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Ingraham Apologizes for Tweet Mocking Parkland Student After Sponsors Rebel

Ingraham Apologizes for Tweet Mocking Parkland Student After Sponsors Rebel

Fox News talk-show host Laura Ingraham apologized for mocking a Parkland, Florida, high school student after a boycott campaign led TripAdvisor Inc. and other companies to yank their advertising.
Here’s What Trump Could Do to Amazon

Here’s What Trump Could Do to Amazon

President Donald Trump has renewed his long-running assault on the e-commerce giant.
Anti-Corruption Crusader Is Eyeing Brazil Presidential Bid, Sources Say

Anti-Corruption Crusader Is Eyeing Brazil Presidential Bid, Sources Say

Brazil’s former Supreme Court President Joaquim Barbosa is to join the Brazilian Socialist Party, or PSB, with an eye on running for president, according to three party sources.
Wall Street Is Unfazed by Trump’s Disdain of Bezos and Amazon

Wall Street Is Unfazed by Trump’s Disdain of Bezos and Amazon

President Donald Trump has taken aim and is at the other end of the barrel. But Wall Street is much less concerned with Trump’s claims, though analysts acknowledge that the President’s attention
Russia to Expel 60 U.S. Diplomats in Retaliatory Move

Russia to Expel 60 U.S. Diplomats in Retaliatory Move

Russia announced that it is expelling 60 U.S. diplomats and closing the American consulate in St. Petersburg in a retaliatory move linked to the poisoning of a former Russian double agent in England.
Trump Says He May Delay South Korea Trade Deal Until North Korea Is Resolved

Trump Says He May Delay South Korea Trade Deal Until North Korea Is Resolved

President Donald Trump said he may delay a revamped trade deal the U.S. reached with South Korea this week until after the nuclear confrontation with North Korea is resolved.
Sarah Jessica Parker Endorses Cynthia Nixon for Governor

Sarah Jessica Parker Endorses Cynthia Nixon for Governor

Sarah Jessica Parker has endorsed her "Sex and the City" castmate Cynthia Nixon's run for governor of New York.
Fact-Checking Trump and the White House’s Amazon Claims

Fact-Checking Trump and the White House’s Amazon Claims

The president’s criticisms omit some important facts.
Fact Check: Navy Didn’t Do New Autopsy of Vince Foster

Fact Check: Navy Didn’t Do New Autopsy of Vince Foster

No new autopsy was performed on former White House deputy counsel Vince Foster at a U.S. Navy hospital in Virginia.
Rep. Lance Says Americans 'Want Answers' From Facebook

Rep. Lance Says Americans 'Want Answers' From Facebook

Rep. Leonard Lance, a New Jersey Republican, discusses possible testimony from Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg before Congress, the 2020 census, and the Gateway Tunnel infrastructure
Facebook Begins Fact-Checking Political Photos and Videos

Facebook Begins Fact-Checking Political Photos and Videos

Facebook said it has started fact-checking photos and videos as part of efforts to increase election security.
Russia Kicks Out More U.K. Envoys, Hits Back at Other States

Russia Kicks Out More U.K. Envoys, Hits Back at Other States

Russia ordered the U.K. to make deep new cuts at its diplomatic missions one day after Moscow kicked out 60 U.S. envoys, ratcheting up tensions with the West over the poisoning of a former spy.
Lawsuit Against Trump’s DACA Policy Can Proceed, Judge Says

Lawsuit Against Trump’s DACA Policy Can Proceed, Judge Says

President Donald Trump’s administration must defend a lawsuit targeting his plan to end a program offering protection from deportation for hundreds of thousands of children of undocumented immigrants.
The Truth About the Budget, From Gun Control to the Border Wall

The Truth About the Budget, From Gun Control to the Border Wall

Some of the wins in the $1.3 trillion bill that both parties crowed about look a little thin in the harsh light of day. What they said and what they actually passed.
U.S. to Seek Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants

U.S. to Seek Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants

The State Department wants to require all U.S. visa applicants to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers.
Air Force Chief Calls Lockheed F-35 Upkeep Costs a Major Concern

Air Force Chief Calls Lockheed F-35 Upkeep Costs a Major Concern

The U.S. Air Force’s top general said the estimated cost to operate and maintain its version of Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-35 jet is a serious issue that’s sparked a search for savings by the service
New Jersey Pension Sells Stake in Firearms Manufacturer Vista Outdoor

New Jersey Pension Sells Stake in Firearms Manufacturer Vista Outdoor

New Jersey’s pension fund has sold its stake in Vista Outdoor as lawmakers around the U.S. consider banning such investments.
Judge Denies Stormy Daniels’s Request to Depose Trump

Judge Denies Stormy Daniels’s Request to Depose Trump

A California judge denied adult film actress Stormy Daniels’s request to have President Donald Trump questioned under oath.
Why the U.K. Won't Punish Russia by Going After Its Debt Markets

Why the U.K. Won't Punish Russia by Going After Its Debt Markets

As the U.K. mulls further action against Russia in response to a nerve agent attack on a former spy on British soil, the question of whether policymakers should go after the bond market is back on the
68 Die in Venezuelan Jail Fire, Adding to Chaos Before Election

68 Die in Venezuelan Jail Fire, Adding to Chaos Before Election

Rioting and fire killed 68 people in a Venezuelan jail, a disaster that adds to chaos engulfing the nation before its May 20 presidential election.