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Trump appears to admit Russia meddled in the US election in a tweet criticizing Obama

President Donald Trump appeared to admit that Russia interfered in the 2016 US presidential election in a Friday night tweet in which he criticized Barack Obama for his handling of Russia's cybertattacks that were meant to swing theShow More Summary

'I'm glad he got shot': Democratic Party official fired after obscene comments on Rep. Steve Scalise

A volunteer co-chair of the Nebraska Democratic Party's technology committee was fired after he made a derogatory reference to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was wounded in a shooting at a congressional baseball practice last...Show More Summary

Delaware state senator faces felony charges for loaded handgun inside carry-on bag

A Delaware state senator is facing felony charges after bringing a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag at the Salisbury Regional Airport in Maryland Thursday, according to The News Journal. Sen. Brian Pettyjohn was traveling to the Southern...Show More Summary

'He should have done something about it': Trump tries to lay Russia's election-meddling at Obama's feet

President Donald Trump sought to lay blame for Russia's interference in the 2016 US election on former President Barack Obama during a Fox News interview Friday. " Well I just heard today for the first time that Obama knew about Russia a long time before the election, and he did nothing about it. Show More Summary

Clinton on GOP healthcare bill: 'If Republicans pass this bill, they're the death party'

Hillary Clinton voiced her sharpest criticism yet of the Senate Republicans' healthcare bill in a tweet on Friday afternoon in which she said the GOP would be "the death party" if they pass their proposed legislation. Quoting a study...Show More Summary

'You don't wait until the epidemic is killing everyone' — ex-NSA hacker blasts Obama's response to Russian election hacking

A former hacker for the National Security Agency says the Obama administration failed to do its job when confronted with intelligence that showed Russia's attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election. "They were so busy thinking...Show More Summary

'Her hubby is running a Ponzi scheme': The FBI is probing Paul Manafort's business dealings with his son-in-law

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, poured millions of dollars into real-estate deals brokered by his son-in-law, Jeff Yohai. Those investments came through shell companies that are now being scrutinized...Show More Summary

Poll shows Americans are way more likely to believe Comey than Trump

President Donald Trump has a massive credibility problem, a new poll shows: Far more Americans are likely to believe Former FBI Director James Comey's version of events that led up to his firing than Trump's. Forty-five percent of respondents...Show More Summary

Since cameras were banned, CNN sent its Supreme Court sketch artist to Sean Spicer's press briefing

In response to the White House's recent trend of prohibiting cameras at press briefings, CNN on Friday said it sent its in-house Supreme Court sketch artist, Bill Hennessy, to Sean Spicer's latest press briefing. CNN said it "equated...Show More Summary

Joe Scarborough on his upcoming Trump protest songs, and why he started playing live music at 50

Joe Scarborough has spent three hours every morning for a decade opining on some of the most pressing political issues of the moment. But when the cameras turned off and he left the MSNBC office, the "Morning Joe" host was still looking...Show More Summary

Congress needs to focus on a new authorization for use of military force

At approximately 10 a.m. this past Tuesday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held one of the most consequential public hearings that the panel has scheduled so far this year. The topic: “Reviewing Congressional Authorizations for...Show More Summary

Here's how an air war between Russia and the US in Syria would go down

After the US downed a Syrian jet making a bombing run on US-backed forces fighting ISIS, Russia threatened to target US and US-led coalition planes West of the Euphrates river in Syria. But while Russia has some advanced surface-to-air...Show More Summary

'CNN is aiding and abetting this nonsense': Kellyanne Conway has heated exchange with CNN anchor over Trump and Russia

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, refused to say whether Trump is taking any specific actions to stymie future attempts by the Russian government to interfere in US elections during a sharp dialogue on Friday morning...Show More Summary

The Senate is investigating whether former Attorney General Loretta Lynch interfered in the Clinton email investigation

Several members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have opened a bipartisan inquiry into whether former Attorney General Loretta Lynch interfered in the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. The senators...Show More Summary

'We sort of choked': Obama official says it's hard to defend the administration's response to Russian hackers in the 2016 election

A senior Obama administration official said that his team "sort of choked" when responding to reports that Russian-linked hackers had tried to influence to the November election. The Washington Post reported on how, even though Barack...Show More Summary

From fry-cook at McDonalds to waitress at Hooters, here are the unglamorous first jobs of 24 highly successful people

It can be easy to see the world's most powerful and influential people as occupying a sphere far removed from the rest us. But many of the most successful people started off working odd jobs to earn money. These 24 highly successful people prove that the path to success doesn't have to be linear. Show More Summary

Johnny Depp jokes about Trump: 'When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?'

While appearing at Glastonbury Festival's Cineramageddon in Britain, Johnny Depp steered into US politics in front of an audience of 1,500, the Guardian reported on Thursday. Depp jokingly riffed on a hypothetical assassination of President...Show More Summary

Theresa May's Cabinet targeted by Russian hackers

LONDON — The passwords and login details of senior cabinet ministers and a host of other senior public figures have been sold online by Russian hackers. An investigation by The Times found that online details belonging to Greg Clark,...Show More Summary

Trump explains why he wanted Comey to think he had taped their conversations

Asked on Friday by Fox & Friends' Ainsley Earhardt why he floated the idea that he had recorded conversations between himself and former FBI director James Comey, President Donald Trump explained that he did it to pressure Comey to keep...Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders on GOP healthcare bill: 'Thousands will die'

Sen. Bernie Sanders called the Senate Republican healthcare bill, the details of which were released on Thursday, "barbaric" and promised to introduce Medicare-for-all legislation during an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper. Sanders...Show More Summary

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