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'No Cave!' tweets the US president again blaming congressional Democrats for the chaos, insisting he will not lift his shutdown on federal government funding unless they approve his plan for more walls along the US-Mexican border
The shutdown directly affects 0.5% of the labor force but has started to indirectly hit the morale of more than half of consumers, according to a survey by the University of Michigan
'The future of our country depends on you and millions of others lifting our voices to fight for our American values. That's why I'm running for president of the United States,' says the senator from California
This comes after Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump's offer of temporary protection of migrants a 'non-starter'
The 4 Americans are among those killed in the January 16 suicide bombing claimed by ISIS
Senator Lindsey Graham warns that any hasty pullout could lead to 'nightmare' scenarios for Israel and Turkey
"BuzzFeed's description of specific statements to the Special Counsel's Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen's Congressional testimony are not accurate," spokesman Peter Carr said in a statement.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders announces that President Trump would again meet the North Korean leader 'near the end of February' at a location to be announced later
Given the racial politics amplified in the era of successor Donald Trump, the hope and change of 2009 has led to mixed results
Vietnam has cropped up in the swirl of rumors and conjecture over a possible site for the meeting, with the capital Hanoi or the coastal city of Danang seemingly the most likely bases for the summit
(UPDATED) Kim Yong-chol is the first North Korean dignitary in nearly two decades known to have spent the night in the US capital
(UPDATED) The mess in the US capital already verges on the surreal as Congress feuds with the White House over how to end an impasse now in its fourth week, with thousands of federal workers left unpaid
Nearly 22 months before the 2020 election, the battle for the White House is already firming up, as Americans begin to assess who might be the opposition party nominee to challenge Donald Trump
In a telephone conversation with US President Donald Trump, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reaffirms that 'a 20-mile security zone along the Syrian border... will be set up by us'
Anastasia Vashukevich, known by her pen name Nastya Rybka, is a Belarusian model who claims she has proof of Russian efforts to help Donald Trump win office. She is on trial for running a 'sex training course' in Thailand.
Jessica Ditto, the White House Deputy Director of Communications, says reports that Ivanka Trump 'is under consideration are false'
In a telephone conversation, the leaders 'discussed the idea of creating a security zone cleared of terrorism in the north of the country,' the Turkish presidency says in a statement
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Turkey reacts angrily to suggestions that Trump's plan to withdraw troops is conditional on the safety of the US-backed Kurdish fighters, seen by the Turkish government as terrorists
The reports come as Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation looms large in the background, punctuated by guilty pleas, convictions, and indictments of former Trump associates
The United States government shutdown is squeezing an estimated $1.2 billion a week out of the country's economy, says an analyst
US President Donald Trump on being asked if he had ever worked for Russia: 'I think it's the most insulting thing I've ever been asked'
The Obama-era housing secretary would become the most high-profile Democrat to date to officially enter the 2020 presidential race
The standoff has turned into a test of political ego, particularly for Trump, who came into office boasting of his deal making powers and making an aggressive border policy the keystone of his nationalist agenda
(UPDATED) The investigation – a dual counterintelligence and criminal probe – was launched after the president fired FBI director James Comey in May 2017, the New York Times reports
A spokeswoman of the Russian foreign ministry says 'criminal cases based on unclear claims' against Russians in the United States have become a 'habit' for US justice
'I look forward to having the privilege of being afforded a platform with which to give a full and credible account of the events which have transpired,' Michael Cohen says in a statement
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CNN says the development demonstrates Paul Manafort had an interest in taking money from a foreign country while he led Trump's campaign
Moon Jae-in says Kim Jong-un's trip to China this week is a sign a second Trump-Kim summit is 'imminent'
(UPDATED) 'A total waste of time,' Trump tweets about his White House meeting with top Democratic congressional leaders. 'I said bye-bye, nothing else works!'
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Paul Manafort denies allegations from the Russian collusion investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller that he had lied about his dealings with Konstantin Kilimnik
An American delegation has been in Beijing since January 7, for the first sit-down talks since Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to a 3-month truce on December 1
The unannounced trip has been largely shrouded in secrecy. Beyond confirming Kim Jong-un's presence in Beijing, there has been no detail provided from either the North Korean or Chinese side on his schedule.
(3rd UPDATE) 'I have invited congressional leadership to the White House tomorrow to get this done. Hopefully, we can rise above partisan politics in order to support national security,' says Trump
Democratic leaders respond to Donald Trump's planned speech by calling for equal airtime to rebut the president's 'malice and misinformation'
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World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva will serve as interim president upon Kim's February 1 departure
Though no link has been officially made, the arrests are thought to be in retaliation for Canada's December 1 arrest of Meng Wanzhou, a top executive at Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei
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(UPDATED) 'It's about safety, it's about security for our country,' United States President Donald Trump says
'Not much headway made today,' says US President Donald Trump as the partial US government shutdown enters its 3rd week
Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib kicked off her term with an expletive-laced vow to impeach Donald Trump, earning a chiding from the president.
Word of the meeting on January 7 and 8 follows small signs of progress while the two sides work to ease trade tensions by March 1
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo references the growing fears for US-allied Kurdish fighters in northern Syria as he defends President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to withdraw from the war-battered country
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'I'm not happy with what [Mattis has] done in Afghanistan and I shouldn't be happy,' says US President Donald Trump
One day before Democrats take over the House of Representatives, US President Donald Trump shows no signs of backing away from his insistence that Congress cough up $5.6 billion for his 'beautiful' southern wall
The legislation's future appears uncertain, as it does not contain funding for a wall along the US-Mexico border, as demanded by Trump