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JOHN KASICH: Here's what's surprised me about Trump's first 100 days

Gov. John Kasich of Ohio found something surprising during the first 100 days of President Donald Trump's administration. Both the White House, and Congressional Republicans, are now "taking a lot of positions that I had during the campaign,"...Show More Summary

Cybersecurity expert: Russian strategy of 'reflexive control' exploited our brains in the 2016 election

There are many explanations for why the 2016 US presidential election turned out the way it did, but leaked documents certainly played a role. Laura Galante, a security expert who analyzes how states use cyberspace, believes the existence...Show More Summary

Trump's top alternative media backers defend their controversial actions by saying they play 'characters'

In the Netflix documentary "Get Me Roger Stone," set to be released on May 12, the infamous Republican political operative and self-described "agent provocateur" at one point slightly chides his documentarians for saying Stone was to...Show More Summary

House Oversight chairman: I've seen 'no evidence' that Michael Flynn 'complied' with the law

The House Oversight Committee's top-ranking Republican and Democrat said in a joint press conference on Tuesday that former national security adviser Michael Flynn appears to have broken the law by not disclosing payments he received from Russia in his 2016 security clearance application. Republican Rep. Show More Summary

Most Republicans in 2016 swing states think Trump lies or exaggerates

68% of Republican voters in Florida, Wisconsin, Ohio and Pennsylvania — all states that went for President Barack Obama in 2012 and President Donald Trump in 2016 — think the president intentionally lies or exaggerates the truth. A survey...Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert thanks Trump for his first 100 days: He's 'done a lot for me'

While Stephen Colbert is critical of President Donald Trump's record in his first 100 days in office, the late-night host also says he owes the leader some gratitude. "It's a huge week for Donald Trump, because this Saturday he will reach 100 days in office. Show More Summary

Ivanka Trump defends her father's relationship with women during a panel with Angela Merkel

During a panel with Angela Merkel at the G20 Women's summit, Ivanka Trump was asked about her father's controversial comments about women. Following is a transcript of the video. Ivanka Trump: Paid leave, sadly the United States is one...Show More Summary

'We will not stand for this': Trump fires latest shot in escalating fight over Canada dairy imports

President Donald Trump continued blasting Canada on Tuesday over what he portrayed as price fixing that is unfairly harming US dairy producers. "Canada has made business for our dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states very difficult. Show More Summary

Ivanka Trump was booed by the audience at a women's empowerment summit in Berlin

Ivanka Trump received a chilly welcome during her first international trip as an official representative of the White House on Tuesday. Speaking at an women's entrepreneurship summit in Berlin and seated with a panel that included German...Show More Summary

Trump’s new anti-trade push may force retaliation from 2 key allies — and hurt US homebuilders

For Wall Street, there’s the good Donald and the bad one. Good, market-friendly Donald wants to cut taxes, slash regulations, and subsidize private investment. Bad, erratic Donald risks starting either a trade war or a military conflict. Bad...Show More Summary

Trump just blinked in the government shutdown fight

President Donald Trump late Monday appeared to back down from initial demands for the funding of a proposed wall along the US-Mexico border. Trump and top White House officials were gearing up for a fight for border wall funding in the...Show More Summary

'It's terrible': John Kasich goes on extended riff about ICE agent 'knock-and-talks'

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Monday slammed President Donald Trump's administration for implementing what the homeland security secretary referred to as "knock-and-talks" carried out by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officers. Kasich,...Show More Summary

The Canadian dollar is tumbling

The Canadian dollar is weaker after reports the US is planning a move that may escalate a long-running trade dispute with Canada. The currency is down by 0.5% at 1.3565 per US dollar as of 7:52 a.m. ET. US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross...Show More Summary

Democrats are fired up for comeback as a 30-year-old liberal tries to do the unthinkable in Georgia

Despite a recent loss in a special House race in Kansas, liberal voters and operatives have emerged energized about their chances in an upcoming runoff in Georgia's 6th district, a May special election in Montana, and the party's overall...Show More Summary

Why Marine Le Pen is stepping back from the far-right party that made her name

On Monday evening, one day after the first round of the French elections, Marine Le Pen unexpectedly revealed she would temporarily step aside as president of her own party, the Front National (FN). The announcement, made during an interview...Show More Summary

Committee of MPs: Let EU students have free movement in the UK after Brexit

LONDON – The government must grant European students the right of free movement in the UK for the country to remain a "global leader," a committee of MPs said. The House of Commons education committee, a cross-party group, said restrictions...Show More Summary

What Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen think about Brexit

LONDON — The next president of France will either be centrist Emmanuel Macron or far-right leader Marine Le Pen. The pair made it through the first round of voting over the weekend and will battle it out until Sunday, May 7 when French...Show More Summary

British farms could turn to robots to deal with a post-Brexit labour crisis

LONDON — British farmers could turn to robots to fill gaps in their supply of labour if the UK's exit from the European Union causes a shortage of migrant workers to work in the industry. That is according to a new report from the Financial...Show More Summary

The euro is steady the day after its Macron inspired rally

LONDON — The euro is holding steady against the dollar on Tuesday as investors take a breather from its strong rally on Sunday night into Monday. The single currency jumped more than 2% on Sunday evening as it became clear that centre-left...Show More Summary

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here's what you need to know on Tuesday. 1. Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen announced she is temporarily stepping down as head of her National Front party. The move appears to be a way for Le Pen to embrace a wide range of potential voters ahead of the May 7 runoff between herself and Emmanuel Macron. 2. Show More Summary

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