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Trump says dialogue with North Korea has reopened: 'We're talking to them now'

Trump says his administration has started talking to North Korea again following the cancellation of a summit.

White House official: Trump could take harder line on China trade now that summit with Kim is off

Trump had been holding off on his natural instincts when it came to China, but that will likely change now, sources tell CNBC.

Jared Kushner got his permanent security clearance, but he could still be under scrutiny

The senior White House advisor was interviewed for a second time by the special counsel last month.

'Problems with diplomatic tradecraft' helped sink Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un

Collapse of summit indicates President Trump didn't know what he was doing on North Korea, CNBC's John Harwood writes.

Trump confidant Roger Stone sought Clinton info from Wikileaks founder: Report

The House Intelligence Committee's ranking Democrat said Stone and Credico didn't turn the emails over to investigators.

GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy says hack backed by Qatar led to exposure of his affair with a Playboy Playmate

President Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen arranged the deal for Elliott Broidy to pay $1.6 million to a former Playboy model.

California scientists hope feeding cows seaweed will make them less gassy — which could be great news for the environment

The state's livestock sector is responsible for an estimated 55 percent of methane emissions in the state.

Russia quietly conducted the world's longest surface-to-air missile test

Russia claims the ground-based missile system is capable of intercepting hypersonic missiles, drones, aircraft as well as stealth warplanes.

Trump signs the biggest rollback of bank rules since the financial crisis

The measure designed to ease rules on all but the largest U.S. banks passed through Congress with bipartisan support.

Trump says US military 'is ready if necessary' after Kim Jong Un summit cancellation

Touting a "greatly enhanced" American military, Trump warned Kim against taking "foolish or reckless" action.

Iran's supreme leader just made 5 tough demands for Europe to save the nuclear deal

Iran's five demands to Europe would be difficult for the continent to meet as its leaders seek to salvage the 2015 nuclear accord.

Congress is relieved after Trump cancels summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Republican lawmakers saw the meeting with Kim Jong Un as potentially treacherous or doomed to fail.

Trump cancels Singapore nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

"I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting," Trump writes in a letter to Kim.

Trump says he will not sign an immigration bill without a 'real' border wall

Trump's comments come as centrist House Republicans are pushing for a vote on immigration bills.

Conservative Koch brothers' network ad blitz targets Republicans, Democrats for backing $1.3 trillion spending bill

Americans for Prosperity unleashes an onslaught of ads against supporters of the spending bill.

Trump's ties to Russia are hidden in plain sight

Mueller's investigation into Russia's meddling has passed the one-year mark. Trump insists that's enough.

Jared Kushner gets permanent White House security clearance; met with special counsel a second time

The permanent clearance had been withheld from Kushner for more than a year pending completion of a background check.

House Republicans, facing a rebellion over immigration, schedule a critical meeting

Centrist House Republicans and conservative GOP lawmakers are pushing for a vote on separate proposals.

Pompeo: Alleged 'sonic attack' on a US official in China is similar to mysterious incidents in Cuba

"The medical indications are very similar, and entirely consistent with, the medical indications that were taking place to Americans working in Cuba," Pompeo said during testimony.

Trump can't block Twitter followers, federal judge says

The suit was filed in July 2017 by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University.