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  • Associated Press

    5 former presidents appear together for hurricane relief

    AUSTIN, Texas (October 21, 2017) — The five living former presidents appeared together for the first time since 2013 on Saturday at a concert to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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    Trump jabs back at 'wacky' congresswoman as spat rolls on

    WASHINGTON (October 21, 2017) — Unwilling to put the tussling behind, President Donald Trump on Saturday jabbed back at the Democratic lawmaker who has slammed him for his words of condolence to a military widow, calling Rep. Frederica Wilson “wacky” and contending she is “killing” her party.

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    Tillerson's Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran

    DOHA, Qatar (October 21, 2017) — As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the Middle East this weekend, he’ll hope to achieve something that has eluded top American diplomats for a generation: sealing a new alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that would shut the doors of the Arab world to neighboring Iran.

  • Associated Press

    Charges, insults fly after Trump aide assails congresswoman

    WASHINGTON (October 20, 2017) — The White House on Friday rushed to defend chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized the remarks of a Democratic congresswoman and called her an “empty barrel” making noise. A Trump spokeswoman said it was “inappropriate” to question Kelly in light of his stature as a retired four-star general.

  • Associated Press

    Trump: Considering Powell and Taylor for Fed's top 2 posts

    WASHINGTON (October 20, 2017) — President Donald Trump signaled Friday that he is considering dual nominations for the Federal Reserve’s top two jobs.

  • Associated Press

    Sanders says Wilson is 'all hat, no cattle'

    WASHINGTON (October 20, 2017) — White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is criticizing a Democratic congresswoman who clashed with the president over his condolence call to a military widow.

  • Associated Press

    Former President Bush joins Democrat criticism of Trump

    NEW YORK (October 20, 2017) — Former President George W. Bush on Thursday devclared that the rise of "nativism," isolationism and conspiracy theories have clouded the nation's true identity.

  • Associated Press

    Trump challenges media to cover the real Russian story

    WASHINGTON (October 20, 2017) — President Donald Trump is pointing to an Obama era uranium deal as the "real Russia story" in contrast to a broader inquiry into the alleged Russian meddling during the 2016 election.

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