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White House ordered Trump administration officials to boycott WHCA Dinner

The White House has ordered Trump administration officials to boycott the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, according to a senior administration official.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:38:18 GMT

Joe Biden to announce his 2020 presidential bid on Thursday

Joe Biden will announce his presidential campaign on Thursday with an online video, a source familiar with the plans confirms to CNN.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:24:56 GMT

The Point: Bernie Sanders just gave the best answer on impeachment

Bernie Sanders didn't build his political career on pragmatism. But on Monday night at a CNN-sponsored town hall, he showed that his presidential candidacy will be about more than simply tilting at windmills -- delivering a practical (and nuanced) response to whether his party should push to impeach President Donald Trump in the wake of the release of the Mueller report.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:50:43 GMT

14 takeaways from CNN's big town hall night

In five back-to-back town halls hosted by CNN in New Hampshire on Monday, Democratic presidential contenders broke with each other on whether President Donald Trump should be impeached.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 05:15:22 GMT

Analysis: Warren's the professor and Buttigieg is the charismatic student without his homework. Guess who voters like best?

There were five Democratic candidates, back-to-back on the same stage at CNN's epic youth-centered town hall in New Hampshire, and all five candidates had to answer the same question: What do you think of Elizabeth's Warren policies?

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:56:49 GMT

Kushner says Russia investigations more harmful to US 'than a couple Facebook ads'

Senior presidential adviser Jared Kushner suggested Tuesday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation was more harmful to the US than Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:27:11 GMT

Bitter Trump hopes to flip Mueller's findings into campaign fodder

Still consumed by Robert Mueller's investigation and upset with the aides who cooperated with it, President Donald Trump hopes to use the unflattering findings to jolt Republicans ahead of a heated political season, according to officials and others close to him.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:00:53 GMT

Analysis: Democrats may be outsmarting themselves on impeachment

History can be a wise teacher, but it's also crucial to take the right lessons. Confronted with a should-they-or-shouldn't-they proposal on impeachment, Democrats worry that if they fail to learn history's lessons, they are doomed to repeat them.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:43:42 GMT

White House tells official not to comply with Democratic subpoena over security clearances

The White House has instructed a former official who was in charge of the security clearance process to not comply with a House subpoena demanding his appearance for an interview, the latest move by the Trump administration to thwart Democratic-led investigations into all aspects of the presidency.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:02:20 GMT

Read: Oral arguments in Supreme Court census citizenship case

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit over whether the Commerce Department can add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:56:02 GMT

Trump's dreary winter turns into royal spring

If President Donald Trump's winter was a dreary dirge of special counsel suspense and border wall bitterness, his spring is shaping up in far more royal fashion.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:36:30 GMT

Spat between Connecticut city officials leads to public challenge for dueling drug tests

A bitter personal dispute over a city's deficit in Connecticut devolved into a challenge between a city councilman and a Board of Education member to take drug tests and publicly post the results.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:34:39 GMT

Interior inspector general opens investigation into multiple department senior executives

The Interior Department's Inspector General has opened an investigation into potential ethics violations of several senior executives at the department, according to a letter obtained by CNN.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:33:51 GMT

US successfully removes 'sexual health' references from UN resolution on sexual violence

The US successfully used the threat of its veto power on the UN Security Council to demand significant changes to a resolution on sexual violence.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:09:42 GMT

Analysis: What Donald Trump's unsettlingly erratic 24 hours on Twitter tell us

It's hard to even imagine President Donald Trump's Twitter addiction getting worse, but we may be living through just that right now.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:15:38 GMT

Democrat M.J. Hegar announces run for Cornyn's Senate seat in Texas

M.J. Hegar, a Democrat and former Air Force helicopter pilot who nearly beat a Republican congressman in a conservative district in 2018, announced a campaign Tuesday to take on three-term Sen. John Cornyn of Texas.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:48:24 GMT

