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Trump promotes Moore before Florida rally Friday

© The Associated Press President Donald Trump speaks during a swearing in ceremony for the new Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday reinforced his support for embattled Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, telling voters four days ...

Delta Air Lines cancels hundreds of flights due to winter storm

© REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo Delta planes line up at their gates while on the tarmac of Salt Lake City International Airport in Utah Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) has canceled more than 600 flights due to inclement weather at its Atlanta hub, the carrier said on Friday, as a winter storm travels towards the northeast, threatening more cancellations and delays. The Atlanta-based airline said a wint...

Inside the day that set in motion Michael Flynn’s guilty plea

© Ricky Carioti/Washington D.C. Among the visitors to Mar-a-Lago that week was boxing promoter Don King, left. On the day that set in motion former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea and cooperation with the special counsel, President-elect Donald Trump was ensconced at his Mar-a-Lago resort, contending with the latest news from the Obama White House. It was Dec. 29, 2016,...

Report: Most Americans suffer when paying for tax cut factored in

© Provided by WP Company LLC d/b/a The Washington Post Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan (R-WI) speaks during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts If President Trump and congressional Republicans end up paying for their proposed $1.4 trillion tax cut by reducing spending or raising taxes later on, most Americans making less than ...

Supreme Court Shields Trump Administration on ‘Dreamer’ Documents

By Greg Stohr December 8, 2017, 6:48 PM EST The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily shielded the Trump administration from having to turn over documents connected to the president’s decision to end a program that protects some young immigrants from deportation. The high court, over four dissents, blocked a judge’s order that had required the administration to produce the materials by Dec. 22 in a lawsu...

F.B.I. Warned Hope Hicks About Emails From Russian Operatives

WASHINGTON — F.B.I. officials warned one of President Trump’s top advisers, Hope Hicks, earlier this year about repeated attempts by Russian operatives to make contact with her during the presidential transition, according to people familiar with the events. The Russian outreach efforts show that, even after American intelligence agencies publicly accused Moscow of trying to influence the outcome ...

Backlash fears

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US Fifth Fleet patrols the Gulf, providing a counterweight to Iran, but will US allies now be more wary of Washington? The recognition by US President Donald Trump of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has triggered more than just criticism from America’s allies. Here in Bahrain, at the annual Manama Dialogue security conference, there is an al...

Vegas lawyer who stole $16M from clients headed to prison

A Las Vegas lawyer who stole $16 million from his clients’ trust funds has been sentenced to 16 to 40 years in prison. Clark County District Judge Kerry Earley sentenced Robert Graham on Friday after nearly a dozen victims testified about how he preyed on clients who set up trusts for loved ones, including children, the elderly and disabled. Graham pleaded guilty in September to five felony ...

Saakashvili: Ex-Georgia leader detained by police in Kiev

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mikheil Saakashvili is suspected of receiving financing from a criminal group Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has been detained in Ukraine’s capital Kiev, days after his supporters freed him from a police van. His detention, first reported on his Facebook page, was confirmed by Ukraine’s Prosecutor General. Mr Saakashvili is suspected of ...

Five Years After Jenni Rivera’s Death, Sister Rosie Opens Up in Deeply Personal Interview

On Dec. 9, 2012, Jenni Rivera, the flamboyant, outspoken, big-voiced singer who was the top-selling regional Mexican female star of her generation, died in a plane crash after performing to a sold-out crowd of 16,000 at Arena Monterrey in Mexico. Fully comfortable in English and Spanish, Rivera was at the height of her career and stood out not only as one of the very few Latin women consistently o...

Cardinals, Giants out of the running for Giancarlo Stanton

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