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Trump Pardons Sailor Who Invoked ‘Clinton Defense’ in Trial

Trump Pardons Sailor Who Invoked ‘Clinton Defense’ in Trial

President Donald Trump pardoned a former Navy sailor who served a year in prison for taking sensitive pictures of the reactor inside a nuclear submarine, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee
No New Conditions for Trump's Planned Kim Meeting, Official Says

No New Conditions for Trump's Planned Kim Meeting, Official Says

The White House hasn’t added conditions for proposed talks between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un beyond requiring the regime to cease missile and nuclear-weapon testing,
Peter Thiel’s Palantir Wins $876 Million U.S. Army Contract

Peter Thiel’s Palantir Wins $876 Million U.S. Army Contract

Billionaire investor Peter Thiel got a fresh victory in Washington. His data-mining startup, Palantir Technologies Inc., won a much-contested contract to provide software to the U.S. Army.
China 'Wary' of U.S.-North Korea Talks, CSIS's Collins Says

China 'Wary' of U.S.-North Korea Talks, CSIS's Collins Says

Lisa Collins, Center for Strategic and International Studies Korea Chair fellow, discusses possible direct talks between the U.S and North Korea. She speaks with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Westin
Mexican Ruling Party Candidate Pledges to Help Curb Corruption

Mexican Ruling Party Candidate Pledges to Help Curb Corruption

Jose Antonio Meade, the former finance minister for President Enrique Pena Nieto who left government to pursue the Institutional Revolutionary Party’s nomination in November, portrayed himself as
Dennis Rodman Offers Help as Trump Prepares for Kim Meeting

Dennis Rodman Offers Help as Trump Prepares for Kim Meeting

President Donald Trump has got the support of former NBA star and “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant Dennis Rodman as he prepares for a high-stakes meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
GOP Senators From Oil States Revolt Against Trump’s Steel Tariff

GOP Senators From Oil States Revolt Against Trump’s Steel Tariff

Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski and John Cornyn, who represent two of the largest oil-producing states, are not big fans of the Trump administration’s plan to impose tariffs on imported steel and
Ex-OMB Director Stockman Says Steel Industry Found 'the Biggest Sucker of All'

Ex-OMB Director Stockman Says Steel Industry Found 'the Biggest Sucker of All'

David Stockman, former director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, discusses why the tariff plan is the "dumbest thing Trump has done." He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn
Kentucky Man Pleads Guilty to Attacking Senator Rand Paul

Kentucky Man Pleads Guilty to Attacking Senator Rand Paul

The man accused of tackling U.S. Sen. Rand Paul in the Kentucky lawmaker's yard has pleaded guilty to the attack that broke the senator's ribs.
AFL-CIO's Trumka Praises Trump's Proposed Tariffs

AFL-CIO's Trumka Praises Trump's Proposed Tariffs

While some in President Trump's party are opposed to his proposal to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the move is earning him praise from certain Democrats and unions. AFL-CIO President
Trump Organization to Sue After Panama Hotel Changes Name

Trump Organization to Sue After Panama Hotel Changes Name

Lawyers for the Trump Organization in Panama say they will take legal action to restore the Trump name to the Panama City hotel.
Tariffs vs. Tax Cuts: Trump’s Rollercoaster Relationship With Corporate America

Tariffs vs. Tax Cuts: Trump’s Rollercoaster Relationship With Corporate America

President Trump’s relationship with corporate America has hit a major speed bump.
Stanford’s Wallace Says Endowment Isn’t Used for Social Activism

Stanford’s Wallace Says Endowment Isn’t Used for Social Activism

The $27 billion Stanford University endowment “is not a tool for social activism,” said Robert Wallace, the fund’s chief executive officer.
Gowdy Criticizes White House Response on Security Clearances

Gowdy Criticizes White House Response on Security Clearances

The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee criticized the Trump administration’s response to questions about its vetting and security clearance process following a series of
Nunberg, Defiant Former Trump Aide, Arrives for Mueller Grand Jury

Nunberg, Defiant Former Trump Aide, Arrives for Mueller Grand Jury

Sam Nunberg, the former Trump campaign aide who railed against Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s request to produce documents, spent most of Friday inside the Washington, D.C., federal courthouse where
Jersey Shore Town Seeks Ferry to Dock Next to Kushner Resort

Jersey Shore Town Seeks Ferry to Dock Next to Kushner Resort

Long Branch, New Jersey (AP) -- The federal government has been advising a beach town on the Jersey Shore on plans to build a pier and start a ferry service that would speed New Yorkers to the
Trump Has Agreed to Meet North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Now What?

Trump Has Agreed to Meet North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Now What?

U.S. President Donald Trump has stunned the world by agreeing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a man he’s ridiculed as "Little Rocket Man" and whose regime only months ago he threatened with
Oregon Wants Everyone to Start Saving

Oregon Wants Everyone to Start Saving

The state is pioneering an auto IRA for workers of small companies without 401(k) plans.
Slovak Coalition Huddles After Biggest Protests Since Communism

Slovak Coalition Huddles After Biggest Protests Since Communism

Slovakia’s ruling parties prepared to respond after tens of thousands of people took to the streets in the biggest protests since the fall of the Iron curtain, calling on Prime Minister Robert Fico’s
Billionaire Mahindra Doesn’t Fear Trade War Because World Needs India

Billionaire Mahindra Doesn’t Fear Trade War Because World Needs India

Billionaire Anand Mahindra, chairman of India’s largest SUV maker, can’t understand why Indian markets seem perturbed by the threat of a global tariff war.