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Senate votes to block Trump-backed Saudi arms sales

A bipartisan group of lawmakers voted Thursday to halt the Trump administration's push to circumvent Congress and expedite $8.1 billion in arms sales to Gulf countries by declaring an emergency.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:37:56 GMT

Pentagon disputes claim US drone violated Iranian airspace. This is why it matters

The US military is disputing Iran's claims that the American drone shot down Thursday violated Iranian airspace and was engaged in "spying," a key detail that could determine what comes next in the volatile situation playing out between Washington and Tehran.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 19:51:31 GMT

Drone shooting raises risk of war, exposes Iran divides in Trump team

Iran's downing of a US drone takes the bitter foes one step higher in a cycle of escalation that could soon overwhelm each side's reassurances that they have no desire to tumble into war.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:15:52 GMT

Iran shoots down US drone



Joe Biden called Cory Booker about segregationist senators controversy after CNN interview

Former Vice President Joe Biden called Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday night, Booker's campaign confirmed Thursday, after the New Jersey Democrat called Biden's recent comments about working with segregationist senators "so insulting" in an interview with CNN.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 22:41:28 GMT

Booker says he won't apologize to Biden for criticizing remarks about segregationist senators

Cory Booker fired back Wednesday night at 2020 rival Joe Biden after the former vice president said that it was the New Jersey senator, not he, who should apologize over the recent controversy in which Biden spoke fondly of his time working with segregationist senators.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 22:01:38 GMT

Ocasio-Cortez: Booker doesn't need to apologize for criticizing Biden's comments on working with racist senators

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed presidential candidate Joe Biden for calling on fellow 2020 hopeful Sen. Cory Booker to apologize for criticizing his comments on working with segregationist senators decades ago.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 20:16:47 GMT

Hope Hicks says she told 'white lies' only about small matters

Former White House communications director Hope Hicks said she viewed President Donald Trump's order to former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski to urge Jeff Sessions to unrecuse himself from the Russia investigation as "odd," according to a transcript of Hicks' testimony released Thursday.

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:00:46 GMT

Read: Transcript of Hope Hicks testimony to the Judiciary Committee

Former Trump confidante Hope Hicks testified behind closed doors Wednesday before the House Judiciary Committee.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 21:59:08 GMT

Trump and Bolton debate how to deal with Iran as Pompeo 'triangulates,' officials say

President Donald Trump and his national security adviser, John Bolton, are engaged in an ongoing debate about how to handle Iran, a senior White House official told CNN.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:56:18 GMT

Oregon sends police to bring back Republicans who left state over climate bill

Oregon Democratic Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday authorized state police to locate Senate Republicans and bring them back to the state Capitol after some left the state to block the chamber's proceedings.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:39:40 GMT

The Point: Roy Moore is back for more

Roy Moore, the controversial Alabama Republican former judge who lost a special election to fill the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions, is looking for a rematch against Democratic Sen. Doug Jones.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:30:41 GMT

DHS cancels some Global Entry appointments as summer travel heats up, citing border crush

The Department of Homeland Security has had to cancel some Global Entry appointments as the summer travel season heats up as it transfers people to help at the southern border, a department official tells CNN.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:20:39 GMT

Black lawmakers defend Biden after his comments on working with segregationists

Black lawmakers defended Vice President Joe Biden after the Democratic presidential candidate praised the effectiveness and "civility" of his time working with segregationists in the Senate.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 22:00:19 GMT

Trump to award race team owner Roger Penske Medal of Freedom

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Roger Penske, a race car team owner, former professional race car driver and entrepreneur.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 21:21:03 GMT

Massachusetts federal judge blocks ICE from making civil immigration arrests inside state's courthouses

A federal judge in Massachusetts on Thursday blocked federal authorities from making civil immigration arrests inside the state's courthouses.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 21:27:06 GMT

Roger Stone violated gag order with social media posts, prosecutors say

Federal prosecutors in a new court filing Thursday allege that longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone has violated his gag order in his criminal case with recent social media posts.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 20:56:45 GMT

'We didn't solve anything but we are talking': Hill leaders no closer to deal ahead of spending deadline

Congressional negotiators are only months away from a spending deadline when the government runs out of money and the Treasury Department loses their ability to pay down the country's debt, but after a high-stakes meeting Wednesday, members say they are no closer to a deal.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 20:22:11 GMT

Roy Moore to run again for US Senate seat in Alabama

Former Judge Roy Moore will announce on Thursday whether he'll run for the US Senate seat in Alabama he failed to win in 2017 after three women alleged he sexually abused them when they were teenagers decades ago.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 21:56:24 GMT

Trump downplays Iran tensions after drone shot down

President Donald Trump and his aides were confronting dramatically increased tensions with Iran on Thursday after the downing of a US spy drone near the Persian Gulf.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 20:41:36 GMT

Senators receive classified briefing on UFO sightings

A group of US senators, including the vice chair of the Senate Intelligence committee, received a classified briefing Wednesday about a series of reported encounters by the US Navy with unidentified aircraft, according to a congressional aide.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 20:14:38 GMT

Analysis: UFOs are one conspiracy theory that Trump doesn't buy

President Donald Trump, a noted conspiracy theorist, is skeptical of UFOs.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 19:28:06 GMT

Democrats amplify calls to subpoena Mueller

Patience is wearing thin over Robert Mueller's testimony as Democratic members are ratcheting up their calls to subpoena the special counsel.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:53:10 GMT

The Point: Who's No. 2 in 2020?

