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|Pompeo N. Korea trip mean to boost flagging Trump nominee: report
Rachel Maddow reports on the difficulty CIA Director Mike Pompeo is having gathering enough votes for his nomination to make it out of committee, with final confirmation less than guaranteed. Just one of several struggling Trump nominations.
POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 5:17 PM
|Public figures react to the death of Barbara Bush
Within minutes of the news that former first lady Barbara Bush had died Tuesday at the age of 92, tributes began pouring in from political figures, including those in her own family.
POSTED APRIL 17, 2018 9:01 PM
|Unarmed Black Man Killed In 'Mind-Boggling,' Unjustified Barrage Of Police Gunfire: Lawyer
A lawyer representing relatives of an unarmed black man killed in a hail of
POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 12:07 PM
|Kaine: ‘Nikki Haley is pretty savvy, I don't think she got confused’
Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) told Andrea Mitchell that he doesn’t think UN Ambassador Nikki Haley was “confused” when she said new Russia sanctions were imminent, pushing back against National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow’s statement that she was.
POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 7:33 AM
|Fox News' Judicial Analyst Absolutely Shreds Hannity's Cohen Claim
Fox News host Sean Hannity's legal claim is getting torn to pieces on his own
POSTED APRIL 17, 2018 11:36 PM
|A boom, a whoosh of air and then terror on Flight 1380
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There was a loud boom, and the plane started shaking violently. Air whooshed through the cabin, and snow-like debris floated down the aisle as oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling. Some passengers wondered if they would ever hug their children again. At least one bought in-flight Wi-Fi as the jet descended so he could say goodbye to his loved ones.
POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 7:33 PM
|Federal Judge Holds Kris Kobach In Contempt For Failing To Follow Court Order To Register Voters
A Kansas federal judge ruled Wednesday that Kansas Secretary of State Kris
POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 5:34 PM
|State of emergency, rescues in Hawaii after severe flooding
More than 340 people have been airlifted to safety after nearly 30 inches of rain hit the Hawaiian island of Kauai, with another storm on its way.
POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 12:05 PM
|Puerto Rico hit by island-wide power blackout
A power line failure in southern Puerto Rico cut electricity to almost all 3.4 million residents on Wednesday, the latest in a string of operational and political headaches for the U.S. territory's bankrupt, storm-ravaged power utility. In a statement, the Puerto Rican Electric Power Authority, known as PREPA, said "technical personnel" were working to determine a cause and expected to restore service in 24 to 36 hours. Puerto Rico's smaller islands of Culebra and Vieques, as well as a pair of microgrids on the main island, were unaffected.
POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 3:48 PM
|China to hold military drills in Taiwan Strait
China is scheduled to hold live-fire drills in the Taiwan Strait Wednesday, flexing its military muscle after warning Taipei about seeking independence or closer ties with Washington. It is the first such exercise in the waterway since 2016, and it coincides with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen's visit to Swaziland, one of the self-ruled island's few remaining international allies. China's Taiwan Affairs Office director Liu Jieyi said Monday the drill was "an action to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our motherland".
POSTED APRIL 17, 2018 5:40 PM