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Stormy Daniels Judge Puts Cohen’s Civil Case on Hold

Stormy Daniels Judge Puts Cohen’s Civil Case on Hold

A Los Angeles federal judge granted a request by President Donald Trump and his lawyer, Michael Cohen, to temporarily halt the lawsuit by adult film star Stormy Daniels over her alleged tryst with
U.S. Seeking Metal Quotas as Allies Push for Exemptions, Ross Says

U.S. Seeking Metal Quotas as Allies Push for Exemptions, Ross Says

The Trump administration is asking Europe, Canada and other allies to accept quotas to be exempted from steel and aluminum tariffs that kick in May 1, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said.
EPA Watchdog Opens Probe of Scott Pruitt's $50 Condo Rental

EPA Watchdog Opens Probe of Scott Pruitt's $50 Condo Rental

The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog will probe Administrator Scott Pruitt’s unorthodox rental of a Capitol Hill condominium from a lobbyist, marking at least the 10th federal
Trump Shows Merkel and Macron That Europe's Clout Is Dwindling

Trump Shows Merkel and Macron That Europe's Clout Is Dwindling

Europe’s preeminent leaders gave it their best shot this week. All signs are it didn’t work.
Europe and the U.S. Teeter on the Brink of a Trade War

Europe and the U.S. Teeter on the Brink of a Trade War

German Chancellor Angela Merkel failed to win a public commitment from President Donald Trump to halt U.S. tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from Europe.
Trump Says He Rejected Proposal to Build $1 Billion Jerusalem Embassy

Trump Says He Rejected Proposal to Build $1 Billion Jerusalem Embassy

President Donald Trump comments on his decision to reject a proposal to build a new U.S. embassy to Israel in Jerusalem for $1 billion. He speaks during a joint news conference with German Chancellor
Trump Says Iran 'Won't Be Doing Nuclear Weapons, Bank on It'

Trump Says Iran 'Won't Be Doing Nuclear Weapons, Bank on It'

President Donald Trump comments on Iran's nuclear aspirations during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Says He Refused to Approve $1 Billion Jerusalem Embassy

Trump Says He Refused to Approve $1 Billion Jerusalem Embassy

President Donald Trump said he rejected a proposal to build a new U.S. embassy to Israel in Jerusalem for $1 billion.
Trump to Propose Freezing Auto Standards at 2020 Levels, Source Says

Trump to Propose Freezing Auto Standards at 2020 Levels, Source Says

U.S. regulators are poised to propose a freeze on fuel-efficiency standards at 2020 levels, according to two people familiar with the plan, which would erode an ambitious Obama-era initiative to curb
U.S. Seeks New Talks With Russia on Overflight Routes

U.S. Seeks New Talks With Russia on Overflight Routes

The State Department wants new talks with Russia by the end of May on agreements for U.S. airlines to cross Russian airspace, with officials in Moscow holding out on at least one key route used by
Rep. Joe Crowley on Korea Summit, 2018 Midterms, Pelosi

Rep. Joe Crowley on Korea Summit, 2018 Midterms, Pelosi

Representative Joe Crowley, a Democrat from New York, discusses the meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the 2018 midterms, and the leadership of the
Pennsylvania Republican Steps Down After Sexual-Harassment Allegations

Pennsylvania Republican Steps Down After Sexual-Harassment Allegations

Pennsylvania Republican Patrick Meehan said he is resigning from the House effective Friday.
Rep. Tonko Says GOP Silence on Pruitt Is 'Deafening'

Rep. Tonko Says GOP Silence on Pruitt Is 'Deafening'

Rep. Paul Tonko, a New York Democrat, discusses what he calls Scott Pruitt's "abuse of the public taxpayer's wallet" on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Secret Service Says It Has No Evidence for Allegation Against White House Doctor

Secret Service Says It Has No Evidence for Allegation Against White House Doctor

The U.S. Secret Service says it has no evidence to support an allegation that its personnel intervened to prevent White House doctor Ronny Jackson from disturbing former President Barack Obama during
Russian Lawyer at Trump Tower Worked With Government, Report Says

Russian Lawyer at Trump Tower Worked With Government, Report Says

An organization established by an exiled Russian tycoon says it has obtained emails showing collaboration between Russian government officials and the lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. in 2016.
Offshore Drillers Get Some, Not All, They Sought From Trump

Offshore Drillers Get Some, Not All, They Sought From Trump

The Trump administration is moving to relax some offshore drilling requirements imposed in response to the Deepwater Horizon disaster but is rebuffing the oil industry’s plea for bigger changes.
U.S.-China Trade Fight Takes Shape in Geneva

U.S.-China Trade Fight Takes Shape in Geneva

After President Trump upended the global order with threats of tariffs, his ambassador to the WTO took aim at both China and the trade body itself.
Trump Reiterates 'No Collusion' Between Russians and His Campaign

Trump Reiterates 'No Collusion' Between Russians and His Campaign

President Donald Trump says he was honored by a report concluding that there was no evidence that Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential campaign. He speaks with
Pompeo Talks Iran, North Korea, NATO in First News Conference

Pompeo Talks Iran, North Korea, NATO in First News Conference

New U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he has “a sense” that Kim Jong Un is serious about denuclearizing the Korean peninsula and said no decision has been made on withdrawing from the Iran
Trump Says Meeting With Kim 'Broken Down to Two or Three Locations'

Trump Says Meeting With Kim 'Broken Down to Two or Three Locations'

President Donald Trump cited a 'lot of positive things happening' and discussed the plans for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. He speaks with reporters during a meeting with German