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Nick Ayers is Trump’s next chief of staff — unless his enemies can stop him

Boosters of Nick Ayers, currently Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, say he would be a perfect antidote to the political challenges of the next two years. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]

London Police’s Tactic to Stop Thieves on Scooters: Ram Them

LONDON — The London police wanted to send a message to thieves on scooters and motorcycles in London: We will catch you however we can. The Metropolitan Police published a compilation of videos last month showing officers ramming fleeing [...]

‘Please Stop Saying Red Wave’: Inside Democrats’ Takeover of the House

*/ ]]> In the middle of September, White House political director Bill Stepien sat down in the presidential residence across from Donald Trump and delivered a wake-up call. Polling showed that Democratic voters were highly motivated ahead [...]

Faith leaders tell candidates to stop vilifying immigrants

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – More than 70 Kansas religious leaders and community activists are asking the state’s political candidates to stop vilifying immigrants. The Kansas City Star reports that interfaith leaders signed an open letter [...]

From phone banks to pastries, liberal groups make last-minute push to stop Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh’s opponents got a little extra time to fight his nomination when Sen. Jeff Flake called for a weeklong delay before a Senate confirmation vote. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Liberal [...]

North Korea’s New Promises on Weapons Stop Short of Denuclearization

SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, finally committed on Wednesday to some concrete steps toward denuclearization — most notably an offer to “permanently dismantle” facilities that are central to the production [...]

The last-ditch effort to stop Kavanaugh

Protesters stand outside the U.S. Capitol to demonstrate against the Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination on Sept. 4. The latest effort is targeted at a small group of senators that remain undecided. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Share [...]

Facebook, Twitter defend efforts to stop election meddling

WASHINGTON (AP) – Facebook and Twitter executives plan to defend their companies in two congressional hearings, arguing they are aggressively trying to root out foreign actors who want to do the United States harm just weeks before the [...]

A Chinese Activist Was Challenging Xi on Live TV. The Police Came to Stop Him.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Sun Wenguang, a rights activist and retired professor, was criticizing President Xi Jinping when police officers barged into his home and cut him off. Source: NYT > World

Trump calls on Sessions to stop Mueller probe

“This is a terrible situation and Attorney General Jeff Sessions should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now,” the president tweets, | Evan Vucci/AP Photo [...]