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Trump blows up White House meeting over nasty feud with Pelosi

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Deflated, Venezuela’s Opposition Considers Negotiating With Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela — It was a daring gambit: Juan Guaidó, Venezuela’s opposition leader, stood by a military base alongside dozens of uniformed officers and political allies, calling for a military uprising against President Nicolás [...]

With Joko Widodo’s Re-election, Indonesia Bucks Global Tilt Toward Strongmen

MANDALIKA, Indonesia — The woman threw herself on the road in front of the motorcade, forcing the vehicle with the license plate “Indonesia 1” to slam on the brakes. “Jokowi, I love you,” she cried, as President Joko Widodo [...]

Pelosi clashes with fellow Dems in closed-door debate on impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rebuffed calls for impeachment, reportedly telling fellow Democrats, “This is not about politics. It’s about what’s best for the American people.” | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Share [...]

O’Rourke stocks campaign with Obama and Clinton alums

Beto O’Rourke’s efforts to bring veteran staffers on board has come as a relief to supporters who feared his unorthodox campaign in Texas. | John Locher/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Beto O’Rourke is adding [...]

Mueller report redactions may be revealed with Flynn, Stone court cases

Two separate criminal cases playing out in Washington, D.C., could determine how much Congress and the public learn about what’s concealed in special counsel Robert Mueller’s 448-page report. One federal judge has already ordered some redacted [...]

New York canal season begins with launch of new tugboat

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – Boating season on the Erie Canal is opening with the dedication of a new tugboat named after women’s suffrage movement leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton. An event is planned at Corn Hill Landing along the canal in [...]

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran

WASHINGTON — President Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, that he does not want to go to war with Iran, according to several administration officials, in a message to his hawkish aides that an intensifying [...]

Lawmaker charged with corruption calls it ‘crap,’ won’t quit

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – A Michigan lawmaker charged with soliciting a bribe for votes says he’s shocked by the indictment and calls it “crap.” Rep. Larry Inman appeared Thursday on “Michigan’s Big Show,” a Lansing-based radio [...]

Trump draws public into bias feud with social media firms

President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized social media giants for alleged bias against conservative points of view. | Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> The Trump administration is asking [...]