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Trump slams FBI's handling of tip on Florida school shooter

President Donald Trump lashed out at the FBI late Saturday, describing its failure to follow up on a tip about Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz as "very sad."

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:25:30 GMT

Week of chaos, again, engulfs Trump's Washington

Another bitter week that took Washington to the brink of exhaustion landed Donald Trump at the epicenter of more tragedy, scandal and rancor than a conventional president would hope to face in a full year.

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:42:27 GMT

Trump blames everyone but Russia

President Donald Trump, ensconced in his opulent private club of Mar-a-Lago this weekend, had a screed of combative thoughts.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:51:22 GMT

Trump slams 'insecure' Oprah

President Donald Trump described Oprah Winfrey as "very insecure" and accused her of "biased and slanted" after an interview on CBS's "60 Minutes" that addressed his presidency.

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:45:18 GMT

Mueller just made it impossible for Trump to call the special counsel probe a 'total hoax'

On Friday afternoon, the Justice Department announced that special counsel Robert Mueller had indicted 13 Russian nationals for their roles in attempted meddling in the 2016 election.

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:23:18 GMT

Trump tweet angers survivors of Parkland shooting

Students who survived the Parkland, Florida, shooting laid into President Donald Trump after he linked the FBI's failure to follow up on a report about the school shooter and the resources expended on the Russia investigation.

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:10:47 GMT

Prominent GOP donor pledges to withhold donations until candidates support weapons legislation

A top Republican donor vowed on Saturday to stop cutting checks for candidates and political groups that do not support a ban on assault weapons.

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:24:30 GMT

LA Times: Former Trump aide Gates to plead guilty, testify against Manafort

Former Trump presidential campaign aide Rick Gates has agreed to testify against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and will plead guilty to fraud related charges, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:45:39 GMT

Bill Gates says he should pay 'significantly higher' taxes

Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates says he should pay more in taxes and that the government should require other superwealthy people like him to contribute "significantly higher" amounts.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 20:17:41 GMT

What to watch for in the Russia investigation

Here are the stories our D.C. insiders are talking about in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast, where you get a glimpse of tomorrow's headlines today.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 20:11:18 GMT

Kasich to Trump: 'Take some steps' on gun control

Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich said the deadly school shooting on Wednesday should be a rallying moment for the nation on guns, but that he predicted Congress would not live up to the task.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 18:13:25 GMT

Trump's Russia delusion bubbles over

President Donald Trump has long been obsessed with the idea that the investigation into Russia's attempted meddling in the 2016 election is really nothing more than a political scheme to rob him of the credit he so rightly deserves for winning that race. Over the last 24 hours, however, that obsession has been tuned up a notch, with Trump unleashing a series of bitter tweets attacking even his own top advisers and agencies for their alleged complicity in this narrative.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 18:45:44 GMT

A top Trump campaign adviser close to plea deal with Mueller

Former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates is finalizing a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller's office, indicating he's poised to cooperate in the investigation, according to sources familiar with the case.

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:24:50 GMT

Trump visits Florida hospital, sheriff's office after Parkland shooting

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, aiming to honor the victims of Wednesday's school shooting in Parkland, Florida, visited Broward Health North Hospital on Friday, the hospital where many of the victims were treated.

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 06:12:20 GMT

Mueller indicts 13 Russian nationals over 2016 election interference

A federal grand jury in the District of Columbia returned an indictment Friday against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities accused of violating US laws to interfere with US elections and political processes.

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:33:42 GMT

NYT: McConnell 'can't imagine' Trump not supporting Romney

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he "can't imagine" President Donald Trump not backing Mitt Romney's campaign for a US Senate seat from Utah.

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:25:37 GMT

WaPo: Emails detail how senior US military officers dealt with Hawaii's false missile alert

After a false missile threat alert from Hawaii's government, top US senior military officers began discussing how to better handle such a threat if it were real, according to emails obtained by The Washington Post.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:51:30 GMT

Special counsel court filing reveals new bank fraud allegations against Manafort

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office dropped more potentially damning details -- from an allegation of "additional criminal conduct" to personal financial troubles -- in a response to Paul Manafort's request to change his bail proposal on Friday.

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 02:13:24 GMT

CNN announces town hall with students, parents affected by Florida school shooting


Mon, 19 Feb 2018 02:20:51 GMT

Pruitt postponing visit to Israel after reports of expensive travel

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has postponed a planned visit to Israel following criticism for taking expensive flights on the taxpayer dollar, an EPA spokesperson confirmed to CNN.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 18:48:54 GMT

VA secretary: White House didn't ask me to resign

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says he has no plans to resign -- and that during a roughly half-hour conversation with White House chief of staff John Kelly on Thursday, he was not asked to resign and did not offer his resignation.

