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Trump sidesteps Congress to push through arms sales to Saudis, UAE
Fri, 24 May 2019 21:01:00 GMT
Lawmakers from both parties criticized the move, with Democrats calling it an abuse of presidential power.
Judge blocks construction of parts of border wall under emergency declaration
Sat, 25 May 2019 03:53:14 GMT
The order applies to around 51 miles of fence. The ACLU called it "a win for our system of checks and balances, the rule of law, and border communities."
Hiker missing in Maui forest for 2 weeks found alive
Sat, 25 May 2019 11:21:42 GMT
Amanda Eller was "stuck and slightly injured" in the forest, according to loved ones dedicated to finding her.
Disney's new 'Aladdin' is at best a pale imitation — and at worst, embarrassing
Sat, 25 May 2019 08:28:00 GMT
The real question the film has to answer is: Why remake “Aladdin” at all?
Trump arrives in Japan with Sumo wrestling and golf on the agenda
Sat, 25 May 2019 11:10:32 GMT
The trip, the first of two the president is expected to make to the country in the next six weeks, is more of social call to highlight the alliance between the countries.
Trump turns the full force of the government on perceived political enemies
Fri, 24 May 2019 20:27:00 GMT
Analysis: The president is wielding power in ways not seen in the United States in generations — if ever.
Soaring gasoline prices peak just in time for Memorial Day weekend
Fri, 24 May 2019 13:19:41 GMT
With Middle East tensions still simmering and threatening to push up crude costs, the national average at the pump is likely to hover around $2.80 per gallon.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services director asked to resign
Fri, 24 May 2019 22:38:03 GMT
L. Francis Cissna oversaw the agency during the final iteration of the travel ban, attempts to repeal status for “Dreamers” and repeated attempts to limit undocumented immigrants crossing the southern border.
Ashley Judd will see Harvey Weinstein in court
Fri, 24 May 2019 20:34:00 GMT
The actress says she is 'not a party of any settlement' with Weinstein.
8 chefs share their favorite burger recipes for Memorial Day weekend
Fri, 24 May 2019 19:39:18 GMT
With recipes from Andrew Zimmern, Giada De Laurentiis, Martha Stewart and more, you’ve got a summer’s worth of burgers just waiting to be flipped.
Federal judge blocks Mississippi abortion ban
Fri, 24 May 2019 21:08:00 GMT
Under the Mississippi law, doctors could have their medical licenses revoked if they perform the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected.
How Theresa May was beaten by Brexit
Fri, 24 May 2019 14:53:00 GMT
Analysis: Theresa May leaves Downing Street this summer having failed to pass the Brexit legislation on which she staked her reputation.
Why Trump's decision to indict Julian Assange is so dangerous
Fri, 24 May 2019 20:24:50 GMT
It’s easy to blame Trump's Justice Department for taking the first step down such a slippery free speech slide. But part of the blame also lies with Congress.
We will not do Iran's bidding, Tehran-backed Gaza militants say
Sat, 25 May 2019 08:12:00 GMT
“Our main mission is how to liberate our land, how to free our people. We are not part of an international conflict,” a group official said.
Photo shows traffic jam on Everest as three more climbers die
Fri, 24 May 2019 12:10:00 GMT
“Before you reach the summit, you have to wait and every minute counts at that height,” said Krishma Poudel of the Peak Promotion mountaineering agency in Nepal.
U.S. and China tech have played nice for decades. Now, a fork in the road.
Fri, 24 May 2019 15:06:00 GMT
The Trump administration’s efforts to isolate China’s technology development could derail next-generation technologies.
Iran blasts 'highly dangerous' U.S. troop boost amid Mideast tensions
Sat, 25 May 2019 10:53:00 GMT
The U.S. is sending 1,500 more troops to the region amid simmering tensions, President Donald Trump said Friday.
Space aliens are breeding with humans, university instructor says. Scientists say otherwise.
Sat, 25 May 2019 10:15:56 GMT
Outlandish claim has a secret breeding program creating alien-human hybrids who can survive climate change.
Spring storm death toll reaches 9
Sat, 25 May 2019 03:40:00 GMT
Flooding along the Arkansas River will threaten communities from Tulsa into western Arkansas through at least the holiday weekend.
Bolton: North Korea missile tests violated U.N. resolutions
Sat, 25 May 2019 04:56:36 GMT
The national security adviser says the repeated pattern of failures to rid North Korea of nuclear weapons should be stopped.