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North Korea Threatens to Scuttle Talks With the U.S. and Resume Tests

North Korea threatened on Friday to suspend negotiations with the Trump administration over the North’s nuclear arms program and said its leader, Kim Jong-un, would soon decide whether to resume nuclear and missile tests. Addressing [...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez scandal threatens H.R. 1, Democrats’ election-reform bill

As freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez walked the halls of the Capitol Wednesday, a radio reporter asked if she feared going to prison over new allegations of campaign finance shenanigans. Though the New York Democrat brushed aside the question, [...]

Billionaire liberal threatens to unload on Dems if they don’t impeach Trump

Billionaire Tom Steyer, at least publicly, has no official timeline for the next steps his PAC might take if Democrats don’t make move aggressively to obtain the president’s tax returns or begin building a credible impeachment case. [...]

As 2nd Brazil Dam Threatens to Collapse, Panic and Outrage Spread

BRUMADINHO, Brazil — Two days after a torrent of mud pouring from a ruptured mining dam left at least 58 dead and 305 missing in the Brazilian town of Brumadinho, residents had to evacuate Sunday as a second dam threatened to collapse, [...]

Dems eye legal challenge as Trump threatens national emergency

“We’ll challenge him in committee hearings. We’ll challenge him in the courts,” says Rep. Pete Aguilar. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> House Democrats are weighing a lawsuit if President [...]

Lawmakers scramble to break impasse as Trump threatens national emergency

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North Korea threatens to kill nuclear talks over human rights sanctions

North Korea threatened to kill any progress toward denuclearization Sunday if the Trump administration continues to increase sanctions pressure and criticize human rights abuses by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s regime. In a biting statement [...]

Turkey Threatens Incursion Into Syria, Raising U.S. Concerns

ISTANBUL — The Turkish president is threatening to mount a new incursion into northern Syria, accusing the United States of failing to tackle the security threats Turkey faces in the region. Turkish commando units were deploying Friday [...]

Trump threatens government shutdown in heated meeting with Pelosi, Schumer

President Trump threatened a partial government shutdown in a heated meeting with Democratic congressional leaders over funding for the border wall. As incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi implored Mr. Trump not to discuss the wall in front [...]

Lack of minority staffers threatens to hobble 2020 Democrats

Sens. Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand all have had African-Americans in senior positions in past campaigns. The potential size of the 2020 field puts those connections at a premium. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo 2020 [...]