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Congress awaits Mueller conclusions as Democrats push for report's release

Attorney general William Barr to release ‘principal conclusions’Trump allies claim victory over Democrats and mediaSupport the Guardian’s journalism. Make a contributionWashington and America waited with bated breath on Saturday for the next stage in the Trump-Russia drama: the communication to Congress of the “principal conclusions” of special counsel Robert Mueller. Related: Mueller report: Trump camp celebrates but danger is not past yet Continue reading...
Tags: Trump-Russia investigation, Trump administration, Donald Trump, Russia, US news, World news, US politics, Robert Mueller, Republicans, Democrats


How Admissions Really Work: If The College Admissions Scandal Shocked You, Read This

There are lots of legal ways that wealthy students get into America's top schools. (Image credit: Sara Wong for NPR)


Analysis: Mueller report is just the start of a new Russia showdown

Robert Mueller's latest service to America is all but complete. But the reverberations from his yet-to-be-revealed report could amount to inestimable political and constitutional consequences.


The question now is whether everyone will accept the result of the special counsel's investigation

Robert Mueller's latest service to America is all but complete. But the reverberations from his yet-to-be-revealed report could amount to inestimable political and constitutional consequences.


Mueller report is just the start of a new Russia showdown

Robert Mueller's latest service to America is all but complete. But the reverberations from his yet-to-be-revealed report could amount to inestimable political and constitutional consequences.


Gary Clark Jr. is confronting racism with ‘This Land’

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Gary Clark Jr. has created a lot of conversation with “This Land,” the provocative first song off his latest album that shares the same name. In the angry blues-rock song, he recounts racial epithets hurled his way and other racist taunts before he defiantly asserts that he too is “America’s son.” […]
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Democratic Socialists of America back Bernie: 'The best chance to beat Trump'

The group helped leftwing candidates Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib win long-shot elections to Congress in 2018Bernie Sanders waves to workers at a rally at the University of California Los Angeles, on Wednesday 20 March 2019. Photograph: Richard Vogel/APThe Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) has officially endorsed Bernie Sanders for president, with the organization throwing its growing political clout behind the Vermont senator ahead of the 2020 election.The DSA’s National Pol...


Farmer warns US: America could suffer

Farmers in the midwest are reeling after catastrophic flooding followed President Donald Trump's tariffs, which sent crop prices plunging. CNN's Vanessa Yurkevich reports.


Lennon Stella’s Post-‘Nashville’ Pop Video Shows ‘Bitch’-iness Cuts Across Genders

What happens when a Canadian country girl goes pop? America is finding out this year via Lennon Stella, the former co-star of TV’s “Nashville,” who signed to Barry Weiss’ Records imprint (which has a deal via Columbia Records) in the winter of 2018, and who this month released a stellar new song, “Bitch (Takes One […]
Tags: News, America, Nashville, Columbia Records, Lennon Stella, Barry Weiss Records


Republicans May Find They Have Become The Boy Who Cried ‘Socialism’

Trump rarely misses a chance to accuse Dems of wanting a socialist America — something Republicans have been doing.
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EPA Promises, Yet Again, That It Will Do Something About America’s Lead Pipes

Lead exposure can impair brain function and cause miscarriages, and yet millions of lead pipes remain in use.
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Trump looks good for 2020, experts say, because 'economy is so damn strong'

Wall Street economists claim low unemployment rate and rising GDP point to Trump victory, despite his poor personal pollsForget Robert Mueller and Stormy Daniels. Ignore Russia. If the election were held today, Donald Trump would win – and if America’s economy remains robust he may well win again in 2020, according to Wall Street. Related: The race for 2020 is on. The time to prioritize the Hispanic vote is now | Claudia Romo Edelman Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Russia, America, Economics, World news, US news, US economy, Donald Trump, Trump, Stormy Daniels, Robert Mueller, US elections 2020, Claudia Romo Edelman


Trump says US will recognize Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights

Israel captured Golan Heights from Syria after war in 1967Netanyahu responds on Twitter: ‘Thank you President Trump!’Follow today’s US politics news Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu in 2018. Trump said the Golan Heights were of ‘critical strategic and security importance to the state of Israel and regional stability’. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump has announced that the US will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, captured from Syria in 1967, in a ...


Donald Trump announces US should recognise Israeli annexation of Golan Heights

Donald Trump has announced it is time for the US to recognise Israel’s annexation of the Golan Heights, handing Benjamin Netanyahu a major diplomatic victory less than three weeks before the Israeli elections.  The US and all other Western nations have always refused to recognise Israeli sovereignty in the Golan, the strategic high ground which Israel captured from Syria in 1967 and annexed in 1981.  Mr Trump cast that policy aside on Thursday with an announcement on Twitter. “After 52 years it ...


