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Australian prime minister abandons greenhouse gas targetPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has abandoned plans to legislate to Australia's limit greenhouse gas emissions to head off a revolt by conservative lawmakers
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, talks about the approaching midterm election during an interview with The Associated Press, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Washington. Bannon told the Associated Press that if the elections were held today, he believed the GOP would lose 35 to 40 seats and the House of Representatives, but argued there was time to turn that around.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Steve Bannon says GOP must rally behind Trump to surviveSounding alarms about the midterm elections, former adviser Steve Bannon says Republicans must rally behind Trump to survive
The Associated Press3 hours ago
President Donald Trump walks down the stairs as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The Latest: The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth'Move over, alternative facts. Now, truth isn't truth.
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo White House counsel Don McGahn speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md. President Donald Trump insisted Sunday, Aug. 19, that McGahn isn't "a John Dean type 'RAT,'" making reference to the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon. Trump, in a series of angry tweets, blasted a New York Times story reporting that McGahn has been cooperating extensively with the special counsel team investigating Russian election meddling and potential collusion with Trump's Republican campaign. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Trump says his White House counsel not a 'RAT' like Nixon'sPresident Donald Trump is blasting a New York Times story reporting that the White House counsel has been cooperating with the special counsel's investigation
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In a Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Trump, speaks during campaign event for Eddie Edwards, who is running for the U.S. Congress in New Hampshire, in Portsmouth, N.H.  “Truth isn’t truth,” says President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, as he explained why he’s wary about pushing the president into an interview that he says could be a perjury trap. Giuliani used the line “truth isn’t truth” Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, on NBC's "Meet the Press" with Chuck Todd. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Giuliani on hazards of Trump interview: 'Truth isn't truth''Truth isn't truth': Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani explains why he's wary about pushing the president into an interview with special counsel
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Attendees wait in line for food at the Hillsborough County Democrats' Summer Picnic fundraiser in Greenfield, N.H., Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Michael Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of adult film star Stormy Daniels, is slated to attend the picnic held by local Democrats as he weighs a bid for the White House. (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter)
Avenatti visits New Hampshire as he considers 2020 bidThe attorney who has bedeviled President Donald Trump over his immigration policy and personal indiscretions is floating a possible presidential bid with New Hampshire voters
The Associated Press5 hours ago
The Latest: Avenatti in New Hampshire as he weighs 2020 bidMichael Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of adult film star Stormy Daniels, attends a New Hampshire picnic held by local Democrats as he weighs a bid for the White House
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE- In this May 23, 2017, file photo former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. Brennan says he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials’ security clearances. Brennan said Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that he’s been contacted by a number of lawyers about the basis of a potential complaint. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Brennan considers legal action to stop clearance revocationsFormer CIA Director John Brennan says he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this photo provided by the Office of the Governor of New York, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo addresses the congregation at the First Baptist Church of Crown Heights in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Cuomo hammered Donald Trump for creating what he called a "frightening portrait" of today's America. In a searing speech from the pulpit, Cuomo said the president has fooled many people in this country, but the Democrat said the Republican president hasn't fooled New Yorkers. (Office of the Governor of New York/Kevin Coughlin via AP)
Cuomo says Trump fools the country, but not New YorkNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Donald Trump has fooled many people in this country, but the Democrat says the Republican president hasn't fooled New Yorkers
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Retired Navy captain indicted in massive bribery scandalA retired Navy captain in Hawaii has been indicted on federal charges of receiving at least $145,000 in bribes from a Malaysian defense contractor
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Trump's New Plan Upends Obama Emissions PolicyFor President Trump, federalism and climate policy just don't mix—a fact that has environmental experts in a state of high anxiety, the Washington Post reports. Trump plans to announce this week that each state can set its own own coal-emission standards (pending EPA approval) rather than follow the Obama...
Newser7 hours ago
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