings against U.S. President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying....
17:39 2019-05-22

Trump says he won’t work with Democrats until ‘phony’ investigations end U.S. President Donald Trump fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation on Wednesday that he is engaged in a cover-up, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, "I don't do cover-ups."...
18:26 2019-05-22

2020 Democrats will be tripping over each other in Iowa this weekend The race to the Iowa caucuses, now less than eight months away, gets its unofficial kick-off this weekend as nearly 20 Democratic primary candidates swarm the state, holding dozens of rallies before gathering in Cedar Rapids on Sunday to take turns pitching a crowd of state party officials, activist...
05:52 2019-06-09

Ingraham: Pelosi and the Democrats 'uninterested in working' Fox News' Laura Ingraham said Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Peloi's actions today proved that Democrats are "uninterested" when it comes to working with President Trump....
15:13 2019-05-23

House Democrats Reportedly Want to Go After Rudy Giuliani The Daily Beast reported on Friday that congressional Democrats are considering launching a probe into Trump lawyer and sycophant Rudy Giuliani and his work overseas, after Giuliani attempted to push an investigation into Joe Biden’s son and his work in the Ukraine....
17:26 2019-06-07

Democrats and GOP might negotiate over a less strict version of net neutrality Last month, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives approved the Save the Internet Act by a vote of 232-190. The bill would return net neutrality to the books; the Obama-era rules made sure that all streaming content was treated the same by ISPs and wireless providers. It also prevented a c...
07:00 2019-05-26

Tlaib: House Democrats are ‘moving toward’ impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Sunday morning that House Democrats are “moving toward” a consensus that it’s time to weigh impeachment as an option.The Michigan Democrat, who has been one of the most vocal advocates for impeachment, said that the impeachment debate should be about holding President Donald ...
18:39 2019-05-26

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and the Democratic Party’s push to make it easier to get abortions has more people looking to the GOP. “On...
19:39 2019-05-22

The Latest: Trump says he’ll work with Democrats on trade TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 3:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’ll work with congressional Democrats on a new North America trade deal and he expects House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would back it. Speaking Monday at a news confere...
09:00 2019-05-27

Trump refuses to negotiate policy with Democrats President Donald Trump says he won't negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21)        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

To Fox or not to Fox? 2020 Democrats divided over appearing on network Buttigieg won plaudits on the rightwing channel; Warren was hailed for avoiding it. The dilemma has broad implicationsTo Fox or not to Fox? That is the question for Democrats running for president in 2020.In recent weeks, Senator Bernie Sanders and Mayor Pete Buttigieg have made a compelling case fo...
13:52 2019-05-29

Trump: Democrats are too busy trying to impeach me to do their jobs President Trump blasted House Democrats for talking about impeachment and said they are so consumed with investigating him that they are shirking their legislative responsibilities. “Everything the Democrats are asking me for is based on an illegally started investigation that failed for them,...
17:13 2019-05-22

House Democrats Want Mueller to Testify, Despite His Reluctance Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, stated clearly that he hoped his public statement Wednesday would be his last, but Democrats want him on a witness stand....
00:00 2019-05-30

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
06:52 2019-05-31

Who All the 2020 Democrats Are as Fast and the Furious Characters Well, here you go folks. The political analysis many people have been clamoring for is here: It’s time to definitively say which Fast and the Furious franchise character each of the 2020 presidential candidates are. That’s right, race fans—we’re taking one of the least political and most entertainin...
16:01 2019-05-24

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when Democrats controlled Congress and decided to suspend...
00:00 2019-06-05

The Latest: Brennan, Sherman brief Democrats on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s Iran policy (all times local): 12:10 p.m. House Democrats have received a closed-door briefing on Iran from former CIA Director John Brennan and former State Department official Wendy Sherman, who negotiated the Iran nuclear deal. Bren...
18:26 2019-05-21

'Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?' Democrats swarm San Francisco Fourteen Democratic presidential candidates sparked cheers and applause in the streets of San Francisco on Saturday as they worked the crowds at the California party's state convention, a sign of the state's heft in upcoming nominating contests....
07:52 2019-06-02

Back home, Democrats hear a lot, or not much, on impeachment YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — In suburban Philadelphia, it took about eight minutes into the question-and-answer session at freshman Rep. Madeleine Dean’s town hall for someone to ask about impeachment. It came up only indirectly at a town hall in Southern California. And in Yorktown, Va., it never got...
09:13 2019-06-01

A job nobody wants: Germany's Social Democrats seek a leader Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles quit, with members appalled by plummeting popularity agitating for the party to leave Chancellor Angela Merkel's scrappy coalition....
14:39 2019-06-03

DOJ agrees to share some Mueller documents with Democrats The Justice Department has agreed to share some documents from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation with House Intelligence Committee Democrats -- but warned that their cooperation would grind to a halt should the panel move to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt....
17:00 2019-05-22

'We will bring him down' - Tory rival's threat to Johnson Cabinet minister Rory Stewart has issued a stunning threat to "bring down" a Boris Johnson-led government - should his Tory rival suspend parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit....
17:52 2019-06-13

Tracking Weekend Flash Flood Threat A slow moving upper low (cold air aloft) is really going to put a damper on your weekend as it crawls over the Ohio Valley. A flash flood watch is in effect through Sunday evening. Multiple rounds of showers and storms firing on and off Friday, Saturday and Sunday will lead to heavy rain and the pot...
12:26 2019-06-07

Trump levels new tariff threat against China The president threatened to impose large tariffs on $300 billion in imports if Chinese leader Xi Jinping does not meet with him in Japan later this month, showing how he plans to immediately pivot from his trade war with Mexico back to Beijing....
00:52 2019-06-11

Pompeo on tensions with Iran: 'The threat is real' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an interview Thursday with “Fox & Friends,” addressed mounting tensions between the United States and Iran -- saying the threat from the regime is "real" and "credible." ...
17:00 2019-05-23

Prosecutor: Charges against ex-deputy no threat to police FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor says the decision to charge a former sheriff’s deputy with child neglect and culpable negligence for failure to confront the Parkland school shooter is unique and would generally not apply to law enforcement officers or other first responders. ...
23:01 2019-06-07

Citibank Corporate Office Evacuated Following Threat FLORENCE, Ky. (WLWT) — A Citibank Corporate office in northern Kentucky was evacuated due to a threat Monday, according to WLWT. Police are investigating after the office in Florence received a call around 9 a.m. for a threat made toward the Citibank Corporate office on Houston Road. Police sai...
16:13 2019-06-10

Mexico Avoids Tariffs for Now, but the Threat Lingers The deal the U.S. and Mexico struck to prevent the U.S. from imposing tariffs largely reaffirms the countries’ commitments to existing measures on immigration but will allow Washington to keep up pressure on Mexico....
12:26 2019-06-09

Brexit is not a threat to British prosperity: Johnson Britain can forge a "fantastic free trade relationship" with Europe after it quits the European Union, but can also be a champion for global free trade, lawmaker and Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said on Friday....
17:13 2019-05-24

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations....
14:33 2019-05-21

Apple’s new Powerbeats are the biggest threat to AirPods The biggest threat to the dominance of AirPods is coming from within Apple. The new Powerbeats Pro wireless headset from Apple-owned headphone-maker Beats so thoroughly embarrasses Apple’s AirPods in terms of sound quality, comfort and appearance, that this reporter wonders what the AirPods could do...
14:33 2019-05-21

New Zealand Says No Threat From Tsunami After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake New Zealand authorities said Sunday there was now no threat from a tsunami following a powerful 7.4 earthquake which struck near the uninhabited Kermadec islands north of the country, updating their......
11:52 2019-06-16

A liberated Rory McIlroy is a US Open threat PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — If you saw what Rory McIlroy did in his runaway RBC Canadian Open victory Sunday and don’t think that was a loud-and-clear message entering this week’s U.S. Open, you’re not paying attention. If McIlroy brings the form he had in posting a final-round 61 in Canada to Pebble Bea...
06:00 2019-06-13

Multiday Storm Threat Fires Up Midweek Here we go- after a couple of beautiful early June days active weather is on the rise. A slight risk for severe storms holds across the majority of the Commonwealth Wednesday. Expect AM and PM rounds of showers and storms with a decent break in between. With sufficient destabilization during our aft...
10:39 2019-06-05

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged threat from Iran has receded as the result of an American show of force in the Middle East.“We’ve put on hold the potential for attacks on Americans,” Pa...
00:13 2019-05-22

Protecting intellectual property from insider threat The topic of intellectual property (IP) protection is getting the much-needed attention it deserves on the global stage. Due largely to the U.S. administration’s line on trade negotiations with China, the issue of counterfeit products and international IP theft by state-sponsored actors ...
11:26 2019-06-12

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
22:52 2019-05-22

Kamala Harris' 2020 bid seems to fade as other Democrats bypass her Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ star appears to be dimming as other Democrats rise past her while she struggles to gain a footing among likely voters....
12:13 2019-06-01

Top 2020 Democrats best Trump in hypothetical matchups in new poll The top Democratic candidates best President Donald Trump in national head-to-head matchups, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University out Tuesday....
02:26 2019-06-12

Hannity: Trump playing Democrats and the media 'like a flute' Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday reiterated his belief that President Trump purposely "played" the media by saying he would listen to a foreign government who has intelligence on a political rival....
06:26 2019-06-14

'Single payer' hearing highlights differences among Democrats A hearing Wednesday intended to focus on legislating a fully government-financed healthcare system exposed the differences Democrats have on healthcare....
03:26 2019-05-23

