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Trade war and peace: Trump declares victory in China, Mexico-Canada deals, but doubts persist

Jan 19, 2020 • 1:19 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

Critics warn trade deal with China leaves unresolved most of the toughest issues and the North American trade pact will make American cars more …

How U.S. Firms Helped Africa’s Richest Woman Exploit Her Country’s Wealth

Jan 19, 2020 • 1:08 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of Angola’s former president, built an empire in a country mired in corruption. Western consultants were her …

Puerto Rico warehouse full of unused emergency supplies creates uproar

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:59 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — People in a southern Puerto Rico city discovered a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused emergency supplies, …

Illegal crossings plunge as US extends policy across border

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:24 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - Adolfo Cardenas smiles faintly at the memory of traveling with his 14-year-old son from Honduras to the U.S.-Mexico border in only …

Mike Bloomberg, at site of racial massacre, vows aid for African Americans

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:17 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Mike Bloomberg, criticized by some for racial insensitivity as NY mayor, visited the site of a racial massacre Sunday and acknowledged white privilege …

Trump touts Soleimani’s death as he seeks to burnish commander-in-chief credentials for reelection campaign

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:07 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

The president has not defended the legal case for the drone strike on the Iranian general but rather has focused on placing himself at the center of …

Data show Virginia gun sales soared ahead of session

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:54 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gun dealers in Virginia say sales soared in December due to growing fears of increased firearms restrictions backed by Democrats …

Rep. Jayapal, a leading liberal, endorses Sanders for president

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:49 AM ET Politics The Washington Post  

The endorsement gives the Vermont senator the support of another prominent woman of color at a moment of fierce debate about …

Lindsey Graham: Republicans lack votes to dismiss Senate impeachment trial

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:49 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham conceded Sunday that the idea of Senate Republicans voting to dismiss immediately the House …

Owners of electric cars get a break on the gas tax. It's costing California $32 million

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:36 AM ET Politics Los Angeles Times  

As most Californians pay higher gas taxes for road repairs, many electric-car owners, including several state lawmakers, get a free pass on added …

2020 census begins in Toksook Bay, Alaska

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:31 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

TOKSOOK BAY, Alaska — There are no restaurants in Toksook Bay, Alaska. No motels or movie theater, either. There also aren't any factories. Or roads. …

Hugh Hewitt to vote for Bernie Sanders in Virginia Democratic primary

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:19 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

Conservative commentator Hugh Hewitt surprised viewers Sunday by announcing that he was voting this week in the Democratic presidential primary — for …

Minor party sues over law making it harder to get on ballot

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:13 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A minor political party in New York has sued over a new law approved by political appointees that will make it harder for parties …

Hassan Shahvarpour, Iranian general in 'Mahshahr Massacre,' sanctioned by U.S.

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:12 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

The State Department this weekend confirmed it has imposed sanctions on an Iranian military general who was in charge of units blamed for shooting …

David Perdue dismisses Lev Parnas as impeachment 'distraction'

Jan 19, 2020 • 10:52 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

Sen. David Perdue, Georgia Republican, dismissed efforts by Democrats to inject Ukrainian-American businessman Lev Parnas into the impeachment …

Dershowitz distances himself from White House response to Democrats’ impeachment charges

Jan 19, 2020 • 10:47 AM ET Politics The Washington Post  

“I didn’t even see the brief until after it was filed. That’s not part of my mandate,” said the Harvard Law emeritus professor, who recently joined …

To fight crime, Hattiesburg mayor pushes for camera system

Jan 19, 2020 • 10:40 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

HATTIESBURG, Ms. (AP) - The mayor of Hattiesburg is moving forward with a plan to install a camera surveillance system across town as a way to reduce …

Mustafa Kassem, U.S. citizen, Egypt death angers Mike Pompeo

Jan 19, 2020 • 9:39 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

CAIRO — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo "expressed outrage" to Egypt's president on Sunday at the death of an American citizen who insisted he …

Russian group reports 8 arrests at Moscow human rights march

Jan 19, 2020 • 9:37 AM ET Politics The Washington Times  

MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian group that monitors political repressions said eight people were detained by police Sunday at a march in Moscow commemorating …

Water Break on Upper West Side Disrupts Subway Service

Jan 19, 2020 • 9:35 AM ET Politics The New York Times  

Subway service on the A, C and D lines was suspended on Sunday morning after the second major water main break in a …