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Trump tells Turkey's leader: US to stop arming Syrian KurdsTrump tells Turkish president that the United States will cut off its supply of arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
A U.S. Coast Guard boat patrols as part of security measures for President Donald Trump's stay at at his private club Mar-a-Lago, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
The Latest: Trump takes a jab at Time magazineThe Latest: In a jab at Time magazine, Trump says he's been told he "probably" will be Person of the Year again but isn't giving an interview
The Associated Press1 hour ago
House to vote next week on required anti-harassment trainingHouse to vote next week on requiring anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training for all members and their staffs
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Donald Trump prepares to hand out sandwiches to members of the U.S. Coast Guard at the Lake Worth Inlet Station, on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Riviera Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump denounces attack in Egypt, calls again for travel banTrump denounces deadly mosque attack in Egypt, asserts world must crush terrorists by military means
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This image made from video posted on a militant website July 5, 2014, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq during his first public appearance. The Islamic State is targeting Western recruits with videos suggesting they too can be a hero like Bruce Willis’ character in “Die Hard.”(Militant video via AP, File)
"Die Hard" for jihadists? IS recruits with heroic talesThe Islamic State is targeting Western recruits _ especially recent Muslim converts _ with videos that follow a screenwriter's standard blueprint for heroic storytelling
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Jarell Richey, 35, is a student at Community College Preparatory Academy in southeast Washington, poses for a photo Oct. 24, 2017. Faced with high illiteracy rates among city residents yet an extremely competitive job market, Washington is experimenting with adult education. The district has opened more than a dozen adult schools, both charter and traditional public ones that serve around 5,100 students. Richey, 35, is enrolled in an IT program at the school. “There is light at the end of the tunnel, there is hope,” said Richey, who was paralyzed in a shooting and served six years on drug charges. “Everything is OK.” (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Faced with high illiteracy rates, DC pushes adult learningFaced with high illiteracy and competitive economy, DC experiments with adult learning
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE- In this July 6, 2017, file photo, former Sheriff Joe Arpaio leaves the federal courthouse in Phoenix, Ariz.  A federal lawsuit set to go to trial Dec. 2017, marks the latest in a series of legal actions brought against Arpaio based on allegations that he pursued a trumped-up criminal case to get publicity and embarrass an adversary.  The malicious-prosecution lawsuit was filed by one of Sen. Jeff Flake’s sons, who alleges Arpaio pursued felony animal cruelty charges against him and his then-wife in a bid to do political damage to the senator and garner publicity for the lawman. (AP Photo/Angie Wang, File)
Sheriff Arpaio pursued case to hurt Sen. Flake, lawsuit saysThe adult son of U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona has sued former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and the case is set to go to trial next month
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Ivanka Trump: Malia Obama should be 'off limits' to mediaIvanka Trump is condemning tabloid coverage of President Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia, saying the college student deserves privacy and ought to be "OFF limits."
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. A lawyer for former national security adviser Flynn has told President Donald Trump's legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference, according to a person familiar with the decision who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Flynn may be moving to cooperate with Mueller's Russia probeFlynn's legal team may be maneuvering to cooperate with prosecutors in Russia investigation
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017, file photo President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, with from left, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. The White House has already begun work on one of Trump’s next priorities: welfare reform. He said changes were “desperately needed in our country” and that his administration would soon offer plans. In October, Trump said at a Cabinet meeting that welfare reform was “becoming a very, very big subject, and people are taking advantage of the system.” (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump wants to end welfare as Bill Clinton knows itTrump wants to end welfare as Bill Clinton knows it
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Clue in Mail Bomb Sent to Obama: Cat Hair Under LabelA 46-year-old Texas woman faces a host of charges after she allegedly mailed explosives to then-President Barack Obama, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, and former Social Security Administration Commissioner Carolyn Colvin. Julia Poff of Sealy had been repeatedly denied Social Security benefits and was also upset with the handling of a...
Newser11 hours ago
Flynn Move Could Be Ominous News for TrumpIs former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn now cooperating with Robert Mueller's special investigation? Sources tell the AP and the New York Times that Flynn's legal team has informed Trump's lawyers that they can no longer discuss the investigation with them, a move that suggests Flynn is now either working...
Newser13 hours ago
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