Blowup between Trump, Democrats on infrastructure is a case of ‘too many fuses’ It’s rare to repeat things in this space. But occasionally, a quotation or a line resonates in a special way. Such a sentence quintessentially distills the essence of a political episode or circumstance in Washington. That’s the case with this line from horror master Stephen King in the short story ...
16:01 2019-06-01

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
14:13 2019-05-22

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia....
01:52 2019-06-13

Hannity unloads on Democrats, Nadler, Schiff, Maddow and CNN Fox News' Sean Hannity didn't hold back Tuesday, going after Democrats for their latest anti-Trump comments and for inviting Watergate figure John Dean to speak on Capitol Hill, while also bashing the "mainstream media" for continuing to "smear" the president....
09:13 2019-06-05

Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts Freshman Democrats who delivered the House majority are starting to split under impeachment pressure as a number of those in competitive districts are now warming to the idea of launching proceedings against President Donald Trump.As the administration continues to stonewall requests for documents —...
08:26 2019-05-22

The narrator in chief: Trump opines on the 2020 Democrats — and so much more “He brings you into his narrative. You can’t resist. It’s kind of a mind trap,” says author Bret Easton Ellis. “Trump is a great unifier in some horrifying way.”...
15:00 2019-05-21

Democrats press to retain longtime abortion funding ban WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats on Capitol Hill are intent on preserving a four-decade ban on taxpayer-financed abortions despite calls from their party’s presidential candidates to abandon it. Lawmakers are arguing that any attempt to undo the longstanding consensus is doomed to fail and not ...
23:13 2019-06-10

Kevin McCarthy: Democrats are hypocrites on foreign meddling Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is hitting back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, accusing Democrats of hypocrisy over foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election. (June 13)        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

After Mueller Statement, More 2020 Democrats Call for Impeachment Cory Booker and Julián Castro endorsed impeachment proceedings on Wednesday, joining six other presidential candidates who had already called for it....
22:26 2019-05-29

Trump’s plan to repaint Air Force One has some Democrats fuming President Trump’s plan to give Air Force One a bolder, more updated, “more American” look has some Democrats angrier than a traveler who just missed a flight....
07:00 2019-06-15

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive process....
04:26 2019-05-24

Denmark's Social Democrats move back into power Social Democrats have taken the most seats in an election centered on issues of immigration, climate and welfare. Left-leaning parties did well, while support for the populist Danish People's Party plummeted....
10:39 2019-06-06

Chad Pergram: Democrats 'nowhere near' the amount of votes they need for impeachment While the prospect of impeachment has caught a lot of media attention, FOX Senior Capitol Hill Producer Chad Pergram said the sheer number of supportive politicians made it very unlikely....
16:01 2019-06-01

Trump shoots back at Democrats, declares ‘I don’t do cover-ups’ President Trump on Wednesday ripped House Democrats for continuing investigations into his administration and shot back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who claimed that he is “engaged in a cover-up.” “I don’t do cover-ups,” Trump declared during a hastily arranged news co...
23:00 2019-05-22

Trio to provisionally lead Germany's Social Democrats Three SPD politicians, including two state premiers, are set to provisionally lead the party after Andrea Nahles announced her resignation. When the party will elect a new leader will be determined later this month....
17:39 2019-06-03

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
18:52 2019-05-29

Democrats urge Trump to rethink July 4 plans Three senior House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans to speak at the Fourth of July celebration on the National Mall.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), who oversees the Appr...
19:52 2019-06-06

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
22:26 2019-06-06

Democrats launch hearings to keep focus on Mueller report WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are beginning the summer by trying to keep the public’s focus on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Monday that his panel will hold a series of hearings on “the alleged crimes and other ...
21:52 2019-06-03

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.” Several Democratic presidential candidates took it from there, saying for the firs...
00:52 2019-05-30

2020 Democrats grapple with California’s electoral buzz saw SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly all the Democratic presidential hopefuls have yet to hire staff or spend money in the nation’s biggest state, California, which also offers the largest number of delegates. Most of the attention is being focused on the four states that vote first for a party nominee...
08:52 2019-06-03

A Good Idea for 2020 Democrats to Beat Trump Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign has garnered a reputation for being policy heavy and generally wonky, but perhaps no idea she’s had is more simple or obvious than the one she rolled out today: reversing Department of Justice policy saying a sitting president can’t be indicted....
19:13 2019-05-31

The Latest: Denmark’s Social Democrats cheer election win COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The latest on Denmark’s general election (all times local): 12:40 a.m. The leader of Denmark’s Social Democrats says voters have decided a new direction and a new government in the country’s general elections. A nearly complete preliminary count from Wedn...
01:52 2019-06-06

Democrats Pelosi, Schumer say budget talks 'productive' The two top Democrats in Congress said on Tuesday that talks with Republican lawmakers and White House officials on federal spending were "productive."...
02:52 2019-05-22

Democrats throw hands up in disgust over Trump’s comment “Atrocious.” “Unbelievable.” “Wildly ridiculous.” “Unpatriotic.” House Democrats left a Thursday caucus meeting aghast at President Donald Trump’s comments that he’d consider accepting election assistance from a foreign government. But even that statement wasn’t enough to move a majority of Democra...
22:39 2019-06-13

The Latest: Democrats Nominate Bowman For Kentucky Treasurer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on voting in Kentucky’s primary election Tuesday (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Banker Michael Bowman of Louisville has won the Democratic nomination for the office of treasurer. Bowman touted his experience as a bank officer managing a multi-million dollar fina...
02:39 2019-05-22

Here's how 2020 Democrats are stacking up in early nominating states Joe Biden has led or tied for the top spot in every major 2020 Democratic presidential primary poll of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada so far....
02:00 2019-06-13

Grieve faces deselection threat over Brexit stance The Pro-EU MP Dominic Grieve is facing possible deselection by local Conservative members following another confidence vote over his stance on Brexit....
14:39 2019-06-08

Trump dangles tariff threat over Mexico despite deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled renewing his tariff threat on Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn't co-operate on border issues, as Democratic challengers criticized a deal reached to avert the tariffs as overblown....
01:39 2019-06-10

Police detail man’s threat behind panic at DC LGBTQ parade WASHINGTON (AP) — A man threatened another person with a BB gun during an LGBTQ pride parade in the nation’s capital and set off a panic that sent hundreds of people, who mistakenly believed gunshots were fired, running in fear, police said Sunday. Aftabjit Singh, 38, was arrested on weapons p...
23:26 2019-06-09

Trump still hangs tariff threat over Mexico despite deal STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he may renew his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues. Trump says in a series of tweets Sunday that, “if for some unknown reason” such cooperation fails, “we can always go back to our...
17:26 2019-06-09

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
22:39 2019-06-08

Mexico president: won't react desperately to Trump threat Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says Mexico won't respond to U.S. President Donald Trump's threat of coercive tariffs with desperation, but instead will push for dialogue....
18:39 2019-05-31

Mexico president: won’t react desperately to Trump threat MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says Mexico won’t respond to U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat of coercive tariffs with desperation, but instead will push for dialogue. López Obrador says he has dispatched Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard to Was...
18:13 2019-05-31

10 most urgent cases of journalists under threat: June 2019 Journalists serve the public by speaking truth to power, a pursuit which puts some reporters in peril. Here's a list of the 10 most urgent cases for June 2019, published by the One Free Press Coalition....
17:39 2019-06-03

Republicans look to make Biden pay for downplaying China threat Republicans see Joe Biden's dismissive comments about China as a weakness to be exploited, turning his foreign policy resume into a campaign weakness....
11:26 2019-06-07

Bar owner gets death threat for calling out water drinkers A bar owner in England came under fire for complaining about people who just drink water. Sam Espensen, owner of Bristol Spirit in Bristol, took to Twitter to complain about the water drinkers last week. Since her bar occasionally features pop-up kitchens, some customers may not realize that the bar...
23:52 2019-05-30

U.S. Farmers See More Trouble in Fresh Mexico Tariff Threat Farm groups warned the White House against proposed new tariffs on Mexico, predicting they could trigger retaliatory trade actions from Mexico and again impede exports to one of the top markets for U.S. crops and meat....
04:39 2019-06-01

Why Europe needs to monitor China's rare earths threat European manufacturers will need to keep an eye on China's "near-monopoly" on the extraction and supply of rare earth minerals as they move toward electric power, experts have told CNBC....
08:13 2019-06-06

How Trump’s Mexico threat imperils his own economic agenda WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s vow to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports risks sabotaging not just his drive to forge more favorable trade deals but also a U.S. economy that he says has strengthened under his watch. Trump’s announcement Thursday that he would impose a 5% t...
09:13 2019-06-01

Markets Rattled by Trump's Mexico Tariff Threat Stocks and bond yields around the world fell after President Trump threatened to impose escalating tariffs on Mexico, exacerbating concerns about global growth in an already edgy market....
12:52 2019-05-31

Wall St. falls at open on Trump's Mexico threat U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Friday, hit by fears that President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico could prove the trigger that pushes the world's largest economy into recession....
15:52 2019-05-31

CANADA STOCKS-TSX slides after Mexico tariff threat Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, as energy shares were hit by a more than 2% drop in oil prices following U.S. President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico....
16:52 2019-05-31

Trump's Threat of Tariffs on Mexico Prompts Outcry A day after President Trump threatened across-the-board tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t stem the flow of migrants into the U.S., business groups and lawmakers expressed opposition and Mexico said it would meet to explore a diplomatic solution....
04:39 2019-06-01