Fact-checking CNN's back-to-back town halls

On Monday night, CNN hosted 5 back-to-back town halls with some of the top Democratic contenders for the 2020 primary.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:10:38 GMT

Trump admin mulls more sanctions that could threaten safeguards on Iran's nuclear program

President Donald Trump and his advisers are considering revoking sanctions waivers that have allowed several countries to collaborate with Iran on civil nuclear projects, including those intended to restrict Iran's nuclear production capabilities, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:11:37 GMT

Supreme Court conservatives appear to lean toward allowing citizenship question on census

Supreme Court justices were deeply divided Tuesday over whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, with the conservative justices showing signs that they were inclined to vote in favor of allowing the question.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:31:13 GMT

Biden Foundation to suspend operations after former VP jumps into 2020 race

The Biden Foundation, the charitable organization of Joe and Jill Biden, plans to suspend operations after the former vice president's expected 2020 campaign launch, a source familiar with the plans confirms to CNN.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:43:03 GMT

Pete Buttigieg: 'God doesn't have a political party'

Pete Buttigieg opened up about his faith Monday night, expressing confidence that he will be able to unite many different groups of people because "God does not have a political party."

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:27:18 GMT

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan hits Trump over Mueller report as he mulls 2020 challenge

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan harshly criticized President Donald Trump over the findings released in special counsel Robert Mueller's report, telling reporters Tuesday that "it certainly did not completely exonerate the President as he said."

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:40:28 GMT

IRS faces a second deadline to release Trump tax returns to Democrats

The Trump administration faces another deadline Tuesday to hand over six years of President Donald Trump's personal and business tax returns.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:00:11 GMT

13 times that people who worked for Donald Trump directly disobeyed him

On Monday, President Donald Trump said this about the people who work for him: "Nobody disobeys my orders."

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:39:31 GMT

John Roberts' next test

Chief Justice John Roberts has tried to offer ballast in today's political turmoil, asserting the independence of the judiciary and rebuking President Donald Trump's suggestion that Republican justices will automatically rule for him, and Democratic ones will do the opposite.

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 18:53:33 GMT

House panel serves subpoena to former White House counsel Don McGahn

The House Judiciary Committee is serving former White House counsel Don McGahn with a subpoena as part of its investigation into obstruction of justice, a move to bring in a key player with direct knowledge about President Donald Trump's efforts to undermine the Russia probe, according to a source familiar with the discussion.

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:47:34 GMT

Fact check: What Trump associates told the public vs. what they told Mueller

For two years, President Donald Trump and his close associates contradicted, denied and dodged reports and questions of Russian involvement in the 2016 campaign. Now that the Mueller report is out, redacted as it may be, we have the chance to fact-check those public denials against what many people close to the President actually told Mueller when they were questioned by the special counsel.

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:02:13 GMT

Mueller report shows Hope Hicks' struggle to persuade 'boss man' Trump

She built a national reputation as the elusive public relations force behind President Donald Trump's campaign and administration, but Hope Hicks couldn't save the President from himself on Air Force One in July of 2017.

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:36:06 GMT

Trump administration announces all countries importing Iranian oil will be subject to US sanctions

The Trump administration announced Monday that all countries that continue to import Iranian oil will be subject to US sanctions.

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 22:04:32 GMT

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2020 candidates pushing pot legalization on campaign trail

The record number of 2020 Democratic contenders for U.S. president may be divided on a host of issues, but on marijuana legalization, most find themselves on the same page. 
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:22:42 GMT

Top Dem says Zuckerberg should be held 'individually liable' for Facebook privacy breaches

A top Democrat on Tuesday called for the Federal Trade Commission to hold Facebook chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg “individually liable for the company’s repeated violations of Americans’ privacy,” and charged that Zuckerberg's status as majority shareholder improperly “insulates him from accountability to Facebook’s board and shareholders."
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:19:58 GMT