There's no question who the frontrunner is, right now, in the 2020 race. It's Joe Biden.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:32:14 GMT

List: The House Democrats calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump

As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive process.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:49:04 GMT

Congressional leaders to go to White House for Iran briefing in Situation Room

The White House invited the top congressional leadership to the White House for a briefing on Iran Thursday afternoon, which the President is expected to attend, according to a source familiar with the plans.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:45:16 GMT

She stopped returning some of Trump's calls. Now Hope Hicks has testified behind closed doors

For Hope Hicks, President Donald Trump is "boss man" no more.

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 18:48:22 GMT

Plane used as Air Force One will be in DC's Fourth of July celebratory flyover

The plane used as Air Force One will fly above the National Mall on the Fourth of July as a part of a military flyover during the day's festivities, which will include a speech from President Donald Trump.

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 22:06:05 GMT

Trump downplays swing voter outreach: 'I'm not sure I have to do that'

President Donald Trump is banking on the strength of his base in 2020 and isn't concerned about swing voter outreach ahead of what is expected to be a highly competitive campaign.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 13:31:18 GMT


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Holder chides Biden on segregationist-senator comments: ‘Should have used better examples’

Former Attorney General Eric Holder says he understands where former Vice President Joe Biden “was coming from” when Biden earlier this week defended his ability decades ago to work with two segregationist southern senators to “get things done.” But Holder, who worked side by side with the former vice president during President Barack Obama’s administration, emphasized that the front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination “should have used some better examples” when touting his bipartisan ability to reach across the aisle.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:57:26 GMT

Jesse Watters: Joe Biden a 'civil rights pioneer,' Dem critics trying to apply '2019 morality on the reality of 1972 America'

Should Democratic presidential candidate apologize for saying he could work with Senate segregationists in the past or should he continue to refuse? Fox News Jesse Watters defended Biden's position on "The Five" defended Biden calling him a Civil Rights pioneer Thursday.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:20:44 GMT

Meet the four latest Democrats who have joined the chorus calling for Trump's impeachment

Four House Democrats have publicly come out in favor of impeaching President Trump this week, as the party's calls to remove the Commander-in-Chief continue to grow. 
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:12:06 GMT

Juan Williams: Dominican Republic hasn't 'been transparent or clear' amid resort deaths

The Dominican government hasn't been explicit enough regarding suspicious deaths or illnesses in the popular vacation destination over the last year, according to Juan Williams.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:03:53 GMT

Judge temporarily blocks ICE from making arrests in Mass. courthouses

A federal judge in Massachusetts on Thursday temporarily blocked Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents from making arrests in and around state courthouses. 
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:01:42 GMT

Donald Trump Jr. mocks Roy Moore after campaign announcement, reigniting criticism

The president's son took another shot at Alabama Judge Roy Moore on Thursday, alluding to sexual misconduct allegations the Republican senate candidate faced during his run in 2017.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 22:22:57 GMT

Biden, under fire for comments on segregationists, gave eulogies for Strom Thurmond, Robert Byrd

The firestorm over former Vice President Joe Biden’s comments this week highlighting his ability to work with segregationist southern senators is also bringing renewed attention to his 2003 eulogy for Strom Thurmond, the former South Carolina senator and “Dixiecrat” presidential candidate who supported segregation.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 22:20:27 GMT

Situation Room briefing on Iran crisis concludes, as McConnell says 'measured' response is coming

Top administration officials and lawmakers have left the White House after a more than hourlong briefing about Iran's downing of an American surveillance drone in the Middle East amid mounting tension between the U.S. and Iran.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 22:11:08 GMT

Rush Limbaugh: Media starting to turn on Biden, 'it's over' for him in 2020

Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh says "it's over" for Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden after ABC's "Good Morning America" featured a report on the "Hunter Biden-ChiCom-Ukraine" scandal. 
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 22:02:46 GMT

Adam Schiff pushes amendment to federal campaign law after Trump's foreign dirt comments

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., introduced legislation that he said would "make it crystal clear" that it was illegal for candidates to take opposition research from a foreign government.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 21:32:04 GMT


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Caterpillar CEO on China trade war fears: We're 'still meeting our forecast'

"We've seen this before, we've been through it, we'll manage our way through this situation," CEO Jim Umpleby says.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 22:34 GMT

Cramer: How to play the top Dow stocks ahead of China trade talks

Jim Cramer says "you'll want to keep some powder dry so you can buy into weakness and get some real bargains."
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 22:13 GMT

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: PayPal, Slack and more

See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 21:45 GMT

House Democrats release 270-page transcript of Hope Hicks' closed-door testimony

Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., said in a statement that lawyers for the Trump administration blocked Hicks from answering questions 155 times during the Wednesday hearing.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 21:35 GMT

