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Trump, Roberts Verbally Spar Over Federal Judges

President Donald Trump entered an extraordinary row Wednesday with the chief justice of the Supreme Court, claiming "shocking" bias against his policies in parts of the judiciary.

Jury Delay Snarls El Chapo’s US Drug Trial

Juror complications on Tuesday delayed opening statements in the New York trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious criminals accused of spending a quarter of a century smuggling cocaine into the United States.

L.A. Loses Out In Amazon HQ2 Sweepstakes

Amazon made it official Tuesday following several days of media speculation, with company officials announcing that they have chosen to build additional headquarters at two locations on the East Coast.

Jeff Sessions Resigns As Attorney General

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned Wednesday after enduring more than a year of bitter criticism from the president over his decision to step aside from the Russia investigation that has dogged the White House.

Florida Man Arrested In Connection To Suspicious Packages Sent To Democrat Politicians

Investigators have arrested a suspect in Florida in connection with 12 suspicious packages and pipe bombs sent to critics of Donald Trump in a days-long spree that has inflamed the United States ahead of key midterm elections.

Trump Says Political Violence ‘Has No Place’ In U.S.

President Donald Trump called for unity Wednesday after suspected explosive devices were mailed to leading Democrats, including former president Barack Obama, saying acts of political violence have "no place" in the United States.

Saudi Journalist’s Disappearance Threatens Turkey-Saudi Ties

The disappearance of journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi from Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate has rattled already brittle ties between two powerful rivals vying for influence in the Muslim world, analysts say.

Kavanaugh Makes Debut at Supreme Court

New US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh dove into his new job Tuesday, shrugging off the controversy over his nomination and firing off a handful of questions at his first hearing, a case on prison reform.

Nikki Haley Resigns as Trump’s UN Ambassador

Nikki Haley abruptly resigned Tuesday as the US ambassador to the United Nations, in the latest departure from President Donald Trump's often shifting national security team. Meeting Haley in the Oval Office, Trump said she had done a "fantastic job" and would stay on to the end of the year.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court

Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court on Saturday afternoon by a 50-48 senate vote.

Kavanaugh Poised For Confirmation To Supreme Court After Collins Affirms Support

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the US Supreme Court appeared all but assured Friday after two key lawmakers who had wavered on his controversial nomination signaled their support.

Trump Orders FBI Probe Of Kavanaugh As Senate Delays Final Vote

President Donald Trump ordered a new FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against his Supreme Court pick Friday, as the Senate delayed a vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to make way for the probe.

Trump Reaffirms Support For Supreme Court Pick Kavanaugh After Fiery Hearing

President Donald Trump on Thursday reaffirmed support for his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after the judge gave hours of testimony denying having sexually assaulted several women in his youth.

Trump Pledges New Middle East Peace Plan Within Months

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would present a two-state peace plan for the Middle East before the end of the year, voicing confidence that the Palestinians would return to talks despite his unwavering support for Israel.

Kavanaugh Condemns ‘Last Minute Smears’ Ahead Of Crunch Hearing

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh condemned as "ridiculous" Wednesday the latest allegation that he was involved in sexual abuse as a teen, saying he did not know the accuser.

Trump Considering Poland’s Offer of $2 Billion to Host Permanent US Military Base

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is seriously considering a request from Poland for US troops to be permanently based in the strategically important country on Europe's flank with an "aggressive" Russia.
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