Automakers to Trump: Cars are not a national security threat If the negotiation had taken place at a car dealership, it would have ended with the customer walking away — without the keys to a new vehicle in hand....
20:01 2019-05-21

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparking a wildfire....
04:13 2019-06-09

Raptors' collective threat overwhelms ailing Warriors The Toronto Raptors showcased their strength in depth that undermanned Golden State could not match on Wednesday, taking full advantage of their status as the deeper and healthier team in the NBA Finals....
15:00 2019-06-06

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
22:52 2019-05-21

FBI increases focus on domestic terrorism threat: official The FBI, focused intently for years on combating terrorism from abroad, is turning more attention to home-grown, U.S. domestic violent extremists, a senior FBI counterterrorism official said on Thursday....
23:26 2019-05-23

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the virus....
04:39 2019-06-14

Machine mind hack: The new threat that could scupper the AI revolution Even tiny tweaks to data can confuse AI algorithms, potentially arming cyber attackers with a way to undermine everything from image recognition to driverless cars...
15:39 2019-05-21

Destruction of nature is as big a threat to humanity as climate change A million species are threatened by human activity, but it's not too late to save what's left of our planet's biodiversity, says a major new UN report...
19:39 2019-05-21

The Latest: Pelosi suggests ‘intervention’ over Trump threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats (all times local): 11:35 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is suggesting an “intervention” with President Donald Trump after he vowed to not work with Congress unless Democrats stop investigating him. The Ca...
19:52 2019-05-23

Ex-FBI leaders to testify on Mueller report, Russian threat WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats angling to spotlight damning allegations from special counsel Robert Mueller’s report are focusing Wednesday on contacts between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia. The House Intelligence Committee has invited two former leaders of the FBI&#...
09:26 2019-06-12

Turkey to buy Russian S-400 missiles, undeterred by US sanction threat The US has urged Turkey to drop its purchase of Russia's S-400 missile defense system. But Turkey has refused to back away from the deal, saying Turkish soldiers are about to receive training on how to use it....
16:52 2019-05-22

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
14:33 2019-05-21

Why one leadership expert says Boeing is headed for an existential threat Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management senior associate dean for leadership studies, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what he's expecting from the Boeing hearings on Capitol Hill regarding the grounded 737 Max....
17:39 2019-05-21

Democrats slam McConnell for delay on domestic violence bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Democrats are ramping up their rhetoric as they pressure the Senate’s Republican leader to allow a vote on a bill that helps victims of domestic and sexual violence. At a news conference on Wednesday, Rep. Jackie Speier of California took aim at Senate Majority Lea...
00:39 2019-05-23

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
22:26 2019-06-06

Want To See Trump "In Prison", Nancy Pelosi Tells Democrats: Report Donald Trump should be sent to "prison," US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told fellow Democrats in a closed-door meeting about whether to launch impeachment proceedings against the president, Politico......
22:39 2019-06-06

Andy McCarthy: Democrats don't have impeachment grounds 'as framers would have understood it' As Rashida Tlaib argues towards an increased push by Democrats in the House of Representatives on the impeachment of President Trump, Former U.S. Attorney General Andy McCarthy said that the process will be purely political....
20:01 2019-05-28

GOP senator dares Democrats to impeach Trump: ‘Go to Amazon, buy a spine’ WASHINGTON — US Sen. John Kennedy on Sunday dared Democrats to start impeachment proceedings against President Trump, goading the House members to “go to Amazon” and “buy a spine.” “My Democratic friends have got to make a decision on impeachment. Now, I think impeachment will be a...
01:52 2019-06-03

Judge sides with Democrats in Trump bank subpoena fight NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the House to move ahead with subpoenas seeking years of President Donald Trump’s financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, dealing the second blow in a matter of days to Trump's legal strategy of stonewalling Democrats’ mounting investigati...
04:00 2019-05-23

House Democrats move to fight Trump's stonewalling in court U.S. congressional Democrats moved closer on Thursday to suing in federal court for access to the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, and its underlying evidence, taking a step bound to intensify their clash with President Donald Trump....
00:39 2019-06-07

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language that gives people “a fundamental right” to make decisions about their reproductive health. The State Journal-Register reports a House comm...
19:00 2019-05-27

Don’t swing too far left, state party chair warns Democrats New York state Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs is warning lawmakers not to veer too far to the left — particularly objecting to a measure that would grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. “We are getting such a banging on several of the things that the Democrats did this year that I’m afraid ...
09:52 2019-06-07

House Democrats Kill Attempt to Repeal Hyde Amendment, for Now The Hyde Amendment may have become a litmus test in the Democratic presidential primary, but that urgency to get rid of it apparently hasn’t reached the House of Representatives....
22:13 2019-06-11

Democrats Are Determined to Spotlight Trump’s Misdeeds, but Remain Divided on How House Democrats, returning from a weeklong recess, see an opening to focus public attention on presidential misconduct, but they are split over impeachment....
17:39 2019-06-02

California Is Now an ‘Early Primary State.’ Democrats Are Grappling With How to Compete. After years of voting late in the presidential nominating process, most California Democrats can start casting ballots by mail in February as Iowans head to their caucuses....
17:39 2019-06-02

Jim Jordan: Democrats focused on impeachment and 'getting the president,' not helping the country Rep. Jim Jordan said Tuesday that Democrats are focused on "getting the president" through impeachment, not on helping the country, calling John Dean's upcoming testimony the "opening act."...
15:39 2019-06-05

House Democrats move towards court action against Barr, McGahn A U.S. House of Representatives committee, seeking to advance probes of President Donald Trump, unveiled a measure on Thursday that would authorize court action to enforce congressional subpoenas of Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn over the Mueller report....
21:39 2019-06-06

An Infuriating Story About How Badly the Democrats Botched the Kavanaugh Fight A new book by The Intercept’s Ryan Grim provides damning new insight into Senate Democrats’ abject failure to meaningfully oppose Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination, with Grim reporting that Chuck Schumer instructed his party to basically sit on its hands, lest the Republicans weapon...
23:00 2019-06-05

Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cuts while lifting incomes more for low- and middle-income workers....
13:26 2019-05-22

Thailand’s Democrats to vote to join coup leader’s coalition BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s current prime minister, who took power in a military coup five years ago, appears set to win a parliamentary vote Wednesday that will give him a second term in office. The Democrat Party, the country’s oldest, announced Tuesday that it will vote to join a coalit...
16:52 2019-06-04

House Democrats Return From Recess Braced for Impeachment Talk As more Democrats call for an impeachment inquiry, just one thing is certain — the conversation is not going away anytime soon. Congress returned to the Capitol Monday after a week-long recess that saw several more Democratic lawmakers – including two committee chairmen — join the ...
12:00 2019-06-04

Denmark’s Social Democrats on Track to Return to Power After PM Concedes (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — The Social Democrats emerged as Denmark’s biggest party in elections Wednesday, with preliminary results indicating gains for left-leaning parties and a big loss for populists. If confirmed in final returns, the outcome pointed to the Social Democrats returning to...
05:39 2019-06-06

‘We Can’t Do It.’ Trump Says He Refuses to Talk Policy With Democrats Unless They Stop Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigations in the aftermath of the Trump-Russia report. After the truncated meeting with the Democratic lead...
22:26 2019-05-22

Rush Limbaugh: The 'dangerous' base created by Democrats is lashing out Democrats created a "dangerous" base, and now they are struggling to stop those very same supporters from lashing out, according to conservative Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh....
01:13 2019-06-04

U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides, including Hicks A U.S. House committee chairman on Tuesday subpoenaed two more former White House aides, including Hope Hicks, just hours after former White House Counsel Donald McGahn was a no-show for testimony before the panel at President Donald Trump's request....
02:52 2019-05-22

Germany's Social Democrats seek new leader, question coalition Germany's Social Democrats on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles resigned and SPD members, appalled by the party's plunging popularity, called for ditching their scrappy coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel....
18:00 2019-06-03

Key Democrats up the pressure on Pelosi for impeachment but she stands by go-slow approach House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing pressure from within her own leadership ranks to take a more aggressive strategy toward impeachment even as Pelosi made clear that she is pursuing a deliberate approach....
00:00 2019-05-22

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ignoring....
23:00 2019-06-11

As Democrats deepen probes, Trump accuses them of being ‘totally out of control’ The widening web of congressional investigations has demonstrated the limits of the president’s strategy to declare victory after the special counsel report....
03:52 2019-06-13

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad antitrust probe into the technology industry will hold its first hearing for th...
20:26 2019-06-06

Nancy Pelosi tells Democrats: I want Trump 'in prison' but not impeached House speaker reportedly told Democrats ‘I don’t want to see him impeached’ in a closed-door meetingFollow the latest in US politics – liveThe House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has told Democrats calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment that she would rather see the president in prison.Pelosi made the rema...
20:39 2019-06-06

U.S. Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
20:52 2019-06-06

Insurgent Democrats, Many of Them Women, Worry a New Party Policy Will Block Them Democratic primary challengers are often female, young and nonwhite. Many fear a recent move by House Democratic leaders will prevent them from being elected....
17:39 2019-06-02

Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election....
00:13 2019-05-27

Impeachment: Democrats can 'sing and dance like Beyoncé', House leader says Caucus chair Jeffries wants legislative focus but Rashida Tlaib calls for move against Trump amid fight over oversight roleOpinion: Trump’s wrecking ball assaults American governmentDemocrats considering whether to impeach Donald Trump “can sing and dance at the same time just like Beyoncé”, a membe...
23:52 2019-05-26