Oracle closes at record high after earnings beat

Analysts raised their price targets on Oracle and were bullish on revenue growth even as other infrastructure companies face challenges.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 20:28 GMT

CVS just laid out a big reason why health companies are worried about Amazon

Health-care companies claim they are not threatened by Amazon's potential foray into the space. A recent lawsuit suggests otherwise.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 20:13 GMT

Slack gets to work – three experts weigh in on the stock's debut

Work-messaging app Slack is the latest tech unicorn to charge Wall Street this year. Three experts lay out what comes next for the stock.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 20:01 GMT

Federal Reserve's quick pivot to easier policy started with a Trump tweet on trade

The road to the Fed's policy pivot to lower interest rates began in early May, with a tweet from President Trump on trade.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 19:41 GMT

Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposes law to help same-sex couples collect tax refunds owed to them

Proposed legislation from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) would give gay couples who are legally married the ability to file amended tax returns and get federal refunds owed to them.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 19:35 GMT

Major League Baseball gives Tampa Bay Rays green light to explore two-city structure in Montreal

The possible plan would involve the Rays splitting home games between Florida and Montreal.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 19:35 GMT

Congress will move 'aggressively' to examine Facebook's cryptocurrency, Rep. Maxine Waters says

Top lawmakers are not hesitating to examine Facebook's ambitious new cryptocurrency project.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 19:33 GMT

2 simple ways Warren Buffett decides what to invest in

"If you aren't willing to own a stock for 10 years, don't even think about owning it for 10 minutes."
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 19:26 GMT

Roy Moore will run for Senate again in Alabama despite Trump's wishes

Moore's entry into the 2020 race is worrisome for the GOP, which sees the race as its best chance to pick up a Senate seat next year.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 19:19 GMT

One major bank is holding the line, saying the Fed won't cut rates this year

The economists at Citi maintained their call for no rate cuts this year after the Federal Reserve said the case for an easier monetary policy has strengthened.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:32 GMT

The Trump economy is starting to look more and more like the Obama economy

It wasn't supposed to be this way: The 2017 tax cut and deregulation were supposed to pull the economy out of its glacial move higher.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:25 GMT

4 things we learned from Netflix's record-breaking 'Murder Mystery' viewership data

Netflix's decision to share viewership data from "Murder Mystery" reveals several things about the company's strategy going forward as well as just how little context analysts have for the streaming information they do share.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:00 GMT

Fintech CEO claims Facebook 'ripped off' his bank start-up's logo for cryptocurrency project

If Facebook cut corners in something as basic as the branding of its nascent crypto efforts, this dispute could give ammunition to its many critics.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:34 GMT

These stocks — including Home Depot and Verizon — are big winners when rates drop

CNBC analysis using Kensho found that Disney, Verizon and Home Depot were some of the best performing Dow stocks in declining-rate environments.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:14 GMT

Apple recalls some MacBook Pro laptops because they pose a 'fire safety risk'

Apple announced on Thursday that it will recall some 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops because they have batteries that may "overheat and pose a fire safety risk."
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:03 GMT

JetBlue plans more flights to Europe with new long-range Airbus jets

JetBlue is ordering the longest-range narrow-body Airbus jets to expand service to more European cities.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:44 GMT

'Pharma bro' Shkreli settles all cases with Retrophin weeks after suing drug firm's directors from prison

Notorious "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli has reached a settlement with his former biopharmaceutical company Retrophin to resolve "all outstanding disputes" just week after he sued two company directors and its ex-general counsel from prison.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:26 GMT

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive

Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:25 GMT

Trump says Iranian downing of US drone may have been unintentional

President Trump says Iran may not have intentionally downed an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:11 GMT

Slack shares surge 48% over reference price in market debut

Slack pursued an unusual direct listing, meaning it did not have banks underwrite the offering.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:08 GMT

US oil surges 5.4% to settle at $56.65 after Trump says Iran made a 'very big mistake'

Oil jumped as much as 6% on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, prompting President Trump to blast Tehran on Twitter.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 09:52 GMT

Big Tech fears US regulation, but it may be Ireland that should scare them

Ireland has become the main regulator enforcing rules on how big tech companies collect and process user data under Europe's privacy law called GDPR.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 09:37 GMT

Jim O'Neill: China could globalize the yuan in a challenge to the US dollar's dominance

Former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Jim O'Neill, said China could use its currency to gain an edge over the U.S. — but not by devaluing the yuan.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 09:37 GMT

Former Interpol chief pleads guilty to taking bribes in Chinese court hearing

Meng Hongwei resigned as Interpol president last year after his wife reported him missing after he traveled to his home country of China.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 08:44 GMT

Trump-Xi meeting at the G-20 could impact the Fed's next move, economist says

The meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping at next week's G-20 summit could influence the Fed's next meeting, says the chief economist and head of research for Asia Pacific at ING, Rob Carnell.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:20 GMT

US women are working longer hours as their sleep and social lives suffer

U.S. women spent longer working, caring for their families and doing jobs around the house in 2018 than in previous years, the annual American Time Use Survey found.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 06:45 GMT