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Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 04:22 AM CST

Pence Says Myanmar's Handling of Rohingya Is 'Without Excuse'

Pence Says Myanmar's Handling of Rohingya Is 'Without Excuse'

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi rebuffed criticism from U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and other leaders Wednesday over her government's treatment of its ethnic Rohingya Muslims. In a meeting on the sidelines...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 09:08 PM CST

Texas Board Restores Hillary Clinton Lesson

Texas Board Restores Hillary Clinton Lesson

The Texas Board of Education has voted to restore Hillary Clinton to history curriculum standards -- a surprising reversal that came after Republican members said they had heard from members of the public angry...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 08:33 PM CST

Whitaker Abandoned Taxpayer-Funded Project in Iowa in 2016

Whitaker Abandoned Taxpayer-Funded Project in Iowa in 2016

While in private business, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker walked away from a taxpayer-subsidized apartment-rehabilitation project in Iowa after years of cost overruns, delays and other problems, public...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 07:15 PM CST

Trump Picks Retired General for Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Trump Picks Retired General for Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

A retired four-star general is President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, filling a key diplomatic vacancy at a time when U.S.-Saudi relations are being tested by the slaying of a...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 04:07 PM CST

Melania Trump Calls for Firing of National Security Aide

Melania Trump Calls for Firing of National Security Aide

In an extraordinary move for a first lady, Melania Trump’s office on Tuesday publicly called for the firing of a senior National Security Council official. Stephanie Grisham, the first lady’s communications...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 08:28 PM CST

Spokesman: No Charges for Bernie Sanders' Wife

Spokesman: No Charges for Bernie Sanders' Wife

Federal prosecutors in Vermont have closed their investigation into a college land deal involving the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and decided not to charge her, a spokesman for the couple said Tuesday. Ja...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 02:19 PM CST

EPA Seeks New Truck Pollution Rules; Says Air Won't Suffer

EPA Seeks New Truck Pollution Rules; Says Air Won't Suffer

The Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to rewrite rules that limit pollution from heavy trucks but that the EPA says slow the economy. Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 12:46 PM CST

TX Lawmakers File 400 Bill Proposals Ahead of 2019 Session

TX Lawmakers File 400 Bill Proposals Ahead of 2019 Session

Texas lawmakers filed more than 400 bills Monday, the first day legislators could submit ideas for laws they want to enact next year.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 12:17 PM CST

White House Economic Advisers Clash on China

White House Economic Advisers Clash on China

President Donald Trump's top economic advisor, Larry Kudlow, on Tuesday disavowed comments from White House trade advisor Peter Navarro, who last week lambasted Wall Street influence in U.S.-China trade...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 08:44 PM CST

Trump Mulling a Wide-Ranging Shakeup: Sources

Trump Mulling a Wide-Ranging Shakeup: Sources

President Donald Trump is weighing an administration-wide shakeup as he looks to prepare his White House for divided government, with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen expected to be among the next to...

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