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Macron Demands Answers From Iran Over Academic’s Detention

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday called on Tehran to explain why a Franco-Iranian academic based at a Paris university has been arrested in Iran, expressing concern for the woman's welfare.

US Labor Secretary Acosta Resigns Over Epstein Affair

US Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigned Friday, amid a backlash over a secret plea deal he negotiated a decade ago with Jeffrey Epstein, the financier accused of sexually abusing young girls.

Calls Mount for Resignation of Trump Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, In Wake of Epstein Arrest

Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with a wealthy hedge fund manager accused of sexually abusing young girls.

Trump Derides May’s ‘Foolish Policies,’ ‘Pompous’ Envoy

Federal Judge Denies Duncan Hunter’s Motions To Dismiss Indictment

A federal judge Monday denied Rep. Duncan Hunter's requests to dismiss a 60-count indictment that accuses the congressman of misusing $250,000 in campaign funds and to have prosecutors on the case recused due to alleged political bias.

Obrador Denies ‘Political Persecution’ in Graft Case

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday denied that he was persecuting figures linked to the previous government, as authorities began making arrests in his administration's first major corruption case.

Netanyahu Ready to Claim Victory in Very Close Israeli Election

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on track for victory in Israel's election on Wednesday after nearly complete results put him in position to form a right-wing coalition and further extend his long tenure in office.

Israelis Cast Ballots Today – Netanyahu’s Political Career at Stake

Israelis voted Tuesday in a high-stakes election that will decide whether to extend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's long right-wing tenure despite corruption allegations or to replace him with an ex-military chief new to politics.

Trump Administration Escalates Legal Battle Against Obamacare

The administration of President Donald Trump has escalated its battle against Obamacare by fully siding with a court ruling that found the health care law unconstitutional.

Trump Says Mueller Acted Honorably, But Warns Of Retaliation

President Donald Trump said Monday that Robert Mueller, head of the two-year probe into alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 election campaign, acted honorably, but he also threatened retaliation against his foes.

Lawyer Michael Avenatti Arrested On Wire And Bank Fraud Charges

Attorney Michael Avenatti, who shot to fame by representing adult film star Stormy Daniels, was arrested on Monday for allegedly trying to extort money from Nike.

Mueller Submits Report On Russia Investigation

Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday wrapped up his two-year investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, submitting his report to the Justice Department on a high-stakes probe of Donald Trump and his campaign dubbed a "witchhunt" by the president.

Democratic Rising Star Beto O’Rourke Announces White House Run

Beto O'Rourke, a skateboarding former punk rocker feted as one of the Democratic Party's rising stars, announced Thursday he is running for president -- joining a crowded field of candidates vying to challenge US President Donald Trump in 2020.

Trump and Kim to Hold One-On-One Meeting at Vietnam Summit

US President Donald Trump will have a one-on-one meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong during their summit in Vietnam next week, a US official said Thursday.

Gillibrand to Hold Campaign Fundraisers in Beverly Hills

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will hold two fundraisers for her exploratory campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in Beverly Hills next month.

Bernie Sanders Announces He Will Run For President In 2020

Senator Bernie Sanders launched his second bid for the White House on Tuesday, taking direct aim at Donald Trump in an announcement that called the incumbent a "racist" and a "pathological liar."
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