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Ex-Fox Chief Bill Shine to Join Trump Communication Team, Sources Say

Ex-Fox Chief Bill Shine to Join Trump Communication Team, Sources Say

Bill Shine, the former co-president of Fox News, is set to join President Donald Trump’s White House in a senior communications role, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Trump Leaves Door Open to U.S. Recognizing Russia's Crimea Grab

Trump Leaves Door Open to U.S. Recognizing Russia's Crimea Grab

President Donald Trump left the door open to recognizing Russia’s annexation of Crimea, telling reporters that such a move would be up for discussion when he meets with Russian President Vladimir
Trump Does Deep Dive on High Court Finalists Before July 9 Pick

Trump Does Deep Dive on High Court Finalists Before July 9 Pick

President Donald Trump spent Saturday engaged in a deep dive into the backgrounds of the top prospects to fill an opening on the U.S. Supreme Court but hasn’t begun interviews with the finalists.
Federal Judge Blocks Medicaid Work Requirements Plan in Kentucky

Federal Judge Blocks Medicaid Work Requirements Plan in Kentucky

A federal judge blocked a plan to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients in Kentucky days before it was set to take effect, dealing a blow to the Trump administration’s efforts to remake the
Rep. Denham on Immigration Legislation Push

Rep. Denham on Immigration Legislation Push

Rep. Jeff Denham, a California Republican, discusses the prospects for an immigration overhaul bill with Bloomberg's Julie Hyman and Julia Chatterley on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Apparently Duped by Prankster on Air Force One Phone Call

Trump Apparently Duped by Prankster on Air Force One Phone Call

President Donald Trump appeared to return a call from a prankster posing as New Jersey’s Democratic Senator Bob Menendez during an Air Force One flight earlier this week, calling into question the
N.J. Inches Closer to Shutdown as Budget Talks Break Down

N.J. Inches Closer to Shutdown as Budget Talks Break Down

With less than 31 hours until a constitutional deadline, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and his fellow Democrats in the Legislature remain unable to agree on a state budget.
Trump Wants Better WTO Treatment, Adviser Hits Back at Critics

Trump Wants Better WTO Treatment, Adviser Hits Back at Critics

President Donald Trump said he doesn’t plan to withdraw from the World Trade Organization, but wants the U.S. needs to be treated more fairly by the global body.
Reporters Gave Tip on Manafort Storage Unit, FBI Agent Says

Reporters Gave Tip on Manafort Storage Unit, FBI Agent Says

Prosecutors and FBI agents learned of the existence of a storage locker containing 30 years of business records belonging to Paul Manafort from Associated Press reporters who were investigating him,
Canada Finalizes Moves on U.S. Goods, Vows Aid for Workers

Canada Finalizes Moves on U.S. Goods, Vows Aid for Workers

Canada finalized tariffs of American goods and pledged support for companies and workers hurt by U.S. levies on Canadian steel and aluminum exports, as one steel company announced layoffs it blamed on
Now Merkel’s Adversaries Face Ultimatum to Back Down on Migrants

Now Merkel’s Adversaries Face Ultimatum to Back Down on Migrants

Europe’s surprise deal on migration raises pressure on Angela Merkel’s antagonists in Germany to back off, increasing the chances she’ll ride out the latest threat to her chancellorship.
May's Brexit Tactics Leave EU Leaders Alarmed and Dismissive

May's Brexit Tactics Leave EU Leaders Alarmed and Dismissive

Tensions over Britain’s divorce from the European Union ratcheted higher on Friday as Prime Minister Theresa May’s approach was described as “alarming” by one of her peers, and leaders said time was
Manafort Reported $10 Million Loan From Russian Oligarch in 2010

Manafort Reported $10 Million Loan From Russian Oligarch in 2010

Documents unsealed this week show that Paul Manafort and his wife acknowledged on a 2010 tax return that they owed $10 million to a Russian oligarch with close ties to the Kremlin.
GOP Leaders Struggle to Find Resolution on Family Separations

GOP Leaders Struggle to Find Resolution on Family Separations

House Republican leaders are struggling to put together a partisan bill to prevent immigrant families from being separated at the border despite pleas from some of their members to work with Democrats
Latest on Shootings at Maryland Newspaper

Latest on Shootings at Maryland Newspaper

Annapolis, Md. (AP) -- The Latest on shootings at The Capital newspaper in Maryland (all times local):
France, Italy, Malta Near Agreement on Text on Migrant Centers

France, Italy, Malta Near Agreement on Text on Migrant Centers

European Union members including front-line Mediterranean states as well as Germany, France and the Netherlands have agreed on a common text calling for the setting up of “controlled centers” that
Powell Tells Democrats That Fed Is Being Cautious With Hikes

Powell Tells Democrats That Fed Is Being Cautious With Hikes

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated to Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee during a meeting Wednesday that the U.S. central bank is pursuing a patient rate-hike path.
Multiple People Shot At Newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland

Multiple People Shot At Newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland

Annapolis, Md. (AP) -- Multiple people were shot Thursday at a newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, with a witness saying a single gunman fired into the newsroom.
Conservatives Won Big at Supreme Court Even Before Kennedy Quit

Conservatives Won Big at Supreme Court Even Before Kennedy Quit

Even before Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement, the U.S. Supreme Court’s term had become a conservative rout.
Former Roger Stone Aide Is Fighting Mueller Subpoena, Lawyer Says

Former Roger Stone Aide Is Fighting Mueller Subpoena, Lawyer Says

A former aide to Trump adviser Roger Stone is trying to fight a grand jury subpoena issued as part of Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election meddling, arguing the probe is