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  • Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya

    Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:16:02 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:16:02 GMT
    The father of the British-Libyan bomber behind Manchester bombing that killed 22 people during Ariana Grande concert denied his son's links to the bombing and said that he was preparing for a visit to Saudi to...
    The father of the British-Libyan bomber behind Manchester bombing that killed 22 people during Ariana Grande concert denied his son's links to the bombing and said that he was preparing for a visit to Saudi to perform pilgrimage.
  • Raids, arrests as on-edge UK seeks 'network' of attackers

    Raids, arrests as on-edge UK seeks 'network' of attackers

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:15:49 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:15:49 GMT

    The government Tuesday night raised the threat to "critical", its highest level, following an emergency Cabinet session.

    The government Tuesday night raised the threat to "critical", its highest level, following an emergency Cabinet session.

  • The Latest: US lawmaker says UK bomb showed 'sophistication'

    The Latest: US lawmaker says UK bomb showed 'sophistication'

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:15:26 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:15:26 GMT
    France's interior minister says that the suicide bomber who targeted Manchester is believed to have traveled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State group.
    France's interior minister says that the suicide bomber who targeted Manchester is believed to have traveled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State group.
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  • Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace

    Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:16:14 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:16:14 GMT
    Concluding his tour of the ancestral homes of the world's three largest monotheistic religions, President Donald Trump is poised to call on Pope Francis, the famously humble pontiff with whom he has publicly clashed.
    Concluding his tour of the ancestral homes of the world's three largest monotheistic religions, President Donald Trump is poised to call on Pope Francis, the famously humble pontiff with whom he has publicly clashed.
  • Throwing chaos aside, Trump aims for caution on big trip

    Throwing chaos aside, Trump aims for caution on big trip

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:16:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:16:07 GMT
    In his first appearance on the world stage, President Donald Trump is aiming for caution over his usual brand of chaos.
    In his first appearance on the world stage, President Donald Trump is aiming for caution over his usual brand of chaos.
  • 23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

    23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:15:57 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:15:57 GMT
    Congressional Republicans are about to learn more about whether their drive to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law has been worth the political pain they've been experiencing.
    Congressional Republicans are about to learn more about whether their drive to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law has been worth the political pain they've been experiencing.
  • President Donald TrumpPresident Donald TrumpMore>>

  • Report: Trump bans National Park Service from Twitter

    Report: Trump bans National Park Service from Twitter

    Saturday, January 21 2017 10:49 AM EST2017-01-21 15:49:32 GMT
    Saturday, January 21 2017 10:49 AM EST2017-01-21 15:49:33 GMT

    Two unflattering posts about Donald Trump's new administration were shared by the National Parks Service on Twitter on Friday. They have since been removed and an apology was posted Saturday.

    Two unflattering posts about Donald Trump's new administration were shared by the National Parks Service on Twitter on Friday. They have since been removed and an apology was posted Saturday.

  • NOPD: Trump protesters deface historic buildings, cop cars downtown

    NOPD: Trump protesters deface historic buildings, cop cars downtown

    After peaceful anti-Trump protests Friday in New Orleans, some then went and committed acts of vandalism on historic buildings in the 200 and 300 blocks of St. Charles and in the French Quarter, and on two police vehicles at the Eighth District station, according to NOPD Chief Michael Harrison.

    After peaceful anti-Trump protests Friday in New Orleans, some then went and committed acts of vandalism on historic buildings in the 200 and 300 blocks of St. Charles and in the French Quarter, and on two police vehicles at the Eighth District station, according to NOPD Chief Michael Harrison.

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  • National PoliticsMore>>

  • Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace

    Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:05 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:05:37 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:05 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:05:37 GMT

    The meeting could provide powerful imagery to Catholic voters back in the United States as well as the possibility for conflict between a president and a pope who have not often seen eye-to-eye.

    The meeting could provide powerful imagery to Catholic voters back in the United States as well as the possibility for conflict between a president and a pope who have not often seen eye-to-eye.

  • 23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

    23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:16:00 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:16:00 GMT

    The Congressional Budget Office planned to release its estimate Wednesday of what impact the GOP's House-passed health care overhaul would have on coverage and premiums.

    The Congressional Budget Office planned to release its estimate Wednesday of what impact the GOP's House-passed health care overhaul would have on coverage and premiums.

  • Subpoenas pile up for Michael Flynn's documents

    Subpoenas pile up for Michael Flynn's documents

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:15:52 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:15:52 GMT
    The ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee says the panel will be issuing subpoenas to get former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russian activities...
    The ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee says the panel will be issuing subpoenas to get former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russian activities during the 2016 election.
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