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Anti-Pelosi Democrats publicly vow opposition in House speaker race: 'The time has come for new leadership'

A group of House Democrats released a letter Monday vowing to vote against Nancy Pelosi in the race for House speaker -- the first major, public warning shot from detractors of the California Democrat as they try to kneecap the longtime leader's bid for speaker and their most aggressive move yet.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:04:23 GMT

How much trouble is Nancy Pelosi actually in?

On Monday, the "Never Nancy" crowd went public.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:52:32 GMT

The Point: The 42 most eye-popping lines from Trump's 'Fox News Sunday' interview

President Donald Trump sat for an interview with "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace, a conversation that reads like a greatest hits (or misses, depending on your view of the commander in chief) from his two years in the nation's highest office.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:41:44 GMT

Trump tries to say told you so on bin Laden capture

President Donald Trump is once again claiming he knows best -- this time, criticizing the past military and political leadership for the timeline of the Osama bin Laden capture.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:50:27 GMT

Trump dismisses architect of bin Laden raid as a 'Hillary Clinton backer'

President Donald Trump dismissed retired Adm. William McRaven, the overseer of the operation that killed Osama bin Laden, as a "Hillary Clinton backer" and criticized the military for having not killed bin Laden sooner during a Fox News interview that aired on Sunday.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:19:58 GMT

Failure to turn over Whitaker's public financial disclosure forms angers critics

Ethics experts are crying foul after requests for the public financial disclosures of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker have gone unfulfilled.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:16:27 GMT

Mueller argues Whitaker appointment has no impact in ongoing subpoena fight

The appointment of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker two weeks ago should have no effect on an ongoing court challenge that questions the constitutionality of special counsel Robert Mueller's appointment, the Justice Department argued in a new court filing Monday.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:24:34 GMT

War of words: Trump and Xi spar over trade ahead of Argentina meeting

The United States and China were preparing to hold high-level trade negotiations in Washington until an escalating war of words between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this weekend prompted Chinese negotiators to cancel their plans.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:19:43 GMT

Founder of the women's march calls for co-chairs to step down

The founder of the Women's March is calling for the movement's current co-chairs to step down for allowing bigotry into their mission.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:47:23 GMT

2018 was a very good year for polls

Before the 2018 election, I said the best way to push back against those who call polls "fake news" was for the polls to predict the election results.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:26:56 GMT

Majority say migrants in caravan should be given the opportunity to enter the country

Stoking fear about a migrant caravan was a top pre-election talking point of President Donald Trump's, but most Americans think migrants who reach the US border should be given the opportunity to enter the country if they meet certain requirements, according to a new poll by Monmouth University.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:42:49 GMT

McConnell is lobbying Arizona's governor to name McSally as Kyl replacement

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is leveraging his political power to try to convince Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to choose Rep. Martha McSally to replace Republican Sen. Jon Kyl, who is considering leaving his seat before his term ends, several Republican sources familiar with the conversations tell CNN.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:36:57 GMT

Judge weighing Trump administration's asylum restrictions

The Trump administration's new effort to block some immigrants from seeking asylum in the United States faced its first test in court on Monday.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:30:42 GMT

After Trump's McRaven attack, McChrystal says military needs confidence in leaders' values

Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal, following President Donald Trump's recent swipe at retired Adm. William McRaven, said Monday that the military needed "confidence" in its leaders' values.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:33:53 GMT

Democrats file suit challenging Whitaker appointment

Three Democratic senators on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging the appointment of acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker, ratcheting up the court effort to declare his placement atop the Justice Department as unconstitutional.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:31:17 GMT

New Muslim congresswoman will seek to allow religious headwear in the House

Last week, Democrats announced a proposal to end a rule that bans headwear on the House floor. Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar, one of the first two Muslim congresswomen, vocally supported the move on social media this weekend.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:43:40 GMT

Trump hints administration changes could include John Kelly, Kirstjen Nielsen

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he anticipates shifting several positions in his administration, hinting that the departures could include Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and White House chief of staff John Kelly.

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 20:25:30 GMT

Democrats boast 37 net pickups with some key races still undecided

Democrats continued to expand their House majority over the weekend, with several key races decided in their favor.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:48:42 GMT

Instead of a comedian, White House Correspondents' Association enlists author Ron Chernow as speaker

The White House Correspondents' Association is shelving its tradition of having a comedian roast the president and the press corps at its annual fundraising dinner.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:43:36 GMT

CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered journalist's death, official says

The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, despite the Saudi government's denials that the de facto ruler was involved, according to a senior US official.

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 20:03:24 GMT

Who is Marcia Fudge, the Democrat considering challenging Nancy Pelosi for House speaker?

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi continues to project confidence that she will be elected speaker of the US House of Representatives when the new Democratic-led Congress starts in January -- but she faces a potential challenger in Rep. Marcia Fudge.

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 14:08:27 GMT

With tree arrival, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House

The holiday season will officially kick off at the White House Monday when President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump receive the 2018 White House Christmas tree.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:48:12 GMT

Pence takes a global role as Trump broods

One is huddling with the Russian President, gripping-and-grinning with the Japanese prime minister and pressing Myanmar's ruler to free imprisoned journalists.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:39:40 GMT

Trump denies questioning VP's allegiance, says Pence is '100% loyal'

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he does not question the loyalty of Vice President Mike Pence and slammed The New York Times for publishing a story suggesting that he had.

