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October 4, 2017 8:22 PM Federal judge refuses to overturn Trump pardon of Arpaio

PHOENIX (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday upheld President Donald Trump’s pardon earlier this year of 85-year-old former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, rejecting legal challenges by outside groups. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton said that she had considered the petitions filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona and other organizations 35

September 5, 2017 1:20 AM The Latest: South Korea conducts live-fire naval drills

The Latest: South Korea conducts live-fire naval drills South Korea's navy has conducted a live-fire exercise in waters off the country's eastern coast as Seoul continued its displays of military capability following North Korea's latest nuclear test. Seoul's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that warships including a 2,500-ton frigate, a 1000-ton patrol 84

September 4, 2017 8:15 AM The Latest: Seoul says US, South’s security advisers talk

South Korea says Donald Trump’s national security adviser H.R. McMaster spoke with his South Korean counterpart on Monday, a third time the two spoke since North Korea’s sixth nuclear test. South Korea’s presidential office said Chung Eui-yong, President Moon Jae-in’s national security director, spoke with McMaster for 30 minutes on the phone on Monday 75

August 31, 2017 1:18 AM Trump touts tax reform, overlooks White House aide Cohn

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump made his first major tax reform speech on Wednesday, but in a long list of thank yous he did not mention Gary Cohn, the White House point man on taxes who traveled with Trump to the event. At a manufacturing company in Springfield, Missouri, Trump reiterated his longstanding call for slashing the U.S. corporate 72

August 27, 2017 4:55 PM Does Trump Represent U.S. Values? ‘The President Speaks for Himself,’ Tillerson Says

In the weeks since Ms. Heyer’s death, Mr. Trump has alternated between singling out neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan for condemnation and asserting that what he called the “alt-left” was also to blame for the Charlottesville violence. A group of United Nations experts, without naming Mr. Trump, criticized a “failure at the highest political level of the United 74

August 26, 2017 4:58 PM Trump under fire over epic Friday news dump

Both GOP senators from Arizona criticized his Joe Arpaio pardon, and Chuck Schumer accused Trump of using Hurricane Harvey as a shield. It was a Friday night news dump like rarely seen before: President Donald Trump's administration announced a series of polarizing decisions that had been under discussions for weeks, just as a hurricane bore down on the Texas 93

August 25, 2017 9:03 PM Trump confronts unprecedented public rebuke by Gary Cohn after Charlottesville

An unprecedented rebuke of President Trump by National Economic Council director Gary Cohn reverberated through Washington on Friday, forcing the White House to respond to harsh, public criticism from one of the president’s top advisers. Cohn lashed Trump’s comments earlier this month blaming the violence in Charlottesville on “both sides,” saying in an interview 78

August 20, 2017 11:02 AM Some Liberty University Grads Are Returning Their Diplomas To Protest Trump

President Trump poses with Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr., during commencement at Liberty University May 13 in Lynchburg, Va. A group of alumni from one of the country's most influential evangelical Christian universities is condemning their school's president for his continued alignment with President Trump. A small but growing number 127

August 14, 2017 4:07 PM Trump fires back after the CEO of Merck resigned from his manufacturing council

The chief executive of Merck said Monday in a tweet that he was resigning from President Trump's American Manufacturing Council, saying he was doing so “as CEO of Merck and as a matter of personal conscience” and that “America's leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy, which run counter 71

August 14, 2017 1:38 PM Sessions Expects Trump to Denounce White Supremacists

Pressure growing on President to issue an explicit condemnation in the wake of a violent weekend rally in Virginia WASHINGTON—Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday morning he expects President Donald Trump to explicitly condemn white supremacists, in the wake of deadly violence at a weekend rally in Virginia and growing pressure on Mr. Trump to break 55