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President Donald Trump has repeatedly pilloried Hillary Clinton, his rival in the 2016 presidential election, for her use of a private email server for government business while she was secretary of state
(UPDATED) CNN says it is dropping its lawsuit on reporter Jim Acosta's access, a case that has raised concerns over constitutional rights for the press
A federal judge issues a temporary restraining order that requires the White House to restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta's access based on 'due process'
In the emergency hearing, CNN's lawyer Ted Boutrous asks the judge for a temporary order allowing Jim Acosta to get his White House pass back ahead of a full hearing
(3rd UPDATE) The news network says the 'wrongful revocation of these credentials violates CNN and Acosta's First Amendment rights of freedom of the press, and their Fifth Amendment rights to due process.'
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(UPDATED) A visibly angry Donald Trump has called reporter Jim Acosta a 'rude, terrible person,' after the CNN White House correspondent refused the president's orders to sit down and give up the microphone during a news conference
'Rosy prospects for the normalization of Russian-US ties are not visible on the horizon,' says Dmitry Peskov, spokesman of Russian president Vladimir Putin
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Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long says Michael is the most intense hurricane to strike the Florida Panhandle since 1851
'Fear: Trump in the White House' hits US bookstores on September 11 after a weeklong buildup, with published excerpts, leaks and interviews that portray Trump as dangerously erratic and uninformed
White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders says the letter shows Pyongyang's 'continued commitment to focus on denuclearization' on the Korean Peninsula
'Unidentified deep state operatives who defy voters to push their secret agendas are truly a threat to democracy itself,' says US President Donald Trump
Amid frenzied speculation about who is hiding behind a cloak of anonymity, Vice President Mike Pence is the first to assert that he did not pen the New York Times piece
But Donald Trump insists his administration is 'doing a great job.' He also unloads on the 'failing New York Times' for running an 'anonymous - meaning gutless - a gutless editorial.'
Bob Woodward's investigation carries particular weight coming from the man who together with Carl Bernstein authored the Watergate expose that brought down Richard Nixon
The decision comes after several panelists said they would not share a platform with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon
President Donald Trump also brands the Mueller probe as 'illegal' – despite the fact his own Justice Department says the opposite
Donald Trump makes the announcement on Twitter without first telling McGahn, The New York Times reports, citing people close to the president and the lawyer
'I'm the guy who stops the leaks. I'm the guy who protects the president and the family. I'm the guy who would take a bullet for the president,' Cohen says in a 2017 interview
President Donald Trump ratchets up the war of words to a level of nastiness rarely seen, even from a president who has shown he does not pull punches when insulting his critics
The recording by former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman represents another stunning breach of presidential trust
The US President has long had a contentious relationship with the media, branding mainstream outlets an 'enemy of the American People' and dismissing unfavorable coverage as 'Fake News'
Blocking a credentialed White House reporter from an event open to all members of the media is highly unusual and possibly unprecedented
'We agree to disagree and the sanctions against Russia remain in place until Russia returns the peninsula to the Ukraine,' White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders tells reporters
(3rd UPDATE) President Donald Trump has long called for warmer ties with Moscow, but the talks come as Russia's relations with the West languish at levels not seen since the Cold War
US President Donald Trump, who has frequently engaged in inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric, defied recent custom by not holding a similar event during his first year in office
The 48-year-old former model is expected to stay in hospital 'for the duration of the week'
Canada, Mexico, and the US are renegotiating their 24-year-old free trade pact – a process triggered last year by US President Donald Trump, who called the deal a 'disaster' that has destroyed US jobs
(UPDATED) Singapore will provide a neutral backdrop for the summit, avoiding some of the security and political challenges associated with a meeting in the Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea
(UPDATED) The release of the 3 had been expected as a goodwill gesture amid preparations for a summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
US President Donald Trump will stand up for Americans resisting efforts by the Chinese Communist Party to impose Chinese political correctness on American companies and citizens, says a White House statement
The Peace House in Panmunjeom, the truce village in the Demilitarized Zone that separates the two Koreas, was where Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Friday for a historic summit
According to a White House statement, the talks will focus on economic growth and democratic development, and fighting terrorism and insecurity in Nigeria
The US president also hailed Chinese president Xi Jinping in his Tweet
(UPDATED) US President Donald Trump eyes a broader 'deal' that will also limit Iran's ballistic missile program and support for militant groups across the Middle East
The former first lady will be remembered 'for her friendship, her wit, and her strength'
'Would only join TPP if the deal were substantially better than the deal offered to Pres. Obama,' US President Donald Trump says in a tweet
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After months of denying Mueller's removal is under consideration, the change in tone comes as President Donald Trump reacts furiously to an FBI raid of his private lawyer's offices
Although a spy attack has topped global headlines for weeks, it did not come up during the leaders' conversation, according to both the Kremlin and White House
The Washington Post reports that US President Donald Trump is discussing potential replacements for National Security Adviser HR McMaster, but is willing to take his time
'President Trump has completely caved to the gun lobby,' says Democratic Senator Diane Feinstein
During the shooting, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania were at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida
Trump's off-the-cuff enticement of a global trade war and calls for limits on the right to bear arms cleave a schism between the president and his Republican backers, spark a stock market sell-off, and prompt threats of retaliatory sanctions from across the globe
Donald Trump pays tribute to Hicks' 'outstanding' contribution over the past 3 years, calling her 'as smart and thoughtful as they come, a truly great person'
Chief of Staff John Kelly proposed a series of tweaks intended to limit temporary security clearances, but which also seemed designed to draw a line under the Rob Porter scandal.
The document is the Democrats' response to a four-page memorandum written by Republican legislator Devin Nunes, which Trump agreed to declassify and release on February 2
(2nd UPDATE) President Donald Trump says that lives were being 'shattered' by allegations that may be false, hoping the aides are given 'due process'
(UDATED) White House speechwriter David Sorensen resigns in the same week, also over domestic abuse claims. He denies the allegations.