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WATCH:  Notable moments from Trump's UN speech

WATCH: Notable moments from Trump's UN speech

ABC News    Politics    1 day(s) ago
From calling Kim Jong Un a "rocket man on a suicide mission" to saying Iran is a "murderous regime," here are the biggest moments from President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations General Assembly. Read more

Sign up to the UN ban on nuclear weapons | Letters

Sign up to the UN ban on nuclear weapons | Letters

The Guardian    Politics    1 day(s) ago
The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament calls on the British government to support a historic treatyAround the world there are growing fears about the prospect of a nuclear war. The US-North Korea nuclear crisis is a terrifying reminder of the dangers of nuclear weapons and a powerful, yet unwelcome, riposte to ... Read more

'Scourge of our planet': an annotated guide to Donald Trump's UN speech

'Scourge of our planet': an annotated guide to Donald Trump's UN speech

The Guardian    Politics    1 day(s) ago
David Smith reads between the lines of Trump’s first address to the UN general assembly, during which he threatened to ‘totally destroy’ North KoreaDonald Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea in UN speechVideo highlights – Trump’s combative first speech to the UN general assemblyThe United States will forever be ... Read more

From Truman to Trump: How U.S. Presidents Have Addressed the U.N.

From Truman to Trump: How U.S. Presidents Have Addressed the U.N.

New York Times    Politics    1 day(s) ago
With President Trump’s first address to the United Nations on Tuesday, here’s a look at past presidents’ first speeches. Read more

Alabama Senate candidate stands behind use of terms widely seen as racially charged

Alabama Senate candidate stands behind use of terms widely seen as racially charged

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore is standing behind terms he used at a recent campaign event that are widely seen as racially insensitive toward Native Americans and Asians. Read more

WH official: Trump would sign Graham-Cassidy repeal bill

WH official: Trump would sign Graham-Cassidy repeal bill

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
President Donald Trump would sign the Graham-Cassidy bill if the legislation to repeal Obamacare makes it to his desk, an administration official told CNN Tuesday. Read more

President Trump's speech to the UN General Assembly

President Trump's speech to the UN General Assembly

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
The White House released this transcript of President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. In the remarks, Trump delivered a doomsday warning to North Korea and mocked its young leader, a pugnacious escalation in rhetoric in a wide-ranging debut address to the world's foremost diplomatic ... Read more

The most Trumpian paragraph in Trump's very Trumpian United Nations speech

The most Trumpian paragraph in Trump's very Trumpian United Nations speech

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
President Donald Trump's 41-minute speech to the United National General Assembly Tuesday was a muscular defense of the centrality of American sovereignty, a warning shot to rogue nations around the world and a reminder that the US would no longer make deals not in its own self interest. Read more

Republicans make last-minute push to resuscitate Obamacare repeal

Republicans make last-minute push to resuscitate Obamacare repeal

ABC News    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Everything you need to know on the new Republican health care plan. Read more

Jimmy Kimmel, Trevor Noah, James Corden, Conan O'Brien spice it up at the Emmys in Best of Late Night

Jimmy Kimmel, Trevor Noah, James Corden, Conan O'Brien spice it up at the Emmys in Best of Late Night

USA Today    Politics    1 day(s) ago
What Sean Spicer was doing at the Emmy Awards and other firsts from the late-night comics. Read more

Comics spice it up at the Emmys in Best of Late Nigh

Comics spice it up at the Emmys in Best of Late Nigh

USA Today    Politics    1 day(s) ago
What Sean Spicer was doing at the Emmy Awards and other firsts from the late-night comics. Read more

Donald Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea in UN speech

Donald Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea in UN speech

The Guardian    Politics    1 day(s) ago
President castigates ‘a small group of rogue regimes’Iran nuclear deal ‘an embarrassment to the United States’Analysis: Trump’s UN speech left presidential norms in the dustDonald Trump has threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea, in a bellicose first address to the United Nations general assembly in which he lashed out at ... Read more

Analysis: Trump still has no evidence that his wiretapping claim was right

Analysis: Trump still has no evidence that his wiretapping claim was right

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
In the immediate aftermath of CNN's bombshell reporting Monday night that the FBI had wiretapped one-time Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, Trump allies -- and some people affiliated with the WikiLeaks efforts -- argued that the reporting was proof that the President's much-covered March tweet about being wiretapped had been ... Read more

Jimmy Kimmel suggests Graham-Cassidy health care bill fails 'Kimmel Test'

Jimmy Kimmel suggests Graham-Cassidy health care bill fails 'Kimmel Test'

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Comedian Jimmy Kimmel tweeted a Washington Post editorial on Monday that argued the Senate's new health care bill fails the "Kimmel Test" -- a reference to the comedian's emotional late-night monologue about how the Affordable Care Act carried protections that helped save his son from a congenital heart defect. Read more

Huntsman: No question Russia interfered in US election

Huntsman: No question Russia interfered in US election

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
President Donald Trump's pick for US ambassador to Russia, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, told lawmakers Tuesday that there is "no question Russia interfered in the US election last summer." Read more

WATCH:  Sen. Collins talks skepticism about latest GOP health care proposal

WATCH: Sen. Collins talks skepticism about latest GOP health care proposal

ABC News    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Susan Collins tells ABC's Mary Bruce she's "leaning no" on the Graham-Cassidy bill. Read more

WATCH:  Trump calls Iran a 'murderous regime'

WATCH: Trump calls Iran a 'murderous regime'

ABC News    Politics    1 day(s) ago
"We cannot let a murderous regime continue these destabilizing activities while building dangerous missiles and we cannot abide by an agreement if it provides cover for the eventual construction of a nuclear program," Trump said to the UNGA. Read more

Republicans' repeal and replace effort isn't quite dead yet!

Republicans' repeal and replace effort isn't quite dead yet!

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
The last time anyone paid much attention to the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was when it was failing on the Senate floor in late July. That was the end of the end, we were told. Not so fast! Suddenly there appears to be a ... Read more

Reiner, Frum headline group to publicize Russia probes

Reiner, Frum headline group to publicize Russia probes

CNN    Politics    1 day(s) ago
Film director Rob Reiner and Atlantic senior editor David Frum are teaming up to promote a group that aims to widely share information about Russia's involvement in the 2016 election and its ongoing threat to US institutions. Read more