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Afghanistan's president praises Trump's Afghan strategy at UN

Afghanistan's president praises Trump's Afghan strategy at UN

CNN    Politics    17 hour(s) ago
The President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, used a substantial part of his speech before Tuesday's session of the United Nations General Assembly to praise President Donald Trump's recently announced strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia. Read more

Mueller team's focus on Manafort spans 11 years

Mueller team's focus on Manafort spans 11 years

CNN    Politics    18 hour(s) ago
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team is reaching back more than a decade in its investigation of Paul Manafort, a sign of the pressure Mueller is placing on President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. Read more

Tillerson says Iran nuclear deal 'really has to be revisited'

Tillerson says Iran nuclear deal 'really has to be revisited'

Fox News    Politics    18 hour(s) ago
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told "Special Report with Bret Baier" Tuesday night that that the 2015 nuclear deal between the U.S., five other world powers and Iran "really has to be revisited." Read more

GOP foreign affairs chair: US should stay in Iran deal, 'enforce the hell out of' it

GOP foreign affairs chair: US should stay in Iran deal, 'enforce the hell out of' it

CNN    Politics    19 hour(s) ago
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce said Tuesday the United States should focus on enforcing the nuclear agreement with Iran instead of renegotiating it. Read more

RNC taps legal account to help pay for President Trump’s lawyers in Russia probes

RNC taps legal account to help pay for President Trump’s lawyers in Russia probes

Washington Post    Politics    19 hour(s) ago
The decision to tap the legal account comes after RNC officials debated this summer whether the funds could be used to help defray the costs related to the Russia probes. Read more

WATCH:  Trump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' at UN assembly

WATCH: Trump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' at UN assembly

ABC News    Politics    19 hour(s) ago
The president took on the leaders of North Korea, Iran, Syria and Venezuela in his first speech at the United Nations General Assembly. Read more

WATCH:  Zeroing in on Manafort

WATCH: Zeroing in on Manafort

ABC News    Politics    19 hour(s) ago
Robert Mueller's investigators are threatening to indict Paul Manafort in Russia probe. Read more

WATCH:  The Senate effort to kill Obamacare before deadline

WATCH: The Senate effort to kill Obamacare before deadline

ABC News    Politics    19 hour(s) ago
Republicans are aiming to vote by the end of the month, before Democrats' ability to filibuster legislation kicks back in. Read more

As Economy Grows, Fed Set to Shrink Bond Holdings

As Economy Grows, Fed Set to Shrink Bond Holdings

New York Times    Politics    19 hour(s) ago
The Federal Reserve is expected to announce on Wednesday it will begin to reduce its bond holdings, signaling confidence in the economy’s health. Read more

Senator launches push to expel North Korea from UN

Senator launches push to expel North Korea from UN

CNN    Politics    19 hour(s) ago
North Korea should be kicked out of the United Nations, a Republican senator who is pressing other nations to support the idea told CNN on Tuesday. Read more

Senate panel calls Michael Cohen to open hearing after Trump lawyer shares statement with press

Senate panel calls Michael Cohen to open hearing after Trump lawyer shares statement with press

Fox News    Politics    19 hour(s) ago
President Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, agreed Tuesday to testify in an open Senate Intelligence Committee hearing next month -- after the panel abruptly canceled a transcribed interview that had been scheduled. Read more

Navy Leaders Pledge to Solve Problems Stretching Limits of Sailors

Navy Leaders Pledge to Solve Problems Stretching Limits of Sailors

New York Times    Politics    19 hour(s) ago
Navy officials cited extended deployments and 100-hour workweeks as among factors plaguing sailors as senators demanded answers for deadly accidents this year. Read more

Senators ditch bipartisan health care talks

Senators ditch bipartisan health care talks

CNN    Politics    20 hour(s) ago
A bipartisan group of senators has failed to reach an agreement on stabilizing Obamacare in 2018. Read more

Interior Dept. gets arcade game 'Big Buck Hunter Pro'

Interior Dept. gets arcade game 'Big Buck Hunter Pro'

CNN    Politics    20 hour(s) ago
The Interior Department is treating its employees to an unconventional addition to its cafeteria -- "Big Buck Hunter Pro." Read more

WATCH:  What the GOP Graham-Cassidy bill could mean for women

WATCH: What the GOP Graham-Cassidy bill could mean for women

ABC News    Politics    20 hour(s) ago
Introduced last week, Sen. Lindsey Graham described the bill as Republicans' last hope for rolling back President Barack Obama's 2010 Affordable Care Act. Read more

Biden: 'New challenges' on campus sexual assault

Biden: 'New challenges' on campus sexual assault

CNN    Politics    20 hour(s) ago
Former Vice President Joe Biden again called out the Department of Education for its review of Obama-era Title IX guidance -- and cited "new challenges" when it comes to combating campus sexual assault. Read more

Progressives blame Schumer, Pelosi for giving a GOP health care bill new life

Progressives blame Schumer, Pelosi for giving a GOP health care bill new life

CNN    Politics    20 hour(s) ago
Frustration with Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill is surfacing as progressive activists and health care groups supportive of Obamacare work -- again -- to beat back the latest Republican health care bill. Read more

Jurors appear to snooze as prosecutors detail Menendez travel

Jurors appear to snooze as prosecutors detail Menendez travel

CNN    Politics    20 hour(s) ago
Federal prosecutors spent hours detailing years-worth of private jets and other flight arrangements for Sen. Bob Menendez during his federal bribery trial Tuesday -- but they may not have had the jury's full attention. Read more

At the United Nations, Trump tries to out-bluff 'rocket man'

At the United Nations, Trump tries to out-bluff 'rocket man'

USA Today    Politics    20 hour(s) ago
'No choice but to totally destroy North Korea'? It's certainly not Roosevelt and 'speak softly and carry a big stick': Our view Read more

Donald Trump’s threats are no big deal

Donald Trump’s threats are no big deal

USA Today    Politics    20 hour(s) ago
What people are saying about the president's address to the U.N. General Assembly Read more