‘You Don’t Have to Be in Des Moines.’ Democrats Expand Primary Map, Spurred by Social Media. With voters increasingly getting information online and from TV, candidates are traveling to a wide range of states, viewing them as sound stages for delivering their message....
15:52 2019-06-01

Democrats on the defensive as abortion foes ask if party tolerates their views “It’s not the same party anymore,” said former congressman Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), who battled for some abortion restrictions in the 2010 Affordable Care Act....
12:39 2019-06-08

House Democrats Are Openly Fighting With Nancy Pelosi About Impeachment In a closed-room meeting on Monday, House Democratic leadership, including members of the House Judiciary Committee battled with Speaker Nancy Pelosi over impeaching Donald Trump, or at the very least opening an inquiry into impeachment, according to multiple reports....
16:13 2019-05-21

Where do 2020 Democrats stand on the Green New Deal, climate change? Since the February release of controversial Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Bernie Sanders', I-Vt., Green New Deal, many 2020 presidential candidates have released their own proposals to tackle the issue of climate change....
14:39 2019-06-08

Official tells Florida Democrats to expect recount in 2020 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The voter protection director for Florida Democrats tells party activists they should assume there will be a recount during next year’s presidential election. Brandon Peters told Democratic activists Saturday that the Florida party will be ready with teams of volu...
20:52 2019-06-08

Abortion is a winning issue for Democrats – look at history | Nancy L Cohen When abortion becomes a presidential campaign plank – as it did in 1992 and 2012 – it results in wins for DemocratsLate Thursday night, Joe Biden reversed his position on the Hyde amendment, which bans federal funding for abortion. The former vice-president’s abrupt announcement that he now opposes ...
13:13 2019-06-10

Ben Shapiro on Democrats' 'deeply cynical play' and how Trump should have responded Ben Shapiro laid out how he believes President Trump could have achieved a better "political outcome" after his contentious face-off with top Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. ...
15:39 2019-05-24

John Delaney splits with Democrats with 'real' climate plan Presidential candidate John Delaney released a $4 trillion plan Thursday to fight climate change that calls for a carbon tax, contrasting himself with follow Democrats who have not endorsed carbon pricing....
22:52 2019-05-23

| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings....
23:00 2019-05-23

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expressing concern about the practice on U.S. citizens....
00:26 2019-06-15

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could decide congressional races in swing states, members of both parties...
17:39 2019-05-25

Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr....
15:00 2019-06-11

Leader of German Social Democrats resigns after vote fiasco The leader of Germany's center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition, is resigning after an election debacle in the European Parliament vote....
12:26 2019-06-02

Trump's top associates look to Mueller report for backup against Democrats in court President Donald Trump's associates are looking to special counsel Robert Mueller for help in fending off a lawsuit from the Democratic National Committee over Russian influence in the last presidential election....
18:13 2019-06-04

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Thursday morni...
22:39 2019-06-13

The Trailer: Michael Bennet is sick of watching Democrats lose In this edition: The fed-up centrism of Michael Bennet, the impeachment bubble, and a talk with the anti-abortion Democrat who could be governor of Mississippi....
00:13 2019-05-31

Trump Crying For Impeachment, Democrats Not On That Path: Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., claimed Thursday that President Trump wants to be impeached and is upset that House Democrats are not rushing in that direction now, as tensions continued to......
06:40 2019-05-24

U.S. Auto Makers Sweat Under Threat of Tariffs on Mexican Imports President Trump’s threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports foists fresh bad news on the U.S. auto industry, which had pinned hopes on a tentative deal reached last year to preserve free trade between the countries....
19:13 2019-05-31

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's national defense minister said this week....
20:52 2019-06-12

UPDATE 3-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs under threat British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan by later on Tuesday, two sources close to the situation said....
15:52 2019-05-21

Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastic Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from toys to plastic and carpets in the USRead our entire Toxic America seriesSynthetic chemicals are in nearly everything we touch and consume. But some chemicals can be potentially harmful and a number of experts are anxious about ...
09:26 2019-05-22

Trump Mexico tariff threat rattles automakers, suppliers Railing against a wave of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump threatened all goods from Mexico with a 5 percent tariff, and would increase the duty each month until it hits 25 percent on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes immediate action. Shares of automakers and suppliers ...
17:26 2019-05-31

Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
18:52 2019-05-31

After Threat To Punjabis In Shillong, Amarinder Singh Sends In Delegation A week after militant group HNLC issued a threat to Punjabi settlers asking them to vacate the Punjabi Lane area of Shillong, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sent a four-member......
19:26 2019-06-15

Investors run for safety amid threat of broader U.S.-China spat Global stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc in muted trade amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China spat after reports Washington has another Chinese tech firm in its sights....
13:39 2019-05-22

Italian PM’s threat to quit leaves ball in Salvini’s court Bickering between the League and M5S has intensified since European elections The fate of Italy’s coalition government lies with the far-right deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, a day after the prime minister threatened to resign if Salvini’s League and its coalition partner, the Five Star Movem...
02:26 2019-06-05

S Jaishankar Says Terrorism "Gravest Threat" People Face In Asia Terrorism poses the "gravest threat" to the people in Asia and terrorists and their victims must never be equated, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said in Dushabe on Saturday....
13:26 2019-06-15

Threat or promise? E-auto boom could cost some industry jobs ZWICKAU, Germany (AP) — Over 115 years the auto industry in the east German town of Zwickau has lived through wrenching upheavals. Now it’s facing more change: top employer Volkswagen’s total shift into electric cars at the local plant. The world’s largest carmaker is creating its ...
11:52 2019-05-22

Trump dismisses possible Republican backlash over Mexican tariff threat U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight, saying lawmakers would be "foolish" to cross him....
18:13 2019-06-04

China escalates rare earths threat at U.S. in response to technology ban   There's a growing sense in both capitals that the two largest economies need to diversify their supply chains and unwind a system of mutual economic dependency...
16:39 2019-05-31

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown TUCSON – A social media threat placed Alice Vail Middle School on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department responded to the middle school located at 5350 E. 16th St. near Craycroft Road and put the school on a brief lockdown. TPD said Tucson Unified School District Safety ha...
00:39 2019-05-22

Iran threat explained: Dunford behind deployments to deter aggression Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford revealed yesterday that he was the driving force behind the recent U.S. deployments to the Persian Gulf region, which he recommended after reviewing intelligence that indicated an ominous pattern in Iranian actions....
19:13 2019-05-30

Mexico starts talks in Washington early over U.S. tariff threat Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Sunday she would meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington on Monday, two days before the neighboring countries are due to discuss possible tariffs on Mexican goods....
18:52 2019-06-02

Mexico secures Monday talk in Washington on US tariff threat MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez plans to meet in Washington on Monday with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in an effort to defuse rising trade tensions. Marquez says via Twitter Sunday that she scheduled the meeting with Ross while both attended the Saturday inaugura...
19:52 2019-06-02

Mexico and U.S. gear up for tariff talks, Trump doubles down on threat Top Mexican and U.S. officials on Sunday prepared for crunch talks next week aimed at averting a major trade clash after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose punitive tariffs on all Mexican goods in an intensifying dispute over migration....
21:00 2019-06-02

Center ground of UK politics is under threat, finance minister warns The center ground of British politics "is under threat", finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday in a speech at the launch of a review into increasing the minimum wage....
11:39 2019-05-30

Mexico and U.S. gear up for tariff talks as Trump doubles down on threat Mexican and U.S. officials were preparing on Sunday for upcoming talks aimed at averting a major trade clash after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose punitive tariffs on all Mexican goods in an intensifying dispute over migration....
00:13 2019-06-03

Mexican president responds to Trump’s threat to impose tariffs Mexico’s president suggested he was open to tightening immigration controls following a threat from President Trump to impose tariffs if the US’s southern neighbor doesn’t put an end to illegal immigration to the States. Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador also said Saturday that a delega...
00:00 2019-06-02

Supporters push immunity bill for Netanyahu, who is under threat of indictment Knesset members could not be charged with a criminal offense committed during or before being voted in, unless immunity is waived by the parliament, a draft of the measure said....
18:00 2019-05-21

Won't Tiptoe Around China With Asia Stability At Threat: US Defence Chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting US Defence Secretary......
11:00 2019-06-01

Mexico pushes for dialogue in response to Trump's tariff threat Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he did not want a confrontation with the United States. Some 80 percent of the Mexico's exports are sent to the US and would be hit hard by fresh tariffs....
08:13 2019-06-01

U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday....
07:26 2019-06-01

Islamic State in Afghanistan Remains a ‘Very Worrisome’ Threat, General Says (RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany) — The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a “very worrisome” threat to the United States, and U.S. counterterrorism efforts have yet to shrink its extremist ambitions, a senior American general said Wednesday. Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie said IS would ...
15:00 2019-06-13

US "Serious Threat To Global Stability": Iran's Hassan Rouhani In Bishkek Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said today that US actions present a serious threat to global and regional stability, speaking at an international forum in Kyrgyzstan....
15:52 2019-06-14

Stocks shiver, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat Safe-haven sovereign bonds surged and European stocks tumbled on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
15:52 2019-05-31

Trump team briefs Congress about Iranian threat: 'This is about deterrence, not about war' Top officials in the Trump administration were dispatched to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to brief lawmakers about escalating tensions with Iran, saying afterward they are focused on trying to deter attacks and avoid war....
00:26 2019-05-22

Europol highlights Russian money as biggest laundering threat Europe's Baltic states are at risk from further Russian money laundering, a top European police official said after several big banks were hit by scandals centred on the region....
19:13 2019-06-13

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results have been of years of effort and billions of dollars spent fighting narcotics....
04:00 2019-06-07

