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American freed from Venezuela meets with President Trump: 'I'm just overwhelmed with gratitude'

American freed from Venezuela meets with President Trump: 'I'm just overwhelmed with gratitude'

An American held in Venezuela has been released and is on his way home, with a pit stop at the White House. President Trump hailed the release on Twitter Saturday morning, saying Utah resident Josh
Yemeni girl with cerebral palsy lands in U.S. for help despite Trump travel ban

Yemeni girl with cerebral palsy lands in U.S. for help despite Trump travel ban

An 11-year-old Yemeni girl with cerebral palsy whose family initially was denied an exemption from President Trump's travel ban has landed in the United States. Shaema Alomari had become a cause
American freed from Venezuela reunites with family after two years in prison: 'It's about time'

American freed from Venezuela reunites with family after two years in prison: 'It's about time'

An American held in Venezuela has been released and is on his way home, with a pit stop at the White House. President Trump hailed the release on Twitter Saturday morning, saying Utah resident Josh

White House sending team to Singapore, just in case summit takes place

The White House will be sending a team to Singapore in the event President Trump does meet North Korean leader Kim Jon Un. Veuer's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.
Family of American freed from Venezuela calls release a 'miracle'

Family of American freed from Venezuela calls release a 'miracle'

An American held in Venezuela has been released and is on his way home, with a pit stop at the White House. President Trump hailed the release on Twitter Saturday morning, saying Utah resident Josh
Yemeni girl with cerebral palsy heads to U.S. for help despite Trump travel ban

Yemeni girl with cerebral palsy heads to U.S. for help despite Trump travel ban

A 10-year-old Yemeni girl with cerebral palsy whose family initially was denied an exemption from President Trump's travel ban is on her way to the United States. Shaema Alomari had become a cause

Trump blames dems. for separating migrant children from parents

In a tweet, President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for separating migrant children from their parents at the border, though it is a Trump administration policy.

FBI: Russians hacked hundreds of thousands of routers worldwide

The FBI issued a formal warning that Russian computer hackers had compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and could collect user information or shut down network traffic. Veuer's
American freed from Venezuela prison heading home, Trump says

American freed from Venezuela prison heading home, Trump says

An American held in Venezuela has been released and is on his way home, with a pit stop at the White House. President Trump hailed the release on Twitter Saturday morning, saying Utah resident Josh
McConnell: Senate will stop any immigration bill Trump opposes and won't shut down government

McConnell: Senate will stop any immigration bill Trump opposes and won't shut down government

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised President Trump's handling of North Korea, and said he has developed a good working relationship with Democrats even while passing important Republican
Hillary Clinton says she is afraid of losing her country

Hillary Clinton says she is afraid of losing her country

"What is happening today goes to the heart of who we are as a nation," Clinton said. "I say this not as a Democrat who lost an election, but an American afraid of losing a country."
Trump Jr. upset with Instagram warning  when searching his name

Trump Jr. upset with Instagram warning when searching his name

Donald Trump Jr. is unhappy with Instagram because he says the platform is including a warning message whenever his name is searched that posts including his name often "encourage" harmful behavior.
Navy graduates deride 'physical coward' Trump ahead of Academy commencement address

Navy graduates deride 'physical coward' Trump ahead of Academy commencement address

Two Naval Academy graduates said Trump, "time and again makes small choices guided by self-interest, ego, impulse and immediate self-gratification."
Trump signs executive orders aimed at loosening clout of federal labor unions

Trump signs executive orders aimed at loosening clout of federal labor unions

In three executive orders signed before the Memorial Day holiday, Trump seeks to give agencies the upper hand in labor-management disputes.
Student sues school over suspension for 'Trump Border Wall Construction Co.' T-shirt

Student sues school over suspension for 'Trump Border Wall Construction Co.' T-shirt

An Oregon high school student says his First Amendment rights were violated when he was suspended for wearing a "Donald J. Trump Border Wall Construction Co." T-shirt to school.

Report: Conway's husband suggested criticisms of Trump to writers

Two writers told Politico that Trump Adviser Kellyanne Conway’s husband, George Conway randomly emailed them suggestions on how to boost their anti-Trump rhetoric. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full
McConnell: Senate won't take up immigration bill Trump opposes, or shut down government

McConnell: Senate won't take up immigration bill Trump opposes, or shut down government

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised President Trump's handling of North Korea, and said he has developed a good working relationship with Democrats even while passing important Republican
ZTE deal would lift sanctions for fine, management shuffle, administration tells lawmakers

ZTE deal would lift sanctions for fine, management shuffle, administration tells lawmakers

Trump has struck a deal with Chinese telecom ZTE to lift U.S. trade restrictions that threatened to put the company out of business.
'America is back,' President Trump tells Naval Academy grads

'America is back,' President Trump tells Naval Academy grads

President Trump touted his administration's effort to increase military investment during a commencement address at the U.S. Naval Academy on Friday.
Trump again changes tone on North Korea: 'We are talking to them now'

Trump again changes tone on North Korea: 'We are talking to them now'

"We will soon see where it will lead, hopefully to long and enduring prosperity and peace. Only time (and talent) will tell!" Trump tweeted.