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Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 06:59 PM CDT

3 Candidates Vying for Southlake Council in Special Election

3 Candidates Vying for Southlake Council in Special Election

NBC 5 political reporter Julie Fine interviewed the candidates running for Southlake Council.

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 05:47 PM CDT

Trump Promises to End 'Death Tax'

Trump Promises to End 'Death Tax'

The President called the U.S.'s estate tax a "tremendous burden on the family farmer" at a speech on tax reform in North Dakota on Sept. 6, 2017. 

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 at 05:45 AM CDT

US Proposes UN Ban on Oil to North Korea, Asset Freeze

US Proposes UN Ban on Oil to North Korea, Asset Freeze

The United States is seeking the toughest-ever U.N. sanctions on North Korea that would ban all oil and natural gas exports to the northeast Asian nation and freeze all foreign financial assets of the government...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 04:34 PM CDT

Angela Paxton, Wife of Texas AG, Announces State Senate Bid

Angela Paxton, Wife of Texas AG, Announces State Senate Bid

The wife of Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is launching her own political career and running for a state senate seat once held by her husband.

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 04:39 PM CDT

FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election

FB Sold Political Ads to Russian Company During Election

It is “likely” Russian political operatives spent $100,000 on Facebook ads with “divisive messages” between June 2015 and May 2017, the company said Wednesday. In a blog post on the issue and the company’s...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 03:37 PM CDT

Trump Pick to Head NASA Faces Fight Over Climate Comments

Trump Pick to Head NASA Faces Fight Over Climate Comments

President Donald Trump's choice to head NASA faces a contentious Senate confirmation over his past comments dismissive of global warming as a man-made problem. Trump has tapped three-term Republican Rep. Jim...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 05:04 PM CDT

Trumps Donate $1M to 12 Harvey Relief Charities

Trumps Donate $1M to 12 Harvey Relief Charities

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are donating a total of $1 million to a dozen organizations involved in Harvey relief work, including the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army and Habitat...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 04:46 PM CDT

Trump's Harsh Message to Immigrants Could Drag on Economy

Trump's Harsh Message to Immigrants Could Drag on Economy

James Harrison, the owner of a Phoenix-based specialty construction firm, employs three workers protected by an Obama-era immigration program that the Trump administration took steps Tuesday to eliminate...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 04:53 PM CDT

15 States, DC Sue Trump Administration Over Ending DACA

15 States, DC Sue Trump Administration Over Ending DACA

Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued Wednesday to block President Donald Trump's plan to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation — an act Washington state's attorney general called...

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 at 11:56 AM CDT

Lawyer in Trump Tower Meeting Said Mueller Has Not Called

Lawyer in Trump Tower Meeting Said Mueller Has Not Called

Natalia Veselnitskaya says she feels like a character in a movie. American investigators are trying to determine whether it's a spy thriller or a farce. Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who was at the center...

 

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