Western officials say new Ukrainian president poses threat to Putin A political newcomer whose anti-corruption pledges won him the presidency of Ukraine in a landslide could weaken Russian President Vladimir Putin, Western officials say....
17:26 2019-06-06

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't settled soon, says a former top Department of Homeland Security officials....
19:39 2019-05-23

Millions in northwest India face tropical cyclone threat A month after powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani slammed into India's northeastern coastline, the country faces the threat of another strong storm, this time on its west coast....
03:13 2019-06-12

Investors seek safety on threat of wider U.S.-China spat Global equity markets slid on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China trade standoff after reports the United States has another Chinese tech firm in its sights....
23:52 2019-05-22

George R.R. Martin Just Set a Very Peculiar Winds of Winter Deadline Threat for Himself Now that Game of Thrones is over for good, the focus is on when George R.R. Martin is finally going to complete his side of the story. Thanks to an airline’s offer to fly Martin out so he can have some peace and quiet to finish The Winds of Winter, he’s jokingly promised a deadline. If he doesn’t me...
14:00 2019-05-23

U.S. commander: Threat from Iran 'imminent' and attack could happen any time The top commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East says the Iranian regime poses an "imminent threat" and could carry out an attack basically at any time....
14:00 2019-06-07

Tornado threat eases but will resume next week across U.S. Plains states The tornadoes and heavy rains sweeping across the United States from the southern Plains into New Jersey will ease by late Thursday but resume early next week, forecasters said....
10:13 2019-05-29

Joe Biden to declare Trump an 'existential threat' to America – live Biden and Trump to hold duelling rallies in key battleground state, while big tech under scrutiny at congressional hearing in WashingtonSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.59pm BST Well, Donald Trump is tweeting again ... (not that he ever stopped). The president took to his favor...
16:39 2019-06-11

Strong U.S. jobs growth expected in May, trade tensions a threat U.S. job growth likely increased solidly in May, with wage gains expected to pick up, showing strength in the labor market before an escalation in trade tensions that analysts have cautioned could pressure an already slowing economy....
11:52 2019-06-07

2019 Women’s World Cup: Which teams pose biggest U.S. threat The Post’s Brian Lewis breaks down the teams, players and games to watch for in the 2019 women’s World Cup. Five Favorites United States: The Americans’ three Women’s World Cups are more than any other country, and a successful title defense would give them as many as the rest of the ent...
07:13 2019-06-07

Iran top military chief issues threat: ‘Our hands are on the trigger’ Iran’s highest-ranking military official offered a stark warning after reports emerged that the U.S. is considering deploying 10,000 troops to the Middle East....
03:13 2019-05-24

Huawei security threat derives from its sheer scale, says analysis Cybersecurity report warns Chinese tech firm’s breadth exposes customers to riskHuawei’s threat to national security is inextricably linked to the company’s sheer scale, according to an analysis of the Chinese tech company from threat intelligence firm Recorded Future.Rather than focusing attention ...
16:52 2019-06-10

Trump says he thinks Mexico wants a deal, tariff threat stands U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he thinks Mexico wants to make a deal in the neighbors' immigration dispute, but that he will go ahead with tariffs on Mexican goods if it does not do more to control migration....
23:01 2019-06-05

Shaky defenders and France's threat: our writers' US World Cup predictions The defending champions have been expected to breeze to the final in years past. But the rest of the world has caught up in the last few yearsUSWNT’s key player is …Julie Ertz. No one else in the squad offers the same physical disruption in central midfield, and the USWNT’s defense, which has looked...
11:39 2019-06-10

Democrat to force vote on Mexico tariffs if Trump follows through on threat House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said Thursday that he will introduce legislation to block President Trump from imposing new tariffs on Mexico....
03:39 2019-06-07

President Trump Still Floats Tariff Threat Over Mexico Despite Deal (STERLING, Va.) — President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues, while some of his Democratic challengers for the White House said the last-minute deal to avert trade penalties was ov...
21:39 2019-06-09

Team Trump backs off threat to slap tariffs on Mexico Team Trump on Wednesday appeared to back off the president’s threat to slap 5 percent tariffs on Mexican imports, with a top White House trade official suggesting they wouldn’t be needed because the US now has “the Mexicans’ attention” on border security. “We believe that these tariffs may not have ...
20:13 2019-06-05

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international trade....
17:39 2019-05-22

Democrats grapple with 'electability' question as white men lead diverse field Democrats seeking to unseat Republican U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020 will choose from the largest and most diverse set of candidates in history - yet, so far, two older white men are leading the pack....
14:52 2019-05-24

Daily on Energy: House Democrats proclaim climate and infrastructure week SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
15:00 2019-05-21

For Democrats, Trump impeachment question is a personal struggle transcending politics The Washington Post interviewed 45 Democrats spanning the caucus’s divides and found lawmakers struggling with how to respond to a norm-smashing president....
00:26 2019-06-09

McGahn Skips Hearing, Defying Subpoena, and Democrats’ Anger Swells The House Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would soon hold a contempt vote, while other members were expected to go public with calls for an impeachment inquiry....
19:39 2019-05-21

Leader of Social Democrats, Merkel’s Coalition Partner, Announces Resignation Andrea Nahles announced she was stepping down after a dismal showing in the European election, raising questions about the future of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government....
13:00 2019-06-02

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce debate over whether or not to try and impeach Donald Trump is roiling the Democratic party in Washington, pitting scores of lawmakers in favor of impea...
09:52 2019-06-10

Democrats Urge Pompeo to End Policy Used to Deny Citizenship to Children of Gay Couples Nearly 100 Democratic members of Congress, including several presidential hopefuls, signed letters calling for an end to the State Department policy....
04:26 2019-06-07

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion have thrust the issue into the national spotlight an...
08:13 2019-05-27

Utah Trump Supporter Arrested for Allegedly Threatening to Kill Democrats Officials in Utah have arrested and charged a Salt Lake City area man for allegedly making thousands of threatening phone calls to multiple Democratic lawmakers, in which he promised to “take up my Second Amendment right and shoot you liberals in the head,” among other allegations laid out in a crim...
22:52 2019-06-07

Trump slams Mexico, Democrats over spike in asylum seekers at border President Trump slammed Mexico and Democratic lawmakers on Friday for the growing number of asylum seekers overwhelming the US southern border — the morning after he slapped Mexico with a new tariff as punishment for failing to stanch the flow. “Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for de...
18:26 2019-05-31

Justice Department to hand over key Mueller report documents to Democrats, Nadler says Rep. Jerrold Nadler said the department will begin complying with the committee’s subpoena on Monday and provide some of Mueller’s “most important files.”...
21:52 2019-06-10

Mueller intended to break Democrats' impeachment stalemate | Walter Shapiro In an extreme example of narrowcasting, masked by the careful legalistic language, Mueller was speaking directly to Pelosi in his recent public commentsUnless they are on a secret Washington dinner party circuit, there are no hints that Robert Mueller and Nancy Pelosi are friends.Sure, they overlapp...
15:13 2019-05-31

Tucker Carlson accuses Democrats of trying to distract Americans from the real problems Fox News' Tucker Carlson vented his frustration Friday with Democrats, criticizing them for their reaction to President Trump giving Attorney General William Barr authority to declassify information related to the origins of the Russia probe and accusing them of trying to "distract" Americans....
08:39 2019-05-25

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
18:13 2019-06-09

Democrats woo Iowa party activists at feisty festival as race kicks off Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set themselves apart from the sprawling field of candidates in the midst of a swirling carnival of activists and campaign volunteers....
22:26 2019-06-10

Democrats to launch fresh push to counter foreign interference in elections The campaign took on new resonance Wednesday after President Trump said he would be willing to take dirt on a political opponent from a foreign government....
06:00 2019-06-14

House Democrats to get more Mueller evidence, Trump calls witness 'sleazebag' Congressional Democrats on Monday struck a rare deal in their wide-ranging probes of President Donald Trump as the U.S. Justice Department agreed to hand over more evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry....
00:13 2019-06-11

Trump shifts stance on Mueller testimony, questions why Democrats want to hear from him The president had previously said he would leave that decision to Attorney General William P. Barr, who has said he has no problem with an appearance by the special counsel....
17:26 2019-05-24

Democrats fume as McGahn skips House hearing: ‘Our subpoenas are not optional’ The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee vowed Tuesday to go to court if necessary to seek former White House Counsel Don McGahn's testimony, after he defied a subpoena and skipped a committee hearing at President Trump's direction. ...
17:26 2019-05-21

The Mueller conundrum facing House Democrats: What to do with a reluctant special counsel? Democratic lawmakers say special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has a duty to testify in public — but there is not consensus about how far to go in pursuing his testimony....
19:26 2019-06-01

Democrats in Trump districts face split-screen reality on impeachment  House Democrats, who helped the party capture the majority, barely hear a mention about impeachment in their home districts, underscoring Pelosi’s cautious course....
01:26 2019-05-31

Case Opened: Democrats Begin Public Airing Of Mueller Report In this June 5, 2019, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks at the Capitol in Washington. President Donald Trump says it’s “case closed,” but Democrats are just getting started with special counsel Robert Mueller. Holding the first in a series of hearings on Mueller&#...
17:26 2019-06-09

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
05:52 2019-05-23

Bernie Sanders makes closed-door pitch to top Democrats in must-win New Hampshire Bernie Sanders needs to come out on top next February in the New Hampshire primary, where he crushed Hillary Clinton by more than 20 percentage points in the state’s 2016 Democratic contest. And on Tuesday, during a campaign swing in NH, Sanders met behind closed doors with 50 top Democratic state l...
07:26 2019-05-29