Trump: U.S. Should ‘Fully Recognize Israel’s Sovereignty’ Over Golan Heights

President Trump declared that the United States should recognize Israel’s sovereignty of the disputed territory in the Golan Heights, breaking with a half-century of U.S. policy over the region. Israel took the territory from Syria in a 1967 Six Day War. Ever since then, the international community — including the U.S. — has held that the territory is Syrian by right and under Israeli occupation. Trump made the momentous announcement via Twitter, his latest huge move towards backing Israeli’s ri...
Tags: News, Israel, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, America, Iran, Syria, United States, Middle East, State Department, Dc, Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, Trump, State, Netanyahu


Ocasio-Cortez, 'second most talked-about politician in America,' graces Time cover

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez graced the cover of this week's issue of Time magazine, further cementing the freshman congresswoman's status as a national figure.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 'second most talked-about politician in America,' graces Time cover

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez graced the cover of this week's issue of Time magazine, further cementing the freshman congresswoman's status as a national figure.
Tags: Time, America, Cnn, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


US imported no oil from Venezuela last week. Here's why it's a big deal

America's once-robust imports of crude oil from Venezuela have ground to a halt because of Trump administration sanctions and chaos gripping the OPEC nation.
Tags: News, US, America, Opec, Stories, Venezuela, Trump


America imported no oil from Venezuela last week. Here's why that's a big deal

America's once-robust imports of crude oil from Venezuela have ground to a halt because of Trump administration sanctions and chaos gripping the OPEC nation.
Tags: America, Opec, Cnn, Venezuela, Trump


Bernie Sanders urges US to follow New Zealand's lead in banning assault weapons: 'This is what real action looks like'

Bernie Sanders has urged America to follow the lead of New Zealand in banning military style and semi-automatic weapons – a measure taken by the authorities in Wellington within days of the mosque shooting that left 50 people dead. The Vermont senator, one of the early frontrunners of Democrats contesting for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination, said New Zealand had set an example with the speed of its response. “This is what real action to stop gun violence looks like,” he said on Twitte...


Kiwis Rush to NZ Gun Shops in Anticipation of New Gun Laws

Opinion While some New Zealanders are turning in guns to police, others are rushing to gun shops to buy semi-auto rifles in anticipation of new gun control laws. (Dave Workman) USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Instead of rushing to turn in their guns in the aftermath of the double mosque attacks in Christchurch, reports from New Zealand indicate that many of the island nation’s citizens are actually rushing to gun stores in the anticipation of a ban that might be coming from Prime Minister Jacinda Ard...
Tags: Usa, Guns, America, Cnn, Canada, United States, New Zealand, Un, Watson, Usa Today, Christchurch, Kiwi, Nra, Blenheim, Gottlieb, Dave Workman


Trump, corporate leaders discuss economic, business issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is discussing economic and business issues with some of America’s top corporate titans. The closed-door meeting was taking place Thursday at the headquarters of the Business Roundtable near the Capitol. The association, representing leading companies aimed at promoting the economy, is holding its quarterly meeting with an estimated 100 […]
Tags: Business, News, Washington, America, Ap, Nation, Donald Trump


Opinion: We asked how the college cheating scam made you feel. Here are your stories

For our readers, real life doesn't have a Hollywood nickname like "Operation Varsity Blues" and the scandal, as it continues to unfold, isn't an abstraction. "It's a slap in the face to the American dream and to the other kids in the Chicago Public School system," said Christian Badillo, the first student from his high school to be admitted to Stanford University, where he is now a senior. It's a reminder that, as graduating high school senior Mick Hashimoto put it, "We are frustrated with what ...
Tags: Hollywood, News, America, Stories, Stanford University, Chicago Public School, Hashimoto, Operation Varsity Blues, Christian Badillo, Mick Hashimoto


Facing reality after college admissions scandal

For our readers, real life doesn't have a Hollywood nickname like "Operation Varsity Blues" and the scandal, as it continues to unfold, isn't an abstraction. "It's a slap in the face to the American dream and to the other kids in the Chicago Public School system," said Christian Badillo, the first student from his high school to be admitted to Stanford University, where he is now a senior. It's a reminder that, as graduating high school senior Mick Hashimoto put it, "We are frustrated with what ...
Tags: Hollywood, News, America, Stories, Stanford University, Chicago Public School, Hashimoto, Operation Varsity Blues, Christian Badillo, Mick Hashimoto


FBI Joins Criminal Investigation Into Boeing 737 MAX

The FBI has joined the Department of Justice’s criminal investigation into the certification of the Boeing 737 MAX, according to a Wednesday Seattle Times report. The FBI’s Seattle field office is close to the 737 plant and the Federal Aviation Administration offices, where officials partook in the certification process for the planes, two of which crashed in recent months. Criminal investigations into the aviation industry are exceedingly rare in America and point to the seriousness of the f...
Tags: News, America, Fbi, Department Of Justice, Seattle, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, Seattle Times, Boeing 737 MAX 8, Kate Riga, FBI Joins Criminal Investigation Into Boeing


FBI Involved In Boeing 737 MAX Investigation

The FBI is involved in the Department of Justice’s criminal investigation into the certification of the Boeing 737 MAX, according to a Wednesday Seattle Times report. The FBI’s Seattle field office is close to the 737 plant and the Federal Aviation Administration offices, where officials partook in the certification process for the planes, two of which crashed in recent months. Criminal investigations into the aviation industry are exceedingly rare in America and point to the seriousness of t...
Tags: News, America, Fbi, Department Of Justice, Seattle, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, Seattle Times, Boeing 737 MAX 8, Kate Riga


Six Days After Mosque Massacre, NZ Bans ‘Military-Style’ Guns, Starts Buyback

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced a ban of “military-style” semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines like those used in the shootings at Christchurch mosques last week. Ardern said a sales ban was effective immediately to prevent stockpiling and would be followed by a complete ban on the weapons after new laws were rushed through. She said people could hand over their guns under an amnesty while officials develop a form...
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GOP Senators Push Back Against Trump’s Relentless McCain Attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain , even claiming credit for the senator’s moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked. By the time the president began his anti-McCain tirade in Ohio on Wednesday, several leading Republicans had signaled a new willingness to defy Trump by defending the Vietnam War veteran as a hero seven months after he died of brain c...
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