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White House Locked Down After Vehicle Strikes Barrier

White House Locked Down After Vehicle Strikes Barrier

Washington (AP) -- The White House was on lockdown for about an hour Friday after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier. Local media reported that the driver was armed.
Trump Says It Could Get 'Very Rough' If N. Korea Sanctions Fail

Trump Says It Could Get 'Very Rough' If N. Korea Sanctions Fail

President Donald Trump comments on the U.S. sanctions against North Korea during a joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Says U.S. Would Go Back in TPP for 'Much Better Deal'

Trump Says U.S. Would Go Back in TPP for 'Much Better Deal'

President Donald Trump talks about the Trans Pacific Partnership deal and his relationship with China at a White House press conference. (Source: Bloomberg)
Ex-Trump Aide Rick Gates Changes Plea to Guilty

Ex-Trump Aide Rick Gates Changes Plea to Guilty

Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates plead guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of meddling in the 2016 U.S.
New Jersey's Highest-in-the-U.S. Property Taxes Are Rising Again

New Jersey's Highest-in-the-U.S. Property Taxes Are Rising Again

Residents of New Jersey, the state with the nation’s highest property taxes, paid a record average of $8,690 in 2017, state data show.
Trump Says Chief of Staff Kelly to Decide on Kushner's Clearance

Trump Says Chief of Staff Kelly to Decide on Kushner's Clearance

President Donald Trump said on Friday that his chief of staff, John Kelly, will be in charge of deciding whether to give a permanent security clearance to Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and
Trump Criticizes Russia, Iran for ‘Disgrace’ in Syrian War

Trump Criticizes Russia, Iran for ‘Disgrace’ in Syrian War

President Donald Trump on Friday criticized Russian, Iran and Syria for what he called “a humanitarian disgrace” in the Syrian civil war.
Trump Says U.S. Re-Entering Pacific Trade Deal a ‘Possibility’

Trump Says U.S. Re-Entering Pacific Trade Deal a ‘Possibility’

President Donald Trump said he would consider rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership if the U.S. could negotiate more favorable terms.
Turkish Tensions With Cyprus Cause EU to Rethink Erdogan Summit

Turkish Tensions With Cyprus Cause EU to Rethink Erdogan Summit

The European Union threatened to cancel a summit with Turkey next month because of Turkish tensions with Cyprus over energy exploration.
GOP Rep. Meadows Says March Is 'Viable Timeline' for Gun Control Legislation

GOP Rep. Meadows Says March Is 'Viable Timeline' for Gun Control Legislation

Republican Congressman Mark Meadows of North Carolina, chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, discusses gun control with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli from the Conservative Political Action Conference in
GOP Rep. Walker Expects Gun Control Legislation to Hit Floor in March

GOP Rep. Walker Expects Gun Control Legislation to Hit Floor in March

Republican Congressman Mark Walker of North Carolina discusses gun control with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli from the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. (Source:
EU’s Tusk Slams U.K. Brexit Position as Based on ‘Pure Illusion’

EU’s Tusk Slams U.K. Brexit Position as Based on ‘Pure Illusion’

The U.K.’s vision for Brexit is not based on reality, European Union President Donald Tusk said, delivering a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May less than 24 hours after her cabinet agreed the main
Mnuchin Says New Sanctions Against Russia Coming Soon

Mnuchin Says New Sanctions Against Russia Coming Soon

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks at a news conference in Washington about the Trump administration's new sanctions against North Korea and potential new sanctions against Russia. (Source:
Trump Admits He Tries 'Like Hell' to Hide His Bald Spot

Trump Admits He Tries 'Like Hell' to Hide His Bald Spot

President Donald Trump admits he does try to hide the bald spot on his head during his remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland. (Source: Bloomberg)
Choose Your Top Tech Monopolist: Fully Charged

Choose Your Top Tech Monopolist: Fully Charged

In the 1990's, the U.S. only had one purported monopolist to worry about, Microsoft Corp. Now we have at least three, Alphabet Inc., Amazon.com Inc. and Facebook Inc.
U.S. Adds Conspiracy, Lying Counts Against Gates in New Filing

U.S. Adds Conspiracy, Lying Counts Against Gates in New Filing

Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed conspiracy and false-statement counts against former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, adding a third set of charges just as a person familiar with the matter said
Trump or Berlusconi? Who Said It?

Trump or Berlusconi? Who Said It?

The populist leaders often sound strikingly similar. Can you tell them apart?
Mnuchin Says New Sanctions Against Russia Are Coming in ‘Weeks’

Mnuchin Says New Sanctions Against Russia Are Coming in ‘Weeks’

The U.S. will impose new sanctions on Russia within weeks, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
Trump’s Disbelief of Women Cited in Lawsuit Over University Rules

Trump’s Disbelief of Women Cited in Lawsuit Over University Rules

President Donald Trump’s handling of spousal abuse claims against a former top White House aide has been cited as evidence of the administration’s disregard for gender-based violence in a lawsuit over
Trump Says Time To Make Schools 'Harder Target for Attackers'

Trump Says Time To Make Schools 'Harder Target for Attackers'

President Donald Trump calls for improvements to mental health screening and enhanced safety measures to address U.S. school shootings. He speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in