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall....
22:26 2019-06-04

Ilhan Omar breaks Ramadan fast with Democrats in historic Iftar The breaking of the fast was the first to be organized by three Muslim members of Congress and be attended by party leadershipUS congresswoman Ilhan Omar had just won her primary in Minnesota last year, putting her on track to make history, when she found herself in a meeting with Nancy Pelosi.Pelos...
00:13 2019-05-22

Trump, House Democrats square off in U.S. court over Deutsche Bank documents Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization will demand in court on Wednesday that a judge stop Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
17:52 2019-05-22

Democrats' demands for Trump's taxes, McGahn testimony are 'all for show:' Sen. Cornyn Sen. John Cornyn pushed back Wednesday against efforts by House Democrats to obtain President Trump's taxes and financial records, while demanding testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn. ...
22:39 2019-05-22

House and Senate Democrats seek Trump financial records in lawsuit Democrats from the House and Senate have told a federal judge they'd like to begin pursuing President Donald Trump's personal financial records and corporate records next month as part of a lawsuit over his business properties....
20:39 2019-05-29

Contempt or impeachment? Trump and Democrats locked in ultimate congressional battle The White House strategy appears to be designed to force the Democrats’ hand, but lawmakers are treading cautiouslyDemocrats grabbed control of the House of Representatives in January of this year determined to restore congressional oversight. But with the Trump administration now at a moment of rec...
21:13 2019-05-22

Trump drives media agenda, taunts Democrats, as Kibitzer-in-Chief Donald Trump has many roles: cultural commentator, Twitter titan, reality show producer, kibitzer-in-chief, all intertwined with the job of running the country....
09:52 2019-05-22

Democrats' universal health care proposals are 'immoral,' Melissa Francis says Medicare-for-all plans, including those floated by several Democrats seeking the White House in 2020, are "immoral" proposals that will reduce health care quality overall, Fox News' Melissa Francis said....
23:39 2019-05-27

Howard Dean: Why supporting the USMCA trade deal will help Democrats win in 2020 This much-needed NAFTA update, called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, is a sweeping trade deal that will create jobs, open up new markets for U.S. businesses of all sizes, and strengthen ties with two of America's most important allies....
15:39 2019-05-29

Classified Iran briefing becomes heated as Trump team clashes with Democrats A classified Senate briefing on Iranian plots against the United States turned into a tense clash between top U.S. officials and lawmakers frustrated with President Trump’s strategy toward Tehran....
11:00 2019-05-22

Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up and asserted that he could not work with them unless they dropped multiple inv...
00:26 2019-05-23

The pork industry wants a dramatically different inspection system. House Democrats are balking. A proposal to change Department of Agriculture pork inspections, shifting some tasks from federal inspectors to plant employees, could be delayed until the agency completes an investigation into data used when the USDA developed the new program....
03:26 2019-06-05

Democrats who stood with Clinton through impeachment urge caution in pursuit of Trump “It’s very difficult to unring a bell,” Rep. Anna G. Eshoo said as some of the House’s younger lawmakers clamor to begin proceedings against the president....
23:13 2019-05-22

U.S. judge denies Democrats' lawsuit to stop border wall funds A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a lawsuit by Democrats in the House of Representatives that sought to block President Donald Trump's plan to divert funds to help build a border wall....
04:13 2019-06-04

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
00:39 2019-06-07

Trump angrily walks out of meeting with Democrats after Pelosi says he is ‘engaged in a coverup’ In the Rose Garden, the president insisted he would not work with Democrats unless they abandon their investigations of his businesses, presidency and personal finances....
03:52 2019-05-23

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
19:26 2019-06-12

Donald Trump calls into TV program to defend Mexico tariff threat President Donald Trump called into a cable news program Monday to refute comments by the chief of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who'd said his recent threat of tariffs on Mexico would cause harm to the U.S. economy....
22:00 2019-06-10

Mexico's Economy Minister to meet Wilbur Ross over U.S. tariff threat Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Sunday she would meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington on Monday, two days before the neighboring countries are due to discuss possible tariffs on Mexican goods....
16:39 2019-06-02

Trump defends tariff threat against Mexico, calls it ‘beautiful thing’ President Trump called tariffs a “beautiful thing,” credited his use of them with forcing Mexico to reach a deal with the US on immigration and predicted the duties will also pressure China to give in on trade. Trump defended employing tariffs as a negotiating tactic and said without the...
19:26 2019-06-10

Wall St. skids, jolted by Trump's surprise tariff threat on Mexico U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, as the S&P 500 closed out the month with its biggest May slump since 2010, after President Donald Trump's surprise threat of tariffs on Mexico fueled fears that a trade war on multiple fronts could lead to a recession....
05:13 2019-06-01

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of the big technology platforms....
03:39 2019-06-12

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
23:13 2019-05-31

‘Catastrophic,’ ‘Cataclysmic’: Trump’s Tariff Threat Has Retailers Sounding Alarm Struggling to compete against online rivals, retailers could be forced to close more stores if tariffs hit Chinese footwear, toys and apparel, analysts say....
11:39 2019-06-16

U.S. border arrests of families hit another record, amid Mexico tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing the U.S. southern border in May, the government said on Wednesday, an increase over the previous month and the most in more than a decade, reaching what officials said were "crisis" levels....
21:26 2019-06-05

Roadside Blast in Niger That Hit Americans Shows Growing Threat, Officials Say The explosives were buried roughly three feet underground and positioned at a key choke point on a road that led to a shooting range frequented by American troops....
01:13 2019-06-15

Dow, stocks end lower on threat of tariffs on Mexican imports and recession fears The Dow closed lower Friday as stock investors were spooked by Trump's tariff hikes on Mexican goods and renewed recession fears.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequences....
03:00 2019-06-01

Threat to Missouri abortion clinic leaves neighboring providers scrambling With reproductive rights under aggressive attack, clinics across state lines are bracing for an influx of women seeking careDr Erin King felt a weight lift off her shoulders – at least for a few minutes.The executive director of Hope Clinic in Granite City, Illinois had spent a week “scrambling” to ...
08:39 2019-06-01

N Korea steps ups measures amid African swine fever threat North Korea has broken its silence on an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), with claims it has taken emergency measures to prevent the spread of the disease....
17:39 2019-06-12

Mexico readies list of US products for retaliation if Trump follows through with tariffs threat Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has received a list of U.S. products that his country would slap with tariffs if President Trump follows through with his threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods starting Monday....
23:13 2019-06-05

Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on imports from Mexico to pressure it to clamp down on rising numbers of migrants entering the United States....
00:26 2019-06-05

State-Sponsored Terrorism Biggest Threat: PM Modi In Maldives Parliament State sponsorship of terrorism is the biggest threat the world is facing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an address at the Maldivian Parliament today, in an apparent reference to Pakistan. PM......
22:39 2019-06-08

Stephens hopes clay will 'neutralise' Konta threat in quarter-final "Sloane Stephens is hopeful that the Roland Garros clay will prove to be the \"neutraliser\" when she faces Johanna Konta in the French Open quarter-finals on Tuesday seeking a first win over the Briton."...
12:52 2019-06-04

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious this time around?...
20:39 2019-06-13

Trump's Mexico Tariff Threat Trips Up Manufacturers Shifting Out of China The trade fight between the U.S. and China has pushed firms to shift manufacturing to Mexico to avoid tariffs and keep prices steady. Now the prospect of new U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods over immigration now threatens to disrupt that shift and drive up costs for American consumers....
21:13 2019-06-02

Rajnath Singh Added To Key Committees, Reports Of Threat To Quit Denied Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has been added to a number of key cabinet committees after being left out of them earlier in the day. Rajnath Singh's office denied speculation that the change happened......
20:13 2019-06-06

Biden to slam Trump as 'existential threat' during dueling Iowa stops In what could be a preview of next year’s general election campaign for the White House, both President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will go head to head on Tuesday as they each make stops in Iowa, the state that kicks off the presidential caucus and primary calendar....
18:39 2019-06-11

Ford’s Hinrichs expects quick resolution to Mexico tariff threat If President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported Mexican goods are implemented, Ford executive Joe Hinrichs said his company would be in a better position than many of its rivals....
21:52 2019-06-06

Mamata Banerjee Regime Threat To India's Internal Security: BJP Leader Bharatiya Janata Party general secretary in-charge of West Bengal Kailash Vijayvargiya on Tuesday claimed there was a threat to the country's internal security from the Trinamool Congress government......
18:52 2019-06-11

Lawmakers warn doctored videos pose national security threat WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers and experts are warning that videos altered with artificial intelligence software pose a threat to national security and the 2020 U.S. election. The technology uses facial mapping and artificial intelligence to produce videos — known as “deep fakes” — that app...
17:13 2019-06-13

Pompeo says tariff threat remains if Mexico fails on immigration commitments U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday the United States could still slap tariffs on Mexico if not enough progress was made on its commitment to stem illegal immigration....
00:52 2019-06-11

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an explosive newspaper article published just hours before Trump's first state visit to the UK....
08:26 2019-06-03

Reeling from tariff threat, Mexico begins immigration talks in Washington Fighting to stave off punitive tariffs announced by U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior Mexican delegation was set to begin high level talks on Monday in Washington, where it will be pushed to do more to hold back Central American migrants....
08:26 2019-06-03

U.S., Mexico start trade talks after Donald Trump's tariff threat Top economic officials of the U.S. and Mexican governments meet in Washington Monday to discuss trade, just days after President Donald Trump threatened tariffs if Mexico doesn't stop migrants from crossing the border....
20:00 2019-06-03

