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White House responds to father of Navy SEAL killed in Yemen raid

White House spokesman Sean Spicer responded to the father of US Navy SEAL Chief William "Ryan" Owens, who was killed in action during a raid in Yemen, saying that the Department of Defense would launch three investigations into the operation. Chief...Show More Summary

Trump’s new favorite phrase — 'enemy of the people' — has a very ugly history

Over the last two weeks, President Donald Trump has repeatedly referred to media outlets that he dubbed the "fake news media" as "the enemy of the American People." Trump repeated the attack at a speech at the Conservative PoliticalShow More Summary

CLINTON: Trump 'must step up & speak out' on 'hate crimes'

Hillary Clinton took to Twitter Monday to ask President Donald Trump to speak out on a recent killing in Kansas City that is being investigated by law enforcement as a hate crime. "With threats & hate crimes on rise, we shouldn't have to tell @ POTUS to do his part," the former Democratic presidential nominee tweeted. Show More Summary

Ivanka Trump's Manhattan apartment just got a price chop — take a look inside

Ivanka Trump has packed her bags for DC, and she no longer has any use for her Manhattan pied-à-terre. But instead of sitting empty while listed for sale for $4.1 million, the two-bedroom apartment has arrived onto the rental market....Show More Summary

Lawyers want to sanction, disbar Kellyanne Conway for 'dishonesty, fraud, deceit'

At least fifteen law professors have signed a letter calling for sanctions of US President Donald Trump's White House Counseler Kellyanne Conway. The Feb. 20 letter, which includes professors from law schools at Yale, Duke and Georgetown,...Show More Summary

People in Latin America are starting to turn against outlawing marijuana

Sentiments in Latin America in favor of outlawing marijuana appear to be undergoing shifts in some countries, according to researchers in Chile and the UK. A study published the International Journal of Drug Policy found that, in some...Show More Summary

TRUMP: 'I haven't called Russia in 10 years'

President Donald Trump provided a confusing answer when asked Monday about assigning a special prosecutor to investigate connections between his campaign and administration to Russia. "I haven't called Russia in 10 years," he said, responding...Show More Summary

TRUMP ON INFRASTRUCTURE: 'We spend $6 trillion in the Middle East, and we have potholes all over our highways and our roads'

President Donald Trump said that he is still committed to rebuilding the roads and bridges of America. Despite reports that Trump is planning to push back infrastructure investment to 2018, the president took time during his speech to...Show More Summary

'Maybe he shouldn't tweet out every thought he has': Sean Hannity says Trump is maybe 'a little too sensitive' to criticism

Fox News host Sean Hannity said in a interview published Monday that President Donald Trump, whom the conservative commentator strongly supports, is perhaps "a little too sensitive at times" to criticism. The comments came when radio...Show More Summary

Trump on Obamacare's rising popularity: 'There's nothing to love. It's a disaster, folks. OK?'

President Donald Trump acknowledged during a Monday address to the National Governor's Association that the Affordable Care Act is the subject of rising approval ratings. But he dismissed the sudden popularity of President Barack Obama's...Show More Summary

Trump's budget plan to boost defense spending by $54 billion

Republican President Donald Trump will seek to boost Pentagon spending by $54 billion in his first budget proposal and cut the same amount from non-defense spending, including a large reduction in foreign aid, a White House budget official...Show More Summary

Seoul: Kim Jong Un had 5 senior security officials executed with anti-aircraft guns for enraging him

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea executed five senior security officials with anti-aircraft guns because they made false reports that "enraged" leader Kim Jong Un, South Korea's spy agency said Monday. The comments by the National...Show More Summary

'We all need answers’: George W. Bush pushes back on Trump’s policies, calls for Russia inquiry in rare interview

Former president George W. Bush gently critiqued some of the rhetoric and policies President Donald Trump embraced in his first few weeks in office. In a rare interview with the "Today" show promoting his book on Monday, NBC host Matt...Show More Summary

Inside the New York City prepper community that's amassing supplies to prepare for the apocalypse

Inside a church on 189th Street, the New York City Preppers Network gathers for its monthly meeting. Around two dozen men and women sit on plastic chairs facing a whiteboard. Jason Charles a 39-year-old firefighter who serves as the chapter president, introduces the meeting's speaker, Shane Hobel. Show More Summary

Jeremy Corbyn is now odds on to be replaced as Labour leader before the next election

LONDON — Jeremy Corbyn is heavily tipped to cease being Labour Party leader before the next general election. Corbyn is given just a 30% chance of leading Labour into the 2020 election by the Betfair betting exchange, despite the under-pressure...Show More Summary

Top football official: Brexit and Trump could dash Britain and America's hopes of hosting major tournaments

Aleksander ?eferin, one of world football's most senior officials, thinks Brexit and Donald Trump could damage Britain and America's chances of hosting a big tournament. The New York Times interviewed ?eferin, vice-president of world...Show More Summary

This is how impeachment works — and what a president would have to do to be impeached

What is the impeachment process, and what does a president have to do to get impeached? Columbia Law School's professor of legislation Richard Briffault stopped by the Business Insider newsroom to spell out exactly how the impeachment...Show More Summary

Marine Le Pen attacks her French election rivals as protests erupt at Front National rally

Marine Le Pen railed against her rivals and the media as clashes erupted at her rally in Nantes at the weekend. In a typically fiery speech to 3,500 supporters, the far-right Front National leader said both her rivals, Emanuel Macron...Show More Summary

Defeat in Copeland is pushing Labour close to another internal war

LONDON — Jeremy Corbyn has issued a desperate plea for Labour to remain united as the party descends into a fresh in-fighting following the disastrous defeat in last week's Copeland by-election. Speaking at the Scottish Labour conference...Show More Summary

John McDonnell says Labour MPs and the media have launched a 'soft coup' against Jeremy Corbyn

Shadow chancellor warns Labour MPs are conspiring against Corbyn. Claims "fake news" about the Labour leader is being passed to Murdoch-owned papers. McDonnell believes a "behind the scenes" coup is underway. Blames media contacts inherited...Show More Summary

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