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August 19, 2017 6:19 AM Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website

Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump's conservative campaign to a top White House post, was pushed out by the president Friday, capping a turbulent seven months marked by the departure of much of Trump's original senior staff. A favorite in the farther-right portions of the Republican Party, Bannon had pressed 33

August 14, 2017 12:21 PM The Daily 202: Evidence of climate change abounds amid extreme weather in the Pacific Northwest

A man sunbathes last week in view of the Space Needle, which is partially obscured by wildfire smoke covering the region from British Columbia fires. Soggy Seattle clocked the wettest winter on record just months ago. Then the city went in the other extreme: its longest dry streak ever. (Elaine Thompson/AP) SEATTLE — This city known for its rain just went a record-breaking 80

August 13, 2017 10:17 PM White House confronts backlash over Trump’s remarks on Charlottesville

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — The White House on Sunday sought to quell criticism of President Trump’s failure to denounce by name the white supremacists behind a spate of violence in Charlottesville, a response that associates said was based largely on Trump’s own read of the hate-fueled melee with counterprotesters. In a statement, and through aides appearing 36

August 13, 2017 4:17 PM FBI probe underway into Virginia white nationalist post-rally violence

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) - U.S. authorities on Sunday are investigating the outbreak of violence in Virginia following a white nationalist rally that killed one person and injured more than 30, presenting U.S. President Donald Trump with a major domestic challenge. The violence in the Southern college town of Charlottesville on Saturday was widely 17

August 13, 2017 8:31 AM Charlottesville: Trump criticised over response to far-right

US President Donald Trump is facing criticism for his response to the violence at a white supremacist rally. A woman was killed and 19 people injured when a car ploughed into a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. Mr Trump condemned violence by "many sides" - but stopped short of explicitly condemning the far-right. Republican Senator 35

August 13, 2017 1:56 AM One dead as car strikes crowds amid protests of white nationalist gathering in Charlottesville; two police die in helicopter crash

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Chaos and violence turned to tragedy Saturday as hundreds of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members — planning to stage what they described as their largest rally in decades to “take America back” — clashed with counterprotesters in the streets and a car plowed into crowds, leaving one person dead and 19 others injured 63

August 11, 2017 1:33 AM Did covert Cuban spy gear cause US and Canadian diplomats to lose their hearing?

It is a mysterious episode seemingly ripped from the pages of a Cold War spy novel. In recent months, several US and Canadian diplomats posted in Havana have reported experiencing unusual medical symptoms, including impaired hearing, sometimes so severe that they had to return home. News of the ailments surfaced this week when the State Department announced 30

August 10, 2017 10:16 PM U.S. investigating whether American diplomats were victims of sonic attack in Cuba

The U.S. government is investigating whether American diplomats serving in Cuba were victims of an attack that damaged their hearing and caused other physical symptoms, officials said Thursday. The Associated Press reported that officials had concluded that the Americans were targeted by a “covert sonic weapon.” The AP described the suspected weapon 37

August 5, 2017 7:00 AM With Violence in the Air, Kenya is Voting in Six Elections, But It’s One That Really Matters

Kenya’s elections are scheduled for August 8, and the presidential campaign is intense. The two principal rivals, Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga, are drawing huge crowds to rallies across the country. Helicopters carry them from one venue to another, and the country is awash with branded T-shirts, caps and posters. The opinion polls suggest a tight 31

August 4, 2017 8:30 PM Attorney general says Justice Dept. has tripled the number of leak probes

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday that the Justice Department has more than tripled the number of leak investigations compared with the number that were ongoing at the end of the last administration, offering the first public confirmation of the breadth of the department’s efforts to crack down on unauthorized disclosures of sensitive information 25