Cruz, O'Rourke trade attacks during testy 1st Texas debate

DALLAS (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O'Rourke repeatedly traded barbs during a testy first debate Friday night, ...
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Mueller Probe's Fate Hinges On Rod Rosenstein Convincing Trump He Was Just Joking

The fate of special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation could
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Sexual Assault Groups Stop Work With Senators Over Treatment Of Christine Blasey Ford

For two years, a task force of national sexual assault and domestic violence
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Pompeo: We will hold Iran accountable

Secretary of State makes clear US will take direct action against Tehran for any attacks.

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How sexual misconduct allegations against a Netanyahu spokesman are plaguing his U.S. ambassador

David Keyes denies the accusations by more than a dozen women. Either way, Israel’s man in Washington, Ron Dermer, is ...
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Abbas denies refusing talks with Israel

PA chairman denies US claims that the PA refused to enter peace talks with Israel, says he is ready for ...
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Mueller probe spent $4.5 million from October to March: Justice Department

Mueller probe spent $4.5 million from October to March: Justice DepartmentBy Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team investigating suspected Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election spent $4.5 million between October last year and March 2018, the Department of Justice said on Thursday. Mueller’s office is also looking into possible links between President Donald Trump’s election campaign and Russia.


Melania Trump declares her health and marriage are in good shape after not appearing in public for 20 days

Melania Trump declares her health and marriage are in good shape after not appearing in public for 20 daysAfter three weeks out of the public eye, Melania Trump has put to rest speculation about her health and marriage. The first lady, who is recovering from medical treatment for a kidney condition, took to Twitter to say she was “feeling great” and is at the White House. The first lady’s tweet landed while her husband was participating in a White House event that seemed tailor-made for a first lady, as famous athletes joined Donald Trump and his daughter and senior adviser, Ivanka Trump, on the South Lawn to promote youth sports and fitness.


Sixteen contenders to face off in final of U.S. spelling bee

Sixteen contenders to face off in final of U.S. spelling beeCoolly acing such obscure words as “staphylinid,” “amphipneustic” and “synecphonesis,” 16 young contestants made it to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday after five hours of tense competition. “I knew almost all the words in Round 6, so I was really upset,” said Melodie Loya, 13, who forgot the silent “g” in the word “pignoli,” a synonym for pine nuts. The 91st annual bee, which began on Tuesday and ends on Thursday night, opened with a field of more than 515 spellers, aged 8 to 15, hailing from across the United States and eight other countries.