Connecticut political feud escalates into dueling urine tests

Some political feuds end with an election. This one ended with a urine test. 
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:47:40 GMT

Hillary Clinton: Anyone other than Trump would have been indicted for obstruction

Hillary Clinton said Tuesday she believes Donald Trump would have been indicted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe if he weren't president, though stopped short of calling for his impeachment.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:12:26 GMT

Rep. Mike Turner: Pelosi encourages Schiff and ‘his minions’ to continue their pursuit of Trump

Rep. Mike Turner of Ohio, a Republican member of the House Intelligence Committee, said Tuesday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi encourages House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff and "his minions" to continue their pursuit of President Trump “as if he’s the most significant threat to our national security instead of our adversaries." 
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:09:26 GMT

Karl Rove throws cold water on Bernie Sanders' lead in new poll: 'Numbers are all over the board'

On Tuesday, Fox News political contributor Karl Rove threw cold water on hype surrounding Sens. Bernie Sanders', I-Vt., and Elizabeth Warren's, D-Mass., 2020 candidacies.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:10:08 GMT

Former ICE acting director on border: ‘This is a crisis I've never seen before at this level’

Former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Tom Homan, a Fox News contributor, said Tuesday that the situation at the southern border “is a crisis I've never seen before at this level.”
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:06:54 GMT

Rep. Peter King: I hope Democrats move forward with impeachment because it will 'explode against them politically'

As the issue of impeachment proceedings plagues the Democratic party, Rep. Pete King, R-N.Y., said that as a Republican, he wants them to continue with discussions, but as an American, knows its the wrong decision.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:03:53 GMT

White House staff to skip Correspondents' Dinner after last year's controversy

After the controversy of last year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Trump administration officials aren’t going back for seconds.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:50:06 GMT

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Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:32:15 GMT

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Apple CEO says FBI's 2016 case about San Bernadino shooter's locked iPhone was 'very rigged'

Apple's CEO is still upset about a court battle with the FBI from 2016 following the San Bernadino terrorist attack.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:36 GMT

Trump met with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

The White House has not indicated what the meeting was about, but Trump used his Twitter account criticize the tech giant as recently as Tuesday morning.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:30 GMT

Rite Aid raises tobacco buying age to 21, following Walgreens' lead

Rite Aid will raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21 within the next 90 days, the company announced Tuesday.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:22 GMT

Egypt voters approve referendum allowing El-Sissi to remain president until 2030

Critics fear the move will cement his authoritarian rule eight years after a pro-democracy uprising.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:20 GMT

Zoom tops Lyft as the most valuable tech IPO of the year so far

Zoom rallied 72% in its first day of trading on Thursday and has continued to rise.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:06 GMT

Kraft Heinz weighs sale of Ore-Ida frozen potato business

Ore-Ida is the latest brand Kraft Heinz is considering shedding as it scrambles pay off debt and restructure following a disastrous quarterly report.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 20:05 GMT

Buy any Boeing pullback in first earnings since 737 Max crisis, market watcher says

Wall Street is about to get its first glimpse at how Boeing has weathered its 737 Max crisis. Overlook any near-term weakness, says Mark Tepper.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:57 GMT

Hillary Clinton on Trump: 'Any other person' would have been indicted for obstruction

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that President Donald Trump only avoided obstruction of justice charges because of the Justice Department's rule barring the indictment of a sitting president.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:47 GMT

Snap pops on revenue beat and lower losses than expected

Snap shares soared in after-hours trading on Tuesday after the company lowered losses, beat on revenue and continued growing its user base.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:34 GMT

China reportedly uses satellites built and financed by US companies to connect military operations

China makes use of nine satellites in orbit around the Earth, built by American companies, to boost government capabilities, the WSJ reported.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:34 GMT

Mitt Romney poses a major headache for Trump on Fed appointments

President Donald Trump's effort to stack the Federal Reserve with ideological allies has run into a familiar foe.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:28 GMT