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:01:21 GMT

The Trump Cabinet is traveling in style. Thanks, taxpayers!


Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:36:59 GMT

Someone please remind Trump that he ended DACA

The world's most listless and impotent -- err, "greatest" -- deliberative body shelved further debate over the future of DACA on Thursday, after senators voted down four proposals, one of which didn't address the question at all, over the course of about an hour.

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:47:02 GMT

Trump responds to Mueller indictment news

The White House continues to vehemently deny collusion with Russia a day after multiple indictments of Russian nationals and entities were announced by the Justice Department in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:30:17 GMT

Trump's one piece of gun-related legislation undid restrictions aimed at mental illness

The President had three things to say on Twitter about the Parkland school shooting in the 18 hours after it occurred.

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:09:04 GMT

Concern grows within Pentagon about Trump's proposed parade

There is growing concern within the US military about the costs of President Donald Trump's proposed military parade and the disruption it could cause.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:10:30 GMT

Trump to host embattled Israeli prime minister next month

President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House next month, the White House announced on Friday.

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:31:59 GMT

'Unwitting' former Trump campaign aides react to special counsel indictments

Former aides to the Trump presidential campaign viewed the latest indictment from special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday with a mix of shock and satisfaction.

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:48:13 GMT

Melania Trump spends Valentine's Day visiting sick kids


Thu, 15 Feb 2018 02:22:32 GMT


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Trump slams Oprah, hopes to see her 2020 run to 'expose and defeat'

President Donald Trump went after “very insecure” Oprah Winfrey on Sunday, saying he hopes to see her run for president so “she can be exposed and defeated.”
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:14:00 GMT

California Democrat, and #MeToo activist, allegedly urged staffers to play 'spin the bottle': report

A California Democrat who was featured in Time magazine’s Person of the Year issue for her role in the anti-sexual harassment “#MeToo” movement allegedly urged staffers to play the grade-school classic, “spin the bottle” after a fundraiser, Politico reported Sunday.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:11:00 GMT

Republicans to use Pelosi against vulnerable Dems in midterm elections

Republicans are set to use the unpopularity of House Minority Speaker Nancy Pelosi to launch scathing attacks on vulnerable Democrats in contested seats in the upcoming midterm elections.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:21:00 GMT

Trump backs efforts to improve federal gun background checks, White House says

The White House revealed on Sunday that President Trump would support a push to improve the nation's system of background checks for would-be gun buyers, days after the shooting massacre at the high school in Parkland, Florida.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:15:00 GMT

GOP candidate in Maryland raffles off AR-15 in fundraiser

A Republican running for a Maryland legislative seat raffled off an AR-15 assault weapon at a Saturday night fundraiser celebrating the Second Amendment — only days after the same type of weapon was used to kill 17 people at a Florida high school.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 02:30:00 GMT

Sen. Bob Casey: Mueller would be 'mistaken' to release final Russia report close to midterms

Sen. Bob Casey believes it would be a mistake for special counsel Robert Mueller to release his final report on Russian interference in the 2016 election near the fall midterm elections.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:30:00 GMT

John Kelly, Chinese officials caused commotion over nuclear football in Beijing, report says

President Donald Trump has boasted repeatedly about his big and powerful “nuclear button” — but, a new report says, it almost got away from him last year in China.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:45:00 GMT

Uncertainty about voter demands, impact of new laws has Congress in inertia over gun violence

Congress' ability to stop gun violence -- as America has demand -- is far more complex than act laws, amid such questions as would more restriction really work and what to voters come Election Day truly want.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:30:00 GMT

Rosalynn Carter recovering from surgery in Atlanta

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:15:00 GMT

EPA postpones Pruitt's Israel trip, amid travel cost scrutiny

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s upcoming trip to Israel has been canceled, the agency confirmed Sunday to Fox News.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 17:54:00 GMT


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Venezuela is about to pre-sell its ‘petro’ cryptocurrency, and it could be an ‘excellent pilot for Putin’

President Nicolas Maduro hopes Venezuela's own digital currency will help it make financial transactions and get around western sanctions.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:04 GMT

Kremlin says there's no significant evidence of Russian meddling in US election

The Kremlin reacted to the indictment of Russian nationals for illegal interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:45 GMT

Bitcoin broke through $11,000 for the first time since January

Fears over tighter regulation, which was one of the catalysts for the recent cryptocurrency crash, appear to have subsided.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:48 GMT

Guitar company Gibson reportedly facing bankruptcy

Iconic guitar brand Gibson could be on the brink of bankruptcy, according to a report.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:31 GMT

