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DOJ makes offer to Dems in bid to avert Barr contempt vote

The Justice Department’s offer, made in to avoid a contempt vote against William Barr, does not include allowing additional lawmakers to view the document, leaving a key demand from Democrats unresolved. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Share [...]

A Kremlin Offer of Expedited Citizenship Challenges Ukraine

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia signed a decree on Wednesday simplifying the citizenship process for people in separatist-held regions of Ukraine, issuing a challenge to Ukraine’s president-elect that threatens to intensify [...]

Dems reject Barr’s offer to view a less-redacted Mueller report

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks alongside Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in January. In addition to Pelosi and Schumer, the letter is signed by Democratic leaders in both the House and Senate. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images Share [...]

Kabul Dispatch: ‘Memory Boxes’ Offer Poignant Reminders of Afghan Lives Lost to Violence

KABUL, Afghanistan — A brother’s sandals. A flag of Afghanistan. A daughter’s favorite toy. These are some of the remnants of lives lost to violence. The prosaic belongings, collected in handmade wooden containers, are displayed [...]

The Latest: France won’t offer Assange asylum unless asked

LONDON (AP) – The Latest on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s arrest (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Julian Assange’s mother has taken to Twitter to call on authorities to be gentle with her son, who’s jailed in London after his [...]

Barr: Mueller turned down offer to review Russia probe findings

poster=”http://v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201904/375/1155968404_6024323459001_6024321162001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404″ true Congress The attorney general also says he’ll release a redacted version of the [...]

Bill Maher: Democrats made ‘terrible decision’ in declining Fox News debate offer

Bill Maher dared Democrats on Friday to appear on Fox News, calling their reluctance a “fundamental problem” complicating the party’s effort to defeat President Trump in 2020. The “Real Time with Bill Maher” host made the plea near [...]

Vietnam Summit Hosts Offer North Korea a Model: Cozy Up to the U.S.

HANOI, Vietnam — A country once at war with the United States cozies up to its former enemy. Market reforms galvanize its economy, even as the Communist Party remains firmly in control. As Vietnamese officials play host to the summit [...]

Amnesty Offer Could Oust Maduro. Critics Call It a Road to Impunity.

Ignacio Porras, 48, looked ashen as he described spending agonizing nights hanging from a cable clipped to his handcuffed hands behind his back. Rosa Virginia González Arizmendi, 26, recounted how one of her guards would dangle his penis [...]

Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn’t budge Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) – Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed [...]