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Political end to Olympics: NKorea offers talks…

Political end to political Olympics: NKorea offers talks with US

Poll: Trump's approval drops to lowest point

President Donald Trump's approval rating in a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS stands at 35%, down five points over the last month to match his lowest level yet.

Mexican President Cancels US Trip After Border…

President Enrique Pena Nieto reportedly had a not-so-friendly phone call with President Donald Trump about the proposed border wall.

Democrats Release A Rival Memo On FBI Surveillance

The 10-page memo contains multiple redactions, but appears geared at countering Republican claims that the FBI improperly spied on the Trump campaign.

UK Labour Party poised to change stance on…

Britain's main opposition party is poised for a significant policy change that could increase pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to deliver a "soft" Brexit that maintains some formal economic ties to Europe

Dems release Russia probe memo defending FBI…

After weeks of discussions between Democrats and the Justice Department, Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers

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Sheriff 'disgusted' by deputy's inaction

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel says he was disgusted that one of this deputies did not enter Stoneman Douglas high school during the deadly shooting.

GOP Senator Doubts Age Limit To Buy Rifles Will…

Sen. John Cornyn says the measure likely won't get the 60 votes needed in the upper chamber.

Mattis Gives Final Advice On Transgender Military…

The Pentagon made recommendations to the White House on transgender individuals serving in the military.

Bernie Sanders' stepdaughter hopes to be…

Bernie Sanders' stepdaughter is hoping the city that launched her stepfather's political career nearly 40 years ago will show her the same love in her run for mayor.

NRA spokeswoman becomes new face of gun rights…

In the aftermath of the Florida school shooting, the National Rifle Association has turned to Dana Loesch as its main messenger

Schiff responds to Trump slamming Dem memo

House Intel Committee member Adam Schiff (D-CA) responds to comments President Trump made about the Democratic response memo in an interview with Fox News.

Eric Greitens Resigns From Republican Governors…

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigned from his position with the Republican Governors Association while the Missouri Republican Party defended him.

Mnuchin Says These Are The Largest Set Of North…

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin detailed new sanctions for North Korea at a press briefing Friday.

Fla. sheriff says only 1 deputy was on scene during shooting

The head of the Broward County Sheriff's Office says only one of his deputies was on the scene of a shooting at a Florida high school that resulted in 17 deaths

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Sweeping Georgia cybercrime bill would target…

Civil liberty advocates say a Georgia bill aimed at online "snoopers" would also criminalize those who check sports scores on their work computer _ or lie about their weight on online dating sites

Murphy: Laws best way to stop gun violence

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) says that Americans cannot assume that better law enforcement response is going to quell the number of deaths due to gun violence in the US.

The US Is Reportedly Moving Its Embassy In Israel…

According to several reports out Friday, the new embassy will officially open May 14 — just in time for Israel's independence day.

EU Commission chief urges Macedonia to resolve name dispute

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has urged Macedonia to resolve a long-standing naming dispute with neighboring Greece so the country can open membership talks with the European Union

Cambodia's ruling party claims sweeping win in…

The ruling party of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has claimed a sweeping win in elections for the country's Senate, a victory that it assured itself by eliminating any serious opposition from the contest

Will Trump and Congress act after Parkland…

In the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, FL, the gun control debate takes center stage as Congress returns this week. But with pushback from the NRA, and mixed signals from President Trump, will they be able to pass any meaningful legislation?

Trump Touches On Gun Violence, Border Wall During…

For the second time as president, Donald Trump addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Prominent liberal state senator ends congressional bid

A Pennsylvania state senator who was the subject of allegations that he behaved inappropriately toward female employees and campaign aides has announced that he is ending his stalled congressional bid

Border Patrol's checkpoints overlooked in debate…

Longtime observers are worried that vehicle checkpoints north of the U.S.-Mexico border and other longstanding elements of border security are being overlooked in favor of proposals like a border wall

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Trump dismisses Schiff memo as Russia…

House Intel Democrats released their long-awaited response to the controversial Nunes memo, which alleged widespread FBI and DOJ abuses in the Russia investigation. President Trump dismissed the memo as 'a nothing.'

Immigration Agency Takes 'Nation Of Immigrants…

A U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services official said the new statement reflects USCIS' guiding principles.

Syrian Kurdish leader detained in Prague on Turkey's request

Turkish and Syrian Kurdish officials say former leader of Syrian Kurdish party 'detained' in Prague