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Mike Pompeo, Nikki Haley call out China, Russia for oil transfers to North Korea

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 23:02
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley on Friday warned China and Russia against easing sanctions pressure on North Korea

More than 100 accuse former Ohio State doctor of abuse

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 21:39
More than 100 former students have made sexual assault allegations against a sports doctor at Ohio State University, the school announced Friday.

Michael Cohen recorded conversation with Donald Trump about payments to ex-Playboy model

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 20:27
President Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, secretly recorded a conversation between the two men about making payments to a former Playboy model.

Auto leaders urge Commerce Dept. to back off tariffs

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 19:57
Industry leaders, labor union officials and foreign diplomats had a unified message at a Commerce Department hearing on tariffs on auto imports: Don't do it.

RNC chooses Charlotte, N.C., for 2020 convention

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 18:38
The Republican National Committee chose Charlotte, N.C., Friday to host its national convention in 2020, making it the 11th city to hold both party conventions.

JetBlue: Layoffs part of plan to save $300M in 2 years

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 17:41
JetBlue Airways announced Friday it plans to cut a number of jobs as part of a significant restructuring, although exactly how many jobs is unclear.

National surge of younger voters linked to Parkland shooting

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 17:06
Voter registration among younger Americans has risen sharply since the shooting attack at a South Florida high school in February, election statistics show.

Tech security expert: Hackers already targeting 2018 election

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 14:32
Hackers have already begun targeting candidates running for office in key U.S. midterm elections, a tech expert at Microsoft said.

Tornadoes in Iowa injure 17, destroy buildings

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 13:40
At least 17 people were injured, and homes and businesses were demolished, by at least five tornadoes that swept through central Iowa.

U.S. officials say 14 percent of migrant children reunited so far

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:25
Officials say only 14 percent of migrant children separated from their parents at the border have been reunited, as a deadline to complete the reunions looms.

Kremlin ready to talk Trump-Putin summit in D.C. this fall

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:32
The Kremlin is considering an invitation for Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit the United States this fall, Moscow's chief U.S. diplomat said Friday.

3-year-old Texas boy dies after being left in daycare van for hours

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 05:50
A 3-year-old Texas boy is dead after being left in a daycare van for several hours, officials said Thursday.

At least 10 dead after tourist boat sinks in Missouri

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 04:31
At least 10 people are dead and several injured after a tourist boat sank in southeast Missouri on Thursday.

Baltimore bans sugary drinks from kids' menus

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 03:45
Baltimore became the first large city in the United States to ban sugary drinks from children's menus.

Justice Department settlement allows sale of 3-D printed gun plans

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 02:16
The Department of Justice reached a settlement with a guns rights activist group, allowing the sale of plans for 3D-printed firearms online, beginning Aug. 1.

Tornadoes cause 'catastrophic damage' in Iowa

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 23:15
Tornado funnels touched down in a small city in Iowa on Thursday causing "catastrophic damage," the National Weather Service said.

N.Y. tax department opens investigation into Trump Foundation

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:53
The New York Department of Taxation and Finance is investigating whether the Donald Trump Foundation violated state tax laws.

Four men indicted in killing of rapper XXXTentacion

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:39
A grand jury in Florida's Broward County indicted four men in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion.

Experts: China poses threats to U.S. through technology transfers

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:20
China's systematic technology transfers through industrial espionage, state-sponsored theft and academia should be combated aggressively, experts said Thursday.

Senate unanimously opposes Russia questioning U.S. officials

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:17
The U.S. Senate on unanimously passed a resolution in opposition to Russia questioning any U.S. officials as Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested Monday.