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 16:52:11 GMT

Trump's combative weekend shows rocky road ahead

President Donald Trump is responding to a midterm election that represented a rebuke for his polarizing and aggressive behavior by recommitting to his brazen political style, setting up a turbulent two years to come.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:10:22 GMT

Trump attacks likely House Intelligence chair as 'little Adam Schitt' on Twitter

President Donald Trump disparaged Rep. Adam Schiff in a profane tweet Sunday, misspelling his name "Schitt" and accusing the likely incoming House Intelligence chairman of baselessly criticizing the appointment of acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker.

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 02:58:29 GMT

Trump says Whitaker decisions on Mueller probe 'going to be up to him'

President Donald Trump said "it's going to be up to him" when asked if he would accept any move by acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to curtail special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 23:55:14 GMT

Trump says he declined to listen to recording of 'vicious' Khashoggi killing

President Donald Trump said he declined to listen to a recording that captured part of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, calling it "a suffering tape" and "terrible."

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 06:26:32 GMT

Trump vows to visit US troops in war zones

President Donald Trump said that he plans to visit US troops in war zones, a remark that comes after he received widespread criticism for not visiting an American burial ground outside Paris, France, earlier this month and Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day.

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 19:33:50 GMT

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Trump to campaign for Hyde-Smith in Mississippi as Dems aim to energize black voters

In what is the last battle of the 2018 midterm season, a special runoff election is taking place in just over a week to decide who will fill Mississippi’s second seat in the Senate. The run-off pits Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith against her Democratic challenger, former Secretary of Agriculture and ex-Democratic Rep. Mike Espy.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:54:52 GMT

RNC backs Trump attack on retired Navy Admiral William McRaven

The Republican National Committee Monday backed comments by President Trump that were critical of retired Navy Admiral William McRaven, best known for overseeing the Navy SEAL operation that resulted in the death of Al Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:03:45 GMT

White House will not seek to revoke CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press pass, issues news rules to govern press conferences

The White House will not seek to revoke CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s hard pass, sources told Fox News’ John Roberts.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:00:20 GMT

16 House 'Never Nancy' Dems oppose Pelosi for speaker, demand ‘new leadership’

Sixteen House Democratic lawmakers circulated a letter Monday vowing to vote against Nancy Pelosi for speaker of the House, calling for "new leadership" --  even though no challenger has stepped up to run against the California Democrat.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:45:10 GMT

Missouri lawmaker takes on federal law barring medical marijuana users from owning firearms

A Missouri state representative has vowed to protect medicinal marijuana users’ gun rights – even though federal law bars the sale of guns to those who use the drug.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:38:20 GMT

Trump to pardon turkey: A look at the White House's Thanksgiving tradition

President Trump used his presidential pardoning power to grant mercy to one lucky bird named "Drumstick" at the White House Tuesday afternoon.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:37:00 GMT

de Blasio, citing 'socialistic impulse,' wants more government control of NYC property

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently laid out his idea about how to address housing inequality in the country’s largest city: let the government how much a landlord can charge.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:37:56 GMT

Trump blasts Pakistan as 'fools,' charging the country let bin Laden hide there despite receiving US $$

President Trump on Monday blasted Pakistan, charging that its government helped 9/11 mastermind Usama bin Laden hide in the country in defense of his administration’s decision to pull hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:51:26 GMT

Florida's Palm Beach County could be counting ballots until Christmas

Palm Beach County officials said they could still be counting ballots all the way until Christmas in one race.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:12:23 GMT

Democratic senators sue to block Matthew Whitaker’s appointment as acting attorney general

Three Democratic senators on Monday filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the constitutionality of President Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:10:31 GMT

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After Khashoggi murder, some Saudi royals turn against crown prince

Amid international uproar over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some members of Saudi Arabia's ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king, three sources close to the royal court said.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:40 GMT

L Brands falls after cutting annual dividend in half

The company, known for its brands Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works, beat profit expectations.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:20 GMT

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Urban Outfitters, L Brands and more

See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:15 GMT

The Amazon-Berkshire-JPM health venture just hired first female exec, from a big insurance company

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan have hired Dana Safran from Blue Cross Blue Shield. 
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:59 GMT

Cloud stocks get hammered, with Salesforce suffering worst day since early 2016

Salesforce stock fell 8.7 percent Monday, and investors pulled back out of other cloud companies like Okta, Twilio and Zendesk.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:57 GMT

Once popular tech stocks like Facebook and Apple are now getting crushed: Here's what happened

Technology stocks were hit hard on Monday, with some of the biggest U.S. companies leading widespread losses.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:35 GMT

Pentagon sends 300,000 pounds of Thanksgiving dinner to troops around the world

The Pentagon sends 74,036 pounds of beef, 7,836 gallons of eggnog, and 81,360 pies to American troops ahead of Thanksgiving.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:24 GMT