Former VP Biden mulling another run for presidency

A presidential candidate twice before, Joe Biden would be 78 on Inauguration Day if elected in 2020.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:09 GMT

Shorting the euro means taking on the Pentagon and the ECB

Don't tangle with the ECB's "whatever-it-takes" Maestro Draghi, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:06 GMT

Cryptocurrencies ‘could drop to near-zero at any time,’ Ethereum founder warns

"If you're trying to figure out where to store your life savings, traditional assets are still your safest bet," Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin said.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:46 GMT

Goldman Sachs warns wave of US spending is in 'uncharted territory' and poses a danger to growth

Goldman Sachs sees a tidal wave of red ink — and it may drag the U.S. economy into its undertow.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:27 GMT

Asia trades mostly higher as markets in Greater China remain on holiday

Most Asian markets rose while the dollar remained relatively stable against a basket of currencies.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:04 GMT

An upcoming decision in Europe could change the course of its monetary policy

The 19 finance ministers of the euro zone are set to discuss who should become the next vice president of the ECB.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:45 GMT

Tell us what you think: Where could rising yields do the most damage?

In this week's Trader Poll, tell us where rising yields could do the most damage.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:11 GMT

Trump calls Oprah Winfrey 'insecure,' says he hopes she runs for office

President Donald Trump said on Twitter that Oprah Winfrey should run for office so she can be "exposed and defeated."
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:14 GMT

A four-nation alliance may be rising to counter China's Belt and Road

Australia's Malcolm Turnbull may discuss the plan with President Donald Trump this week: Australian Financial Review
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 04:11 GMT

Two-thirds of Australians want deputy prime minister to resign over sex scandal, poll finds

A poll showed that two-thirds of Australian voters want their deputy prime minister to resign after an affair.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:02 GMT

US and China reportedly scuffled over nuclear 'football' during Trump's Beijing visit

A U.S. military aide carrying the nuclear football was reportedly blocked by Chinese security, resulting in a commotion.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:15 GMT

Japan's export growth is pointing to a continued recovery

Japan's exports grew 12.2 percent on-year in January, beating predictions for a 10.3 percent increase.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:02 GMT

Qualcomm is moving to decide how to price NXP deal to lure in enough shareholders

Qualcomm is working to reassert control over the company's deal to acquire NXP Semiconductors, sources tell CNBC.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:14 GMT

Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates is reportedly set to plead guilty to Robert Mueller

Special counsel Robert Mueller may be about to get a guilty plea from another former Trump staffer.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:50 GMT

There's a lot of blockchain hype, but money-transfer start-up Veem is using it today

Veem is using the blockchain for almost two-thirds of its transactions.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:25 GMT

Facebook is still testing the patience of its users, but rewarding patient investors

Facebook is still requiring a lot of patience from some users even as it's rewarded big investors who've held onto its stock.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:25 GMT

A Russian ‘troll’ wrote an essay on Hillary Clinton to prove he could interfere with the US election

One of the questions specifically asked about then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:29 GMT

A new book claims Facebook set out to kill off Snapchat, but may have saved it instead

Facebook's failed copycat Poke actually helped people take Snapchat more seriously.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:25 GMT

It's boom time for restaurants, and now everyone wants in: Chef David Chang

The experience of food, with the help of social media, is making restaurants anchor tenants.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 20:00 GMT

'Black Panther' posts 5th best US opening ever, on pace for massive $218 million holiday debut

"Black Panther" earned about $192 million from Friday to Sunday.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:44 GMT

Some survivors slam Trump for linking FBI's handling of Florida high school shooter to Russia

Student survivors shared their disappointment with the president's tweet blaming the FBI for Wednesday's deadly school shooting.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:15 GMT

Some airlines are marking milestones by marking up their airplanes with special designs

Like decorative or commemorative T-shirts, elaborate airplane paint are like giant ads that promote brands or occasions.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 18:00 GMT

Iraq prime minister promises corruption crackdown, says laws will protect nervous foreign investors

More than six months after Iraq's leadership proclaimed the defeat of ISIS on Iraqi territory, the country is on a path to rebuild.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:52 GMT

4 sure-fire ways to stimulate creativity

The struggle is real.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:30 GMT

Prepare for a good year on Wall Street—just not 2017 good, says JP Morgan Private Bank

Wall Street probably won't see the kind of charging bull market gains seen in 2017, says strategist.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:00 GMT

Behind the scenes secrets of 'Shark Tank' from a CEO who landed a deal with Kevin O'Leary

Kevin O'Leary "is no BS."
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:00 GMT