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Friday, Aug 19, 2016 at 06:02 AM CDT

US: $400M Payment Was Contingent on Release of Prisoners

US: $400M Payment Was Contingent on Release of Prisoners

The Obama administration said Thursday that a $400 million cash payment to Iran seven months ago was contingent on the release of a group of American prisoners. It is the first time the U.S.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 12:05 PM CDT

DOJ Says It Will End Private Prison Use

DOJ Says It Will End Private Prison Use

The Justice Department says it's phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found the private facilities have more safety and security problems than ones run by the government.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 05:43 AM CDT

Clinton Meeting With Top Law Enforcement Leaders in New York

Clinton Meeting With Top Law Enforcement Leaders in New York

Hillary Clinton is poised to meet Thursday with a group of top law enforcement leaders, including the retiring New York City police commissioner who recently said Donald Trump's presidential candidacy scared...

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 05:53 AM CDT

Trump Staff Shake-Up Triggers New Momentum

Trump Staff Shake-Up Triggers New Momentum

Weary Republican leaders are accepting Donald Trump's latest staff shake-up, hopeful that a new leadership team can reverse the New York businessman's struggles even as some worry it's too little too late. The...

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 05:52 AM CDT

AP Sources: Manafort Tied to Undisclosed Foreign Lobbying

AP Sources: Manafort Tied to Undisclosed Foreign Lobbying

Donald Trump's campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012, and did so in a way...

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 08:05 AM CDT

Trump's Temperament Questioned

Trump's Temperament Questioned

New poll finds only 17% of registered voters believe Donald Trump has the "personality & temperament" to serve as president. NBC's Steve Handelsman reports.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 11:26 PM CDT

Liz Cheney Wins Wyoming Republican Primary for US House Seat

Liz Cheney Wins Wyoming Republican Primary for US House Seat

Liz Cheney has won Wyoming's Republican primary for U.S. House, rebounding from her first unsuccessful congressional run in 2014. Cheney beat seven challengers for a chance at the job her father, former...

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 10:23 PM CDT

John McLaughlin of TV's 'The McLaughlin Group' Dies

John McLaughlin of TV's 'The McLaughlin Group' Dies

John McLaughlin, the longtime host of public affairs TV show "The McLaughlin Group," died Tuesday at 89, according to the show's Facebook page. "As a former jesuit priest, teacher, pundit and news host,...

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 05:03 AM CDT

Trump to Receive Classified Intelligence Briefing

Trump to Receive Classified Intelligence Briefing

Donald Trump will receive a classified intelligence briefing on Wednesday in New York, a federal official confirms. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence will conduct the briefing, making use of a...

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 08:51 AM CDT

Trump's Latest 'Reset' Speech: Will it Stick?

Trump's Latest 'Reset' Speech: Will it Stick?

Donald Trump made a major foreign policy speech on Monday where he tried, once again, to make a so-called pivot in an attempt to make himself palatable to a general election audience, NBC News reported. Aided...

 
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