Nintendo Moves Some Switch Production Out of China, Adapting to Tariff Threat Nintendo is shifting some production of its Switch videogame console to Southeast Asia from China to limit the impact of possible U.S. tariffs on Chinese-made electronics....
11:39 2019-06-12

Heavy rains coming to renew flood threat in south-central U.S. After a stretch of generally dry weather in he south-central U.S., rounds of heavy rain, drenching thunderstorms and the threat of floods are set to return this weekend....
15:00 2019-06-14

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious?...
13:39 2019-06-14

The FBI Admits Black Lives Matter Was Never a Threat. It’s White People You Should Be Worried About Last week, as Donald Trump curtsied before the Queen; as Congressional Democrats continued to cower from their constitutional obligations; while we took our horses down to Old Town Road, mounted Megan Thee Stallion’s bandwagon and watched what happens When They See Us, the Federal Bureau of Investig...
20:26 2019-06-11

Doctors' Strike Started After Mamata Banerjee's "Threat": Health Minister Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today blamed Mamata Banerjee for the nationwide protests by doctors against the attack on a junior doctor in West Bengal earlier this week. Doctors in several......
10:52 2019-06-14

Under tariff threat, Mexico less attractive to companies avoiding China trade war A flood of companies eyeing Mexico as a safe haven from the U.S. trade war with China risks evaporating after President Donald Trump last week threatened to unleash tariffs on Mexico too....
00:00 2019-06-08

Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration....
02:39 2019-06-04

Swedish police shoot man at Malmo central station after bomb threat Police on Monday shot and injured a man at the central station in Malmo in southern Sweden after witnesses said he made threats and claimed to be carrying explosives and firearms, law enforcement officials said....
00:52 2019-06-11

Mexico could tighten immigration controls to defuse Trump tariffs threat Andrés Manuel López Obrador hints at concession to USTalks over US president threat in Washington next week Mexico’s president hinted on Saturday that his country could tighten migration controls in order to defuse Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods. Andrés Manuel López Obrador...
22:13 2019-06-01

Recorded Future, just sold for $780 million, scours the internet for threat data Recorded Future, backed by the venture arms of Google and the CIA, was purchased by Insight Partners this week. Here's what they do, and how threat intelligence may represent one of the most promising sectors of the cybersecurity market....
17:26 2019-06-02

Dow futures rise triple digits despite Trump's China tariff threat The U.S. president also defended his approach of imposing tariffs on international partners, saying these are putting the U.S. "at a tremendous competitive advantage."...
12:26 2019-06-11

Trump 'deadly serious' about Mexico tariff threat, White House aide says Mulvaney: ‘We intentionally left the declaration sort of ad hoc’Mexico indicates concessions on migrants issue to avoid tariffsDonald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico, his chief of staff said on Sunday, even though the president “intentionally left the declarat...
21:00 2019-06-02

Trump threat of tariffs on Mexico pushes stock futures lower U.S. stock futures were sharply lower as investors feared President Donald Trump’s threat of tariffs on Mexico exacerbated the risk of recession.        ...
20:00 2019-05-31

Global stocks decline, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat European stocks tumble and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
13:13 2019-05-31

CANADA STOCKS-TSX slides at open after Trump's Mexico tariff threat Canada's main stock index slipped at open on Friday, as energy shares were hit by a more than 2% drop in oil prices, following President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico....
16:52 2019-05-31

JPMorgan now sees two 2019 rate cuts after U.S.-Mexico tariff threat JPMorgan Chase & Co, which previously saw an even chance the U.S. Federal Reserve would slash rates, on Friday said it now predicts two interest rate cuts by the end of the year....
16:52 2019-05-31

Saracens and McCall wary of Cipriani threat in Premiership semi-final • Saracens take on Gloucester at Allianz Park on Saturday• Dylan Hartley’s fitness still a concern for NorthamptonThe Saracens director of rugby, Mark McCall, has warned of the threat posed by Danny Cipriani in Saturday’s Premiership semi-final, urging his side to cut the Gloucester fly-half off at ...
03:52 2019-05-22

One killed, scores hurt by Ohio tornadoes as twister threat lingers A spate of tornadoes has pulverized buildings in western Ohio, killing one person, injuring scores of others and triggering a recovery effort on Tuesday in neighborhoods strewn with the wreckage of homes and snapped trees....
03:26 2019-05-29

Lawmakers emerge from Iran threat briefing split along partisan lines Debate over the threat posed by Iran took on a partisan hue after Trump administration officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday, with Democrats charging that the White House is blowing normal threat levels out of proportion and Republicans insisting that deterrence, not war, is the goal....
16:52 2019-05-22

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to international peace," state media reported....
11:00 2019-05-25

African elephants under continued threat of poaching, warns UN-backed report An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty has confirmed that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant....
16:26 2019-05-21

A secretive marsh bird faces existential threat from rising seas Louisiana wetlands are eroding faster than almost anywhere in the world – and endangering the wildlife that call them homeBiologists crouched in the mud squint past their headlamps at the secretive marsh bird.They have tramped through tall cordgrass for two hours, trying to stir the creature up by s...
10:52 2019-05-30

Iran promises 'crushing response' after Donald Trump's tweet threat U.S. President Donald Trump is using the same hardline rhetoric against Iran that he used a year ago, as new tensions flare between Washington and Tehran....
19:01 2019-05-21

Knicks’ Steve Mills: Porzingis’ trade demand came with Europe threat Knicks President Steve Mills said Kristaps Porzingis threatened to return to Europe if he wasn’t traded within seven days. “He … point-blank said to us, ‘I don’t want to be here,'” Mills said at a Chase Fan Forum Series on Wednesday. ‘I’m not going to ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Cyprus begins lionfish cull to tackle threat to Mediterranean ecosystem ‘Oceans are bleeding invasive and damaging species like a cut artery’ – marine biologistCyprus has held its first organised cull of lionfish after numbers of the invasive species have proliferated in recent years, threatening the Mediterranean ecosystem and posing a venomous danger to humans.“They’r...
13:52 2019-05-29

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls at open on Trump's Mexico threat U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Friday, hit by fears that President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico could prove the trigger that pushes the world's largest economy into recession....
16:52 2019-05-31

Pemex complex evacuated on bomb threat, officials say was 'false alarm' Mexican state oil firm Pemex said on Thursday its Pajaritos petrochemical complex in Veracruz state was evacuated following a bomb threat, though the civil protection authority of the state said the threat was a "false alarm."...
23:26 2019-05-30

WRAPUP 1-Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
19:52 2019-05-31

Despite falling attacks, ISIL terrorists remain ‘global threat’: UN report Though attacks were down last year, a new United Nations report to the Security Council on Monday shows that ISIL is still a global threat, despite evolving into a “covert” terrorism network, with countries continuing to face challenges from the growing scourge of violent extremism....
15:39 2019-05-21

Trump's Mexican tariffs threat sends shudders through autos sector Shares of global automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico, potentially upending a global manufacturing business model established decades ago....
19:13 2019-05-31

Malware and botnets: Why Emotet is dominating the malicious threat landscape in 2019 The banking trojan turned botnet accounts for almost two-thirds of all malware payloads delivered by email - with malicious URLs favoured far more than weaponised attachments....
15:13 2019-05-29

Cyber threat intelligence: the key to trust and security for the digital finance world In 2017, the value per Bitcoin reached over €20,000 (£17,324) - a climax in the hype surrounding the cryptocurrency. However, confidence has been lacking for the price to remain stable. To date, online currencies are more speculation than real means of payment as concerns around security...
13:00 2019-05-29

Anurag Kashyap Tags Rape Threat Against Daughter In Greeting For PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been getting congratulatory messages from around the country and the world after the BJP's landslide victory in the 2019 general election. One of them was from his......
01:39 2019-05-25

Tornado threat eases in U.S., but experts warn it will soon start again: ‘You can’t catch a break’ The tornadoes and heavy rains sweeping across the United States from the southern Plains into New Jersey will ease by late Thursday but resume early next week, forecasters said....
12:52 2019-05-29

House Democrats nix funds for low-yield nukes, setting up partisan debate that has nothing to do with money PUTTING ON THE BRAKES: Democrats on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces released their proposals for next year’s defense policy bill yesterday and immediately set the stage for a partisan debate over the potentially destabilizing effects of new weapons — in particular a submari...
16:00 2019-06-04

Angry Democrats step up calls for Nancy Pelosi to impeach Donald Trump A growing number of Democrats are piling the pressure on House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to demand the launch of impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
16:00 2019-05-22

CNN's Toobin hits Democrats for lack of action against Trump: Stop talking and 'get to work' CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin urged House Democrats to hold substantive hearings in the impeachment process, downplaying the importance of the scheduled testimony from Watergate figure John Dean....
19:00 2019-06-07

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occurs during the 2020 presidential election year, after he refused to do so in 2016 because of that year's upcoming election....
21:26 2019-05-29

Facing ‘Grim Reaper’ McConnell, Democrats experience a role reversal from eight years ago House Democrats press legislation doomed to fail in the ‘virtual graveyard’ of the Senate, much like Republicans did during divided government in 2011....
19:26 2019-06-01

Trump impeachment push is proof Democrats have an 'empty agenda:' Rep. Matt Gaetz When it comes to whether or not Democrats will bring impeachment charges against President Trump, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., believes it's just another empty part of Democrats empty agenda....
05:52 2019-05-22

Democrats: Trump comments give green light to foreign election meddling Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sources....
21:13 2019-06-13