Fed doesn't seem in as much of a rush to raise interest rates as stocks plunge

Fed speakers suddenly sound like they aren't in as much of a rush to raise interest rates with the stock markets plunging and corporate bonds wobbling  
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:11 GMT

Sears is just one of five retailers that have no room for error this holiday season

Holiday sales will be crucial for these five retailers. For Sears, a strong season could help it avoid liquidation. Others like Neiman Marcus and J.C. Penney need cash to support turnaround efforts.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:07 GMT

As Facebook shares plunge, one expert calls it a top pick, another calls it a crisis

Facebook tanked again on Monday. Here's what three experts have to say.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:37 GMT

Student borrowers battling cancer can now postpone their payments

A new amendment allows cancer patients to postpone their student loan payments throughout their treatment. 
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:37 GMT

16 Democrats say they will oppose Nancy Pelosi as the next House speaker

In a letter to fellow Democrats, 16 current, future or potential House members called to replace Pelosi when the party takes control of the House in January. 
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:26 GMT

The bull market is 'in trouble,' more selling to come: BNY Mellon

The market right now is "messy" and could take another leg down, says Alicia Levine, chief investment strategist at BNY Mellon.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:14 GMT

Payments company Square drops 10 percent amid a broader sell-off in once-loved technology stocks

Shares of payments company Square dropped  as much as 10 percent Monday as the rest of tech stocks struggled to find footing. 
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:00 GMT

Retirees can buy Warby Parker designer glasses for under $50 with UnitedHealth's Medicare plan

UnitedHealth says it will offer about 2 million of its Medicare Advantage beneficiaries access to Warby Parker's prescription eyewear.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:58 GMT

Tesla is turning to partners to help with a growing used-car business

With a higher than ever volume of its electric cars coming back off lease, Tesla is sending some cars to outside firms for inspections and reconditioning. 
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:57 GMT

This secret iPhone trick lets you turn your keyboard into a mouse cursor, and you'll love it

There's a trick in iOS for iPhones and iPads that lets you hold the keyboard space bar to turn your keyboard into a cursor, which makes it easier to edit typos and move around big blocks of text. Here's how to use it.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:33 GMT

How Arlan Hamilton founded VC firm Backstage Capital while homeless

Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton wants to close Silicon Valley's funding gap. Her firm invests in companies founded by women, people of color and LGBTQ entrepreneurs.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:30 GMT

Renowned energy trader Mark Fisher says oil's next $10 move will be higher

U.S. crude is more likely to rise from the mid-$50s into the mid-$60s, rather than continue a slide that began at the start of last month, Mark Fisher says.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:18 GMT

Bipartisan criminal justice reform bill faces an uphill battle in Congress even with Trump's support

The measure could reduce thousands of sentences and save the federal government millions of dollars in incarceration costs. Still, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the bill is unlikely to be put up for a vote this year.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:15 GMT

The five most important tech stocks are getting slaughtered, with each down more than 20% from highs

Each of the five 'FAANG' stocks closed in a bear market on Monday.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:15 GMT

6 airplane foods you should avoid, according to food safety experts

"All seafood, but in particular shrimp and oysters, are pretty darn dangerous."
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:13 GMT

Kroger names Cincinnati the first US city to open an Ocado automated warehouse

Grocery giant Kroger announced Monday that Monroe, Ohio, a suburb outside of Cincinnati will be the home of its first Ocado customer fulfillment center.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:10 GMT

The year 2018 will be remembered in the auto industry as the end of an era as Ghosn falls

Both Carlos Ghosn of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and Sergio Marchionne are widely viewed as giants of the automotive industry, who made bold decisions and occasionally courted controversy.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:05 GMT

Michelle Obama's memoir is Barnes & Noble's fastest-selling book of 2018, beating Woodward's 'Fear'

Barnes & Noble also said that "Becoming" had the best first-week sales of any adult book since 2015's "Go Set a Watchman," the highly anticipated second novel from "To Kill A Mockingbird" author Harper Lee.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:02 GMT

Amazon stores every conversation you have with Alexa — here's how to delete them

Amazon collects some information from your Amazon Echo. Even though Alexa isn't always listening, it's does know what you've asked. Here's what Amazon's Alexa app knows about you and how to delete it.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:59 GMT

Find out if you're eligible for this tax-savings strategy in 2018

Here's a tax-planning tip: If you give generously to charity this year, you might be able to take a bigger break for your donation. How to tell if this makes sense for you.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:45 GMT

Why the Khashoggi crisis could finally start to affect oil prices

Oil prices shrugged off the killing of a Saudi journalist by the kingdom's agents, but the crisis could soon affect global oil policy, according to Helima Croft, global head of commodity strategy at RBC Capital Markets. 
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:14 GMT

Beto O'Rourke's donors and supporters are prodding him to run for president or Senate in 2020

The rising Democratic star is privately engaging with his donors and supporters about his next move. Two of the options on the table include either running for president in 2020 or for John Cornyn's Senate seat. 
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:57 GMT

This chart is proof 'buy the dip' is dead

"Buy the dip," isn't working for the first time in 16 years, according to analysis from Morgan Stanley.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:49 GMT