10 of the best places to buy a home instead of renting

Buying is more expensive than renting in most places — but in these metro areas, buying can be the better deal.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:12 GMT

An emerging crisis in China could give US the upper hand in trade talks

China has been ravaged by an outbreak of African swine flu, which could force China to make concessions in its negotiations with the U.S.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:55 GMT

This chart shows the fundamental reason why stocks are back at all-time highs

RBC says quarterly estimates now imply that a much-feared earnings recession will be avoided.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:50 GMT

Elon Musk emailed employees about how great Tesla's autonomy day was, but the plan has lots of holes

The event served as a distraction from Tesla's recent operational, regulatory and financial troubles, which will be in full focus during the company's first-quarter earnings report on Wednesday.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:50 GMT

Pharma distributor Rochester Drug agrees to pay $20 million in first criminal opioid case

The indictment marked the first-ever federal criminal charges against company executives for conspiring to illegally distribute opioids.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:42 GMT

Morgan Stanley's Mike Wilson, among Wall Street's most bearish, unconvinced highs here to stay

Morgan Stanley's Mike Wilson is sticking by his call for an earnings recession and isn't changing his price target for the S&P 500 — even though he sees the stock market hitting new highs in the next couple of weeks.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:41 GMT

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions

The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:14 GMT

Elizabeth Warren and 2020 Dems want to erase student debt — here's how it could affect the economy

Elizabeth Warren, Andrew Yang and other proponents of forgiving student debt argue it will jolt the economy. But it may not benefit who you think.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:55 GMT

How hedge fund investors are making money off the data you're giving them for free

Hedge funds buy mountains of anonymized data that they use to gauge how well retailers are doing ahead of earnings.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:43 GMT

Trump on track for Supreme Court victory on census citizenship question

The U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority on Tuesday appeared inclined to hand President Donald Trump a victory on his administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:40 GMT

Not a millionaire? Pay for expert financial advice the same way you pay for Netflix

Seeking financial advice? There's a monthly subscription for that, too. Some financial advisors are adopting a subscription fee payment schedule in order to bring on young clients who are still accumulating wealth.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:38 GMT

Trump's hardline Iran policy could cost Americans 'billions' at the gas pump

President Donald Trump's goal of cutting Iran's oil exports to zero may spark another round of gasoline price increases, analysts say.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:19 GMT

Two defendants to plead guilty to charges in college admissions scheme

Two more defendants in the college admissions scheme have chosen to plead guilty to charges associated the admission of two applicants into USC, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:00 GMT

Companies are crushing earnings estimates by 3-to-1 margin, boosting market to new high

From Twitter to Whirlpool, Lockheed Martin and Coca-Cola, companies in all sorts of industries have been beating earnings estimates and soothing concerns of an earnings recession.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:59 GMT

The Fed's key interest rate keeps climbing higher, and that could become a problem

The fed funds rate rate has inched up to its highest level in 11 years even though the central bank has sent said it is done tightening.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 16:34 GMT

Wealthfront's new high-yield accounts bring in $1 billion in just a few months

Wealthfront's high-yield cash account has attracted $1 billion from customers since launching in February.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:01 GMT

Walgreens to raise tobacco buying age to 21 in September amid FDA pressure

The FDA put Walgreens "on notice" in February, accusing the pharmacy chain of violating rules that prohibit selling cigarettes and other tobacco products to underage buyers.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:30 GMT

How to cancel your free trial of Apple News+ before it charges you $9.99

If you signed up for Apple News+ on March 25, you'll be billed $9.99 this Thursday to continue using the service.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:49 GMT

Customers who were videotaped at Kraft-connected Florida spa file class-action lawsuit

Nearly three dozen men and women filed a federal class-action lawsuit alleging Florida authorities unlawfully videotaped them as they received legal massages at a parlour where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly paid for sex.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:44 GMT