Politics

Trump Kicks Off Veterans Day Tribute In NYC [VIDEO]

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump kicked off New York City's Veterans Day Tribute on Monday by saying the nation's veterans "risked everything for us. Now it is our duty to se...

New York Rep. Peter King Won’t Seek Reelection In 2020

NEW YORK (AP) - Rep. Peter King, a moderate Republican who has represented a Long Island congressional district for nearly 30 years, announced Monday he won't seek reelection in 2...

Trump Impeachment Inquiry Heads For Live TV

WASHINGTON (AP) — Back in 1973, tens of millions of Americans tuned in to what Variety called "the hottest daytime soap opera" — the Senate Watergate hearings that eventually led t...

Tech Companies Rush To Fight Misinformation Ahead Of UK Vote

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening up a war room to quickly respond to election hoaxes. Twitter is banning political ads. Google plans to crack down on bogus videos on YouTube. S...

Iran’s President: New Oil Field Found With Over 50b Barrels

TEHRAN (AP) - Iran has discovered a new oil field in the country's south with over 50 billion barrels of crude, its president said Sunday, a find that could boost the country's pro...

AP Sources: Former Trump Adviser John Bolton Has A Book Deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Former national security adviser John Bolton has a book deal, The Associated Press has learned. The hawkish Bolton departed in September because of numerous fore...

Ivanka Trump Rejects Notion Family Profits From Presidency

RABAT, MOROCCO (AP) - Ivanka Trump brushed off criticism that her family has profited off the presidency and said Friday a big difference between her family and Democrat Joe Biden'...

Trump Campaign Launching Black Outreach Effort For 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — During the 2016 campaign, candidate Donald Trump stood in front of largely white crowds and asked black voters to consider, "What the hell do you have to lose?" F...

Steve Bannon Testifies For Prosecution In Roger Stone Trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon appeared as a reluctant witness Friday in the federal criminal trial of political operative Roger Stone. Bannon said he had been given a subpoena ...

Hot, Crowded And Secret Room Now Part Of Impeachment Lore

WASHINGTON (AP) It's "excruciating." It smells like a "locker room." And what happens there is supposed to stay there. When history is written about President Donald Trump's pr...

Mike Pompeo Vows To Fight Anti-semitism During Visit To German Synagogue Targeted By Gunman

HALLE, GERMANY (JTA) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with members of the Jewish community at the German synagogue targeted in a fatal shooting by a far-right gunman.. “Our ...

Hopes Rise That Lifting Tariffs Could Allow US-China Accord

BEIJING (AP) — The prospects for a preliminary breakthrough in the U.S.-China trade war improved Thursday after the two sides agreed to reduce some punitive tariffs on each other's...

‘A Campaign Of Slander’: Takeaways From Impeachment Witness

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior State Department official offered some of the most pointed testimony to date in the ongoing impeachment inquiry, alleging that President Donald Trump's p...

Pence Files Trump’s Paperwork For The New Hampshire Primary

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday added President Donald Trump's name to the Republican primary ballot in New Hampshire, the state where he achieved his fi...

Michael Bloomberg Opens Door To 2020 Presidential Campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, signaling his dissatisfaction wi...

Report: Trump Refused Netanyahu Request To Fund PA Security Forces

JERUSALEM (JNS) U.S. President Donald Trump turned down a request several months ago by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to allow the transfer of $12 million dollars to th...

Anti-semitism Charges Leveled At Labour Party’s Corbyn

LONDON (AP) - Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's election campaign was hit Thursday by renewed claims that he is not fit to lead the country because of his tolerance of anti-Semit...

23-Year-Old Somali Immigrant Wins Office In Lewiston, Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (VosiZNeias) — Lewiston, which is the second-largest city in the state of Maine, has elected a Somali American to its city council following a campaign marred by ra...

Judge Strikes Down New Trump Rule On Religious Objections

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new Trump administration rule that could open the way for more health care workers to refuse to participate in abortions ...

Sources: Jeff Sessions To Announce Alabama Senate Bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce that he is entering the race for his old U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, two Republicans with direct knowledge of...