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‘A difficult situation’: Republican women run in the Trump era

For the past 20 months, four-term Republican Rep. Martha Roby has had to grovel to President Donald Trump to regain her political standing and beat back a primary challenge in her staunchly conservative Alabama district. Her crime? [...]
As Scandal-Tarred Abe Meets Trump, ‘the Situation Is Getting Dangerous’
But over the last few weeks, leaks of tampered files and previously missing documents are raising sharper questions about whether Mr. Abe helped friends at two educational institutions gain preferential treatment from the government. [...]
Trump blasts FBI raids on his lawyer as ‘a disgraceful situation’
President Donald Trump reacted angrily Monday after the FBI seized records from his longtime personal attorney, calling the law enforcement actions “disgraceful” and part of “an attack on our country.” An attorney for Trump lawyer [...]
White House is ‘reviewing the situation’ with Pruitt ethics scandals
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders demurred on whether President Donald Trump still has confidence in EPA chief Scott Pruitt, saying on Wednesday that West Wing officials are “reviewing” the ethics allegations against [...]
This Elizabeth Esty Situation Is Fucked Up Six Ways From Sunday
Democratic Rep. Elizabeth Esty of Connecticut is in a fucked up situation of her own creation, and also of Congress’s creation, because of the fucked up rules pertaining to how Congress handles claims of abuse and harassment, rules that [...]
France Hostage Situation Ends; 4 Dead, Including Gunman
Mr. Molins said that Mr. Lakdim had been flagged by French intelligence services in 2014 “because of his radicalization and of his ties to the Salafist movement,” and that he had been under surveillance in 2016 and 2017. But Mr. Molins [...]
Trump calls $1.3 trillion spending bill a ‘ridiculous situation’
President Donald Trump assailed a $ 1.3 trillion government funding bill even as he announced his decision to sign it Friday “as a matter of national security.” “There are a lot of things that I’m unhappy about in this [...]
News Analysis: In Catalonia Crisis, Shared Blame for ‘a Difficult and Undesirable Situation’
“You need mistakes on both sides to get entangled in such a difficult and undesirable situation,” said Pablo Simón, a politics professor at the Carlos III University in Madrid. Catalan separatists have been flouting Spain’s Constitution, [...]
‘China Is Laughing About This Situation’
Ai Weiwei is making a strong case for himself as America’s leading dissident of the Trump era. Never mind that he’s Chinese, or that he lives in Berlin in de facto exile these days. Story Continued Below The legendary artist, who has [...]
AP-NORC Poll: Most say Trump making NKorea situation worse
WASHINGTON (AP) – A new poll suggests North Korea’s nuclear weapons development is spooking most Americans – and President Donald Trump’s war of words with the isolated nation’s leader is making the situation worse. The poll [...]