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a border wall....
06:13 2019-06-04

Lindsey Graham warns Trump: Don't let Democrats 'goad you' into dropping infrastructure plans A top Capitol Hill ally of President Donald Trump warned him on Friday not to let his simmering feud with Democrats stop him from striking a deal with lawmakers to tackle the nation's infrastructure needs.Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) appeared Friday on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends" — the pro-Trump cable...
21:52 2019-05-24

Rachel Maddow tells Seth Meyers the Democrats needs to stop overthinking and impeach already Just in case you were thinking that the national discourse was too darn well-informed and responsibly witty, Rachel Maddow stopped by Late Night to talk through the current political mess with Seth Meyers. Well, messes, as Donald Trump is in the White House, the GOP is allowing/abetting him in tramp...
19:13 2019-06-12

Democrats plan Capitol Hill event to put Trump's mental health under fire Democrats are planning to host a Capitol Hill event featuring psychiatrists who will warn that President Trump is unfit for office based on his mental health....
11:13 2019-06-05

Sanders: Democrats have done 'absolutely nothing' while Mexico is taking 'unprecedented' actions on border crisis White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders slammed Democrats on Tuesday over inaction at the border, and claimed that Mexico is doing more for the American people at this point than Congress....
18:39 2019-06-11

Democrats to Scrutinize Ex-Lobbyist’s Role in Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations Legislators are scrutinizing State Department officials under Mike Pompeo, including Charles Faulkner, a former lobbyist who represented Raytheon Company....
03:01 2019-06-12

Democrats outraged after McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Democrats are livid after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., stated that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance, despite refusing to do so when Barack Obama was president during the last presidential election....
16:26 2019-05-29

Anti-abortion Democrats emerge as Louisiana governor prepares to sign six-week ban Louisiana Democrats are defying party orthodoxy by backing an effective ban on abortion in the state, a development that anti-abortion Democrats are hoping to leverage into greater influence within the party at the national level....
06:13 2019-05-30

Centrists warn of 'slippery slope' after Democrats skirt rules to fund agenda A group of moderates is calling out House Democratic leaders for blowing past the caucus’s own budget rules to pay for its agenda, a sign of strain among the resurgent fiscal-hawk wing of the party.The Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Wednes...
23:26 2019-06-05

Sen. Kennedy blasts Democrats' three-year 'tantrum' over 2016 election: 'This is all wicked abusive' Democrats are in the midst of a three-year "tantrum" over the 2016 election of President Trump and their behavior has become "abusive," Sen. John Kennedy said Wednesday. ...
22:13 2019-06-05

Donald Trump Jr. blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' claim: Democrats don't want my father to have 'any wins' After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused his father of a "cover-up," Donald Trump Jr. said on "Fox & Friends" Thursday that Democrats are not interested in working with President Trump on infrastructure or other issues. ...
17:00 2019-05-23

Watch live: Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas....
20:26 2019-06-11

Impeachment talk is rising among Democrats. Nancy Pelosi is right to shut it down | Zaid Jilani Opening an impeachment inquiry would start a process many Americans would see as an attempt to circumvent the 2020 election Upon taking control of Congress in 2006, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi declared that impeachment of then-President George W Bush was “off the table.”Her remarks dismayed...
00:13 2019-05-28

Democrats attack Ben Carson for stripping illegal immigrants of federal housing assistance Tuesday’s congressional hearing for Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson featured lots of angry Democrats saying nasty things about him and his department’s plan to deny public assistance to illegal immigrants....
22:00 2019-05-23

House Democrats likely to hold AG Barr in contempt after DOJ denies demand for census documents The Justice Department on Thursday denied a House committee's demand for more documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, which likely will lead to another contempt-of-Congress citation for Attorney General William Barr....
05:26 2019-06-07

Democrats to pour into Iowa for biggest event yet in 2020 White House race Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates will swarm Iowa this weekend for the biggest political gathering of the 2020 election cycle so far, as the White House race picks up steam ahead of debates and a key fundraising deadline at the end of the month....
12:13 2019-06-07

Sanders kicks fight against Trump into high gear as Democrats swarm San Francisco U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Sunday called on California Democrats to unite against Donald Trump, kicking the 2020 presidential campaign into high gear with jabs against the Republican president and a veiled swipe at Democratic rival Joe Biden....
22:52 2019-06-02

House Democrats reach deal with Justice Department to review Mueller materials “These documents will allow us to perform our constitutional duties and decide how to respond to the allegations laid out against the President by the Special Counsel,” said House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y)....
22:26 2019-06-10

Mexican minister to meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary to discuss Trump’s tariff threat President Donald Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs of 5% on Mexican goods, that would gradually increase to 25%, if Mexico did not stem migration north....
17:52 2019-06-02

Joe Biden Plans to Call Trump an ‘Existential Threat.’ The White House Says That’s ‘Laughable’ (DES MOINES, Iowa) — The White House says Joe Biden’s plan to call President Donald Trump an “existential threat” to the nation is “truly laughable” as the two politicians converge in Iowa on Tuesday. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says she’s not ...
19:52 2019-06-11

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle asks if Trump could be reported as a 'security threat' following ABC interview MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle questioned whether President Trump will be reported to the authorities as a "security threat" following his interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos. ...
05:00 2019-06-13

American Threat to Huawei's Chip Maker Shows Chinese Tech Isn't Self-Sufficient Huawei has spent 15 years and billions of dollars building an advanced semiconductor maker, with the goal of making the Chinese telecom giant self-sufficient. A U.S. blacklisting stands to set it back years in that goal....
08:13 2019-06-03

Mexico eyes Brazil for U.S. asylum deal as Trump revives tariff threat Mexico and the United States may explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the threat of tariffs hanging over Mexico if it does not do enough to satisfy U.S. demands, officials said on Monday....
00:52 2019-06-11

On Mexico border, Republican business owners oppose Trump's tariff threat A lifelong Republican, Russ Jones supports President Donald Trump and agrees he needs to take action to deal with an immigration crisis on the border with Mexico....
21:39 2019-06-09

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran....
21:00 2019-05-24

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks decline, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat European stocks tumble and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
11:13 2019-05-31

Congress briefed on Iran threat as Trump insists 'no indication that anything has happened or will happen' MAKING THE CASE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the group of U.S. intelligence officials briefing members of Congress today on the evidence Iran is considering or encouraging attacks on U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf region....
17:13 2019-05-21

Record heat hits U.S. Southeast, threat of flooding remains in Central states A heat wave with record-breaking potential gripped the southeastern United States on Monday, while the Central Plains will get a respite from the deadly weather that has pounded and flooded the region since last week, forecasters said....
21:00 2019-05-27

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump administration's handling of the U.S. Census....
19:13 2019-06-05

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
04:13 2019-06-01

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous after it apparently failed to explode....
16:52 2019-06-14

Trump's Mexico tariff threat worries US farmers already pummeled by China trade war President Donald Trump's threatened 5% tariff on all Mexican imports could hit American farmers especially hard if Mexico retaliates with punitive duties on U.S. agricultural products....
22:52 2019-06-05

WRAPUP 4-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
01:13 2019-06-01

GOP Splits With President Trump as Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat WASHINGTON — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump said they’d be “foolish&#...
04:13 2019-06-05

Trump ignores backlash, doubles down on threat to impose tariffs on Mexican imports U.S. manufacturers said the tariff, set to take effect June 10, would have devastating consequences on them and American consumers. U.S. stocks tumbled on Wall Street in response to Trump’s planned action....
15:39 2019-06-01

Mexico central bank board member says this is 'game changer' after U.S. tariff threat Mexican central bank board member Jonathan Heath said on Twitter Thursday night "this is a game changer," after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico if the flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border is not stopped....
07:13 2019-05-31

Northrop Grumman receives $46M order for eight Air Force threat simulation, training systems Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $46 million delivery order from the U.S. Air Force for eight joint threat emitter units for electronic warfare simulation and training....
18:52 2019-05-21

Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico may imperil his economic agenda: experts His threat, which drew an outcry from a broad span of business groups and political figures, suddenly cast doubt on prospects for a new North American trade agreement and would would swell the prices Americans pay for countless items from avocados to clothes to medical devices....
18:39 2019-06-01

Eoin Morgan backs England openers to combat Bangladesh spin threat • England have lost early wickets to spin in World Cup• ‘It’s just another challenge the guys have been presented with’They came into the World Cup as the arguably the most feared opening batting partnership around, having spent the past two years tearing up new ball attacks to give England enviable...
19:52 2019-06-07

Modi’s Problems at Home Overshadow Trump’s Latest Trade Threat to India President Trump ended India’s special trade status, hoping to jolt stalled trade talks. But the prime minister is focused on India’s sluggish economy....
00:39 2019-06-02

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous” and threatening to international peace and security. “Increased U.S. presence in our region is extremely dangerous and a threat against int...
21:39 2019-05-25

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14:52 2019-06-01

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest, have prompte...
22:26 2019-05-25

Handwritten Note Proves Trump Is a Dotard as He 'Intentially' Sought to Bash Democrats' 'Achomlishments' The president of the United States doesn’t just act like a third grader, he spells like one who has refused to go to school and instead sits in his room and makes deals with Russians while touting himself as the biggest billionaire the world has ever seen....
00:00 2019-05-25

Key Democrats join calls for Donald Trump to be impeached after Robert Mueller breaks silence Three prominent Democrats have joined calls for Donald Trump to be impeached after Robert Mueller broke his two-year silence on his probe into allegations of Russian meddling in the US presidential election....
11:52 2019-05-30